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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 | 411 411 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 | 96 96 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 | 223 223 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 | 214 214 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 | 280 280 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 | 294 294 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 | 291 291 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 | 280 280 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.
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Apr 30, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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A pedestrian is reflected in an electronic board showing the various stock prices outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares turned higher on Tuesday, reversing earlier losses on the back of gains in Hong Kong and China, while the dollar extended highs scaled in holiday-thinned trading in the previous session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5 percent, after eking out a late gain in the previous session. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index jumped 1.5 percent, flirting with seven-year highs, on expectations of more money inflows from the mainland following Beijing's fresh moves to expedite cross-border investment.


2015-05-25 23:22:41 -0400

Debris spread by flooding is shown scattered on land next to Texas Ranch Road 12 on May 25, 2015 in Wimberly, TexasA tornado ripped into a town in northern Mexico, killing at least 13 people and flattening hundreds of homes in a deadly six-second blast of carnage, officials said. The savage twister roared through the Mexican border town of Ciudad Acuna at dawn, tossing cars and big rig trucks into the air before they smashed into houses and buildings. The tornado came as ferocious weather battered swathes of Mexico and the southern United States, where rescuers hunted for 12 people missing in flash floods across Texas and Oklahoma that left three people dead.


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In this March 2, 2015 photo, Klara Balogova is silhouetted against a window at a Roma settlement near Kralovsky Chlmec, Slovakia. Balogova was 18, penniless and pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. Each year, dozens of women from the poorer corners of eastern Europe are lured to travel to western Europe for sham marriages with men who pay large sums because they want to live, work or claim benefits more easily in their chosen country and move freely within Europe. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.


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