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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 469 469 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 | 107 107 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 | 102 102 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 | 104 104 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 | 115 115 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 | 226 226 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 | 231 231 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 | 226 226 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 | 259 259 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 | 250 250 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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104th Blotter
Monday, Dec. 3 Rocco Opramolla was arrested at 60-12 53 rd Street for aggravated harassment by Officer Lodato. Brian Drepaul was arrested at 1935 Flushing Avenue for assault by Officer Vazquez. Mig...
Dec 12, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village welcomes the holidays
The Middle Village Chamber of Commerce and Middle Village Kiwanis cosponsored a Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at United Methodist Church on Metropolitan Avenue Saturday evening. The event included...
Dec 06, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bloomberg thanks Parks workers for Sandy help
Immediately following Superstorm Sandy, the Park Department had to make sure that all of the city’s open spaces were safe for users. With 29,000 acres of park in New York City, the department’s emp...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/26/12-12/2/12)
Monday, Nov. 26 Terence Mortagh was arrested at 88-36 Cooper Avenue for driving while intoxicated by Officer Murtha. Darin Wright was arrested at 1614 Weirfield Street for criminal mischief by Dete...
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Controversy surrounds town hall on soccer stadium
Opponents say they were shuttled into basement, MLS denies allegations
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In Our Opinion: Hats off to CYO!
Youth sports leagues typically make it into the news when something bad happens. A fight in the stands, a child who is severely injured, or a coach violates the trust of a member of the team. So of...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eager shoppers flock to Queens malls on Black Friday
As long lines began forming around the country to take part in Black Friday sales, residents of Queens flocked to area malls to get the best deals. Queens resident Elisha Austin went to the Rego Pa...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/12/12-11/25/12)
Monday, Nov. 12 John Sadowski was arrested at 65-33 79th Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Sati Johnson was arrested at 66-39 79th Street for assault by Detective Murray. Marek Kowalew...
Nov 27, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Site on borough border being purged of radiation
Say danger minimal, but site still needs remediation
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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In wake of storms, government agencies come to Maspeth
The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) held a workshop this past Friday to let small businesses know about relief available for facilities damaged by Superstorm Sandy and the recent nor...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/05/12-11/11/12
Monday, Nov. 5 David Mendoza was arrested at the intersection of Linden Street and 60th Place for petit larceny by Officer Iftekhek. Gabriel Albana was arrested at 62-28 60th Street for criminal co...
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Maspeth business tries to cope with Sandy damage
Water from Newtown Creek flooded the facility
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Lincoln’s Perfect Melancholy
Strictly Stasi
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New mental health facility opens in Queens
The mental health of Queens residents is getting a little more attention with the opening of a new counseling center. New Hope Mental Health Counseling P.C., a full-service community mental health ...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donations a 'glimmer of hope' for displaced students
While the students of Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability are forced to use Maspeth High School as their temporary facility, the local community is trying to make the transit...
Nov 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defense Secretary Carter addresses a news conference at the Pentagon in WashingtonThe Pentagon on Thursday ended its ban on openly transgender people serving in the U.S. military, formally removing the risk to an estimated thousands of U.S. troops who once could have been kicked out of the armed forces due to gender identity. The repeal, which ends one of the last barriers to serving in the military, comes after a 2011 decision to end the U.S. military's ban on openly gay and lesbian people serving, despite concerns - which proved unfounded - that such a move could be too great a burden in wartime and would undermine battle readiness. "We're eliminating policies that can result in transgender members being treated differently from their peers based solely upon their gender identity rather than upon their ability to serve," Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters.


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FILE - In this June 14, 2016 file photo, Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks in Washington. Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch says the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state.


2016-06-30 22:30:21 -0400

Home Secretary Minister Theresa May is now leading five candidates vying to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who resigned after losing the referendum on EU membershipBritain's ruling Conservative Party was left reeling on Friday, after the shock withdrawal of favourite Boris Johnson from the race to become prime minister in the wake of the vote to leave the EU. Interior Minister Theresa May is now leading five candidates vying to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced his resignation after losing the referendum on Britain's membership of the 28-nation alliance. May urged voters to stay in the European Union before the poll, but promised to respect their verdict if she took office.


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