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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 657 657 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...

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Rosa D’Erasmo
Rosa D’Erasmo passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 51. She was the beloved Sister of Frank D’Erasmo. Cherished Daughter of the late Giuseppe and Ippolita. Loving Niece and Cousin to...
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Helena Lammer
Helena Lammer passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Haakon Lammer. Loving Mother of Viggo A. Lammer. Cherished Aunt. Former President of the ...
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Sadie Tangredi
Sadie Tangredi passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Nicholas. Loving Mother of Robert Tangredi and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Aunt ...
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Helen L. Hertel
Helen L. Hertel passed away on Monday, June 20, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Howard. Loving Mother of Howard Hertel, Lyndsey Queliz and Corliss Cleveland. Cherished G...
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Jack Viola
Jack Viola passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of the late Irene. Loving Father of Jacqueline Koo and Jeffrey F. Viola and Father-in-Law of Andy. Ch...
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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...
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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...
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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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Marijuana enthusiasts gather after midnight to celebrate the legalization of recreational use of marijuana in Portland, OregonBy Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Crowds counted down the minutes to midnight, then lit up joints as smoking marijuana became legal in Oregon on Wednesday, as the growing legalization movement spreads to the fourth western U.S. state. Hundreds gathered on the Burnside Bridge in downtown Portland and smoked under the glow of a neon city sign, marking the moment that the law allowing recreational use, backed by voters in November, came into effect. The legislation opens the way for shops to sell marijuana by next year - though some lawmakers say they will still try to block retail outlets.


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Trucks are parked on the M20 motorway near Ashford in Kent, on July 1, 2015, waiting to board ferries to FranceThe port at Calais in northern France was due to partially re-open from 1800 GMT Wednesday, a union leader said, as ferry workers suspended protests that have blocked access for three consecutive days. Ahead of a meeting with Transport Minister Alain Vidalies on Thursday morning, the workers "will maintain pressure on the ships, but will let boats from the company P&O enter one by one... until the end of the negotiations," said Eric Vercoutre, secretary general of the Maritime Nord union. The protest caused havoc on both sides of the Channel, with British police closing off sections of motorway to park some 3,000 trucks waiting to board ferries to France at Dover.


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File photo of Anthony Marshall arriving to New York Criminal CourtBy Suzanne Barlyn and Elizabeth Dilts NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two years after New York socialite Brooke Astor died in 2007, her son, Anthony Marshall, was convicted of bilking her of millions of dollars. The heiress suffered from dementia, and did not know that her son, charged with her care, was paying himself exorbitant amounts from her assets. The Astor story is surprisingly common: a growing number of Americans suffer from Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, and a sizeable percentage of those patients will fall victim to scams.


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