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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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Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/18/16-4/24/16)
Monday, Apr. 18 Joesph Hanley was arrested at 559 Fairview Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Mancuso. Julio Barillas was arrested at 668 Grandview Avenue for criminal mischief by Detective Fr...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man allegedly attacks mosque worshipers, runs through street naked
Police believe man was possibly high on narcotics
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
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Middle Village Prep hosts annual admissions lottery
Almost 380 applications for 150 seats
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village street now honors late bishop
Led Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens for many years
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/11/16-4/17/11)
Monday, Apr. 11 Leodegario Flores was arrested at 1862 Cornelia Street for second-degree assault by Officer Ziman. Cristobal Galicia was arrested at 53-38 Metropolitan Avenue for third-degree assau...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Verizon workers continue to man picket lines
Want communications company to negotiate new contract
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale man hit and killed on Cooper Ave.
Michael Messina was stuck while riding scooter
Apr 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (4/416-4/10/16)
Monday, Apr. 4 John Hughes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for robbery by Detective Matat. Francisco Rugel was arrested at 70-44 66th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Marinacci. Mich...
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's to induct 2016 Hall of Fame class
On Saturday evening, St. Stanislaus Parish will induct nine individuals into their Hall of Fame. “Each of the men and women going into the Hall are involved with one of the programs in the parish,”...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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QEDC’s E-Space celebrates five years
The food startup incubator Entrepreneur Space celebrated its fifth birthday in style. E-Space, which is run by the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) out of a building in Long Island Ci...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Kwisong SalternTOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan put its military on alert on Monday for a possible North Korean ballistic missile firing, while South Korea also said it had detected evidence of launch preparations, officials from Japan and South Korea said. Tension in the region has been high since North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January and followed that with a satellite launch and test launches of various missiles. Japan ordered naval destroyers and Patriot anti-ballistic missile batteries to be ready to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan, Japan's NHK state broadcaster said.


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Hissene Habre led Chad from 1982-1990, his rule marked by fierce repression of opponents and targeting of rival ethnic groupsA special court in Senegal sentenced former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre to life in prison on Monday for war crimes, crimes against humanity and a litany of other charges, including rape. Habre was guilty of war crimes, crimes against humanity, rape, forced slavery, and kidnapping, said the president of the court Gberdao Gustave Kam, sentencing him to life in jail. Victims groups who had travelled to Dakar to hear the verdict were visibly moved by a judgement that comes a quarter century after the abuses they suffered.


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South Korea's president Park Geun-hye, receives flowers from a Kenyan girl as Kenyan Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary, Amina Mohamed, left, watches after arriving at the Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya, Monday May 30, 2016. South Korea's president has arrived in Kenya for a two-day state visit during which she is expected to discuss business and trade opportunities, the first such visit by a South Korean president. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is cutting military ties with North Korea to comply with U.N. sanctions over North Korea's nuclear program, a Ugandan official said Monday following a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and South Korea's visiting president.


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