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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 449 449 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 | 85 85 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 | 84 84 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 | 85 85 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 | 95 95 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 | 209 209 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 | 212 212 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 | 206 206 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 | 238 238 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 | 232 232 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...

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Holy Cross monument remembers 9/11 victims
Holy Cross High School honored law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel with a special First Responders Mass last week, in conjunction with the unveiling of a memorial for the 17 membe...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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When it comes to maternity care, NYHQ really delivers
Hospital honored for sixth year in row for excellence in field
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Differing views on opening of Queens transfer station
Sometimes you have to talk trash. This is exactly what opponents of the solid waste transfer station in College Point did on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Library. Assemb...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Racial slurs written on car
Racial slurs were scrawled on the windows of a store front on Union Street, as well as a Chinese-owned media company’s van in Downtown Flushing last weekend. The van, which was branded with the log...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-Rikers officer gives kids a taste of prison
Former corrections officer Lorenzo Steele Jr. wasn’t allowed to carry a gun on Rikers Island, but he was allowed to carry a camera, which he used to begin a second career. Steele uses the graphic i...
Sep 19, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College to host series of business forums
Queens College will be turning out students of finance at its next business forum on Friday, September 21. The forum will feature guest speaker Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large for CBS's MoneyWatc...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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With state funds drying up, pol eyes lottery profits
Wants new scratch-off game to fund community groups
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens prep student killed in tragic bus accident
Daniel Fernandez was with 64 friends on a double-decker party bus when he stuck his head out of the emergency roof hatch as the bus crossed the George Washington Bridge. His head struck a highway o...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plane nuts! NE Queens residents protest airport noise
Say test of flight pattern is disrupting quality of life
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man found dead in Bayside
A man was found dead on a bench outside the Long Island Railroad Station in Bayside last Friday morning. Police were removing the body of 70-year-old William Bateman at approximately noon from the ...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overlook named for longtime CB11 member
A small lot overlooking a pond in Douglaston has been renamed for a man who worked to save it from development. Last Wednesday, the Parks Department dedicated the Joseph B. Hellman Overlook at Old ...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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The root of the problem? The roots themselves
Pol wants city to own up to damage from trees to sewer lines
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Broadway omes to Flushing Town Hall
As the series Broadway Blockbusters celebrated its tenth anniversary, some of its previous performers are gathering for the show “Broadway Blockbusters: The Anthology: Ten Years in Review.” Council...
Aug 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets host baseball clinic for kids affected by 9/11
Citi Field was full of kids on Wednesday, August 8, as the New York Mets partnered with Tuesday’s Children and the Cory Lidle Foundation to host a baseball clinic. Following a period of on-field in...
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Dragons return to Meadow Lake
The annual Dragon Boat Festival on Meadow Lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was held this past Saturday and Sunday. Now in its 21st year, over 170 teams competed for $60,000 in prizes. Attendees...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A worker drives a dumper truck past a house being built on a construction site in ChesterBy Sarah Young LONDON (Reuters) - UK housebuilders have lost as much as 40 percent of their value since Britain voted to leave the EU, as the threat of recession erased their standing as safe haven stocks. About 8 billion pounds has been wiped off the market capitalisation of the country's four biggest housebuilders, Taylor Wimpey, Persimmon, Barratt and Berkeley, since the result of Thursday's referendum. "You've gone from certainty and clarity and confidence to a complete lack of," Shore Capital analyst Robin Hardy said.


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Tourist police members patrol at the beachside of El Ksar hotel in SousseThe number of foreign tourists visiting Tunisia fell sharply again in the first half of this year, official data showed on Monday, a day after the North African nation marked the first anniversary of an attack by an Islamist gunman who killed 38. The gunman killed his victims, mostly British holidaymakers, on a beach in the resort of Sousse on June 26, 2015, in an attack that dealt a heavy blow to Tunisia's tourism industry, which accounts for eight percent of national output. The Tourism Ministry data showed the number of foreign tourists fell by 21.5 percent in the first six months of 2016 compared to the same period last year.


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German Chancellor Merkel attends a session of the EU committee of the German lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, headed by Krichbaum in BerlinBERLIN (Reuters) - There will be no informal discussions between Britain and the European Union before the British government has invoked formal divorce proceedings by making the Article 50 request, a German government spokesman said on Monday. "One thing is clear: before Britain has sent this request there will be no informal preliminary talks about the modalities of leaving," Steffen Seibert, spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel, told a regular news conference. ...


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