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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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Improvements coming to Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 81st and Beach 86th streets is getting a major makeover to reduce speeding, calm traffic and creating safer left turns and pedestrian crossings. “Rockaway Bea...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three years and still no action at 78-19
After all that time counting down to spring 2016 did we miss it? We are back into winter again and it is not appreciated. I was in Florida last week, and after warm rain for two evenings it was 81 ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT playing schoolyard bully in Woodhaven
It’s rare that I write about the same topic two weeks in a row, but the fecklessness and incompetence of the city's Department of Transportation (DOT) is inexhaustible. I could write about them all...
Mar 29, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanders wants Rockaway to get 'fare' treatment
Calls for peninsula to finally be included in CityTicket
Mar 29, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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WBID to again address avenue eyesore
I hope that you enjoyed a happy Easter Sunday with your families. It was so pleasant to see the sun shining and feel its warmth over this past holiday weekend. Regarding the collapsed building at 7...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save us from the city's 'safety' measures
Our mayor and the Department of Transportation (DOT) don’t understand why residents aren’t falling in love with their proposals to “improve” Woodhaven Boulevard. Their current plan involves the cre...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman finds money for Rockaway Beach Line study
Proponents for new park say study is nothing new
Mar 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City awards ferry contract to California-based company
Pol promises to be watchdog over ferry service
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven welcomes spring to Jamaica Avenue
So we enter spring with a touch of winter and a bit of snow. Thankfully, the glistening white covering looked pretty for a bit then disappeared. The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation is thi...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring two outstanding Woodhaven women
In a ceremony last week commemorating Women’s History Month, Assemblyman Mike Miller honored six “Women of Distinction” for all that they do in the communities that he serves. From Woodhaven, both ...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate spring on Jamaica Avenue
You can hear the cheers, spring will be here this weekend. Now we will look back on the winter months, and except for the monster snowstorm and frigid temperatures one weekend it wasn't too bad. La...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol secures safety upgrades for Laurelton
The streets of Laurelton are now a little bit safer. Councilman Donovan Richards toured safety improvements last week, including upgrades to the median curbing on 228th Street and Mentone Avenue an...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City talks ferry system with Rockaway residents
Lobby for increased shuttles to improve ridership
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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When good people do nothing...
It happened just before 7 p.m. on perhaps the busiest stretch of Jamaica Avenue. At that time of night during the week, the constant roar of the elevated train brings home wave after wave of reside...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parade celebrates Rockaway's Irish heritage
Mayor de Blasio booed for second straight year
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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.


2016-05-29 05:11:21 -0400

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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