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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 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 | 438 438 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 | 128 128 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 | 33 33 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 | 252 252 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 | 241 241 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 | 309 309 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 | 321 321 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 | 321 321 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 | 307 307 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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City says no to hydrofracking
More than 40,000 New York City residents submitted testimony saying “frack no” in the state public comment period on hydraulic fracturing, a method of drilling for oil, into the Marcellus Shale ups...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police still search Brooklyn anti-Semitic vandal
One taken into questioning
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Brooklyn Public Library hosts 8th annual PowerUP!
Brooklyn Public Library’s Eighth Annual PowerUP! Small Business Plan Competition held its annual award ceremony at Brooklyn Public Library’s Dweck Center on Tuesday, January 10. And the top prize o...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
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This time, it's 911 that's getting the help
Ten years after 9/11, a huge overhaul in the city's 911 emergency response system has been completed. For the first time in city history, 911 emergency call takers and dispatchers from the NYPD, FD...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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A setback for Pier 5 “Bubble”
After an RFP issued by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation resulted in no submission of proposals to build a year-round recreational facility at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5, elected officials re...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic deaths at an all-time low
Transit group says more law enforcement still needed
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Polar Bear Club plunges into the New Year
This has to be the “coolest” New Year's Day tradition in all of New York City. The Coney Island Polar Bear club held their traditional January 1 “plunge” on Sunday. Hundreds gathered on the boardwa...
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Gillespie remembered as “generous”
Family talks of how hard it's been since her death
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Brooklyn reps push for science center at 370 Jay Street
Downtown Brooklyn representatives showed their support last week for 370 Jay Street, a mostly vacant building leased from the city by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to be used for the N...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shake Shack officially opens in Downtown Brooklyn
New Yorkers now have another location where they can join the long Shake Shack line to indulge in a Shack Burger or a creamsicle shake – Downtown Brooklyn. The rapidly growing chain officially open...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Public Library opens new computer center
To keep up with the demands of the digital age, the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) has opened a new computer center at the Central Library location. Called the Central Library Computer Center, the n...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historic Park Slope church ceiling falling
The historic Old First Reformed Church of Brooklyn, a landmark building with a congregation dating back to 1654, has had to close its sanctuary indefinitely because of falling plaster. The Carroll ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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A comfort project for animals in need
Animals in Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Manhattan can look forward to getting new toys and beds for the holiday season. The Rational Animal Mother's Comfort Project held its 10th annual sewing even...
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures after being re-elected following a vote to decide on the FIFA presidency in Zurich on May 29, 2015Sepp Blatter won a fifth term as FIFA president on Friday in a dramatic end to an angry campaign dominated by a corruption storm that engulfed the leadership of world football. Blatter, who had defied calls to resign, raised his arms in triumph and promised the congress to be the "commander" who "guides this boat FIFA" out of the corruption turmoil it has sunk into. The 79-year-old Blatter indicated he would not stand again saying he would handover a "strong" FIFA to "my successor" in four years.


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FIFA vice president Michel Platini of France attends the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP)ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:


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FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures as he speaks after being re-elected following a vote to decide on the FIFA presidency in Zurich on May 29, 2015London (AFP) - 17:30 GMT - UEFA'S PLATINI SAYS FIFA CHANGE "CRUCIAL" -


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