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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 46 46 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
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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 | 109 109 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
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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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Connie Macaluso
Connie Macaluso passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Loving Sister of Margaret Cassara. Cherished Aunt of numerous nieces, nephews,...
Jul 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Loving Memory of John C. Groarke
Groarke, John C., on July 4, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Groarke. Survived by his loving children Debbie Groarke, Sean Groarke, Diane Groarke (Brendan Keane), and his beloved companio...
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John Jarzembowski
John Jarzembowski passed away on July 6th, 2011 at the age of 78 years. Beloved Husband of Dorothy. Dear Godson of Helen Ashmore. Mr. Jarzembowski served in the U.S Navy during the Korean War, was ...
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Catherine Castagna
Catherine Castagna passed away on June 29th, 2011. Beloved Mother of Richard J. , Marilyn Conte, Elaine Coffey, Adeline Castagna and Al Castagna. Dear Sister of James, Karla and Lauren. Loving Grea...
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John Joseph Makula
John Joseph Makula passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2011 at the age of 42. He was the beloved Father of Cheyenne and Milena. Loving Son of Minerva and the late Carl. Dear Brother of Carl and Jason...
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Ivan Damyanoff
Ivan Damyanoff passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2011 at the age of 78. He was the beloved Husband of Dora P. Loving Stepfather of Nadya Siriyska. Dear Brother of Damyan. Mr. Damyanoff was United S...
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Michael L. Boscaino
Michael L. Boscaino passed away on Friday, July 08, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Brother of Mario and Yolanda Ingenito. Cherished Uncle of Frances Fisher, Robert Ingenito and Michael I...
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Stephanie Vigorito
Stephanie Vigorito passed away on Thursday, July 07, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Fred. Loving Mother of Gabriel Vigorito, Mary Marino, Patricia Padgett and Linda Giu...
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Rosemarie Hayes
Rosemarie Hayes passed away on July 7, 2011 at the age of 69. She was the beloved Wife of John. Loving Mother of Thomas, Ann Marie, Cathryn, Margaret. Cherished Grandmother of Sean, Patrick, Daniel...
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Anthony “Tony”Imperato
Anthony “Tony”Imperato passed away on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Minna. Loving Father of Lynne DeMattia, Anthony Imperato and Lisa Murillo and Father-in-...
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Walter Lukowski
Walter Lukowski passed away on July 8, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the loving Father of Celeste and Denise. Cherished Grandfather of Celeste Anne. Dear Brother of Frank and Stella. Also survived ...
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Rev. John D. O’Halloran
Rev. John D. O’Halloran passed away on July 1st , 2011 at the age of 82. A proud Army Veteran. Dear Brother of George. Born Bay Ridge, Brooklyn September 8, 1928. Public School, High School, Theolo...
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Joseph G. Micholocyk
Joseph G. Micholocyk passed away on June 25, 2011 at the age of 70. He was the Husband of Elizabeth. Devoted father of Joseph and John. Dear Uncle of Andrew, Catherine, Todd and Robert. Dear Brothe...
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Rosa D’Erasmo
Rosa D’Erasmo passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 51. She was the beloved Sister of Frank D’Erasmo. Cherished Daughter of the late Giuseppe and Ippolita. Loving Niece and Cousin to...
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Helena Lammer
Helena Lammer passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Haakon Lammer. Loving Mother of Viggo A. Lammer. Cherished Aunt. Former President of the ...
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Fuel tanker trucks carrying smuggled petrol are seen on a road linking Bir Ali with Ataq cityBy Noah Browning, Jonathan Saul and Mohammed Ghobari DUBAI/LONDON/CAIRO (Reuters) - Al Qaeda may have been pushed out of the enclave it carved out in Yemen as the country descended into civil war, but the militants are still entrenched in other parts of the country's south, reaping profits from smuggled fuel. Scores of militants were killed in a Gulf Arab-backed offensive on Al Qaeda's de facto capital of Mukalla, Yemen's third largest seaport, but hundreds fled to neighboring Shabwa province and beyond. A month later, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is thriving by joining diverse armed groups in taxing fuel delivered illicitly to remote beaches along the Arabian Sea coast, security, tribal and shipping sources say.


2016-05-27 06:15:48 -0400
By Leigh Thomas PARIS (Reuters) - Wracked by fears about rising unemployment for years, French households are at long last turning more optimistic, keeping an economic recovery on track despite waves of strikes and protests over a contested labor reform. The official consumer confidence index published on Friday surged well past even the highest estimate to reach the highest level since October 2007, before the global financial crisis broke. Less than a year from a presidential election, the timing could not be better for President Francois Hollande with his Socialist government locked in a showdown with the hardline CGT union over its plans to ease labor regulations.
2016-05-27 06:12:33 -0400

Striking French labour union employees hold hands in front of a line of French police during an operation to free up a fuel depot near the Donges oil refineryFrench riot police removed picketers and barricades blocking access to a large fuel distribution depot as President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters on Friday that he would not let them strangle the economy. The police operation to free up a fuel depot near the Donges oil refinery in western France followed similar swoops at other depots this week to ease petrol shortages caused by picketers fighting planned labor law reforms. Speaking in Japan after a summit with other world leaders, Hollande said France's economy was starting to pick up and should not be derailed by opponents of a reform designed to make hiring and firing easier.


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