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Hudson Valley Community College will hold its annual Homecoming weekend festivities this weekend, starting with a dedication of the college Foundation’s new Alumni House on Thursday, Sept. 22 and continuing with a full slate of events throughout the weekend. Most events are open to the public; please note where RSVPs are required. THURSDAY, SEPT.…
Opportunities for Local Businesses to Showcase Student Art View Photos Here (Albany) – September 26, 2022. Dr. Martin Kilbridge, President of Academy of The Holy Names, announced today the successful launch of its annual Traveling Art Show. Under the direction of Art Teacher, Dana Sela, and Director of Enrollment Management, Wendy Diefendorf, the…
Hudson Valley Community College has signed an agreement that solidifies a long-term working partnership with Regeneron, a leading global biotechnology company with headquarters and manufacturing operations in New York State. For over a decade, the college’s Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department has worked closely with Regeneron, which has…
(Chatham, NY) - STRIDE knows adaptive sport, nearly all of the 18 programs are individual lifetime activity focused; but one activity they have never offered in 36 years, is waterskiing. That is why they partnered with a Connecticut group Leaps of Faith Adaptive Skiers to introduce the sport in partnership with another non-profit, whose mission is…
Five members of the academic and administrative staff recently were promoted at Hudson Valley Community College. Kathleen Petley, who has served in numerous, progressively responsible roles for over 30 years at the college, was named vice president for institutional effectiveness and technology. In this role, Petley will serve as a member of the…
Do you enjoy reading to children? Do you have an hour a week to spare? Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County has a pressing need for at least 10 volunteer  reading mentors for the Everybody WINS! Power Lunch program at  Van Rensselaer Elementary in Rensselaer as well as School 2 and School 14 in Troy. Everybody Wins! is an innovative reading…
(West Sand Lake, NY, 8/26/22) – STRIDE Adaptive Sports named Dave Graham as STRIDE Volunteer of the Year and Joe Pierson as STRIDE Athlete of the year. Both Graham and Pierson have been involved with STRIDE since the mid-2000s. Dave Graham serves as Program Leader for STRIDE’s Tennis Program. Dave began his journey with STRIDE in 2010 when he was…
Recognized as Top Charitable Contributor for the 10th Straight Year Boston, MA - Fri., Sept. 9, 2022 – The Boston Business Journal (BBJ) yesterday named Berkshire Bank an honoree in its annual 2022 Corporate Citizenship Awards, in recognition of the region's top corporate charitable contributors. The BBJ annually publishes this list to showcase…
Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County has been awarded $15,000 by the Troy Savings Bank Foundation for website redesign. The funds will be used to create an attractive, user-friendly, resource-intensive website to help potential and current volunteers and students access information about LVORC’s programs and services, educational resources,…
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) awarded a 2021-2022 Superior Merit Award designation to the Excelsior University SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student members. The SHRM Student Chapter Merit Award program encourages the development of more effective student chapters and…
LaMarche Safranko Law is pleased to announce George LaMarche and Andrew Safranko have been selected to the 2023 New York Super Lawyers list for the 10th consecutive year. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. In addition attorneys Aimee Greer and…
With more than three decades of leadership and financial expertise in community banking, Signor will oversee deposit and retail loan operations, compliance, risk, IT, security and facilities Albany – Pioneer, a leading financial institution in New York’s Capital Region, today announced the appointment of Thomas Signor as Executive Vice President…
The Foundation has invested more than $1.5 Million in the Malta community in the last 11 years  Deadline for grant applications is October 31, 2022  Malta, NY – September 6, 2022 – As the GlobalFoundries-Town of Malta Foundation celebrates its 11th anniversary of providing grants, it is proud to announce that it is now accepting grant applications…
Excelsior University supported two organizations with backpacks and back-to-school supplies this season. The organizations distributed the supplies to the students they serve at community events held recently. Excelsior knows that learning is a lifelong journey and is providing a backpack to young students to help them start this school year with…
CDPHP, Community Care Physicians Provide Convenient, Onsite Pharmacy for Local Patients ALBANY, N.Y. – August 30, 2022 – CDPHP and Community Care Physicians today announced the opening of the third ConnectRx retail pharmacy within the Capital Region Health Park in Latham, NY. Conveniently located on Troy-Schenectady Road in Latham, the pharmacy is…
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy LLP is pleased to announce that James E. Hacker, Managing Partner, has recently been appointed President of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. The Academy provides a comprehensive approach to advancing core values of the legal profession to its members and advocates on a wide array of legislative and…
The law firm of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy is pleased to announced it has been named to U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2023. The firm has consistently earned this ranking for many years. “We are both delighted and proud to be awarded this designation once again,” said E. Stewart Jones, Jr., Partner of the firm.…
Reverse Rett Upstate NY Presents Inaugural Family Fun Day Fundraiser on September 17, 2022, to support Rett Syndrome Research Trust. TROY, NY – SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 – The Upstate NY chapter of Reverse Rett will be hosting its inaugural fundraiser at the Speigletown Firehouse from 12:00pm-6:00pm on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Proceeds of the event…
[Albany, N.Y.] –  On August 18, Callanan Industries presented the NYOH Community Cancer Foundation with a $12,000 check from its annual Ride With Mike fundraising event held on August 7, 2022 at the Brunswick Community Center. This annual 50-mile police escorted event is named for Mike Walsh, long-time Callanan Construction Superintendent and two-…
Hudson Valley Community College will hold its annual Homecoming weekend festivities this weekend, starting with a dedication of the college Foundation’s new Alumni House on Thursday, Sept. 22 and continuing with a full slate of events throughout the weekend. Most events are open to the public; please note where RSVPs are required. THURSDAY, SEPT.…
Opportunities for Local Businesses to Showcase Student Art View Photos Here (Albany) – September 26, 2022. Dr. Martin Kilbridge, President of Academy of The Holy Names, announced today the successful launch of its annual Traveling Art Show. Under the direction of Art Teacher, Dana Sela, and Director of Enrollment Management, Wendy Diefendorf, the…
Hudson Valley Community College has signed an agreement that solidifies a long-term working partnership with Regeneron, a leading global biotechnology company with headquarters and manufacturing operations in New York State. For over a decade, the college’s Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department has worked closely with Regeneron, which has…
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You’re invited to attend the Ribbon Cutting for Community Resource Federal Credit Union!   What:                   Ribbon Cutting for Community Resource…
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You are invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Rise | Collar City!   What:                   Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Rise | Collar…
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Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event. This popular networking event features a…
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