Students and staff at Glenmont Elementary School celebrated being named a National Blue Ribbon School on Thursday, December 12. The entire school community wore blue as Principal Laura Heffernan unveiled the school’s new National Blue Ribbon School flag. The school earned the designation as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School this fall: https://www.bethlehemschools.org/glenmont-2019-national-blue-ribbon-school/. Glenmont was the only Capital Region school to earn the designation this year. Nationwide,
The Bethlehem Lions Club 32nd Annual Christmas Trees & Wreaths Sale is currently taking place at 538 Route 9W, Glenmont (the property of 3D Rigging, 1/4 mile south of Feura Bush Road) Hours are Saturday and Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm. All trees are $35 (fresh Nova Scotia Balsams, 6-8 ft). All wreaths are $10.
Bridge to College is a mentoring program aimed at guiding our first-generation students and families through the college application process. The program spans two academic years, beginning in January of a student’s junior year through the first semester of senior year. For our second cohort, we have accepted 21 juniors into the program. These students have been identified by their counselors or teachers as being “first-gen” and interested in attending a four-year college. We are now looking for
Friends of Five Rivers has been selected to benefit from the sale of the Hannaford Reusable Bag Prog
Friends of Five Rivers has been selected to benefit from the sale of the Hannaford Reusable Bag Program! Friends will receive a $1 donation when you buy the “Because You Care” bag this December at Hannaford located at: 180 Delaware Avenue in Delmar. Visit register 8 kiosk.
We will once again be collecting stretchy warm gloves, hats/headbands/ or ear muffs, and cozy socks this year for "Stockings for Seneca House". The Seneca House is a part of the NE Parent Child Association in Schenectady. It houses young ladies who are unable to live in their own homes and will not be going home for the holidays. Please pick up a tag off of our tree, return tag and item (unwrapped) to studio no later then Friday, Dec. 18th. We only need 20 sets of each. Once we reach 20, we will
On November 15, 2019 Community Caregivers, Inc., a non-profit based in Guilderland, received a $1,500 Leadership Award from State Employees Federal Credit Union (SEFCU). According to Kathy Lanni, Chief Community Officer, SEFCU recognizes Community Caregivers for the “important work” they do to “improve our communities and change lives every day.” The funding is provided through SEFCU’s Community Support Program which has helped over seven million people across the state by assisting vital
Delmar, NY (November 22, 2019) -------- The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce announces their participation in this year’s Small Business Saturday, taking place the Saturday after Thanksgiving on November 30th. Small Business Saturday is a day-long celebration founded by American Express to encourage people to Shop Small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses. The Bethlehem Chamber participates as a Neighborhood Champion, supporting local businesses by helping them promote the events and special
Delmar, NY (November 15, 2019) --------The Holiday Season is upon us! Get started on your holiday shopping and support our community at the same time by using the Bethlehem Chamber’s annual Holiday Shopping Card to take advantage of discounts and promotions offered by more than 30 local businesses. The Holiday Shopping Card is free and available throughout town. Be the first to grab yours at the Holiday Shopping Card Kick-Off Event! Presented by the Bethlehem Chamber and sponsored by A. Phillips
Are you still looking for that place for your family & friends Holiday Party? We have many dates still available. Bethlehem Grange is conveniently located 1/10th mile from NY RT 9W just south of Glenmont, on 24 Bridge St (Rt 396W) Selkirk, NY 12158. We are Handicap Accessible, with plenty of parking. We can easily seat 96 people for eating, with a full commercial kitchen available for an extra charge. Bethlehem Grange is a Historic Building, also found on the National Historic Registry. We're also
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. – Now in its 18th year, Bethlehem Public Library’s annual winter concert series, A Little Sunday Music, opens its 2019-20 season Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. with a performance by the Adirondack Baroque Consort, one of the oldest early music groups in the United States. “The Songs & Poems: A Claire Loux Centennial, 1919-2019," will feature the poetry and songs of Loux, a lifelong resident of Delmar. Please note that unlike other concerts in the series, this one will start at 3 p.m. The
The Weekend MBA Program has doubled its scholarships to nine, at $4,000 each. Select an award, write a one-page application essay, and send it to the Program Director for consideration. We have rolling admissions through year-end and it’s never been more affordable to enroll in New York’s value-leading executive-level program!
Pine Hollow Arboretum has received a grant for their Plant Lab! The grant will enhance visitors' educational experience by providing an indoor learning space to explore scientific concepts related to trees, climate change, invasive species, woodland ecosystems and more!
Bethlehem Grange #137 now 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 at: 24 Bridge Street Selkirk, NY 12158
Whether it’s your first home or your sixth, we can help make the buying process much easier with our no closing cost mortgage. True to its name, you pay no closing costs. That alone can reduce your upfront costs on a new home by thousands of dollars. You can use that money to help pay your down payment and possibly eliminate the need for private mortgage insurance. You could use the extra cash for moving costs or redecorating your new home. Use it for whatever you want—it’s up to you. But you can be
Get out and explore the MHLC Preserves with our new map app! MHLC has launched a new interactive map app! The Mohawk Hudson Maps app, designed by volunteer Bryan McBride, can be downloaded and then used off-line out on the trails at all the MHLC preserves and the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail. Use the app to pinpoint your location at any MHLC preserve, navigate our preserve trails, measure distances between points, and much more! It’s very easy and fun to use—get started
We're excited to announce that our electric car charging station is up and running! We care about our environment and keeping up with technological advances, so we can better serve our community and patients. We hope our clients enjoy the new feature - you can be sure there will be some more exciting enhancements to the clinic in the near future! (Oooh the suspense!!)
ALBANY, NY — September 13, 2019 — The members of Postal Employees of Troy, NY Federal Credit Union (PETFCU) have unanimously approved a merger with CAP COM Federal Credit Union (CAP COM) at a special member meeting held on September 12, 2019. PETFCU, the 89 year-old credit union located at 400 Broadway in Troy, NY, will discontinue operations at that location. The credit union’s 150+ members will join CAP COM’s membership of 133,000. The merger of the two credit unions was driven by a dynamic
We are proud to announce the creation of the Callanan Industries Student Support Fund at Hudson Valley Community College. The fund is designed to help students enrolled in the college’s Civil Engineering, Construction, and Mechanical Engineering Technologies programs who experience unanticipated hardships that cause financial burden or who simply need additional support to complete the program. Recipients can use funds to purchase educational supplies, trade tools, or other necessary materials, or to help
The SHIELD Act, which goes into effect May 22, 2020, will require companies to put “reasonable” protections in place, and appoint an employee to oversee the cybersecurity program. If we were talking to a client, we would tell them to start with the following: Create a cybersecurity policy.Train all staff on the cybersecurity policy. Build a company culture that promotes security-conscious behavior.Adopt a password manager, such as LastPass, and use it to create new passwords for EVERY account. (This is
Town of Bethlehem Senior Services Department has announced an ongoing service with the NYS Division of Veterans’ Affairs. The third Monday of each month a representative from the NYS Division of Veterans’ Affairs will be at the Bethlehem Town Hall. People can bring questions and talk directly with the representative who is familiar with all the various programs available for Veterans. The event is first come first served, no appointment is necessary.Ongoing - occurs monthly, every third Monday 12:00pm
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. – If you are looking to grow your business or seek out new career or marketing opportunities in the new year, get a head start with Bethlehem Public Library’s powerful digital research tool, ReferenceUSA, a big data resource that grants access to continuously updated business and residential information in the U.S. and Canada for research, marketing, job seeking and more.Local small business owners and marketing professionals can get a leg up and optimize marketing prospects using the data