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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?
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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 | 220 220 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?
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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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VVA Chapter 32 swears-in new board of directors
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 is under new leadership. On Friday night, the group swore in a new board of directors at its Whitestone headquarters. Glendale resident Michael O’ Kane wi...
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Shelter in Queens would double city-led pet adoptions
New city funds only for siting & design, not operation
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
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Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/18/16-4/24/16)
Monday, Apr. 18 Joesph Hanley was arrested at 559 Fairview Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Mancuso. Julio Barillas was arrested at 668 Grandview Avenue for criminal mischief by Detective Fr...
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Queens man allegedly attacks mosque worshipers, runs through street naked
Police believe man was possibly high on narcotics
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
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Middle Village Prep hosts annual admissions lottery
Almost 380 applications for 150 seats
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Middle Village street now honors late bishop
Led Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens for many years
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/11/16-4/17/11)
Monday, Apr. 11 Leodegario Flores was arrested at 1862 Cornelia Street for second-degree assault by Officer Ziman. Cristobal Galicia was arrested at 53-38 Metropolitan Avenue for third-degree assau...
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Verizon workers continue to man picket lines
Want communications company to negotiate new contract
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Glendale man hit and killed on Cooper Ave.
Michael Messina was stuck while riding scooter
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104th Precinct Police blotter (4/416-4/10/16)
Monday, Apr. 4 John Hughes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for robbery by Detective Matat. Francisco Rugel was arrested at 70-44 66th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Marinacci. Mich...
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St. Stan's to induct 2016 Hall of Fame class
On Saturday evening, St. Stanislaus Parish will induct nine individuals into their Hall of Fame. “Each of the men and women going into the Hall are involved with one of the programs in the parish,”...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The British pound collapsed to a series of 31-year lows against the dollar after the Brexit vote, but has since clawed back some groundBritain's banking sector is "well placed" to deal with the fallout after the country's shock vote to leave the European Union, the minister overseeing the financial sector said Wednesday. Harriett Baldwin, addressing a retail banking conference in central London, told delegates that the industry -- ravaged by the global financial crisis -- had adequate capital and liquidity to weather Brexit. World stock markets tumbled in the immediate aftermath of the June 23 referendum but have rebounded strongly over the past two sessions on bargain-hunting that some analysts argue will not last.


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Nathan Adrian dives at the start of his heat in the men's 100-meter freestyle preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio):


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A woman works at the packaging unit at a warehouse for an online store, Jumia in Ikeja district, in LagosBy Emma Thomasson and Chijioke Ohuocha BERLIN/LAGOS (Reuters) - When German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet launched Jumia in 2012 as a would-be African Amazon, it was optimistic that a rapidly expanding middle class would quickly shift from street markets to shopping online. Four years on, falling sales for sites like Jumia and slower growth from Nigeria to Russia and Brazil is casting doubt on Rocket Internet's ambition to become the world's biggest Internet company outside the United States and China. The devaluation of Nigeria's naira last week is a new blow for Jumia, which now operates in more than 20 countries in Africa.


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