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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 473 473 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 107 107 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 | 117 117 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 | 229 229 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 | 235 235 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 | 230 230 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 | 262 262 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 | 252 252 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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A tragic moment in Woodhaven history
Thirty-five years ago last month, Woodhaven witnessed the most shocking act of violence in its long history, and we would be remiss if we did not take a moment to acknowledge it. What made it so ve...
May 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents call for Neir's landmarking
Call on City to preserve tavern that opened in 1827
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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How you can help landmark Neir's
Mother's Day is always a very warm and loving day, and I hope that you had a beautiful day with your mother or with her in spirit, for as we know they never really leave us. This past Saturday we s...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saving a piece of Woodhaven history
There will be a rally this coming Saturday, May 7, at Neir’s Tavern at 87-48 78th Street to call for the landmarking of the legendary establishment, which opened in Woodhaven way back in 1829. The ...
May 03, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group takes community on tour of Ridgewood Reservoir
Hopes to preserve the unique ecosystem, city history
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP reviews Broad Channel road raising project
In August 2014, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) began the ambitious process of raising the roadways on West 11th through 19th roads to help pr...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day and saving Neir's
I hope that we can enjoy beautiful weather for Mother's Day on Sunday and the week before so you can have the opportunity to shop for mom on Jamaica Avenue. Yes, in Woodhaven all of our stores and ...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Day and saving Neir's
I hope that we can enjoy beautiful weather for Mother's Day on Sunday and the week before so you can have the opportunity to shop for mom on Jamaica Avenue. Yes, in Woodhaven all of our stores and ...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Prince helped create life in Woodhaven
When news broke last week that Prince had died, people took to social media to share stories and recollections. For some, it was a favorite song or album. For me, it was the memory of my very first...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica Hospital, NYPD team up to reduce distracted driving
In an effort to reduce traffic-related deaths and injuries, Jamaica Hospital is teaming up with the NYPD to increase public awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. According to the NYPD,...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Central Library celebrates 50 years in its Jamaica home
Jane Montalto has worked at Queens Central Library in Jamaica since 1972. In 44 years, the music librarian has seen all the changes, from print to digital; when she first arrived, there were no com...
Apr 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man attacks worshipers at Jamaica mosque
Community leaders want incident investigated at hate crime
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With spring, Woodhaven heating up
The warm weather and April showers are finally here and I am very happy for the warmth and needed rain. So get out and eat lunch or dinner out at one of our Jamaica Avenue restaurants or order in f...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lecture to examine Woodhaven painter
Artist Stephen Csoka was born in Hungary in 1897 and trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. In 1934, he moved to the United States with his new wife, Margaret, and over ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun buyback takes 89 guns off the street
The streets of southeast Queens are a little safer thanks to a gun buy-back program that took 89 guns of the street in exchange for prepaid gift cards. “The ultimate goal of this law enforcement in...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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An aerial photo shows blue-green algae enveloping an area along the St. Lucie River in Stuart, Fla.,Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Officials want federal action along the stretch of Florida's Atlantic coast where the governor has declared a state of emergency over algae blooms. The Martin County Commission is inviting the president to view deteriorating water conditions that local officials blame on freshwater being released from the lake, according to a statement released Wednesday. (Greg Lovett/The Palm Beach Post via AP)STUART, Fla. (AP) — As a noxious algae bloom fouls beaches on Florida's Atlantic coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to reduce the flow of water from Lake Okeechobee that many blame for fueling the problem.


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A ceremony is held to mark 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme in Ovillers-la-Boisselle, France, on July 1, 2016Britain and France on Friday marked 100 years since their troops fought and died side by side in the Battle of the Somme, one of the defining offensives of World War I. Britain's royal family, Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande took part in the official commemoration at the Thiepval Memorial in northern France in remembrance of around one million who were left dead, injured or missing in the 141-day battle. Drenched in military pomp and ceremony, the commemoration comes just a week after Britain voted to leave the EU.


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FILE - In this June 14, 2016 file photo, Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks in Washington. Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch says the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch intends to accept whatever recommendation career prosecutors and federal agents make in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, a Justice Department official said Friday.


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