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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 462 462 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 | 99 99 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 | 94 94 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 | 95 95 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 | 109 109 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 | 219 219 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 | 224 224 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 | 219 219 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 | 252 252 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 | 243 243 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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Jamiaca Bay to get more visitor friendly
The city is looking to attract more visitors to Jamaica Bay. The city Parks Department and the National Park Service (NPS) announced three Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to build and operate kayak a...
Apr 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA forms new clubs & committees
At the March town hall meeting of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association, we announced the formation of a few new committees and clubs. We are looking for members to fill out the rosters of the...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dome brings culture back into the Rockaways
As the Rockaways continues to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy, a new effort by MoMA PS 1 is attempting to bring cultural and educational events to the neighorhood. VW Dome 2...
Apr 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phagwah Parade 2013 in Richmond Hill
Powder-covered crowd celebrates Hindu festival of Holi
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Easter Bunny visits Woodhaven
Although it was chilly and more like the continuation of winter on Saturday, March 23, for our Woodhaven Business Improvement District-sponsored Spring Promotion, our WBID Team persevered and many ...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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When good people are forced to do bad things
Of late, we are not seeing eye-to-eye with the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and the Environmental Control Board (ECB). To be clear, our beef is not with the men and women that collect trash – it...
Mar 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven is ready for Spring
I hope that you had a wonderful Happy St. Patrick’s Day in spite of the cold and drizzle, it is always a perfect day for a parade. There is nothing to compare with St. Patrick’s Day in New York Cit...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT study proves that residents should look both ways
If you’ve ever sat in your car, waiting at the turn signal at Woodhaven Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue, you’ve likely experienced this: a car passes you by so fast that your vehicle is buffeted by th...
Mar 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay proposal bashed in a local survey
While members of Community Board 9 were focusing on the U.S. Tennis Association’s proposed expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, one resident shifted the focus to the proposed QueensWay projec...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beep hopefuls meet for the first time
Though it was their first “debate,” Democratic candidates competing for Helen Marshall’s seat as the next borough president of Queens rallied each other on rather than divulge in the harsh games of...
Mar 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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USTA expansion shot down by CB9
Community Board 9 members made their voices heard Tuesday night in the highly debated USTA expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The $500 million expansion plan has received criticism from loc...
Mar 14, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven days are getting longer
Here we are, in Daylight Savings Time, and isn’t it great? Our days are “lighter later.” It was so good to see our hardworking residents walking home from our Z and J (newly painted elevated) line ...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final solution leaves more questions than answers
You may have read or heard about the disgusting situation on 85th Street and 88th Avenue. There was a problem with a sewage pipe from a house at this location and human feces and urine was spilling...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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TWC announces plans to open learning lab in Rockaways
As the community of the Rockaways continues to clean up the aftermath left by Hurricane Sandy, Time Warner Cable has provided the Rockaway Development & Revitalization (RDRC) Corporation with a $50...
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third time’s a charm for fracking ban?
Assembly passes moratorium on controversial practice…again
Mar 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at the rescue package for cash-strapped Puerto Rico which faces a $70 billion debt. The Senate is holding a test vote on Wednesday. Some of the provisions in the bill:
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TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) — Police say a dispute over an unpaid loan was the motive for an 80-year-old man to kill an 81-year-old man in a Rhode Island cemetery.
2016-06-29 10:05:46 -0400
By Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Walking through Istanbul airport to their planes hours after suicide bombers killed 41 people with gunfire and explosives, travelers could almost trace the steps of the attackers from the bullet holes and twisted metal still in full view. Turkish Airlines resumed services in and out of Europe's third-busiest airport within 12 hours of Tuesday night's attacks, although many flights were rescheduled and it offered refunds to passengers booked via Istanbul for the next five days if they no longer wanted to travel. It was a contrast to the aftermath of suicide bombings at Brussels Airport which killed 16 people in March.
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