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OTELLO saved by the performers at the METROPOLITAN OPERA
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 | 42 42 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 | 43 43 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 | 47 47 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 | 74 74 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 | 76 76 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 | 82 82 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 | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 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 | 138 138 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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DUMBO comes together to support damaged biz
One of the borough’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, but DUMBO is proving that it will stick together. Last week, residents of DUMBO came together to take part in ...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Restore centers open in hardest-hit areas
Weeks after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, many Red Hook residents are still without power, heat or food. Last week, the city launched a series of NYC Restore centers, an initiative tha...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food trucks provide mobile storm relief
Bring hot meals to most devastated areas
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alliance looks to solve straphanger issues
Group has a particular focus on the G train
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keeping Hope alive
After Hope Reichbach died suddenly in April of 2011 at the age of 22, her family kept her spirit alive by creating a foundation that encapsulated her spirit and drive. On Sunday, November 18, the B...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team selected to steer Brooklyn Tech Triangle
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition has announced a team led by WXY Architecture + Urban Design will focus on growing the technology industry in and around Downtown Brooklyn The coalition is led b...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Ave BID lends hand to relief efforts
Businesses on Atlantic Avenue were spared the brunt of Hurricane Sandy's wrath, and now they are helping in the efforts to aid those parts of Brooklyn that were devastated by the storm. The Atlanti...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relief efforts continue in storm-damaged Red Hook
Red Hook resident Miguel Cruz wiped his hands clean as he prepared for the day’s end. A worker at Buscarello Construction, Cruz, 52, said his apartment building was still recovering from Hurricane ...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elected officials tour devastated areas of Queens & Brooklyn
Tell residents that they won't be forgotten as city recovers
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Hook recovers from Hurricane Sandy
The Red-Hook Initiative (RHI), a community-based institution in Brooklyn, is helping serve hot meals and distribute supplies for residents without power in NYCHA Red Hook Houses. Sandy Brockwell, t...
Nov 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vols, donations high at John Jay in Park Slope
When Brooklyn residents were evacuated from their homes and forced to find a cot in a shelter to avoid Hurricane Sandy, they didn't think the facilities would be so nice or well staffed. One reside...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NHL’s Islanders to join Nets in calling Brooklyn home
Team will move into Barclays Center for 2015-16 season
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trade show showcases the best of Brooklyn biz
The new president of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has his eye on technology when it comes to promoting business in the borough. “We are the first Chamber of Commerce in New York City and only t...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents sound off on proposed homeless shelter
Facility for 170 men possible coming to Carroll Gardens
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Markowitz honors members of Latino community
Brooklyn Borough Hall President Marty Markowitz honored members of the Latino community this past Thursday at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Markowitz joined several organizations and community members who...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte was voted in on an anti-crime agenda, pledging to kill tens of thousands of criminalsMedia groups expressed outrage Wednesday at Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite more murders in a nation already one of the world's most dangerous for reporters. Duterte, who won last month's elections in a landslide after pledging to kill tens of thousands of criminals, told reporters on Tuesday that there was justification for killing journalists who took bribes or engaged in other corrupt activities. "Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination, if you're a son of a bitch," Duterte said when asked how he would address the problem of media killings in the Philippines after a reporter was shot dead in Manila last week.


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France's Richard Gasquet returns the ball to Japan's Kei Nishikori during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)PARIS (AP) — The wait had better be worth it for tennis fans when Richard Gasquet finally takes on Andy Murray in the French Open quarterfinals — weather allowing on Wednesday.


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Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko smiles inside the High Court in NairobiThe Kenyan prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it had found no evidence that proceeds of 250 billion shillings ($2.48 billion) raised from a eurobond had been stolen or misused and will not pursue criminal charges against any government officials. In January, Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko ordered the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to probe the use of the funds after opposition leader Raila Odinga said the government could not account for 140 billion shillings from the sovereign bond. "Further, I have found no evidence disclosing any criminality of any government officials.


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