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OTELLO saved by the performers at the METROPOLITAN OPERA
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
  Posted on May 18, 2016 by editoreusa   This ostensibly new production (it started in September of last year) of Verdi’s Otello at the Metropolitan Opera could have been the greatest pleasant surp...
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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May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...

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City Council votes to rezone East New York
The City Council voted to rezone portions of East New York last week by a vote of 45-1 margin. Councilwoman Inez Barron was the lone dissenting vote. Prior to the vote, Councilman Rafael Espinal sa...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cornegy leads Van Bramer on cultural tour of district
Learn specifically about historical significance of Weeksville
Apr 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge sentences Peter Liang to probation, community service
Protesters rally as ex-cop will serve no jail time
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherry Blossom festival celebrating 35th year
Sakura Matsuri will feature over 60 events at BBG
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Borough Hall to host free legal clinics
Borough Hall will now host free legal clinics where residents can access veterans, foreclosure prevention, domestic violence and family law services, as well as get advice in housing matters, trust...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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After victories, Fight for 15 continues with protests
The fight isn’t over yet. After a series of legislative victories in New York and California, the Fight for 15 movement is moving forward with strikes and protests, demanding a nationwide $15 minim...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council committee approves ENY rezoning plan
Ten arrested protesting the plan outside pol's office
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Pols want historic designation for Crown Heights North
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke are urging the National Park Service to add a larger portion of Crown Heights to the National Register of Historic Places An expanded area...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents want councilman to return donations from developers
Say money could impact position on East New York rezoning
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Brooklyn lawmakers want to make voting easier
Call for passage of three key voting laws
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Borough Hall gets new business mentoring center
Brooklyn small business owners will have a new resource with the opening of the new SCORE NYC office at Borough Hall. “The expansion of SCORE NYC in Brooklyn means more local entrepreneurs will hav...
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Housing advocates hold rallies across Brooklyn
Separate calls for affordable housing in Bushwick, East New York
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Robber targeting elderly in Brooklyn, Ridgewood
Police believe five incidents since January are connected
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Coney Island amusements open for the summer
Hordes of Brooklyn residents ready for the sunshine and warmer weather flocked to the beach this weekend to help officially open Coney Island's amusement and attractions for the summer season. Star...
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Brooklyn's Pakistani community holds vigil after attack
Calls for unity after suicide explosion kills over 70
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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.


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SYDNEY (AP) — Scientists say mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage.
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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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