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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 46 46 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 | 90 90 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 | 112 112 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 | 148 148 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 | 181 181 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 | 214 214 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 | 275 275 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 | 283 283 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 | 262 262 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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For Hope Reichbach
Editor's Note: Hope Reichbach was an aide to North Brooklyn Councilman Stephen Levin who died suddenly on 28. She was also an avid boxer at Brooklyn's Gleason's Gym, and the following was written b...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Little League Roundup
American Office Interiors vs. M&G Pizza American Office Interiors vs. JC Security American Office Interiors remains undefeated, winning two games last week. On Tuesday, Michael Wegimont led off wit...
May 03, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opening Day for Greenpoint Little League
The Greenpoint Little League kicked off its 60th season this past Saturday with a parade down Vandervoort Avenue before the league’s opening day games. Founded in 1951, the league has 20 teams for ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYJTL kicks off 40th season
Former Mayor David Dinkins and NYJTL President and CEO Deborah MacFarlane Antoine presented awards at The New York Junior Tennis League’s (NYJTL) Spring Kickoff Celebration on Wednesday, April 27, ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets get ‘A’ for Effort, ‘F’ for Fifth Place
ON THE METS
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baseball magazine honors baseball's brightest
metroBASEBALL recognizes people who still make game great
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets must come together before they are pulled apart
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Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Little League Roundup
World of Discovery vs. Three of Cups Alley Pond Field proved to be the site of both hitting and pitching. Elias Andriopoulos took the mound for Three of Cups and went 2 2/3 innings allowing 3 runs....
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poor Pitching Leads to Slow Start
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Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Little League Roundup
Flushing Christian School vs. RDS Industries It was a real pitchers' duel that ended in a 0-0 tie after seven innings. For Flushing Christian School, the ace of their staff, Savvas Papadopoulos, pi...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automotive football team honors past, looks forward to future
On Saturday, the Automotive High School football team held it's annual awards banquet at Red Star Bar in Greenpoint. The team finished a 5-5 season and was honoring its many seniors. Now, if the id...
Apr 19, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets fall in home opener
Photos by Michael O'Kane The New York Mets officially opened the season at Citi Field last Friday afternoon, taking on the Washington Nationals in the team's home opener. Despite a 6-2 loss, the ex...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lavin diagnosed with prostate cancer
St. John’s head coach Steve Lavin was diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer this past fall and will undergo treatment in the coming weeks, the university announced on Friday. Lavin and h...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Down & out: main event lasts only 18 seconds
Saturday night at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, an enthusiastic crowd witnessed an action-packed boxing event that was promoted by Rob Diaz and Havoc Boxing Promotions. In the main event,...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Signup Begins
With a name change to Heroes Basketball League to commemorate our coaches, sponsors and supporters who sacrificed their lives in the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, this youth basketball le...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 in the ATP final in Buenos Aires on March 1, 2015Rafael Nadal won his first title in nearly nine months after beating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 at the Argentina Open. Nadal's triumph was his first since he won a ninth French Open title at Roland Garros last June. It was Nadal's 65th career crown on all surfaces, moving him into sole possession of fifth place on the Open Era all-time list led by the 109 titles of American Jimmy Connors. He broke out of a tie for fifth with Bjorn Borg and Pete Sampras.


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Employees assemble electronic components along a production line at a factory in HefeiActivity in China's factory sector edged up to a seven-month high in February but export orders shrank and deflationary pressures persisted, a private business survey showed on Monday, underlying economic fragility that may need more policy support. China's central bank cut interest rates on Saturday, just days before the annual meeting of the country's parliament, in the latest effort to support the world's second-largest economy as its momentum slows. The new export orders sub-index dipped to 48.5 in February, the sharpest contraction in a year, while both input and output prices fell for a seventh month. "China's manufacturing sector saw an improvement in overall operating conditions in February, with companies registering the strongest expansion of output since last summer while total new business also rose at a faster rate," said Annabel Fiddes, an economist at Markit.


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Anti-Israel demonstrators wearing Benjamin Netanyahu masks protest outside the Washington Convention Center where the visiting Israeli prime minister is due to speak, March 1, 2015Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramps up his mission to foil an emerging White House-backed nuclear deal with Iran with a speech on Monday to the powerful pro-Israel AIPAC lobby. Netanyahu has infuriated the White House and Democratic lawmakers by accepting an invitation by President Barack Obama's Republican foes to speak on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Also addressing the 16,000 AIPAC delegates are Washington's United Nations envoy Samantha Power and National Security Advisor Susan Rice, who last week slammed Netanyahu's move to speak before a joint session of the US Congress without the blessing of the administration.


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