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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 55 55 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 | 57 57 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 | 63 63 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 | 56 56 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 | 108 108 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 | 119 119 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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Millions of Sandy relief money still not spent
Local leaders demand answers from charitable originations
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 requests changes to Ridgewood Reservoir plans
Want Parks to move entrance gate for Basin 3
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help our seniors, trees in this heat
Last week I stated that it was “hot, hot, hot,” quoting from a song. Well, this week’s song is we’re having a “heat wave.” The temperatures are so high and oppressive that it has become a true heal...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bet on good people, and Path of Deams
In the 1989 horseracing comedy Let It Ride, Richard Dreyfus’ character has just won a huge sum of money on a race and is celebrating, shouting out that “God likes me. He really, really likes me!” I...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making it through this hot, hot weather
I hope you had a very enjoyable July 4. As the song says, it was and is “hot, hot, hot!” Can you believe this heat? So many consecutive days of 90 degrees and above temperatures. In this heat, plea...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than just a tree in Woodhaven
For decades, the evergreen tree that sat on Forest Parkway north of Jamaica Avenue served as Woodhaven’s Holiday Tree. On the first Friday of each December in a beautiful ceremony sponsored by the ...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway Ferry will continue sailing
Service extended through Labor Day
Jul 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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At the half year mark of 2013
So here we are in July 2013. Can you believe that one half of 2013 has already past? This year seems to be racing by. It’s just like yesterday that in January, the Christmas lights and music along ...
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iris Sears brings art to Woodhaven
I’ve long been an admirer of those who can take a blank piece of paper or a canvas and turn it into something special. My father was an artist and some of my earliest memories are of him painting. ...
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park Zumbathon promotes kindness
Queens residents sweat for Life Vest Inside
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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An inside look at an officer's job
The NYPD’s Citizens Police Academy aims to give residents a better understanding of the NYPD, how it operates and how it interacts with those they have sworn to serve and protect. It’s a free 14-we...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carousel is finally landmarked
The quest for the landmarking of our Daniel Muller-carved carousel started many years ago. When this carousel reopened after many years of neglect and through the efforts of State Senator Serphin M...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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LPC landmarks Forest Park Carousel
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Tuesday morning to landmark the Forest Park Carousel. It's quite a turnaround for the carousel, which until an operator was found last year was cl...
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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June is the month for celebrations
I hope that you had a great Father’s Day and bought all your gifts for dad on our Woodhaven Business Improvement District’s Jamaica Avenue, your “Everything Avenue,” from Dexter Court to 100th Stre...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach parents demand a crosswalk
A busy intersection is making life dangerous for kids at a Queens elementary school. Parents at PS 232 in the Lindenwood section of Howard Beach are calling on the city to, at the very least, insta...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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This NOAA satellite image taken Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:45 AM EDT shows Tropical Depression Two continuing to move northwest towards the North and South Carolina coastline as it is expected to slightly strengthen into a weak tropical storm before making landfall. Elsewhere, a weak frontal boundary is draped across northern portions of New England, with thunderstorms beginning to develop across New York and Pennsylvania. A broad amount of cloud cover is also observed over the Midwestern United States with a north-south oriented frontal boundary. (Weather Underground va AP)CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Depression Bonnie reached the South Carolina coast early Sunday, bringing heavy rain and rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend.


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MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has ruled that one of two brothers charged with perpetrating an art swindle valued at $33 million should not be extradited for trial in the United States.
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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany leads teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local):


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