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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 467 467 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 | 102 102 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 | 224 224 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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Benjamin Henry Brighenti
Benjamin Henry Brighenti passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the age of 75. Place of death Martinez, CA. He was the beloved Brother of Eileen Egan, Lorraine Gioeli and Gloria Fabian. Cherished...
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Pedro L. Oliva
Pedro L. Oliva passed away on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lidia B. Oliva. Loving Father of Pablo, Marcello and the late Christian. Cherished Grandfather of...
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Frank Perez
Frank Perez passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the age of 57. He was the beloved Husband of Rebecca Chan Perez. Loving Father of Belinda and Melissa. Dear Brother of Emilia Alvarez, Angel Pere...
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Anselmo Ranieri
Anselmo Ranieri passed away on May 16, 2011 at the age of 78. He was a retired N.Y.S Court Officer. He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force. Devoted Father of Kathleen. Fathe...
Jun 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARIANNE E. KONECSNI-TARGONSKI
In Memory Of MARIANNE E. KONECSNI-TARGONSKI Born October 4, 1958 Lackawanna, New York Departed This Life April 29, 2011 Rockledge, Florida Services Saturday-May 21, 2011 2:00 PM Arrangements By Fun...
Jun 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sharda Sheth
Sharda Sheth passed away on Sunday, June 05, 2011 at the age of 85. She was the beloved Wife of the late Madhukar. Loving Mother of Hemant and Gautam. Dear Sister of Sulochana. Also survived by num...
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Maria S. Perez Penasco
Maria S. Perez Penasco passed away on Monday, June 06, 2011 at the age of 75. She was the beloved Wife of Alfonso Perez Penasco. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s Church on Wed...
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Robert C. Krolik
Robert C. Krolik passed away on May 18th, 2011. Beloved Father of Christine. Loving Son of Eugenia. Dear Brother of Patricia Jeanettes and Husband Thomas. Also survived by Nephews Brian and Peter J...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sophie Rudolph
Sophie Rudolph, 88, of Unadilla, passed away peacefully Monday, May 24, at A.O Fox Nursing Home. She was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on May 14th 1923, to the late John Ponzcek and Stephanie (Skubi...
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Virginia Kilcheski
Virginia Kilcheski passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Wife of the late Thomas F. Kilcheski. Loving Mother of Robert Kilcheski and Thomas Kilcheski and Mother-...
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Bertha Gerhard
Bertha Gerhard passed away on May 29, 2011 at the age of 99. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Devoted Mother of Ronald. Dear Mother-in-Law of Maria. Loving Grandmother of Stephanie, Vane...
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Hendrick van Lohuizen (AKA Marcel)
Hendrick van Lohuizen (AKA Marcel) passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Eleonara C. van Lohuizen. Loving Father of Marc, Robert, Rik, Mardou, Malou ...
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James Breck Sr
James Breck Sr. passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the age of 53. He was the beloved Father of James Breck Jr. and Krsja Breck. Loving Son of Marie and Anthony Breck. Aslo survived by numerou...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ross Rubino
Ross Rubino passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Marie. Loving Father of Ralph, Joseph and Rosemaria Cesare and Father-in-Law of Irma, Susan, and Fra...
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Aphrodite Zabakolas
Aphrodite Zabakolas passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Spiro. Dear Sister of Tanta Callas. Loving Aunt of Andrew Callas. Divine Liturgy was...
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Andy Murray of Britain celebrates a point against Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan during their men's singles match on day four of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, June 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local):


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FILE - This photo provided by the Clay County Jail shows Timothy Jay Vafeades. Vafeades, who is accused of keeping women as sex slaves in his semi-trailer as he drove across the country ,is set for a change for plea hearing Thursday, June 30, 2016. (Clay County Jail via AP, File)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah trucker accused of keeping women as sex slaves in his semi-trailer as he drove across the country struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors Thursday, days before his trial was set to begin.


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Neighbors Leann Mitsui, left, and Stephanie Riverburgh hugged after they and two other women discovered the burned remains of two victims of the Potrero, Calif., fire, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. San Diego County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Jan Caldwell said the unidentified man and woman were found Wednesday near a boulder in Potrero, about 45 miles east of San Diego. The property had been under mandatory evacuation orders after a fire began on June 19 and has since spread to nearly 12 square miles. (John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)A look at wildfires burning in the West and the aftermath of earlier blazes:


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