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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 469 469 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 | 106 106 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 | 101 101 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 | 104 104 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 | 115 115 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 | 226 226 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 | 231 231 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 | 226 226 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 | 259 259 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 | 250 250 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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John M. Paprociki
John M. Paprociki passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the age of 64 years. Beloved Husband of Krystyna and her children Kathy and Richard Matuszewski and grandchildren Veronica, Maximill...
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Raymond R. Augustin
Raymond R. Augustin passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Francesca Augustin. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 17...
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Margaret Mary Penn
Margaret Mary Penn passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 66. Beloved Wife of Victor A. Penn. Loving Mother of Michael & Juliette Penn. Cherished Nanna of Gabriella and Grace. Dear ...
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Lillian P. Wasukevich
Lillian P. Wasukevich passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of Nicholas Wasukevich. Loving Mother of Donna Kennedy. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and f...
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Joseph P. Succoso
Joseph P. Succoso passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Husband of the late Florence Succoso. Loving Father of Janet Wright(Brian), Marian Succoso and the late Grace S...
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Antoinette Sima
Antoinette Sima passed away on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Sima. Loving Mother of Al Sima and John Sima. Cherished Grandmother of Vincent and the la...
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Domenico DiColandrea
Domenico DiColandrea passed away on Thursday, February 04, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved Husband of the late Margherita DiColandrea. Loving Father of Maria Krasevic, Domenick DiColandrea and Antho...
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Michelle Brinez
Michelle Brinez passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of Marco A. Huerta. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Saturday 13, 2016 10:00 AM Cremat...
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Joan Marciante
Joan Marciante passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved Wife of the late Pellegrino Marciante. Loving Mother of Michele Cinnamo, Michael Marciante and the late Maryann Ma...
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James A. Voketaitis
James A. Voketaitis passed away on Tuesday, February 09, 2016 at the age of 67. Beloved Sweetheart of Iris S. Gretano. Loving Brother of Eleanor Voket Kempin. Cherished Uncle of Michael and Jason. ...
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Ramon Perez
Ramon Perez passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of Juana Perez. Loving Father of Jenny Sanchez, Margie Vargas, Raymond Perez, Evette Santana and Freddy Perez....
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Caroline Giffone
Caroline Giffone passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Peter Giffone. Loving Mother of Robert Giffone and Diane Stoehrer and Mother-in-Law of Kathy a...
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Edna “Jerry” Graver
Edna “Jerry” Graver passed away on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved mother of David (Yogi) Graver, mother-in-law of Laura, Cherished grandmother of Jenny & Jose, Stephanie, Cassi...
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Virginia Zapata
Virginia Zapata passed away on Friday, February 05, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Ramon Zapata. Loving Mother of Mirna Rodriguez and Judith Zapata. Cherished Grandmother of Lope, ...
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Joan C. Dougherty
Joan C. Dougherty passed away on Wednesday, February 03, 2016 at the age of 72. Beloved Wife of Daniel P. Dougherty. Loving Sister of the late Henry Timmerman. Cherished Aunt of Joyce, Henry, Kurt,...
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Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois' new fiscal year begins Friday. That's when billions in patchwork spending that lawmakers approved for the current fiscal year, including money for K-12 education, will expire. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers approved a partial spending plan Thursday that would ensure schools stay open another year and give colleges and human service programs funding for six months, a rare bipartisan accomplishment but one that won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget.


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Cammile Adams swims in a women's 200-meter butterfly semifinal at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio):


2016-06-30 20:52:24 -0400

Apple is interested in using rival music streaming service Tidal to beef-up its own year-old steaming service Apple Music, the Wall Street Journal saidApple is exploring the purchase of rival music streaming service Tidal, which is run by rap star Jay-Z, the Wall Street Journal reported. The paper said Apple is interested in using the company to beef-up its own year-old steaming service Apple Music. Talks between the companies are ongoing and might not result in a tie-up, the Journal said, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.


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