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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 459 459 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 | 94 94 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 105 105 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 | 216 216 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 | 215 215 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 | 249 249 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 | 239 239 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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Mary E. George
Mary E. George passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Nicholas W. George. Devoted Daughter of the late Mary and John Ryan. Loving Sister of Margaret Pollic...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raymond J. Healey
Raymond J. Healey passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the age of 65. Beloved Father of Melissa Marrero. Cherished Grandfather of Alexis and Brandon. Loving Brother of Eileen (Frank) Schmidt an...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jonathan Schultz
Jonathan Schultz died on Sunday, April 10th, shortly after his 28th birthday. Born in Queens to Wayne Schultz and Norma Hernandez, he grew up playing sports and making friends in Middle Village. Pa...
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William R. Beck
William R. Beck passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Anita Beck. Loving Father of Janette & Mal Hogan, Patricia Beck, Susan Marie McAvey and William ...
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Lillian Toscani
Lillian Toscani passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Livio Toscani. Loving Mother of Jean Ludwig and Mother-in-Law of Richard. Cherished Grandmother of D...
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Josephine Como
Josephine Como passed away on Saturday, April 09, 2016 at the age of 54. Beloved Wife of Antonio Como. Loving Mother of Josephine Ingravallo, Melissa Boffa, Cristina Como and Annamarie Como and Mot...
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Tina Marie Ortiz
Tina Marie Ortiz passed away on Thursday, April 07, 2016 at the age of 40. Beloved Mother of Corey Ortiz. Cherished Daughter of Judy and Joe DeCuzzi. Loving Granddaughter of Mary Skillmore. Dear Si...
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Nelsa F. Santana
Nelsa F. Santana passed away on Friday, April 08, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late John R. Santana. Loving Mother of John Santana and Julie Loeffel and Mother-in-Law of Bernadette an...
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Richard E. Hanczyk
Richard E. Hanczyk passed away on Thursday, April 07, 2016 at the age of 62. Beloved Husband of Diane Hanczyk. Loving Father of Richard Hanczyk, Marianna Hanczyk, Christopher Hanczyk and Melissa Ha...
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Eleanor Sampogna
Eleanor Sampogna passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Vito Sampogna. Loving Mother of Joseph Sampogna and the late Vito Sampogna. Cherished Grandmother of Krist...
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Margaret LiVecchi
Margaret LiVecchi passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Mother of Lucy Fetter, Antoinette Cleary, Maria Johnson, Alberto LiVecchi, Christina Weigel, Daniela Quinn and Jea...
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Stanley M. Majkowski
Stanley M. Majkowski passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at the age 58. Beloved Husband of Linda Majkowski. Loving Father of Jessica and Andrea Majkowski . Devoted Son of Katherine Majkowski. D...
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Mary Powers
Mary Powers passed away on Sunday, April 03, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Daniel J. Powers. Loving Mother of Stephen Powers and the late Kevin Powers and Mother-in-Law of Patrici...
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Robert A. Titz
Robert A. Titz passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at the age of 60. Beloved Husband of Mary Elizabeth McGinn. Loving Father of Stacy. Dear Brother of Karen LeVasseur and Brother-in-Law of Duane...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmen A. Duran
Carmen A. Duran passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the age of 90. Loving Mother of Maria Teresa Flechas. Cherished Grandmother of Oscar M. Flechas, Claudia P. Flechas and Sandra B. Flechas,...
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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.
2016-06-29 03:16:55 -0400

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.


2016-06-29 03:05:52 -0400
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said it had suspended all flights to Istanbul's main international airport on Wednesday after it was attacked by militants. "Due to last night's explosion at Ataturk Airport ... all Iranian flights are suspended until their safety and security are guaranteed," Reza Jafarzadeh, director of the public relations at Iran's Civil Aviation Organization, was quoted as saying by Fars news agency. He added that the flights might be resumed in the afternoon. (Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
2016-06-29 03:04:45 -0400