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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 473 473 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 107 107 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 | 117 117 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 | 229 229 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
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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 | 230 230 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 | 262 262 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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Staying Safe in the Pool This Summer in New York:
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Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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City should address security at Ft. Totten
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Long overdue honor for Italian sculptor
I often wish I was Italian. But my late mother made spaghetti with ketchup, so I really didn't have much of a chance. Apparently, President Barack Obama wishes he was Italian too. At a joint press ...
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All of sudden, yellow cabs concerned with the outer boroughs
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Trump Card: GOP Has Golden Chance to Reshape Party
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Evaluate Business Schools Like a Business
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'One City' works for New York
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Mapping a Route to Education 'Excel'-lence
No matter one’s feelings about how the city has changed its approach to quality-of-life issues, there is one aspect to law enforcement (and public administration) that is still with us. When City H...
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A Flag Burns in Brooklyn
Last week at Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn, a group called “Disarm the NYPD” burned the American flag to express their view that our nation’s flag is a symbol of oppression, specifically calling att...
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Willets Wests decision sets a good precedent
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Enter Presidential Candidate Jim Webb
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Governor needs to push airport alternatives to JFK & LGA
A recent study by the website Fivethirtyeight, showed that customers are delayed at LaGuardia Airport by an estimated 30 minutes (29 minutes if you are flying out of La Guardia, and 30 if you are f...
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Communities need to oppose mayor's rezoning proposal
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Going beyond the rent freeze
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New York Should Follow Hawaii's Lead on Environment
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FILE - In this March 4, 2011, file photo, Yulia Stepanova poses in an undisclosed location. The IAAF has approved Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's bid to compete as a neutral athlete in the European championships and the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Stepanova was the first athlete accepted by track and field’s governing body on Friday July 1, 2016 to compete under "exceptional eligibility," granting her an exemption from the doping suspension of the entire Russian team. (AP Photo/Aleksander Chernykh, File)LONDON (AP) — Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova was cleared by track and field's world governing body on Friday to compete as a neutral athlete in the European championships and the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.


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The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local):
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Hundreds o protesters march during an annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, Friday, July 1, 2016. A Hong Kong bookseller who was to lead the southern Chinese city's annual pro-democracy protest march on Friday dropped out at the last minute, saying he felt "gravely threatened." Organizers of the protest, which kicked off at downtown Victoria Park with tens of thousands in attendance, had invited Lam Wing-kee. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets for the southern Chinese city's annual pro-democracy protest march Friday, as tensions persisted over the high-profile case of a bookseller secretly detained in the mainland.


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