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What's New In Albany

Find Out What's Happening Locally, In The News & Beyond

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Fantastic Annual Events, Holiday Celebrations & More This Weekend in Albany

The holidays are coming up, and communities throughout the Capital Region are getting into the spirit of the season. Join them this weekend for a variety of fun-filled events! Test Your Detective Skills at the Annual Mystery Challenge 2019 Daughters of Sarah Mystery Challenge | Saturday, November 23 A memorable evening awaits at the 2019 […]

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Around the Albany Region

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New Reroute on the Catskills’ Devil’s Path Trail to Provide Safe Visitor Passage

One of the most challenging hiking trails in the Catskills is the Devil’s Path in Greene County, NY, which crosses the summits on Indian Head, Twin, Sugarloaf, Plateau, and West Kill mountains. Although a quarter-mile portion of this trail closed due to vandalism last month, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has […]

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The Daily Take By Jonathan

Albany News & Politics

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Albany-Are You Ready For Another Winter?

As always, I would like to welcome all of our out of town visitors to our fair city.  Albany is a wealth of culture and history, along with an outstanding riverfront, fine hotels and dining. We offer a state of the art Convention Center and the Times Union Center which offers mainline concerts and sporting […]

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The View From The Middle

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Woodstock at 50 Still Calls Us Back to the Garden.

As historical events go, Woodstock, (or as it is more formally known, “The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.”) is a bit of an enigma.  For example: It wasn’t really held in Woodstock, New York.  Instead its actual location was Bethel, New York, almost 60 miles from Woodstock. It was supposed to cost six dollars per day, (Approximately […]

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Robert Braathe's HR & Albany Jobs Blog

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Ethics in the Workplace

Ethics in the business world, whether it is a small, family run organization, or a big corporation, is truly significant. A worker is going to be more inclined to do well at the job everyday if the environment is safe, friendly, and fair. Workers want to feel good about themselves and the work they do. […]

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Albany On The Spectrum

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Unbroken

As the mother of a child diagnosed with severe autism, I am no stranger to the fountain of “whys” that accompany this challenge. Seven years ago, my son was born a happy, healthy 9lbs 4oz baby with no complications. Most of my laboring was done at home, and I arrived at the hospital within moments […]

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Take This JOB and LOVE It!

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The Top 4 Sites for Your Job Search

In recent years, the way people search for jobs has changed. With the use of technology and mobile devices on the rise, your job search can be taken with you, anywhere and anytime. It is important, then, to find the right websites that match what you as a candidate are looking for in a position, […]

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Business Succession

An Albany Business Succession Blog

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Gifting Your Business

In past articles we covered investments to have your business pass to second, third and possibly even fourth generations. As you may recall, very few businesses are able to arrange such successions. One alternative might be to gift your business…

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