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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
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?
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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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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...
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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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Police officers guard in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome at Peace Memorial Park in HiroshimaBy Minami Funakoshi HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Barack Obama on Friday becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, a gesture Washington and Tokyo hope will showcase their alliance and breathe life into stalled efforts to abolish nuclear arms. The two governments hope Obama's tour of Hiroshima, where an atomic bomb dropped on Aug. 6, 1945, killed thousands instantly and some 140,000 by the year's end, will highlight a new level of reconciliation and tighter ties between the former enemies. Aides say Obama's main objective in Hiroshima, where he will lay a wreath at a peace memorial, is to showcase his nuclear disarmament agenda.


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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.


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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.


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