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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
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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?
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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 | 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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Michael A. Parisi
Michael A. Parisi passed away on Saturday, December 05, 2015 at the age of 51. Beloved Son of the late Marie and Joseph S. Parisi. Dear Brother of Joseph M. Parisi (Joey) and Camille Parisi. Loving...
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Giuseppina Patinella
Giuseppina Patinella passed away on Friday, December 11, 2015 at the age of 103. Beloved Wife of the late Luciano Patinella. Loving Mother of Rosa Rizzo, Andrea Patinella, Carlo Patinella, Peter Pa...
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Gerry Mitchell
Gerry Mitchell passed away on Monday, December 14, 2015 at the age of 73. Beloved Husband of Elizabeth A. Mitchell. Loving Father of Rena Capri and Gerard Mitchell and Father-in-Law of Michael Anth...
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Marie Caraccio
Marie Caraccio passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of the late Paul J. Caraccio. Loving Mother of Danielle Servider, Alicia Celis and Heather Caraccio and Moth...
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Hugh F. McCormack
Hugh F. McCormack passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Husband of the late Helen T. McCormack. Loving Father of Kevin & Katie McCormack, Eileen & Ray Staffon, Patricia...
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Catherine M. O’Brien
Catherine M. O’Brien of Glendale NY passed away on December 5, 2015 at the age of 69. Devoted Mother of Maureen R. Diaz. Loving Grandmother of Jonathan, Karlee, Aaron, Sean. Dear Sister of Frances ...
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Jorge M. Makayan
Jorge M. Makayan passed away on Thursday, December 03, 2015 at the age of 72. Beloved Husband of the late Thelma Makayan. Loving Father of Mayazelle E. Makayan and Geneva Domingo. Cherished Grandfa...
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Wendy Cintron-Rivera
Wendy Cintron-Rivera passed away on Thursday, December 03, 2015 at the age of 44. Beloved Wife of Manuel Jesus Rivera. Also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mass of...
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Rudolph Caronia
Rudolph Caronia passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the age of 60. Beloved Husband of Ingrid Caronia. Loving Father of Ian Caronia. Private Cremation held on Wednesday November 25, 2015 at ...
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Kevin Patrick Beirne
Kevin Patrick Beirne passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the age of 51. Beloved Husband of Corinne Beirne. Loving Father of Kennedy Beirne. Devoted Son of Anne and the late Luke (Linda) Be...
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Jack Buttner
Jack Buttner passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015 at the age of 83. Mr. Buttner was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Fu...
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Irene Zebzda
Irene Zebzda passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Edward Zebzda. Loving Mother of Ed Zebzda and Diane Coe and Mother-in-Law of Edward Coe. Cherished G...
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Catherine R. Morsa
Catherine R. Morsa passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Morsa. Loving Mother of Frank Roma and the late Andrew Morsa. Mass of Christian Burial...
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Barbara M. Simon
Barbara M. Simon passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Jack H. Simon. Loving Mother of Joanne Simon and Paul F. Simon. Cherished Adopted Grandmother...
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Ursula Gliszczynski
Ursula Gliszczynski passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Mike Gliszczynski. Loving Mother of Rosemarie, Longin, Alina, Ted, Jan, Wanda and the late Ze...
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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."


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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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German so called blade jumper Markus Rehm attends a press conference in Cologne, Germany, Monday, May 30, 2016. Various scientists presented the outcome of an investigation if Rehm with his prosthesis has a technical advantage over able bodied athletes. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Paralympic long jump champion Markus Rehm is still hoping to compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro despite a scientific study's inconclusive findings on whether his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage over able-bodied athletes.


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