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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 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 | 440 440 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 | 129 129 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 | 253 253 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 | 243 243 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 | 310 310 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 | 323 323 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 | 323 323 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 | 308 308 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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Brooklyn businesses launch nightlife coalition
Group will help foster dialogue between businesses, community
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beaches across city officially opened for holiday weekend
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver signaled the end of this year’s perilous winter on Thursday, announcing that beaches around the city are now officially open. Braving blustery conditions and the ...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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King's County Memorial Day Parade pictures
As they have since 1867, Brooklynites turned out in full force on Monday for the King’s County Parade, one of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country. Vintage cars, veterans from every branc...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hilton becomes 25th hotel in LIC
Community members gathered in Long Island City on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the neighborhood’s first full-service hotel: the Hilton Garden Inn. Over champagne and canapés, speakers at t...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students unveil Marco Polo painting at local restaurant
Take their own journey of discovery through work
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beaches across city officially opened for holiday weekend
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver signaled the end of this year’s perilous winter on Thursday, announcing that beaches around the city are now officially open. Braving blustery conditions and the ...
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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 | 7 7 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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Sepp Blatter says he knows how to create a better image for FIFA and promises to unveil surprising plans on the first working day of his fifth term as president. Buoyant after being re-elected at the Congress of soccer's ruling body on Friday, the 79-year-old Swiss told FIFA TV he would have time to work on his plans after the "tragic events" involving officials at his organisation earlier this week.
2015-05-29 17:35:57 -0400
By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of U.S. Soccer said he was "disappointed" that Sepp Blatter was re-elected on Friday as president of FIFA but added he would continue to seek "meaningful change" within the embattled organization. Blatter, 79, secured a fifth term after Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al Hussein conceded defeat in the vote at the annual congress of world soccer's governing body in Zurich. "While we are disappointed in the result of the election, we will continue to push for meaningful change within FIFA," U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said in a statement.
2015-05-29 17:35:42 -0400

FILE - In this May 29, 2015 file photo, cars sit in floodwaters along Interstate 45 after heavy overnight rain flooded parts of the highway in Houston. Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange. Torrential downpours in Texas, whiplashing the region from drought to flooding. A heatwave that has already killed more than 1800 in India and is the fifth deadliest since 1900. Record 91 degree temperature in of all places Alaska. A pair of top-of-the-scale typhoons in the Northwest Pacific. And a drought in the U.S. East is starting to take root just as the one ends in Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.


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