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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 | 18 18 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?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 | 99 99 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 | 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
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 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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Shamrocks, Royal Renovations pick up two victories
HEROES LEAGUE BASKETBALL
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can the Dark Knight rise again?
One of my favorite lines in “The Dark Knight” is right at the end of the movie in a heart-to-heart conversation between Batman and Commissioner Gordon. As Gotham City is once again saved by the Dar...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toussaint’s ‘royal’ finish to career at Christ the King
The average high school commute is somewhere around 30-35 minutes or so for students. The average work commute isn’t too far removed, about a 25-30 minute trip. Dominique Toussaint made a two-hour ...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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League Cup win for Shamrocks Women
Two superb first half goals assured the Shamrocks Women’s team a League Cup triumph on Sunday night at Pier 40, their 2-0 defeat of NYC Sirens sealing a truly memorable league and cup double in jus...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated Heroes Youth Basketball League Schedule May 23 - June 2, 2016
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May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBA Conference Finals: A Tale of Two Series
The conference finals are upon us in the NBA and thank goodness, because so far the NBA postseason has been a total bore. Aside from the series that was just played in the second round between the ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle over bullet lands Felder in ‘dream school’
Lincoln High combo guard headed to South Carolina
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Rocks clinch two trophies
It was a day of mixed emotions for the New York Shamrocks. Two trophies were clinched, but relegation from the top flight of the Cosmopolitan Soccer League for the first team made for a sour note o...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jelly Fam picks up two big wins in Heroes 17&U
17 & Under Jelly Fam 34 Flushing Express 31 Jelly Fam came back in the second half strong after scoring only five points in the first half. The high scorers for Jelly Fam were Guillermo Duany with ...
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Bullets outlast Dogs as 2016 Heroes BB kicks off
17 & Under MDV Bullets 45 Crazed Dogs 38 The high scorers for MDV Bullets were Jake Horward with 13 point and Altan Guventurk with nine points. The high scorers for Crazed Dogs were Nike M. with 12...
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Legends win big over Doxa
Shamrocks Legends recorded their biggest victory of the season, hitting Doxa for seven goals at St. Michael’s on Sunday. After the Legends went in front via an own goal, the floodgates opened. Ger ...
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Can Chapman spark a Yankees turnaround?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column preaching patience for the slow starts on behalf of both of the New York baseball squads. My patience was rewarded with the Mets, but you cannot say the same...
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Future bright for STJ golf
Freshmen trio Michael Conforti, Troy Evans and Seung Yub Baek capped off their rookie seasons with top-10 finishes in the Big East Men’s Golf Championship after strong final rounds at the Callawass...
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LIU, SFC highlights from NEC track & field championships
The 2016 Northeast Conferences outdoor track and field championships are history, and the local representatives put forth a number of bright spots in the weekend-long event. The LIU-Brooklyn Blackb...
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Shamrocks Women take home trophy, earn promotion
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A general view shows a damaged street with sandbags used as barriers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla districtBy John Davison BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters captured territory from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border on Friday and inched closer to a town on a supply route for foreign-backed insurgents fighting the jihadists, a monitoring group said. The rebels, who are supplied via Turkey, last month staged a major push against Islamic State, but the group counter-attacked and beat them back. The United States has identified the area north of Syria's former commercial hub Aleppo as a priority in the fight against the Islamic State group (IS).


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The Niger Delta Avengers militant group, which has mounted a bombing campaign against oil pipelines, on Friday threatened "something big" - but also wished Nigerian youngsters a Happy Children's Day. The Avengers say oil firms in the Delta are responsible for pollution and say the poor swampland region fails to reap any benefit from the wealth on which it sits. The militants, whose activities have hammered Nigeria's crude output, posted a warning on Twitter to the army and oil firms: "Watch out something big is about to happen and it will shock the whole world ".
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Muszafar Luyima, left, Issa Luyima, center, and Magundu Idris, right, are sentenced for their role in the 2010 bombings that killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final, at the High Court in Kampala, Uganda Friday, May 27, 2016. A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out the twin bombings in Kampala, while another convicted of being an accessory to terrorism was sentenced to a year of community service. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala.


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