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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 | 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 | 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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Peter Treanor
Peter Treanor passed away on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at the age of 54. Formerly of County Monaghan, Ireland. Beloved Husband of Theresa Treanor. Loving Father of Linda McPhillips, Steven Treanor ...
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Michael Joseph Cyran
Michael Joseph Cyran passed away on Wednesday, April 04, 2012 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of Lillian Cyran (nee Jarosz). Loving Father of Frederic, Alexander, Lawrence and Daniel and Father-i...
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Jack Lemire
Jack Lemire passed away on Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at the age of 72. He was the beloved Husband of Lorraine Lemire. Loving Father of Jack Lemire, Denise Geisperger, Jeanine Borko and Lorraine Nikol...
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Virginia Terriberry
Virginia Terriberry passed away on Sunday, April 01, 2012 at the age of 66. Place of death Somersworth, NH. Beloved Mother of the late Maria Harth. Loving Daughter of Nora Terriberry and the late J...
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Catherine M. Reinhardt
Catherine M. Reinhardt passed away March 23rd, 2012. Beloved Sister of Adelaide Nojunas. Dear Aunt of Joseph Nojunas and Wife Donna. Also survived by Grand Nieces Danielle and Amanda and Grand Neph...
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Annabelle M. Lamberti
Annabelle M. Lamberti passed away on April 7th, 2012. Beloved Mother of Michelle Lamberti and Lynn Keane. Loving Grandmother of Kevin and Stephen Keane. Funeral Mass at Transfiguration RC Church, T...
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Dorothy Cousins
Dorothy Cousins passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the age of 93. Private Cremation was held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY Interment of Cremated Rema...
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Richard Mele
Richard Mele passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the age of 64. He was the beloved soul mate of Carol. Loving Father of Maria, Anthony, Angela, and Daniel. Cherished Grandfather of Nicholas,...
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Peter Giffone
Peter Giffone passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at the age of 90. He was the beloved Husband of Caroline Giffone. Loving Father of Robert Giffone and Diane Stoehrer and Father-in-Law of Kathy...
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Anna Dowling
Anna Dowling passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late William Dowling. Loving Mother of William E. Dowling and Maryann Schembri and Mother-in-Law of Raymon...
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Dorothy C. Boland
Dorothy C. Boland passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of Nathan Boland. Loving Mother of Bruce Boland and Carol Bidne and Mother-in-Law of Patricia and...
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Martin M. Metzdorff
Martin M. Metzdorff passed away on March 23, 2012 at the age of 75. Mr. Martin was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Nee White). Devoted Father of Janet Furlong, Peter, Ga...
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Kristaq Matua
Kristaq Matua passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at the age of 61. He was the beloved Husband of Julia. Loving Father of Angela and Nancy. Cherished Son of Vangjeli. Dear Brother of Jeta and ...
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Jeanie Chan
Jeanie Chan passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at the age of 77. She was the beloved Mother of the late Michael Chan. Loving Sister of Peggy Loiacono. Cherished Aunt of Lisa, Cheryl and Micha...
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Neil Edward O’Neill
Neil Edward O’Neill, 70, died at his home in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, on February 14, 2012. A memorial mass will be held at St. Ignatius Martyr Church in Long Beach (721 West Broadway) on the mo...
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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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