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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
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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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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...

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Officials break ground on PS/IS 49 school addition
Students at the crowded PS/IS 49 in in Middle Village will have a little more room to learn and grow thanks to a new $31 million addition. “Together, the City Council and the state were able to get...
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City to push bike lanes along Queens Boulevard
Will ignore local community board opposition
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Metropolitan Avenue Bridge deck to be replaced
Numerous traffic changes coming to Fresh Pond intersection
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/9/16-5/15/16)
Monday, May 9 Gambino Sanchez was arrested at Nurge Avenue and 55th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Walsh. Michael O. Odunlemi was arrested at 72nd Place and Grand Avenue for aggravated unl...
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Family, NYPD mark one-year anniversary of Moore murder
Held at the site where he was shot and killed
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of civilian service
For the past 40 years, the Glendale/104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP) has been an extra set of eyes on the streets of Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village and Maspeth. They evolved from ambit...
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Celebrities Lace 'Em Up For The Joe Lemm Memorial Basketball Game
The Joe Lemm Memorial Celebrity Basketball Game is a fundraising event to help support the family of Detective Joseph Lemm, who was killed near the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in December of 201...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/2/16-5/8/16)
Monday, May 2 Rick Tineo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Feldman. Lazaro Robler was arrested at 60-05 54th Street for third-degree assault by Officer Taver...
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VVA Chapter 32 swears-in new board of directors
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 is under new leadership. On Friday night, the group swore in a new board of directors at its Whitestone headquarters. Glendale resident Michael O’ Kane wi...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter in Queens would double city-led pet adoptions
New city funds only for siting & design, not operation
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
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Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
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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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By Patrick Markey and Lamine Chikhi ALGIERS (Reuters) - Officials from Algeria, the European Union and energy firms meet in Algiers on Tuesday in an attempt to get their energy cooperation back on track and find ways to pump more gas north again after years of dwindling exports. Algeria is seen as a natural partner for the European Union as it looks to diversify energy supplies after the Ukraine conflict once again exposed the risks of relying too much on the bloc's top supplier, Russia. In 2013, the EU estimated Algeria exported 25 billion cubic metres (bcm) of natural gas via pipelines to Spain and Italy, or less than half the capacity of 54 bcm, while it exported 15 bcm of liquefied natural gas out of capacity of 40 bcm.
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The demolition of shacks north of the South African capital Pretoria triggered riots on Monday and overnight in which two security guards were killed, police said on Tuesday. Four people had been arrested and would be charged with public violence while a fifth faced a charge of murder, police spokesman Tsekiso Mofokeng said. Poverty, a swelling population and migration from the countryside is aggravating a shortage of urban housing in South Africa, leading to sprawling informal settlements springing up.
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the National Convention Center in Hanoi, VietnamBy Matt Spetalnick and Martin Petty HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes. Obama announced on Monday that Washington was scrapping its embargo on the sale of lethal arms to Vietnam, clearing the biggest hurdle remaining between two countries that have been drawn together by concern over China's military build-up. Critics said that by removing the ban, a vestige of the Vietnam War, Washington had put concerns about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea first and given up a critical lever to push Hanoi for an improvement in human rights.


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