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Please join us tonight as we kick off a three day Community Design Workshop series to develop a shared vision for One Monument Square and the Riverfront Esplanade! All events will be held at the Arts Center of the Capital Region, located at 265 River Street in downtown Troy. Monday, June 18: Film Screening & Discussion - 4:30-6:00pm Community…
The Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is pleased to announce the projects that have been selected to receive grant funding for 2018-2019. Funding supports non-profit organizations and government agencies in Rensselaer County. The projects include: Children’s Museum of Science & Technology, $13,106 - CMOST will develop a…
TimesUnion.com A video game company led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students was named a finalist in the college game competition at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles last week. Unfortunately, the game, IO Interloper by the RPI spin-off Dang! did not emerge the winner, losing out to a team from Bringham Young…
First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to announce and welcome Thomas Phillips as the company’s new Vice President of Lending. Thomas began his career with HSBC Bank, and through mergers, also worked at First Niagara and Keybank. At KeyBank, he was the VP/Area Retail Leader, where he directed sales, service and financial operations spanning…
GreyCastle Security and EagleDream Technologies announced the two companies have formed a strategic partnership that will allow each organization to further accelerate growth and focus on their core competencies. As a key measure of the partnership, GreyCastle Security has acquired EagleDream Technology’s cybersecurity division, which includes…
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have honored Samaritan Hospital, an affiliate of St. Peter’s Health Partners, with its Get With The Guidelines (GWTG)–Stroke Silver Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Elite Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients…
As employment in the Capital Region’s manufacturing sector climbs to a 16-year high, KeyBank Foundation announced its award of a $250,000, two-year grant to the Center for Economic Growth (CEG). The funding will support the expansion, launch and marketing of manufacturing training programs at Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) and SUNY…
Siena College now offers a bachelor of science degree in software development, in addition to its more general degree in computer science.  Students may enroll effective immediately. According to Dr. Eric Breimer, associate professor of computer science and department chair, “The field of computer science has evolved greatly over the past 30 years…
A new policy established at Excelsior College, an accredited, nonprofit online college, will allow Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) employees and other trainees to pursue advanced college degrees at a lower cost. Excelsior will now award college credit for FEMA Emergency Management Institute Independent Study coursework, which will help…
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, announces two new Of Counsels, Barbara C. Brenner and Brian M. Wang.  Barbara Brenner joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Immigration Practice Group.  Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Brenner was a principal with Copland and Brenner in Latham, New York.  Ms. Brenner…
Executive Director Susan Rosko Fogarty has announced the appointment of two executive positions at the Palace Performing Arts Center; Managing Director & Senior Director of Operations and Programming. William Piskutz will join the staff as Managing Director. In his new role, Mr. Piskutz joins the Senior Leadership Team, helping to advance the…
The Excelsior College Alumni Leadership Council annually confers awards to graduates who have made substantial personal, professional, and community contributions. The Office of Alumni Affairs today announced recipients for the 2018 Alumni Achievement Award, Carrie B. Lenburg Award and C. Wayne Williams Award. The recipients are Robert S. Smith…
Mr. Luke Scarchilli has been appointed to the Board of Catholic Charities Disabilities Services. Mr. Scarchilli, who resides in Saratoga Springs, is actively involved with advocacy for persons with disabilities. He has worked in a volunteer capacity for organizations helping children including Soccer Tots, which assists special needs students. Mr…
Northern Rivers Family of Services announced that Rhonda Armour has been promoted to Director of Care Management-Southern Region, and David Rowley has been promoted to Director of Care Management-Northern Region, for Parsons Child & Family Center. Armour will oversee Home and Community-Based Waiver (HCBW), health home care management, and…
From craft beer to baseball, from classic cars to classical music, and barbeque, boutiques, shops and much more, the City of Troy continues to be the Capital Region’s premiere destination for entertainment and family fun in 2018. On Tuesday, May 29, Mayor Patrick Madden was joined by event organizers and representatives of Troy’s diverse array of…
The United Against Hunger Summer Meals Collaborative provides nutritious summer meals to local children who eat free or reduced price lunches during the school year. Through June 18, please visit our Amazon wish list of books at www.unitedwaygcr.org/books. Your purchases will be delivered directly to the local United Way office. Online donations…
Northeast Wrestling and the Tri-City ValleyCats are excited to announce that Wrestling Under the Stars will return to Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Saturday, July 14, and will feature WWE Hall of Famers Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Booker T, and Glens Falls native Hacksaw Jim Duggan! This is the second year that this event has been held at "The Joe,"…
City of Troy Mayor Patrick Madden announced the schedule for the City’s design workshop series associated with the redevelopment of the One Monument Square site. The multi-day event will commence on the evening of Monday, June 18, and will continue for the next three days through Thursday, June 21.  Mayor Madden said “The City of Troy is embarking…
Kick off the summer with a free community event! Samaritan and St. Mary’s hospitals will present the movie “Ferdinand” at the third annual Park and Play Movie Night. The event will take place on Friday, June 1, (with a rain date of June 8) on the lawn of St. Mary’s Hospital, located at 1300 Massachusetts Avenue in Troy. The fun starts at 7:30 p.m…
RensCo on the Road will take place at the Petersburgh Veterans Memorial Community Center. RensoCo on the Road is a resource fair that provides residents access and a greater understanding about the operation and function of county government. The event will also highlight services and programs provided by county government. The RensCo on the Road…
Please join us tonight as we kick off a three day Community Design Workshop series to develop a shared vision for One Monument Square and the Riverfront Esplanade! All events will be held at the Arts Center of the Capital Region, located at 265 River Street in downtown Troy. Monday, June 18: Film Screening & Discussion - 4:30-6:00pm Community…
The Louis and Hortense Rubin Community Fellows Program is pleased to announce the projects that have been selected to receive grant funding for 2018-2019. Funding supports non-profit organizations and government agencies in Rensselaer County. The projects include: Children’s Museum of Science & Technology, $13,106 - CMOST will develop a…
TimesUnion.com A video game company led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students was named a finalist in the college game competition at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles last week. Unfortunately, the game, IO Interloper by the RPI spin-off Dang! did not emerge the winner, losing out to a team from Bringham Young…
Jun
21
Join us as for a ribbon cutting celebration of The Original Goat Yoga's first New York location! As seen on ABC News, CNN, ESPN, Vogue, New York Times,…
11 a.m.
Jun
28
Join us for our summer after-hours event! Connect with fellow members on the rooftop terrace of the Franklin Plaza. Enjoy stunning sunset views of Troy,…
5:30 p.m. Networking
Jun
29
Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating newly rehabilitated playgrounds. A team of volunteers from CAP COM Federal Credit Union and the CAP COM Cares…
11 a.m. Ribbon Cutting