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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 43 43 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 | 51 51 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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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 | 97 97 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 | 107 107 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 | 205 205 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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer arrive at Chubu Centrair International Airport in Tokoname, ahead of the G7 summit meetings.By Thomas Wilson and Kiyoshi Takenaka ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on Thursday on the need to send a strong message on maritime claims in the western Pacific, where an increasingly assertive China is locked in territorial disputes with Japan and several Southeast Asian nations. The agreement prompted a sharp rejoinder from China, which is not in the G7 club but whose rise as a power has put it at the heart of some discussions at the advanced nations' summit in Ise-Shima, central Japan. "Prime Minister (Shinzo) Abe led discussion on the current situation in the South China Sea and East China Sea.


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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has a photo session with the participants in the Seventh Congress of the WPKISE-SHIMA (Reuters) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told fellow Group of Seven leaders on Thursday that North Korea's nuclear and missile programs are also a concern to Europe, a top Japanese government official said. Chairing the first of two days of a G7 summit in central Japan, Abe told his counterparts that Pyongyang's development of nuclear technology and ballistic missiles poses a threat to international peace, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroshige Seko told reporters. The prime minister also said it is important to have Russia's constructive engagement in neighboring Ukraine and said Japan is ready to extend a fresh $500 million in aid to Iraq, Seko said.


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The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module shown at Bigelow Aerospace in Las Vegas NevadaBy Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA called off an attempt to inflate an experimental habitat attached to the International Space Station after the fabric module failed to expand as planned on Thursday. Station crew member Jeff Williams spent more than two hours opening a valve to allow spurts of air to inflate the 3,100-pound (1,400 kg) module, the first expandable habitat to be tested with astronauts in space. “We’ll hope for better luck tomorrow,” astronaut Jessica Meir radioed to Williams from Mission Control in Houston.


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