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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 473 473 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 109 109 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 | 117 117 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 | 230 230 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 | 236 236 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 | 231 231 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 | 263 263 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 | 254 254 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
Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 28 - May 5
Art “This Place” - Thurs, April 28 - 10am to 11p.m. - The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition “This Place” explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interactive UniverSoul Circus lights up New York
Led by Lucky the Ringmaster, the event brings a global phenomenon to Brooklyn & Queens.
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 21 - April 28
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Exploring the creativity of Echo Bloom
Chatting with the Brooklyn band that has masterfully captured storytelling
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 14 - April 21
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn & Queens.
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Musician Janita talks career, deluxe album
The musician from Finland has released a deluxe album that finally reflects the artist she’s always set out to be
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Fancy tea with artist Tom Sachs?
Exhibit to feature tea ceremonies with the artist
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 7 - April 14
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Titan's “Julius Caesar” plays on the line of present and past
Titan Theatre Company closes out their 2015/2016 season with a unique interpretation of the Shakespearean classic.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading explores writings of Queens’ female writers
Last Wednesday, the Astoria Bookshop held an event in coordination with the Heightening Stories Workshop entitled “Diverse Women’s Words,” which is based on some of the readings from the Diversity ...
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Review: “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”
It's one of the biggest openings for a Batman movie, but was it worth it?
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 31 - April 7
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Young Creators Workshop brings art to life
Kids paint masterpieces at VBGCQ workshop
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 24 to March 31
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national news

A general view shows palm trees along the main street of Eritrea's capital AsmaraBy Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Eritrea may escape censure by the U.N. Security Council over its human rights record after the U.N. Human Rights Council passed a watered-down resolution against the African state on Friday. A U.N. investigation set up by the Human Rights Council said last month that Eritrea's leaders should be tried for crimes against humanity, including torture, rape, murder and enslaving hundreds of thousands of people. The investigators, who published a 484-page report a year ago detailing the crimes and the country's use of a "vast security network", recommended that the situation in the country to be referred to the International Criminal Court.


2016-07-01 13:02:47 -0400

FILE - In this Monday, April 25, 2016, file photo, a man sits behind the steering wheel of a Tesla Model S electric car on display at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing. Federal officials say the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle’s “autopilot” automated driving system has been killed in a collision with a truck, the first U.S. self-driving car fatality. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said preliminary reports indicate the crash occurred when a tractor-trailer made a left turn in front of the Tesla at a highway intersection. NHTSA said the Tesla driver died due to injuries sustained in the crash, which took place on May 7 in Williston, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A driver with a history of speeding who was so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.


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Union members picket outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City N.J. on Friday July 1, moments after they began a strike against the casino. Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union says it was unable to reach a new contract with the casino, which is owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Atlantic City's main casino workers union and its strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino (all times local):


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