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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 | 114 114 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 | 110 110 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 | 121 121 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 | 233 233 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 | 235 235 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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 28 - May 5
Art “This Place” - Thurs, April 28 - 10am to 11p.m. - The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition “This Place” explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes ...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interactive UniverSoul Circus lights up New York
Led by Lucky the Ringmaster, the event brings a global phenomenon to Brooklyn & Queens.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 21 - April 28
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
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Exploring the creativity of Echo Bloom
Chatting with the Brooklyn band that has masterfully captured storytelling
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 14 - April 21
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Musician Janita talks career, deluxe album
The musician from Finland has released a deluxe album that finally reflects the artist she’s always set out to be
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Fancy tea with artist Tom Sachs?
Exhibit to feature tea ceremonies with the artist
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 7 - April 14
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Titan's “Julius Caesar” plays on the line of present and past
Titan Theatre Company closes out their 2015/2016 season with a unique interpretation of the Shakespearean classic.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading explores writings of Queens’ female writers
Last Wednesday, the Astoria Bookshop held an event in coordination with the Heightening Stories Workshop entitled “Diverse Women’s Words,” which is based on some of the readings from the Diversity ...
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Review: “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”
It's one of the biggest openings for a Batman movie, but was it worth it?
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 31 - April 7
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Young Creators Workshop brings art to life
Kids paint masterpieces at VBGCQ workshop
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 24 to March 31
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Bangladeshi army soldiers patrol a street during a rescue operation at a Dhaka restaurantBangladesh commandos ended a hostage siege Saturday by storming a cafe where dozens of diners had been held captive by Islamist extremists and shot dead six of the heavily armed gunmen. Officials said 13 hostages had been rescued after members of an elite force took control of the cafe in the capital Dhaka's upmarket Gulshan quarter but there was also an unknown number of civilian casualties. As the Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attack at the start of the Eid holiday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she was determined to eradicate militancy in the mainly Muslim nation.


2016-07-02 03:18:12 -0400

"Admit the realities instead of useless use of force and muscle show and put an end to the occupation," new Taliban leader Maulawi Haibatullah Akhundzada said in a speechNew Taliban leader Maulawi Haibatullah Akhundzada on Saturday called on the US to end its "occupation" of Afghanistan in his first message since been appointed the militant group's supreme leader in May. "Admit the realities instead of useless use of force and muscle show and put an end to the occupation," Akhundzada said in a speech on the eve of Eid-al-Fitr, the Muslim festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. "Our message to the American invaders and her allies is this: the Afghan Muslim people neither fear from your force nor your stratagem.


2016-07-02 03:08:12 -0400

Bangladeshi soldiers come out of an area housing a restaurant popular with foreigners after heavily armed militants attacked it on Friday night and took dozens of hostages, in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadis activity online. (AP Photo)DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, killing at least six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff. Seven Japanese are unaccounted for.


2016-07-02 03:05:23 -0400