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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 46 46 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 | 90 90 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 | 112 112 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 | 147 147 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 | 180 180 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 | 214 214 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 | 275 275 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 | 283 283 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 | 262 262 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/16/12-1/22/12)
Monday, Jan. 16 Alfredo Leyva was arrested at the intersection of Eliot and Metropolitan avenues for violation of local law by Officer Taveras. Franklin Guaman was arrested at 1821 Harman Street fo...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 discusses a Retro Fitness in Glendale
An application to build a Retro Fitness franchise at 65-85 Otto Road in Glendale, where a furniture warehouse is currently located, was discussed at the Community Board 5 meeting in the Christ the ...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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ESDC CEO visits Queens
Talks Aqueduct convention center
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/9/12-1/15/12)
Monday, Jan. 9 Michael Lerderman was arrested at 52-20 Grand Avenue for grand larceny by Detective Ebron. McRoy Pope was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and 69th Place for criminal po...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/3/12-1/8/12)
Tuesday, Jan. 3 Dennis Truberg was arrested at 72-10 Myrtle Avenue for assault by Officer Hopson. William Little was arrested at 903 Wyckoff Avenue for aggravated harassment by Detective Webb. Carm...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial voices uniting in Maspeth
A new association is uniting Maspeth industry. The Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) formed in early 2011 as a project of the Business Outreach Center (BOC) Network, a non-profit that ...
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real cops arrest fake in 104th
A man was arrested in the 104th Precinct for impersonating a police officer to steal an unsuspecting victim's jacket. On December 30 at 3:30 a.m., police received a call reporting the incident, whi...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire bombs plague Jamaica
Neighbors questioned motive behind attacks
Jan 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/26/11-1/1/12)
Monday, Dec. 26 Edward Orega was arrested at 57-66 63rd Street for criminal mischief by Officer Gomez. Maryellen Cerruti was arrested at 64-12 79th Street for petit larceny by Officer Villacres. Am...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, Dec. 19 Carlos Perez was arrested at DeKalb and Cypress Avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Ziman. John Burke was arrested at 82 Street and 60 Avenue for driving while intoxica...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth house catches fire
A house fire at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and 68th Street in Maspeth shook up the quiet neighborhood on Thursday, just after 12:30 p.m. Firefighters from Ladder 138 and Squad 288 were call...
Dec 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murder-suicide shocks Maspeth
Murder suicide shakes Maspeth By Heather Senison hsenison@queensledger.com Lifelong Maspeth and Glendale resident Maureen Biermann and her stepson David were stabbed multiple times inside their hom...
Dec 22, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 tables Maspeth construction project
Some Queens Community Board 5 members are a bit concerned about a plan to transform a mixed-use building in Maspeth into a three-story residence for families. An application has been submitted to t...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another crash on Mazeau
Residents continue push to make street one-way
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (12/11/11-12/18/11)
Sunday, Dec. 11 Robert Weternburger was arrested at 60-16 Myrtle Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Vazquez. Monday, Dec. 12 Evyn Edwards was arrested at the intersection of Palmetto Street and Fr...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to arrive in the US on a 48-hour mission to try to stop a nuclear deal with IranIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "welcome" to deliver his US speech, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, insisting that Washington is eager to avoid a "political football" over the controversial visit. "The Prime Minister of Israel is welcome to speak in the United States obviously and we have a closer relationship with Israel right now in terms of security than in any time in history," Kerry told ABC television's "This Week" program. "We don't want to see this turned into some great political football," he said, just hours before Netanyahu was due to arrive in Washington.


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In this photo taken on Sept. 25, 2014, Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo, center left, stands next to Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma, center, and Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana, centre right, during the opening ceremony of the China Friendship Hospital catering for Ebola virus patience in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards. Sam-Sumana voluntarily decided to quarantine himself for 21 days following the death from Ebola last Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015, of one of his security personnel, according to a report issued late Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, by the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.


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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014 file picture German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble gestures during a cabinet meeting in Berlin. s German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday March 1, 2015 told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag he trusts Greece’s current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if it didn’t. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister says he trusts Greece's current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if it didn't.


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