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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 58 58 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 | 60 60 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 | 66 66 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 | 111 111 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 | 122 122 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 | 219 219 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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Heroes Basketball League Jersey Patch Honors The Late Miss Carol
A commemorative patch was printed on all Heroes Basketball shirts in honor of Miss Carol’s contribution to the community, and to the game of basketball.
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks, Royal Renovations pick up two victories
HEROES LEAGUE BASKETBALL
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Can the Dark Knight rise again?
One of my favorite lines in “The Dark Knight” is right at the end of the movie in a heart-to-heart conversation between Batman and Commissioner Gordon. As Gotham City is once again saved by the Dar...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toussaint’s ‘royal’ finish to career at Christ the King
The average high school commute is somewhere around 30-35 minutes or so for students. The average work commute isn’t too far removed, about a 25-30 minute trip. Dominique Toussaint made a two-hour ...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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League Cup win for Shamrocks Women
Two superb first half goals assured the Shamrocks Women’s team a League Cup triumph on Sunday night at Pier 40, their 2-0 defeat of NYC Sirens sealing a truly memorable league and cup double in jus...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated Heroes Youth Basketball League Schedule May 23 - June 2, 2016
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May 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBA Conference Finals: A Tale of Two Series
The conference finals are upon us in the NBA and thank goodness, because so far the NBA postseason has been a total bore. Aside from the series that was just played in the second round between the ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle over bullet lands Felder in ‘dream school’
Lincoln High combo guard headed to South Carolina
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks clinch two trophies
It was a day of mixed emotions for the New York Shamrocks. Two trophies were clinched, but relegation from the top flight of the Cosmopolitan Soccer League for the first team made for a sour note o...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jelly Fam picks up two big wins in Heroes 17&U
17 & Under Jelly Fam 34 Flushing Express 31 Jelly Fam came back in the second half strong after scoring only five points in the first half. The high scorers for Jelly Fam were Guillermo Duany with ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bullets outlast Dogs as 2016 Heroes BB kicks off
17 & Under MDV Bullets 45 Crazed Dogs 38 The high scorers for MDV Bullets were Jake Horward with 13 point and Altan Guventurk with nine points. The high scorers for Crazed Dogs were Nike M. with 12...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legends win big over Doxa
Shamrocks Legends recorded their biggest victory of the season, hitting Doxa for seven goals at St. Michael’s on Sunday. After the Legends went in front via an own goal, the floodgates opened. Ger ...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can Chapman spark a Yankees turnaround?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column preaching patience for the slow starts on behalf of both of the New York baseball squads. My patience was rewarded with the Mets, but you cannot say the same...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Future bright for STJ golf
Freshmen trio Michael Conforti, Troy Evans and Seung Yub Baek capped off their rookie seasons with top-10 finishes in the Big East Men’s Golf Championship after strong final rounds at the Callawass...
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LIU, SFC highlights from NEC track & field championships
The 2016 Northeast Conferences outdoor track and field championships are history, and the local representatives put forth a number of bright spots in the weekend-long event. The LIU-Brooklyn Blackb...
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NEW YORK (AP) — A computer outage at JFK Airport's Terminal 7 has caused massive check-in delays.
2016-05-30 01:05:52 -0400

Malaysian transgender woman Nisha Ayub was arrested in 2000 by the feared state religious enforcers who swoop on Muslims suspected of "un-Islamic" behaviourNisha Ayub has endured virtually everything thrown at Muslim-majority Malaysia's repressed transgender community: contempt, violence, arrest and sexual assault in a prison where she was sent to become a "real man". "The way they treat you is like you don't have any rights, you don't have any dignity," said Nisha, 37, dressed in the flowing skirt and long-sleeve shirt favoured by Malaysian Muslim women. A Muslim, Nisha's first overt gender-identity expression came at age nine in a costume contest at her straight-laced boy's school -- she dressed as a ballerina.


2016-05-30 00:27:29 -0400

Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba begins his translatlantic kayak adventure from New York to Lisbon on May 29, 2016 in New YorkA Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September. Aleksander Doba paddled off from the tip of Manhattan after doing interviews and posing for selfies with a crowd of some 100 onlookers. A star at home, Doba gained global attention when he was named a National Geographic adventurer of the year in 2015.


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