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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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NYPD satellite precinct will stay open 24 hours
Will better serve residents of south Queens, 105th Precinct
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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On March 17, we're all Irish for a day
The sun is bright and warm and sundown will be later thanks to Daylight Savings Time, which begins this Sunday, March 13, with spring beginning one week later. Remember when I started counting down...
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Explore Old Woodhaven with upcoming walking tour
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society will give a free walking tour of Woodhaven starting at noon on Sunday April 3, a project 180 years in the making. The first of three scheduled walking to...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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The spirit of volunteering
Time has really flown by since January 1. We are now two months into the new year and less than two weeks to Daylight Savings time. If I had my way, we would have it year-round. When it is lighter ...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol donates webcams
Students gathered in the auditorium of PS 160 in Jamaica last week to wait for State Senator James Sanders to deliver new web cameras. When Principal Tiffany Hicks announced that the truck deliveri...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major Rockaway thoroughfare to open for summer
Old coal tunnel was behind closure
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Drive provides 1,000 pounds of food to River Fund
Some hungry New Yorkers will now get fed thanks to a food drive run by Assemblyman David Weprin. “I'm very excited about the distribution of the food that we collected in our food drive,” Weprin ex...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Storefront improvement part of Far Rock revitalization
Business owners express frustration with those not participating
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Woodhaven steps up for the troops
This Valentine’s Day, residents from all over Woodhaven came together to let all of the troops, past and present, know that we care and that we honor their service. As he has done every year, Assem...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Far Rockaway public housing takes next step towards upgrade
1,400 apartments to receive upgrade through federal program
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minecraft competition coming to the big screen
Super League Gaming to host event at Queens cinema
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Share & preserve your Woodhaven memories
Buried in hundreds and hundreds of basements in and around Woodhaven are treasures from our past just waiting to be discovered. With each passing year, more of these wonderful memories are discarde...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven loses three community leaders
Here in our little Woodhaven the weather was frigid to the point of being dangerous. Thankfully the deep freeze is warming up and it seems like spring, which is just five weeks away Daylight Saving...
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Pols ask landlords to open homes to Sandy victims
Provide temporary housing while rebuilding continues
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Councilman wants DOT to reevaluate dangerous roadway
Site of hit-and-run accident that killed 16-year-old girl
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Workers remove sex toys from metal molds at the Doc Johnson factory in Los AngelesChad Braverman is an early riser -- you have to be to keep ahead as America's top sex toy magnate, overseeing production of tens of thousands of "pleasure products" a week. Set in a sprawling industrial campus 15 minutes' drive from Hollywood's Walk of Fame, "Doc Johnson" is unrecognizable from its origins as a fishing tackle shop bought by Chad's father and mentor, Ron, 40 years ago.


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View of Independence Square in KievSeventeen people died when a makeshift home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, the emergencies service said. "The bodies of 17 people have been found at the site of the fire," the head of Ukraine's state emergencies service, Mykola Chechetkin, said in comments released by his office. The fire tore through the temporary two-storey shelter for the elderly which was located in the village of Litochky, located some 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of Kiev.


2016-05-29 05:06:38 -0400

Ali Larijani in Tehran on May 29, 2016 after he retained the speakership of Iran's parliamentModerate conservative Ali Larijani retained the speakership of Iran's parliament Sunday despite major gains for reformists in February elections, benefiting from credit gained by his support for last year's nuclear deal. Several lawmakers from the reformist camp broke ranks to vote against the head of their own List of Hope, Mohammad Reza Aref, who lost by 103 votes to 173. February's election was widely seen as a referendum on last July's nuclear deal with world powers led by the United States, the signature policy of moderate President Hassan Rouhani.


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