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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 20 20 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 | 23 23 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 | 51 51 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 | 53 53 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 115 115 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 | 212 212 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 High School is officially open for class
Maspeth High School made it’s opening official on Monday at a ceremony with community members and elected officials, who were given a tour of the new building. While the high school technically ope...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walter's Deli is back in business
People who used to love - and now miss - Walter's Delicatessen on Grand Avenue in Maspeth will be glad to know it will reopen in April. Friends Frank DiGiovanna and Adam Caccavle, recently purchase...
Feb 27, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGCC plays host to Cuomo's State of the Budget
Governor Andrew Cuomo took the stage at La Guardia Community College last week, and spoke about education and job creation in New York during his State of the Budget address. His initiatives includ...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once again, street fair point of contention at CB5
Other festivals in the district approved without dissent
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/11/13-2/17/13)
Monday, Feb. 11 Salvatore Saviano was arrested at 72-30 61st Street for menacing by Officer Gomez. Jody Vargas was arrested at the intersection of Grandview Avenue and Himrod Street for reckless en...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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String of murders has LGBT community on edge
UPDATE: Man arrested in latest killing
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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USPS Saturday service to be cut
In an effort to save an estimated $2 billion each year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general and C.E.O. Patrick R. Donahoe announced the agency’s unilateral plan to cut Saturd...
Feb 13, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/4/13-2/10/13)
Monday, Feb. 4 Jose Sustre was arrested at 1682 Woodbine Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer McElligot. Sy Kraft was arrested at 69-34 53rd Road for criminal contempt by Officer E...
Feb 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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New coalition says any plans for a Willets Point Casino are not welcomed
In a timely announcement of their formation, the “Don’t Gamble on our Community” coalition met at the RAICES Corona Senior Center last week to discuss the possible impact of a casino in their neigh...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct gets new captain, but will miss the old
Deputy Inspector Michael Cody is leaving the 104th Precinct with awards, accolades and the gratitude of one of the only Queens communities that has seen a decrease in crime. As Cody moves to take o...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kosciuszko Bridge construction project
SDOT gets okay to discharge groundwater into creek
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Queens pharmacist still offers a personal touch
When the bell hits the front door to Colombo’s Pharmacy at 75-51 Metropolitan Ave., it is often followed by a familiar voice. Sometimes it is from Vito Columbo's father in the language of his homel...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/28/13-2/3/13)
Tuesday, Jan. 29 Meghan Rodriguez was arrested at 60-30 Maurice Avenue for burglary by Officer Hamburger. William Meyer was arrested at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Metropolitan Avenue f...
Feb 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former NYC mayor Ed Koch passes away
Fiery politician was 88
Feb 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muni-meters installed on Grand Avenue in Maspeth
One of that last neighborhoods to lose parking meters
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Friday, May 27, 2016 image from video provided by KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV shows graffiti on a Vietnam War memorial in the Venice area of Los Angeles. The homespun memorial painted on a block-long wall on Pacific Avenue lists the names of American service members missing in action or unaccounted for in Southeast Asia, painted by a Vietnam veteran and dedicated in 1992. The wall has been tagged previously but the latest vandalism - within the past week - covers the bottom half of the memorial for much of its length. (KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV via AP) TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITLOS ANGELES (AP) — Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were vandalized as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said.


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Packing maximum sustained winds of some 40 miles per hour (65 kilometers per hour), Bonnie was located about 125 miles south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, at 2100 GMTTropical Storm Bonnie formed off the southeastern US coast Saturday, forecasters said, dashing beach plans for some Americans at the start of the long Memorial Day weekend. Heavy rain was spreading across coastal areas of South Carolina, with the National Hurricane Center warning that the storm could spawn isolated tornadoes later Saturday or early Sunday. Packing maximum sustained winds of some 40 miles per hour (65 kilometers per hour), Bonnie was located about 125 miles south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, at 2100 GMT, according to the latest bulletin from the Miami-based NHC.


2016-05-28 19:55:42 -0400
JEROME, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man trapped in his crashed vehicle on a central Arizona mountain for three days was rescued thanks to a couple taking sightseeing photos.
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