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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 473 473 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 109 109 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 | 117 117 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 | 230 230 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 | 236 236 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 | 231 231 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 | 263 263 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...

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NY Giant returns to Flushing to inspire recent grads
Shares how SASF program helped him finish high school
Jun 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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School welcomes long-awaited makeover
Playground has been in the works all year
Jun 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Co-op, condo tax abatement bill passes
A victory has been won for co-op and condo owners. The J-51 Tax Abatement for middle class co-op and condo owners, sponsored by State Senator Tony Avella and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, has pass...
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Not happy with Happy Dragon's expansion efforts
Safety, zoning concerns raised about day care's plan
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Captain Tilly Park gets $1.2 million facelift
Project adds new landscape and drainage improvements
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Completed wetland restoration of Meadow Lake unveiled
$3M dollar project focused on preventing flooding
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Queens street renamed for remarkable teen
Councilman Ruben Wills and the South Ozone Park community commemorated the life of 17-year-old Qadri Skipper by unveiling “Qadri’s Way” on 110th Street between 107th and 109th avenues. Last week's ...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meng honors nine headed to academies
Congresswoman Grace Meng hosted a reception on Monday for her nominees who will be attending prestigious service academies following graduation. The academies receive thousands of applications from...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free concert series returns to Sunnyside plaza
Local families and commuters gathered at Bliss Plaza last Thursday evening, dancing and enjoying a free performance by a jazz band on stilts. The performance was the first installment of a free con...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suozzi picks up key backers
Voters in northeast Queens might not be aware of it, but there is a congressional primary on the horizon. Five Democrats are vying to replace Congressman Steve Israel, who left his seat in the 3rd ...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Knicks player honored with street renaming
Hundreds of family and friends of former NBA player Anthony Mason gathered at the corner of Rockaway Boulevard and 147th Street last Saturday as the athlete was honored with a street co-naming. “An...
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Group protests commencement speech over housing program
Call for changes to Distressed Asset Stabilization Program
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Queens College celebrates 92nd commencement
Speakers urge students to set high goals, contribute
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York College celebrates 46th graduating class
Celebration for many students of immigrant families
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Thousands line streets for Little Neck-Douglaston parade
As it has every Memorial Day since 1927, The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade marched up Northern Boulevard on Monday afternnon. This year’s grand marshal was retired Lt. Gen. Richard P. ...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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By Phil Stewart, Jonathan Landay and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's government said on Friday it inadvertently killed up to 116 civilians in strikes in countries where America is not at war, a major disclosure likely to inflame debate about targeted killings and use of drones. Obama's goal for the release of the numbers, which are higher than any previously acknowledged by his government but vastly below private estimates, is to create greater transparency about what the U.S. military and CIA are doing to fight militants plotting against the United States.
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Michael Phelps competes in a heat for the men's 100m butterfly during the US Olympic swimming trials on July 1, 2016 in Omaha, NebraskaMichael Phelps limbered up for his 200m medley showdown with Ryan Lochte at the US Olympic swimming trials on Friday by booking a semi-final berth in the 100m butterfly. Phelps, whose remarkable 18 Olympic gold medals include three 100m fly victories, was third in his heat in 51.87sec, the sixth-fastest time of the morning in an event topped by the 51.61 of Matthew Josa. Lochte also made it through in the 100m fly, but scratched the semi-finals to focus on his individual medley duel with Phelps.


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A view of the Colosseum after the first stage of the restoration work was completed in Rome, Friday, July 1st, 2016. The Colosseum has emerged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration, a multi-million-euro cleaning to remove a dreary, undignified patina of soot and grime from the ancient arena, assailed by pollution in traffic-clogged Rome. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)ROME (AP) — The Colosseum has emerged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration, a multimillion-euro cleaning to remove a dreary, undignified patina of soot and grime from the ancient arena, which has been assailed for decades by pollution in traffic-clogged Rome.


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