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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 58 58 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 | 60 60 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 | 66 66 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 | 111 111 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 | 122 122 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 | 219 219 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 Women take home trophy, earn promotion
SOCCER
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC players prove ‘The Hype’ makes a difference
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
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2016 Draft Brings Uncertainty for Jets & Giants
Regardless of what any draft expert may tell you, there’s always going to be a sense of mystery when it comes to forecasting the NFL Draft. You are entering the world of unknown for a lot of colleg...
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St. Joe’s clinches playoff berth
COLLEGE BASEBALL
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St. Francis-bound Ford has history on his mind
Another one of the city’s top ballplayers are staying home. Six-foot-one combo guard Gianni Ford officially committed to St. Francis-Brooklyn last Friday at Boys and Girls High School, where he’s b...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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The NY Hockey Bizzaro World
I’ve been a talk radio host at WFAN for almost five years. In those five years, there’s been one team that has been more consistent than any other in this town: the New York Rangers. It has become ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Women up five with two games to go
Men fall 2-1 in Saturday night’s Irish Derby
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Kim finishes 2nd in Big East
Senior Anna Kim jumped one spot on Sunday to close out an impressive Big East career with a second place finish at the Big EastWomen’s Golf Championship at the Callawassie Island Golf Club in South...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flying high: Flushing swim team on a remarkable streak
The Queens YMCA Flushing Flyers have put together the best dynasty you’ve probably never heard of. Not three, not five, not ten, not even twenty; how about 30 consecutive state swimming championshi...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relax NY Fans, the Baseball Season is a Marathon Not a Sprint
Almost two weeks into this Major League Baseball season, I’ve heard the anxiety of both Yankees and Mets fans alike after each team’s sluggish start to 2016. I’m well aware that 4-6 right out of th...
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Rocks suffer tough 3-0 loss
Women, Over 30s one step closer to league title
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College hopefuls shine at Unsigned Hype Showcase
It’s April, which means the most nerve-wracking saga for many high school basketball players across the nation is here: decision time. With the final signing period re-launching on Wednesday, April...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perfect day for the Rocks
The Over 30s moved on to the final four of the State Cup after a hard fought 1-0 win at Dinamo in Randalls Island. A dramatic winner from Paddy Geraghty with about two minutes to go sealed a May sh...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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No exaggeration, the greatest National Championship game ever!
Sports have this amazing quality to allow us to live in the moment. Sometimes, it’s an irrational feeling. “He’s the best pitcher I’ve ever seen.” “He’s the best quarterback I’ve ever seen.” I’ll f...
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Martin Luther honors its top winter athletes
Martin Luther School in Maspeth recently honored some of its student athletes at the annual Winter Athletic Awards assembly Special awards were presented to the following student athletes: • Varsit...
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Malaysian transgender woman Nisha Ayub was arrested in 2000 by the feared state religious enforcers who swoop on Muslims suspected of "un-Islamic" behaviourNisha Ayub has endured virtually everything thrown at Muslim-majority Malaysia's repressed transgender community: contempt, violence, arrest and sexual assault in a prison where she was sent to become a "real man". "The way they treat you is like you don't have any rights, you don't have any dignity," said Nisha, 37, dressed in the flowing skirt and long-sleeve shirt favoured by Malaysian Muslim women. A Muslim, Nisha's first overt gender-identity expression came at age nine in a costume contest at her straight-laced boy's school -- she dressed as a ballerina.


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Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba begins his translatlantic kayak adventure from New York to Lisbon on May 29, 2016 in New YorkA Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September. Aleksander Doba paddled off from the tip of Manhattan after doing interviews and posing for selfies with a crowd of some 100 onlookers. A star at home, Doba gained global attention when he was named a National Geographic adventurer of the year in 2015.


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Kyodo handout photo of Japanese journalist Jumpei YasudaThe Japanese government said on Monday it was doing all it could to secure the release of a Japanese journalist being held hostage by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, after an apparent photograph of the man was posted on the internet. This is my last chance," said the sign, written in shaky characters and signed "Jumpei Yasuda." Yasuda's plight came to attention in March, when a video surfaced showing him reading a message to his country and his family. Japanese media said he was capture by a group called Nusra Front after entering Syria from Turkey last June.


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