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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, announces a new associate:  Michelle DeVito Marinello.  Ms. Marinello joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Business, Corporate and Commercial Practice Group.  Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Marinello was an associate with global law firm Squire Patton Boggs in Cleveland,…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region recently opened its annual Fence Show, the single largest exhibition of local artists in the region, on May 18, 2018. Artists, regardless of age and skill level, are welcome to submit up to two works for the exhibition. There is also a separate K-12 student category for young artists. The Fence Show is…
Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar announced that 100% of its 31 graduating high school seniors have been accepted to college this year. Students will attend a range of institutions, including: Barry University; Georgetown University; Hartwick College; Herkimer County Community College; Hudson Valley Community College; Rensselaer Polytechnic…
Mayor Patrick Madden announced the appointment of eight individuals to serve on the City’s Solid Waste Advisory Board. The board will assist the City’s Recycling Coordinator in the research, development and implementation of a solid waste management plan that will guide Troy’s waste management practices over the next decade, including alternative…
Linium Recruiting, the Capital Region’s leading professional recruitment firm serving industries from IT, science and engineering to health care, accounting and sales, today announced the appointment of Nick Maciariello as Director of Sales.  With two decades of experience, including leadership roles in sales and sales management, business…
CSArch, a premier architecture, engineering, and construction management firm in New York State, is pleased to announce a refreshed brand identity with an updated logo. Designed to reflect the company’s position as a design leader, the updated brand celebrates the growth and evolution that CSArch is undergoing. “Our new logo, marketing, and…
The Tri-City ValleyCats and Community Resource Federal Credit Union have teamed up again in 2018 on the “Home Run Community Heroes Starting 9” initiative, a program that aims to highlight those that go above and beyond in the Capital Region community. A selection of nine nominees will be recognized in an on-field ceremony on Thursday, July 19…
From 1883 to 2018 the means of drilling and blasting has changed, but the process has remained consistent; and so has the uniqueness of the Callanan family operation. It’s what has led employees to stay with the company for 30 years or more. With a woman at the helm of the most formative years of the company—something unheard of at the time—an…
The Rensselaer CSD Board of Education appointed Joseph A. Kardash as the next superintendent of schools, effective July 9, 2018. “I am honored and humbled to be selected to lead the Rensselaer City School District. It is exciting to become a part of a team with so much potential. Together, we will do great things for the students and community,”…
GTM Payroll Services is now offering iSolved’s cloud-based human capital management (HCM) technology that combines key applicant tracking, human resources, time and labor, compliance, payroll, and benefit enrollment functions in one single point of entry solution. Using a single database architecture, iSolved’s fully integrated system reduces…
Whitney Young Health held an official ribbon cutting and open house for their renovated Albany Dental Practice located at 900 Lark Drive in Albany. This $2 million dollar project is part of Whitney Young Health’s Campaign for Smiles, a fundraising initiative to expand and enhance dental services in the Capital Region. The new space allows for…
Hudson Valley Community College has announced its recipients of the 2018 President’s Award for Excellence. The awards, which have been handed out by Hudson Valley Community College presidents since 1985, were presented at the college’s 34th annual Faculty Staff Honors Convocation on May 3. Suzanne L. Glaude, web site specialist in the Information…
On May 6 at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Capital Roots raised $91,000 at their 31st Annual Spring Brunch. The event included a buffet brunch featuring culinary fare prepared by 125 restaurants, a silent auction with hundreds of items, a pancake station provided by Rivers Casino & Resort and children’s activities. Proceeds benefit…
Vincent W. Colonno, CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, announced the appointment of Aaron Howland as the Executive Director of Catholic Charities Disabilities Services (CCDS).  Mr. Howland will begin serving in the position on June 4, 2018.  Mr. Howland has extensive experience working with people with intellectual and…
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, is very pleased to announce that associate attorney Cianna Freeman-Tolbert has been selected for the Albany Business Review’s 40 Under Forty for 2018.  Each year, the Albany Business Review recognizes 40 young professionals and leaders under the age of forty who exemplify…
The University at Albany has announced the hiring of Colleen Mullen as the 12th women’s basketball coach in program history. Mullen joins the Great Danes from Army West Point, where she spent the past seven seasons, including the last six as Associate Head Coach. “We are delighted that Coach Mullen will be joining the UAlbany family. I am…
Six faculty and staff members from Hudson Valley Community College were named recipients of the prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence for 2018. Instituted in 1972 by the State University of New York, the Chancellor's Award recognizes exceptional contributions to the university by dedicated professionals. Recipients must show a…
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society will offer its Animal Learning Lab (ALL) Summer Camp Program for kids ages 7-12 during July and August. Animal Learning Lab (ALL) is a weeklong, interactive camp where kids will learn about companion animals, wildlife, service animals and others. Program will feature hands-on and interactive activities and guest…
The University at Albany and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown (TouroCOM-Middletown) are launching a program that will provide select UAlbany students with the opportunity to be assured admission to the medical school two years earlier than the standard application year. Osteopathic medicine is a distinct form of medicine that…
With the help of approximately 300 volunteers and partners, the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York visited nearly 400 homes in the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy on Saturday, May 5, and installed a total of 878 free smoke alarms for local residents during the Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. event. “It was incredible to see so many…
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, announces a new associate:  Michelle DeVito Marinello.  Ms. Marinello joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Business, Corporate and Commercial Practice Group.  Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Marinello was an associate with global law firm Squire Patton Boggs in Cleveland,…
The Arts Center of the Capital Region recently opened its annual Fence Show, the single largest exhibition of local artists in the region, on May 18, 2018. Artists, regardless of age and skill level, are welcome to submit up to two works for the exhibition. There is also a separate K-12 student category for young artists. The Fence Show is…
Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar announced that 100% of its 31 graduating high school seniors have been accepted to college this year. Students will attend a range of institutions, including: Barry University; Georgetown University; Hartwick College; Herkimer County Community College; Hudson Valley Community College; Rensselaer Polytechnic…
May
23
Learn tips and tricks on how to ask for a donation from local businesses. It can be intimidating to ask businesses to invest their money in your…
8-10 a.m.
May
23
Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating the new Discovery Center at the Robert C. Parker School. A letter from the school: We are thrilled to announce,…
10 a.m.
May
25
Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of The Little Rice Ball! The Little Rice Ball believes that any restaurant can play their part in protecting our…
11 a.m.