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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 474 474 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 | 112 112 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 | 106 106 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 | 110 110 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 | 118 118 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 | 231 231 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 | 237 237 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 | 232 232 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 | 264 264 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 | 254 254 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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Pena’s hot fourth quarter leads Paint Folks to victory
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Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reyes returns ‘home,’ owns actions in domestic dispute
The Brooklyn Cyclones had a game against the Hudson Valley Renegades, but the star of the show was a former New York Met great who endured a troublesome period in his life and embarked on a journey...
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Mets, Knicks on same page
It’s very rare that a New York team in both baseball and basketball will have exactly the same idea when it comes to a move that each were able to make within a week. I guess Sandy Alderson and Phi...
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Kearney track stars shine
Members of the Bishop Kearney High School track team competed in the 2016 Intersectional Championship/CHSAA state championship at Icahn Stadium. Graduating senior Jackie Gallagher finished third in...
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Hundreds compete to fill 80 Open ballperson spots
Hand-eye coordination and quick feet were put to the test last week. U.S. Open officials held the 2016 U.S. Open ballperson tryouts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing o...
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Heroes Youth Basketball League CHAMPIONSHIP Schedule - TUESDAY, June 28
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Phenom NYC improves to 7-1 headed into playoffs
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Cyclones eye playoff return
Hits have been hard to come by for the Brooklyn Cyclones. After suffering a 3-2 defeat in a 20-inning marathon against the Staten Island Yankees on opening night, the Cyclones then traveled from th...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleveland is Believe-land!
About three weeks ago, I wrote a column previewing this year’s NBA Finals. I’m not sure of the exact quote, but the general thesis was that Lebron James was the only man standing in the way of the ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mixed feelings on Yanks
Next two weeks will decide the future of this current squad
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creator edges out Destin in Belmont Stakes
Bobby Flay buys into winner just days before race
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Phenom NYC picks up two, improves to 7-1 on season
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Paint Folks pick up two big wins in 14&U Division
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CTK football sends off nine college-bound athletes
This past fall, the Christ the King football squad enjoyed their most successful season in years. The Royals finished 10-1, with their lone defeat coming in the Catholic League Championship to Xavi...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee
Some may be wondering how a 28-year-old sports radio talk-show host could properly pay tribute to a man they’ve never seen fight before, but it’s pretty easy when you’re talking about one of the mo...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top Wisconsin Republicans with significant roles in this month's GOP national convention are splitting with their state's highest profile politicians, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Gov. Scott Walker, in an internal fight over how delegates should vote at the gathering.
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Assault rifles are displayed during the NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits in PhoenixBy David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday introduced a measure intended to prevent gun sales to people on government watch lists, only to draw demands from Democrats for stronger proposals and a warning of possible new protests. A week after Democrats ended a 25-hour sit-in on the House floor to call for gun legislation after the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican, said lawmakers will vote next week on a measure giving government authorities three days to convince a judge that someone on a terrorism watch list should not be allowed to obtain a firearm. "It is a responsible measure that confronts this threat while protecting the rights of law-abiding citizens," House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement.


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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appear together at a fundraising event in LawrencevilleBy Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican stalwarts Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie are at the top of Donald Trump's short list to be his vice presidential running mate, sources said, but the real estate developer is casting a wide net that also includes several U.S. senators and other governors. With less than three weeks to go until he is formally nominated at the Republican National Convention as the party's candidate in the Nov. 8 election, Trump's search for a No. 2 has intensified. Other names to watch include three U.S. senators, Bob Corker of Tennessee, Joni Ernst of Iowa and Jeff Sessions of Alabama, and two other governors, Mike Pence of Indiana and Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, Republicans close to the campaign said this week.


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