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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 448 448 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 | 83 83 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 | 84 84 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 | 82 82 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 | 94 94 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 | 208 208 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 | 209 209 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 | 205 205 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 | 236 236 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 | 231 231 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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Keeping Jamaica Avenue strong
The Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Jamaica Avenue from Dexter Court to 100th Street is starting to get busy. It is warming up, so everyone is out and about walking our “Everything Avenu...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rail study will level the field
While the fight over the abandoned tracks that run through Woodhaven along 98th Street has been going on for years, the funding muscle has been entirely on the side of those advocating an expansion...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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State budget includes Rockaway rail study
The newly passed state budget brought some good news for transportation advocates in south Queens, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will be directed to conduct a study of the dormant Ro...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improvements coming to Rockaway Beach Boulevard
Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 81st and Beach 86th streets is getting a major makeover to reduce speeding, calm traffic and creating safer left turns and pedestrian crossings. “Rockaway Bea...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three years and still no action at 78-19
After all that time counting down to spring 2016 did we miss it? We are back into winter again and it is not appreciated. I was in Florida last week, and after warm rain for two evenings it was 81 ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT playing schoolyard bully in Woodhaven
It’s rare that I write about the same topic two weeks in a row, but the fecklessness and incompetence of the city's Department of Transportation (DOT) is inexhaustible. I could write about them all...
Mar 29, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanders wants Rockaway to get 'fare' treatment
Calls for peninsula to finally be included in CityTicket
Mar 29, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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WBID to again address avenue eyesore
I hope that you enjoyed a happy Easter Sunday with your families. It was so pleasant to see the sun shining and feel its warmth over this past holiday weekend. Regarding the collapsed building at 7...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save us from the city's 'safety' measures
Our mayor and the Department of Transportation (DOT) don’t understand why residents aren’t falling in love with their proposals to “improve” Woodhaven Boulevard. Their current plan involves the cre...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman finds money for Rockaway Beach Line study
Proponents for new park say study is nothing new
Mar 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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City awards ferry contract to California-based company
Pol promises to be watchdog over ferry service
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven welcomes spring to Jamaica Avenue
So we enter spring with a touch of winter and a bit of snow. Thankfully, the glistening white covering looked pretty for a bit then disappeared. The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation is thi...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring two outstanding Woodhaven women
In a ceremony last week commemorating Women’s History Month, Assemblyman Mike Miller honored six “Women of Distinction” for all that they do in the communities that he serves. From Woodhaven, both ...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate spring on Jamaica Avenue
You can hear the cheers, spring will be here this weekend. Now we will look back on the winter months, and except for the monster snowstorm and frigid temperatures one weekend it wasn't too bad. La...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol secures safety upgrades for Laurelton
The streets of Laurelton are now a little bit safer. Councilman Donovan Richards toured safety improvements last week, including upgrades to the median curbing on 228th Street and Mentone Avenue an...
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab, right, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during the World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China Monday, June 27, 2016. (Wang Zhao/Pool Photo via AP)BEIJING (AP) — China's premier called Monday for joint efforts to restore global economic confidence following the shock of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.


2016-06-27 01:35:08 -0400
By Kylie MacLellan and William James LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour leader said on Sunday he would not resign despite more than a third of his senior team withdrawing their support for him, plunging the party into crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Corbyn, elected last year with the overwhelming support from grassroots Labour members, has faced criticism from some Labour lawmakers that he had not done enough to convince millions of voters in the party's heartlands to back remaining in the EU. "Those who want to change Labour's leadership will have to stand in a democratic election, in which I will be a candidate." After a stinging election defeat for Labour last year, Corbyn won the leadership thanks to grassroots support but he has struggled to win the backing of Labour lawmakers, many of whom find themselves far closer to the centre ground than him.
2016-06-27 01:33:01 -0400

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said that America needs leaders "who understand that bombastic comments in turbulent times can actually cause more turbulence"Democrat Hillary Clinton has taken a swipe at Republican rival Donald Trump's stance on Brexit, saying that "bombastic comments" do more harm than good during such times. Trump was in Scotland for the ceremonial re-opening of his refurbished Trump Turnberry golf course. America needs leaders "who understand that bombastic comments in turbulent times can actually cause more turbulence," Clinton said.


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