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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 18 18 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 | 46 46 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 | 54 54 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 | 99 99 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 | 109 109 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
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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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Community groups hand out Christmas meals
On Christmas Eve the Maspeth chapter of the Knights of Columbus (Cardinal Spellman Council) teamed up with the Maspeth Lions Club and a dozen businesses and organizations in Maspeth to deliver a he...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/17/12-12/23/12)
Monday, Dec. 17 Andy J. Duran was arrested at 1872 Grove Street for obstructing governmental administration by Officer Velotta. Andrew Bayer was arrested at 60-17 56th Road for criminal obstruction...
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Queens residents mourn Sandy Hook victims
Two of slain had connections to the borough
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newtown neighbors still seek relief from Sandy aftermath
Lilly Rodriguez and her husband have lived in Greenpoint for 43 years, to which she explained that she has never before dealt with a flood like the one caused by Hurricane Sandy. "Since the water c...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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New school coming to Sunnyside
A new public school is coming to Sunnyside and it's being built from the ground up. P.S. 313 will be located at 45-45 42nd Street and will house approximately 430 students from pre-K through 5th gr...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Training tomorrow’s ‘green’ employees at QBG
Job training program focuses on sustainability
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planes fly low over Queens
Leaders and community members seek answers from the FAA
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/10/12-1216/12)
Monday, Dec. 10 Lukasz Ruszczyk was arrested at 64-11 60th Place for criminal contempt by Officer Zbikowski. Steven Rinaldi was arrested at 66-97 Fresh Pond Road for petit larceny by Detective Spag...
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Undercover police gun down career felon in Ridgewood
It was Saturday night, and restaurants and local businesses near the intersection of Gates and Seneca avenues in Ridgewood were getting ready to close for the night when five gunshots rang through ...
Dec 12, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Television Chef Aids Hurricane Recovery Efforts
Celebrity chef Paula Deen focused less on her famous butter-filled recipes and more on how to get protein in the hands of Hurricane Sandy victims last week. On a cold loading dock in the Long Islan...
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Family of man pushed on subway tracks speaks
Remember father, husband as hard worker willing to help
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104th Blotter
Monday, Dec. 3 Rocco Opramolla was arrested at 60-12 53 rd Street for aggravated harassment by Officer Lodato. Brian Drepaul was arrested at 1935 Flushing Avenue for assault by Officer Vazquez. Mig...
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Middle Village welcomes the holidays
The Middle Village Chamber of Commerce and Middle Village Kiwanis cosponsored a Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at United Methodist Church on Metropolitan Avenue Saturday evening. The event included...
Dec 06, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bloomberg thanks Parks workers for Sandy help
Immediately following Superstorm Sandy, the Park Department had to make sure that all of the city’s open spaces were safe for users. With 29,000 acres of park in New York City, the department’s emp...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/26/12-12/2/12)
Monday, Nov. 26 Terence Mortagh was arrested at 88-36 Cooper Avenue for driving while intoxicated by Officer Murtha. Darin Wright was arrested at 1614 Weirfield Street for criminal mischief by Dete...
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A general view shows a damaged street with sandbags used as barriers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla districtBy John Davison BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters captured territory from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border on Friday and inched closer to a town on a supply route for foreign-backed insurgents fighting the jihadists, a monitoring group said. The rebels, who are supplied via Turkey, last month staged a major push against Islamic State, but the group counter-attacked and beat them back. The United States has identified the area north of Syria's former commercial hub Aleppo as a priority in the fight against the Islamic State group (IS).


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The Niger Delta Avengers militant group, which has mounted a bombing campaign against oil pipelines, on Friday threatened "something big" - but also wished Nigerian youngsters a Happy Children's Day. The Avengers say oil firms in the Delta are responsible for pollution and say the poor swampland region fails to reap any benefit from the wealth on which it sits. The militants, whose activities have hammered Nigeria's crude output, posted a warning on Twitter to the army and oil firms: "Watch out something big is about to happen and it will shock the whole world ".
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Muszafar Luyima, left, Issa Luyima, center, and Magundu Idris, right, are sentenced for their role in the 2010 bombings that killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final, at the High Court in Kampala, Uganda Friday, May 27, 2016. A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out the twin bombings in Kampala, while another convicted of being an accessory to terrorism was sentenced to a year of community service. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala.


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