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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 | 217 217 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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MTA includes Rockaway Beach Line in 20-year plan
There is some rejuvenated hope for supporters of restoring train service to the Rockaway Beach Line. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) included restoring the abandoned line, including the LI...
Oct 09, 2013 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building should be demolished
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District and the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation go on record that the building located at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue next to the Volunteer Ambulance Corps an...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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There is too much garbage
In all probability, this week’s column is not directed at you. I like to think that the majority of Woodhaven residents are good people who care about their community and their neighbors. And I bel...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program provides healthy meals to underserved community
Over the last year, dozens of low-income children with eight home-based childcare providers in Cambria Heights and Jamaica received healthy meals and snacks thanks to grant money received by the Wo...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 memories and candidates at GWDC
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 24, in the St. Thomas the Apostle School Café. The agenda for the evening consisted of our annual Septem...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay proposal debated in Woodhaven
Supporters and opponents of the QueensWay – a plan to transform the long-defunct Rockaway Branch Rail Line into a public greenway for walking, jogging and bicycling – squared off at a meet and gree...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Think sunny thoughts for October 20
Well, here we are, the chill of autumn is upon us. The weather has been very sunny and bright for many days now, but with a chill in the air. It seems like just yesterday I was counting down the da...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great Woodhaven Yard Sale
This Saturday, September 28, nearly 60 homes in our community will take part in “The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale.” (See the accompanying map for the locations near you.) The idea is simple. Each year...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven library reopens to the public
The renovations that closed the first floor of the library in Woodhaven since March are complete. Elected officials, library staff and students from P.S. 97 gathered last week to celebrate its reop...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven gears up for a ‘Great Yard Sale’
Over 50 homes already registered to take part
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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GWDC meeting to be held next week
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation will hold its September meeting next week on Tuesday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle School Cafe, 87-40 88th Street with the Annu...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley opens campaign office on Myrtle Ave
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is running against Republican challenger Craig Caruana to keep her seat in the 30th District in the upcoming general elections on November 5, 2013. Crowley was joined...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preparing for the Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival
Before you know it, we have come to that time of the year when our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation board, staff and I accelerate our hard work in preparation for our October 20th “Wonderf...
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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New congregation has plans for Woodhaven cemetery
Hopes to turn overgrown site into memorial garden
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The Latest: German minister condemns Istanbul attacksThe Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport (all times local): 12:55 a.m. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has condemned the attacks on Ataturk airport in Istanbul that have ...


2016-06-28 18:08:32 -0400
By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Two British lawmakers have begun moves to secure a second referendum on leaving the European Union, saying that voters must be given a chance to approve or reject the country's exit plan before formal negotiations begin. "UK citizens must agree on the terms of leaving the EU and, if not satisfied, be given the opportunity to opt for the UK to remain an EU member," said a formal notice submitted to parliament by lawmaker Geraint Davies of the main opposition Labour Party. Davies said that informal negotiations with other EU leaders should be used to compile a Brexit plan, which should then be put to a public vote before the "Article 50" legal process of leaving the bloc, a period of up to two years, is activated.
2016-06-28 18:06:37 -0400
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Tony Hawk has landed a 900 — a 2-and-a-half- turn trick few skateboarders dare to try— 17 years to the day after the same feat made him a household name.
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