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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 20 20 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 | 23 23 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 | 51 51 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 | 59 59 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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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 | 104 104 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 | 115 115 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 | 212 212 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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Taste of Queens food expo at Citi Field
The Queens Economic Development Corporation showcase the best in the borough
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA agrees to discuss changes to LGA departures
Will meet to explain lack of full environmental study
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Pols want CB's in loop on state brownfield sites
Introduce bill requiring DEC to notify boards
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Live to ride again: nabe tries to save stables
Landlord looking to sell property that is home to riding club
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Mayoral candidates criticize Bloomberg on education
Four of the mayoral hopefuls sat on a stage in the auditorium of P.S. 29 in Cobble Hill and discussed the New York City education system before a packed house. Sal Albanese, Comptroller John Liu, P...
May 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frustrated residents sound off on plane noise
Group hosts meeting to educate public on recent changes
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Fresh Meadows residents sound off at town hall
Residents focused on the state of education in the neighborhood
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Queens Botanical Garden hosts Arbor Fest
The Queens Botanical Garden celebrated Arbor Day on Sunday, welcoming visitors to the Flushing garden to take part in Arbor Fest. There were plenty of activities throughout the day, including guide...
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran won't seek re-election
Councilman Dan Halloran announced today that he will not seek re-election in the 19th Council District, a seat he has held since 2009. Halloran pleaded not guilty to federal bribery charges last we...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol aims to do away with self-certification
Says practice opens door for illegal development
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
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Willow Lake trail named for the late Pat Dolan
A nature trail that winds around a lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was renamed Sunday in honor of a woman who worked for years to preserve its natural beauty. On Sunday morning at a Kew Garden...
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Comptroller John Liu discusses education in Jackson Heights
Calls test scores nothing more than 'smoke and mirrors'
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Smith, Halloran & Tabone all plead not guilty
All of the defendants in the bribery scheme to get State Senator Malcolm Smith on the Republican ballot for mayor pleaded not guilty in federal court in White Plains on Tuesday. The six people in t...
Apr 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College to host reading by English author
Stephen Maitland-Lewis was always fascinated by the Holocaust while growing up in in post-World War II England as a Jewish boy. In his latest work of fiction, Emeralds Never Fade, Lewis brings the ...
Apr 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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This image obtained May 28, 2016 courtesy of NASA shows an inflatable add-on room, known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), at the International Space StationNASA on Saturday successfully expanded and pressurized an add-on room at the International Space Station two days after aborting the first attempt when it ran into problems. The flexible habitat, known as the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), completed slowly extending 67 inches (170 centimeters) at 4:10 pm (2010 GMT) following more than seven hours during which astronaut Jeff Williams released short blasts of air into the pod's walls from the orbiting lab using a manual valve. After the expansion was completed, he opened eight air tanks inside BEAM, pressurizing the pod to a level close to the space station's 14.7 pounds per square inch.


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Atletico's Yannick Carrasco scores his side's first goal during the Champions League final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final (all times local):


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Conroe firefighters evacuate Jim Treadway via boat after Treadway was stranded when Pecan Bend Road was washed out near the San Jacinto River on Friday, May 27, 2016, in Conroe, Texas. ( Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHOUSTON (AP) — At least two people are dead and five others are missing after this week's torrential rains in Texas and Kansas, officials said Saturday, noting that though the threat of severe weather had lessened in Texas over the long holiday weekend, the focus is now on swollen rivers and waterways that are slowly rising and could flood homes.


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