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Friday, February 27 2015
Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Audrey Stone has been promoted to Sales and Marketing Specialist from Sales Assistant. In this position, Stone’s responsibilities include coordinating training materials with the marketing specialists and presenting them to the staff; managing incentive and referral systems; creating, implementing and communicating sales programs for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Friday, February 27 2015
Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Ryan St. Peter has been hired as a Senior Internal Auditor. In this position, St. Peter is responsible for safeguarding members’ assets and facilitating the Internal Audit function. St. Peter earned his Bachelor of Science, Accounting/Finance (dual major) at Siena College in Loudonville and his Master of Science in Accounting from Castleton ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 27 2015
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has announced two new partners: Lucy Kats and Christopher M. McDonald. Lucy Kats joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP as an associate in September 2002. She is a member of the Firm’s Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group. Ms. Kats prepares estate plans for individuals and couples, which include ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, February 27 2015
Amy S. O’Connor, a shareholder with the law firm of McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P. C., has been named as Chair of the Firm's Trusts, Estates and Elder Law Practice Group. She succeeds the former Chair, Richard D. Cirincione, who along with Scott A. Barbour, became Managing Principal of the firm on January 1, 2015. Mr. Cirincione will continue to practice in the Trusts, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, February 27 2015
March is Family Reading Month! Every Saturday in March at 10:30 a.m. the central branch of the Schenectady County Library will host a story time and activity for children ages 3 and up in the Slater Room. There is no fee and no registration required so stop in for some fun. March 7, The Three Little Pigs will be read and you can join in making your own house out of a variety of everyday ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Education, Human Interest
Friday, February 27 2015
The Mabee Farm Historic Site, part of the Schenectady County Historical Society, will open its new exhibit, "It Came From Schenectady: Science Fiction in the Capital Region" on Saturday, March 21 at 2 p.m. with a reception and book talk and signing featuring award-winning science-fiction author Barry B. Longyear. The interactive exhibit will explore the legacy of science fiction in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Fun Facts
Friday, February 27 2015
Thursday,March 12 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. join the Schenectady Rotary at The Van Dyck Restaurant in Schenectady for the 6th Annual Karaoke Contest. The $25 entry fee includes food and fun. There will be a silent auction and celebrity judges: Nell Burrows, Upper Union Street BID Mona Golub, Price Chopper Jeffrey McDonald, Schenectady County Legislator Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded. For ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts
Friday, February 27 2015
The Union College Employer Relations Program offers recruiting options for organizations who have full-time or internship opportunities for current students. In addition, if you have an immediate need for a graduated/experienced hire we can post your position in our Alumni Jobs Bulletin, which is accessible by all Union College alumni. If you are interested in accessing Union College candidates ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Friday, February 27 2015
Hundreds of Capital Region Residents will gather at the Schenectady JCC to celebrate the Jewish Holiday of Purim with a safari theme. Sunday, March 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the JCC of Schenectady. Purim is a celebration of the deliverance from a plot of Jewish extermination in ancient Persia during the 6th Century BCE. It is customary to celebrate the holiday with masquerade parties, food, ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 27 2015
The Albany area is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area. The team will film episodes of their hit series American Pickers throughout New York. Filming will begin next month. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on The History Channel. This hit show follows two of the most skilled ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 27 2015
AAA Northway Travel cordially invites you to itsTravel Showcase featuring: The opportunity to chat with some of AAA's top travel partners. Useful planning advice and the opportunity to start planning your amazing getaway with one of AAA's travel professionals. Value packed offers and booking incentives. Door prizes including a $500 travel voucher and 50” flat screen TV. And so much ...read more
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Friday, February 27 2015
BurgerFi, one of the fastest growing names in fresh, all natural, quality burgers will be landing in the Capital Region. Bill Lia Jr., Michael Lia and Vincent Lia of Lia Auto Group have partnered with Angelo Mazzone of Mazzone Hospitality under the company Burger Ventures, LLC. The first BurgerFi location, situated in a newly constructed plaza owned by the Lia’s at 860 New Loudon Road, ...read more
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Friday, February 27 2015
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) unveiled the design and branding of its new payment system, called Navigator . CDTA debuted Navigator at its inaugural “State of CDTA,” which took place at The Desmond Hotel. The new fare system will allow customers to efficiently travel across CDTA’s route network that spans four counties and more than 2,300 square miles. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, February 27 2015
Share the magic of the movies with your employees or customers! Treat them to something they’re sure to applaud! Bow-Tie Cinemas’ large-volume ticket program provides a great opportunity for your business or organization to offer lower cost movie tickets to those you value most. These special “Bonus Tickets” are valid for any film, any time, at any Bow-Tie location – ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, General News Article
Friday, February 27 2015
The Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority today released the results of a new survey conducted by the Siena College Research Institute. "On every metric, this survey shows, Schenectady County residents are coming downtown at increasing rates and support continuing development. Downtown not only matters to Schenectady County residents but they are proud of and excited by the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Economic
Tuesday, February 24 2015
The Stakeholders is now accepting nominations for its 4th annual GET ON BOARD VOLUNTEER AWARDS - a.k.a., the GOBYs. Stakeholders, Inc. is asking individuals and businesses to nominate extraordinary examples of philanthropy and volunteerism in the following categories: Volunteer of the Year - Recognizes an individual who has led the charge of volunteerism within their company or non-profit ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Fun Facts
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Save the Date for the Girls Inc. 26th Annual Dinner & Auction on Thursday, April 23 at Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia with Honorary Chair, Betty Apkarian. In 1984, a fire destroyed the original Girls Inc. center that stood at 962 Albany Street since 1937. Betty, a strong supporter of Girls Inc. for decades, led the fundraising campaign to rebuild the center which opened just one year later. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 24 2015
On Sunday, March 1 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Elizabeth Zunon, illustrator of One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia, will be at the Open Door Book Store located at 128 Jay Street in Schenectady for a book signing. Distressed by the problem of plastic-bag disposal, a Gambian woman organizes her neighbors to turn trash into treasure. This picture book by Miranda Paul ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand toured the new $20 million Niskayuna Army Reserve Center on Sunday,February 15. Joining the Senator was Congressman Paul Tonko, Niskayuna Town Supervisor Joe Landry, Schenectady County Legislature Chairman Tony Jasenski, County Legislators Grant Socha and Rory Fluman, and Metroplex Chairman Ray Gillen.
Categories: Community, Political, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 24 2015
Enjoy dinner and a show with some of the best seats in the house to see Annie ! Key Hall at Proctors presents dinner plus a ticket to Proctors for Annie. Reserve you tickets now! Angelo Mazzone invites you to a wonderful station-style dinner complete with hors d'hoeuvres, a beautiful buffet and a dessert station. Plus enjoy a glass of house wine, domestic beer or soft drink beverage ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 24 2015
All classes are held in the Swanker Board Room at the Central Library. Those registering must have a valid SCPL card. To register, visit www.scpl.org or call our Reference Desk at 388.4511. Registration is currently open. Computers for Novices Wednesday, March 4 from 9 -10:30 a.m. This class offers an introduction to computers for absolute beginners. No experience necessary. Basic Keyboarding ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, General News Article
Friday, February 20 2015
Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Amani Akari has been hired as a Sales and Service Manager. In this position, Akari’s responsibilities include oversight of operations, sales and service at the Broadway branch in Schenectady. Akari earned her Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Political Science from University at Albany, SUNY. Akari lives in Schenectady with ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 20 2015
Join the Schenectady County Historical Society for this special children's event as it explores immigration at the turn of the century through the eyes of American Girl doll Rebecca Rubin. Children are invited to bring their own dolls as they talk about historical artifacts, complete a craft activity, and enjoy refreshments. This event will take place on Saturday, March 7 at 2 p.m. at the ...read more
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Friday, February 20 2015
A forum entitled The Autism Workforce: Fueling Business Innovation and Competitive Advantage for Capital Region Employers will be held on Tuesday, March 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Schenectady County Community College in the Van Curler Room. 11 a.m.—Registration, Networking & Expo 11:45 a.m.—Seating for lunch 12 noon—Lunch served followed by keynote speaker Marcia Scheiner, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 20 2015
Carter Conboy is pleased to welcome Stanley J. Tartaglia, Jr. to the Albany office as an associate attorney. He will concentrate his practice in the areas of appellate advocacy and the defense of civil litigation, insurance law, construction law, and professional liability claims in federal and state courts throughout the State of New York. Mr. Tartaglia has successfully represented individuals, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 20 2015
The Community Loan Fund is seeking an exceptionally organized individual who possesses a passionate commitment to our mission, is very detail oriented, and who has excellent analytical, financial and administrative skills. Primarily, the Lending Officer will solicit, accept, underwrite, close and manage loans to locally-based businesses and organizations. Complete job announcement below. If you ...read more
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Friday, February 20 2015
Join the Tech Valley Nonprofit Business Council for this dynamic program as we hear from the New York State Comptroller’s Office about how nonprofits can detect and prevent fraud within their organizations. As part of a new training initiative offered by the Comptroller’s Office, this program will provide attendees with information and tools that will help them identify “red ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, February 20 2015
For the ninth consecutive year, Gershon’s Deli and Catering has been named “Best Deli and Best Sandwich/Sub” in Capital Region Living Magazine’s “Best Of” Readers Poll. A Union Street landmark for more than 60 years, Gershon’s has repeatedly earned top honors in readers’ polls by several of the area’s leading publications including Metroland ...read more
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Friday, February 20 2015
Ten innovative education and preservation projects will get off the ground this year with funding support from Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Congressman Paul Tonko joined representatives from the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor to announce $30,000 in grants, which will be matched by an additional $330,128 in private and public project funding raised by grant recipients. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Political
Friday, February 20 2015
Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Jason Beaulieu has been promoted to Sales and Service Manager from Assistant Branch Manager. In this position, Beaulieu’s responsibilities include oversight of operations, sales, service and the book of business growth at the Colonie Sunmark branch. Beaulieu has been with Sunmark for more than seven years. Beaulieu has an associate degree in ...read more
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Friday, February 20 2015
Justin Meadows Assisted Living will host an Open House on Saturday, February 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 39 Swaggertown Road in Glenville. Studio, one and two bedroom apartments are now available. Judson Meadows offers enhanced assisted living and many amenities. Attend this open house and take a tour of the facility and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Please RSVP to Darlene Wells at 831.2400.
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 20 2015
Come out to The Tunnel at Marotta's Bar-Risto on Thursday, February 26 from 5-7 p.m. and test out some new signature cocktails: The Scotch Symphony and the Italian Symphony. With some friendly company and a musical soundtrack of Mendelssohn's Greatest Hits, you'll feel much better about the cold weather! This event will benefit the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra. Reservations are ...read more
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Friday, February 20 2015
Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall , the Groveland Boys , and the Dawn of a New America , will speak at Schenectady County Community College on Tuesday, February 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylor Auditorium. His discussion, part of Black History Month events at SCCC, is free and a book signing will follow. Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall , the Groveland Boys , and ...read more
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Friday, February 20 2015
Never thought owning a home was possible? Think again. Join Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County for an informational workshop to learn about the Habitat Homeowner program. Families will have the opportunity to learn the qualification requirements; learn about the homeownership process; ask questions; meet with a Habitat representative; and complete a preliminary application, if interested. ...read more
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Friday, February 20 2015
SEFCU has hired Tammy Kimble as Director, Workforce Planning and Logistics. In her new role, Kimble is responsible for strategic and operational workforce planning including talent acquisition to ensure workforce scalability and flexibility. This includes recruitment and selection, organizational staffing assessments, skills inventory, forecasting and analytics, deployment and scheduling, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 20 2015
Are you an innovator or a steward? Innovation can make any career more rewarding! Join us for an engaging discussion as we hear from two entrepreneurs who took control of their careers and are driving positive change in our region. Jeffrey Buell, CEO of Sequence Development and Elizabeth Young, COO of Sequence Development, will share their routes to success, the challenges they faced and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Restaurants in Downtown Schenectady and nearby Schenectady County locations are preparing to welcome thousands of diners from February 23 – March 1 during the 10th Annual Schenectady Restaurant Week. Over the course of seven days, participating restaurants will offer special fixed-price menus for $20.15, featuring choices from among a delicious selection of appetizers, entrees and desserts. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Saturday, February 21 from 2-4 p.m.visit the Niskayuna branch of SCPL for A Celebration of the Movies and the Oscars . How did the Academy Awards get their start? How are the winners selected? Who do you think will take home the Oscars this year? To find out attend this event for an afternoon of Academy Award themed fun with Audrey Kupferberg, Director of Film Studies at the University Of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Jade Bistro is featuring their first ever live music event on Friday, February 20 starting at 10 p.m. Music will be an acoustic session with two of the members of The Stockade Kids . They won Schenectady’s Best Band Award in 2014. They play a fun fusion of rock, jazz and hip hop. There is no cover charge. There will be $2 Bud, Bud Light and Bud Lime specials. Visit Facebook for more ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, General News Article
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Saratoga Casino and Raceway is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of national artists coming to Vapor. A variety of high-profile hip-hop, country and rock acts are set to kick off the spring season at the casino’s premier entertainment venue. "This is a very exciting time,’ said Kathleen Anderson, Director of Entertainment at Saratoga Casino and Raceway. ‘We’ve ...read more
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Tuesday, February 17 2015
The Capital Job Development Group is sponsoring four Career Fairs in 2015. Find jobs in Saratoga Springs, NY and the entire Capital Region. Each Career EXPO will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saratoga dates are April 1 and October 14 and will be held at the Saratoga City Center. Schenectady dates are March 11 and September 16 and will be held at Proctor's. There is a discount for registering for ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates has ranked KeyBank among the top 10 banks in the country in two categories in the website's "Best Banks of 2015". KeyBank is ranked in the top 10 for Best Bank and Best Checking Account. GOBankingRates, which tracks and rates consumer financial services, each year evaluates accounts and services offered by the top 90 US banks, based on ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope (CA$H) of the Greater Capital Region is a coalition of 95 community partners committed to helping local individuals and families keep more of their money and improve their financial stability. CA$H oversees and works to expand local IRS-led Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax-Aide programs, as well as the promotion of MyFreeTaxes.com . ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest, Economic
Tuesday, February 17 2015
Chamber members are invited to post job openings at no cost on the Chamber's website, which averages approximately 8,500 visitors per month. Simply click Member Login at the top right of our home page at www.schenectadychamber.org , enter your login (usually your e-mail address) and password, and get started! For questions or support, please call us at 518.372.5656.
Categories: General News Article, Community, Chamber, Human Interest
Friday, February 13 2015
Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Alissa Sykes has been promoted to Vice President of Lending from Assistant Vice President of Lending. In this position, Sykes’ responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of lending for Sunmark which includes mortgage, home equity, consumer and business lending, loan servicing, and collections. Sykes has been with Sunmark for almost ten ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
The Chazen Companies are pleased to welcome Joseph Popp to our Code Compliance and Inspection Services team as Senior Mechanical Inspector in our Capital District office. In addition to inspection services, Mr. Popp will be performing Quality Control and Quality Assurance services and constructability level reviews on larger multi-discipline projects. Prior to joining Chazen, Mr. Popp worked for ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
Collision Experts raised $12,000 during its winter fundraising challenge to close a funding gap in the Weekend Backpack Program that serves 750 students in Schenectady. In September, it was announced that the popular Weekend Backpack Program, which provides nutritious food to students in Schenectady to fight weekend hunger, had a $12,000 shortfall. The program is generously funded by such ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the Stratton Air National Guard Base in Schenectady will keep two C-130 “wheelbird” aircraft that had been scheduled to be moved elsewhere. These aircraft are particularly important because they support the National Guard when the ski-equipped aircraft are conducting a polar mission. These aircraft are used for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Political, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 13 2015
The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) unveiled its redesigned website this week, focusing on the 21st century customer. CDTA.org is being launched with a modern, responsive redesign to engage the entire CDTA community including a rapidly growing number of users on mobile devices. “Communicating effectively with our customers, stakeholders and the public is critical to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
TransTech Systems proudly announces the addition of Adam Blot as Lead Electrical Engineer. “Adam is a great addition to our newly enhanced Engineering staff. His circuit design skills will be an asset that we will utilize in our current products, as well as our prototype products that are in the works, ”says David Apkarian, President and CEO at TransTech Systems. Adam, a graduate of ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
Nominations are now being accepted for new Entrepreneur Wall of Success and Second Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Reflecting an expanding portfolio of entrepreneurial programs and services that are providing unique opportunities for students and fueling private-sector investment and growth, the Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Siena College (Stack Center) announced plans ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Friday, February 13 2015
Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Carole Wands has been promoted to Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Technology from Director of Sales and Marketing. In this position, Wands is responsible for planning, development and implementation of Sunmark’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, the sales incentive program and technology, and will play an integral role in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Friday, February 13 2015
The Meadows at Glenwyck recently completed its two bedroom, one bath model apartment. If you would like to make an appointment to tour the model, please give Glenwyck Senior Living Consultant Scott Bryant a call at 518.380.1988. For a photo gallery, please click here .
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 13 2015
The Maple Ski Ridge Ski Area will host the Snowmageddon Snowmobile Race on March 13-15. Saturday will Start with Cross Country in the morning and Sno X at night. All day Sunday there will be hill climb. The race will be put on by the North East Sno X Series, (NESNOX). The NESNOX features local trail riders and racers from across the north east. Racing starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday with practice ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
Brown Coach of Amsterdam was named Metro Magazine’s “2015 Motorcoach Operator of the Year.” Metro is one of the oldest and largest magazines in the world devoted entirely to the public transportation industry, especially its motorcoach and transit industry segments. Metro General Manager James Blue presented Robert and Stephen Brown, Brown Coach President and Vice ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, February 13 2015
The Board of Directors of the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority approved a proposal by Mazzone Hospitality to construct a new two-story, 20,000 square foot building on a 1.1 acre site at 25 Mohawk Avenue in Scotia. The $2.4 million mixed-use facility, located at the entrance to the Village of Scotia, will be owned and operated by Capital Region leading caterer and restaurateur ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest, Economic
Friday, February 13 2015
It's here! Printz and Patternz has a totally new, mobile friendly website. You can get a quote, consult a designer, customize apparel, stationery, signs and more! Visit the web at printzandpatternz.com to check out the new site. To contact Printz and Patternz please email info@printzandpatternz.com or call 518.944.6020.
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Friday, February 13 2015
The New York State Assembly has passed legislation, co-sponsored by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, which will immediately repeal the annual wage notification requirement for businesses in New York. The legislation speeds up the repeal of the requirement, which was initially set to expire in 2016. The state Department of Labor has already begun notifying businesses the requirement is waived for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Political, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 13 2015
Ed has been in the financial services industry since 1997 and is a native of Rotterdam. He is a graduate of Nyack College, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management. Ed has experience as an administrator (Survivor Support service with Goldman Sachs/Ayco), a marketing assistant (MetLife), and a fully licensed financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. He holds his Series ...read more
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Friday, February 13 2015
Christopher Manico and Meimuneh Sumadi both join the firm’s Tax department as Associates. Both previously worked for other upstate New York firm, and both have a Master of Science in Taxation from the State University of New York at Albany.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, February 12 2015
Mahoney Performance Institute will launch its spring programs soon. Don't miss your opportunity to advance your careers with these fundamental training series. Senior Manager Program March 26, April 9, May 7, 21, June 4; 3 - 8 p.m. at Schuyler Meadows Country Club in Loudonville. This program is for seasoned managers who lead and manage a department or business unit P&L. Participants ...read more
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Thursday, February 12 2015
Orangetheory Fitness Niskayuna has announced its new Studio Manager, Mike Altieri. Mike has been in the fitness industry for eight years as a Personal Trainer and General Manager. He has competed nationally as a strongman competitor, most recently winning New England's Strongest Man. Mike is a Level-2 Kettlebell Trainer through the International Kettlebell Fitness Federation. Mike is also a ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 10 2015
Connected appliances may be the answer for helping the elderly, blind and wheelchair users be more independent in their homes. When Steve O’Hear moved into his new home in London fifteen years ago, he couldn’t turn the lights on and off: The switches were beyond his reach. O’Hear uses an electrical wheelchair, and even though the switches were built lower than usual to ...read more
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Tuesday, February 10 2015
Get great auto loan rates and a chance to win free gas for a year! At Berkshire Bank, 2015-2014 New Car Loans are just 2.45 percent APR with auto-payment from your Berkshire Bank checking account. 2013-2010 Used Car Loans are 2.55 percent APR with auto pay from your Berkshire Bank checking account. Get pre-approved online at berkshirebank.com and find out how much you can borrow!
Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 10 2015
Put your creativity and design skills to the test by entering the Schenectady Habitat ReStore Do-It-Yourself (DIY) ReDesign Challenge. The contest, being held from February 4 to March 28, challenges participants to transform an everyday household item into a new treasure. Participants must purchase an item to repurpose at the Habitat ReStore located at 115 North Broadway in downtown Schenectady ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 10 2015
The Schenectady Jewish Community Center will be holding open interviews for lifeguards and wwim instructors on Monday, February 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and Wednesday, February 18 from 12 to 2 p.m. Please bring a current resume and be prepared to fill out an application. The JCC is seeking lifeguards for all shifts as well as wwim instructors for morning, evening, and weekend group lessons, as ...read more
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Tuesday, February 10 2015
The Schenectady Soroptimist’s February meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Stockade Inn, One North Church Street, Schenectady. Price for dinner is $28. The speaker will be Paula Flint from the Glenville YMCA. Please notify Theresa Meers that you will be attending by email at meers57@ yahoo.com or by phone at 518.703.3505.
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 10 2015
Cafe NOLA has a full line-up of events counting down to Fat Tuesday! Tonight, February 11 at 7 p.m., visit Cafe NOLA for Storytime Time featuring Ethan Ullman & Talia Cass. Hear true and funny stories from the best storytellers. Tomorrow, February 12 at 6:30 p.m., enjoy Open Jam! Anti-Valentine's Day at NOLA will be held on Friday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m. Live blues music with Holly ...read more
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Friday, February 06 2015
FREE Family Movie Night at Afrim’s Sports! Looking for something fun and free to do over February Break? Grab the kids and head over to Afrim’s Sports, 636 Albany-Shaker Road in Colonie, on Wednesday, February 18 at 5 p.m. for a FREE showing of the adventure-packed, award-winning, and smoke-free movie, UP! Enjoy the movie for the first or fifteenth time (it never gets old); enjoy some ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, February 06 2015
Guest speaker Debra Antonelli, President of Delark HR Solutions, will present a program that addresses current employee issues. The market for talent in the region is good. Applicant numbers are up. So, why are businesses still paying more attention to the employee’s creating drag for your business rather than those who are the keys to your success? This program will introduce ways to tap ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, February 06 2015
Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced that Antoinette (Toni) LeBron has been promoted to Vice President of Member Relations from Director of Member Solution Center (MSC). LeBron’s new responsibilities include oversight of all ten Sunmark branches and the Member Solution Center. LeBron has been an employee of Sunmark Federal Credit Union for the past eight years. Previously, she served ...read more
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Friday, February 06 2015
McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams is pleased to announce that shareholder Michelle L. Haskin has been selected by the New York State Bar Association to receive the 2015 Award for Attorney Professionalism at its Annual Meeting on January 31. “We congratulate Michelle on her recognition for outstanding professionalism and dedication of service to her clients,” said co-managing ...read more
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Friday, February 06 2015
Originally from Saratoga Springs, New York, Ms. Callahan joins the Labor and Employment Law and Education Practice Groups at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Callahan worked as an associate at Adams Gutierrez & Lattiboudere, LLC in Newark, Jew Jersey concentrating in Labor, Employment and Education Law. Ms. Callahan served as counsel to various school boards and ...read more
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Friday, February 06 2015
Pioneer Bank announced today the hiring of four highly experienced professionals in the financial services industry to join the Cetera Investment Services team at Pioneer. They bring dozens of years of knowledge in investment management and advisory to Pioneer’s present and future clients. The new investment team will provide Pioneer’s diverse clientele with personalized solutions in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, February 06 2015
Learn about the upcoming Valentine's Day program by picking up the February issue of Berkshire Living Magazine or tuning in to this week's Schenectady Today program. Musicians of Ma'alwyck will be presenting two free previews and the full program over the next week. The first preview will be on Wednesday, February 11 from 11:20 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.at Schenectady County Community ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, February 06 2015
On Saturday, February 7, Empire State Youth Orchestras (ESYO) will hold its annual Playathon at Crossgates Mall (near the Burlington store). Playathon is ESYO’s annual fundraiser and friend-raiser, featuring free live music by ESYO musicians from 11:15 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. ESYO’s 320+ musicians will perform in their respective ensembles at various times throughout the day, providing an ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article
Friday, February 06 2015
The Schenectady County Legislature last night unanimously moved out of committee a resolution that will transfer three blighted properties located in the Town of Rotterdam to Schenectady’s Land Bank so that they can be demolished or rehabilitated. “In a short period of time the Land Bank has made progress in improving neighborhoods in the City of Schenectady,” said Anthony ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Political
Friday, February 06 2015
The Visiting Nurse Service Foundation invites you to join them for the Second Annual Monopoly Tournament on Saturday, March 28 at the Holiday Inn in Saratoga Springs. Registration is at 4:30 p.m. There will be a $500 cash prize for the top winner!!! There will be a sports memorabilia silent auction with authentic and rare signed items from all of your favorite teams. The cost is $75 to play which ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 03 2015
BSNB recently presented a $5,000 donation to the SHELLSTRONG Foundation to sponsor the January 31 Spirits of Strength Celebration, a fundraiser in Key Hall at Proctors in Schenectady. With a goal of helping kids in need, the SHELLSTRONG Foundation has donated over $100,000 to The Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Albany Medical Center, Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 03 2015
KeyBank will partner with United Way of the Greater Capital Region in Albany host its ninth annual Super Refund Saturday — a one-day event during which KeyBank employees provide free federal and state income tax preparation to low- and moderate-income wage earners. During individual tax preparation sessions, KeyBank volunteers help local residents identify their eligibility and apply for the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community
Tuesday, February 03 2015
The Capital District Small Business Forum Part I Webinar presented by Internal Revenue Service Stakeholder Liaison Field will be on Wednesday, February 25 from 1 to 2 p.m. This small business forum will provide the most up-to-date information relating to the small business taxpayer. The following agencies will present: IRS Sr. Stakeholder Liaison, Susan R. Jensky NYS Tax & Finance Business ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 03 2015
Angelo Mazzone (left), Owner of Mazzone Hospitality, presents a check for $5,806.44 to Mark Quandt (right), Executive Director of the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York on Wednesday, January 28 at the new Mazzone Hospitality corporate headquarters at 743 Piece Road in Clifton Park, N.Y. The donation was the result of a recent company-wide charitable initiative at Mazzone Hospitality ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, February 03 2015
Tax practitioners, small businesses and pprofessionals: Sign up for a free webinar on Tips vs. Service Charges: What are They, and How are They Reported? This webinar will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 11, and you can view it from your office or home. Please contact SB/SE Webinars by emailing sbse.webinars@irs.gov for more information. This FREE one-hour broadcast is for: Tax ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, February 03 2015
Ballston Spa National Bank (BSNB) and the American Red Cross are teaming up to sponsor two community blood drives on Monday, Feb. 9. The blood drives will be held from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at BSNB Corporate Plaza located at 990 State Route 67 in Ballston Spa and at the Malta Community Center at 1 Bayberry Drive in Malta. Recent winter weather conditions and widespread flu have impacted some ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, February 03 2015
E.K. Cibo's chef, Scott Carlton, was nominated as one of six chefs to compete in "Battle of the Chefs" on Saturday, February 7. The six chefs were nominated by votes on Facebook. The event takes place during the Home Expo at the Times Union Center and is set up similar to the show "Chopped" on the Food Network. Each chef can bring three ingredients of his or her choosing, ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 03 2015
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna welcomes new associates: Erin M. Callahan and Amanda E. Jackson. Originally from Saratoga Springs, New York, Ms. Callahan joins the Labor and Employment Law and Education Practice Groups at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Callahan worked as an associate at Adams Gutierrez & Lattiboudere, LLC in Newark, Jew Jersey concentrating in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, February 03 2015
Visit the Mabee Farm Historic Site for light refreshments at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 14 as they celebrate the opening of the new exhibit, Second Look: Paintings by Lisa David. What many of us pass by in our daily lives, Lisa David paints with her brush. Second Look: Paintings by Lisa David features scenes David deems worthy of a "second look." Inspired by what others neglect to ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article