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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 454 454 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 | 90 90 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 | 87 87 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 | 88 88 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 | 98 98 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...
OTELLO saved by the performers at the METROPOLITAN OPERA
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
  Posted on May 18, 2016 by editoreusa   This ostensibly new production (it started in September of last year) of Verdi’s Otello at the Metropolitan Opera could have been the greatest pleasant surp...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 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 | 217 217 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 | 210 210 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 | 242 242 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...

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Tenants rally at Ebbets Field to preserve affordable housing
Residents of the Ebbets Field housing complex were joined by elected officials and community advocates last week to protest rising rents and alleged mistreatment by management in one of the city’s ...
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beach season underway in Coney Island
Beachgoers flocked to historic Coney Island this weekend for the official opening of Brooklyn’s most popular beach. “There is no place like this in the world,” said Councilman Mark Treyger. “I am s...
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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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FDNY, NYPD teams prepare for charity football game
Bravest train with Giants running back in Jamaica
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Slain Cuomo aide honored with street renaming
On what would have been his 44th birthday, elected officials honored the late Carey Gabay, a legal aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo who was killed at last year’s J’Ouvert Festival, with a street renam...
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Brooklyn Brewery moving to the Navy Yard
Plan to still keep footprint in Williamsburg
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GCOP celebrates 40 years of community service
Past and present members gathered at Ridgewood's Gottscheer Hall on Sunday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the NYPD 104th Civilian Observation Patrol (GCOP). The celebration, which featured di...
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MTA presents two shutdown options at L train meeting
Riders consider alternative plans during reconstruction
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Brooklyn cyclists explore libraries at Bike the Branches
Hundreds receive free helmet ahead of event
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Council hosts cultural affairs hearing at Brooklyn Museum
Groups testified about impact of art on social change
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Advocates call on city to restore funds for summer programs
Say budget cuts will impact 31,000 middle school students
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$3.5M in heroin seized in Red Hook
Authorities say roughly 121 pounds of heroin and eight pounds of cocaine were hiding inside a Red Hook shipping container. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), police discovered t...
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For one day, everyone can 'give back'
Borough President Eric Adams hosted New York City-based nonprofit organizations on Monday to celebrate the Give Local NYC campaign ahead of their Tuesday donation drive. Representatives of six orga...
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City announces East New York capital improvements
As part of the East New York rezoning, the city last week announced $267 million in the city budget has been set aside for community projects. “From day one I made it clear that we need more than j...
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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape.
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Debris is stacked up along the back of the golf academy as workers begin the cleanup of the Old White Course on the property of the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Flooding from heavy rains last week damaged the course canceling the PGA Tour event scheduled for next week and closing the Hotel. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):


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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette speaks with reporters Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in his office in Lansing, Mich. Schuette is asking for $3.4 million more to investigate the water crisis in Flint. (AP Photo/David Eggert)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general on Tuesday asked to spend $3.4 million more on a criminal and civil probe into Flint's water crisis, which would more than triple the funding for his team of nearly two dozen outside lawyers and investigators.


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