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What's New In Albany

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

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A Fun Winter Event at Grafton Lakes, a New Downtown Restaurant, and More Happenings

Whether you’re looking for cool winter events or a new place to eat, we’ve rounded up all the latest announcements you should know about in the Capital Region this week. Ice Skating, a Winter Celebration, and Other Upcoming Events Here’s what’s coming up in and around Albany: Empire ”Skate” Plaza: Happening Tuesdays – Sundays Passport […]

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Robert Braathe's HR & Albany Jobs Blog

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New Day vs. New Year – Reflections on 2021

As I look back at the end of the year, what stands out to me as the biggest lessons are: 1. Learning to be more generous with energy and more stingy with time – By giving others my all, it doesn’t matter how much time has passed as long as I’ve given them all of […]

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Around the Albany Region

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Get Into the Halloween Spirit at Ellms Family Farms’ Pumpkin Glow & Light Show Drive-Thru

It’s never too early to prepare for the Halloween season, and as the Capital Region adjusts to the new normal, Ellms Family Farm has announced the return of the Pumpkin Glow & Light Show Drive-Thru, their socially-distant fall event. Perfect for families and people of all ages, this one-of-a-kind Halloween experience begins in October and can […]

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The Daily Take By Jonathan

Albany News & Politics

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I Don’t Even Know Where To Begin

I usually begin my post with a welcome to all of the out of town visitors to the City of Albany. I don’t think that is an appropriate thing to do. Firstly, I am deeply sorry for the family of George Floyd for the atrocity that occurred in the City of Minneapolis the other day. […]

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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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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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