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(Menands, NY) – The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has launched a new website. Developed by Upside Collective of Albany, the site provides a fresh, fast and friendly user experience where people can meet pets for adoption in real time, as well as learn about and sign up for the Society’s many programs and services. The 3-D tour of the new Animal…
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 20, 2019) – Leslie M. Apple, Norma G. Meacham, and Daniel A. Ruzow, partners at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, have been selected by a nationwide peer review as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America®.  Mr. Apple was recognized for his work in the practice area of…
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (August 14, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Kaitlin Sims, Engineer in Training, has joined the company as a Project Engineer for its Land Development group in its office in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sims has previous experience as a Design Engineer for Chattanooga Engineering Group, developing commercial and…
TROY, N.Y., August 16, 2019 – The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) announced today that it has been chosen through a competitive selection process as one of 10 museums in the United States to participate in a Smithsonian pilot project to develop a unique humanities-based exhibition about local work history. The project is a hands-on…
The Chamber welcomes Tom Engle to the position of Communications Manager. Prior to joining the Chamber, Tom most recently worked in the marketing department at Saratoga Casino Hotel, where he was the lead copywriter for all marketing communications and collateral. He also managed the property's press and media relations and assisted with…
Albany, N Y: Tina Lombardi, CPA and Vincent J. Commisso, CPA, have recently been named as Shareholders for Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC). The promotion for both Lombardi and Commisso took place on June 1st. Lombardi joined the TBC team in 1991 while Commisso joined in 2007. Both Lombardi and Commisso graduated from Siena…
Retired Justice Bernard J. Malone Jr. Serves as Guest Speaker at Vietnam Veterans Reunion ALBANY, N.Y. (August 12, 2019) – Retired New York State Supreme Court Justice Bernard J. (Bud) Malone Jr., senior counsel with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, recently served as the keynote speaker at the Northeast USA…
Albany – Community Resource Federal Credit Union is once again partnering with the Albany Police Department and the Albany Police Athletic League (PAL), Inc. to give kids a head start on their school supplies for the upcoming school year. On Tuesday, August 13 at 3:00 p.m., representatives from Community Resource Federal Credit Union will be at…
Choice Physical Therapy has been a staple in Rensselaer County for the past 4 years, and has received immense support from the community, growing mainly through word of mouth. As our team and client base has grown, we've reached what we feel is capacity at the Campbell Ave location, and will be opening a second location in Spiegletown by the end…
Albany, NY, August 7, 2019 –  With their purchase of 42 Saratoga Avenue earlier this week, the Grasso family, Angelo, Giovanni and Erika Grasso, have announced the rebranding of their ACE Hardware presence in the Capital region to Hatchet Hardware. "We love being a part of the ACE Hardware family, but we also felt that it was time to change things…
LB Hannahs Joins Diversity, Inclusion, Global Training & Consulting Company Latham, NY — August 7, 2019 — LB Hannahs has joined the Tangible Development team as Inclusion Development Strategist. As a genderqueer person growing up in Johnstown, New York, LB’s personal and professional journey can best be described in one word, untraditional.…
ALBANY, New York, August 6, 2019 – BST & Co. CPAs, LLP, one of the Capital Region’s leading financial and management consulting firms, today announced that Elizabeth Powell has been appointed to the position of virtual controller within its virtual accounting solutions department. As virtual controller, Powell provides client specific…
Troy, NY – Stewart’s/Dake Family has made a $100,000 donation to Unity House of Troy to support its Campaign for the Working Poor. The campaign recognizes the growing needs of this population Unity House serves and aims to provide proactive resources for those struggling to find balance as they care for their families. The funds donated by Stewart…
Press Release August 5, 2019 Contact: Charmaine Ushkow Director of Community Engagement Times Union 518-454-5792 [email protected] Capital Region Gives, the Big $100,000 Giveaway returns in November On November 14, the Times Union will once again publish the popular special section on philanthropy, Capital Region Gives. In this edition we…
ALBANY SYMPHONY MANAGEMENT AND MUSICIANS AGREE ON A NEW FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT DATE:7/31/2019 Albany, NY- The Albany Symphony and the Albany Musicians’ Association, Local 14 of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) today announced the signing of a new four-year collective bargaining agreement. The agreement, which was ratified by the Members of…
In celebration of the restoration of the home once belonging to the Menand Village’s namesake and once world-famous horticulturist, Louis Menand; Albany Diocesan Cemeteries will host a very special garden party on the grounds of the Louis Menand House built circa 1846! Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:30 – 7:30 PM Tickets: $35., please RSVP by 9/1.…
You’re cordially invited…to make a difference in the lives of some very special infants and toddlers! Our Early Head Start program serves more than 139 children, 127 families and 5 expecting mothers, all of whom struggle with poverty. That’s why we’re hosting a virtual baby shower all month, and we need your help. Strollers, car seats, bedding,…
Article & Image published by the Albany Business Review. By Liz Young  – Reporter, Albany Business Review Jul 31, 2019, 2:13pm EDT A senior living community in Latham has completed a $13.5 million building that adds 35 apartments. Residents will begin moving into the new Parkland building at Shaker Pointe at Carondelet within the next few…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2019 Contact: Todd Cramer, President & CEO Phone: 518-434-8128 x202, 518-588-1993– mobile Email: [email protected] HUMANE SOCIETY TO LAUNCH SEARCH FOR NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TODD CRAMER STEPPING DOWN Menands – Todd Cramer, President & CEO of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (“MHHS”), has…
3tarchitects is a local business providing high quality and progress design solutions. This is accomplished through our accumulated experience, active listening and constant communication. Experts in various projects types including Universities and Colleges, Multi-Family Housing, Affordable Housing and Commercial Spaces. We are excited to…
(Menands, NY) – The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has launched a new website. Developed by Upside Collective of Albany, the site provides a fresh, fast and friendly user experience where people can meet pets for adoption in real time, as well as learn about and sign up for the Society’s many programs and services. The 3-D tour of the new Animal…
ALBANY, N.Y. (August 20, 2019) – Leslie M. Apple, Norma G. Meacham, and Daniel A. Ruzow, partners at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, have been selected by a nationwide peer review as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America®.  Mr. Apple was recognized for his work in the practice area of…
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. (August 14, 2019) – The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce Kaitlin Sims, Engineer in Training, has joined the company as a Project Engineer for its Land Development group in its office in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sims has previous experience as a Design Engineer for Chattanooga Engineering Group, developing commercial and…
Sep
12
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event! These events are a purposeful and effective way to…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Luncheon; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking
Sep
26
An evening honoring outstanding examples of philanthropic giving and citizenship. For more than 25 years, the Chamber has recognized businesses that…
5:30 p.m. Networking & Cocktail Reception; 6:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony & Dinner
Oct
10
Join us for a discussion with the mayors of Green Island, Rensselaer,Troy and Watervliet. Panelists will discuss timely issues facing our region,…
11:30 a.m. Registration & Luncheon; 12 - 1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A