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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 62 62 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 | 70 70 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 223 223 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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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Indianapolis 500 champion Alexander Rossi poses during the traditional winners photo on the start/finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 30, 2016. Rossi won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race on Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Alexander Rossi pulled into victory lane following his upset win in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, he had no idea what he was supposed to do during the traditional celebration.


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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012, British physicist, Professor Stephen Hawking speaks during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics in London, Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012. Hawking was interviewed on British TV Monday May 30, 2016, saying UK should stay inside the European Union because of its support for research, and he cannot fathom the popularity of presumptive candidate for U.S. president Donald Trump, saying he "seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator.” (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)LONDON (AP) — Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can't understand Donald Trump's popularity.


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A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New YorkBy Chuck Mikolajczak and Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Viacom Inc's six independent directors will fight any attempt to oust them from the U.S. media company's 11-member board, Lead Independent Director Fred Salerno said in a letter to shareholders on Monday. Salerno said the independent directors are facing a removal attempt "as a result of a chain of actions said to have been legally put in motion by the controlling shareholder of Viacom, Sumner Redstone." The directors find the assertion "inexplicable" that Redstone was "acting of his own free will and with the mental competency to do so," Salerno said. The letter came three days after a statement from Redstone, issued by his spokesman, that said the 93-year-old media mogul was considering ousting Viacom Chief Executive Philippe Dauman and the board of directors.. Redstone, who holds 80 percent of the voting shares in Viacom and CBS Corp , earlier this month removed Dauman and Viacom board member George Abrams from the seven-person trust that will control the shares after Redstone exits.


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