blog roll
our featured bloggers
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 436 436 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 | 69 69 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 | 70 70 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 | 71 71 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 | 81 81 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 | 197 197 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 | 195 195 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 | 193 193 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 | 224 224 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 | 222 222 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...

more blogs

opinion
Is rufus King worthy of a statue?
In the heart of Jamaica within King Park lies the remains of a gentleman’s farm and the restored and preserved grand home of Rufus King. A framer of the U.S. Constitution, Rufus King was an early U...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Time to 'open' New York's primaries
IN OUR OPINION
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Time to change the culture in Albany
Op-Ed
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cultural groups a bridge for city diverse populations
Op-Ed
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
ObamaCare - The Factors that Drive Premiums
EXPERT ADVICE
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Speed cameras annoying, but they save lives
IN OUR OPINION
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Renting vs. Selling
EXPERT ADVICE
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Independents Deserve the Right to Vote in Primary
We want to vote for Senator Bernie Sanders in the presidential primary taking place in New York on April 19, but we cannot. New York State election laws violate our voting rights by not allowing us...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Proposed Oil Tax Would Cripple Economy
Americans today are relieved to be paying less than $2 for a gallon of gas. President Obama, though, thinks that's just not enough. In his recent budget request to Congress, the president proposed ...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tests a bad way to measure student succes
Tests wrong way to gauge school success Across New York City, third-grade children are taking assessment tests that have caused a great deal of anxiety for students, teachers, administrators, paren...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Participate in pure democracy this weekend
IN OUR OPINION
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City Council amendments make mayor's zoning plan better
Op-Ed
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nonsense at the Exit Polls
Op-Ed
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Health coaching at home
EXPERT ADVICE
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Don't force affordable housing
IN OUR OPINION
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Racing Metro 92 flyhalf Dan Carter kicks during the French Top14 final against Toulon, in Barcelona on June 24, 2016Racing 92 clinched their first French Top 14 title in 26 years on Friday when they shrugged off having to play an hour with 14 men to defeat Toulon 29-21 in a thrilling final. "It is the most special season of my life," said man-of-the-match Carter who arrived in France having helped the All Blacks to the 2015 World Cup. Toulon's English full-back Delon Armitage blasted his team's indiscipline.


2016-06-24 18:12:16 -0400

Jimmy Scott gets a hug from Anna May Watson, left, as they clean up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Friday, June 24, 2016. Scott lost his home to the flood and a fire that consumed his and the homes of several relatives. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 20 people — Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to the attic with two dogs and a cat and waited. She smelled natural gas.


2016-06-24 18:11:08 -0400

This undated photo provided by the Seattle Storm shows the shoes Breanna Stewart wore June 16, 2016, in the Storm's game against the Dallas Wings. In tribute to the 49 people killed in the June 12, 2016, shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Stewart wrote the victims' names on her shoes along with the phrases "Orlando United" and "#Enough." Stewart is planning a similar tribute on her shoes during her WNBA team's Pride Tipoff Night on Friday, June 24, 2016, and both pairs of shoes will be auctioned to benefit the OneOrlando fund. (Kimberly Veale/Seattle Storm via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart took the time before the Seattle Storm's game Friday night to write the names of the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting on her colorful shoes.


2016-06-24 18:10:12 -0400