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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 55 55 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 | 57 57 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 | 63 63 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 | 108 108 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 | 119 119 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 | 216 216 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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Monmouth snaps LIU Brooklyn's win streak
All good things must come to an end. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team was dealt a 106-78 road loss by Monmouth in its final regular-season contest of the year, snapping an eight-game winning ...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's College headed to NCAA tourney
Welcome to the dance! In the athletic department's first year as a full NCAA Division III member, the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) women's basketball team has received an invitation to compete i...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Great Catcher in a Non-Catcher Era
One thing that stands out among the talk about the great career of Gary Carter, who succumbed last week after a two-year fight against brain cancer, is the era for which he caught in the majors. Th...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther tops at tourney
Martin Luther girl's basketball team took top honors in the Lexington Tournament, defeating Legacy by a score of 51-36. The Lady Cougars struggled in the first half of the championship game, findin...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women stun #2 UConn on home court
Upset snaps a 99-game home winning streak
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men bounce back with two gritty wins
Those tough Big East matchups have apparently helped season the St. John's five-man freshman lineup, as the "Fresh Five" made it two straight wins, defeating UCLA at Madison Square Garden on Saturd...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inexperience shows in rough week for St. John's
It was a tough week for the St. John's men's basketball squad, as the young and inexperienced team lost two tough Big East matchups. Starting its five freshman "Fresh Five" lineup for the fifth tim...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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St John's women shock Rutgers on Knight's home court
Victory makes makes Barnes Arico all-time SJU wins leader
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LIU Brooklyn hands St. Francis two losses in one week
Junior Jamal Olasewere netted a career-high 32 points without missing a shot from the field and classmate Julian Boyd hit what would be the winning shot with 18 seconds left as the LIU Brooklyn men...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Molloy basketball games double as fundraiser
Sweep Fordham in triple-header
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syracuse too much for SJU to handle
Syracuse showed why it is the second-best team in the country at Madison Square Garden on Saturday afternoon, dominating a young and inexperienced St. John's squad. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was a...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats Down!
Giants make beating New England second-nature
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Queens Heroes Basketball League Starts May
Heroes Basketball League Coaches Information Sheet 2012 Short Text Alert System: Text the word HEROES to #21321 for league info alerts Download a team roster sheet here. In order to have more compe...
Feb 03, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slow Storm
Sluggish start dooms SJU women vs. Irish
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High School Track comes to MSG
The U.S. Open Track & Field, the first event in USA Track & Field's 2012 Visa Championship Series, was held at Madison Square Garden this past Saturday. The meet also featured four high school even...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 2015Iranians will not take part in this year's Mecca pilgrimage because of "obstacles" raised by Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, Iran's Culture Minister Ali Jannati said Sunday. In the latest dispute between the two regional rivals, "after two series of negotiations without any results because of obstacles raised by the Saudis, Iranian pilgrims will unfortunately not be able to take part in the hajj" pilgrimage, expected to take place this year in September, he said, quoted by state television. Saudi officials have said an Iranian delegation wrapped up a visit to the kingdom on Friday without reaching a final agreement on arrangements for hajj pilgrims from the Islamic republic.


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This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:45 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Two continuing to move northwest towards the North and South Carolina coastline as it is expected to slightly strengthen into a weak tropical storm before making landfall. Elsewhere, a weak frontal boundary is draped across northern portions of New England, with thunderstorms beginning to develop across New York and Pennsylvania. A broad amount of cloud cover is also observed over the Midwestern United States with a north-south oriented frontal boundary. (Weather Underground va AP)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Bonnie soaked the coasts of South Carolina, southeastern North Carolina and eastern Georgia, ruining the start of Memorial Day weekend even as it weakened while moving northward.


2016-05-29 05:49:07 -0400

Kurdish Peshmerga forces keep watch in a village east of MosulBy Isabel Coles HASSAN SHAMI, Iraq (Reuters) - Servicemen from the U.S.-led coalition are assisting Kurdish Peshmerga forces in a new offensive in Iraq that aims to retake a handful of villages from Islamic State east of their Mosul stronghold, a coalition spokesman said. Soldiers were seen loading armored vehicles outside the village of Hassan Shami, a few miles east of the frontline, a Reuters correspondent reported. "U.S. and coalition forces are conducting advise and assist operations to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces," U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, the spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad told Reuters, commenting on the ground deployment of coalition soldiers seen near the battle front.


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