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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 15 15 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 | 16 16 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 | 44 44 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 | 45 45 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 | 53 53 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 | 98 98 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 | 108 108 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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To the media, Queens is all the same
This past weekend, a man was found dead in Forest Park. We don’t know the details of what happened yet, but our thoughts and prayers are with the man’s friends and family. But this column isn’t abo...
Nov 10, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton foundation hosts volunteer event in Queens
The Clinton Foundation hosted a “Day of Action” in Queens recently, bringing local elected officials and community groups together. Projects included cleaning Brookville Park and helping rebuild ho...
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City looking at public transportation in Far Rockaway
$1.5 million, multi-year study for eastern edge of peninsula
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Jill Biden visits Queens to promote free community college
Dr. Jill Biden, a college professor and the wife of United States Vice President Joe Biden, visited Long Island City last week to tell LaGuardia Community College students about Heads Up America, t...
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Explore Woodhaven's forgotten cemetery
The Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society will host an open house at the most historic spot in Woodhaven - the Colonial Era cemetery - on Saturday, November 14. There will be a brief ceremony a...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents mark three-year anniversary of Sandy's destruction
City still working to rebuild from devastating storm
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A threat to life in Woodhaven
here is a threat to Woodhaven that I have been writing and talking about since May of this year, and that is Select Bus Service. The WBID and the GWDC are against this rerouting of Woodhaven Blvd. ...
Nov 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven in the wake of Sandy
Three years ago this week Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast, costing many lives and leaving billions of dollars’ worth of damage. Areas south of Woodhaven suffered the most damage due to ...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truly a wonderful day in Woodhaven
Every year, during the week prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, I check the weather forecasts for our day. This is always a nerve-wracking time, for if rain was a possibility in the f...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway residents call on NYCHA to expedite gas repairs
Say they were given hot plates to cook meals
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Woodhaven through a new set of eyes
This past weekend I had the opportunity to see our community through the eyes of others. We held a memorial service for my mother on Friday night and two of my cousins flew in from Glasgow, Scotlan...
Oct 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven hosts annual street festival
Crowds flock to Jamaica Avenue to shop, eat, play
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Don't miss the best street fair in Queens
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Former Queens councilman Thomas Ognibene passes away
Thomas Ognibene, a former councilman and longtime Queens County GOP stalwart, passed away Monday afternoon from cancer. He was 72. Ognibene was first elected to the City Council in 1992 to represen...
Oct 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long Island man leads police on a high speed chase
Pursuit causes bus to nearly crash through home
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A pilot looks out of the cockpit during a search operation by Egyptian air and navy forces for the EgyptAir plane that disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea, in this still image taken from videoBy Lin Noueihed and Tim Hepher CAIRO/PARIS (Reuters) - A French naval vessel was en route to the eastern Mediterranean on Thursday to join the hunt for black boxes from a crashed EgyptAir jet, equipped with three specialist probes from a French company recruited to accelerate the search. France's BEA air crash investigation agency said French naval survey vessel Laplace had left Corsica earlier on Thursday and was heading toward the search zone north of the Egyptian port of Alexandria, where it would begin operations within days. A week after the Airbus A320 crashed with 66 people on board, including 30 Egyptians and 15 from France, investigators have no clear picture of its final moments.


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This NASA TV image released on May 26, 2016 shows the unexpanded Bigelow Expandable Activity Module attached to the Tranquility module of the International Space StationNASA aborted an attempt to deploy a temporary habitat at the International Space Station after it failed to inflate to full size on Thursday. The new room, known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), is part of an experiment to test expandable habitats astronauts might use on the Moon or Mars in the coming decades. NASA astronaut Jeff Williams took charge of the inflation early Thursday in cooperation with mission control in Houston.


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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, May 6, 2015, Tunisian police officers stand guard near the entrance of the Ghriba synagogue in the resort of Djerba, south Tunisia, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, as Jewish pilgrims make their annual pilgrimage to El Ghriba synagogue. Under unprecedented security, it is announced Thursday May 26, 2016, the Tunisian island of Djerba will hosting the annual Jewish pilgrimage despite recent attacks that have scared away tourists and a warning from the Israeli government. (AP Photo/Mohsen May, FILE)DJERBA, Tunisia (AP) — Under unprecedented security, the Tunisian island of Djerba hosted an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid raised fears of religious violence after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away visitors.


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