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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 42 42 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 | 48 48 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 | 96 96 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 | 105 105 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
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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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Grand Avenue Festival Shines
2012 Grand Avenue Street Festival in Maspeth brings out thousands of people having lots of fun.
Jun 10, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball 21 & Under Schedule: August 9 - 17
Games played through August Thursday & Friday nights at Crowley Park
Jun 10, 2012 | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jill Ann Rudzewick-Vik Passes Away
Jill Ann Rudzewick-Vik, 46, passed away Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. Jill is a graduate of St. Stanislaus Kostka Elementary School, Christ the King, Mercy College and she did her ma...
Jun 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets team up with local groups to fight hunger
Canned goods will be collected at Friday home games
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Some ping pong with that whiskey?
A Maspeth liquor store is changing up the routine alcohol run. In the center of Nunny's Liquor, at 59-63 69th Street, sits a full-sized ping pong table, and patrons are invited to join a game as th...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/28/12 to 6/3/12
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2012 Memorial Day Parade draws extra large crowd
Hundreds lined Grand Avenue on Sunday, May 27, to honor those who have answered the call to serve their country at the 28th Annual Memorial Day Parade in Maspeth. Residents stood or sat on the curb...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/21/12-5/27-12)
Monday, May 21 Guillermo Freire-Torres was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Union Turnpike for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ferreris. Michael Hidalgo was arrested at the in...
May 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cracks in the system, an buildings all over the city
Pol calls on city to crack down on shoddy developers
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Two vets to be honored at Memorial Day Parade
Two WWII Veterans, Paul Plack and Michael Tasik, will be recognized on Sunday, May 27, at a ceremony following the Maspeth Memorial Day Parade. The ceremony will take place at Maspeth Veterans Squa...
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Overnight burglaries in Middle Village
A string of burglaries plagued Middle Village in recent nights, as perpetrators entered through open windows, grabbed valuables left in plain sight and ran off. There were two burglaries on May 10t...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/14/12-5/20/12)
Monday, May 14 Terence Doherty was arrested at 79-60 Metroplitan Avenue for menacing by Officer Cullihan. Tuesday, May 15 Gabriel Aldana was arrested at 62-67 60th Street for criminal mischief by O...
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Bloomberg fights chronic absenteeism
Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week launched a $9 million ad campaign aimed at reducing chronic absenteeism in public schools. The campaign, created by AT&T and the Ad Council, includes a new Web sit...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter 5/7/12-5/13/12)
Monday, May 7 William Cairns was arrested at 65-57 Myrtle Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Tuesday, May 8 Eric Baller was arrested at 479 Onderdonk Avenue for criminal trespassing by ...
May 15, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council members tour Maspeth industrial businesses
City Council members from the Committees on Small Business and Economic Development toured businesses in the Maspeth Industrial Business Zone last Friday, May 4, in an effort to reach out to manage...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale gestures during the team's NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors in Miami. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Memphis Grizzlies have offered their head coaching job to Fizdale. The person says Fizdale met with Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera on Wednesday, May 25, in California and that the job had been offered. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Grizzlies are not commenting on specific candidates in their coaching search. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, File)The Memphis Grizzlies are ready to make another assistant coach a first-time NBA head coach after offering their job to Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.


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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jake Arrieta got some help from the Cubs' offense to stay perfect.


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Taliban new leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada is seen in an undated photograph, posted on a Taliban twitter feed and identified separately by several Taliban officials, who declined be named.By Jonathan Landay and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taliban chief on Wednesday all but dashes U.S. President Barack Obama's hopes for opening peace talks before he leaves office, one of his top foreign policy goals, current and former U.S. defense and intelligence officials said. The Taliban leadership council tapped Mullah Haybattulah Akhundzada, a conservative Islamic scholar from the group's stronghold in southern Afghanistan, to succeed Mullah Akhtar Mansour, four days after Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike. U.S. officials had called Mansour a major impediment to peace talks, and some had expressed hope his death would eliminate an obstacle to peace negotiations between the Taliban and the government of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.


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