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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 446 446 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 | 80 80 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 | 80 80 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 | 80 80 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 | 92 92 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 | 206 206 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 | 207 207 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 | 203 203 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 | 233 233 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 | 229 229 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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Meng defeats Halloran
Will become first Asian-American from New York in Congress
Nov 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police shut down Queens gas station. Marathon Postponed. More gas ... soon
With a line of cars that wrapped around the block, a Shell gas station at 74th Street and Grand Avenue - one of the few in Queens that still had gas last week - was shut down by police with roughly...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surveying Breezy Point / Rockaway Hurricane destruction in pictures
Some of the more graphic pictures of destruction as Hurricane Sandy blows through Rockaways Breezy Point
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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50 years later, plaque dedicated to fallen firefighters
This past Friday marked the 50th anniversary of a fire in Maspeth that took the lives of six firefighters. Over 100 friends and family members paid tribute to those men with the unveiling of a plaq...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/22/12-10/27/12)
Monday, Oct. 22 Dennis Garcia was arrested at 1624 Cornelia Street for an outstanding warrant by Officer Hopson. Aida Vega was arrested at the intersection of 59th Place and 60th Road for driving w...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurricane Sandy causes havoc in NYC and beyond
Waking up from the aftermath, New Yorker's are just beginning to pick up the pieces of Hurricane Sandy's rampage. Originally called a hurricane, weather experts are now referring to the storm as a ...
Oct 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/19/12-10/21/12)
Monday, Oct. 15 Peter Marszalek was arrested at 73-03 57th Road for criminal contempt by Detective Murray. Thomas Cottone was arrested at 64-51 59th Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Alarto...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC becoming attractive place for small start-ups
Is Long Island City becoming the city’s newest and hottest spot for start-ups? The western Queens neighborhood received a lot of attention last week for its burgeoning culture of small tech start-u...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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CTK basketball coach arrested on drug charges
The Christ the King girls basketball program has produced the most Olympians in the history of the sport, but right now that's being overshadowed by former assistant coach Joe DeLuca, who was taken...
Oct 24, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/8/12-10/14/12)
Monday, Oct. 8 Steven Rinaldi was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Marinacci. Giovanni Correa was arrested at 67-05 62nd Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Bra...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens dentist get you cavity free...for free
When Carmen Negron’s mother lost her medical coverage this past year, including dental benefits, she wasn’t expecting to find a helping hand at no cost. However, after hearing about Grand Dental Sm...
Oct 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man arrested in failed attack on Fed Reserve
Tried to detonate a van loaded with explosives Wednesday morning
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/1/12-10/7/12)
Monday, Oct. 1 Salman Khani was arrested at 64-45 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Eastman. Argeny Rojas was arrested at 1683 George Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Wojciech Tud...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS head visits Queens chamber to push stadium
Wants to bring a pro soccer franchise to borough
Oct 10, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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People hold placards depicting hearts and couples, during a flash mob for the annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Parade in Milan, on June 25, 2016Pope Francis said that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated. Speaking to reporters at he flew back to Rome from Armenia, the pope was asked if he agreed with comments by German Cardinal Reinhard Marx that the Church needed to say sorry for the way it has treated the gay community. "We Christians have to apologise for so many things, not just for this (treatment of gay people), but we must ask for forgiveness.


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FILE - In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Prince will be honored at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2016. He was found dead at his home on April 21, 2016, in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)The Roots, Erykah Badu and Bilal kicked off the first of many Prince tributes at the BET Awards, which felt more like "The Prince Tribute Show" on Sunday.


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Chase Kalisz gets a hug from Jay Litherland, left, after winning the men's 400-meter Individual medley final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 26, 2016. Litherland finished in second place. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The first event of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials produced a huge stunner, as Ryan Lochte failed to qualify for the team Sunday night in an event he won at the 2012 London Games.


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