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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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Over 30s take State Cup
The Shamrocks Over 30s secured the club’s first State Cup in 56 years with a superb and hard fought 4-2 victory over Baisley on Sunday. In doing so, Paddy McCarry’s Invincibles completed the season...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cole Anthony throws down monster dunk at Heroes Basketball League game
Molloy High School freshman sensation, Cole Anthony, threw down a "T-MAC all-star off the backboard" dunk at a Heroes Youth Basketball game at Frontera Park.
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ogyiri preps for big summer ahead of senior season
If you haven’t yet heard of Kevin Ogyiri, it’s about time you do. The 5-foot-10 guard from the Lefrak City section of Queens just completed his junior season at Martin Luther School in Maspeth. Wit...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phenom pulls out win over BCAC in final seconds
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Only Lebron stands in the way of Warriors immortality
Rockets coach Rudy Tomjonavich had one of the great lines after the 1995 NBA Finals when his team won back-to-back championships in a four-game sweep over the Orlando Magic. “Never underestimate th...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second life for Shamrocks
The Cosmopolitan Soccer League ruled in favor of an official protest filed by the NY Shamrock Soccer Club in relation to a recent Division 1 game at Polonia NY, opening the possibility of top fligh...
Jun 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Jersey Patch Honors The Late Miss Carol
A commemorative patch was printed on all Heroes Basketball shirts in honor of Miss Carol’s contribution to the community, and to the game of basketball.
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks, Royal Renovations pick up two victories
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Can the Dark Knight rise again?
One of my favorite lines in “The Dark Knight” is right at the end of the movie in a heart-to-heart conversation between Batman and Commissioner Gordon. As Gotham City is once again saved by the Dar...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toussaint’s ‘royal’ finish to career at Christ the King
The average high school commute is somewhere around 30-35 minutes or so for students. The average work commute isn’t too far removed, about a 25-30 minute trip. Dominique Toussaint made a two-hour ...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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League Cup win for Shamrocks Women
Two superb first half goals assured the Shamrocks Women’s team a League Cup triumph on Sunday night at Pier 40, their 2-0 defeat of NYC Sirens sealing a truly memorable league and cup double in jus...
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBA Conference Finals: A Tale of Two Series
The conference finals are upon us in the NBA and thank goodness, because so far the NBA postseason has been a total bore. Aside from the series that was just played in the second round between the ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Battle over bullet lands Felder in ‘dream school’
Lincoln High combo guard headed to South Carolina
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Rocks clinch two trophies
It was a day of mixed emotions for the New York Shamrocks. Two trophies were clinched, but relegation from the top flight of the Cosmopolitan Soccer League for the first team made for a sour note o...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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TOKYO (AP) — Japanese government says 1 Japanese rescued, 7 unaccounted for in Bangladesh restaurant attack.
2016-07-02 01:59:08 -0400

Bangladeshi army soldiers patrol a street during a rescue operation at a Dhaka restaurantBangladesh security forces ended a siege Saturday after storming a cafe in Dhaka where dozens of diners had been held captive through the night and shot dead six of the hostage-takers. Police said at least 13 hostages, including three foreigners, had been rescued after commandos took control of the cafe in the upmarket Gulshan quarter but added that there had been an unknown number of casualties. Two police officers were also killed at the start of the siege as they battled the hostage-takers who were heavily armed with explosives.


2016-07-02 01:52:08 -0400
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Saturday that one of its citizens had been shot and wounded in an attack on a restaurant in the Bangladeshi capital and then rescued. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda said the injuries were not life threatening. Seven other Japanese were eating together at the restaurant, but Japan's government has not been able to contact them, Hagiuda said. Gunmen attacked the upscale cafe in the diplomatic area of Dhaka late on Friday and had been holding about 20 hostages, before police poured into the building to try to free those stuck inside. ...
2016-07-02 01:50:24 -0400