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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 462 462 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 | 99 99 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 | 95 95 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 | 95 95 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 | 109 109 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 | 220 220 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 | 224 224 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 | 219 219 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 | 252 252 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 | 244 244 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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Did Cuomo steal Bloomberg's thunder?
It looks like time may be running out for the state's teachers unions and their fight against a performance evaluation system. In his budget presentation on Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined ...
Jan 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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A.D.D. and People Who Don't Have It
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Will Bloomberg be the last of his kind?
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Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bombings a bad start to new year
The year 2012 got off to a dubious start in Queens. On the night of January 1, an individual or group of individuals drove through eastern Queens and threw homemade bombs at a Mosque, a bodega, and...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach senior center housing moves forward
Howard Beach will soon see a new housing development. Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) announced that it has closed on $31 million in financing to develop Howard Beach Senior Apartm...
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General Shinseki for Person of Year
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What we can learn from recent high-profile sex abuse cases
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Doomed to repeat history
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Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Casinos in NYC? Oh, Boy.
Governor Andrew Cuomo gets pretty good press in this column because he had a very good year legislatively. He recently stated his openness to changing the State Constitution to allow casino gamblin...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Casino gambling in NYC is inevitable
Casino gambling in New York City? Sure, why not? The reality is that there is gambling surrounding New York City already. People looking to wage their money on the chance that the next card turned ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pushing Out Blight, Bringing In Jobs
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Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep the Payroll Tax Cuts
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Manhattan DA too hard on Haggerty
Well, you can finally close the book on the John Haggerty case. Haggerty was accused of defrauding Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of approximately $1 million in connection with the mayor's 2009 campai...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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USPS closure won't only affect Queens
We all know that the Post Office isn't quite the information hub that it once was. As more and more of us transition to the Internet for everything from keeping in touch with our friends and family...
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Plug In...and Read
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, an Oscar statue is displayed at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Six months after announcing intentions to double the number of female and minority members in its ranks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 683 new members to join the organization. The academy says its invitees are 46 percent female, 41 percent minority and represent 59 countries.(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six months after announcing intentions to double the number of female and minority members in its ranks by 2020, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 683 new members to join the organization.


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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, as the Senate works on a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, just two days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment. The bill, passed by the House earlier this month, would create a control board that would oversee the island's finances and could supervise some debt restructuring. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Congress delivered relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending President Barack Obama a last-minute financial rescue package to help the U.S. territory of 3.5 million Americans. The Senate ...


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Mickey Dollens poses for a photo with one of his campaign signs in the library at U.S. Grant High School, where he used to teach English, in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Dollens said he decided to run for the state House in Oklahoma to fix what he saw as problems the GOP-controlled Legislature was inflicting on education. Then the 28-year-old got laid off as a result of state-imposed cuts to public schools. Dollens won his Democratic primary with more than 90 percent of the vote and now advances to face a Republican in November. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Inner-city high school English teacher Mickey Dollens was fed up with low pay and cuts to public education, so he decided to run for the state Legislature to fix the problem.


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