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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 63 63 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 | 69 69 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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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 | 222 222 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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Pretty N Cool makes the cross-country trip worth it
AT THE TRACK
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Rugby Men Defeat Rival Rockaway and Move into First Place
Following the team’s 31-0 shutout victory over Suffolk last week, the Brooklyn Rugby men came away with their biggest win of the season on Saturday with a 36-14 victory over rival Rockaway Rugby Cl...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite controversy, I’ve got no beef with Utley
As expected, the Mets first postseason appearance in nine years has a fan base revitalized. The start of the NLDS has brought a passion amongst Mets fans that I haven’t seen going back to that 2006...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Women pick up big win
Men lose first of the season
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College, Rowland earn preseason honors
The Queens College women's basketball team and junior forward Madison Rowland were recognized by the Women's Division II Bulletin. The Knights earned a ranking of 11th in the WDIIB Preseason Top 25...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islanders drop puck on Brooklyn era
After dropping the first two of a home-and-home series with the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, the New York Islanders earned the first win of the Brooklyn era against the Winnipe...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berkeley men pick up their rings
The Berkeley College Men’s Basketball team shows off its championship rings at a ring ceremony on October 2. The Knights captured the college’s first-ever United States Collegiate Athletic Associat...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Messi returns to Belmont, earns first stakes win
Rallying from last with a thrilling drive in the stretch, Gestut Brummerhof’s Messi earned his first career graded stakes victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Knickerbocker on Saturday at Belmont Park....
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uneven weekend for Rocks
It was a historic day for the Shamrocks Legends, who recorded their first win of the season at St Michaels in Woodside on Sunday morning. Two goals from Ger Shivnan and a great strike by Eddie Gilm...
Oct 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regardless of September Skids, 2015 a Success for Mets & Yanks
As the 2015 postseason is about to get underway, clearly the Yankees and Mets are not playing their best baseball heading into the month of October. The Yankees backed into home field advantage in ...
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Tonalist eats up the slop, dominates in Jockey Gold
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Brooklyn Rugby Men and Women Suffer Week 3 Losses
Brooklyn Rugby fell on both the men’s and women’s sides this past weekend, Week 3 of the Empire GU schedule. The men lost to New York Rugby Club (NYC) at home while the women fell to Providence Rug...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite Hot Start, QB Will Hold Gang Green Back
After three games, I think most Jets fans would be very satisfied with the fact that their football team is off to a 2-1 start. To put things in perspective, the Jets won only four games last year,...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks pick up five wins
Chris Uy scored an impressive brace before half-time to lift Kevin Grogan’s Shamrocks to a 4-0 win over United FC at St. Michaels on Sunday. His first was a half-volley from just beyond the penalty...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Rugby tops Knights, Women fall to Hartford
In week 2 of the 2015 season, the Brooklyn Rugby men faced off against the Gotham Knights (NYC), coming away with a hard fought 39-15 victory, while the women hosted a strong Hartford (CT) team, fa...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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This February, 2016 photo released Monday, May 30, 2016 by ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies shows mature stag-horn coral bleached at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef off the eastern coast of northern Australia. The reef studies center released the results of its survey of the 2,300-kilometer (1,430-mile) reef off Australia's east coast on Monday. The scientists found that about 35 percent of the coral in the northern and central sections of the reef are dead or dying. Some parts of the reef had lost more than half of the coral to bleaching. (David Bellwood/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies via AP) MANDATORY CREDITSYDNEY (AP) — Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists said on Monday.


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Armed men in uniform identified by Syrian Democratic forces as US special operations forces ride in the back of a pickup truck in the northern Syrian province of Raqa on May 25, 2016Turkey is offering to "join forces" with Washington for a special operation inside Syria on condition it doesn't include a Syrian Kurdish militia blacklisted by Ankara but seen as an ally by the US, the foreign minister said. Washington's support of Kurdish fighters in Syria in the fight against Islamic State jihadists has angered Ankara, especially after AFP pictures last week revealed US commandos sporting patches of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) detested by Turkey. "If we join forces, they (the US) have their own special forces and we have our special forces," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a small group of journalists in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya.


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This image made from Associated Press video shows, smoke billowing through the air during an offensive by Iraqi military forces into Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants in Iraq, Monday, May 30, 2016. A wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group targeted commercial areas in and around Baghdad on Monday, killing more than 20 people in attacks that came as Iraqi troops poised to recapture Fallujah, a city held by the extremists group west of Iraq's capital. An Iraqi special forces commander says Iraqi forces have started pushing into Fallujah as part of the ongoing operation to oust Islamic State militants from this city west of Baghdad. (AP Video via AP)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people.


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