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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 442 442 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 | 74 74 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 | 76 76 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 | 76 76 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 | 86 86 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 | 202 202 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 | 203 203 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 | 198 198 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 | 228 228 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 | 226 226 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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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
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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
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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
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No end in sight to flooding woes
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Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Billy Hurley III putts on the sixth green during the third round of the Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament, Saturday, June 25, 2016, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Billy Hurley III relied on his experience as a Naval officer to stay focused during a bogey-free round in the Quicken Loans National. Only a few times did his mind slip away.


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Ernie Els of South Africa plays a shot from the ninth tee during the third round of the Quicken Loans National on June 25, 2016 in Bethesda, MarylandErnie Els, a four-time major winner trying to end a three-year title drought, fired a six-under par 65 and leaped into second place after Saturday's third round of the PGA National. "The way I'm hitting it now, the way I'm swinging, I'm getting more confidence," Els said. Els finished on 13-under par 200 after 54 holes, two strokes behind leader Billy Hurley, a 607th-ranked resident of nearby Annapolis who fired a bogey-free 67 to stand on 198, a three-round event record, in search of his first PGA crown.


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Argentina's Lionel Messi, center, works against Victor Cuesta during a training session ahead of the team's Copa America soccer final against Chile, Friday, June 24, 2016, in East Rutherford, N.J. Argentina and Chile are scheduled to play for the championship Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Another year, another final for Lionel Messi and Argentina.


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