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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...

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Community boards make budget requests for FY2016
First chance to call attention to district needs
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew Gardens gets the historical treatment
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Woodhaven daycare moonlighting as drug den
Son sold narcotics from basement of parents' biz
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Resorts World hosts live boxing event on CBS
Casino hopes it is the first of more to come
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Ed Wendell
Over the weekend, we were struck by the terrible news that a young man was killed in front of his home here on 89th Street just off Atlantic Avenue. Eric Roman of Woodhaven was shot three times aro...
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Critics cry foul over delay in new waste plan
Say three nabes unfairly handle the most trash
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Ignoring threats, baggage handlers walk off job
Right outside the arrivals of British Airways at JFK's Terminal 7, approximately 100 baggage handlers protested last week for better pay and working conditions. Aviation Safeguard is the contractor...
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Public advocate joins NYU for "Give Kids a Smile" initiative
Program will help underserved children receive free dental care
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Senator pushes to remove sex offenders from family shelters
DHS called out for placing felons with women and children
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Baseball season is in the 'WORKS'
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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The cold and gray descends on Woodhaven
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Smith, Tabone looking at decades behind bars in GOP bribery scheme
Former Queens County HQ shuttered
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Report shows alarming disparities for city’s at-risk youth
Communities in Brooklyn, Queens demonstrate “tale of two cities”
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An update – or lack thereof – on Ambulance Corps
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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The final wish for 2015
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., holds up a copy of the Constitution while talking to reporters as House Republicans emerge from a closed-door meeting on how to deal with the impasse over the Homeland Security budget, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. GOP lawmakers have been trying to block President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration through the funding for the DHS which expires Friday night. Sounding retreat, House Republicans agreed Thursday night to push short-term funding to prevent a partial shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security while leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama signs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security funded after showdown in Congress.
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