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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 15 15 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 | 16 16 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 | 44 44 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 | 52 52 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 | 98 98 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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Local kid leads animal shelter food drive
While most kids are simply watching social media videos of cute animals doing funny things, one local 12-year-old girl is using her passion for animal rights as a stepping stone for action.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New satellite off of city's Veterans Affairs open in Queens
Plans to open satellite office in all 5 boros
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Tennis Center renovations on schedule for 2018 completion
2016 is last year for current Louis Armstrong Stadium
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do You Know What The Income Brackets For 2016 Are?
With little less than four weeks remaining until you have to file your income tax returns for 2015, I’m sure the last thing you’re interested in is learning what the new inflation-adjusted income b...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/21/16-3/27/16)
Monday, Mar. 21 Jawan Moore was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Williams. Eliezer Zamora was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for child endangerment by Detective Fri...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 30 gears up for PB vote week
For locals who want to help improve their neighborhoods, now is the time to step up. Participatory budgeting, the process through which community members come up with ideas to better the neighborho...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants CB5 included in DSNY initiative
A Queens councilwoman is calling on the city to address trash on busy shopping strips in her district. “This pile up of garbage affects the quality of life for the countless number of people, both ...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precicnt Police Blotter (3/7/16-3/13/16)
Monday, Mar. 7 Valmi A. Gallardo was arrested at 60-31 75th Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Archange. Sergio Jean-Pierre was arrested at 64th Street and Cooper Avenue for aggravated unlicen...
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boards gives its nod to Principe Park renovations
Proposal went through numerous iterations with community
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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WeWork opens first Queens location
WeWork, the co-working space company based in Soho, has officially expanded to Queens. The newest location at 35-37 36th Street is in Astoria’s Kaufman Arts District, right above Studio Square’s be...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overcrowded Middle Village school to get new addition
Students from one of the most overcrowded schools in the city are about to receive some much-needed room. The School Construction Authority (SCA) has agreed to move forward with plans for an expans...
Mar 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inclusion celebrated at annual St. Pats For All parade
Unlike the blizzard-like weather last year, the 17th annual St. Pats For All parade in Sunnyside and Woodside this year was warm and sunny. Hundreds of community members and groups turned out for t...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zide Car Care
Owning a car in NYC can mean many things... on demand car care start-up, Zide Car Care, is making owning a car in Queens, Brooklyn, and all of NYC easy for you. Zide Car Drivers will pick up your c...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside Houses breaks ground on new basketball court
A public housing complex in Woodside is finally getting a much-needed outdoor upgrade. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined residents at Woodside Houses to break ground on a $500,000 renovation to it...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/29/16-3/6/16)
Monday, Feb. 29 Michael Welker was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for second-degree assault by Detective Matat. Ryan Mapes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for stalking by Detective Webb. Geo...
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, now-Education Secretary John King Jr. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. States would be able to decide how much significance to place on test scores, academic growth, and other measures of performance such as chronic absenteeism, under guidelines the Obama administration is proposing for new school accountability systems in guidelines being released May 26."These regulations give states the opportunity to work with all of their stakeholders, including parents, and educators to protect all students’ right to a high-quality education that prepares them for college and careers, including the most vulnerable students,” said King. “They also give educators room to reclaim for all of their students the joy and promise of a well-rounded educational experience.” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.


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State Department email report complicates Clinton's messageLAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message.


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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles yells from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Lamar in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate." Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.


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