blog roll
our featured bloggers
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 29 29 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 | 74 74 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 | 92 92 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 | 131 131 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 | 161 161 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 | 197 197 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 | 255 255 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 | 264 264 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 | 248 248 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...

more blogs

news
Community boards not happy with Ridgewood Reservoir plans
Lighting, ped bridge among sticking points
Jan 06, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Finding a solution to graffiti near Atlas Park
Despite community efforts, vandalism still an issue
Jan 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
...And To All "A Good KNIGHT"!
A couple of our favorite local heroes were at it again this Christmas Eve, as Maspeth's KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS (Francis Cardinal Spellman Council 6014) made the rounds of the neighborhood Thursday nig...
Dec 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
12/21/09 - 12/27/09
Dec 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Maspeth man recovering at EGH
A longtime Maspeth resident who was a ubiquitous figure on Grand Avenue had to be rushed to the emergency room on December 19. Tommy Dowd, 48, was admitted to Elmhurst General Hospital just after 1...
Dec 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Year in review (Queens Ledger)
The top five stories of 2009
Dec 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
CURES claims “baseless”: New York and Atlantic
In exclusive interview, rail company says it runs an energy-efficient operation
Dec 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Doggone contentious issue
Dog run site inspection meets angry opponents
Dec 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
12/14/09 - 12/20/09
Dec 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Fresh green space for Fresh Pond Road
Transit officials have tentatively agreed to help transform a Fresh Pond Road eyesore into a community green space, pending funding. The site, a former newspaper stand at the intersection of Fresh ...
Dec 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Marshals, theme revealed for 2010 Maspeth Memorial Day
United Veterans and Fraternal Organizations (UVFO) of Maspeth gathered last Tuesday for its December meeting, which was also cause for a holiday party with hot food and a performance of Christmas/s...
Dec 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Woodhaven-Metro school seating disputed
CB5 stalls vote on new high school
Dec 15, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104th Precinct Police Blotter
12/07/09 - 12/13/09
Dec 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
104 Precinct Police Blotter
11/30/09 - 12/06/09
Dec 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Families of fallen officers gather at the holidays
Group supports those who lost loved ones in duty
Dec 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Russian police investigate the the body of Boris Nemtsov, a former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader at Red Square with St. Basil Cathidral in the background in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Russia's Interior Ministry says Boris Nemtsov, a leading opposition figure and former deputy prime minister, has been shot and killed near the Kremlin. Nemtsov, a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was killed early Saturday. His death comes just a day before a major opposition rally in Moscow.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, officials said. Nemtsov was killed just a day before a protest planned against Putin's rule.


2015-02-27 19:32:49 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation Friday that would require a congressional review of any deal the Obama administration and other western powers strike with Iran on its nuclear program.
2015-02-27 19:31:24 -0500

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush pauses as he speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the spread of global terrorism, including a renewed use of ground forces in the Middle East.


2015-02-27 19:31:02 -0500