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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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SJU softball headed to Big East tourney
Needing just one win to clinch a berth in the 2012 Big East Championship, the St. John’s softball team (22-30, 10-9) took a 3-2 victory on Sunday to sweep the three-game series against Rutgers (24-...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club boxing takes center stage in Woodhaven
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Old World Boxing/New Legends boxing showcased club boxing at it’s best at Cordon Bleu in Woodhaven this past weekend. The eight-fight card showcase undefeated fighters J...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope fencer headed to Olympics
This past weekend, the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team announced that among its chosen athletes will be Brooklyn’s Race Imboden. The 18-year-old Park Slope resident, who is a 2011 graduate of The Dwight ...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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100 days to go
With 100 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Citi Team USA Flag Tour made its fifth stop last week at Citi’s site in Long Island City, featuring a visit by U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones (...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnes Arico leaving St. John's for Michigan
On Friday, 10th-year coach Kim Barnes Arico announced her resignation as St. John’s women’s basketball coach. Barnes Arico informed her team and staff of her departure at an afternoon meeting. Asso...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rachel Lim headed to Roland Garros
Eleven-year-old Rachel Lim of Briarcliff Manor, New York, won the third-annual Longines “Future Tennis Aces – On the Road to the French Open” U.S. Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, April 14, at th...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's pitcher hurls back-to-back perfect games
Senior Alyson Chiaramonte tossed her second straight perfect game leading the St. Joseph's College softball team to a sweep of John Jay College, 6-0 and 13-9, on Sunday afternoon at Padavan-Preller...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perri takes over LIU Brooklyn men's basketball
Jack Perri will takes the reigns of the LIU Brooklyn men's basketball program after Jim Ferry left for the head coaching job at Duquesne. Perri becomes the 13th head coach of an LIU program that wi...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'Gem' of a race
Gemologist wins 2012 Wood Memorial
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets ease off-season woes with opening weekend
Photos: Michael O'Kane After a tumultuous off-season, Opening Day weekend for the New York Mets couldn't have gone any better. The Mets swept a three-game series with division rival Atlanta Braves ...
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther rallies twice
Martin Luther came back not once, but twice against Lawrence Woodmere with a three-run 5th and 6th inning to win 9-6 and start 2-0 in PSAA action. With bases loaded in the 5th inning, Eddie Mamut h...
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Golden Gloves come to an end
Christina Cruz earned her sixth-straight Golden Gloves championship last Thursday at Madison Square Garden, defeating Florina Novac in the 112-pound division after the fight was stopped in the seco...
Apr 02, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-M makes it a decade of dominance
The Tri-M Girls CYO Swim Team has now gone a decade as Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan Champions (2003–2012). This marks the tenth consecutive year TRI-M has reigned supreme. TRI-M, also known as the Merc...
Apr 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scared Heart takes tourney title
Sacred Heart's Bantam Boys team won the St. Thomas the Apostle basketball tournament, defeating St. Rose of Lima in the championship game by a score of 49-30. Prior to the tournament, Sacred Heart ...
Apr 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU bounced by Duke
Exit Sweet 16 after great season
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Korea's president Park Geun-hye receives flowers from Megan Makanga, a grade one pupil of Charm International School, as she arrives at State House in Entebbe, Uganda, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Uganda and South Korea have signed cooperation agreements that officials hope will lead to transfer of technology as Uganda tries to implement an ambitious industrialization program. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is cutting military ties with North Korea to comply with U.N. sanctions over North Korea's nuclear program, a Ugandan official said Monday following a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and South Korea's visiting president.


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By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Suspected al Shabaab militants shot and killed three village elders, including a Muslim cleric, in Kenya's coastal region on suspicion of helping security agencies fight the insurgents, police said on Monday. Village chairman Juma Mwanyota, religious leader Hassan Mwasanite and a member of local neighbourhood security group, Mohammed Manguze, were shot and killed separately on Sunday in Kwale county, south of Kenya’s port city Mombasa.
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Fallujah is expected to give Iraqi forces one of their toughest battles yet but the Islamic State group has appeared weakened in recent months and has been losing territory consistently over the past yearIraqi forces thrust into the city of Fallujah from three directions on Monday marking a new and perilous urban phase in the week-old operation to retake the jihadist bastion. The drive to recapture the first city to be lost from government control in 2014 came as fighting also raged in neighbouring Syria, leaving huge numbers of civilians exposed. Led by the elite counter-terrorism service (CTS), Iraq's best trained and most seasoned fighting unit, the forces pushed into Fallujah before dawn, commanders said.


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