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Emma's Torch refugee culinary training group among 'Renewal Awards' finalists

A Brooklyn-based group that works to empower refugees through culinary training is one of 15 nonprofits in the U.S. selected to be finalists in The Atlantic and Allstate's "The Renewal Awards," according to a recent press release.

State institution: These 2-year New York schools attract the most in-state students

Manhattan School of Computer Technology, St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens and Metropolitan Learning Institute enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year New York schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: New York ranked 35th most affected by government shutdown

New York ranked No. 35 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: New York City ranks 1st among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts.

New York City ranks worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 9 in New York

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close 9 of its 30 stores in New York.

New York ranked No. 48 in 2019 business climate index

New York finished at No. 48 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

GREECE REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Pinot's Palette Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Feb. 7

Pinot's Palette Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration Join us as we celebrate with new member, Pinot's Palette, for their Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting, a Veteran/woman, locally owned, Paint and Sip location.

CAPITAL REGION CHAMBER: Whitney Young Health Hosts Ribbon Cutting for New Breastfeeding Lounge

Whitney Young Health’s WIC Program, a state-funded program for pregnant, postpartum women, infants and children under the age of five, hosted a ribbon cutting of a new breastfeeding lounge at their Albany Health Center.

CIT GROUP INC: CIT to Present at the Credit Suisse 20th Annual Financial Services Forum

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that CIT Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer Ellen R. Alemany and Chief Financial Officer John Fawcett will present at the Credit Suisse 20th Annual Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at 9:45 a.m. ET.

Albany-Schenectady area has 57th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Albany-Schenectady area was nearly 3,500 in the third quarter of 2018, a 667-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

State institution: These 2-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Arnot Ogden Medical Center, New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and Joffrey Ballet School enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

SIMMONS HANLY CONROY: $60 Million To Be Paid To More Than 100 Victims Of Convicted Pedophile Douglas Perlitz

A settlement agreement has been reached to pay $60 million to more than 100 Haitian boys sexually assaulted by convicted pedophile Douglas Perlitz at the school he operated in Haiti, according to amended complaints filed today by Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian and New York City law firm Simmons Hanly Conroy.

TICONDEROGA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Health Insurance Services Continue at TACC via Partnership with the North Country Chamber of Commerce

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is pleased to announce that Health Insurance Services will continue to be available to all our members and the Ticonderoga Area business community in coordination with their partner the North Country Chamber of Commerce – Plattsburgh.

ADIRONDACK REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: International Women’s Hockey Coming to Glens Falls as part of Inaugural Aurora Games

The Queensbury Hotel and Cool Insuring Arena are partnering with the international Aurora Games women’s sports competition to bring a component of the Albanybased event to Glens Falls this summer.

CAPITAL REGION CHAMBER: UAlbany Athletics Receives $1 Million Gift

With a $1 million gift from a leading Capital Region financial executive, UAlbany will support a wide range of priorities within its Division 1 athletic program.

TICONDEROGA AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: TACC Announces 2019 Team Including New Board Members & Ambassadors

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is honored and excited to announce their 2019 Team including changes and additions to the Board of Directors as well as Ambassadors.

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