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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 380 380 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 | 65 65 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...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 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 | 185 185 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 | 253 253 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 | 262 262 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 | 260 260 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 | 250 250 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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PACC cuts ribbon on new renovations at 365 Jay St.
Resident details years of poor living conditions
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds of New Yorkers rally in East New York
Protest city’s new rezoning strategy to create housing
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New program to reduce financial barriers to solar energy
Brooklyn neighborhoods part of bulk purchasing program
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Summer concert series starts with a bang
Drummer, guitarists serenade lunchers in Brooklyn
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Officials rally for funding of safety officers
Bill would fund safety officers for private schools
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Amtrak tragedy hits home for Queens, Brooklyn residents
Victims include Rockaway Navy man and Brooklyn college dean
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Uber to offer $2.75 rides for commuters affected by L shutdown
Local pol lends support to mobile cab app’s promotion
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Senator Avella presents $100,000 check to Bayside Historical Society
Funds will go towards operating costs
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City announces summer STEM programs
DOE partners with Microsoft, NYU for $2 million program
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Hospital gets new weapon in battle against cancer
Brooklyn Hospital Center’s Division of Radiation Oncology last week unveiled its brand-new TrueBEAM Linear Accelerator
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New industrial building opens in Brooklyn
1102 Atlantic Ave. to house diverse roster of businesses
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Brooklyn, Queens officials divided on Move NY plan
Borough elected officials remain on opposite sides when it comes to transit reform plan.
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Empty East New York lot given 'ReNew-ed' life
Local artists and vendors fill vacant shipping containers
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City breaks ground on Dome Playground
Dome Playground, which sits on the border of Kensington and Borough Park, is getting a massive $2.75 million upgrade. Councilman Brad Lander and Parks Department officials gathered on April 23 to c...
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Parents, students rally against after-school cuts
Say city sound find $5.9M to save 17 programs
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In this May 20, 2015 photo Australias's Guy Sebastian performs the song 'Tonight Again' during a dress rehearsal of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)VIENNA (AP) — For the first time in its 60-year history, the Eurovision Song Contest may be won by — Australia.


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CINCINNATI (AP) — Frisch's Big Boy restaurants are being sold to a private equity fund, ending family ownership of the Cincinnati-based chain that dates to its first drive-thru in 1939.
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Rohingya children receive haircuts by Indonesian volunteers at the newly set up confinement area for migrants at Bayeun, in Indonesia's Aceh province on May 22, 2015A senior US diplomat on Friday urged Myanmar to extend "citizenship" to the oppressed Rohingya minority to address an ongoing migrant crisis that has hit Southeast Asia, leaving thousands stranded at sea. More than 3,500 migrants have swum to shore or been rescued off the coasts of Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Bangladesh since a Thai crackdown in early May on human-trafficking threw the illicit trade into chaos. Myanmar, where many of the migrants start their journey, has faced increasing international pressure to stem the exodus from its shores and deliver urgent humanitarian relief to thousands still trapped at sea.


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