SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga Casino Hotel Foundation is accepting grant applications for the 2021 grant cycle. The Foundation exists to support charitable and public benefit organizations whose mission is the betterment of quality of life, health and welfare of Saratoga County residents.
WILTON — Visualize the scene: One group of people engage their machinery and their tools, then tend to a task that takes them up to the boundary line of their domain. Once completed, they pack up their machinery and their tools and go home. At some later point, a second group of people engage their machinery and their tools, then tend to a task that takes them up to the boundary line of their domain. Once completed, they pack up their machinery and their tools and they go home.
You may have noticed that Saratoga County is seeing an influx of leisure travelers. This is great news as we begin to navigate the post-COVID-19 waters. People are feeling more confident and safer when it comes to taking vacations, and they’ve set their sights on us! Thankfully! However, according to the U.S. Travel Association, business travel spending is down 69% and spending related to meetings, conferences and events declined even further—down 76%. Until business travel, and meetings and events are fully restored, the pace of economic recovery will continue to suffer.
On Saturday, June 19th Minich Macgregor Wealth Management and The Wilton Rotary Club came together to support the 16th annual Wilton Rotary Golf Tournament at Airway Meadows Golf Club.
When you think data breach, does your mind instantly go to the financial or medical industry? A common thought when you see constant headlines about what bank or medical facility has been attacked daily… but what about other industries?
We have all seen some version of this in a headline: “Stocks were (up/down/mixed) today as investors (verb) about (current event).” In these financial Mad Libs, an attempt is made to summarize in a few words the reason for the movements of thousands of stocks and interest rates. As human beings, we crave this sort of narrative because it helps us make sense of a very complex system. Unfortunately, a simple explanation is neither pertinent nor useful in the big picture. ‘What’ is happening is infinitely more valuable than ‘why’ something is happening.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Marking the 100-year anniversary of ice cream production by the Dake Family a “Century of Ice Cream!” exhibit celebrating the centennial will be featured at the Saratoga County History Center/Brookside Museum on 6 Charlton St. in Ballston Spa. Summer hours start June 26 and will be 1 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
BALLSTON SPA — The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association (BSBPA) is requesting nominations for its 2021 Property Beautification Awards in Ballston Spa. The awards are given in recognition of the restoration, renovation, new build, and beautification efforts by homeowners and businesses, which have enhanced the Ballston Spa area within the past 2 years.
Visit www.saratoga.org and click “Job Zone.” It’s possible we’ve never had as many job openings posted on this exclusively local online job portal since it was first created.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Race Course will open all sections at 100 percent capacity, the New York Racing Association announced June 16. The update was made one day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the immediate removal of COVID-19 protocols and restrictions for nearly all activities as the benchmark was met of 70 percent of adult New Yorkers receiving at least one shot of the vaccine.
One of the biggest challenges small business owners faced during the COVID-19 pandemic was having to rethink their business, while providing the same level of service and quality customers have come to know and expect.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Homes flying off the market have been nothing out of the ordinary this past year; an unexpected side effect of the ongoing Covid-19 global health crisis. Unfortunately, inventory has not kept up with demand and it has created a sellers’ market like we haven’t seen in quite some time, and it is presenting significant challenges for buyers.