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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
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Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
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Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...

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Theresa O’Brien
Theresa O’Brien passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the age of 80. She was the loving Mother of Janet O’Brien, Sharon Velasquez and Geralyn Martorana and Mother-in-Law of John and the late T...
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Anthony R. Trezza
Anthony R. Trezza of Forest Hills passed away on April 24, 2012, from cancer. He was 89. Anthony was predeceased 10 months ago by Wade Taylor, his partner of over 50 years. He was also predeceased ...
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Joseph Soldano
Joseph Soldano passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of the late Nancy Soldano. Loving Brother of Mary and Lenny and Brother-in-Law of Mary and Anna. Cherished ...
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Margaret Cassara
Margaret Cassara passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph P. Cassara. Loving Mother of Andrew Cassara and Jane R. Ducey and Mother-in-Law of Rose Mary...
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Manuel Jacinto
Manuel Jacinto passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Alejandrina Latorre. Loving Father of Claudio Jacinto. Cherished Uncle of Denine Paris. Funeral Se...
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Louis V. Tucci
Louis V. Tucci passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Dorothy Tucci. Loving Father of Bruce J. Tucci and Robert S. Tucci. Cherished Grandfather of Richard, Step...
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Marcella Mein
Marcella Mein passed away on April 21st, 2012 at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Picone and James and Robert Mein. Loving Grandmother of Eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of five. F...
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Maryann Damm(née Weber)
Maryann Damm(née Weber), born December 22, 1929, currently residing in Farmingdale, after living her entire life in Woodhaven, Queens, passed away on April 23, 2012 at home. Wife of the late Albert...
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Joseph Geremia
Joseph Geremia passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the age of 43. He was the beloved Husband of Marnie Geremia. Devoted Son of Madeline and the late Joseph Geremia. Dear Brother of Theresa A...
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Charles G. Lentz
Charles G. Lentz passed away on Saturday April 14, 2012 at the age of 90. He was the beloved Husband of the late Dorothy Lentz. Loving Father of Charles, Charlotte and Cathy. Dear Stepfather of Ric...
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George S. Makris
George S. Makris passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the age of 65. He was the loving Father of Elias Makris and Tania Makris. Beloved Husband of Ann Makris. Cherished Brother of Peter Makr...
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Wendell D. Evans
Wendell D. Evans passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Gary D. Evans and the late Linda, Janet and Bruce. Cher...
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Raymond Lovisa
Raymond Lovisa passed away on Monday, April 09, 2012 at the age of 92. He was the beloved Husband of Lydia Lovisa. Loving Father of Diane Iovino, Gloria McSavency and the late Patricia Lovisa. Cher...
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Josephine M. Squitieri
Josephine M. Squitieri passed away on Saturday, April 07, 2012 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominick Squitieri. Loving Mother of Tina Young and Mother-in-Law of Ken. Cheri...
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Olga Tofani
Olga Tofani passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the age of 90. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edmondo Tofani. Loving Mother of Emma Tofani, Paula Salvo, Santa D’Avanzo and Rina Tofani....
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Armed men in uniform identified by Syrian Democratic forces as US special operations forces ride in the back of a pickup truck in the northern Syrian province of Raqa on May 25, 2016Turkey is offering to "join forces" with Washington for a special operation inside Syria on condition it doesn't include a Syrian Kurdish militia blacklisted by Ankara but seen as an ally by the US, the foreign minister said. Washington's support of Kurdish fighters in Syria in the fight against Islamic State jihadists has angered Ankara, especially after AFP pictures last week revealed US commandos sporting patches of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) detested by Turkey. "If we join forces, they (the US) have their own special forces and we have our special forces," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a small group of journalists in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya.


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This image made from Associated Press video shows, smoke billowing through the air during an offensive by Iraqi military forces into Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants in Iraq, Monday, May 30, 2016. A wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group targeted commercial areas in and around Baghdad on Monday, killing more than 20 people in attacks that came as Iraqi troops poised to recapture Fallujah, a city held by the extremists group west of Iraq's capital. An Iraqi special forces commander says Iraqi forces have started pushing into Fallujah as part of the ongoing operation to oust Islamic State militants from this city west of Baghdad. (AP Video via AP)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people.


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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, a Bahraini anti-government protester holds up an image of jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman demanding his freedom during a protest in Daih, Bahrain. A Bahraini appeals court has more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure who was part of the island nation's 2011 Arab Spring-inspired uprising (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini appeals court on Monday more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure in a ruling that his political bloc blasted as "unacceptable and provocative."


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