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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
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It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 542 542 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 576 576 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 595 595 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

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Joseph C. Hess
Joseph C. Hess retired assist. Chief of F.D.N.Y. Passed away at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of Madeline. Service was offered at Trinity St. Andrews Lutheran Church. Interment was in A...
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Jack Virga
Jack Virga passed away on July 20, 2009 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Joy. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the directi...
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Evelyn Sandoval
Evelyn Sandoval passed away on July 20, 2009 at the age of 58. She was the beloved Wife of Enrique. Devoted Mother of Enrique, Sinnel, Xavier and Suneyda. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral...
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Lorraine Tuthill
Lorraine Tuthill passed away on July 24, 2009 at the age of 81. She was beloved Wife of the late Walter. Devoted Mother of Walter, Gray Lorrie & Richie also survived by 10 Grandchildren and 6 Great...
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Sarah Zuchowski
Sarah Zuchowski passed away on July 25, 2009 at the age of 81. She was beloved Wife of Kazimierz. Devoted Mother of Marina & Karen. Dear Sister of Phil, Kathleen, Theresa also survived by 3 Grandch...
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Kathy Weydig
Kathy Weydig passed away on July 27, 2009 at the age of 65. She was the beloved Wife of William J. Loving Mother of William James Weydig, Christine Weydig and Irene Weydig-Konopka. Dear Sister of F...
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Elizabeth Racz
Elizabeth Racz passed away on July 19, 2009 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Theodore. Loving Mother of Gabor Galgo. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s C...
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Santa Escalera
Santa Escalera passed away July 16, 2009 in Manchester, NH at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Pedro. Loving Mother of Hilda Milian, Carmen Rosa, Lydia Ortiz, Naomi Conde, Hilda ...
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Anna Vitale
Anna Vitale passed away on July 22, 2009 at the age of 96. She was the beloved Sister of the late Victoria Vitale. Cherished Aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was offe...
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Mary L. Kulsa
Mary L. Kulsa passed away on July 26, 2009 in New Britain, PA at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Stanley Sr. Loving Mother of Stanley Jr. and Carol Ann Klosinski. Cherished Gran...
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Berta Pfeiffer
Berta Pfeiffer passed away on July 18, 2009. She was the beloved Cousin of Maria Glock. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under the direction of...
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Joseph G. Hoge
Joseph G. Hoge passed away on July 12, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Anni. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Mi...
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Carmen Arocho
Carmen Arocho passed away on July 16, 2009. She was devoted Mother of Brenda, Carmen, Edgar and Victor. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Crematory under ...
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Wayne P. Brosnan
Wayne P. Brosnan passed away on July 11, 2009. He was the dear Brother of Gerald & Thomas. Service was offered at St. Marks Church. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery under the direction of Hess-...
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Frances Gwiazdzinski
Frances Gwiazdzinski passed away on July 11, 2009. She was the beloved Aunt of Ann Serles, Paula Herling, Jill Sheppard, Bernadette Capozzi, Jane Little, Rev. John Harmon, and Philip, Edward and An...
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother in another case that casts a harsh light on Thailand's beleaguered surrogacy industry.
2014-09-02 03:51:28 -0400

Soldiers walk inside the Makoanyane Barracks in Maseru on September 1, 2014Gunfire and power cuts rekindled tensions in Lesotho's capital Maseru overnight, as the expected return to the mountain nation of the exiled prime minister appeared uncertain following an apparent coup. An aide to Tom Thabane told AFP on Tuesday that the 75-year-old was unlikely to return to the country Tuesday as planned, after regional mediators brokered a road map to ease the country's political crisis. "We are still in Johannesburg. There is a possibility that we may not arrive in Lesotho today," Samonyane Ntsekele said in a phone interview, without giving details on the delay.


2014-09-02 03:47:19 -0400
The world's worst Ebola epidemic has put harvests at risk and sent food prices soaring in West Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Tuesday, warning the problem would intensify in coming months. The FAO issued a special alert for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries most affected by the outbreak, which has killed around 1,550 people since the virus was detected in the remote jungles of southeastern Guinea in March. Restrictions on people's movements and the establishment of quarantine zones to contain the spread of the hemorrhagic fever has led to panic buying, food shortages and price hikes in countries ill-prepared to absorb the shock. "Even prior to the Ebola outbreak, households in some of the most affected areas were spending up to 80 percent of their incomes on food," said Vincent Martin, head of an FAO unit in Dakar which is coordinating the agency's response.
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