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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 439 439 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 | 72 72 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 | 74 74 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 | 74 74 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 | 84 84 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 | 201 201 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 | 200 200 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 | 197 197 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 | 226 226 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 | 224 224 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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LPC landmarks Forest Park Carousel
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Tuesday morning to landmark the Forest Park Carousel. It's quite a turnaround for the carousel, which until an operator was found last year was cl...
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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June is the month for celebrations
I hope that you had a great Father’s Day and bought all your gifts for dad on our Woodhaven Business Improvement District’s Jamaica Avenue, your “Everything Avenue,” from Dexter Court to 100th Stre...
Jun 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beach parents demand a crosswalk
A busy intersection is making life dangerous for kids at a Queens elementary school. Parents at PS 232 in the Lindenwood section of Howard Beach are calling on the city to, at the very least, insta...
Jun 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWDC honorees react to recognition
At the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation’s 34th annual dinner dance last Friday, community members were highlighted for their dedication to making the neighborhood a better place to live an...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our 34th annual dinner dance
The weather on Friday evening, the night of our Happiness Is Spring dance, we had torrential rain. It was not spring-like at all at our 34th Anniversary Dinner Dance. But in our beautiful banquet r...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offering a better future in Woodhaven
With all that’s going on in the world it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the bad news. You really don’t have to go far to find it. As it turns out, you don’t have to go very far to find good news i...
Jun 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB9 district manager put on probation
Board will give Mary Ann Carey six months
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big things are happening
My article this week will be devoted to two important Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation momentous events. The first is the landmarking of our beautiful Forest Park Carousel. Many, many year...
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Push to bring full gambling to Resorts World
Under Cuomo plan, city would face five-year ban
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Morris Variety a bit of Woodhaven's past
Everyone has their own favorite story about Lewis of Woodhaven. Mine involves the search for a mortise lock to replace the broken ancient one in our front door. Home Depot couldn’t help me. Every l...
Jun 05, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven honors those who served
The weather continues to be unpredictable, warm and sunny one day, rainy and cold the next. On Thursday, May 23, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its Annual “Small Town” Memorial ...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good men from Woodhaven
We have attended the Memorial Day ceremony at the American Legion Post 118 the past few years and taken many photos of all of the markers. It’s a tremendous sight, row after row, column upon column...
May 29, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Library calls attention to looming budget cuts
Despite the ongoing renovations and the pouring rain, staff of the Woodhaven Library hosted a carnival to raise awareness about looming budget cuts that could affect libraries in Queens. Librarians...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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JFK's Terminal 4 opens with fanfare and protestors
As Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped open the new Delta Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy Airport on Friday, protestors were chanting in the rain demanding better pay. The $1.2-billion terminal will featu...
May 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Introducing our 2013 honorees
Our Woodhaven is so blessed, for we have beautiful homes including stately Victorians. These Victorian homes, now due to our accomplishing the rezoning of Woodhaven, are now safe from being demolis...
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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French Central bank Governor Villeroy de Galhau attends the 2016 Institute of International Finance (IIF) Spring Membership meeting in MadridLondon's financial centre will lose its prized "EU passport" if Britain fails to secure continued access to the bloc's single market in its exit talks, ECB Governing Council member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Saturday. Banks based in London, Europe's biggest financial centre, rely on what is called an EU passport to operate across the bloc's capital market unhindered while basing most of their staff and operations outside the euro zone in London.


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By John Irish BERLIN (Reuters) - France's foreign minister called on Saturday for the European Union to move ahead quickly to seal the terms of a British exit, arguing that the other 27 members needed to give the bloc new purpose or risk populism taking hold. "Negotiations have to go quickly in the common interest," Jean-Marc Ayrault said on his way to a meeting in Berlin of foreign ministers from the six founding members of the EU - Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Britain voted on Thursday to leave the EU, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow since World War Two to the European project of forging greater unity.
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Flames from the Erskine Fire engulf a trailer near Weldon, California(Reuters) - Hundreds of firefighters were struggling on Saturday to contain a massive wildfire that has killed two people and burned at least 100 homes while ravaging lakeside communities in central California. The so-called Erskine Fire, which broke out on Thursday afternoon in the foothills of Kern County about 42 miles (68 km) northeast of Bakersfield, has exploded to char more than 30,000 acres, making it one of the worst in an already intense fire season in drought-stricken California. The National Weather Service issued a "red-flag warning" for the area at least into Saturday morning, forecasting high temperatures, low humidity and gusty winds that could whip up the blaze's intensity as it cuts through the bone-dry brush and grass.


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