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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 47 47 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 | 91 91 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 | 113 113 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 | 149 149 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 | 182 182 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 | 215 215 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 | 277 277 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 | 284 284 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 | 264 264 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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Cyclones avoid three-game losing streak
Photos by Kenneth B. Goldberg The Brooklyn Cyclones (6-3) averted a three-game sweep by defeating the Hudson Valley Renegades (4-4) 7-2 on Saturday night at MCU Park. After amassing just two runs i...
Jun 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire on Ice
Angle of the Week
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Scores & Notes
Santino's Crew – 46 Street Gang - 46 An intense 17 & Under game on Wednesday ended in a 46-46 tie between Santino's Crew and Street Gang. The game could not go into overtime when regulation ended b...
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn’s I.S. 318 crowned MSBL city champs
They joined the league to represent their school, I.S. 318, and they beat all comers, playoff round after playoff round, to represent the borough of Brooklyn. But in the end, with the city champion...
Jun 16, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores & Notes
American Classic Cakes – 19 Dragons - 8 In the 10 & Under Boys Division, American Classic Cakes beat the Dragons 19-8. The high scorers for American Classic Cakes were Altan Guventurk with ten and ...
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew-Forest takes tennis title
On Tuesday, May 31, The Kew-Forest School tennis team defeated Portledge School 3-2 to win the 2011 Independent Private and Parochial Schools Athletic League (IPPSAL) championship on Portledge's ha...
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores and Notes
Al Haag Plumbing - 35 Hornets - 20 In the 14 & Under Boys Division, Al Haag Plumbing beat the Hornets by a final score of 35-20. The high scorers for Al Haag Plumbing were Jay Camus with 16 points ...
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who will be the next 'Big Three'?
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Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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VIDEO SLIDESHOW: Maloof Money Cup 2011
Professional Skateboarding Returns to Flushing Meadows
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes league Scores & Notes (5/19/11-5/25/11)
May 19 Variety - 24 Raiders - 20 Variety played the Raiders and won by 4 points in the 14 & Under Division. The final score was 24-20. Adam Lesley was the high scorer on Variety with nine points. K...
Jun 02, 2011 | 4 4 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 no-no’s for Queen of Peace hurlers
On Sunday, May 22, about three hours apart and on opposite sides of Queens, two pitchers from Queen of Peace in Flushing tossed no-hitters for their CYO teams. For the 3rd Grade Sub-Novice team, Mi...
Jun 02, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greece and Ecuador to square off at Citi Field
Match will be first-ever soccer game held at stadium
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deportivo Junior off and running
Red Hook soccer league underway
May 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Results 5/19-5/23
Thursday, May 19 Woodside – 64 ESPN Zone - 44 In the 17-and-under Boys Division of the Heroes League, Woodside beat ESPN Zone by a final score of 64 to 44. The high scorers for Woodside were Kevin ...
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy enjoys perfect week
It was a busy week for the Msgr. McClancy Crusaders baseball team. The schedule called for 4 games in four days and the Crusaders were a perfect 4-0. On Monday, May 9, it was the Crusaders defeated...
May 26, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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The tech-rich Nasdaq last saw the 5,000 level on March 27, 2000, as it began a steep plunge to below 1,200 two years later as the bubble in technology industry stocks implodedThe benchmark for the Nasdaq exchange is led by Apple, the country's largest listed company by market value, Google, Microsoft and Facebook. Monday's gains came on a strong day for US equities following a stream of merger announcements, including the $16.7 billion acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor by NXP Semiconductor, in a deal that links two Nasdaq companies. Unlike in 2000, many leading Nasdaq companies are now profitable and many are in lucrative emerging industries, such as mobile technology and social networking.


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US Secretary of State John Kerry (right) shakes hand with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prior to a meeting in Geneva, on March 2, 2015The US and Russian foreign ministers expressed cautious optimism after holding talks in Geneva Monday to end fighting in Ukraine, where the UN says more than 6,000 people have died in less than a year. The meeting between John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov in Geneva was just one of several attempts at mediation on the conflict Monday, as high-stakes talks to resolve a bitter gas dispute between Kiev and Moscow were also due in Brussels. Speaking separately after their 80-minute meeting, Kerry and Lavrov both cautiously said a February 15 ceasefire was on the right track, despite repeated breaches of the peace deal that have left hundreds dead.


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HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban socialite who emptied her bank account and sold her diamond jewelry to support Fidel Castro when he was a little-known insurgent, has died. Natalia Revuelta Clews was 89.
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