SARATOGA SPRINGS — The judging is complete at the 54th annual World Dairy Expo, and once again Stewart’s Shops has some of the best dairy products in North America. The judging is based on flavor, body and texture, melting quality, appearance and color.
GLENS FALLS — The Board of Directors of Arrow Financial Corporation declared a 3% stock dividend on Aug. 25, which will be distributed on Sept. 24, 2021.
NEW YORK — Thirty-six upstate elected officials have signed onto a letter opposing National Grid’s proposal to raise rates an average of $100/year for electric and gas customers; the company’s proposal does not comply with New York’s new Climate Law.
The first image that often comes to mind when people think about long-term care is an elderly person sitting alone in a depressing nursing home. The misconceptions about what long-term care involves and peoples’ images of the most common care settings are understandable, since long-term care insurance originally started as nursing home insurance four decades ago. However, it has evolved into a much more flexible solution that allows you to receive care in a variety of settings.
CAPITAL REGION — Atlanta-based fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has been popping up all over Western and Upstate New York in recent years. By next year, the Capital Region could have two new locations.
CLIFTON PARK – Kitware, a locally based company working on software solutions to scientific problems, is tackling the biggest challenge of them all – understanding the human brain.
In high school physics class, I learned that energy cannot be created nor destroyed, it can only be transformed. Within investments, the same principle applies to risk. To start, risk is a tricky thing to define. The financial world has settled on a measure of volatility called standard deviation. Although imperfect for a variety of reasons, standard deviation gives a quantifiable measure of how bumpy the ride has been which is a reasonable approximation for how it will be moving forward. Unfortunately, volatility is usually equated with losses. What about the opportunity cost of missed gains?
BALLSTON SPA — Back after a one-year hiatus, the triumphant return of the popular Saratoga Balloon and BBQ Festival, the Festival will occupy the Saratoga County Fairgrounds August 27-29 for three days of family fun. Due to covid-19 concerns, the Festival organizers moved from the traditional Father’s Day weekend to the new dates in late August when the event was more likely to happen without restrictions.
According to the US Census, Saratoga County’s population increased by 7.2 percent from 2010 to 2020.
Dental care is one of the most difficult aspects of being on Medicare. Original Medicare does not cover dental services and most supplemental plans do not either. In fact, two-thirds of all people on Medicare do not have dental coverage, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In terms of cost, Medicare recipients who used dental services spent $874 on average in 2018, and one-fifth spent more than $1,000, according to the foundation.
CAPITAL REGION — On the heels of announcing its rebrand and the addition of four new affiliates, CanCode Communities has released its Fall 2021 course schedule for AlbanyCanCode and KingstonCanCode. Registration is now open for a mix of new, expanded, and popular courses designed to prepare individuals for technology careers while developing a tech talent pipeline to support businesses and fuel economic growth.
SEATTLE — Talking Rain Beverage Company, maker of Sparkling Ice® flavored sparkling water, has announced the winner of their second annual Cheers to Heroes contest celebrating everyday heroes from across the country. After receiving over 1,000 nominations from 905 cities across the U.S., the brand is honoring Michael Bayer from Ballston Lake as the official winner of this year’s Cheers to Heroes contest and $10,000 grand cash prize.