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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 462 462 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 | 99 99 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 | 94 94 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 | 95 95 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 | 109 109 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 | 219 219 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 | 224 224 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 | 219 219 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 | 252 252 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 | 243 243 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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Local company comes to the aid of volunteer fire department
One group that suffered damage during Hurricane Sandy didn't have the time to think of themselves. The West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department was busy helping others in the aftermath of the ...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Welcomes Santa Claus to Town
After our glorious - although wet - Friday evening small town Christmas Tree (with our new tree and along with the new lights on the four little trees all courtesy of the WBID) and Menorah Lighting...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community in Need of Captains
In the aftermath of the disastrous blizzards in early 2011, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association reconstituted the old Block Captain program that kept the neighborhood informed and on the sam...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The holidays officially underway in Woodhaven
Woodhaven Developments
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The push to save St. Matthew's
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church on 96th Street has been inactive since May 2011, but it looks as if it will be the center of attention in 2013 with a new group taking over, considerable repairs done...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven continues to be split in two
It looks like Woodhaven will continue to be a community divided, as least as far as the City Counil is concerned. Currently, Councilman Eric Ulrich and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley both represent...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merchants pitch in to keep Liberty clean
Many businesses on Liberty Avenue in Richmond Hill dealing with a garbage problem have decided to “adopt a basket.” In a new program created by the Department of Sanitation (DSNY), merchants and co...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toy drives for Sandy victims abound
Christmas is at our doorstep, and it’s a wonderful time of the year. And this year, more so than ever, we have reason to look around us, and be grateful for all that we have. I believe that my feel...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holidays officially arrive in Woodhaven this weekend
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Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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JFK employees protest working conditions
As travelers made their way to their flight at JFK Airport the day before Thanksgiving, they may have found themselves in unwittingly in the middle of an ongoing dispute at one of the nation’s busi...
Nov 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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News flash! People are caring all year long
The generosity of your neighbors has been well documented over the last few weeks. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the residents of Woodhaven opened their closets, their wallets and their hear...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas trees in Woodhaven damaged from superstorm
Last year at this time, our focus was on the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation's Forest Parkway Plaza area. Our staff was getting our trees in our plaza - especially our real beautiful Chri...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engaging the supernatural
In Lilith’s Awakening, a psychic and medium who assists the police with unsolved crimes encounters the spirit of a murder victim and finds herself facing off against an ancient goddess of evil and ...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Wonder! Queens Hostess store victim of company's financial crisis
Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies, Yodels, Wonder Bread and other snacks, is shutting down production after the company said it could no longer continue operating in the face of a crippling nationw...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, joined by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, left, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 28, 2016, warning of widespread consequences if the Senate fails to act before Friday on a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico. The U.S. territory is in a decade-long recession and owes a $2 billion debt payment to creditors on July 1. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate on Wednesday implored their colleagues to back a rescue package for cash-strapped Puerto Rico, just 48 hours before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment.


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President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama is traveling to Ottawa, Canada for the North America Leaders' Summit with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Neito. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's summit Wednesday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (all times local):


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ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by telephone on Wednesday with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan about the suicide bombing at Istanbul's main airport the previous day, the White House said. Obama expressed his condolences, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters during a briefing. The White House will offer "any support that the Turks can benefit from as they conduct this investigation and take steps to further strengthen the security situation in their country," Earnest said. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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