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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 453 453 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 | 89 89 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 | 86 86 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 | 87 87 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 | 97 97 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 | 211 211 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 | 215 215 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 | 209 209 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 | 241 241 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 | 234 234 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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Catherine Martin
RIP Beloved Mother Catherine Martin 5 years in God’s care 10-24-06. Beloved Best Friend Joanne Mullin 4-22-11. Irene won a Gold Medal at the Huntsman Senior World Series in Utah. We look at the nig...
Oct 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wladyslaw Gamonski
Wladyslaw Gamonski passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the age of 94. He was the beloved Husband of Martha Gamonski. Loving Father of Henry M. Gamonski and Father-in-Law of Theresa. Cherish...
Oct 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary T. Duignan
Mary T. Duignan passed away on Sunday, October 09, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Daughter of the late Mary and Patrick Duignan. Loving Sister of the late Thomas and Catherine and Siste...
Oct 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen S. Grunwald
Helen S. Grunwald passed away on Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Wife of Stephen K. Grunwald. Loving Mother of Jeanette Stewart, Teddy Grunwald and the late Stephe...
Oct 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dolinda M. Bleuzen
Dolinda M. Bleuzen passed away on Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at the age of 85. She was the beloved Wife of the late Yves F. Bleuzen. Loving Mother of George Bleuzen and Mother-in-Law of Virginia. ...
Oct 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florence Gesualdi
Florence Gesualdi passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2001 at the age of 84. She was the loving Mother John Gesualdi and Thomas Gesualdi and Mother-in-Law of Mildlred and Renee. Cherished Grandm...
Sep 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jola Gawrych
Jola Gawrych passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011 at the age of 50. She was the beloved Wife of Zbigniew Gawrych.Loving Mother of Kamila and Karol. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Holy...
Sep 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theresa Hamilton
Theresa Hamilton passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011 at the age of 60. She was the beloved Wife of John Hamilton. Dear sister of Sr. Frances Karovic and Frank S. Karovic and Sister-in-Law of ...
Sep 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria E. Aguayo
Maria E. Aguayo passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at the age of 77. She was the beloved Mother of Wilfredo Rodriguez, Israel Garcia and the late Awilda Burgos, Rafael Garcia and Maritza ...
Sep 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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John J. Walsh
John J. Walsh passed away on September 12, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of the late Catherine. Loving Father of John (Mary Lou) MaryAnn (George) Clarke. Cherished Grandfather o...
Sep 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rolando Cassetta
Rolando Cassetta passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of Giovanna Cassetta. Loving Father of Angela Urbano, Bernadette Ackerman and Antonio Casse...
Sep 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Fosorile
Helen Fosorile passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Michael Fosorile. Loving Mother of Marry Ann Wilde and Thomas Fosorile and Mother-...
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Carmela Baricevich
Carmela Baricevich, Wife of the late John Baricevich. Formely of Maspeth moved to South Windsor, Connecticut 14 years ago-passed away 9-10-11 at the age of 97. She is survived by her Children, Gran...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joan Venneri
Joan Venneri of Ridgewood passed away on September 8, 2011 at the age of 73. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Michael Frick, Maryanne, Colleen Frick and Frankie. Dear S...
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Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch)
Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch) passed away on August 30, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward. Devoted Mother of Kevin and Deirdre Willin. Beloved Grandmother of ...
Sep 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) shut down the Post newspaper last week, demanding $6 million in unpaid taxes but the newspaper accused the authorities of trying to silence it, and claimed the outstanding bill was part of a court dispute. Tax officials have not commented on the matter, but Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday defended the ZRA's action, saying it did so to recoup unpaid taxes. On Tuesday, the Post's managing editor Joan Chirwa said police arrested its editor-in-chief Fred Mmembe, his wife Mutinta and deputy managing editor Joseph Mwenda late on Monday.
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File photo of VW sign outside a Volkswagen dealership in LondonBy David Shepardson and Joel Schectman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG has agreed to pay more than $15.3 billion in a settlement with U.S. regulators over pollution caused by its diesel vehicles, according to a source briefed on the matter. The settlement stems from VW's admission in September that it intentionally misled regulators by installing secret software that allowed U.S. vehicles to emit up to 40 times legally allowable pollution. The Justice Department filed a proposed consent decree that confirms VW will set aside $10.033 billion to cover buybacks and fixes, $2 billion to invest in green energy funds and $2.7 billion to offset diesel emissions.


2016-06-28 09:11:59 -0400

Britain's Prime Minister Cameron and EU Commission President Juncker arrive at EU Summit in BrusselsBy Michael Holden and Elizabeth Piper LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders told Britain on Tuesday to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union, a move the IMF said could put pressure on global growth. British finance minister George Osborne, whose attempt to calm markets fell on deaf ears on Monday, said the country would have to cut spending and raise taxes to stabilize the economy after a third credit ratings agency downgraded its debt. European countries are particularly worried about the impact on the rest of the EU of the uncertainty created by Britain's vote to leave, with little idea of when, or even if, the country will formally declare it is quitting.


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