Profiles Of The Rich And Famous: State Financial Disclosures Reveal Additional Income For Electeds

Profiles Of The Rich And Famous: State Financial Disclosures Reveal Additional Income For Electeds

State Sen. Toby Stavisky (left) and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas had some of the highest additional sources of income on their disclosure reports. BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The 2013 financial disclosure statements for the State Legislature have been released, displaying which investments and income sources Queens’ State Senators and Assemblymembers have aside from their day […]

Small Business: Lingering Burdens For Latino Business Owners

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer Throughout the Borough, more and more Latino-owned small businesses are experiencing similar problems, despite the efforts of the City and local community organizations. One major issue is a lack of networking between business owners and the available organizations that provide assistance. Woodside on the Move is a nonprofit organization that […]

Business Profiles: Local Businesses Benefit Queens Community

A number of businesses took on sponsorship roles during the Queens Tribune’s Small Business Achievement Award breakfast presentation at Queens College on May 20. These businesses have taken on roles as community partners, looking to help the area through their investment in programs and services. Investors Bank is an independent, full-service community bank, serving a […]

Musicians Of Queens: Chris Shamkin

Musicians Of Queens: Chris Shamkin

For some people, the decision to become a musician is an epiphany, when they know in an instant what they want to do. For others, the process is gradual. Music becomes engrained in their everyday lives and they discover that it is the path for them. Chris Shamkin’s journey to a music career was the […]

Fabolously Lucky

Looks like it wasn’t quite “his time.” Last week, Brooklyn born hip-hop star John Jackson, better known by his stage name, Fabolous, walked away nearly unscathed after his he crashed his black Cadillac Escalade crashed into a truck on the Van Wyk Expressway in Queens. “I just survived a car accident on the Van Wyk […]