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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 43 43 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 | 51 51 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 | 97 97 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 | 107 107 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 | 205 205 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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Meet the marshals for the 2016 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
Gundel, Todzia to lead annual event
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 6 6 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
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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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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Shelter in Queens would double city-led pet adoptions
New city funds only for siting & design, not operation
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities stand outside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Police say several were injured in a deadly shooting inside the concert venue, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform. (AP Photo/Dana Schimmel)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local):


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Iraqi government forces advance near al-Sejar village, northeast of Fallujah, on May 26, 2016Kurdish-Arab fighters aided by American soldiers battled the Islamic State group north of its Syrian stronghold of Raqa Thursday as Iraqi forces edged towards the jihadist-held city of Fallujah. The twin offensives are two of the most significant ground assaults against the extremists since they declared a self-styled "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria in 2014. The assaults came as Syria's UN envoy said trapped civilians risk starvation unless Damascus and rebel groups allow greater access to humanitarian aid convoys.


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The price of bananas is displayed on a digital price tag at a 365 by Whole Foods Market grocery store ahead of its opening day in Los Angeles(This version of the May 25 story corrects paragraph eight to show that Trader Joe's sells produce by piece and package, not by the pound) By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc unveils its new 365 grocery chain on Wednesday with a bright and airy store that offers lower prices and more technology than the company's namesake shops. To thrive, though, experts say 365 has to beat its many rivals without hijacking customers from Whole Foods itself. The chain, which debuts in Los Angeles' Silver Lake neighborhood, is critical to Whole Foods.


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