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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 415 415 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 | 101 101 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 | 227 227 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 | 218 218 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 | 284 284 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 | 298 298 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 | 295 295 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 | 284 284 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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PS 116 gets a new playground
The students of P.S. 116 in Jamaica helped transform their school's once vacant 1.3-acre lot into an oasis full of fun and activities. The lot, unusually large for a New York City public school, wa...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seth Pinsky talks business at Queens College
New York City Economic Development Corporation president Seth Pinsky met with local business leaders in Queens last Friday, June 10, to discuss the future of New York City’s economy and how the NYC...
Jun 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing store owners mixed on English signage bill
Would require multi-lingual store sign changes
Jun 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autism agency creates thrift store to raise funds for programs
It is an idea that is beneficial for all involved. Tender Care Human Services (TCHS), an autism agency based in Jamaica, has created a thrift store in efforts to keep their music and art therapy pr...
Jun 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honoring a 9/11 hero’s dream
Queens College graduating senior Anam Ahmed (left) greets the media with Talat Hamdani (center), mother of deceased 9/11 hero and Queens College alumnus Mohammed Salman (“Sal”) Hamdani, shortly aft...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point holds annual Memorial Day Parade
Scenes from the 2011 College Point Memorial Day Parade.
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scenes from the Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade
The Little Neck/Douglaston Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30.
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A block of wood, a work of art
Diane Lieberman has always been creative. She weaves baskets, makes her own jewelry and has even created and painted the designs on a few stained glass windows in her Fresh Meadows home. But she do...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four Queens fire companies on cut list
Four of the 20 fire companies the city could close to save $55 million are located in Queens, and borough lawmakers aren’t happy about it. Engine Co. 294 in Woodhaven, Engine co. 306 in Bayside, En...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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CBP K-9 sniffs out travelers’ undeclared cash at JFK
Customs and Border Protection K-9 Grill thinks of her job as play. But it's no joke when she quickly sniffs departing JFK Airport travelers and their carry-on luggage on randomly selected internati...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Hospital Queens grows, despite state cuts
New York Hospital Queens succeeded in expanding during a sluggish economy, as other borough hospitals closed, but it faces new challenges in adapting to stringent healthcare cuts, president and CEO...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu, Lancman reach out to immigrants
Last Saturday, New York City Comptroller John Liu and Assemblyman Rory Lancman teamed up outside of the Queens Library Lefferts Branch in Richmond Hill to make the community aware of immigration jo...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleaner air, cheaper heating costs
City launches eco-friendly initiative
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pheffer appointed as Queens County Clerk
Question of who will fill her seat hangs
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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A walk with Jack Eichenbaum
Queens borough historian talks about his love of the borough
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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A pedestrian is reflected in an electronic board showing the various stock prices outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Greece's financial crisis and signs of growing opposition to austerity in Spain sent the euro to its lowest level in a month on Tuesday, while shares and commodities took a knock as the dollar powered higher. Europe's main markets returned to action after a long weekend with the mood unsettled by Sunday's strong local election showing by anti-austerity parties in Spain, while bets were put back on a U.S. rate hike this year after having been all but canceled over the past two months. Europe's stock markets fell between 0.5-1.3 percent as early resistance gave way and a fall by the euro back below $1.09 mirrored signs that contagion from the region's debt problems was creeping back into bond markets.


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China's yuan currency is "no longer undervalued", the International Monetary Fund saysBeijing (AFP) - China's yuan currency, which Washington has long alleged was manipulated, is "no longer undervalued", the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.


2015-05-26 05:17:32 -0400

An intersection is flooded near the headwaters of the San Marcos River that flooded in San Marcos TexasBy Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday likened the ferocity of flash flooding that killed at least three people to a tsunami, and authorities said a dam had given way in a state park. Abbott declared states of disaster in 24 counties and flew over the area south of Austin to assess the damage caused by tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding that forced evacuations and rooftop rescues and left thousands of residents without electricity. "This is the biggest flood this area of Texas has ever seen," Abbott said.


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