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Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
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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?
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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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A roaring Halloween with the Maspeth Lions
The Maspeth Lions Club hosted its annual children's Halloween Ragamuffin Parade this past Monday. Children in costume marched down Grand Avenue to the Maspeth Federal Savings parking lot at 69th St...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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$10K reward for hit-and-run driver
Maspeth to killer: “We will find you”
Nov 02, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/17/11-10/23/11)
Monday, Oct. 17 Bryan Payero was arrested at the intersection of Stephen Street and Cypress Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Rogers. Tuesday, Oct. 18 Gregory Highland was arres...
Oct 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lew Picardi, local musician, passes away at 80
On Friday, October 21, Maspeth lost a veteran, father, and musician. Louis P. Picciano, who was better known by his stage name, Lew Picardi, started singing in grammar school and was an immediate “...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect in crash that killed Maspeth man
Police have identified a suspect who is believed to have been behind the wheel of a car that caused an early morning accident in Maspeth on October 15, killing a popular local bar owner. Geroge Gib...
Oct 25, 2011 | 5 5 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/11/11-10/16/11)
Monday, Oct. 11 Justin Noboa was arrested at the intersection of Gates and Cypress avenues for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Lodato. Tuesday, Oct. 12 Anna Lopez was arrested at 61-26 76...
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Transportation issues drive CB meeting
Board also votes on new budget
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth hit-and-run kills one
Victim identified as owner of Maspeth bar
Oct 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents of eight held on $75k bail
Kids were abused while in Queens foster care system, defense says
Oct 14, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/3/11-10/9/11)
Monday, Oct. 3 Jose Rodrigues was arrested at 477 Fairview Avenue for unauthorized use of a vehicle by Officer Lodato. Soto Christian was arrested at 477 Fairview Avenue for unauthorized use of a v...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, September 26 Andy Savedra was arrested at 52-122 63rd Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Verderber. Timothy Sullivan was arrested at 61-75 78th Street for obstructing breathing...
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Maspeth's Martin Luther Middle School now open
New Smart Board technology offered for middle and high school
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making sure veterans get what they deserve
Queens resident leads national vet's organization
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Maspeth battles rats
Rodent problem out of control, residents say
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Grand ol' time
The Maspeth Street Fair returned to Grand Avenue this past Sunday, drawing hundreds of visitors to the neighborhood's busiest shopping and commercial strip. The event featured numerous vendors sell...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commuters use motorcycle taxis to make their way through early morning traffic in the Rwanda's capital KigaliBy Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI (Reuters) - Already boasting one of the cleanest urban centres in Africa, authorities in Rwanda's capital want thousands of street hawkers to form registered co-operatives or find formal work as they try to raise taxes and make the city even tidier, the mayor said. Kigali has a reputation for order that is rare on a continent of sprawling and often chaotic conurbations, and lately officials have stepped up measures against hawkers on the street, which activists say can be draconian. "Kigali’s target is to be a clean city so these street vendors are an impediment to cleanliness," Mayor Monique Mukaruliza told a new conference on Tuesday to explain the plan.


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Drivers line up as they wait to buy gas in a station, in Paris, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. A two-month protest movement against a bill weakening France's famed worker protections reached a new level this week as fuel industry workers joined in. Strikes have spread to all eight of France's refineries, and one in five gas stations are now dry or running low. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's strikes and protests against the government's labor reforms (all times local):


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A retired Burundian army colonel was shot dead in Bujumbura on Wednesday, police said, victim of escalating violence between President Pierre Nkurunziza's security forces and opponents who say his re-election for a third term in July was illegal. A new round of peace talks was launched in the Tanzanian city of Arusha at the weekend, after previous discussions in Burundi and Uganda over the past year collapsed or stalled. Police said the former officer, named as Rufyiri Lucien, was shot as he sat in his car waiting for his gate to be opened in the Ngagara neighbourhood.
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