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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 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?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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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St. Joe's College headed to NCAA tourney
Welcome to the dance! In the athletic department's first year as a full NCAA Division III member, the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) women's basketball team has received an invitation to compete i...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Great Catcher in a Non-Catcher Era
One thing that stands out among the talk about the great career of Gary Carter, who succumbed last week after a two-year fight against brain cancer, is the era for which he caught in the majors. Th...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther tops at tourney
Martin Luther girl's basketball team took top honors in the Lexington Tournament, defeating Legacy by a score of 51-36. The Lady Cougars struggled in the first half of the championship game, findin...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women stun #2 UConn on home court
Upset snaps a 99-game home winning streak
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men bounce back with two gritty wins
Those tough Big East matchups have apparently helped season the St. John's five-man freshman lineup, as the "Fresh Five" made it two straight wins, defeating UCLA at Madison Square Garden on Saturd...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inexperience shows in rough week for St. John's
It was a tough week for the St. John's men's basketball squad, as the young and inexperienced team lost two tough Big East matchups. Starting its five freshman "Fresh Five" lineup for the fifth tim...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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St John's women shock Rutgers on Knight's home court
Victory makes makes Barnes Arico all-time SJU wins leader
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn hands St. Francis two losses in one week
Junior Jamal Olasewere netted a career-high 32 points without missing a shot from the field and classmate Julian Boyd hit what would be the winning shot with 18 seconds left as the LIU Brooklyn men...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Molloy basketball games double as fundraiser
Sweep Fordham in triple-header
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syracuse too much for SJU to handle
Syracuse showed why it is the second-best team in the country at Madison Square Garden on Saturday afternoon, dominating a young and inexperienced St. John's squad. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was a...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats Down!
Giants make beating New England second-nature
Feb 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Heroes Basketball League Starts May
Heroes Basketball League Coaches Information Sheet 2012 Short Text Alert System: Text the word HEROES to #21321 for league info alerts Download a team roster sheet here. In order to have more compe...
Feb 03, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slow Storm
Sluggish start dooms SJU women vs. Irish
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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High School Track comes to MSG
The U.S. Open Track & Field, the first event in USA Track & Field's 2012 Visa Championship Series, was held at Madison Square Garden this past Saturday. The meet also featured four high school even...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's falls to Vaughn
Vaughn College outscored the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team 8-2 in the final three minutes to hand the Bears a 67-64 setback on Thursday night in a Hudson Valley Men’s Athlet...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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A heated national debate over access to bathrooms by transgender people is sweeping the United StatesEleven US states sued President Barack Obama's administration Wednesday to try to overturn federal guidelines demanding that public schools allow transgender students to access the bathroom of their choice. In a letter to public school districts and universities on May 13, the Justice and Education Departments laid out guidelines on creating a safe environment for transgender students, in accordance with existing laws on discrimination. In particular, the letter asks schools to allow transgender students access to bathrooms matching their gender identity -- rather than the sex on their birth certificate.


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Clarita Alia stands at her home while talking about her four sons which have died in execution-style killings in DavaoBy Andrew R.C. Marshall and Manuel Mogato DAVAO, Philippines (Reuters) - On May 14, five days after voters in the Philippines chose Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte as their next president, two masked gunmen cruised this southern city's suburbs on a motorbike, looking for their kill.     Gil Gabrillo, 47, a drug user, was returning from a cockfight when the gunmen approached. Then the motorbike roared off.     The murder made no headlines in Davao, where Duterte's loud approval for hundreds of execution-style killings of drug users and criminals over nearly two decades helped propel him to the highest office of a crime-weary land.     Human rights groups have documented at least 1,400 killings in Davao that they allege had been carried out by death squads since 1998.


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In this undated photo released by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Diata Crockett is seen. An 8-month-old boy is dead after a shooting in north St. Louis, and police are searching for the father, Crockett, who is the suspected gunman. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department via AP)ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis-area man accused of killing his 8-month-old son and sparking an intense manhunt surrendered to authorities Wednesday.


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