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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 453 453 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 | 89 89 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 | 86 86 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 | 87 87 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 | 97 97 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 | 211 211 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 | 215 215 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 | 209 209 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 | 241 241 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 | 234 234 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 looks to curb growing crime
Civilian patrols on the table, but volunteers lacking
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Job fair aims to ease unemployment in Jamaica
In Jamaica, many residents have been out of work for months or even years, which explained the block-long line at a job fair in the neighborhood last week. Hundreds stood in the 88-degree heat in t...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the Man of the Year 2013
Over the past few years, I have had the good fortune of being involved in the selection process of individuals, groups, organizations and businesses that deserve to be honored at the annual celebra...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to School Sales & much more
Back to school they go! And we know what that means in Woodhaven, our Annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Many bargains to be had in your award-winning Wood...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica residents call out mayoral candidates
Wants the needs of the neighborhood addressed in campaign
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St. John's Hospital dismisses rumors of closing
St. John's Episcopal Hospital, the only hospital on the Rockaway Peninsula, is dismissing rumors it is shutting down after closing some of its units and proposing layoffs for many of the staff. Hos...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Night Out in Forest Park

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Back to School Sales Days already upon us
Our summer is flying by. It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading back to school, which wil...
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In this case, the punishment is the crime
We all walk around with an expectation that we are protected by the rule of law; if someone is arrested for doing you harm, they will be punished. It is a simple concept that serves two purposes. O...
Aug 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Could we have prevented a tragedy?
In the wake of last week’s horrific attack on a 17-year old woman in which she was stabbed repeatedly in front of her home, I have heard from a number of residents. Some are concerned, many are sca...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BID faces the final days of summer
Every year I look forward to the warmth of our short summer months. Yes, our sunny summer is fleeting, so we should enjoy every day while we can. Last week we took our own advice and enjoyed a beau...
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
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An evening ride to end Alzhimer's
Last year, there was a fantastic event called “An Evening Ride on the Forest Park Carousel to End Alzheimer’s,” and 100 percent of the proceeds from the carousel rides - nearly $2000 - were generou...
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A short history of the Woodhaven BID
Can you believe we are into August already? Where did the time go? Finally the humid hot weather has passed and we are now enjoying sunny summer temperatures with low humidity. As I have stated bef...
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Members of protocol adjust the British and EU flags prior to the arrival of British Prime Minister David Cameron at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. EU heads of state and government meet Tuesday and Wednesday in Brussels for the first time since Britain voted to leave the European Union, throwing British and European politics into disarray. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)BRUSSELS (AP) — Indignant European Union lawmakers pressed Britain to end the uncertainty that has gripped European and global markets, saying Tuesday that if it intends to leave, it should start the process immediately.


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EU and British flags are adjusted before the EU summit in BrusselsBy Michael Holden and Elizabeth Piper LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain faced angry calls from other European leaders to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union which the IMF said could put pressure on global growth. Financial markets recovered slightly on Tuesday after the result wiped a record $3 trillion off global shares and sterling fell to its lowest level in 31 years, but trading was volatile and policymakers vowed to take all necessary measures to protect their economies. British finance minister George Osborne, whose attempt to calm markets fell on deaf ears on Monday, said he would have to cut spending and raise taxes to secure fiscal stability after a third credit ratings agency downgraded the country's debt.


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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2013, file photo, former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt smiles as a banner is raised in her honor before the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Knoxville, Tenn. Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who boosted women's game, has died at 64. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women's game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64.


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