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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 473 473 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 109 109 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 | 117 117 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 | 230 230 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 | 236 236 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 | 231 231 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 | 263 263 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?
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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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Just who exactly was John Lott?
In our Woodhaven Founders Cemetery there is a gravestone marking the final resting place of John Lott, the son of Hendrick and Sarah Lott. John Lott died on September 13, 1793, and his is one of th...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restoration of Mary Whelan Playground complete
With summer rapidly approaching, kids in Woodhaven will have a new place to play. Elected and city officials cut the ribbon on a newly renovated Mary Whelan playground that will both honor the lega...
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Last call for the social event of the year
This is the last call for the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation “Spring Into Woodhaven” Dinner Dance on Friday June 10, at Woodhaven Manor, 96-01 Jamaica Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. In line with t...
Jun 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flood panel tech wins city's resiliency competition
FW Brown to install panels to area small businesses
Jun 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's seven war monuments
Residents of Woodhaven gathered at American Legion Post 118 on Monday to remember those that gave their lives for our country. Due to the weather, the services were held indoors, but it did not det...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials open Rockaway for beach season
Mourn loss of teen that drowned two days before
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Concerns, support for Select Bus Service at town hall
Woodhaven residents flocked to PS 306 to meet with representatives from the Department of Transportation and give their opinion on the Select Bus Service (SBS) project on Woodhaven Boulevard. Accor...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A busy month of May in Woodhaven
The month of May was a busy one for the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation and the Woodhaven Business Improvement District. First, Assemblyman Michael Miller held a Small Business Forum that...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The story behind the crime scene
“There’s a story to be told about every crime scene,” says retired NYPD Detective Ike Ilkiw. “People walk the streets of New York never realizing that they’re walking past historic, and infamous, l...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slapping on a new coat of paint
Where did you spend last Saturday, a warm day with a little rain, but a day off from work and school? Well, eight Franklin K. Lane ROTC students were with me on 100th Street sprucing up the great m...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richards allocates $3 million for tech upgrades
Schools in south Queens are getting a major technological boost thanks to over $3 million in funding from Councilman Donovan Richards' discretionary budget. “One of the biggest needs in our communi...
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven's memorial to those lost in WWI
World War 1 took a heavy toll on Woodhaven. For the first few years, the United States sat on the sidelines while the war raged overseas. At that time, Woodhaven was still a neighborhood in develop...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community breaks ground on new school playground
Playtime for students at a Rochdale middle school is about to become more fun. City officials and community leaders broke ground on a new playground at Catherine and Count Basie Middle School 72 at...
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outreach program tailored to women battling addiction
Also supports women with addicted family members
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La Quinta Inn opens its doors in Rockaway
Hotel hires 100 percent Rockaway residents
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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By Phil Stewart, Jonathan Landay and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's government said on Friday it inadvertently killed up to 116 civilians in strikes in countries where America is not at war, a major disclosure likely to inflame debate about targeted killings and use of drones. Obama's goal for the release of the numbers, which are higher than any previously acknowledged by his government but vastly below private estimates, is to create greater transparency about what the U.S. military and CIA are doing to fight militants plotting against the United States.
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Michael Phelps competes in a heat for the men's 100m butterfly during the US Olympic swimming trials on July 1, 2016 in Omaha, NebraskaMichael Phelps limbered up for his 200m medley showdown with Ryan Lochte at the US Olympic swimming trials on Friday by booking a semi-final berth in the 100m butterfly. Phelps, whose remarkable 18 Olympic gold medals include three 100m fly victories, was third in his heat in 51.87sec, the sixth-fastest time of the morning in an event topped by the 51.61 of Matthew Josa. Lochte also made it through in the 100m fly, but scratched the semi-finals to focus on his individual medley duel with Phelps.


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A view of the Colosseum after the first stage of the restoration work was completed in Rome, Friday, July 1st, 2016. The Colosseum has emerged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration, a multi-million-euro cleaning to remove a dreary, undignified patina of soot and grime from the ancient arena, assailed by pollution in traffic-clogged Rome. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)ROME (AP) — The Colosseum has emerged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration, a multimillion-euro cleaning to remove a dreary, undignified patina of soot and grime from the ancient arena, which has been assailed for decades by pollution in traffic-clogged Rome.


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