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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 472 472 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 107 107 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 | 117 117 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 | 229 229 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 | 234 234 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 | 229 229 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 | 262 262 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 | 252 252 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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STJ women tie program record
In the penultimate game of the 2015 regular season, the St. John’s Red Storm notched two early goals to help secure a crucial road victory, downing Villanova 2-1 at Higgins Soccer Complex. With the...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York takes center stage in Empire Showcase
There were no shortage of compelling storylines on Saturday at Belmont Park, with all eight New York-bred stakes races on Empire Showcase Day delivering memorable results, including wins by the cla...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Rugby men and women victorious in week 7
The Brooklyn Rugby men and women each came away with victories on Saturday, the men defeating Gotham Knights Rugby Club (NYC), 21-14, and the women beating Charles River Rugby Club (MA), 44-5. On t...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn men top Old Maroon, make it three straight
Women can’t match a game Burlington squad
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Murph-tober to Remember
It took the New York Mets nine long years to get back to the postseason, and boy are the making up for lost time! A thrilling victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Division Series combined wi...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gutsy game from Rocks men
The Shamrocks advanced to the next round of the Manning Cup after a fortunate and hard-fought penalty shoot win over the Irish Rovers at St. Michaels on Sunday afternoon. Santiago Rigby scored twic...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pretty N Cool makes the cross-country trip worth it
AT THE TRACK
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Brooklyn Rugby Men Defeat Rival Rockaway and Move into First Place
Following the team’s 31-0 shutout victory over Suffolk last week, the Brooklyn Rugby men came away with their biggest win of the season on Saturday with a 36-14 victory over rival Rockaway Rugby Cl...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite controversy, I’ve got no beef with Utley
As expected, the Mets first postseason appearance in nine years has a fan base revitalized. The start of the NLDS has brought a passion amongst Mets fans that I haven’t seen going back to that 2006...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Women pick up big win
Men lose first of the season
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Queens College, Rowland earn preseason honors
The Queens College women's basketball team and junior forward Madison Rowland were recognized by the Women's Division II Bulletin. The Knights earned a ranking of 11th in the WDIIB Preseason Top 25...
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Islanders drop puck on Brooklyn era
After dropping the first two of a home-and-home series with the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, the New York Islanders earned the first win of the Brooklyn era against the Winnipe...
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Berkeley men pick up their rings
The Berkeley College Men’s Basketball team shows off its championship rings at a ring ceremony on October 2. The Knights captured the college’s first-ever United States Collegiate Athletic Associat...
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Messi returns to Belmont, earns first stakes win
Rallying from last with a thrilling drive in the stretch, Gestut Brummerhof’s Messi earned his first career graded stakes victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Knickerbocker on Saturday at Belmont Park....
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Uneven weekend for Rocks
It was a historic day for the Shamrocks Legends, who recorded their first win of the season at St Michaels in Woodside on Sunday morning. Two goals from Ger Shivnan and a great strike by Eddie Gilm...
Oct 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks at a joint news conference with his French counterpart Francois Hollande at the presidential villa in AbujaNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged community leaders from the Niger Delta to pacify people in the restive southern region, which has been hit by a series of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the last few months. Nigeria, an OPEC member which was until recently Africa's biggest oil producer, relies on crude sales for around 70 percent of national income. Most of its oil comes from the impoverished swampland Delta region.


2016-07-01 02:37:16 -0400

A view of the Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeBy Carolyn Cohn LONDON (Reuters) - A Goldman Sachs executive's alleged arranging of prostitutes for himself and the brother of a decision-maker at Libya's sovereign wealth fund was completely unacceptable behaviour for an employee of the bank, the first witness called by Goldman told a court on Thursday. In a trial at London's High Court, the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) is attempting to claw back $1.2 billion from the Wall Street investment bank from nine disputed trades carried out in 2008. It also says senior Goldman Sachs executive Youssef Kabbaj gave iPods to its staff.


2016-07-01 02:35:16 -0400
DENVER (AP) — A worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research that includes toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say.
2016-07-01 02:34:44 -0400