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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 59 59 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 | 81 81 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 | 118 118 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 | 149 149 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 | 184 184 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 | 244 244 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 | 253 253 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 | 238 238 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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Two years after Sandy, Coney Island still rebuilding
Elected officials help put finishing touches on one home
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Elected officials appalled at DOH, Cuomo for neglect at elderly residence
Park Slope residents paint picture of “scary and demoralizing” conditions
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Republicans take control of State Senate
Brooklyn voters, mostly, stick with the Democrats
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Green-Wood grant to aid future preservation efforts
With over 6,300 pieces of history in its possession, the Green-Wood Historic Fund takes on a pretty big task when it says it wants to catalog its entire collection. But thanks to a $42,000 grant fr...
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Congresswoman calls out SBA for slow Sandy response
Businesses waited over six weeks for loan approvals
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City fails to support women and minority-owned businesses
Comptroller gives city overall a “D” for M/WBE spending
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Bed-Stuy Restoration honors Rosie Perez at annual gala
America’s oldest community development corporation, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, honored Bushwick-native and co-host of The View, Rosie Perez, at its annual fundraiser gala on Mo...
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Phone drive benefits domestic violence survivors
The speed with which new technology is produced, making the latest gadget obsolete almost immediately after it is released, means that almost everyone has an out-of-use cell phone lying in a drawer...
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Bishop Kearney senior selected as scholarship finalist
For Shannon Guerrero, a senior at Bishop Kearney High School, becoming a finalist for the prestigious Peter M. Flanigan scholarship brought her one step closer to her goal of obtaining a college ed...
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EXCLUSIVE: Comptroller discusses audit of City's charter schools
Parents outraged over approval of 17 new charter schools
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Children’s center cuts ribbon on “Imagination Playground”
Play space utilizes large Legos instead of slides and swings
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Cuomo initiative seeks to lower Brooklyn unemployment
NYU Polytech hosts career fair with 3,000 job offerings
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Raining cats and dogs at Borough Hall pet adoption event
Brooklyn beep honors National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
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Italian-American center opening in Bensonhurst
Jack Spatola has been pushing for an Italian-American cultural center in Brooklyn for the past 25 years, and now his dream is finally coming true. At a kickoff party for the second annual Brooklyn ...
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Sunset Park employees rally for living wage, insurance
Brooklyn food company faces loss of city contract
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, gets chuckles when she started a news conference by donning dark glasses, a teasingly sympathetic gesture to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, as recovers from a serious injury to his right eye suffered while exercising at his Nevada home during the holidays, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Reid wore normal reading glasses Thursday, but with an opaque right lens to hide the injured eye. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedy on Capitol Hill — the intentional kind, anyway — is pretty rare.


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Police forensics investigate the scene where US blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on February 27, 2015A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on Thursday, police said, with the atheist writer's family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists. The body of Avijit Roy, founder of Mukto-Mona (Free-mind) blog site which champions liberal secular writing in the Muslim-majority nation, was found covered in blood after the attack which also left his wife critically wounded. She has lost a finger," local police chief Sirajul Islam said.


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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — People in small communities may get better, cheaper access to the Internet after the Federal Communications Commission ruled Thursday that city-owned broadband services can expand into areas overlooked by commercial providers.
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