Michael Hallisey, managing editor of The Spot 518 was a finalist for Music Journalist of the Year in this year's Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards. In addition The Spot 518 was a finalist for Arts Publication of the Year.The Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards, or The Eddies, are an opportunity to amplify, empower and celebrate professionals working in the area’s wide-ranging music scene.
“Beyond Today, Shaping Tomorrow” theme reflects resilience and determination of the company and its people TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Owens Corning published its 2020 Sustainability Report. The company’s 15th annual report, titled “Beyond Today, Shaping Tomorrow,” presents the results of the company’s sustainability work in the decade since 2010, as well as progress toward its ambitious slate of 2030 goals. “Owens Corning faced unprecedented challenges in 2020, but remained committed to our broad
Thank you to the Michele L. Vennard Hospitality Grant Program of the Albany County Convention & Visitor's Bureau Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region for accepting our grant proposal to create the Magnolia Boardwalk.We are so honored and thankful to be the recipients of this grant. This boardwalk will help our visitors access the Magnolia Field, an area we use as an outdoor venue for classes, workshops, events, fundraisers and family festivals. We look forward to
A new federal tax credit to give employees of small and medium-sized businesses paid leave to receive a COVID-19 vaccine is now available.Employers with less than 500 employees can claim up to $511 per day& per employee to receive a vaccine.This tax credit is a part of the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. Read the Details of the Tax Credit
Honoring Friends and Celebrating the Gift of Community Delmar, NY, April 2021 – To Life! will host “A Toast To Life!” as a virtual event on Mary 4, 2021. The popular annual fundraiser celebrates community members who have gone above and beyond to serve local breast cancer survivors and helps raise funds to support the work of To Life! in the Greater Capital Region. This year we honor the contributions and foresight of Mara Ginsberg, To Life! Founder and President Emeritus. Mara will be presented
The Raising NY Coalition, of which The Business Council is a member, released a one-pager this morning highlighting the new federal tax benefits for families with children. The American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) includes important changes to three tax credits that support families with infants and toddlers. ARPA’s expansions of the Child Tax Credit and the Child & Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDTC) have the potential to support working parents and families. We invite you to share this resource with
Rosenblum Development Corporation is very proud to share that we have been selected as a winner of the Buildings of Excellence Competition, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for the development of a net-zero emitting multifamily building. This competition supports Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s nation-leading climate goals outlined in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (Climate Act), which place New York state on a path to economy-wide
Stewart’s Holiday match has allocated $1.8 million to 1,715 organizations this year. Congratulations to the following Chamber members for receiving grants:Bethlehem Area YMCABethlehem Central Middle SchoolBethlehem Children’s SchoolBethlehem Community FundBethlehem Opportunities UnlimitedFriends of Bethlehem Parks and RecreationFriends of Five RiversSchool’s Out, Inc.Tri-Village Little League
Shampoodle’s Clifton Park location had to close but we have opened another shop in Delmar at 340 Delaware Ave which for grooming only - which is for pups that need trims & cuts. New groomers have joined the staff and more space was needed! The hours start at 9am by appointment only and will close when the last appointment is done. Appointments can be made by calling Shampoodle at 518-368-3260.
We have some very exciting news to share.. Spotlight News has officially joined the News Break app!If you haven't heard of News Break, it's a free app available to iPhone and Android users that allows easy access to your local news sources. You can even customize the content you see based on your interests. If you're already a News Break user, please give us a follow!We've recently been noticing that our stories are reaching less and less of our followers on social media and we joined News Break in an
Bethlehem Central High School senior Nya Santeliz has earned a spot at this year's New York State Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest for the second year in a row. Read how this BC student discovered a love of poetry and who she credits for helping to inspire her Poetry Out Loud journey: https://www.bethlehemschools.org/bc-senior-earns-spot-in-nys-poetry-out-loud-contest/ The New York State Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest will take place online on March 13, 2021. More information about Poetry Out Loud
Bethlehem Grange 137 is proud to announce we are now a Chapter for Stars 4 Our Troops. We cut the embroidered stars off the donated worn or tattered flags, individually bag them, and add our "Thank You from Bethlehem Grange 137 for your service". We hand these out to service people, first responders, and many more. We can always use volunteers that are willing to cut and bag these stars. We have ready-made kits available. This is a perfect project for a shut-in or COVID-19 bored person to spend some
Start saving your plant cuttings, rooting plants, small or large potted plants, and hanging plants you would be willing to donate. We're always looking for the common ones, and the not so common ones. If anyone has a Purple Passion with the fuzzy leaves that are jagged, we would really appreciate some cuttings or rooted plants, or potted plants. Of course any others plants are appreciated!! We will also be accepting donations of flower pots, all sizes, hanging planters, plant hangers, bulbs, bushes,
Our Annual June Garage Sale is coming up sooner than we realize. When you're cleaning things out, downsizing, winter or spring cleaning, or cleaning out a family member's house, please think of Bethlehem Grange 137 for your donations. We will begin to accept donations from the community after our Craft Fair/ Plant Sale. We will be accepting Jewelry, Toys, Vinyl Records, CD's, DVD's, Holiday items(all holidays), Linens, Curtains, Housewares, Collectibles, Small Wooden Furniture, kitchenware, Dishes,
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
Do you have a Tattered or Worn Flag? Dispose of it properly & respectfully. Bring it to Bethlehem Grange #137 at 24 Bridge St., Selkirk, NY 12158. Our American Flag Collection Box is open 24/7, located in the front of our Grange Hall in the mailbox outside, between the 2 front doors. We, with the help of the American Legion Post 37, will have great consideration and regard to honor these flags in a proper disposal ceremony.
Bethlehem Grange #137 has an up-and-running used clothing drop-off shed! Do your part for the community by donating, and reduce waste in landfills. Items accepted include used clothing, shoes, belts, purses, blankets, pillowcases, sheets, curtains, and stuffed animals. The used clothing drop-off shed is located in the SE corner of our parking lot. 24 Bridge Street Selkirk, NY 12158