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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 446 446 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 | 79 79 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 | 80 80 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 | 80 80 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 | 92 92 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 | 206 206 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 | 207 207 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 | 203 203 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 | 233 233 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 | 229 229 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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Weekend blizzard produces record snowfall
Queens residents, pols upset about unplowed streets
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freddie the cow rescued by Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue
Freddie, the brave cow that escaped from a Jamaica live market this Thursday, was rescued by Skylands Animal Sanctuary and Rescue.
Jan 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz touts accomplishments in 2016 State of the Borough address
What’s happening in Queens will set a template for the future of the country. That’s the message Borough President Melinda Katz shared in Thursday’s State of the Borough address at Queens College. ...
Jan 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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The amazing life of George Yoerger
George Yoerger’s future was set when a muscular stranger with a handlebar mustache walked on to his farm in East Norwalk, Connecticut, and inquired about renting the family’s barn. “I’m John L. Sul...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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QCP taps into thousands of jobs at nearby JFK
In the nearly 70 years since it's inception, the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) has helped a countless number of Queens residents with developmental disabilities. Thanks to Mercedes Altman, who ...
Jan 19, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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City touts jump in high school graduation rates
70 percent of 2011 freshman left with diploma after four years
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help stop Select Bus Service
It appears that the "tropical winter" we have been enjoying is coming to an end. Yes, temperatures are falling in addition to some snow flakes, so get your winter clothes out. As you know, our orga...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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After year-end shooting, Jamaica rallies against gun violence
In the final hour of 2015, 16-year-old Jihad Jackson was shot in the neck and killed on the corner of 109th Avenue and Merrick Blvd in Jamaica. The Rosedale resident was the victim of the city’s la...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover Forest Park with a new app
You’ve heard the expression “There’s an app for that?” Well, there’s about to be an app for Forest Park, and it’s going to help create fun new ways for us to enjoy our park. In a project funded by ...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Discover Forest Park with a new app
You’ve heard the expression “There’s an app for that?” Well, there’s about to be an app for Forest Park, and it’s going to help create fun new ways for us to enjoy our park. In a project funded by ...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richards delivers State of the District address for Rockaway
Updates community on some of the top issues
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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More Woodhaven wishes for 2016
The weather is still nice considering we are in January, but as long as there is no snow I know that we’ll all be happy. Through it all, know that there is one dependable force that we can count on...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 wishes for Woodhaven
Over the past year, the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, Woodhaven Business Improvement District and Woodhaven itself experienced many changes. Again, the proposal of reactivating the 3.5...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT's scary 'solution' for Woodhaven
One of the scariest greetings you’ll ever hear is this: “We’re from the Department of Transportation and we’re here to fix Woodhaven Boulevard.” Rush hour on Woodhaven Boulevard is torture for all ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resolve to discover Woodhaven in 2016
The Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society has over 40 meetings and events scheduled for 2016, and January is shaping up to be an interesting month. The first meeting of 2016 takes place next Tues...
Dec 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Germany's Jerome Boateng celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Euro 2016 round of 16 soccer match between Germany and Slovakia, at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d'Ascq, near Lille, France, Sunday, June 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):


2016-06-26 12:50:22 -0400
The European Union must stop being nit-picky and intrusive, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday as the bloc scrambled to handle the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave. The Brexit vote to leave the EU has deepened fears among mainstream politicians across Europe about the rise of eurosceptic, anti-establishment parties, particularly in France, where the far-right National Front is increasingly popular. "We must put an end to this sad and finicky Europe.
2016-06-26 12:48:08 -0400
Eight members of Britain's opposition Labour party said on Sunday they had withdrawn support for the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, plunging the party into crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Corbyn sacked Hilary Benn as Labour's foreign policy chief early on Sunday after he said had lost confidence in the leadership. Gloria de Piero, Heidi Alexander, Lucy Powell, Ian Murray and Kerry McCarthy all announced they were withdrawing support and stepping down from Corbyn's 'shadow cabinet'.
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