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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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 | 38 38 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 | 171 171 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 | 207 207 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 | 264 264 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 | 256 256 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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Residents plan rally to save Engine 294
Residents of Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and Ozone Park are planning a rally on Sunday, June 5, at 1 p.m. to protest the proposed closing of Engine Company 294 in Richmond Hill. Members of the Woodhav...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich requests additional police presence at Aqueduct
with the new Aqueduct racino set to open its doors by the end of summer, Councilman Eric Ulrich is planning ahead. Last week, he asked Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to assign additional police offi...
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Post 118 honors their deceased comrades
Under bright sunny skies on Monday, about 125 members of Woodhaven Post 118 of the American Legion honored their fallen comrades at an annual Memorial Day Ceremony at its headquarters in Woodhaven....
May 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for capture of robbery suspect
Police Officer Antwon Trent of the 102nd Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at the community council's monthly meeting last Tuesday for his arrest of an individual with a quality ...
May 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shapiro won't look to replace old boss
Decides not to run for seat vacated by Pheffer
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Ozone Park residents clean up Playground 140
Local volunteers from South Ozone Park and Richmond Hill teamed up on Saturday, May 21, to give Playground 140 Park a makeover. Organized by community resident, Joanne Franco, the cleanup of the pa...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bored in Woodhaven
That's Woodhaven in the background of Ted Danson (left) and Robert Gennaro (a.k.a. Mr. Woodhaven). Danson was in the neighborhood filming scenes for an episode of HBO's Bored to Death series on May...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents: bring more police presence to 102nd Precinct
Residents in South Queens say they are lacking in public safety resources. At the last meeting of the 102nd Precinct Community Council, Simcha Waisman, vice president of the Richmond Hill Block Ass...
May 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for DWI arrest under Leandra’s Law
Police Officer Colin Dyer of the 106th Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at last Tuesday’s community council meeting for his arrest of an allegedly intoxicated driver, who was al...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you hear us now?
South Queens residents still vocal on excessive noise
May 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A dream dance studio opens in St. Albans
Last Thursday, Delicia Davis Burrell's dream came true. She, along with Councilman Leroy Comrie and Assembly members Vivian Cook and William Scarborough cut the ribbon on her first dance studio, Dr...
May 17, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ozone Park slated to get new skate park
The forthcoming $1.6 million state-of-the-art addition to London Planetree Park, otherwise known as the 88th Street Park on Atlantic Avenue in Ozone Park, is sure to have a little something for eve...
May 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New racino comes with security concerns
Over 100 neighborhood residents came to the Community Board 10 meeting in South Ozone Park last Thursday to ask Patrol Borough Queens South Assistant Chief James Secreto one question: how many poli...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pheffer appointed as Queens County Clerk
Question of who will fill her seat hangs
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Worksman Cycles passed up in city's bike share program
Worksman Cycles, the company that has been making industrial cycles in Ozone Park for 113 years, was passed up to be part of the Department of Transportation's (DOT) new bike share program, set to ...
May 10, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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People carry a banner reading 'out of EU' and 'cancel the debt' during a demonstration in Athens on February 26, 2015German lawmakers approved a hard-won bailout extension for Greece's new anti-austerity government in a move Berlin's finance chief called "not easy" but necessary, keeping a crucial lifeline open to Athens. Greece's left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras welcomed the German vote Friday as "a political act of common sense and democracy", saying there would be no third bailout for his country and pledging to get to work on reforms. He promised that now his month-old government would "start working hard, in order to change Greece within a Europe that changes direction". The four-month bailout extension for Greece, approved by eurozone finance ministers Tuesday, averts a potentially calamitous end-February deadline that could have seen Athens default and exit from the euro.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power last year on a pledge to revive India's flagging economic fortunes and provide much-needed jobs for its rapidly growing population of over 1.2 billionPrime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing government will unveil its first full budget on Saturday, a day after announcing the time was ripe for long-awaited reforms to kickstart the economy. Modi swept to power last year on a pledge to revive India's flagging economic fortunes and provide jobs for its rapidly growing population of over 1.2 billion. On Friday, his government forecast India's growth would exceed eight percent in the next financial year, leaping from around five percent for the past two years and overtaking China to become the world's fastest-growing major economy. This "gives an opportunity to the increasingly young, middle-class and aspirational India to realise its full potential," the government said in a statement on the India Economic Survey, an annual report prepared by the finance ministry.


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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, front, drives past Golden State Warriors’ David Lee during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James couldn't carry the Cavaliers on his sore back Friday night.


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