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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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
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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 | 23 23 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 | 51 51 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 115 115 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
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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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Set Goals in 2016
We hear the same message a lot this time of year. Put the past behind. Look to the future. Let bygones be bygones. Make a new commitment. Claim the new you in the New Year. We determine to lose wei...
Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo's directive good for homeless in long run
In what's sure to be another tiresome battle between arguably the two most powerful political people in New York State, Mayor Bill de Blasio is off base in opposition to Governor Andrew Cuomo's bla...
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City Council Wrong to Support Willets Mall
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Treating America's Pain Crisis
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Be sure to donate any unused coats this winter
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Street Co-Naming Falls Short as Recognition
About two months ago, I attended a ceremony to honor the Matinecock people. A small sign reading “Matinecock Way” was placed on the corner of Northern Boulevard and Marathon Parkway in Little Neck ...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicinal Marijuana Not a Magic Bullet
Is marijuana the Holy Grail for pain medication? You might think so by reading the popular press. An ideal drug therapy is one that is highly effective for a multitude of pain disorders and has low...
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A New Year and a New Beginning
The New Year is a time of resolutions. It's a time when people commit to making a change in their life. Losing weight, changing jobs, saving money, making money, a new relationship, getting in shap...
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Community Needs More Input in Shutting Down Problem Clubs
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$15 Will Lift Homecare Workers Out of Poverty
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Make this year's holidays more meaningful
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This Holiday Season, Military Families Need Support
Most troops have returned home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Fewer than 10,000 U.S. soldiers remain in Afghanistan, down from a peak of more than 100,000 in June 2011. Only about 3,000 rem...
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Clear terminal project for takeoff
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Safety of our kids not up for debate
Early this week, the City Council overwhelming voted to pass a law that would allocate $20 million in public funding to pay for security guards in private schools. While opponents may express conce...
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Make voice heard on mayor's zoning proposals
The Department of City Planning will be holding a public hearing on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s two proposals to increase the number of affordable housing and senior housing units in our city. The propo...
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File-This May 9, 2011, file photo shows Thane Maynard, executive director of The Cincinnati Zoo, speaking at a dedication ceremony for the zoo's solar canopy parking lot cover. The Cincinnati Zoo's director says zoo security officers killed a 17-year-old gorilla that had grabbed a small boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat. Director Maynard says the 3-year-old boy is expected to recover after being picked up and dragged by the gorilla Saturday, May 28, 2016, for about 10 minutes. He was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)CINCINNATI (AP) — A special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla Saturday that grabbed and dragged a 3-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat, the Cincinnati Zoo's director said.


2016-05-28 20:03:56 -0400

This Friday, May 27, 2016 image from video provided by KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV shows graffiti on a Vietnam War memorial in the Venice area of Los Angeles. The homespun memorial painted on a block-long wall on Pacific Avenue lists the names of American service members missing in action or unaccounted for in Southeast Asia, painted by a Vietnam veteran and dedicated in 1992. The wall has been tagged previously but the latest vandalism - within the past week - covers the bottom half of the memorial for much of its length. (KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV via AP) TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITLOS ANGELES (AP) — Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were vandalized as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said.


2016-05-28 19:57:38 -0400

Packing maximum sustained winds of some 40 miles per hour (65 kilometers per hour), Bonnie was located about 125 miles south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, at 2100 GMTTropical Storm Bonnie formed off the southeastern US coast Saturday, forecasters said, dashing beach plans for some Americans at the start of the long Memorial Day weekend. Heavy rain was spreading across coastal areas of South Carolina, with the National Hurricane Center warning that the storm could spawn isolated tornadoes later Saturday or early Sunday. Packing maximum sustained winds of some 40 miles per hour (65 kilometers per hour), Bonnie was located about 125 miles south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, at 2100 GMT, according to the latest bulletin from the Miami-based NHC.


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