Secretary at Law Office Accused of Stealing $265,000

On January 27, 2023, New York State Police arrested Amber M. Wood, 39, of Schoharie, NY, for Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, eight counts of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, five counts of Forgery in the Second Degree, five counts of Falsifying Business Records in the First Degree, and Grand Larceny in the […]

Hospital News

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Cuts 337 Jobs

Layoffs aren’t just hitting tech companies, even hospitals in NY are cutting back. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), one of the nation’s top cancer hospitals, has laid off 337 workers according to a WARN notice filed with the NY State Department of Labor. According to WPIX, MSKCC cited financial problems for the cutbacks and […]

News Restaurant

Semifinalists Named for James Beard Awards

NEW YORK – The James Beard Foundation has announced the 2023 Restaurant and Chef Awards Semifinalists in advance of the James Beard Awards, honoring the best restaurants and chefs in the nation. Nominees will be announced on Wednesday, March 29, and winners will be celebrated at the James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards Ceremony on […]


Google Lays Off 887 Workers in NY

Google, which operates the world’s leading search engine, has laid off 887 workers in New York City according to a filing with the NY State Labor Department. The cutbacks were made by Alphabet, the parent company of Google, as part of 12,000 jobs eliminated worldwide. NYC is home to the second largest location for Google […]


Columbia Names New President

Columbia University announced that Nemat “Minouche” Shafik, a leading economist and President of the London School of Economics, will become the 20the President of Columbia University on July 1, 2023. Her election concludes a wide-ranging and intensive search launched after Lee C. Bollinger announced that he would step down as Columbia’s president at the end […]


DailyPay Secures $260 Million in New Funding

NEW YORK — DailyPay, a company that helps employers pay their workers on a daily basis, has secured $260 million in new capital to fuel growth domestically, expand internationally and further invest in product innovation. The funding is divided between revolving credit facility capacity provided by Barclays and Angelo Gordon, and new term loan funding […]


Plug Power Opens Manufacturing Facility Near Albany

LATHAM, NY — Plug Power Inc., a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions, welcomed guests this month to Vista Technology Park, its new 407,000 square foot fuel cell manufacturing facility in Slingerlands, N.Y., a suburb of Albany. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and New York  Governor […]

Media News

NBC News Names New President From NY Times

NEW YORK – NBCUniversal News Group Chairman Cesar Conde announced the appointment of award-winning journalist and newsroom leader Rebecca Blumenstein to the new position at NBC News of President, Editorial. Ms. Blumenstein will join NBC News from The New York Times, where she has served as deputy managing editor since 2017. At The Times, Blumenstein […]

Education News

Hillary Clinton Appointed Professor at Columbia

Former U.S. Secretary of State, NY Senator and Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is joining Columbia University as professor of practice at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and presidential fellow at Columbia World Projects (CWP). [Photo above: Hillary Clinton was awarded an honorary degree at Columbia University commencement in May 2022. Photo […]

News Offices Real Estate

SL Green Celebrates Topping Out of One Madison Avenue

NEW YORK — SL Green Realty, New York City’s largest office landlord, together with its joint venture partners including the National Pension Service of Korea and Hines, recently celebrated the topping out of its upcoming One Madison Avenue office tower, located at the corner of 23rd Street and Madison Avenue. With construction managed by AECOM […]