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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 466 466 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 | 103 103 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 | 99 99 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 | 100 100 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 | 113 113 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 | 224 224 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 | 229 229 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 | 223 223 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 | 257 257 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 | 248 248 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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Phenom NYC improves to 7-1 headed into playoffs
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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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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...
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According to local media in the Afghan capital the explosions in western Kabul targeted a convoy of buses carrying police and have claimed many casualtiesAt least 27 policemen were killed Thursday and 40 wounded after a bomb attack claimed by the Taliban struck a convoy of buses transporting police cadets in Kabul, the interior ministry said. The attack comes little over a week after 14 Nepali security guards who were heading to work at the Canadian embassy were killed in a massive blast that left their yellow minibus spattered with blood. "We are still investigating the precise nature of the blast, whether it was suicide attack, car bomb or whatever -- we do not know it at the moment," a senior interior ministry official said.


2016-06-30 06:16:10 -0400
Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of German reunification and a leading driver of European integration, said the EU must allow Britain time to sort itself out after its referendum vote to leave the bloc. Kohl, now 86 and in poor health, also told Germany's mass-selling daily Bild in its Thursday edition that the EU should show greater respect for national and regional identities in Europe and not impose too much standardisation on member states.
2016-06-30 06:14:51 -0400

A Turkish anti-riot officer stands guard as people walk past the explosion site at Ataturk airport on June 29, 2016 in Istanbul, a day after a suicide bombing and gun attack targeted the airportTurkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault. The death toll from Tuesday's gun and suicide bomb spree at Ataturk airport has risen to 42, state-run news agency Anadolu said, with 13 foreigners among the dead and more than 200 people injured. Turkey has been plunged into mourning over the carnage at Ataturk airport, the deadliest yet of several attacks to strike Turkey's biggest city this year.


2016-06-30 06:13:02 -0400