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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 466 466 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 | 103 103 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 | 99 99 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 | 100 100 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 | 113 113 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 | 224 224 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 | 229 229 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 | 223 223 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 | 257 257 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 | 248 248 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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Playing “The Race Card” at Queens World Film Festival
The film block discussed issues of race as well as police brutality
Mar 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talented artists to lead art workshop for local youth
The Young Creators Art Workshop at Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens.
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adrianna Mateo inches closer to new album with pre-CD show
The classically trained musician just performed the new single off of her new rock singer-songwriter album
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 17 to March 24
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Amy Virginia releases 3rd album, "Not Us"
Her album, "Not Us," is a showcase of strength and creativity
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Receiver to share music with Brooklyn & Queens
On back-to-back nights, fans of Radiohead and Pink Floyd within the five boroughs will be able to listen live to a unique, quickly-rising band in Brooklyn and Queens.
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 11 to March 17
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St. Michael’s holds a Concert of Classics
St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst gave back to the community through its third annual Concert of Classics on Saturday.
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 3 to March 10
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Lexington Piano Trio to perform 3 centuries of piano trios
On Saturday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., the Lexington Piano Trio will perform various musical pieces, spanning across three centuries, for a night of lively and heart-tugging traditional performances.
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cultural wedding outfits on display in Flushing
The Lucky in Love features different traditional wedding attire from Asian countries.
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn showcases helps you prepare for your day
Need help picking the band for your wedding? Wedding Crashers have and will be hosting wedding showcases around Brooklyn.
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Feb. 25 to March 3
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Before the wedding comes the engagement photos
Cynthia Chung shares what goes on in an engagement session.
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Local fans help push "Deadpool" to box-office record
During opening weekend, Deadpool earned an impressive $135 million.
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news

Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen on a counter of a branch of a commercial bank in BeijingBy Kevin Yao, Nathaniel Taplin and Lu Jianxin BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's central bank is willing to let the yuan fall to 6.8 per dollar in 2016 to support the economy, which would mean the currency matching last year's record decline of 4.5 percent, policy sources said. The yuan is already trading at its lowest level in more than five years, so the central bank will aim to ensure a gradual decline for fear of triggering the sort of capital outflows that shook the economy earlier this year and criticism from trading partners such as the United States, said government economists and advisers involved in regular policy discussions. Presumptive U.S. Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump already has China in his sights, saying on Wednesday he would direct his treasury secretary to label China a currency manipulator if elected in November.


2016-06-30 06:19:12 -0400

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew and Puerto Rico's Governor Garcia Padilla listen to kindergarden teacher Rivera during their visit to the elementary school Eleonor Roosevelt in San JuanBy Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in Puerto Rico's debt-burdened economy still face risks of default on some of the island's $70 billion in debt even after the U.S. Congress on Wednesday created a powerful federal oversight board to manage credit restructurings. U.S. President Barack Obama says he will quickly sign the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) before the U.S. territory faces a possible default on July 1 on $1.9 billion worth of debt payments. While the government of Puerto Rico says it cannot honor all of its debts, and will likely default for a fourth time in the last year on some of its bonds, some creditors could get their payments via insurers or reserve funds.


2016-06-30 06:16:37 -0400

Brazilian striker Hulk makes his way through the arrivals halls at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on June 29, 2016Brazilian football star Hulk signed for Chinese side Shanghai SIPG on Thursday after passing a medical, the club said, as the cash-rich Chinese Super League embarks on a new round of spending. A press conference will be held Friday to announce "the Incredible Hulk" joining the team from Russian side Zenit St Petersburg, a SIPG spokeswoman said in a statement sent to journalists. Russian media had said Zenit would be paid around 55 million euros ($61 million) for his services.


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