blog roll
our featured bloggers
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...
NY Employment, Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Lawyers
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...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 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...

more blogs

news
Meng defeats Halloran
Will become first Asian-American from New York in Congress
Nov 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Police shut down Queens gas station. Marathon Postponed. More gas ... soon
With a line of cars that wrapped around the block, a Shell gas station at 74th Street and Grand Avenue - one of the few in Queens that still had gas last week - was shut down by police with roughly...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Surveying Breezy Point / Rockaway Hurricane destruction in pictures
Some of the more graphic pictures of destruction as Hurricane Sandy blows through Rockaways Breezy Point
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
50 years later, plaque dedicated to fallen firefighters
This past Friday marked the 50th anniversary of a fire in Maspeth that took the lives of six firefighters. Over 100 friends and family members paid tribute to those men with the unveiling of a plaq...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/22/12-10/27/12)
Monday, Oct. 22 Dennis Garcia was arrested at 1624 Cornelia Street for an outstanding warrant by Officer Hopson. Aida Vega was arrested at the intersection of 59th Place and 60th Road for driving w...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Hurricane Sandy causes havoc in NYC and beyond
Waking up from the aftermath, New Yorker's are just beginning to pick up the pieces of Hurricane Sandy's rampage. Originally called a hurricane, weather experts are now referring to the storm as a ...
Oct 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/19/12-10/21/12)
Monday, Oct. 15 Peter Marszalek was arrested at 73-03 57th Road for criminal contempt by Detective Murray. Thomas Cottone was arrested at 64-51 59th Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Alarto...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
LIC becoming attractive place for small start-ups
Is Long Island City becoming the city’s newest and hottest spot for start-ups? The western Queens neighborhood received a lot of attention last week for its burgeoning culture of small tech start-u...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
CTK basketball coach arrested on drug charges
The Christ the King girls basketball program has produced the most Olympians in the history of the sport, but right now that's being overshadowed by former assistant coach Joe DeLuca, who was taken...
Oct 24, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/8/12-10/14/12)
Monday, Oct. 8 Steven Rinaldi was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Marinacci. Giovanni Correa was arrested at 67-05 62nd Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Bra...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens dentist get you cavity free...for free
When Carmen Negron’s mother lost her medical coverage this past year, including dental benefits, she wasn’t expecting to find a helping hand at no cost. However, after hearing about Grand Dental Sm...
Oct 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens man arrested in failed attack on Fed Reserve
Tried to detonate a van loaded with explosives Wednesday morning
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/1/12-10/7/12)
Monday, Oct. 1 Salman Khani was arrested at 64-45 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Eastman. Argeny Rojas was arrested at 1683 George Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Wojciech Tud...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
MLS head visits Queens chamber to push stadium
Wants to bring a pro soccer franchise to borough
Oct 10, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FILE - This May 23, 2007 file photo shows an exterior view of the Glass House in New Canaan, Conn. A May 12, 2016 approval from the local zoning board allows the Modernist landmark, designed in 1949 by the late architect Philip Johnson, to hold more events with small crowds and raises the cap on attendance for its annual fundraiser. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)The museum that operates the Glass House, the internationally known modernist landmark designed by architect Philip Johnson, is moving to expand arts programming and the fundraisers its hosts on the building grounds in New Canaan, Connecticut.


2016-05-30 13:06:48 -0400

The MS Aquarius is now used by humanitarian groups SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders to rescue migrants and refugees trying to reach EuropeThey are unlikely members of the same crew: career seamen for whom it was initially just another job and landlubber humanitarian workers trying to make the world a better place. Since it joined the international search and rescue operation off Libya in February, the boat chartered by medical charity MSF and French NGO SOS Mediterranee has safely delivered some 1,500 migrants to Italian ports. Once the property of the German coastguard, the Aquarius switched to oil prospection in 2009, surveying prospective fields from Nigeria to the Arctic.


2016-05-30 13:03:03 -0400
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years in prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members, rights group Amnesty International said.
2016-05-30 12:37:42 -0400