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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 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 | 389 389 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 | 75 75 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 | 201 201 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 | 193 193 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 | 262 262 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 | 271 271 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 | 270 270 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 | 259 259 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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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board 7 rejects variance request for church
Says project too large for low-scale neighborhood
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ben Wolff talks virtual style, TV show
Ben Wolff, the wardrobe stylist who brought “Re-dress” to business professionals is now bringing something else for the fashion inclined, and the fashion challenged alike. Wolff is in the process o...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic deaths at an all-time low
Transit group says more law enforcement still needed
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire bombs plague Jamaica
Neighbors questioned motive behind attacks
Jan 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man posing as cop assaults woman in Flushing
Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who impersonated one of their rank-and-file to sexually assault a woman in Flushing. On Sunday, November 20, a woman was posting flier...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gianaris fights to expand “Good Samaritan” laws
Legislation aims at protecting businesses and nonprofits
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comptroller: city losing out on millions
Audit claims Parks not handling concession contracts adequately
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helping immigrant businesses not just survive, but thrive
The finalists in Competition THRIVE - a public/private initiative to help immigrant entrepreneurs - are now offering opportunities for start-ups and expanding immigrant businesses. Each finalist re...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, workers send strong message to Postal Service
Hold rally to oppose closing of Queens facility
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge rules in favor of Willets Point business owners
Just days after the city broke ground on crucial infrastructure improvements in Willets Point and touted the future redevelopment of the area, in a Manhattan courtroom a judge was throwing a potent...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian nuclear negotiator says his team has agreed to grant U.N. inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a deal over its contested program, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's supreme leader.
2015-05-24 05:29:47 -0400

Family members of victims and well wishers are seen after a suicide bomb attack at the Imam Ali mosque in the village of al-Qadeeh in the eastern province of GatifDUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Sunday he was "heartbroken" over a suicide bombing at a Shi'ite mosque in the kingdom that killed 21 people, state news agency SPA reported, a conciliatory statement as sectarian strife intensifies in the region. Salman said anyone linked to the attack, claimed by the Islamist militant group Islamic State, or who sympathises with it, will be brought to justice. ...


2015-05-24 06:49:33 -0400

A protester is arrested after the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Cleveland. Brelo, who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead, was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the Cleveland officer alone fired the fatal shots. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — The streets largely remained calm Sunday morning after police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight of protesters angered by a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects in a barrage of police gunfire.


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