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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 70 70 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 | 72 72 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 | 78 78 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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May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 124 124 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 | 134 134 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...
CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
CertaPro Painters®, the largest painting franchise in North America, is launching its first ever Paintcation™ sweepstakes — a part of CertaPro’s ‘We Do Painting, You Do Life™’ campaign.  The sweeps...

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Police looking for a pair of south Queens burglars
Reportedly shot woman in South Ozone Park parking lot
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekend blizzard produces record snowfall
Queens residents, pols upset about unplowed streets
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freddie the cow rescued by Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue
Freddie, the brave cow that escaped from a Jamaica live market this Thursday, was rescued by Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue.
Jan 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz touts accomplishments in 2016 State of the Borough address
What’s happening in Queens will set a template for the future of the country. That’s the message Borough President Melinda Katz shared in Thursday’s State of the Borough address at Queens College. ...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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The amazing life of George Yoerger
George Yoerger’s future was set when a muscular stranger with a handlebar mustache walked on to his farm in East Norwalk, Connecticut, and inquired about renting the family’s barn. “I’m John L. Sul...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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QCP taps into thousands of jobs at nearby JFK
In the nearly 70 years since it's inception, the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) has helped a countless number of Queens residents with developmental disabilities. Thanks to Mercedes Altman, who ...
Jan 19, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City touts jump in high school graduation rates
70 percent of 2011 freshman left with diploma after four years
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help stop Select Bus Service
It appears that the "tropical winter" we have been enjoying is coming to an end. Yes, temperatures are falling in addition to some snow flakes, so get your winter clothes out. As you know, our orga...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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After year-end shooting, Jamaica rallies against gun violence
In the final hour of 2015, 16-year-old Jihad Jackson was shot in the neck and killed on the corner of 109th Avenue and Merrick Blvd in Jamaica. The Rosedale resident was the victim of the city’s la...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover Forest Park with a new app
You’ve heard the expression “There’s an app for that?” Well, there’s about to be an app for Forest Park, and it’s going to help create fun new ways for us to enjoy our park. In a project funded by ...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover Forest Park with a new app
You’ve heard the expression “There’s an app for that?” Well, there’s about to be an app for Forest Park, and it’s going to help create fun new ways for us to enjoy our park. In a project funded by ...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richards delivers State of the District address for Rockaway
Updates community on some of the top issues
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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More Woodhaven wishes for 2016
The weather is still nice considering we are in January, but as long as there is no snow I know that we’ll all be happy. Through it all, know that there is one dependable force that we can count on...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 wishes for Woodhaven
Over the past year, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, Woodhaven Business Improvement District and Woodhaven itself experienced many changes. Again, the proposal of reactivating the 3.5...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT's scary 'solution' for Woodhaven
One of the scariest greetings you’ll ever hear is this: “We’re from the Department of Transportation and we’re here to fix Woodhaven Boulevard.” Rush hour on Woodhaven Boulevard is torture for all ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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President Barack Obama greets Villanova head basketball coach Jay Wright, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, to honor the NCAA Champion Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama congratulated the men's basketball team at Villanova University Tuesday for winning what he described as "maybe the best title game of all time" in this year's NCAA tournament.


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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trump University instructed employees on how to play on peoples' emotions to get them to buy more expensive seminars for succeeding in real estate, according to nearly 400 pages of court documents unsealed Tuesday.


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Interim President Jocelerme Privert, center, arrives with the president of the special verification commission Francois Benoit, to the national palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, May 30, 2016. The special verification commission recommended throwing out the disputed results of last year’s first-round presidential election because it appeared to be tainted by fraud. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's electoral authorities began deliberating Tuesday whether to annul the disputed presidential election and hold a new vote, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding what appeared to be significant fraud and professional misconduct.


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