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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 47 47 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 | 91 91 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 | 113 113 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 | 149 149 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 | 182 182 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 | 215 215 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 | 277 277 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 | 284 284 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 | 264 264 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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Game 29: Hofstra Routed, Misses Big Opportunity by Jonathan
February 25, 2009 10:27 PM | 8618 views | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— WED 02/25/09 GEORGIA STATE 76, HOFSTRA 55 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 19-10, 10-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.6 pts, 4.8 reb, 4.1 ast, 3.4...
5S7M_Jenkins.jpg Jenkins Earns 2 Player Of The Week Honors by Jonathan
February 25, 2009 10:37 AM | 8722 views | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
It's been well-known all season among Hofstra Basketball followers that Charles Jenkins is the go-to guy for the 2008-09 Hofstra Pride. But, Jenkins is again being recognized in the New York area, ...
4X9I_HU_FU_1.jpg Game 28: Vines Bails Out Jenkins, Hofstra by Jonathan
February 21, 2009 10:32 PM | 9214 views | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————— SAT 02/21/09 HOFSTRA 61, FAIRFIELD 56 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 19-9, 10-6 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 4th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.6 pts, 4.9 reb, 4.1 ast, 3.4 to —...
Eric Ulrich and the New Queens GOP by Anthony
February 23, 2009 12:31 AM | 6890 views | 1 1 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Talking to Vince Tabone of the Queens GOP, you can feel the enthusiasm he has for newcomer Eric Ulrich, who is running for the vacant city council seat left by Sen. Joe Addabbo. Like Ulrich, I ran ...
Onward Laptop Soldiers…. by Anthony
February 23, 2009 12:26 AM | 8905 views | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Solidarity has such a noble ring to it that you can see where students can get riled up in the word alone. The protests at New York University this week were viewed by many people, and many student...
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Apple logo is pictured inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in TokyoBy Rodrigo Campos and Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - It may be by far the most valuable American company but Apple Inc still can’t get into at least one exclusive club – the 30-member Dow Jones Industrial Average. It is, though, hurting those who tie their investments to the performance of the venerable Dow, which was first calculated in 1896 and is still probably the best-known stock index in the world. Since Apple split its shares seven-for-one last June 6, it’s delivered investors a gain of more than 43 percent including dividend payments, and that has contributed almost one third of the Nasdaq 100’s return of 18.6 percent, according to ETF.com. By comparison, the Dow’s total return has been only 8.97 percent over that period, and it has also underperformed the S&P500 – which does include Apple – and has a 9.56 percent return.  Had Apple been substituted for 29 of the 30 Dow components last June, the index would have been higher.


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Five minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 18,165.77, up 33.07 points (0.18 percent)New York (AFP) - Wall Street stocks rose early Monday following a stream of merger announcements, including a $16.7 billion acquisition in the semiconductor sector.


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A woman walks across City Hall as snow falls during a winter storm, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)BOSTON (AP) — It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record — for now.


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