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® […]
July 8, 2021

Staten Island Home Prices at Record Highs As Buyers Embrace Low Mortgage Rates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2021 Staten Island Home Prices at Record Highs As Buyers Embrace Low Mortgage Rates STATEN ISLAND. N.Y. – The Staten Island housing market continue its frenzied pace in June, with low interest rates and limited inventory fueling record-high sales prices, as reflected by the latest report from the Staten Island […]
June 23, 2021

14 Dining Tips For Enjoying Health Benefits of Nuts Offered By Healthy-Living Senior Community Near Staten Island, N.Y.

A luxurious resort-like community promoting a wellness-centric lifestyle, The Villas of Manalapan, N.J., provides for independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care on specialized floors STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Eating nuts can benefit your health, say wellness experts at  The Villas of Manalapan, N.J., the luxurious healthy-living apartment community for seniors, just 30 minutes from the Outerbridge Crossing connecting to […]
December 9, 2020

Staten Island Experiences Strong Home-Buyer Demand During a Typically Slow Time of Year

Pending home sales in the borough are up 44.5 percent in November, as compared to the same month a year ago STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9, 2020) – The Staten Island housing market continued to show strong activity in November, contrary to the norm for this time of the year. Reflecting a trend across most […]
August 5, 2020

SCORE-Staten Island Webinar to Explore Business and Bankruptcy in a Post-COVID World

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A SCORE-Staten Island webinar of vital concern to small-business owners will spotlight “Business and Bankruptcy in a Post-COVID World.”Presented by three top financial and legal experts, the online workshop – sponsored by Richmond County Savings Bank (a division of New York Community Bank, member FDIC) and the Independent Association of Accountants of Staten […]
March 23, 2020

50th Consecutive Cash Dividend Announced By VSB Bancorp, Inc.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (VSBN), the holding company for Victory State Bank, recently declared a quarterly cash dividend of 15 cents per share, payable on April 1, 2020 to stockholders of record on March 20, 2020.   “We are pleased to announce our 50th consecutive cash dividend. Our earnings allow us to continue to […]
March 19, 2020

Retirement Living in Staten Island Isn’t Only Option For Seniors Seeking Nearby Luxury Apartments, Nature

A springtime tour of the nearby Villas in Manalapan, N.J., should be on the must-do list of active-adult Islanders searching for the perfect upscale 55-plus community  STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – For many people, the arrival of spring sparks a primal sense of reconnecting to the outdoors. For active seniors relocating from Staten Island to nearby Manalapan, […]
February 13, 2020

Search for Luxury Senior Apartments on Staten Island Leads to Nearby New Jersey Community

Independent living and lavish resort-style amenities await active adults who select a residence at the Villas in nearby Manalapan, N.J. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Active Staten Island seniors seeking to downsize, or reside closer to loved ones in suburban New Jersey, have an exciting, new option. Just a half-hour drive from the Outerbridge Crossing, the Villas […]
January 17, 2020

Staten Island Board of REALTORS® Inducts 2020 President for Second Term

FOR RELEASE: THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 2020, and Thereafter Staten Island Board of REALTORS® Inducts 2020 President for Second Term Scott Setaro takes the oath for the second time as president of the borough’s largest professional organization STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Scott Setaro, broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® Evolution Group was inducted as the 2020 president of the Staten […]
November 21, 2019

SCORE-Staten Island Business Mentor Rita Jackson Feted by Staten Island Not For Profit (NFP) Association

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Rita Jackson, a certified SCORE-Staten Island business mentor and prolific community volunteer, was recognized as a “Community Hero” at the recent Staten Island Not For Profit (NFP) Association’s Community Service Awards Breakfast. During the event, held Nov. 17 at LiGreci’s Staaten, West Brighton, a variety of individuals were recognized for their diligent […]
September 19, 2019

Victory State Bank Celebrates Grand Opening of Meiers Corners Branch

July 15, 2019

Threat to Wildlife Prompts Open House ‘Balloon Ban’ By Weichert, Realtors® – Evolution Group

New Springville-based real estate agency enacts eco-friendly policy for its open-house celebrations across Staten Island STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (July 15, 2019) – Balloons have long been used to mark the locations of open houses. Their bright colors and breeze-generated movements are effective nationwide in catching the attention of homebuyers – but there is a tragic downside […]
June 13, 2019

VSB Bancorp Declares 47th Consecutive Cash Dividend

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (June 13, 2019) – VSB Bancorp, Inc. (VSBN), the holding company for Victory State Bank, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 13 cents per share, payable on July 1, 2019, to stockholders of record on June 21, 2019. “We are pleased to announce our 47th consecutive cash dividend,” said Joseph J. LiBassi, […]
May 30, 2019

Staten Island Realtors Advocate in Washington on Behalf of Critical Legislative Initiatives

President Trump addresses audience at 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May 30, 2019)  – Members of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) recently gathered with thousands of Realtors® and guests from across the nation in Washington, D.C. While attending the 2019 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, May 13 through 18, SIBOR […]
May 6, 2019

5 Vital Tips for Creating a Digital Marketing Strategy

By Barton Horowitz, President of Relevant Public Relations LLC STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Some aspects of running a business in the 21st Century haven’t changed since time began. Goods or services offered in Biblical times, like those provided today, require a seller and a buyer. Supply and demand. It’s that simple – or is it? Your […]
April 18, 2019

Free Workshop May 9 is Geared for Women Seeking Financial Command

Notable speakers to include attorney, financial advisor and accountant STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – “Women: It’s Time to Take Charge!” is the theme of an upcoming free seminar conducted by women, specifically for women, with the aim of guiding attendees toward financial know-how and secure futures. The SCORE-Staten Island event, presented in collaboration with the Staten Island […]
April 2, 2019

Staten Island’s Open House Weekend, April 6-7, Launches Premier Home Buying Season

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Everyone shopping for a Staten Island home is invited to participate in the borough’s upcoming Open House Weekend. The event, presented by Realtor members of the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7, is the largest coordinated initiative of its type on Staten Island, providing home buyers with a […]
October 29, 2018

Cybersecurity Authority Patrick Buono to Take Spotlight at SCORE-Staten Island Workshop Nov. 15

Head of West Brighton-based Aurora Computer Technology to discuss vital safety measures all business owners need to know STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  (Oct. 29, 2018)– If you own or manage a business, the adequacy of your cybersecurity should be a major concern. According to the FBI, the collective impact of cyber intrusions is staggering. Hackers have taken […]