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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 | 449 449 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 | 138 138 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 | 261 261 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 | 253 253 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 | 320 320 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 | 332 332 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
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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 | 317 317 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 | 325 325 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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Trust for Public Land unveils QueensWay study
The former Rockaway Beach Branch of the LIRR in Queens has been abandoned for more than 50 years. But over the last two years, debate over the future of the 3.5-mile rusting tracks has since taken ...
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An evening celebrating Woodhaven
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Street fair weekend is finally here
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Graffiti cleanup gets a boost in Woodhaven
To bolster graffiti removal efforts, Councilman Eric Ulrich and the Queens Economic Development Corporations gathered with Woodhaven activists to announce a new $25,000 anti-graffiti initiative las...
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Woodhaven recycles over 45,000 pounds of waste
Biannual event hits new record for donated goods
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City and illegal dumpers: partners in crime
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Are you ready for the best street fair in Queens?
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Jamaica group fighting trash says nabe is 'forgotten'
Local pol says office has dedicated nearly $85,000 to the cause
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A small hole become a big problem in Forest Park
There is a lesson to be learned here. Back in 2011, Woodhaven resident Jennie Monning noticed that the ground surrounding a cistern in Forest Park was eroding. However, the erosion was limited to t...
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GWDC remembers 9/11 at meeting
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held its monthly meeting on Tuesday September 23, at St. Thomas the Apostle School and its annual September 11 “Evening of Remembrance.” The program be...
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William Scarborough arrested this morning
Assemblyman just the latest Queens pol in trouble with the law
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Preservation group visits the historic Forest Park Carousel
A recent visit to the Forest Park Carousel proves that the historic carnival ride is not just for children. More than 200 members of the National Carousel Association (NCA) made a stop at the centu...
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Where 'everything' was sold in Woodhaven
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Great Woodhaven Yard Sale returns this Saturday by popular demand
This Saturday, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) will host its second annual Great Woodhaven Yard Sale. After last year’s success, the yard sale is back and already bigger than befo...
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Be sure to hit Jamaica Avenue on Oct. 19
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The road to the Monday Market is blocked on March 7, 2015 after a blast in MaiduguriA suicide bombing killed 26 people inside a mosque in northeast Nigeria's city of Maiduguri on Saturday, hours after Boko Haram launched a separate attack, on the first full day of President Muhammadu Buhari's term. Buhari, who took the oath of office on Friday, vowed in his inaugural address to crush the Islamist insurgents whom he described as "mindless" and "godless". The mosque bombing in the Borno state capital was carried out by an assailant who pretended to be a worshipper joining afternoon prayers, police and witnesses said.


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In this aerial photo, people prepare to launch a canoe from a flooded parking lot near Bear Creek Park Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Houston. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters moved from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)3:10 p.m. (CDT)


2015-05-30 16:15:59 -0400

In this aerial photo, people canoe through floodwaters past a stop sign near Bear Creek Park Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Houston. The Colorado River in Wharton and the Brazos and San Jacinto rivers near Houston are the main focus of concern as floodwaters move from North and Central Texas downstream toward the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)ROSENBERG, Texas (AP) — The seemingly ceaseless rain has ended in North Texas and Oklahoma, but residents in the greater Houston area warily eyed the swollen, yet-to-crest Brazos River and the skies, which threatened to drop up to 5 additional inches of rain late Saturday afternoon and evening.


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