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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 26 26 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 | 30 30 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 | 57 57 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 | 59 59 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 | 65 65 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 | 58 58 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 | 110 110 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 | 121 121 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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Queens expos provide invaluable info to seniors
State Senator James Sanders hosted three senior resource expos across southeastern Queens last Wednesday. The programs featured valuable information for seniors from healthcare professionals, local...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yes, Christmas magic is real
Last week, the following message was sent to me via the Leader-Observer’s ‘Contact Us’ page: “All my friends are telling me that Santa is not real and I don't know what to believe. I saw the Virgin...
Dec 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developer gives tour of TWA terminal before ULURP starts
Project would open hotel, as well as preserve landmark
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still time to spread holiday cheer
Parades bring out the best in people. We had the good fortune of seeing that firsthand last Saturday as the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society marched down Jamaica Avenue with our members and ...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy week in Woodhaven
This was a very busy week for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District staff. On Monday, November 30, the WBID sponsored a meeting at the American Legion Hall with representatives from Woodhaven...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employment center opens in Rockaway
Hopes to provide jobs to Sandy-impacted residents
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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We won't back down on SBS
Recently, in the opinion section of another publication, an article was submitted regarding the Select Bus Service (SBS) proposed by the MTA for Woodhaven and Crossbay boulevards. It also mentioned...
Dec 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hate crime in Woodhaven
It was very early on Thanksgiving, about 1:20 in the morning. While most of Woodhaven was asleep, the home security camera quietly kept an eye on the street in front of the homes on 80th Street nea...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers fast for better wages, working conditions
With the holiday season underway, airport workers are hoping to bring home more than just small paychecks and empty stomachs. On the day before Thanksgiving, about 40 workers and their supporters r...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven resident celebrates 100th birthday
In 1915, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run, a German U-boat torpedoed the Lusitania, and the very first long distance call by Alexander Graham Bell in New York to Thomas Watson in San Francis...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nation's largest passive residence comes to Rockaways
But some residents opposed to building even more housing
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shop local on Small Business Saturday
We have had very beautiful weather with glorious sunsets, and we hope for the continuation of this weather until the end of November. Whatever the weather, please keep shopping your Woodhaven's Eve...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spend your holidays in Woodhaven
This month of November has been mild, and hopefully we will have a mild winter, not like last year's, which was brutal. So now that the weather is mild, shop your Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue. As you...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The fight to save a Queens farmhouse
Residents in Elmhurst are fighting to preserve a farmhouse with ties to Woodhaven that is over 300 years old and was owned by some of the earliest settlers in Queens. “The land that the Bloom Farmh...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor vetoes off-shore LNG port
Governor Andrew Cuomo last week vetoed a proposed marine port for importing liquified natural gas (LNG) located 19 miles off the coast of New York City. Earlier in the year, the City Council passed...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Anderson Varejao (18) celebrate as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) reacts during the second half in Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City, Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Warriors won 108-101. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6 comeback on the road, the Golden State Warriors' goal of getting back to the NBA Finals and defending their title comes down to Game 7 at home against the powerful Oklahoma City Thunder.


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Ariya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, hits from the second tee during the final round of the LPGA Volvik Championship golf tournament at the Travis Pointe Country Club, Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn became the first player to win three straight LPGA Tour events in three years, closing with a 5-under 67 for a five-stroke victory Sunday in the Volvik Championship.


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Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz, left, Evgeni Malkin (71) and Sidney Crosby (87) wait to run a drill during hockey practice at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Sunday May 29, 2016. The Penguins are preparing for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals against the San Jose Sharks on Monday, May 30, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH (AP) — It wasn't supposed to take the San Jose Sharks this long to reach their first Stanley Cup Final. It wasn't supposed to take this long for Sidney Crosby to guide the Pittsburgh Penguins back to a destination many figured they'd become a fixture at after winning it all in 2009.


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