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Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 35 35 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 | 38 38 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 | 88 88 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 | 99 99 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
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...

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The Art of Shopping
Art on view at Sky View
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meng, Jeffries & Velazquez winners on Primary Day
Voters in Queens and Brooklyn went to the polls Tuesday to cast their vote in three Democratic Congressional primaries and one Republican Senate primary. In the 6th Congressional District, longtime...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD yet to review crime reporting policies
A three-person Crime Reporting Review Committee appointed by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is yet to fulfill a pledge to review the Police Department's policies regarding crime reports. According t...
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD to update polices on dealing with LGBT community
Will specifically deal with transgender interactions
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor announces deal to redevelop portion of Willets Point
Project will focus on 126th Street and Citi Field parking lot
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Mayor announces deal to redevelop portion of Willets Point
Project will focus on 126th Street and Citi Field parking lot
Jun 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College hosts business and banking forum
Queens College hosted a Business Forum Breakfast on Friday, June 8, where scholarships were awarded and Investors Bank President and CEO Kevin Cummings discussed “Banking and the Community” in his ...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transgender community latest to join stop-and-frisk debate
Say stops are leading to improper prostitution arrests
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Botanical Garden hosts annual Rose Gala
The Queens Botanical Garden hosted its 17th Annual Rose Gala last Thursday evening on the patio of its visitor's center. This year's theme was “Honoring Strong Women in Communities” and called atte...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC CoolRoofs enters third season
How cool is your roof? Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Chief Service Officer Diahann Billings-Burford launched the third season of NYC CoolRoofs, a citywide initiative to encourage prope...
Jun 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College honors 2,500 graduates of 2012
More than 2,500 graduates received degrees at the 88th Queens College Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 31st, armed with the knowledge they gained at the school and the encouraging words they ...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parkway Village makes the list
The rich history of one Queens development is now officially recongnized. Assemblyman Rory Lancman held a ceremony with residents of Parkway Village in Kew Gardens Hills to commemorate its listing ...
May 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A little bit of lot to be developed
It's not necessarily the large-scale development the Bloomberg administration envisioned when it sold Flushing Municipal Lot 1 to a developer, but work will finally get started at the site. It was ...
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Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel will reopen to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been ...
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lancman fights federal overdevelopment
Assemblyman Rory Lancman stood with local Flushing civic leaders near Bowne Park on Friday, May 18, to unveil a four-part legislative package to combat federal overdevelopment in residential neighb...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2016 file photo, actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa. Cosby is due in Pennsylvania court for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case. The preliminary hearing on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, will determine whether prosecutors have enough evidence to send the 78-year-old entertainer to trial. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby arrived in court Tuesday for a key hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to put the 78-year-old comedian on trial on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman over a decade ago.


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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2016 file photo, actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa. Cosby is due in Pennsylvania court for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case. The preliminary hearing on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, will determine whether prosecutors have enough evidence to send the 78-year-old entertainer to trial. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local):


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Recovered debris of the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea are seen in this still image taken from videoBy Amina Ismail and Lin Noueihed CAIRO (Reuters) - The head of Egypt's forensics authority dismissed a suggestion on Tuesday that the small size of the body parts retrieved since an EgyptAir plane crashed last week indicated there was an explosion on board. Investigators struggling to work out why the Airbus 320 jet vanished from radar screens last Thursday, with 66 passengers and crew on board, are looking for clues in the human remains and debris recovered from the Mediterranean Sea so far.


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