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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 47 47 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 | 59 59 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
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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 | 76 76 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 | 126 126 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 | 104 104 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 | 134 134 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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Casale, Anna M. (nee Garone)
Casale, Anna M. (nee Garone) Beloved wife of Joseph, loving Mother of Joseph (Jessica) and the late Elizabeth, cherished Grandmother of Courtney and Lindsey. Dearest daughter of the late Sam and An...
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John William Espanet
John William Espanet passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the age of 55. He was the beloved Son of the late Lillian Irene and John Espanet . Loving Brother of James A. Espanet and Barbara ...
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Sarah LaBarr
Sarah LaBarr passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late George E. LaBarr. Graveside Services were held on Monday, November 22, 2010 at 1 PM at...
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Marty Viviano
Marty Viviano passed away on November 12, 2010 at the age of 39. He was the beloved husband of Doreen. Devoted Father of Jill & Joseph. Dear Grandfather of Kayla, Kristen & Antonio. Loving Son of t...
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Marion Finn
Marion Finn passed away November 13th, 2010. Beloved Mother of Roger Finn, Diane Huffman, Judith A. Madigan, Doreen Ketterer and Darlene LanFranko. Dear Sister of Arleen Otten. Aslo survived by Fou...
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Margaret Weber
Margaret Weber passed away on November 3rd, 2010. Beloved Sister of Madeline C. Euler. Dear Aunt of John, Jim and Jean. Religious Service at The Kodis Funeral Home – 63-06 Flushing Ave. , Maspeth, ...
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James Holden
James Holden passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Husband of Antoinette. Loving Father of Linda Ross, Patricia Zanbichelli and Carol DelGaudio and Father-...
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Joseph Jabbonski
Joseph Jabbonski passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010 at the age of 61. He was the beloved Son of Genevieve. Loving Brother of Carol Tobias, Donna Fabrizio and Christine Fraser. Cherished Uncle...
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Christopher Hornek
Christopher Hornek passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010 at the age of 54. He was the beloved Husband of Stella. Loving Son of the late Harold and Regina. Dear Brother of Geoffrey Hornek, Susan ...
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Michele Costa
Michele Costa passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the beloved Husband of Louise. Loving brother of Mariangela, Rose, Antoinette, Rocco, Benito and the late Giuseppe...
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Frank Wroblewski
Frank Wroblewski passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 72. He was the beloved Husband of the late Ann. Loving Father of John Wroblewski, Ann Marie Cosme, Joseph Wroblewski, Thomas ...
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Peter A. Cozeolino “Skippy”
Peter A. Cozeolino “Skippy” passed away on Tuesday, November 09, 2010 at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of the late Anna. Loving Father of Joseph Cozeolino, Marianne Panico, Carol Cozeol...
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Thomas Assante
Thomas Assante passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the beloved Husband of Dolores. Loving Father of Joseph, Thomas and Antoinette. Cherished Grandfather of Michael. Mr...
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Margaret I. Zero
Margaret I. Zero passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Anthony M. Loving Mother of Angela Z. Reddin. Dear Sister of Lucy N. Palladino. Cher...
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Dolores Marino
Dolores Marino passed away on Tuesday, November 02, 2010 at the age of 60. She was the beloved Wife of the late Salvatore. Loving Mother of Salvatore, Adam, Joseph and Anthony and Mother-in-law of ...
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Serena Williams is on course for an Australian Open showdown against Maria Sharapova as she seeks a 19th Grand Slam singles titleThe 18-time Grand Slam champion was at her brutal best on Wednesday, crushing last year's finalist Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets to set up an all-American last four showdown on Thursday with unseeded teenager Madison Keys. The other semi-final clash on Thursday is an all-Russian affair between second seed Sharapova, who owns five Grand Slam titles, and Ekaterina Makarova, seeded 10th.


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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Canada's Milos Raonic in the Australian Open quarter-final on January 28, 2015Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams lived up to their top billing Wednesday with the world number ones ripping apart Milos Raonic and Dominika Cibulkova to power into the Australian Open semi-finals. Both were in outstanding touch as they hunt for more Grand Slam glory with Djokovic meeting defending champion Stan Wawrinka for a place in the final while Williams will face unseeded Madison Keys. Big-serving Canadian eighth seed Raonic had no answer to Djokovic's superior all-court game and was ruthlessly swept aside 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-2, surrendering meekly after just two hours. "I'm going to be ready for a fight against Stan," said the Serb, gunning for an eighth Grand Slam title and a fifth in Melbourne.


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By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians have failed to adequately investigate the full range of apparent human rights violations committed during the Gaza war last summer, the U.N. human rights chief said in a report seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein catalogued abuses blamed on both sides, including Israeli shelling of hospitals, of schools housing displaced people and of a group of children playing hide-and-seek on a beach. He cited witness reports of Israeli soldiers firing on civilians with white flags as they fled an area where a 16-year-old girl in a wheelchair had been killed by shelling, and the shooting of an ambulance driver as he went to evacuate a child. After an initial examination of over 100 incidents, Israel's Military Advocate General (MAG) opened 13 criminal investigations but closed nine cases, said Zeid, whose document is to be presented to the U.N. Human Rights Council in March.
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