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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 | 395 395 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 | 80 80 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 | 205 205 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 | 197 197 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 | 267 267 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 | 277 277 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 | 275 275 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 | 263 263 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 lowers speed limit to 25 mph in “historic” change
Police will start enforcing new regulations on Nov. 7
Oct 15, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens native Lauren Schwartzberg crowned Miss New York Teen
Winner says pageants have 'changed her life'
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Congress members form caucus to address airplane noise
Quiet Skies Caucus includes members from across country
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Fine Italian dining on the menu at Vivaldi's
In 1919, actor Rudolph Valentino was at the top of his game, so he built himself a mansion in Bayside. Twenty years later, Fiorello LaGuardia took the property on as a summer retreat in the midst o...
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FArina announces new public school evaluation system
New framework ditches letter grade, looks at whole picture
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Stringer: Galante living large on library funds
Accused of spending library funds on elaborate dinners, concert tickets
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TOP HIGHS SCHOOLS 2014
We give you the best schools in the city and tips on getting in.
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Douglaston officially opens new Village Plaza
LDC hopes plaza can attract more businesses
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William Scarborough arrested this morning
Assemblyman just the latest Queens pol in trouble with the law
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Coalition for Queens founder speaks at Chamber breakfast
Discusses new ways of building a tech-savvy borough
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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New website links community services to those in need
Following a recent visit to the last South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin this past March, the Central Library’s Jobs and Business Academy manager Lauren Comito discovered a new way to digi...
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Microsoft uses servers to draft neighborhood-specific cartoons
Research lab pulls inspiration for comics from 311 data
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Non-profits battle low turnout of local volunteers
Through combined efforts of several organizations, work continues
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Criminals targeting Muni Meters to steal credit card info
Pol proposes bill to hold DOT more accountable for security
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Residents stage protest against increased plane noise
Queens Quiet Skies hosts rally in Cunningham Park
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A Jerusalem district court has sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months in prison, after convicting him of corruption in March, Israeli media reportA Jerusalem court sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months in prison on Monday, after convicting him of corruption in a March retrial, Israeli media reported. Lawyers for Olmert, who served as premier from 2006 to 2009, immediately announced they would appeal. The 69-year-old already faces a six-year prison sentence handed down in a separate bribery case which is currently the subject of an appeal to the supreme court.


2015-05-25 02:38:25 -0400

Hull City v Manchester United - Barclays Premier LeagueBy Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Hull City were relegated and Newcastle United survived the drop on a dramatic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday while West Ham United announced that manager Sam Allardyce's contract was not being renewed at Upton Park. While the spotlight shone brightest at St James' Park, where Newcastle preserved their top flight status by beating West Ham United 2-0, the mood was a lot darker at KC Stadium where Hull drew 0-0 with Manchester United to finish in the bottom three.


2015-05-25 02:36:38 -0400

Ethnic Rohingya refugees residing in Malaysia protest outside Myanmar's embassy in Kuala Lumpur, on May 21, 2015, demanding Yangon to end the persecution and ill-treatment of the Rohingya communityMalaysian police said on Monday they had found 139 grave sites and 28 abandoned "detention" camps capable of housing hundreds of people, laying bare the grim extent of the region's migrant crisis. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said authorities were exhuming the remains and it remained unclear how many bodies may lie in the pits, located in a remote and hard-to-reach area of mountainous jungle along the Thai border. "(Authorities) found 139 suspected graves.


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