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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 | 106 106 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
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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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Goats to spend summer restoring Prospect Park
Will eat invasive weeds in woodland areas
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents weigh in on traffic study
With developments popping up left and right in North Williamsburg, the population is exploding and shared streets are becoming more and more crowded. So the Department of Transportation (DOT) is st...
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FDNY, NYPD teams prepare for charity football game
Bravest train with Giants running back in Jamaica
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Slain Cuomo aide honored with street renaming
On what would have been his 44th birthday, elected officials honored the late Carey Gabay, a legal aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo who was killed at last year’s J’Ouvert Festival, with a street renam...
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Brooklyn Brewery moving to the Navy Yard
Plan to still keep footprint in Williamsburg
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of community service
Past and present members gathered at Ridgewood's Gottscheer Hall on Sunday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the NYPD 104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP). The celebration, which featured di...
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MTA presents two shutdown options at L train meeting
Riders consider alternative plans during reconstruction
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Brooklyn cyclists explore libraries at Bike the Branches
Hundreds receive free helmet ahead of event
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Council hosts cultural affairs hearing at Brooklyn Museum
Groups testified about impact of art on social change
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Advocates call on city to restore funds for summer programs
Say budget cuts will impact 31,000 middle school students
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$3.5M in heroin seized in Red Hook
Authorities say roughly 121 pounds of heroin and eight pounds of cocaine were hiding inside a Red Hook shipping container. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), police discovered t...
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For one day, everyone can 'give back'
Borough President Eric Adams hosted New York City-based nonprofit organizations on Monday to celebrate the Give Local NYC campaign ahead of their Tuesday donation drive. Representatives of six orga...
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City announces East New York capital improvements
As part of the East New York rezoning, the city last week announced $267 million in the city budget has been set aside for community projects. “From day one I made it clear that we need more than j...
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Postal services unveils pilot program to assist residents
Makes it easier to assist New Yorkers in distress
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students spend Earth Day planting, composting along Gowanus
Students from Brooklyn's Poly Prep and MS 447 spent Earth Day getting a hands-on lesson about the ecosystem of Brooklyn while beautifying their communities with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy. Andre...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this undated image made available by Starz on Thursday May 26, 2016, shows British actors Sir Ian McKellen, left, and Sir Anthony Hopkins performing in the TV drama The Dresser. He's a much-lauded, Academy Award-winning performer who created one of the great movie villains in Hannibal Lecter. But as he reflects on playing a fading stage star in TV movie "The Dresser," Anthony Hopkins says: "I wasn't cut out to be an actor." (Joss Barratt/Starz via AP)LONDON (AP) — He's a much-lauded Academy Award-winning performer and his Hannibal Lecter is one of the all-time great movie villains.


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Two union activists in fluorescent vests walk toward the Normandie Bridge outside of Le Havre, western France, during a blockade action, Thursday, May 26, 2016. The cloud of black smoke is from burning tires. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he is open to “improvements and modifications” in a labor bill that has sparked intensifying strikes and protests, but will not abandon it. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Thousands of dock workers poured into a public square in the French port city of Le Havre on Thursday, setting off smoke bombs as part of escalating nationwide protests against a labor bill that would loosen protections for French workers.


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A family member of a passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 holds a banner during a gathering in front of the Malaysian Embassy in BeijingThree new pieces of debris thought to be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have been found washed up on Indian Ocean beaches and will be examined in Australia, the transport minister said on Thursday. The minister, Darren Chester, said in a statement all three items would be investigated in connection with the disappearance of MH370. "These items of debris are of interest and will be examined by experts," he said.


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