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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 55 55 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 | 57 57 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 | 63 63 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 | 108 108 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 | 119 119 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 | 216 216 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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Agency scraps plan for new high school in Bayside
The School Construction Authority (SCA) decided Tuesday against building a new high school at the site of the current Bayside Jewish Center. The agency had hoped to purchase the property to constru...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shannon Gaels break ground on new Gaelic sports field
The Shannon Gaels Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and elected officials broke ground Monday on a new turf field at Frank Golden Park in College Point. The field will be used for the Irish club’s ...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols take tour of dredging work in Flushing Bay
$12M project to be completed this month
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Troubled bridge looks set to finally reopen
Flushing thoroughfare has been closed for five years
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Chamber hosts biz forum on Flushing West development
Small business owners discuss challenges, concerns
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Parks celebrates Oakland Lake reconstruction
Pol boycotts event to call attention to another park project
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens first borough to reject new zoning proposals
Issues with plans for affordable housing, permits, rezoning and parking
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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New conservancy will allow for private money in Flushing Meadows
But councilman blasts mayor, accuses him of politicizing appointments
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northeast Queens residents rally against zoning amendment proposal
Residents from throughout Northeast Queens staged a rally in opposition to the Department of City Plannings Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA) text amendment proposal last week. The proposa...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella honors two local veterans
State Senator Tony Avella held his annual Veterans Day ceremony honoring distinguished veterans, presenting Gustave Logerfo and Gerard Vilbig with New York State Legislative Resolutions honoring th...
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Jill Biden visits Queens to promote free community college
Dr. Jill Biden, a college professor and the wife of United States Vice President Joe Biden, visited Long Island City last week to tell LaGuardia Community College students about Heads Up America, t...
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Money for College Point Boulevard
Will go toward beautification project
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Queens College held a ceremony to highlight the issue of domestic abuse that woman across the country endure, as well as work to find solutions. “This is learned behavior,” said Queens College Pres...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets fans rally for team’s success in World Series
Fans of all ages and backgrounds gather at Borough Hall
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglaston Manor street gets a historic upgrade
State Senator Tony Avella presented a $210,000 check to the Douglaston Manor Association on Monday to pay for a guard rail project that will enhance the historic aesthetic along Shore Road. The pro...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spain's Garbine Muguruza returns the ball to Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):


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FILE - This undated file photo taken during the First World War shows French soldiers resting inside the Fort de Vaux, one of the second fortress to fall in the Battle of Verdun, eastern France. (AP Photo, File)VERDUN, France (AP) — The Latest on the ceremonies commemorating the Battle of Verdun in World War I (all times local):


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View of Independence Square in KievSeventeen people died when a makeshift home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, the latest tragedy to shake the conflict-riven country. The fire tore through the two-storey shelter for the elderly which is in the village of Litochky, located some 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of Kiev. "The bodies of 17 people have been found at the site of the fire," the head of Ukraine's state emergencies service, Mykola Chechotkin, said in comments released by his office.


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