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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 | 251 251 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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National Night Out Against Crime
Last year we had the pleasure of attending a Classic Car Show at the band shell in Forest Park. If you’ve never been to one, I highly recommend it. You will see so many different makes and models o...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer back to school sales
Our summer, although really hot, is flying by? It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading bac...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school bargains
I hate to say it, but school will be open soon. However, I hope that you have been shopping Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue - Our Everything Avenue - for back-to-school bargains, in spite of the paintin...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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One-armed bandit strikes in Woodhaven
As the scene unfolds one thing becomes abundantly clear: he acts like someone who has done this before. He opens the gate and unhurriedly walks up the steps. He picks up the package, which was deli...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting shocks New York City Sikh community
The last time Mohan Khatra spoke to his uncle was the night before he died. A Queens’ resident, Khatra said he had planned a trip to visit his relative, Suez Khatra, in Milwaukee. “It’s very sad,” ...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRBA reveals honorees for 2012 dinner
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that has served the interests of the residents of Woodhaven since its inception in 1972. Over the past few yea...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ride the Forest Park Carousel, help Alzheimer's Association
The Forest Park Carousel has been a constant in Carol Lacks' life. She's been a regular visitor throughout her life and was very good friends with the late Marvin Sylvor, who managed the renovation...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vanilla Ice to makeover Woodhaven backyard
Rapper/home improvement host Vanilla Ice (real name: Robert Van Winkle) was in Queens over the weekend to surprise Woodhaven homeowners Marlon and Michelle Pavon, who will receive a backyard makeov...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's Happening in Woodhaven
It’s hot, hot, hot! What a rough summer we are experiencing. In actuality, it began early and very hot and has continued into a constant heat wave. In this sunny, over-95 degree weather, as I state...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Fight Vs. Graffiti Goes Small With Big Results
The Woodhaven Residents' Block Association fired a new salvo in its ongoing war against graffiti this past weekend. Accompanied by Assemblyman Mike Miller, volunteers hit the streets of Woodhaven w...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Man Receives President's Volunteer Service Award
Etienne David Adorno, a 27 year-old resident of Woodhaven, has been honored this year with The President’s Volunteer Service Award for the over 4,000 hours he devoted to community service. Adorno w...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Combating noise in Woodhaven
Last year, I attended the City Council hearing in Manhattan on a bill regarding residents’ noise complaints. The bill was proposed by Eric Ulrich, our New York City councilman and Councilwoman, E...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Following two police attacks, mayor defends stop-and-frisk
In the aftermath of two attacks on law enforcement officers last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the city's controversial stop-and-frisk policy following an appearance at Queens Botanical Ga...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heat wave help
There’s one good thing about living in Woodhaven during a heat wave: the free car washes you get from driving through all the open fire hydrants! Over the past 10 days, as temperatures remained ste...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)SEATTLE (AP) — Even a couple of home runs couldn't derail the roll Cleveland's Corey Kluber is on, getting closer to the form that earned him the AL Cy Young award a season ago.


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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2015 file photo, people walk a pedestrian crossing in Tokyo. Japan's jobless rate dropped to an 18-year low in April, but industrial production, inflation and household spending were muted as consumers kept purse strings tight. The government said Friday, May 29, 2015 that the unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in April, the lowest since April 1997, as firms stepped up hiring. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, FIle)TOKYO (AP) — Japanese data on Friday showed a mixed outlook for the world's third-largest economy while a renewed decline in the value of the yen is adding to uncertainty over whether the recovery is gaining ground.


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FILE - In this April 25, 2012 file photo, Vladimir Katriuk stands at his honeybee farm in Ormstown, Quebec. The second most wanted man on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of Nazi war criminals — charged earlier this month by Russia with genocide — has died at age 93, his lawyer said. Katriuk passed away last week after a long illness, Orest Rudzik said Thursday, May 28, 2015. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITMONTREAL (AP) — The second most wanted man on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of Nazi war criminals — charged earlier this month by Russia with genocide — has died at age 93, his lawyer said.


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