Maria Decker is the third woman to receive the award; second since it was renamed for philanthropist Jane Golub
ALBANY – Maria Decker first became involved with the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement in 2011, when SEFCU’s Chief Administrative Officer Barbara Hess invited her to a Circle of Red Meeting.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the official kickoff of its Save Our Locals $20.21 campaign, which will benefit local businesses and aid in additional economic recovery across the county.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Death Wish Coffee Company, creators of the World’s Strongest Coffee, will be accepting donations of new and unwrapped toys at their Saratoga Springs headquarters during normal store hours, starting Nov. 1 and running through Dec. 3. The first 1,000 people who donate toys at Death Wish Coffee will receive a free pound of coffee. Additionally, those who stop by to donate toys will also be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a Death Wish Coffee prize basket valued at $500.
GLENS FALLS — Arrow Financial Corporation (NasdaqGS® – AROW) announced operating results for the three- and-nine-month periods ended in Sept. 30, 2021. Net income for the third quarter of 2021 was $13.0 million, compared to $11.0 million in the third quarter of 2020. Net interest income increased to $28.6 million in the third quarter of 2021, compared to $24.9 million for the comparable quarter 2020. For the nine months ended in Sept. 30, 2021, net interest and net income were $83.2 million and $39.5 million, respectively, as compared to $72.7 million and $28.3 million for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2020.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – “Saratoga is a great area for the arts,” says Sitka Creations founder and chief Tamar Russell Brown. Her company, well established in the Central Massachusetts town of Shirley, is now setting down roots in the Capital Region of New York State with a new office in Saratoga Springs. “We are looking forward to participating in the creative economy of the town and the whole New York Central Region.”
GLENS FALLS — Arrow Financial Corporation (NasdaqGS® – AROW) is pleased to announce it was recently named to the prestigious Piper Sandler Sm-All Stars Class of 2021, a list of 35-top performing small-cap banks and thrifts in the country.
Not everything that happened during the pandemic was bad. In fact, the City of Saratoga Spring made significant progress building workforce housing. This started in 2020 with the opening of Intrada Saratoga.
With so much recent focus on this country’s all-too-regular debt ceiling drama, I want to spend a moment to make a proclamation: debt is not a bad thing. The caveat (as I will tell my son with his Halloween candy) is some is good, but too much can be very bad. I will even take it a step further and say, when used correctly, debt can be a very powerful tool to maximize one’s wealth. It gets a bad rap from the media and famous financial authors because it is very easy to misuse, but let’s examine with a practical lens what exactly debt represents and how it can help or hurt.
The 2021 Saratoga Showcase of Homes was presented over two fall weekends this year beginning October 9-10-11 (open Columbus Day) and October 16-17. This year’s edition had 13 locations from 12 of our area’s finest builders on display in Saratoga County.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Skidmore College was authorized to build a new hockey locker facility at the Weibel Ice Rink and provide over $600,000 to the City for license fees and improvements to the rink complex, Commissioner of Public Works Anthony “Skip” Scirocco announced last week. The license agreement was approved by the City Council Oct. 5.