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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 71 71 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 | 73 73 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 | 79 79 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 | 125 125 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 | 135 135 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 | 229 229 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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CB5 chair wants shelter permits rescinded
The chairman of Community Board 5 is calling on Mayor bill de Blasio to rescind Department of Buildings (DOB) permits that were approved last year that would allow for 78-16 Cooper Avenue in Glenda...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Correcting W2 Mistakes and Errors
You’ve just received the W­2 your employer sent you. It incorrectly shows your total income as more than you actually made. ‘Hey, wait a minute,’ you say to yourself. You certainly don’t want to pa...
Apr 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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FILE - In this May 19, 2016, file photo, Colorado Rockies' Jose Reyes runs drills during an extended spring training at the Rockies' facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. Rockies manager Walt Weiss says Reyes will report to Triple-A Albuquerque for an injury rehabilitation assignment on Wednesday, June 1, the day after he completes his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/Matt York)DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss says Jose Reyes will report to Triple-A Albuquerque for an injury rehabilitation assignment on Wednesday, the day after the former All-Star shortstop completes his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy.


2016-05-31 18:44:27 -0400

Robert Bates, a former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who said he mistook his handgun for his stun gun when he fatally shot an unarmed suspect last year, blows a kiss to family members as he is escorted to the courtroom for his sentencing at the courthouse in Tulsa, Okla., Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Bates was convicted of second-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who said he mistook his handgun for his stun gun when he fatally shot an unarmed suspect last year was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison.


2016-05-31 18:41:19 -0400

Sumner Redstone's daughter Shari Redstone leaves a downtown courthouse with her lawyer in Los AngelesShari Redstone, vice chair of Viacom Inc and the daughter of controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone, said on Tuesday she has no desire to manage the media conglomerate or to chair its board. The statement from Shari Redstone was a response to a letter on Monday in which Viacom's six independent directors vowed to fight any attempt to oust them from the board. In a statement from her spokeswoman, Shari Redstone said she wants "strong, independent directors" for Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount Pictures.


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