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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 63 63 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 | 69 69 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 | 62 62 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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
May 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica Hospital, NYPD team up to reduce distracted driving
In an effort to reduce traffic-related deaths and injuries, Jamaica Hospital is teaming up with the NYPD to increase public awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. According to the NYPD,...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Bookshop Initiative gaining momentum
Kickstarter page raises $5,000 in first 24 hours
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/18/16-4/24/16)
Monday, Apr. 18 Joesph Hanley was arrested at 559 Fairview Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Mancuso. Julio Barillas was arrested at 668 Grandview Avenue for criminal mischief by Detective Fr...
Apr 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mrytle street fair showcases Ridgewood businesses
Myrtle Avenue became the center of weekend family fun on Sunday with the annual Myrtle Avenue street fair. The yearly event featured over 200 merchants and vendors, games and rides for the whole fa...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village Prep hosts annual admissions lottery
Almost 380 applications for 150 seats
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/11/16-4/17/11)
Monday, Apr. 11 Leodegario Flores was arrested at 1862 Cornelia Street for second-degree assault by Officer Ziman. Cristobal Galicia was arrested at 53-38 Metropolitan Avenue for third-degree assau...
Apr 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale man hit and killed on Cooper Ave.
Michael Messina was stuck while riding scooter
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rain barrel giveaway in Ridgewood
Elected officials partnered with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Ridgewood this weekend to help local residents conserve water. On Sunday at the Greater Ridgewood Youth Council,...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man posing as cop in Ridgewood
A Bushwick man faces weapons charges after he was pulled using lights that made him appear to be a police officer. During the motor vehicle stop on April 2 in Ridgewood, police recovered an imitati...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (4/416-4/10/16)
Monday, Apr. 4 John Hughes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for robbery by Detective Matat. Francisco Rugel was arrested at 70-44 66th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Marinacci. Mich...
Apr 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 chair wants shelter permits rescinded
The chairman of Community Board 5 is calling on Mayor bill de Blasio to rescind Department of Buildings (DOB) permits that were approved last year that would allow for 78-16 Cooper Avenue in Glenda...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT considers Myrtle/Wyckoff pedestrian plaza
Would eliminate vehicles at dangerous Ridgewood intersection
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New satellite off of city's Veterans Affairs open in Queens
Plans to open satellite office in all 5 boros
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robber targeting elderly in Brooklyn, Ridgewood
Police believe five incidents since January are connected
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Korea has detected evidence of a possible planned North Korea missile launch, a defense official said on Monday, after Japan put its military on alert for a ballistic missile launch by the isolated state. The South Korean defense official declined to comment on what type of missile might be launched but South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said officials believe it would be an intermediate-range Musudan missile. North Korea made three failed launch attempts of the Musudan in April, according to U.S. and South Korean officials.
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An aircraft belonging to Daallo Airlines is parked at the Aden Abdulle international airport after making an emergency landing following an explosion inside the plane in Somalia's capital Mogadishu,By Feisal Omar and Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A Somali military court sentenced 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in the fuselage of a plane bound for Djibouti in February, a senior government official said on Monday. In the incident, a suspected suicide bomber was sucked out of the Daallo Airlines plane through a one-metre (one-yard) wide hole when a blast ripped open the pressurised cabin in flight, officials said. Somalia's al Shabaab insurgents said they were behind the blast.


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People wait by wet deck chairs at the Roland Garros stadium at the French Open tennis tournament, Monday, May 30, 2016 in Paris. The rain covers remained on all courts on Monday morning because of showers over Paris. Monday's forecast is grim with rain expected for most of the day. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):


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