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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 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...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 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 | 219 219 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 | 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 ...
What Is Parental Alienation and How Can It Affect Custody?
Apr 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , Parential Alienation Parental alienation syndrome is a psychological term that means one parent is turning the children against the other paren...

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Largest Greenhouse in city reopens in Forest Park
The largest production greenhouse in the city – located in Forest Park – reopened its doors on Monday, April 30, unveiling to the community its reconstruction and new features, all aimed at helping...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water Board proposes 7 percent rate hike
Reps at hearing say any increase is too much
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Goldfeder renews push for working train at abandoned line
In an effort to restore train service on Rockaway Beach Rail Line from its namesake neighborhood to Rego Park along 100th Street, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and residents of the Rockaways and South...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Adams fights to save school
Calling themselves “The Adams Family,” teachers and current and former students of John Adams High School banded together in an effort to save their school. Last Thursday, students and faculty trie...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donate old prom dresses and tuxedos
Assemblyman Mike Miller and Girl Scouts Cadettes Troop 4361 are partnering in a prom donation drive, offering prom dresses, tuxedos, shoes and many more to families of eighthgraders. The drive was ...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven educational center boosts women's confidence
After Barbara Ramjeet emigrated to the United States from Trinidad and Tobago in 1997, she faced the challenge of not being able to help her son in school. When he brought home homework, she wasn't...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill Lions roar to save school
The school mascot is the Lion, and on Wednesday many students from Richmond Hill High School – whether on a sports team or not – adopted the animal’s roar as they vocalized their opinions on why th...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big parade for Little League
The annual WORKS Little League parade had a good turnout last Saturday and although some of the parade was rerouted due to construction, Woodhavenites still managed to get a glimpse of the celebrat...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Ozone Park school moving along to completion
Construction set to begin soon
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Goldfeder pushes for passage of autism act
Bill would better serve those affected by the disorder
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Motorcycle crash kills Ozone Park man
A 29-year-old man who lost control of his motorcycle last Thursday, April 5, as he was riding in Ozone Park died at Jamaica Hospital that same day, leaving a wife and seven kids behind. Police say ...
Apr 11, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Worksman Cycles honors American heroes
The Ozone Park factory unveils bike inspired by soldiers
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Prostitution activity at Kew Gardens motels forces shut downs
Two Kew Gardens motels allegedly served as prostitution havens for pimps and prostitutes, and five employees at the Kew Motor Inn and the Par Central Motor Inn have been arrested on prostitution-re...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine finalists in QEDC StartUP! challenge
The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) announced nine finalists in its sixth StartUP! Business Plan Competition at Deluge Restaurant in Flushing on Thursday, March 29. To prepare for th...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2006, file photo, Anders Kompass, the U.N. High Commission for Human Rights representative in Guatemala, speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Guatemala City. For months, the U.N.’s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn’t follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it. When the allegations were first publicly reported, part of the uproar was over the suspension of the Geneva-based U.N. human rights staffer who first informed French authorities, Kompass. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo, File)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.


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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's finance ministry said on Tuesday that a proposal to tax banking transactions and impose a levy on bank ATM withdrawals was no longer being discussed in talks with EU/IMF lenders.
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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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