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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 42 42 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 | 43 43 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 | 48 48 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 | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 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 | 105 105 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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How Prince helped create life in Woodhaven
When news broke last week that Prince had died, people took to social media to share stories and recollections. For some, it was a favorite song or album. For me, it was the memory of my very first...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica Hospital, NYPD team up to reduce distracted driving
In an effort to reduce traffic-related deaths and injuries, Jamaica Hospital is teaming up with the NYPD to increase public awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. According to the NYPD,...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Central Library celebrates 50 years in its Jamaica home
Jane Montalto has worked at Queens Central Library in Jamaica since 1972. In 44 years, the music librarian has seen all the changes, from print to digital; when she first arrived, there were no com...
Apr 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man attacks worshipers at Jamaica mosque
Community leaders want incident investigated at hate crime
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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With spring, Woodhaven heating up
The warm weather and April showers are finally here and I am very happy for the warmth and needed rain. So get out and eat lunch or dinner out at one of our Jamaica Avenue restaurants or order in f...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lecture to examine Woodhaven painter
Artist Stephen Csoka was born in Hungary in 1897 and trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. In 1934, he moved to the United States with his new wife, Margaret, and over ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun buyback takes 89 guns off the street
The streets of southeast Queens are a little safer thanks to a gun buy-back program that took 89 guns of the street in exchange for prepaid gift cards. “The ultimate goal of this law enforcement in...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portion of Rockaway Boardwalk delayed by crane regulations
New York City's new crane regulations are going to delay the projected opening of the Rockaway Boardwalk between Beach 108th Street and Beach 126th Street until July, a representative for the Parks...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The fight against SBS continues
Isn't it great that spring is threatening to arrive and stay? We've had a string of bright warm beautiful days, and I think that we could get accustomed to this. Last year at this time, I was warni...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A chance to explore Woodhaven's history
Last week, the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society led a walking tour of old Woodhaven. Close to 40 people braved cold temperatures and high winds to visit the sites of two old race tracks, t...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich announces PB winners
Four winning projects totaling $935,000 were the top vote-getters in the 34th Council District's participatory budgeting this year. The projects include upgrades at six local schools - P.S. 47, P.S...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols introduce resolution to create new police precinct
Bill would split expansive 105th, create 116th Precinct
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Keeping Jamaica Avenue strong
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Court to 100th Street is starting to get busy. It is warming up, so everyone is out and about walking our “Everything Avenu...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rail study will level the field
While the fight over the abandoned tracks that run through Woodhaven along 98th Street has been going on for years, the funding muscle has been entirely on the side of those advocating an expansion...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State budget includes Rockaway rail study
The newly passed state budget brought some good news for transportation advocates in south Queens, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be directed to conduct a study of the dormant Ro...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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PARIS (AP) — As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter.
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2011 file photo, U.S. actors Johnny Depp, left, and Amber Heard arrive for the European premiere of their film, "The Rum Diary," in London. Court records show Heard filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, May 23, 2016, citing irreconcilable differences. The pair were married in February 2015 and have no children together. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage.


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FILE - This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death.


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