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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 55 55 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 | 63 63 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 | 108 108 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 | 119 119 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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Youthmarket coming to Astoria
Councilman Costa Constantinides announced $10,000 to open a new Youthmarket at the Astoria park, located at Steinway Street and 23rd Avenue. The funding will be included in next year’s discretionar...
May 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB2 debates proposed Sunnyside development
Opponents fear gentrification, displacement in neighborhood
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols tour Sunnyside, discuss plazas & small biz
With the emergence of Lowery Plaza and Bliss Plaza as public spaces underneath the 7 train, more and more people are stopping by to see what they’re all about. Manhattan Councilman Daniel Garodnick...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jackson Heights celebrates renaming of Diversity Plaza
Popular public space grew out of traffic concerns
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Variety's 3v3 Basketball Tournament A Slam Dunk
This past Sunday, companies in Astoria, L.I.C. and other parts of Queens, gathered at The Variety Boys & Girls Club to play in the annual 3v3 Corporate Challenge Basketball tournament.
May 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinic’s open access boosts mental health services
Catholic Charities site welcome walk-ins twice a week
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Street vendors afraid to work in Jackson Heights
Afraid of fines, arrest, and possible confiscation of their inventory, 16 free speech vendors are unemployed and haven’t worked since April 27. The street vendors in Jackson Heights were told to pa...
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to push bike lanes along Queens Boulevard
Will ignore local community board opposition
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Elected officials denounce Astoria hate crime attack
A week after an alleged bias-related assault in Astoria, elected officials and community members came together to reject anti-Muslim hatred and actions. On April 27, police reported that a 19-year-...
May 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens Gets a Makeover
Keller Williams Realty gives The Variety Boys & Girls Club in L.I.C a makeover on KW's "RED DAY."
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family, NYPD mark one-year anniversary of Moore murder
Held at the site where he was shot and killed
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Street named after Greek media pioneer
The founder of a Greek television program and magazine was honored with a street co-naming Saturday in Astoria. The late Demetris Kastanas founded the Greek Television program in 1975, which later ...
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Civic group to demand answers from DOT on safety changes
Feel bike corral isn’t proper solution for intersection
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Pulaski Bridge now safer for pedestrians, cyclists
City opens new lanes on Brooklyn-Queens connector
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Sean’s Place playground now locked after 9 p.m.
Response to inappropriate items left by trespassers
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Workers remove sex toys from metal molds at the Doc Johnson factory in Los AngelesChad Braverman is an early riser -- you have to be to keep ahead as America's top sex toy magnate, overseeing production of tens of thousands of "pleasure products" a week. Set in a sprawling industrial campus 15 minutes' drive from Hollywood's Walk of Fame, "Doc Johnson" is unrecognizable from its origins as a fishing tackle shop bought by Chad's father and mentor, Ron, 40 years ago.


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View of Independence Square in KievSeventeen people died when a makeshift home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, the emergencies service said. "The bodies of 17 people have been found at the site of the fire," the head of Ukraine's state emergencies service, Mykola Chechetkin, said in comments released by his office. The fire tore through the temporary two-storey shelter for the elderly which was located in the village of Litochky, located some 50 kilometres (31 miles) north of Kiev.


2016-05-29 05:06:38 -0400

Ali Larijani in Tehran on May 29, 2016 after he retained the speakership of Iran's parliamentModerate conservative Ali Larijani retained the speakership of Iran's parliament Sunday despite major gains for reformists in February elections, benefiting from credit gained by his support for last year's nuclear deal. Several lawmakers from the reformist camp broke ranks to vote against the head of their own List of Hope, Mohammad Reza Aref, who lost by 103 votes to 173. February's election was widely seen as a referendum on last July's nuclear deal with world powers led by the United States, the signature policy of moderate President Hassan Rouhani.


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