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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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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 | 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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The root of the problem? The roots themselves
Pol wants city to own up to damage from trees to sewer lines
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway omes to Flushing Town Hall
As the series Broadway Blockbusters celebrated its tenth anniversary, some of its previous performers are gathering for the show “Broadway Blockbusters: The Anthology: Ten Years in Review.” Council...
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets host baseball clinic for kids affected by 9/11
Citi Field was full of kids on Wednesday, August 8, as the New York Mets partnered with Tuesday’s Children and the Cory Lidle Foundation to host a baseball clinic. Following a period of on-field in...
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dragons return to Meadow Lake
The annual Dragon Boat Festival on Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was held this past Saturday and Sunday. Now in its 21st year, over 170 teams competed for $60,000 in prizes. Attendees...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting shocks New York City Sikh community
The last time Mohan Khatra spoke to his uncle was the night before he died. A Queens’ resident, Khatra said he had planned a trip to visit his relative, Suez Khatra, in Milwaukee. “It’s very sad,” ...
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Doe Fund comes to Union Turnpike
Councilman James Gennaro, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Assemblyman David Weprin and local business owners gathered at The Sly Fox Inn last week to discuss the importance of The Doe Fund in...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commuter vans worry they'll be out of business
Elected officials stood next to commuter van drivers in Jamaica to speak out against false promises by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), which they say have undercut and hurt their businesse...
Aug 08, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Pow Wow returns to Queens County Farm
New York City's oldest and largest pow wow – the Annual Mid-Summer Thunderbird Pow Wow – took place this past weekend at the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park. Now in it’s 34th year, the pow...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Showcase gives a taste of Flushing
Queens’ residents along with bloggers and food critics gathered together at the Sheraton LaGuardia in Flushing to get a taste of traditional and non-traditional Asian cuisine. The event was organiz...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Change of address for Bayside Post Office?
Bayside residents held a rally outside their local post office last week amid rumors that the facility might be moving to a different location. Recently, news leaked that the United States Postal S...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push for QM20 extension to Lower Manhattan
Northeast Queens residents are pushing a plan that would extend the QM20 bus into Lower Manhattan. Currently, the QM20 bus route ends at Midtown Manhattan, which means commuters have to transfer in...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimmy Meng arrested, charged with taking $80,000 to bribe prosecutors
Former Flushing assemblyman Jimmy Meng was arrested and charged with allegedly taking $80,000 on promises that he could help a defendant in a state tax fraud case by bribing Manhattan prosecutors. ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Zoo launches new Wi-Fi service
We guess you could say the animals at the Queens Zoo are really living the “wired” life. Or more accurately the “wireless” life, as the Queens Zoo last week launched free Wi-Fi service, which will ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol discusses impact of proposed drink ban with small biz
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras teamed up with New Yorkers for Beverage Choices for a walking tour in her district to discuss the proposed ban on 16-ounce sugar-sweetened beverages with business owne...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two reports highlight problem of low-wage jobs
South Asian workers, many of them undocumented, make up an increasingly large portion of New York City’s workforce. There are over 600,000 South Asians in New York City and that number is growing. ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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