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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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
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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 | 16 16 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 | 45 45 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?
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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
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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 | 108 108 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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College Point residents face another mosquito-filled summer
Now worry about Zika in addition to West Nile
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City, chamber come to agreement on trash bin issue
Sanitation to provide receptacles at Flushing intersection
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Children’s hospital workers demand better benefits plan
Hold informational picket outside of facility
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Derelict barges removed from Flushing Bay
Congressman offers reward to find dumping culprits
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City orders chamber to trash trash bins
Promises to address issues at 'Trash Triangle'
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Seed money for Queens farm
A local elected official presented $25,000 to a group that teaches Queens residents about agriculture on the longest continually farmed site in New York City. “Rather than have them travel long dis...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT, NYPD host Vision Zero Education Week event
Elected officials joined representatives of the Department of Transportation, Community Board 8 and the 107th Precinct last week to educate drivers and pedestrians about the Vision Zero initiative....
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Bay Terrace Library to undergo interior renovations
Queens Library at Bay Terrace will look completely different in a few years. Last Thursday, elected officials announced a $4.1 million renovation of the library to redesign its interior, create new...
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Family, NYPD mark one-year anniversary of Moore murder
Held at the site where he was shot and killed
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PTA calls for large parent protest at PEP hearing
Hope to stop planned co-location at IS 109
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Lowell School dropping their artwork on a 'Dime'
Branch will display artwork created by Bayside students
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Children of servicemen, 9/11 victims visit firehouse
On national "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" last Thursday, four local children were able to partake in various assignments at the FDNY Firehouse Engine 304/Ladder 162 in Queens Village. T...
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Students, DOT unveil 100-foot mural along ped tunnel
Work's theme is turning negativity into positivity
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Homeowners, agents clash at hearing on soliciting
Pol says brokers hijacked meeting on cease-and-desist zones
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Avella receives award from Property Rights Foundation
Celebrated for his position against eminent domain
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In this photo taken Wednesday, May, 25, 2016, Baylor President Ken Starr leaves a terminal at Waco airport in Waco, Texas. Baylor University's board of regents says it will fire football coach Art Briles and re-assign Starr in response to questions about its handling of sexual assault complaints against players. The university said in a statement Thursday, May 26, 2016, that it had suspended Briles "with intent to terminate." Starr will leave the position of president on May 31, but the school says he will serve as chancellor. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP) MANDATORY CREDITAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.


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FILE - In this June 16, 2015, file photo, Donald Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania Trump, is applauded by his daughter Ivanka Trump, right as he's introduced before his announcement that he will run for president in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. In AP’s delegate count, Donald Trump surpassed the number needed to give him the nomination. That essentially closed out a raucous race on a quiet note, as a small number of unbound delegates put him over the top by telling AP they had decided to support him. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The nicknames. The outrage. The rallies — and the protests.


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In this photo taken on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence launches his campaign for re-election during an event in Indianapolis. Pence is trying to pivot his focus from social issues to Indiana's improving economy as he faces a difficult re-election campaign. Under the Republican, Indiana has marched to the front lines of the nation's culture wars. It's a significant detour from the vision of his wildly popular predecessor, Mitch Daniels, who once called on Republicans to adopt a "truce" on social issues in order to focus on the economy. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence smiled for the TV cameras this month as a technology company announced plans to hire hundreds of new workers and add its name to the tallest tower in the Indianapolis skyline. Then the celebratory news conference took an awkward turn.


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