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Linium Recruiting, the Capital Region’s leading recruiter for professional and technology positions, today announced the launch of a Rapid Response Team dedicated to helping employers secure temporary employees – critical to keeping their businesses operating and growing – amid the start of the New York State Paid Family Leave Program. As of…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce our Annual Call for Entries and the 120˚ Intercollegiate Exhibition call for submission.     Annual Call for Entries: The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce the annual Call for Entries. Submissions will be considered for opportunities including solo exhibitions,…
The Bonadio Group, upstate New York’s largest independent provider of accounting, consulting and financial services, has promoted Kevin Testo, CPA, to partner. The promotion took effect on January 1. After six years of audit experience with a national Big 4 firm, Kevin joined The Bonadio Group in 2009. Kevin primarily focuses his time on…
With vehicle components and technology evolving so rapidly, it’s important that the college’s Automotive Technical Services students have newer cars to work on… not your grandparents’ 1976 Mercury Montego. That’s why vehicle donations like the one announced on Jan. 9 are so important. Representatives from Mohawk Honda and the Eastern New York…
Each year the hockey team, invited by the LaSalle soccer team, participates in the Breast Cancer Walk in Washington Park. This year the hockey team wanted to start their own annual benefit to support a local organization. Since LaSalle has a tradition of military influences with its JROTC programs the boys thought that honoring our veterans would…
January 12, 2018 (Albany, NY) – First New York Federal Credit Union will issue four $1,000 scholarships this spring. Applications for the scholarship must be submitted by the March 9, 2018 deadline. Applicants must: be a member in good standing with First New York Federal Credit Union, be a graduating high school senior, plan to attend an…
CDPHP is thrilled to announce the results of a year-long, employee-driven fundraising campaign that netted nearly $60,000 for two local charities. The efforts, all part of the CDPHP Charity of Choice campaign, gives employees the opportunity to provide both financial and hands-on support to some of the most vulnerable members of our community.…
The CAP COM Cares Foundation, the charitable giving arm of CAP COM Federal Credit Union, has announced its partnership with the Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc. (MHANYS). Specifically, the CAP COM Cares Foundation has helped MHANYS furnish their Capital Region Training Center located on the fourth floor of 194 Washington Avenue in…
Albany, N.Y., January 10, 2018 – CSArch, a leading architecture, engineering and construction management firm in New York State, is pleased to announce the promotion of Daryl Mastracci, PE, LEED AP BD+C to Managing Principal. “As a leader of our firm’s engineering department, Daryl has been instrumental in the growth and management of our…
TROY, NY—Whitney Young Health announced today the hiring of two new pediatric providers, Dr. Samina Mian and Dr. Janice Kao. The addition of Dr. Mian and Dr. Kao allows for increased appointment availability, enabling more patients to be treated at the health centers located in Albany, Troy and Watervliet. Dr. Mian received her education from…
Anders M. Tomson, President and CEO of Chemung Canal Trust Company, today announced that Daniel D. Fariello has been named President of the Capital Bank Division of Chemung Canal Trust Company.  Fariello, who joined Capital Bank in December 2013, currently serves as Senior Vice President, Commercial Loan Manager and Market Executive of the company…
architecture+, a design and service oriented architecture and planning firm in Troy, New York, has announced the addition of two new staff. Julie Borden, who has worked as a student intern since May, has joined the firm full time as an Interior Designer. Borden, of Troy, New York, holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the Art…
Tax reform is here - start planning now.  The Wojeski & Company CPA Firm and Greenbush Financial Group are teaming up to host a complimentary breakfast seminar to educate local business owners and individual taxpayers on the new tax rules for 2018. We will be covering the new 20% qualified business income deduction, new tax brackets, 100%…
Hillary Hart, CPA, has been named senior staff accountant and Tina Wensley office administrator at Wojeski & Company CPAs, PC. Hart is a member of the tax team responsible for tax preparation and compliance for individuals, businesses, trusts, estates and nonprofits. With more than 10 years of experience in the field, she holds a bachelor’s…
The Adirondack Trust Company’s insurance division – formerly known as Adirondack Trust Insurance Agency – is excited to announce Amsure as its new name and brand. Amsure, which has been Adirondack Trust’s Albany based affiliate for nearly 10 years, is nationally recognized as an industry leader in Risk Management, Commercial and Personal Insurance…
Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) will be hosting three additional Veterans Resource Fairs in the coming weeks. The resource fairs are designed to bring together numerous Veterans service organizations, including private and governmental agencies, into one place. "Unfortunately, many veterans have a difficult time getting access to the benefits…
Hope 7 Community Center’s Board of Directors would like to announce the promotion of Ms. Samantha Adkisson, as the Interim Executive Director, effective January 1, 2018. Ms. Adkisson earned a bachelor’s degree (B.S) in Business Administration with concentrations in marketing and management from the University at Albany, SUNY. Her journey with…
Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy, a remaster of three games from the classic platformer franchise, has sold over 2.5 million copies since its June 30th release date, and is also the #1 top-selling remastered collection in the history of PlayStation 4. The remastered game also won IGN's Best Remake/Remaster Award: From IGN's Crash Bandicoot N. Sane…
Kinderhook Bank Corp., (OTCQB:NUBK), the Board of Directors for the holding company (the “Company”) for The National Union Bank of Kinderhook (the “Bank”), has appointed George Cooper as Senior Vice President according to President and Chief Executive Officer, John A. Balli. “George brings many years of invaluable experience to the senior…
Hannaford Supermarkets and Siena Athletics will team up to support hunger relief efforts with a food drive on Friday, Jan. 5 when the Saints host Niagara at the Times Union Center. The food drive will get underway one hour prior to the start of the game which tips off at 7 p.m. Fans attending the game are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce our Annual Call for Entries and the 120˚ Intercollegiate Exhibition call for submission.     Annual Call for Entries: The Arts Center of the Capital Region is pleased to announce the annual Call for Entries. Submissions will be considered for opportunities including solo exhibitions,…
The Bonadio Group, upstate New York’s largest independent provider of accounting, consulting and financial services, has promoted Kevin Testo, CPA, to partner. The promotion took effect on January 1. After six years of audit experience with a national Big 4 firm, Kevin joined The Bonadio Group in 2009. Kevin primarily focuses his time on…
With vehicle components and technology evolving so rapidly, it’s important that the college’s Automotive Technical Services students have newer cars to work on… not your grandparents’ 1976 Mercury Montego. That’s why vehicle donations like the one announced on Jan. 9 are so important. Representatives from Mohawk Honda and the Eastern New York…
Jan
16
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! Due to pending inclement weather, this event has…
5:30-6 p.m. Check-In & Appetizers; 6-7:30 p.m. Networking
Jan
24
Learn the latest cybersecurity tips and receive actionable advice to defend your small business. Most likely, you've received an email from a co-worker,…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8-9:30 a.m. Training
Jan
25
A representative from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be available at the Chamber office.  This service is available to all businesses…
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m