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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 | 50 50 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 | 97 97 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 | 116 116 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 | 152 152 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 | 185 185 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 | 218 218 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 | 281 281 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 | 289 289 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 | 269 269 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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311 town hall addresses noise concerns
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley held a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday, October 25 in order to have residents learn more about how various city agencies and the government service, 311, can help, and...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World New York casino opens its doors
After much talk and anticipation, completion of the Resorts World New York City casino has finally reached the finish line. The first stage – the Times Square Casino – opened on Friday, October 28 ...
Oct 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Long lines, two-hour wait as Aqueduct casino opens
Build it and they will come. And many from near and far came to experience the new Aqueduct racino on Friday, October 28. Four lines of between 5,000 to 10,000 people wrapped around parts of the Re...
Oct 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven woman found dead in home
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 54-year-old Woodhaven woman, who was found dead in her home on Sunday, October 23, with three puncture wounds to her neck...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mini-documentary reveals “End of an American Dream”
Tells stories of displaced Aqueduct Flea Market vendors
Oct 26, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police searching for two elderly missing men
The NYPD is asking the public's assistance for help locating two missing individuals in Queens. The 106th Precinct has issued a Silver Alert for the two, unrelated individuals who are both from Sou...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aqueduct casino opens doors on October 28
Construction of the first phase of the new Aqueduct casino has crossed the finish line. The highly anticipated Resorts World New York casino will open its doors this Friday, October 28, at 1 p.m., ...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Board 9 approves 7-Eleven
Community Board 9 approved the change of Richmond Hill’s automotive repair shop, part of the Shell gas station at 108th Street and Atlantic Avenue, to a 24-hour 7-Eleven last Tuesday at their month...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhavenites concerned about raccoons
Raccoons could be slowly taking over Woodhaven. Many Woodhaven residents expressed concern about the furry nuisances at the Woodhaven Residents Block Association monthly meeting last Saturday, Octo...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park Carousel still stalled on spinning
Parks Department says no “viable” operator found
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Street Fair is “wonderful” indeed
There were ponies. There was a train. There was a country and western band. And some were dancing in the streets. While it may sound like a Midwestern affair, it all went down in Woodhaven this pas...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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111 indicted in international identity theft ring
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, together with Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, indicted 111 suspects in the largest identity theft scheme in United States history on Friday, October 10. T...
Oct 12, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo puts money on full-fledged casinos in NYS
State Senator Joseph Addabbo is calling for full-fledged casinos in New York state after a recent poll from Siena College revealed that fifty-seven percent of New Yorkers support a constitutional a...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park gets new tennis courts
Tennis enthusiasts have seven new courts to play on in Forest Park, thanks to money secured by council members Elizabeth Crowley and Eric Ulrich. Crowley held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with city an...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York City poverty rate rises
The poverty rate citywide has risen in the last year, reports the United States Census Bureau, with one in five New Yorkers now living below the poverty line. According to the Census, the one in fi...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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LONDON (AP) — Conductor Simon Rattle is to swap Berlin for Britain, taking over as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra.
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LONDON (AP) — Audio tapes in which the man identified as "Jihadi John" complains about scrutiny from British intelligence services have been broadcast in Britain.
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A boy sits on a pavement outside their burnt home following an overnight fire that razed a slum dwellers community Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Manila, Philippines. No casualties were reported in the 9-hour fire that razed more than a thousand homes and rendered at least 3,000 families. March is declared "Fire Prevention Month" throughout the country. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)In this photo by Bullit Marquez, a boy sits on pavement while his family retrieves items from their burned home Tuesday following an overnight fire that destroyed a slum-dwellers community in Manila, Philippines. No casualties were reported in the 9-hour fire that burned more than a thousand homes and left at least 3,000 families homeless. The Bureau of Fire and Protection was still investigating the cause of the fire. But in Manila's poorest neighborhoods, fires often are caused by poor wiring and spread quickly because firefighters have difficulty maneuvering among the densely packed shanties. March is Fire Prevention Month, when Philippine authorities urge people to be vigilant against fires.


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