blog roll
our featured bloggers
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 453 453 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 | 89 89 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 | 86 86 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 | 87 87 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 | 97 97 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 | 211 211 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 | 215 215 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 | 209 209 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 | 241 241 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 | 234 234 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...

more blogs

news
Maspeth businesses discuss bringing new commerce to area
Members of the Maspeth Industrial Business Association got together last week to discuss the best ways to bring business to Maspeth. Councilwoman Diana Reyna attended the meeting to discuss city in...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth's Davis & Warshow bought by international firm
Maspeth's own Davis & Warshow Inc. is under new ownership, but will be keeping the family name. New York's leading residential and commercial pluming supplier has just been bought by Ferguson Enter...
Oct 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/24/12-9/30/12)
Monday, Sept. 24 William Mercado was arrested at the intersection of Wyckoff and Putnam avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Fox. Oswaldo Ogando was arrested at 777 Seneca Avenue for as...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
No end in sight to flooding woes
In Our Opinion
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Solving rail issues proves to be complicated
A forum to discuss railroad issues in Queens left attendants wondering—how can we make a change? The Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES) held a meeting on Thurs., Sept. 27 at...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police blotter (9/17/12-9/23/12)
Monday, Sept. 17 Lauren Giudice was arrested at the intersection of 62nd Street and 68th Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Krokondelas. Julian Kialli was arrested at 1876 Harman Street for ag...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
2012 Maspeth Street Fair brings fun and food to Grand Avenue
Photos: Michael O'Kane The annual Maspeth Street Fair was held on Grand Avenue this past Sunday afternoon under cool and cloudless skies. In addition to vendors, food, and free rides courtesy of nu...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
CB5 votes to rename street for victim of hit-and-run
Want to co-name 60th Drive in Maspeth for George Gibbons
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Bank celebrates re-opening in Maspeth
Valley National Bank at 64-01 Grand Ave., Maspeth, celebrated it's grand reopening on Thurs., Sept. 21. Local residents, staff and political officials came out to show their support for the bank's ...
Sep 26, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Sept. 10 Angel Huertes was arrested at the intersection of Cypress Avenue and Starr Street for an outstanding warrant by Officer Babayev. Debra Manganiello was arrested at 67-27 61st Road f...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Top education officials visit Queens school
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott joined State Education Commissioner John King and Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch on a visit to P.S. 229 in Maspeth on Friday, Sept. 14. The event, which ...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens warehouse is most energy efficient in U.S.
A Maspeth warehouse is “lighting” the way when it comes to energy efficiency. Davis and Warshow, one of the city's oldest and largest suppliers of bath and kitchen plumbing, converted its entire wa...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Long Island land sale could mean more trains in Queens
Suffolk legislature approves sale, allowing terminal to grow
Sep 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Community spreads word about Woodside attacker
As commuters boarded buses and trains Thursday morning in Woodside, they were handed fliers with information about a suspect who assaulted a woman and then attempted to sexually abuse her. Councilm...
Sep 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens firehouse that lost so many remembers 9/11
Members of the Maspeth community gathered on Saturday to remember those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The annual event – usually held at the 9/11 Memorial at 69th Street and G...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope at the Fiocruz institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. President Barack Obama’s $1.9 billion emergency request to combat a potential public health crisis from the Zika virus is more than 4 months old, but congressional dysfunction appears likely to scuttle a scaled-back version of the president's request, raising the prospect that Congress may leave on a seven-week vacation next month without addressing Zika. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a Republican proposal to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, faulting the GOP for packing the measure with restrictions on Planned Parenthood money and changes to policies on pesticide spraying.


2016-06-28 12:04:22 -0400

Richard Trumka speaks during the the AFL-CIO 2013 Convention in Los Angeles, CaliforniaBy Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the largest U.S. labor union federation tried to pre-empt Donald Trump's planned speech on trade on Tuesday, saying the Republican presidential candidate was full of "empty promises" as he tried to make inroads with working-class voters. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka - a top ally of Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton - said at a trade conference in Washington that, at Trump campaign stops in the Rust Belt states of Ohio and Pennsylvania, voters should expect to hear "crocodile tears about lost jobs and shuttered factories." "Trump embodies everything that is wrong with our current trade policy. Trumka's rebuke occurred just hours before the New York businessman was slated to make a speech attacking Clinton's record on trade, followed by a stop in Ohio.


2016-06-28 12:02:50 -0400

Spectators take shelter under umbrellas during rain on day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local):


2016-06-28 12:01:10 -0400