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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 55 55 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 | 63 63 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 | 108 108 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 | 119 119 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 | 216 216 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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Frances Giangrande
Frances Giangrande passed away on Friday, January 08, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Wife of the late Carl Giangrande. Loving Mother of Steven Giangrande, Karen Aiello and Diane Cogliano and Mother...
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Theresa Kane
Theresa Kane passed away on Friday, January 08, 2016 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph Kane. Loving Mother of Anthony Kane, Marie Evangelista and Joseph Kane Jr. Cherished Grandmoth...
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Guido Omar Peralta
Guido Omar Peralta passed away on Monday, January 04, 2016 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of America Peralta. Loving Father of Jose Luis, Anaryllis, Kenny and Reynaldo. Cherished Grandfather of ...
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Grace L. Coffey
Grace L. Coffey passed away on Monday, January 04, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Patrick Coffey. Cherished Aunt. A private Cremation was held on Wednesday, January 06, 2016 at Fre...
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Marie Zito
Marie Zito passed away on Friday, January 08, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Ralph Zito. Loving Mother of Christine (Joseph) Cloutier, Antoinette (Carmelo) Casella, Marie (Angelo) ...
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Gaetana Prestigiacomo
Gaetana Prestigiacomo passed away on Friday, January 08, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of Charles Prestigiacomo. Loving Mother of Eric Prestigiacomo and Monique Bertuzzi and Mother-in-Law of ...
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Marie Caraccio
Marie Caraccio passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of Paul J. Caraccio. Loving Mother of Danielle Servider, Alicia Celis and Heather Caraccio and Mother-in-Law...
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Mary Ribaudo
Mary Ribaudo passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Ribaudo. Loving Mother of Carol Ribaudo and the late Esther Ribaudo. Mass of Christian Burial ...
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Jennette A. Markey
Jennette A. Markey passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Charles A. Markey. Loving Mother of Charles Markey, Jennette McWalters, Dorothy McAdams Hicke...
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Gloria Cudnik
Gloria Cudnik passed away on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at the age of 91. Formerly of Elmhurst, NY. Beloved Wife of the late Robert Cudnik. Loving Sister of Marilyn Sobel, Barbara Burgardt and th...
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Benjamin Terracciano
Benjamin Terracciano passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at the age of 100. Former Proprietor of Tony’s Barbershop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Beloved Husband of the late Mary Terracciano....
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Armond Caturano
Armond Caturano passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the age of 78. Beloved Husband of the late Norma Caturano. Loving Father of Debra Morley, Armand Caturano, Laura Morley and Neil Catura...
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Louis Gammarato
Louis Gammarato passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of the late Zakarou Gammarato. Loving Father of Louis Gammarato, Laura Hammond and the late Debra Murabi...
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Dannelda Pinto
Dannelda Pinto passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of the late Ivan Pinto. Dear Sister of Peggy McManus. Cherished Aunt. Private Cremation was held on Saturday...
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Sophie Falkl
Sophie Falkl passed away on Tuesday, December 08, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Falkl and Nicholas Yakiemchuk. Loving Mother of Michael (Vivian) Yakiemchuk, Margaret (Jose...
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Muslim pilgrims circle Islam's holiest shrine, the Kaaba, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Mecca, during the annual Hajj in 2015Iranians will not take part in this year's Mecca pilgrimage because of "obstacles" raised by Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, Iran's Culture Minister Ali Jannati said Sunday. In the latest dispute between the two regional rivals, "after two series of negotiations without any results because of obstacles raised by the Saudis, Iranian pilgrims will unfortunately not be able to take part in the hajj" pilgrimage, expected to take place this year in September, he said, quoted by state television. Saudi officials have said an Iranian delegation wrapped up a visit to the kingdom on Friday without reaching a final agreement on arrangements for hajj pilgrims from the Islamic republic.


2016-05-29 05:55:01 -0400

This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:45 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Two continuing to move northwest towards the North and South Carolina coastline as it is expected to slightly strengthen into a weak tropical storm before making landfall. Elsewhere, a weak frontal boundary is draped across northern portions of New England, with thunderstorms beginning to develop across New York and Pennsylvania. A broad amount of cloud cover is also observed over the Midwestern United States with a north-south oriented frontal boundary. (Weather Underground va AP)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Bonnie soaked the coasts of South Carolina, southeastern North Carolina and eastern Georgia, ruining the start of Memorial Day weekend even as it weakened while moving northward.


2016-05-29 05:49:07 -0400

Kurdish Peshmerga forces keep watch in a village east of MosulBy Isabel Coles HASSAN SHAMI, Iraq (Reuters) - Servicemen from the U.S.-led coalition are assisting Kurdish Peshmerga forces in a new offensive in Iraq that aims to retake a handful of villages from Islamic State east of their Mosul stronghold, a coalition spokesman said. Soldiers were seen loading armored vehicles outside the village of Hassan Shami, a few miles east of the frontline, a Reuters correspondent reported. "U.S. and coalition forces are conducting advise and assist operations to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces," U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, the spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad told Reuters, commenting on the ground deployment of coalition soldiers seen near the battle front.


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