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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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Portion of Rockaway Boardwalk delayed by crane regulations
New York City's new crane regulations are going to delay the projected opening of the Rockaway Boardwalk between Beach 108th Street and Beach 126th Street until July, a representative for the Parks...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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The fight against SBS continues
Isn't it great that spring is threatening to arrive and stay? We've had a string of bright warm beautiful days, and I think that we could get accustomed to this. Last year at this time, I was warni...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A chance to explore Woodhaven's history
Last week, the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society led a walking tour of old Woodhaven. Close to 40 people braved cold temperatures and high winds to visit the sites of two old race tracks, t...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich announces PB winners
Four winning projects totaling $935,000 were the top vote-getters in the 34th Council District's participatory budgeting this year. The projects include upgrades at six local schools - P.S. 47, P.S...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols introduce resolution to create new police precinct
Bill would split expansive 105th, create 116th Precinct
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keeping Jamaica Avenue strong
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Court to 100th Street is starting to get busy. It is warming up, so everyone is out and about walking our “Everything Avenu...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rail study will level the field
While the fight over the abandoned tracks that run through Woodhaven along 98th Street has been going on for years, the funding muscle has been entirely on the side of those advocating an expansion...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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State budget includes Rockaway rail study
The newly passed state budget brought some good news for transportation advocates in south Queens, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be directed to conduct a study of the dormant Ro...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improvements coming to Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 81st and Beach 86th streets is getting a major makeover to reduce speeding, calm traffic and creating safer left turns and pedestrian crossings. “Rockaway Bea...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three years and still no action at 78-19
After all that time counting down to spring 2016 did we miss it? We are back into winter again and it is not appreciated. I was in Florida last week, and after warm rain for two evenings it was 81 ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT playing schoolyard bully in Woodhaven
It’s rare that I write about the same topic two weeks in a row, but the fecklessness and incompetence of the city's Department of Transportation (DOT) is inexhaustible. I could write about them all...
Mar 29, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanders wants Rockaway to get 'fare' treatment
Calls for peninsula to finally be included in CityTicket
Mar 29, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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WBID to again address avenue eyesore
I hope that you enjoyed a happy Easter Sunday with your families. It was so pleasant to see the sun shining and feel its warmth over this past holiday weekend. Regarding the collapsed building at 7...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save us from the city's 'safety' measures
Our mayor and the Department of Transportation (DOT) don’t understand why residents aren’t falling in love with their proposals to “improve” Woodhaven Boulevard. Their current plan involves the cre...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman finds money for Rockaway Beach Line study
Proponents for new park say study is nothing new
Mar 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who starred on the musical dramedy "Glee" has a new lawyer to represent him in a federal child pornography case.
2016-06-28 16:12:54 -0400

Volkswagen owns 12 brands, including VW, Audi, Porsche, Seat and LamborhginiVolkswagen has agreed to a record $15 billion US payout over its emissions-cheating diesel cars, pledging to buy back or fix vehicles that tricked pollution tests, and pay each owner up to $10,000. The German auto giant agreed in a settlement filed in federal court Tuesday to pay up to $14.7 billion to American consumers and US authorities, and announced a separate deal to pay $603 million to settle consumer protection claims from US states. The huge settlement, the biggest in a US air pollution probe, only partly resolves claims against the automaker, embroiled in a months-long scandal that has roiled the industry and tarnished the reputation of the company and its "green" initiatives.


2016-06-28 16:09:45 -0400
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two suspects blew themselves up at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday, detonating their explosives just before the security check at the international terminal, a Turkish official said. Police fired shots to try to "neutralize" the suspects, the official said. Around 40 people were wounded in the blast, broadcaster HaberTurk reported. (Reporting by Turkey newsroom; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Nick Tattersall)
2016-06-28 16:05:23 -0400