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The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has named Hudson Valley Community College President Roger Ramsammy to its Commission on Structured Pathways. Ramsammy will serve a three-year term beginning this July and ending on June 30, 2021.  AACC is the primary advocacy organization for the nation's nearly 1,200 community colleges which…
First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Lucas Fiedler has been promoted to Manager of Membership Development from Membership Development Officer in the company’s Marketing Department. Prior to joining First New York Federal Credit Union Lucas worked at SEFCU, where he was a Member Service Advisor/Assistant Branch Manager for…
Siena College has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a bachelor of arts in communications. Current Siena students can enroll in the major beginning this fall. The program will feature four distinct tracks: Journalism Marketing communications and digital marketing Political communications Sports communications…
TroyRecord.com Officials from the American Red Cross were happy to recently show off a new vehicle that they were able to add to its local Blood Services fleet, thanks to a donation from CAP COM Federal Credit Union. A co-branded van was recently unveiled before an audience of Red Cross volunteers and board members at the New York-Penn Blood…
The Chazen Companies is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to its Poughkeepsie office. Ann Sandford has joined Chazen’s Accounting team as an Accounting Associate. Sandford is a resident of Clinton Corner’s and earned her B.B.A in Accounting from Siena College. She previously worked for Vassar College and Pine Plains Central…
Sunmark will unveil our Limited Edition 2019 Calendar this fall and it could feature your photo! We’re looking for photos that show what makes the Capital Region special. From Capital Region landmarks to that favorite place that makes your town or neighborhood shine, we want to feature your town in any season. Upload your photo today and tell your…
Vincent W. Colonno, CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, announced the appointment of Dr. James O’Brien, MD, to the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany. “Dr. O’Brien brings a wealth of experience in healthcare and a strong connection to the Catholic Charities mission,” said Mr. Colonno.  “We are thrilled…
Excelsior College, a not-for-profit, accredited online institution, welcomes graduates from around the world for its annual Commencement Celebration this week. An Awards Convocation honoring graduates for their accomplishments and alumni who have made substantial personal, professional and community contributions will be held Thursday, July 12, at…
Dr. Bott, former principal at Catholic Central High School, was promoted to Associate Superintendent of Schools of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.  As the newest team member of the RCDA Catholic School Office, Dr. Bott will be working with and supporting all 22 Catholic schools that fall under the auspices of the RCDA.  His new position is…
TroyRecord.com Hope 7 Community Center is celebrating its golden anniversary of doing good in the Collar City community. For the past 50 years, Hope 7 has played an integral role in the community by offering youth programs, food security and community outreach. Located at 596 Pawling Ave. in Troy, this local center’s mission is to provide life…
A partnership between the Capital District Transportation Authority, Rensselaer County, the City of Troy and the Troy Boys and Girls Club will provide access to Grafton Lakes State Park for Troy youths during the summer months, was announced on Tuesday at a news conference at the Troy Boys and Girls Club. “We have been providing this service to…
Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the City of Troy has launched it’s first-ever textile recycling pilot program. The City of Troy has partnered with the American Clothing Recycling Company based in Glens Falls, New York to collect clothing, shoes, and other textiles for reuse and recycling. Residents can deposit accepted items at four…
architecture+, a design and service oriented architecture and planning firm in Troy, New York, has announced that Cayla Walter has joined the firm as an Architectural Designer. Walter, of Troy, New York, holds a Master of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Kent State University. As a…
Autumn Hayes has been promoted from accounting intern to staff accountant at Wojeski & Company CPAs, P.C. She holds a combined B.S./M.S. degree in accounting from The College of St. Rose, along with a certificate in forensic accounting. Working in the Audit Department, Hayes is responsible for attestation engagements including audits, reviews…
http://www.troyrecord.com/general-news/20180626/free-summer-basketball-… Freeway Insurance Services has joined in with B-Rad, H & V Collision, and other local business's in the down town area for a great cause - KIDS! F.A.C.E. : Far All Children Everywhere is having an opening day July 10th and the first game of the summer 7/12/18. This is…
Mayor Patrick Madden announced the return of youth programming in the Collar City for the 2018 summer season. The City of Troy is again partnering with the Capital District YMCA and the Lansingburgh and Troy Boys & Girls Clubs to offer six weeks of recreational opportunities to provide young people unique summer activities during July and…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union and its charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, has announced the launch of the 2018 Christmas In July Toy Drive with Unity House. As part of Unity House’s annual Children’s Holiday Program, CAP COM will provide toy collection boxes in the lobbies of its 11 branches July 6-31. The toy drive is open to the…
Recently, at the Sunmark Federal Credit Union (Sunmark) annual meeting, Sunmark members elected Dawn Doherty as the first female Chairperson on Sunmark’s Board of Directors.  As a member-owned financial cooperative, Sunmark Federal Credit Union relies on the talents of volunteers from our membership to serve on our Board of Directors. Dawn is a…
spotlightnews.com Siena College will soon be home to the largest telescope in the Capital District. A crane hoisted the 2,600-pound dome onto the top of an observatory which sits on top of Roger Bacon Hall on Monday, July 2, that will eventually house a $210,000, 27-inch telescope. The telescope will be used for a range of purposes, said Rose Finn…
CAP COM Federal Credit Union and its charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, have launched a summertime sweepstakes: Live Life, Give Local. The campaign seeks to rally Capital Region residents around giving back to the community while attracting new members to the credit union. Five winners will receive $1,000 and donate another $1,…
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has named Hudson Valley Community College President Roger Ramsammy to its Commission on Structured Pathways. Ramsammy will serve a three-year term beginning this July and ending on June 30, 2021.  AACC is the primary advocacy organization for the nation's nearly 1,200 community colleges which…
First New York Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Lucas Fiedler has been promoted to Manager of Membership Development from Membership Development Officer in the company’s Marketing Department. Prior to joining First New York Federal Credit Union Lucas worked at SEFCU, where he was a Member Service Advisor/Assistant Branch Manager for…
Siena College has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a bachelor of arts in communications. Current Siena students can enroll in the major beginning this fall. The program will feature four distinct tracks: Journalism Marketing communications and digital marketing Political communications Sports communications…
Jul
26
Enjoy a day of networking with fellow alumni while cheering on the Tri-City ValleyCats. Alumni can reconnect with classmates and meet alumni from other…
10 a.m. Gates Open; 10:45 a.m. Ceremonial First Pitch; 11 a.m. Lunch & Start of Game
Aug
07
Designed for Chamber members looking to maximize their investment by getting engaged and connected with the business community. Whether you’re a new or…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8 - 9 a.m. Benefits Overview
Aug
13
Join us for a round of 18 holes on the award-winning greens of The Country Club of Troy. Please email your golf handicap(s) to Rachael Murray upon…
10:30 a.m. Check-in; 11 a.m. Luncheon; 12 p.m. Shotgun Start; 5:30 p.m. Dinner