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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 446 446 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 | 79 79 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 | 80 80 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 | 80 80 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 | 92 92 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 | 206 206 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 | 207 207 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 | 203 203 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 | 233 233 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 | 229 229 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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Second chance?
Dear Editor, I would not bet on MTA President Tom Prendergast's recent claim expressing confidence for a Second Avenue subway opening day in December 2016. Based upon previous history of delays, co...
Mar 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backing Trump?
Dear Editor, After the current primary season, the NSA now has complete access to information regarding many domestic terrorists, Islamophobes and white supremacists. They're better known as Trump ...
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Phone-y excuse
Dear Editor, Recently, some of the leading tech companies have joined security experts, civil liberty activists and others who filed court papers in support of Apple in its fight with the FBI over ...
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RIP Nancy
Dear Editor, Nancy Reagan was a First Lady that set the standard. Nancy and Ronnie were married for 51 years, and here was a team of husband and wife who tried to make America great and I think the...
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Trouble with elections
Dear Editor, Whenever there is an election of any kind the result is almost always flawed, as people rarely vote for something without being influenced by their prejudices. For example, take the pr...
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charging thoughts
Dear Editor, I read with interest your Article “CB5 debates Maspeth ambulance charging station (2/11/16).” For some time now, I have noticed ambulances parked in front of the Maspeth Library on Gra...
Mar 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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New attack
Dear Editor, I'm appalled and find it greatly disturbing that the Obama administration has thought it fit to cut $90 million in federal funds to fight terrorism in New York City. NYC is the number ...
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Wrong to vote
Dear Editor Just when I thought political pandering couldn't get any lower, local leaders proved me wrong. The New York Post reported that new legislation is being pushed that would give illegal al...
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True Trump
Dear Editor, I do not believe Donald Trump is a hateful person, but I do not doubt that he will grab any endorsement to achieve the nomination. David Dukes needs no introduction, he is the wizard o...
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AARP scam
Dear Editor, Methinks the AARP are a bunch of shysters who bamboozle seniors with all kinds of bogus profit-making concepts. They scammed me for $40 with their driver safety classes. I singed up fo...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plenty of blame
Dear Editor, Officer Peter Liang, who was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Akai Gurley, and his partner, who was terminated by the NYPD are not totally to blame for this tragedy. Part o...
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Duty calls
Dear Editor, In November 2014, the American people elected a Republican Senate, clearly intending that it would act as a check on a president whose liberal policies had made him unpopular with all ...
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Trump winning
Dear Editor, Donald Trump won in South Carolina with 32.5 percent of the vote. South Carolina Republicans, for the most part, have successfully selected the party nominee since 1980. Why is Donald ...
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House of cards
Dear Editor, The cardboard cut-out campaign of Governor Andrew Cuomo clearly illustrates the lack of state financial commitment to public transportation. Cuomo has never given any specifics of how ...
Feb 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Scalia II
Dear Editor, It is with great sadness today to hear news of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Here was a Supreme Court Justice who was a champion of the conservative interpretati...
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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The COSCO Shipping Panama cargo ship prepares to enter the new Cocoli locks, part of the new Panama Canal expansion project, in Panama City, Sunday, June 26, 2016. Authorities are hosting a big bash to inaugurate newly expanded locks that will double the Canal's capacity, as the country makes a multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for international shipping. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)PANAMA CITY (AP) — Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made an inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the Central American nation's multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping.


2016-06-26 19:36:18 -0400

Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II release white doves in the direction of Mount Ararat during a visit to the Khor Virap monasteryPope Francis on Sunday released peace doves on the Armenia-Turkey border in a gesture of reconciliation as Ankara slammed the pontiff for denouncing the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as "genocide". Standing on a terrace of the Khor Virap monastery, Francis and the head of the Armenian Apostolic Church Karekin II released the two white birds in the direction of Mount Ararat -- the Biblical final resting place of Noah's Ark -- now in modern-day Turkey. The long-planned gesture at the end of a three-day visit to ex-Soviet Armenia came in the face of fresh Turkish ire after Francis used the word "genocide" to refer to the century-old slaughter that Ankara furiously rejects.


2016-06-26 19:30:59 -0400
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Five people were killed in Colorado on Sunday when an Amtrak passenger train collided with a car in Las Animas County in the southern part of the U.S. state, state police said. The train collided with a vehicle carrying six people, said Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis. Amtrak said there were 286 passengers on the Chicago to Los Angeles line.
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