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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 23 23 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 | 66 66 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 | 85 85 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 | 124 124 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 | 154 154 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 | 190 190 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 | 250 250 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 | 259 259 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 | 243 243 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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Ozone Park cemeteries get a cleanup
The outside of the well-known Bayside, Acacia and Mokom Sholom cemeteries, which stretch from 80th to 84th streets between Liberty and Pitkin avenues in Ozone Park, received a makeover on Sunday as...
May 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish center in Howard Beach remembers the Holocaust
The members of the Rockwood Park Jewish Center in Howard Beach held their annual Yom Hashoah Holocaust Memorial Service last Sunday evening to honor the survivors and the memories of the millions k...
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preventing sexual violence among young people
An audience of parents, counselors and social workers filled a room at Queens Borough Hall for an interactive workshop for youth-serving professionals to promote violence prevention last Wednesday....
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer honored for arrest of four alleged robbers
Police Officer Jeff Strauber of the 102nd Precinct was honored with the Cop of the Month award at the precinct's community council meeting last week for his role in the arrest of four men who alleg...
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World to offer diverse dining
When Resorts World Casino New York opens in late summer, it will offer its guests a full list of dining options, including two signature restaurants, an international buffet and a food court, offic...
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds carousel operator owes city money
On top of abandoning the Forest Park carousel, vendor New York One has also taken the city round and round when it comes to paying money it owes. An audit by City Comptroller John Liu found that th...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Ozone Park residents continue fighting converted homeless shelter
Last Tuesday, April 12, was part two of a community meeting at P.S. 124 regarding the South Ozone Park Skyway Family Center. Residents say that proper notification wasn't given to them that the she...
Apr 19, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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106th lieutenant tackles new post: retiree
Lieutenant Joseph Salvato, commander of the 106th Precinct’s Special Operations Unit, was honored at last week’s meeting of the precinct’s Community Council with the April Cop of the Month Award fo...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting City Hall just got more convenient
New system allows NYers to fight tickets online
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo co-sponsors hate crime bill
In response to the murder of Anthony Callao in Woodhaven last month, State Senator Joe Addabbo is co-sponsoring a bill that would raise awareness about hate crimes through curriculum in schools. Th...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls Club breaks ground on new building
The kids at the South Queens Boys and Girls Club will soon have a new space to play and learn. On Friday, April 8, the club held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Clubhouse building, set to be ...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World Casino gives residents a sneak peak
Resorts World Casino New York last week released new images showing additional amenities that the casino will feature on opening day under its new accelerated timeline. “These images will give our ...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carjacker surprised by youngster
A carjacker who jumped into a four-door red Honda Accord idling with the keys in the ignition got the surprise of his life when he discovered there was a nine-year-old boy sitting in the back seat....
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lindenwood Alliance discusses crime in Howard Beach
More than 50 people attended the Lindenwood Alliance’s most recent meeting at the Rockwood Park Jewish Center in Howard Beach last week, a good showing for the young civic association. “This shows ...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrorism expert addresses RHBA
Terrorism was the main talk of the Richmond Hill Block Association's monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 30. Deputy Chief Michael Blake of the NYPD's Department of Counterterrorism Division address...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The four-month reprieve for Greece won overwhelming backing in Germany's lower house of parliamentGerman lawmakers approved a hard-won bailout extension for Greece Friday in a move Germany's finance chief called "not easy" but necessary, lifting the last hurdle to keeping a crucial lifeline open to Athens. With worsening Greek economic data With worsening Greek economic data heightening the pressure, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble vigorously urged German MPs to support giving Greece a four-month breathing space despite widespread misgivings. The 72-year-old deeply pro-European minister, who has traded barbs with Athens in recent weeks, said the peoples of Europe were a "community" based on solidarity where those currently better off help those in difficulty. "We, and especially Germany, will have a good future in the 21st century only if European integration remains successful and if we stand united in Europe," he said.


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Traders work at their screens in front of the German share price index DAX board at the stock exchange in FrankfurtWall Street stocks fell slightly on the last trading day of February as weak U.S. growth data made investors cautious, while European shares broke multi-year records ahead of the European Central Bank's injection next month of 60 billion euros to spur growth. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.27 percent on Friday after reaching its highest level since November, 2007. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 35.93 points, or 0.20 percent, at 18,178.49.


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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.
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