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News and Events

Emigrant Savings Bank Chairman Howard Milstein Joins Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year 4710

At a ceremony at New York City Fire Department headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on January 25, 2012, Howard Milstein, chair of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), joined Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Christopher Hillyer, M.D., president and CEO of NYBC, to add the names of six 2011 FDNY bone marrow donors to NYBC’s “Honor Roll of Life.”

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Howard Milstein, Chair of New York Blood Center, Joins in Honoring Latest Additions to FDNY ‘Honor Roll of Life’

At a ceremony at New York City Fire Department headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on January 25, 2012, Howard Milstein, chair of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), joined Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Christopher Hillyer, M.D., president and CEO of NYBC, to add the names of six 2011 FDNY bone marrow donors to NYBC’s “Honor Roll of Life.”

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Jewish Theological Seminary Launches Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue

On October 31, 2011, the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) inaugurated the new Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue (MCID) with a lunch for leaders of the Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant communities. His Eminence Kurt Cardinal Koch was the guest of honor. Cardinal Koch is president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, which includes the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews.

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American Skin Association Honors Leading Physicians and Scientists and Journalist Deborah Norville at 14th Annual Gala

On October 25, 2011, the American Skin Association (ASA) honored a leading group of physicians and scientists at its 14th Annual Gala. The distinguished researchers have made groundbreaking discoveries and significant contributions in the field of dermatology and the treatment of skin cancer. Journalist Deborah Norville received the organization’s Education Award.

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Howard Milstein Discusses Economic Development in ‘Leaders’ Magazine

Howard Milstein shares his views on facilitating economic development in an interview in Leaders, a magazine that presents the broad ranging thoughts and visions of the world's most influential leaders.

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'The Kneeling Fireman' Is Dedicated at Emigrant Savings Bank as Tribute to September 11 First Responders

A statue of a fireman kneeling in front of a fallen comrade’s helmet, symbolic of the losses suffered in the September 11th attacks, was dedicated at Emigrant Savings Bank on September 22. Howard Milstein, Chairman and CEO of Emigrant Savings Bank, led the ceremony.

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Riverdale Country School Names Milstein Terrace to Recognize Longtime Support

In recognition of the Milstein family’s longtime support of Riverdale Country School (RCS), the school honored the family with the naming of the Milstein Terrace.

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Howard Milstein Selected as Subject of Wall Street Journal's "Donor of the Day" Column

Howard Milstein was selected by the Wall Street Journal as the subject of its Donor of the Day column, marking his contribution to support the publication of Art for the Heart: Remembering 9/11. Art for the Heart compiles artwork created by children who lost a parent on September 11.

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Howard Milstein Interviewed by ‘Leaders’ Magazine

Howard Milstein was recently interviewed by Leaders, a magazine that presents the broad range of leadership thoughts and visions of the world's most influential people.

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New York State Senate Unanimously Confirms Howard Milstein as Chair of the New York State Thruway Authority

On June 15th, Howard Milstein was confirmed by the New York State Senate as Chair of the New York State Thruway Authority, a position that he has accepted on a pro bono basis. As Chair, his responsibilities include overseeing the state’s 570-mile Thruway system and 525-mile canal system, including the Erie Canal.

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