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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 471 471 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 | 109 109 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 | 104 104 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 | 105 105 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 | 116 116 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 | 227 227 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 | 233 233 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 | 227 227 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 | 261 261 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 | 251 251 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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Diversifying with mutual funds
If you like to watch the talking heads on business channels, PBS and other outlets, you’ve probably heard them wax eloquent on the virtues of diversification. Guess what? They are right. About dive...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Fiscal Reality Facing Local Communities
When Detroit, once one of America’s largest cities and industrial engines, files for bankruptcy to resolve its fiscal woes, it gets people talking. And now, a brighter spotlight has been placed on ...
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Vallone is our choice for Queens borough president
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Aug 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will Sandy’s legacy be a safer NYC?
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Vallone the Best Choice for Queens Borough President
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Special Needs Estate Planning
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Legalize it, don't criminalize it
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CBS finds new ways to stick it to TWC customers
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Rest in Peace: Remembering Bill Lynch
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Are you watching the watchers?
Who are you entrusting to watch the people that matter most to you? A babysitter, home aide or a nursing home? Every day we see a new story on child abuse, elderly abuse, neglect, endangerment and ...
Aug 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Better ways to raise wages in NYC
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Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Weiner Isn't Going Anywhere Soon
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Why Invest in Mutual Funds?
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Trying Teens as Adults Is Absurd
It is dismaying that, in the 21st century, New York still treats 16- and 17-year-olds as adults before the law. For certain serious crimes, our state actually prosecutes children as young as 13 as ...
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Stuck in the outer boroughs
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say their breath test machines have been recalibrated and returned to service after discovering they were improperly calibrated.
2016-07-01 02:15:39 -0400

In this April 28, 2016, photo, villagers bury dead fish on a beach in Quang Binh, Vietnam. Vietnam's government announced Thursday, June 30, 2016, that Taiwan's Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corp. was responsible for an estimated 70 tons of dead fish that began washing ashore along more than 200 kilometers (125 miles) of coastline in four central provinces in early April. The company has pledged to pay $500 million in compensation.(Vo Thi Dung/VNA via AP)HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's government said toxic discharges from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant were responsible for massive fish deaths that have decimated tourism and fishing in four provinces and highlighted the risks of rapid growth in foreign investment.


2016-07-01 02:15:39 -0400

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jason Hammel throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)A look at what's happening all around the majors today:


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