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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
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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 | 12 12 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 | 14 14 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 | 42 42 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 | 48 48 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 | 95 95 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 | 105 105 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 | 204 204 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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Hereos Basketball League 21 & Under Scores and Notes
Showtime 67 68 Cougars 61 Showtime beat 68 Cougars by a final score of 67 to 61. The high scorers for Showtime were Noah with 22 points and Luis with 15. The high scorers for 68 Cougars were TJ Cur...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ecuador dominates Chile at Citi Field
Before a crowd of close to 32,000 soccer aficionados and a huge Ecuadorian backing, Team Ecuador defeated Chile 3-0 at Citi Field last week. The rain was pouring and so were Team Ecuador’s goals, a...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes 21 Basketball League Schedule Aug 23 & 24
Heroes Basketball League schedule
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Heroes 21 & Under Division Scroes & Notes
Scores Compiled by Tyler Flannery August 2 & 3 Lazy Ballers 57 Team Takeover 47 Lazy Ballers beat Team Takeover by a final score of 57 to 47. The high scorers for Lazy Ballers were Khalid Penson wi...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olympic medalist welcomed back to Brooklyn
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, elected officials and hundreds of fellow swimmers welcomed Olympic Bronze Medalist and Fort Greene resident Lia Neal back to the...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn squad headed to roller derby championships
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg For a while in the second half of Saturday’s Gotham Girls Roller Derby league bout between the Brooklyn Bombshells and the Bronx Gridlock at the Abe Stark Arena in Coney...
Aug 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marron named to All-Big East Preseason Team
St. John’s women’s soccer junior Amy Marron was one of 12 named to the 2012 All-Big East Preseason Team. Marron is the first Red Storm player since Natasha Lee in 2005 to earn a spot on the confere...
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Heroes 21 Basketball League Schedule Aug 9, 10, 16, 17
Senior basketball league in Queens
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Santana makes rehab start in Brooklyn
Expected to rejoin Mets on Saturday
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Three SJU golfers headed to top tourneys
The St. John’s men’s and women’s golf teams will both be represented at the premier amateur golf championships in the country, as junior Harin Lee is competing in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Champions...
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Citi Field gets ready for Chile/Ecuador soccer match
Mets Executive Dave Howard was joined at Citi Field by Assemblyman Francisco Moya, General Consulate of Chile Julio Fiol, and Consulate of Ecuador Jorge Lopez to promote an upcoming soccer match be...
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Gotham All-Stars take down Pittsburgh
Roller derby action returns to Brooklyn
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21 & Under Division
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Machado is a Rocket
Queens native signs with Houston
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Martinez/Chavez weigh-in gets chippy
ANGLE OF THE WEEK
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A shadow of a man using his mobile phone is cast near Microsoft logo at the 2014 Computex exhibition in TaipeiBy Jussi Rosendahl and Tuomas Forsell HELSINKI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp announced more big cuts to its smartphone business on Wednesday, just two years after it bought handset maker Nokia in an ill-fated attempt to take on market leaders Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. In a move that clearly puts the stamp of two-year chief executive Satya Nadella on the U.S. company, Microsoft said it would shed up to 1,850 jobs, most of them in Finland, and write down $950 million from the business. It did not say how many employees currently work on smartphones in the group as a whole. Shares of Microsoft were trading around $52 late Wednesday, roughly flat with their $51.59 close Tuesday, but significantly up from $34.20 when Nadella became CEO in February 2014.


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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts after passing to Danny Woodhead for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game against the New York Giants, in Indianapolis. Brady will appeal his four-game suspension by the NFL, seeking a second hearing before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court. The decision by the New England Patriots quarterback was confirmed Monday, May 23, 2016, by NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots joined the latest "Deflategate" appeal to support Tom Brady on Wednesday, taking sides with their star quarterback in court for the first time in his fight against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.


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Chairman and chief executive of Alibaba Group Ma reacts during a session at the WEF in Dalian(Reuters) - U.S. regulators are investigating Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's accounting practices to determine whether they violated federal laws, the Chinese e-commerce company said, news that sent its shares down nearly 7 percent on Wednesday. Alibaba, a massive business selling to a growing middle class in the world's most populous country, said it was being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC focused on the accounting for logistics firm Cainiao Network, which Alibaba owns with several courier companies in China, as well as operating data from its Singles' Day, an annual sale that accounts for more than the combined sales of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping events in the United States, according to Alibaba's annual report filed on Tuesday.


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