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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 15 15 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 | 16 16 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 | 45 45 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 | 46 46 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 | 53 53 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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Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 | 108 108 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 | 206 206 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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Brooklyn Rugby Men Defeat Rival Rockaway and Move into First Place
Following the team’s 31-0 shutout victory over Suffolk last week, the Brooklyn Rugby men came away with their biggest win of the season on Saturday with a 36-14 victory over rival Rockaway Rugby Cl...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite controversy, I’ve got no beef with Utley
As expected, the Mets first postseason appearance in nine years has a fan base revitalized. The start of the NLDS has brought a passion amongst Mets fans that I haven’t seen going back to that 2006...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Women pick up big win
Men lose first of the season
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Queens College, Rowland earn preseason honors
The Queens College women's basketball team and junior forward Madison Rowland were recognized by the Women's Division II Bulletin. The Knights earned a ranking of 11th in the WDIIB Preseason Top 25...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islanders drop puck on Brooklyn era
After dropping the first two of a home-and-home series with the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, the New York Islanders earned the first win of the Brooklyn era against the Winnipe...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berkeley men pick up their rings
The Berkeley College Men’s Basketball team shows off its championship rings at a ring ceremony on October 2. The Knights captured the college’s first-ever United States Collegiate Athletic Associat...
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Messi returns to Belmont, earns first stakes win
Rallying from last with a thrilling drive in the stretch, Gestut Brummerhof’s Messi earned his first career graded stakes victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Knickerbocker on Saturday at Belmont Park....
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uneven weekend for Rocks
It was a historic day for the Shamrocks Legends, who recorded their first win of the season at St Michaels in Woodside on Sunday morning. Two goals from Ger Shivnan and a great strike by Eddie Gilm...
Oct 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regardless of September Skids, 2015 a Success for Mets & Yanks
As the 2015 postseason is about to get underway, clearly the Yankees and Mets are not playing their best baseball heading into the month of October. The Yankees backed into home field advantage in ...
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Tonalist eats up the slop, dominates in Jockey Gold
AT THE TRACK
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Brooklyn Rugby Men and Women Suffer Week 3 Losses
Brooklyn Rugby fell on both the men’s and women’s sides this past weekend, Week 3 of the Empire GU schedule. The men lost to New York Rugby Club (NYC) at home while the women fell to Providence Rug...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite Hot Start, QB Will Hold Gang Green Back
After three games, I think most Jets fans would be very satisfied with the fact that their football team is off to a 2-1 start. To put things in perspective, the Jets won only four games last year,...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks pick up five wins
Chris Uy scored an impressive brace before half-time to lift Kevin Grogan’s Shamrocks to a 4-0 win over United FC at St. Michaels on Sunday. His first was a half-volley from just beyond the penalty...
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Brooklyn Rugby tops Knights, Women fall to Hartford
In week 2 of the 2015 season, the Brooklyn Rugby men faced off against the Gotham Knights (NYC), coming away with a hard fought 39-15 victory, while the women hosted a strong Hartford (CT) team, fa...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hopefully Sunday isn’t a sign of things to come for Harvey & Mets
Sunday’s Subway Series finale between the Mets and Yankees was exactly the sort of game Mets fans have been dreaming about for the last eight seasons. A packed house in September, Citi Field rockin...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Photo illustration of the SWIFT logoBy Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers who stole $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank have been linked to an attack on a bank in the Philippines, in addition to the 2014 hack on Sony Pictures, cybersecurity company Symantec Corp said in a blog post on Thursday. Symantec did not name the Philippines bank or say whether any money was stolen, but said the attacks could be traced back to October last year. It did not identify the hackers, but the United States has blamed the 2014 Sony attack on North Korea.


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Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz speaks with journalists after a meeting with his Portuguese counterpart Anibal Cavaco Silva at Belem presidential palace in LisbonGuinea Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz named Baciro Dja as prime minister late on Thursday, according to a presidential decree, sparking protests from political opponents who said the appointment was unconstitutional. Dja succeeds Carlos Correia, who was sacked earlier this month in a move that threatened to deepen political turmoil in the tiny West African nation. The ruling party said it would not support Dja, who held the same post briefly last year but was forced to resign when the supreme court ruled that the appointment was made without consulting all political parties and was therefore unconstitutional.


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Police officers guard in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome at Peace Memorial Park in HiroshimaBy Minami Funakoshi HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Barack Obama on Friday becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, a gesture Washington and Tokyo hope will highlight their alliance and breathe life into stalled efforts to abolish nuclear arms. The two governments hope Obama's tour of Hiroshima, where an atomic bomb killed thousands instantly on Aug. 6, 1945, and some 140,000 by the year's end, will highlight a new level of reconciliation and tighter ties between the former enemies. Aides say Obama's main goal in Hiroshima, where he will lay a wreath at a peace memorial, is to showcase his nuclear disarmament agenda, for which he won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.


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