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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 435 435 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 | 69 69 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 | 69 69 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 | 70 70 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 | 80 80 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 | 196 196 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 | 194 194 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 | 192 192 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 | 223 223 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 | 221 221 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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Is rufus King worthy of a statue?
In the heart of Jamaica within King Park lies the remains of a gentleman’s farm and the restored and preserved grand home of Rufus King. A framer of the U.S. Constitution, Rufus King was an early U...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to 'open' New York's primaries
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Time to change the culture in Albany
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Cultural groups a bridge for city diverse populations
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ObamaCare - The Factors that Drive Premiums
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Speed cameras annoying, but they save lives
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Renting vs. Selling
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Independents Deserve the Right to Vote in Primary
We want to vote for Senator Bernie Sanders in the presidential primary taking place in New York on April 19, but we cannot. New York State election laws violate our voting rights by not allowing us...
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Proposed Oil Tax Would Cripple Economy
Americans today are relieved to be paying less than $2 for a gallon of gas. President Obama, though, thinks that's just not enough. In his recent budget request to Congress, the president proposed ...
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Tests a bad way to measure student succes
Tests wrong way to gauge school success Across New York City, third-grade children are taking assessment tests that have caused a great deal of anxiety for students, teachers, administrators, paren...
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Participate in pure democracy this weekend
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Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council amendments make mayor's zoning plan better
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Nonsense at the Exit Polls
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Health coaching at home
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Don't force affordable housing
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New YorkNEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank shares tumbled on Friday to lead Wall Street's biggest selloff in 10 months after Britain's decision to leave the European Union caught traders wrong-footed.


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British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) flanked by his wife Samantha speaks to the press in front of 10 Downing street in central London on June 24, 2016British voters dealt a seismic blow to the European Union by voting to leave the bloc, triggering the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron Friday and sending world financial markets into freefall. The shock outcome of Thursday's historic referendum could have a knock-on effect on other EU members battling hostility to Brussels and possibly lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom after Scotland raised the prospect of another independence vote. In an emotional statement outside Downing Street, Cameron said he would resign to make way for a new leader by early October after the failure of his "Remain" campaign.


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FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse nightclub following a fatal shooting, in Orlando, Fla. Two government officials familiar with the Orlando shooting say FBI investigators have so far not turned up persuasive evidence that the gunman was pursuing gay relationships. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI investigators so far have not turned up persuasive evidence that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was gay or pursuing gay relationships, according to two government officials familiar with the investigation.


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