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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 446 446 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 | 79 79 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 | 80 80 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 | 80 80 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 | 92 92 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 | 206 206 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 | 207 207 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 | 203 203 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 | 233 233 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 | 229 229 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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Richard J. Bruntrop
Richard J. Bruntrop passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Martha Bruntrop. Cremation Service was held on Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Fresh Pond Crema...
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Raymond A. Velez
Raymond A. Velez passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 54. Beloved Husband of Patricia Horn-Velez. Cherished Son of Martha and the late Edward Velez. Dear Brother of Edward Velez. Al...
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Phyllis A. LaPollo
Phyllis A. LaPollo passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Sister of Robert J. LaPollo. Also survived by numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Mass of Chris...
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Josephine Quay
Josephine Quay passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Quay. Loving Mother of William Quay and the late Frank J. Quay and Eileen Warmbold. Dear Sist...
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Rocco Volpe
Rocco Volpe passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Antoinette Volpe. Loving Father of Maria & Paul Cresci and Michael & Madeline Volpe. Cherished Grandfa...
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Joseph Auriemma
Joseph Auriemma passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Mary Auriemma. Loving Father of Sandra Rosiak, Paul Auriemma, Denise D’Agostino and Diane Auriemma and Fath...
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Martha Gamonski
Martha Gamonski passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Wladyslaw. Loving Mother of Henry and Walter, and mother-in-Law of Theresa. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Dennis R. DeLuca
Dennis R. DeLuca passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 62. Dear Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Danielle, Deanna, and Lauren Zito. Cherished Grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella, a...
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Ralph J. Landolfi
Ralph J. Landolfi (Retired Funeral Director) passed away Monday, June 29th, 2015 at the age of seventy six years. Beloved Husband of Gladys (nee Kodis). Loving Father of Marilyn Faroni and Susan Sc...
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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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Eleanor D. Lanigan
Eleanor D. Lanigan passed away on Thursday, July 09, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of Edward Lanigan. Loving Mother of Kathleen Cardillo, Susan Weeks, Mary Ellen Michel, Patti Fabio, Richard ...
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Thomas A. Ripley
Thomas A. Ripley of Manhasset died peacefully at home on July 2, 2015. Beloved husband of Lorraine, loving father of Kim and Lynn. Cherished grandfather of Thomas, Karyn, Mary, Lauren, Kayley and J...
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Maria Barbulescu
Maria Barbulescu passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015 at the age of 68. Beloved Mother of Simona Barbulescu and Daniela Rea. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday July 3, 20...
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Vito N. Montano
Vito N. Montano passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Aldina Montano. Loving Father of Ronald Montano and Diane Montano. Dear Brother of Anthony Montano. Mr. Mon...
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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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Swimmers train at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Saturday, June 25, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chase Kalisz is the leading qualifier in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.


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Kelly Vaughan looks over flood damaged belongings in her fathers home as they clean up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Friday, June 24, 2016. There were several fatalities around the state. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):


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A member of Iraqi counterterrorism forces gestures in FallujaBy Ahmed Rasheed FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday and the general commanding the operation declared the battle over after nearly five weeks of fighting. Iraqi forces reached the center of Falluja last week but militants remained holed up in some parts of the city west of Baghdad, including in its Golan district, which Iraqi forces retook on Sunday. The assault is part of a wider offensive by Iraqi forces against Islamic State militants who seized swathes of territory in 2014 but are now being driven back by an array of forces backed by a U.S.-led coalition.


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