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Mayor Patrick Madden announced the City of Troy is moving forward with the demolition of the former Leonard Hospital building in north Troy. The city is seeking qualified contractors to remove the abandoned medical facility – located at 74 New Turnpike Road in the Collar City’s historic Lansingburgh neighborhood – by October 1, 2019.   Mayor…
Hudson Valley Community College and the Capital Region Workforce Development Board have teamed up with social services organization Northern Rivers Family of Services to offer a new “Learn Where You Earn” program to give employees a chance to further their education right where they work. Starting this summer, Hudson Valley will begin offering…
PLANADVISER has named HANYS Benefit Services as one of its 2019 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers. PLANADVISER’s Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers is an annual list of the retirement plan advisers and adviser teams at the top of their respective peer groups in terms of assets under advisement or number of retirement plan clients—including sponsors…
LATHAM, NEW YORK – Leading Data Center and Cloud Hosting Solutions provider TurnKey Internet has announced today that they have been awarded an additional green hydroelectric power contract under New York State’s ReCharge NY program. TurnKey will receive 220 kilowatts of additional clean, renewable hydroelectric power from Niagara Falls, and is…
Kevin Smith, Senior Client Relationship Manager at Fenimore Asset Management, earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation from The American College of Financial Services. According to the college, “The RICP® educational curricula is the most complete and comprehensive program available to professional financial…
First New York Federal Credit Union hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for their new 2,100 square foot full-service branch at 1533 Route 9 in Halfmoon.  The new location is designed to better accommodate First New York’s growing membership in Saratoga County and it will feature ample parking, two drive up 24-hour First New York Express Interactive…
architecture+, a design and service oriented architecture and planning firm in Troy, New York, is pleased to announce that we have been recognized as a Top Workplace. We are excited to be ranked 3rd of the 25 companies awarded in the Small Employer category and honored to be the only architecture firm to receive an award. In addition, we are…
https://www.bizjournals.com/albany/news/2019/04/15/center-for-economic-growth-merging-ace.html?iana=hpmvp_alby_news_headlineLiz Young, Albany Business Review Two regional economic development organizations — the Center for Economic Growth and the Upstate Alliance for the Creative Economy — will merge. The organizations have already been working…
Mayor Patrick Maddenannounced the Frear Park Municipal Golf Course will officially reopen to the public on Tuesday, April 16th. Longtime season pass holder and Troy resident Jack Stapleton will participate in a special tee off ceremony at 9:00 am to mark the beginning of Frear Park’s 88th season of golf in the Collar City.   Mayor Madden said, “…
WHEN: Monday, April 22, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00pm WHERE: Capital Roots’ Urban Grow Center, 594 River Street, Troy; Capital Roots’ Produce Project Urban Farm, 261 8th Street, Troy; Uncle Sam Trailhead, 7th Avenue and Middleburg Street, Troy, NY. WHAT: Capital Roots, a 44 year-old local food access nonprofit dedicated to nourishing healthy communities…
John M. Shartrand, CAP COM Financial Services program manager at CAP COM FCU, was recently honored as a 2019 Program Manager of the Year by LPL Financial, a leader in the retail financial advice market and the leading independent broker/dealer* serving banks and credit unions. Shartrand leads CAP COM Financial Services (CCFS), which focuses on…
Capital Roots recently welcomed three new board members and four new staff to its growing team. Adding valuable experience across the organization will help Capital Roots achieve its mission of providing the Capital Region access to fresh, healthy and affordable food. Capital Roots nourishes more than 175,000 residents in four counties with 480…
The News Apartments has been named one of this year’s Excellence in Historic Preservation Award winners by the Preservation League of New York State. The League’s statewide awards program has been honoring notable achievements in retaining, promoting, and reusing New York State’s irreplaceable architectural heritage since 1984. Formerly the Troy…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce the addition of Jenifer Marten as Vice President, Commercial Lending. In her new role, Ms. Marten will develop and manage commercial lending relationships throughout the Capital Region. She joins Saratoga National Bank with more than 17 years of local banking experience. Ms. Marten is…
Hudson Valley Community College’s Department of Fine Arts, Theatre Arts and Digital Media announces the opening of “Pulse 4,” the year-end exhibition by students enrolled in Digital Media programs. The exhibition is on view in the college’s Teaching Gallery from April 26 – May 4. The exhibition is celebrated with an opening reception and awards…
HANYS Benefit Services (HBS) is pleased to welcome Noah Buck as its new Director of Client Relationship Management within its retirement consulting practice. Noah has worked in the retirement industry since 2002, and brings a valued background in all aspects of both defined benefit and defined contribution services to help clients meet their…
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society will hold its 12th annual Gala for Animals on Friday, May 31 at 6:00 p.m. at the National Museum of Dance, located at 99. S. Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Saratoga is home to the Society’s Spay/Neuter clinic, which serves hundreds of North Country pets each year. This year’s title sponsor is Benson’s Pet Centers.…
First New York Federal Credit Union is excited to announce that Lindsay Phillips has joined our team as School Banking Outreach and Social Media Coordinator.  We are excited to welcome Lindsay to our team with all the experience she has in sales and marketing.  Prior to joining First New York Federal Credit Union she grew her media skills at…
Alaant Workforce Solutions (Alaant), the Capital Region’s leading professional workforce services firm, today announced it has been selected by Forbes as one of America's Best Recruiting Firms 2019. This is the third consecutive year Alaant has received this prestigious designation, and again this year, it is the only agency in the Capital Region…
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is celebrating its first semester as part of a New York State Center of Excellence in Digital Game Development. Together with Rochester Institute of Technology and New York University, the center has received nearly $900,000 in new grant funding from New York to support and grow the state’s digital gaming sector.…
Mayor Patrick Madden announced the City of Troy is moving forward with the demolition of the former Leonard Hospital building in north Troy. The city is seeking qualified contractors to remove the abandoned medical facility – located at 74 New Turnpike Road in the Collar City’s historic Lansingburgh neighborhood – by October 1, 2019.   Mayor…
Hudson Valley Community College and the Capital Region Workforce Development Board have teamed up with social services organization Northern Rivers Family of Services to offer a new “Learn Where You Earn” program to give employees a chance to further their education right where they work. Starting this summer, Hudson Valley will begin offering…
PLANADVISER has named HANYS Benefit Services as one of its 2019 Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers. PLANADVISER’s Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers is an annual list of the retirement plan advisers and adviser teams at the top of their respective peer groups in terms of assets under advisement or number of retirement plan clients—including sponsors…
Apr
18
Attend this dynamic discussion and Q&A session with the presidents of area colleges and universities at the popular College Presidents Panel…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A
May
09
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
22
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These luncheons are a purposeful and effective way…
11:30 a.m. Check-In & Lunch; 12-1:15 p.m. Networking