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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 25 25 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 | 29 29 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 | 56 56 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 | 58 58 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 | 64 64 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 | 109 109 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 | 120 120 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 | 217 217 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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Curbside mobile shopping hits Brooklyn and Queens
No need to leave your car to shop at College Point Target
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cool off with shaved cream in Flushing
Snowdays on Prince Street opens its doors
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time Warner opens store in Flushing
Elected officials and community leaders gathered at Flushing’s SkyView Center last week to celebrate the opening of a new Time Warner Cable store, the second in the borough. Called an “experience” ...
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Pols continues call for community oversight on schools
Want input over location of new schools
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Pedestrian plaza denounced by Flushing residents
Say it would remove main access point to Roosevelt
Aug 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents sick of real estate fliers
Pol introduces 'cease and desist’ bill
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She is the bus champion, my friends
Group honors Queens assemblywoman for her advocacy
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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First planning meeting held to battle juvenile prison
On Friday night, a persistent Queens Village community took new steps to prevent a juvenile delinquent center from opening in their neighborhood. The first of many scheduled planning meetings orche...
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol, non-profits feed hungry families
Art of Men hands out 500 free meals at Pomonok
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council allocates $500,000 for new labor centers
The city’s day laborers could soon have more regulated centers to find work after a recent $500,000 allocation in this year’s budget towards maintaining and opening new facilities, a major step, ad...
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Community rallies again to protest juvenile detention center
Hope to follow South Ozone Park's lead with audit, lawsuit
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator urges the passing of religious law
Would recognize Hindu, Sikh and Islamic faiths for incorporation
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Workers center announces wage theft clinic
Organizers say governor’s task force misses the point
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At Fort Totten, elected officials call for increased security
Base director says public park makes security 'complex'
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Pols seek relief from airplane noise
Make national recommendations to address potentially harmful noise
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media say a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending.
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Fans make their way to the infield for before the start of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)The Latest on motorsport's busiest day, with Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix followed by the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 (all times local):


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Iraq's elite counter-terrorism forces clean their weapons ahead of an operation to re-take the Islamic State-held City of Fallujah, outside Fallujah, Iraq, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Teaming up with paramilitary troops and backed by aerial support from the U.S.-led coalition, Iraqi government launched a week ago a large-scale offensive to dislodge IS militants from the city of Fallujah, one of the last major IS strongholds in Iraq located about 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad. The extremist group still controls territory in the country’s north and west, including Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)TARIQ CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city west of Baghdad, a military officer said, as the militants attacked a newly-liberated town to the west.


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