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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 43 43 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 | 51 51 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 | 97 97 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 | 107 107 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 | 205 205 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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Eduardo Alvarez
Eduardo Alvarez passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Edith Alvarez. Loving Father of John Alvarez, Karen Alvarez, Evelyn Rosa and Eric Alvarez. Cherished Gr...
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Christopher C. DeCastro
Christopher C. DeCastro passed away on Friday, August 07, 2015 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Yolanda T. DeCastro. Loving Father of Christine Canas and Charlyn DeCastro and Father-in-Law of J...
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Juan Pablo Cardenas
Juan Pablo Cardenas passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 39. Beloved Son of Nely Beatriz Toral and Pedro Cardenas. Loving Father of Juan Andres and Juan Pablo Cardenas. Dear Husba...
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Matthew Gulotta
Matthew Gulotta passed away on Saturday 08, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Crocifissa Gulotta. Loving Father of Salvatore Gulotta, Joseph Gulotta and Ernesto Gulotta and Father-...
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Joyce Connolly
Joyce Connolly passed away on Friday, August 07, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Francis A. Connolly. Loving Mother of David Connolly, Sharon DeMartin and the late Kenneth Connolly....
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Maria Spatola
Maria Spatola passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the age of 59. Beloved Wife of Salvatore Spatola. Loving Mother of Francesca Spatola. Devoted Daughter of Francesca and the late Francesco R...
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Richard J. Bruntrop
Richard J. Bruntrop passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Martha Bruntrop. Cremation Service was held on Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Fresh Pond Crema...
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Raymond A. Velez
Raymond A. Velez passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 54. Beloved Husband of Patricia Horn-Velez. Cherished Son of Martha and the late Edward Velez. Dear Brother of Edward Velez. Al...
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Phyllis A. LaPollo
Phyllis A. LaPollo passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Sister of Robert J. LaPollo. Also survived by numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Mass of Chris...
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Josephine Quay
Josephine Quay passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Quay. Loving Mother of William Quay and the late Frank J. Quay and Eileen Warmbold. Dear Sist...
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Rocco Volpe
Rocco Volpe passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Antoinette Volpe. Loving Father of Maria & Paul Cresci and Michael & Madeline Volpe. Cherished Grandfa...
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Joseph Auriemma
Joseph Auriemma passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Mary Auriemma. Loving Father of Sandra Rosiak, Paul Auriemma, Denise D’Agostino and Diane Auriemma and Fath...
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Martha Gamonski
Martha Gamonski passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Wladyslaw. Loving Mother of Henry and Walter, and mother-in-Law of Theresa. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Dennis R. DeLuca
Dennis R. DeLuca passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 62. Dear Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Danielle, Deanna, and Lauren Zito. Cherished Grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella, a...
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Ralph J. Landolfi
Ralph J. Landolfi (Retired Funeral Director) passed away Monday, June 29th, 2015 at the age of seventy six years. Beloved Husband of Gladys (nee Kodis). Loving Father of Marilyn Faroni and Susan Sc...
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In this May 24, 2016, photo, a woman waves the Mexican flag while driving past the Albuquerque Convention Center after a rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Albuquerque, N.M. Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas to protest the Republican presidential contender’s hard line approach to immigration. Yet far from the protests, an increasingly vocal Hispanic minority is speaking out in favor of the brash billionaire. (Jett Loe/The Las Cruces Sun-News via AP) MANDATORYANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration.


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DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC officials were more positive about oil market conditions at talks in Vienna ahead of next week's gathering of oil ministers, two sources said on Thursday, in a sign the exporter group is unlikely to change output policy on June 2. Oil has recovered to $50 a barrel from a 12-year low of $27 in January even as Iran ramps up exports, and there are signs the Saudi-led strategy of OPEC not cutting supply orchestrated two years ago is working as inventories and higher-cost production outside the group decline. OPEC's national representatives - officials representing the 13 member countries - plus officials from OPEC's Vienna secretariat - met to discuss the market.
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Khalid al-Falih, the new Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Ministry, is sworn in by Saudi King Salman in RiyadhDUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - For those seeking guidance on Saudi Arabia's thinking regarding the future of OPEC, the last few weeks' agenda of the new Saudi energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, might offer a few clues. Unlike his predecessor Ali al-Naimi, Falih may not have much time for OPEC. For oil-price hawks such as Iran, Algeria and Venezuela, fears are growing that the 56-year-old OPEC is losing its role as an output-setting cartel and turning into a talking shop.


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