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Seeger had profound impact on labor movement

Marking the passing of Pete Seeger at the age of 94 While many people disagree about what their favorite song or lyric by Pete Seeger is, no one disagrees about the profound impact that the folk-singing legend had on the labor movement in the second half of the 20th century. Seeger marched and performed at hundreds of rallies for different unions over the years. Henry Foner, who had known Seeger for more than 60 years, remembers one meeting in particular for the ... Read more

Sal Armao in the News: Garden City Chamber welcomes Revel

On Wednesday evening, January 8, Garden City Chamber of Commerce and Village officials welcomed the new Revel Restaurant & Bar to 835 Franklin Avenue. Guests were treated by Jim Doukas, owner, to an array of Revel’s globally-inspired hors d’oeuvres along with a selection of fine wines. The local press has touted Revel as a “sophisticated suburban restaurant with a Manhattan beat.” This bright new restaurant adds new verve and vitality to the upper east side of Franklin Avenue between Stewart ... Read more

January is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month

Did you know that carbon monoxide related poisonings increase by 10% during winter months?   That's right, the increased use of home heating systems, use of gasoline-powered generators during and after winter storms, and indoor use space heaters all contribute to the increased dangers of carbon monoxide exposures during winter. At any time of the year, carbon monoxide is referred to as "the silent killer" because it can't be seen or smelled, but at high levels it can kill a person in ... Read more

ALEETA BENITO NAMED A “40 UNDER 40” AWARD RECIPIENT

Aleeta Benito, a resident of Malverne, NY and an audit manager at Garden City-based Armao LLP, has been named a recipient of a “40 Under 40” award for 2014 by Long Island Business News. The awards gala is being held on Thursday evening, January 30, 2014, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. ABOUT THE AWARDS Since 1998, Long Island Business News has taken nominations for outstanding members of the business community on Long Island who are under the ... Read more

Armao LLP Offers Tax Lifeline for Workers

January 9, 2014 By Joe Maniscalco Garden City, NY - Don't look now, but tax season is coming up quick. For municipal employees and other union members, that probably means a lot of hassles and headaches trying to locate a qualified tax preparer with both the know-how and commitment that today's hardworking families demand. But no longer, a new tax preparation service backed by decades of experience in every aspect of financial planning and maintenance, is offering individuals the same high level of expertise ... Read more

Sal Armao in New York RE Journal “2013 Year in Review”

What are your resolutions for 2014? While I'm not one to generally make resolutions - I'm a pragmatic person who acts with resolve throughout the year - I will continue to put my health first, along with focusing on the upward growth of my firm. So, business health and personal health are what I am concentrating on for the new year.         Read more

A Unionist and an Accountant Discuss the Affordable Care Act impact on Labor Negotiations

LISTEN TO THE SHOW NOW! On Black Friday workers took to the streets across the country to demand that Walmart pay its workers a fair wage, treat them with respect and allow them to organize. From Valley Stream to the Secaucus, Walmart workers called the company to task. Pat Purcell, UFCW 1500 Political and Legislative Director was there. He visits with Reporter Chris Perez on Labor-Lines to tell us more about why Black Friday is such a big deal and what ... Read more

Karen Auer receives congratulations from Nassau County Clerk

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Pols push to extend commuter tax break

by Claude Solnik Long Island Business News November 13, 2013 Legislators are pushing to extend a mass transit tax benefit set to be cut nearly in half at the end of year, with a particularly large impact on Long Island companies and employees. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, who wrote the original legislation expanding the benefit as part of the economic stimulus package, on Monday called for the federal government to extend or make the benefit permanent at existing levels. Schumer said more than 700,000 ... Read more

ADAM MIRABELLI PROMOTED TO PAYROLL AUDIT SUPERVISOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2013, Garden City, NY Valley Stream resident Adam Mirabelli, who began as a payroll auditor with Armao, Costa & Ricciardi, CPAs, P. C., in July 2009 and continued on with the successor firm, Armao LLP in July 2013, has been promoted to supervisor this month. In this capacity, he is responsible for the smooth operation of the department, managing client relationships, reviewing and finalizing reports, and conducting payroll audits in the field. ABOUT ADAM MIRABELLI A 2009 graduate ... Read more
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