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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 454 454 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 | 90 90 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 | 87 87 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 | 88 88 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 | 98 98 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 | 212 212 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 | 216 216 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 | 210 210 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 | 242 242 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 | 235 235 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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Free community college is a good idea
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Classrooms Need to Power Down, Not Up
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No Term Limits for Community Board Members
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Decisions On Staten Island
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SBA Elevates Millennial Entrepreneurs in 2015
Millennials born between 1980 and the mid-2000’s, are the largest generation in the U.S. and represented one-third of the total U.S. population in 2013. They are a technologically connected and div...
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Time for city's leaders to act like leaders
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A Little Gas Pain We Can Live With
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The city needs its Finest to face forward
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Sony Shares Blame in North Korea Mess
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Any sunnyside Development Needs Community Input
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Hug A Cop Today
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Despite PBA reaction, de Blasio was fair
This week, we saw a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge turn violent when six protesters allegedly assaulted two NYPD lieutenants who were trying to apprehend a man who was attempting to throw a garbage...
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There aren't many like Herman Badillo
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I Love Loosies and the People Who Sell Them
The cops who ganged up on Eric Garner, got him into a chokehold, and mashed his face into the sidewalk didn’t intend to kill him. They intended only to show him who’s boss on the streets of Staten ...
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Body cameras a good start
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By Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) - More than 1,000 protesters rallied in central London's Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their opposition to Britain's leaving the European Union, after a demonstration planned earlier was called off on safety grounds because too many people wanted to attend. London voted in favor of remaining in the EU in last Thursday's referendum, but 52 percent of Britons overall cast ballots in favor of leaving. An event organized on Facebook under the initial banner "London Stays" but changed to "Stand Together" was called off when around 50,000 people said they would attend, exceeding the safe capacity of the square close to the Houses of Parliament.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, looks at UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during a joint press conference in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool Photo via AP)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following two days of clashes with Palestinians at the site.


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FILE - In this June 10, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up while addressing the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Conference in Washington. Trump will deliver a speech outlining his trade policies on June 28, a speech that is sure to underscore the stark differences between his approach and that of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton when it comes to handling the economy. Trump favors big tax cuts that mainly would help the rich. Clinton wants to boost taxes on high earners. Clinton wants to raise the minimum wage nationwide. Trump favors leaving it to the states (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump laid out economic ideas in a speech in Pennsylvania on Tuesday that did not always deal squarely with economic realities. A look at some of his statements and how they compare with the facts:


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