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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 70 70 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 | 72 72 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 | 78 78 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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May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 124 124 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 | 134 134 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 | 228 228 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. John's Prep girls take two titles
The St. John’s Prep (8-2-1) Red Storm won the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Class A girls soccer regular-season title and took home the diocesan crown with a 3-1 win over St. Edmund last Thursday night at ...
Nov 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU volleyball on a roll
With three players recording double-doubles, the Long Island University volleyball team survived a scare to defeat Saint Francis (PA). The victory extended the Blackbirds’ winning streak to six; Lo...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lots of tricks for Halloween
To kick off Halloween weekend in style, 32 BMX bikers donned costumes and showed off their best moves for over 500 fans at the Red Bull Trick or Treat contest in Greenpoint's Newtown Barge Park Fri...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goals with goal of saving Willets Point
Photos: Michael O'Kane Workers at Willets Point squared off in a soccer tournament this past weekend as part of the Willets Point Festival. Twenty-one car workshops and garages were represented in ...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets end season with a win over the Reds
And with that, another season comes to and end for the New York Mets without a trip to the playoffs. The Mets ended their 2011 season last Wednesday with an afternoon game against the Cincinnati Re...
Oct 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's basketball recruits ruled ineligible
St. John's University's much-heralded freshman recruiting class – it was ranked the third best in the nation – just took a major hit. St. John’s University head coach Steve Lavin announced Thursday...
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syracuse and Pitt leave the Big East
The Big East just got a little bit smaller. Syracuse and Pittsburgh, two major programs in the Big East, both moved to the Atlantic Coast Conference last week, moving college sports to the drastic ...
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Tennis Academy Gets World-Class Direction
This week, The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills announced that former top five player in the world, Gene Mayer, would begin overseeing the development of The Kew-Forest Tennis Academy, which is he...
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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In the Stands at the U.S. Open
Celebrities take in some championship tennis
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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DUMBO Fight Night returns
Gleason's bests NYPD boxers
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U.S. Open comes to a close
Djokovic, Stosur take top honors
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roddick upsets Ferrer to advance to semis
U.S. OPEN COVERAGE
Sep 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another U.S. Open Rain Delay?
To tide you over, here's some great photos from last week's action shot by the award-winning photographer Michael O'Kane. Find Tickets
Sep 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Open matches set to continue today
The U.S. Open is tentatively scheduled to resume play today despite an intermittent drizzle, with all three remaining American men - Andy Roddick, Andy Murray, and John Isner - scheduled to play. I...
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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DUMBO Fight Night returns
DUMBO Fight Night is back for its fifth consecutive year, this time matching local amateur fighters against those who usually are breaking up brawls around the city: the New York City Police Depart...
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The head of the independence movement in the Western Sahara, Mohamed Abdelaziz, died on Tuesday after a long illness, the Polisario Front said in a statement. He was in his late 60s.
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A pumpjack drills for oil in the Monterey ShaleBy Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday, heading for the fourth straight monthly gain, with investors betting on higher U.S. fuel demand as peak driving season arrived in the No. 1 oil consumer. Data from market intelligence firm Genscape showed a drawdown of 686,700 barrels at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery point for U.S. crude futures in the week to May 27, traders said, a report that provided further support to oil. Strong U.S. consumer spending data also supported oil prices, despite concerns that a robust economy could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates soon.


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Barcelona's Lionel Messi is a five-time World Player of the Year who has also won more than 100 caps for ArgentinaThe trial of Argentina star Lionel Messi on tax fraud charges opened Tuesday in Spain in his absence just days before Argentina's first match in the Copa America against Chile. Messi, 28, and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, are accused of using a chain of fake companies in Belize and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes on 4.16 million euros ($4.7 million) of Messi's income earned through the sale of his image rights from 2007-09. The Barcelona court hearing the case adjourned the trial at around noon local time (1000 GMT) after considering preliminary legal questions because of the absence of witnesses who had been due to appear, including Messi's mother Celia Cuccitini.


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