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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 468 468 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 | 105 105 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 | 100 100 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 | 103 103 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 | 114 114 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 | 225 225 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 | 230 230 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 | 225 225 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 | 258 258 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 | 249 249 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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Santana makes rehab start in Brooklyn
Expected to rejoin Mets on Saturday
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three SJU golfers headed to top tourneys
The St. John’s men’s and women’s golf teams will both be represented at the premier amateur golf championships in the country, as junior Harin Lee is competing in the U.S. Women’s Amateur Champions...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citi Field gets ready for Chile/Ecuador soccer match
Mets Executive Dave Howard was joined at Citi Field by Assemblyman Francisco Moya, General Consulate of Chile Julio Fiol, and Consulate of Ecuador Jorge Lopez to promote an upcoming soccer match be...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gotham All-Stars take down Pittsburgh
Roller derby action returns to Brooklyn
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball Scores & Notes
21 & Under Division
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Machado is a Rocket
Queens native signs with Houston
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinez/Chavez weigh-in gets chippy
ANGLE OF THE WEEK
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soccer returning to Citi Field
The New York Mets announced last week that the Ecuadorian national soccer team will return to Citi Field to play its South American rival Chile on Wednesday, August 15, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jammers sweep Cyclones
The Brooklyn Cyclones lost again on Monday, July 9, as the Jamestown Jammers completed a sweep at MCU Park. In the 5-2 loss, it was the Cyclone bullpen that proved to be shaky. Hansel Robels, the C...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Championship Results
The Heroes Basketball League held their annual championship games at Monsignor McClancy High School last Tuesday, July 3. Here are the results: League Presented by POWERADE Sponsored by Arby's & We...
Jul 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Slam lifts Cyclones
Grand Slam Win For The Cyclones The Cyclones started putting in work early on Saturday night, scoring two runs in the first inning. After a sharp line out by Juan Gamboa to lead off the inning, Dim...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Scores & Notes
Arby's 20 Mt. Carmel 14 In the 21 & Under Boy’s Division, Arby’s beat Mt. Carmel by a final score of 20 to 14 rain-shortened game. The high scorers for Arby’s were Eric Rios with 5 points and Brand...
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Tranquility nips Dragons in Heroes title game
A technical foul and a steal in the last 30 seconds of regulation allowed Tranquility to force overtime in a Heroes League championship game Thursday night. Tranquility, who trailed by as many as 1...
Jul 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball 21 & Under Schedule: August 9 - 17
Games played through August Thursday & Friday nights at Crowley Park
Jun 10, 2012 | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inaugural McCarren 5K benefits a good cause
Close to 200 people participated in the first-ever McCarren Park 5K Fun Run/Walk this past Saturday morning. Hosted by St. Nick's Alliance, School Settlement Association, and NYC Runs. The event be...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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This photo provided by NBC and HD Studio shows NBC's daytime and late night set for the Rio Olympics located on Copacabana Beach in Rio. NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality programming during the Rio Olympics in August, but only to users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset. (HD Studio/Courtesy of NBC via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there's another test underway as well: How well can virtual reality capture sporting events?


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By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkey defied pressure from the European Union on Thursday to amend its anti-terrorism laws, saying that a suicide bomb attack at Istanbul airport this week that killed 42 people provided further vindication of its tough stance. The EU repeated that Turkey should modify its anti-terrorism laws, saying they limit freedom of expression and allow arrests of rights activists. Ankara showed no sign of budging.
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A study has found that the September ozone hole over the Antarctic has shrunk by 1.5 million square miles, signaling good news for the environmentThe hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctic has begun to shrink, signaling good news for the environment decades after an international accord to phase out certain pollutants, researchers said Thursday. The study found that the ozone hole had shrunk by 1.5 million square miles (four million square kilometers) -- an area about the size of India -- since 2000. Most of the world signed on to the Montreal Protocol in 1987, which banned the use of CFCs.


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