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JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employe...
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
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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
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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...
LOCATION-LOCATION-CHOOSING THE RIGHT AREA TO LIVE IN.
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE FEB.25TH, 2015-by Jim Turano/Broker of Diverse Real Estate For an example, lets select the area of 'Middle Village,N.Y. 11379. Convenience, schools, pre-schools, transportation should b...
One important question to ask at an Open House*
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview with 36 year Real Estate Broker of Middle Village, Jim Turano. Some buyers make it a career going to Open Houses. After six months time, the same home has gone up by $10,000 to $50,000 ...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 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
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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
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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...
The Best Time to Buy a Home is Now!
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Interview with Real Estate Broker of Middle Village, Jim Turano. With 36 years of experience, it pays to listen to his advice.  While it's freezing out, maybe a dusting of snow, or even if it snowe...

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New Geraldine Ferraro Campus opens in Ridgewood
After more than a year of construction and years of planning, the aptly named P.S. 290 Geraldine Ferraro Campus in Ridgewood was officially opened last week. With 616 planned seats from kindergarte...
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Bridge and Tunnel brewery to expand into Ridgewood
Ridgewood will soon have a new brewery. Late last month, Bridge and Tunnel founding brewer Rich Castagna signed a lease on a 2,300-square-foot facility on Decatur Street that should be fully operat...
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With lawsuit pending, coalition seeks more support
Reaching out to Middle Village residents
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Small Business Saturday highlights shopping locally
Myrtle Avenue BID hosts event to promote local businesses
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Community mourns loss of Peter Cardella, founder of senior center
Family and friends remember his generosity and kindness
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/17/14-11/30/14)
Monday, Nov. 17 Ramon Delgado was arrested at the intersection of 69th Avenue and 80th Street for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Lovallo. Manuel Dominguez was arrested at 60-50 Flushing ...
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SHELTER UPDATE: Glendale-Middle Village Coalition takes first legal action
Last week, the Glendale-Middle Village Coalition initiated their first legal action against the city, filing a lawsuit claiming that the full impact of placing 125 families in a proposed homeless s...
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Council donates 1,000 pounds of food to homeless vets
Michael Rodriguez has lived at the Borden Avenue Veterans Residence in Long Island City for the last five months, however he was homeless before his move to the borough. Rodriguez, originally born ...
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Solar energy is on a steady rise in NYC
New study suggests 20 percent solar independence by 2025
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Shelter provider says its not interested in R'wood church
Community leaders skeptical that the plan is dead
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Retro Fitness opens new, safer accessibility ramp
Owners champion easier access for injured veterans
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/3/14-11/16?14)
Monday, Nov. 3 Genesis Santos was arrested at 60-76 71st Avenue for second-degree assault by Officer Aragona. Maxna Jerome was arrested at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard ...
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Play4Autism and Architots team up for new program
Initiating a new partnership, Architots and Play4Autism hosted their first Kidz Into Action Arts & Crafts session this past weekend in Middle Village. Architots Founder Sue Vavruska said the collab...
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Three weeks in, TJ Maxx brings the customers
Shoppers, businesses see a successful future at Atlas Park
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Arcuri named president of Library Foundation board
The Queens Library Foundation just named longtime community advocate Vincent Arcuri, Jr. president of its Board of Directors. Arcuri, who is currently the chair of Community Board 5 and vice chair ...
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A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus elephant and dog perform in New York on March 26, 2010Thirteen of the animals currently part of the circus' migrating entourage will be relocated to the Ringling Bros. Center for Elephant Conservation in Florida, the company said. Family scions Nicola and Alana Feld, meanwhile, acknowledged that the decision to retire their elephant act is part of an ongoing cultural shift. It once would have been unthinkable to have a big tent circus act without elephants, long a crowd favorite. Animal rights activists over the years have become more organized, calling attention to what they have said called Ringling Bros. "cruelty" and influencing public opinion in the process.


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The popularity of Pope Francis, pictured here in Vatican City on March 4, 2015, is rising among Americans, according to a recent public opinion pollPope Francis' popularity among Americans is rising, six months before his first papal visit to the United States, a public opinion poll released Thursday suggests. Ninety percent of Catholic Americans surveyed by the Pew Research Center said they thought well of the 78-year-old pope -- and that includes 57 percent who held a "very favorable" view of him.


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Fiorentina's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (C) shoots to score a goal during the Italian Tim cup football match Juventus Vs Fiorentina on March 5, 2015 in TurinMohamed Salah struck twice as Fiorentina ended Juventus' 42-game unbeaten run at home on their way to a 2-1 win in the first leg, semi-final of the Italian Cup on Thursday. On-loan Chelsea midfielder Salah has been in sparkling form since arriving in Florence last month, the Egyptian international hitting the net three times in four games in Serie A and scoring La Viola's second in a 2-0 Europa League win over Tottenham in Florence last week. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left preferred strikers Carlos Tevez and Alvaro Morata on the bench in place of Fernando Llorente and Kingsley Coman.


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