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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 46 46 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?
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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 | 54 54 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 | 99 99 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 | 109 109 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 | 207 207 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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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
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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,...
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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...
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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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Hopefully Sunday isn’t a sign of things to come for Harvey & Mets
Sunday’s Subway Series finale between the Mets and Yankees was exactly the sort of game Mets fans have been dreaming about for the last eight seasons. A packed house in September, Citi Field rockin...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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South African President Zuma poses for photographs with his three wives Khumalo, Ntuli and Mabhija after delivering his state-of-the-nation address in parliament in Cape TownSouth African President Jacob Zuma on Friday ordered a review of spending on cars for his four wives following a public outcry when the government said it cost 8.6 million rand ($554,000) to buy the vehicles over a three-year period. It was not immediately clear whether the purchase of further luxury cars, which currently include a Range Rover, a Land Rover and Audi sedans, would be cut back, but opposition parties said it was a political ploy ahead of local elections. Zuma's ruling African National Congress (ANC), which has backed him after numerous scandals, faces a tough battle at local polls on Aug. 3, with opponents blaming the president for the low economic growth.


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By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 4,200 Iraqis from Mosul fled to Syria in May, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday, adding it is gearing up for up to 50,000 people to leave the Islamic State-held city and cross the border. Driving the exodus appear to be reports that IS militants have stepped up executions of men and boys in Falluja since Iraqi government forces launched an offensive to re-take the city, where people are also dying of starvation, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said. The Iraqi army launched an offensive on Monday to dislodge the ultra-hardline Sunni militants from Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad.
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Russia said on Friday it had intensified air strikes against oil sites controlled by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, but criticized the United States for refusing to join in. Last Friday Russia proposed to the United States and its allies that they stage joint air strikes on Syrian rebels, including the militant Islamist Nusra Front, who are not observing a ceasefire, but Washington made clear it had little interest in the idea.
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