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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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 | 42 42 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 | 46 46 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 | 73 73 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 | 81 81 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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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 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 | 137 137 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 | 230 230 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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Susan R. Marano
Susan R. Marano passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the age of 98. Beloved Sister of the late Antoinette Schramn, Nancy Marano, Charles Marano and Jean Marano. Loving Aunt of Charles Marano, ...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frances Esposito
Frances Esposito passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved Wife of Vincent Esposito. Loving Mother of Michael Esposito and Vincent Esposito and Mother-in-Law Michele and There...
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Jack V. Lintner
Jack V. Lintner passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Rose Litner. Loving Father of Michele Cacace and Anthony Lintner, Father-in-Law of Mario and Mic...
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Antonio Spensieri
Antonio Spensieri passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Amelia Spensieri and the late Sebastiana. Loving Father of Ben Spensieri and Vittoria Giordano and Father-...
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Denise Wedden
Denise Wedden passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the age of 62. Beloved Mother of Danielle Wedden. Loving Sister of Charles Leidner and the late James Leidner and Sister-in-Law of Patricia. Dea...
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Dorothy Rizzotti
Dorothy Rizzotti passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Patrick. Loving Mother of Michael Rizzotti and Patrick Rizzotti, and Mother-in-Law of Kathy and Barba...
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Anna M. Papa
Anna M. Papa passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the age of 103. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph R. Papa. Loving Mother of Barbara Young and Mother-in-Law of Fred. Cherished Grandmother of Fre...
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Joseph Laird
Joseph Laird passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved Husband of Iris Laird. Loving Father of Joseph Laird. Cherished Grandfather of Robert. Dear Brother of Helen Barbosa and ...
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Helen R. Wesolowski
Helen R. Wesolowski passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Mecislaus Wesolowski. Loving Mother of Robert Wesolowski, Richard Wesolowski and Michael Wesolowsk...
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Filomena W. Prokop
Filomena W. Prokop passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Marian Prokop. Loving Mother of Alice Malaczek, Barbara Soriano, Renata Kwiatkowski and Christop...
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Mieczyslaw Podhajecki
Mieczyslaw Podhajecki passed away on Saturday, May 07, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of the late Zofia Podhajecki. Loving Father of Lenny Podhajecki, Jerry Podhajecki & John Podhajecki and...
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Joseph Masciarelli
Joseph Masciarelli passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of Theresa Masciarelli and Thomas Masciarelli. Cherished Grandfather of Sophia. Funeral Services held at P...
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Joseph F. Kacher
Joseph F. Kacher passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Son of the late Kornel and Julia Kacher. Loving Brother of Frank Kacher and the late Agnes Havriluk and Margaret Mahon...
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Pauline Wolyniec
Pauline Wolyniec passed away on April 17th, at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Peter, Michael and Mark. Dear Sister of Sophie Russek and Sister-in-Law of Irene Kichinski. Funeral Mass at Hol...
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Olga Patrick
Olga Patrick passed away on April 17th, 2016 at the age of 92 years. Beloved Aunt of Irene Kossowsky, Mary Eliuk, Barbara Phillips, Raymond Urbanowicz and Gregory Phillipowicz. Funeral Service at S...
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China has the world's largest smoking population, with 28% of adults and half of its adult men estimated to regularly use cigarettesWielding an "inspector" badge, volunteer Liu Li follows his nose as he sniffs out violators of China's toughest-ever tobacco control law, enacted a year ago on Wednesday, as Beijing fights to keep its air smoke free. China has more smokers than any other country, but Liu's efforts partly explain the relative success of the capital's ban on smoking in public spaces. Liu, 33, moonlights as a leader of blue-vested volunteers who pursue violators and even extract letters of confession from smokers to be passed on to authorities.


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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, surrounded by fellow Republican lawmakers, speaks to reporters outside his office at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Springfield, Ill., as lawmakers press ahead on the last day of the spring legislative session. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois appears poised to enter a second year without a budget after lawmakers finished their legislative session without agreement on a spending plan, setting up a November electoral showdown while public schools and social service providers brace for an uncertain future.


2016-06-01 01:47:06 -0400

Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte was voted in on an anti-crime agenda, pledging to kill tens of thousands of criminalsPhilippine media groups expressed outrage Wednesday at president-elect Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite more murders. Duterte, who won this month's elections in a landslide, told reporters on Tuesday that there was justification for killing journalists who took bribes or engaged in other corrupt activities. "Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination, if you're a son of a bitch," Duterte said when asked how he would address the problem of media killings in the Philippines after a reporter was shot dead in Manila last week.


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