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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 476 476 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...
Landlords collecting higher rents now!
Jun 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Yes higher rents are the norm these days. And here is an example of what I experience when renting an apartment. I advertise, and have them fill out an application, get copies of W2's, copy of driv...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 113 113 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 | 107 107 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 | 111 111 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 | 119 119 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...
Real Estate-Remember When?
Jun 07, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
1971 five(5)rooms-2 bedrooms rented for $200 dollars per month. 1981 five (5) rooms-2bedrooms rented for $1300 1981 a 1 Family brick ranch bungalow by Juniper park, with 2 car garage sold for $69,0...
MASPETH PARADE PAST SUNDAY
May 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For decades one of the nicest parades around.  But the past three years the numbers watching the parade are almost less than half of what the crowds used to be. Why? Many old timers past away, some...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 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...
Can't find an apartment?
May 25, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Rumor has it local realtors have deceided not to do apartments any longer. Why? Rents have sky rocketed. Landlords requiring high credit scores. The big change these past 6 months has made it virtu...

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YOU NEVER KNOW! LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER APPROACHED BY ACTOR, RICHARD GALLO by jimmy
March 13, 2013 07:47 AM | 909 views | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
After completing a New Movie, titled "Non Stop' Mr. Richard Gallo of Middle Village approached Jim Turano at his Metropolitan Avenue office. For several years now Mr, Gallo has hounded me to have P...
THE ART OF SELLING YOUR HOME AS SPRING APPROACHES... by vinny
March 04, 2013 09:02 AM | 1424 views | 4 4 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
ANOTHER INFORMATIVE MUST READ ARTICLE FOR ALL HOMEOWNERS! update news  REAL ESTATE . MARCH 4,TH 2013 ATTENTION ALL HOMEOWNERS! AN INFORMATIVE ARTICLE THAT IS A MUST READ, IF YOU ARE THINKING OF SEL...
4 PEOPLE KILLED TO DATE DUE TO IMPROPER TRAFFIC SIGNS DISPLAYED! by vinny
February 28, 2013 08:26 AM | 1348 views | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
AMAZING BUT TRUE, WHEN YOU STAND ON METROPOLITAN AVENUE, BY 73PLACE-NEXT TO LEE NAILS. IMAGINE WALK/DON'T WALK SIGNS ARE ALMOST HIDDEN FOR CARS TO SEE, TURNING THE CORNERS, AND TO DATE 4 HAVE DIED ...
EARTHQUAKES-A MUST READ-INFORMATIVE! by jim
February 25, 2013 09:38 AM | 779 views | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
THIS WAS SENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE TODAY, TO PRESIDENT OBAMA. For whatever reasons, I have been accurate for the past 10 years when it comes to Earthquakes. I am not a Rocket Scientist, just an every...
MASPETH SANITATION GETTING A BLACK EYE FROM MIDDLE VILLAGE COMMUNITY by vinny
February 25, 2013 07:33 AM | 938 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
news update-Maspeth Sanitation Department! Today February 25th, the Metropolitan Avenue garbage canisters are over flowing! No Pick up yesterday, WHY? The garbage is blown all over the sidewalks an...
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This June 23, 2016 photo provided by Brad Bousquet shows Bousquet with his wife, Alissa, and the 500 roses he presented to her at the Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center in Omaha, Neb., to celebrate her last chemotherapy treatment. Brad writes that he secretly texted wife Alissa's friends and family to help with the effort. The roses sold for $10 each with the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research. (Brad Bousquet via AP)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A dozen roses simply weren't enough for a Nebraska man who wanted "to do something special" for his wife to celebrate her last chemotherapy treatment. So, he raised money and surprised her with 500.


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Michael Phelps reacts to fans after winning the men's 200-meter individual medley final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, in Omaha, Neb., Friday, July 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)The Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local):


2016-07-01 21:35:38 -0400
A sleeping driver and a terrified granny are among the many people who appear in popular YouTube videos using the Tesla Autopilot technology - and not always using the system as intended. Many are not "screaming granny" videos, but the more whacky ones often get far more clicks than the straightforward videos.
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