Planning a Party On-Site? Experts Say There Are Plenty of Ways to be Creative

The Hilton’s newly added Ivy room can be set up for conferences or social mixers.

Over the past several years, as the vibe of corporate meetings and gatherings has changed and many Staten Island companies are reinventing the way they congregate with employees, event planners at the Hilton Garden Inn have changed their approach accordingly. “We’ve seen the market for smaller company meetings grow substantially,” explained Carroll Tavella, director of… Continue reading Planning a Party On-Site? Experts Say There Are Plenty of Ways to be Creative

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Empire Outlets Launches Specialty Leasing Program

Rendering of Retail Merchandising Unit.

Empire Outlets recently launched a specialty leasing program that is being marketed to small brands and local business owners looking for more visibility. “Whether you’re a digital brand looking to build an in-person presence or a small business hoping to expand, our specialty leasing program is the perfect opportunity to bring attention to your product… Continue reading Empire Outlets Launches Specialty Leasing Program

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Cyber Threat Is Big For Small Business

When several data breaches recently exposed the personal information of millions, anyone with a credit history and a brain scrambled to protect their identity: Fraud alerts were employed, credit was frozen and any kind of suspicious activity was reported and reviewed. But what effect did those very public security hacks have on local restaurants and… Continue reading Cyber Threat Is Big For Small Business

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Is Your Business Prepared For End Of Windows 7 Support?

When Windows 7 support ends on Jan. 14, 2020, technical assistance and software updates that help protect your PC will no longer be available for the product. And while Microsoft strongly recommends that individuals move to Windows 10 sometime in the next four months, the changeover can be a little more complex for business owners… Continue reading Is Your Business Prepared For End Of Windows 7 Support?

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Richmond University Medical Center Unveils Patient Tracker, Other Innovative Technologies

After the official launch of its “Patient Tracker” program last month, family and friends of surgical patients at Richmond University Medical Center now have the ability to track their loved one’s progress from their mobile phone. “We want our patients and their loved ones to feel like family when they come to Richmond University Medical… Continue reading Richmond University Medical Center Unveils Patient Tracker, Other Innovative Technologies

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SI Chamber’s Young Entrepreneur Academy Inspires Future Business Leaders

Mock investor panels like the one seen here are an important part of the yea curriculum.

Since its inception in 2012, the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA) has helped dozens of students foster their entrepreneurial spirit while creating a culture of innovation throughout the borough’s high schools. And the innovative ideas developed in this educational program have been pretty impressive too. “We’ve had a couple of national… Continue reading SI Chamber’s Young Entrepreneur Academy Inspires Future Business Leaders

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LOVE is in The Air at the Nicotra’s 11th Annual Employee Barbeque.

Hoteliers and Real Estate Developers Lois and Richard Nicotra host 11th Annual Employee Appreciation BBQ August 1, 2019– The 11th Annual Employee Appreciation Barbeque will be overflowing with Love. Cotton candy isn’t the only sweet notion when Lois and Richard Nicotra, owners of the Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and The Nicotra Group,… Continue reading LOVE is in The Air at the Nicotra’s 11th Annual Employee Barbeque.

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Victory State Bank Marks Opening of Meiers Corners Branch

Newly opened banking facility is the sixth full-service branch of the only community-based business bank on Staten Island Victory State Bank marked the opening on Aug. 16 of its sixth full-service branch, a stunning custom-built banking facility at 2055 Victory Blvd., Meiers Corners. The new building, where the former Schaffer’s Tavern once stood, represents the… Continue reading Victory State Bank Marks Opening of Meiers Corners Branch

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