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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 466 466 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 | 103 103 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 | 99 99 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 | 100 100 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 | 113 113 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 | 224 224 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 | 229 229 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 | 223 223 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 | 257 257 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 | 248 248 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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Hair piece
Dear Editor, Police Officer Masood Syed is fighting the NYPD's policy regarding facial hair not being longer than one millimeter. The reason for the policy? Beards longer than that would prevent de...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brexit? Britain regrets it!
Dear Editor, Britain has voted Brexit, or remove itself from the European Union. It was instigated and promulgated by the Anglo-Right similar to our homegrown wrong right wing led by opportunist an...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to work!
Dear Editor, Congress is not doing their job in the terms of gun control. We as a country have see too many people die, and my question is what is so hard about passing a bill that would prevent pe...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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BBQ bugs
Dear Editor, What ever happened to the good old days when our worst worries on the Fourth of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks? A well-warranted worry, according to the Department of Agr...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honor Seaver
Honor Seaver Dear Editor, There is no logical reason for the Mets organization to deny former pitching ace Tom Seaver a statue of himself at Citi Field. He was one of the best pitchers in the histo...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do your part
Dear Editor, The worst mass murder in U.S. history has two Queens ties. Shooter Omar Mateen was born in Queens and lived here for before moving to Long Island then Fort Pierce, Florida. He bought a...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Running on fear
Dear Editor, There are fantasies and then there are fantasies. Those that are considered as possible realities by fanatics are not only delusional but dangerous. ISIS can chop off heads, rape and k...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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More silence
Dear Editor, Another mass shooting, and Democrats demand gun control legislation, while the GOP refuses. Why? Their owners the NRA say so. I guess another moment of silence will have to suffice. At...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Mel Meer
Dear Editor, As an 11-year member of Queens Community Board 11, I was disturbed to learn that one of my colleagues had not been reappointed to the board in April. Mel Meer admirably served 16 years...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump talk
Dear Editor, Donald Trump supporter Mitch McConnell said it's important that Trump picks a great vice presidential candidate because "it's pretty obvious that he doesn't know a lot about the issues...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hang up senator
Dear Editor: Senator Charles Schummer's proposed Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones (ROBOCOP) Act concerning annoying automated phone messages from spammers and scammers is jus...
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Like Shaw said
Dear Editor, I think that Donald Trump was able to defeat his 16 opponents because he just followed an advice given a long time ago by George Bernard Shaw, who said that “the secret to success is t...
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On Orlando
Dear Editor, The mass shooting in Orlando in which 50 people were killed and 53 wounded is the most horrendous act of mass murder in our country. These innocent people were shot because of their se...
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Protect the flag
Dear Editor, An American flag was burned on Staten Island in front of a police precinct to protest the death of a 16-year-old boy. I find that extremely disturbing. Our American flag represents all...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than a name
Dear Editor, Anheuser-Busch announced that from May 23 to November 8 its Budweiser brand is changing the name on their cans and bottles from Budweiser to America, apparently to profit from this yea...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen on a counter of a branch of a commercial bank in BeijingBy Kevin Yao, Nathaniel Taplin and Lu Jianxin BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's central bank is willing to let the yuan fall to 6.8 per dollar in 2016 to support the economy, which would mean the currency matching last year's record decline of 4.5 percent, policy sources said. The yuan is already trading at its lowest level in more than five years, so the central bank will aim to ensure a gradual decline for fear of triggering the sort of capital outflows that shook the economy earlier this year and criticism from trading partners such as the United States, said government economists and advisers involved in regular policy discussions. Presumptive U.S. Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump already has China in his sights, saying on Wednesday he would direct his treasury secretary to label China a currency manipulator if elected in November.


2016-06-30 06:19:12 -0400

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew and Puerto Rico's Governor Garcia Padilla listen to kindergarden teacher Rivera during their visit to the elementary school Eleonor Roosevelt in San JuanBy Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors in Puerto Rico's debt-burdened economy still face risks of default on some of the island's $70 billion in debt even after the U.S. Congress on Wednesday created a powerful federal oversight board to manage credit restructurings. U.S. President Barack Obama says he will quickly sign the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) before the U.S. territory faces a possible default on July 1 on $1.9 billion worth of debt payments. While the government of Puerto Rico says it cannot honor all of its debts, and will likely default for a fourth time in the last year on some of its bonds, some creditors could get their payments via insurers or reserve funds.


2016-06-30 06:16:37 -0400

Brazilian striker Hulk makes his way through the arrivals halls at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on June 29, 2016Brazilian football star Hulk signed for Chinese side Shanghai SIPG on Thursday after passing a medical, the club said, as the cash-rich Chinese Super League embarks on a new round of spending. A press conference will be held Friday to announce "the Incredible Hulk" joining the team from Russian side Zenit St Petersburg, a SIPG spokeswoman said in a statement sent to journalists. Russian media had said Zenit would be paid around 55 million euros ($61 million) for his services.


2016-06-30 06:16:35 -0400