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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 69 69 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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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 | 222 222 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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Catsimatidis announces his bid for Mayor
Billionaire John A. Catsimatidis, 64, officially announced his Republican bid for New York City mayor Tuesday on the steps of City Hall. With a rags-to-riches story and deep pockets, the president,...
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/21/13-1/27/13)
Monday, Jan. 21 Rolando Kippes was arrested on 60-51 59th Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Jamella Bhairo was arrested on 47-05 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Abenan...
Jan 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurants seek better inspections
Queens restaurant owners say the current system is unfair
Jan 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supercentenarian Carl Berner leaves an impact on Queens
Supercentenarian Carl Berner of Middle Village was a beacon of light, and Queens civic leaders, neighbors, and friends were sorry to learn about his passing in his home on January 7, just 20 days s...
Jan 22, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Marshall’s State of the Borough
Looking to the past for a hopeful future
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (1/14/13-1/20/13)
Monday, Jan. 14 Jamal Velovic was arrested at the intersection of Madison Street and Woodward Avenue for obstruction of governmental administration by Officer Marinacci. Patricia Reith was arrested...
Jan 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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ATU 1181 bus drivers strike
Photos: Michael O'Kane School bus drivers went on strike for the first time since 1979 in all five boroughs of the city Wednesday morning, seeking the addition of a job security clause in their con...
Jan 17, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volleyball unites a community and keeps memories alive
Through a sport, residents come together
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincent Martello: Eagle Scout
Teen in Middle Village troop earns highest honor
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/7/12-1/13/12)
Monday, Jan. 7 Julio Medina was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle and Wyckoff avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Dagnese. Louis Aponte was arrested at 79-19 68th Road for assault...
Jan 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven Injured in Long Island City crane collapse
A one-block work site along the East River in Long Island City was secured and under close watch Wednesday afternoon after a large crane collapsed. Seven construction workers were sent to area hosp...
Jan 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Families gather to remember loved ones during holiday season
Over 100 families gathered at the U.S. Columbarium/Fresh Pond Crematory to pay tribute to the memories of family members this holiday season. As part of the ceremony, family members placed a dove o...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis holds meeting at Vander Ende-Onderdonk House
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth held its first weekly meeting of 2013 at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House on Flushing Avenue in Ridgewood. The Onderdonk House is owned and maintained by the Greater Ridg...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Dec. 24 Shykemia Ellerbee was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for criminal possession of stolen property by Officer Weil. Steven Rinaldi was arrested at the intersection of Greene and...
Jan 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parking rules near Maspeth park to change
The Department of Transportation announced that it will change the “no standing” parking regulation on streets surrounding Principe (formerly Maurice) Park by the end of February. The park, located...
Jan 03, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jyothi Lakshmaiah (L) and Nithya Krishnan (R) take a break from their jobs to enjoy chai from a Chai Cart on Market Street in downtown San Francisco on May 26, 2016In a Silicon Valley culture known for brilliant ideas boiling up in coffee shops, Gaurav Chawla is pouring his heart into chai. Chawla said his friends at Microsoft have told him of the US software giant having people with chai-making skills come in to prepare the tea for employees.


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Secret Service Counter-assault Team member is seen through a window of the press briefing room, standing on alert during a lock down the White HouseA brief, partial lockdown at the White House was lifted on Monday after a metal object tossed over the fence was tested and determined not to be dangerous, the U.S. Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was at the White House during the incident. An individual threw the object over the north fence of the complex, Secret Service spokesman Shawn Holtzclaw said in an emailed statement.


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Harambe, a 17-year-old gorilla at the Cincinnati ZooBy Ginny McCabe CINCINNATI (Reuters) - The director of the Cincinnati Zoo on Monday stood by the decision to shoot dead a gorilla as he dragged a 4-year-old boy around by the ankle, saying the ape was not simply endangering the child who fell into his enclosure but actually hurting him. "Looking back, we would make the same decision" to shoot the gorilla, Thayne Maynard, director of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, told a news conference. The gorilla was clearly disoriented," Maynard said, while lamenting the loss of Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla, whose species is listed as endangered.


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