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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 473 473 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 | 111 111 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 | 105 105 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 | 107 107 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 | 117 117 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 | 229 229 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 | 235 235 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 | 230 230 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 | 262 262 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 | 252 252 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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Queens Chamber turns its attention to real estate
Hosts first-ever expo focused on booming industry
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer learning program returns to western Queens
For some students in Astoria and Long Island City, the school year isn’t ending in June. Zone 126, a community-based organization that brings resources and supplemental educational programming to s...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD continues community policing rollout in Queens
Partners with business leaders on outreach
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Scout overcomes huge obstacles to earn rank of Eagle
If you have a goal, don’t stop going working for it, just keep going. That has been the motto of 18-year-old Jonathan Murphy, who recently achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. On June 10, h...
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free concert series returns to Sunnyside plaza
Local families and commuters gathered at Bliss Plaza last Thursday evening, dancing and enjoying a free performance by a jazz band on stilts. The performance was the first installment of a free con...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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What the $82.1B budget means for Astoria
The City Council recently passed an $82.1 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2017, which includes funding for a variety of public spaces and community programs. The budget allocates money for many of A...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria vigil honors victims of Orlando attack
Volunteers share personal stories of those killed
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Woodside Houses welcomes new basketball court
Monday was a big day for Woodside Houses. After two-and-a-half months of construction, the housing complex officially opened its new and improved basketball court. Woodside Houses residents joined ...
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CUNY union continues push for contract, calls for tuition freeze
Teacher strike looms after 92 percent voted for authorization
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Community leaders call for unity after nightclub massacre
Officials urge Muslim, LGBT communities to stay strong
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Mount Sinai Queens opens new emergency department
A hospital in Astoria cut the ribbon on its new and improved emergency department at a ceremony last Thursday. The new department will be nearly five times as large as its predecessor. It’s the fir...
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Officials unveil improvements to Steinway playground
Features new spray shower in shape of grand piano
Jun 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents livid over Access-A-Ride mismanagement
Comptroller’s report reveals unreliable service for riders
Jun 12, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City completes odor mitigation at Bowery Bay plant
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced it has completed a $3 million upgrade to the Bowery Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant in Astoria. The project installed aluminum covers and o...
Jun 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Move NY rallies in Astoria to build support for plan
Proposals would impose tolls on East River bridges
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FILE - In this June 14, 2016 file photo, Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks in Washington. Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch says the discussion did not involve the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email use as secretary of state. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch intends to accept whatever recommendation career prosecutors and federal agents make in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, a Justice Department official said Friday.


2016-07-01 07:19:29 -0400
Islamist militants gunned down a Christian priest in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula as he was fixing his car, the Interior Ministry and the Coptic Orthodox Church said on Thursday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack and threatened more attacks in the future. Father Rafael Moussa of the Mar Girgis church in Arish, capital of the North Sinai province, was getting his car fixed when the gunmen shot him, the ministry said in a statement.
2016-07-01 07:17:32 -0400
Leading Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said he did not expect Britain to trigger article 50, the mechanism for leaving the European Union, this year. Gove made the comment during a news conference setting out his plans should he win the contest to lead the ruling Conservative Party and become the next prime minister.
2016-07-01 07:14:46 -0400