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DeCrescente Distributing Company is proud to announce that employees Zeb Pagerie, MacKenzie Liptak and Ben Richards have earned the title of Certified Cicerone®. Pagerie, Liptak and Richards now make 15 people who have successfully completed the beer-training program at DeCrescente Distributing to become Certified Cicerones. In the beer industry,…
Questar III BOCES is partnering with schools in Rensselaer, Columbia and Greene counties to develop collaborative opportunities between the business and education communities. We are seeking to offer school districts, students, teachers and administrators a variety of opportunities, including: Student tours Guest Speaking/Classroom Project…
Spectrum.com Who will be affected by the New York 518/838 area code overlay? The 518 area code covers all or part of 17 counties in eastern upstate New York, serving communities in the Capital region of Albany and its surrounding suburbs, such as Plattsburgh and Lake Placid. The new 838 area code will serve the same geographic area currently…
United Airlines and its award-winning Eco-Skies program are teaming up with Audubon International, the not-for-profit environmental education organization dedicated to sustainable natural resource management, to protect raptors – including hawks, ospreys and owls – in and around New York- area airports and resettle the birds-of-prey at suitable…
Sunmark Federal Credit Union announced that it is a recipient of the 2017 CIO 100 award. Each year, CIO identifies and honors 100 organizations worldwide that have distinguished themselves by creating business value through the effective and innovative use of IT. Sunmark is the only credit union in 2017 to receive this honor. Sunmark was nominated…
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 25, 2017) – Robert A. Stout, a Partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, was appointed as the Vice Chair of the Land Use and Environmental Group of the American Bar Association’s Real Property Law Section effective September 1. This group of nationally renowned attorneys focuses on…
The summer pop-up pedestrian plaza ‘MVP Health Care Troy Summer Square’ at Broadway and River Street in downtown Troy officially started on July 19. Mayor Patrick Madden and the Arts Center of the Capital Region are encouraging Troy residents and visitors to attend a special kick-off event on Wednesday evening, July 19 as the community explores…
Spa Broadway at the White Sands is very proud to announce the promotion of Michael Catellier, LMT to General Spa Manager at Spa Broadway! Michael has been a vital part of the spa family since June 2014 and looks forward to continuing and improving upon your experiences. Established in downtown Troy, NY in June 2008. Nestled in a vintage storefront…
Hill, Gosdeck & McGraw, LLC is sponsoring an evening with Joe Biden at Proctors Theater in Schenectady on November 20. The former Vice President will be in the Capital District as part of his American Promise Tour. “There are few people who can speak to the myriad of issues the world is facing today better than Vice President Biden,” said…
Northern Drive in the City of Troy will be closed beginning July 19 to allow for the continued operations associated with the City’s water line transmission replacement project.   Beginning Wednesday, July 19, Northern Drive between 5th Avenue and 8th Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning 7:00 a.m. until approximately 5:00 p.m. Work…
The Chazen Companies, an employee-owned, multi-disciplinary consulting firm, announced that it has acquired the assets of Adler Consulting, Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering, PLLC. Based in White Plains, NY, Adler Consulting serves a broad range of clients in the lower Hudson Valley, and Fairfield County Connecticut. Founded in 1991…
The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York is planning its largest local home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event ever this fall. From September 23 through October 15, the Red Cross will Sound the Alarm in more than 100 cities and towns nationwide to help save lives from home fires. Working with community partners across the…
First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Scott Shapiro has been promoted to a Loan Processor at First New York’s Headquarters. Scott was previously a Member Service Representative at the company’s Albany branch. Prior to joining First New York, Scott was a Customer Care Representative at First Niagara Bank. Scott graduated…
As part of City Hall’s efforts to serve the residents and businesses of Troy effectively and efficiently, Mayor Patrick Madden announced the launch of the City of Troy’s newly redesigned website. The site can be viewed at www.troyny.gov.   “City websites are important online resources for local communities, allowing residents and business owners…
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 11, 2017) – Monica Skanes, an Associate with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, was recently appointed as the Secretary of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). Ms. Skanes also serves as a Co-Chair of the NYSBA Section’s Communications…
Larry Rulison, timesunion.com Velan Studios, the startup video game studio launched last fall in downtown Troy by the Bala brothers, is receiving $7 million in venture capital funding. Although the money is being provided in part by Velan Ventures, the investment firm that the Bala brothers themselves launched last year, the $7 million investment…
Motorists are advised that the Cohoes Waterford Bridge will close for four weekends in July, with the first closure starting July 7, as work to build a new bridge carrying Route 32 over the Mohawk River continues. The first closure begins Friday, July 7, at 8 p.m. The bridge will reopen by Monday, July 10, at 6 a.m. During the closure, motorists…
The Tri-City ValleyCats have announced updated details regarding the New York-Penn League All-Star Game festivities this August. National award-winning country act Eli Young Band headlines a free concert at Riverfront Park in Troy during the All-Star Fan Fest on Monday, August 14. The ValleyCats and 107.7 WGNA have joined forces to bring to Troy…
William D. Reuter, a higher education professional who has served as chief administrative and financial officer at Erie Community College (ECC) for nearly 20 years, has been named vice president for administration and finance at Hudson Valley Community College. The approval of Reuter, who also served as interim president at ECC from 2006 to 2008,…
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, announces a new associate: Daksha Bhatia. Ms. Bhatia joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Business, Corporate and Commercial Practice Group. Her practice will focus on all areas of corporate law, including financings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Prior…
DeCrescente Distributing Company is proud to announce that employees Zeb Pagerie, MacKenzie Liptak and Ben Richards have earned the title of Certified Cicerone®. Pagerie, Liptak and Richards now make 15 people who have successfully completed the beer-training program at DeCrescente Distributing to become Certified Cicerones. In the beer industry,…
Questar III BOCES is partnering with schools in Rensselaer, Columbia and Greene counties to develop collaborative opportunities between the business and education communities. We are seeking to offer school districts, students, teachers and administrators a variety of opportunities, including: Student tours Guest Speaking/Classroom Project…
Spectrum.com Who will be affected by the New York 518/838 area code overlay? The 518 area code covers all or part of 17 counties in eastern upstate New York, serving communities in the Capital region of Albany and its surrounding suburbs, such as Plattsburgh and Lake Placid. The new 838 area code will serve the same geographic area currently…
Jul
27
Join us for our summer after-hours event! Connect with fellow business people on the rooftop terrace of the Franklin Plaza. Enjoy stunning sunset views of…
5:30 p.m. Networking
Aug
14
Join us for a round of 18 holes on the award-winning greens of The Country Club of Troy. Don't miss this fun-filled day on the fairway!  Come and enjoy:…
10:30 a.m. Check-in; 11 a.m. Lunch; 12 p.m. Shotgun Start; 5:30 p.m. Dinner
Aug
23
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These luncheons are a fun and effective way to…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Lunch; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking