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NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...

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Mary P. Tague Rando
Mary P. Tague Rando passed away on March 26, 2010 at the age of 50. She was the beloved wife of Joe. She was the cherished daughter of Anne and the late Paul J. Tague. She was the adored sister of ...
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Thomas Bianchi
Thomas Bianchi passed away March 28, 2010 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Margaret. He was the loving father of Bryan. He was the dear brother of Merle Chang and Milton Bianchi. He ...
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Margaret Elizabeth Staehs (“Lindy” Klenert)
Margaret Elizabeth Staehs (“Lindy” Klenert) a long time Ridgewood resident, Marge died on March 25, 2010 at the William Benenson Rehabilitation Pavilion. With the excellent care of nurses and the h...
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Raymond J. Carrigan
Raymond J. Carrigan passed away on March 24, 2010. He was the life long love of Gail Giordano. He was the dear brother of James H. He was the uncle of James W. and Raymond J. He was pre-deceased by...
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Leopoldo DelMistro
Leopoldo DelMistro passed away on March 20, 2010 at the age of 81. He was the beloved husband of Juliana. He was the loving father of Angelo and Diane Vineis and father-in-law of Laura and Mark. He...
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Manuel Arroyo
Manuel Arroyo passed away on March 16, 2010 at the age of 82. He was the beloved husband of Marina. He was the loving father of Manuel, Arlene, John, Efrin, Aida, and the late Eric. He was a cheris...
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Christine V. Lynch
Christine V. Lynch passed away on March 15, 2010 at the age of 62. She was the beloved daughter of Mitsuko Schlereth. She was the loving mother of Richard Lynch and mother-in-law of Coreen. She was...
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Robert Odell
Robert Odell passed away on March 13, 2010 at the age of 45. He was the cherished son of Edward and Caroline. He was the loving father of Robert Jr., Mathew and Jamie. He was the dear brother of Jo...
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Jean Budnik
Jean Budnik passed away March 6, 2010 in Nahant, MA at the age of 95. She was the beloved wife of the late Alexander Budnik and the late Stanislau Brezinski. She was the loving mother of Wanda Iwas...
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Charles A. Cannon
Charles A. Cannon passed away March 12, 2010 at the age of 71. He was the loving father of Charles, Kevin, Sean, and Margaret Puglin. He was the cherished grandfather of Christian. He was the dear ...
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Anna Gilmore
Anna Gilmore passed away March 13, 2010 at the age of 79. She was the beloved wife of Edward. She was the loving mother of Stephen Gianotti, Nora Gianotti, Lisa Centeno and the late Conrad Pfleging...
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Marion J. Kuhar
Marion J. Kuhar passed away on March 4, 2010 at the age of 69. She was the beloved wife of Steven F. She was the loving mother of Denise Runco and Kim McKasty. She was the cherished grandmother of ...
Mar 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nikolai Lucenko
Nikolai Lucenko passed away on March 4, 2010 at the age of 65. He was the beloved husband of Sophia. He was the loving father of Christina Pastor, Nicholas Lucenko Jr. and Peter Lucenko. He was the...
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Batista J. Amatulli
Batista J. Amatulli passed away on March 3, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the loving father of Andrew and Marc. He was the cherished grandfather of Jonathan, Alyssa, and Nicole. He was the dear bro...
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Rebecca “Bec-Bec” Tarectecan
Rebecca “Bec-Bec” Tarectecan passed away on March 7, 2010 at the age of 51. She was the beloved wife of Jude. She was the loving mother of Vannesa, Aster and Chinelle. She was the devoted daughter ...
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Humberto de la Calle, the head of Colombia's government peace negotiation team, center, turns over a shovel full of dirt during the ceremonial planting of the "Tree of hope for peace and reconciliation in Colombia," while Ivan Marquez, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, third from right, and representatives of victims of Colombian conflict and mediators look on, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)HAVANA (AP) — Colombia's largest rebel group announced an indefinite, unilateral cease-fire Wednesday, saying guerrillas will refrain from staging attacks so long as they aren't targeted by the U.S.-backed military.


2014-12-17 18:12:02 -0500

A poster for the movie "The Interview" is taken down by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation's largest multiplex chains pulling the film from its screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the "The Interview."


2014-12-17 18:09:46 -0500
By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day after Republican Jeb Bush said he was exploring a campaign for U.S. President, his staff had to revise the wording of a statement that called the Castro brothers benefactors of a change in U.S. Cuba policy, when it meant to call them beneficiaries. The statement, lambasting President Barack Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba, initially said "the benefactors of President Obama's ill-advised move will be the heinous Castro brothers who have oppressed the Cuban people for decades. ...
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