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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 58 58 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 | 66 66 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 | 111 111 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 | 122 122 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 | 219 219 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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Edna “Jerry” Graver
Edna “Jerry” Graver passed away on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved mother of David (Yogi) Graver, mother-in-law of Laura, Cherished grandmother of Jenny & Jose, Stephanie, Cassi...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virginia Zapata
Virginia Zapata passed away on Friday, February 05, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Ramon Zapata. Loving Mother of Mirna Rodriguez and Judith Zapata. Cherished Grandmother of Lope, ...
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Joan C. Dougherty
Joan C. Dougherty passed away on Wednesday, February 03, 2016 at the age of 72. Beloved Wife of Daniel P. Dougherty. Loving Sister of the late Henry Timmerman. Cherished Aunt of Joyce, Henry, Kurt,...
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Nilsa Carofiglio
Nilsa Carofiglio passed away on Saturday, February 06, 2016 at the age of 83. Life-long resident of Maspeth and Elementary School Teacher for the NYC Department of Education. Beloved Wife of Victor...
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Jacek Paluch
Jacek Paluch passed away on Sunday, February 07, 2016 at the age of 57. Beloved Husband of Irene Paluch. Loving Father of Dominika Paluch, Kamil Paluch and Magdalena Paluch. Dear Brother of Ivona B...
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Tara L. Terzakos
Tara L. Terzakos passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the age of 26. Beloved Daughter of Judy and Minas Terzakos. Loving Sister of Ann Marie (Joseph), Stephanie, Brittany and Melissa. Cheris...
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Adriana Crivici
Adriana Crivici passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the age of 47. Beloved Daughter of Maria and the late Mario Crivici. Loving fiancé of Mike Depante. Dear Sister of Patrizia Martingano a...
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Mildred Pavlik
Mildred Pavlik passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of the late John E. Pavlik. Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. Funeral Services were held on Mon...
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Harold L. Wilken
Harold L. Wilken of Ridgewood N.Y. passed away on January 14, 2016 at the age of 82. Mr. Wilken was retired from American Airlines at J.F.K. He was the beloved husband of Constance (nee Flynn). Dev...
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William R. Van Vort
William R. Van Vort passed away on January 23rd, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of 53 years of Geraldine (nee Brenkert). Loving Father of William & Wife Cynthia of Long Beach and James & Wi...
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Christian Schlottmann
Christian Schlottmann of Ridgewood N.Y. passed away on January 29, 2016 at the age of 84. He was the beloved husband of the late Marion. Devoted father of Grayce Schulz, Daryl, Doryce Smith Steven,...
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Santa Panico
Santa Panico passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward Panico. Loving Mother of Dennis A. Panico and the late Frank Panico and Mother-in...
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Michael Laginestra
Michael Laginestra passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of Ann Laginestra. Loving Father of Barbara Volpe and the late Michael R. Laginestra. Cherished Grandfat...
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Ines Gutierrez
Ines Gutierrez passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late Domingo Gutierrez. Loving Mother of Sara Gutierrez. Private Cremation was held on Tuesday January...
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Mary Olszewski
Mary Olszewski passed away on Monday, December 28, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Ted Olszewski. Loving Mother of Richard Olszewski and Ellen State and Mother-in-Law of Norma and J...
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Malaysian transgender woman Nisha Ayub was arrested in 2000 by the feared state religious enforcers who swoop on Muslims suspected of "un-Islamic" behaviourNisha Ayub has endured virtually everything thrown at Muslim-majority Malaysia's repressed transgender community: contempt, violence, arrest and sexual assault in a prison where she was sent to become a "real man". "The way they treat you is like you don't have any rights, you don't have any dignity," said Nisha, 37, dressed in the flowing skirt and long-sleeve shirt favoured by Malaysian Muslim women. A Muslim, Nisha's first overt gender-identity expression came at age nine in a costume contest at her straight-laced boy's school -- she dressed as a ballerina.


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SYDNEY (AP) — Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists said on Monday.
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Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba begins his translatlantic kayak adventure from New York to Lisbon on May 29, 2016 in New YorkA Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September. Aleksander Doba paddled off from the tip of Manhattan after doing interviews and posing for selfies with a crowd of some 100 onlookers. A star at home, Doba gained global attention when he was named a National Geographic adventurer of the year in 2015.


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