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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 14 14 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 | 15 15 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 | 43 43 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?
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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 | 51 51 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 | 97 97 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 | 107 107 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 | 205 205 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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Senator wants historic designation for B&B Carousell
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is fighting to protect a Coney Island landmark. In a letter last week, she urged National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to place the historic B&B Carousell on the...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol honors Tamir Rice with hack-a-thon for kids
State Senator Jesse Hamilton is dedicating February to black male achievement in honor of slain Cleveland 12-year-old Tamir Rice, hosting a black male achievement hack-a-thon for kids. The event is...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hochul tours small businesses in Red Hook
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured three small businesses on Red Hook’s waterfront last week. The companies are housed in the Merchant Stores Building, a brick warehouse owned by The O’Connell...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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City expands ShotSpotter program in Queens, Brooklyn
Gunshot detection technology coming to more precincts
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City launches pre-k application period
Chancellor visits Brooklyn school to make announcement
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Woman leaves her crying dog outside during winter storm Jonas
A Brooklyn woman left her dog to suffer outside during NY's monster blizzard Saturday, and a neighbor filmed to the heartless act.
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protestors call on DA to stop Slave Theater sale
Protestors rallied outside the historic Slave Theater on Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy to call on District Attorney Ken Thompson to investigate the sale of the property, and for any city elected offici...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough president recognizes cultural space for LEED certification
Borough President Eric Adams and Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo joined Bric Media Arts House and UrbanGlass to celebrate the Fort Greene arts center’s recent Leadership in Energy and Environmental Desig...
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City touts jump in high school graduation rates
70 percent of 2011 freshman left with diploma after four years
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In Brooklyn, mayor touts success of affordable housing plan
Financed 40,000 units in first two years
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City discusses East NY rezone ahead of February vote
Plan aimed at preserving neighborhood's affordability
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Mobile market brings free fruits, vegetables to seniors
As the cold weather intensifies, seniors living in the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights have one less thing to worry about. Along with partnering organizations like City Harvest, which donates ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols launch info campaign on commuter program
City officials descended into the busy subway stop at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center on Monday morning to remind the city straphangers the new Commuter Benefits Law in now in effect as of January ...
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Polar Bear Plunge evolves through the eyes of local bar
Ruby’s managing partner takes the dip himself
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De Blasio teams up with former mayoral rival on homelessness
Back in 2013, they were political foes in the race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But on Wednesday, they appeared together to fight a problem plaguing New York City: homelessness. Former City ...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this photo taken May 19, 2016, Kenneth P. Chrzastek poses for a photo at his home in Chicago. Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Thursday, May 26, 2016, found that 44 percent report Social Security will be their biggest source of income during their retirement years. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)CHICAGO (AP) — Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.


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PS4 has dominated the market for the latest-generation consolesSony Interactive Entertainment announced Thursday that PlayStation 4 sales hit 40 million units, being snapped up at a record-setting pace. PS4 has dominated the market for the latest-generation consoles, with industry trackers pegging sales as being nearly double those of rival Microsoft Xbox One. "We are truly grateful for the enormous support from our fans and partners across the globe, which helped us achieve this significant milestone in such a short span of time," SIE global chief executive officer Andrew House said in a statement.


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Andyr Murray durante su partido de segunda ronda contra Mathias Bourgue en el Abierto de Francia el miércoles 25 de mayo de 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)PARIS (AP) — It's hard to say who will be in better shape Friday when Andy Murray plays Ivo Karlovic in the third round of the French Open.


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