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News and Events

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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New York Blood Center Rings NYSE Closing Bell

Howard Milstein, Chairman, along with other representatives of the New York Blood Center, joined members of the U.S. armed forces to ring the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange on May 26, 2011. The ceremony marked the launch of the New York Blood Center’s “Military Community Blood Program.”

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A Salute to Dr. Howard W. Jones

On May 16, 2011, Abby and Howard Milstein paid tribute to Dr. Howard Jones, a man who they described as their "hero." In honor of Jones’ 100th birthday and his breakthrough work, the Milsteins hosted a party at the St. Regis Hotel in New York.

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Lincoln Center Celebrates Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace

On May 12, 2011, the family, friends and colleagues of the late Paul Milstein joined Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Chair Katherine Farley, President Reynold Levy, and Howard Milstein to formally dedicate the Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace. Milstein’s widow, Irma, children Howard, Edward, Roslyn, Barbara, and their spouses were the honored guests.

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Abby Milstein Honored by New York Legal Assistance Group

The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) held its first-ever Gala, celebrating its 20th Anniversary, at the Pierre Hotel on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. Under the theme of Empowering Women & Girls, NYLAG honored Abby S. Milstein, longtime Chair of the NYLAG Board, with its Visionary of Justice Award, and Sharon L. Allen, Chairman of the Board, Deloitte LLP, with the Corporate Leadership Award.

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FBI Director Robert Mueller Speaks at the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum of the Citizens Crime Commission

FBI Director Robert Mueller Discusses Actions Being Taken to Combat International Organized Crime

Organized crime may have made fewer headlines lately than insider trading, Ponzi schemes, and other white-collar crimes, but according to FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, it is not “a thing of the past.” Speaking at the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum, sponsored for the Citizens Crime Commission of New York City by Howard Milstein and his brother, Edward, Mueller reminded the audience that “Traditional criminal syndicates still con, extort, and intimidate American citizens.”

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FDNY and New York Blood Center Honor Firefighter Bone Marrow Donors

FDNY Firefighters Who Donated Bone Marrow Met Recipients for the First Time

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Christopher D. Hillyer, M.D., President and CEO of New York Blood Center (NYBC) and Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of NYBC’s Board of Trustees, joined today to add the names of the 2010 FDNY bone marrow donors to the “Honor Roll of Life” at the seventh annual induction ceremony at FDNY Headquarters.

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Howard and Abby Milstein Receive 2010 Humanitarian Award

At the American Skin Association 12th Annual Gala on October 26, Founder & President George W. Hambrick, Jr., MD presented the 2010 Humanitarian Award to Abby S. and Howard P. Milstein. The award, which is ASA’s highest honor, recognized the Milsteins’ unparalleled leadership in the fight against melanoma and their indelible contributions to the advancement of research.

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