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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 416 416 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 | 102 102 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 | 31 31 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
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 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 | 219 219 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 | 285 285 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 | 299 299 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 | 296 296 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 | 285 285 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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Washington’s New Top Priority
Laura Zeilinger once worked for former Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty as deputy director of Human Services. She went over to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness when Fenty lost his re...
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Newwtown Creek needs more public access, not less
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Ratcheting Up Education Policy
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Three questions to ask before buying a home
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Time to Bring Graduate Medical Education into the 21st Century
America is suffering from a shortage of primary care physicians. And with the national patient population expanding and fewer doctors choosing to be generalists, the shortfall is only getting worse...
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Silver takedown big win for MMA
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We Need to Change the Way We Elect Our President
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Residents need to be hear on LNG
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Take Responsibility — Clean Your Streets
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Community boards don't need term limits
Queens Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz has gone on record opposing a bill that would put term limits on community board members. This is a wise stance for the councilwoman, and while there are good re...
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I'm voting 'no' to board term limits
A bill has been introduced in the New York City council which, if enacted, would mandate term limits for members of local community boards. Community boards are advisory groups that deal with a wid...
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Katz can't ignore emergency homeless shelters
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Bad Weather a Chance to Show Good Leadership
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Enough With Credit Checks for Low-Level Jobs
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Why I choose to participate in Airbnb
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In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo, beauty contestants rehearse the presentation parade for the Miss Indigenous Ecuador beauty contest, in a waiting area backstage at the Casa de la Cultura theater, in Quito, Ecuador. Contestants for the beauty contest have to belong to one of the country’s many Indian groups and speak a native language. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — There was no bathing suit or modern evening gown competition in this beauty contest.


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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is considering imposing a small levy on bank ATM withdrawals to encourage use of credit cards, as part of a broader package of measures aimed at fighting tax evasion, the finance minister said on Tuesday.
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Forensic policemen carry body bags with human remains found at the site of human trafficking camps in the jungle close the Thailand border after they brought them to a police camp near Wang Kelian in northern MalaysiaBy Praveen Menon and Andrew R.C. Marshall BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, on Tuesday began pulling out bodies from shallow graves found in abandoned jungle camps where an inter-governmental body said hundreds of victims of human traffickers may be buried. The Malaysian government said it was investigating whether local forestry officials were involved with the people-smuggling gangs believed responsible for nearly 140 such graves discovered around grim camps along the border with Thailand. The dense forests of southern Thailand and northern Malaysia have been a major stop-off point for smugglers bringing people to Southeast Asia by boat from Myanmar, most of them Rohingya Muslims who say they are fleeing persecution, and Bangladesh.


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