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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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Storefront improvement part of Far Rock revitalization
Business owners express frustration with those not participating
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven steps up for the troops
This Valentine’s Day, residents from all over Woodhaven came together to let all of the troops, past and present, know that we care and that we honor their service. As he has done every year, Assem...
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Far Rockaway public housing takes next step towards upgrade
1,400 apartments to receive upgrade through federal program
Feb 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minecraft competition coming to the big screen
Super League Gaming to host event at Queens cinema
Feb 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Share & preserve your Woodhaven memories
Buried in hundreds and hundreds of basements in and around Woodhaven are treasures from our past just waiting to be discovered. With each passing year, more of these wonderful memories are discarde...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven loses three community leaders
Here in our little Woodhaven the weather was frigid to the point of being dangerous. Thankfully the deep freeze is warming up and it seems like spring, which is just five weeks away Daylight Saving...
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols ask landlords to open homes to Sandy victims
Provide temporary housing while rebuilding continues
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman wants DOT to reevaluate dangerous roadway
Site of hit-and-run accident that killed 16-year-old girl
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local vet 'playing around' with history
Dr. Paul Fish has been tending to the pets of Woodhaven and surrounding communities at his Animal Clinic at 76-23 Jamaica Avenue for 33 years. If you have any pets, it is likely that you know Dr. F...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough Board approves budget priorities, TWA hotel
The Queens Borough Board voted unanimously to approve the budget priorities for fiscal Year 2017 Monday night at Borough Hall. The city’s preliminary budget totals $82.1 billion. It increases fundi...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Far Rockaway to get $91 million investment
At last year's State of the City address, Mayor Bill de Blasio made a promise to the Far Rockaway community still reeling from the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. This year, that promise was...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite snow, business as usual in Woodhaven
February is turning out to be a tough one. We have experienced heavy snow and ice and the sleet is threatening. After the snowstorm and the problem with snow removal in Woodhaven, let's hope that i...
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Visit Woodhaven 1974 through movie magic
It was a quiet little film, the kind they seem to rarely make these days. It was called “Queen of the Stardust Ballroom” and it was really big news in Woodhaven at the time. Residents still talk ab...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents rally against homeless shelter placements in SE Queens
Southeast Queens elected officials, community leaders and residents stood at the steps of City Hall last Wednesday to protest the addition of more homeless shelters in their neighborhoods. Communit...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols renew push for new police precinct
Want to split the 105th into two, create 116th
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bangladeshi commandos on Saturday cleared a besieged cafe in Dhaka of gunmen who had earlier captured hostages inside the building, an army official told Indian television, as security forces searched the surrounding area for more attackers. Lieutenant Colonel Masood of the Rapid Action Battalion told India's Times Now TV channel that he believed between six and 10 gunmen had stormed the restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic area on Friday.
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Australian election polls are forecasting large numbers of people voting for the Greens or other minor parties and independents, which raises the prospect of a hung parliamentAustralians flocked to vote in national elections Saturday with conservative leader Malcolm Turnbull appearing to have a slight edge over Labor's Bill Shorten, culminating a marathon race where economic management has become a key issue in the wake of the Brexit vote. After an eight-week campaign, a Newspoll of 4,135 people published in The Australian newspaper showed Turnbull's Liberal/National coalition 50.5 to 49.5 percent in front on a two-party basis, while a poll in the Sydney Morning Herald had them in a dead heat. Shorten's Labor needs to pick up at least 19 seats in the 150-seat parliament to secure the 76 it needs to govern in its own right.


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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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