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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 459 459 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 | 94 94 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 | 91 91 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 | 92 92 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 | 105 105 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 | 216 216 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 | 222 222 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 | 215 215 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 | 249 249 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 | 239 239 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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Carmela Baricevich
Carmela Baricevich, Wife of the late John Baricevich. Formely of Maspeth moved to South Windsor, Connecticut 14 years ago-passed away 9-10-11 at the age of 97. She is survived by her Children, Gran...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joan Venneri
Joan Venneri of Ridgewood passed away on September 8, 2011 at the age of 73. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Michael Frick, Maryanne, Colleen Frick and Frankie. Dear S...
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Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch)
Frieda T. Driscoll (Nee Jacklitsch) passed away on August 30, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward. Devoted Mother of Kevin and Deirdre Willin. Beloved Grandmother of ...
Sep 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael J. Koslow
Michael J. Koslow passed away on Saturday, September 03, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Joan T. Koslow. Loving Father of Denise Casey and Michael Koslow and Father-in-Law of K...
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In Loving Memory of Helen and Joseph Flaherty
On September 4, 2011 Helen and Joseph Flaherty celebrate their 71st Wedding Anniversary together in Heaven. Our lives are forever changed since you are gone. A day does not go by that you aren’t in...
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michelina Cangiano
Michelina Cangiano passed away on Monday, August 15, 2011 at the age of 62. She was the beloved Sister of Theresa Jampol and Sister-in-Law of Phillip. Cherished Aunt of Nicole and Rob, Gabrielle an...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gladys L. Lee
Gladys L. Lee passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of the late Raymond C. Lee. Loving Mother of Raymond, Kim, Christopher, Cherri and Matthew and Mothe...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luke Lennard Chance
In Memory of Luke Lennard Chance of South Ozone Park On August 20, 2011 The Third Anniversary of his passing. He is remembered by his beloved wife Jocelyn, children Lee, Sean, Lisa and Dale, and gr...
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Babara R. Keehner
Babara R. Keehner passed away on August 9, 2011. She was the devoted Mother of Scott. Mother-in-Law of Stacy. Loving Daughter of Eileen Hoffmeyer. Dear Grandmother of Brittany and Madison, also sur...
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Vincent Cipriano
Vincent Cipriano passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Salvatore Cipriano and Brother-in-Law of Maryann. Cherished Uncle of Anthony, Christina, Sa...
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Margarete Harasym
Margarete Harasym passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 81. She was the Beloved Wife of George. Loving Mother of Melanie and the late Leslie. Dear Sister of Hilde, Lisel, Lanne, B...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louis S. Ferrara
Louis S. Ferrara passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of Rosalie. Loving Father of James Ferrara and Mary Lou Botto. Cherished Grandfather of Thoma...
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James E. Duddy
James E. Duddy passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of Constance. Loving Father of Dennis Duddy, Maureen Duddy, Brian Duddy, James Duddy Jr. , Maryanne ...
Aug 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larry Forgione
Larry Forgione passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the age of 97. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Jim Forgione, Lucille Hoell, Rosalie Greer and Robert Forgi...
Aug 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Tom Perry AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels advanced into an Islamic State-held town at the border with Iraq on Wednesday, a rebel commander told Reuters, in a new U.S.-backed offensive aimed at cutting the jihadists' self-declared caliphate in two. The operation aiming to capture the eastern Syrian town of Al-Bukamal, which began on Tuesday, adds to the pressure facing Islamic State as it faces a separate, U.S.-backed offensive in northern Syria aimed at driving it away from the Turkish border. The offensive is being waged by rebels of the "New Syria Army" formed some 18 months ago from insurgents driven from eastern Syria at the height of Islamic State's rapid expansion in 2014.
2016-06-29 03:16:55 -0400

Freshly harvested sweet potatoes are shown during the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden at the White HouseBy Isma'il Kushkush WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four scientists who specialized in sweet potatoes were named the winners of this year's World Food Prize on Tuesday for their work to make foods more nutritious. Maria Andrade of Cape Verde, Robert Mwanga of Uganda and American Jan Low, who all are from the Lima, Peru-based International Potato Center, and American Howarth Bouis of the international research group HarvestPlus were honored in a ceremony at the U.S. State Department. Kenneth M. Quinn, president of the World Food Prize Foundation, called their work "a breakthrough achievement in developing and implementing biofortification." He defined biofortification as "the process of breeding critical vitamins and micronutrients into staple crops, thereby dramatically reducing hidden hunger and improving health for millions and millions of people." The honorees' work has focused on the orange-fleshed sweet potato, an important source of vitamin A, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.


2016-06-29 03:05:52 -0400
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said it had suspended all flights to Istanbul's main international airport on Wednesday after it was attacked by militants. "Due to last night's explosion at Ataturk Airport ... all Iranian flights are suspended until their safety and security are guaranteed," Reza Jafarzadeh, director of the public relations at Iran's Civil Aviation Organization, was quoted as saying by Fars news agency. He added that the flights might be resumed in the afternoon. (Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
2016-06-29 03:04:45 -0400