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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 | 387 387 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 | 73 73 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 | 198 198 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 | 191 191 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 | 260 260 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 | 269 269 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 | 268 268 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 | 257 257 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 | 275 275 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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Woodhaven community supports transportation at old LIRR track
Woodhaven residents are on board with a plan to have the old LIRR track, which runs along 100th Street, turned into something that could get residents to and from Manhattan in less than 30 minutes....
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Arts Council moves to Astoria
Astoria will welcome an artistic new neighbor this spring. The Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is moving from its Woodhaven home to an annex building at the Kaufman Astoria Studios sometime betwee...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu delivers first State of the City
Highlights plans for economic recovery
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens up in arms over proposed district lines
In Woodhaven, Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Richmond Hill, ire over the redrawing of State Senate and Assembly lines has grown in the past few weeks. After the Legislative Task Force on Demograp...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblymen, transit advocates want fast train at old LIRR tracks
Two local South Queens assemblyman want to see the old Rockaway Beach LIRR rail line reactivated into a new railway. Assemblymen Mike Miller and Philip Goldfeder said they don’t oppose the other pl...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys & Girls Club receives grant from Taco Bell Foundation
The South Queens Boys & Girls Club recently received a $5,000 dollar grant from the Taco Bell Foundation to fund the Future Readiness: college and career preparation program at the club. The SQBGC ...
Feb 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven voices frustration over street conversions at forum
Forum held by DOT brings in more than 100 concerned neighbors
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council gives citations of coffee and gifts to sanitation
On January 30, councilmen Ruben Wills, Leroy Comrie, and Eric Ulrich, along with Uniform Sanitationmen's Association President Harry Nespoli and Sanitation Borough Chief Queens East Steven Sokolows...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DEC grants push green projects in at-risk nabes
On Wednesday, January 25, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) awarded $1 million to 24 Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants to organizations statewide serving at-risk commun...
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill man faces life for stabbing ex-wife
A South Richmond Hill resident was arraigned on homicide charges last Wednesday, January 25, for the stabbing and killing of his estranged wife, 32-year-old Diane Sharma, in front of her three chil...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th street proposed changes still has residents riled up
As the change of 84th Street from a one-way northbound to a one-way southbound from Liberty Avenue to Atlantic Avenue remains in limbo, Woodhaven residents are not giving up on having their collect...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven mourns loss of two civic-minded neighbors
Sometimes we get so caught up in the little controversies in our daily lives that we miss the big picture. Woodhaven lost two of its' treasures over the past week and we should all take a moment to...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn DA recalls 'Incident at Howard Beach'
Reissues book recounting the case
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Rezoning hearings continue
City Planning visits WRBA
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill man and family sentenced for fraud
Will collectively spend hundreds of years in jail
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Brian Matusz (17) speaks with umpires Paul Emmel, right, and Jordan Baker, left, as catcher Caleb Joseph listens during the 12th inning a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Matusz left the game after his forearm was inspected. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)MIAMI (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles' bullpen was already stretched thin in the 12th inning when left-hander Brian Matusz was ejected for using a sticky substance that was on his right arm.


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Daniel Cormier celebrates after defeating Anthony Johnson in their light heavyweight mixed martial arts title bout at UFC 187 on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier beat Anthony "Rumble" Johnson with a rear naked choke in the third round, dominating on the ground to win the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 187 on Saturday night.


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Local fishermen (R) tow boats of Rohingya migrants off the coast near the city of Geulumpang, in Indonesia's East Aceh district, on May 20, 2015Indonesia has begun search and rescue operations for stranded migrant boats carrying Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, an official said on Sunday, after it dropped a hardline policy of refusing them sanctuary. Jakarta sparked international outrage by turning away vessels filled with desperate migrants, among thousands stranded at sea since a Thai crackdown on human-trafficking in early May threw the illicit trade into chaos. While Indonesian fisherman have helped hundreds of stranded Rohingya and Bangladeshis to shore, so far there has been no official rescue effort from Jakarta.


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