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Consumer Packaging And The Environment: Report Finds Few Leaders & Many Laggards In Fast Food, Beverage, And Consumer Goods Industries

While plastic packaging is the fastest growing form of packaging in the U.S. in large part due to the popularity of fast food and consumer...

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Jones New York to Pursue Strategic Alternatives for Brand; Will Discontinue Wholesale and Outlet Businesses

 Jones New York, a multichannel retailer of women's sportswear, today announced that it will pursue strategic alternatives for the Jones New...

Jan 27, 2015, 13:10 ET

AARP Lauds Cuomo Move to Protect Consumers in NY's Electric Marketplace

 AARP today applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo for ordering a review of New York's electric marketplace operator and for seeking...

Jan 26, 2015, 16:35 ET

York Traditions Bank Reports 4th Quarter Earnings

 York Traditions Bank (OTC Pink: YRKB) reported net income available to common shareholders of $354,000, or 16 cents per share, for the fourth...

Jan 26, 2015, 16:06 ET

Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

 Alliance New York Municipal Income Fund, Inc. [NYSE: AYN] (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of...

Jan 22, 2015, 12:58 ET
(From Left) Kristin Harold, Stillwell; Lisa Feigen Dugal, PriceWaterhouse Coopers; Kash Dobbins, Powell Communications; Tiffany Edwards, The ADVERTISING Club of New York; Lance Pillersdorf, Stillwell; Dorinda Walker, Prudential; Kris Earley, The ADVERTISING Club of New York; Sarah Hrusovsky, Powell Communications; Valerie Graves, Freelance; Ian Parmiter, Discovery; Laurel Rossi, Havas Worldwide Strat Farm, Havas Health & Wellness; Roland Hamilton, Daily Motion; ...

The ADVERTISING Club of New York Rings The Bell For Diversity At NASDAQ Stock Market Opening

On January 21, 2015, The ADVERTISING Club of New York, the industry's leading trade organization representing the vision and mission of the...

Jan 21, 2015, 18:54 ET

AARP: Cuomo Budget Helps Family Caregivers, Addresses Affordability for 50+

 The following is a statement on Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2015-16 executive budget from Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York...

Jan 20, 2015, 11:00 ET
Terrence Clark, President of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council

New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council Names Terrence Clark As President

The New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council has named Terrence Clark as its new President. His start date will be February 2,...

Jan 15, 2015, 15:47 ET

AARP Commends Gov. Cuomo's Choice of Rev. Flake for PSC

 With Gov. Andrew Cuomo's nomination of Reverend Floyd Flake to the New York State Public Service Commission (the entity charged with...

Jan 14, 2015, 10:31 ET
Maybelline New York welcomes Gigi Hadid as their newest spokesperson.

Maybelline New York Welcomes Gigi Hadid

Maybelline New York announced today that American golden girl Gigi Hadid is their newest spokesperson. Gigi will join an elite group of spokeswomen...

Jan 13, 2015, 10:05 ET

New Bark, More Bite! New York's Hotel Pennsylvania Offers New, Exciting 'Paw'menities for the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Guests

As host hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is getting ready for another successful year of hosting...

Jan 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

Turnaround Management Association Of New York Hosts Annual Professor Edward I. Altman Luncheon Conference

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) of New York today announced it will host its 14th Annual Members-Only Exclusive Professor Edward I....

Jan 12, 2015, 18:00 ET

What Our Faith Means in 2015: Do We Need a Renaissance?

 The 2015 New York ­Encounter, a three-day public cultural festival featuring panel discussions, artistic performances, and exhibits, will...

Jan 09, 2015, 09:46 ET

Winter Heating Costs in New York Quickly Outpacing Rest of Nation

New York residents opening their heating bills aren't just imagining higher rates, a new AARP analysis confirms. According to the latest figures...

Jan 08, 2015, 15:59 ET

Consumer Groups Praise PSC Affordability Effort as "Major, Unprecedented Step"

"By opening a proceeding to review and standardize energy affordability programs, the Public Service Commission (PSC) is taking a major and...

Jan 07, 2015, 13:39 ET

AARP Legislative Goals: Retirement Security, Caregiving, Consumer Protection

The voting group responsible for electing New York's lawmakers – the 50+ - has a few key issues on their mind as the 2015 legislative session...

Jan 06, 2015, 14:00 ET
Fort Lee McDonald's owner Doug Damiano congratulating Assistant Manager Jose Hernandez for being the lucky winner of tickets to Super Bowl XLIX.

McDonald's® Awards One Lucky Employee Tickets to Super Bowl XLIX

 When McDonald's Assistant Manager Jose Hernandez arrived at work Monday morning, the last thing he expected was to win a pair of tickets to...

Jan 06, 2015, 10:00 ET
"American Masters," THIRTEEN's award-winning biography series, explores the lives and creative journeys of America's most enduring artistic and cultural giants. With insight and originality, the series illuminates the extraordinary mosaic of our nation's landscape, heritage and traditions. Watch full episodes and more at http://pbs.org/americanmasters.

THIRTEEN's American Masters Series Launches 29th Season with its First Profile of a Magician

 For the first time, THIRTEEN's American Masters series profiles a magician: the inimitable Ricky Jay, considered one of the world's greatest...

Jan 05, 2015, 09:00 ET
Health Republic Insurance of New York

Health Republic Insurance of New York Announces the Appointment of Four Seasoned Industry Leaders to its Board

 Health Republic Insurance of New York (Health Republic) today announced the appointment of Mary Jane Koren, MD, Luis Miranda, David Tucker...