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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Michael King
Michael King passed away on Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at the age of 62. He was the beloved Brother of Joseph, Patricia and John. Cherished Uncle and Dearest Friend. Mr. King was a United States Arm...
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Imre Toth
Imre Toth passed away on Friday, March 11, 2001 at the age of 88. He was the beloved Husband of Anna. Loving Father of Mary Toth and Father-in-Law of Peter. Cherished Grandfather of Christopher and...
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Ina C. Stark
Ina C. Stark passed away on February 28, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Richard. Devoted mother of Sue Cron & Lynne Stark. Loving Grandmother of Debbie Kanzler, Laura M...
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James C. McGowan
James C. McGowan passed away on Friday, March 04, 2011 at the age of 80. He was the dear friend of Michael P. Murphy. Mr. McGowan was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Confl...
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Philomena Combader
Philomena Combader passed away on Monday, February 28, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Angelo. Loving Mother of Marilyn Duemig. Cherished Grandmother of Lynne Gorski. Ma...
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Robert Odell
Robert Odell 2/27/66 – 3/14/10 Happy 1st Anniversary in heaven to our beloved Son. We all miss you daily, your Brothers your Children, Aunts & Uncles, Nieces & Nephews and James & Barbara. Though W...
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Nana
Nana March 2, 1919 March 2, 2011 Happy 92nd Birthday in Heaven Mom/Nana We love you and miss you always and forever Love, Marianne & Paul Laurie & Douglas & Paul Andrew
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Theresa Rapiejko
Theresa Rapiejko passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of the late Walter. Loving Mother of Robert Rapiejko, Judith Guest and Barbara Offer. Cherishe...
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Anthony M. Guzzardo
Anthony M. Guzzardo passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011 at the age of 54. He was the beloved Husband of Geraldine. Loving Father of Jamie. Cherished Son of Theresa. Dear Brother of Theresa. Als...
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Sophie Daley
Sophie Daley passed away on February 21st, 2011. Beloved Mother of Dan and Kevin. Funeral Service was private. Under the direction of The Kodis Funeral Home 63-06 Flushing Avenue Maspeth, New York.
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Andry (Andy) Fediuk
Andry (Andy) Fediuk passed away February 12th, 2011. Beloved Father of Melissa and Jessica Fediuk. Dear Grandfather of Seven. Funeral Service was private. Under the direction of the Kodis Funeral H...
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Anna Theresa Travatello
Anna Theresa Travatello passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the age of 97. She was the beloved Wife of the late George. Loving Mother of Brendan Schuierer and Mother-in-Law of Elinor. Che...
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Elizabeth Niedermeyer
Elizabeth Niedermeyer passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the age of 61. She was the loving Mother of Brenda Mistretta, Allison Mistretta and Kevin Mistretta and Motherly Figure of Joann...
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Edward R. Perzanowski
Edward R. Perzanowski passed away on Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Brother of Sophia Solecki. Cherished Uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Buri...
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Mary Elenterio
Mary Elenterio passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank J. Elenterio. Loving Mother of Angela Doyle and Nancy Hagen. Cherished Grandm...
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In this Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 photo, Iraqis look at books on al-Mutanabi Street, home to the city's book market in central Baghdad. One afternoon this month, Islamic State militants arrived at the Central Library of the northern city of Mosul in a non-combat mission. They broke the locks that kept the two-story building closed since the extremists overran the city in mid last year, loading some 2,000 books included children stories, poetry, philosophy, sports, health and cultural and scientific publications into six pickup trucks and leaving behind only the Islamic religious ones. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)BAGHDAD (AP) — When Islamic State group militants invaded the Central Library of Mosul earlier this month, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people's ideas.


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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, then Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesman Col. Marcelo Burgos shows a picture of Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan, during a press conference in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines. Southeast Asia's top terrorist suspect has evaded capture and survived several military assaults in the southern Philippines, where police now await DNA results to confirm if he is the man killed in the Jan. 25, 2015 raid that also left 44 police commandos dead. (AP Photo/Pat Roque, File)MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: "Mike 1 bingo," a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan.


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People stand beside the body of a man killed after a shell hit a residential area, killing two civilians in Donetsk's Kyibishevsky district, on January 30, 2015Kiev's pro-Western leaders hope to hold truce talks on Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite the rebels' vow to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine if the negotiations should fail. The urgent new round of negotiations in Minsk that had been agreed for Friday under pressure from European envoys was postponed due to disagreements over who should represent the rebel camp. Kiev said it expected to send its envoy, former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma, to Minsk on Saturday for the talks -- formally backed by the Kremlin -- aimed at reinforcing a tattered September truce. Plans for the negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk were announced on Thursday, raising hopes of dialogue after the collapse of a September truce in the nine-month war that has killed more than 5,100 people, according to the United Nations.


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