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The National Union Bank of Kinderhook (“Kinderhook Bank”), announced today that it has received approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) to merge with Patriot Federal Bank (“Patriot”). As previously announced, Kinderhook Bank and Patriot agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction in which Patriot will merge with and…
This summer the Arts Center and the City of Troy will together present “Troy Summer Square” from—July 19th to August 5th—at Troy’s Monument Square. We will create a unique, beautiful pedestrian plaza on a temporarily closed city block where Broadway meets River Street, in front of the monument. Troy Summer Square will be an integrated public…
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the State University of New York today announced that the SUNY Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Havidán Rodríguez as the 20th president of the University at Albany. The appointment will take effect in mid-September. Rodríguez, 58, comes to UAlbany with 25 years of experience as a leader in higher education. He is the…
You are invited to participate in the Linium Hiring Index Survey, a quarterly measure of the Capital Region's job market. The Summer 2017 edition of the Linium Hiring Index will assess the experience and expectations of employers regarding the job market, including the outlook for growth, which positions are expanding fastest, and the…
Sign-Up and Give to Support Summer Meals Promotion Details March 21 – June 30  Sign up for a CLYNK account and two meals will be donated ($5) to the United Way’s Summer Meals program and you’ll earn a $5 off $30 coupon good on your next shopping trip to Hannaford Supermarkets. June 1 – June 30 Drop a filled CLYNK bag from June 1 – June 30, 2017…
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC) hired Caitlin Newton, a graduate from The College of Saint Rose, who earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Communication with a concentration in Public Relations, Advertising & Marketing. Caitlin brings over six years of experience in 401(k) account management and client services administration…
On Tuesday, June 13, the Board for the Village of Hoosick Falls was presented with a potential new logo, which it voted unanimously to approve. The fresh, new look implements both the historical structures within Hoosick Falls while providing a modern twist. This logo was designed with an eye on their future while giving a nod to their past. The…
Rensselaer County will be hosting a Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) Review Meeting on Wednesday, June 21 from 9 – 11 a.m., at the Quackenbush Building, 30 Third Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Troy, NY 12180. If you are applying for a CFA grant, this is an opportunity for your organization to ask questions and get one-on-one feedback. In…
On Saturday, June 17, a special bronze plaque dedication ceremony marked the Historic African Burial Ground site at Historic St. Agnes Cemetery, 48 Cemetery Ave. Menands, NY. The ceremony was an interdenominational ecumenical ceremony attended by clergy and spiritual leaders from dozens of churches in our community. It was also a community…
Phinney Design Group, a multidisciplinary architecture, interior design, and construction management firm located in Saratoga Springs, has hired three additional members to their team.  “It’s exciting to bring three additional team members on board with such impressive professional skill sets and creative intuition.  They will play a key role in…
The Capital District YMCA and the Troy and Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Clubs are partnering with the City of Troy to offer a six-week youth summer youth program aimed at providing young people across Troy unique summer activities during July and August.   The 2017 Troy summer youth programs will be offered in three locations: Knickerbacker Park…
The Sage Colleges is proud to announce that the first-time pass rate for baccalaureate nursing students who graduated in December 2016 and took the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) is 92 percent. NCLEX-RN is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine whether a candidate is prepared for entry-level…
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) and CDPHP are excited to announce the locations of the CDPHP Cycle! stations. The 38 locations span across CDTA’s four county service area, and are located in densely populated, easily accessible areas of the Capital Region. During the month of April, the public was invited to vote on desired…
DeCrescente Distributing Company (DDC) is proud to announce that employees Carmine DeCrescente III, Steve Rychcik, and Greg White have been promoted.   Carmine DeCrescente III has been promoted to Vice President of DeCrescente Distributing Company and is responsible for establishing and maintaining high-level business partner relationships, both…
The Tri-City ValleyCats, Class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, have announced the home schedule for their 2017 All-Star Season, which kicks off on Opening Night, Wednesday, June 21, the beginning of a three game set vs. the Lowell Spinners, an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The ValleyCats first homestand then concludes with three games…
Spring has sprung! Upstate NY is finally starting to "green up" ,as has Freeway. We had a good 1st quarter 2017, lots of new business growth! Thank you to everyone for your efforts and hard work. Now has come the time to select who amongst us stood out above the rest. It is never an easy choice, especially this quarter ! But after careful…
ALBANY, N.Y. (June 13, 2017) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, proudly welcomes three new Summer Associates: Aileen Almonte, Taylor C. Cuomo, Eric Weinhold and Law Clerk: Tyler Clark Robbins. Ms. Almonte, of Latham, New York, graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in Political Science. Ms.…
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have honored St. Peter’s Hospital, an affiliate of St. Peter’s Health Partners, for providing high-quality care to stroke patients. The associations recognized St. Peter’s Hospital with a Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke…
Recovery Sports Grill will celebrate its 10th anniversary from Jun. 15 through Jul. 15 at all 13 locations with a “throwback” menu and an exclusive giveaway for all existing and registered Hall of Fame loyalty members. The anniversary celebration will kick off with an event at the original restaurant—Recovery Room Sports Grill Albany—on Thursday,…
On Friday, June 23, Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County presents an evening with Sonny and Perley at the Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy. Keyboardist Sonny Daye and vocalist Perley Rousseau perform their signature blend of timeless music from the Great American Songbook, International Cabaret and Bossa Nova. Doors open at 6:30 p.m…
The National Union Bank of Kinderhook (“Kinderhook Bank”), announced today that it has received approval from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) to merge with Patriot Federal Bank (“Patriot”). As previously announced, Kinderhook Bank and Patriot agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction in which Patriot will merge with and…
This summer the Arts Center and the City of Troy will together present “Troy Summer Square” from—July 19th to August 5th—at Troy’s Monument Square. We will create a unique, beautiful pedestrian plaza on a temporarily closed city block where Broadway meets River Street, in front of the monument. Troy Summer Square will be an integrated public…
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the State University of New York today announced that the SUNY Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Havidán Rodríguez as the 20th president of the University at Albany. The appointment will take effect in mid-September. Rodríguez, 58, comes to UAlbany with 25 years of experience as a leader in higher education. He is the…
Jun
23
Join the Chamber’s 35th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll Committee and assist with one of the region’s most popular community events. We’ll discuss the…
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Jun
28
Designed for Chamber members looking to maximize their investment by getting engaged and connected with the business community. Whether you’re a new or…
7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast; 8 - 9 a.m. Program
Jul
12
Learn how to harness the power within, build your professional and personal networks and find inspiring mentors! We’re gathering top women professionals…
7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast; 8 - 9:30 a.m. Program