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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 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 | 41 41 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 | 45 45 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 | 72 72 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 | 74 74 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 | 80 80 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 | 126 126 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 | 136 136 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 | 230 230 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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Don't force affordable housing
IN OUR OPINION
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why I Became an EMT...and Then Left
This January, as my 48th birthday approached, I began training at the FDNY EMT academy in Fort Totten in Queens. I’d been working as a filmmaker, real estate agent and bartender and wanted to do so...
Mar 23, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Use muni lot for Flushing bus terminal
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Governor Cuomo, fund schools like mine
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Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferry a big part of citywide mass transit
Since taking the oath of office, Mayor Bill de Blasio has made two major transit announcements that are supposed to ease the burden on commuters. The first was the creation of a full citywide ferry...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get help with your taxes this year
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Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents deserve a property tax cap
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Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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No place for vulgarity at parade
Any mayor that's marched in the annual Rockaway St. Patrick's Day Parade has learned a lesson the hard the way: Rockaway can be pretty unwelcoming if you're not living up to their expectations. Thi...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is the offer on my home too high?
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Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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More transparency need at HPD
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Can the Port Authority & MTA avoid the same mistake?
Opening the new Port Authority of New York and New Jersey World Trade Center PATH Station fifteen years after 9/11 is not a cause for celebration. No wonder they elected to forgo a ribbon-cutting c...
Mar 02, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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No excuse to skip pre-K
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Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't Allow Bad Retirement Advice
There is mischief afoot in Washington, D.C. If it’s not stopped, it could continue costing hard-working New Yorkers precious retirement savings. Two bills that have been introduced in the House wou...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for neighbors to step up again
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Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't Procrastinate on Social Security Benefits
After April 29 this year, you will no longer be able to "file and suspend" your Social Security benefits. As a result of the Bipartisn Budget Act of 2015, the oft-used strategy that allows one memb...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Australian economy has been charting a rocky growth path as it exits the mining investment boom that has helped it avoid a recession for a quarter of a centuryAustralia's economy defied expectations with stronger-than-expected expansion in January-March, driven by net exports and household spending, to take annual growth to its highest level in recent years. Economic growth expanded by 1.1 percent in first quarter for an annual year-on-year reading of 3.1 percent, far above economists' forecasts of 0.8 percent and 2.9 percent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics figures showed. The Australian dollar, which had already jumped by half a cent following strong exports data on Tuesday, rose again by another half a cent from 72.38 US cents before the data to 72.90 US cents.


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A man watches a news report at a railway station in Seoul on North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear reactorRecent satellite images reveal multiple indicators that North Korea is preparing, or has already begun, to reprocess plutonium for additional nuclear weapons at its main atomic complex, a US think tank said. When operating at full capacity, the main five-megawatt reactor at Yongbyon is understood to be capable of producing six kilos (13 pounds) of plutonium a year -- enough for one or two bombs.


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A Travis County Sheriff's Office Deputy looks at a truck that was swept away in a flood and recovered from a pond in southern Austin, Texas, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Searchers are continuing to look for a missing person. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) MANDATORY CREDITRICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along a river that reached a record high Tuesday as more rain was expected in the coming days.


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