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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 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 | 39 39 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 | 84 84 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 | 104 104 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 | 208 208 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 | 268 268 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 | 276 276 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 | 258 258 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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City water supply system at risk
CB5 leaders call for ban on proposed watershed drilling
Jun 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand Avenue Festival: Inside Look
The Grand Avenue Festival this past Sunday in Maspeth drew thousands of people and dozens of vendors to Grand Avenue. The children's air rides were again the main attraction of the day, however the...
Jun 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small biz needs public health plan
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going green cheaper than ever
Queens forum held on affordable green measures for homeowners
Jun 11, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monday, May 25 Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Kenneth Beak was arrested at 57-14 65th Street for assault by Officer Lewis. Bicio Bemaram was arre...
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire destroys 100-year-old Maspeth church
Pastor believes lightning may have ignited blaze
Jun 09, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local food donations go a long way
Local food donations go a long way Not only the homeless, but also the day workers are benefiting from donations of food in the area. Generous donations from people at St. Stanislaus and Transfigur...
Jun 05, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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VIDEO: Mayor makes stop in Ridgewood
Talks schools, economy, and crime in the 104th Precinct
Jun 05, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catalpa YMCA will open by September
Promises to be state-of-the-art
Jun 02, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queensboro Bridge turns 100
Centennial celebration highlights bridge’s history
Jun 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neglected dog in need of loving home
Rescued pooch found with 60 cats in abandoned Maspeth apartment
Jun 02, 2009 | 7 7 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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25 years of remembering
Maspeth Memorial Day Parade still going strong
May 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
5/18/09 - 5/24/09
May 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Business Expo Smash Success
Citi Field is good for more than just baseball. A welcome distraction from the Mets’ inconsistent play of late, the Queens Business Expo May 21 at Citi Field drew the best of the Queens business wo...
May 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth parade celebrating 25 years
Will parade down Grand Avenue again this Sunday, May 24, at 1 p.m.
May 19, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padraig Harrington, of Ireland, acknowledges the fans on the ninth hole during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Padraig Harrington felt like a three-time major champion long enough to take the lead after 36 holes of the Honda Classic.


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EJ Zamudio, 5, rides his all-terrain vehicle in a snow covered Sherwood Park, Friday afternoon, Feb. 27, 2015, in Odessa Texas. (AP Photo/Odessa American, Courtney Sacco)DALLAS (AP) — Freezing rain that coated parts of Texas and Oklahoma for the second consecutive day left highways slick and forced the cancellation of another 1,000 flights Saturday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, one of the nation's biggest airline hubs.


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File - In this Dec. 12, 2014 file photo, top Palestinian Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh holds a dove sprayed green, the color of Hamas, before he releases it during a rally to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the Hamas militant group, at the main road in Jebaliya, the northern Gaza Strip. An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, further isolating the rulers of the Gaza Strip who once found a warm welcome under the country's past Islamist government. (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country's toppled Islamist-dominated government.


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