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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?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 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
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 | 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
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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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Thomas Testa
Thomas Testa of Middle Village & Las Vegas passed away on February 17, 2012 at the age of 82. He was a Proud Veteran of the United States Air Force. He was the beloved Husband of Marie. Devoted Fat...
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Adeline Ries
Adeline Ries passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of the late George W. Ries Sr. Loving Mother of George W. Ries Jr. and Mother-in-Law of Susan. Che...
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Anne Marie Russo
Anne Marie Russo passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the age of 59. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph Russo. Loving Mother of Louise M. Russo. Dear Sister of Dominic Sanpietro CFC, Anthony ...
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Violet Vila
Violet Vila passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Anthony Vila. Loving Mother of Robert Vila and Linda Vila Passione. Cherished Grandmother of Margarita Passio...
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Vincenzo D’Angelo
Vincenzo D’Angelo passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Santa D’Angelo. Cherished Son of Angela and the late Santo. Loving Father of Santo D’Angelo and Salva...
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Steve Danisiewicz
Steve Danisiewicz passed away on Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Eleanor Danisiewicz. Loving Father of Susan Rubino and the late Greg and Father-in-Law of Joe. Cheri...
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Romano, Donna
Romano, Donna of Middle Village NY passed away on February 20, 2012. Beloved Aunt of John R. and Jeanne Romano and Great Aunt of Emma and Lucy. Reposing at the Leo F. Kearns Funeral Home 61-40 Wood...
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Elizabeth Miserendino
Elizabeth Miserendino passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Wife of the late Charles Miserendino. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sarli and Rita Gangi and Father-...
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Spiro Karamuze
Spiro Karamuze passed away on Wednesday, February 08 2012 at the age of 77. He was the beloved Husband of Lula Karamuze. Loving Father of Chris Karamuze and Phillip Karamuze and Stepfather of Georg...
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Elizabeth Miserendino
Elizabeth Miserendino passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Wife of the late Charles Miserendino. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sarli and Rita Gangi and Father-...
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Steve Danisiewicz
Steve Danisiewicz passed away on Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Eleanor Danisiewicz. Loving Father of Susan Rubino and the late Greg and Father-in-Law of Joe. Cheri...
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Vicenzo D’Angelo
Vicenzo D’Angelo passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the age of 80. He was the beloved Husband of Santa D’Angelo. Cherished Son of Angela and the late Santo. Loving Father of Santo D’Angelo...
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Mary Kulis
Mary Kulis passed away February 9th 2012 at the age of 96 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Rapp, Christine Kulis and Charles Kulis, Loving Grandmother of nine and Great-Grandmother of two. Funeral Mas...
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Thomas J. Michalski
Thomas J. Michalski passed away February 7th, 2012 at the age of 67 years. Beloved Father of Caroline Duarte and John. Loving Son of Thomas J. Dear Brother of Paul, Kenneth and Raymond. Aslo surviv...
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Josefina Burgos
Josefina Burgos passed away on Thursday, February 02, 2012 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Heriberto. Loving Mother of Lourdes LaPolla and Mother-in-Law of John. Cherished Gr...
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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.


2016-05-26 22:08:56 -0400

In recent weeks, Pyongyang has been urging Seoul to accept leader Kim Jong-Un's proposal for military talks aimed at easing cross-border tensionsA South Korean naval vessel fired warning shots Friday after a North Korean patrol boat and fishing boat crossed the countries' disputed maritime border, Seoul's defence ministry said. The incident coincided with a prolonged push by North Korea for talks to reduce military tensions that escalated sharply after Pyongyang conducted its fourth nuclear test in January. The two North Korean vessels crossed the Yellow Sea border around 7:30am (2230 GMT Thursday) but swiftly retreated after a South Korean navy patrol boat fired five warning shots, a ministry official said.


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