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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
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 | 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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Farewell to Joe Virgona
His name was Joe Virgona and he loved his family, his country, his church and his community. Whenever you spoke with Joe, you were assured that you’d end the conversation in a better mood than you ...
Oct 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering a member of the WRBA
His name was Joe Virgona and he loved his family, his country, his church and his community. Whenever you spoke with Joe, you were assured that you’d end the conversation in a better mood than you ...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents debate future of rail line
While local residents seemed to be on the fence about converting the inactive Rockaway Rail Line into a park, most seemed to be sure about one thing—they didn’t want to reactivate it. Two parties w...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Street Festival on its way
The weather has really been cool lately. It was downright chilly for some days, then rainy, and now we are back to shades of summer warmth. I just hope that a certain day in October (the 14th to be...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating a productive year for WRBA
A sellout crowd gathered at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant last Friday for the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association’s annual dinner dance and fundraiser.  We were joined by State Senator Joe Addab...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorting through changes in health care laws
EPIC, Obamacare both presents new benefits, challenges
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Stolen wallet restores faith in Woodhaven community
It all started because I have no idea how to handle a tent. We were at the Richmond Hill Park Fair and since rain had been in the forecast, we borrowed a canopy tent from a friend. I was actually q...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents prepare for street festival
Yes, it is that time of the year again! Our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation Board Staff and I are working very hard burning the late night oil on the October 14 Wonderful Woodhaven Street...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good guys get a break
Sometimes, the good guys get a win. Such was the case last week when it was announced that a crook was apprehended. The brazen thief struck around 6 p.m. on Monday, July 23, near 94th Street and 86...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were located, according to investigatory documents.
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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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