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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 439 439 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 | 72 72 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 | 75 75 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 | 74 74 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 | 85 85 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 | 201 201 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 | 202 202 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 | 197 197 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 | 227 227 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 | 225 225 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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Take some time to think
Our city, our state, and our country are very complex, but it is my luxury to not think about it most of the time. When I'm walking down the street, I'm often noticing very little. I'm thinking abo...
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Goats to spend summer restoring Prospect Park
Will eat invasive weeds in woodland areas
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Residents weigh in on traffic study
With developments popping up left and right in North Williamsburg, the population is exploding and shared streets are becoming more and more crowded. So the Department of Transportation (DOT) is st...
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Asking for it
This weekend I was entertaining family from out of town. One family member has been experiencing health problems, and he's having to become more vocal about his experience, which I could tell makes...
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Tree beds on Myrtle Avenue become little learning labs
Select tree beds on Brooklyn's Myrtle Avenue were transformed into learning laboratories this week, thanks to a joint initiative by the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership and borough learning insti...
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Outreach program tailored to women battling addiction
Also supports women with addicted family members
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Greenpoint Y offers tips for healthy habits
With summer just around the corner, the Greenpoint YMCA gave some advice to encourage kids to stay active throughout the warm season. Last month, the organization hosted the 25th annual YMCA Health...
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Good things do happen
Last week I cautiously, for the first time, did not coast up onto the sidewalk of the Pulaski Bridge. Last week, instead, I rode into the bike lane. I must have looked like such a goof, a wide smil...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA presents two shutdown options at L train meeting
Riders consider alternative plans during reconstruction
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Free films coming to North Brooklyn parks this summer
Part of mayor’s outdoor movies program
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Study: no link between negative health, Newtown Creek exposure
The state’s Department of Health (DOH) released a study in April that concluded there was no link between environmental exposure to Newtown Creek and increases in cancer and adverse birth outcomes,...
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Preparing for tourists in Brooklyn
Like it or not, tourism is coming to our neighborhoods. As hotels spring up where factories and warehouses once lay, the suitcases and confused faces become more and more visible. In fact, a few mo...
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Pulaski Bridge now safer for pedestrians, cyclists
City opens new lanes on Brooklyn-Queens connector
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Community breaks ground on new affordable housing
Williamsburg building is largest of group's five projects
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Silvagni & Como Free Elder Law Seminar
On Wednesday, May 4th, the law firm of Silvagni & Como will host a free Elder Law Seminar at the Swinging Sixties Senior Center, located at 211 Ainslie St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.
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Evacuee Kimberly Tieche holds her 10-month old puppy while listening to the briefing on a wildfire at an evacuation center, Saturday, June 25, 2016, near Kernville, Calif. Tieche whose home was devastated by the wildfire said she only had five minutes to get out. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):


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A screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Friday, June 24, 2016. The DJIA dropped 611 points, or 3.4 percent, to 17,399 in heavy trading Friday. Stocks plunged in the U.S. and worldwide after Britain voted to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: a rejection of economic globalization and the elites who favor it by those who feel left behind.


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