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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 | 395 395 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 | 80 80 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...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
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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
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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
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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 | 277 277 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 | 275 275 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 | 263 263 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 ...

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Pols propose legislation to engage pre-K parents
Would allow them to serve on Community Education Councils
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Adams unveils lactation room at Borough Hall
Part of family friend initiative
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Participatory budgeting gives residents a voice
Community gets a say in spending $1 million
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Brooklyn landlords arrested for forcing out tenants
Brothers allegedly tried to force out rent-controlled tenants to bring in market-rate renters
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South Brooklyn gets chance to spend $2M
Participatory budgeting gets underway this week
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BP, civil rights lawyer discuss police/civilian relations
Residents offer ideas for improving relationship with NYPD
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Major energy initiative announced in Canarsie
HUD, NYCHA working on greener public housing
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Anonymous artists erect Snowden bust in Ft. Greene park
Parks Department swiftly removes NSA whistleblower monument
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New food co-op opens in Windsor Terrace
Supplies fresh fruits and vegetables to the community
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Clinton to call Brooklyn Heights campaign home?
According to reports, she’s leasing two floors in building.
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Beep holds expo featuring women-owned businesses
Honors 16 business leaders from around the borough
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Masbia Soup Kitchen to distribute 25,000 Passover meals
Pols gather at kitchen in anticipation of Jewish holidays
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Library holds workshop on controversial construction plans
Brooklyn Heights residents offer input on overhaul
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Scarves, hats and gloves for autistic Brooklynites
Borough President’s office makes huge donation
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Alleging years of neglect, Flatbush residents form tenant coalition
Landlord says ‘repairs that need to be made will be made’
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A Jerusalem district court has sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months in prison, after convicting him of corruption in March, Israeli media reportA Jerusalem court sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months in prison on Monday, after convicting him of corruption in a March retrial, Israeli media reported. Lawyers for Olmert, who served as premier from 2006 to 2009, immediately announced they would appeal. The 69-year-old already faces a six-year prison sentence handed down in a separate bribery case which is currently the subject of an appeal to the supreme court.


2015-05-25 02:38:25 -0400

Hull City v Manchester United - Barclays Premier LeagueBy Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Hull City were relegated and Newcastle United survived the drop on a dramatic final day of the Premier League season on Sunday while West Ham United announced that manager Sam Allardyce's contract was not being renewed at Upton Park. While the spotlight shone brightest at St James' Park, where Newcastle preserved their top flight status by beating West Ham United 2-0, the mood was a lot darker at KC Stadium where Hull drew 0-0 with Manchester United to finish in the bottom three.


2015-05-25 02:36:38 -0400

Ethnic Rohingya refugees residing in Malaysia protest outside Myanmar's embassy in Kuala Lumpur, on May 21, 2015, demanding Yangon to end the persecution and ill-treatment of the Rohingya communityMalaysian police said on Monday they had found 139 grave sites and 28 abandoned "detention" camps capable of housing hundreds of people, laying bare the grim extent of the region's migrant crisis. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said authorities were exhuming the remains and it remained unclear how many bodies may lie in the pits, located in a remote and hard-to-reach area of mountainous jungle along the Thai border. "(Authorities) found 139 suspected graves.


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