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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 63 63 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 | 69 69 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 | 62 62 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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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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Use home equity the right way
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May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republicans Are In Trouble
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Remember our heroes this Memorial Day
Memorial Day has become synonymous with sales, beaches, barbecues and basically everything but the men and women who died defending our freedom. It's time to remember what this day is all about. Th...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor fumbles another issue with Queens Blvd.
Anyone that drives, walks or bikes down Queens Boulevard can immediately identify the hazards of the road locally known as the Boulevard of Death. Forcing protected bike lanes down the community's ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give local kids their public school back
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May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decriminalize drugs to fix the prison system
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Understanding sciatica
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MTA needs to choose a full shutdown of the L train
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May 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buying and selling at the same time
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Send zoning changes back to community for review
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Fixing America's Failing Cybersecurity
Barack Obama just became the first U.S. president to write a line of computer code. The gesture is part of a national push for computer science education. In fact, the White House recently announce...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Must be a better way than a tax
The plastic bag fee proposed by the City Council this week is an outrageous tax that will disproportionately target low-income communities and set a dangerous precedent that if you can't affordable...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schumer, DC pols have chance to hold FAA accountable
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Apr 27, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let New Yorkers Keep Their Nickels
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116th is number one in our book
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Secret Service Counter-assault Team member is seen through a window of the press briefing room, standing on alert during a lock down the White HouseWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The north side of the White House was placed on a security lockdown on Monday because of a suspicious package, a Secret Service official said.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman threw something over the north fence along Pennsylvania Avenue.
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In this Thursday, May 26, 2016 photo, an empty school reader board stands in front of the only school building in Dietrich, Idaho. The small community is struggling with the national attention brought by reports that a disabled black football player was raped by his white high school teammates. The allegations of racist taunts and physical abuse suffered by the teen were revealed this month when the family filed a $10 million lawsuit against the Dietrich School District. (AP Photo/Kimberlee Kruesi)DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. She often found herself echoing the virtues taught in Dietrich's only church.


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