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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 462 462 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 | 99 99 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 | 95 95 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 | 96 96 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 | 109 109 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 | 220 220 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 | 224 224 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 | 219 219 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 | 253 253 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?
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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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/2/16-5/8/16)
Monday, May 2 Rick Tineo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for aggravated harassment by Officer Feldman. Lazaro Robler was arrested at 60-05 54th Street for third-degree assault by Officer Taver...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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VVA Chapter 32 swears-in new board of directors
The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 is under new leadership. On Friday night, the group swore in a new board of directors at its Whitestone headquarters. Glendale resident Michael O’ Kane wi...
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Shelter in Queens would double city-led pet adoptions
New city funds only for siting & design, not operation
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/25/16-5/1/16)
Monday, Apr. 25 Michal T. Hun was arrested at Himrod Street and Grandview Avenue for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Marinacci. Tuesday, Apr. 26 Theresa M. Cassillo was arrested at 60-29...
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Officials commemorate Irish insurrection with tree dedication
Celebrating 100 years since rebellion that led to independence
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/18/16-4/24/16)
Monday, Apr. 18 Joesph Hanley was arrested at 559 Fairview Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Mancuso. Julio Barillas was arrested at 668 Grandview Avenue for criminal mischief by Detective Fr...
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Queens man allegedly attacks mosque worshipers, runs through street naked
Police believe man was possibly high on narcotics
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
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Middle Village Prep hosts annual admissions lottery
Almost 380 applications for 150 seats
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village street now honors late bishop
Led Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens for many years
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/11/16-4/17/11)
Monday, Apr. 11 Leodegario Flores was arrested at 1862 Cornelia Street for second-degree assault by Officer Ziman. Cristobal Galicia was arrested at 53-38 Metropolitan Avenue for third-degree assau...
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Verizon workers continue to man picket lines
Want communications company to negotiate new contract
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale man hit and killed on Cooper Ave.
Michael Messina was stuck while riding scooter
Apr 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police blotter (4/416-4/10/16)
Monday, Apr. 4 John Hughes was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for robbery by Detective Matat. Francisco Rugel was arrested at 70-44 66th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Marinacci. Mich...
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Cyclists taking part in the Tour de France ride up a mountain in the AlpsSaint-Lô (France) (AFP) - For the past decade doping has been a hot topic at the Tour de France but this year it will be taking a back seat to another form of cheating: technological fraud. EPO, CERA and blood doping were the villainous watchwords at the Tour over the last 10 years but now it is the scourge of technological doping which is creating a buzz. The idea had developed into something of an urban legend with many questioning whether the media were simply paranoid but then Belgian teenager Femke Van den Driessche was caught with a motorised bicycle at the Cyclo-cross world championships in Belgium in January and the bogeyman became real.


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Forty-six percent of those invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this year are women and 41 percent ethnic minoritiesAlmost half the people invited to join the organization that bestows the Oscars this year are women and almost as many people of color, the body announced in a bid to honor its vow to push for more diversity. The record 683 invitees include rising young stars such as John Boyega of "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson, Swedish Oscar winner Alicia Vikander and musician Mary J. Blige the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said in a statement. Of the class of 2016 -- which also includes Indian-Canadian director Deepa Mehta, Belgian-Kurdish filmmaker Sahim Omar Kalifa and Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami -- 283 are identified as international members representing 59 countries.


2016-06-29 21:20:31 -0400

Michael Phelps gestures after winning the men's 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. Phelps qualified for his fifth Summer Games. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps is heading back to the Olympics.


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