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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 451 451 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 | 87 87 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 | 85 85 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 | 86 86 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 | 96 96 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 | 210 210 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 | 213 213 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 | 207 207 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 | 240 240 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 | 233 233 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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Cuomo needs to get tough on teacher evaluations
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Obama, Health Care and Catholics
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No money to retire – a crisis in the making
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Ticker-tape parade not what it used to be
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No money to retire – a crisis in the making
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Gary Carter, An Unfinished Life
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Forest Hills Tennis Stadium Has Local To National Merit
The legendary Forest Hills Tennis Stadium was almost sold for development, but now it is steps closer to being preserved. On January 5, 2012, the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium and Clubhouse, and othe...
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Animal personalities
I have noticed that some people love talking about animal behavior. Often, once folks learn that I work at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo and am someone who appreciates animals, the...
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Redistricting needs to be nonpartisan
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Bloomberg needs to sign parking legislation
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And Then There Were Four
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Did Cuomo steal Bloomberg's thunder?
It looks like time may be running out for the state's teachers unions and their fight against a performance evaluation system. In his budget presentation on Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined ...
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A.D.D. and People Who Don't Have It
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Will Bloomberg be the last of his kind?
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FILE - In this April 9, 2015, file photo, "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling lights the Empire State Building to mark the launch of her non-profit children's organization Lumos, in New York. Carnegie Hall will host a special benefit screening this fall of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" with some special guests, author Rowling, actor Eddie Redmayne and cast members from the film. A conversation with the cast will precede a screening of the movie Nov. 12, 2016, that will benefit Lumos Foundation USA. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Carnegie Hall will host a benefit screening this fall of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" with some special guests — author J.K. Rowling, actor Eddie Redmayne and other cast members from the film.


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Renee Bracey Sherman of Chicago, Ill. celebrates at the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 27, 2016, after the court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics .The justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics that had argued the regulations were a thinly veiled attempt to make it harder for women to get an abortion in the nation's second-most populous state. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.


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Flood survivor T.J. Parker plays with his dog, Titan, at the Ansted Baptist Church in Ansted, West Virginia, on Sunday, June 26, 2016. Parker says his home was already under water when he arrived from work Thursday. He says he and Titan then swam four blocks to safety. Along the way, he stopped to rescue an elderly man calling for help and brought him through floodwaters to a fire department. (AP Photo/Dave Morrison)ANSTED, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia(all times local):


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