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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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Kacee Cox named Big East Softball Player of the Year
St. John’s softball senior catcher Kacee Cox was named the 2012 Big East Softball Player of the Year last week as part of the conference’s annual softball awards banquet. Cox, along with classmate ...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Levane, 92, a fixture on NYC basketball scene
Hardwood legend Andrew “Fuzzy” Levane, who starred at every level of New York City basketball from high school to college at St. John’s and later as a coach and scout for the New York Knicks, passe...
May 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santana gets first win of the season
Mets take first two in Philly
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont jockey makes history, Boisterous takes Ft. Marcy
AT THE TRACK
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SJU takes series over USF
The St. John’s baseball team took two out of three from University of Southern Florida, winning the rubber match with a walk-off hit on Sunday afternoon at Kaiser Field in Queens. The USF Bulls los...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gotham Girls Roller Derby returns to LIU
Roller Derby came to Brooklyn this past weekend at the Schwartz Athletic Center on the Long Island University campus. A full house watched as the Manhattan Mayhem defeated The Bronx Gridlock 156 to...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont opens for the 2012 season
Brilliant performances, tight finishes, large fields and a celebrity visit – or two – highlighted opening day at Belmont Park last week, hinting at even bigger things to come over the course of the...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets unveil new logo, colors
The Brooklyn Nets made its public debut Monday at Modell's on Flatbush Avenue, . showing off the new team logo and colors it will wear when it opens the Barclays Center next season. Nets center Bro...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bet on the derby right here in NYC
Belmont, Aqueduct to offer viewing, wagering
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Tartamella to take over top women's basketball job
Longtime SJU assistant coach will now be at the helm
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SJU softball headed to Big East tourney
Needing just one win to clinch a berth in the 2012 Big East Championship, the St. John’s softball team (22-30, 10-9) took a 3-2 victory on Sunday to sweep the three-game series against Rutgers (24-...
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Club boxing takes center stage in Woodhaven
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Old World Boxing/New Legends boxing showcased club boxing at it’s best at Cordon Bleu in Woodhaven this past weekend. The eight-fight card showcase undefeated fighters J...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope fencer headed to Olympics
This past weekend, the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team announced that among its chosen athletes will be Brooklyn’s Race Imboden. The 18-year-old Park Slope resident, who is a 2011 graduate of The Dwight ...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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100 days to go
With 100 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Citi Team USA Flag Tour made its fifth stop last week at Citi’s site in Long Island City, featuring a visit by U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones (...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnes Arico leaving St. John's for Michigan
On Friday, 10th-year coach Kim Barnes Arico announced her resignation as St. John’s women’s basketball coach. Barnes Arico informed her team and staff of her departure at an afternoon meeting. Asso...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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