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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 436 436 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 | 69 69 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 | 71 71 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 | 71 71 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 | 81 81 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 | 198 198 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 | 197 197 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 | 194 194 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 | 224 224 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 | 222 222 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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Learning to listen
I can't tell you exactly who the first hero I had was because I don't remember. I know that early on, I really liked Cinderella and the Little Mermaid, two fictional women primarily motivated by ma...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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One year after fire, advocates still push for waterfront park
A full year after the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront was blanketed in a cloud of smoke from a seven-alarm warehouse fire, green space advocates are asking the same question they have been f...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caught up in the blizzard
As we were waiting to grapple with impending blizzard on Friday, a friend shared an insight with me. “Why do you think people get so whipped up about these weather events? Buying all the food and f...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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SBA reintroduces loans for Sandy recovery
Speedier process awards loans in 11 days for businesses
Jan 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reynoso visits Williamsburg library
Gets up close look at necessary upgrades
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citizens Committee to give out grant money for volunteer groups
Over $1.6 million available for community projects
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers brighten Bushwick community center for MLK Day
Dozens of Habitat for Humanity volunteers joined the 17th annual Building on a Dream day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King over the weekend. Throughout the weekend, volunteer...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor says no residential at CitiStorage site
Activists still pushing City to build park
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo outlines the future of subways in Brooklyn
Unveils major upgrades to 30 stations, WiFi and mobile ticketing
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering precedent in battle for Bushwick Inlet Park
Bushwick Inlet Park is about more than our community having open space. It's about the City's process and their responsibility to the promises they've made, as well as the power of local community ...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steps to social awareness
Awareness is a funny and fickle thing. When I first started becoming aware of all the social and environmental justice issues in our neighborhood, as well as in our nation, it felt very heavy indee...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols launch info campaign on commuter program
City officials descended into the busy subway stop at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center on Monday morning to remind the city straphangers the new Commuter Benefits Law in now in effect as of January ...
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Polar Bear Plunge evolves through the eyes of local bar
Ruby’s managing partner takes the dip himself
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Baby born in Brooklyn at stroke of 2016
Hospital in Queens contests they delivered first baby
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BP announces agreement securing Monitor Museum
Institution would honor history of Civil War-era warship
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Flames from the Erskine Fire engulf a home near WeldonBy Noah Berger LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (Reuters) - A massive California wildfire that has already killed two people and destroyed 100 structures was burning out of control on Friday evening as officials said it was possible more victims could be found in the rubble. The so-called Erskine Fire, which broke out on Thursday afternoon in the foothills of Kern County about 42 miles (68 km) northeast of Bakersfield, had mushroomed on Friday to char more than 30,000 acres (12,140 hectares), making it one of the worst in an already intense California fire season. The blaze has also sent three firefighters to the hospital for smoke inhalation and forced hundreds of residents to flee their homes ahead of the flames.


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CINCINNATI (AP) — Organizers expect big crowds and authorities plan tight security for Cincinnati's parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.
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Simone Biles competes on the balance beam during the U.S. women's gymnastics championships, Friday, June 24, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ST. LOUIS (AP) — When U.S. women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi met with Simone Biles to map out the three-time world gymnastics champion's schedule, one designed to keep Biles fresh heading into the Olympics, it was the equivalent of pulling up to an intersection in a Ferrari and letting it idle when the light turned green.


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