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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 15 15 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 | 16 16 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 | 45 45 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 | 53 53 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 | 98 98 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 | 108 108 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 | 206 206 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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Amid protests, Barclays Center officially opens
Mood inside arena festive as lights go up on home of Nets
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Book festival attracts largest crowd ever
Book lovers descended on Brooklyn Borough Hall this past Sunday for the 7th Annual Brooklyn Book Festival. Last year the festival drew 30,000 participants, but this year it’s estimated by the Borou...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partnership looks to reclaim Park Avenue
Say street has become an entrance ramp to BQE
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Globetrotters playing a little closer to home
As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare to play their first basketball game in the Barclays Center next month, a few members of the team took a ride on the Long Island Railroad to get a glimpse of the ...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovated library reopens in Park Slope
After three years of renovations, the Brooklyn Public Library is re-opened its Park Slope branch’s doors to the public, this time with some 21st century features. Children will be able to use iPads...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grammar issues hold up park renovations
Misspellings and traditional language were a subject of controversy in Community Board 2's decision to shoot down a proposal last week to give Commodore Barry Park a touch of history last week. t T...
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Traffic, parking top concerns over impending arena opening
Community members butted heads with representatives from Forest City Ratner over specifics of the Barclays Center during a meeting Wednesday night at the Latin Evangelical Free Church, only a few b...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BAM celebrates opening of new performance space
First building added to DoBro campus since 1987
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Italian tradition takes to the streets in Brooklyn
Brooklyn’s first Italian Roman Catholic parish, Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Church, hosted the people of Mola di Bari, Italy, as they honored the feast of their hometown patron saint with a traditi...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn building collapse kills one, injures another
Two construction workers fell 40 feet from the fourth floor to the basement of a building under construction in Brooklyn on Monday, killin gone and seriously injuring another. The two men were iden...
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Traffic, parking top concerns over impending arena opening
Community members butted heads with representatives from Forest City Ratner over specifics of the Barclays Center during a meeting Wednesday night at the Latin Evangelical Free Church, only a few b...
Sep 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group: StudentsFirst doesn't live up to its name
Members of Make the Road New York (MRNY) staged a protest last week outside the Downtown Brooklyn headquarters of StudentsFirst. Chanting “keep you policy out of our community,” the protesters were...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welcome home: St. Joe's building new athletic facility
St. Joseph's College Bears athletics will finally have a true home court advantage. The school is undergoing the most elaborate construction project in over 40 years, which will result in an athlet...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Brooklyn school focuses on sustainability
BUGS will open its doors in 2013 to 100 students
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of deceased calls for mandatory paid sick days
Groups urge City Council to pass paid sick time bill
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Tuesday, May 24, 2016, image taken from video shows David G. Mata Sr. turning on the faucet in the basement of his home in Flint, Mich. State and local officials are asking Flint residents to flush the pipes in their homes every day for two weeks. Some residents like Mata are giving it a shot, but not all believe the effort will have its intended effect of helping to remove lead particles and coat the pipes. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Officials are asking Flint residents to flush the pipes in their homes every day for two weeks to help the Michigan city recover from its lead-tainted water crisis.


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By Yuka Obayashi and Ami Miyazaki TOKYO/ISE-SHIMA, JAPAN (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) pledged on Friday to tackle a global glut in steel, though their statement did not single out China, which produces half of the world's steel and is blamed by many countries for flooding markets with cheap steel. While not included in the text, China was brought up in the discussions among leaders of the G7 industrial powers, a senior Japanese government spokesman told reporters. China insists that its steel exports do not violate trade rules nor are its policies designed to encourage mills to sell overseas.
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U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang after an arrival ceremony at the presidential palace in Hanoi, VietnamBy Greg Torode and Megha Rajagopalan HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - At a stroke, the U.S. and Vietnam have complicated the strategic outlook for China over the disputed South China Sea. As U.S. President Barack Obama marked one of his last trips to Asia by the historic lifting of Washington's arms embargo on Vietnam, he repeatedly insisted it was not directed at Beijing. Operationally, China faces the short-term prospect of Vietnam obtaining U.S.-sourced radars and sensors, surveillance planes and drones to better monitor and target Chinese forces, the analysts say.


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