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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 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 | 29 29 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 | 33 33 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 | 60 60 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 | 62 62 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 | 68 68 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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May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 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 | 124 124 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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Project expo kicks off PB voting for District 34
Vote week runs until April 3 in North Brooklyn & Ridgewood
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/21/16-3/27/16)
Monday, Mar. 21 Jawan Moore was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Williams. Eliezer Zamora was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for child endangerment by Detective Fri...
Mar 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 30 gears up for PB vote week
For locals who want to help improve their neighborhoods, now is the time to step up. Participatory budgeting, the process through which community members come up with ideas to better the neighborho...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nearly year-long M train shutdown looming
Before the L train is shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan creating what some believe will be a mass transit nightmare, M train riders in Ridgewood, Bushwick and Middle Village will have to dea...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol wants CB5 included in DSNY initiative
A Queens councilwoman is calling on the city to address trash on busy shopping strips in her district. “This pile up of garbage affects the quality of life for the countless number of people, both ...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precicnt Police Blotter (3/7/16-3/13/16)
Monday, Mar. 7 Valmi A. Gallardo was arrested at 60-31 75th Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Archange. Sergio Jean-Pierre was arrested at 64th Street and Cooper Avenue for aggravated unlicen...
Mar 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boards gives its nod to Principe Park renovations
Proposal went through numerous iterations with community
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh Pond Road festival organizer defends annual event
Local group pressuring city to deny 2016 permits
Mar 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City begins planning Evergreen Park upgrades
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley held a planning session for the second phase of upgrades at Glendale's Evergreen Park last week, with a preliminary concept for the project's second act to be unveile...
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/29/16-3/6/16)
Monday, Feb. 29 Michael Welker was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for second-degree assault by Detective Matat. Ryan Mapes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for stalking by Detective Webb. Geo...
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Mayhem race to take over QMHS
In an effort to support Queens Metropolitan High School (QMHS) athletics, the high school will be hosting a campus-wide obstacle course on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. The event, deemed...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/15/16-2/21/16)
Monday, Feb. 15 Karla Flores was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for menacing by Officer Hendrick. Hayedon E. Soto was arrested at 181 Woodward Avenue for second-degree assault by Officer Hendrick....
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local artist wins grant to teach seniors about textiles
When Valerie Skakun was five years old, her grandmother taught her how to sew. She also learned about textiles, and would make clothes and other functional objects with her hands. She came to New Y...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police want changes to dangerous Glendale road
After a near fatal single-car crash, police in Glendale are calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reexamine traffic near a problem intersection. According to Captain Gregory Mackie o...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale volunteers learn to prepare for a disaster
Glendale residents and members of the 104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol got a lesson in preparing for a disaster at the group’s monthly GCOP last week. “I'm going to talk about how you can...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Venus Williams of the U.S. waves after defeating France's Alize Cornet during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, May 28, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)PARIS (AP) — Five of the first 10 times Venus Williams entered the French Open, she made it to at least the quarterfinals, including a run to the final in 2002.


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Fans crowd the aisles under the grandstands as they arrive for the sold out 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Even before Alexander Rossi sputtered across the finish line to win the Indianapolis 500, race organizers and IndyCar officials were looking to seize the momentum from the historic 100th running of the showcase event.


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Alexander Rossi kisses the bricks on the start/finish line after wining the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi spent the biggest weekend in auto racing last year in Monaco, looking for a television that was broadcasting the Indianapolis 500. Back then, American was still hoping he could land a full-time ride in Formula One.


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