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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 63 63 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 | 69 69 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 | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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 | 6 6 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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QueensWay proposal bashed in a local survey
While members of Community Board 9 were focusing on the U.S. Tennis Association’s proposed expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, one resident shifted the focus to the proposed QueensWay projec...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beep hopefuls meet for the first time
Though it was their first “debate,” Democratic candidates competing for Helen Marshall’s seat as the next borough president of Queens rallied each other on rather than divulge in the harsh games of...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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USTA expansion shot down by CB9
Community Board 9 members made their voices heard Tuesday night in the highly debated USTA expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The $500 million expansion plan has received criticism from loc...
Mar 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven days are getting longer
Here we are, in Daylight Savings Time, and isn’t it great? Our days are “lighter later.” It was so good to see our hardworking residents walking home from our Z and J (newly painted elevated) line ...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final solution leaves more questions than answers
You may have read or heard about the disgusting situation on 85th Street and 88th Avenue. There was a problem with a sewage pipe from a house at this location and human feces and urine was spilling...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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TWC announces plans to open learning lab in Rockaways
As the community of the Rockaways continues to clean up the aftermath left by Hurricane Sandy, Time Warner Cable has provided the Rockaway Development & Revitalization (RDRC) Corporation with a $50...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third time’s a charm for fracking ban?
Assembly passes moratorium on controversial practice…again
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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It could have been any one of us
You turn off your television set. You tell your family that you’re going out for a bit. You scratch the head of your pet as you leave. Outside, you stop to adjust the holiday decoration you put up ...
Mar 05, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Borough Bias’ is hurting the wallets of small businesses
Public Advocate calls out city fines in outer boroughs
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Library to get overdue facelift
Last renovations followed a fire in 1978
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys and Girls Club expands for area youth
Phase two will refurbish old, outdated facility
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oak Ridge Open House
Forest Park Trust manager Nicole Gamory stands next to an original wooden horse from the Forest Park Carousel at the 1905 Dutch Colonial Revival-style, Oak Ridge House, coordinating this year’s ope...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nick Hirshon to speak at the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society
Born and raised in Queens, author and former New York Daily News and Queens Ledger reporter Nick Hirshon will be the guest speaker at the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society at 1 p.m. on Wednes...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owners of Sandy-damaged homes get property tax help
Holding a number in his hand, Joseph Farbowitz was waiting to talk to a tax officer at Queens Borough Hall. He was trying to figure out why the property tax on his Sandy-damaged home went up 6 perc...
Feb 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snow, but spring is just around the corner
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, May 26, 2016, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a press conference in Shima, central Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. Spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday May 30, 2016, that Jean-Claude Juncker would address a Russian economic conference in St. Petersburg and meet Putin in mid-June, in what would be the most high-profile EU visit since Russia annexed Crimea two-years ago. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, FILE)LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Commission's president will visit Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014.


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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a rally marking the 563rd anniversary of the Ottoman conquest of Istanbul - formerly Constantinople - in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Erdogan has criticized the United States, Russia and Iran for their presence in Syria and said their unwillingness to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad was contributing to Syrian peoples' massacre and pain.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the European Union can be instituted, a senior EU official said Monday.


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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. believes big things are ahead, even bigger than his record run at Charlotte Motor Speedway.


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