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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
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 18 18 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 | 46 46 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 | 54 54 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 | 99 99 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 | 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
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 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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Catsimatidis announces his bid for Mayor
Billionaire John A. Catsimatidis, 64, officially announced his Republican bid for New York City mayor Tuesday on the steps of City Hall. With a rags-to-riches story and deep pockets, the president,...
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/21/13-1/27/13)
Monday, Jan. 21 Rolando Kippes was arrested on 60-51 59th Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Jamella Bhairo was arrested on 47-05 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Abenan...
Jan 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurants seek better inspections
Queens restaurant owners say the current system is unfair
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supercentenarian Carl Berner leaves an impact on Queens
Supercentenarian Carl Berner of Middle Village was a beacon of light, and Queens civic leaders, neighbors, and friends were sorry to learn about his passing in his home on January 7, just 20 days s...
Jan 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Marshall’s State of the Borough
Looking to the past for a hopeful future
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (1/14/13-1/20/13)
Monday, Jan. 14 Jamal Velovic was arrested at the intersection of Madison Street and Woodward Avenue for obstruction of governmental administration by Officer Marinacci. Patricia Reith was arrested...
Jan 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATU 1181 bus drivers strike
Photos: Michael O'Kane School bus drivers went on strike for the first time since 1979 in all five boroughs of the city Wednesday morning, seeking the addition of a job security clause in their con...
Jan 17, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball unites a community and keeps memories alive
Through a sport, residents come together
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincent Martello: Eagle Scout
Teen in Middle Village troop earns highest honor
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/7/12-1/13/12)
Monday, Jan. 7 Julio Medina was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle and Wyckoff avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Dagnese. Louis Aponte was arrested at 79-19 68th Road for assault...
Jan 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven Injured in Long Island City crane collapse
A one-block work site along the East River in Long Island City was secured and under close watch Wednesday afternoon after a large crane collapsed. Seven construction workers were sent to area hosp...
Jan 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Families gather to remember loved ones during holiday season
Over 100 families gathered at the U.S. Columbarium/Fresh Pond Crematory to pay tribute to the memories of family members this holiday season. As part of the ceremony, family members placed a dove o...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis holds meeting at Vander Ende-Onderdonk House
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth held its first weekly meeting of 2013 at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House on Flushing Avenue in Ridgewood. The Onderdonk House is owned and maintained by the Greater Ridg...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Dec. 24 Shykemia Ellerbee was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for criminal possession of stolen property by Officer Weil. Steven Rinaldi was arrested at the intersection of Greene and...
Jan 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parking rules near Maspeth park to change
The Department of Transportation announced that it will change the “no standing” parking regulation on streets surrounding Principe (formerly Maurice) Park by the end of February. The park, located...
Jan 03, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning his men's second round match against Argentina's Facundo Bagnis at the Roland Garros 2016 French Tennis Open in Paris on May 26, 2016Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal sensationally quit the French Open with a left wrist injury on Friday as Andy Murray cruised into the last-16. Nadal, 29, stunned Roland Garros by calling a news conference at just 10 minutes notice to announce he was pulling out. The Spaniard said he had been playing with an anesthetic injection in the wrist in the first two rounds and that MRI scans had shown that the injury was getting worse.


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Bret Michaels performs at a free concert on the Seaside Heights, N.J. boardwalk on Friday May 27, 2016, one of many events around the Jersey shore to mark the unofficial start of summer. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — As he belted out the words to "Nothin' But A Good Time," Poison singer Bret Michaels gave voice to the plans of residents and revelers alike as the unofficial start of summer arrived at the Jersey shore.


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A woman walks by a border fence in the makeshift refugee camp near the Horgos border crossing into Hungary, near Horgos, Serbia, Friday, May 27, 2016. Nearly 400,000 refugees passed through Hungary last year on their way to richer EU destinations. The flow was slowed greatly by Hungary's construction of razor-wire fences on its borders with Serbia and Croatia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local):


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