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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 69 69 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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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 | 222 222 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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Regina I. Bologna
Regina I. Bologna passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Vincent Bologna. Loving Mother of Jerry Bologna and Mother-in-Law of Dolores. Che...
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Kazimierz Kreft
Kazimierz Kreft passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the age of 75. He was the beloved Husband of Laura E. Kreft. Loving Father of Carla Kreft, Laura H. Kreft, Paul Kreft and Howard Kreft....
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William Sullivan
William Sullivan passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the age of 76. He was the beloved Father of Kim Tirado and Pamela Sullivan and Father-in-Law of Ben. Cherished Grandfather of Matthew ...
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Arthur DiZinno
Arthur DiZinno passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the age of 60. He was the beloved Brother of Valerie Kelly and Helen Belsky. Cremation Service was held on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at ...
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Giuseppa Strocchia
Giuseppa Strocchia passed away on Tuesday, January 03, 2012 at the age of 90. She was the beloved Wife of the late Aniello. Loving Mother of Franco, Vittorio, Joseph, Antonio, Lucia and the late Pa...
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Luis Cortez
Luis Cortez passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011 at the age of 64. He was the beloved Husband of Gloria Herrera. Loving Father of Jocelyn, Hally and Luigi. Cherished Son of Claudina. Dear Broth...
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Paul Cattan
Paul Cattan passed away on Monday, January 02, 2012 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Theresa Cattan. Loving Father of Simon Cattan and Paul Cattan and Father-in-Law of Amira and Rosa...
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Elizabeth Carrano
Elizabeth Carrano passed away on Monday January 09, 2012 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Mother of Jeanette Damaduk and Liz Wilson and Mother-in-Law of John and Dan, Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Wolfgang Schlichtter
Wolfgang Schlichtter retired owner of Schlichtter Electric for 30 years passed away on January 7, 2012 at the age of 68 years. He was the beloved husband of Paula. Devoted Father of Robert. Dear Br...
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Joseph P. Nelson
Joseph P. Nelson passed away on January 4th, 2012 at the age of 72 years. Beloved Father of Diane Washburn. Dear Brother of Patricia Gibe, Kathy Finkbein and Tom Nelson. Cherished Grandfather of Le...
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Henry Herling
Henry Herling passed away on December 27, 2011 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Dorothy (nee Evans). Loving Father of Carole (Robert) Pesiri, James Herling & Jack (Patricia) Herling. Cherished ...
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Maria P. DeRossi
Maria P. DeRossi passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Mario. Loving Mother of Filomena Cooper and Vincent DeRossi. Cherished Grandmother o...
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Rosina Costanzo
Rosina Costanzo passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2011 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Antonio. Loving Mother of Dominica Mazer and the late Yolanda Costanzo. Mass of Chr...
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Roger Dunphy
Roger Dunphy passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Kathleen. Loving Father of Roger Dunphy, Kay Dunphy, Chris Dunphy and Kim McGlynn and Father-...
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Sabino “Sam” J. Speranza
Sabino “Sam” J. Speranza passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the age of 77. He was the beloved Husband of Helen. Loving Father of Daniel (Kimberly) and Joann (Chuck). Cherished Grandfathe...
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An Iraqi Shi'ite fighter fires artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants near FallujaBy Maher Nazeh and Saif Hameed SOUTHERN OUTSKIRTS OF FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqi army stormed to the southern edge of Falluja under U.S. air support on Monday and captured a police station inside the city limits, launching a direct assault to retake one of the main strongholds of Islamic State militants. A Reuters TV crew about a mile (about 1.5 km) from the city's edge said explosions and gunfire were ripping through Naimiya, a largely rural district of Falluja on its southern outskirts. An elite military unit, the Rapid Response Team, seized the district's police station at midday, state TV reported.


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In this Monday, May 16, 2016 photo, some graffiti left by hobos are seen under the bridge in Los Angeles. The writings and drawings, some dating to 1914, were written with utensils like grease pencils or etched into the concrete under a 103-year-old bridge spanning the Los Angeles River. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses.


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A child touches the head of a gorilla statue where flowers have been placed outside the Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Cincinnati. On Saturday, a special zoo response team shot and killed Harambe, a 17-year-old gorilla, that grabbed and dragged a 4-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat. Authorities said the boy is expected to recover. He was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)CINCINNATI (AP) — Animal rights activists plan a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo response team concluded his life was in danger.


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