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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?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 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 | 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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Controversy surrounds town hall on soccer stadium
Opponents say they were shuttled into basement, MLS denies allegations
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Our Opinion: Hats off to CYO!
Youth sports leagues typically make it into the news when something bad happens. A fight in the stands, a child who is severely injured, or a coach violates the trust of a member of the team. So of...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eager shoppers flock to Queens malls on Black Friday
As long lines began forming around the country to take part in Black Friday sales, residents of Queens flocked to area malls to get the best deals. Queens resident Elisha Austin went to the Rego Pa...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/12/12-11/25/12)
Monday, Nov. 12 John Sadowski was arrested at 65-33 79th Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Sati Johnson was arrested at 66-39 79th Street for assault by Detective Murray. Marek Kowalew...
Nov 27, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Site on borough border being purged of radiation
Say danger minimal, but site still needs remediation
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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In wake of storms, government agencies come to Maspeth
The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) held a workshop this past Friday to let small businesses know about relief available for facilities damaged by Superstorm Sandy and the recent nor...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/05/12-11/11/12
Monday, Nov. 5 David Mendoza was arrested at the intersection of Linden Street and 60th Place for petit larceny by Officer Iftekhek. Gabriel Albana was arrested at 62-28 60th Street for criminal co...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth business tries to cope with Sandy damage
Water from Newtown Creek flooded the facility
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lincoln’s Perfect Melancholy
Strictly Stasi
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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New mental health facility opens in Queens
The mental health of Queens residents is getting a little more attention with the opening of a new counseling center. New Hope Mental Health Counseling P.C., a full-service community mental health ...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations a 'glimmer of hope' for displaced students
While the students of Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability are forced to use Maspeth High School as their temporary facility, the local community is trying to make the transit...
Nov 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/29/12-11/4/12)
Monday, Oct. 29 Michael Odomirok was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 78 Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Somaroo. Mohammed Alhamdi was arrested at 607 Woodwar...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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After a week off, students head back to schools
Parents share stories of coping in wake of hurricane
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Maspeth tree highlights problems of Sandy cleanup
A tree fell during Hurricane Sandy on 74th Place in Maspeth and took with it a street light and a few power lines, but ended up creating a situation with officials pointing fingers at each other. T...
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On election night, Ulrich says it wasn’t personal
Says BOE could have made it easier for voters
Nov 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 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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