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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?
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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
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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
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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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Time to Bring Graduate Medical Education into the 21st Century
America is suffering from a shortage of primary care physicians. And with the national patient population expanding and fewer doctors choosing to be generalists, the shortfall is only getting worse...
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Silver takedown big win for MMA
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We Need to Change the Way We Elect Our President
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Residents need to be hear on LNG
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Take Responsibility — Clean Your Streets
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Community boards don't need term limits
Queens Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz has gone on record opposing a bill that would put term limits on community board members. This is a wise stance for the councilwoman, and while there are good re...
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I'm voting 'no' to board term limits
A bill has been introduced in the New York City council which, if enacted, would mandate term limits for members of local community boards. Community boards are advisory groups that deal with a wid...
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Katz can't ignore emergency homeless shelters
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Bad Weather a Chance to Show Good Leadership
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Enough With Credit Checks for Low-Level Jobs
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Why I choose to participate in Airbnb
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Westway Inn is a no-win situation for DHS
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Support New York’s Finest
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Free community college is a good idea
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Classrooms Need to Power Down, Not Up
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The Olympic torch beside Rio's landmark, the staute of Christ the Redeemer, ahead of the Olympic Games in the Brazilian capital in AugustPulling in at one of Rio's swishest buildings, the driver of the blue luxury car turns on the blinkers, pauses for the security gate to open -- and suddenly is staring into the barrel of a gun. Deadly violence in Rio de Janeiro's poorest areas, known as favelas, has been famous internationally at least since the hit Brazilian film "City of God" in 2002. The car hold-up occurred last week outside an imposing residence called the Diamond Tower, near the beach in ultra-chic Ipanema.


2016-05-26 09:22:01 -0400

Police said a 33-year-old man was shot in the stomach and pronounced dead at a hospital near Irving Plaza, which is near Manhattan's bustling Union Square and the upscale Gramercy Park districtOne person was killed and three others injured at a prominent New York music venue late Wednesday during a show to be headlined by rapper T.I., police said. Concert-goers at Irving Plaza raced out in panic as shots rang out at 10:15 pm (0200 GMT Thursday) during the opening act before T.I., an Atlanta rapper with a history of legal run-ins. Police said a 33-year-old man was shot in the stomach and pronounced dead at a hospital near Irving Plaza, which is near Manhattan's bustling Union Square and the upscale Gramercy Park district.


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Lightning from a severe storm fills the sky behind a grain elevator in Belvue, Kan., Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The storm produced tornadoes near Chapman, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — A large tornado that the National Weather Service said was on the ground for about 90 minutes damaged or destroyed about 20 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town.


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