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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 445 445 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 | 77 77 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 | 79 79 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 | 79 79 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 | 90 90 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 | 205 205 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 | 206 206 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 | 201 201 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 | 232 232 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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Another disaster recovery center opens in Brooklyn
To meet demand, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and FEMA have set up a new disaster recovery center in Sheepshead Bay. The center is located at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, 3076 Emmons Av...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA releases details of Gowanus Canal cleanup
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal, which has been declared a Superfund site. The public will have until March 28 to comment on the plan, and can lea...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition puts pressure on Cablevision
Cablevision isn’t scoring well with customers and workers in Brooklyn. The Communication Workers of America made some noise and brought the issues to light a t a press conference on Thursday, Janua...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The top 10 Brooklyn stories of 2012
1) Hurricane Sandy While the entire New York City area was hit by the hurricane, parts of Brooklyn were left devastated. Red Hook and the neighborhoods of south Brooklyn felt the effects of the sto...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unions say Acadia Realty Trust project is unfair to workers
Ear-piercing chants, whistles and hardhats filled the streets of downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon. The sounds were the voices of hundreds of newly organized, unionized construction workers ga...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macchiarola, former St. Francis president, passes at 71
Frank Macchiarola will be missed in Brooklyn. Friends and family members came to pay their respects to the former New York City schools chancellor, lining the hallways of St. Franics University, wh...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction underway on B2
The tallest modular building in the world will soon grace the Downtown Brooklyn skyline, as officials broke ground on Tuesday, December 18, at the site of Building 2 (B2). The first residential bui...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-State Transportation Campaign's vision for the BK Gateway
Not only have Brooklynites seen a direct impact on their daily commute from the completion of the Barclays Centers in September, the borough has also seen a 13 percent population increase since 198...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQE underpass to get a facelift
One thing that is not associated with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) underpass connecting Brooklyn Bridge Park and Downtown Brooklyn is “beauty.” However, that may change as the Atlantic Aven...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Masala Mama named winner of PowerUp! competition
Nindhi Jalan was this year’s top winner in the Brooklyn Public Library’s 9th annual PowerUp! competition, which helps local entrepreneurs make their business ideas a reality. Jalan was awarded $15,...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cabaret in Brooklyn 'can can can'
A Red Hook establishment seeking a liquor license has Community Board 6 okayed a liquor license for a new Red Hook, establishment, despite some residents worried it will feature raunchy shows. Orig...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebbets Field flagpole arrives at Flatbush & Atlantic
The Barclays Center is now home to the Brookyln Nets, however over a half-century ago, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley hoped the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues would be home t...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovations at Bridge Park's Pier 5 complete
Things are getting active at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5. The five-acres former shipping pier is now being used to play a variety of sports. This $26 million project was designed to be adaptable ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, faith-based activists call for police department reform
Clergy, as well as several activists and faith-based groups, joined City Council members at City Hall Monday to publicly support legislation that would combat police profiling and strengthen oversi...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men stop to look at a memorial to the victims of the Orlando shooting outside the Stonewall Inn in New YorkBy Elizabeth Barber NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pride parades in New York, San Francisco and other U.S. cities are expected to draw millions of revelers on Sunday, two weeks after a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub galvanized the LGBT community, and rekindled outrage over American gun violence. An estimated 1.6 million spectators could turn out at the annual gay pride march through Lower Manhattan, according to its organizers. Following the June 12 shooting at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub, police departments across the country have ramped up security for this year's parades, authorities said.


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A demonstrator wrapped in the EU flag takes part in a protest opposing Britain's exit from the European Union in Parliament Square following yesterday's EU referendum result, London, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):


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The Wider Image: Tensions in the Niger DeltaThe Niger Delta Avengers, a Nigerian militant group which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil facilities in the country's southern energy hub, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the region. The militant group says it wants a greater share of Nigeria's oil wealth to go to the impoverished Delta region. Crude sales make up about 70 percent of Nigeria's national income and most of that oil comes from the southern swampland.


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