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Friday, September 19 2014
Conrgatulations to miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science, on being awarded $149,793.00 by The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)! miSci will use the grant funds to collaborate with member libraries of the Mohawk Valley Library System (MVLS) to engage youth and their families in learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). miSci will develop and ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
Family, friends, customers, and local and state dignitaries help Gershon’s owner Tony Lauria cut the ribbon to celebrate the 60th anniversary of this iconic Upper Union Street New York-style deli last Wednesday. Opened in 1954 across the street from the present location at 1600 Union Street, Gershon’s is believed to be the oldest deli in the Capital Region. The deli often pops up on ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
Please join the Musicians of Ma'alwyck, hosted by the Universalist Society in Albany, for a wonderful afternoon of delightful, funny songs with Byron Nilsson, Amy Prothro and Malcolom Kogut, paired with the spoof cantata Buxtehude's Daughter and then enjoy a delicious champagne dessert buffett generously prepared and donated by Randy Rosette. Songs of Flanders & Swann, Stephen ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, September 19 2014
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University at Albany is proud to announce that it will be hosting its third annual FAST Tech Conference on Thursday, September 25 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the University at Albany School of Business. This conference is a local event designed to assist technology start-ups with the resources necessary to make the transition from research to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
An alarming number of Schenectady’s children don’t get enough to eat during the weekend and are arriving hungry to school on Monday mornings. To make sure that our children are getting this most basic need met, a collaboration of nonprofit organizations and businesses have partnered with the schools to provide supplemental weekend food to more children who are suffering from food ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
Sunmark Federal Credit Union President/CEO Bruce Beaudette has announced his plans to retire at the end of the year after more than 28 years of service, capping his tenure as one of the Capital Region’s longest serving CEOs. “When I first started at Sunmark, I felt like I found my niche. Back then, it was known as GE Turbine FCU and I wore all of the hats, I did the accounting and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
Carter Conboy is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been selected by Best Lawyers® as Best Lawyers in America for 2015. Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most prestigious peer-review publication in the legal profession, compiles its annual list of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review research in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
1st National Bank of Scotia proudly announces the addition of Louis Giammatteo as Assistant Vice President. Louis Giammatteo is currently assigned to the Niskayuna Office and will assist in the daily management of the office. In his new position, he looks forward to “working closely with the community and focusing on customer service to provide a satisfying and enjoyable banking experience ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
The Scotia Glenville Lions Club is happy to announce its 19th Annual "Falling Leaves" Golf Tournament, scheduled for Monday, September 29 at The Edison Club, 891 Riverview Road, Rexford. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 noon. All proceeds from this event benefit youth programs and community services across Scotia, Glenville, Ballston Lake ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
On Wednesday, September 3, Ellis Medicine opened the first phase of its new emergency department at Ellis Hospital. "It's a great milestone for Ellis and our community that has been a long time in coming," said Joanne McDonough, MD, chair of Emergency Care at Ellis Medicine about the opening of the new ER addition at Ellis Hospital. "The new space is beautiful, and will help ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 19 2014
Don't wait any longer to be part of The Baptist Health System Foundation's 8th Annual Alfred Kahler Memorial Golf Tournament 18-Hole Team Scramble! Your participation as a sponsor, golfer or both will help us continue to provide the best quality of care for our residents and improve their quality of life. Not a golfer? Come later to enjoy the sumptuous Grand Buffet and Reception at the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, September 12 2014
Transfinder Corp. has hired Fusco Personnel to conduct a global search for top software developers, designers and software analysts. Fusco Personnel, the region’s leading executive recruitment agency according to the 2014 Albany Business Review’s “Book of Lists,” is conducting its first job fair at Transfinder’s headquarters at 440 State Street in Schenectady on ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, September 12 2014
Well-known jazz artist Stefon Harris will perform a homecoming concert on September 25 at Proctors to benefit youth in the Schenectady area. Stefon Harris has his roots right here in our community. He graduated from Albany High School, attended SCCC and played in the Empire State Youth Orchestra. He has a large extended family in the region including Schenectady Ring of Hope boxing coach Vince ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, September 12 2014
Capital Bank is moving its regional headquarters to Wellington Row, a group of historic, dilapidated buildings being renovated near the Capitol in Albany. The decision will bring at least 20 jobs from suburban Albany into downtown, filling one of five buildings and part of a second building that make up Wellington Row on State Street. The move will return a bank headquarters to the state ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, September 12 2014
Previously known as "The Schenectady Kiwanis Ugly Car Contest," this event is precisely what it sounds like: A contest for ugliest car. People spend a lifetime investing in their vehicle to make it a model show piece. They do not consider their vehicle as ugly with time, energy and money spent to make it the best it can be. The "Ugly Car" category exists to inspire those who ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, September 12 2014
The Joan Nicole Prince Home, located at 22 Glenview Drive, Scotia, is happy to announce that it will be hosting training and informational sessions for volunteers and community caregivers. An informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30 a.m. The volunteer training sessions will be hosted Tuesday, October 7, Wednesday, October 8, and Thursday, October 9 at 6 p.m. The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Human Interest
Friday, September 12 2014
The Chazen Companies are pleased to be recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite for 2014, after being recognized for the first time in 2013. The award recognizes companies encouraging improved health awareness and general wellness to their employees. Chazen’s support of employee wellness takes many forms and is an evolving journey for the Company and its employees. “Our ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, September 12 2014
The administration and board of trustees of Ingersoll Place presented five-year service awards on Wednesday, September 10 to employees William Hawkins, transportation services; Kawlapatti (Rita) Sankhar, resident care unit manager and Michelle Wyman, business office manager. Honor roll acknowledgment will be given to long-tenured staff members Stephan Grabkowski, food service director, 13 years ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, September 12 2014
Ellis Medicine is proud to announce that the 21st annual Women’s Night Out will be held on Tuesday, September 23 at the Albany Marriott. This year’s keynote speaker is Amy Robach, news anchor for Good Morning America. Amy, 40, had her first mammogram conducted on live television in October 2013, and soon after was diagnosed with breast cancer. All proceeds from Women’s Night Out ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, September 12 2014
BlueShield of Northeastern New York members will now have more choices when it comes time to fill their standard prescriptions. BlueShield announced the addition of Walgreens locations to the health plan’s retail pharmacy network effective September 1. The agreement allows BlueShield members to fill their standard prescriptions at 17 Walgreens locations throughout Northeastern New York, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, September 12 2014
Backstage Pub is happy to announce its lineup of free music Saturday performers. Please stop by for good food, live music, and a great time! Performance are scheduled 9:30 p.m. through 12:30 a.m. 9/6/14 - The Road Home 9/13/14 - The Carboys 9/20/14 - Karaoke with Bob Barber 9/27/14 - Tapestry 10/4/14 - Joe Nacco Duo 10/11/14 - Mike Thomas of Funk Evolution 10/18/14 - TBD 10/25/14 - Duane Gills ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, September 12 2014
Maple Ski Ridge announces a sale on Ridge Kid, Ridge Rider, and After-School Programs starting the week of January 3. Save money on season passes and programs this winter by purchasing your tickets now! Please click here to find out more information and to sign up.
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Friday, September 12 2014
The Board of Directors of the Niskayuna Consumer Cooperative has selected Jennifer Felitte as the Co-Op's next General Manager. The Board made its selection after a five-month international search. Jennifer Felitte has more than 12 years of Co-Op leadership experience and is currently Operations Manager of the Honest Weight Food Co-Op, Albany, New York. Felitte will start at the Niskayuna ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Friday, September 12 2014
The Northeast Ballet Company, the resident company of Proctors, is excited to announce that it will hold open auditions for parts in its annual performance of "The Nutcracker." The auditions will take place on Saturday, September 20 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. on the Main Stage at Proctors, located at 432 State Street, Schenectady. For more information, please visit myersnortheast.org .
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, September 12 2014
To celebrate five years in business, Buzz Media Solutions has awarded one area nonprofit organization a complete website package in their Great Summertime Website Giveaway. Registered 501(c)(3) organizations competed in an online contest during the entire month of August to secure votes on the Buzz Media Solutions campaign portion of their website. The Winners Kitten Angels of the Capital Region ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, September 09 2014
Attend this free seminar on Wednesday, October 1 entitled "Know Your Options: Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer and Breast Reconstruction" at The Desmond, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany. One woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes in the United States. For some, treatment requires full or partial mastectomy, but studies show many women are unaware of their surgical ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 09 2014
Sunmark Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber, is proud to announce the return of the Sunmark Business Grant, a contest for first-time business owners and entrepreneurs. “’People helping people’ is at the very heart of what credit unions stand for,” said Frank DeGraw, Sunmark’s executive vice president. “This business ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Education
Tuesday, September 09 2014
Please join The Chamber and the Times Union for a workshop series 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. September 23 | 7:30 - 9 a.m. "How Can You Reach Your Ideal Customer Online" The Chamber of Schenectady County, 306 State Street, Schenectady, Third-floor Conference Room ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Economic, General News Article
Tuesday, September 09 2014
The YWCA NorthEastern NY has begun an exciting new campaign! It is collecting new and gently-used shoes which are sorted and delivered to vendors in countries like Haiti, Uganda and Bolivia. The goal of the program is for people in underprivileged nations to become employed setting up their own businesses, selling the shoes. The YWCA will receive $.40/pound for the shoes, the proceeds of which ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 09 2014
Given the financial challenges of the past few years, your participation at Camp Finance 2014 offers a welcome opportunity for New York’s nonprofits to convene, access experts and connect with peers as we look to the future. Celebrating its 13th year, Camp Finance provides the very best in knowledge, skill and strategy sessions for your staff and volunteer leaders. This year´s ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Education
Thursday, September 04 2014
The Galesi Group, BBL Hospitality, and Rockgate Hospitality Group are proud to announce plans to build and operate a new $15 million, 124-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady. Lawrence Gates, President of the Rockgate Hospitality Group said, “While we have been involved with hospitality projects from New York to Kansas and from North Carolina to Canada, this is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, September 04 2014
September doesn't just mean back to school for your kids . . . it's a great time for you to work on developing and refining your skill sets, too. Here is a great opportunity from the Community Loan Fund to help you do just that. Beginning on Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at The College of Saint Rose, come learn what you need to know to start and run a successful ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Thursday, September 04 2014
Supervisor Chris Koetzle and the Glenville Town Board will host the 2015 Budget Forum on Wednesday, September 10 at Town Hall. The forum will include a formal presentation of budget issues that are currently facing the town and will have a question and answer period. This forum is part of the town’s annual budgeting process and is designed to engage residents in the process. The Supervisor ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Political
Thursday, September 04 2014
Please join Peaceful Acres Horses, 3740 Rynex Corners Road, Pattersonville, on Saturday, September 13 for "Kick Cancer's A..." Wellness and Music Festival. There will be: Wellness exhibitors Nutritious food vendors Craft vendors Yoga Meditation Live entertainment by 18 Strings of Trouble, Shane and Brandon Guerrette, Where's Alex and From the Heartland For tickets or more ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, September 03 2014
A Place for Jazz announced its Fall Concert Series featuring five evenings of world-class jazz in the Capital Region. The series begins on Friday, September 12 and continues every other Friday through November 7. All concerts begin at 7:30 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady, 1221 Wendell Avenue, Schenectady. Tickets are $15. To order, please call 518.393.4011, e-mail Tim ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 03 2014
The Stakeholders firmly believe that volunteerism in NYS is still being under-reported and that is negatively effecting all nonprofits. There is no current central repository for actual volunteer numbers to indicate how our region fares, especially in contributing to civic engagement and emergency response & recovery in New York. The linked survey attempts to establish both the service ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community
Wednesday, September 03 2014
Be a part of local history! Tell your friends, “I saw it here, first!” Cassandra, The Musical will be presented as a limited-engagement concert performance by UPAYA Partners at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady on Saturday, September 13 at 2 and 8 p.m. Written, composed and produced by Schenectady native Patrick Longo, this sung-through musical will be filmed and presented to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 03 2014
Things of My Very Own, Inc. (TOMVO) Founder and CEO Rayn Boncie received a scholarship from The National Diaper Bank Network to attend the 2014 National Diaper Banks in America Conference in Kansas City, MO, from Wednesday, October 8 through Saturday, October 11. Rayn will be representing TOMVO and diaper banks across New York State in their efforts. “It is an honor to be chosen as this ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Community
Wednesday, September 03 2014
The YWCA NorthEastern NY is proud to present the "Purple Purse Challenge,” which began on Tuesday, September 2. The purpose of this challenge is to raise funds to provide services to victims of Domestic Violence. This challenge is through the YWCA’s Economic Solutions (YES) program…providing knowledge and skills to Domestic Violence victims to make lasting financial ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Wednesday, September 03 2014
Ask anyone for directions on Upper Union Street and they are likely to reference the distance from Gershon’s, the iconic New York style deli and catering business owned and operated by Tony Lauria. Gershon’s, believed to be the oldest deli in the Capital Region, will celebrate its 60th anniversary on Wednesday, September 10 with an 11 a.m. ribbon cutting. The festivities continue all ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 03 2014
Please join Schenectady County Community College, 78 Washington Avenue, Stockade 102, Schenectady on Tuesday, September 16 from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. to hear details about the new Mohawk River Watershed Management Plan, how it will impact your community, and provide your input. Learn about grant opportunities and how to apply. For more information, please contact Dave Mosher at 518.399.6980 or e-mail ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
Please join Capital Region New York JSEC, Inc. for Just in Time for Open Enrollment: Employer Health Plans Compliance Update on Friday, September 26 from 8 to 10 a.m. at Sunmark Federal Credit Union, 1187 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham. In this session, JSEC will discuss recent guidance on: The Affordable Care Act Who must be offered enrollment How do we set employee premium contributions When ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 02 2014
Decision time is fast approaching. Make sure you understand your responsibilities—and get the information you need to avoid common mistakes and surprises this open enrollment season. Who has to pay penalties for not offering health coverage? Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers with 100 or more full-time equivalent (FTE) employees may be subject to the Employer Shared ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
Mark your calendar and Save the Date! The Small Business Albany Showcase is Wednesday, October 1, and will be hosted by The Daily Gazette, Albany Broadcasting and SEO Web Mechanics. Come early for the Networking Breakfast Event Coffee and Connections, from 7 to 9 a.m. You can meet presenters, exhibitors and business professionals before the show gets started! Network with area business owners and ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
The Daily Gazette is hoping to recruit members of past delivery staffs for a one-day return to glory. To help celebrate The Gazette’s 120th year in business, the newspaper’s Old Newsboys’ Day will be held Wednesday, October 1, the actual anniversary date. The Daily Gazette hopes some veteran news slingers will pitch in for a charitable cause. Veteran carriers will be paired with ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
Please join United Way on Tuesday, September 9 to learn how to be a Champion for our Community from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at NYSUT Headquarters, 800 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham. Workshops included: United Way employee campaign managers Local volunteers and business leaders Anyone willing to be a strong champion for our community Featuring Union College Men's Ice Hockey Head Coach Rick Bennett, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 02 2014
A taste of Italy right in the heart of Schenectady! Introducing the 9th Annual Schenectady Little Italy Street Fest: A Taste of Italy! Featuring some of Schenectady's most well-known Italian bakeries, restaurants, pastry and spumoni shops; the fest is set for Saturday September 6, 2014 from 12 noon to 9 p.m. These legends of North Jay Street will be featuring classic Italian favorites that our ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
The Erie Canalway Heritage Corridor will be releasing applications for this year's round of the Erie Canalway grants on Monday, September 8. Grants are targeted to fund projects or programs that directly relate to the goals, strategies, and priority projects identified in the Erie Canalway Preservation and Management Plan. A full list of the various requirements and qualifications will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
Please join The Greater Capital Association of Realtors for Realtor Day 2014 on Wednesday, September 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady. Attendees can expect an incredible day of new features: Free parking at the Broadway Parking Garage The first 300 attendees receive a gift portfolio Apple IPAD registration prize, donated by Prudential Manor Homes, REALTORS ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
The Musicians of Ma'alwyck season opens with a flourish as they present The Matador's Prayer: A Celebration of Spanish Music & Culture on Saturday, September 13 at 3 p.m. at the First Reformed Church in Schenectady. Works of de Falla (including his own chamber arrangement of the Pantomime and Ritual Fire Dance from "El Amor Brujo"), Albeniz, Rodrigo and Turina for voice and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 02 2014
Please join La Moda Lisa at 160 Saratoga Road, Glenville this Thursday, September 4 for a monthly open house where everything will be on sale. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, September 02 2014
MasterChef is now casting Season 6! The Masterchef judges are once again looking for the best home cooks in America! Come attend an open call from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 at Doubletree Suites Times Square, 1568 Broadway, New York, NY. Come meet MasterChef judge Joe Bastianich! To apply please visit, www.masterchefcasting.com .
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 02 2014
The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber and The Chamber of Schenectady County are now accepting applications for the 2015 Executive Mentorship Program. The Executive Mentorship Program - presented by the Tech Valley Young Professionals Network (YPN) - connect ambitious young professionals with seasoned, high-level business leaders to support their professional and personal development. What are the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, General News Article
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Education, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
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
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
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: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
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
Categories: Chamber, 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, Human Interest, Community, General News Article