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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 475 475 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 | 112 112 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 | 106 106 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 | 110 110 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 | 118 118 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 | 231 231 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 | 237 237 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 | 232 232 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 | 264 264 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 | 254 254 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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Sunnyside St. Patrick’s Day preaches equality
The all-inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Sunnyside and Woodside kicked off with kids dancing and elected officials speaking this past Sunday afternoon at the corner of Skillman Avenue and 47th...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside residents get one-way relief
After months of complaints, residents say drivers are finally following the rules on 39th Street. This one-way street that leads to the Long Island Expressway was being used as an illegal alternati...
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/25/13-3/3/13)
Monday, Feb. 25 Michael Castro was arrested at 75-21 Myrtle Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Pellot. Efrain Maldonado was arrested at 77-10 60th Street for assault by Officer May. John Pari ...
Mar 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/18/13-2/24/13)
Monday, Feb. 18 Michaelangelo Scuro was arrested at 68-14 60th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Dagnese. Mel Bernard was arrested at the intersection of 61st Street and Bleecker for assault ...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth High School is officially open for class
Maspeth High School made it’s opening official on Monday at a ceremony with community members and elected officials, who were given a tour of the new building. While the high school technically ope...
Feb 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walter's Deli is back in business
People who used to love - and now miss - Walter's Delicatessen on Grand Avenue in Maspeth will be glad to know it will reopen in April. Friends Frank DiGiovanna and Adam Caccavle, recently purchase...
Feb 27, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGCC plays host to Cuomo's State of the Budget
Governor Andrew Cuomo took the stage at La Guardia Community College last week, and spoke about education and job creation in New York during his State of the Budget address. His initiatives includ...
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once again, street fair point of contention at CB5
Other festivals in the district approved without dissent
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/11/13-2/17/13)
Monday, Feb. 11 Salvatore Saviano was arrested at 72-30 61st Street for menacing by Officer Gomez. Jody Vargas was arrested at the intersection of Grandview Avenue and Himrod Street for reckless en...
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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String of murders has LGBT community on edge
UPDATE: Man arrested in latest killing
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USPS Saturday service to be cut
In an effort to save an estimated $2 billion each year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general and C.E.O. Patrick R. Donahoe announced the agency’s unilateral plan to cut Saturd...
Feb 13, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/4/13-2/10/13)
Monday, Feb. 4 Jose Sustre was arrested at 1682 Woodbine Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer McElligot. Sy Kraft was arrested at 69-34 53rd Road for criminal contempt by Officer E...
Feb 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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New coalition says any plans for a Willets Point Casino are not welcomed
In a timely announcement of their formation, the “Don’t Gamble on our Community” coalition met at the RAICES Corona Senior Center last week to discuss the possible impact of a casino in their neigh...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct gets new captain, but will miss the old
Deputy Inspector Michael Cody is leaving the 104th Precinct with awards, accolades and the gratitude of one of the only Queens communities that has seen a decrease in crime. As Cody moves to take o...
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Kosciuszko Bridge construction project
SDOT gets okay to discharge groundwater into creek
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Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies work the scene where four young children were fatally stabbed at the Greens of Irene apartment, Friday, July 1, 2016 in Memphis, Tenn. Four young children were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in suburban Memphis on Friday, and police took their mother into custody for questioning. (Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Four young children were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in suburban Memphis on Friday, and police took their mother into custody for questioning. She has not been charged.


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The radar technology of a Tesla Model S containing Autopilot features is pointed out during a Tesla event in Palo AltoThe fatal crash of a Tesla Motors Inc Model S in Autopilot mode has turned up pressure on auto industry executives and regulators to ensure that automated driving technology is deployed safely. Shares of Tesla and Mobileye NV, the maker of the camera vision system used in the Model S, rose on Friday as analysts said the accident was likely a short-term setback. On Friday, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said U.S. traffic deaths rose by 7.7 percent to 35,200 in 2015 - the highest annual tally since 2008 and biggest single-year jump since 1966.


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FILE - In this No.v. 28, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Sabres goalie Chad Johnson blocks a shot against the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Calgary Flames have agreed to a one-year contract to sign free-agent goalie Chad Johnson. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Flames have not announced the agreement reached shortly after the NHL's free-agency period opened on Friday, July 1,2016. .(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File0The Latest on NHL free agency (all times Eastern):


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