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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 442 442 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 | 74 74 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 | 76 76 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 | 76 76 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 | 86 86 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 | 202 202 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 | 203 203 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 | 198 198 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 | 228 228 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 | 226 226 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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Fallen Greenpoint soldier honored
The Greenpoint community gathered on Monday to pay tribute to a fallen soldier of the neighborhood, Sergeant Nicholas Aleman. Called the “son of Greenpoint” by his family and the community, many no...
Apr 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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A place to stash all of your ‘LifeGunk’
Tech startup challenges users to update their life, not just their status
Apr 11, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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An honor for a revered Greenpoint activist
A much-loved Greenpoint activist finally received an honor on Monday, as Assemblyman Joe Lentol, along with Brooklyn Borough Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey and community leaders, unveiled a plaqu...
Apr 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Art and music are 'Living' in Bushwick
Music and art are colliding in North Brooklyn, and artist and singer Nyssa Frank is celebrating the collaboration in her new Living Gallery in Bushwick. The Living Gallery, located in the Loom art ...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint serves as setting, inspiration for author’s short stories
In Scott Stabile’s book series Brooklyn Bites, Greenpoint serves as the setting, and in a way also as a character, as the stories weave together food, relationships and one of the boroughs that sea...
Apr 05, 2012 | 6 6 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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M.S. 577 Mold problems still cause concern
Parents continue to demand that students be relocated
Apr 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study shows majority of drivers still racing down McGuinness
A local community group study released last week unveiled that 66 percent of drivers on McGuinness Boulevard constantly exceed the city’s 30 mph speed limit set for the notoriously hazardous road. ...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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From an apartment window to a museum
The City Reliquary celebrates its 10th anniversary
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maloney returns to North Brooklyn
Launches “Four-Corner Offense” in three boroughs
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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An honor society for Greenpoint students
The St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy in Greenpoint is now home to a new chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). Open to only students in the seventh and eighth grades, the honor ...
Mar 29, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cops hunt suspect in L Train death
Police are searching for a man who they identified as Ryan Beauchamp who ultimately caused the death of 20-year-old Howard Beach resident, Joshua Basin, on Saturday, at the Bedford Avenue stop on t...
Mar 28, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous Greenpoint intersection to get safety improvements
The Department of Design and Construction (DDC) is hoping to make Nassau Avenue and McGuinness Boulevard a little bit safer come 2013. The DDC last week began work on a “neckdown” project at the in...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn groups place offer for Pfizer properties
Six community development corporations (CDCs) have expressed their desire to take over and redevelop two major parcels of land owned by Pfizer within the Broadway Triangle area. The properties are ...
Mar 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scandal at Wyckoff Hospital continues to unfold
Orange County Supreme Court Judge Elaine Slobod announced a decision earlier this week upholding reports that former Wyckoff Heights Hospital Center CEO Dominick Gio used a secret bank account to b...
Mar 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial Ride and Walk solemn for mourners
Also offers a call to action
Mar 21, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko eagled the par-5 18th to tie the course record at 9-under 62 and take a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the LPGA Tour's NW Arkansas Championship.
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This Thursday June 23, 2016 image provided by the Greenbrier shows flooding on the 18th green of the Old White Course at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. Severe flooding hit the area that is scheduled to host a PGA tour event in two weeks. (Cam Huffman/The Greenbrier via AP)BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The PGA Tour canceled the Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July 7-10, on Saturday because of devastating flooding in West Virginia.


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Douglas Nelson, left, shows his wife, Amy, an item he found as they survey the remains of their home devastated by a wildfire, Saturday, June 25, 2016, in South Lake, Calif. The couple said they lost everything including their dog. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — A voracious and deadly wildfire in central California has burned 150 homes, and the toll may rise, fire officials said Saturday.


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