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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 396 396 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
“The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City” Documentary Screening
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Come to Queens Council on the Art’s 3rd Space program which will feature “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City,” as part of the LIC Arts Open. A documentary by Astoria filmmaker Setare Arash...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
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New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...

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Community leaders honored during Asian-Pacific American heritage month
In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage month, elected officials and residents gathered together at the Bayside Senior Center to highlight leaders in the Asian-Pacific American community.
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Parents call for hike in charter school cap
Say 14 charters in Queens isn’t enough
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Pols introduce Healthy Nail Salon Network
Respond to accusations of poor labor conditions in nail industry
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Roosevelt Ave gets safety, lighting upgrade
Roadway under the 7 goes from shadow to light
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Tent of Tomorrow to receive free $3 million paint job
Union donates free labor, supplies to repaint upper portion
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New task force to address safety, health in shelters
Comes as comptroller rejects contract for Queens facility
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City unveils designs for Bowne Park renovation
Flushing community leaders help announce the upcoming renovations to Bowne Park.
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Different take on the new Queens Night Market
Resident says it's disrupted the community.
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Broadway-Flushing residents dubious about large 'single-family' home
Fear a return to site's past as a transient hotel
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QBG hosts fifth annual Arbor Fest
From compost demonstrations and a beer tent to a petting zoo and pony rides, children and adults got to enjoy the annual Arbor Fest at Queens Botanical Gardens on Sunday. “It's like our welcome to ...
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First Queens Night Market deemed a success by founder
Hopes to grow event into a regular NYC cultural feature
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Despite threats, LGA workers walk off the job
Say subcontractor isn’t providing decent wage, equipment
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Vols, Knicks plant trees in Queens park
Nearly 3,500 trees planted in Alley Pond Park
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Briarwood subway stop loses the Van Wyck
Moniker shortened after years of community pressure
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They hate cig butts and they cannot lie
Officials work to alleviate cigarette litter
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Employees work in the new Renault factory in Oran, west of AlgiersAfrican economies will grow 4.5 percent this year and 5 percent in 2016 due to rising demand for exports, the highest levels since the global economic crisis took hold in 2007, the African Development Bank (AfDB) said. Financial inflows will increase nearly 7 percent to $193 billion, supported by higher foreign direct investment and a spike in portfolio investments, the bank said in its annual African Economic Outlook report. The AfDB estimates African economies to have grown by 3.9 percent in 2014.


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Tunisian soldiers sit on a truck as they monitor the area of the Bouchoucha army barracks in Tunis on May 25, 2015A Tunisian soldier the authorities say had psychological problems seized a gun at a barracks on Monday and killed seven comrades before being shot dead himself. The interior ministry said the rampage was not linked to "terrorism", but a defence ministry spokesman did not rule this out before an investigation reports on the incident. Defence ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati said the corporal, whose name was not given, "had family and psychological problems".


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In this March 1, 2015 photo released by Joe Grimm, Michigan State University students Tiara Jones, from left, Madeline Carino and Lia Kamana work on a new book “100 Questions and Answers About Veterans” in East Lansing, Mich. The new book, researched and written by a Michigan State journalism class with assistance from former servicemen and women, is aimed at clearing up myths and misunderstandings held by some civilians. (AP Photo/Joe Grimm)DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.


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