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Christopher Simmons has been a working journalist since his first magazine sale in 1984. He has since written for wide variety of print and online publications covering lifestyle, tech and entertainment. He is an award-winning author, designer, photographer, and musician. He is a member of ASCAP and PRSA. He is the founder and CEO of Neotrope®, based in Torrance, CA, USA.

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Maltz Auctions - NYC Taxi Medallions

UCC Foreclosure Auction of Sixteen NYC Taxi Medallions Announced by Maltz Auctions

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the New York Metropolitan region, announced it will auction sixteen New York City taxi medallions, of which fourteen are individual and one is a mini-fleet pair, at the NY LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. with registration commencing at 9:30 a.m.
By Name Cafe NYC

SOHO Gallery Cafe, BY NAME, to Create Inclusive, Welcoming Community for NYC, International Artists

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- A new art-inspired cafe is taking residence in New York City's SoHo neighborhood. By Name, a multi-purpose space located at 324 Bowery, is opening on June 5, 2019 with the goal of creating a contemporary art space for the community of local and international emerging artists contributing to the vibrancy of New York and beyond.
XVALA Pepe Meme

American Artist XVALA ‘Defaces’ Banksy Steve Jobs Mural to Make a Point in MEME PARTY

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- American artist XVALA will open his MEME PARTY campaign with an extreme modification of Banksy's mural painting of Steve Jobs in Calais, France, known as "The Son of a Migrant from Syria". XVALA will unveil his work at an event on April 27, 2019 in the Bowery. All pieces in the campaign make use of a variety of politically-charged and often controversial memes.
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Western New York Workforce Development Challenge Awardees: Six Local Not-for-Profits to Receive $4.2M In Training

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- This past week (Dec. 14, 2018), NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $4.2 million in funding from the first round the Western New York Workforce Development Challenge has been awarded to six local not-for-profit organizations. The program will ensure the region's workforce pipeline meets industry demands in sectors such as advanced manufacturing, health and life sciences, and energy.

EVOLVE Physical Therapy NY Hosts Rock Steady Boxing Innovative Parkinson Training Program

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Evolve Physical Therapy proudly partners with Rock Steady Boxing to help knock out Parkinson's disease throughout NYC, offers new exercise program specifically aimed at improving the quality of life for people living with Parkinson's Disease, garners NBC Nightly News attention.
New Music from Unique Messengers

New Music from Unique Messengers Brings Spiritual Ammunition Against Gun Violence

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- While gun control continues to be a talked about topic, Unique Messengers is not only joining the conversation, but singing about it. This musical group is on a mission to deliver "music with a message" and their latest single, "Give up That Gun," is no exception to the rule.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

NYC Mayor de Blasio Announces Department of Correction Will House Incarcerated Individuals According to Gender Identity

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- N.Y. Mayor de Blasio on Monday announced that the NYC Department of Correction will house inmates consistent with their gender identity. In addition, DOC is working with the NYC Commission on Human Rights to maintain the Transgender Housing Unit as an additional safe housing option for transgender inmates. DOC will also continue to conduct individualized risk assessments of inmates when assigning safe and gender-affirming housing options to provide for the health and safety of inmates and DOC staff.
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of $20M Rehabilitation of 59 Affordable Apartments in City of Auburn

AUBURN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Monday, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the grand opening of West Middle School Apartments in Auburn, the transformation of a vacant school building into a three-story development with 59 affordable apartments for area residents. 15 of the units will include mental health support services.
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces $60M in Awards to Mental Health and Addiction Healthcare Providers to Lower Cost and Improve Outcomes

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York will issue $60 million in awards over three years to mental health and addiction services providers as part of the transformation of the State's Medicaid system. The awards will aid behavioral health providers transform to a business model of Value-Based Payment, which rewards quality of care and better health outcomes, rather than the volume of services they provide.

New York Gov. Cuomo and Calif. Gov. Brown Reaffirm Commitment to Exceeding Targets of The Clean Power Plan

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- With the announcement that the United States will begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, under Preisdent Elect Trump, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Gov. Brown today issued the following statement reaffirming their ongoing commitment to exceed the targets of the Clean Power Plan and curb carbon pollution

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors promotes Maria Chambers, IACCP to Chief Compliance Officer

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with more than $3 billion in assets under management, is pleased to announce that Maria Chambers, Vice President, has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer at the firm. Ms. Chambers' responsibilities include administering KFWA's compliance program, overseeing day to day compliance needs, maintaining and developing compliance policies, procedures and processes.
Racking Systems from Solar Mounting Solutions

Racking Systems from Solar Mounting Solutions head into 2017 with NY State Code-Compliant Design

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Solar Mounting Solutions announces new racking for solar installations. The patent-pending racking design fully covers concrete ballasts to meet the 2016 New York solar installation code requirements, amendment to 1 RCNY105-02. Solar Mounting Solutions designs, engineers and manufactures solar racking and mounting products.
JENCAP HOLDINGS

JenCap Holdings LLC Acquires NIF Group Inc.

NEW YORK, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- JenCap Holdings LLC announced today that it has agreed to acquire privately held NIF Group, Inc. (NIF), a managing general agency, program administrator and wholesale insurance broker based in Manhasset, New York, with six offices located on the east and west coasts of the United Sates.

EMRG Media proudly presents its fourth annual Event Planner Expo in NYC Oct. 5th

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Event Planner Expo is the premier trade show in the events and hospitality industry and will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 5, 2016, at Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street. This year the expo will surpass its past years. It will be bigger and better while providing great opportunities to all that are present.

NY Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on New Home for St. Ann's Warehouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- On Thursday, NY Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg broke ground on the new home of St. Ann's...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces New Academic Partnership Focused on Storm Resilience and Emergency Preparedness

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of the New York State Resiliency Institute for Storms...

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces More Than $1 Billion in Contract Opportunities for Firms Looking to do Business with State

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo encouraged businesses, in particular minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs), to...

NY Governor Cuomo Reminds New Yorkers to Test Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors This Weekend

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- As we end daylight saving time for 2013, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today reminded New Yorkers to...

New York Gov. Cuomo Announces Strengthened Emergency and Storm Response Requirements for NY Utilities

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has taken...

NY Governor Cuomo Announces More than $1 Million in Environmental Justice Grants to Aid Communities Statewide

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Today, N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $1 million in environmental justice grants have been awarded...

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