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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 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 | 49 49 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 | 95 95 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 | 115 115 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 | 151 151 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 | 184 184 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 | 217 217 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 | 280 280 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 | 288 288 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 | 268 268 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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Green dreams for neighborhoods along Newtown Creek
City has funds from state, but too many choices
Nov 22, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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ExxonMobil settles with state over Greenpoint oil spill
Oil giant must finish cleanup, pay $25M in penalties
Nov 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automated postal center to reduce lines, wait times
Williamsburg branch unveils ATM-style machine
Nov 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anatomy of the 5 p.m. job hunt
Sharpen your job-hunting skills, and even in tight employment times you’re still ahead of the game. “It’s still a historically challenging market, but I see a lot more people getting jobs today tha...
Nov 16, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father Giorgio post honors namesake on Veterans Day
Though he was assigned to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church for just eight years, the legacy of Catholic priest and Army chaplain Edward J. Giorgio (1909 – 1946) has lasted over six decades in the Wi...
Nov 16, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds attend Greenpoint Beer Festival
Thousands of runners may have been drinking Gatorade on Sunday, but on Saturday New Yorkers were drinking beer. The day before the New York City Marathon, hundreds of people descended upon Red Star...
Nov 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering a priest, chaplain, veteran
Plaque to commemorate Williamsburg priest killed in WWII
Nov 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents at The Edge really will live in luxury
Developers announce finished amenities package “largest-ever” in Brooklyn
Nov 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloween in Williamsburg
A Halloween party at Williamsburg Community Center was the perfect start to the Halloween weekend festivities. On Friday evening, costumed parents, children and neighbors of all ages came out to pl...
Nov 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint Hospital developer's shortfall energizes opponents
GREC continues campaign to win back project
Nov 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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From grape to glass at the Brooklyn Winery
Until Brooklyn Winery opened its doors in mid-September, a search for grapes in Williamsburg meant a trip to the corner fruit market. But these days, oenophiles are in for a real surprise: an urban...
Nov 02, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free computers, Internet, for Brooklyn sixth graders
What's the best way to get kids into school on a weekend? Give them free computers. On Saturday, sixth grade students at Ebbets Field Middle School 352 in Prospect Lefferts Gardens went to class to...
Oct 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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For love of the game
French painter pays homage to the great American pastime
Oct 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Freddy's, same spirit
Anti-Yards bar will reopen in South Slope
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Playwright group takes matters into its own hands
When you think of the theater, you think of elaborate costuming, well-designed sets and of course, a story that illuminates some aspect of humanity. What rarely comes to mind is the amount of money...
Oct 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shares in Sharp tumbled nearly 10 percent in early trade after the Nikkei business daily reported that the struggling electronics maker plans to request aidTokyo (AFP) - Sharp shares dropped on Tuesday after a report said the struggling Japanese electronics firm will ask its key lenders for aid, as it eyes the closure of money-losing units.


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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin, center, catches a strike from starting pitcher R.A. Dickey, not shown. as infielder Maicer Izturis (13) bats during the first inning of an intrasquad spring training baseball game in Dunedin, Fla., Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)What to watch for today at spring training:


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MOSCOW (AP) — Mourners are lining up outside a Moscow human rights center for the funeral of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
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