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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 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 | 417 417 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 | 104 104 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 | 31 31 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 | 229 229 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 | 220 220 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 | 287 287 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 | 300 300 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 | 298 298 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 | 287 287 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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Raining cats and dogs at Borough Hall pet adoption event
Brooklyn beep honors National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Italian-American center opening in Bensonhurst
Jack Spatola has been pushing for an Italian-American cultural center in Brooklyn for the past 25 years, and now his dream is finally coming true. At a kickoff party for the second annual Brooklyn ...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunset Park employees rally for living wage, insurance
Brooklyn food company faces loss of city contract
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols host panel to address rising suicide rates in teen Latinas
Life is Precious program serves as example of a necessary resource
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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FArina announces new public school evaluation system
New framework ditches letter grade, looks at whole picture
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Beep: Brooklyn needs to build people, not buildings
Says his administration will focus on health awareness
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Madison Boys & Girls celebrates grant, new games room
The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club has a brand new games room — thanks to the strength of its health and wellness program, Triple Play. Triple Play focuses on the mind, body and soul to teach kid...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents get rowdy at CB9 meeting, fight upzoning proposal
District manager tells community members to “shut up”
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habitat NYC breaks ground on Ocean Hill project
With the support of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and several other government agencies, Habitat for Humanity NYC broke ground on a new 15-unit apartment complex at 2...
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge Park turns construction equipment into art
Photoville features over 60 photo exhibits in shipping containers
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prospect Park Residence plaintiffs say DOH failed in helping elderly
Next hearing on Oct. 30 will attempt to delay possible evictions
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Book Festival enters its ninth year
Over 250 authors and thousands of book enthusiasts gathered in downtown Brooklyn for the ninth straight year for the culmination of the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday. The festival is hosted by t...
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Public Library approves sale of Brooklyn Heights Branch
Local advocates announce investigation of BPL’s real estate practices
Sep 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prospect Heights residents ask for compromise on new 18-story building
Locals want ESDC to maintain “neighborhood integrity”
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Non-profits battle low turnout of local volunteers
Through combined efforts of several organizations, work continues
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swiss authorities on Wednesday opened criminal proceedings against individuals on suspicion of mismanagement and money laundering related to the award of rights to host the 2018 and 2022 FIFA soccer World Cups in Russia and Qatar. Switzerland's Office of the Attorney General (OAG) also said in a statement it had seized data and documents stored in computer systems at FIFA. The OAG said the criminal proceedings, which were opened on March 10, are separate to a U.S. criminal investigation into the allocation of media, marketing and sponsorship rights for soccer tournaments.
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The coffin of French resistance figure Pierre Brossolette is carried by Republican Guards for a ceremony in the courtyard of the Sorbonne University in Paris, Tuesday May 26, 2015. The event Tuesday is part of two days of national ceremonies honoring the two women and two men, meant to symbolize French efforts against extremist violence in the past and today, four months after deadly terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)PARIS (AP) — France is honoring four people who resisted the Nazis during World War II by inducting them into Paris' Pantheon mausoleum, in a rare and highly symbolic ceremony aimed at uniting the French against extremism and anti-Semitism.


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KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities on Wednesday detained the owner of a software company accused of running a global network in selling fake degrees, officials said.
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