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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 25 25 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 | 29 29 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 | 56 56 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 | 58 58 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 | 64 64 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 | 57 57 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 | 109 109 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 | 120 120 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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City, fellow officers pay final respects to slain cop
The streets of Queens were filled with uniformed officers from across the country, who stood in salute as they paid their final goodbyes to Officer Randolph Holder, who was killed in a Harlem shoot...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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PS 88, 104th team up to spread awareness of breast cancer
Over 400 P.S. 88 students joined forces with the 104th precinct to bring awareness of breast cancer throughout the community, hanging an eight-foot-tall pink breast cancer ribbon on the precinct’s ...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale yeshiva slapped with DOB violation
Follows months of controversy over current dorm arrangements
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police bust counterfeiting ring
Police broke up a million dollar counterfeiting ring in Ridgewood this week, which resulted in the arrests of three individuals. According to District Attorney Richard Brown, the three individuals ...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ridgewood man busted for animal cruelty
Brought starving dog to Rego Park shelter
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/19/15-10/25/15)
Monday, Oct. 19 Daniel Morgan was arrested at 65-37 79th Place for unauthorized use of vehicle by Officer Mancuso. Fausto Garner was arrested at Union Turnpike and Woodhaven Boulevard for driving w...
Oct 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expecting parents learn what to expect at expo
Information and services shared with moms-to-be
Oct 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friends, family remember Tom Ognibene
Recall community contributions at former councilman’s wake
Oct 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 votes against Glendale yeshiva expansion
Community Board 5 voted against a Glendale yeshiva’s contentious proposal to double their dormitory space during last week’s board meeting at Christ the King High School. The board voted almost una...
Oct 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tent of Tomorrow gets a fresh new look
Just five months after the initial announcement, elected officials unveiled a freshly painted Tent of Tomorrow, one of the centerpieces of the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Park and a...
Oct 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/12/15-10/18/15)
Monday, Oct. 12 Robert Tyne was arrested at 63-98 Woodhaven Boulevard for third-degree assault by Detective Houlihan. Joseph Bernsen was arrested at 72-43 66th Drive for criminal obstruction of bre...
Oct 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils new waste transfer station
Aims to drastically reduce truck traffic, air pollution for Queens residents including those in CB5
Oct 13, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free yoga certification for North Brooklyn, Ridgewood youth
Program open to anyone between the ages of 18 & 22
Oct 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Queens councilman Thomas Ognibene passes away
Thomas Ognibene, a former councilman and longtime Queens County GOP stalwart, passed away Monday afternoon from cancer. He was 72. Ognibene was first elected to the City Council in 1992 to represen...
Oct 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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State senator holds 6th annual job fair
Hundreds turn out to speak with potential employers
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media say a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending.
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Fans make their way to the infield for before the start of the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)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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Iraq's elite counter-terrorism forces clean their weapons ahead of an operation to re-take the Islamic State-held City of Fallujah, outside Fallujah, Iraq, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Teaming up with paramilitary troops and backed by aerial support from the U.S.-led coalition, Iraqi government launched a week ago a large-scale offensive to dislodge IS militants from the city of Fallujah, one of the last major IS strongholds in Iraq located about 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad. The extremist group still controls territory in the country’s north and west, including Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)TARIQ CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city west of Baghdad, a military officer said, as the militants attacked a newly-liberated town to the west.


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