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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 | 53 53 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 | 99 99 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 | 118 118 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 | 154 154 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 | 187 187 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 | 220 220 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 | 282 282 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 | 291 291 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 | 271 271 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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The Culture Spot
Mar 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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From Brooklyn With Love
Rosanna Scotto serves up Torta rustica for Easter
Mar 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Culture Spot: Spring Awakening
Ah, spring. It’s my favorite time of the year and, thank goodness, it’s finally here! The doldrums of winter are over, which means there are oodles of outdoor adventures and activities to be enjoye...
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Lighten the Load
Queens resident sheds 200 pounds in starring role
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SYCAMORE David Daniell & Douglas McCombs
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Rumble on Astoria Blvd
Local kids band together through song
Mar 11, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pocketful of Big Dreams
Design diva Qristyl Frazier looks forward
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Getting Cozy With Shakespeare
LaGuardia takes "Hamlet" to the small stage
Feb 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dollar Van Demos takes the show on the road
Showcasing new talent while funking up your daily commute
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Rose - "Luck in the Valley"
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Happy Birthday, Kids Fun House!
Ridgewood venue celebrates 1st anniversary in style
Feb 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creative Metamorphosis
Leontine Greenberg discusses her growth as an artist
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Sunnyside Up: Queens eatery does diner, but better
If you’ve looked forever for a restaurant that’s versatile enough to enjoy a meal alone, catch up with old friends or take your love interest out on a casual date, you don’t have to look very far; ...
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Saint John of Las Vegas hits the jackpot
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Being For The Benefit of St. Margaret's
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2015 photo, Tom Schweich, second from left, makes a few comments after his swearing-in ceremony with his wife, Kathy, son Thomas Jr., and daughter Emile in his Capitol office in Jefferson City. Schweich, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide on Feb. 26, 2015, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month. (AP Photo/News Tribune, Julie Smith, File)CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth denounced the mean-spirited nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who he suggested was led to fatally shoot himself by political bullying from a negative radio ad and a perceived anti-Semitic whisper campaign.


2015-03-03 13:38:25 -0500
France said Western powers agreed on Tuesday that a "strong reaction" would be necessary from the international community if a ceasefire in Ukraine agreed last month was violated. The statement from the office of President Francois Hollande came after leaders of France, Britain, the United States, Germany and Italy, as well as the head of the European Commission, discussed the Ukraine crisis in a video conference. "They have agreed that a strong reaction from the international community would be necessary in case of a major breach of the process put in place in Minsk," said the statement about the deal signed on Feb 12.
2015-03-03 13:37:34 -0500
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to offer an alternative in his speech to the U.S. Congress on the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday. "Simply demanding that Iran completely capitulate is not a plan, nor would any country support us in that position. Netanyahu warned Congress against accepting a deal with Iran that President Barack Obama and his administration are deeply invested in negotiating, arguing that the deal would leave Iran with a "breakout time" of a year, which he said was too short. The senior U.S. official said that the administration was pursuing a deal that "verifiably prevents" Iran from obtaining a weapon, and increases the breakout time "substantially" to a year from the current estimate of two to three months.
2015-03-03 13:36:53 -0500