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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 452 452 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 | 88 88 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 | 85 85 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 | 86 86 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 | 96 96 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 | 210 210 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 | 214 214 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 | 208 208 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 | 240 240 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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Decade-old murder may finally have closure
Prime suspect allegedly told girlfriend about killing
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber convenes roundtable to discuss retail difficulties
High-profile corridors face turnover, vacant storefronts
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'What about our park?'
South Brooklyn pols want city to make good on $40M upgrade
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NYCHA developments across city get safety upgrades
The de Blasio administration is shining a light on crime, quite literally, in public housing with a $140 million plan to improve security with new LED fixtures and expanded after-hours programming....
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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First phase of Ft. Greene Park reno complete
The first phase of renovations at Fort Greene Park is officially complete. Improvements include new paths and benches, plantings and landscaping to correct hillside erosion, a new drainage system, ...
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Supporters rally to save Gowanus film studio
City chose location as temporary site for canal cleanup
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Trailblazer in women’s politics honored in native Brooklyn
The first African-American woman to serve in the United States Congress and a dedicated civic leader was remembered last week in the borough were she grew up and lived. A tree and plaque was dedica...
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Business owners feel crunch of Myrtle Ave work
Clinton Hill biz owners launch new marketing campaign
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Brooklyn Library kicks-off summer reading program
The Brooklyn Public Library kicked off its summer reading campaign with a celebration on the steps of the central branch at Grand Army Plaza last week. “We want all of you to read for the rest of y...
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207 schools to offer computer science next year
Chancellor visits Williamsburg school for announcement
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Postal worker whose arrest went viral to sue city
The postal worker whose controversial arrest video went viral in March plans to sue the city. Grays stood alongside attorney Kenneth Ramseur, Borough President Eric Adams and family members outside...
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Lentol calls for more G train cars
With the impending L train closure looming, one of the many suggestions people have offered is increasing service on the G train. And one elected official wants that now, not in three years. Assemb...
May 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
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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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Arizona pitcher JC Cloney reacts to the final out against Coastal Carolina in the ninth inning in Game 1 of the NCAA Men's College World Series finals baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 27, 2016. Arizona won 3-0. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — JC Cloney just keeps rolling along at the College World Series, pushing Arizona to the doorstep of its second national championship in five years.


2016-06-27 23:32:59 -0400

American Katie Ledecky wins the 400m freestyle at the US swimming trials in 3min 58.98secFreestyle phenomenon Katie Ledecky is on her way to the Rio Olympics after blazing to victory in the 400m freestyle at the US swimming trials in 3min 58.98sec. Seizing the race by the throat, Ledecky was more than two seconds under the pace of the world record of 3:58.37 she set at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia in 2014. "I could tell I was tightening up a little bit, but just knowing I had to get my hand to the wall pushed me through that," Ledecky said, admitting that she had trouble sleeping in anticipation of her first race of the trials despite her dominance of the past two years.


2016-06-27 23:17:37 -0400

US State Department says over the past two years, harassment and surveillance of American diplomatic personnel in Moscow by security personnel and traffic police have increased significantlyThe United States has complained to Russia about a mounting campaign of harassment and intimidation of American diplomats and their families in Moscow, the State Department said. Among those to raise objections, US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin in March, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said. "Over the past two years, harassment and surveillance of our diplomatic personnel in Moscow by security personnel and traffic police have increased significantly," she told reporters during a news conference.


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