blog roll
our featured bloggers
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 435 435 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 | 69 69 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 | 70 70 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 | 71 71 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 | 81 81 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 | 197 197 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 | 195 195 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 | 193 193 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 | 224 224 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 | 222 222 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

opinion
Republicans Are In Trouble
Op-Ed
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Remember our heroes this Memorial Day
Memorial Day has become synonymous with sales, beaches, barbecues and basically everything but the men and women who died defending our freedom. It's time to remember what this day is all about. Th...
May 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mayor fumbles another issue with Queens Blvd.
Anyone that drives, walks or bikes down Queens Boulevard can immediately identify the hazards of the road locally known as the Boulevard of Death. Forcing protected bike lanes down the community's ...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Give local kids their public school back
Op-Ed
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Decriminalize drugs to fix the prison system
Op-Ed
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Understanding sciatica
EXPERT ADVICE
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
MTA needs to choose a full shutdown of the L train
IN OUR OPINION
May 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Buying and selling at the same time
EXPERT ADVICE
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Send zoning changes back to community for review
Op-Ed
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fixing America's Failing Cybersecurity
Barack Obama just became the first U.S. president to write a line of computer code. The gesture is part of a national push for computer science education. In fact, the White House recently announce...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Must be a better way than a tax
The plastic bag fee proposed by the City Council this week is an outrageous tax that will disproportionately target low-income communities and set a dangerous precedent that if you can't affordable...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Schumer, DC pols have chance to hold FAA accountable
Op-Ed
Apr 27, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Let New Yorkers Keep Their Nickels
Op-Ed
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
116th is number one in our book
IN OUR OPINION
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cut Red Tape, Help Small Businesses Grow
Small businesses are the backbone of our city’s economy. They bring life to neighborhoods and provide jobs. I believe government should be a partner, not an obstacle, to small business owners and e...
Apr 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FILE - In this April 17, 2015 file photo, filmmaker George Lucas attends the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Lucas has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago after a legal challenge from a parks group. Emanuel released a statement Friday June 24, 2016, calling it a "missed opportunity" that will cost the city millions of dollars in economic investment, jobs and educational opportunities for the city's youth. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)CHICAGO (AP) — "Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Friday that he has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago, blaming delays over a lawsuit from a parks group opposed to development along the city's prized lakefront.


2016-06-24 16:37:17 -0400

A mural depicting Freddie Gray is seen past blighted row homes in Baltimore, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the intersection where Gray was arrested. Officer Caesar Goodson, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Gray, was acquitted of all charges in his trial Thursday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BALTIMORE (AP) — Is it ethical for Baltimore's top prosecutor, who staked her reputation on charging six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, to keep trying for a conviction? Legal experts said Friday that State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is obligated to consider this question.


2016-06-24 16:32:37 -0400
The heads of all the U.S. financial regulatory agencies will hold a meeting by phone on Friday to discuss the vote by Britain to leave the European Union, according to a notice from the Treasury Department. U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will preside over the discussion of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, which was created in response to the 2007-09 financial crisis and which also includes the heads of the Federal Reserve, Securities and Exchange Commision and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
2016-06-24 16:31:00 -0400