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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 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 | 438 438 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 | 128 128 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 | 252 252 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 | 241 241 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 | 309 309 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 | 321 321 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 | 321 321 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 | 307 307 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 | 318 318 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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Search is on for hit-and-run driver in Woodhaven
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association is hoping that someone can help identify the driver of a Black SUV who hit a Woodhaven resident and sped away on Friday, December 16, at approximately 1:1...
Dec 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bank of America gives funds to Food Bank
The New York City Food Bank announced in December a new program through Bank of America that will allocate $5,000 each to the city's food pantries experiencing the highest demand. The Five Borough ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Howard Beacher designs Costa Rican recycle center
Vincenzo Ciaramella, Howard Beach resident and senior architecture major at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), will travel to Nosara, Costa Rica, in January 2012 for the beginning stages ...
Dec 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks Department issues fourth RFP for Forest Park Carousel
It's round four for the Forest Park Carousel as the Department of Parks and Recreation announced last Tuesday that they have issued another Request for Proposals for the renovation, operation and m...
Dec 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safety talk is top at last WRBA meeting of the year
At the Woodhaven Residents Block Association’s last meeting of the year, preparation for the coming winter was top talk. The civic association hosted a presentation by the American Red Cross, entit...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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RWNY unveils last two casinos
On Friday December 16, four months ahead of schedule, Resorts World New York unveiled its additional two floors to the public. The Fifth Avenue Casino and the Crockfords Casino fill the second floo...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second phase of Aqueduct casino opens this Friday
Less than two months after the official opening of the first stage of the Resorts World New York Casino in South Ozone Park, which brought in over 65,000 patrons, the second and third stages are fi...
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lefferts Library gets special Indo-Caribbean collection
A special collection of books and other media devoted to Indo-Caribbean literature, history and culture, was unveiled last Saturday, December 10, at the Queens Library Lefferts branch. The collecti...
Dec 15, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Chimney scammers sentenced
Queens residents won't have to worry about anyone other than Santa Claus getting in their chimney this holiday season. On December 7, two Long Island brothers were sentenced to jail for repeatedly ...
Dec 14, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven loses beloved teacher
By Ed Wendell President of the Woodhaven Residents Block Association As children, we were taught that we were like seeds that need to be nurtured and that, in time, we would grow up into mighty oak...
Dec 07, 2011 | 9 9 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Santa Parade rolls down Jamaica Avenue
It was all smiles and cheers last Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 as Woodhavenites celebrated another end-of-year holiday season. On Saturday, Santa paraded down Jamaica Avenue from 96t...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A top honor for the Woodhaven Christmas Tree
As tree is lit, ranks #4 in City
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo urges New Yorkers to "Help Your Neighbor"
By Richard J. Bocklet news@queensledger.com Governor Andrew Cuomo last week launched "Help Your Neighbor," a statewide initiative urging businesses and New Yorkers to give to food banks this holida...
Dec 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groups remove illegal signs in S. Queens
On November 21, approximately 30 illegal signs were removed from thoroughfares in south Queens, including Jamaica Avenue, Woodhaven Boulevard, 101st Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard. It was part of Op...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New bill fights obstructed license plates
Assemblyman Michael Miller is leading the fight against vehicles with obstructed plates in Queens, and recently introduced a bill aimed at getting the cars off the streets for good. “We've received...
Nov 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Progressives Congresses presidential candidate and Nigeria's former military ruler Muhammodu Buhari addresses a news conference outside his house after he voted in DauraABUJA (Reuters) - Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as President of Nigeria on Friday at a ceremony in the capital attended by numerous African heads of state and foreign dignitaries including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Buhari, dressed in traditional Muslim attire, stood on the stage clutching a Koran in his right hand, as he pledged to uphold the constitution and laws of Africa's most populous nation. (Reporting by Julia Payne; Editing by Ed Cropley)


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A man sells banners of former General and Nigerian President elect, Muhammadu Buhari, and Vice President elect Yemi Osibajo, outside Eagle Square, a day ahead of the Presidential Inauguration of Buhari, in Abuja, Nigeria, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises as Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls.


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Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein (left) and FIFA president Sepp Blatter will battle it out for the leadership of football's world governing bodyLondon (AFP) - 09:52 GMT - 'Worst speech' - Oliver Kay, chief football correspondent for The Times newspaper, describes Blatter's speech as "possibly the worst speech I've ever heard". "22 mins of deluded, rambling, irrelevant, self-serving Blatter blather," he tweets. 09:46 GMT - English FA - English FA chairman Greg Dyke, speaking on BBC radio, says Blatter is still favourite to win election but the landscape has changed.


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