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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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/6/12-8/11/12)
Monday, Aug. 6 Nicholas Torello was arrested at 62-17 81st Street for menacing by Officer Collins. Michael McIllwain was arrested at 70-29 66th Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Night Out Against Crime
The 104th Precinct held its annual Night Out Against Crime last week at Mafera Park on Shaler Avenue. Residents from Maspeth, Glendale, Ridgewood and Middle Village enjoyed games, entertainment and...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents make up their local tree bed
New York City streets are getting a little prettier thanks to a contest sponsored by Million Trees NYC with the partnership of the Parks Department. The contest encouraged residents to beautify a l...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Allon is running for mayor, get to know him
Strictly Stasi
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/30/12-8/4/12)
Monday, July 30 Eric Ballek was arrested at 552 Woodward Ave. for criminal trespass by Officer Lodato. Uldalis Gomez was arrested at 71-66 69th St. for menacing by Officer Vincelis. Henry Malnuanas...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/23/12-7/29/12)
Monday, July 23 Gerald Gueverra was arrested at the intersection of St. Felix Avenue and 60th Lane for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Szpak. Tuesday, July 24 Emmanuel Ramirez was arrest...
Jul 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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GRCC faces drastic cuts to budget
Means less graffiti cleaning in CB5
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laying a new foundation in Elmhurst
New library reaches an important milestone
Jul 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elmhurst Hospital opens new treatment area
In an effort to ease waiting time and provide more services for a larger number of patients, Elmhurst Hospital celebrated the grand opening of a brand new treatment area. The new 13-bed area will w...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The water beneath us
It started with a request. The Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group meeting last week at LaGuardia College in Long Island City may have started with a group introduction, but it continued with a ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/16/12-7/22/12)
Monday, July 16 Mohamed Ali was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 60th Place for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Szpak. Steven Colon was arrested at 1820 Himrod Stre...
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Super Bowl champ Victor Cruz discusses new book
Sits down with Budd Mishkin at Queens Theatre
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104th Precinct Police blotter (7/9/12-7/14/12)
Monday, July 9 Relyn Estrada was arrested at 79-12 60th Street for criminal contempt by Officer McElligott. Bernardino Sanchez was arrested at 550 Onderdonk Avenue for criminal possession of a weap...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Parks commissioner Estelle Cooper indicted for theft
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Tuesday that Estelle Cooper, the former administrator of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and executive director of Unisphere, Inc., a non-profit con...
Jul 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locked-out Con Ed employees worry about making ends meet
As locked-out Con Edison employees stand outside of a facility at 31st Street and 20th Road in Astoria, many of them wonder how to provide for their families from a picket line. A 34-year employee ...
Jul 13, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 17 17 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 reformsFrance was bracing for fresh transport chaos Tuesday with railway workers striking just 10 days before Euro 2016 in a bitter labour dispute that has sparked months of protests. The rolling train strike called by the powerful CGT union is expected to affect around half of national and regional services by the time it takes full effect on Wednesday. Neighbouring Belgium also faced growing disruption from a public sector workers' strike on Tuesday, with train services badly hit and uncollected rubbish piling up in Brussels.


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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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