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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 122 122 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 224 224 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 | 286 286 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 | 295 295 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 | 275 275 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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Catherine Martin
Happy 100th Birthday in Heaven Happy Mother’s Day 5/5/11 10/24/06 Catherine Martin we celebrate what was Our Irish Gift to Heaven, Eternally to have been blessed with you as Mother and Grandmother....
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Agnes Siracusa
Agnes Siracusa passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Carmine. Loving Mother of John and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Grandmother of Je...
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Louise Friscia
Louise Friscia passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the age of 98. She was the beloved Wife of the late Louis. Dear Sister of Ann Papa and Theresa Russo. Cherished Aunt and Great-Aunt of Numer...
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Mary Longano
Mary Longano passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter. Loving Mother of Rosemary Mastropolo and Theresa Longano and Mother-in-Law of Dom...
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Marion Vecchione
Marion Vecchione passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Wife of Albert. Loving Mother of Camille Ficeto and Pat Vecchione and Mother-in-Law of Charles and Wanda...
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Caroline Odell
Caroline Odell passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 68. She was the beloved Wife of Edward. Loving Mother of Joseph, Eddie Jr. and the late Robert. Cherished Grandmother of Robert Jr...
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Thomas Marotta
Thomas Marotta passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Brother of Angela O’Connor and Brother-in-Law of Herbert. Loving Uncle of Daniel O’Connor, Kerry O’Connor and...
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Thomas Marotta
Thomas Marotta passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Brother of Angela O’Connor and Brother-in-Law of Herbert. Loving Uncle of Daniel O’Connor, Kerry O’Connor and...
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Margaret Ann Ferraro
Ferraro, Margaret Ann on April 19, 2011. Resident of Middle Village. Loving mother of John Matuzak, Bridget Walsh, Laura D’Andrea and Angelo Inzerelli. Proud Grandmother of four grandchildren and o...
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maureen Larkin
Maureen Larkin passed away on April 7, 2011 at the age of 58. She was the dear Sister of Kathleen Chavanne and John also survived by nieces, nephews & great nieces and nephews. Dear sister in-Law o...
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Carmela Sforza
Carmela Sforza passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the age of 98. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominick. Dear Sister of the late Peter, Carmine, Patty, Angelina and Frank. Cherished Au...
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Salvatore Mannino
Salvatore Mannino passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the age of 87. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Madeline Jordan and Teresa Pipitone and Father-in-Law ...
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Evelyn J. Barrese
Evelyn J. Barrese passed away on Monday, April 11, 2011 at the age 75. She was the beloved Wife of the late Emmanuel A. Barrese. Loving Mother of Robert Barrese. Dear Sister of Robert Guardia. Mass...
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Norma Stokes
Norma Stokes passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the age 91. Founder of Stokes Cards & Gifts, Maspeth, NY. She was the beloved Wife of the late Walter. Loving Mother of Walter (Chippy) Stoke...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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John A. Bongiorno
John A. Bongiorno passed away on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at the age of 67. He was the beloved Husband of the late Annette E. Bongiorno. Loving Father of Ann- Marie R. Wolfe and Father-in-Law of D...
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File photo of a porter carrying luggage past a group of reception staff that are reflected in the floor as they stand in the foyer of the five-star rated Sofitel Hotel in BeijingActivity in China's services sector grew modestly in February as new orders rose at their quickest pace in three months, a private survey showed just a few days after the central bank cut interest rates to stimulate the world's second-largest economy. The PBOC had already cut interest rates in November and reduced the reserve requirement (RRR) - the ratio of cash that banks must set aside as reserves - earlier in February, the first such reduction in over two years.


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Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were removed on Wednesday from a prison in Bali to be taken to an Indonesian island where they are due to be shot by firing squad, Australian media reported. The planned executions of Myuran Sukumaran, 33, and Andrew Chan, 31, have ratcheted up diplomatic tensions amid repeated pleas of mercy from Australia for the pair.
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An armored vehicle which is believed to be carrying two Australian death row prisoners Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, leaves Kerobokan Prison for the airport, in DenpasarBy Johan Purnomo and Darren Whiteside CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) - Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were transferred on Wednesday from a Bali prison to an island for execution along with other foreigners, underlining Indonesia's determination to use the death penalty despite international criticism. The planned executions of Myuran Sukumaran, 33, and Andrew Chan, 31, have ratcheted up diplomatic tensions between Australia and Indonesia following repeated pleas for mercy on their behalf.


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