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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 472 472 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...
OTELLO saved by the performers at the METROPOLITAN OPERA
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 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 | 234 234 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 | 229 229 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...

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After 40 years, Tri-Boro Shelving to leave Williamsburg
Will relocate to Ridgewood for more space
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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800-foot ribbon wraps Boro Hall, honors Orlando victims
Borough President Eric Adams wrapped Borough Hall in an 800-foot ribbon ahead of last Sunday’s Pride Parade to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. The powerful reminder of the 49 k...
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Community honors Williamsburg native killed in Orlando shooting
Dozens of community members gathered at the playground at Borinquen Plaza to pay tribute to Enrique Rios, a 25-year-old man who was among the 49 people killed in the Orlando nightclub shooting two ...
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Decade-old murder may finally have closure
Prime suspect allegedly told girlfriend about killing
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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 | 7 7 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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A rainbow is seen in the sky behind LGBT pride flags and the U.S. flag in West Hollywood(Reuters) - A day before it was due to come into effect, a federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law permitting those with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and impose dress and bathroom restrictions on transgender people. Mississippi is among a handful of southern U.S. states on the front lines of legal battles over equality, privacy and religious freedom after the U.S. Supreme Court last year legalized same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves found on Thursday the wide-ranging law adopted this spring unconstitutionally discriminated against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and others who do not share the view that marriage is between a man and a woman.


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The 'We Are Not This' slogan is seen posted at the entrance to a pub in Durham, North CarolinaProposed changes to a controversial North Carolina law requiring residents to use public restrooms corresponding to their gender at birth don't go far enough, the National Basketball Association said. The US professional basketball league has threatened to relocate the NBA All-Star weekend, which is scheduled to take place next year in Charlotte, North Carolina, unless the bill that has been slammed by rights groups as discriminatory is revoked. North Carolina legislators circulated a draft bill this week showing some minor changes in the law, but keeping the controversial bathroom provisions intact.


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Chinese President Xi Jinping, 10th from left in first row, delivers his speech during a celebration ceremony to mark the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Friday, July 1, 2016. (How Hwee Young/Pool Photo via AP)BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the 88-million-strong Communist Party to embrace its Marxist roots on Friday as he delivered an emphatic call for ideological discipline and a vigorous defense of party rule.


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