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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 47 47 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 | 49 49 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 | 59 59 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 | 66 66 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 | 76 76 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 | 126 126 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...
What to Eat Before Your Workout
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout ...
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy  So you’ve already heard that you should stretch before you work out, but did you know that some types of stretching can be more harmful than helpful?  The American Council on Exerci...
From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Awa...

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John J. Walsh
John J. Walsh passed away on September 12, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of the late Catherine. Loving Father of John (Mary Lou) MaryAnn (George) Clarke. Cherished Grandfather o...
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Rolando Cassetta
Rolando Cassetta passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of Giovanna Cassetta. Loving Father of Angela Urbano, Bernadette Ackerman and Antonio Casse...
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Helen Fosorile
Helen Fosorile passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Michael Fosorile. Loving Mother of Marry Ann Wilde and Thomas Fosorile and Mother-...
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Carmela Baricevich
Carmela Baricevich, Wife of the late John Baricevich. Formely of Maspeth moved to South Windsor, Connecticut 14 years ago-passed away 9-10-11 at the age of 97. She is survived by her Children, Gran...
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Joan Venneri
Joan Venneri of Ridgewood passed away on September 8, 2011 at the age of 73. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Michael Frick, Maryanne, Colleen Frick and Frankie. Dear S...
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Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch)
Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch) passed away on August 30, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward. Devoted Mother of Kevin and Deirdre Willin. Beloved Grandmother of ...
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Michael J. Koslow
Michael J. Koslow passed away on Saturday, September 03, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Joan T. Koslow. Loving Father of Denise Casey and Michael Koslow and Father-in-Law of K...
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In Loving Memory of Helen and Joseph Flaherty
On September 4, 2011 Helen and Joseph Flaherty celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary together in Heaven. Our lives are forever changed since you are gone. A day does not go by that you aren’t in...
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Michelina Cangiano
Michelina Cangiano passed away on Monday, August 15, 2011 at the age of 62. She was the beloved Sister of Theresa Jampol and Sister-in-Law of Phillip. Cherished Aunt of Nicole and Rob, Gabrielle an...
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
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Gladys L. Lee
Gladys L. Lee passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of the late Raymond C. Lee. Loving Mother of Raymond, Kim, Christopher, Cherri and Matthew and Mothe...
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Luke Lennard Chance
In Memory of Luke Lennard Chance of South Ozone Park On August 20, 2011 The Third Anniversary of his passing. He is remembered by his beloved wife Jocelyn, children Lee, Sean, Lisa and Dale, and gr...
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Babara R. Keehner
Babara R. Keehner passed away on August 9, 2011. She was the devoted Mother of Scott. Mother-in-Law of Stacy. Loving Daughter of Eileen Hoffmeyer. Dear Grandmother of Brittany and Madison, also sur...
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
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Margarete Harasym
Margarete Harasym passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 81. She was the Beloved Wife of George. Loving Mother of Melanie and the late Leslie. Dear Sister of Hilde, Lisel, Lanne, B...
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Northern White Rhinos, Fatu and Nabiro, pictured at a zoo in Dvur Kralove, Prague, on December 16, 2009Conservationists and scientists met in Kenya this week to come up with a last ditch plan to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction. There are only five northern whites left on the planet -- three live in a 700-acre enclosure on the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya, while the other two are kept in zoos in the Czech Republic and the US. "The battle is to work out what is feasible scientifically in the short time still available to us," Richard Vigne, the chief executive of Ol Pejeta -- where Tuesday's meeting was held -- told AFP. Northern white rhinos have suffered from the loss of their traditional rangelands in Central African Republic, Chad, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, nations that have been hit by decades of chronic conflict, lawlessness and misrule that made conservation impossible.


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FILE -In this November 1989 file photo, Tommy Thompson holds a $50 pioneer gold piece retrieved earlier in 1989 from the wreck of the gold ship Central America. According to the US Marshals Service, Thompson, a fugitive treasure hunter wanted for more than 2 years was arrested in Florida. (AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Lon Horwedel)A fugitive treasure hunter embroiled in a legal fight over what's been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history has been arrested in Florida after more than two years on the lam, authorities said Wednesday.


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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and crawled back from the dead — literally.
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