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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 455 455 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 | 91 91 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 | 89 89 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 | 100 100 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 | 218 218 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 | 211 211 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 | 244 244 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 | 237 237 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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Woodhaven Developments
May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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World organ Day in Woodhaven
World Organ Day is an epic world-wide concert that will celebrate the 850th Anniversary of the establishment of the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France. Throughout an entire day, concerts will...
May 01, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Afterschool programs on chopping block in new budget
Shouting “no more cuts” in front of Borough Hall last Wednesday, students from several afterschool programs across Queens protested Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed cuts to their programs. If pas...
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Former councilman to replace Tabone on GOP Executive Committee
GOP leaders hope appointment can end some of the internal strife
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building collapse still on the mind
The collapse of the building at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue is on everyone’s mind. The dominant thought being thankful no one was injured or killed. This location was an accident waiting to happen, with d...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep your valuables safe and secure
The 102nd Precinct and the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association are partnering up to help protect your valuables through Operation ID, a multifaceted program which is offered free of charge by th...
Apr 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven small businesses getting late-night fines
Local civic association is not immune
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It could have been so much worse
Well, what do you think, is spring weather finally here? Maybe even spring with a tinge of summer. I know that we all want this weather to stay. So now that the weather has warmed for good (we hope...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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An inconvenience, but not a tragedy
We were lucky, we were very blessed. Tons of bricks poured down on to the sidewalk, crushing a vehicle nearly flat. Tons of bricks fell onto, and then through, the roof of the Woodhaven-Richmond Hi...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressman addresses lingering effects of Sandy
Citizens concerned over new FEMA flood maps
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NoWay QueensWay protest on Jamaica Avenue
Residents call for train and denounce parkland proposal
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Little Mermaid comes to St. Mary Gate of Heaven
This May, Queens will be treated to performances of The Little Mermaid at St. Mary Gate of Heaven school in Ozone Park. Frank Gulluscio, a former Language Arts teacher at St. Mary Gate of Heaven an...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball season kick off in Forest Park
Baseball is back, and the WORKS Little League kicked off the 2013 season with their 55th annual march down Jamaica Avenue. Dozens of the 38 baseball and softball teams from Richmond Hill and Woodha...
Apr 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven building collapses
Senior center compromised in the accident
Apr 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven on the airwaves
Radio Free Woodhaven is our community’s weekly radio show (hosted by yours truly) that airs over the Internet every Friday night at 10 p.m. People can listen to it live each Friday, but it is archi...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mongolian soldiers stand in a polling booth after voting in the parliamentary election in Ulan Bator on June 29, 2016Mongolians travelled to the polls Wednesday to elect a new national government as the country struggles to monetise its vast natural resources amid slumping demand for commodities from its largest trade partner China. The contest largely comes down to a choice between the ruling Democratic Party and the opposition Mongolian People's Party. On both sides campaigns have been heavy on bromides about economic development but light on concrete proposals for tackling voter concerns, including improving the country's educational and health care systems.


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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto gestures as he talks with U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prior to a group family photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in ManilaThe leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico gather on Wednesday to stress the importance of trade at a time of mounting international doubts about the benefits of globalization. The three nations belong to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to renegotiate or even scrap if he wins power. Trump says free trade has been disastrous for American workers, costing countless thousands of jobs and depressing wages.


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Passengers embrace each other at the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport, early Wednesday, June 29, 2016 following their evacuation after a blast. Suspected Islamic State group extremists have hit the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing dozens of people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUTISTANBUL (AP) — The attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday was the latest in such incidents at major airports in recent years. The following is a list of some of those attacks:


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