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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 36 36 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 | 80 80 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 | 99 99 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 | 138 138 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 | 168 168 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 | 204 204 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 | 261 261 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 | 270 270 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 | 254 254 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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Concessionaire selected for Forest Park Carousel
Set to reopen Memorial Day weekend
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emanuel Church celebrates 135th Anniversary
Special anniversary mass to be held this Sunday
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Largest Greenhouse in city reopens in Forest Park
The largest production greenhouse in the city – located in Forest Park – reopened its doors on Monday, April 30, unveiling to the community its reconstruction and new features, all aimed at helping...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water Board proposes 7 percent rate hike
Reps at hearing say any increase is too much
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Goldfeder renews push for working train at abandoned line
In an effort to restore train service on Rockaway Beach Rail Line from its namesake neighborhood to Rego Park along 100th Street, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and residents of the Rockaways and South...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Adams fights to save school
Calling themselves “The Adams Family,” teachers and current and former students of John Adams High School banded together in an effort to save their school. Last Thursday, students and faculty trie...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donate old prom dresses and tuxedos
Assemblyman Mike Miller and Girl Scouts Cadettes Troop 4361 are partnering in a prom donation drive, offering prom dresses, tuxedos, shoes and many more to families of eighthgraders. The drive was ...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven educational center boosts women's confidence
After Barbara Ramjeet emigrated to the United States from Trinidad and Tobago in 1997, she faced the challenge of not being able to help her son in school. When he brought home homework, she wasn't...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill Lions roar to save school
The school mascot is the Lion, and on Wednesday many students from Richmond Hill High School – whether on a sports team or not – adopted the animal’s roar as they vocalized their opinions on why th...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big parade for Little League
The annual WORKS Little League parade had a good turnout last Saturday and although some of the parade was rerouted due to construction, Woodhavenites still managed to get a glimpse of the celebrat...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Ozone Park school moving along to completion
Construction set to begin soon
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Goldfeder pushes for passage of autism act
Bill would better serve those affected by the disorder
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Motorcycle crash kills Ozone Park man
A 29-year-old man who lost control of his motorcycle last Thursday, April 5, as he was riding in Ozone Park died at Jamaica Hospital that same day, leaving a wife and seven kids behind. Police say ...
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Worksman Cycles honors American heroes
The Ozone Park factory unveils bike inspired by soldiers
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In this file photo taken on Thursday, May 30, 2013, Boris Nemtsov, a former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader, presents a report claiming widespread corruption during preparations for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, at a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Russian police say opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has been shot and killed in Moscow. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government.


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In this May 1, 2014 photo, irrigation water runs along the dried-up ditch between the rice farms to provide water for the rice fields in Richvale, Calif. A federal agency said Friday it will not release water for most Central Valley farms this year, forcing farmers to continue to scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted.


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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) — On a day of high drama, the Republican-controlled Congress struggled into the night Friday to pass emergency legislation to keep the Homeland Security Department in full funding for one week and avert a partial shutdown threatened for midnight.


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