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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 42 42 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 | 43 43 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 | 48 48 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 | 96 96 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 | 105 105 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 | 204 204 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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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden corral: new bike parking getting good feedback
Brooklyn residents have a new place to park their bikes. The Cobble Hill Association (CHA) and the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) worked to put in a bicycle corral at the corne...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents & students protest proposed charter school
Say plan would destroy school's art programs
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holocaust hero honored in Borough Park
As many celebrated the first day of Chanukah on Sunday, December 9, at home friends and family, more than 150 Borough Park residents braved the rain to take part in renaming a street in honor of Ra...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health issues dominate Cobble Hill meeting
Members of the healthcare professionals addressed the Cobble Hill Association (CBA) and community members at University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital. The two main issues dis...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's journalism students learn about adapting to digital media
Students and faculty filled the auditorium at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) for a unique opportunity to hear from a panel of digital media executives from NBC News. Today, they are in charge of adapti...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New library opens in Brooklyn
For the first time in 20 years the Brooklyn Public Library has a new branch, and its already received an Award for Excellence in Design of Public Project from the Art Commission of the City of New ...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYU bringing some 'class' to DoBro
New York University is bringing more than just construction to Downtown Brooklyn. The NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) will welcome its inaugural class of 50 students to its 26,000-...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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B2 set to break ground at Atlantic Yards
Public gets last-minute look at plans
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Gowanus neighbors grill agency about canal
Worry about devastation from next major storm
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small businesses shine on Saturday
Atlantic Avenue joins in annual event to promote local biz
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds line up for free holiday meal in Red Hook
Among Sandy hardships, many grocery stores are still closed
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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DUMBO comes together to support damaged biz
One of the borough’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, but DUMBO is proving that it will stick together. Last week, residents of DUMBO came together to take part in ...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Restore centers open in hardest-hit areas
Weeks after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, many Red Hook residents are still without power, heat or food. Last week, the city launched a series of NYC Restore centers, an initiative tha...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food trucks provide mobile storm relief
Bring hot meals to most devastated areas
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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PARIS (AP) — As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter.
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2011 file photo, U.S. actors Johnny Depp, left, and Amber Heard arrive for the European premiere of their film, "The Rum Diary," in London. Court records show Heard filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, May 23, 2016, citing irreconcilable differences. The pair were married in February 2015 and have no children together. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage.


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FILE - This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death.


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