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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 440 440 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 | 73 73 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 | 75 75 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 | 75 75 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 | 85 85 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 | 29 29 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 | 201 201 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 | 202 202 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 | 197 197 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 | 227 227 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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7th Ave BID is gaining momentum
Along with other shopping districts in central Brooklyn, business is booming on 7th Avenue. Now, residents and shop owners are looking into forming a 7th Avenue Business Improvement District (BID)....
Mar 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB6 reviews reno plans in Slope historic district
A building in Park Slope’s historic district may be getting a facelift. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) received a request to install a new roof deck with stairs at 226 Lincoln Place, a...
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Brooklyn Navy Yard goes high-tech with 22 new computers
Time Warner opens up lab
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Key Food and Walgreens to share space
Concede to pressure from Windsor Terrace nabes
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Renken landmark application will have to wait
Group hopes to preserve Clinton Hill building
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Cobble Hill community crowds synagogue to save LICH
In a crowded synagogue in Brooklyn, medical professionals and community members showed their support for Long Island College Hospital (LICH), which the SUNY Board of Trustees recently voted to shut...
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EPA gets an earful at Red Hook Gowanus meeting
Red Hooks residents overwhelmingly opposed the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal on how best to move forward with the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal at a public meeting last Wednes...
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Residents discuss safety concerns on Fourth Avenue
Park Slope residents packed St. Aquinas Church last week to give city officials their ideas to improve dangerous traffic conditions along Fourth Avenue. Department of Transportation (DOT) officials...
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CB2 outlines its priorities for the coming fiscal year
Brooklyn’s Community Board 2 drafted their response to the Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, with an eye toward the future of the district. The largest issue that Robert Perris, CB2 district...
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Brooklyn healthcare on life support, too late for LICH
Hearing held to determine changes, SUNY votes to close hospital
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Cablevision union battle in Brooklyn rages on
22 workers fired, they say because of union leanings
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Brooklyn Heights library could be up for sale
Money would repair facility, but add residential units
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The beginning of a crowded race
Public advocate candidates square off in Astoria
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Volunteers put first responders above themselves
Organization ‘Says Thank You’
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Brooklyn Kids receive firsthand look of justice system
District leader hosts a field trip
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This June 2016 photo provided by the Columbus Zoo shows a black bear cub named Joan in the Columbus Zoo in Columbus, Ohio. Zoo officials in Ohio say a black bear cub briefly escaped its enclosure before being corralled and sedated. A spokeswoman says the Columbus Zoo was put on lockdown Saturday, for a few minutes until workers could contain the bear. (Columbus Zoo via AP)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A black bear cub scaled a 12-foot fence in its new home at an Ohio zoo and escaped its enclosure for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated.


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MIAMI (AP) — Law enforcement officials immediately suspected terrorism and adjusted their staging areas due to fears about an explosive device as they responded to reports of shots fired at a gay nightclub in Orlando, according to sheriff's office incident reports released Saturday.
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A firefighter sprays a smoldering home as the Erskine Fire burns near WeldonA massive wildfire burning out of control in the foothills of central California has left at least 150 homes in ruins and damaged another 75, officials said on Saturday, warning that more residents may be forced to flee the advancing flames. The so-called Erskine fire, which broke out on Thursday some 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, has already claimed two lives, sent three firefighters to the hospital and forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes. More than 1,100 firefighters have been deployed to battle the blaze, which has blackened some 35,700 acres and was zero percent contained as of Saturday afternoon.


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