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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 15 15 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 | 18 18 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 | 46 46 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 | 54 54 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 | 99 99 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 | 109 109 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 | 207 207 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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Salvatore Cucchiara
Salvatore Cucchiara passed away on Thursday, March 03, 2016 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Catherine Cucchiara. Loving Brother of Luisa Costa, Vincenzo Cucchiara, Mary Badala, Joseph Cucchiar...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary Cullen
Mary Cullen passed away on Thursday, March 03, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Lawrence Cullen. Dear Sister-in-Law of Edward Cullen. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Ascensio...
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Catherine Chatterton
Catherine Chatterton passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of James J. Chatterton. Loving Mother of James Chatterton, David Chatterton and Steven Chatterton. Dea...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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John M. Paprociki
John M. Paprociki passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the age of 64 years. Beloved Husband of Krystyna and her children Kathy and Richard Matuszewski and grandchildren Veronica, Maximill...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raymond R. Augustin
Raymond R. Augustin passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Francesca Augustin. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 17...
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Margaret Mary Penn
Margaret Mary Penn passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 66. Beloved Wife of Victor A. Penn. Loving Mother of Michael & Juliette Penn. Cherished Nanna of Gabriella and Grace. Dear ...
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Lillian P. Wasukevich
Lillian P. Wasukevich passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of Nicholas Wasukevich. Loving Mother of Donna Kennedy. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and f...
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Joseph P. Succoso
Joseph P. Succoso passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Husband of the late Florence Succoso. Loving Father of Janet Wright(Brian), Marian Succoso and the late Grace S...
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Antoinette Sima
Antoinette Sima passed away on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Sima. Loving Mother of Al Sima and John Sima. Cherished Grandmother of Vincent and the la...
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Domenico DiColandrea
Domenico DiColandrea passed away on Thursday, February 04, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved Husband of the late Margherita DiColandrea. Loving Father of Maria Krasevic, Domenick DiColandrea and Antho...
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Michelle Brinez
Michelle Brinez passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of Marco A. Huerta. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday 13, 2016 10:00 AM Cremat...
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Joan Marciante
Joan Marciante passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved Wife of the late Pellegrino Marciante. Loving Mother of Michele Cinnamo, Michael Marciante and the late Maryann Ma...
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James A. Voketaitis
James A. Voketaitis passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 67. Beloved Sweetheart of Iris S. Gretano. Loving Brother of Eleanor Voket Kempin. Cherished Uncle of Michael and Jason. ...
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Ramon Perez
Ramon Perez passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Juana Perez. Loving Father of Jenny Sanchez, Margie Vargas, Raymond Perez, Evette Santana and Freddy Perez....
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Caroline Giffone
Caroline Giffone passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Peter Giffone. Loving Mother of Robert Giffone and Diane Stoehrer and Mother-in-Law of Kathy a...
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Union flags and the Big Ben clocktower cover notebooks are seen on sale in London, BritainBy Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Both sides in campaigning for Britain's European Union referendum should call an "amnesty" after making a string of misleading and bogus claims, a group of lawmakers said on Friday. Parliament's Treasury Committee also said the balance of evidence from its hearings on Britain's EU membership showed there would probably be a short-term economic cost from Brexit, echoing the views of most economists and the Bank of England. "The arms race of ever-more-lurid claims and counter-claims made by both the Leave and Remain sides is not just confusing the public," the committee's chairman Andrew Tyrie, said.


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By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - Five men were jailed for life in Uganda on Friday for their role in two al Shabaab bombings that killed 76 people among crowds watching the World Cup soccer final in July 2010. The attacks, at a popular restaurant and a sports field where fans had gathered to watch the Spain vs Netherlands final on large screens, showed the ability of the Islamist militant group to strike far beyond the borders of its native Somalia. It said the blasts were to avenge killings of Somalis by Ugandan troops, who were deployed to the Horn of Africa nation in 2007 as part of an African Union peacekeeping force to help defeat al Shabaab.
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2012 file photo, actor Michael Jace appears in Los Angeles. Closing arguments in Jace's murder trial are scheduled for Friday, May 27, 2016, with prosecutors advocating that "The Shield" actor be convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting his wife, April Jace, in May 2014. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys will present dueling portrayals of a TV actor charged with killing his wife, either as a calculating murderer or as a man so distraught over the impending end of his marriage that he opened fire in the heat of passion.


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