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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 70 70 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?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 78 78 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 | 124 124 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 | 134 134 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 | 228 228 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 honors centennial of World War I
The annual Maspeth Memorial Day Parade on Sunday afternoon honored the centennial of the United States’s involvement in World War I. The theme of this year's parade was “Maspeth, Lest We Forget: 10...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former U.S. trade czar keynotes Queens Chamber expo
Talks importance of nuclear energy
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the marshals for the 2016 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
Gundel, Todzia to lead annual event
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thieves rob safe deposit boxes from Maspeth Federal
A number of safe deposit boxes were stolen from Maspeth Federal Savings Bank in Rego Park on Monday, the bank confirmed. The full extent the robbery has not been determined, but the bank confirmed ...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth seniors unveil collaborative art banner
Culmination of textiles class taught by Queens artist
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/16/16-5/22/16)
Monday, May 16 Omar M. Velez was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Woodbine Street for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Oswald. Troy A. Lamroy was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and Woodhaven Bou...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials break ground on PS/IS 49 school addition
Students at the crowded PS/IS 49 in in Middle Village will have a little more room to learn and grow thanks to a new $31 million addition. “Together, the City Council and the state were able to get...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to push bike lanes along Queens Boulevard
Will ignore local community board opposition
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Metropolitan Avenue Bridge deck to be replaced
Numerous traffic changes coming to Fresh Pond intersection
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/9/16-5/15/16)
Monday, May 9 Gambino Sanchez was arrested at Nurge Avenue and 55th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Walsh. Michael O. Odunlemi was arrested at 72nd Place and Grand Avenue for aggravated unl...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family, NYPD mark one-year anniversary of Moore murder
Held at the site where he was shot and killed
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of civilian service
For the past 40 years, the Glendale/104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP) has been an extra set of eyes on the streets of Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village and Maspeth. They evolved from ambit...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrities Lace 'Em Up For The Joe Lemm Memorial Basketball Game
The Joe Lemm Memorial Celebrity Basketball Game is a fundraising event to help support the family of Detective Joseph Lemm, who was killed near the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in December of 201...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/2/16-5/8/16)
Monday, May 2 Rick Tineo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Feldman. Lazaro Robler was arrested at 60-05 54th Street for third-degree assault by Officer Taver...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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VVA Chapter 32 swears-in new board of directors
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 is under new leadership. On Friday night, the group swore in a new board of directors at its Whitestone headquarters. Glendale resident Michael O’ Kane wi...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traders work on the floor of the NYSEU.S. stock prices fell on Tuesday on weaker-than-expected economic data, while expectations of a possible Federal Reserve interest rate increase lifted the dollar to near a two-month high against a basket of currencies. The drop on Wall Street stoked safe-haven bids for gold and less riskier U.S. and German government debt. Oil futures faded into the red after rising earlier on higher expected U.S. gasoline demand for summer driving.


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Tyres burn as CGT labour union members block a road near the entrance to the Total oil refinery in Donges, western France, on May 31, 2016, in protest against the government's labour law reformsFrench railway workers began a rolling strike Tuesday just 10 days before the Euro 2016 football tournament begins, aggravating a bitter labour dispute that has sparked months of sometimes violent protests. The strike has piled further pressure on the Socialist government, which has been besieged by protests and work stoppages over a controversial labour reform bill. Paris metro workers are also planning to walk off the job from Thursday and Air France pilots have also threatened a lengthy strike in the coming weeks, when Euro 2016 is in full swing.


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Former Barclays Plc director Steven McClatchey leaves the federal courthouse following his arrest earlier in the day on insider trading charges, in ManhattanBy Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former director at Barclays Plc was arrested on Tuesday on U.S. charges that he provided inside information about impending mergers that he learned about at the bank to a plumber, who used the tips to illegally make $76,000 (£52,473). Steven McClatchey, 58, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in Manhattan federal court with conspiracy, wire fraud and securities fraud after the plumber, Gary Pusey, secretly pleaded guilty on Friday and agreed to cooperate with authorities. McClatchey, who worked at the British bank in its Manhattan offices from December 2008 to December 2015, was arrested on Long Island, where he resides, and was expected to appear in court later in the day.


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