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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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...
Can't find an apartment?
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Rumor has it local realtors have deceided not to do apartments any longer. Why? Rents have sky rocketed. Landlords requiring high credit scores. The big change these past 6 months has made it virtu...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 30 30 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 | 57 57 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 | 59 59 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 | 65 65 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 | 110 110 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 | 121 121 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...

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Queens Chamber hosts legislative meeting
Grodenchik discusses key issues with business leaders
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmworkers stop in Ridgewood on 200-mile march
Call for equal protections under state labor law
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/16/16-5/22/16)
Monday, May 16 Omar M. Velez was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Woodbine Street for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Oswald. Troy A. Lamroy was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and Woodhaven Bou...
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolitan Avenue Bridge deck to be replaced
Numerous traffic changes coming to Fresh Pond intersection
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finback celebrates two years in Glendale
Party kicks-off Queens Beer Week
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/9/16-5/15/16)
Monday, May 9 Gambino Sanchez was arrested at Nurge Avenue and 55th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Walsh. Michael O. Odunlemi was arrested at 72nd Place and Grand Avenue for aggravated unl...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of civilian service
For the past 40 years, the Glendale/104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP) has been an extra set of eyes on the streets of Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village and Maspeth. They evolved from ambit...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community garden seeks new roots in Ridgewood
After losing MTA-owned site, group seeks new spot
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St. Pancras gears up for annual golf outing
Every year since John Palmato, Jr. passed, the annual St. Pancras golf outing has been held in honor of the former student. On May 23, alumni, parishioners, family and friends will once again hit t...
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New yoga studio aims for inclusivity
Ridgewood residents seeking a balance of body, spirit and mind now have a new place to do just that. All Yoga Studio, owned by Ridgewood resident Christina Rufin, opened it's door last week and off...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/2/16-5/8/16)
Monday, May 2 Rick Tineo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Feldman. Lazaro Robler was arrested at 60-05 54th Street for third-degree assault by Officer Taver...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT takes Wyckoff Avenue plaza for a test run
Shuts down block at Myrtle Avenue for one day
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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VVA Chapter 32 swears-in new board of directors
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 is under new leadership. On Friday night, the group swore in a new board of directors at its Whitestone headquarters. Glendale resident Michael O’ Kane wi...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group takes community on tour of Ridgewood Reservoir
Hopes to preserve the unique ecosystem, city history
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale Troop 427 honored at jamboree
Members of the Glendale Boy Scout Troop 427 from Sacred Heart Parish attended the 54th annual Boy Scout Jamboree at West Point Academy this weekend, where they were awarded a special Light Fighters...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alexander Rossi smiles after wining the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)The latest on motorsport's busiest day, with Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix followed by the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 (all times local):


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Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba begins his translatlantic kayak adventure from New York to Lisbon on May 29, 2016 in New YorkA Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September. Aleksander Doba paddled off from the tip of Manhattan after doing interviews and posing for selfies with a crowd of some 100 onlookers. A star at home, Doba gained global attention when he was named a National Geographic adventurer of the year in 2015.


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Iraqi pro-government forces reach al-Sejar village on the boundary of Fallujah, on May 28, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from the Islamic State groupElite Iraqi troops were poised to assault one of the Islamic State group's most emblematic bastions, Fallujah, as the jihadists counterattacked in Iraq and neighbouring Syria where thousands of civilians have fled the fighting. Meanwhile, the Syrian opposition's chief negotiator Mohammed Alloush announced his resignation Sunday, citing the failure of UN-brokered peace talks and the continued shelling of rebel-held areas by President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Fighting in Syria and Iraq has prompted a new exodus of thousands of desperate civilians and deep concern for the many more trapped in the battlegrounds.


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