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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 20 20 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 | 23 23 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 | 51 51 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 115 115 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 | 212 212 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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Nettie Nicolosi
Nettie Nicolosi passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the age of 96. She was the beloved Sister of the late Lillian Nicolosi, Margaret Porretto, Mary Lopolo, Josephine Trinca, and Joseph Nicol...
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John Hamilton
John Hamilton passed away on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at the age of 78. Beloved Husband of the late Theresa Hamilton. Loving Brother of Carol Limerick and the late Mildred York, Florence DuBois, W...
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Gino Cura
Gino Cura passed away on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at the age of 88. Beloved Husband of Maria G. Cura. Loving Father of Paul Cura, Monica Malandrakis and Catherine Cura-Hernandez. Cherished Grandfa...
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Peter Treanor
Peter Treanor passed away on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at the age of 54. Formerly of County Monaghan, Ireland. Beloved Husband of Theresa Treanor. Loving Father of Linda McPhillips, Steven Treanor ...
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Michael Joseph Cyran
Michael Joseph Cyran passed away on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of Lillian Cyran (nee Jarosz). Loving Father of Frederic, Alexander, Lawrence and Daniel and Father-i...
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Jack Lemire
Jack Lemire passed away on Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at the age of 72. He was the beloved Husband of Lorraine Lemire. Loving Father of Jack Lemire, Denise Geisperger, Jeanine Borko and Lorraine Nikol...
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Virginia Terriberry
Virginia Terriberry passed away on Sunday, April 01, 2012 at the age of 66. Place of death Somersworth, NH. Beloved Mother of the late Maria Harth. Loving Daughter of Nora Terriberry and the late J...
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Catherine M. Reinhardt
Catherine M. Reinhardt passed away March 23rd, 2012. Beloved Sister of Adelaide Nojunas. Dear Aunt of Joseph Nojunas and Wife Donna. Also survived by Grand Nieces Danielle and Amanda and Grand Neph...
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Annabelle M. Lamberti
Annabelle M. Lamberti passed away on April 7th, 2012. Beloved Mother of Michelle Lamberti and Lynn Keane. Loving Grandmother of Kevin and Stephen Keane. Funeral Mass at Transfiguration RC Church, T...
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Dorothy Cousins
Dorothy Cousins passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the age of 93. Private Cremation was held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY Interment of Cremated Rema...
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Richard Mele
Richard Mele passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the age of 64. He was the beloved soul mate of Carol. Loving Father of Maria, Anthony, Angela, and Daniel. Cherished Grandfather of Nicholas,...
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Peter Giffone
Peter Giffone passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the age of 90. He was the beloved Husband of Caroline Giffone. Loving Father of Robert Giffone and Diane Stoehrer and Father-in-Law of Kathy...
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Anna Dowling
Anna Dowling passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late William Dowling. Loving Mother of William E. Dowling and Maryann Schembri and Mother-in-Law of Raymon...
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Dorothy C. Boland
Dorothy C. Boland passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of Nathan Boland. Loving Mother of Bruce Boland and Carol Bidne and Mother-in-Law of Patricia and...
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Martin M. Metzdorff
Martin M. Metzdorff passed away on March 23, 2012 at the age of 75. Mr. Martin was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Nee White). Devoted Father of Janet Furlong, Peter, Ga...
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This image obtained May 28, 2016 courtesy of NASA shows an inflatable add-on room, known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), at the International Space StationNASA on Saturday successfully expanded and pressurized an add-on room at the International Space Station two days after aborting the first attempt when it ran into problems. The flexible habitat, known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), completed slowly extending 67 inches (170 centimeters) at 4:10 pm (2010 GMT) following more than seven hours during which astronaut Jeff Williams released short blasts of air into the pod's walls from the orbiting lab using a manual valve. After the expansion was completed, he opened eight air tanks inside BEAM, pressurizing the pod to a level close to the space station's 14.7 pounds per square inch.


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Atletico's Yannick Carrasco scores his side's first goal during the Champions League final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final (all times local):


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Conroe firefighters evacuate Jim Treadway via boat after Treadway was stranded when Pecan Bend Road was washed out near the San Jacinto River on Friday, May 27, 2016, in Conroe, Texas. ( Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHOUSTON (AP) — At least two people are dead and five others are missing after this week's torrential rains in Texas and Kansas, officials said Saturday, noting that though the threat of severe weather had lessened in Texas over the long holiday weekend, the focus is now on swollen rivers and waterways that are slowly rising and could flood homes.


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