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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 43 43 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 | 51 51 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 | 97 97 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 | 107 107 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 | 205 205 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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Gloria Donaldson
Gloria Donaldson of Ridgewood NY passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 68. Devoted Mother of Karen M. Sweeney, Stacey E Cerniglia. Grandmother of Kristin, Cadence, Hanna. Graveside...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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James A. Bergendele
James A. Bergendele passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the age of 71. Beloved Father of Carol Bergendele. Loving Son of Helen Bergendele. Dear Friend to Many. Mass of Christian Burial was...
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Marie Angiolillo
Marie Angiolillo passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Angiolillo. Loving Mother of Lucy Cooper. Cherished Grandmother of Jeffrey. Dear Sister of ...
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John Fox
John Fox passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of Cheryl Fox. Loving Father of Jeanie Fox & Henry Schiller, Sandra & Robert Cocchi, Michael Fox, and John Jr. ...
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Giovanni M. Volpe
Giovanni M. Volpe passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of Marie Volpe. Loving Father of Angela Romano and Domenica Lisi, and Stepfather of Doretta Risolo and V...
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Lorraine Doak (nee Schramm)
Lorraine Doak (nee Schramm)passed away on November 1, 2015 .Beloved wife of Bill. Loving mother of Bill Jr. and Doug. Cherished grandmother of 3. Dear sister of Pauline & Fred. Memorial Contributio...
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Marie Angiolillo
Marie Angiolillo passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Angiolillo. Loving Mother of Lucy Cooper. Cherished Grandmother of Jeffrey. Dear Sister of ...
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Charles Mastandrea
Charles Mastandrea passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Grace Mastandrea. Loving Father of Tony Mastandrea and Carol Taiano, and Father-in-Law of Ca...
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Timothy Fuerst
Timothy Fuerst passed away on Sunday, November 01, 2015 at the age of 50. Beloved Son of Joan and the late Joseph Fuerst. Loving Brother of Donna & Andrew Czyz, Elizabeth & Rudolph Fristachi and th...
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Walter M. Kwiecinski
Walter M. Kwiecinski passed away on October 30, 2015 . Beloved husband of Leocadia (nee Kwiatkowski). Loving father of Veronica, Alice and Eugene. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Holy Cross...
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Monica Aleksey
Monica Aleksey passed away October 20th, 2015 at the age of 59 years. Beloved Sister of Edward, Stephen and Raymond Aleksey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Prayer Service at Kodis Funera...
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Timothy Fuerst
Timothy Fuerst passed away on Sunday, November 01, 2015 at the age of 50. Beloved Son of Joan and the late Joseph Fuerst. Loving Brother of Donna & Andrew Czyz, Elizabeth & Rudolph Fristachi and th...
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Charles Mastandrea
Charles Mastandrea passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Grace Mastandrea. Loving Father of Tony Mastandrea and Carol Taiano, and Father-in-Law of Ca...
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Ruth Kempisty
Ruth Kempisty Second Anniversary in Heaven September 24, 1918-October 29, 2013 You can only have one mother Patient kind and true: No other friend in all the world, Will be the same to you. When ot...
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Eleanor Taubenberger
Eleanor Taubenberger passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late George Taubenberger. Loving Mother of Eleanore L. Taubenberger. Private Cremation was held ...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, now-Education Secretary John King Jr. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. States would be able to decide how much significance to place on test scores, academic growth, and other measures of performance such as chronic absenteeism, under guidelines the Obama administration is proposing for new school accountability systems in guidelines being released May 26."These regulations give states the opportunity to work with all of their stakeholders, including parents, and educators to protect all students’ right to a high-quality education that prepares them for college and careers, including the most vulnerable students,” said King. “They also give educators room to reclaim for all of their students the joy and promise of a well-rounded educational experience.” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.


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State Department email report complicates Clinton's messageLAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message.


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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles yells from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Lamar in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate." Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.


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