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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 460 460 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 | 96 96 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 | 92 92 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 | 93 93 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 | 106 106 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 | 217 217 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 | 222 222 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 | 217 217 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 | 250 250 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 | 240 240 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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Lorraine Roth
Lorraine Roth passed away on Friday August 21, 2015. Beloved Daughter of the late Henry & Anna Roth. Loving Sister of Janet Roth. Religious services conducted by Pastor Thomas Goodhardt of Trinity ...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Denise Loheac
Denise Loheac, formerly of Maspeth, NY died on August 17, 2015 at Ten Broeck Commons, Lake Katrine, NY. She was born in Paterson NJ, on May 22, 1930, the daughter of the late Christophe and Marie-A...
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Sophie Wensek
Sophie Wensek passed away on August 20th, 2015 at the age of ninety seven years. Beloved Wife of the late Roman J. Devoted Mother of Dorothy Balka and James J. Wensek. Loving Grandmother of Stacy, ...
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Theodore P. Sonnessa
Theodore P. Sonnessa passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of the late Agnes Sonnessa. Loving Father of Margaret Palma and Christina Synott and Father-in-Law of...
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Katarzina Lechki
Katarzina Lechki passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Stefan Lechki. Loving Mother of Janina Rowland and Alexander Lechki and Mother-in-Law of Aphrodite...
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William T. Gobler
William T. Gobler passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of IIse H. Gobler. Mr. Gobler was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. Fune...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muthukuttige Nelson Perera
Muthukuttige Nelson Perera passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the age of 72. Beloved Husband of Jan Regina Perera. Loving Father of Victoria Perera-Roman, Dulan Perera and Dushan Perera and...
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Antonio Buragina
Antonio Buragina passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Victoria Buragina. Loving Father of Carmela Sexton, Frank Buragina, Joseph Buragina, and Alber...
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Patricia Dodge
Patricia Dodge passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the age of 66. Beloved Sister of Maryjane Dodge. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s Church on Monday August 24, 2015 ...
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Gloria J. Sarrocco
Gloria J. Sarrocco passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late Hugo Sarrocco. Loving Mother of Jean A. Foris, Carol Wasserfall and John Sarrocco and Mother-i...
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Dorothy Jarzembowski
Dorothy Jarzembowski passed away August 10th at the age of seventy nine years. Beloved Aunt of Ronald and Frank Suckiel. Thomas and Edward Jagelka, Darlene Cabrera, Alexis Wise and Lorraine Yaeger....
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Marie Wassmer
Marie Wassmer passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Harold Wassmer. Loving Mother of Steven Wassmer, Victoria Wassmer and Harry Wassmer and Mother-in-Law...
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Eduardo Alvarez
Eduardo Alvarez passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Edith Alvarez. Loving Father of John Alvarez, Karen Alvarez, Evelyn Rosa and Eric Alvarez. Cherished Gr...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christopher C. DeCastro
Christopher C. DeCastro passed away on Friday, August 07, 2015 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Yolanda T. DeCastro. Loving Father of Christine Canas and Charlyn DeCastro and Father-in-Law of J...
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Juan Pablo Cardenas
Juan Pablo Cardenas passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 39. Beloved Son of Nely Beatriz Toral and Pedro Cardenas. Loving Father of Juan Andres and Juan Pablo Cardenas. Dear Husba...
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By Sujata Rao LONDON (Reuters) - The Libyan wealth fund's former deputy chief screamed and cursed at Goldman Sachs bankers in a stormy meeting over derivatives trades made on the bank's advice that ultimately turned out to be worthless, a witness told a court on Tuesday.  In a trial at London's High Court, the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) is trying to claw back $1.2 billion from Goldman Sachs related to nine disputed trades carried out in 2008. The LIA argues Goldman took advantage of its financial naivety by first gaining its trust, then encouraging it to make risky and ultimately worthless investments. Goldman Sachs denies the allegations and says the trades in question "were not difficult to understand".
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By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Tom Perry AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels advanced into an Islamic State-held town at the border with Iraq on Wednesday, a rebel commander told Reuters, in a new U.S.-backed offensive aimed at cutting the jihadists' self-declared caliphate in two. The operation aiming to capture the eastern Syrian town of Al-Bukamal, which began on Tuesday, adds to the pressure facing Islamic State as it faces a separate, U.S.-backed offensive in northern Syria aimed at driving it away from the Turkish border. The offensive is being waged by rebels of the "New Syria Army" formed some 18 months ago from insurgents driven from eastern Syria at the height of Islamic State's rapid expansion in 2014.
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Freshly harvested sweet potatoes are shown during the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden at the White HouseBy Isma'il Kushkush WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four scientists who specialized in sweet potatoes were named the winners of this year's World Food Prize on Tuesday for their work to make foods more nutritious. Maria Andrade of Cape Verde, Robert Mwanga of Uganda and American Jan Low, who all are from the Lima, Peru-based International Potato Center, and American Howarth Bouis of the international research group HarvestPlus were honored in a ceremony at the U.S. State Department. Kenneth M. Quinn, president of the World Food Prize Foundation, called their work "a breakthrough achievement in developing and implementing biofortification." He defined biofortification as "the process of breeding critical vitamins and micronutrients into staple crops, thereby dramatically reducing hidden hunger and improving health for millions and millions of people." The honorees' work has focused on the orange-fleshed sweet potato, an important source of vitamin A, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.


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