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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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Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
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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Muay Thai returns to Flushing
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Hard-hitting Muay Thai action returned to Flushing last Friday night, with a full card of fights featuring martial artists from some of New York City's top gyms, as well...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets to host 2013 All-Star Game
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg It might be a good thing the fences were shortened at Citi Field, otherwise the Home Run Derby contest in 2013 might have been a little boring. Major League Baseball Com...
May 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mark Valeski wins Peter Pan
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May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn wins 13th NEC softball title
Number two seed Quinnipiac struck first, but it was third seed LIU Brooklyn who walked away with the victory and their 13th NEC Softball Championship, posting a 10-5 victory over the Bobcats in Moo...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kacee Cox named Big East Softball Player of the Year
St. John’s softball senior catcher Kacee Cox was named the 2012 Big East Softball Player of the Year last week as part of the conference’s annual softball awards banquet. Cox, along with classmate ...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Levane, 92, a fixture on NYC basketball scene
Hardwood legend Andrew “Fuzzy” Levane, who starred at every level of New York City basketball from high school to college at St. John’s and later as a coach and scout for the New York Knicks, passe...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santana gets first win of the season
Mets take first two in Philly
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont jockey makes history, Boisterous takes Ft. Marcy
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SJU takes series over USF
The St. John’s baseball team took two out of three from University of Southern Florida, winning the rubber match with a walk-off hit on Sunday afternoon at Kaiser Field in Queens. The USF Bulls los...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gotham Girls Roller Derby returns to LIU
Roller Derby came to Brooklyn this past weekend at the Schwartz Athletic Center on the Long Island University campus. A full house watched as the Manhattan Mayhem defeated The Bronx Gridlock 156 to...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont opens for the 2012 season
Brilliant performances, tight finishes, large fields and a celebrity visit – or two – highlighted opening day at Belmont Park last week, hinting at even bigger things to come over the course of the...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets unveil new logo, colors
The Brooklyn Nets made its public debut Monday at Modell's on Flatbush Avenue, . showing off the new team logo and colors it will wear when it opens the Barclays Center next season. Nets center Bro...
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Bet on the derby right here in NYC
Belmont, Aqueduct to offer viewing, wagering
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Tartamella to take over top women's basketball job
Longtime SJU assistant coach will now be at the helm
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SJU softball headed to Big East tourney
Needing just one win to clinch a berth in the 2012 Big East Championship, the St. John’s softball team (22-30, 10-9) took a 3-2 victory on Sunday to sweep the three-game series against Rutgers (24-...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2014, file photo,Baylor University President Ken Starr, left, jokes with head football coach Art Briles, right, on the first day of NCAA college football practice in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire Briles and re-assign Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate." Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITWACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Baylor replacing its football coach and president as part of its response to a report examining how the university handled sexual assault complaints (all times local):


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Security forces clash with demonstrators during a protest called by labour unions and students against the labour and employment law reform on May 26, 2016 in BordeauxMasked youths clashed with police in Paris and striking workers blockaded refineries and disrupted nuclear power stations on Thursday as an escalating wave of industrial action against labour reforms rocked France. Police fired tear gas at around 100 protesters who broke away from a march through the capital to smash windows of shops and parked cars, an AFP reporter said, in the latest outburst of anger at the controversial legislation. With just two weeks to go before France hosts the Euro 2016 football championship, union activists blocked roads and bridges, and train drivers and air traffic controllers staged walkouts.


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Filmmaker Steven Spielberg adjusts his hat while sitting for a photograph before Harvard University commencement exercises, Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is scheduled to deliver the commencement speech at Harvard University.


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