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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 386 386 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 | 72 72 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 | 197 197 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 | 190 190 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 | 258 258 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 | 267 267 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 | 266 266 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 | 256 256 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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QCP celebrates 65 years at Terrace on the Park
Though Queens Centers for Progress turned 65 years old this year, the disability services company is nowhere near ready to retire. At its anniversary gala at the Terrace on the Park in Flushing Mea...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council adopts citywide municipal ID program
Pols worry about stigma and safety of the cards
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School rolls out new tech application for disabled students
In many schools, the only computers equipped for use by students with physical disabilities are found in separate labs from where most students congregate, surf the net and study. PS811Q in Queens ...
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The culture – and conflict - of Afghanistan on display at QCC
Robert Nickelsberg was first contracted by Time Magazine to photograph the turmoil in Afghanistan beginning back in 1988, and his journey eventually led into several decades of photography and expl...
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Let there be light at Glen Oaks Oval
Pol allocates $400,000 to illuminate park’s south side
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Remembering P.S. 41 teacher Mrs. Geri Cilmi
Bayside renames 214th Lane in honor of former teacher
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Legislature passes Queens Library Reform Bill
Awaits signature from Governor Cuomo to become law
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USTA searches for new ball persons for 2014 Open
The U.S. Tennis Association hosted ball person tryouts on June 19 for the 2014 US Open. Over 100 boys and girls over the age of 14 from New York City and its surrounding suburbs lined up in the Bil...
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Port Authority moving ahead with airport noise study
Provide more details at meeting of new roundtable
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Liu gathering up endorsements in State Senate race
Opponent Avella criticizes support from WFP
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Katz appoints 54 new community board members
A great shakeup has occurred in local politics, with the appointment of 54 new community board members by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz last week. “Our borough’s community board members are...
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A bridge to nowhere will finally get fixed
149th Street bridge in Flushing closed for four long years
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Veterans remember the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
Vietnam group pledges to take care of the older generation
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Muslim center celebrates conversion of 168th Street
After years of fighting, street will become a one-way
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Pols call for investigation at Creedmoor Psychiatric Facility
Community on edge following second escape in six months
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Men walk past a Yes vote campaign graffiti in central Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriageBy Conor Humphries and Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gay couples flocked to central Dublin to celebrate a "historic watershed" on Saturday as a large majority in the traditionally Catholic country voted to allow same-sex marriage, the culmination of a four-decade struggle for gay rights. Waving rainbow flags, embracing and crying, two thousand people gathered to watch the official results in the courtyard of Dublin Castle after voters, young and old, accounted for one of the highest turnouts in a referendum for decades. "The amount of people who came out to vote is just such an emotional thing for us," said Fred Schelbaum, 48, standing with his civil partner Feargal Scott, 43, who he said he intended to marry.


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FILE In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records this week after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.


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Participants take the stage during the dress rehearsal for the Eurovision Song Contest final, in Vienna, on May 22, 2015Australian singer Guy Sebastian will try to beat the Europeans at their own game in Vienna on Saturday night in the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, the uproarious pop extravaganza. Eurovision has a cult following in Australia, which led to the special invitation to mark six decades of the show.


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