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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?
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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 | 49 49 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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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...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...

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A little more 'comfort' in Kissena Park
After decades of advocating for an outhouse in the Kissena Corridor Park, the Parks Department finally erected a public bathroom for local residents. Last Friday, Comptroller John Liu, Queens Parks...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents look to put brakes on parking plan
NYCHA will raise parking rates to make up for cuts
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Candidates in Queens beep race meet in Bayside
Bayside stayed out late last Thursday night as Borough President candidates; Tony Avella, Leroy Comrie, Everly Brown, Barry Grodenchik, Melinda Katz, Jose Peralta and Peter Vallone, Jr. met for an ...
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Halloran, Smith arrested by feds on bribery charges
Queens GOP vice chairman Vincent Tabone also arrested in sting
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Labor strike continues at Trade Fair
Call for store to end lockout of meat dept. employees
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 'new deal' for Roosevelt Avenue
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras last week announced her “7 Improvements Under The 7 Train” proposal to clean and revitalize Roosevelt Avenue. “If you take a walk down Roosevelt Avenue, there is no de...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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NE Queens residents sound off on airplane noise
Northeast Queens residents upset about the increase in plane noise over their neighborhoods got a chance to make some noise of their own at a meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ...
Mar 21, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Douglaston home lost to history?
Residents call on LPC to approve historic district
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Legendary coach dies at 82
Jack Curran, the influential coach at Archbishop Molloy high school for the past 55 years, died last Thursday. He was 82. Last month, Curran fell and broke his kneecap while he was on his way to ch...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairness Coalition of Queens report critical of USTA expansion
Community members and elected officials gathered once again in an effort to protect their parkland at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park from the proposed expansion from the United States Tennis Associat...
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Is the time right for an increase in the minimum wage?
Support growing, but it could hurt small biz
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LIC breaks ground on affordable housing residential buildings
Hunter’s Point South residents to expand
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PSAs address issues in Downtown Flushing
Councilman Peter Koo last week unveiled a series of public service announcements aimed at the Chinese community to address quality-of-life issues in Flushing. The first round of PSAs will focus on ...
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New Rikers program to target pre-trial detainees
Looks to decrease rate of inmates who end up back in jail
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Shoddy bridge reconstruction leaves 149th Street closed
Pol calls on DOT to pressure contractor to fix the work
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This image made from a Tuesday, May 24, 2016 video by KWTV-KOTV, shows a funnel cloud moving across the field near Dodge City in Ford County, Kan. Crews are evaluating the damage Wednesday after tornadoes destroyed several homes in western Kansas as a series of severe storms swept across the Plains. (KWTV-KOTV via AP)CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — About 20 homes were damaged Wednesday night in a rural area of northern Kansas after a tornado passed through but there were no immediate reports of injuries, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.


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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard met on the set of the 2011 film "The Rum Diary" and married in a private ceremony in Los Angeles in February last yearJohnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage to the Hollywood star, celebrity news media reported. Court records published by the TMZ website show that Amber Heard submitted the petition to a court in Los Angeles on Monday seeking spousal support from the 52-year-old "Pirates of the Caribbean" star. The separation comes less than a week after the death of Depp's mother, Betty Sue Palmer, at the age of 81.


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NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer The Weeknd and rapper Belly have canceled their performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" because Donald Trump was set to appear on the episode.
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