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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 454 454 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 | 90 90 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 | 87 87 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 | 88 88 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 | 98 98 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 | 212 212 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 | 216 216 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 | 210 210 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 | 242 242 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 | 235 235 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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Queens Chamber turns its attention to real estate
Hosts first-ever expo focused on booming industry
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hosts networking event in Maspeth
Dozens of Maspeth business leaders gathered at Slide Bar-B-Q last week for a networking dinner and a chance to meet Queens Chamber of Commerce president Thomas Grech. Grech laid out his goals for t...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD continues community policing rollout in Queens
Partners with business leaders on outreach
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Scout overcomes huge obstacles to earn rank of Eagle
If you have a goal, don’t stop going working for it, just keep going. That has been the motto of 18-year-old Jonathan Murphy, who recently achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. On June 10, h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's lunch aide retires after four decades
For the past 40 years, Monica Reilly has kept the hearts and bellies of the students and teachers at Maspeth's St. Stanislaus Kostka School full. On Thursday, they paid a fitting tribute to the lon...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/13/16-6/19/16)
Monday, June 13 Matthew Young was arrested at 71-07 65th Place for assault by Officer Vasquez. Ryan Byrd was arrested at 61-01 55th Street for second-degree assault by Officer Marinacci. Helen Hon ...
Jun 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis awards annual scholarships
13 local seniors honored at luncheon
Jun 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth site eyed for eight-acre NYPD storage facility
Grand Ave. building once home to Star Corrugated Box
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investors Bank opens Grand Avenue branch
Investors Bank is holding a month-long grand opening event at the new Maspeth branch at 69-71 Grand Avenue, its eighth branch in Queens. Branch Manager Karla Chong-Dichiara joined Investors Bank be...
Jun 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Relay for Life returns to Juniper Valley Park
The American Cancer Society held its biggest Queens event of the summer on Saturday, as over 1,000 people walked the track and camped out in Middle Village’s Juniper Valley Park as part of a night ...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two construction projects starting in Middle Village, Glendale
Residents to face water and traffic interruptions
Jun 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early childhood school takes different approach
Lauren Travers is trying to change early childhood education one step at a time. The Sunnyside resident and mother of two runs Amazing Magic Beans, a private school for young children ages 2 to 5. ...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College celebrates 92nd commencement
Speakers urge students to set high goals, contribute
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT proposes changes to Maspeth truck bypass
The Department of Transportation is looking to ease the flow of traffic through industrial Maspeth and the surrounding areas of Ridgewood and Woodside. Agency reps met for the second time with the ...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Tuesday she is awaiting a briefing on the blast at the airport in Istanbul, Turkey. "I'm awaiting a briefing on that matter right now ... certainly we will be looking into it," Lynch told reporters at a press conference in Phoenix, Arizona. (Reporting by Julia Edwards; Editing by Chris Reese)
2016-06-28 16:24:52 -0400
By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Brexit political crisis deepened on Tuesday when lawmakers in the opposition Labour Party passed a motion of no confidence in its leader Jeremy Corbyn by an overwhelming margin, but Corbyn said he would not resign. In the non-binding vote, Labour lawmakers voted 172 to 40 against Corbyn, the 67-year old left-wing activist behind a socialist rebranding of Britain's main opposition party. The motion was proposed in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union and backed by many who felt Corbyn had not campaigned hard enough to keep the country inside the EU and that he would not be able to win a future national election.
2016-06-28 16:23:36 -0400
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Some flights to Turkey's Ataturk airport have been diverted after an attack on Tuesday, an airport official said, adding it was not clear what flights would be canceled on Wednesday morning. Turkey's justice minister said 10 people were killed and around 20 more were wounded in the attack. A Turkish official said two suspects blew themselves up before the security check-in at the airport. (Reporting by Asli Kandemir; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Nick Tattersall)
2016-06-28 16:23:34 -0400