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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 62 62 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 | 64 64 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 | 70 70 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 | 63 63 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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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New city programs aimed at tech-curious small biz
Will help owners utilize new technology to grow
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school sale
Well, here they are now heading back to school! Our annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Yes, bargains, bargains, bargains on your award-winning Woodhaven Bu...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What makes a community
We recently spotted a blog post written by a former resident bemoaning the lack of a "sense of community" in their former home. It's amazing - if you ever want to know what's wrong with Woodhaven, ...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Block association focuses on upcoming elections
Candidates make their case in Woodhaven
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Night Out Against Crime
Last year we had the pleasure of attending a Classic Car Show at the band shell in Forest Park. If you’ve never been to one, I highly recommend it. You will see so many different makes and models o...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer back to school sales
Our summer, although really hot, is flying by? It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading bac...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school bargains
I hate to say it, but school will be open soon. However, I hope that you have been shopping Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue - Our Everything Avenue - for back-to-school bargains, in spite of the paintin...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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One-armed bandit strikes in Woodhaven
As the scene unfolds one thing becomes abundantly clear: he acts like someone who has done this before. He opens the gate and unhurriedly walks up the steps. He picks up the package, which was deli...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting shocks New York City Sikh community
The last time Mohan Khatra spoke to his uncle was the night before he died. A Queens’ resident, Khatra said he had planned a trip to visit his relative, Suez Khatra, in Milwaukee. “It’s very sad,” ...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA reveals honorees for 2012 dinner
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that has served the interests of the residents of Woodhaven since its inception in 1972. Over the past few yea...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ride the Forest Park Carousel, help Alzheimer's Association
The Forest Park Carousel has been a constant in Carol Lacks' life. She's been a regular visitor throughout her life and was very good friends with the late Marvin Sylvor, who managed the renovation...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tips for staying cool this summer
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Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vanilla Ice to makeover Woodhaven backyard
Rapper/home improvement host Vanilla Ice (real name: Robert Van Winkle) was in Queens over the weekend to surprise Woodhaven homeowners Marlon and Michelle Pavon, who will receive a backyard makeov...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's Happening in Woodhaven
It’s hot, hot, hot! What a rough summer we are experiencing. In actuality, it began early and very hot and has continued into a constant heat wave. In this sunny, over-95 degree weather, as I state...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Fight Vs. Graffiti Goes Small With Big Results
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association fired a new salvo in its ongoing war against graffiti this past weekend. Accompanied by Assemblyman Mike Miller, volunteers hit the streets of Woodhaven w...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer watches action from the bench during the first period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final against the Pittsburgh Penguins series Monday, May 30, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins (all times local):


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The president of the verification commission Francois Benoit speaks during a ceremony in the national palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, May 30, 2016. The 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) — A special verification commission on Monday recommended throwing out the disputed results of Haiti's first-round presidential election because it appeared to be tainted by significant fraud.


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The guided missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence transits the Philippine Sea in MarchUS Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will depart Tuesday for an Asian security summit in Singapore, where Beijing's military expansion across the South China Sea likely will once again dominate discussions. Regional neighbors are fretting over what they see as China's expansionism as it rushes to exert sovereignty over the waterway, a major global shipping route believed to be home to large oil and gas reserves. China is using dredgers and other tools to convert low-lying ocean features and sandy blips into military bases.


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