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June 12, 2018

Launch of Spotlight Repertory Theatre on Staten Island Celebrated by Performers and Patrons of the Arts

Sibling of children’s theater company offers first-rate stage productions for adult audiences STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Spotlight Theatre Company, known for its exceptional Staten Island children’s theater productions, has raised the curtain on a new division aimed at adult audiences. The official launch of the Spotlight Repertory Theatre was recently celebrated by its founders, friends and […]
May 2, 2018

Turnout for SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair Ignites Plans for Annual Return of Event

Visitors to the expo explored stations featuring leading medical industry experts; traditional and holistic resources and products, and the latest information on health insurance options STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair was greeted with enthusiasm and bustling activity by participants and visitors during its recent inaugural debut. The admission-free event, held […]
May 2, 2018

Staten Island Board of Realtors Donates $2,000 for RUMC’s Pediatric Oncology Unit

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Members of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) recently visited Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC), West Brighton, to deliver a $2,000 check earmarked for the hospital’s pediatric oncology unit. The donation was accepted on behalf of the hospital by Dr. Joan Graziano, section chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at RUMC. The funds were […]
April 25, 2018

SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair April 26 at Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield

Admission-free expo to feature leading medical industry experts; traditional and holistic resources and products, and the latest information on health insurance options STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  – The inaugural SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair will take place April 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Ave., Bloomfield. The event will run 10 a.m. to 5 […]
April 15, 2018

SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair Moves to Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield

Anticipated attendance of Staten Island health event on April 26 spurs relocation from original site to larger banquet facility STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The location of the highly anticipated SINY Women’s Health & Wellness Fair on April 26 has moved from the Hampton Inn & Suites, Bloomfield, to the neighboring Hilton Garden Inn at  1100 South […]
March 5, 2018

NYC Business Group Signs Staten Island-Based PR Firm To Spotlight Local Women’s Health and Wellness Fair

Insurance firm hires Relevant Public Relations to publicize 1st women’s health expo hosted by New York City Business Group and Richmond County Chapter of New York State Women STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – New York City (NYC) Business Group, a prominent Staten Island-headquartered insurance firm, has secured Relevant Public Relations LLC to manage the marketing and PR […]
February 23, 2018

Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza in New Dorp Benefits Island Through Its Local Fundraiser Program

Restaurant known for fast and affordable artisanal pizzas offers a fun and easy way for Staten Island schools, sports clubs and other local groups to raise money STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza will mark the first anniversary of its New Dorp location in the spring as it continues to build community ties across Staten […]
February 9, 2018

Staten Island SCORE Member Named District’s Mentor of the Year

From left, Mark Rothenberg, director, New York Metro Area SCORE, and Anthony DeFazio, immediate-past chairman of SCORE Staten Island, share the moment as Bart Sharp, a member of the Island chapter, receives the district’s Mentor of the Year Award. In addition to Staten Island, the district includes Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties, […]
February 3, 2018

NYC Law Firm Menicucci Villa Cilmi Adds ‘Triple Threat’ Litigator to Legal Team

Attorney Brendan T. Lantry, an experienced political counsel, criminal prosecutor and civil litigator is based at New York law firm’s Staten Island headquarters STATEN ISLAND – The legal team of Menicucci Villa Cilmi PLLC (MVC) is marking the recent addition of accomplished civil litigator, former political counsel and criminal prosecutor Brendan T. Lantry. “I’m delighted to have […]
January 22, 2018

Staten Island Plastic Surgeon, Wound Care Doctor Michael J. Lacqua, M.D., Shares Advice on Acute Care for Burns

Short-Term Burn Care: 7 Vital Things to Know STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If your typical day begins without the thought of wound care in mind, you are fortunate. But by spilling a hot breakfast beverage on your lap, touching a sizzling frying pan, or mishandling a curling iron – you can change things in an instant. […]
November 22, 2017

In Staten Island, New York, and Across the Nation, Keep the Beat with Cutting-Edge Marketing Tactics

In order for businesses to build their brands in the 21st century, traditional marketing and public relations strategies need to be combined with modern day technologies for optimum results.  
November 21, 2017

Victory State Bank Marks 20th Anniversary

Formed with initial capitalization of $7 million, Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank now has total equity of $32.7 million and nearly $400 million in total assets STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (November 2017) – Victory State Bank, Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank has marked its 20th anniversary, flourishing in tandem with the borough’s vibrant business sector […]
November 2, 2017

5 Reasons a Blog is Vital for Your Business

Marketing and public relations firm headquartered on Staten Island, N.Y., emphasizes importance of blogging STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Blogs are significant, if not essential, to most businesses. Nowadays, such online essays, articles and news features are ubiquitous – for a variety of reasons. “Misinterpreted by some entrepreneurs as either an unwarranted business expense or a nonbeneficial […]
October 24, 2017

VSB Bancorp Inc.’s 3rd Quarter of 2017 Leaps Nearly 28 Percent Compared to Same Period a Year Ago

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Oct. 2017) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN) – Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank – recently reported net income of $724,213 for the third quarter of 2017. The figure represents an increase of $157,046 – or 27.7 percent – from the third quarter of 2016. “Our year over year earnings results show robust […]
October 5, 2017

John J. Amodio Takes Helm as Chairman of SCORE Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Staten Island business leader John J. Amodio has taken the helm as chairman of SCORE Staten Island. The organization, dedicated to fostering a vibrant small-business community within Staten Island, provides cost-free mentoring and education to both aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Amodio was appointed to the position during a recent general meeting of […]
July 5, 2017

SCORE Staten Island: Small Businesses Have Advantages Over Bigger Competitors

STATEN ISLAND. N.Y. – As an entrepreneur, not every day may go as smoothly as you’d like, but that’s OK. As you face obstacles while building your enterprise, experts emphasize the importance of reflecting upon the many advantages small businesses have over their bigger competitors. “Keep the pluses of business ownership in mind – not only during […]
June 16, 2017

Hyperbaric Chamber Added to Treatment Options At 6,000-Square-Foot New Jersey Sports Chiropractic

Vitaeris320 joins an ever-growing selection of therapeutic technologies benefiting patients at Dr. Frank Mandarino’s state-of-the-art chiropractic facility in Morganville, N.J. MORGANVILLE/MONMOUTH COUNTY, N.J. – New Jersey Sports Chiropractic PC – a practice embracing traditional and newly innovative non-pharmaceutical treatments – has added a hyperbaric chamber to its ensemble of state-of-the-art therapeutic devices. “Our goal is to […]
June 14, 2017

9 Prerequisites of Turning a Hobby into a Business

If you are considering to transform your hobby into a money-making enterprise, the small-business mentors of SCORE Staten Island are sharing this sound advice: Don’t rush into things. Running a successful business centered on doing something you love is the dream of many entrepreneurs. What could be more gratifying than making a living sharing your talents […]