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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 | 96 96 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 | 253 253 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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Mets ease off-season woes with opening weekend
Photos: Michael O'Kane After a tumultuous off-season, Opening Day weekend for the New York Mets couldn't have gone any better. The Mets swept a three-game series with division rival Atlanta Braves ...
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther rallies twice
Martin Luther came back not once, but twice against Lawrence Woodmere with a three-run 5th and 6th inning to win 9-6 and start 2-0 in PSAA action. With bases loaded in the 5th inning, Eddie Mamut h...
Apr 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Golden Gloves come to an end
Christina Cruz earned her sixth-straight Golden Gloves championship last Thursday at Madison Square Garden, defeating Florina Novac in the 112-pound division after the fight was stopped in the seco...
Apr 02, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-M makes it a decade of dominance
The Tri-M Girls CYO Swim Team has now gone a decade as Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan Champions (2003–2012). This marks the tenth consecutive year TRI-M has reigned supreme. TRI-M, also known as the Merc...
Apr 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scared Heart takes tourney title
Sacred Heart's Bantam Boys team won the St. Thomas the Apostle basketball tournament, defeating St. Rose of Lima in the championship game by a score of 49-30. Prior to the tournament, Sacred Heart ...
Apr 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU bounced by Duke
Exit Sweet 16 after great season
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mullin's number retired...again
Former SJU star gets NBA number retired
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boyd named to All-America team
After helping guide the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team to its second straight Northeast Conference championship and NCAA Tournament appearance, junior Julian Boyd has been selected to the Lou H...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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RSC Softball league looking for teams
Brooklyn-based RSC Softball has been in existence for 12 years now, and with the season rapidly approaching there are still slots available. RSC is a very competitive league from top to bottom with...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diaz reaches 100-hit club
Senior Kevin Diaz of Staen Island became just the third Bear in program history to reach the 100 hit milestone as the St. Joseph's College baseball team dropped both ends of a Sunday twinbill to Pu...
Mar 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martinez fends off Macklin to retain middleweight title
Sergio Martinez retained his world middleweight title with a TKO after Matthew Macklin couldn't answer the bell for the 12th round in a souldout fight at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. It wa...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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In 2012-13, SJU will be Harkless-less
St. John’s guard/forward Moe Harkless, the 2011-12 Big East Rookie of the Year and the only league freshman to be named an All-Big East honorable mention selection, announced Monday that he intends...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women advance to second round in last-minute fashion
St. John's escaped by the skin of their teeth to advance in the NCAA Women's Tournament. St. John’s junior guard Nadirah McKenith scored on a coast-to-coast layup with 0.1 seconds left, lifting thi...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muay Thai comes to MSG
For the first time ever, Muay Thai was center stage at Madison Square Garden, as 28 fighters squared off in 14 different bouts on Friday, March 16. The event was hosted by TaKe On Productions. Many...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackbirds hang tough, but can't outlast Michigan St.
It won't be a Cinderella story for the Blackbirds after all. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team’s bid to become the first No. 16 seed to topple a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament came up short...
Mar 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forty-six percent of those invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this year are women and 41 percent ethnic minoritiesAlmost half the people invited to join the organization that bestows the Oscars this year are women and almost as many people of color, the body announced in a bid to honor its vow to push for more diversity. The record 683 invitees include rising young stars such as John Boyega of "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson, Swedish Oscar winner Alicia Vikander and musician Mary J. Blige the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said in a statement. Of the class of 2016 -- which also includes Indian-Canadian director Deepa Mehta, Belgian-Kurdish filmmaker Sahim Omar Kalifa and Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami -- 283 are identified as international members representing 59 countries.


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Michael Phelps gestures after winning the men's 200-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. Phelps qualified for his fifth Summer Games. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michael Phelps is heading back to the Olympics.


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Maya DiRado swims women's during a 200-meter individual medley semifinal at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio):


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