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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 466 466 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 | 103 103 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 | 99 99 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 | 100 100 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 | 112 112 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 | 223 223 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 | 228 228 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 | 223 223 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 | 257 257 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 | 248 248 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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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...
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donate blood, win tix to Super Bowl
From now until next January, everyone who donates blood at a drive sponsored by the New York Blood Center will be entered into a sweepstakes for one pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII, which will...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven is cooling off
The very unhealthy heat wave has now broken, I am so pleased to see the low 85-degree temperatures. Hopefully it will stay at this tolerable level for the remainder of the summer. Our WBID periodic...
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway barrier gets a splash of color
Volunteers help create longest mural in NYC
Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Millions of Sandy relief money still not spent
Local leaders demand answers from charitable originations
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CB5 requests changes to Ridgewood Reservoir plans
Want Parks to move entrance gate for Basin 3
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help our seniors, trees in this heat
Last week I stated that it was “hot, hot, hot,” quoting from a song. Well, this week’s song is we’re having a “heat wave.” The temperatures are so high and oppressive that it has become a true heal...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bet on good people, and Path of Deams
In the 1989 horseracing comedy Let It Ride, Richard Dreyfus’ character has just won a huge sum of money on a race and is celebrating, shouting out that “God likes me. He really, really likes me!” I...
Jul 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making it through this hot, hot weather
I hope you had a very enjoyable July 4. As the song says, it was and is “hot, hot, hot!” Can you believe this heat? So many consecutive days of 90 degrees and above temperatures. In this heat, plea...
Jul 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than just a tree in Woodhaven
For decades, the evergreen tree that sat on Forest Parkway north of Jamaica Avenue served as Woodhaven’s Holiday Tree. On the first Friday of each December in a beautiful ceremony sponsored by the ...
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Rockaway Ferry will continue sailing
Service extended through Labor Day
Jul 10, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trader Vincent Napolitano, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as global markets continue to recover following Britain's vote to make a break with the European Union. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly up Thursday as markets continued to gradually get over the shock set off by Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union.


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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2013, file photo, a woman kayaks on Kintla Lake in Glacier National Park, Mont. A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday, June 29, 2016, as he was riding along a trail just outside the national park, Montana authorities said. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said.


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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Amid the misery of the Great Depression, Rupert Lopez gratefully worked for $1 a day for the Civilian Conservation Corps, making adobe-block walls for a new regional National Park Service administration building in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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