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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 473 473 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 | 111 111 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
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 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
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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
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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 | 231 231 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 | 263 263 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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Jack Maple, crime fighter, memorialized with street naming
Remembered as a great police office and a great man
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Community celebrates Smile on Maspeth Day
Since 2008, number of visitors has increased exponentially
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New book sheds light on ups and downs of NYC schools
Author hopes book serves as an education to public school system
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Hundreds attend annual 9/11 Vigil in Juniper Valley
Photos: Michael O'Kane The 9-11 Candlelight Vigil Committee of Queens held its annual candlelight vigil in Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village on Friday, September 11. The event began at 7:30 p.m...
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Residents say events at Metropolitan Oval have become disruptive
Petition calling for changes reaches 100 signatures
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St. Stan's welcomes new principal
Barbara DeMaio takes over for longtime, beloved principal
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/31/15-9/13/15)
Monday, Aug. 31 Luis Fajpirdo Mena was arrested at 666 Seneca Avenue for assault by Officer DeFreitas. Frank Capella was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and 69th Street for aggravated unlicensed operator...
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Collision causes van to slam into Woodside medical building
The incident occurred at an intersection on Queens Boulevard that steadily sees high traffic.
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Maspeth remembers the Finest who perished on 9/11
Community holds annual somber ceremony
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Glendale Yeshiva looks to expand
Some in community worry about impact on infrastructure
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Police looking for Jackson Heights rapist
Councilman hands out fliers to inform community
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Brooklyn Cupcake arrives in Glendale
Successful cupcake company opening shop at Atlas Park
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Schools chancellor visits LIC charter school
Refutes claim that she's been hostile toward upstarts
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Maspeth man laments end of 9/11 memorial ride
Talks disappointment with New York for lack of support
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Community mourns loss of Tom Ripley
One of Maspeth’s most successful entrepreneurs
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Forensic experts work outside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blastBy Daren Butler and Margarita Antidze ISTANBUL/TBILISI (Reuters) - Two Russian nationals have been identified as suspected Islamic State suicide bombers in the attack on Istanbul's main airport that is thought to have been masterminded by a Chechen, Turkish media said on Friday. Prosecutors have identified two of the three suspected attackers as Russians Rakim Bulgarov and Vadim Osmanov, state-run Anadolu Agency said. Turkish officials declined to comment.


2016-07-01 13:06:18 -0400

GM, the largest US automaker, struggled again as it pivots away from sales to businesses, such as rental fleets, to focus on retail salesNissan, Ford, Fiat Chrysler's US unit and Honda all reported sales increases, while GM, Toyota and Volkswagen fell short. GM, the largest US automaker, struggled again as it pivots away from sales to businesses, such as rental fleets, to focus on retail sales. The June drop was partly due to a seven percent fall in sales to businesses, such as rental fleets, while efforts to gain retail share led to a more than one percent increase in sales to consumers, GM said.


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A general view shows palm trees along the main street of Eritrea's capital AsmaraBy Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Eritrea may escape censure by the U.N. Security Council over its human rights record after the U.N. Human Rights Council passed a watered-down resolution against the African state on Friday. A U.N. investigation set up by the Human Rights Council said last month that Eritrea's leaders should be tried for crimes against humanity, including torture, rape, murder and enslaving hundreds of thousands of people. The investigators, who published a 484-page report a year ago detailing the crimes and the country's use of a "vast security network", recommended that the situation in the country to be referred to the International Criminal Court.


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