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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
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 216 216 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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Maspeth celebrates 31st annual Memorial Day parade
Maspeth residents descended on Grand Avenue as they have for the last 31 years on Sunday, with children adorned in patriotic gear, family and friends cooking up hotdogs and cheering on marchers, an...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/18/15-5/24/15)
Monday, May 18 Raou Trif was arrested at Putnam and Forest avenues for violation of local law by Officer Oswald. Joseph Peebles was arrested at 67th Avenue and 60th Lane for robbery by Officer Swis...
May 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aronowicz, Desio to lead 2015 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
As a patriotic 19 year old, William Aronowicz enlisted in the Marine Air Corps. On December 19, 1941, only 12 days after the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, he opted to choose service and no...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals attend Frank Principe Park visioning session
Discuss new ball fields, host of other updates
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knockdown Center appeals to CB5 for liquor license
Owners say it has wider community support than last year
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/11/15-5/17/15)
Monday, May 11 Andres Klimowicz was arrested at 60th Lane and Eliot Avenue for violation of local law by Officer Cordoba. Tuesday, May 12 Joel Difo was arrested at 2043 Himrod Street for criminal t...
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Amtrak tragedy hits home for Queens, Brooklyn residents
Victims include Rockaway Navy man and Brooklyn college dean
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tent of Tomorrow to receive free $3 million paint job
Union donates free labor, supplies to repaint upper portion
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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No liquor license for the Knockdown Center just yet
SLA will consider license again in June
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/4/15-5/10/15)
Monday, May 4 Frank Sestito was arrested at 60-86 68th Avenue for second-degree assault by Officer Eastman. Lilian Rosa was arrested at 1699 Palmetto Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Sull...
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Queens students, parents rally to save after-school programs
Four programs to be cut if city doesn’t allocate $5.9M
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Compost drop-off sites pop up around Queens
Queens is about to get a lot more green, thanks to the expansion of the New York City Compost Program’s food waste drop-off program, which has opened new sites in Kew Gardens, Briarwood and Ridgewo...
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carting company rehires workers who testified
But Five Star says rival unions to blame for the confusion.
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Group criticizes current mayor's work with vets
Say 'wait and see' approach not productive
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Coyote spotted in Middle Village
Leaves bemused park-goers in its wake
Apr 28, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans' Bryce Dejean-Jones (31) drives the ball around the defense of Indiana Pacers' Rodney Stuckey (2) during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Police say Saturday, May 28, 2016, Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment. Sr. Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement that officers were called early Saturday morning and found the 23-year-old player collapsed in an outdoor passageway. He was taken to a hospital where he died. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler, File)DALLAS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday.


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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.


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