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Wednesday, April 07, 2021
We've missed you all and we're happy to announce that starting tomorrow we'll be back OPEN FOR INDOOR & PATIO DINING!Reservations are recommended! Can't wait to see you!For more details on our menus and upcoming events, click the link
Categories: Community, Business/Economic, Member News
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
DELMAR, NY—Art on the Rail Trail (ART) is hosting its first ever online art auction April 19th - 25th. The money raised will support additional highly engaging public art installations and programs along the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail. We are pleased to announce that this online auction features over 35 original works, made by Capital Region artists. This wide-ranging selection more
Categories: Arts & Culture, Member News, Press Release, Community, Non-Profit
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Sunmark Credit Union announced today that Antoinette (Toni) LeBron has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this expanded role, Toni works directly with President and CEO Frank DeGraw in leading the ideation and implementation of strategic objectives for the credit union, spearheading key initiatives related to continued member and employee growth and more
Categories: Member News, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
CAP COM Federal Credit Union and its charitable giving arm, the CAP COM Cares Foundation, are pleased to announce the launch of the CAP COM Cares Foundation Infrastructure Grant Initiative.  The new program formalizes the CAP COM Cares Foundation’s commitment to be a strong community partner and support projects that nonprofits often find difficult to fund. Some examples of projects that more
Categories: Member News, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Sam’s Italian American Restaurant opened April 6, 1971, and has been run by the same family since. It will observe its 50th anniversary from April 6 to 10 with three-course meals for $19.71. (The regular menu will also be available.) Entrees on the anniversary menu are spaghetti with red or white clam sauce, cheese tortellini with mushroom cream, baked scrod, eggplant Parm and veal with more
Categories: Business/Economic, Member News
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
April is National Financial Literacy Month! To spotlight financial literacy and learning, SEFCU's Institute for Financial Well-being is challenging individuals to join a financial education session during the month of April. Those who register and attend are eligible for a chance to win a $50 gift card. For full details go to   Wherever you or more
Categories: Business/Economic, Member News, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
With New York State’s announcement that New Yorkers 30 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting March 30 and everyone over 16 will be eligible beginning April 6, County Executive McCoy is encouraging businesses and their staff to pre-register to receive information about vaccination opportunities near you. Participating vaccine providers include the Albany, more
Categories: Business/Economic, General News Article, Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
ALBANY – March 22, 2021 – CAP COM Federal Credit Union will open its 12th branch at 262 Saratoga Road, Schenectady, NY 12302 this summer. The 3,200 square-foot branch is conveniently located in the Glenville Hannaford Plaza and will add additional membership opportunities in Schenectady County, as the Credit Union’s most western branch of the footprint.  The branch will feature five private more
Categories: Business/Economic, Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Sunmark Credit Union Announces Executive Appointments(Latham, N.Y.) Sunmark Credit Union has announced three additions to their executive leadership team as the credit union prepares for continued growth and expansion.  Sarah D. Hammond has joined the Sunmark executive leadership team as Chief Enterprise Risk Officer.  In this function, she oversees Enterprise Risk Management-related functions more
Categories: Press Release, Member News
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Rosenblum Development Corporation is very proud to share that we have been selected as a winner of the Buildings of Excellence Competition, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for the development of a net-zero emitting multifamily building. This competition supports Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s nation-leading climate goals outlined in the Climate more
Categories: Member News, Business/Economic
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The library is planning to re-open its doors for in-person browsing beginning Monday, March 22.What you need to know before arrivingWe are requiring our visitors to wear masks when inside the library. *Please avoid bandanas, neck gaiters and face shields without a mask. Masks will be mandatory regardless of a person’s vaccination status. If you are not feeling well or running a fever, please more
Categories: Member News, Community
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Stewart’s Holiday match has allocated $1.8 million to 1,715 organizations this year. Congratulations to the following Chamber members for receiving grants:Bethlehem Area YMCABethlehem Central Middle SchoolBethlehem Children’s SchoolBethlehem Community FundBethlehem Opportunities UnlimitedFriends of Bethlehem Parks and RecreationFriends of Five RiversSchool’s Out, Inc.Tri-Village Little League
Categories: Community, Business/Economic, Member News
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Shampoodle’s Clifton Park location had to close but we have opened another shop in Delmar at 340 Delaware Ave which for grooming only - which is for pups that need trims & cuts. New groomers have joined the staff and more space was needed! The hours start at 9am by appointment only and will close when the last appointment is done. Appointments can be made by calling Shampoodle at 518-368-3260.
Categories: Business/Economic, Community, Member News
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Carver Companies has recently invested in a Vortex Advantage Immersive Training Simulator to train employees to operate ship and gantry cranes, excavators, front-end loaders, bulldozers and articulated haul trucks. Our new simulator will be a critical tool in accident avoidance, improving operator efficiency, and exceeding our customers’ expectations in quality and service.
Categories: Business/Economic, Member News
Friday, March 05, 2021
CAP COM rewards talented young members and incredible educators annually.  The Scholarship & Awards program is going on right now and the deadline for submissions is Friday, April 30th.   Key Dates March 1: Scholarship & Award applications are available. See categories below to download your application. April 30: Application deadline. May: Judges review applications. May 31 or before: more
Categories: Community, Member News, Education/Schools
Friday, February 26, 2021
We have some very exciting news to share.. Spotlight News has officially joined the News Break app!If you haven't heard of News Break, it's a free app available to iPhone and Android users that allows easy access to your local news sources. You can even customize the content you see based on your interests. If you're already a News Break user, please give us a follow!We've recently been noticing more
Categories: Community, Business/Economic, Member News
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Local Eats and, a website which allows diners to order takeout or curbside pickup from local, independently owned restaurants, launched in 2020 to help support the local restaurant industry.   The website/web app features offerings from diverse establishments.  Users will find they are able to order various dishes from each location all in one transaction.    The service was more
Categories: Business/Economic, Member News
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Bethlehem Central High School senior Nya Santeliz has earned a spot at this year's New York State Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest for the second year in a row. Read how this BC student discovered a love of poetry and who she credits for helping to inspire her Poetry Out Loud journey: The New York State more
Categories: Arts & Culture, Community, Education/Schools, Member News
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Bethlehem Grange 137 is proud to announce we are now a Chapter for Stars 4 Our Troops.  We cut the embroidered stars off the donated worn or tattered flags, individually bag them, and add our "Thank You from Bethlehem Grange 137 for your service".  We hand these out to service people, first responders, and many more.  We can always use volunteers that are willing to cut and bag these stars.  We more
Categories: Club/Organization, Member News, Community, Non-Profit
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Start saving your plant cuttings, rooting plants, small or large potted plants, and hanging plants you would be willing to donate.  We're always looking for the common ones, and the not so common ones.  If anyone has a Purple Passion with the fuzzy leaves that are jagged, we would really appreciate some cuttings or rooted plants, or potted plants.  Of course any others plants are more
Categories: Club/Organization, Member News, Community, Non-Profit
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Our Annual June Garage Sale is coming up sooner than we realize.  When you're cleaning things out, downsizing, winter or spring cleaning, or cleaning out a family member's house, please think of  Bethlehem Grange 137 for your donations.  We will begin to accept donations from the community after our Craft Fair/ Plant Sale.  We will be accepting Jewelry, Toys, Vinyl Records, CD's, DVD's, Holiday more
Categories: Club/Organization, Member News, Community, Non-Profit
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Emma Liu, Buy-It School Store Treasurer Bethlehem Central High School FBLA 700 Delaware Ave Delmar, NY 12054 Dear Members of the Chamber of Commerce: I am writing to request support for the Bethlehem Central High School Future Business Leaders of America (BCHS FBLA) Chapter to help us sponsor a discount toward the cost of stylus pens for students. Due to our current environment, online more
Categories: Club/Organization, Community, Education/Schools, Member News
Tuesday, February 09, 2021
ALBANY – The Albany County Legislature, on Monday, adopted a local law that limits the fees that third-party food delivery companies can charge restaurants during a declared emergency. The measure is designed to protect small business owners struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The legislation complements an Executive Order signed by County Executive Daniel P. McCoy earlier this year, which more
Categories: Business/Economic, Member News, Government, Press Release
Thursday, February 04, 2021
ELSMERE — There’s a buzz around Normanside Country Club indicative of things to come for 2021, and it has more to do than the chainsaws. Normanside Managing Director Dave Hostig has done what he can to keep the popular country club afloat despite losing wedding business throughout most of a pandemic-riddled 2020. A quiet banquet room led to expected cuts to employment, but he said, it allowed more
Categories: Member News, Recreation/Sports, Press Release
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Normanside introduces NOSH, our “quick healthy eats” meal program. Our menu changes weekly featuring fresh, non-processed ingredients. Our chef packaged meals are designed to fit a healthy lifestyle without sacrificing great taste.  Seasonal and local ingredients combine to please the palate and are always between 300-600 calories.  Our meals are perfect for lunch or dinner on the fly, featuring more
Categories: Community, Product/Service Announcement, Business/Economic, Member News
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer more
Categories: Business/Economic, Member News
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Do you have a Tattered or Worn Flag?   Dispose of it properly & respectfully.  Bring it to Bethlehem Grange #137 at 24 Bridge St., Selkirk, NY 12158. Our American Flag Collection Box is open 24/7, located in the front of our Grange Hall in the mailbox outside, between the 2 front doors.  We, with the help of the American Legion Post 37, will have great consideration and regard to honor these more
Categories: Member News, Community, Non-Profit
Monday, October 21, 2019
Bethlehem Grange #137 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 in the SE corner of our parking lot.  24 Bridge Street Selkirk, NY 12158
Categories: Club/Organization, Human Interest, Non-Profit, Community, Member News