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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 26 26 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 | 30 30 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 | 57 57 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 | 59 59 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 | 65 65 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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Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 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 | 121 121 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 | 218 218 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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 26 - June 2
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens.
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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​St. Michael’s honors Scott Joplin
St. Michael’s Cemetery teams up with Vince Giordano’s Night Hawks and the community to honor the ragtime artist.
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Journey through the “Fantasy and the Divine” in Sunnyside
The Sunnyside Community Concert Series (SCCS) will be hosting their next musical performance, “Fantasy and the Divine," on Friday, May 27, featuring violist Nora Khron at All Saints Episcopal Churc...
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CQA hosts first Spring Gala
Honorees included Hudson Yang from "Fresh off the Boat"
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X Ambassadors, StubHub partner for valued $42,000 donation to BK school
The Frederick Douglass Academy VIII received instruments worth $42,000
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 19 - May 26
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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The future is bright for Queens night market
During the second and third week of the market, crowds evened out and people were able to sample some of the world’s most bizarre and fascinating foods.
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Film Review - Captain America: Civil War
The film had the the country's fifth-best debut ever.
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 12 - May 19
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Sunnyside plazas get visit from The Uni Project's portable reading room
Sunnyside Shines and The Uni Project team up for some reading time as part of the “Spring into the Plazas” series
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 5 - May 12
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World BBoy Battle comes to Forest Hills
BBoy competition features talent around the city
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 28 - May 5
Art “This Place” - Thurs, April 28 - 10am to 11p.m. - The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition “This Place” explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes ...
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Interactive UniverSoul Circus lights up New York
Led by Lucky the Ringmaster, the event brings a global phenomenon to Brooklyn & Queens.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 21 - April 28
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Chad's Hissene Habre seized power in 1982 and quickly embraced the role of remorseless dictator, his rule was marked by fierce crackdowns on dissent, including alleged torture and executions of opponentsA desert warfare specialist, Chad's Hissene Habre seized power in 1982 and quickly embraced the role of remorseless dictator, with brutal repression the hallmark of his eight-year reign of terror. Often dressed in combat fatigues that complemented his "desert fighter" nickname, Habre fled to Senegal after he was ousted in by Chad's current President Idriss Deby in 1990. Now 73, Habre's rule was marked by fierce crackdowns on dissent, including alleged torture and executions of opponents, earning him comparisons to Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet.


2016-05-29 23:17:01 -0400

This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:45 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Two continuing to move northwest towards the North and South Carolina coastline as it is expected to slightly strengthen into a weak tropical storm before making landfall. Elsewhere, a weak frontal boundary is draped across northern portions of New England, with thunderstorms beginning to develop across New York and Pennsylvania. A broad amount of cloud cover is also observed over the Midwestern United States with a north-south oriented frontal boundary. (Weather Underground va AP)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Depression Bonnie reached the South Carolina coast early Sunday before stalling just inland, bringing heavy rain and rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend.


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Martin Truex Jr poses with the trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthew Bishop)CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. didn't avoid ladders or black cats, never worried about cracking mirrors or stepping on cracks. He knew his bad luck on the Sprint Cup circuit would change.


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