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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 | 113 113 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 | 109 109 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 | 120 120 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 | 232 232 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 | 234 234 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?
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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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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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Boro to get Vietnam memorial
Borough president announces she will allocate remaining $1.5M
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Maspeth honors centennial of World War I
The annual Maspeth Memorial Day Parade on Sunday afternoon honored the centennial of the United States’s involvement in World War I. The theme of this year's parade was “Maspeth, Lest We Forget: 10...
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Former U.S. trade czar keynotes Queens Chamber expo
Talks importance of nuclear energy
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Meet the marshals for the 2016 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
Gundel, Todzia to lead annual event
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Thieves rob safe deposit boxes from Maspeth Federal
A number of safe deposit boxes were stolen from Maspeth Federal Savings Bank in Rego Park on Monday, the bank confirmed. The full extent the robbery has not been determined, but the bank confirmed ...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth seniors unveil collaborative art banner
Culmination of textiles class taught by Queens artist
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/16/16-5/22/16)
Monday, May 16 Omar M. Velez was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Woodbine Street for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Oswald. Troy A. Lamroy was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and Woodhaven Bou...
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Officials break ground on PS/IS 49 school addition
Students at the crowded PS/IS 49 in in Middle Village will have a little more room to learn and grow thanks to a new $31 million addition. “Together, the City Council and the state were able to get...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to push bike lanes along Queens Boulevard
Will ignore local community board opposition
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Metropolitan Avenue Bridge deck to be replaced
Numerous traffic changes coming to Fresh Pond intersection
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/9/16-5/15/16)
Monday, May 9 Gambino Sanchez was arrested at Nurge Avenue and 55th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Walsh. Michael O. Odunlemi was arrested at 72nd Place and Grand Avenue for aggravated unl...
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Family, NYPD mark one-year anniversary of Moore murder
Held at the site where he was shot and killed
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of civilian service
For the past 40 years, the Glendale/104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP) has been an extra set of eyes on the streets of Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village and Maspeth. They evolved from ambit...
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Celebrities Lace 'Em Up For The Joe Lemm Memorial Basketball Game
The Joe Lemm Memorial Celebrity Basketball Game is a fundraising event to help support the family of Detective Joseph Lemm, who was killed near the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in December of 201...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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. ...
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ZRENJANIN, Serbia (AP) — Police say five people were killed and at least 20 were injured when a man entered a cafe in northern Serbia and sprayed the visitors with automatic gun fire. The suspect was arrested.
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