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Village of Castleton's Riverfront Park Chosen As High Priority Site



On March 15, Village of Castleton Mayor Bob Schmidt attended an exciting meeting of the Rensselaer Land Trust concerning the Rensselaer County Hudson River Access Plan, which is a study funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Hudson River Estuary Program. The report details forty-four Hudson River access points in Rensselaer County. The Village of Castleton-on-Hudson's Riverfront Park has been chosen as a high priority site, and is one of three of the seventeen high priority locations selected for an architectural sketch. This outcome is the result of more than a year of meetings and advocacy by Village leadership, and will greatly help in the Village's fight for public access to the Hudson River. The full report will be available in late March or early April.

City officials announced the completion of the first phase of upgrades to the City of Troy’s downtown parking system kiosks. Newly-upgraded digital pay-stations will be activated beginning Wednesday, March 20th.    Mayor Madden said, “The deployment of new parking management technologies is part of our commitment to support Troy’s downtown…
United Way of the Greater Capital Region of the Greater Capital Region (UWGCR) today announced 5.18 Day, the largest single day of community impact with more than 40 service projects scheduled to support local nonprofits in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady and Schoharie Counties.  The 5.18 projects will be managed through their re-…
During its annual Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. last week, the Credit Union National Association recognized SEFCU’s ongoing effort to deliver free, dynamic financial education to young people with its Desjardins Award for Youth Financial Education in the more than $1 billion in assets category. “This award is a meaningful…
Mar
21
Celebrate the grand opening of the new Mohawk Army Navy store! Located in the new Van Rensselaer Square shopping plaza, this is the first Rensselaer…
3 p.m. Ribbon Cutting
Mar
21
Get connected, develop leads and build relationships at our one-of-a-kind, fast-paced networking event. These events are a fun and effective way to focus…
11:30 a.m. Check-in & Luncheon; 12 - 1:15 p.m. Networking
Mar
28
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 & Networking