blog roll
our featured bloggers
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 436 436 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 | 69 69 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 | 71 71 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 | 71 71 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 | 81 81 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 | 198 198 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 | 196 196 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 | 194 194 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 | 224 224 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 | 222 222 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...

more blogs

news
Gibbons family gets their say at sentencing
Crowley urges passage of bill to strengthen penalty for leaving an accident
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/30/2012-5/6/2012
Monday, Apr. 30 Maciej Gorski was arrested at 10-42 Seneca Avenue for assault by Officer Fenton. Octavian Alecu was arrested at Eliot Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for aggravated unlicensed operation ...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
CB5 hosts May meeting
Community Board 5 will host its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 9th at 7:30 in the cafeteria of Christ the King Regional High School at 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Village. The agenda inc...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Drag racing sweep in Maspeth
On Saturday, April 28, the 104th and 108th precincts conducted a joint drag racing sweep, involving two lieutenants and 14 officers. In the sweep, six were arrested, two for possession of forged ve...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Water Board proposes 7 percent rate hike
Reps at hearing say any increase is too much
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth renames intersection for fallen hero
On Sunday afternoon, the intersection of 59th Road and 60th Street in Maspeth was renamed “Detective Kevin Czartoryski Place” in honor of Retired Detective Czartoryski, a Maspeth native, who suffer...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/23/12-4/29/12)
Monday, Apr. 23 Ibrahim Ali was arrested at Cypress Avenue and Vermont Place for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Rodriguez. Anisoava Caldavas was arrested at 60-16 Myrtle Avenue for crim...
May 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
PEP votes 'yes' to school closures, “turnaround” model
Vote affects seven high schools in Queens, four in Brooklyn
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pennisi tapped to head Queens Boy Scouts
At a meeting last week of the Board of the Queens Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Albert Pennisi was voted in as the council's new president. Pennisi will be responsible for giving support to...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth Kiwanis offers scholarships to HS seniors
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club is offering 10 $1,500 scholarships to 2012 high school graduates in its district. Requirements to receive a scholarship include a typewritten statement of less than 200 wor...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Driver in Maspeth hit and run takes plea deal
The Brooklyn man accused of killing a Maspeth bar owner in a hit-and-run pled guilty in Queens County Court last week to felony negligent homicide and leaving the scene of an incident in a plea dea...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth Federal robbed, faces bomb threat
Police are requesting the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for a robbery at a Maspeth Federal Savings Bank. On Wednesday, April 18, at about 5:45 p.m., an 18 to 20-y...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/16/12-4/21/12)
Monday, Apr. 16 Mohamed Zaki was arrested at 71-32 72nd Street for aggravated harassment by Detective Geis. Amir Rastoden was arrested at 1830 Putnam Avenue for criminal trespassing by Officer Loda...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Classic cars for a cause
The East Coast Car Association (ECCA) held a Classic Car Show in the parking lot of Maspeth Federal Savings on Sunday, raising money for St. Mary's Hospital for Children in Bayside. The event raise...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

In an emotional statement outside Downing Street, Prime Minister David Cameron said he would resign to make way for a new leader, with The Sun reporting Cameron told an aide: "Why should I do all the hard shit?"British voters dealt a seismic blow to the European Union by voting to leave the bloc, triggering the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and sending world financial markets into freefall. The shock outcome of Thursday's historic referendum could have a knock-on effect on other EU members battling hostility to Brussels and possibly lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom after Scotland raised the prospect of another independence vote. Britons, many worried by immigration and what they saw as interference in the running of their country by bureaucrats in Brussels, voted by 52 to 48 percent to abandon the bloc after 43 years of often troubled membership.


2016-06-24 21:43:55 -0400

Auctioneer Bob Sheehan reaches for a letter addressed to the Mass. Senate President William Bulger, among items belonging to James "Whitey" Bulger and Catherine Greig, which will be auctioned off this weekend at the Boston Convention Center, Friday, June 24, 2016, in Boston. The proceeds will be divided among the families of Bulger's victims. On the top shelf is a decades old booking photograph of Whitey Bulger, which was found inside a book in his Santa Monica, Calif. apartment. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON (AP) — Some things seem to capture the public perception of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's life: a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring, a rat-shaped pencil holder, a stack of books about the Mafia.


2016-06-24 21:31:15 -0400
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor and Art Briles have mutually agreed to part ways, almost a month after the release of a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players and the coach being suspended by school regents "with intent to terminate."
2016-06-24 21:27:18 -0400