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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 55 55 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?
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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 | 108 108 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 | 119 119 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 | 216 216 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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Marie G. Cardinale
Marie G. Cardinale passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of Thomas Cardinale. Loving Mother of Gerard Cardinale and Lisa Petovello. Cherished Grandmother of Kelly, To...
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles J. Maline
Charles J. Maline passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Linda Maline. Loving Father of John Maline, Karen (Jeff) West, James (Lisa) Maline, Linda (Jeff) Munoz a...
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Salud de joya
Salud de joya passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of Cecilio Mayor de Joya. Loving Mother of Jonathan de Joya, Jocelyn Lewis and Jennifer Fosty and Mother-in-Law of...
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Ida Scuderi
Ida Scuderi passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the age of 95. Beloved Sister of the late Maria S. Caruso, Sam Scuderi, Louie Scuderi and Mike Scuderi. Cherished Aunt & Great-Aunt of numerou...
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William F. Staib
William F. Staib passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of the late Eleanor Staib. Loving Father of Maureen Carballo, Barbara Incatasciato, William Staib, Daniel ...
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John F. Ruppel
John F. Ruppel passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Anna Ruppel. Loving Father, Father-in-Law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of 7 Great-Grandchild...
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Sheila Ciecierski
Sheila Ciecierski passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the age of 93. Loving Mother of the late Sheila V. Wieber and Diane Campbell. Cherished Grandmother of Debra Calvi, Richard Wieber and Li...
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Richard J. Slaninka
Richard J. Slaninka passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the age of 71. Beloved Husband of Marilyn Slaninka. Mr. Slaninka was a retired NYPD Police Officer and Unites States Veteran who serv...
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Jean Pizzardi
Jean Pizzardi of Pinellas Park, Florida, formerly of Maspeth, New York on March 3, 2015, 93 years of age. Devoted wife of Joe. Loving Mother of Diane ( Rich), Joanne (Nick) and Barbara (John). Cher...
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Thomas M. Konopa
Thomas M. Konopa passed away Monday, March 02, 2015 at the age of 74 years. Beloved Father of Thomas M. and Cindy Ann. Dear Brother of Kenneth. Mr. Konopa was a United States Army Veteran. Funeral ...
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Livia H. Dellarosa
Livia H. Dellarosa passed away on Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of the late Frank A. Dellarosa. Loving Mother of Donna M. LaRussa and Frank J. Dellarosa and Mother-in-Law...
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Ana F. Uribe
Ana F. Uribe passed away on Tuesday, March 03, 2015 at the age of 105. Beloved Wife of the late Eloy Uribe. Loving Mother of Esperanza Tobio and the late Elsa Slovak. Private Cremation was held on ...
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Anna Tropiano
Anna Tropiano passed away on Sunday, March 08, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony J. Tropiano. Loving Mother of Daniel Tropiano, Connie Veneziano, Chris Tropiano and Joseph Tro...
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Alice G. Kustka
Alice G. Kustka passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late George Kustka. Loving Mother of George Kustka (Chris), Bill Kustka(Sharon) and John Kustka. Cheri...
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Pauline Pelzar
Pauline Pelzar passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of William Pelzar. Loving Mother of Karen Baisamo. Cherished Grandmother of Joshua. Dear Sister of Henry Walle...
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Muslim pilgrims circle Islam's holiest shrine, the Kaaba, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Mecca, during the annual Hajj in 2015Iranians will not take part in this year's Mecca pilgrimage because of "obstacles" raised by Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, Iran's Culture Minister Ali Jannati said Sunday. In the latest dispute between the two regional rivals, "after two series of negotiations without any results because of obstacles raised by the Saudis, Iranian pilgrims will unfortunately not be able to take part in the hajj" pilgrimage, expected to take place this year in September, he said, quoted by state television. Saudi officials have said an Iranian delegation wrapped up a visit to the kingdom on Friday without reaching a final agreement on arrangements for hajj pilgrims from the Islamic republic.


2016-05-29 05:55:01 -0400

This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:45 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Two continuing to move northwest towards the North and South Carolina coastline as it is expected to slightly strengthen into a weak tropical storm before making landfall. Elsewhere, a weak frontal boundary is draped across northern portions of New England, with thunderstorms beginning to develop across New York and Pennsylvania. A broad amount of cloud cover is also observed over the Midwestern United States with a north-south oriented frontal boundary. (Weather Underground va AP)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Bonnie soaked the coasts of South Carolina, southeastern North Carolina and eastern Georgia, ruining the start of Memorial Day weekend even as it weakened while moving northward.


2016-05-29 05:49:07 -0400

Kurdish Peshmerga forces keep watch in a village east of MosulBy Isabel Coles HASSAN SHAMI, Iraq (Reuters) - Servicemen from the U.S.-led coalition are assisting Kurdish Peshmerga forces in a new offensive in Iraq that aims to retake a handful of villages from Islamic State east of their Mosul stronghold, a coalition spokesman said. Soldiers were seen loading armored vehicles outside the village of Hassan Shami, a few miles east of the frontline, a Reuters correspondent reported. "U.S. and coalition forces are conducting advise and assist operations to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces," U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, the spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad told Reuters, commenting on the ground deployment of coalition soldiers seen near the battle front.


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