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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 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 | 49 49 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 | 95 95 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 | 115 115 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 | 151 151 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 | 184 184 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 | 217 217 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 | 280 280 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 | 288 288 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 | 268 268 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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Joseph Romeo
Joseph Romeo passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of the late Ann. Loving Father of Anthony and Father-in-law of Diane. Cherished Grandfather of Donna Marie and ...
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Frankie Nevarez
Frankie Nevarez Happy 50th Birthday and 20th Wedding Anniversary in Heaven. Always loving you. Always missing you, I love so. Forever yours. Your loving Wife Ei 6/3/64-3/4/14
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Ann T. Griffin
Ann T. Griffin passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the age of 70. Beloved Wife of Deacon Arthur J. Griffin. Loving Sister-in-Law of Maureen, John and Joan. Dear Sister of the late Alice and Jac...
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Concetta Mazzucco
Concetta Mazzucco passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph A. Mazzucco. Loving Mother of Marcella Berger, Joanne Mazzucco & Joseph S. Mazzucco and Mot...
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Susie Celentano
Susie Celentano passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Frank. Loving Mother of Frank and Joseph Celentano, and Mother-in-Law of Karen and Maryann. Cherished ...
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Dorothy Ferraiolo
Dorothy Ferraiolo passed away on Monday, May 12, 2014 at the age of 75. Beloved Wife of the late Alfred Ferraiolo. Loving Mother of Richard Ferraiolo and Mother-in-Law of Maria. Cherished Grandmoth...
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Lorraine D. Esposito
Lorraine D. Esposito passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Michael Esposito. Loving Mother of Michael Esposito and the late Debra Esposito and Mother-in-Law...
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Bruce Chassen
Bruce Chassen passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the age of 66. Beloved Husband of Maria A. Chassen. Loving Father of Donna, Danielle, Deanna and Daniel and Father-in-Law of Assi, Peter Allma...
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Louis Marrero
Louis Marrero passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the age of 71. Beloved Husband of Teresa Marrero. Loving Father of Louis D. Marrero, Lissette Lopez-Gellys and Aimee Lopez and Father-in-Law o...
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Minnie Graziosi
Minnie Graziosi passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Graziosi. Loving Mother of Deborah Graziosi and Diane Braccia and Mother-in-Law of Peter. Ch...
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Joseph V. DeCola
Joseph V. DeCola passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the age of 92. Beloved Husband of the late Marilyn DeCola. Loving Father of Linda De La Garza and Father-in-Law of Mario. Cherished Grandfa...
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Charles J. Maurer
Charles J. Maurer passed away on Monday, May 05, 2014 at the age of 71. Beloved Brother of Anne N. Maurer and Anthony Maurer and Brother-in-Law of Marie. Cherished Uncle of Anthony Michael & Michel...
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Teresa A. Silvani
Teresa A. Silvani of Ridgewood passed away on April 28, 2014 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Victor. Devoted Mother of Teresa Buffa, Johanna Pasciuto and Joseph. Loving Mothe...
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Felicia G. Hopkins
Felicia G. Hopkins passed away on April 27, 2014 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Thomas. Devoted Mother of the late Anna, Daniel, Robert and Grace, Thomas, Theresa, Maureen, ...
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Robert Wehnert
Robert Wehnert passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the age of 68. Beloved Brother of Kathy, Linda and Gary Wehnert. Cherished Uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Loving Friend to Many. Fune...
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Bernardino Leon, U.N. special envoy for Libya, attends a meeting with members of the Libyan General National Congress in TripoliBy Ayman Al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's elected parliament agreed on Monday to return to U.N.-sponsored peace negotiations one week after pulling out and a delegate from its rival assembly said the talks would resume on Thursday. Western powers see the U.N. talks as the only chance to end turmoil in Libya, where a power struggle between two rival governments and their armed factions risks pushing the North African country deeper into civil war four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. Fighting between the two factions has cut into Libya's vital crude exports and has also allowed militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State to gain a foothold in the large desert nation. Forces loyal to Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni's internationally recognised government and the elected parliament based in the east are battling Libya Dawn forces who took over the capital Tripoli last summer and set up their own government.


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Chadian soldier poses for picture at front line during battle against insurgent group Boko Haram in GambaruBy Daniel Flynn and Bate Felix N'DJAMENA/YAOUNDE (Reuters) - When battle-hardened Chadian troops overran a Boko Haram camp in northern Nigeria last week, they wanted to press deep into territory controlled by the Islamist group but Nigeria refused to let them. Having defeated al Qaeda in Mali two years ago, Chad's military believes it could finish off Boko Haram alone. In a country proud to be a major African power, it would be an embarrassment to President Goodluck Jonathan as he seeks reelection for a smaller nation to tackle Nigeria's security problems, diplomats say. In their forward base in the town of Gambaru on the Nigeria-Cameroon border, Chadian soldiers displayed dozens of guns seized from Boko Haram and a burnt-out armored vehicle painted with black and white Arabic script.


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File-This file frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shows a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. last April, where a cargo container was packed with 5,000 rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Citing safety concerns, United Airlines on Monday, March, 2, 2015, became the second major U.S. airline to announce it will no longer accept bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries of the kind that power everything from smartphones to laptops to power tools. (AP Photo/FAA, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the world's largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause catastrophic in-flight fires.


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