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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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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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Weathering Hurricane Sandy in Woodhaven
For many of those who heeded the mayor’s advice to stay indoors, Hurricane Sandy played out on television, where cute reporters dressed up in their most fashionable raincoats and umbrellas and repo...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World celebrates one-year annivesary
Resorts World New York celebrated its first anniversary this past Thursday, reminding the community its progress and hopes for the future. Located in Queens, the racino opened last year on Oct. 18 ...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Successful Woodhaven Street Fair
All week long, prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, sponsored and run by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, on Sunday, October 14, I was checking the weather forecasts for ...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurricane Sandy doesn’t spare Woodhaven
The devastation left behind by Hurricane Sandy became clearer in the early hours of Tuesday morning.  Nearly three-dozen people were confirmed dead and millions were left without power or the means...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baldeo surrenders to feds to face fraud charges
South Queens district leader charged with fraud related to 2010 Council bid
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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An athletic league that really 'WORKS'
If you packed your bags and walked around the world, sooner or later you would end up right where you started.  I experienced a little of that this weekend as I attended the annual WORKS Little Lea...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drivers behind glass: New protections for bus operators
But union says new partitions not being installed fast enough
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fest: 32 years of success
The 32nd Annual Woodhaven Festival turned Jamaica Avenue into one of the hottest places to be in Queens on Sunday, with different types of live music, activities for kids, food from across the glob...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pets bring people together
It never fails. Take two people of wildly different backgrounds – different race, different nationality, different religion - maybe even two people who don’t like each other very much, but get them...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park hosts annual 5k
Now in its third year, Forest Park will be hosting a 5K run this Sunday, Oct. 21, and you can bring the kids. Before the race, which kicks off at 10 a.m., there will also be Children's Field Day at...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven block almost returns to 'Hell'
Five weeks ago, here on the pages of the Leader/Observer, we brought you the story of a house on 90th Street the media would soon dub the “Hell House.” It was an appropriate name as, 18 months earl...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crime on the rise in south Queens
Forum held to address public safety issues
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business as usual for Greater Woodhaven Development Corp.
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 25. The meeting was held in the St. Thomas the Apostle School with close to 100 in attendance. The age...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven gearing up for annual street festival
Looking for a little fun this Sunday? Then head over to the 32nd annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, which will take place from noon to 6 p.m. on Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhave...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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American comedian Maria Bamford, who's suffered from mental illness, is still fighting and draws on her ordeal to make people laughWhat on earth could be funny about contemplating suicide? Lots, says American comedian Maria Bamford, who's been there, is still fighting and draws on her ordeal to make people laugh. Bamford, a petite 45-year-old blond with a high-pitched, squeaky voice, also wants to show that even in the nadir of a person's life there's humor in there, somewhere.


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NEW YORK (AP) — A rapper charged in a deadly shooting at a New York City concert hall has pleaded not guilty.
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A new report on modern slavery found North Korea had the highest incidence of slavery (4.37 percent of the population) and the weakest government responseMore than 45 million men, women and children globally are trapped in modern slavery, far more than previously thought, with two-thirds in the Asia-Pacific, a study showed Tuesday. The details were revealed in the 2016 Global Slavery Index, a research report by the Walk Free Foundation, an initiative set up by Australian billionaire mining magnate and philanthropist Andrew Forrest in 2012 to draw attention to the issue. The report said India had the highest number of people trapped in slavery at 18.35 million, while North Korea had the highest incidence (4.37 percent of the population) and the weakest government response.


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