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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 462 462 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 | 99 99 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 | 94 94 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 | 95 95 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 | 109 109 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 | 219 219 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 | 224 224 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 | 219 219 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 | 252 252 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 | 243 243 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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2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man arrested in failed attack on Fed Reserve
Tried to detonate a van loaded with explosives Wednesday morning
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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$71M to help maintain CUNY schools
City elected officials announced last week that the maintenance budget for the City University of New York will increase by $71 million. This money will be used to help with issues with fire alarm ...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS head visits Queens chamber to push stadium
Wants to bring a pro soccer franchise to borough
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Residents grill DEP about flooding issues
But department has few answers to give
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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
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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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...
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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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ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by telephone on Wednesday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan about the suicide bombing at Istanbul's main airport the previous day, the White House said. Obama expressed his condolences, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters during a briefing. The White House will offer "any support that the Turks can benefit from as they conduct this investigation and take steps to further strengthen the security situation in their country," Earnest said. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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Vice President Joe Biden says the world of cancer research needs a change in culture so that progress toward cures won't be stifled. Biden is hosting a daylong summit Wednesday at Howard University in ...
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Michael Phelps competes during the men's 200m butterfly preliminary heats in the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at CenturyLink Center in OmahaAgainst a backdrop of the iconic five rings, legendary swimmer Michael Phelps sat on a United States Olympic Committee stage at a March media event in Los Angeles, telling reporters why he had arrived fashionably late. Phelps called Under Armour-backed athletes a "family" and its chief executive Kevin Plank a visionary with "mind-blowing ideas." The scene previewed the kind of marketing to expect during this summer's games, with companies operating under newly liberalized sponsorship rules - enacted after years of lobbying by athletes and their agents. Under Armour won't pay the USOC or the International Olympic Committee for such mind-blowing branding opportunities.


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