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Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employe...
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 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 | 1 1 comments | 301 301 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 ...

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Benjamin Henry Brighenti
Benjamin Henry Brighenti passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the age of 75. Place of death Martinez, CA. He was the beloved Brother of Eileen Egan, Lorraine Gioeli and Gloria Fabian. Cherished...
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Pedro L. Oliva
Pedro L. Oliva passed away on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lidia B. Oliva. Loving Father of Pablo, Marcello and the late Christian. Cherished Grandfather of...
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Frank Perez
Frank Perez passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the age of 57. He was the beloved Husband of Rebecca Chan Perez. Loving Father of Belinda and Melissa. Dear Brother of Emilia Alvarez, Angel Pere...
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Anselmo Ranieri
Anselmo Ranieri passed away on May 16, 2011 at the age of 78. He was a retired N.Y.S Court Officer. He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. Devoted Father of Kathleen. Fathe...
Jun 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARIANNE E. KONECSNI-TARGONSKI
In Memory Of MARIANNE E. KONECSNI-TARGONSKI Born October 4, 1958 Lackawanna, New York Departed This Life April 29, 2011 Rockledge, Florida Services Saturday-May 21, 2011 2:00 PM Arrangements By Fun...
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Sharda Sheth
Sharda Sheth passed away on Sunday, June 05, 2011 at the age of 85. She was the beloved Wife of the late Madhukar. Loving Mother of Hemant and Gautam. Dear Sister of Sulochana. Also survived by num...
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Maria S. Perez Penasco
Maria S. Perez Penasco passed away on Monday, June 06, 2011 at the age of 75. She was the beloved Wife of Alfonso Perez Penasco. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s Church on Wed...
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Robert C. Krolik
Robert C. Krolik passed away on May 18th, 2011. Beloved Father of Christine. Loving Son of Eugenia. Dear Brother of Patricia Jeanettes and Husband Thomas. Also survived by Nephews Brian and Peter J...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sophie Rudolph
Sophie Rudolph, 88, of Unadilla, passed away peacefully Monday, May 24, at A.O Fox Nursing Home. She was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on May 14th 1923, to the late John Ponzcek and Stephanie (Skubi...
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Virginia Kilcheski
Virginia Kilcheski passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Wife of the late Thomas F. Kilcheski. Loving Mother of Robert Kilcheski and Thomas Kilcheski and Mother-...
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Bertha Gerhard
Bertha Gerhard passed away on May 29, 2011 at the age of 99. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Ronald. Dear Mother-in-Law of Maria. Loving Grandmother of Stephanie, Vane...
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Hendrick van Lohuizen (AKA Marcel)
Hendrick van Lohuizen (AKA Marcel) passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Eleonara C. van Lohuizen. Loving Father of Marc, Robert, Rik, Mardou, Malou ...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Breck Sr
James Breck Sr. passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the age of 53. He was the beloved Father of James Breck Jr. and Krsja Breck. Loving Son of Marie and Anthony Breck. Aslo survived by numerou...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ross Rubino
Ross Rubino passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Marie. Loving Father of Ralph, Joseph and Rosemaria Cesare and Father-in-Law of Irma, Susan, and Fra...
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Aphrodite Zabakolas
Aphrodite Zabakolas passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Spiro. Dear Sister of Tanta Callas. Loving Aunt of Andrew Callas. Divine Liturgy was...
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty if convicted of killing three people and wounding 264 in April 2013Survivors of the Boston marathon bombings choked back tears Wednesday as they told how a day of celebration turned into a horrific urban war zone of torn limbs and burnt flesh. Victims recalled smoke, chaos and terrified screams as they lay in excruciating pain fearing death from the deadly blasts near the finish line at the 2013 race. Karen McWatters, a mother of two who lost a leg, told how she held hands with Krystle Campbell, one of the three people who were killed, and how she felt life ebbing from her close friend. Despite agonizing injuries, McWatters said she pulled herself over burning pieces of shrapnel to get close to her friend.


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US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert (C) he leaves the Sejong Cultural Institute in Seoul on March 5, 2015, after he was slashed on his face and arm by a blade-wielding assailant shouting anti-war slogansThe US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was recovering from surgery Thursday after having his face and arm slashed by a knife-wielding activist in an attack applauded by North Korean state media. US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington will never be deterred by "acts of violence" as the ambassador was rushed to hospital where his condition was described as stable after two-and-a-half hours of surgery that included 80 stitches to a deep gash on his right cheek. In a brief despatch, North Korea's official KCNA news agency called the attack "just punishment" and a valid "expression of resistance" that reflected South Korean public opposition to the joint drills which went ahead over Pyongyang's bitter protests.


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Crows sit on braches of a tree under snowfall on March 5, 2015 in Washington, DCA major winter storm slammed parts of the United States Thursday, as thousands of flights were canceled and government offices shut down in anticipation of more than half a foot of snow in the nation's capital. Snow started to fall in some parts of Washington DC Thursday, where the Office of Personnel Management ordered government employees to stay home. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle," the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration cautioned.


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