BUSINESS NEWS

May 9, 2013

Staten Island’s Savo Brothers To Acquire Mount Manresa Property

   Jesuits find needs of many are not being met by an exclusively retreat-center approach  STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May 9, 2013) — The New York Province of the Society of Jesus confirmed on Wednesday a contractual agreement of $15 million for the purchase of the Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House property at 239 Fingerboard Rd., in the Fort Wadsworth […]
March 3, 2013

Relevant Public Relations Continues Offer Of $899 RelevantPRlaunchpad® For Businesses, Professional Practices And Online Enterprises

Nationwide PR/marketing initiative includes a high-impact press release and media-distribution combo designed to reach specifically targeted audiences NEW YORK — Business owners searching for an effective and affordable way to promote their enterprise have a highly attractive option: The RelevantPRlaunchpad®. Introudced by Relevant Public Relations LLC  in June 2011, the RelevantPRlaunchpad® is a nationwide marketing initiative designed to […]
February 26, 2013

Sandy-Shaken Onsite Caterer Marina Grand Reunites With Patrons As Weeknight Restaurant, Weekend Party Place

Click here to view NY1 news footage of the Marina Grand’s post-Sandy comeback Owners seek to spread word of reopening and get employees back to work as nearby sibling Marina Café awaits city permits required to complete renovations STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Marina Grand in Great Kills will be marking its 15th anniversary in March. Owners, however, […]
February 8, 2013

Manhattan Realtors to Induct New President and Celebrate Latest ‘MANAR Realtor of the Year’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, FEB. 8, 2013 Robb Pair of Harlem Lofts to take helm of trade organization on Feb. 21 NEW YORK — Frederick (Rick) Wohlfarth, president of the Manhattan Association of Realtors (MANAR), will be concluding his term in an upbeat fashion with the newly awarded title of “2012 MANAR Realtor of the Year.” […]
January 14, 2013

Relevant Public Relations Renews Deal With Comprehensive Wealth Management and John J. Vento, CPA

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – An agreement to have Relevant Public Relations LLC represent Comprehensive Wealth Management Ltd. and the accounting firm of John J. Vento, CPA has been renewed. “It was a relatively easy decision to extend our relationship with Relevant Public Relations,” said John J. Vento, the certified public accountant (CPA) and Certified Financial Planner™ […]
January 8, 2013

Relevant Public Relations Selected As PR/Marketing Rep For Manhattan-Based Dentist of Miss New York USA® and Miss New York pageants

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013   Relevant Public Relations Chosen By Dr. Victoria Veytsman As Rep  Of Madison Avenue Center For Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign Client is Official Dentist of Miss New York USA® and Miss New York pageants   NEW YORK – Madison Avenue Center for Cosmetic Dentistry […]
December 21, 2012

Victory State Bank Marks 15th Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2012   Victory State Bank Marks 15th Anniversary  Staten Island’s only community-based commercial bank triumphs amid challenging regulatory demands, rollercoaster shifts in U.S. economy, and other business hurdles STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Victory State Bank was born out of necessity. A meeting in 1995 between businessman Joseph J. LiBassi, banking and […]
December 19, 2012

Relevant Public Relations Founder and President Barton Horowitz to Receive Louis R. Miller Business Leadership Award

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – It seems no matter what he sets his mind to, Barton Horowitz has no problem achieving success. At 63, Horowitz has held several top job titles and held them all successfully — moving almost seamlessly from one to the next, making the difficult look effortless. Horowitz’s latest venture is Relevant Public Relations, […]
November 14, 2012

Staten Island’s Largest Indoor Children’s Playground Rebuilds in Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy Damage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012 Island’s Largest Indoor Children’s Playground Rebuilds In Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy Damage Owners of Chelsea Playground, Travis, plan to reopen within weeks STATEN ISLAND,, N.Y. — Chelsea Playground, a Staten Island indoor children’s playground popular with families, schools and day camps, is renovating in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. “We […]
November 13, 2012

Free Small-Business Seminar, Buffet Dinner on Monday To Simplify SBA’s Loan Options

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012   Free Small-Business Seminar, Buffet Dinner on Monday To Simplify SBA’s Loan Options for Businesses, Professionals Noted Island-based attorney and Empire Bank president/CEO will explain opportunities and programs that local enterprises may utilize to obtain capital   STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If you operate a business or professional practice on Staten […]
November 9, 2012

Help for Staten Island small businesses damaged by Hurricane Sandy

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Loans for up to $2 million are now available for small business owners who sustained damage to their storefronts and livelihood as a result of Hurricane Sandy, which roared through Staten Island destroying everything in her path on Oct. 29 and 30.  The loans, being offered directly from the Small Business Administration […]
September 30, 2011

Soon-To-Open Café /Art Gallery Combo Highlights Growth of Staten Island’s North Shore Artist Community

 Free grand-opening exhibition on Oct. 8 to feature works by local artists, and others such as Jon Krawczyk, sculptor of the St. Peter’s Church cross near Ground Zero STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  – Emerging as a living canvas for writers, local artists and musicians, the North Shore of Staten Island, N.Y., is teeming with creativity. One of newest […]
August 3, 2011

Timely Project Underscores A Tough Economy As It Spreads Through New York City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 201  As Staten Island’s 350th Birthday Nears, Nationwide Initiative Holds Special Appeal For Locals  STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –  A  Minneapolis-born campaign seeking to enliven local businesses is taking root in the boroughs of  New York City. Most recently embraced by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce, “The 3/50 Project” is a […]
August 3, 2011

Push is on to support neighborhood businesses

Local businesses need your support — and deserve it. They are at the heart of each community in this borough and represent the livelihoods of your family and friends. Though Staten Islanders have grown to be loyal customers of the mega-retailers that have put down roots in the borough, the nationally-based stores have not been nearly […]
July 27, 2011

Free Staten Island Credit Fair Is A Must For Business Owners

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — In business?  Thinking of making your mark as an entrepreneur? You won’t want to miss the Staten Island Credit Fair on Aug. 2 Here’s What You Need To Know:   NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL SPEAKER CHRISTINE C. QUINN, COUNCIL MEMBERS DOMENIC M. RECCHIA, JR, CHAIR, FINANCE COMMITTEE; DIANA REYNA, CHAIR, SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE; […]
July 27, 2011

12 Ways To Secure Your Place As An Expert In Your Field

By BARTON HOROWITZ PRESIDENT, RELEVANT PUBLIC RELATIONS LLC STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — For many entrepreneurs, the growth of a business depends upon the answer to these two questions: Are you an expert in your field? If so, do potential clients know how good you really are?  Here is some advice for qualified individuals who want to build a reputation […]
July 19, 2011

Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Embraces National Business Initiative On A Local Level

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  — The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce is participating with a nationwide program to promote locally owned businesses across the borough. The 3/50 Project is a grassroots campaign that has spread across the nation to support and save local businesses.  The concept behind the program is for consumers to pick three independently owned Island businesses and spend a […]
July 8, 2011

Lawmakers Officiate As South Shore Rotary Club Installs A Woman As President For The First Time In Its 56-Year History

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (June 8, 2011) — Debbie Ferrara of Great Kills was sworn in yesterday afternoonas president of the South Shore Rotary Club. It is the first time in the club’s 56-year history that a woman has held the post. Coverage of the historic event, which took place at the Marina Grand, Great Kills, may be found at […]