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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 62 62 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 | 70 70 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 223 223 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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United Airlines mechanics rally for fair contracts
Dozens of airplane mechanics staged rallies in front of LaGuardia Airport on Friday to demand a fair contract with their employer, United Airlines. The workers, who are part of Teamsters Local 210,...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/15/16-2/21/16)
Monday, Feb. 15 Karla Flores was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for menacing by Officer Hendrick. Hayedon E. Soto was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for second-degree assault by Officer Hendrick....
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local artist wins grant to teach seniors about textiles
When Valerie Skakun was five years old, her grandmother taught her how to sew. She also learned about textiles, and would make clothes and other functional objects with her hands. She came to New Y...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor hosts ethnic and community media roundtable
In a city where roughly one in three residents is an immigrant and a quarter of New Yorkers are limited in English proficiency, many turn to media that speak their language or know intimately their...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Builder, activist Webster Schott passes away at 89
Longtime board member of Maspeth Federal
Feb 18, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police want changes to dangerous Glendale road
After a near fatal single-car crash, police in Glendale are calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reexamine traffic near a problem intersection. According to Captain Gregory Mackie o...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/8/16-2/14/16)
Monday, Feb. 8 Roberto Ruiz was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Friedrich. Katherine Hermosa was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for third-degree assault by Det...
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Maspeth may receive borough's first ambulance charging station
CB5 also reviews budget priorities
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Dirty Laundry Delivery Service in Queens
Dirty Laundry, a new app created by Forest Hills residents Sergei Benyaminov and Roman Kaykov aims to aid customers by simplifying the laundry process. Their Queens, startup is currently serving ar...
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Dry Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Enhances State of the Art Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab Program
Dry Harbor has been in operation for more than thirty years, providing both short and long-term care to seniors and others in need of round-the-clock care outside of the intense environment of a ho...
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/1/16-2/7/16)
Monday, Feb. 1 Brian Pickar was arrested at 1867 Grove Street for criminal obstruction of breathing by Officer Kim. Maximiliano Gonzalez was arrested at Cypress Avenue and Gates Avenue for driving ...
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Lafyes Jewelry
Maspeth residents have been flocking to Lafyes not just for the best prices, but because Flores understands how important and emotionally valuable jewelry can be.
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Miss New York visits Glendale school
Speaks to students about bullying, following dreams
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BioBus provides hands-on science learning experience
The Magic School Bus isn’t the only vehicle driving kids toward interactive science education. BioBus, a mobile science lab housed inside a school bus, has been offering hands-on, interactive lesso...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/25/16-1/31/16)
Monday, Jan. 25 Jocelyn Apolinar was arrested at 458 Onderdonk Avenue for third-degree assault by Office Archange. Stefanie Thompson was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for burglary by Officer Glo...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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A new report on modern slavery found North Korea had the highest incidence of slavery (4.37 percent of the population) and the weakest government responseMore than 45 million men, women and children globally are trapped in modern slavery, far more than previously thought, with two-thirds in the Asia-Pacific, a study showed Tuesday. The details were revealed in the 2016 Global Slavery Index, a research report by the Walk Free Foundation, an initiative set up by Australian billionaire mining magnate and philanthropist Andrew Forrest in 2012 to draw attention to the issue. The report said India had the highest number of people trapped in slavery at 18.35 million, while North Korea had the highest incidence (4.37 percent of the population) and the weakest government response.


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Interim President Jocelerme Privert, center, arrives with the president of the special verification commission Francois Benoit, to the national palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, May 30, 2016. The special verification commission recommended throwing out the disputed results of last year’s first-round presidential election because it appeared to be tainted by fraud. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's electoral authorities begin deliberating Tuesday whether they should annul results of the disputed presidential election's first round, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding significant fraud.


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Victims and activists say criminalising marital rape in India would act as a powerful deterrent and go a long way to protecting women in their own homesDeepti has spent three years since then fighting for justice, but she doubts her husband will ever be punished in a deeply patriarchal country that does not consider marital rape a crime. India has long suffered from high levels of sexual violence including in the home, but governments have shunned making marital rape a crime.


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