blog roll
our featured bloggers
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 455 455 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 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 | 218 218 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 | 211 211 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 | 1 1 comments | 244 244 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 | 237 237 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...

more blogs

news
Borrower says bank tried to 'steal' his property
Franklin Torres just wanted to pay his bills, but he claims that Flushing Savings Bank wouldn't let him. Torres says the bank attempted to improperly foreclose on his property in Corona, and now th...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Religious leaders denounce Queens mosque attack
Members of various religious faiths came together last week to demand justice for Bahir Ahmad, 57, who was attacked and stabbed in front of the Masjid al-Saaliheen mosque on Sunday, November 18. Ah...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Holiday goodies can be fatal to Fido
Vet reminds owners not to feed pets like humans
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Man who allegedly molested two Queens girls is arrested
The suspect who allegedly molested two Jackson Heights girls in the laundry room of their building has been caught. Mario Lopez, 52, has been charged sexually abusing the girls, ages four and nine,...
Nov 20, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Thousands turn our for LIC partnership event
Show has become one of borough’s biggest networking events
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
“Even”-ing the “Odds” of getting gas
With the even and odd license plate restrictions put into effect to help manage the city’s gas shortage, community members are forced to either wait on line for fuel or wait another day. On the fir...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Occupy Wall Street movement transforms into Occupy Sandy
Carrying boxes of canned food, hot meals and blankets for distribution, Occupy Sandy volunteers do their part to help those hit hard by the hurricane throughout Coney Island, the Rockaways and othe...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Liu: city coffers will weather Sandy
City Comptroller John Liu said last week that $30 million in emergency expenditures has already been allocated by the city to address Hurricane Sandy. In an interview last week, Liu said the money ...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens College gym transformed into hurricane shelter
As students at Queens College made their way back to class this week, they found the gym and some parts of the dinning hall a new home for hurricane evacuees. The college has been housing roughly 5...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Meng defeats Halloran
Will become first Asian-American from New York in Congress
Nov 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Police shut down Queens gas station. Marathon Postponed. More gas ... soon
With a line of cars that wrapped around the block, a Shell gas station at 74th Street and Grand Avenue - one of the few in Queens that still had gas last week - was shut down by police with roughly...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New street name will honor longtime Queens activist
“Pat Dolan Way” unveiled at ceremony
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Proponents of Community Safety Act speak
Bill would put restrictions on stop and frisk
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Flushing man dies in Hurricane Sandy
For Flushing, the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy will last longer than a few weeks. A 29-year-old man was killed in his home at 47-34 166th Street at 7:30 p.m. on Monday when a tree fell on his home....
Oct 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
LIC becoming attractive place for small start-ups
Is Long Island City becoming the city’s newest and hottest spot for start-ups? The western Queens neighborhood received a lot of attention last week for its burgeoning culture of small tech start-u...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

People gather on the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport, early Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Suspected Islamic State group extremists have hit the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens of people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUTISTANBUL (AP) — Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group.


2016-06-29 01:14:09 -0400

Britain's Prime Minister Cameron addresses a news conference after the EU Summit in BrusselsBy Michael Holden and Elizabeth Piper LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic confusion unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union last week, after the IMF said the uncertainty could put pressure on global economic growth. British Finance Minister George Osborne, whose attempt to calm markets on Monday went unheard, said on Tuesday the government would have to cut spending and raise taxes to stabilize the economy after credit rating agency Fitch became the third agency to downgrade UK debt. Germany's financial market regulator delivered a double blow to the City of London, saying it could not host the headquarters of a planned European stock exchange after Britain leaves the EU and could not remain a center for trading in euros.


2016-06-29 01:13:20 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators say an engine cylinder was damaged on a vintage World War II plane that crashed last month into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing its pilot.
2016-06-29 01:06:00 -0400