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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 454 454 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 | 90 90 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 | 87 87 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 | 88 88 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 | 98 98 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 | 212 212 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 | 216 216 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 | 210 210 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 | 242 242 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 | 235 235 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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Shamrocks play league leaders to 1-1 draw
The Shamrocks have locked in fourth place going into the all-important second phase of CSL Division 1 after a day of mixed emotions. Sunday brought four wins, a draw and a loss, but that 1-1 draw a...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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March Madness: It’s Real & It’s Spectacular!
To quote my girl Taylor Swift, “Don’t say I didn’t warn you!” Last week when I tried foolishly to give specific tips for filling out your NCAA Tournament Bracket, I did admit there was a good possi...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Jefferson steals show at state champs
It was Federation weekend at the Times Union Center in Albany, and six state champions were honored over the course of three days, putting new faces at the top of the New York basketball scene. Amo...
Mar 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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An idiot’s guide to the NCAA Tournament
Merry Christmas basketball fans! Thursday through Sunday are some of the most action-packed, entertaining days of the year. The NCAA Tournament is an idiot-proof system for entertainment. You can’t...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights out of NCAA tourney
The Queens College women’s basketball team fell to Bentley, 77-67, in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II East Regional over the weekend. Junior Madison Rowland led the Knights with a game-high ...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four PSAL champs crowned in Brooklyn Heights
On an energy-filled Championship Sunday, four new PSAL city champions were crowned at St. Francis College’s Pope P.E. Center. At the “B” level, the East Harlem Pride ladies and the Bulldogs of KIPP...
Mar 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's women top Creighton to win Big East tournament
Headed to the NCAA tourney for the 10th time in program history
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roller-coaster ride over for St. Francis, so what’s next?
After emerging as one of the tri-state area’s hottest teams late in the regular season, the St. Francis Terriers men’s basketball team (15-17, 11-7 NEC) were on the receiving end of a crushing home...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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JJ: Peyton going out on top
Over the weekend, football fans received news that was simply inevitable after watching the 2015 season. Peyton Manning has decided to hang up his spikes after 18 illustrious seasons in the Nationa...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knights headed to NCAA
The two-time East Coast Conference (ECC) champion Queens College women’s basketball team will begin its quest for a national championship in the East Region Friday evening, against fifth-seeded Hol...
Mar 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loss headed to tourney
St. John’s falls to Providence, hits Big East tournament as 10th seed
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I've had my fill of Phil on Twitter
Like most of America, I was riveted by the most entertaining NBA game of this regular season. On Saturday night, in front of a prime-time national television audience, the Warriors and Thunder deli...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cinderella run ends for St. Joe’s
In their quest to capture a Skyline title in their inaugural season in the league and become the first sixth seed to win the championship, St. Joseph’s College fell 63-47 to top-seeded Old Westbury...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surging Terriers bring playoff ball back to Brooklyn
It’s playoff time in Brooklyn Heights as the St. Francis Terriers men’s basketball team (15-16, 11-7 NEC) earned a home game in the Northeast Conference Tournament for the second straight season. T...
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Yankees/StubHub fued is bad for fans
Let me begin this column by expressing the fact that I am a Yankees season ticket holder. I don’t need to be, but I absolutely love attending New York games in the Bronx. I’ve had season tickets si...
Feb 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a campaign rally in ClevelandBy James Oliphant and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused Hillary Clinton's State Department of failing to protect four Americans killed in a 2012 attack in Libya, in a final report that contained no major new revelations but rekindled debate on the U.S. presidential campaign trail. In an 800-page report that Democrats derided as a political vendetta, Republicans said Clinton, who served as secretary of state from 2009 to 2013 and is now the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, and her staff showed a "shameful" lack of response to congressional investigators looking into the attacks on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. The report, the culmination of a two-year investigation by a special congressional committee led by Republican Representative Trey Gowdy, is likely to be the last official attempt to investigate the attack.


2016-06-28 16:44:18 -0400

File photo of VW sign outside a Volkswagen dealership in LondonBy David Shepardson and Joel Schectman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG will pay as much as $15.3 billion after admitting it cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests for years, agreeing to buy back vehicles from consumers and provide funding that could benefit makers of cleaner technologies. The largest-ever automotive buyback offer in the United States came in a deal announced on Tuesday by the Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission, Environmental Protection Agency and California state regulators. The proposed consent decree confirmed that VW will set aside $10.033 billion to cover buybacks or fixes for diesel cars and sport utility vehicles that used illegal software to defeat government emissions tests.


2016-06-28 16:42:28 -0400
By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has agreed to offer nearly 500,000 owners of diesel vehicles it sold in the United States a choice between selling their cars back to VW, or waiting to see if the company can develop technology that brings the vehicles into compliance with pollution standards. The deal also includes cash compensation. Here's what you need to know, according to the settlement: Who can file a claim?
2016-06-28 16:41:22 -0400