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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 446 446 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 | 80 80 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 | 80 80 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 | 80 80 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 | 92 92 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 | 206 206 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 | 207 207 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 | 203 203 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 | 233 233 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 | 229 229 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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Martin Luther honors its top winter athletes
Martin Luther School in Maspeth recently honored some of its student athletes at the annual Winter Athletic Awards assembly Special awards were presented to the following student athletes: • Varsit...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program returns to Pratt
Pratt Institute Athletics announced the re-addition of men’s and women’s soccer to its intercollegiate athletic offerings beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The revived men’s and women’s socce...
Apr 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Brotherly Bond in Brooklyn: Ponds & Dunn leave Jefferson on top
Success is better when it’s shared with the ones you love; Shamorie Ponds and Rasheem Dunn serve as no exception. The well-accomplished backcourt from Thomas Jefferson Campus in Brooklyn will gradu...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball outlook is sunny for local teams
I’ve been counting down the days until the start of the 2016 baseball season. The start of the season just by nature usually brings all sorts of excitement and anticipation, but this season feels a...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Real Greeks’ top Shamrocks
The Greek Americans made up ground in CSL Division 1 with a deserved 2-0 win over the Shamrocks at the Met Oval in Maspeth on Sunday night. A goal just before half-time gave the home side a deserve...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Asoria native joins the St. Joseph’s 100-hit club
After launching three home runs last week and becoming the 10th Bear to join the 100-hit club, senior Brian Luebcke (Astoria/Monsignor McClancy) was named the Skyline Conference Baseball Player of ...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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BK Friends coach to head women’s program
Gary Lawson has been named as head women’s soccer coach at St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn. “Gary’s dynamic coaching philosophy and development plan for the program stood out among all the nationw...
Apr 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marc's March Madness: Queens native finds redemption coaching out west
Queens native Marc Hsu played a vital role in getting California State Bakersfield their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance. In his third year as an assistant coach for the Runners, the Western ...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Final Four has got it all!
It amazes me how in life, in the world of sports, things can change in an instant. Remember two and a half weeks ago? Many pundits including yours truly had Michigan State, Kentucky and Kansas play...
Mar 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League of Queens Begins Registration
Heroes Youth Basketball League in Parks, Elmhurst, Maspeth, Middle Village
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks play league leaders to 1-1 draw
The Shamrocks have locked in fourth place going into the all-important second phase of CSL Division 1 after a day of mixed emotions. Sunday brought four wins, a draw and a loss, but that 1-1 draw a...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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March Madness: It’s Real & It’s Spectacular!
To quote my girl Taylor Swift, “Don’t say I didn’t warn you!” Last week when I tried foolishly to give specific tips for filling out your NCAA Tournament Bracket, I did admit there was a good possi...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Jefferson steals show at state champs
It was Federation weekend at the Times Union Center in Albany, and six state champions were honored over the course of three days, putting new faces at the top of the New York basketball scene. Amo...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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An idiot’s guide to the NCAA Tournament
Merry Christmas basketball fans! Thursday through Sunday are some of the most action-packed, entertaining days of the year. The NCAA Tournament is an idiot-proof system for entertainment. You can’t...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights out of NCAA tourney
The Queens College women’s basketball team fell to Bentley, 77-67, in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II East Regional over the weekend. Junior Madison Rowland led the Knights with a game-high ...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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A rebel fighter sits near a weapon in Al-Lataminah villageSome of the stolen weapons were used in a shooting in November that killed two Americans and three others at a police training facility in Amman, according to a joint investigation by the New York Times and Al Jazeera.


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People hold placards depicting hearts and couples, during a flash mob for the annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Parade in Milan, on June 25, 2016Pope Francis said that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated. Speaking to reporters at he flew back to Rome from Armenia, the pope was asked if he agreed with comments by German Cardinal Reinhard Marx that the Church needed to say sorry for the way it has treated the gay community. "We Christians have to apologise for so many things, not just for this (treatment of gay people), but we must ask for forgiveness.


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FILE - In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Prince will be honored at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 26, 2016. He was found dead at his home on April 21, 2016, in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)The Roots, Erykah Badu and Bilal kicked off the first of many Prince tributes at the BET Awards, which felt more like "The Prince Tribute Show" on Sunday.


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