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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 392 392 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 | 78 78 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 | 204 204 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 | 196 196 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 | 265 265 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 | 275 275 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 | 274 274 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 | 262 262 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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Queens College students leave classrooms, hit the streets
Some 100 Queens College students and professors blocked traffic on the Horace Harding Expressway Thursday in protest of state budget cuts. The blockade came on the heels of an overnight union occup...
Apr 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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State performs random bus safety checks
Focus on charter buses leaving from Flushing
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Census findings only find massive criticism
The United States Census Bureau's recently released figures for New York City are embroiled in a heat wave of criticism by many pols around the five boroughs, particularly Brooklyn and Queens. The ...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community board says statue doesn't lack “Civic Virtue”
The Triumph of Civic Virtue statue which stands prominently at Union Turnpike and Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens caused an uproar last month when Congressman Anthony Weiner and Councilwoman Juliss...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella takes 'cut' at parking privileges
Thanks, but no thanks. State Senator Tony Avella cut his State of New York Executive Branch citywide parking placard into pieces last Friday, destroying the privilege to park in numerous “no-parkin...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some signs of better safety
A Whitestone intersection just got a little bit safer. According to neighborhood residents, traffic speeding down 15th Avenue and 147th Street past Public School 79 has long been a nuisance and a d...
Mar 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A taste of Broadway in Queens public schools
As the curtains open, a sign of Irving Berlin sits in the background in a brightly colored, New York-themed design. The show begins with its stars Carina Morales and James LaRosa singing Berlin’s c...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City still replanting trees lost in last year’s tornado
Community boards 5 and 7 top priority list
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take it to the bank, just not in Queens
Weiner study shows borough bank growth down
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Theatre appoints Ray Cullom as executive director
The Queens Theater in the Park (QTIP) has tapped Ray Cullom, former managing director of the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, as its new executive director. Cullom brings 20 years of e...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health industry backs Cuomo’s Medicaid reform
New York spends more on Medicaid per capita than any other state, but ranks only 21st in program quality for patients. In most counties, Medicaid costs alone account for more than half of the entir...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior centers must fight for survival
State cut would close 53 centers in BK and Queens
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panelists discuss the future of the development of Queens
Last Friday, as various civic leaders met at a breakfast forum held at Queens College, new plans were unveiled and discussed regarding the improvement of the quality of life for various Queens neig...
Mar 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point senior center facing closure
State Senator Tony Avella was joined by dozens of worried senior citizens to protest the potential closure of the Angelo Petromelis Senior Center on College Point. The center is one of the potentia...
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YMCA gets $1M job-training grant
The Flushing YMCA just got a little more flush with cash. Congressman Gary Ackerman announced last week that he helped secure a $1 million federal grant for the YMCA in Flushing. The money will be ...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2008, file photo, comedian Anne Meara attends the Museum of the Moving Image Salute to Ben Stiller in New York. Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.


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A United States flag is unfurled along pit road and the front stretch prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks:


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Residents of hard-hit San Marcos city were ordered to evacuate their homes in the early morning as the flood waters rose menacingly around them, following torrential rain that turned normally bone-dry streets into meandering riversAt least one man was killed in record-setting flash flooding in Texas that also left several people missing and destroyed homes Sunday, authorities said, warning of more wild weather to come. Residents of hard-hit San Marcos city were ordered to evacuate their homes in the early morning as the flood waters rose menacingly around them, following torrential rain that turned normally bone-dry streets into meandering rivers. Crews were searching for several missing people and a curfew was to be enforced in San Marcos from 9:00 pm Sunday (0200 GMT Monday) to 7:00 am Monday in an effort to avoid more fatalities.


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