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May 10, 2024

 ‘Financial Empowerment for Small Businesses’ Webinar To Be Hosted May 16 by SCORE-Staten Island

Online workshop to feature professionals from M&T Bank STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Owners and managers of small businesses are invited to increase their financial acumen during an upcoming SCORE-Staten Island webinar featuring three experts from the world of banking. The free online workshop, “Financial Empowerment for Small Businesses,” is designed to provide small-business operators with vital […]
April 10, 2024

SCORE-Staten Island Webinar April 25 to Distinguish Between Independent Contractors and Employees

Workshop to help business owners avoid regulatory noncompliance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – If you operate a business, it’s essential to have a clear understanding of worker-classification rules. “The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the IRS are stepping up enforcement of worker classification regulations, and in today’s part-time economy, it may be harder than ever to […]
February 8, 2024

Staten Island’s John Amodio Receives National SCORE Organization’s Top Honor

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – John J. Amodio, a prominent business leader and former six-term chairman of SCORE-Staten Island, was recently recognized with the SCORE Platinum Leadership Award, the national SCORE organization’s highest honor. The award was presented to Amodio by Gina Ottrando and Bartholomew (Bart) Sharp, co-chairs of SCORE-Staten Island, during a special ceremony held at […]
February 5, 2024

John Amodio Retires as SCORE-Staten Island Chairman And Welcomes New Co-Chairs

Certified Business Mentors Gina Ottrando and Bartholomew Sharp assume top leadership responsibilities of nationwide SCORE organization’s local chapter STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. ( Feb. 5, 2024) – Six-term SCORE-Staten Island Chairman John J. Amodio has retired from the position, having passed the gavel in autumn to SCORE certified business mentors Gina Ottrando and former Vice Chairman Bartholomew (Bart) Sharp. […]
January 16, 2024

Staten Island Board of Realtors® Inducts 62nd President In Organization’s 109-Year History

Francine Reali assumes leadership of borough’s largest professional association STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Francine (Fran) Reali of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Safari Realty has taken the helm as the 62nd president of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR). Reali was sworn into office Jan. 11 by Staten Island Borough President Vito Fossella, during a […]
January 15, 2024

Recent Tax Changes to be the Focus of Jan. 25 SCORE-Staten Island Webinar

Three-hour continuing-education credits in taxation are available  for qualifying attendees STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – An upcoming SCORE-Staten Island webinar will focus on “Taxes, Taxes, Taxes: What’s Changed in 2023?” The three-hour workshop will take place Thursday, Jan. 25, 5 to 8 p.m., via Zoom. Sponsored by Richmond County Savings Bank, a division of Flagstar Bank, N.A. – […]
December 7, 2023

Free SCORE-Staten Island Business Webinar Dec. 20 to Focus on Understanding of Financial Statements

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (December 7, 2023) – Having a clear picture of one’s finances is essential when running a business. An upcoming SCORE-Staten Island online seminar is designed to help business owners secure stability through an understanding of financial statements. The free webinar – sponsored by Richmond County Savings Bank, a division of Flagstar Bank, N.A., […]
October 18, 2023

SCORE-Staten Island’s In-Person Workshop Oct. 27 Will Guide You Toward Starting Your Own Business

Free ‘lunch and learn’ event is presented in collaboration with the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Richmond County Savings Bank, a division of Flagstar Bank, N.A. – Member FDIC STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2023) – If you aspire to launch your own business, you are invited to take a first step in […]
September 20, 2023

Video Spotlights Body Tempering® Session Performed By Award-Winning Chiropractor

Clip shows Dr. Frank J. Mandarino of Mandarino Chiropractic and New Jersey Sports Chiropractic addressing a ballplayer’s shoulder pain STATEN ISLAND –  A social media video provides a glimpse into a treatment room as Dr. Frank J. Mandarino, an award-winning chiropractor with offices in New York and New Jersey, conducts a Body Tempering® therapeutic session on […]
September 18, 2023

Staten Island-Headquartered Eye Level Learning Center Earns International Award for Excellence

Eye Level Learning/FasTracKids owners Veronica and Franco Verdino receive top honors from global franchiser for children’s educational programs during an awards ceremony in Seoul, South Korea STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A Staten Island-headquartered children’s educational center long known for the high quality of its supplemental-learning program has been honored with the Eye Level Franchise Excellence Award […]
May 12, 2023

Staten Island Realtors Discuss Vital Real Estate Concerns with State Lawmakers

While in Albany, officials and members of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® press for approval of a first-time homebuyer savings account program, and other legislations STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May 12, 2023) – Representatives of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) were among over 350 Realtors® from across New York state who recently gathered in […]
March 9, 2023

Free SCORE-Staten Workshop March 28 Designed for Women Seeking Financial Command

Notable speakers to include attorney, financial advisor and banker STATEN ISLAND N.Y. ( March 9, 2023) – “Women: It’s Time to Take Charge!”is the theme of a free upcoming seminarconducted by women, specifically for women, with the aim of guiding attendees toward financial know-howand secure futures. The SCORE-Staten Island workshop is sponsored by Richmond County Savings […]
February 13, 2023

January’s New Home-Listings on Staten Island Fall 17 Percent As Measured Against First Month of 2022

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The U.S. housing market began the year in a state of rebalance, with many buyers and sellers remaining cautious as they wait to see where the market is headed. A newly released report from the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) reveals new home-listings on Staten Island decreased 17 percent in January […]
December 6, 2022

Changes in 2022 Tax Regulations are Focus of Dec. 17 SCORE-Staten Island Webinar

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (DEC. 6, 2022) – An upcoming SCORE-Staten Island webinar is a must-attend event for tax professionals and small-business owners seeking to keep up with changing tax regulations. The three-hour Zoom-transmitted workshop – “Taxes, Taxes, Taxes – What’s changed in 2022?” – will take place Saturday, Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by […]
December 5, 2022

Jerusalem Real Estate Broker Unveils Israeli MLS to Realtors on Staten Island and Across U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2022 Jerusalem Real Estate Broker Unveils Israeli MLS to Realtors on Staten Island and Across U.S. Representatives of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® succeed in helping to establish a national multiple listing service in Israel STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Taking a lead from their friends in the United States, […]
November 17, 2022

Staten Island Board of Realtors® Posts Organization’s Election Results for 2023

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Members of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) concluded the appointment of its directors for 2023 during recently held electronically-balloted elections. The voting took place in October during SIBOR’s in-person Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Breakfast at Grand Oaks Country Club, Huguenot. Officers elected at an earlier time include Rosanne La Fata […]
November 11, 2022

Staten Island Housing Market Slows in Step with Nationwide Trend

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Nov. 11, 2022) – Mirroring a drop in home sales across the United States, pending sales on Staten Island were down 37.5 percent in October, as compared to the same month a year ago, and down 20.1 percent year to date, according to the latest data from the Staten Island Board of Realtors® […]
November 10, 2022

Veterans at Adult Care Facility Take Center Stage as Grateful Staten Islanders Express Appreciation

Pvt. Joseph F. Merrell Jr. American Legion Post, Rotary Club of Staten Island, and others, honor former U.S. military service members during a celebration at Harbor Terrace Adult Care and Assisted Living STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A variety of Staten Island groups and community leaders gathered for a midday celebration Nov. 9 to honor U.S. military veterans […]