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CSArch, a premier architecture, engineering, and construction management firm in New York State, is pleased to announce the hire of Michael Schwarz, PE, LEED AP, as Principal. “The addition of Michael expands our engineering capabilities, raises the bar on our technical design standards, and improves the operations and management of our…
Capital Region employers are finding more qualified candidates locally, and that has them feeling optimistic about professional and technology job growth in both the near and long term, according to the Spring 2018 Linium Hiring Index released today. The survey of 109 human resource and hiring managers was conducted by Linium Recruiting, the area’…
Northern Rivers Family of Services’ Early Head Start program has been awarded a $3,750 grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match and a $2,500 grant from National Grid. The funds will be used to purchase learning supplies, play equipment, bottles, diapers, books, and other needs for the facility and its clients. Early Head Start, operated by Northern…
Leaders of the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and Unity House announced that the Unity House Downtown Troy Ambassadors Program, which employs individuals to guide visitors through downtown Troy and provide assistance to residents who may need it, has been expanded to help patrons visiting the Music Hall. The Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union has opened its 11th branch at 899 Western Avenue, Albany. The 3,300-square-foot branch is conveniently located close to the State Office Campus and the University at Albany (SUNY).  "Brick and mortar is still a large part of CAP COM’s business, even as more members are using our digital and mobile platforms,” said…
The drive will be hosted at CEO’s Troy location at 2331 Fifth Avenue on “Fill it Friday”, May 11 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. Help CEO fill the truck by dropping off a donation of personal care items! We are in most need of diapers, formula, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo and conditioner, feminine hygiene products, toilet paper, household cleaning…
Mayor Patrick Madden, the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), and representatives of Monolith Solar announced the completion of the first phase of the City of Troy’s solar energy project during a ribbon cutting ceremony at the City’s Frear Park Ice Arena. The 2.1 megawatt solar network, which includes over 6,700…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce a call for members’ art for the 2018 FENCE Show. Now in its’ 53rd year, the Fence Show got its name when members’ artwork was exhibited on the iron fence surrounding Washington Park in Troy, the original location of the Arts Center. In 2017, we accepted over 300 pieces, including…
Mayor Patrick Madden announced the official opening of the City of Troy’s Frear Park Golf Course for the 87th season. City officials and representatives of the Troy’s First Tee program kicked off the start of the 2018 season with a ceremonial first tee shot on Monday, April 23.   “The Frear Park Golf Course remains one of the Capital Region’s most…
At their Gala for Animals on April 28th, the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) will honor Sunrise Management & Consulting as the 2018 Humane Hero. One of the primary reasons that pets are relinquished is the shortage of pet-friendly rental housing. Sunrise Management & Consulting, which specializes in multifamily real estate, has taken…
KeyBank announced Kristin Meehan has been named regional operations leader, Retail Banking, for the Capital Region. She is responsible for leading all operations, compliance and risk for the Capital Region’s 59 KeyBank branches. Meehan is based at KeyBank’s Capital Region headquarters office at 66 South Pearl Street in Albany. Prior to joining Key…
The Daily Gazette The five ShopRite stores in the Capital Region on Tuesday completed the rollout of a donation program that already has sent more than a quarter-million pounds of food to area food pantries. ShopRite put the Food Recovery Program into operation in the Albany area in September 2017, but it wasn’t considered fully in place until the…
Upstate Capital and the Center for Economic Growth are co-hosting an event for startups and growth-oriented companies to explore best practices and lessons learned in managing risk through startup, launch and scaling for established companies.  Participants will include entrepreneurs, company executives, investors and business leaders across the…
The public is cordially invited to join us at 9 a.m. on Saturday May 26th at Oakwood Cemetery for our annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The historic 3 ton Meneely bell in front of the Earl Chapel will be rung nine times to mark the start of the event. The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery and the Veterans of Lansingburgh will lay wreaths in honor of all…
In an effort to reach members of the community who may need access to its Community Resources services and are unable to do so on weekdays, Unity House is now offering extended hours one Saturday a month at its 2431 Sixth Ave. headquarters. The Community Resources program, previously called Street Ministry, provides crisis intervention; counseling…
Spring Line Design Architecture + Engineering (SLD) is pleased to welcome Structural Engineer John Stockli, EIT to the team. Mr. Stockli received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College. At SLD, he will be responsible for structural project work. SLD is one of the leading building envelope design consultants for…
Hudson Valley Community College held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new $14.5 million, 37,000-square-foot Gene F. Haas Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills (CAMS) on Wednesday, April 11, on campus at the college. Dr. Andrew J. Matonak, president of Hudson Valley; the College Board of Trustees; the Board of Directors of the Hudson Valley…
Linium Recruiting, the Capital Region’s leading professional staffing agency serving industries ranging from IT, science and engineering to health care, accounting and sales, announced that it has been selected by Forbes for the second straight year as one of America's Best Recruiting Firms 2018. Again this year, Linium Recruiting is the only firm…
The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York is planning its largest local home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event ever on Saturday, May 5. As part of a nationwide campaign – Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. – Red Cross volunteers and community partners plan to install 1,000 free smoke alarms across three Capital Region cities in one…
Health Employees Federal Credit Union (HEFCU) members approved a proposed merger with SEFCU, one of the largest credit unions in upstate New York, at a special meeting last night. Pending regulatory approval, the merger will be effective as of June 1, 2018. With more than 3,500 members, HEFCU has three branch locations in Albany Med, St. Peter’s…
Capital Region employers are finding more qualified candidates locally, and that has them feeling optimistic about professional and technology job growth in both the near and long term, according to the Spring 2018 Linium Hiring Index released today. The survey of 109 human resource and hiring managers was conducted by Linium Recruiting, the area’…
Northern Rivers Family of Services’ Early Head Start program has been awarded a $3,750 grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match and a $2,500 grant from National Grid. The funds will be used to purchase learning supplies, play equipment, bottles, diapers, books, and other needs for the facility and its clients. Early Head Start, operated by Northern…
Leaders of the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall and Unity House announced that the Unity House Downtown Troy Ambassadors Program, which employs individuals to guide visitors through downtown Troy and provide assistance to residents who may need it, has been expanded to help patrons visiting the Music Hall. The Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation…
May
03
Market, develop & connect at our must-attend event of the year! The Annual Dinner {with a twist} & Business Expo is the Chamber’s premier event of…
5:30 p.m. Networking & Expo Booths
May
08
This course focuses on understanding core Excel features for enhanced productivity and effectiveness in business. Topics Include: • Working with Formulas…
8 - 8:30 a.m. Check-in; 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Training
May
10
Join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Ruck! The community has embraced the business and changes as The Ruck evolved into the Craft Beer…
4 p.m.