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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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
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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 | 16 16 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 | 45 45 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?
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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
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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 | 108 108 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 | 206 206 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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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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Eleanor D. Lanigan
Eleanor D. Lanigan passed away on Thursday, July 09, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of Edward Lanigan. Loving Mother of Kathleen Cardillo, Susan Weeks, Mary Ellen Michel, Patti Fabio, Richard ...
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Thomas A. Ripley
Thomas A. Ripley of Manhasset died peacefully at home on July 2, 2015. Beloved husband of Lorraine, loving father of Kim and Lynn. Cherished grandfather of Thomas, Karyn, Mary, Lauren, Kayley and J...
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Maria Barbulescu
Maria Barbulescu passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015 at the age of 68. Beloved Mother of Simona Barbulescu and Daniela Rea. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday July 3, 20...
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Vito N. Montano
Vito N. Montano passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Aldina Montano. Loving Father of Ronald Montano and Diane Montano. Dear Brother of Anthony Montano. Mr. Mon...
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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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Muriel B. Linskey
Muriel B. Linskey passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph A. Linskey. Loving Mother of Dennis M. Linskey and the late Carol Linskey and Mother-in-Law ...
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Mary C. Zajac
Mary C. Zajac passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 64. Beloved Wife of Wladyslaw Zajac. Loving Mother of Gerald Zajac and Karen Ruth. Cherished Grandmother of Kiera and Riley. Funeral...
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Mary Bonsignore
Mary Bonsignore passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Sister of the late Virginia, Anthony, Ignazio and Frank. Cherished Aunt and Great-Aunt. Mass of Christian Burial wa...
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Maria Boviero
Maria Boviero passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Boviero. Loving Mother of Louis Boviero, Clarie T. Boviero and the late Ersilia Boviero. Cheri...
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Iwona Buko
Iwona Buko passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the age of 56. Beloved Wife of Miroslaw E. Buko. Loving Mother of Michael, Gabriela, Maciej and the late Maxim. Also survived by many close frie...
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Doris Marin
Doris Marin passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the age of 75. Dear Wife of Gabriel Marin. Loving Mother of Peggy Marin-Smith and Soleya Chauca and Mother-in-Law of Ricardo and Luis. Cherish...
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Joan Grodzki
Joan Grodzki passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph E. Grodzki. Loving Mother of Diane (Bobby) Smith, Joseph (Susan) Grodzki, Lillian (Steve) Chajkew...
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Irene Kostrzewski
Irene Kostrzewski passed away on Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Chester Kostrzewski. Loving Mother of Zbigniew Kostrzewski and Janet Lancos, and Mother-in-Law of ...
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Adua Falco
Adua Falco passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Giovanni Falco. Loving Mother of Concetta & Stefano DeSena, Joseph & Linda Falco, Lucia Sardana, Michael ...
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This combo shows black and white portraits taken on May 25 and 26, 2016 of survivors of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, (top L to R) Keiko Ogura, Park Nam-Joo, Sunao Tsuboi, and (bottom row L to R) Shigeaki Mori, Misako Katani and Emiko Okada in HiroshimaThe first thing people noticed was an "intense ball of fire" according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The atomic bomb had a yield of 15 kilotonnes, equal to 15,000 tonnes of TNT, yet was 3,300 times less powerful than the biggest hydrogen bomb tested by the Soviet Union in 1961. ICRC experts say there were cases of temporary or permanent blindness due to the intense flash of light, and subsequent related damage such as cataracts.


2016-05-26 22:25:31 -0400

In this photo taken Wednesday, May, 25, 2016, Baylor President Ken Starr leaves a terminal at Waco airport in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire football coach Art Briles and re-assign 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. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP) MANDATORY CREDITAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.


2016-05-26 22:08:56 -0400

In recent weeks, Pyongyang has been urging Seoul to accept leader Kim Jong-Un's proposal for military talks aimed at easing cross-border tensionsA South Korean naval vessel fired warning shots Friday after a North Korean patrol boat and fishing boat crossed the countries' disputed maritime border, Seoul's defence ministry said. The incident coincided with a prolonged push by North Korea for talks to reduce military tensions that escalated sharply after Pyongyang conducted its fourth nuclear test in January. The two North Korean vessels crossed the Yellow Sea border around 7:30am (2230 GMT Thursday) but swiftly retreated after a South Korean navy patrol boat fired five warning shots, a ministry official said.


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