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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 460 460 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 | 96 96 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 | 92 92 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 | 93 93 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 | 107 107 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 | 217 217 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 | 222 222 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 | 217 217 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 | 250 250 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 | 240 240 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 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
Feb 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kosciuszko Bridge construction project
SDOT gets okay to discharge groundwater into creek
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Queens pharmacist still offers a personal touch
When the bell hits the front door to Colombo’s Pharmacy at 75-51 Metropolitan Ave., it is often followed by a familiar voice. Sometimes it is from Vito Columbo's father in the language of his homel...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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European Parliament President Martin Schultz, left, walks with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Sturgeon is in Brussels to meet with European Parliament fraction leaders. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the repercussions of British voters' decision that their country should leave the European Union.


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ROME (AP) — The Italian navy said Wednesday it has recovered the migrant ship that sank off Sicily last year with an estimated 700-800 people aboard in one of the worst known tragedies of the Mediterranean migrant crisis.
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Alexandre Mars, founder and CEO of Epic Foundation, speaks at the 'Fast-Track cities: ending the AIDS epidemic' event in New York, on June 6, 2016After making millions before turning 40, a New York-based entrepreneur is dreaming of transforming charitable giving by bringing his start-up stardust and venture-capital spirit to the world of NGOs. Alexandre Mars set up Epic Foundation in 2014 with the goal of providing rich benefactors with a more transparent opportunity to donate to projects benefiting children and young people under the age of 25 in Brazil, India, Southeast Asia, the United States, West Africa and Western Europe. "An Upper East Side donor who takes his two 14-year-old kids to a shelter and spends two hours with a social entrepreneur?" says Mars, a 41-year-old father of three.


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