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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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Martinez/Chavez weigh-in gets chippy
ANGLE OF THE WEEK
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer returning to Citi Field
The New York Mets announced last week that the Ecuadorian national soccer team will return to Citi Field to play its South American rival Chile on Wednesday, August 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jammers sweep Cyclones
The Brooklyn Cyclones lost again on Monday, July 9, as the Jamestown Jammers completed a sweep at MCU Park. In the 5-2 loss, it was the Cyclone bullpen that proved to be shaky. Hansel Robels, the C...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Championship Results
The Heroes Basketball League held their annual championship games at Monsignor McClancy High School last Tuesday, July 3. Here are the results: League Presented by POWERADE Sponsored by Arby's & We...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Slam lifts Cyclones
Grand Slam Win For The Cyclones The Cyclones started putting in work early on Saturday night, scoring two runs in the first inning. After a sharp line out by Juan Gamboa to lead off the inning, Dim...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Scores & Notes
Arby's 20 Mt. Carmel 14 In the 21 & Under Boy’s Division, Arby’s beat Mt. Carmel by a final score of 20 to 14 rain-shortened game. The high scorers for Arby’s were Eric Rios with 5 points and Brand...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tranquility nips Dragons in Heroes title game
A technical foul and a steal in the last 30 seconds of regulation allowed Tranquility to force overtime in a Heroes League championship game Thursday night. Tranquility, who trailed by as many as 1...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball 21 & Under Schedule: August 9 - 17
Games played through August Thursday & Friday nights at Crowley Park
Jun 10, 2012 | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inaugural McCarren 5K benefits a good cause
Close to 200 people participated in the first-ever McCarren Park 5K Fun Run/Walk this past Saturday morning. Hosted by St. Nick's Alliance, School Settlement Association, and NYC Runs. The event be...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Heroes Basketball League Scores
5/28/2012-6/1/2012
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Brooklyn's Ali gets knockout in the eighth to take WBA title
Sadam Ali remained perfect as he thrilled a packed house at Brooklyn’s Aviator Sports Complex when he took out Franklin Gonzalez in the eighth round of the Welterweight contest. Ali thrilled fans w...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS takes PSAA Division II championship
Behind Kevin Schick's complete game performance, in which he struck out 11 batters and carried a no-hitter through 6 2/3 innings, Martin Luther won the PSAA championship at MCU Park in Brooklyn las...
May 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Triple threat
I'll Have Another will go for Triple Crown at Belmont
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Heroes League Scores & Notes
Week 5/21-5/25
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Trickmeister takes Vanlandingham
AT THE TRACK
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24Iraqi 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. The advance is ...


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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, a Bahraini anti-government protester holds up an image of jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman demanding his freedom during a protest in Daih, Bahrain. A Bahraini appeals court has more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure who was part of the island nation's 2011 Arab Spring-inspired uprising (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini appeals court on Monday more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure in a ruling that his political bloc blasted as "unacceptable and provocative."


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The Wider Image: Trying to rebuild Afghanistan's shattered industryBy Mirwais Harooni and James Mackenzie JABAL SARAJ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - After a break of 20 years, Afghanistan's first cement factory is once more clanking noisily in the countryside near Kabul as crushed-up limestone rocks rattle along a battered conveyor belt to the newly restored kiln. "By selling our products and improving the factory's production, we can avoid having our young generation go abroad," said Amir Mohammad. "If there are job possibilities, they can stay with their families and look after their children." But the outdated state-owned plant 75 km (47 miles) outside Kabul also shows how far there is to go before that promise can be achieved and there are serious questions whether the plant has a viable future unless it is thoroughly modernized.


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