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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 19 19 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 | 22 22 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 | 50 50 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 | 58 58 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 | 103 103 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 | 114 114 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 | 211 211 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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Industrial voices uniting in Maspeth
A new association is uniting Maspeth industry. The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) formed in early 2011 as a project of the Business Outreach Center (BOC) Network, a non-profit that ...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real cops arrest fake in 104th
A man was arrested in the 104th Precinct for impersonating a police officer to steal an unsuspecting victim's jacket. On December 30 at 3:30 a.m., police received a call reporting the incident, whi...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire bombs plague Jamaica
Neighbors questioned motive behind attacks
Jan 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/26/11-1/1/12)
Monday, Dec. 26 Edward Orega was arrested at 57-66 63rd Street for criminal mischief by Officer Gomez. Maryellen Cerruti was arrested at 64-12 79th Street for petit larceny by Officer Villacres. Am...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Dec. 19 Carlos Perez was arrested at DeKalb and Cypress Avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ziman. John Burke was arrested at 82 Street and 60 Avenue for driving while intoxica...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth house catches fire
A house fire at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and 68th Street in Maspeth shook up the quiet neighborhood on Thursday, just after 12:30 p.m. Firefighters from Ladder 138 and Squad 288 were call...
Dec 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murder-suicide shocks Maspeth
Murder suicide shakes Maspeth By Heather Senison hsenison@queensledger.com Lifelong Maspeth and Glendale resident Maureen Biermann and her stepson David were stabbed multiple times inside their hom...
Dec 22, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 tables Maspeth construction project
Some Queens Community Board 5 members are a bit concerned about a plan to transform a mixed-use building in Maspeth into a three-story residence for families. An application has been submitted to t...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another crash on Mazeau
Residents continue push to make street one-way
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/11/11-12/18/11)
Sunday, Dec. 11 Robert Weternburger was arrested at 60-16 Myrtle Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Vazquez. Monday, Dec. 12 Evyn Edwards was arrested at the intersection of Palmetto Street and Fr...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Lions host Children's Christmas party
On Saturday, December 3, the Maspeth Lions club held its annual Children’s Christmas party at St. Stanislaus Parish Hall. The party catered to over 100 children from St. Mary’s Children's Hopsital ...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (12/5/11-12/11/11)
Monday, Dec. 5 Luis Rodriguez was arrested at Palmetto Street and Myrtle Avenue for possession of stolen property by Officer Sciame. Rovan Calle was arrested at 60-25 67th Avenue for petit larceny ...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill says no more to unannounced “no standing” signs
The Department of Transportation may soon have to give communities a heads-up before installing new “no standing” signs on New York City streets, under a bill introduced recently by Councilwoman El...
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/27/11-12/4/11)
Monday, Nov. 28 Charles Linic was arrested at 58-02 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Lodato. Isidro Andrade was arrested at 60-64 69th Avenue for assault by Officer Alvarez. Milan D...
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juniper Valley Park second phase complete
Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Council Member Elizabeth Crowley gathered last Thursday, December 1 to cut the green ribbon on the second phase of impr...
Dec 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russia is embroiled in an immense doping scandal which could prevent its track and field athletes from competing in the Rio OlympicsRussia's Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday that eight of its athletes in the 2012 London Olympics were positive for doping following new tests of their samples given during the Games. "The International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially informed the Russian Olympic Committee that the results of new samples taken during the London Olympic Games have returned positive results for eight Russian athletes in three disciplines," the ROC said in a statement after the IOC on Friday reported 23 new doping failures from retests on 265 samples from London. Russia this week confirmed that 14 of their athletes were found to be positive in the 2008 Beijing Olympics after retesting.


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Serena Williams of the U.S. returns in the third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against France's Kristina Mladenovic at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, May 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — In her seven previous matches with Ana Ivanovic, Elina Svitolina had only managed to win a set.


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Despite plans before the operation for safe corridors, few civilians have managed to flee the Fallujah battle in recent daysIraq's elite forces deployed around Fallujah on Saturday, marking a new phase in efforts to retake the jihadist bastion, as concern grew for trapped civilians there and in Syria. After almost a week of shaping operations around Fallujah, the arrival of the counter-terrorism service (CTS) signalled that an assault on the Islamic State group inside the city proper may be imminent. The deployment of Iraq's best-trained and most battle-tested fighting unit came as US-backed forces pressed simultaneous offensives against IS in both Iraq and Syria.


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