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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 47 47 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 | 91 91 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 | 113 113 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 | 149 149 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 | 182 182 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 | 215 215 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 | 276 276 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 | 284 284 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 | 264 264 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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Prospect Cemetery gets some TLC from its Brooklyn neighbors
Members, volunteers and interns of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery helped some neighbors in need when they offered a hand in preserving Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica last week. The preservation volun...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York baseball legend preaches healthy living in Jamaica
Doc Gooden meets with youth at NYC Summer Meals at P.S. 223
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Making Strides hosts breast cancer walk kick-off breakfast
Queens Walk draws thousands to raise research money every year
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
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Events of Sandy inspire Woodhaven playwright
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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A brief history of the WBID
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Mayor, comptroller provide disparate reports on Sandy relief
Mayor praises Build It Back, Stringer slams DHS management
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Woodhaven poet a product of her times
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Summer shopping in Woodhavne
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Clearing weeds uncovers a path to the past
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Audit shows DOE has failed at addressing overcrowding
But mayor defends steps city is taking to solve issue
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A brighter Woodhaven
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Warm weather brings hot complaints
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Hard to believe July 4th is already upon us
It truly is amazing that we are now seven months into 2014. Yes, as of this week we begin July 1. Our little town of Woodhaven and our Woodhaven Business Improvement District after a cold winter an...
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St. Thomas student heads to City Hall
Her teachers describe Ingrid Karmazinas as a leader and commend her for how organized she is, so it was little surprise to them when she was selected to represent our district in the City Council’s...
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Flowers and a condolence message that reads "In memory of Boris" are placed with a portrait of Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, at the site where Nemtsov was gunned down near the Kremlin, against a backdrop of the Kremlin Wall, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 2, 2015. Nemtsov was killed on Friday, Feb. 27 in what many in the opposition believe was reprisal for his unrelenting criticism of Putin. No suspects have yet been detained in connection with the killing. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)MOSCOW (AP) — The investigation into the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was gunned down not far from the Kremlin, faced conflicting reports Monday about possible surveillance footage of his slaying.


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Britain's Prince William, second right in front, is guided by Chinese officials as he tours the Forbidden City in Beijing Monday, March 2, 2015. William presented China's president with a large envelope Monday containing an invitation from the queen to visit Britain this year, as he began the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, Pool)BEIJING (AP) — Prince William presented China's president with an invitation from the queen for him to visit Britain this year, as the prince on Monday began the first official trip to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation.


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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Padge Gordon, also known as Padge Victoria Windslowe. Windslowe, an aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting," has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death. Windslowe has been testifying since Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, and faces more cross-examination this week. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death.


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