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MCU cuts ribbon on southeast Queens facility
MCU cuts ribbon on southeast Queens facility
Business Toni Cimino 9/01/2012 at 2:45AM

Municipal Credit Union (MCU) has expanded its footprint in Queens with the opening of its new branch in Springfield Gardens. Congressmember Gregory Meeks, Assemblymember William Scarborough, Councilmember Leroy Comrie, and District Leader Elmer Blackburne joined MCU president/CEO Kam Wong and board chair Mark S. Brantley in cutting the ribbon on the new full-service Springfield Gardens [...]

Investors Bank will stay committed to customers
Business Liam La Guerre 7/07/2012 at 3:38PM

Investors Bank recently acquired Astoria-based Marathon Bank for $135 million in cash, reflecting a large accomplishment in its desire to expand. But even though New Jersey-based Investors Bank intends to grow, it plans to treat its faithful customers with the same community-friendly attitude. “Our mission is to maintain good employee and client relations and maintain [...]

Foreclosures down, Queens still hit hard
Foreclosures down, Queens still hit hard
News Alexa Altman 4/19/2012 at 11:19AM

While foreclosures across New York City continue along the downward trend that started in 2010, Queens was the borough with the highest share of first-time foreclosures in the first quarter of 2012. According to a spokesperson from Property Shark, the 82 newly-scheduled foreclosure auctions in Queens account for 39 percent of New York City’s total [...]

Jackson Heights bank robbed
Jackson Heights bank robbed
News Jay Lane 1/07/2012 at 11:21AM

Jackson Heights bank robbed A gunman dressed in a brown UPS uniform took a female bank employee hostage as he held up a Queens branch yesterday, authorities said. The man walked into the Sovereign branch on 31st Avenue in Jackson Heights at 9:40 a.m., pressed the barrel a silver revolver into the back of the [...]

Message from the President of Flushing Bank
Message from the President of Flushing Bank
Business John Buran 10/19/2011 at 2:04PM

John Buran President and CEO of Flushing Bank Over the past year, there has been a growing negative sentiment towards the banking industry. The latest headlines have been focused on the fees being charged for debit card usage. Community banks, like Flushing Bank, offer the consumer more economical choices. Bank of America announced at the [...]

Maspeth Federal Savings reopens two locations
Maspeth Federal Savings reopens two locations
Business Billy Rennison 10/10/2011 at 12:21PM

Maspeth Federal Savings reopened two branches – Fresh Meadows and Forest Hills – with ribbon cutting ceremonies on Wednesday, October 5. Cake, live music and prizes helped reopen the Metropolitan Avenue bank that takes serving the community seriously. “We hold a lot of community events,” said Victoria Grappone, Forest Hills Branch manager. “Maspeth federal is [...]