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The University at Albany is demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, according to INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The magazine, which is the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, named UAlbany as one of its 2018 Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipients, along with 95 other U.S.…
CDPHP hits a high quality homerun in recent NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings. The health plan is rated among the top plans New York state, as well as the nation, in the areas of consumer experience, prevention, and treatment, and is the only Medicaid plan in New York state rated 4.5 out of 5. “At CDPHP, high-quality care and superior customer…
St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP) today celebrated the completion of its $105 million Troy Master Facilities Plan (MFP), and held a grand opening for the new Heinrich Medicus Pavilion at Samaritan Hospital. With its new, state-of-the-art emergency department, intensive care unit, progressive care unit, medical/surgical units, and endoscopy suite…
As part of the City’s continued efforts to expand public access to the Hudson River and support the continued revitalization of Troy’s waterfront, Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the start of construction on the Ingalls Avenue Boat Launch in the Collar City’s burgeoning North Central neighborhood. When completed, the site will enhance 500…
Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce plans to expand its presence in Schenectady County with a new Rotterdam branch. This marks the 11th location for the bank. The bank will establish an office with a full range of financial services at 1963 Altamont Avenue. Pending all regulatory approvals, it is expected to open in…
The Sage Colleges has named Susan L. Reantillo as interim vice president for enrollment management. Reantillo will guide strategic planning for long-term enrollment growth as Sage conducts a national search for a vice president for enrollment management during the 2018-2019 academic year. Reantillo has more than 35 years of experience in higher…
The Sage Colleges is included among the top 100 Regional Universities in the North in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings. Sage is ranked number 93, which is four spots higher than its ranking in 2018. Sage also appears on U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 list of Best Value Schools and A+ Schools for…
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP is very pleased to announce that the following attorneys recently received the Upstate New York Super Lawyers distinction for 2018: James B. Ayers, Beth A. Bourassa, Terresa M. Bakner, Heather D. Diddel, David R. Everett, Philip H. Gitlen, Norma G. Meacham, William S. Nolan, Robert T. Schofield and Michael…
– The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce that its North Country office has moved to a new and larger location as a result of rapid company growth. The new office is located at the historic Clark Brothers Glove Factory in Glens Falls at 20 Elm Street. Chazen opened its North Country office in Glens Falls in 2000 and moved to Queensbury…
Five SUNY community colleges made their collective case for a place at the economic development table today, with the official launch of the Capital Community College Career Coalition (C5). C5, a collaborative effort of Columbia-Greene Community College, Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Hudson Valley Community College, SUNY Adirondack and SUNY…
The Chazen Companies, an employee-owned, multidisciplinary consulting firm, announced Matthew Korn, P.E., and Walter Kubow, P.E., LEED® AP, as new associates of the firm. Korn and Kubow are both based in Chazen’s Capital District office. Kubow joined Chazen in 2003 and works with the Land Development group as a Project Manager and Senior Project…
Capital Roots’ Healthy Streets program completed the installation of an Intersection Enhancement Project for Schenectady at the corners of Liberty and Jay Street. This project was one of two planned that was made possible with support from Capital District Transportation Committee’s (CDTC) Capital Coexist campaign, NYS-DOH Creating Healthy Schools…
The Palace Performing Arts Center has announced the hiring of Robin Wiley as the Senior Director of Development & Philanthropy. In her new role, Robin joins the Senior Leadership Team and will oversee fundraising, corporate sponsorships, business development and strategic initiatives in an effort to support growth and revenue generation. “I am…
Pioneer Bank President and CEO Tom Amell took to the stage at the Pioneer Bank Foundation Grand Carnival yesterday to announce a $250,000 donation by the bank to fund the newly-formed Foundation’s initiatives. The announcement was applauded by the 800 attendees of the Grand Carnival, the Pioneer Bank Foundation’s first public event. 100% of $10,…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Verizon, is “reuniting hearts” this Veterans Day with its Reunite Flight program. The program was founded to help active-duty military personnel travel to be with their families when it otherwise might not be financially possible. This program is a way for CAP COM to recognize and thank service…
Officials of two leading youth development organizations in the Capital Area announced today that they are in formal negotiations intended to lead to a consolidation of the two organizations. Members of the Boards of Directors and senior professional leadership of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany and Troy Boys & Girls Club have engaged in…
Leading Data Center and Cloud Hosting Solutions provider TurnKey Internet, Inc. announced today that their flagship data center in Albany, New York has once again earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification for superior energy performance. TurnKey Internet’s data center is the 2nd in the state of New York to…
Robert S. Reynolds, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has been selected by a nationwide peer review as a “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in the practice area of Trusts and Estates.  Mr. Reynolds joins his Whiteman Osterman & Hanna colleagues rated as Best…
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ranks 14th among top STEM colleges and universities, according to a new ranking by Forbes. To put together the list of Top 25 STEM Colleges 2018, Forbes drew from College Scorecard’s database of schools where 50 percent or more students major in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Rensselaer…
Alex Holderbach lined the most clutch hit of his young professional career Sunday, and only moments later, found himself restless in the dugout. The bases were loaded again, but this time, he could only watch. "I was sitting over there, bottom of the inning just pacing because I was so excited and I know everyone else was doing the same thing," he…
As part of the City’s continued efforts to expand public access to the Hudson River and support the continued revitalization of Troy’s waterfront, Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the start of construction on the Ingalls Avenue Boat Launch in the Collar City’s burgeoning North Central neighborhood. When completed, the site will enhance 500…
The University at Albany is demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, according to INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The magazine, which is the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, named UAlbany as one of its 2018 Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recipients, along with 95 other U.S.…
CDPHP hits a high quality homerun in recent NCQA Health Insurance Plan Ratings. The health plan is rated among the top plans New York state, as well as the nation, in the areas of consumer experience, prevention, and treatment, and is the only Medicaid plan in New York state rated 4.5 out of 5. “At CDPHP, high-quality care and superior customer…
Sep
20
Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of ValuSpace Personal Storage! Enjoy light refreshments, tours of the facility and enter to win…
4:00 p.m.
Sep
20
Join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of Courtyard By Marriott!  Walking distance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and woven…
2:00 p.m.
Sep
26
Labor Law changes you NEED to know about that will affect your business. State and federal employment regulations are undergoing important changes that…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8-9:30 a.m. Workshop