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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...
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 ...
What Is Parental Alienation and How Can It Affect Custody?
Apr 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 273 273 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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An old-fashioned Woodhaven block party
Word on the Woodhaven Block
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to 'Seez It' out of your purse
Howard Beach resident goes from confusion to success
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Woodhaven Development
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Do you agree that #nycisbroken?
Each summer, the residents of Woodhaven flood the Woodhaven Residents' Block Association (WRBA) with complaints about residential noise wondering what, if anything, can be done to alleviate this pr...
Jun 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Developments
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation took Woodhaven “out to the ball game” on Monday night, June 18. We secured the tickets for Woodhaven Night” and what a night it was! It was nearly a no...
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South Queens debates usage of abandoned rail line
Residents, officials and advocates met at the Maple Grove Cemetery community center in Fresh Meadows on Monday, June 18, to discuss proposals regarding the abandoned train tracks that run through S...
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Jeffries picks up big endorsement in bid to represent S. Queens
Two borough nabes will join large swath of Brooklyn in NY08
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Reps host job fair for unemployed veterans
Turnout less than desired – but opportunity is not over
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Flag Day, and more on the dinner dance
One more mention of our Everlasting Spring Dinner Dance. A big thank you to Park Place Greenery owner and WBID President Mathew Xenakis for the beautiful bouquets that were presented to our honoree...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA to host second annual yard sale
One of the sure signs that summer has arrived in Woodhaven is the number of yard sales that pop up here and there. I'm a sucker for yard sales, and I've picked up a few great items for practically ...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven hosts 33rd Anniversary Dinner Dance
The weather of Friday evening, the night of our Everlasting Spring (because of the very mild winter we experienced) 33rd Anniversary Dinner Dance was warm and clear, and our guests came early to th...
Jun 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Rover, Red Rover
WRBA to host June Block Party
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A tradition unique to Brooklyn and Queens
As Emanuel United Church of Christ in Woodhaven celebrates its 135th anniversary, our thoughts turn to another anniversary - Anniversary Day, to be exact. Celebrated on the first Thursday in June (...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens carousels open for Memorial Day weekend
It was in danger of being closed for good, but the Forest Park Carousel reopened to the public just in time for the unofficial start of summer. On Saturday, May 25, the carousel, which has been clo...
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Cops hunt rapist in Richmond Hill
Normally quiet community now concerned over safety
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Clean-up workers bag up oil deposits from the rocks and beach at Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, on May 22, 2015A small army of clean-up workers toiled Friday to scoop up crude oil deposits from a picturesque California beach, three days after a pipeline rupture unleashed thousands of gallons into the ocean. The scenic Refugio State Beach and its neighbor El Capitan would usually be swarming with tourists over America's Memorial Day weekend, but were closed until further notice following Tuesday's spill. "The beaches are starting to look a lot better than they did a couple of days ago, but still it will be a long process," said David Mosley, a Coastguard spokesman.


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SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — Islamic State extremists can pose "a very serious threat" to divided Libya if rival governments there fail to reach a unity deal quickly, the United Nations envoy to the North African country said Saturday.
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Nuns take part in a homily, the first act of the celebrations of the beatification of Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, in San Salvador, El Salvador, Friday May 22, 2015. Huge crowds are expected at a Saturday ceremony to beatify Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for the faith this year by Pope Francis. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Huge crowds were expected at Saturday's ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for his faith this year by Pope Francis.


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