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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 25 25 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 | 29 29 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 | 56 56 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?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 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 | 109 109 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 | 120 120 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 | 217 217 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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Muslim pilgrims circle Islam's holiest shrine, the Kaaba, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Mecca, during the annual Hajj in 2015Iran said Sunday its pilgrims will miss this year's hajj because Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, was raising obstacles and "blocking the path to Allah" for its faithful. Riyadh said Iran's hajj demands were "unacceptable". The Saudi side had failed to respond to Iranian demands over "the security and respect" of its pilgrims to Mecca, of whom 60,000 took part in last year's hajj, the organisation said.


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Iraq's counter-terrorism service (CTS) reach al-Sejar village in Iraq's Anbar province, on the boundaries of Fallujah, on May 28, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city of Fallujah, from the Islamic State (IS) groupElite Iraqi troops were poised Sunday to assault one of the Islamic State group's most emblematic bastions, Fallujah, as the jihadists counterattacked in both Iraq and neighbouring Syria. The fighting prompted a new exodus of thousands of desperate civilians and deep concern for the many more trapped in the battlegrounds. The overall commander of the Fallujah operation, Abdelwahab al-Saadi, said Saturday it was a matter of hours before the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) entered the city.


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An Italian Navy ship arrives with more than 600 migrants on May 29, 2016 in southern Italy after a week of shipwrecks and death in the MediterraneanA week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens of small children drowned. Survivors brought to safety in the Italian ports of Taranto and Pozzallo told the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) and Save the Children how their boat sank on Thursday morning after a high-seas drama which saw one woman decapitated. "We'll never know the exact number, we'll never know their identities," said the UNHCR's spokeswoman Carlotta Sami.


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