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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 48 48 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 | 56 56 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 | 101 101 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 | 112 112 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
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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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On NAG and the community
I would like to take this week's column to invite you all to our NAG neighborhood party on November 6 at BiBa. This year we will be honoring Karen Nieves, a tireless advocate for better and more eq...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 14 schools show off yoga curriculum
Partnering with Sonima Foundation, eight schools have wellness program
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BP allocates $5M towards economic development
Promotes new jobs, local businesses throughout borough
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BPL officially ushers in universal six-day service
19 branches now open an additional day
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Complaints about Myrtle-Broadway spur Bushwick task force
A multitude of quality-of-life complaints in and around the Myrtle-Broadway area of Bushwick has prompted a local elected official to take action. Councilman Antonio Reynoso, joined by representati...
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Hundreds take part in Get to the 'Point! 5k run
Hundreds of runners from across the state came out to Greenpoint on Sunday to take part in the 23rd annual St. Stan’s Athletic League ‘Get to the Point!’ 5K run. Newark resident Melquiadas Luizaga ...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Respect North Brooklyn's reselience
This past week there has been significant conversation in the community about the new Barge Bar and it's proximity to Transmitter Park. The noise, carousing and smoking seem to cause considerable d...
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Gowanus underpass site of new mural
Part of Gowanus Public Art Project
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Borough Hall marks National Fire Prevention Week
Comes days after Borough Park explosion, less than year after Midwood tragedy
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Discovering local IBZs
Yesterday I was trying to fix my broken bed. I had bought two enormous sheets of plywood, I had gotten them cut at Lam Supply company on Meeker Ave, but there was one pesky half inch that hung over...
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NYC sounds off on proposed state office for aging, disabled
Brooklynites weighed in on a possible new state office aimed at improving services and programs for New York’s senior and disabled populations during a public forum last week. A possible “Office of...
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Feds invest $2 million in Navy Yard
Will add to site's emergence as a manufacturing hub
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Museum of Food and Drink gears up for Williamsburg opening
Foodies the world over will soon have a chance to explore every aspect of food and drink - not to mention score a couple of free samples - with the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) slated to open i...
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OUR ANNUAL TOP HIGH SCHOOLS ISSUE
The Best High Schools in NYC for Your 8th Grader
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Outrage, swift action in wake of abrupt firing of St. Joe's athletic director
Carbone's dismissal just one of several that has college faculty on edge
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2016 file photo, Amber Heard, left, and Johnny Depp arrive at The Art of Elysium's Ninth annual Heaven Gala at 3LABS, in Culver City, Calif. Heard was in Los Angeles Superior Court court on Friday, May 27, 2016, and provided a sworn declaration that her husband Johnny Depp threw her cellphone at her during a fight Saturday, striking her cheek and eye. The judge ordered Depp to stay away from his estranged wife and ruled that Depp shouldn't try to contact Heard until a hearing is conducted on June 17. Heard filed for divorce on Monday. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans can be deeply forgiving, willing to look past their favorite star's terrible drug addiction, ugly custody battle or ignorant remarks. But accusations of domestic violence often leave a lasting impression on a celebrity's image. Chris Brown may be winning Grammys, but nobody's forgotten what happened with Rihanna.


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In this image released by SpaceX, an unmanned Falcon rocket lifts off from from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The first stage of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled onto a barge 400 miles off the Florida coast, eight minutes after liftoff, It's the third successful booster landing at sea for the California-based SpaceX. This one came after the rocket launched an Asian communications satellite. (SpaceX via AP)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months.


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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo of aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen in a mosquito cage at a laboratory in Cucuta, Colombia. Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse.


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