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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 462 462 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 | 99 99 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 | 95 95 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 | 95 95 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 | 109 109 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 | 220 220 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 | 224 224 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 | 219 219 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 | 252 252 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?
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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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The Mayor's Plan on Computer Science
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Oct 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicare "Negotiation" is a Farce that Can Hurt Patients
Taxpayers are being raked over the coals by high prescription drug prices - or so says Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). Claiming that the Medicare prescription drug insurance program, known as Medicare Pa...
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City needs to step up environmental education
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Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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What I Saw At The Revolution (With a Nod to Peggy Noonan)
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What’s Good for Business is Bad for the Country
Recent polls are saying that most of the Republican’s surveyed like Donald Trump and Ben Carson because they are business people and outsiders. Be afraid, be very afraid if they ever win the office...
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Recepta gets first stakes score in G3 Noble Damsel
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Make participatory budgeting mandatory
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What Possesses Politicians To Steal?
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End 421A and Build New Sensible Public Housing
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Debunking the 5 Big Myths about WordPress
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A Harlem Reverend and the NYC Job Creation Gap
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Not the best plan, but NYCHA needs help
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Continuing What Lincoln Began
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Parade violence part of a larger issue
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Saying goodbye to a good public servant
Former Queens Councilman Al Stabile was laid to rest last week. For those of us who knew him, Al was a larger-than-life personality. From when I first met him when I was Little Leaguer in the early...
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A customer adds sugar to a cup of cappucino coffee with images of incoming President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and Vice-President-elect Leni Robredo at a Costa Coffee shop, a day before Duterte and Robredo assume office, in Taguig city, Metro ManilaBy Neil Jerome Morales and Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - There will be no fancy 'vin d'honneur' at Rodrigo Duterte's inauguration as president of the Philippines on Thursday, just simple fare at a low-key event. It's not going to be champagne bottles popping and cheese," incoming Communications Minister Martin Andanar told Reuters on the eve of the ceremony. Andanar said that instead of being driven around in the president's limousine, a bullet-proof Mercedes, Duterte wants to travel in a pick-up truck.


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FILE - In this April 22, 2015, file photo, Sidney Levy speaks during an interview, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The chief organizer of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of the Zika virus. Sidney Levy, CEO of the Rio Organizing Committee, said Tuesday, June 28, 2016, the plan is to have 85,000 security personnel on the streets to keep athletes and visitors from harm. He calls the biggest fear a lone wolf attacker. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio):


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FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, a sign warning of extreme heat is seen on a trailhead at Piestewa Peak in Phoenix. Thirty-one of the country’s top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is real, a problem and something needs to be done about it. The science groups, which represent millions of scientists, sent the letter Tuesday, June 28, 2016, saying the severity of climate change is increasing and will get worse faster in coming decades. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)PHOENIX (AP) — The city of Phoenix is considering closing its popular hiking and biking trails when temperatures get dangerously high in an effort to prevent heat deaths and injuries.


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