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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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 | 419 419 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 | 108 108 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 | 231 231 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 | 223 223 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 | 289 289 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 | 302 302 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 | 300 300 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 | 290 290 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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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
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Protesters “occupy” JP Morgan in Downtown Brooklyn
Demand that the bank makes good on past tax incentives
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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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Brooklyn gets PetSmart
Puppies, kittens and critters alike have two new places to go in Brooklyn to meet all their furry, fishy and chirping needs. Borough President Marty Markowitz joined local pet owners to celebrate t...
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City Council backs parking permit resolution
Downtown Brooklyn could become part of a residential parking permit (RPP) system. A home rule resolution in support of residential parking permits was approved by the full City Council last Thursda...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Hook celebrates homeowners
40 affordable apartments sold in new housing unit
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big plans for the future of Brooklyn's waterfront
The Brooklyn Waterfront Conference, held at Borough Hall on Wednesday, October 26, discussed preservation and change on the industrial waterfront that stretches from Greenpoint to Sunset Park. Earl...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creepy crawly Halloween in Prospect Park
Although the annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Carnival in Prospect Park was canceled due to snow and rain on Saturday, “spooky” Halloween events were in full effect on Sunday, October 30. The 10th...
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Marty proclaims day for Park Slope barber
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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ArtBridge decorates Brooklyn
ArtBridge is a Chelsea-based organization dedicated to taking unappealing construction sites throughout the city and decorating them with the artwork of emerging artists. Rodney Durso, the founder ...
Oct 26, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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78th Precinct briefs CB6 on sex assaults
Deputy Inspector John Argenziano of the 78th Precinct briefed Community Board 6 Public Safety and Environmental Protection Committees at their monthly meeting on Monday, October 24, on the status o...
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Pumpkin Fest unites Park Slope
The 7th Annual Pumpkin Fest took Park Slope by storm on Saturday, October 15, as a crowd of roughly 2,500 people gathered at the corner of Court Street and 4th Place for the yearly tradition. This ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sovereign Bank re-opens branch in Brooklyn
Sovereign Bank celebrated the grand re-opening of its branch at Pratt Institute’s North Hall at 200 Willoughby Avenue in Brooklyn last week. Representatives from Sovereign, a part of Banco Santande...
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FILE - The June 1, 2011 file photo shows Swiss FIFA President Joseph (Sepp) Blatter during a press conference after the 61st FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter is seeking reelection at the FIFA congress in Zurich. Blatter is not among the six soccer officials who were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel. The officials are in Switzerland for the FIFA congress and presidential election. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:


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Walter Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA who spent 36 years leading and shaping the organization, has died. He was 93.
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A protester opposed to Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza running for a third term, holds a weapon during a demonstration in the Buyenzi neighborhood of Bujumbura on May 26, 2015Burundi's main opposition parties said it was now "impossible" to hold free and fair elections next week and that the result should not be recognised if they take place. The opposition said the plans for polls to go ahead despite widespread civil unrest in the capital was tantamount to an "electoral hold-up" by President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose controversial bid for a third consecutive term has plunged the central African nation into a deep political crisis. "The country has sunk into a political and security mess which in no way can allow for peaceful, transparent, free or credible elections," Burundi's main opposition parties said in a joint statement.


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