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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 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
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  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 | 170 170 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
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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 | 281 281 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 $$
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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 | 566 566 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 | 588 588 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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Richard R. Donadio
Richard R. Donadio passed away on Saturday, June 08, 2013 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Cathie Donadio. Loving Father of Theresa, Anthony, Joseph, Raymond and Rita. Also survived by numerous...
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Rosalie Ferrara
Rosalie Ferrara passed away on Sunday, June 09, 2013 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Salvatore Ferrara. Loving Mother of James Ferrara and Mary Lou Botto. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Marion Romeo
Marion Romeo passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent F. Romeo. Loving Mother of Douglas Timmons, Deborah Timmons, Donna Zarobinski and Vincent Rome...
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Carmela Vertuccio
Carmela Vertuccio passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore Vertuccio. Loving Mother of Marie Ragone, Vincent Vertuccio, Margaret Pepe and Sally Lou O...
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Antoinette Frances Gilberti
Antoinette Frances Gilberti passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Sister of Anthony Gilberti. Loving Aunt of Dolores Scarfone, Anthony Ruffino, Dolores Mirenda and James G...
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Czeslaw M. Szczepaniec
Czeslaw M. Szczepaniec passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the age of 52. Beloved Husband of Krystina Szczepaniec. Loving Father of Kamila Szczepaniec & Konrad Szczepaniec and Father-in-Law of...
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Ralph J. Sicilia
Ralph J. Sicilia passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of Nancy Sicilia. Loving Father of Stefanie Sicilia. Mr. Sicilia was a United States Army Veteran who served...
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Ethel Moruzzi
Ethel Moruzzi passed away on May 13, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Alfred. Devoted mother of Lois Scholl, Janis Stahl, Craig Moruzzi. Dear sister of Arline Banninger and Alice Hea...
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Edward M. Kwiatkowski
Edward M. Kwiatkowski passed away on May 8th, 2013 at the age of 82 years. Born October 14th, 1930 to Walter and Victoria Kwiatkowski. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary, Daughters...
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Sandra Mundy
Sandra Mundy passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the age of 69. Beloved Mother of Christopher D. Mundy and Mother-in-Law of Christina. Cherished Grandmother of Daniel and Jonathan. Funeral Ser...
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Marcos O. Quisbert
Marcos O. Quisbert passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the age of 44. Beloved Husband of Tomoko Furuno-Quisbert. Loving Father of Saya. Devoted Son of Bertha and Humberto. Dear Brother of Louis ...
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Luis Zurita
Luis Zurita passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the age of 83. Beloved Father of Gloria Zurita, Rodrigo Zurita, Teresa Zurita, Luis Zurita, Elsa Zurita, Ivan Zurita, and the late Marcelo Zuri...
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Carolyne Tamney Walsh
Carolyne Tamney Walsh passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the age of 65. Beloved Wife of James J. Walsh. Loving Stepmother of James J. Walsh and Mother-in-Law of Lisa. Also survived by numerou...
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Eleanor Bonsignore
Eleanor Bonsignore passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Bonsignore. Loving Mother of Carl Bonsignore and Mother-in-Law of Joan. Cherished Grandmoth...
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Michael S. Petrula
Michael S. Petrula passed away on Tuesday, May 07, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Husband of Rosetta M. Petrula. Loving Father of Michael J. Petrula and Marlene Minicozzi and Father-in-Law of Phil....
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Iron barriers are prepared for the possible protest at the financial Central district in Hong Kong Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's chief executive, a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub. Hong Kong democracy activists have held massive protests demanding that Chinese leaders let the city's voters choose their chief executive from an open list of candidates.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub.


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A Chinese national flag is seen in front of the chimney of a heat supply plant in BeijingBy Michael Martina and James Pomfret BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's parliament said on Sunday it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017, a move likely to trigger mass protests in the city's Central business district by disappointed democracy activists. The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) said it had endorsed a framework to let only two or three candidates run in a 2017 vote for Hong Kong's next leader. All candidates must first obtain majority backing from a nominating committee likely to be stacked with Beijing loyalists. The relatively tough decision by the NPC - China's final arbiter on the city's democratic affairs - makes it almost impossible for opposition democrats to get on the ballot.


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The Scottish saltire flag and Union flag fly outside the Scottish Office in central LondonBy Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - Opinion polls, financial markets and bookmakers are unanimous - Scotland will reject independence in a historic referendum next month and the United Kingdom will endure. "Pollsters are particularly nervous given the disparity between them," John Curtice, a professor at Strathclyde University and a leading authority on polling, told Reuters. This is a pretty tough call for the polling industry." Scots pollsters recall 2011, when the pro-independence Scottish National Party confounded expectations to win its first overall majority in the Scottish parliament. "The dates are etched on pollsters' hearts," said Curtice.


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