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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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United Airlines mechanics rally for fair contracts
Dozens of airplane mechanics staged rallies in front of LaGuardia Airport on Friday to demand a fair contract with their employer, United Airlines. The workers, who are part of Teamsters Local 210,...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/15/16-2/21/16)
Monday, Feb. 15 Karla Flores was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for menacing by Officer Hendrick. Hayedon E. Soto was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for second-degree assault by Officer Hendrick....
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local artist wins grant to teach seniors about textiles
When Valerie Skakun was five years old, her grandmother taught her how to sew. She also learned about textiles, and would make clothes and other functional objects with her hands. She came to New Y...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor hosts ethnic and community media roundtable
In a city where roughly one in three residents is an immigrant and a quarter of New Yorkers are limited in English proficiency, many turn to media that speak their language or know intimately their...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Builder, activist Webster Schott passes away at 89
Longtime board member of Maspeth Federal
Feb 18, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police want changes to dangerous Glendale road
After a near fatal single-car crash, police in Glendale are calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reexamine traffic near a problem intersection. According to Captain Gregory Mackie o...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/8/16-2/14/16)
Monday, Feb. 8 Roberto Ruiz was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Friedrich. Katherine Hermosa was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for third-degree assault by Det...
Feb 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth may receive borough's first ambulance charging station
CB5 also reviews budget priorities
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Dirty Laundry Delivery Service in Queens
Dirty Laundry, a new app created by Forest Hills residents Sergei Benyaminov and Roman Kaykov aims to aid customers by simplifying the laundry process. Their Queens, startup is currently serving ar...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dry Harbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Enhances State of the Art Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab Program
Dry Harbor has been in operation for more than thirty years, providing both short and long-term care to seniors and others in need of round-the-clock care outside of the intense environment of a ho...
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/1/16-2/7/16)
Monday, Feb. 1 Brian Pickar was arrested at 1867 Grove Street for criminal obstruction of breathing by Officer Kim. Maximiliano Gonzalez was arrested at Cypress Avenue and Gates Avenue for driving ...
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Lafyes Jewelry
Maspeth residents have been flocking to Lafyes not just for the best prices, but because Flores understands how important and emotionally valuable jewelry can be.
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miss New York visits Glendale school
Speaks to students about bullying, following dreams
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BioBus provides hands-on science learning experience
The Magic School Bus isn’t the only vehicle driving kids toward interactive science education. BioBus, a mobile science lab housed inside a school bus, has been offering hands-on, interactive lesso...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/25/16-1/31/16)
Monday, Jan. 25 Jocelyn Apolinar was arrested at 458 Onderdonk Avenue for third-degree assault by Office Archange. Stefanie Thompson was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for burglary by Officer Glo...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2013 file photo, Chief of Police Michael Kehoe, of Newtown, Conn., listens as he is acknowledged during the Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Kehoe led the response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings in 2012. In a report released Wednesday, May 25, 2016, by the U.S. Department of Justice Department and the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Kehoe said that many police chiefs are not prepared to deal effectively with the aftermath of such events, and many are unaware of the impact those events will have on their communities and officers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new federal report says police chiefs and sheriffs across the country should put mental health programs in place for their officers as soon as possible to prepare for the psychological aftermath of mass shootings and other traumatic events.


2016-05-26 12:28:08 -0400

Maria Sharapova, pictured speaking to press in Los Angeles, on March 7, 2016, as she announced she had failed a doping test at the Australian OpenRussia have included Maria Sharapova in their Olympic tennis team despite the star player being suspended over a positive test for the banned drug meldonium, the country's tennis federation said on Thursday. "By the end of the first week of Roland Garros, the question of Sharapova's participation at the Olympic Games should be resolved," Shamil Tarpischev, the head of Russia's tennis federation, told R-Sport news agency.


2016-05-26 12:26:39 -0400

Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell delivers remarks during a conference at the Brookings Institution in WashingtonA U.S. rate hike may come "fairly soon" if data confirm the economy is continuing to grow and labor markets are still tightening, Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell said on Thursday in remarks that may help tee up higher rates as soon as mid-June. Powell said the economy remains on a "solid footing" and that he views ongoing job growth and evidence of rising wages as being more important than recent weakness in consumer spending and business investment. "There are good reasons to think that underlying growth is stronger than these recent readings suggest," Powell said in prepared remarks to be delivered at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington.


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