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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 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 | 41 41 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 | 45 45 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 | 72 72 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 | 74 74 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 | 80 80 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 | 72 72 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 | 126 126 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 | 136 136 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 | 7 7 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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Back to school, elections, and sadly, September 11, 2001
Now the important election countdown dates begin. On Thursday, September 13, the Democratic and Republican primaries will be held. If you are a registered Democrat you can vote for incumbent Assemb...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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What has changed in 18 months?
On March 12, 2011, Anthony Collao was chased down 90th Street by a gang of teenagers. They caught up with him near 89th Avenue and viciously beat him with a metal pipe. It was described by one poli...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school sales
The weather was on the warm side, bright and sunny, when on Saturday, August 25, our annual “Back to School Sales Days” began. Our award-winning Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Woodhaven...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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39th Annual Park Fair
The Richmond Hill Block Association will be hosting its 39th Annual Park Fair on Saturday, September 8, at the Buddy Memorial in Forest Park, located at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Park L...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants faced the minimum batters in his seven innings and allowed only one hit against the BravesSan Francisco pitcher Jake Peavy celebrated his 35th birthday by throwing seven scoreless innings, getting one hit and scoring a run in the Giants' 4-0 victory over the Braves in Atlanta. Peavy notched his first win since April 23 and his first career win at Turner Field. "What a beautiful game he pitched," Giants manager Bruce Bochy said.


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HONG KONG (AP) — China's factory activity was feeble last month, according to two surveys released Wednesday, indicating that official efforts to reverse a downturn in the world's second-biggest economy are struggling.
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A man watches a news report at a railway station in Seoul on North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear reactorRecent satellite images reveal multiple indicators that North Korea is preparing, or has already begun, to reprocess plutonium for additional nuclear weapons at its main atomic complex, a US think tank said. When operating at full capacity, the main five-megawatt reactor at Yongbyon is understood to be capable of producing six kilos (13 pounds) of plutonium a year -- enough for one or two bombs.


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