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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 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 | 437 437 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 | 126 126 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 | 250 250 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 | 240 240 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 | 308 308 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 | 320 320 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 | 319 319 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 | 306 306 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 | 317 317 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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Collapsed building still an eyesore
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Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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In wake of fire, Woodhaven spirit on display
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South Ozone Park Civic Association votes to join detention center suit
The South Ozone Park Civic Association West voted last week to join a lawsuit aimed at stopping a juvenile detention facility from opening in the neighborhood. The lawsuit is being spearheaded by C...
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How you can help Woodhaven fire vics
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Woodhaven fire destroys eight homes on 90th St.
Evicted tenant charged with setting the blaze
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Schools protest Cuomo’s controversial education plan
Take part in human chains, marches to protest proposal
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Explore Woodhaven's connections to Italy
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Astoria, Woodhaven libraries get 10 iPads
Local students demonstrated their iPad skills for Councilman Costa Constantinides at Astoria Library on Thursday, three months into a pilot program that provides free access to iPads at the branch....
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A sad goodbye to some old friends
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Gomes chosen as new Community Board 9 district manager
Decision irks borough president, who urged board to wait on making a decision
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Some personal thoughts on winter
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Pols announce bill to combat illegal home conversions
Would punish landlords while protecting tenants
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Rockaway St. Patrick’s parade draws huge crowd despite weather
Mayor receives a Bronx cheer at annual Queens parade
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Heritage Stamps Series unveils new stamp at Queens school
First accredited African-American architect honored
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Cast your vote on how to spend $1M
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A cleanup crew collects balls of tar that washed ashore in Manhattan Beach, Calif. on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Popular beaches along nearly 7 miles of Los Angeles-area coastline are off-limits to surfing and swimming after balls of tar washed ashore. The beaches along south Santa Monica Bay appeared virtually free of oil Thursday morning after an overnight cleanup, but officials aren't sure if more tar will show up. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are deciding whether to reopen 7 miles of Southern California beaches that were fouled by globs of mysterious, oily tar.


2015-05-28 21:34:25 -0400
By Lisa Maria Garza and Heide Brandes DALLAS/OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The heavy rains that have pelted Texas and Oklahoma this week have brought some unexpected visitors to homes in the region, like the 4-foot (1.22-meter) rat snake that found cover in an unexpected spot at Jeff Lara's residence. "I opened my grill cover and he jumped at me," said Lara, who lives Edmond, north of Oklahoma City. Wildlife officials have warned that flooding in Texas and Oklahoma is causing snakes, alligators and other reptiles to seek dry land in populated areas.
2015-05-28 21:31:19 -0400
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to train for the worst — an oil spill — when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell in the air at a nearby beach.
2015-05-28 21:25:45 -0400