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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 466 466 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 | 103 103 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 | 99 99 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 | 100 100 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 | 113 113 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 | 224 224 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 | 228 228 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 | 223 223 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 | 257 257 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 | 248 248 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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Swing jazz band brings the roaring 20s back
In a city where music is everywhere, Svetlana and The Delancey Five may have been one of New York’s best secrets.
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stars shine at "Only in Queens" Summerstage
The "Only in Queens" Summer Festival kicked off at Flushing Meadows Corona Park with the Summerstage evening concert taking the spotlight. Kid ’N Play reintroduced their classics with DJ Wiz while ...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria resident wins big on "The Price is Right"
An Astoria resident accomplished a task many had not done in years.
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Snap Dogs are popping up in the city
With the Fourth of July coming around the corner, the discussions regarding where hot dogs come from are no doubt popping up.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 30 - July 7
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Michael Mejia competes in final four on "Skin Wars"
The Jackson Heights resident makes it to the top four of GSN's body art competition "Skin Wars"
Jun 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Metropolitan Summer Recital kicks off this week
The Metropolitan Summer Recital Series, orchestrated by The Metropolitan Opera, is set to kick off in Brooklyn and Queens.
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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FH Stadium hosts Disclosure, and other EDM acts
As festival season is in full sway, Grammy-nominated vicenarian duo, Disclosure, presented their “Wild Life” concert event on Saturday at Forest Hills Stadium.
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 23 - June 30
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens
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Kaufman Astoria Studios to add 2 sound stages to complex
A new four-story building will feature two new sound stages
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Nostalgic arcade exhibit opens in Astoria
The new exhibition is called Arcade Classics: Video Games from the Collection
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Northside Festival takes over Brooklyn
The Northside Festival took over Brooklyn this past weekend as thousands of concert goers listened to bands perform at over two dozen venues in North Brooklyn.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 16 - June 23
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Gov Ball will make you ‘Smile Like You Mean It’
The 6th Annual Governors Ball Music Festival took over Randall's Island this past weekend.
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The Big Apple Circus suffering from financial crisis
Circus calls on public for financial support
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Still image from United States Navy video purportedly shows Chinese dredging vessels in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly IslandsBy Ben Blanchard and Anthony Deutsch BEIJING/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An international court said it would deliver a hotly anticipated ruling in the Philippines' case against China over the South China Sea on July 12, drawing an immediate rebuke from Beijing, which rejects the tribunal's jurisdiction. The United States, which is a close ally of the Philippines and is concerned about China's expansive South China Sea claims, reiterated its backing for The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration and urged a peaceful resolution of the dispute. Manila is contesting China's historical claim to about 90 percent of the South China Sea, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.


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By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - Chinese military activity is escalating in the East China Sea, Japan's top military commander said on Thursday, with Japanese emergency scrambles to counter Chinese jets almost doubling in the past three months. "It appears that Chinese activity is escalating at sea and in the air," Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of the Japanese Self-Defence Forces, said at a regular press briefing in Tokyo. Japan is embroiled in a dispute with China in the East China Sea over ownership of a group of islands which lie about 220 km (140 miles) northeast of Taiwan known as the Senkakus in Tokyo and the Diaoyu islands in Beijing.
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In this Friday, June 24, 2016 photo, former Civilian Conservation Corps laborer Rupert Lopez, 100, right, of Corrales, N.M., speaks with Nina Roosevelt Gibson, a granddaughter of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Santa Fe, N.M on , in Santa Fe, N.M. The two met at a symposium about the legacy of the New Deal organized by the New Mexico chapter of the National New Deal Preservation Association. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Amid the misery of the Great Depression, Rupert Lopez gratefully worked for $1 a day for the Civilian Conservation Corps, making adobe-block walls for a new regional National Park Service administration building in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


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