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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 48 48 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 | 56 56 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 | 101 101 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 | 112 112 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 | 209 209 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...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Salud Hernandez-Mora, correspondent in Colombia for Spain's El Mundo and columnist for the Bogota daily El Tiempo, speaks on the phone after being freed by leftist rebels in Ocana, northeastern Colombia, Friday, May 27, 2016. Hernandez-Mora said she was taken captive on May 21 by rebels of the National Liberation Army, ELN, while she was working on a story about coca growers in a mountainous area dominated by rebels and drug-traffickers near the border with Venezuela. (AP Photo)BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it.


2016-05-27 20:24:03 -0400

Brazilians protest in front of the Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro (ALERJ) against the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girlBrazilian police on Friday were investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country. Online social networks erupted with outrage over the video posted on Wednesday featuring the girl naked on a bed and the apparent rapists bragging that she had been raped by more than 30 men. "Those who committed this heinous crime will be found, will be imprisoned and condemned," Justice Minister Alexandre de Morais told a news conference in Rio Friday night.


2016-05-27 20:17:50 -0400

A street sign is seen in front of the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street in New YorkBy Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - Data on inflation and employment, two of the economic indicators most important to a "data-dependent" U.S. Federal Reserve are expected next week. While Fed policymakers will be looking at those numbers as they decide whether to raise key interest rates as soon as June, traders will read through them to try and get ahead of the Fed decision. The Fed has remained constant in using economic data to decide whether to raise the Fed funds rate.


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