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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 456 456 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 | 92 92 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 | 89 89 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 | 89 89 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 | 101 101 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 | 213 213 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 | 218 218 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 | 212 212 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 | 246 246 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 | 238 238 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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arts and entertainmemt
Swing jazz band brings the roaring 20s back
In a city where music is everywhere, Svetlana and The Delancey Five may have been one of New York’s best secrets.
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stars shine at "Only in Queens" Summerstage
The "Only in Queens" Summer Festival kicked off at Flushing Meadows Corona Park with the Summerstage evening concert taking the spotlight. Kid ’N Play reintroduced their classics with DJ Wiz while ...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria resident wins big on "The Price is Right"
An Astoria resident accomplished a task many had not done in years.
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snap Dogs are popping up in the city
With the Fourth of July coming around the corner, the discussions regarding where hot dogs come from are no doubt popping up.
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 30 - July 7
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Michael Mejia competes in final four on "Skin Wars"
The Jackson Heights resident makes it to the top four of GSN's body art competition "Skin Wars"
Jun 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Metropolitan Summer Recital kicks off this week
The Metropolitan Summer Recital Series, orchestrated by The Metropolitan Opera, is set to kick off in Brooklyn and Queens.
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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FH Stadium hosts Disclosure, and other EDM acts
As festival season is in full sway, Grammy-nominated vicenarian duo, Disclosure, presented their “Wild Life” concert event on Saturday at Forest Hills Stadium.
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 23 - June 30
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens
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Kaufman Astoria Studios to add 2 sound stages to complex
A new four-story building will feature two new sound stages
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nostalgic arcade exhibit opens in Astoria
The new exhibition is called Arcade Classics: Video Games from the Collection
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Northside Festival takes over Brooklyn
The Northside Festival took over Brooklyn this past weekend as thousands of concert goers listened to bands perform at over two dozen venues in North Brooklyn.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 16 - June 23
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Gov Ball will make you ‘Smile Like You Mean It’
The 6th Annual Governors Ball Music Festival took over Randall's Island this past weekend.
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Big Apple Circus suffering from financial crisis
Circus calls on public for financial support
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A passenger sits outside Istanbul's Ataturk airport, early Wednesday, June 29, 2016 following her evacuation after a blast. Suspected Islamic State group extremists have hit the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens of people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUTISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport (all times local):


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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto gestures as he talks with U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prior to a group family photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in ManilaBy Roberta Rampton and David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico gather on Wednesday to stress the importance of trade at a time of mounting international doubts about the benefits of globalization. The three nations belong to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to renegotiate or even scrap if he wins power. Trump says free trade has been disastrous for American workers, costing countless thousands of jobs and depressing wages.


2016-06-29 01:40:09 -0400

Visitors walk past a logo of Toyota Motor Corp in TokyoTOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday said it was recalling 2.87 million vehicles worldwide over a possible fault with their evaporative fuel emissions control unit. The recall covers vehicles produced between April 2006 and August 2015, and includes the Japanese automaker's gasoline hybrid Prius model, the Auris compact hatchback and Corolla compact models. Earlier in the day, the Japanese automaker said it was recalling 1.43 million Prius and Lexus models worldwide because of a separate issue involving a possible airbag inflator defect. (Reporting by Naomi Tajitsu)


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