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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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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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Mary M. Posavetz
Mary M. Posavetz passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony “Anton” Posavetz. Loving Mother of Richard & Susan Posavetz, Virginia & Jack McCarthy, an...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rose Guillen
Rose Guillen passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Antonio Guillen. Loving Mother of Athena Pineiro, Antonia Guillen and Diane Galetto. Cherished Grandmo...
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Mary E. George
Mary E. George passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Nicholas W. George. Devoted Daughter of the late Mary and John Ryan. Loving Sister of Margaret Pollic...
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Antonio Sanelli
Antonio Sanelli passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of the late Gloria Sanelli. Loving Father of Ralph Sanelli, Anthony Sanelli and Ann Marie Danza. Cherished Gr...
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Jonathan Schultz
Jonathan Schultz died on Sunday, April 10th, shortly after his 28th birthday. Born in Queens to Wayne Schultz and Norma Hernandez, he grew up playing sports and making friends in Middle Village. Pa...
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Raymond J. Healey
Raymond J. Healey passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the age of 65. Beloved Father of Melissa Marrero. Cherished Grandfather of Alexis and Brandon. Loving Brother of Eileen (Frank) Schmidt an...
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William R. Beck
William R. Beck passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Anita Beck. Loving Father of Janette & Mal Hogan, Patricia Beck, Susan Marie McAvey and William ...
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Lillian Toscani
Lillian Toscani passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Livio Toscani. Loving Mother of Jean Ludwig and Mother-in-Law of Richard. Cherished Grandmother of D...
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Josephine Como
Josephine Como passed away on Saturday, April 09, 2016 at the age of 54. Beloved Wife of Antonio Como. Loving Mother of Josephine Ingravallo, Melissa Boffa, Cristina Como and Annamarie Como and Mot...
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Tina Marie Ortiz
Tina Marie Ortiz passed away on Thursday, April 07, 2016 at the age of 40. Beloved Mother of Corey Ortiz. Cherished Daughter of Judy and Joe DeCuzzi. Loving Granddaughter of Mary Skillmore. Dear Si...
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Nelsa F. Santana
Nelsa F. Santana passed away on Friday, April 08, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late John R. Santana. Loving Mother of John Santana and Julie Loeffel and Mother-in-Law of Bernadette an...
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Richard E. Hanczyk
Richard E. Hanczyk passed away on Thursday, April 07, 2016 at the age of 62. Beloved Husband of Diane Hanczyk. Loving Father of Richard Hanczyk, Marianna Hanczyk, Christopher Hanczyk and Melissa Ha...
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Eleanor Sampogna
Eleanor Sampogna passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Vito Sampogna. Loving Mother of Joseph Sampogna and the late Vito Sampogna. Cherished Grandmother of Krist...
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Margaret LiVecchi
Margaret LiVecchi passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Mother of Lucy Fetter, Antoinette Cleary, Maria Johnson, Alberto LiVecchi, Christina Weigel, Daniela Quinn and Jea...
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Stanley M. Majkowski
Stanley M. Majkowski passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the age 58. Beloved Husband of Linda Majkowski. Loving Father of Jessica and Andrea Majkowski . Devoted Son of Katherine Majkowski. D...
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Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people. The advance is ...


2016-05-30 06:38:53 -0400

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, a Bahraini anti-government protester holds up an image of jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman demanding his freedom during a protest in Daih, Bahrain. A Bahraini appeals court has more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure who was part of the island nation's 2011 Arab Spring-inspired uprising (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini appeals court on Monday more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure in a ruling that his political bloc blasted as "unacceptable and provocative."


2016-05-30 06:34:57 -0400

The Wider Image: Trying to rebuild Afghanistan's shattered industryBy Mirwais Harooni and James Mackenzie JABAL SARAJ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - After a break of 20 years, Afghanistan's first cement factory is once more clanking noisily in the countryside near Kabul as crushed-up limestone rocks rattle along a battered conveyor belt to the newly restored kiln. "By selling our products and improving the factory's production, we can avoid having our young generation go abroad," said Amir Mohammad. "If there are job possibilities, they can stay with their families and look after their children." But the outdated state-owned plant 75 km (47 miles) outside Kabul also shows how far there is to go before that promise can be achieved and there are serious questions whether the plant has a viable future unless it is thoroughly modernized.


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