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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 | 29 29 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 63 63 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 | 69 69 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 | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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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Bensonhurst locals say waste transfer construction not up to code
Say pictures show multiple infractions on site of controversial project
Sep 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Indian Day Parade draws hundreds of thousands
Violence mars festivities once again
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Battle of Brooklyn commemorates largest battle of Revolutionary War
Nearly 2,000 revelers gathered at Green-Wood Cemetery on Sunday to experience a pivotal moment in the country’s past, as costumed re-enactors took to the rolling hills to commemorate the 239th anni...
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates launch Tenant Rights Campaign
Initiative brings first lawsuit against East New York landlord
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BP invests $8.7 million in capital funds to cultural institutions, libraries
Allocation in fiscal budget up nearly $2M from last year
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BP hears public testimony concerning BK Heights lib sale
2nd phase in divisive project’s ULURP process
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inaugural class of Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Program graduates
Soon after Derek Blumke began working for a New York City start-up, the retired Air Force staff sergeant encountered a conundrum with which many a traveling businessmen will undoubtedly be faced: t...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s opens online campus
St. Joseph’s College has undergone its fair share transformations since first opening in Brooklyn in 1916. Initially established as a small women’s day school in Fort Greene, the liberal arts colle...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobble Hill begins dialogue with LICH site developers
Developers, community take part in initial planning session
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comptroller’s immigrant rights manual now in Hatian Creole
The city comptroller’s 70-page guide to city, state and federal services is now available in Haitian Creole, the fifth language the guide has been translat搀攀 into thus far. The “Immigrant Rights an...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public advocate visits local senior center
Says it's important to keep city’s seniors active
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More to love at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklynites were able to explore new areas of Brooklyn Bridge Park over the weekend, as portions of John Street and Main Street were made public for the first time as part of the DUMBO Family Fest...
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Pols, community leaders call for end to gun violence
Open casket with photos of victims sits on Borough Hall steps
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Cosmos returning to Brooklyn
Franchise played its first game in Brooklyn over four decades ago
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who are you calling hipster?
For the last four years, my organization, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG), has been working to create a toxic sites map for our neighborhood. We spent years fundraising, then years researchi...
Aug 04, 2015 | 11 11 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secret Service Counter-assault Team member is seen through a window of the press briefing room, standing on alert during a lock down the White HouseWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The north side of the White House was placed on a security lockdown on Monday because of a suspicious package, a Secret Service official said. The partial lockdown on the Memorial Day holiday occurred while President Barack Obama was home. Reporters were not allowed to leave the White House compound through its northwest gate and flashing lights from emergency responders could be seen nearby. The official said hazardous material checks were being made. Local news radio station WTOP reported that one person was in custody, citing a federal law enforcement official. ...


2016-05-30 14:05:45 -0400

Newly-appointed Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman walks at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, ahead of his swearing-in ceremony in Jerusalem, Monday, May 30, 2016. Lieberman, one of Israel's most polarizing politicians, takes over as defense chief in place for former military chief Moshe Yaalon, who resigned last week following talks to expand the government by adding Lieberman’s Yisrael Beiteinu party. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman has been sworn in as defense minister after his appointment was confirmed by parliament.


2016-05-30 14:02:07 -0400

Former Israeli foreign minister and ultra-nationalist MP Avigdor Lieberman is seen during a session of the Israeli parliament on May 30, 2016Jerusalem (AFP) - The Israeli parliament on Monday approved ultra-nationalist Avigdor Lieberman as the country's new defence minister hours after the cabinet endorsed him.


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