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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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
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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 | 17 17 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
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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?
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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
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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 | 109 109 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
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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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/13/15-7/19/15)
Monday, July 13 Leslow Maciag was arrested at 56-10 Nurge Avenue for third-degree assault by Officer Quintanitla. Zsuzsanna Sipos was arrested at 60TH Street and Metropolitan Avenue for aggravated ...
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Audit finds finances of former library executives don’t check out
Also calls into question conduct of current interim library head
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NYPD presents massive overhaul of police department
Program piloted in the Rockaways since May
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/6/15-7/13/15)
Monday, July 6 David Trucchio was arrested at 62-14 68th Avenue for endangering the welfare of a child by Officer Shoy Ray Muniz was arrested at 56-51 Myrtle Avenue for grand larceny by Detective M...
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Queens shelter to lose sex offenders
Community concerns since it was converted from family shelter
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Pols urge comptroller to reject homeless shelter for second time
Call for Assembly to pass bill requiring community input
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/29/15-7/5/15)
Monday, June 29 Darren Roach was arrested at Onderdonk and Myrtle avenues for criminal obstruction of breathing by Officer Pineda. Tuesday, June 30 Brandon Watson was arrested at 62-16 Metropolitan...
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Judge puts brakes on Willets West
Agrees with plaintiffs that parking lot is technically parkland
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A Lifeline for Parents and their Children
Tendercare Human Services provides care to adults and children with Autism, PDD and other developmental disabilities.
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Relayers made the best of a rainy day
Despite the rain that soaked the grass and track of Middle Village’s Brennan Field, over 400 people attended Relay for Life of Middle Village and raised over $170,000 to honor those whose lives are...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens community celebrates same-sex marriage
It’s not about gay or straight marriage, it’s about finally having marriage equality for all. That was the message across the city, as the LGBTQ community celebrated the Supreme Court's decision th...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/22/15-6/28/15)
Monday, June 22 Yarmesha Pena was arrested at 1621 Cornelia Street for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Clark. Nicholas S. Thomatos was arrested at 60-05 Eliot Avenue for third-degree assa...
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Go Smart NYC to promote sustainable transportation
City will test program in four Queens neighborhoods
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Kiwanis Club announces 2015 scholarship winners
Kiwanis Club of Maspeth members, students and their parents came together last week to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the club's 2015 scholarship winners. The recipients of the 2015 aw...
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DEP to allow option for field at Newtown Creek aeration site
Major reversal for agency, which fought idea for months
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fuel tanker trucks carrying smuggled petrol are seen on a road linking Bir Ali with Ataq cityBy Noah Browning, Jonathan Saul and Mohammed Ghobari DUBAI/LONDON/CAIRO (Reuters) - Al Qaeda may have been pushed out of the enclave it carved out in Yemen as the country descended into civil war, but the militants are still entrenched in other parts of the country's south, reaping profits from smuggled fuel. Scores of militants were killed in a Gulf Arab-backed offensive on Al Qaeda's de facto capital of Mukalla, Yemen's third largest seaport, but hundreds fled to neighboring Shabwa province and beyond. A month later, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is thriving by joining diverse armed groups in taxing fuel delivered illicitly to remote beaches along the Arabian Sea coast, security, tribal and shipping sources say.


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By Leigh Thomas PARIS (Reuters) - Wracked by fears about rising unemployment for years, French households are at long last turning more optimistic, keeping an economic recovery on track despite waves of strikes and protests over a contested labor reform. The official consumer confidence index published on Friday surged well past even the highest estimate to reach the highest level since October 2007, before the global financial crisis broke. Less than a year from a presidential election, the timing could not be better for President Francois Hollande with his Socialist government locked in a showdown with the hardline CGT union over its plans to ease labor regulations.
2016-05-27 06:12:33 -0400

Striking French labour union employees hold hands in front of a line of French police during an operation to free up a fuel depot near the Donges oil refineryFrench riot police removed picketers and barricades blocking access to a large fuel distribution depot as President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters on Friday that he would not let them strangle the economy. The police operation to free up a fuel depot near the Donges oil refinery in western France followed similar swoops at other depots this week to ease petrol shortages caused by picketers fighting planned labor law reforms. Speaking in Japan after a summit with other world leaders, Hollande said France's economy was starting to pick up and should not be derailed by opponents of a reform designed to make hiring and firing easier.


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