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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 478 478 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 | 114 114 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 | 110 110 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 | 112 112 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 | 121 121 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 | 233 233 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 | 239 239 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 | 235 235 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 | 267 267 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 | 256 256 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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St. John’s alum helps US win fifth medal
Plus, soccer alums help Red Bulls and Thompson heads to Germany
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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COLUMN: It’s The Lineup, Stupid!
Hopefully for the sake of all of the Met fans out there, the team will actually take my advice as opposed to the New York Yankees, who already sent down my guy Rob Refsynder, who had me waxing poet...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Successful weekend for Brookyn
The men and women of Brooklyn Rugby Club completed another successful weekend at the New Jersey 7s tournament in Monmouth Junction on Saturday. The women earned hardware for the second consecutive ...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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COLUMN: The Kid Is All Right!
Weekend before the All-Star Break, Yankees-Red Sox. Fenway Park. You can’t ask for a better setting and a better place to make your major league debut. I was so excited to hear on Friday night that...
Jul 15, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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1st & 2nd place finish in Hell Gate for Brooklyn Rugby
The third leg of the Empire Rugby Sevens Series, the Hell Gate Sevens Tournament, was contested this weekend at Randall’s Island, and both the men and women of Brooklyn Rugby Club faired very well....
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Women aren’t the only soccer champs in NYC
The St. Anastasia Girls’ Pee Wee soccer team finished first place in their division with a 5-1-2 record, and then the team from Douglaston went on to win the Spring Brooklyn-Queens Diocesan Champio...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Soccer first women’s team honored with parade
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Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB loses with A-Rod snub
I’ll admit it, I’m still a sucker for the All-Star Game. Since I was a little kid, it’s one of those events right in the middle of summer featuring the best of what the game of baseball has to offe...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy baseball finishes third in CHSAA playoffs
The McClancy Crusaders baseball team finished 2nd in the regular season and were rated as high as 6th in the CHSAA AA league before opening the playoffs with division rival St. Francis Prep. The be...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Crowns 2015 Champs
The 28th Championship games for the Heroes Youth Basketball League were played Wednesday evening, July 1, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst, and the atmosphere was electri...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds vie for chance to fetch balls at US Open
Two months before tennis fans flock to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for this year’s U.S. Open, more than 400 people descended on the USTA’s Billie Jean King Tennis Center last week for the annual b...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the Knicks, It’s a Wing and a Porzingis...Good Grief.
After last Thursday’s draft came to a close, I was sitting alone in the WFAN studios getting ready for my Friday edition of JJ After Dark. I was able to reminisce a little bit, only a couple of mon...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crazed Dogs pick up overtime win vs. Express
HEROES SCORES & NOTES (6/22-6/26)
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Kearney honors its outstanding student athletes
Bishop Kearney High School honored its student athletes as its recent annual Sports Awards Dinner. The cross-country team won the Brooklyn/Queens championship, with Lisa Fajardo winning the CHSAA c...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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2015 Heroes Basketball Championship Games Schedule - For Wednesday July 1
The Championships For the Heroes Youth Basketball League is set for this coming Wednesday evening, July 1 2015, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst Queens. Games start at 5:...
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this March 12, 2012 file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her mobile phone after her address to the Security Council at United Nations headquarters. An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton’s efforts to convince voters to place their trust in her, highlighting perhaps her biggest vulnerability. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton's efforts to convince voters to place their trust in her, highlighting perhaps her biggest vulnerability.


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Michael Bruno, vice chancellor for research at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, talks to reporters Friday, July 1, 2016, in Honolulu. A laboratory explosion at the University of Hawaii that resulted in a researcher losing her arm was likely caused by static electricity, according to an independent investigation. The University of California Center for Laboratory Safety, which handled the investigation, released its results Friday. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)HONOLULU (AP) — A laboratory explosion at the University of Hawaii that resulted in a researcher losing her arm was likely caused by static electricity, according to an independent investigation.


2016-07-02 02:29:57 -0400
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police struggled to adequately investigate use-of-force cases amid a mostly failed review system for holding officers accountable, while the department's SWAT units showed improvement in de-escalating standoffs and other high-stress situations, a court-appointed monitor's report said.
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