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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 380 380 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 | 66 66 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 | 191 191 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 | 185 185 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 | 253 253 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 | 262 262 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 | 260 260 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 | 250 250 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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PEP approves 10,000 full-day pre-k seats at CBOs
Low-income communities are at focus for additional spots
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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DOT hosts Vision Zero workshop in Jamaica
Continuing the push for Vision Zero, the Mayor’s Office teamed up with the Department of Transportation to host a community workshop at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center last week The event featur...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College’s 90th annual graduation ceremony
More than 2,500 students received their degrees last week at the 90th Commencement of Queens College in Flushing. Seated in the Campus Quadrangle, the students anxiously looked on while their mento...
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Avella calls for broader religious corporation law
Several religions not approved for nonprofit status
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Don't keep on trucking
Nabes say company illegally using residential lot
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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LGBT activists prevent homophobic artist from performing
Queens venue removes Queen Ifrica from concert lineup
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Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Parade marching on
After facing cancellation this year because a lack of funding, one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the country took place after all on Northern Boulevard through Little Neck and Douglaston o...
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Veterans groups hold town hall on Agent Orange exposure
Believe exposure linked to ongoing health issues in both vets and their kids
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Liu announces bid for State Senate
Will challenge fellow Democrat Tony Avella
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council supports 25 mph city speed limit
Advocacy group compromises for sake of efficacy
May 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing salon owner arrested for dodging court penalty
Bill would prevent similar cases in the future
May 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finger-pointing over sinking street in Fresh Meadows
Residents say DOT, DEP at odds over fix
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Pol calls for an end to minimum water charges
A Queens politician says the city is all wet when it comes to charging homeowners a minimum daily water fee. Regardless of how much water a homeowner uses, the Department of Environmental Protectio...
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Big Apple Circus brings Times Square to Cunningham Park
After touring seven cities for the past seven months, the Big Apple Circus is back in Queens for the final showing of Luminocity, its program for the 2013-2014 season. John Kennedy Kane, the ringma...
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Port Authority meets with residents to discuss terminal project
Massive project could get underway at LGA in 2015
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FILE - In this Saturday Feb. 21, 2015 file photo, Russia-backed separatists, some injured, walk on a snowy road in no man's land after being released by the Ukrainian military in a prisoner exchange, near the village of Zholobok, some 20 kilometers (12 miles) west of Luhansk, Ukraine. Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Friday May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, file)KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, the Amnesty International rights group said in a report Friday.


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A view of the Gulf of Mexico from Grand Isle, Louisiana on April 13, 2011The US Coast Guard rescued 28 oil workers from an offshore platform in the Gulf Of Mexico on Friday after a fire broke out. No one was reported hurt in the incident, but pilots noted a 1.4 nautical mile (2.6 kilometer) "rainbow sheen" on the water. "The well was shut in and production has ceased," a Coast Guard statement said.


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The advance by Islamic State fighters on Palmyra has raised fears the Syrian world heritage site could be destroyedA suicide bomber from the extremist Sunni IS also attacked a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia, raising sectarian tensions in the region. The jihadists, who now control roughly half of Syria, reinforced their self-declared transfrontier "caliphate" by seizing Syria's Al-Tanaf crossing on the Damascus-Baghdad highway late Thursday. It was the last regime-held border crossing with Iraq.


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