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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 385 385 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 | 71 71 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 | 28 28 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 | 196 196 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 | 189 189 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 | 257 257 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 | 266 266 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 | 265 265 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 | 255 255 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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Fort Greene's NY Writers Coalition receives NEA grant
Group one of just 162 grantees nationwide
Dec 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds Brooklyn hotels owe $1.8 mil
According to a Department of Finance audit conducted by Comptroller John Liu's office, 15 Brooklyn hotels owe a total of $1,693,893.03 in unpaid Hotel Room Occupancy Taxes since the year 2000. In t...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report seeks to improve B61 bus
Frustrated B61 bus riders gathered with local elected officials and transit advocates at the Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street bus stop in Park Slope last week to unveil suggestions to make the route ...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government helping vets start own businesses
Pace University was the site of the recent summit aimed at returning veterans with the theme "Is the job market tough? Make your own job!" “Veterans bring maturity, reliability, structure and pre-d...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents fight charter school in Cobble Hill
Parents, local elected officials and other community members joined together on Monday, November 28, to fight the implementation of a charter school in Cobble Hill. The Success Charter Network, led...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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118 stores caught selling alcohol to minors
The New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) announced on Tuesday, November 22, that 75 liquor and grocery stores were caught selling alcohol to minors in Brooklyn and Queens during a three-day underc...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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DUMBO joins most expensive list
Ranks fourth-highest in median closing costs in city
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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At board meeting, Related no-show to talk Walmart
What was supposed to be a two-way conversation among community members of East New York and representatives of Related Companies, turned one-sided last Wednesday, November 16, after the company fai...
Nov 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day after eviction, protesters occupy the city
Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters held rallies around the city on Wednesday, November 16, after police kicked them out of their encampment in Zuccotti Park in the middle of the night. Among the a...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest City sued in federal court
Forest City Ratner Companies LLC, along with several other Brooklyn developers, is being sued in federal court for failing to pay a group of Brooklyn residents wages for performing heavy constructi...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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K9Watch formed to combat assaults
In response to the recent rash of muggings and attempted assaults in the Kensington/Windsor Terrace area of Brooklyn, a new neighborhood watch has been formed. After connecting through a neighborho...
Nov 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils plan to clean up harbor water
As part of a major effort to improve the quality of water in New York City Harbor, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland unveiled four new bioswales on Dean St...
Nov 16, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg concerned with recent string of attacks
Recent violence against Jews has many shaken up
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesters “occupy” JP Morgan in Downtown Brooklyn
Demand that the bank makes good on past tax incentives
Nov 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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RFP issued to clean up Gowanus Brownfields
Friends of Brooklyn CB 6 Inc. submitted a request for proposals (RFP) for a comprehensive plan to redevelop Brownfields in the Gowanus Canal area. Friends of CB6, a nonprofit that provides support ...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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This combination of undated photos provided by the Washington, D.C., police shows Daron Dylon Wint. The police issued a news release late Wednesday, May 20, 2015, saying they are looking for Wint in connection with last Thursday's quadruple homicide of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper inside their multimillion-dollar home. (Metropolitan Police Department via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say they believe an ex-convict had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours.


2015-05-23 03:07:52 -0400

Alain Thébault will be accompanied in the record crossing attempt by close friend Jacques Vincent as well as James Spithill, who won the last America's Cup on another flying catamaran, the AC72Skimming across the surface of the vast Pacific, Alain Thebault scans the horizon with his blue Breton eyes. "It's like a magic carpet," Thebault said aboard the cutting-edge "Hydroptere" sailboat, which he hopes to pilot halfway across the Pacific from Los Angeles to Honolulu in record time. "Welcome, it's back to work," Thebault said, smiling as he helmed the vast craft through the shallow waves off the coast of San Pedro, just south of Los Angeles.


2015-05-23 02:35:44 -0400

McConnell speaks to reporters in the Capitol in WashingtonBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A measure to extend spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone records was blocked in the U.S. Senate early on Saturday, leaving the fate of the program uncertain days before it expires on June 1. By a vote of 54-45, the Senate failed to reach the 60-vote threshold needed to advance a bill that would have extended for two months provisions of the "USA Patriot Act" that allow the collection of vast amounts of telephone "metadata". The data collection program, in which the National Security Agency sweeps up vast amounts of Americans' telephone records and business information, was exposed two years ago by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who is now a fugitive in Russia.


2015-05-23 02:21:40 -0400