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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 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 | 396 396 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 | 81 81 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 | 207 207 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 | 198 198 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 | 267 267 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 | 278 278 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 | 276 276 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 | 264 264 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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Shamrocks kick off 2015 campaign
A blustery day greeted the start of spring soccer as the Woodside's Shamrocks men enjoyed two wins in cup competition, with the women's team benefiting from a forfeited game. The first team secured...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Noble and a Beauty turns heads with win in Cicada
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Cardozo coach honored for reaching 700th win
Assemblyman Edward Braunstein and State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky recently presented a State Resolution to Ron Naclerio, coach of the Benjamin N. Cardozo High School boys’ basketball team for the p...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy JV squad goes 23-0
Monsignor McClancy girls junior varsity basketball team completed their undefeated 23-0 season with a 57-33 win over St. Edmonds to capture the city championship. The champions are Kristina Krislov...
Mar 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harrison, Pointer named to All-Big East squad
St. John’s seniors D’Angelo Harrison and Sir’Dominic Pointer each received All-Big East honors as announced Sunday by the league. Harrison was named to the First Team for the second straight year a...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Salutos Amigos dazzles in the Tom Fool at Aqueduct
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Resorts World hosts live boxing event on CBS
Casino hopes it is the first of more to come
Feb 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's lets second-half lead slip away
St. Joseph's College (12-7) fell 92-87 on Saturday afternoon after leading by as many as 17 late in the second-half, succumbing to The College of Staten Island's (13-5) furious comeback run. Michae...
Jan 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coack K picks up 1,000th win over St. John's
For a while, it looked like St. John's would stall a historic moment in NCAA basketball history. St. John’s led No. 5 Duke by 10 points with 8:35 to play but could not hold on, falling 77-68 to the...
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Sandlot Athletic Alliance to celebrate 75 years
Group dedicated to promoting baseball among NY youth
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's women fall to Jersey City U.
The St. Joseph's women's basketball team could not hold onto their halftime lead even with two players having double-doubles, as they fell to New Jersey City University, 63-56, in Jersey City on Mo...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's women top Crieghton
The Red Storm excelled on both ends of the floor Sunday afternoon, allowing a season-low 38 points and shooting a blistering 74 percent in the second half to down Creighton, 61-38, in Omaha. “I was...
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St. John's gets first confernce win
Second-half run secures road victory over Providence
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Lady Bears cruise to victory over rival Golden Eagles
Samantha Retas (Brooklyn/Bishop Kearney) led a balanced offensive attack with her third straight double-double as the St. Joseph’s (Brooklyn) women’s basketball team defeated St. Joseph’s (Long Isl...
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Trainer looks back on best year of his career
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Andrzej Duda (R), presidential candidate of the right-wing opposition party Law and Justice (PiS), celebrates after exit poll results are announced in Warsaw, on May 24, 2015Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda has won a surprise victory in Poland's presidential run-off, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski with promises of change and generous social spending. An MEP and lawyer with a populist streak, Duda scored 52 percent support ahead of Komorowski, who mustered 48 percent, exit polls showed Monday. A former defence minister who has been president since 2010, the 62-year-old Komorowski is allied with the PO, the governing centrist Civic Platform party.


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By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Monday there were no human trafficking camps left in southern Thailand following a month-long crackdown and the discovery of seven camps in mountainous jungle near the Thai-Malaysian border. The comments came hours after Malaysia's police said they had uncovered 139 graves thought to contain the remains of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh scattered around more than two dozen suspected trafficking camps near the border with Thailand. Earlier this month, 36 bodies believed to be of migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar were found in Thailand's southern Songkhla province.
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- FILE PHOTO 12JUN05 - Workers tend to fields of sugar cane at Xinavane, north of Mozambique's capit..By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document. The Lurio River Valley Development Project in the country's northeast aims to produce cotton, corn, sugar, ethanol and livestock, said Clemente Ntauazi, a researcher with advocacy group Academic Action for the Development of Rural Communities. The leaked plan is the latest in a series of major foreign-based agricultural project proposed in Mozambique and other African countries that supporters say will bring jobs and boost land productivity but critics fear will displace local people and rob small-scale farmers of their livelihoods.


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