A man the FBI is calling the “Gatsby Bandit” is wanted in three bank robberies around western Queens.
Star of Queens: Maria Odysseos, Greek American Housing Association, Greek Childrens’ Fund, Ronald McDonald House
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Maria Odysseos lends her efforts and enthusiasm to a number of organizations and causes in the community. She is a dedicated member of the PTA at her son’s school as well as the Pancyprian Youth Soccer League. Whether bank sponsored or by her own individual effort, she allocates time and resources to the Greek [...]
The stars aligned last week when The Queens Courier honored 40 of the borough’s budding young professionals. “It’s awesome to be honored, and it’s humbling to be among these people,” said Eric Abrams, 26, digital media and membership associate for the Queens Chamber of Commerce. “I feel like I’m on my way up.” Abrams — [...]
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 [...]
New Jersey-based Investors Bank deposited $135 million in cash to acquire Astoria’s Marathon Bank, “investing” in its expansion into the Empire State. “Marathon is a highly regarded commercial bank whose franchise will continue the transformation of Investors into a full-service commercial bank,” said Kevin Cummings, president and CEO of Investors Bancorp. “Additionally, this transaction is [...]