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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 122 122 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 224 224 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 | 286 286 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 | 297 297 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 | 277 277 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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Edward R. Perzanowski
Edward R. Perzanowski passed away on Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Brother of Sophia Solecki. Cherished Uncle of numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Buri...
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Mary Elenterio
Mary Elenterio passed away on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank J. Elenterio. Loving Mother of Angela Doyle and Nancy Hagen. Cherished Grandm...
Feb 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aniello Napolitano
Aniello Napolitano passed away on Friday, February 18, 2011 at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of the late Carmela. Loving Father of John Napolitano and Joseph Napolitano and Father-in-La...
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Michael Luisi
Michael Luisi passed away on Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at the age of 95. He was the beloved Husband of the late Margaret. Loving Father of Michael J. Luisi and the late Angelo Luisi. Cherished G...
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Florence Felice
Florence Felice passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank Felice. Loving Mother of Lawrence Felice and Thomas Felice and Mother-in-Law of...
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Irene Speck Nee Folusiak
Irene Speck Nee Folusiak passed away on February 06, 2011 at the age of 89. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter. She was the dear sister of Edmond, the late John C. , the late Eleanor and R...
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Michael Luisi
Michael Luisi passed away on Wednesday, February 09, 2011 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Husband of the late Margartet. Loving Father of Michael J. Luisi and the late Angelo Luisi. Cherished...
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Antonia (Tessie) Novosedlik
Antonia (Tessie) Novosedlik passed away on February 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of John, Joanne, Alice & Marty Sullivan. Cherished grandmothe...
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Evanthia Martakis
Evanthia Martakis passed away on Monday, January 24, 2011 at the age of 88 in Fort Myers, FL. . She was the beloved Wife of Eleftherios . Loving Mother of Nicholas Martakis and Michael Martakis and...
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Mary B. McGrath (nee Donnelly)
Mary B. McGrath (nee Donnelly) passed away on Wednesday, February 02, 2011 at the age of 74. Formerly of Clonelly, County Longford, Ireland. Beloved Wife of Anthony. Loving Mother of Mary LeBourhis...
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John Josephides
John Josephides passed away on Monday, January 31, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Husband of the late Theodora. Loving Father of Amelia Monis and Mary Flouras and Father-in-Law of Argyri...
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Frank “Sonny” DeTurris
Frank “Sonny” DeTurris passed away on Sunday, February 06, 2011 at the age of 67. He was the beloved Father of Toni Ann and Anthony. Cherished Grandfather of Megan, Catlin, Joseph, Dakota and Jaden...
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Joseph F. Flaherty
Joseph F. Flaherty May 20, 1918 - January 26, 2009 In Loving Memory of Dad and Pops Two years have gone by without you. Tears and sadness still fill our hearts. It seems like only yesterday the aro...
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Antonio Pecorella
Antonio Pecorella of Ridgewood passed away on January 18, 2011 at the age of 56. He was the beloved husband of the late Lydia Carillo. Devoted father of Zulma DeJesus, Ronnie Reres, Debra Gonzales,...
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Elsie Baron
Elsie Baron died January 24, 2011 at age 95. She was born August 12, 1915 in Bruce Crossing, Michigan. After graduation from Ewen High School, she moved to New York, where she has been a resident f...
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French nuclear group Areva confirmed record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to project delaysFrench nuclear group Areva confirmed Wednesday record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to delays to its flagship next-generation reactor. "The scale of the net loss for 2014 illustrates the two-fold challenge confronting Areva: continuing stagnation of the nuclear operations, lack of competitiveness and difficulties in managing the risks inherent in large projects," chief executive Philippe Knoche said in a statement. Areva has taken a particular hit in the past year from delays in building its Olkiluoto 3 nuclear plant in Finland, as well as difficulties with its renewable energy contracts. The company, which is 87-percent owned by the French state, has suffered in recent years as interest in nuclear power has cooled following the 2011 Fukushima catastrophe in Japan.


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A masked, black-clad militant brandishes a knife in this still image from videoBy Ahmed Aboulenein, Michael Holden and Simon Falush LONDON (Reuters) - The financial backers of a campaign group that had contact with the man later known as 'Jihadi John' are under pressure from British politicians and a regulator's investigation to explain why they gave it several hundred thousand pounds. The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, a Quaker foundation, and The Roddick Foundation, set up by the late founder of beauty retailer Body Shop, are among those now being asked how they came to fund Cage, a small activist group that called Mohammed Emwazi, killer of American, British and Syrian hostages, a once "beautiful young man". "I condemn anybody who attempts to excuse that barbarism away in the way that has been done by Cage," British interior minister Theresa May told parliament in response to the comment by Cage's research boss Asim Qureshi to media last week. Cage was set up by a group of London Muslims with the aim of supporting British suspects being held by the United States in Guantanamo Bay.


2015-03-04 07:59:35 -0500
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that progress had been made in talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, but that much work remained. Zarif, walking along Lake Geneva in the Swiss town of Montreux after the final session with Kerry, was asked whether a lot of progress had been made. "We have, but a lot of work remains," Zarif told reporters. (Reporting by Lucien Libert; writing by Stephanie Nebehay; editing by Tom Miles)
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