New York Business News

New York Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from New York, U.S.A. (N.Y., NY, NYC), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Structured Settlement Factoring Company Launches New Website to Better Serve Customers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., May 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strategic Capital has launched a new website. With this newly revamped web presence, they give people the opportunity to learn more about how they can maximize payout options for structured settlements, lottery winnings, casino winnings, and more.

Tev Hemmans Lives an Artsy Lifestyle

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From mixing songs on his YouTube podcast, Artsy Radio, to writing self-help books like Artsy Life and designing the Artsy Classic I sneaker, Tev Hemmans is determined to empower creatives through the actions of his own creative projects.

New Touchless Hot Desk and Meeting Room Management Version Helps Better Workplace Safety for the Post-Pandemic Return to Work

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To meet the changing work dynamic brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, ResourceXpress Inc. has announced a major upgrade to its flagship ResourceXpress Workspace and Conference Room booking solution to enable touchless booking, social distancing and support for safety restrictions in office hot desk or hoteling workspaces and conference rooms.

The Santa Fe Group Awards Emeritus Status to Founding Member, Elects Three New Board Members and Appoints New Senior Scholar

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Santa Fe Group (SFG), a not-for-profit, action-oriented think tank with a passion for improving lives through oral health, announced today the new emeritus status of one of its founding members, the election of three new board members, and the appointment of a new Senior Scholar, all esteemed healthcare leaders in their fields.

Chelsea Lighting Celebrates Over 25 Years with Expansion

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chelsea Lighting (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Power over Ethernet Lighting and Controls specialty division to provide leading technology solutions to the real estate, design and construction community.

Andrew Crofton Joins Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors as a Managing Director

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a wealth management firm with approximately $4 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Andrew Crofton has joined the firm as a Managing Director.

Edamam Adds Data to Recipes in the Microsoft Bing Search Engine

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edamam, a nutrition data company, is working with Microsoft’s Bing team to bring deeper nutrition data to consumers. Edamam provides Bing with very detailed nutrition data for a big percentage of recipes appearing in the search engine’s results.

Paragon Insurance Holdings Acquires Trident Public Risk Solutions from Argo Group

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, headquartered in Avon, Connecticut, a national MGA, announced today that it has closed on the purchase of Trident Public Risk Solutions (TPRS). Acquired from Argo Group (Argo), the transaction positions Paragon as one of the largest providers of commercial insurance coverage for public entities in the U.S.

Fighting COVID-19 with Smart Elevators that Automatically Disinfect when Empty

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) –​ Ashla Systems announced today the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has industries searching for answers on what technology can help in the fight against contamination. Many groups are starting to focus on a system that has been tried and tested for over 70 years; UV-C light which has been proven to kill the virus after just 10 minutes of contact.

Green Mountain College Campus Goes to Auction

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the Continental United States and Caribbean, announced it will pursue buyers for the idyllic 155-acre Green Mountain College Campus, anchoring Main Street, in the Historic downtown of Poultney, Vermont.

Vanbridge Releases Second Comprehensive Review of US Representations and Warranties Insurance Market

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanbridge, an EPIC company, an insurance intermediary and program management firm, published its second edition of its U.S. Representations and Warranties Insurance (R&W) Market Review today. This edition evaluates and summarizes domestic R&W data for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Capital Industries Shares the Signs Commercial Concrete Flooring Needs Patching

MATTITUCK, N.Y., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The team at Capital Industries has some outstanding information for today’s commercial operators that deal with extensive concrete flooring on their properties. There are vital signs to look for that suggest that it is time for an industrial freezer floor or warehouse concrete floor repair.

IDCC Answers the Call for Mental Health Care During The COVID-19 Emergency with New Teletherapy Services

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interborough Developmental and Consultation Center, or IDCC, is once again responding to the needs of our Brooklyn communities. In these challenging times, the need for mental health services has increased dramatically over the past several weeks due to many feeling anxious and concerned about the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The New York Public Library Partners with Online Tutoring Service Brainfuse to Give all NY Students Access to Free, Remote, One-on-One Homework Help

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York Public Library has partnered with online tutoring service Brainfuse to offer all New York area students access to free after-school homework help, including virtual 1-on-1 tutoring in a wide range of subjects for K-12 students.

IDCC Health Services Launches New Telemedicine Service to Help with Urgent Need for Remote Medical Care in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With many medical practices remaining closed, and thousands of families in quarantine due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it has become difficult for many in the New York community to access providers for their medical needs. In response to this crisis, IDCC Health Services, a multi-specialty clinic in Brooklyn, is now offering telemedicine services.

Smithtown-based PuroClean franchise to Provide Free Sanitizing Services for First Responders’ Personal and Utility Vehicles on April 24 at Setauket Fire Department

SMITHTOWN, N.Y., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, April 24, Robert Corrado and his team from PuroClean of Smithtown will say “thank you” to first responders in the best way they know how: By offering sanitizing services for their personal and utility vehicles.

GreenShield finish can be a barrier to virus spread

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The GreenShield Company, a division of BigSky Technologies LLC, is responding to the global Coronavirus pandemic with concern and hope for those being impacted by the disease. GreenShield is taking this opportunity to evaluate its products effectiveness in reducing the ability of the Coronavirus to contaminate and transmit on different surfaces.

Millimeter Wave Markets Poised for Explosive Growth in 2020-25

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to a new study by Thintri, Inc., systems based on millimeter wave technology are creating markets that will soon reach billion-dollar levels. The report, “Millimeter Waves: Emerging Markets,” analyzes markets in telecommunications, imaging, consumer and automotive, defense and security and other sectors and finds that several are undergoing rapid growth, while others are in the early stages of market entry.

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Launches Restructuring Services Offering

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that the firm has launched a Restructuring Services operation under its Financial Services division to support the restructuring process for distressed situations with risk mitigation and risk transfer insurance capital solutions.

Mira and the National Foundation for Cancer Research to expand COVID Care and tackle health disparities

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mira, a healthcare company based in NYC, is partnering with the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) to provide COVID Care to cancer patients and caregivers, bringing healthcare closer to those who need it the most.

TrueHero Extreme Coverage Face Shields, Made in the USA, are Available for the Medical Community and Other Front Liners

BROCTON, N.Y., April 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TrueHero Face Shields are the result of good old American ingenuity and the entrepreneurial spirit that drives our country. Recognizing that the need for such shields was only going to grow with the spread of COVID-19, plastics manufacturer, Jay Baker, of Jamestown Plastics, rallied his troops and, in a matter of days, designed and began manufacturing TrueHero™ Face Shields at his facility.

FREEDOM FIT LAUNCHES FREE COVID-19 At-Home Workouts Filmed Across America in Iconic Outdoor Locations, Available for Free on YouTube

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Freedom Fit today announced their full-length workouts filmed all across America in beautiful locations would be available for free on their new YouTube channel Freedom Fit, in order to help people worldwide while in quarantine during COVID-19.

The Future of Industrial and Civilian Protection Wear is Here

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gattopardo USA Corp. is the company behind a new product launch for the first and only Parabellum Kevlar-wear designed for everyday concealed carry. Unlike nothing else on the market, this state-of-the-art protection and defense wear incorporates features that are not only high-tech, but stylish too.

9th Grade Student Delivering Hugs for Families and Loved Ones During Pandemic

HOMER, N.Y., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HuggyBox has helped thousands of friends and families stay connected since its inception in 2017. The product was invented by now fourteen-year-old Elena Barrett who runs the company. HuggyBox allows you to send a perforated tear off heart symbolizing a hug along with a heartfelt message to the intended recipient.

Tenorshare Updates UltData for Android to Recover Deleted WhatsApp and Photos Without Root

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenorshare, a professional data recovery solution provider, has updated UltData for Android to recover deleted WhatsApp chat history and photos without root. It is the first to break technical difficulties and make Android Data Recovery so easy and safe. No software in the market has that feature recently.

EPIC Adds Matthew Marmorek as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Matthew Marmorek has joined the firm as National Practice Leader, Global (Non-U.S.) Employee Benefits.

Taylor Wilshire, CEO of the Wilshire Foundation receives ‘outstanding achievement’ praise from the United Nations

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 3, 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Council acknowledged the work that the Wilshire Foundation has done to support the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, a blueprint for addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.

Singer-Songwriter, Joe Iadanza Brings 1970s-inspired Aesthetic to the Southeast on Tour March 19-26, 2020

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In support of his latest album, “COMMON MAN,” Long Island-based singer/songwriter Joe Iadanza will embark on his first tour of the southeastern United States in over ten years.

Award Winning Brand Architect and Marketing Mogul Ericka Pittman announces the release of her highly anticipated memoir

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group International announces the publication of “WHAT MOMMY NEVER TOLD YOU: A Woman’s Guide to the Next Phase of Life” (Scribe Publishing; Paperback; March 2020; $25; ISBN: 978-1734194708) by award-winning, brand architect and entrepreneur Ericka Pittman.

Take Social Risk, Judgment, and Fear Out of The Equation

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall, Psychologist, author of “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1089401507), is pleased by the strong interest, relatability, and response that have been triggered by her book. Goodall attributes sales of the self-help book to her ability to deliver and connect with her audience.

EPIC Announces Tim Brenneman as President and National Private Client Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC announced today that Tim Brenneman has been named President and National Private Client Practice Leader for its newly reorganized National Private Client Practice team reporting to Executive Chairman and Co-Founder John Hahn.

Zepet Releases New Single ‘Call Me When You Break Up’

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop rock artist Zepet specializes in the sunny indie pop that dominated the airwaves in the early 2000’s. His latest single release, “Call Me When You Break Up,” is joyously melancholy and filled to the brim with memorable melodies.

EPIC Adds Trent Sullivan as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors Practice

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Trent Sullivan has joined the firm as a Producer in the firm’s Edgewood Healthcare Advisors’ Practice.

Thanks to a Generous Gift from Ronald S. Lauder, the Chief Curator of POLIN Museum’s Core Exhibition Position is Named

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Friends of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Inc. is pleased to announce the naming of the position of Chief Curator of POLIN Museum’s Core Exhibition, thanks to a generous gift from Ronald S. Lauder.

JH ARTS CORP. Presents South Korean Pianist Dr. Bong-A Jung Debut Recital at Weill Recital Hall – Carnegie Hall Feb. 20, 8 p.m.

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JH ARTS CORP. announces that Dr. Bong-A Jung, 1st prize winner at the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Competition and recipient of the Olga Gagliardi Getto Award, is making her Carnegie Hall debut as a solo recitalist on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 8 p.m. The grand pianist has appeared previously at Carnegie Hall but as a chamber musician.

Fluid Metering Announces New Exclusive Distributor in Australia

SYOSSET, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fluid Metering Inc. is pleased to announce John Morris Group as the new exclusive distributor of precision fluid control solutions across the South Pacific Region.

‘Les Boites Noires’ is a striking new play about the life of a Haitian family in the Big Apple, to debut at the NY Theatre Festival

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa Jean is an actor, writer, playwright, and content creator from New York City. He has a distinctive cultural background with a strong focus on portraying the voice of the Haitian community. Inspired by his family descent, he recently created a poignant new play, which ties into his background and the life of immigrants in this day and age.

EPIC Continues Expansion of Employee Benefits Practice with a new Pharmacy Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today they are continuing to expand their employee benefits resources with the addition of a new Pharmacy Practice Leader, Bob Eisendrath.

Indie-Rock Singer-Songwriter Ryan Chernin Releases Moving New Single, ‘FaceTime’

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indie-rock singer-songwriter Ryan Chernin, whose debut single on Inhuman Records, “Look Right,” rocketed up to 25 on Mediabase’s AC Chart, just under Ariana Grande’s “Breathin,” has just released an edgy new single for 2020, “FaceTime.”

Conch Shell Productions and Milton G. Bassin PAC Announce 2nd Annual Hear Her Call Caribbean-American Women’s Theater Festival

QUEENS, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Conch Shell Productions – in collaboration with Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College – will present the second annual HEAR HER CALL CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN WOMEN’S THEATER FESTIVAL 2020 Thursday March 5 – Saturday March 7, 2020.