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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 475 475 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 | 112 112 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 | 106 106 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 | 110 110 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 | 118 118 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 | 231 231 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 | 237 237 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 | 232 232 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 | 264 264 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 | 254 254 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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Pena’s hot fourth quarter leads Paint Folks to victory
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Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reyes returns ‘home,’ owns actions in domestic dispute
The Brooklyn Cyclones had a game against the Hudson Valley Renegades, but the star of the show was a former New York Met great who endured a troublesome period in his life and embarked on a journey...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets, Knicks on same page
It’s very rare that a New York team in both baseball and basketball will have exactly the same idea when it comes to a move that each were able to make within a week. I guess Sandy Alderson and Phi...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kearney track stars shine
Members of the Bishop Kearney High School track team competed in the 2016 Intersectional Championship/CHSAA state championship at Icahn Stadium. Graduating senior Jackie Gallagher finished third in...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds compete to fill 80 Open ballperson spots
Hand-eye coordination and quick feet were put to the test last week. U.S. Open officials held the 2016 U.S. Open ballperson tryouts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing o...
Jun 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League CHAMPIONSHIP Schedule - TUESDAY, June 28
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Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phenom NYC improves to 7-1 headed into playoffs
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Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones eye playoff return
Hits have been hard to come by for the Brooklyn Cyclones. After suffering a 3-2 defeat in a 20-inning marathon against the Staten Island Yankees on opening night, the Cyclones then traveled from th...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleveland is Believe-land!
About three weeks ago, I wrote a column previewing this year’s NBA Finals. I’m not sure of the exact quote, but the general thesis was that Lebron James was the only man standing in the way of the ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mixed feelings on Yanks
Next two weeks will decide the future of this current squad
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creator edges out Destin in Belmont Stakes
Bobby Flay buys into winner just days before race
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Phenom NYC picks up two, improves to 7-1 on season
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Paint Folks pick up two big wins in 14&U Division
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Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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CTK football sends off nine college-bound athletes
This past fall, the Christ the King football squad enjoyed their most successful season in years. The Royals finished 10-1, with their lone defeat coming in the Catholic League Championship to Xavi...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee
Some may be wondering how a 28-year-old sports radio talk-show host could properly pay tribute to a man they’ve never seen fight before, but it’s pretty easy when you’re talking about one of the mo...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lillian Blackburn, a volunteer and chair of the Friends of White Settlement Library, shows a collection of petitions to save a library cat named Browser from city imposed eviction Thursday, June 30, 2016, in White Settlement, Texas. The governing council of the Fort Worth suburb of White Settlement voted 2-1 to give the library 30 days to find a new home for Browser. Ex-council member Alan Price said Browser's supporters will petition for a reprieve in November's elections. (AP Photo/John L. Mone)WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city council has voted unanimously to reinstate Browser the cat to his job as live-in mascot of the city's public library.


2016-07-01 18:33:40 -0400

CORRECTS TO QUALIFIED, NOT THE POLE - Greg Biffle looks up at the scoring monitor after he qualified for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, July 1, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Greg Biffle used a last-gasp push to steal the pole for Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway.


2016-07-01 18:30:52 -0400
Seven Italian nationals are thought to be among the hostages taken by gunmen who stormed a cafe popular with foreigners in the capital of Bangladesh on Friday, Italian state television said quoting the Italian ambassador to Bangladesh. State TV RAI quoted the Italian ambassador in Dhaka, Mario Palma, as saying the seven Italians were businessmen. An Italian foreign ministry source said one Italian hostage had escaped.
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