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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 | 36 36 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 | 39 39 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 | 31 31 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?
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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 | 63 63 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 | 67 67 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 | 74 74 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 | 85 85 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 | 94 94 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 | 149 149 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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Anna Fici
Anna Fici passed away on 18, 2009 at the at age 90. She was the beloved wife of Baldassari Fici. Devoted mother of Joseph also survived by 3 grandchildren. Service was offered at Our Lady of The Mi...
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John M. Mattariello
John M. Mattariello passed away on September 15, 2009 at the age of 83. He was the beloved husband of Nicoletta. Devoted father of Linda, Marie & Janice. Service was offered at St. Stanislaus R.C. ...
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Carmen Montalvo
Carmen Montalvo passed away on September 18, 2009 at the age of 62. She was the beloved wife of Nelson. Devoted mother of Nelson .Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home under the direction...
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Lawrence F. Trotter
Lawrence F. Trotter passed away on September 17, 2009 at the age of 89. He was the beloved husband of the late Concetta. Devoted father of Arlene DeStefano, Sharon Polarolo, Lawrence Jr. , Joyce Gu...
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Anthony M. Natale
Anthony M. Natale passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at the age of 85. Mr. Natale was a United States Army veteran who served during World War II. He was the beloved husband of Evelyn. He w...
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Bridget Brosnan
Bridget Brosnan passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at the age of 79. She was the loving wife of the late Edmond. She was the loving mother of Therese, Francis and George. She was the cheris...
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Madeline Karantzes
Madeline Karantzes passed away on Monday, September 7, 2009 at the age of 32. She wsa the cherished daughter of John and Helen Karantzes. She was the beloved sister of Marianthy Lazaridis and Adria...
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Rose Malo
Rose Malo passed away on Friday, September 11, 2009 at the age of 71. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Malo Sr. She was the loving mother of Rose Krachie, Arthur A. Jr., Cynthia Temke...
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Anthony F. Caraccino
Anthony F. Caraccino passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Angela. He was the loving father of Maria Giovanna and Lia Flora and the father-in-l...
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Beatrice Alson
Beatrice Alson passed away August 17th. She was the beloved wife of Alvin, the loving mother of Naomi and the devoted grandmother of Miles Ketchum. She accomplished many things. She was a nurse, an...
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Larry Gene Bunn
Larry Gene Bunn passed away on Monday, August 31, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the beloved husband of Shirley. He was the loving father of Kim Minsky, Wendy Burke, Sandi Courtney and Kenneth Bunn....
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Eddie Viloria
Eddie Viloria passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at the age of 55. He was the beloved husband of Dionisia. He was the loving father of Edd Christian and Euneka. Interment was at the Municip...
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Thomas Randone
Thomas Randone passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna M. He was the loving father of Anna Militello and the father-in-law of Michael. ...
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Vincent Caracciola
Vincent Caracciola passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at the age of 71. He was the beloved husband of Sandra. He was the loving father of Victor. He was the cherished grandfather of Ryan a...
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George Prieto
George Prieto passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at the age of 50. He was the cherished son of the late Eloina F. He was the loving father of George Robert and Christopher Xavier. He was t...
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Singer and songwriter Katy Perry speaks during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show Press Conference at the Phoenix Convention Center on January 29, 2015 in Phoenix, ArizonaThe Super Bowl kicks off Sunday as American football seeks to put a scandal-plagued season behind it, with this year's spectacle featuring a Katy Perry concert, ultra-expensive commercials and a compelling clash between Seattle and New England. The extravaganza is expected to draw a whopping 115 million viewers -- or about one in three Americans -- and amounts to an unofficial holiday in the United States, where even those with no interest in the sport gather at countless Super Bowl parties. This year's championship comes with the National Football League battling back from a season of turmoil, accused of complacency and even conspiracy in its handling of issues ranging from domestic violence to concussion dangers. The latest controversy -- accusations that the New England Patriots intentionally deflated footballs -- has dominated news coverage in the days leading up to the game.


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Pro-Russian separatists ride on a tank in Donetsk, eastern UkraineBy Natalia Zinets and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as pro-Russian separatists used artillery fire to try to dislodge government forces from a strategic rail hub after peace talks collapsed. "Fighting continues across all sections of the frontline," Kiev military spokesman Volodymyr Polyovy said in a briefing, noting that some 13 soldiers had been killed in the past 24 hours. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which took part in the talks in Minsk, Belarus, along with envoys from Ukraine and Russia, said rebel delegates had not been ready to discuss crucial points of a peace plan. "In fact, they were not even prepared to discuss implementation of a ceasefire and withdrawal of heavy weapons," the OSCE said in a statement.


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Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie, top right, wearing an Arsenal scarf in the stands during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at the Emirates stadium in London, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. In the front centre the England international coach Roy Hodgson sits with former England international player Gary Neville. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)LONDON (AP) — An unabashed fan of the Dallas Cowboys, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent Super Bowl Sunday on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, watching football of another sort.


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