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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 | 95 95 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 | 96 96 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 | 220 220 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 | 253 253 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 | 244 244 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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Maya DiRado swims women's during a 200-meter individual medley semifinal at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio):


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A young girl joins family members and friends during funeral prayers for Gulsen Bahadir, 28, a Turkish Airlines (THY) flight attendant killed Tuesday at the blasts at Ataturk airport, in Istanbul, Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport late Tuesday, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Ataturk airport attack within Turkey.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) TURKEY OUTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:


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clocked 1min 54.84sec to triumph over Tom Shields and become the first man to make a fifth US Olympic swimming teamMichael Phelps qualified for a milestone fifth Olympics, booking his ticket to the Rio Games with a 200m butterfly victory at the US swimming trials. Phelps, whose record 22 Olympic medals include an astonishing 18 gold, clocked 1min 54.84sec to triumph over Tom Shields and become the first man to make a fifth US Olympic swimming team. Shields finished in 1:55.81, pushing Phelps all the way.


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