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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 445 445 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 | 77 77 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 | 79 79 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 | 79 79 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 | 90 90 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 | 205 205 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 | 206 206 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 | 201 201 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 | 232 232 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 | 228 228 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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Beating the system
Last week, after my column came out, I ran into a friend en route to the library. She had seen my piece and was excited about it, as she, like most of us, loves our community and wants to help figh...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial ride honors Brooklyn residents killed on bikes
In the wake of the tragic accidents that took the lives of 33-year-old James Gregg and 34-year-old Lauren Davis, community advocates and leaders are demanding better law enforcement practices to pr...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Postal services unveils pilot program to assist residents
Makes it easier to assist New Yorkers in distress
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Greenpoint brothers recognized for reaching Eagle Scout
It’s a lifelong endeavor, but three brothers from Greenpoint have achieved a rare feat: they all made Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. More than 130 friends, family, troop members a...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owners of building that houses center file for bankruptcy
Maneuver comes after negotiating sale of property to community
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Watch out Williamsburg, there’s a new 'Pie Smith’ in town
New pizza joint an outpost of Europa Restaurant
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't Leave Without a Fight
As I sat by the bonfire chatting with a few friends who were being pushed out of Greenpoint, I just couldn't get comfortable. My chair was either too close or too far from it. Every time I moved I ...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cherry Blossom festival celebrating 35th year
Sakura Matsuri will feature over 60 events at BBG
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BP honors heroes of the month for March, April
Police save choking baby, Williamsburg man rescues suicidal woman
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Pols rally against closure of Social Security office
Feds look to move services to site in Lower Manhattan
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The L conundrum
Assemblyman Joe Lentol has announced that the MTA will finally brief concerned L train riders regarding their plans for the repairs, possibly during the first week of May. I am looking forward to t...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man posing as cop in Ridgewood
A Bushwick man faces weapons charges after he was pulled using lights that made him appear to be a police officer. During the motor vehicle stop on April 2 in Ridgewood, police recovered an imitati...
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Brooklyn lawmakers want to make voting easier
Call for passage of three key voting laws
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Press coverage feels more like an obituary
When something that you care about passionately gets covered in the news, it should feel like a victory. But this week, it has been making me feel frustrated and a bit downtrodden. The development ...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire ravages Brooklyn homes
A massive six-alarm fire engulfed a Bushwick block last week, displacing dozens of residents. The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. at 1427 DeKalb Avenue on March 29 and spread to the adjacent bui...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Britain's shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn speaks at the annual Labour Party Conference in Brighton, southern BritainBy Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sacked his foreign policy chief on Sunday, a spokesman said, plunging the party into open conflict after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The EU referendum, which saw 52 percent of Britons voting to leave the EU, has begun to transform Britain's political landscape, triggering leadership battles in both the ruling Conservative Party and opposition Labour. Corbyn sacked foreign spokesman Hilary Benn overnight because "he has lost confidence in him", a spokesman said.


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By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sacked his foreign policy chief on Sunday, a spokesman said, plunging the party into open conflict after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The EU referendum, which saw 52 percent of Britons voting to leave the EU, has begun to transform Britain's political landscape, triggering leadership battles in both the ruling Conservative Party and opposition Labour. Corbyn sacked foreign spokesman Hilary Benn overnight because "he has lost confidence in him", a spokesman said.
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Pope Francis speaks during an ecumenical meeting and a prayer for peace in Yerevan's Republic Square, on June 25, 2016"It is not an objective statement that conforms with reality," Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canlikli said late on Saturday, quoted by the state-run news agency Anadolu. The pope on Friday denounced the World War I killing of Armenians as a genocide, prompting Turkey's anger. "Sadly this tragedy, this genocide, was the first of the deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century," the pope said at the presidential palace in Yerevan.


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