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Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
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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
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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
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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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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...

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Denise Wedden
Denise Wedden passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the age of 62. Beloved Mother of Danielle Wedden. Loving Sister of Charles Leidner and the late James Leidner and Sister-in-Law of Patricia. Dea...
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Dorothy Rizzotti
Dorothy Rizzotti passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Patrick. Loving Mother of Michael Rizzotti and Patrick Rizzotti, and Mother-in-Law of Kathy and Barba...
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Anna M. Papa
Anna M. Papa passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the age of 103. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph R. Papa. Loving Mother of Barbara Young and Mother-in-Law of Fred. Cherished Grandmother of Fre...
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Joseph Laird
Joseph Laird passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved Husband of Iris Laird. Loving Father of Joseph Laird. Cherished Grandfather of Robert. Dear Brother of Helen Barbosa and ...
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Helen R. Wesolowski
Helen R. Wesolowski passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Mecislaus Wesolowski. Loving Mother of Robert Wesolowski, Richard Wesolowski and Michael Wesolowsk...
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Filomena W. Prokop
Filomena W. Prokop passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Marian Prokop. Loving Mother of Alice Malaczek, Barbara Soriano, Renata Kwiatkowski and Christop...
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Mieczyslaw Podhajecki
Mieczyslaw Podhajecki passed away on Saturday, May 07, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of the late Zofia Podhajecki. Loving Father of Lenny Podhajecki, Jerry Podhajecki & John Podhajecki and...
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Joseph Masciarelli
Joseph Masciarelli passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of Theresa Masciarelli and Thomas Masciarelli. Cherished Grandfather of Sophia. Funeral Services held at P...
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Joseph F. Kacher
Joseph F. Kacher passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Son of the late Kornel and Julia Kacher. Loving Brother of Frank Kacher and the late Agnes Havriluk and Margaret Mahon...
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Pauline Wolyniec
Pauline Wolyniec passed away on April 17th, at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Peter, Michael and Mark. Dear Sister of Sophie Russek and Sister-in-Law of Irene Kichinski. Funeral Mass at Hol...
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Olga Patrick
Olga Patrick passed away on April 17th, 2016 at the age of 92 years. Beloved Aunt of Irene Kossowsky, Mary Eliuk, Barbara Phillips, Raymond Urbanowicz and Gregory Phillipowicz. Funeral Service at S...
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Mary Kwiatkowski
Mary Kwiatkowski, age 87, born in Brooklyn, NY and residing in Lawrenceville, NJ passed away on April 22nd, 2016. She was a long-time resident of Maspeth before moving to Lawrenceville in 2008. Mar...
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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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In this photo taken Thursday, May 12, 2016, Steve Noe, Martin County mosquito specialist, explains the use of the Mosquito Magnetic Pro, a machine used for luring and trapping mosquitoes, outside a home, in Rio, Fla. The dengue fever outbreak that infected 28 people in August and September of 2013 caught Florida's Atlantic coast by surprise. The mosquito-borne disease many associate with crowded, third-world conditions had spread among the pink plastic flamingoes in their modest suburban yards. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)RIO, Fla. (AP) — A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital.


2016-05-24 03:53:50 -0400

Singapore's central bank has ordered the closure of the local branch of Swiss bank BSI, which has been linked to a scandal at Malaysia's troubled state fund 1MDBSingapore's central bank on Tuesday said it was kicking out Switzerland's BSI Bank, which has been linked to a global money-laundering scandal that has embroiled neighbouring Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak. In the toughest legal action so far in the crisis rocking Malaysian state fund 1MDB, Switzerland also disclosed it had launched criminal proceedings against the parent firm BSI SA for "deficiencies" in its internal organisation. “BSI Bank is the worst case of control lapses and gross misconduct that we have seen in the Singapore financial sector," Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said in a statement.


2016-05-24 03:52:54 -0400

Jannati speaks during Tehran's Friday prayersA powerful anti-Western cleric was chosen on Tuesday as the head of Iran's new Assembly of Experts, in a sign that hardliners are still in firm control of the body in charge of choosing the next supreme leader. Ahmad Jannati, 90, is a an outspoken critic of President Hassan Rouhani and his attempts to end Iran's global isolation by normalizing ties with the West. The 88-member assembly, consisting mostly of elderly clerics, is expected to choose the successor to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who is 77 and rumored to be in frail health.


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