STATEN ISLAND

March 19, 2014

Staten Island Board of Realtors Honors ‘Top Producers’

Daylong trade show begins with Awards breakfast (FOR MORE PHOTOS, ClICK HERE TO  VISIT THE STATEN ISLAND BOARD OF REALTORS ON FACEBOOK) Staten Island, N.Y. – The Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) honored its best achieving members on March 13 during the group’s annual Top Producer Awards Breakfast. The event, sponsored by Continental Home Loans […]
March 19, 2014

'Start Your Business' Social Media Campaign Helps New Companies Launch in Just 6 Weeks

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  –  Would-be entrepreneurs  are about to have one more way to start living the dream of owning their own business as America’s SBDC and small business expert Rhonda Abrams launched the Six-Week Start-Up Campaign on March 17. Through social media outlet Facebook, the campaign will provide entrepreneurs with information, advice, and resources they […]
July 14, 2013

Music Video Celebrating America’s Military Heroes Debuts at National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Ga.

Alabama-based recording artist Tim Maggart and New York Lawyer Jonathan D’Agostino collaborate for tribute to U.S. troops COLUMBUS, GA. – The combined musical talents of an award-winning songwriter from Phenix City, Ala., and a lawyer in Staten Island, N.Y., hit a patriotic high note on July 4. The music video for “A Link,” a song co-authored by […]
May 21, 2013

Relevant Public Relations Urges Help For Moore, Okla., Tornado Victims; Recommends Dealing With Well-Established Charities To Avoid Scams

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (May 21, 2013) – There is no doubt that the people of Moore, Okla., need assistance in the wake of yesterday’s massive deadly tornado. And, they need the help now. Based on past experiences, I am certain that Staten Islanders and our fellow New Yorkers will do all we can in an effort […]
May 18, 2013

Staten Island Couple Leave Retirement To Rekindle Iconic Salon, Reconnect With Community

Robin and Joe Labita renovate familiar location, launch fresh enterprise with partner STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A Staten Island husband-and-wife team revered for their community service and philanthropic contributions have returned home following a 10-year retirement in warmer climes. And, in keeping with their entrepreneurial spirits, Joe and Robin Labita are back at work. In addition […]
April 10, 2013

Staten Island, N.Y., Teens Revving Up For 8-Day National Solar-Car Competition

Tottenville (High School) Green Technology Club Refines Design of Their Award-Winning Racer  NEW YORK — The next champion of U.S. automotive engineering may not be emerging in Detroit, but some 600 miles east in Staten Island, N.Y. Last July, the young team members accompanied their car to Texas. Under the guidance of green technology teacher Charles Dazzo, […]
March 22, 2013

Staten Island-Based Financial Pro, Author Traveling Nationwide To Spread Financial Literacy

John Vento, CPA and Certified Financial Planner™, will address audiences in New York and venues as distant as Miami Beach, Los Angeles and Hawaii  STATEN ISLAND. N.Y. (March 22, 2013) – Are you living within your means? For some, this could be a difficult question to answer. In an effort to help Americans better understand this question […]
March 11, 2013

Fund-Raising Bricks To Pave Walkway Of On Your Mark Facility

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — On Your Mark (OYM), one of Staten Island’s most effective charitable organizations, is paving the way to the future – almost literally. Coupling a facility-improvement project with a fund-raising initiative, the organization is offering an opportunity for community involvement through the sale of personalized brick pavers. The bricks, individually inscribed with a […]
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, […]
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 6, 2012

Staten Island’s Hilton Garden Inn to Host Charity Dinner For Victims of Hurricane Sandy

October 5, 2011

Miss New York 2011 Launches Petition To Defeat Deadly Cyber Bullying

 Kaitlin Monte responds to recent suicide of 14-year-old Buffalo resident New York — Kaitlin Monte, Miss New York 2011, has launched a petition supporting New York state legislators in their efforts to address the issue of cyberbullying. In September,  New York state Sen. Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined fellow members of the Independent Democratic Conference and anti-bullying […]
September 22, 2011

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse to Reopen Its Doors on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (PRNewswire) — Less than six months after a bankruptcy filing and the closing of many locations in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse is excited to announce its grand re-opening on Goethals Rd. North on Staten Island in late October. “Charlie Brown’s was a part of the Staten Island community for […]
August 15, 2011

Miss New York Shines Spotlight on Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® While Touring Kids Health Facilities In The State

View a TV interview with Miss New York Kaitlin Monte  ROCHESTER, N.Y. — It’s been less than two months since Kaitlin Monte was crowned on Staten Island as Miss New York 2011. She has since embraced every opportunity the status offers for helping others. Most recently, Miss Monte has embarked on a mission of bringing greater […]
August 12, 2011

The Truth About Staten Island: Local Advocate of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Urges Support of Macy's 'SHOP FOR A CAUSE' Opportunity

STATEN ISLAND, NY. (Aug. 12, 2011) — On Saturday, Aug. 27, there will be a widely advertised event at MACY’S called “SHOP FOR A CAUSE.” The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( JDRF) will be a participant in the event at the MACY’S store in the Staten Island Mall, New Springville.  Imagine your $5 donation can earn you 25 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 20, 2011

Miss New York Starts New Tradition at South Beach NYC

NEW YORK (June 20, 2011) — Kaitlin Monte, Miss New York 2011, began a new tradition  on Sunday morning by visiting fashionable South Beach – not in Miami, but in Staten Island, N.Y. — on the morning following her pageant victory. Ms. Monte received her crown on Saturday during the 71-year-old pageant’s first New York City […]