GREENWICH — The Agricultural Stewardship Association (ASA) has announced the permanent protection of Otter Creek Farm in Rensselaer County. The 465-acre Otter Creek Farm is located in the Town of Pittstown and has been owned by the Wiley Family since 1882. Funding for this conservation project was provided through the Dairy Transitions Farmland Protections Initiative which is administered by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets.
SARATOGA COUNTY — Southbound Saratoga Management Group, LLC will present the Saratoga Women in Business (WIB) Spectacular, the first-ever horse show created by women, operated by women, benefitting women’s causes, and showcasing women in business. The event will be held July 13-17 at White Hollow Farm, 28 Brickhouse Rd., Stillwater and is open to all competitors in the equestrian community, spectators, and vendors.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — How far would you go to improve your business? CNBC’s new primetime series “No Retreat: Business Bootcamp” premiered Tuesday, March 8, and challenges business with near-impossible physical and mental tasks to realize their full potential and chart a path forward.
CAPITAL REGION – The Capital Region’s Digital Gaming Cluster continues to expand in 2022. Not only has large studio employment increased, but the region’s esports footprint is getting bigger with HV Gamer Con returning to the Albany Capital Center this month and new gaming facilities coming to several local colleges and universities, including a 4,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art arena at the University of Albany.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – When Saratoga Signature Interiors opened their doors on Broadway in 1992, Nancy Smith had one goal in mind: providing Saratoga Springs with a place to find quality home furnishings and interior design services.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Thanks to a generous donation of $400,000 from the Sarah B. Foulke Charitable Fund, Wellspring can ensure privacy and special services for domestic abuse and sexual assault survivors at its Support Center, a dedicated wing of the new Wellspring building in Malta, off Northway Exit 12.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The City Council on March 1 gathered for their first meeting in a long while inside the first-floor chamber room at City Hall, where Mayor Ron Kim began the meeting with the standard Salute To The Flag and requested all in attendance remain standing for a Moment of Silence in observation of the people of Ukraine.
SARATOGA COUNTY — The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership has voted to cease operations after eight years of competition with the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation (SEDC).
SCHENECTADY — Mohawk Auto Group is streamlining operations at their used car dealership, Mohawk Auto Center, by relocating employees to partnering dealerships, Mohawk Honda and Mohawk Chevrolet. The group is confident this move will strengthen efficiencies during a tight labor market.
MALTA – Yana Yoga announces new owner along with a promotion for new clients interested in the benefits of yoga.
CAPITAL REGION — MetzWood Insurance donates $5,000 to Make-A-Wish® Northeast New York as part of its “Help Our Community Referral Program” after one of its employee’s heartwarming experiences with a similar organization. Each year, MetzWood chooses one Capital Region nonprofit to receive the funds by raising ten dollars for each referral received.
Picture this: you are driving on the highway on a warm spring day (especially nice to imagine during this winter). The windows are down, and your favorite music is playing on the speakers. On the horizon appear some ominous-looking clouds. Your path is headed directly into them, but you need to get where you are going, so you soldier on. It shouldn’t be hard to draw parallels between this fictitious road trip and our current state of affairs in the stock market. With the steady drip of bad news, it is hard to focus on the road ahead, but hopefully, I can provide some clarity.