ALBANY – November 24, 2020 – CAP COM Federal Credit Union and its charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, are pleased to announce their annual “Sharing the Harvest” program. The credit union, located in Albany, NY, will pack and deliver more than 400 Thanksgiving meals to families in need around the Capital Region. This is the ninth year that CAP COM FCU has organized the program. With hunger being a top concern in this unprecedented time, CAP COM is committed to continuing support for
On November 19, Julie Sasso of McSharry and Associates received the 2020 GCAR (Greater Capital Association of Realtors) Good Neighbor Award for her work as the volunteer coordinator of the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy’s ART on the Rail Trail program. The program will receive a $2,000 award. If you would like to learn more about the ART on the Rail Trail program, or donate, please visit https://mohawkhudson.org/art.
PIONEER ANNOUNCES KELLI ARNOLD AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMERCIAL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTArnold, an experienced leader in community reinvestment, commercial and business banking, to expand Pioneer’s commercial banking efforts Albany, New York, November 16, 2020 – Today Pioneer announced the appointment of Kelli Arnold as Senior Vice President of Commercial & Community Development to lead its commercial banking division. In this role, Arnold will be instrumental in deepening relationships with clients
Starting November 16th, the Bethlehem YMCA will be offering Live Virtual Workouts! We have a full schedule of workouts with your favorite instructors that you can do from the comfort of your own home. Accessing them is easy, all you have to do is log-in to our Member Portal using the barcode on the back of your membership card.
Stay Connected During Bethlehem’s Comprehensive Plan Update–Bethlehem Forward: Your Town, Your Voice
The Comprehensive Plan Update Committee will meet via Zoom on November 18 at 6:00 pm. The public may actively participate in the meeting and provide comments during the public comment period by1) Registering to attend the meeting via Zoom2) Complete the registration form in its entirety. 3) Click on RegisterA registration confirmation email that includes the link to the Zoom meeting, will be sent to the email address you provide. On the day of the meeting, 15-20 minutes prior to the start time of the
Equinor Backing Port of Albany to Host Nation’s 1st Offshore Wind Tower & Transition Piece Mfg Facil
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Equinor announced its proposal to locate America’s first offshore wind tower manufacturing facility at the Port of Albany, in upstate New York. Developed jointly with leading wind industry manufacturers Marmen and Welcon, Equinor stands ready to transform the port for manufacturing offshore wind towers and transition pieces (TPs), creating up to 350 direct jobs in the region. Today, Equinor announced its proposal, developed jointly with leading wind industry
Delmar, NY (November 10, 2020) --------The Holiday Season is right around the corner! 2020 has been a challenging year, especially for small businesses. The Bethlehem Chamber is once again launching their Holiday Shopping Card program so people can shop locally and take advantage of discounts and promotions offered by more than 30 businesses. Join us Sunday, November 15th, for our Holiday Shopping Card Kick-Off Event with Toys for Tots. The event will be held at Delaware Plaza, 180 Delaware Avenue,
During these unusual and unpredictable times, one thing has certainly remained constant: the teachers in our community continue to go above and beyond to educate our kids and keep them safe! We've decided to show them some much deserved gratitude for their dedication and hard work. Donate to the Treat Our Teachers campaign and in return we'll send our products to the schools in our district. One day it may be lunch, breakfast sandwiches or coffee and pastries. Maybe cold brew, cookies or cupcakes to take
ALBANY, NY — November 2, 2020 — The members of the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Troy Employees Federal Credit Union (NIMO) approved a merger with CAP COM Federal Credit Union (CAP COM) at a recent virtual member meeting. This is CAP COM’s third merger in the past year, following Postal Employees of Troy Federal Credit and City Schenectady Employees Federal Credit Union. Former NIMO FCU members are now CAP COM Federal Credit Union members; the NIMO branch at 235 Oakwood Avenue in Troy closed Friday, October
LATHAM, N.Y. - - Sunmark Credit Union announced today that it has received approval from the membership of Columbia-Greene Federal Credit Union to merge with Sunmark Credit Union. Additionally, Columbia-Greene members approved the conversion from a federally-chartered credit union to a state-chartered one. The $36 million-asset Columbia-Greene FCU, located in Hudson, NY serves 5,000 members. “As the recent vote shows, our members value having a partner that will offer them enhanced financial products and
Hudson River Financial Federal Credit Union Members Approve Merger with Sunmark Credit Union LATHAM, N.Y. - - Sunmark Credit Union announced today that it has received approval from the membership of Hudson River Financial Federal Credit Union in Mohegan Lake, New York to merge with Sunmark Credit Union. Additionally, Hudson River Financial members approved the conversion from a federally-chartered credit union to a state-chartered one. The $70 million-asset Hudson River Financial, located in Westchester
My Place & Co. is an official Toys for Tots drop off location. Those wishing to contribute a new unwrapped toy but are not comfortable dining in can drop off the donation at the restaurant’s Pick Up Window or give it to the delivery staff. The U. S. Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" Program is collecting new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distributing those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. Let’s fill these boxes around town -
The Business Council of New York State shared updates on Paid Sick Leave and Time Off to Vote: NYS Paid Sick Leave Mandate – New York’s paid sick leave mandate, adopted earlier this year, requires sick time to start accruing effective 9/30/20 with benefits available 1/1/21. Last night, the NYS Labor Department released long-awaited guidance and a FAQ regarding the new paid sick leave law that applies to all private sector businesses in the state. You can find the guidance here and FAQ’s here. As
Covid-19 and Ski LeasesAfter the past 9 months or so, and with last ski season being cut short, we are all anxious to get out again! Below are the way we are doing ski leases in our shops. In an effort to give customers and staff a level of comfort during this time we are doing the followingAll ski leases will be by appointment, please book an appointment with the link below.Outside leasing in our Valatie location, we have a large tent in the parking lot and will be doing them in the fresh air.Outside
We thought, why serve brunch only on the Holidays? #BrunchIsBack Let’s celebrate every weekend as if it is one! Our team is bringing back some of your holiday brunch favorites from the past with a new innovative and seasonal twist! We will be serving brunch starting October 17th, every Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2pm. Reservations recommended - call 518-436-4952 or find us on Open Table. Follow us on Facebook for featured menu items!
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars. “The PPP has provided 5.2 million loans worth $525 billion to American small businesses, providing
GET COVID-19 EXPOSURE ALERTSAdd Your Phone. Stop the Spread. To stop the spread of COVID-19, New York needs each of us to do our part. One way you can help yourself and your community is by participating in our newly launched mobile contact tracing app COVID Alert NY. COVID Alert NY is a voluntary, anonymous, exposure-notification smartphone app. You will get an alert if you were in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19. Knowing about a potential exposure allows you to self-quarantine
ALBANY, NY – Company executives from The Rosenblum Companies were joined today by state and local officials and members of the business community for a socially distanced ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Rosenblum’s first flexible office and coworking space, called Hone Coworks. Hone Coworks occupies a 12,000+ square foot suite on the first floor of 300 Great Oaks Boulevard in Great Oaks Office Park, which is located at the epicenter of the Capital Region one block from the on-ramp for
The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce will administer grants to local small businesses as a result of the creation of the Hardship Fund with money donated by community members. The Small Business Hardship Fund will award Operating Support Grants on a first come, first served basis. Grants will be awarded up to $200 per business. To be eligible the business must either be a member of the chamber (located in town or outside of town) or if they are a non-member they must be located within the Town of Bethlehem,