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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 71 71 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 | 79 79 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 | 125 125 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 | 135 135 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 | 229 229 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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Streetcar just part of transit solution
In last week's State of the City address, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that $2.5 billion would be set aside to create a Brooklyn-Queens waterfront streetcar. And yet, even after the investment, m...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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UFT president misguided in charters attack
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City-Subsidized Development Should Pay PRevailing Wage
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Planning for The Golden Years
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City needs to get on board with new precinct
New York City needs to fund a new police precinct in eastern Queens so the police officers of the 105th Precinct are no longer stretched too thin. It's been an issue of paramount importance for the...
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Enough Already With #‎OscarsSoWhite
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Stock Market Tips: Don’t Feed The Bear
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City made right decision to keep schools open
The second the forecast even hints at snow, the first thing on every child and parent's mind immediately becomes whether or not there will be school. On Monday, after a historic blizzard buried New...
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Cancer Patients Don't Need Hope Taken From Them
Dr. Paul Chapman of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has seen the power of new cancer medicines firsthand. He recently prescribed a new therapy that shrank his patient's tumor so fast it actu...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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A streetcar name desire
The Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector, who want to construct a waterfront street car route connecting various neighborhoods between Astoria and Sunset Park, have a great deal to learn. It ta...
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Building off the death of 421-a
While both Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio lament the loss of the 421-a program, the tax break that is intended to pave the way for affordable housing, it's now the time to focus on ...
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Buckle up for some bumpy times commuters
As with most major announcements, there's a good and bad with everything. While some of the news from Governor Andrew Cuomo's press conference on MTA upgrades last week will be a positive for commu...
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Ciut meat from your diet in 2016
The new year is finally here and if you're like most people, you are really ready for a change. The past few months of holiday frenzy and celebration have most likely left you feeling sluggish, run...
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Medical Insurance Is Expensive
I felt like my insurance company wanted me out of healthcare when I received my new premium information for 2016. I paid over $1,600 a month for my wife and I to have medical insurance in 2015. Las...
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How will rising interest rates affect the sale of my home?
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FILE - In this May 12, 2016, file photo, Katie Couric attends the premiere of her documentary, "Under The Gun", hosted by The Cinema Society in New York. Couric has taken responsibility for what she calls a decision that misrepresents the response of gun rights activists to a question she posed in the documentary. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Katie Couric has reversed course and taken responsibility for an edit that misrepresents the response of gun rights activists to a question she poses in a new documentary.


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In this May 5, 2016 image provided by the state of Hawaii, ocean debris accumulates in Kahuku, Hawaii on the North Shore of Oahu. State officials say a study of the eight main Hawaiian Islands shows that ocean debris regularly accumulates around the archipelago, and that most of it is not linked to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The aerial survey shows that much of the debris that accumulates on the shores of Hawaii is from fishing gear and plastics discarded locally. (Dan Dennison/Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — A study of the eight main Hawaiian Islands shows that ocean debris regularly accumulates around the archipelago, and that most of it is not linked to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, state officials said Tuesday.


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FILE - In this June 15, 2015 file photo, the new secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), former Uruguay Foreign Minister Luis Almagro, speaks to the general assembly in the Hall of the Americas at the OAS in Washington. Almagro has called for an urgent meeting of the Permanent Council of the hemispheric organization to analyze whether Venezuela has suffered an alteration of constitutional order. The announcement was published on the OAS website on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The head of the Organization of American States called Tuesday for an emergency meeting of regional governments to evaluate Venezuela's respect for democracy, a move that could lead to the country's suspension from the hemispheric body. President Maduro responded by saying he would take action against his country's opposition-controlled Congress.


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