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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 | 107 107 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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Alice G. Kustka
Alice G. Kustka passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late George Kustka. Loving Mother of George Kustka (Chris), Bill Kustka(Sharon) and John Kustka. Cheri...
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Pauline Pelzar
Pauline Pelzar passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of William Pelzar. Loving Mother of Karen Baisamo. Cherished Grandmother of Joshua. Dear Sister of Henry Walle...
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Nicoletta Mattariello
Nicoletta Mattariello passed away on Monday, March 02, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late John Mattariello. Loving Mother of Marie Grosso, Janice Fiscina and Linda Wosczyk and Mother-i...
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Catherine V. Thomas
Catherine V. Thomas passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the age of 82. Beloved Sister of the late Theresa Moutopoulos and Elias Thomas. Cherished Aunt. Funeral Services were held at Papaver...
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Erminio Yurman
Erminio Yurman passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of the late Carla Yurman. Loving Father of David Yurman and Steven Yurman. Cherished Grandfather of Davi...
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Benjamin “Bob” Crimi
Benjamin “Bob” Crimi passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the age of 75. Beloved Husband of Maureen Crimi (nee Folan). Loving Father of Christina Mundy, Marc Anthony Crimi and Joseph Crimi ...
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Helen V. Flaherty
Helen V. Flaherty March 2, 1919 –March 2, 2015 Happy 96th Birthday in Heaven Mom & Nana! Every day we celebrate your memories & await our time to be with you again. Love you & miss you always & for...
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Jean Jones
Jean Jones passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the age of 73. Beloved Daughter of the late Jean and Charles Mazzotta. Loving Mother of Christopher Jones and the late Robert Jones Jr. and Mo...
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Peter Flores
Peter Flores passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the age of 65. Retired from the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and Grand Master of the Martial Arts with over 55 years of study and ...
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Alice G. Kustka
Alice G. Kustka passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late George. Loving Mother of George (Chris) Kustka, Bill (Sharon) Kutska and John Kutska. Cherished ...
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Nidia A. Cabrera
Nidia A. Cabrera passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Mother of Hector R. Arias and Mother-in-Law of Carmen. Cherished Grandmother of Hector, Steve and Fernando and Gr...
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Elinor Burke
Elinor Burke passed away on Saturday, February 07, 2015 at the age of 99. Beloved Wife of the late Richard. Loving Mother of Richard (Ruth), Ronnie (Jimmy) Casale, Billy (Isabel), and the late Mich...
Feb 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rosemary G. Troni
Rosemary G. Troni passed away on Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at the age of 90. Loving Mother of Barbara Perrini, George Troni and the late Bobby Troni and Mother-in-Law of Joseph and Vicky. Cherishe...
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Elaine Bassler
Elaine Bassler passed away on Sunday, February 08, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved Sister of the late Lillian Liebold and Sister-in-Law of Howard Liebold. Loving Aunt of Barbara Buonomo and the late...
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Stella Uss
Stella Uss passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Cousin and Friend. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s Church on Saturday January 31, 2015 at 11 AM I...
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This undated image provided by the Anne Arundel County Police Department shows the booking photo of Hong Young. Young, accused of firing at five public places in Maryland, including a building at the National Security Agency, chose his targets at random, police said Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Young was charged with attempted murder and assault in the first shooting Feb. 24 near a mall. Police said the other shootings were linked by ballistic evidence or surveillance video. (AP Photo/Anne Arundel County Police Department)MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The man accused of firing at five public places in Maryland learned his petition for divorce was dismissed at the height of the shooting streak.


2015-03-05 05:37:00 -0500

A shop worker arranges packaged meat at a leading supermarket in HarareGlobal food prices fell 1 percent in February to their lowest in more than four-and-a-half years, with cereals, meat and sugar declining, oils steady and only dairy prices rebounding sharply, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy, meat and sugar, averaged 179.4 points last month, 1.8 points below its reading in January. High global production, low crude oil prices and limited demand from major importers including China have helped cap food prices for the past year and the index has now been declining since April 2014 to reach its lowest since July 2010. FAO's forecast for world cereal production in 2015 reached 2.542 billion tonnes, 8 million tonnes above the forecast made in January.


2015-03-05 05:36:59 -0500
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Authorities in Liberia are preparing Thursday to discharge the last Ebola patient in the West African country.
2015-03-05 05:36:27 -0500