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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 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 | 49 49 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
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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 | 60 60 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 | 67 67 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 | 78 78 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 | 127 127 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
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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 | 105 105 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 | 135 135 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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Madeline Egan
Madeline Egan passed away on Friday, July 26, 2013 at the age of 64. Beloved Wife of Paul. Loving Mother of Paul and Christopher Egan. Cherished Grandmother of Paul. Dear Sister of Michael Olszewsk...
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Eleftherios Martakis
Eleftherios Martakis passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Evanthia Martakis. Loving Father of Nicholas Martakis and Michael Martakis and Father-in-Law ...
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Stuart James Gluick III
Stuart James Gluick III of Maspeth died on June 29, 2013 at the age of 22. Loving son of Stuart Gluick Jr. and Mary Louise Grant. Dear brother of Joseph. Service was offered at St. Stanislaus Churc...
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Joanne Bokina
Joanne Bokina passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the age of 34. Beloved Wife of Dennis Bokina. Loving Daughter of Joseph and Marian Hussey. Dear Sister of Dawn Hussey and Dorothy Hussey. Cheri...
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Doris I. Scholl
Doris I. Scholl of Ridgewood passed away on July 9, 2013 at the age of 85. She was the beloved wife of Lawrence. Devoted mother of the late Frank, Thomas, Veronica Andrejcisk. Daughter of the late ...
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Joseph Lattanzio passed away on Tuesday, July 09, 2013 at the age of 83. Place of death West Palm Beach, FL. Beloved Father of Joseph M. Lattanzio and Father-in-Law of Susan. Cherished Grandfather ...
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Raymond J. White
Raymond J. White passed away on Friday, July 05, 2013 at the age of 74. Beloved Husband of Gail White. Loving Father of Joseph White, Lisa Farrell and Christine White. Cherished Grandfather of Timo...
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Salvatore Pipia
Salvatore Pipia passed away on Thursday, July 04, 2013 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Jennie Pipia. Loving Father of Frank Pipia, Laura Sanders, Salvatore Pipia Jr. , and Jennifer Pe...
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Waverly W. Gregory
Waverly W. Gregory passed away on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Jourisha Gregory. Loving Father of Waverly W. Gregory Jr. , Lawrence Gregory, Maria Tye and Michele Gre...
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Mary Ann Ignacio
Mary Ann Ignacio passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the age of 46. Beloved Wife of Normandie Sarmiento. Loving Mother of Sean Sarmiento. Cherished Daughter of Blanchita and the late Arsenio Ig...
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Nellie Zajkowski
Nellie Zajkowski passed away June 13th, 2013 at the age of 96 years. Beloved Mother of Geraldine Whyte, Regina Franklin and Joseph M. Zajkowski. Loving Grandmother of four. Also survived by many ni...
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Rafael M. Sequeira, MD
Rafael M. Sequeira, MD passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Husband of Teresa M. Sequeira. Loving Father of Ricardo Sequeira, Rodrigo Sequeira,Teresa Sequeira-Lundy, Maria...
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Hieronim Grzybowski
Hieronim Grzybowski passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Regina Grzybowska. Loving Father of Ryszard Grzybowski, Grazyna Zalewski and Marek Grzybowski and Fathe...
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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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A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in SeoulBy Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is closer to losing its crown as global smartphone leader after posting a plunge in quarterly mobile earnings on Thursday, a day after rival Apple Inc reported the biggest profit in corporate history. It was the mobile division's fifth consecutive quarter of decline, in contrast to Apple's record-breaking 74.5 million iPhone sales in the three months to Dec 27 on the back of the success of its big-screen iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Analysts say Samsung is under immense pressure to hang on to its market share, with a lot resting on the launch of its next flagship Galaxy S6 high-end smartphone due around March. While Samsung did not release smartphone sales figures, it said smartphone and tablet shipments declined in the fourth quarter, leading some analysts to declare Apple had caught up.


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Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) leaves the court as fans reach out to him after an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 113-102.(AP Photo/John Amis)ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap played like one of the league's best players.


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Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao at the premiere of "Manny" at TCL Chinese Theatre on January 20, 2015 in HollywoodManny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather met for the first time by chance during the halftime of an NBA game, raising hopes that talks for a fight later this year might get serious. The boxers were watching the Miami Heat-Milwaukee Bucks game Tuesday night in southern Florida from their courtside seats when Mayweather walked across the floor at halftime. The two spoke briefly and afterwards Pacquiao said that it was the first time he had spoken face-to-face with Mayweather. "He and Manny had never had a chance to meet," Pacquiao's adviser Michael Koncz told ESPN.com.


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