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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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 | 38 38 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 | 83 83 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 | 103 103 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 | 141 141 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 | 173 173 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 | 207 207 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 | 266 266 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 | 275 275 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 | 257 257 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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Middle Village Kiwanis Club holds first awards dinner
Thomas Clarke often donates his time to the General Slocum Memorial at All Faiths Cemetery, frequently helps out with school functions at Christ the King High School, and most recently assisted wit...
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Job seekers line up at the Shops at Atlas Park
NYS Sen. Joseph Addabbo supports long-running job fair
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Event shines 'light' on after-school programs
Lights on Afterschool, an annual event hosted by the Afterschool Alliance, took place for the 14th straight year on October 17. Lights On Afterschool promotes awareness for the need for after-schoo...
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Arcabascio looks to challenge Katz for Queens beep
Says former candidate Vallone would make great deputy
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Board: Premature to consider liquor license
Say Knockdown Center should obtain C of O first
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Crowley tours Maspeth IBZ
Vows to promote and expand benefit programs for area
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/7/13-10/13/13)
Monday, Oct. 7 Michael Duncan was arrested at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Rust Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Hynes. Joey Goodavage was arrested at 60-71 Woodbine Street for...
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Paul McCartney surprises and rocks Astoria
High School students receive lessons from legend
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Bocce courts at Juniper Valley getting a makeover
Parks commissioner hopes improvements attract citywide tourney
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COMET meets with Queens Quiet Skies
Grassroots movement to address airplane noise grows
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Knockdown art space in Maspeth seeks liquor license
Some Community Board members are skeptical with facility in Industrial Business Zone
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/30/13-10/5/13)
Monday, Sept. 30 Miguel Burgos was arrested at 765 Seneca Avenue for an outstanding warrant by Officer Dagnese. Anselmo Rodriguez was arrested at the intersection of Cornelia Street and Myrtle Aven...
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
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104th Precinct Police Botter (9/23/13-9/29/13)
Monday, Sept. 23 Luis Morales was arrested at 77-10 60th Street for criminal mischief by Officer Farinaccio. Andrew Milewski was arrested at 1819 George Street for aggravated harassment by Officer ...
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P.S. 229 in Maspeth will not be rezoned
Parents fight DOE proposal, department relinquishes
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says some 30 flights out of Copenhagen have been canceled after members of a Danish cabin crew union walked out to protest the carrier's plan to move 147 employees to a domestic airline that SAS acquired last year.
2015-02-28 09:21:59 -0500

An armed man with the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic army salutes from the top of a mobile artillery cannon as his convoy starts pulling back from DonetskUkraine's military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. On Friday, Ukraine reported the first deaths among its servicemen in three days, underscoring the fragility of the truce meant to have taken effect on Feb. 15, as government troops and rebels pulled back heavy weapons from the frontline. The Ukrainian military reported isolated attacks by rebels on government positions, including strikes from GRAD missiles around government-held Avdiivka, north of rebel-held Donetsk and home to one of Europe's largest coke plants. Fighting in Ukraine's industrialized east has devastated the steel sector, which before the conflict erupted last April accounted for 15 percent of the economy.


2015-02-28 09:20:29 -0500

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Angeles sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, that deputies have recovered a dress that "greatly resembles" the $150,000 custom Calvin Klein dress reported stolen from Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said.


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