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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 439 439 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 | 72 72 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 | 75 75 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 | 74 74 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 | 85 85 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 | 201 201 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 | 201 201 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 | 197 197 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 | 227 227 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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Kew Gardens Hills Library expansion gets underway
Electeds thank a late civic leader for her advocacy
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's inducts new members into Hall of Fame
Last week St. Stanislaus School added a handful of people to their Hall of Fame at a dinner for nearly 180 people in the school's auditorium. The dinner raised more than $35,000 for scholarships an...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vicious Astoria fight is caught on camera
Astoria Park was the site of a melee last week, as a number of girls mauled each other as peers egged them on and captured the fight on camera. Video of the brawl was eventually posted to the websi...
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Unsolved Queens murder renews debate on microstamping
Local elected officials pledge more reward money
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Smith, Halloran & Tabone all plead not guilty
All of the defendants in the bribery scheme to get State Senator Malcolm Smith on the Republican ballot for mayor pleaded not guilty in federal court in White Plains on Tuesday. The six people in t...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/15/13-4/21/13)
Monday, Apr. 15 Stuart Pratts was arrested at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and 59th Drive for making graffiti by Officer Digeorgio. Krzyszof Granda was arrested at the intersection of 75th S...
Apr 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quinn’s plan to cut commute times, improve transit
Calls for greater role for NYC mayor in MTA
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/8/13-4/14/13)
Monday, Apr. 8 Julian Cortez was arrested at 68-74 Fresh Pond Road for petit larceny by Officer Florio. Gerardo Pichardo was arrested at 2019 Harman Street for menacing by Officer Gomez. Edwin Acev...
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New group targets airplane noise in NE Queens
Plan to work with the FAA to find solutions
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/1/13-4/7?13)
Monday, Apr. 1 Giulio Adragna was arrested at 1840 Decatur Street for assault by Officer Collins. Wilson Guzman was arrested at 1664 Woodbine Street for assault by Officer Reyes. Tuesday, Apr. 2 Mi...
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St. Stan’s alum Ken Rudzewick headlines 2013 Hall of Fame inductees
St. Stanislaus Elementary School in Maspeth has a rich history as a place where you just “fit in” according to many who have graduated from there. Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition, St. Stan’s...
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102nd Anniversary tribute to Triangle Shirtwaist Factory victims
Triangle Fire Memorial Association presents awards
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Halloran, Smith arrested by feds on bribery charges
Queens GOP vice chairman Vincent Tabone also arrested in sting
Apr 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/25/13-3/31/13)
Monday, Mar. 25 Delon Nelson was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and 65th Place for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Winter. Gus Diaz was arrested at the intersection of Cypr...
Apr 01, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ridgewood Reservoir to be decommissioned
CB5 is concerned about the possibility of vandals
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German Chancellor Merkel arrives for a statement in BerlinBy John Irish and Andreas Rinke BERLIN/HERMANNSWERDER, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for clear-headed negotiations with "close partner" Britain over its departure from the European Union. Foreign ministers of the EU's six founding members had earlier said Britain should leave the bloc as soon as possible after Britons voted on Thursday to quit the 28-member bloc. "Britain will remain a close partner, with which we are linked economically," she said, adding that there was no hurry for Britain to invoke Article 50 of the EU treaty -- the first step it must take to set in motion the exit process.


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A view of the Nasahablod Hotel, destroyed after a bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, June 25, 2016. A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a hotel in Mogadishu followed by gunmen who were fighting their way into the hotel..(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen who stormed a hotel in Somalia's capital have taken an unknown number of hotel guests hostage, police said Saturday, as the attackers set up snipers on the rooftop and threw grenades. Islamic extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the latest in a series of hotel assaults in Mogadishu.


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Presidential candidate Gudni Johannesson casts his ballot at a polling station in Reykjavik, on June 25, 2016Iceland voted in a presidential election Saturday expected to see newcomer Gudni Johannesson waltz to victory with voters angry at the establishment -- though more excited about the country's Euro football debut. Johannesson, a 47-year-old history professor and political commentator who has never held public office, only decided to run after the so-called Panama Papers leak in April which detailed offshore accounts and implicated several senior Icelandic politicians, including the prime minister who was forced to resign. Johannesson has vowed to restore Icelanders' faith in the system after years of public anger toward politicians for miring the country in scandals and financial woes.


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