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Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...
An Inside Tip to Quickly & Inexpensively Resolve Your Personal Injury Case
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo An Inside Tip to Resolving Your Personal Injury Case Quicker and Inexpensively It’s called Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR), and we’d like our followers to know more abou...
New York LLC Formation: Start A Business Now
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
New York LLC Formation A Limited Liability Company is a kind of business structure that protects its owners from being liable to the debts of the business. In sole proprietorships or partnerships t...
4 Programs Queens Home Buyers Should be Aware Of
Aug 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We come across aspiring home buyers all the time in this business. Whether it’s young couples browsing aro...
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros and Serres,LLP How Can Video Surveillance Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim? When you have been hurt at work and have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you have to be concer...

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Erlinda Agpalo
Erlinda Agpalo passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Guillermo Agpalo. Loving Mother of Nelia Agpalo, Guillermo Agpalo Jr., Danilo Agpalo, Marilou Cielo...
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Antonio Porcelli
Antonio Porcelli passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the age of 66. Beloved Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Susan, Valerie and Steven, and father-in-law of Kerri. Cherished son of Maria. Dea...
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Rita M. Fineran
Rita M. Fineran passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the age of 100. She was a longtime Member of Local Union 3-IBEW. Loving Sister of the Late John J. Fineran and the late Eleanor Gresham. Che...
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Maria Angela Spotorno
Maria Angela Spotorno passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of Mario S. Spotorno. Loving Mother of Antonio Spotorno and Carmela Spotorno. Cherished Grandmo...
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Jean Damaduk
Jean Damaduk passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late John Damaduk. Loving Mother of Lorraine Parmelee and John L. Damaduk and Mother-in-Law of Dean and Jeane...
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Enrico A. Baietto
Enrico A. Baietto passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Liliana Baietto. Loving Father of Alfred Baietto, Julian Baietto & John Baietto and Father-in-Law of G...
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Paul R. Padro
Paul R. Padro passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Husband of Evelyn Padro. Loving Father of Paul, Anthony, Dana, Jennifer and the late Doreen. Cherished Grandfather of ...
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Ann Wills
Ann Wills passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Aunt of Alexis Steponanko Jr., Mary Ann Shleifer and Peter Steponanko. Graveside Services were held on Thursday July 21, 201...
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Frank J. Ferranti
Frank J. Ferranti passed away on Saturday, July 02, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Elizabeth Ferranti. Loving Father of Frank Ferranti and Father-in-Law of Colleen. Cherished Grandfather...
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Jean Falzone
Jean Falzone passed away on Friday, July 08, 2016 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of Anthony Falzone. Loving Mother of Anthony Jr., Gene, Doreen DeVito, Darin, and Darlene Korpia. Cherished Grandmot...
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Bruce J. Tucci
Bruce J. Tucci passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2016 at the age of 68. Beloved Brother of Robert and Lois Tucci. Loving Uncle of Richard, Stephanie and Diana Mokaya. Mass of Christian Burial was o...
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Joseph McNamara
Joseph McNamara passed away on Saturday, July 02, 2016 at the age of 86. Formerly of Feakle, County Clare, Ireland. Retired from NY Telephone. Beloved Husband of Celia T. McNamara. Loving Father of...
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Anna May Murtagh
Anna May Murtagh passed away on Sunday, July 03, 2016 at the age of 83. Beloved Wife of John G. Murtagh. Loving Mother of Kevin Murtagh and the late Marie B. Murtagh. Dear Sister of Bridie Beattie ...
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Eugenia J. Krolik
Eugenia J. Krolik passed away on June 27th, 2016 at the age of 96 years. Beloved Mother of Patricia Jeanettes and the late Robert Krolik. Loving Grandmother of Peter, Brian and Christine. Dear Grea...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Zajkowski
Paul Zajkowski passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Stanislawa Zajkowski. Loving Father of Lester Zajkowski, Bogdan Zajkowski, Jan Zajkowski and Eva Zajkowski. ...
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View of a marijuana plants growing in the mountains of Tacueyo, Cauca, ColombiaBy Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta TACUEYO, Colombia (Reuters) - Jose Toconas picks at branches hanging in rows from the roof of his marijuana drying house and smells their spiky flower buds. In two days he will strip them from their stems, trim the dark green florets into neat little balls and hand them over to dealers working with Marxist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). "This doesn't make me a drug dealer.


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People celebrate after Colombia's government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels reached a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a five-decade war, in Bogota, ColombiaBy Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's government peace negotiators hit back on Thursday at critics of a deal to end half a century of war with leftist FARC guerrillas, saying the cost of bringing the rebel fighters into society was much lower than spending on the conflict. The government and the FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, said on Wednesday that they had reached an agreement that effectively ends a 52-year conflict that led to the deaths of more than 220,000 people and left millions displaced. Opponents of the deal, led by former President Alvaro Uribe, say it gives rebels amnesty for too many crimes and is unfair to law-abiding citizens because it calls for subsidizing fighters as they leave jungle and mountain hideouts to look for work.


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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Syrian Kurdish militia members of the YPG make a V-sign next to a drawing of Abdullah Ocalan, jailed Kurdish rebel leader, in Esme village in Aleppo province, Syria. A Turkish military expedition into Syria has threatened a Kurdish political project just as Kurdish forces seemed on the verge of connecting their northern Syrian zones. It is the first Turkish ground intervention in the course of the Syria war, now in its sixth year, and it underscores how seriously Turkey is taking Kurdish autonomy next door. (Mursel Coban/Depo Photos via AP, File)ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the Syrian civil war, following Turkish ground forces' incursion (all times local):


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