blog roll
our featured bloggers
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 444 444 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 | 76 76 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 | 78 78 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 | 78 78 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 | 89 89 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 | 204 204 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 | 205 205 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 | 200 200 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 | 230 230 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 | 227 227 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...

more blogs

obituaries
Anna M. Papa
Anna M. Papa passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the age of 103. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph R. Papa. Loving Mother of Barbara Young and Mother-in-Law of Fred. Cherished Grandmother of Fre...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Helen R. Wesolowski
Helen R. Wesolowski passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Mecislaus Wesolowski. Loving Mother of Robert Wesolowski, Richard Wesolowski and Michael Wesolowsk...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Filomena W. Prokop
Filomena W. Prokop passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Marian Prokop. Loving Mother of Alice Malaczek, Barbara Soriano, Renata Kwiatkowski and Christop...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mieczyslaw Podhajecki
Mieczyslaw Podhajecki passed away on Saturday, May 07, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of the late Zofia Podhajecki. Loving Father of Lenny Podhajecki, Jerry Podhajecki & John Podhajecki and...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joseph Masciarelli
Joseph Masciarelli passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of Theresa Masciarelli and Thomas Masciarelli. Cherished Grandfather of Sophia. Funeral Services held at P...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joseph F. Kacher
Joseph F. Kacher passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Son of the late Kornel and Julia Kacher. Loving Brother of Frank Kacher and the late Agnes Havriluk and Margaret Mahon...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pauline Wolyniec
Pauline Wolyniec passed away on April 17th, at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Peter, Michael and Mark. Dear Sister of Sophie Russek and Sister-in-Law of Irene Kichinski. Funeral Mass at Hol...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Olga Patrick
Olga Patrick passed away on April 17th, 2016 at the age of 92 years. Beloved Aunt of Irene Kossowsky, Mary Eliuk, Barbara Phillips, Raymond Urbanowicz and Gregory Phillipowicz. Funeral Service at S...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mary Kwiatkowski
Mary Kwiatkowski, age 87, born in Brooklyn, NY and residing in Lawrenceville, NJ passed away on April 22nd, 2016. She was a long-time resident of Maspeth before moving to Lawrenceville in 2008. Mar...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mary M. Posavetz
Mary M. Posavetz passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony “Anton” Posavetz. Loving Mother of Richard & Susan Posavetz, Virginia & Jack McCarthy, an...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rose Guillen
Rose Guillen passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Antonio Guillen. Loving Mother of Athena Pineiro, Antonia Guillen and Diane Galetto. Cherished Grandmo...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Antonio Sanelli
Antonio Sanelli passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of the late Gloria Sanelli. Loving Father of Ralph Sanelli, Anthony Sanelli and Ann Marie Danza. Cherished Gr...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mary E. George
Mary E. George passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Nicholas W. George. Devoted Daughter of the late Mary and John Ryan. Loving Sister of Margaret Pollic...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jonathan Schultz
Jonathan Schultz died on Sunday, April 10th, shortly after his 28th birthday. Born in Queens to Wayne Schultz and Norma Hernandez, he grew up playing sports and making friends in Middle Village. Pa...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Raymond J. Healey
Raymond J. Healey passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at the age of 65. Beloved Father of Melissa Marrero. Cherished Grandfather of Alexis and Brandon. Loving Brother of Eileen (Frank) Schmidt an...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
BEIJING/TIANJIN, China (Reuters) - China's finance minister and leading economists on Sunday voiced concerns about Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with the policymaker saying it has heightened market uncertainty, though some expect a limited impact on the Chinese economy. The "Brexit" decision "will cast a shadow over the global economy... The repercussions and fallout will emerge in the next five to 10 years," said Lou Jiwei, China's Minister of Finance, at the first annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Beijing. "The knee-jerk reaction from the market is probably a bit excessive and needs to calm down and take an objective view." Stock markets around the world plunged in the wake of the referendum while the Sterling's value also plummeted.
2016-06-26 02:33:30 -0400

Panama will officially open its canal on June 26, 2016, to far bigger cargo ships after nearly a decade of expansion work aimed at boosting transit revenues and global tradeA giant Chinese-chartered freighter is to nudge its way through the Panama Canal on Sunday to mark the completion of nearly a decade of expansion work forecast to boost global trade. The vessel, especially renamed COSCO Shipping Panama, will inaugurate the widened canal in an hours-long voyage from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean via a new shipping lane and gigantic locks that have been fitted to the century-old waterway. "It is a historic day for the country," Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said on Saturday.


2016-06-26 02:29:46 -0400

FILE- In this Friday, June 26, 2015 file photo, a wounded man is helped moments after a deadly explosion claimed by the Islamic State group during Friday prayers at the Imam Sadiq Mosque in Kuwait City. A Kuwaiti mosque hit by an Islamic State suicide bomber a year ago has reopened, though people still fear sectarianism and future attacks. That’s in part due to the fact that regional tensions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims still ripple through the tiny, oil-rich Kuwait. (AP Photo, File)KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The wood paneling bearing Quranic verses gleams inside the Imam Sadiq Mosque and the carpeting is soft underfoot for worshippers who come to pray in what is one of Kuwait's oldest Shiite mosques — and the site of the country's worst militant attack in modern history.


2016-06-26 02:09:12 -0400