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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 43 43 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 | 51 51 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 | 97 97 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 | 107 107 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 | 205 205 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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Meet the marshals for the 2016 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
Gundel, Todzia to lead annual event
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thieves rob safe deposit boxes from Maspeth Federal
A number of safe deposit boxes were stolen from Maspeth Federal Savings Bank in Rego Park on Monday, the bank confirmed. The full extent the robbery has not been determined, but the bank confirmed ...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth seniors unveil collaborative art banner
Culmination of textiles class taught by Queens artist
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/16/16-5/22/16)
Monday, May 16 Omar M. Velez was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Woodbine Street for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Oswald. Troy A. Lamroy was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and Woodhaven Bou...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials break ground on PS/IS 49 school addition
Students at the crowded PS/IS 49 in in Middle Village will have a little more room to learn and grow thanks to a new $31 million addition. “Together, the City Council and the state were able to get...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to push bike lanes along Queens Boulevard
Will ignore local community board opposition
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Metropolitan Avenue Bridge deck to be replaced
Numerous traffic changes coming to Fresh Pond intersection
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/9/16-5/15/16)
Monday, May 9 Gambino Sanchez was arrested at Nurge Avenue and 55th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Walsh. Michael O. Odunlemi was arrested at 72nd Place and Grand Avenue for aggravated unl...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family, NYPD mark one-year anniversary of Moore murder
Held at the site where he was shot and killed
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of civilian service
For the past 40 years, the Glendale/104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP) has been an extra set of eyes on the streets of Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village and Maspeth. They evolved from ambit...
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Celebrities Lace 'Em Up For The Joe Lemm Memorial Basketball Game
The Joe Lemm Memorial Celebrity Basketball Game is a fundraising event to help support the family of Detective Joseph Lemm, who was killed near the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in December of 201...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/2/16-5/8/16)
Monday, May 2 Rick Tineo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Feldman. Lazaro Robler was arrested at 60-05 54th Street for third-degree assault by Officer Taver...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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VVA Chapter 32 swears-in new board of directors
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 is under new leadership. On Friday night, the group swore in a new board of directors at its Whitestone headquarters. Glendale resident Michael O’ Kane wi...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter in Queens would double city-led pet adoptions
New city funds only for siting & design, not operation
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, now-Education Secretary John King Jr. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. States would be able to decide how much significance to place on test scores, academic growth, and other measures of performance such as chronic absenteeism, under guidelines the Obama administration is proposing for new school accountability systems in guidelines being released May 26."These regulations give states the opportunity to work with all of their stakeholders, including parents, and educators to protect all students’ right to a high-quality education that prepares them for college and careers, including the most vulnerable students,” said King. “They also give educators room to reclaim for all of their students the joy and promise of a well-rounded educational experience.” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.


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State Department email report complicates Clinton's messageLAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message.


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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles yells from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Lamar in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire Briles and re-assign university President Kenneth Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate." Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.


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