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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
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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
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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 | 274 274 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 | 273 273 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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SBA administrator visits Bayside businesses
Owners discuss hardships in current economic climate
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Innovative programs prep high schoolers for college
Schools in Queens Village offer credits beyond AP courses
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Local 237 members accuse leadership of election fraud
Over 5,000 votes uncounted in October elections, sources say
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Republicans take control of State Senate
Queens voters stick with their Democratic incumbents
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Permanent Comfort Women exhibit on the way at QCC
Queensborough Community College (QCC) announced the construction of a permanent exhibit in honor of the Korean Comfort Women of WWII today at the Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Archives (KHRCA), l...
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Port Authority hires group to conduct airport noise study
$8 million study scheduled to take three years
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Bright lights complicate life in the big city
Efforts to reduce the impacts of light pollution
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Combined front of the new Geraldine Ferraro Dem Club
The Geraldine A. Ferraro Democratic Club held its inaugural meeting at Banter Irish Bar and Kitchen in Forest Hills last week, combining two current Democratic clubs in the neighborhood. District l...
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Health officials brief Katz on Ebola virus
Beep expresses concerns about safety measures in schools
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Queens cops attacked by man with a hatchet
Struck two officers before being killed
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Queens Botanical Garden holds annual Harvest Festival
Families flocked to the Queens Botanical Garden in Flushing on Sunday for the annual Harvest Fest. As children got their faces painted, explored the mini corn maze, enjoyed animals at the petting z...
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Cuomo announces competition to overhaul area airports
Vice President Biden praises the aggressive plan
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Residents say businesses have taken over the sidewalk
Use College Point street, walkway to store materials
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Transit Wireless expands WiFi to 40 subway stations
Forty subway stations in both Queens and Manhattan went online last week with the expansion of Transit Wireless WiFi services. Now 29 new Queens subway stations – and 11 in Manhattan - will see bot...
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EXCLUSIVE: Comptroller discusses audit of City's charter schools
Parents outraged over approval of 17 new charter schools
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Fans begin to fill the stands in front of the pagoda before the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)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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FILE - In this May 1, 2015 file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington. The Islamic State group’s takeover of Ramadi is evidence that Iraqi forces do not have the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” that aired Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged, a harsh assessment that raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East.


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FILE - In this May 25, 1965, file photo, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali stands over fallen challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw in the first round of their title fight in Lewiston, Maine. The bout produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports’ most iconic moments. (AP Photo/John Rooney, File)EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up.


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