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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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 | 419 419 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 | 106 106 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 | 15 15 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 | 231 231 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
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 289 289 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 | 302 302 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 | 300 300 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 | 290 290 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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City makes first concrete steps at Willets Pt.
New sewers lay groundwork for start of first phase
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens remembers civic leader Pat Dolan
The Queens Civic Congress, elected officials, and the community gathered to remember Patricia Dolan at a memorial service on Tuesday, November 29, at Schwartz Brothers-Forest Park Chapel in Forest ...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone calls for greater input into DOT projects
Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. co-sponsored two pieces of legislation calling for greater accountability and inter-agency communication when the Department of Transportation intends to implement maj...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government helping vets start own businesses
Pace University was the site of the recent summit aimed at returning veterans with the theme "Is the job market tough? Make your own job!" “Veterans bring maturity, reliability, structure and pre-d...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food Bank launches virtual food drive
As the holidays roll around, the Food Bank for New York City has partnered with Peapod by Stop & Shop to launch a new interactive virtual food drive fundraising tool that will allow donors to easil...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guilty plea in gruesome Flushing murder
A 49-year-old Flushing man who tortured and murdered a woman before dismembering her body pleaded guilty last week to first-degree manslaughter and tampering with evidence. In a statement, District...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairway opens in Douglaston
Thousands of shoppers braved the darkening skies to be among the first to roam the aisles of the much-anticipated Fairway Supermarket that opened in Douglaston last week. Eager shoppers began linin...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food Bank finds vets are hungry and unemployed
Congress passes legislation to support vet employment
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens activist Pat Dolan hit and killed by car
Pat Dolan, a longtime civic activist and current president of the Queens Civic Congress (QCC), was killed in a car accident Tuesday night. Dolan was crossing Hillside Avenue near 198th Street at ap...
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents protest actions of Star Auto Group
Halloran says dealer owner needs to comply with City regulations
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu kicks off annual toy drive
New York Hospital Queens’ Freedom Medical Aid Team (FreeMAT) commenced its annual holiday toy drive for military families on Thursday, November 3, in Flushing, with New York City Comptroller John L...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens untaxed cigarette ring busted
Following a six-month probe by the Queens District Attorney’s office, three Queens men were arrested on Friday, November 4, for allegedly engaging in the sale of as much as 6,700 packs of untaxed c...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior housing gets an upgrade
The quality of life for residents of a Flushing senior housing complex just got a little better. Just in time for its 75th anniversary, Selfhelp Community Services held a ceremony last week to cele...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stanford, Cornell vie for Roosevelt Island
Applied sciences campus will bring economic boom to LIC, reps say
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu, Bloomberg propose pension overhaul
Comptroller John Liu and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, together with city labor union representatives, proposed long-awaited changes to the city's pension plan to clean up investment strategies and save...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - The June 1, 2011 file photo shows Swiss FIFA President Joseph (Sepp) Blatter during a press conference after the 61st FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter is seeking reelection at the FIFA congress in Zurich. Blatter is not among the six soccer officials who were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel. The officials are in Switzerland for the FIFA congress and presidential election. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:


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China's Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun holds up a report on China's Military Strategy during a press conference at the State Council Information Office in Beijing, China, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. China’s military on Tuesday compared its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction such as road-building going on elsewhere in the country, trying to deflect criticism over an issue seen as inflaming tensions in the region. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter strongly defended America's right to fly over artificial islands that Beijing is building in the South China Sea, but gave few hints ahead of a visit to Asia this week about what the United States was willing to do to halt the construction effort.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study says don't delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer.
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