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Wednesday, August 27 2014
Early fall is the perfect time to enjoy all the sights, sounds, aromas, and tastes that make Saratoga Springs a destination city, and there will be something for everyone at "Crosswalk," a new kind of street festival of the sights, sounds and flavors of Saratoga Springs to benefit the American Red Cross! "Crosswalk" will take place on Sunday, October 5 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. on ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, General News Article
Wednesday, August 27 2014
Please join Northern Rivers Family Services for a complimentary monthly breakfast tour at its Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child and Family Center locations. Choose from one of the following dates and locations: Tuesday, September 9, 9 to 10 a.m.: Camp to Belong New York presentation at Parsons' SATRI, 60 Academy Road, Albany. Please click here to register. Thursday, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, August 27 2014
Partners of the law firm Deily & Glastetter, LLP Jonathan D. Deily, Joann Sternheimer, Richard C. Maider, John D. Rodgers, Pilar A. Cano, and retired partner Mark D. Glastetter (now of Counsel to the firm) have all been named to the list of Super Lawyers®, Upstate New York for 2014. Deily, Sternheimer, Maider, Rodgers, Cano, and Glastetter, who were all similarly honored last year, were ...read more
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Wednesday, August 27 2014
An increasing amount of complaints have been made regarding emails informing a taxpayer that their federal tax payment is being returned by their financial institution. Although the email domain appears to come from the IRS ('tax@irs.gov'), it's actually a phishing tactic used to lure unsuspecting victims to provide personal and financial information. While similar scams have been ...read more
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Wednesday, August 27 2014
Young/Sommer LLC is proud and pleased to announce it was again recognized by Chambers USA as a leading law firm in the environmental law practice area. The firm is listed as one of the top six Environmental firms in New York. It is the eleventh consecutive year that Young/Sommer has placed among the top ten New York State Environmental firms in the legal guide. The Chambers USA listing states ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, August 27 2014
Please join the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Avenue, Schenectady on Saturday September 6 at 2 p.m. for "The Transportation Revolution in NYS." Join Professor Hochfelder as he explores the 19th century economic and transportation innovations that positioned the U.S. as a powerhouse on the world stage, with New York at the forefront. Professor Hochfelder's ...read more
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Wednesday, August 27 2014
Glen Eddy, The Eddy’s senior living community in Niskayuna and an affiliate of St. Peter’s Health Partners will host Chef Bal Arneson, cookbook author, columnist, film contributor, and star of the Cooking Channel’s and Food Network Canada’s program, “Spice Goddess,” on Thursday, September 4, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon (10:30 a.m. -- outdoor food demonstration), at ...read more
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Wednesday, August 27 2014
Reserve your booth today and feature your company in front of some of Tech Valley's top technology talent. Cost-effective and convenient, recruit, screen, interview and hire on-site. Meet qualified Technology and Advanced Manufacturing candidates at the area’s largest recruiting event. The Third Annual Tech Career expo which takes place on Monday, September 8 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the ...read more
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Wednesday, August 27 2014
GE Fuel Cells (NYSE: GE) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hudson Valley Community College to install and operate a 50kW class fuel cell power generation demonstration system at HVCC’s Tec-SMART facility. As part of the first installation of this new technology, HVCC will develop fuel cell technology curricula while utilizing the demonstration system to provide hands-on ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
Brendan Regan has been promoted to credit analyst at Ballston Spa National Bank. In this position, Regan is responsible for portfolio management and underwriting of small business loans. Regan joined BSNB in 2009 as a sales and service associate and was promoted to senior sales and service associate in 2011. Prior to joining BSNB, Regan spent five years as a sales manager at a local consulting ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
Please join the Boathouse Grille, 80 Shady Harbor Drive, New Baltimore, NY for a buffet dinner, cash bar and music from premiere Beatles Cover Band Hey Jude on Saturday, September 6 from 5 to 11:30 p.m. Cost is $45 per person and the door will open at 5 p.m. and the band starts at 7 p.m. The menu includes: Boathouse Bangin' Shrimp Bruchetta Platter Spring Mix Salad Ham Carving Station ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
Please join the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 1450, 275 Grooms Road, Halfmoon for a breakfast buffet on Sunday, September 7 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon to benefit the Quest for Grace Foundation. The Foundation's focus is to arrange donations of new and gently used clothing for foster children. It currently serves the foster care communities in Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, Columbia, ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
Please join Baptist Health System Foundation on Thursday, September 25 at Mohawk River Country Club & Chateau, 847 Riverview Road, Rexford for the Alfred Kahler Memorial Golf Tournament. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at the turn followed by a grand buffet reception, cash bar, raffles and awards at 5 p.m. Cost is $125 per person or ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
The Falvo family, friends, local dignitaries and members of the Board of Directors of the Jack Falvo III Foundation celebrated the beginning of the remodeling and construction of Jack’s Place with a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday, August 20. Jack’s Place is located at 17 Rose Road at the corner of Athol Road in Schenectady. When completed, Jack’s Place will provide ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
Do you know a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York State who has demonstrated exemplary leadership to community-based charities? Nominate him/her now for the 11th annual Michael H. Urbach, CPA Community Builders Award. The award is presented by the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). Candidates must: Be a ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
AAA Northway Schenectady Travel Center, 1626 Union Street, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays starting on September 6. AAA Northway is expanding the hours of their Schenectady Travel Center to better assist its members. Members will be able to stop in for a number of products and services including travel, discount tickets, TripTiks, TourBooks and maps. The new hours will be Monday, ...read more
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Monday, August 25 2014
There is still time to sign up for the Visiting Nurse Service Foundation's 14th Annual Fore the Foundation Golf Tournament to be held on Friday, September 12 at the Ballston Spa Country Club, Route 67 in Ballston Spa. Registration and breakfast begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Every golfer will receive a beautiful Lands End jacket. There will be prizes for the closest to the ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
Justin M. Birzon has joined Deily & Glastetter, LLP (D&G) as an associate to the firm’s Collections & Replevin team. Justin handles litigation in state and federal courts in New York and Connecticut. He focuses on retail and commercial collections and has experience in both pre- and post-judgment remedies. He also focuses on provisional remedies enforcement of security interests ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
“After attending the DJ Times Expo for so many years, winning DJ of the year is a dream come true," said Vinny Liotta of Events by Cool Cat. Cool Cat is a family-owned and -operated special event entertainment company specializing in weddings, bar / bat mitzvahs, school, corporate and private events throughout the upstate New York area. Each year, DJ Times magazine hosts the largest DJ ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
The Schenectady Chamber and Berkshire Bank are pleased to announce that they have formed an alliance in order to provide Chamber members with another option for low-fee merchant processing. Berkshire Bank and its partner Elavon offer a large range of products and programs for you to choose from that will create endless opportunities to conduct business while accepting credit and debit card sales, ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
The Stakeholders are pleased to announce the Community IMPACT Awards on Wednesday, November 12, which will be presented by the Stakeholders Corporate Volunteer Council. The Corporate Volunteer Council is committed to increasing corporate volunteer participation and opportunities among Service Area businesses. They accomplish their mission of promoting corporate volunteerism by providing a platform ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
Myers Studio celebrates and enters its 30th year in downtown Schenectady by opening on Tuesday, September 2 this year! Miss Darlene Myers, founder and director, has produced professional ballet dancers for numerous companies, dancers for Broadway and modern companies in the states and abroad along with many dancers acquiring multiple college dance scholarships throughout the years. Registration ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
The Heritage Home for Women will host a yard sale on Thursday, September 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon (rain date is Friday, September 5) at 1519 Union Street, Schenectady. There will be furniture (some antique), craft supplies and many other treasure for sale. All proceeds will benefit the home. For more information, please call 518.374.6921.
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Thursday, August 21 2014
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) and the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission (APBPC) have teamed up to offer access to the Preserve’s Discovery Center on specific Saturday trips. Beginning Saturday, August 30, customers will be able to use Route #155 (Suburban Circulator) to access the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center (195 New Karner Road) between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
Please join the Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council for "Build Successful Leaders Throughout Your Organization" on Thursday, September 18 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Shaker Ridge Country Club, 802 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville. This interactive program offers specific strategies for developing leaders throughout your organization. Join the discussion regarding how to develop a ...read more
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Thursday, August 21 2014
Back-to-school time is almost here, so One Huge Savings at 1703 Union Street, Schenectady is giving away a backpack full of school supplies! Winning is easy! Starting now through Sunday, August 24, if you spend $10, you'll receive a ticket for your chance to win. The winner will be drawn on Monday, August 25.
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, August 19 2014
More than 30 restaurants and eateries throughout the greater Capital Region are offering special pricing and menus in celebration of the Travers during the fifth annual Travers 1864 Restaurant Week from now until Thursday, August 21. During the five-day event, diners will enjoy a three-course meal at participating Capital Region restaurants for the prix-fixe cost of $18.64, the year of the ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
St. George Greek Orthodox Church will holds its 39th Annual Greek Festival on Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 12 noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday. The festival will take place at the Hellenic Center located at 510 Liberty Street, Schenectady (which is directly opposite the Schenectady County Public Library). The church is ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
For the first time since the Firm’s foundation in 1971, a non-Certified Public Accountant has been appointed partner at Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. (TBC). Steven M. Egna, who has directed the Business Advisory Services division at TBC for almost a decade, joins the rank of partner. After serving in various leadership, management and analytical roles for nearly 20 years, Egna ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
Cafe NOLA, 617 Union Street, Schenectady kicks off a week of events starting off on Wednesday, August 20 at 6 p.m. with a Ladies Night Shopping Extravaganza. Shop, eat, drink and socialize with happy hour drink specials! Lot of local vendors will be there, and Angela Kaufman will be doing Tarot Card Readings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please e-mail Angela at trionfi78@gmail.com to reserve your ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
Family & Child Service of Schenectady invite you to attend its 9th Annual Golf Ball Drop on Friday, September 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Stadium Golf Club, 333 Jackson Avenue, Schenectady. The helicopter drop will occur at 6:30 p.m. A $50 reservation includes dinner and the “ownership” of one golf ball. The event centers around 1,000 numbered golf balls that are dropped from a ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
On September 17, 1969, Schenectady County Community College (SCCC) opened its doors for the first time. On that historic day, 659 students entered and created a new community. As the College celebrates its 45th Anniversary this year, we reflect on the original vision of our Founders: to provide a place of learning for diverse students and to prepare them for success as leaders in society. At that ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
CapitalDistrictCoupons.com is excited to announce its Customer Appreciation & Business Networking Night at Marotta's Bar-Risto, 611 Union Street, Schenectady one of their very loyal customers will take place on Wednesday, August 27 from 6 to 10 p.m. The goal with this event is to say "Thank You" to current customers, introduce the concept to prospective customers and the public ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
Please join the Schenectady Kiwanis for its 4th Annual Classy Chassis Contest on Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain date is Sunday, September 14) at Crosstown Plaza, Route 7 and Watt Street, Schenectady. This event is free for spectators. For category and forms, please visit www.classychassiscontest.com . Early bird entrance fee is $10 for first category, $8 for each additional ...read more
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Tuesday, August 19 2014
The Capital Job Development Group will host a Schenectady Job Fair on Wednesday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady. Set up will be at 9 a.m. and unload is behind Proctors Theater. Cost is $275 for an 8-foot booth with pipe, drape and skirting and includes listing, locator map, lunch and small ad in the Gazette . Deadline to be included in Job Fair Map ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
Come join Perreca's this Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at 33 North Jay Street, Schenectady, as the business turns 100 years old and celebrates with a free concert by the Refrigerators and a birthday bash block party in the street. There will be: Free concert by The Refrigerators Dancing in the street Food available for purchase Good old-fashioned family fun
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Economic, Human Interest
Thursday, August 14 2014
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority completed its updated review of the Mohawk Harbor project required by the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA). Metroplex originally completed the SEQRA review of the Alco site redevelopment project in 2010. An update to the project plan was considered as the project scope has expanded to include waterfront boat access as well as the ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
The Schenectady County Metroplex Board of Directors met and approved a $50,000 façade matching grant for 140 Erie Boulevard as well as three other projects in downtown Schenectady and a major renovation of a vacant retail store in Rotterdam. The project at 140 Erie Boulevard involves an upgrade to the exterior of the 17,000 square foot, two-story building including exterior painting, new ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. announced that ten of its attorneys have been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list as top attorneys for 2014. The McNamee, Lochner, Titus & William's attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list are: Glen P. Doherty -- Employment and Labor Kevin Laurilliard - Construction and Surety Christopher ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
The Schenectady Day Nursery (SDN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Hayden, of Charlton to the newly created position Director of Development. Hayden will work with the Board and community to oversee all aspects of the organization's philanthropic endeavors. "We look forward to welcoming Julia, who brings a vast knowledge of marketing and fund development to the ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
How do you become number-one Worldwide on Google Play store? Here are four steps: Work hard Follow up with your clients Establish a "no negative people" zone Ask for the sale. How do you get to the next level in your career? Networking has proven to be the most strategic and valuable asset to success. Write your plan down, be as specific as you can with your goals setting and reward ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
Jack's Place has rescheduled its ground breaking for Wednesday, August 20 at 2:30 p.m. at 17 Rosa Road, Niskayuna. The mission and goal of Jack's place is to provide a "home" for the families of out-of-town patients in area hospitals and long-term care facilities while their loved ones are rehabilitating.
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, August 14 2014
Empire State Youth Orchestras (ESYO) announced that it recently received a $10,000 grant from the Bender Family Foundation. The funds will be used to expand ESYO’s City Instruments Training Program that provides free, private music lessons to inner-city youth in Albany and Schenectady middle schools. The “City” program, which has no earned income and is funded by contributions ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
The Schenectady County Historical Society invites regional artists to submit proposals for its upcoming Schenectady Inspires! exhibition series at the Mabee Historic Site. The exhibition series will be located in the gallery on the first floor of the Franchere Education Center at Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction. Each exhibition within the series will be on view for 3 to 4 months. ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
Leonard D’Arrigo, a partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna in Albany, was recently named one of Super Lawyers’ New York Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of lawyers in the state receive this recognition. Mr. ...read more
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Thursday, August 14 2014
Saturday, September 6 marks the 9th Annual Schenectady Little Italy Street Fest: A Taste of Italy! The event will feature some of Schenectady’s most well-known Italian bakeries, restaurants, pastry and spumoni shops from 12 noon to 9 p.m. These legends of North Jay Street will be featuring classic Italian favorites that our community has come to know and love for over 90 years. ...read more
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Monday, August 11 2014
Capital Region based Real Estate Investment Group, Action Investors Network joined forces with Things of My Very Own (TOMVO) at its most recent meeting to raise over $5,000 for the nonprofit cause. Group organizers Glenn Schworm and Amber Higgins solicited donations from member sponsors with hopes of raising money to donate toward TOMVO’s building fund. After having been moved by founder ...read more
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Monday, August 11 2014
CapitalDistrictCoupons.com is excited to announce its Customer Appreciation & Business Networking Night at Marotta's Bar-Risto, one of their very loyal customers! The goal with this event is to say "Thank You" to current customers, introduce the concept to prospective customers and the public who support local businesses, provide the opportunity to network and -- most importantly ...read more
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Monday, August 11 2014
Have you been told that you need to be more strategic? Being more strategic doesn’t mean making decisions that affect the whole organization or allocating scarce budget dollars. It requires only that you put the smallest decision in the context of the organization’s broader goals. Nurturing a relationship, such as one that could provide unique insight into a supplier, a customer, or a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Economic, General News Article
Monday, August 11 2014
Seems this is the question when considering alternative fuel and electric vehicle choices on the market today. Automakers have increased their offerings significantly over the past couple years. In 2011 it was estimate that there were over 11 million alternative fuel and electric vehicles on the road. [ 1 ] It is expected that the adoption of these vehicle technologies will continue to grow at ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, General News Article, Economic
Monday, August 11 2014
The annual Capital District Scottish Games started as a picnic organized by Clan MacRae for immigrant Scots in 1939. The Games are now celebrated by 15,000 enthusiastic spectators, who come early to see the opening massed pipes and drums at 12 noon and stay to watch the caber toss, highland dancing, visit the clan tents, see the Scottish Breed Dog show and watch Celtic entertainment in the huge ...read more
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Monday, August 11 2014
The Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council is calling for award nominations. Do you know an individual or organization making a difference in the economic vitality and quality of life in Tech Valley? The deadline is Thursday, August 21. The winners will be recognized at the 2014 Nonprofit Awards Luncheon on Friday, November 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Albany Marriott. Please click ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Monday, August 11 2014
Regency Jewelers, located at 1540 Altamont Avenue in Rotterdam, is offering a unique sale opportunity to save a large amount on in-stock jewelry. Their excess is your gain, and they offer you the chance to buy at just 10 percent over their cost. That's crazy, right? Simply select an item, and they will give you their cost and add 10 percent to it. You will never see a sale like this again, so ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Monday, August 11 2014
Sandye's Cafe, 1316 Nott Street, Schenectady will host a "Family Night" on Thursday, August 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be balloon animals, a cupcake station, vendors and much more, so bring the kids and stop in!
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Fun Facts
Monday, August 11 2014
The 11th Annual Mabee Farm Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mabee Farm Historic Site, 1100 Main Street Route 5S, Rotterdam Junction. The festival will feature the best quality in local area arts and crafts including handmade pottery, fine art, hand wovens, candles, jewelry, fine arts, wood crafting, funiture and so much more. Come join ...read more
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Monday, August 11 2014
Starting on Saturday, September 6, Peter Pause Restaurant will be open for breakfast on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The restaurant, now under new ownership, is located at 535 Nott Street in Schenectady.
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Monday, August 11 2014
Governor Cuomo has announced that more than 100,000 available jobs across the state are now listed on the Jobs Express website . The site sorts thousands of jobs by region and occupation, and also allows users to search jobs based on zip code and travel distance. As of July 2014, there were 8,000 jobs employment opportunities in the Capital Region listed on the Jobs Express website. New ...read more
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Monday, August 11 2014
The Jazz Institute at Proctors, featuring special guest saxophonist Jerry Weldon, began its second week on Monday, August 11, offering the opportunity for young musicians to learn from masters. Nationally renowned saxophonist and instructor Keith Pray, and Arthur Falbush, music professor at SUNY Oneonta, lead a group of instructors covering every instrument class using no sheet music, all by ear! ...read more
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Monday, August 11 2014
New York State's Empire State Development Job Development Authority provides direct loans for the growth of manufacturing and other eligible businesses within New York State by assisting in financing a portion of the cost of acquiring and renovating existing buildings or constructing new buildings (“Real Estate” projects) or for purchasing machinery and equipment ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Please join the Glenville Rotary on Saturday, August 23 at Indian Meadows Park, 155 Droms Road, Glenville for the Muddy Sneaker 5K Trail Run to benefit Things of My Very Own, Inc. and other Rotary projects. The 5K run will kick off with registration at 8 a.m. with the run taking off at 9 a.m. Make sure to bring your bathing suits, as the Greater Glenville Y will open its pool after the race to ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Music Haven's final concert of this milestone 25th Anniversary Music Haven season is on Sunday, August 10 at 7 p.m. and features a remarkable 11 piece ensemble called Ghost Train Orchestra, which pays homage to the big band and chamber jazz of Harlem and Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s. For composer/arranger/trumpeter Brian Carpenter, what began as a special project to mark the 90th anniversary ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
The second annual Niskayuna Co-Op/SICM carnival is scheduled for Saturday, August 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Niskayuna Co-Op's side parking lot, 2227 Nott Street, Niskayuna. More than 40 local businesses have donated prizes for the silent auction which starts at 11 a.m. Activities include a free five-in-one bouncy bounce, super Saturday sampling and silent auction. All proceeds will go ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Please join Fogg's Automotive on Wednesday, August 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. for a Brooks House of BBQ drive-thru only at 642 Saratoga Road, Glenville. Chicken dinners are $11 and half chicken dinners are $6. This great event will benefit the MS Walk.
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Super Lawyers has chosen 10 Carter Conboy attorneys for inclusion in its Upstate New York Super Lawyers list for 2014. 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, and Carter Conboy is proud to have ten of its attorneys named to this distinguished group of attorneys. The Carter Conboy attorneys, honored ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Marvin and Company, P.C. is growing and is pleased to announce the addition of four new hires to its team as well as several staff promotions. “Marvin and Company is excited to welcome Veronica, John, Charles and Daniel to our staff and we’re proud of the hard work of our promoted staff,” said Director Kevin O’Leary, CPA. “These professionals strengthen our firm, ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Open Stage Media’s LGBT-focused film review and chat program Movie Q was recognized this week at the first-ever joint national conference of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) and the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC). The ACM/NAMAC conference, dubbed State & Main, took place in Philadelphia, Wednesday through Friday, August 6 through 8. Movie Q was honored for ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Couch White, LLP is pleased to announce that Patrick J. Higgins has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Higgins comes to Couch White with more than 29 years of practice in civil litigation. Prior to joining Couch White, Mr. Higgins was a partner at Powers & Santola in Albany. “Pat’s extensive litigation expertise is an important addition to our firm,” said Robert M. Loughney, ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
The Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, the development arm of Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, will host its annual “Day at the Races” event at the Saratoga Race Course, on Friday, August 22 (gates open at 11:30 a.m., post time at 1 p.m.), At The Rail Pavilion and Paddock Tent, Saratoga. The event will offer guests a trackside view of all the live racing action, as well as ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Please join Ellis Medicine on Saturday, August 23 at 10 a.m. for a free seminar entitled "Use Your Head: Be Smart About Concussions" at Saratoga National Bank & Trust Company, 386 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park. This is a community education program to learn more about concussions and how to keep athletes safe on the field this season. Featured speaker will be Audrey Paslow, ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Please join The Stakeholders on Friday, August 22 starting at 10 a.m. at Albany Law School, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany to learn "How to Comply with the NYS Not-For-Profit Revitalization Act". The Act is the first major revision to New York’s nonprofit laws in more than 40 years. Its provisions apply to nonprofits that are incorporated in New York, but one significant section ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Two hires have been announced at Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte, CPAs, P.C. The newest members of the staff are both key hires for the Valuation, Forensic & Advisory Services division. The Firm’s newest Analyst, Shawn Barhorst, was hired to handle a wide array of department responsibilities that will assist the division in providing business valuations, succession planning and strategic ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Please join the Schenectady County Historical Society (SCHS), 32 Washington Avenue, Schenectady on Saturday, August 16 at 2 p.m. for its "Search for the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York" book talk and signing. Much of the history of the Underground Railroad remains shrouded in secrecy. So much so that some historians have even doubted its importance. The Search for the ...read more
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Thursday, August 07 2014
Live Life Local on Sunday, September 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Times Union Center! Local food and beverage vendors, shops, artists and artisans (including farmers, food vendors, bakeries, restaurants, painters, craftspeople), and nonprofit organizations operating in Albany County are invited to sell and provide samples of their products and services to the public. This festival provides an ...read more
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Tuesday, August 05 2014
The Tech Valley Global Business Network is pleased to announce the honorees for its Excellence in Global Trade (“Globie”) Awards: Large Manufacturer – AngioDynamics ; Small/Medium Manufacturer – Ross Valve Manufacturing Co., Inc. ; Trade Partner – Ithos Global Inc. ; Award for International Services – Celtic Tours World Vacations ;Trader/Broker – Hill ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
The Schenectady JCC will host its annual junior and adult mixed round-robin tennis tournament (ages 12 and older) on Sunday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the JCC tennis courts, 2565 Balltown Road, Niskayuna. The round-robin format will feature continuous play; partner matching available; and draws are unsanctioned. Cost is $14 per player and $11 per player for JCC member. Pre-registration ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Please join Mazzone Hospitality for "An All American Clambake" this Thursday, August 7 at 6 p.m. on the waterfront patio at the Glen Sanders Mansion, One Glen Avenue, Scotia. Cost is $40 per person and includes: Cash bar Steamed clams Wood-fired lobster pizza New England clam chowder Boston baked chicken Roasted potatoes Corn on the cob Strawberry shortcake bar There will be specialty ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Trustco Bank was founded in 1902 and has provided the residents of Schenectady with a full-service, affordable banking solution. The new look of its Upper Union Street branch - originally opened as Trustco's fourth location in 1946 - gives customers a new drive-up ATM and drive-up teller window. The inside of the branch was fully remodeled to give the customers a modern banking experience ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
The Schenectady Foundation announced a total of $74,000 in scholarships awarded to students in Schenectady County. In addition to its annual Erbacher Scholarships to students pursuing careers in teaching (two students received $10,000 each), TSF awarded seven Young Leadership Scholarships totaling $50,000, and a $4,000 award to the inaugural recipient of the Schenectady STEM Scholarship. ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, August 05 2014
U.S. banks are switching up the insides of your customers’ credit cards. They’re adding something called EMV technology, which stands for “Europay, MasterCard, and Visa.” Translation: Credit cards will be equipped with a super-small computer chip that’s extremely hard to counterfeit. So how exactly will this affect your business? For starters, you’ll need a new ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, August 05 2014
The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys™ (AIOFLA) has named Carter Conboy’s Michael J. Catalfimo to its “10 Best” Family Law Attorneys list in New York for 2014. The AIOFLA is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization which compiles its annual “10 Best” attorney ratings list by State based on an attorney’s leadership and achievement in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Sunmark Federal Credit Union announced that Glen Stacey has been hired as Content Marketing Specialist. In this position, Stacey is responsible for developing branding, promotional and positioning opportunities for Sunmark, while also assisting with content management. Additionally, Stacey will participate in the development of marketing, communication, channel strategies and concepts that help ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Schenectady Day Nursery’s 14th Annual Steak & Lobster Fest Fund Raiser is set for Thursday, August 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Picnic Pavilion in Schenectady’s Central Park. Eat in or take out options are available for lobster, steak or surf & turf dinners complete with potato, corn, slaw, roll, and dessert. A hot dog menu is available for children. This year’s event will ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Please join Coffeetime@Hellasbakery, 1491 State Street, Schenectady on Friday August 8 for a buy-one-get-one-free beef or chicken gyro. This promotion is for one day only! Make sure to put your order in via online at www.coffeetimehellas.com or text at 518.698.9070 with the promo code Zeus Jeter. This promotion cannot be combined with any other offer or coupon. Limit one per customer, please, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
The Morelli Art Museum & Design Studio in Amsterdam is presently enrolling teams from colleges, universities and schools throughout the state in its Fall 2014 national "We Are One" Art/Education program to promote tolerance and human understanding. See images and history at www.morelliart.com . Five classes have already enrolled from Fulton Montgomery Community College, Amsterdam ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman joined with elected officials and staff from the Capital Region Land Bank to announce a new, competitive round of funding for New York State land banks that are working to rebuild and restore neighborhoods hit hard by the housing crisis. The event also celebrated the long-awaited demolition of a highly distressed property at 722 Eastern Avenue in Schenectady, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, August 05 2014
The Dan DiNicola Memorial Little Italy Film Festival with free outdoor summer movies with Italian themes is set for five consecutive Fridays in the parking lot behind More Perreca’s Italian Kitchen in Schenectady’s Little Italy. This week’s film, Fellini’s “8 ½, is an especially good fit for the series. This, the most influential and successful European art ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, August 05 2014
Please join New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON) on Thursday, August 14 from 10 to 11 a.m. for a free webinar on "How Savvy Nonprofits Save Money on Unemployment Costs." Did you know that several states - including New York - have announced increases of their unemployment taxable wage bases effective 2014? Several states had an April 30 deadline to submit their 1st quarter 2014 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
As part of its summer Howlin’ at the Moon Concert Series, the Mabee Farm Historic Site will host opener Mark Baptiste and headliner Three Quarter North on Sunday, August 10. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. at Mabee Farm Historic Site, located at 1100 Main Street in Rotterdam Junction. The six members of Three Quarter North’s love of bluegrass, combined with creative folk music ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 05 2014
D2 Media Consultants, Schenectady’s leading marketing, public relations, and advertising agency, has launched a new brand and website ( http://d2mediany.com ). The new brand reflects D2′s mission to deliver groundbreaking services that exceed expectations and consistently take aim at conventional wisdom for the benefit of our clients and our world. “We are bold in our vision and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, July 29 2014
Please join us for a three-part series of workshops to help small businesses create or improve their online marketing. You will also find out how to measure and understand the results of your efforts. The Chamber has partnered with the Times Union to show us how you can get produce and evaluate your online marketing. What Can Website Reports Tell You? Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 a.m. The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, General News Article, Human Interest