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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 472 472 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 107 107 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 | 117 117 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 | 229 229 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 | 234 234 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 | 229 229 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 | 262 262 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 | 252 252 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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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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Michael J. Koslow
Michael J. Koslow passed away on Saturday, September 03, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Joan T. Koslow. Loving Father of Denise Casey and Michael Koslow and Father-in-Law of K...
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In Loving Memory of Helen and Joseph Flaherty
On September 4, 2011 Helen and Joseph Flaherty celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary together in Heaven. Our lives are forever changed since you are gone. A day does not go by that you aren’t in...
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michelina Cangiano
Michelina Cangiano passed away on Monday, August 15, 2011 at the age of 62. She was the beloved Sister of Theresa Jampol and Sister-in-Law of Phillip. Cherished Aunt of Nicole and Rob, Gabrielle an...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gladys L. Lee
Gladys L. Lee passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of the late Raymond C. Lee. Loving Mother of Raymond, Kim, Christopher, Cherri and Matthew and Mothe...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luke Lennard Chance
In Memory of Luke Lennard Chance of South Ozone Park On August 20, 2011 The Third Anniversary of his passing. He is remembered by his beloved wife Jocelyn, children Lee, Sean, Lisa and Dale, and gr...
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Babara R. Keehner
Babara R. Keehner passed away on August 9, 2011. She was the devoted Mother of Scott. Mother-in-Law of Stacy. Loving Daughter of Eileen Hoffmeyer. Dear Grandmother of Brittany and Madison, also sur...
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
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Margarete Harasym
Margarete Harasym passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 81. She was the Beloved Wife of George. Loving Mother of Melanie and the late Leslie. Dear Sister of Hilde, Lisel, Lanne, B...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louis S. Ferrara
Louis S. Ferrara passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of Rosalie. Loving Father of James Ferrara and Mary Lou Botto. Cherished Grandfather of Thoma...
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James E. Duddy
James E. Duddy passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of Constance. Loving Father of Dennis Duddy, Maureen Duddy, Brian Duddy, James Duddy Jr. , Maryanne ...
Aug 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larry Forgione
Larry Forgione passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the age of 97. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Jim Forgione, Lucille Hoell, Rosalie Greer and Robert Forgi...
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Namibia has halted ties with two North Korean state-run companies, that had built a munitions factory and were involved in projects for its military, to comply with U.N. sanctions on Pyongyang, Namibian media and the South Korean government said. The Namibian government has terminated services of Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation and Mansudae Overseas Projects, The Namibian, a daily newspaper reported on Thursday. Namibia is one of a dwindling number of Cold War-era friends the isolated North Korea is managing to maintain.
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, France's Florent Pietrus, center, talks to Boris Diaw, right, and Nicolas Batum during the Basketball World Cup Round of 16 match between Croatia and France in Madrid. Serbia and France are good enough to win medals in Olympic men's basketball. First they have to get there. The final three spots in the 12-team field are on the line in the three Olympic Qualifying Tournaments that begin Tuesday, when Serbia and France, who won silver and bronze two years ago in the Basketball World Cup, will try to earn berths after falling short last summer. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)Serbia and France are good enough to win men's basketball medals at the Olympics. First, they have to get there.


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UN peacekeepers patrol in their vehicle during Liberia's presidential election run-off, along a street in MonroviaBy Alphonso Toweh MONROVIA (Reuters) - A U.N. peacekeeping mission that was sent to Liberia in 2003 to restore order after two brutal civil wars withdrew on Thursday, beginning a new phase of self-reliance for the impoverished West African country. Liberia has relied heavily on the mission of 15,000 U.N. troops, known as UNMIL, which had been winding down for several months before control was officially handed over to domestic forces on Thursday. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf told Reuters much had been done to prepare for the transition, but that more was still needed.


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