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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 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 | 38 38 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 | 42 42 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 | 69 69 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 | 71 71 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 | 77 77 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 | 122 122 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 | 133 133 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 | 227 227 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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Two arrests in Whitestone attack
Man hired goon to attack teen girlfriend, but targeted wrong girl
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s hospital workers demand better benefits plan
Hold informational picket outside of facility
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Derelict barges removed from Flushing Bay
Congressman offers reward to find dumping culprits
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City orders chamber to trash trash bins
Promises to address issues at 'Trash Triangle'
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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....
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Some 3,700 people have fled Falluja over the past week since the Iraqi army began its offensive on the city controlled by Islamic State, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday. "We have reports of casualties among people in the city center in Falluja due to heavy shelling, including 7 members of one family on the 28th of May. We also have several reports of people being used as human shields by ISIL (Islamic State)," UNHCR spokesman William Spindler told a news briefing.
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LONDON (AP) — Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell in May for the third month in the last four, official figures showed Tuesday, a development that's unlikely to alter expectations that the European Central Bank will refrain from announcing more stimulus measures this week.
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Volkswagen's net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros in the period from January to March, on a 3.4-percent decline in sales to 50.96 billion eurosVolkswagen suffered whiplash from a massive engine-rigging scandal as profits slumped in the first quarter, but the embattled German auto giant Tuesday insisted things were not as bad as they look. Volkswagen, which owns 12 brands in all, from VW to Audi, Porsche, Seat and Lamborhgini, said in a statement that it "put in a solid performance in the first three months" of 2016, despite the so-called "dieselgate" scandal. The still incalculable costs of the affair -- including regulatory fines and legal costs -- pushed VW into the red for the first time in more than 20 years last year when it booked a loss of 1.6 billion euros due to the 16 billion euros in provisions it was forced to set aside.


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