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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
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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 | 416 416 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 | 102 102 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
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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
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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 | 285 285 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 | 299 299 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 | 296 296 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 | 285 285 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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Pols propose legislation to engage pre-K parents
Would allow them to serve on Community Education Councils
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Adams unveils lactation room at Borough Hall
Part of family friend initiative
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Participatory budgeting gives residents a voice
Community gets a say in spending $1 million
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Brooklyn landlords arrested for forcing out tenants
Brothers allegedly tried to force out rent-controlled tenants to bring in market-rate renters
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South Brooklyn gets chance to spend $2M
Participatory budgeting gets underway this week
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BP, civil rights lawyer discuss police/civilian relations
Residents offer ideas for improving relationship with NYPD
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Major energy initiative announced in Canarsie
HUD, NYCHA working on greener public housing
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Anonymous artists erect Snowden bust in Ft. Greene park
Parks Department swiftly removes NSA whistleblower monument
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New food co-op opens in Windsor Terrace
Supplies fresh fruits and vegetables to the community
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Clinton to call Brooklyn Heights campaign home?
According to reports, she’s leasing two floors in building.
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Beep holds expo featuring women-owned businesses
Honors 16 business leaders from around the borough
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Masbia Soup Kitchen to distribute 25,000 Passover meals
Pols gather at kitchen in anticipation of Jewish holidays
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Library holds workshop on controversial construction plans
Brooklyn Heights residents offer input on overhaul
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Scarves, hats and gloves for autistic Brooklynites
Borough President’s office makes huge donation
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Alleging years of neglect, Flatbush residents form tenant coalition
Landlord says ‘repairs that need to be made will be made’
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This April 1, 2015 photo shows a Charter Communications van in St. Louis. Charter Communications is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, two people familiar with the negotiations said Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Charter Communications Inc. is said to be nearing a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55 billion. It would be the latest in a series of deals that have reshaped the cable-TV industry.


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FILE - In this Wednesday, June, 25, 2014, file photo, a Nigerian soldier, center, walks at the scene of an explosion suspected to be set by Boko Haram extremist in Abuja, Nigeria. An “alarming spike” in suicide bombings by girls and women abused by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria has children in danger of being seen as potential threats, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga, File)LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — An "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by girls and women used by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria has children in danger of being seen as potential threats, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.


2015-05-26 09:27:49 -0400
Greece may impose a small levy on bank ATM withdrawals to encourage use of credit cards, as part of a package of measures aimed at fighting tax evasion, the finance minister said on Tuesday. "There may be, for example, a small fee on ATM (automated teller machines) withdrawals. This is under discussion as an incentive to use plastic ... it has not been decided yet," Yanis Varoufakis told reporters.
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