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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 | 21 21 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 | 25 25 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 | 52 52 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 | 60 60 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 | 105 105 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 | 116 116 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
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Beating the system
Last week, after my column came out, I ran into a friend en route to the library. She had seen my piece and was excited about it, as she, like most of us, loves our community and wants to help figh...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial ride honors Brooklyn residents killed on bikes
In the wake of the tragic accidents that took the lives of 33-year-old James Gregg and 34-year-old Lauren Davis, community advocates and leaders are demanding better law enforcement practices to pr...
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Postal services unveils pilot program to assist residents
Makes it easier to assist New Yorkers in distress
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Greenpoint brothers recognized for reaching Eagle Scout
It’s a lifelong endeavor, but three brothers from Greenpoint have achieved a rare feat: they all made Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. More than 130 friends, family, troop members a...
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Owners of building that houses center file for bankruptcy
Maneuver comes after negotiating sale of property to community
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Watch out Williamsburg, there’s a new 'Pie Smith’ in town
New pizza joint an outpost of Europa Restaurant
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Don't Leave Without a Fight
As I sat by the bonfire chatting with a few friends who were being pushed out of Greenpoint, I just couldn't get comfortable. My chair was either too close or too far from it. Every time I moved I ...
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Cherry Blossom festival celebrating 35th year
Sakura Matsuri will feature over 60 events at BBG
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BP honors heroes of the month for March, April
Police save choking baby, Williamsburg man rescues suicidal woman
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Pols rally against closure of Social Security office
Feds look to move services to site in Lower Manhattan
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The L conundrum
Assemblyman Joe Lentol has announced that the MTA will finally brief concerned L train riders regarding their plans for the repairs, possibly during the first week of May. I am looking forward to t...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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...
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Brooklyn lawmakers want to make voting easier
Call for passage of three key voting laws
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Press coverage feels more like an obituary
When something that you care about passionately gets covered in the news, it should feel like a victory. But this week, it has been making me feel frustrated and a bit downtrodden. The development ...
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Fire ravages Brooklyn homes
A massive six-alarm fire engulfed a Bushwick block last week, displacing dozens of residents. The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. at 1427 DeKalb Avenue on March 29 and spread to the adjacent bui...
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ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia sheriff's deputy was shot in the face during an interstate traffic stop south of Atlanta on Saturday.
2016-05-28 23:34:59 -0400

Phra Dhammachayo (C), abbot of the Dhammakaya Temple and founder of the Dhammakaya Foundation, leads a religious ceremony at the temple in Bangkok"There has never been a temple of this size in Thai history," orange-robed Phra Pasura Dantamano says as he gestures towards Dhammakaya temple's pristine, 1,000-acre compound north of Bangkok where peacocks roam the lawns and white-clad devotees meditate. Dhammakaya is also regarded as the wealthiest in Buddhist-majority Thailand, thanks in part to tech-savvy devotees who have cultivated a fervent following, raised tens of millions of dollars and set up outposts in dozens of countries across the globe. Phra Pasura, the monk in charge of the temple's 60-member International Affairs Department, is part of the fine-tuned public relations operation that is now firing on all cylinders as it seeks to quash the latest scandal to dog the temple since its founding in 1970.


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A British exit from the European Union would plunge the two parties into a messy divorce and force them build a new relationship after a marriage of more than 40 yearsA British exit from the European Union would plunge the two parties into a messy divorce and force them build a new relationship after a marriage of more than 40 years. Here are the logistical and legal details of how the split would work, and the key issues that Brussels and London would have to negotiate if Britons vote for a "Brexit" in the June 23 referendum. Article 50 of the 2009 Lisbon Treaty says that "any member state may decide to withdraw from the Union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements".


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