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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 122 122 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 224 224 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 | 286 286 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 | 297 297 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 | 277 277 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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Giving HOPE to the hungry
Maspeth church opens doors, hearts to the needy
Feb 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
01/25/10 - 01/30/10
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Kosciuszko Bridge update meetings set
The New York State Department of Transportation (SDOT) has scheduled a pair of public meetings to discuss the latest plans for the construction of a new Kosciuszko Bridge. The open houses, to solic...
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Midway Nursing Home subject of state investigation
Death at Maspeth facility raises suspicion
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Maspeth Bypass project on the move
The long-awaited Maspeth Bypass project could become reality by year’s end, Assemblywoman Margaret Markey announced. Markey said in meetings the Department of Transportation (DOT) has indicated it ...
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Queens Metro HS will open to more students
DOE also considering incubating school with Maspeth class
Jan 26, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
01-18-2010 to 01-24-2010
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Haitians find comfort in routine
To cope, continue working together at Queens chocolate factory
Jan 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bravest, Finest assist in Haiti relief efforts
Have already pulled four alive from devastation
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Maspeth traffic study forum upcoming
DOT will host public discussion
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
1/11/10 - 1/17/10
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Not so fast on cuts to mass transit
Albany politicians vow to stop service cuts
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St. Stanislaus in Maspeth Inducts Hall of Fame Members At Gala
Today, there are nearly 250 students enrolled in kindergarten through eighth grade and the legacy of St. Stanislaus lives through the spirit of its volunteers and dedicated staff of educators. Thos...
Jan 12, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last year one of the safest for Queens residents
Serious crime decreased across board
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Queens woman found brutally murdered
Cops suspect boyfriend, who has since fled US
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A masked, black-clad militant brandishes a knife in this still image from videoBy Ahmed Aboulenein, Michael Holden and Simon Falush LONDON (Reuters) - The financial backers of a campaign group that had contact with the man later known as 'Jihadi John' are under pressure from British politicians and a regulator's investigation to explain why they gave it several hundred thousand pounds. The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, a Quaker foundation, and The Roddick Foundation, set up by the late founder of beauty retailer Body Shop, are among those now being asked how they came to fund Cage, a small activist group that called Mohammed Emwazi, killer of American, British and Syrian hostages, a once "beautiful young man". "I condemn anybody who attempts to excuse that barbarism away in the way that has been done by Cage," British interior minister Theresa May told parliament in response to the comment by Cage's research boss Asim Qureshi to media last week. Cage was set up by a group of London Muslims with the aim of supporting British suspects being held by the United States in Guantanamo Bay.


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MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that progress had been made in talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, but that much work remained. Zarif, walking along Lake Geneva in the Swiss town of Montreux after the final session with Kerry, was asked whether a lot of progress had been made. "We have, but a lot of work remains," Zarif told reporters. (Reporting by Lucien Libert; writing by Stephanie Nebehay; editing by Tom Miles)
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Miners gather outside after an explosion at the Zasyadko coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine Wednesday March 4, 2015. An explosion took place underground at the Zasyadko coal mine in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, an area controlled by pro-Russian rebels. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — An explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least one miner and trapping more than 30 others underground, rebel and government officials said. One injured miner reported seeing five bodies.


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