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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 451 451 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 | 87 87 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 | 85 85 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 | 86 86 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 | 96 96 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 | 210 210 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 | 213 213 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 | 207 207 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 | 240 240 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 | 233 233 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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Spend your holidays in Woodhaven
This month of November has been mild, and hopefully we will have a mild winter, not like last year's, which was brutal. So now that the weather is mild, shop your Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue. As you...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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The fight to save a Queens farmhouse
Residents in Elmhurst are fighting to preserve a farmhouse with ties to Woodhaven that is over 300 years old and was owned by some of the earliest settlers in Queens. “The land that the Bloom Farmh...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor vetoes off-shore LNG port
Governor Andrew Cuomo last week vetoed a proposed marine port for importing liquified natural gas (LNG) located 19 miles off the coast of New York City. Earlier in the year, the City Council passed...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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To the media, Queens is all the same
This past weekend, a man was found dead in Forest Park. We don’t know the details of what happened yet, but our thoughts and prayers are with the man’s friends and family. But this column isn’t abo...
Nov 10, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton foundation hosts volunteer event in Queens
The Clinton Foundation hosted a “Day of Action” in Queens recently, bringing local elected officials and community groups together. Projects included cleaning Brookville Park and helping rebuild ho...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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City looking at public transportation in Far Rockaway
$1.5 million, multi-year study for eastern edge of peninsula
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jill Biden visits Queens to promote free community college
Dr. Jill Biden, a college professor and the wife of United States Vice President Joe Biden, visited Long Island City last week to tell LaGuardia Community College students about Heads Up America, t...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Explore Woodhaven's forgotten cemetery
The Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society will host an open house at the most historic spot in Woodhaven - the Colonial Era cemetery - on Saturday, November 14. There will be a brief ceremony a...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents mark three-year anniversary of Sandy's destruction
City still working to rebuild from devastating storm
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A threat to life in Woodhaven
here is a threat to Woodhaven that I have been writing and talking about since May of this year, and that is Select Bus Service. The WBID and the GWDC are against this rerouting of Woodhaven Blvd. ...
Nov 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven in the wake of Sandy
Three years ago this week Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast, costing many lives and leaving billions of dollars’ worth of damage. Areas south of Woodhaven suffered the most damage due to ...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truly a wonderful day in Woodhaven
Every year, during the week prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, I check the weather forecasts for our day. This is always a nerve-wracking time, for if rain was a possibility in the f...
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway residents call on NYCHA to expedite gas repairs
Say they were given hot plates to cook meals
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Woodhaven through a new set of eyes
This past weekend I had the opportunity to see our community through the eyes of others. We held a memorial service for my mother on Friday night and two of my cousins flew in from Glasgow, Scotlan...
Oct 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven hosts annual street festival
Crowds flock to Jamaica Avenue to shop, eat, play
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WASHINGTON (AP) — When FBI Director James Comey discussed on national television the massacre at an Orlando nightclub, he made an off-the-cuff policy decision not to speak the gunman's name.
2016-06-27 12:22:55 -0400

In May 2010, ten Turkish activists were killed when Israeli commandos raided the Mavi Marmara ship which was part of the Free Gaza flotillaPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed Israel's maritime blockade of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip would remain after the agreement, though Turkey obtained aid concessions for the Palestinian enclave. Yildirim also noted Israel's commitment to pay $20 million in compensation over the 2010 raid that killed 10 Turkish activists, in exchange for all claims against Israeli soldiers being dropped. Netanyahu pointed to the economic benefits for Israel, with his country in search of regional customers for gas exports and talk of a potential pipeline to Turkey.


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Demonstrators celebrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court in WashingtonThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities that its critics contended were specifically designed to shut down clinics. The normally nine-justice court was one member short after the Feb. 13 death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, who consistently opposed abortion in past rulings. Conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy joined liberal members of the court in ruling that both key provisions of the law violate a woman’s constitutional right to obtain an abortion.


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