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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 477 477 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 | 113 113 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 | 109 109 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 | 111 111 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 | 120 120 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 | 232 232 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 | 238 238 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 | 234 234 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 | 266 266 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 | 255 255 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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For kids, these are the good old days
June, with all the graduations and excitement over summer, has a way of making me nostalgic. It was 40 years ago this week that I graduated from PS 60. It seems hard to believe that four decades ha...
Jun 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer (already!) comes to Woodhaven
I can not believe time flies so fast. Imagine, there is only five months left in 2016. Woodhaven and the Woodhaven Business Improvement District survived a hard winter, then spring rushed by and no...
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Senior art program ends in gallery show
Richmond Hill, Woodhaven seniors show off work
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Work underway on $67M Sandy recovery project
Far Rockaway first of 33 NYCHA sites slated for upgrades
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Pols urge Army Corps to release Rockaway study
Rockaway residents are urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release details regarding the long-awaited Rockaway Reformulation Study and Project. “The Army Corps should release the draft plan ...
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Ride history, support a worthy Woodhaven cause
For over a century, the carousel in Forest Park has been part of the tradition of growing up in Woodhaven. In many families, several generations have fond memories of riding on the carousel as chil...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Rockaway, year of anti-violence initiatives pays dividends
Last year, Councilman Donovan Richards announced an aggressive three-point plan to reduce violence on the Rockaway peninsula. On Friday, he celebrated the initiative's progress and pointed to all t...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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22 arrested on drug charges in Far Rockaway
Authorities arrested 22 residents of Far Rockaway's Redfern Houses last week as part of a seven-month undercover narcotic investigation. The arrests come as local leaders are celebrating the commun...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor visits SE Queens for town hall
Councilman Donovan Richards hosted Mayor Bill de Blasio in Springfield Gardens last week for a special town hall meeting that gave residents of southeast Queens a chance to get some face time with ...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some thoughts on Father's Day
I hope that you had a very wonderful Father’s Day with your father and family. This is a very special day for this very special person. I remember when I was young how on “his” day we went to churc...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Did we party? Yes we did!
On Friday night, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its annual dinner dance. The evening was spring-like and clear, and many walked to the catering hall from their homes. The ladies...
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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SE Queens leaders declare opposition to Move NY plan
Pol calls for commuter rail fare equity as alternative
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Former Knicks player honored with street renaming
Hundreds of family and friends of former NBA player Anthony Mason gathered at the corner of Rockaway Boulevard and 147th Street last Saturday as the athlete was honored with a street co-naming. “An...
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A walk through Woodhaven history
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of leading a walking tour of Woodhaven, sponsored by the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society. It was a nice day for a walk and we had a great time as we ma...
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Longtime Rosedale civic leader honored
Portion of 242nd Street renamed for James English
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Bud Norris throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 1, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bud Norris pitched six strong innings in his Dodgers debut while filling in for the injured Clayton Kershaw, Adrian Gonzalez drove in two runs and Los Angeles beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Friday night.


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Bangladeshi soldiers come out of an area housing a restaurant popular with foreigners after heavily armed militants attacked it on Friday night and took dozens of hostages, in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, July 2, 2016. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadis activity online. (AP Photo)DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, killing at least six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff.


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Still frame from live video shows armed personnel securing the scene after gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan restaurant and took hostages early on Saturday in DhakaMUMBAI (Reuters) - Six gunmen were killed and 13 hostages, including three foreigners, were rescued on Saturday during a police operation inside a Dhaka restaurant that came under attack, Indian television channel Times Now reported. Gunmen attacked the upscale cafe in the diplomatic area of Dhaka late on Friday and had been holding about 20 hostages, including foreigners, before police poured into the building to try to free those stuck inside. At least two police were killed, authorities said. (Reporting by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by Nick Macfie)


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