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What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New Yo...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as ...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...

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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...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 ...
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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 | 34 34 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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Greg Cisek
Greg Cisek passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at the age of 40. He was the beloved Father of Brandon and Dylan. Cherished Son of Marie. Loving Brother of Glenn Cisek, Valerie Fitzgerald, Gary C...
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Rose Mazurowski
Rose Mazurowski passed away on May 12th, 2011 at the age of 68 years. She was the loving sister of Ann, and Mary Shebelow. She was the loving aunt of Susan, Diane and Christine. She was the dear gr...
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Pope Francis (C) is greeted by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and First Lady Angelica Rivera upon his arrival at Benito Juarez international airport in Mexico City, on February 12, 2016Mexico greeted Pope Francis with mariachi music and thousands of Catholic faithful lining the streets after the pontiff held historic talks with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Cuba. President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday welcomed Francis at the airport while a mariachi band played before he climbed the popemobile to wave at crowds along the capital of the world's second largest Catholic country. "Francis, brother of the Mexican people!" people chanted as thousands braved the evening cold, holding up telephones to light his way.


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United Nations soldiers patrol in the northern Malian city of KidalSix UN peacekeepers were killed and some 30 wounded on Friday when suspected Islamists attacked their base in northern Mali, officials said, while three Malian soldiers died in an ambush as jihadists intensify attacks in the restive region. The six Guinean peacekeepers were killed in an early morning assault on a camp in the northeastern town of Kidal belonging to the United Nations' MINUSMA, according to a Guinean source in the mission and a military source in Conakry. The latest attacks highlighted the vulnerability of Mali's sprawling, arid north, where UN troops and Malian soldiers are struggling in their fight against jihadists who seized vast swathes of territory in 2012.


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Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins smiles as he participates in the Rising Stars Challenge practice during NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):


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