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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 43 43 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 | 44 44 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 | 51 51 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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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 | 97 97 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 | 107 107 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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GWDC honorees react to recognition
At the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 34th annual dinner dance last Friday, community members were highlighted for their dedication to making the neighborhood a better place to live an...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our 34th annual dinner dance
The weather on Friday evening, the night of our Happiness Is Spring dance, we had torrential rain. It was not spring-like at all at our 34th Anniversary Dinner Dance. But in our beautiful banquet r...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offering a better future in Woodhaven
With all that’s going on in the world it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the bad news. You really don’t have to go far to find it. As it turns out, you don’t have to go very far to find good news i...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB9 district manager put on probation
Board will give Mary Ann Carey six months
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big things are happening
My article this week will be devoted to two important Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation momentous events. The first is the landmarking of our beautiful Forest Park Carousel. Many, many year...
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push to bring full gambling to Resorts World
Under Cuomo plan, city would face five-year ban
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Morris Variety a bit of Woodhaven's past
Everyone has their own favorite story about Lewis of Woodhaven. Mine involves the search for a mortise lock to replace the broken ancient one in our front door. Home Depot couldn’t help me. Every l...
Jun 05, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven honors those who served
The weather continues to be unpredictable, warm and sunny one day, rainy and cold the next. On Thursday, May 23, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its Annual “Small Town” Memorial ...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good men from Woodhaven
We have attended the Memorial Day ceremony at the American Legion Post 118 the past few years and taken many photos of all of the markers. It’s a tremendous sight, row after row, column upon column...
May 29, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Library calls attention to looming budget cuts
Despite the ongoing renovations and the pouring rain, staff of the Woodhaven Library hosted a carnival to raise awareness about looming budget cuts that could affect libraries in Queens. Librarians...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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JFK's Terminal 4 opens with fanfare and protestors
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped open the new Delta Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy Airport on Friday, protestors were chanting in the rain demanding better pay. The $1.2-billion terminal will featu...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Introducing our 2013 honorees
Our Woodhaven is so blessed, for we have beautiful homes including stately Victorians. These Victorian homes, now due to our accomplishing the rezoning of Woodhaven, are now safe from being demolis...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'Garden' grows in Woodhaven
A beautiful and important tradition is making its yearly appearance at the corner of 91st Street and 89th Avenue at the home of Woodhaven’s American Legion. In 1919, right after the end of World Wa...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven shares Astoria’s state senator
Pol visits newest part of his district
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New traffic light at a Cambria Heights intersection
Councilman pushes for legislation to track hit-and-run suspects
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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US President Barack Obama (L) with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) as they arrive at Ise-Jingu Shrine on May 26, 2016, on the first day of the G7 leaders summitWorld leaders focused Thursday on pumping up the global economy and worries over the growing clout of China -- which promptly told the G7 club of rich nations to mind its own business. Presidents and prime ministers from the Group of Seven huddled in Japan for two days of meetings, with the refugee crisis, terrorism, the threat of North Korea and sanctions against Russia also filling up their packed agenda.


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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, file photo, Oprah Winfrey addresses an audience after accepting the W.E.B. Du Bois medal during ceremonies, on the campus of Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Winfrey unveiled the first episode of her new series “Greenleaf” Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at a private screening at Soho House in West Hollywood, Calif. The show, which follows the personal dramas and questionable ethics of a family at the center of a Memphis mega-church, is set to premiere next month on Winfrey’s namesake network. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's latest project as both producer and actress continues her exploration of religion and spirituality.


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FILE - This file photo taken Friday Jan. 29,2010, shows the Hollywood sign near the top of Beachwood Canyon adjacent to Griffith Park in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles. KTLA-TV reported Wednesday, May 25, 2016, that YouTube prankster Vitaly Zdorovestskiy was arrested after climbing the sign. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A YouTube prankster has been arrested after climbing the Hollywood sign.


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