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Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

Lacey Johnson, CFP, Joins Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors as Director, Wealth Advisor

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Lacey Johnson has joined the firm as a Director and Wealth Advisor. In this role, Ms. Johnson will be responsible for advising high-net-worth clients on […]

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Pit Stop Players

Extravaganza – An Evening of Live Music and Dance, from The Chase Brock Experience and The Pit Stop Players

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The Chase Brock Experience, a Brooklyn-based dance company, and the Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present ‘Extravaganza: An Evening of Live Music and Dance’ on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway […]

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JenCap Holdings

Specialty Insurance Company, JenCap Holdings Acquires Trivedi-Capacity Associates

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — JenCap Holdings, LLC, a consolidator of specialty insurance distribution and program management businesses, including managing general agencies, specialty program underwriters, transactional wholesale brokers and captive managers, has acquired specialist MGA and wholesaler Trivedi-Capacity Associates, LLC. JenCap Holdings, LLC is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.

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Spring Taste NYC Event

Spring Taste NYC Event in New York City is Not Your Average Food Show

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — New York City foodies are in for a treat. Spring Taste NYC, hosted by EMRG Media, promises to deliver a feast for the senses like no other food show has done before. In addition to sipping, sampling and savoring, Spring Taste NYC will have cooking demonstrations led by […]

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Walking In The Sun

Prog-Rock Group DeCoster Releases their New CD at The Bitter End in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Progressive rock group DeCoster is releasing their second CD ‘Walking In The Sun,’ at the Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street, New York City on Wednesday April 20, 2016 with an 8 p.m. performance. The group is fronted by classically trained lead guitarist and composer Paul DeCoster who plays […]

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Weitz Luxenberg Team

Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. Wants Faster FDA Publication of Potential Risk Signals for SGLT2 Inhibitors

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — National lawfirm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., said today it hopes potentially fatal side effects associated with SGLT2 inhibitor drugs will be reported to consumers faster, since people taking these next-generation diabetes medications deserve to be notified of the health dangers shortly after they have been reported to the […]

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Neve Hanna bakery

Golden Opportunity Has Special Meaning in New York for American Friends of Neve Hanna

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The American Friends of Neve Hanna today announced that ‘golden opportunity’ took on a special meaning when award-winning chef and co-owner of Philadelphia’s Zahav (Gold) restaurant, Michael Solomonov, met the girls and boys of the Neve Hanna Children’s Home in Kiryat Gat, Israel.

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Dan Houston, EPIC's Senior Vice President

Risk Financing Roundtable in New York: ‘Creative Uses for Captives’ Moderated by EPIC’s Daniel Houston

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — In the world of risk management, captive insurers are taking on a major role for companies of all sizes. As the number and types of captive insurers are expanding, so too have the types of risks that captive owners are funding through these alternative-risk financing structures, says EPIC […]

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Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg Responding to Air Quality Issues in Portland, Oregon

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Long-time environmental activist Erin Brockovich is joining with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., attorney Robin Greenwald to investigate claims from Portland, Oregon area residents who may have been harmed by chemical emissions released into the air by art-glass companies in the region.

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Laura Gould Crandall

In NYC: Laura Gould Crandall, Exec. Director of SUDC Foundation Named 2016 Honoree of NYU Langone Medical Center FACES Gala

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — On March 7, 2016, Laura Gould Crandall, Executive Director of the SUDC Foundation and 2016 FACES Gala Honoree, actor and film producer Harrison Ford, and esteemed medical professionals will attend an exclusive evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers featuring dinner and both a live and silent auction […]

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Very Rich Style by Velica Steadman

Very Rich Style by Velica Steadman Featured in PLITZS New York City Fashion Week Designer Showcase

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Very Rich Style (VRS) is a fashion design brand that was born from a mother’s desire. The owner, Velica Steadman initially, originally thought sewing would just be a hobby. However, her mother pushed her towards a different idea. After a decent amount of encouragement, her mother’s advice finally […]

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LACONIA CAPITAL

Laconia Capital Group L.P. Announces Late Seed-Stage B2B Venture Capital Fund

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Laconia Capital Group L.P. announces the launch of a new Business-to-Business Venture Capital Fund. The newly capitalized fund utilizes an investment approach described as ‘Inflection Capital Investing,’ through which Laconia will invest in late seed-stage companies that have reached an inflection point in their business development that strongly […]

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Robin L. Greenwald of Weitz & Luxenberg Named to Lead Role in Volkswagen Litigation

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Robin L. Greenwald, a former senior attorney within the U.S. Department of Justice and now head of the Weitz and Luxenberg Environmental, Toxic Tort and Consumer Protection litigation unit, has been appointed to an important leadership role in the multidistrict federal court litigation currently advancing against Volkswagen, Weitz […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Helping Hoosick NY Victims of PFOA Contaminated Groundwater

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz & Luxenberg is investigating bringing a lawsuit against one or more companies believed responsible for certain cancers and other illnesses affecting residents of Hoosick, New York, where the residents have unwittingly been drinking water contaminated with PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), the nationally known personal injury and mass tort […]

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Best New Years Eve

Best New Years 2015/16: New York City Event Planner EMRG Offers Amazing New Year’s Eve Party Fun

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — New York City is one of the most exciting places to ring in the New Year and BestNewYears.com wants to ensure people get the most bang for their buck. ‘This year, we are encouraging people to buy early and save big,’ Jessica Stewart, vice president, marketing for EMRG […]

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THINTRI

Study from Thintri for 2016 Highlights New Competition in Wear Coatings

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Thintri, Inc. announces a new market study that projects significant opportunities for new technologies in wear coatings. The report, ‘Wear Coatings: Hard Chrome and Its Alternatives, 2016,’ highlights the movement from traditional hard chrome and even common chrome replacements like thermal spray to an array of new technologies […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Adds Serious Urinary Tract Infections to SGLT2 Inhibitor Injuries Probe

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced that the firm has expanded the scope of its investigation into SGLT2 inhibitor drug injuries. SGLT2 inhibitor drugs include Invokana and others listed below. This move will allow the nationally known mass tort law and personal injury firm to focus on cases […]

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Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors releases publication on alternative investments

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors has released a white paper discussing the role of alternative investments in a diversified portfolio. Many investors today are looking for new sources of diversification and uncorrelated sources of return. As a result, alternative investments have experienced significant growth, particularly among high-net-worth investors.

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GMATE Android

FDA approves new Android for Gmate SMART diabetes monitoring system

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Philosys, Inc., the maker of Gmate(R) products, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved clearance for the Gmate SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System and App for Android(TM). The Gmate SMART is a small, portable blood glucose meter that plugs into the headphone jack […]

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First Financial

First Standard Financial Company Expands in NY with Addition of Chief Market Economist, Peter I. Cardillo

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — First Standard Financial Company (‘FSF’), a full service Broker Dealer offering client-centric retail brokerage and advisory services to its clients worldwide, announced today that it has hired renowned economist and frequent television business news contributor Peter I. Cardillo as the Firm’s Chief Market Economist.

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PopMarker

Cute Kittens Lose Out When It Comes to Programmatic Online Ad Sales

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Photos of kittens are cute, but clothing and food are where it’s at when it comes to online advertising. PopMarker Inc., creators of the advertising industry’s most advanced platform for programmatic and in-image advertising, found that fashion and food are the most likely to lead to views, which […]

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Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine

Crystal Emery is launching new campaign and initiative, Changing The Face of Medicine – Debut Event 12.1.15 in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Award-winning documentary producer and author Crystal Emery is launching a new campaign and initiative called ‘Changing the Face of Medicine.’ Its inaugural event will feature a book signing of her biographical photo essay entitled ‘Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine,’ which will be held on Tuesday, […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Wins MDL Designation for Claims Against Johnson and Johnson Power Morcellators

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today announced that one of its lead attorneys, Paul J. Pennock, successfully argued to a federal court judicial panel to consolidate into a single multidistrict litigation dozens of lawsuits claiming injuries from use of power […]

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Alec Monopoly Brings his Street Game

Alec Monopoly Brings his Street Game to NYC with exclusive paintings and sculptures for sale

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Alec Monopoly is at Guy Hepner in NYC and he’s bringing the streets with him. Who is Alec Monopoly? While his true identity remains a mystery, chances you’ve been to Los Angeles, New York, Miami or London, you’ve probably driven past the Monopoly artist’s graffiti murals featuring widely-known, […]

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Honoring Women Lawyers Benefits Clients Most, Says Attorney Gaffney

CHERRY HILL, N.J. /New York Netwire/ — Philadelphia-area attorney Mary Gaffney, of Weitz and Luxenberg, believes the conferring of honors on high-achieving women lawyers is good for their career prospects. However, she believes it is even better for individuals in need of legal assistance as it helps them make smarter choices about who should represent […]

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Blue Hill Troupe

The Blue Hill Troupe Launches 92nd Season to Benefit Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The Blue Hill Troupe, the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, announces its 92nd season with ‘A Little Night Music,’ Nov. 13-21, 2015 at The Theatre at St. Jean’s and Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Iolanthe, or the Peer and the […]

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Pit Stop - Nothing to be Afraid

The Pit Stop Players present ‘Nothing To Be Afraid Of’ for launch of their Sixth Season

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — No boos here! The Pit Stop Players, an instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their sixth season with a concert of Halloween-themed music at Christ and Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 120 West 69th Street, on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson of Gilt and GLAMSQUAD to be Keynote Speaker at New York City’s Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — The annual Event Planner Expo, brought to you by EMRG Media, announced that Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder Gilt, and CEO GLAMSQUAD, will be its keynote speaker this year. This premier event planner event will take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, […]

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Bad News VWs: Weitz & Luxenberg to Target Volkswagen Over ‘Defeat Device’ Emissions Recall

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Owners of recalled Volkswagen (VW) diesel passenger cars sold with emissions controls designed to cheat during smog tests may be entitled to compensation from the automaker, the nationally known personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg said today.

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GMATE SMART

Gmate SMART App mobile diabetes monitoring system launches in all Kmart pharmacies

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Philosys, Inc. announces that all Kmart pharmacies nationwide are now offering the Gmate(R) SMART Blood Glucose Monitoring System, the latest in mHealth technology for diabetes management. Gmate SMART is available in all Kmart pharmacies as of September 2015. The Gmate SMART meter and App deliver fast and accurate […]

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Sherow Management

NY Shareholder Issues Letter to KCLI Board, Believes Proposed ‘Go-Private’ Transaction Structured Unfairly

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — On September 9, 2015, Sherow Management, LLC, an outside shareholder, sent a letter addressed to the Kansas City Life Insurance Co (NASDAQ:KCLI) Board Chairman in response to the Company’s proposed ‘Go-Private’ Transaction. Sherow believes the deal is unfair to outside shareholders and should be amended. Excerpts from the […]

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Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

Klingenstein, Fields & Co., LLC Rebrands as Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Klingenstein, Fields and Co., L.L.C. today is now operating as ‘Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors’ as part of a recent rebranding initiative. The new brand highlights the firm’s integrated approach in providing comprehensive wealth management services to a broad range of high-net-worth clients.

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Weitz & Luxenberg are Investigating Injuries Caused by Recalled Cook Medical Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. has launched an investigation into injuries sustained by patients when catheters used during cardiac angiogram procedures to inject contrast dye into blood vessels malfunctioned by either splitting or separating, the firm announced.

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Pick Up Girls SmartWatch

Pick Up Girls SmartWatch Can Help Lonely Guys Meet More Girls

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Listen to your favorite music and subliminally train your mind to become good at ‘picking up’ beautiful girls. Amazing Results introduces the first subliminal programming and hypnosis smart watch, now available on Indiegogo. The patent-pending Pick Up Girls SmartWatch includes 32GB of memory so you can download and […]

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Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Data Breach at Indiana’s Medical Informatics Engineering

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg today initiated an investigation into the harm suffered by patients whose private health and financial records were hacked during a recent data breach in Indiana, the law firm announced. Records of approximately 4 million patients found their way into criminal hands.

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Eye tracking

Eye Tracking Tech to Create Extraordinary Market Opportunities in Medicine, Market Research, Automotive and More

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Thintri, Inc. has announced a new market study that predicts explosive growth in markets for eye tracking. According to the report, ‘Market Opportunities in Eye Tracking, 2015,’ eye tracking is penetrating markets as diverse as market and advertising research, medical and even psychiatric diagnosis, website and online content […]

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New York Lawfirm

Injuries to North Shore L.I. Patients from Data Breach Investigated by Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Personal records and insurance information on 18,000 North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System patients were compromised by a data breach that occurred last year in Texas but went undisclosed for many months, and now Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is considering filing negligence, economic injury and failure-to-warn claims against […]

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personal injury lawfirm

Weitz & Luxenberg is Told 95 percent of Eligible Stryker Hip Patients Now Enrolled in Settlement Program

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Nationally prominent personal injury law firm Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., today said that 95 percent of registered eligible patients are now enrolled in the Stryker modular hip settlement program. This program has been established to ensure that each injured patient will receive a share of more than $1 […]

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EaseUS Todo PCTrans

EaseUS Now Provides Solutions for Windows 10 Upgrade

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — EaseUS Software has incessantly researched and developed top data backup and recovery software which cater to Windows 10 upgrade solutions. It’s known that the launch of Windows 10 is expected to realize a single OS for every possible demand. Despite that, it’s difficult to figure out how smooth […]

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consumer protection law

Hospital Data Breach Affects Thousands of Patients in New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. is investigating another privacy breach in 2015 that has resulted in the theft of patients’ personal information at several hospitals in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. These hospitals all used the billing services of Medical Management LLC, based in North Carolina, announced the […]

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Still Believe CD

Soulful Songbird Cheryl ‘Pepsii’ Riley Still Believes with New Music Release

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — When Cheryl ‘Pepsii’ Riley sings, every ear in the room listens. With her new music project, “Still Believe,” on her independent label, SodaFace Records, Riley has delivered a true showstopper. ‘Still Believe’ is a faith filled, heart drenched conviction of love persevered and Riley delivers sweet dominion with […]

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