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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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Boyd named to All-America team
After helping guide the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team to its second straight Northeast Conference championship and NCAA Tournament appearance, junior Julian Boyd has been selected to the Lou H...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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RSC Softball league looking for teams
Brooklyn-based RSC Softball has been in existence for 12 years now, and with the season rapidly approaching there are still slots available. RSC is a very competitive league from top to bottom with...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diaz reaches 100-hit club
Senior Kevin Diaz of Staen Island became just the third Bear in program history to reach the 100 hit milestone as the St. Joseph's College baseball team dropped both ends of a Sunday twinbill to Pu...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinez fends off Macklin to retain middleweight title
Sergio Martinez retained his world middleweight title with a TKO after Matthew Macklin couldn't answer the bell for the 12th round in a souldout fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. It wa...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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In 2012-13, SJU will be Harkless-less
St. John’s guard/forward Moe Harkless, the 2011-12 Big East Rookie of the Year and the only league freshman to be named an All-Big East honorable mention selection, announced Monday that he intends...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women advance to second round in last-minute fashion
St. John's escaped by the skin of their teeth to advance in the NCAA Women's Tournament. St. John’s junior guard Nadirah McKenith scored on a coast-to-coast layup with 0.1 seconds left, lifting thi...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muay Thai comes to MSG
For the first time ever, Muay Thai was center stage at Madison Square Garden, as 28 fighters squared off in 14 different bouts on Friday, March 16. The event was hosted by TaKe On Productions. Many...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackbirds hang tough, but can't outlast Michigan St.
It won't be a Cinderella story for the Blackbirds after all. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team’s bid to become the first No. 16 seed to topple a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament came up short...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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For SJU women, three might be the magic number
For the third-straight season, the St. John’s women’s basketball team earned an At-Large bid to the NCAA Tournament as the Red Storm was picked to face Creighton as the No. 3 seed in the Fresno Reg...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Hills swimmers to compete at Junior Olympics
Local residents Joanna McNulty (pictured) and Erika Winkler qualified for the Metropolitan Swimming Junior Olympics to be held in West Nyack. They will be competing for their club team, Long Island...
Mar 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU-Brooklyn headed to NCAA tourney
Make the 'Dance' for second straight season
Mar 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local sports figures earn end-of-the-year accolades
Barnes Arico named Big East Coach of the Year St. John’s head coach Kim Barnes Arico has been named the 2012 Big East Coach of the Year. It is the second time in her tenure that Barnes Arico has ea...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar regular season comes to end for Storm
Stellar regular season for Storm comes to an end Now the focus is on the NCAA tournament. No. 13 St. John’s was defeated by No. 4 Connecticut 74-43 on Monday night in the Big East Tournament Semifi...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis Hall of Fame grows by five
Five outstanding former student-athletes were inducted into the St. Francis College Hall of Fame. The inductees include Ron Arnold (06’, Men’s Basketball), Shelia M. Pickard (79, Women’s Swimming),...
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Monmouth snaps LIU Brooklyn's win streak
All good things must come to an end. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team was dealt a 106-78 road loss by Monmouth in its final regular-season contest of the year, snapping an eight-game winning ...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's latest project as both producer and actress continues her exploration of religion and spirituality.
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Striking French labour union employees stand near a barricade to block the entrance of the depot of the SFDM company near the oil refinery of DongesBy Brian Love and Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) - France's hardline CGT union sought to choke off power and fuel supplies and hamper the public transport network on Thursday in a showdown with a government that flatly refused to withdraw a contested labour law reform. As tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets, workers responded to the union call by stopping work at oil refineries, nuclear power plants and the railways, as well as erecting road blocks and burning wooden pallets and tyres at key ports like Le Havre and near key distribution hubs. The standoff, which raises the spectre of disruption during the France-hosted European football tournament that opens on June 10, was condemned both by Socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls and the country's other big trade union, the CFDT.


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Crude oil drips from a valve at an oil well operated by Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA, in the oil rich Orinoco belt, near Morichal at the state of MonagasBy Karolin Schaps and Ron Bousso LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed above $50 a barrel on Thursday for the first time in nearly seven months as a global supply glut that plagued the market for nearly two years showed signs of easing. Oil prices have rallied in recent weeks after a string of outages, due mainly to wildfires in Canada and unrest in Nigeria and Libya, knocked out nearly 4 million barrels per day of production. Above $50 a barrel, oil was seen by many market players as breaching a psychological barrier that could lead producers, particularly among U.S. shale companies, to revive operations scrapped in recent years.


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