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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 55 55 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 | 63 63 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 | 108 108 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 | 119 119 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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Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/18/16-4/24/16)
Monday, Apr. 18 Joesph Hanley was arrested at 559 Fairview Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Mancuso. Julio Barillas was arrested at 668 Grandview Avenue for criminal mischief by Detective Fr...
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Queens man allegedly attacks mosque worshipers, runs through street naked
Police believe man was possibly high on narcotics
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
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Middle Village Prep hosts annual admissions lottery
Almost 380 applications for 150 seats
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Middle Village street now honors late bishop
Led Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens for many years
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/11/16-4/17/11)
Monday, Apr. 11 Leodegario Flores was arrested at 1862 Cornelia Street for second-degree assault by Officer Ziman. Cristobal Galicia was arrested at 53-38 Metropolitan Avenue for third-degree assau...
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Verizon workers continue to man picket lines
Want communications company to negotiate new contract
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Glendale man hit and killed on Cooper Ave.
Michael Messina was stuck while riding scooter
Apr 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (4/416-4/10/16)
Monday, Apr. 4 John Hughes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for robbery by Detective Matat. Francisco Rugel was arrested at 70-44 66th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Marinacci. Mich...
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St. Stan's to induct 2016 Hall of Fame class
On Saturday evening, St. Stanislaus Parish will induct nine individuals into their Hall of Fame. “Each of the men and women going into the Hall are involved with one of the programs in the parish,”...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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QEDC’s E-Space celebrates five years
The food startup incubator Entrepreneur Space celebrated its fifth birthday in style. E-Space, which is run by the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) out of a building in Long Island Ci...
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CB5 chair wants shelter permits rescinded
The chairman of Community Board 5 is calling on Mayor bill de Blasio to rescind Department of Buildings (DOB) permits that were approved last year that would allow for 78-16 Cooper Avenue in Glenda...
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Correcting W2 Mistakes and Errors
You’ve just received the W­2 your employer sent you. It incorrectly shows your total income as more than you actually made. ‘Hey, wait a minute,’ you say to yourself. You certainly don’t want to pa...
Apr 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslim pilgrims circle Islam's holiest shrine, the Kaaba, at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Mecca, during the annual Hajj in 2015Iranians will not take part in this year's Mecca pilgrimage because of "obstacles" raised by Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam's holiest sites, Iran's Culture Minister Ali Jannati said Sunday. In the latest dispute between the two regional rivals, "after two series of negotiations without any results because of obstacles raised by the Saudis, Iranian pilgrims will unfortunately not be able to take part in the hajj" pilgrimage, expected to take place this year in September, he said, quoted by state television. Saudi officials have said an Iranian delegation wrapped up a visit to the kingdom on Friday without reaching a final agreement on arrangements for hajj pilgrims from the Islamic republic.


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This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:45 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Two continuing to move northwest towards the North and South Carolina coastline as it is expected to slightly strengthen into a weak tropical storm before making landfall. Elsewhere, a weak frontal boundary is draped across northern portions of New England, with thunderstorms beginning to develop across New York and Pennsylvania. A broad amount of cloud cover is also observed over the Midwestern United States with a north-south oriented frontal boundary. (Weather Underground va AP)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Bonnie soaked the coasts of South Carolina, southeastern North Carolina and eastern Georgia, ruining the start of Memorial Day weekend even as it weakened while moving northward.


2016-05-29 05:49:07 -0400

Kurdish Peshmerga forces keep watch in a village east of MosulBy Isabel Coles HASSAN SHAMI, Iraq (Reuters) - Servicemen from the U.S.-led coalition are assisting Kurdish Peshmerga forces in a new offensive in Iraq that aims to retake a handful of villages from Islamic State east of their Mosul stronghold, a coalition spokesman said. Soldiers were seen loading armored vehicles outside the village of Hassan Shami, a few miles east of the frontline, a Reuters correspondent reported. "U.S. and coalition forces are conducting advise and assist operations to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces," U.S. Army Colonel Steve Warren, the spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad told Reuters, commenting on the ground deployment of coalition soldiers seen near the battle front.


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