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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 23 23 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 | 66 66 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 | 85 85 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 | 124 124 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 | 154 154 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 | 190 190 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 | 250 250 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 | 259 259 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 | 243 243 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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Professional Skateboarding Returns to Flushing Meadows
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes league Scores & Notes (5/19/11-5/25/11)
May 19 Variety - 24 Raiders - 20 Variety played the Raiders and won by 4 points in the 14 & Under Division. The final score was 24-20. Adam Lesley was the high scorer on Variety with nine points. K...
Jun 02, 2011 | 4 4 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 no-no’s for Queen of Peace hurlers
On Sunday, May 22, about three hours apart and on opposite sides of Queens, two pitchers from Queen of Peace in Flushing tossed no-hitters for their CYO teams. For the 3rd Grade Sub-Novice team, Mi...
Jun 02, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greece and Ecuador to square off at Citi Field
Match will be first-ever soccer game held at stadium
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deportivo Junior off and running
Red Hook soccer league underway
May 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Results 5/19-5/23
Thursday, May 19 Woodside – 64 ESPN Zone - 44 In the 17-and-under Boys Division of the Heroes League, Woodside beat ESPN Zone by a final score of 64 to 44. The high scorers for Woodside were Kevin ...
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy enjoys perfect week
It was a busy week for the Msgr. McClancy Crusaders baseball team. The schedule called for 4 games in four days and the Crusaders were a perfect 4-0. On Monday, May 9, it was the Crusaders defeated...
May 26, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half a Marathon, All of the Fun
Runners compete in Brooklyn Half-Marathon
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Karmas, SJU Baseball
Athlete of the Week
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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LA bests NYC in first People's Games
Los Angeles beat a squad from New York in a basketball game in Union Square last week, taking the title in the inaugural People's Games. Game 1 of the best-of-three series took place in Venice Beac...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: How Agents Are Ruining Baseball
Professional sports has become agent-ized. What I mean by that is that agents have had a negative effect on baseball, and it came to a head last week with the Yankees and longtime catcher Jorge Pos...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auburndale Soccer Club is Italy bound
A group of teenage soccer players from Queens will be representing the nation at a tournament in Europe this month. An all-star group of players from the Auburndale Soccer Club will be traveling to...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leave Derek Jeter alone
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May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Hope Reichbach
Editor's Note: Hope Reichbach was an aide to North Brooklyn Councilman Stephen Levin who died suddenly on 28. She was also an avid boxer at Brooklyn's Gleason's Gym, and the following was written b...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Little League Roundup
American Office Interiors vs. M&G Pizza American Office Interiors vs. JC Security American Office Interiors remains undefeated, winning two games last week. On Tuesday, Michael Wegimont led off wit...
May 03, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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The four-month reprieve for Greece won overwhelming backing in Germany's lower house of parliamentGerman lawmakers approved a hard-won bailout extension for Greece Friday in a move Germany's finance chief called "not easy" but necessary, lifting the last hurdle to keeping a crucial lifeline open to Athens. With worsening Greek economic data With worsening Greek economic data heightening the pressure, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble vigorously urged German MPs to support giving Greece a four-month breathing space despite widespread misgivings. The 72-year-old deeply pro-European minister, who has traded barbs with Athens in recent weeks, said the peoples of Europe were a "community" based on solidarity where those currently better off help those in difficulty. "We, and especially Germany, will have a good future in the 21st century only if European integration remains successful and if we stand united in Europe," he said.


2015-02-27 11:39:11 -0500

Traders work at their screens in front of the German share price index DAX board at the stock exchange in FrankfurtWall Street stocks fell slightly on the last trading day of February as weak U.S. growth data made investors cautious, while European shares broke multi-year records ahead of the European Central Bank's injection next month of 60 billion euros to spur growth. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.27 percent on Friday after reaching its highest level since November, 2007. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 35.93 points, or 0.20 percent, at 18,178.49.


2015-02-27 11:38:08 -0500
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Highway Patrol says seven people have been killed in overnight shootings in southeastern Missouri and that the gunman is also dead.
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