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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 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 | 60 60 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 | 105 105 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 | 123 123 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 | 159 159 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 | 192 192 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 | 225 225 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 | 289 289 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 | 298 298 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 | 278 278 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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One to Watch: The Queens Cage Classic
In all, a total of 780 kids will participate in games this summer. Games started in the middle of June and will run until August 15th.
Jul 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little League Groundskeeper of 32 Years Just Loves the Game
Sitting at a white-wooden picnic table overlooking three baseball diamonds, Al Erdmann dressed in a faded blue tank top and jean shorts turned and proclaimed, “I’m the only man in Queens with a 6-a...
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handball Junior Nationals Land in Woodside
The tournament, which was sponsored by the Queens Borough Elk Lodge, ran from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th, and brought over 150 participants; all competing to become national champions.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclone Watch: 'Clones Streaking
The Latest: The streaking Cyclones are sitting in first place in the New York-Penn McNamara Division with an 8-2 record.
Jul 01, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/22-6/25
They pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 29, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones right home in rain
Fans, players excited for opening weekend at Keyspan
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: St. John’s Prep Varsity Baseball Team Wins Second Consecutive CHSAA “B” Title
Senior right-hander Teo Ramirez pitched a complete-game, two-hitter, striking out 10 and batting 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs to lead the Red Storm to a 13-3 win against Rice in the...
Jun 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/15
The Crusaders pulled away and never looked back for the win
Jun 21, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores for 6/19
In the 21 & under boys division of Heroes basketball league, the RMS beat the Supereme by a final score of 57 to 51 on Friday. The high scorers for the RMS were Mike Tableman with 19 points and Kei...
Jun 20, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our TOP 10 Favorite Things About Citi Field
A 10 week lovefest for the new home of the Mets
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cotto hangs on to title, barely
Narrowly beats Clottey at Garden before Puerto Rican Day parade
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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ANGLE OF THE WEEK: Dom Scala in Williamsburg
rooklyn native Dom Scala was feted at CARMINE’S PIZZERIA in Williamsburg this past Thursday to celebrate the publication of his new book “ONE-ON-ONE BASEBALL.”
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU’s James Jones Selected by Seattle Mariners in MLB Draft
Long Island University’s James Jones had a stellar season with the Blackbirds, as well as a career for the record books.
Jun 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Maulers beat St. Kevins Score: 31 to 7
On Tuesday, in the 12 & under boys division, Maspeth Maulers beat St. Kevins by a final score of 31 to 7. It was the play of Joseph DiBenedetto, who racked up 22 points on the Maulers. They as they...
Jun 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Knights beat A-1 Security Score: 18 to 17
It was a close game till The Black Knights pulled away in the fourth quarter by outscoring A-1 Security 6 to 5
Jun 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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WHO has for more than a decade recommended keeping sugar consumption below 10 percent of a person's total daily energy intake -- a target it considers clearly supported by scientific evidence which countries should adopt as policyThe World Health Organization on Wednesday urged the recommended daily intake of hidden sugar be halved, as it steps up the fight against obesity. The UN health agency had previously issued guidelines that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of a person's total daily energy intake, but in a new twist urged countries to strive for half that amount. The UN agency pointed out that much of the so-called free sugars we consume today are "hidden" in processed foods that are not usually seen as sweet such as ketchup, which contains a full teaspoon of sugar in each tablespoon. WHO has for more than a decade recommended keeping sugar consumption below 10 percent of a person's total daily energy intake -- a target it considers clearly supported by scientific evidence which countries should adopt as policy.


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Mexican soldiers launched a crackdown against the Zetas -- the country's largest and most powerful drug gang -- in 2012Mexican federal forces captured Zetas drug cartel leader Omar Trevino outside the northern industrial city of Monterrey on Wednesday, dealing a new blow to the feared gang. The suspect known as "Z-42" was detained by federal police and soldiers in the suburb of San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon state, two federal officials said. Trevino, 41, took the helm of the Zetas after his brother, Miguel Angel Trevino or "Z-40", was captured by marines in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas in July 2013. The US State Department had offered a $5 million reward for information leading to Omar Trevino's arrest.


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A general picture shows the skyline of Tanzania's port cty of Dar es SalaamTanzania will get a $300 million concessional loan from the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA) to help improve roads and other facilities in its commercial capital of Dar es salaam, the bank said.    Fast-growing Dar es Salaam generates more than 40 percent of Tanzania’s GDP but is exposed to a range of risks from climate change, including flooding, sea level rise, coastal erosion, water scarcity and insect-borne diseases. The credit from IDA, which gives grants or low-interest loans to the world's poorest countries, will boost the capacity of local governments in the east African country’s biggest city of 4.6 million people to better plan and provide services. Philippe Dongier, World Bank Tanzania country director, said in a statement seen by Reuters on Wednesday that investments in infrastructure over the next five years would help improve a city envisaged to have 10 million people in 15 years.


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