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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
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 | 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?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 69 69 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 | 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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St. John's women top Creighton to win Big East tournament
Headed to the NCAA tourney for the 10th time in program history
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roller-coaster ride over for St. Francis, so what’s next?
After emerging as one of the tri-state area’s hottest teams late in the regular season, the St. Francis Terriers men’s basketball team (15-17, 11-7 NEC) were on the receiving end of a crushing home...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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JJ: Peyton going out on top
Over the weekend, football fans received news that was simply inevitable after watching the 2015 season. Peyton Manning has decided to hang up his spikes after 18 illustrious seasons in the Nationa...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loss headed to tourney
St. John’s falls to Providence, hits Big East tournament as 10th seed
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Knights headed to NCAA
The two-time East Coast Conference (ECC) champion Queens College women’s basketball team will begin its quest for a national championship in the East Region Friday evening, against fifth-seeded Hol...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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I've had my fill of Phil on Twitter
Like most of America, I was riveted by the most entertaining NBA game of this regular season. On Saturday night, in front of a prime-time national television audience, the Warriors and Thunder deli...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cinderella run ends for St. Joe’s
In their quest to capture a Skyline title in their inaugural season in the league and become the first sixth seed to win the championship, St. Joseph’s College fell 63-47 to top-seeded Old Westbury...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surging Terriers bring playoff ball back to Brooklyn
It’s playoff time in Brooklyn Heights as the St. Francis Terriers men’s basketball team (15-16, 11-7 NEC) earned a home game in the Northeast Conference Tournament for the second straight season. T...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Yankees/StubHub fued is bad for fans
Let me begin this column by expressing the fact that I am a Yankees season ticket holder. I don’t need to be, but I absolutely love attending New York games in the Bronx. I’ve had season tickets si...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braica, Terriers making statement en route to playoffs
As post-season basketball draws near, the St. Francis Terriers men’s basketball team (13-16, 9-7 NEC) is emerging as one of the most dangerous squads in the Northeast Conference. The Boys from Broo...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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The NBA is great, the All-Star Game is not
Each and every February, the All-Star Weekend is a chance for the NBA’s best players to showcase why they are among the best players that the world has to offer. This past weekend was a reminder ju...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kearney takes first at meet
The Bishop Kearney High School swim team took first place in the B Division Dual Meet at this year’s championships held at the Aquatic Center in Eisenhower Park. Sophomore Cassidy Andre finished fi...
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Pratt women are headed to HVIAC playoffs
Will face top-seeded Albany in first round on Saturday
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LGCC basketball program making waves nationally
For a basketball program that is so young, the LaGuardia Lady Red Hawks have already enjoyed much success. LaGuardia Community College started its men’s and women’s basketball teams back in 2013, a...
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Youth basketball titan, O'Connell, leaves an indelible mark
As appeared in the Queens Ledger / Brooklyn Star Weekly newspapers the week of February 18, 2016
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This February, 2016 photo released Monday, May 30, 2016 by ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies shows mature stag-horn coral bleached at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef off the eastern coast of northern Australia. The reef studies center released the results of its survey of the 2,300-kilometer (1,430-mile) reef off Australia's east coast on Monday. The scientists found that about 35 percent of the coral in the northern and central sections of the reef are dead or dying. Some parts of the reef had lost more than half of the coral to bleaching. (David Bellwood/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies via AP) MANDATORY CREDITSYDNEY (AP) — Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists said on Monday.


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Armed men in uniform identified by Syrian Democratic forces as US special operations forces ride in the back of a pickup truck in the northern Syrian province of Raqa on May 25, 2016Turkey is offering to "join forces" with Washington for a special operation inside Syria on condition it doesn't include a Syrian Kurdish militia blacklisted by Ankara but seen as an ally by the US, the foreign minister said. Washington's support of Kurdish fighters in Syria in the fight against Islamic State jihadists has angered Ankara, especially after AFP pictures last week revealed US commandos sporting patches of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) detested by Turkey. "If we join forces, they (the US) have their own special forces and we have our special forces," Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a small group of journalists in the Mediterranean resort of Antalya.


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This image made from Associated Press video shows, smoke billowing through the air during an offensive by Iraqi military forces into Fallujah to retake the city from Islamic State militants in Iraq, Monday, May 30, 2016. A wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group targeted commercial areas in and around Baghdad on Monday, killing more than 20 people in attacks that came as Iraqi troops poised to recapture Fallujah, a city held by the extremists group west of Iraq's capital. An Iraqi special forces commander says Iraqi forces have started pushing into Fallujah as part of the ongoing operation to oust Islamic State militants from this city west of Baghdad. (AP Video via AP)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people.


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