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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 | 54 54 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 | 100 100 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 | 118 118 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 | 154 154 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 | 187 187 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 | 220 220 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 | 282 282 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 | 291 291 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 | 271 271 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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Arborcide at Juniper Valley Park
12 trees killed over weekend
Sep 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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William DeCota, 51, Heralded as Guiding Light of Queens Boy Scouts
Queens Boy Scout Council Head Dies
Sep 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough President Endorsement: Helen Marshall
In making our endorsements this election year, we have had to tackle the difficult issue of term limits and backing any incumbent who is taking advantage of the change in law to run for a third ter...
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Queens Ledger Glendale Register Leader Observer Endorse Donna Marie Caltabiano
The indictment of former 38th District Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio for fraud and extortion confirmed a lot of the stereotypes the public has about politicians. They often include corruption and s...
Sep 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Somber 9/11 Memorial in Maspeth
A crowd of about 100 gathered Thursday at the intersection of 69th Street and Grand Avenue in Maspeth to mark the anniversary of September 11, 2001. The eight-year anniversary of the tragic events ...
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104th Blotter
08/30/2009 - 09/07/2009
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Don't chuck it, donate old cell
Program aids soldiers abroad
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Endorsement Public Advocate: Norman Siegel
Best suited out of talented field
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ENDORSEMENT: COMPTROLLER
John Liu
Sep 03, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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ENDORSEMENT: 25TH DISTRICT
Daniel Dromm
Sep 02, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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LoCascio named head of Maspeth Lions
Maspeth resident Mike LoCascio was installed as president of the Maspeth Lions Club this week at O’Neills Restaurant. Here is he pictured with Councilwoman Liz Crowley. Crowley commented that LoCas...
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Traffic mayhem on Woodhaven Blvd.
DOT study finds problems, pedestrian accidents
Sep 02, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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MidVille traffic fix
DOT agrees to alleviate traffic woes
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104th Blotter
08/24/2009 - 08/30/2009
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Budget hearing on tap for CB5
Community Board 5 will hold its annual Capital and Expense Budget hearing on Wednesday, September 9, one District Manager Gary Giordano said is among the most important meetings all year. The meeti...
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US investigators launched dawn raids Tuesday on two dozen Los Angeles locations suspected of offering "maternity tourism" for mostly Chinese mothers wanting to give birth in the United StatesUS investigators launched dawn raids Tuesday on dozens of Los Angeles locations suspected of offering "maternity tourism" services for mostly Chinese mothers wanting to give birth in the United States. The raids targeted apartment complexes in the Irvine, Rancho Cucamonga, Rowland Heights and Walnut districts outside LA where the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says foreign clients are housed. "Such businesses provide travel and lodging services to pregnant foreign nationals interested in coming to the United States to give birth so their offspring will be American citizens," ICE spokeswoman Virginia Kice said. According to ICE, the maternity tourism businesses cater mostly to Chinese women who pay $15,000-$50,000 for the services, which can include getting social security numbers and US passports for their offspring.


2015-03-03 15:32:54 -0500
By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have made an argument that many Israelis support in warning Congress on Tuesday about a potential nuclear deal with Iran, but critics asked whether it was worth the widening rift with the White House. The address was broadcast live on Israeli television and radio, and came at a politically sensitive time -- just two weeks before a closely contested election in which Netanyahu is seeking a fourth term. Israeli political commentators called it a polished performance by the U.S.-educated politician, but agreed with President Barack Obama's assessment that Netanyahu offered nothing new in his criticism of U.S.-led talks with Iran. Netanyahu could use a boost: an opinion poll released several hours before the speech gave the center-left Zionist Union 24 seats to 21 for Likud in the 120-member parliament.
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Los Angeles developer involved in numerous downtown projects there has made an 11th-hour bid to buy Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel.
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