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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 474 474 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 | 112 112 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
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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?
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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
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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 | 231 231 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 | 237 237 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 | 232 232 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 | 264 264 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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Maspeth Kiwanis Club awards scholarships
Club provides financial aid for high school graduates
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/17/13-6/23/13)
Monday, June 17 Rene Martinez was arrested at 1870 Greene Avenue for assault by Officer McElligott. Antonio Rosario was arrested at the intersection of 64th Street and Myrtle Avenue for driving whi...
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A life to be celebrated in Maspeth
Flora Galas turns 100 and has done it all
Jun 19, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial Business Zone proposal in Ridgewood
CB5 reviews possible rezoning of area around Myrtle Avenue
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CB5 to hold public meeting on Ridgewood Reservoir proposals
The Parks Services Committee of Community Board 5 will host a meeting with representatives of the Department of Parks and Recreation, who will present the Proposed Master Plan for the Ridgewood Res...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/10/13-6/17/13)
Monday, June 10 Crystal Bencosme was arrested at 78-81 81st Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Vincent Hardt was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Gonza...
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Maspeth Street Festival 2013
The Maspeth Street Festival took over Grand Avenue on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. There were rides for the kids, food for everyone, and vendors and booths galore. The day also featured music from Jo...
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
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O'Neill's reopening delayed
O’Neill’s bar and restaurant, located at 64-21 53rd Dr. in Maspeth, is delaying their highly anticipated Flag Day grand opening for a couple of weeks, as owners seek to complete additional renovati...
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Make the Road New York rally to save Flushing Meadows
Queens community members and park goers gather at city hall
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/3/13-6/9/13)
Monday, June 3 Victor Vasquez was arrested at 78-02 79th Street for assault by Detective Chichotky. Robert Bradley was arrested at 1720 Palmetto Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Alex Antonio ...
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Queens Newsticker - MORNING BUZZ (6/5): Maspeth marijuana operation shut down, Comrie wants new subway for borough & Wednesday events
Queens Daily News Ticker June 5, 2013
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Kosciuszko Bridge project awaits results from RFP
Electeds hopeful for a fall ribbon-cutting ceremony
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CB5 to consider Ridgewood industrial zone proposal
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will include a public hearing regarding the creation of an Industrial Business Zone in part of the area South of Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood. The Ridgewood area...
Jun 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/27/13-6/2/13)
Monday, May 27 Wilfred Almodovar was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petty larceny by Officer Nazario. Harold Shoellig was arrested at 1911 Himrod Street for assault by Officer Somaroo. T...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/20/13-5/26/13)
Monday, May 20 Arier Angomes was arrested at 1894 Cornelia Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Hynes. Rodney Hill was arrested at 55-04 Maspeth Avenue or criminal trespass by Offi...
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The upscale Gulshan area is seen during floods in DhakaBy Serajul Quadir DHAKA (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a restaurant popular with expatriates in the diplomatic quarter of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night and took about 20 people hostage, including several foreigners, in an attack claimed by Islamic State. The Islamist militant group said more than 20 people had been killed, although police have so far confirmed the deaths of two policemen. In the latest flare-up of Islamist militant violence to hit the South Asian nation, police said eight to nine gunmen attacked the Holey Artisan restaurant in the upscale Gulshan area of Dhaka.


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People help an unidentified injured person after a group of gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, July 1, 2016. A group of gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, taking hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, according to a restaurant staff member and local media reports. (AP Photo)DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka (all times local):


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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chlorination and filtration systems at an artificial water rapids course where Olympic kayakers train were inadequate to kill a rare, brain-attacking organism, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said after an Ohio teenager died from the amoeba.
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