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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 18 18 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 | 21 21 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 | 49 49 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 | 57 57 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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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 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 | 113 113 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 | 210 210 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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Marian Jorglewich
Marian Jorglewich passed away December 15th, 2011. Beloved Mother of Maryanna Zero & Sal. Dear Sister of Bertha Kotwasinski, Peter and Edward Zaremba. Loving Grandmother of Joelle Matuszewski and H...
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Douglas W. Aleksey
Douglas W. Aleksey passed away December 12th, 2011. Beloved Husband of Nancy M. Devoted Father of Rebecca, Jonathan, Matthew and Mary. Dear Brother of Monica, Edward, Steven and Raymond Aleksey. A ...
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Mary Keegan Sheridan
Mary Keegan Sheridan passed away on Friday, December 09, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Eugene Sheridan and John Keegan. Loving Mother of Helen Brooks, Dyane Keegan, Ja...
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Robert Piazza
Robert Piazza passed away on Friday, December 02, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Anthony, Dana and the late Charles. Loving Uncle of Christopher Charles, Charles John, Alison ...
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Donna Pitcock
Donna Pitcock passed away at Jamaica Hospital on December 7, 2011. She was 59 and a resident of Woodhaven, NY. She is survived by her beloved Aunt Josephine Schoenborn and her cherished cousin Sall...
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Ann Mazurowski
Ann Mazurowski passed away December 2nd 2011 at the age of 71 years. Beloved Sister of Mary Shebelow and the late Rose Mazurowski. Loving Aunt of Susan, Diane and Christine. Great Aunt of Ian, Greg...
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Donatantonio Ciccotelli
Donatantonio Ciccotelli passed away on Saturday, December 03, 2011 at the age of 87. He was the beloved Husband of Carlina. Loving Father of Liliana, Concetta and Rosella and Father-in-Law of Mario...
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Leo J. Czyzak
Leo J. Czyzak passed away on Saturday, December 03, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of Catherine. Loving Father of Mary Ann Sacco, Robert Czyzak, Rick Czyzak and Leo Jr. and Fathe...
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Vera Gary
Vera Gary passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Mother of Gregory Gary. Graveside Service was offered on Saturday 3, 2011 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspet...
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Richard Markiewicz
Richard Markiewicz passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at the age of 62 in Royal Palm Beach Florida. He was the beloved Husband of Maria Markiewicz. Loving Father of Thomas Markiewicz and Fa...
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Fannie Eliuk
Fannie Eliuk passed away November 20th, 2011 at the age of 99 years. Beloved Mother of Michael and Wife of Mary and Nicholas and Wife Marliese. Dear Mother-In-Law of Robert Ruggiero. Cherished Gran...
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Hannah M. Phillips
Hannah M. Phillips passed away on November 17, 2011 at the age of 93. Loving Mother of Patricia Nolty and James. Cherished Grandmother of seven, Dear Great-Grandmother of eight. Mass of Christian B...
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Victoria Marino
Victoria Marino passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Paul Marino. Dear Sister of the late Sophie Duskin and Stella Olkowski. Cherished Aun...
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Barbara Kvartek
Barbara Kvartek passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at the age of 65. She was the beloved Wife of the late William Kvartek. Loving Mother of Dawn Mulvey and Matthew Kvartek. Cherished Grandmo...
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John Joseph Conroy
John Joseph Conroy passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at the age of 74. He was the beloved Husband of Kathleen M. Conroy. Loving Father of Colleen, John T., Timothy and Patricia and Father-I...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, health workers get ready to spray insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus, under the bleachers of the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, which will be used for the Archery competition in the 2016 summer games. More than 145 public health experts signed an open letter to the World Health Organization on Friday, May 27, 2016 asking the U.N. health agency to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the ongoing Zika outbreak. The letter calls for the games to be delayed or relocated “in the name of public health.” (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says there is "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the Zika outbreak.


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Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, addresses the 69th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New YorkBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators called on President Barack Obama's administration on Friday to impose targeted sanctions on officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for violence and rights violations amid rising political tensions. Hoping to increase pressure on the government of President Joseph Kabila, three of Obama's fellow Democrats, senators Richard Durbin, Edward Markey and Christopher Murphy, said on Friday they had introduced a Senate resolution this week calling on Kabila's government to fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transition of power late this year.


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People sit in federal court for the sentencing of former military officers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, May 27, 2016. The court will deliver a sentence on a long-awaited human rights trial focused on Operation Condor, a secret conspiracy launched by six South American dictators in the 1970s in a combined effort to track down their enemies and eliminate them. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced to prison for human rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap and forcibly disappear people across international borders.


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