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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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New tech grant would benefit community colleges
If passed, schools could apply for $100,000 in funding
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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QC students hold vigil for Muslims murdered in NC
Local members of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) joined Queens College faculty and students on Wednesday for a vigil in remembrance of the three Muslim students murdered in North C...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol calls for traffic control agents at Flushing Commons site
State Senator Tony Avella renewed calls for the developers of Flushing Commons to provide traffic control agents at its construction site, repeating concerns about traffic safety that have gone lar...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz unveils new deputy beep at Chamber speech
Also reveals her economic plans for the borough
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public advocate joins NYU for "Give Kids a Smile" initiative
Program will help underserved children receive free dental care
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Valentines for Vets brightens day in St. Albans
Thousands of donations of candy, hand-written cards, new clothing items, playing cards, puzzles and toiletries were donated by schools, civic organizations, s troops, and local residents as part of...
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Pol, neighbors hope city will finally seize house
A local elected official is hoping an owner's failure to pay property taxes will finally be the catalyst the city needs to take over a nearly 15-year eyesore in Queens Village. According to State S...
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Fired doormen deliver petition to former employer
Say they were shown the door over union efforts
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Let it go! City urges residents to avoid frozen waterways
With two close calls in the last month and winter showing no signs of letting up, the city is warning New Yorkers to stay off frozen waterways in the city’s park. FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro det...
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Smith, Tabone looking at decades behind bars in GOP bribery scheme
Former Queens County HQ shuttered
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Report shows alarming disparities for city’s at-risk youth
Communities in Brooklyn, Queens demonstrate “tale of two cities”
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC welcomes record high number of tourists in 2014
56.4 million visitors travel to New York, up 23 percent from 2009
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109th Precinct honored for dedication to community safety
Despite recent accusations of violence and hate, not everyone is pulling out pitchforks and leading a lynch mob to attack police officers. The Hindu Temple Society of North America in Flushing held...
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SUNY loophole allows charter schools to bypass public hearings
City Council introduces resolution to stop “undemocratic” process
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Pol, attorney warn immigrants about reform scams
Note protections under executive action not in effect yet
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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
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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. The prime minister offered no concrete action plan," the official said, speaking on background. ...
2015-03-03 13:36:53 -0500

Israel's PM Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in WashingtonBy Dan Williams and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday against accepting a nuclear deal with Iran that would be a "countdown to a potential nuclear nightmare" by a country that "will always be an enemy of America". "If the deal now being negotiated is accepted by Iran, that deal will not prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons - it will all but guarantee that Iran will get those nuclear weapons, lots of them," the Israeli leader said in a 39-minute speech to the U.S. Congress that offered a point-by-point critique of Obama's Iran diplomacy.


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