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Waterfront Alliance earns National Planning Gold Award for WEDG project

More than six years ago, after Hurricane Sandy lashed the East Coast, Waterfront Alliance was moved to establish the WEDG project to help protect coastal communities.

ADIRONDACK REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: ADKtechs Welcomes Potter as Solutions Architect

Adirondack Technical Solutions (ADKtechs) welcomes Ray Potter to the team as a Solutions Architect. Mr. Potter comes to ADKtechs with 20 years of experience in the Education and Banking industries on an enterprise level.

Analysis: zip code 12946 in Lake Placid has 67th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 12946 zip code area was 308 in the third quarter of 2018, a 10-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: 7 New York medical centers ranked among top U.S. hospitals

Seven New York medical centers were listed among the top facilities in the nation in a study of patient care by Healthgrades.com, a company that aims to help hospitals maintain customer loyalty and provide objective health information to patients.

Analysis: New York has 10th highest average credit card debt

New York finished 10th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

CANON U.S.A., INC: Canon U.S.A. Executive Vice President, Seymour Liebman, Named on Long Island Press PowerList for the Seventh Consecutive Year

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that Seymour Liebman—executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel of Canon U.S.A., Inc.—has been named to the Long Island Press 2019 PowerList in the Rainmaker category.

Analysis: New York's Broome County has 55th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in New York's Broome County was nearly 1,300 in the third quarter of 2018, a 112-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

BAKER & MCKENZIE: Baker McKenzie Adds Leading Wall Street M&A Lawyer Mark Mandel in New York

Baker McKenzie has added highly regarded transactional lawyer Mark Mandel in New York.

ADIRONDACK REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Bradley Murray Joins FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C.

The law firm of FitzGerald Morris Baker Firth, P.C. (FMBF) is pleased to announce that Bradley C. Murray has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in the Trusts & Estates practice group, working in the firm's Glens Falls office.

ADIRONDACK REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AAA Northway Announces Andy Iannotti Promoted to Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

AAA Northway is proud to announce the promotion of Andy Iannotti to Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer.

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.

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.

CAPITAL REGION CHAMBER: NYS Writers Institute Welcomes Author and Cognitive Neuroscientist Steven Pinker to the University at Albany

The NYS Writers Institute kicks off its new season with an appearance by cognitive neuroscientist Steven Pinker, one of the world’s most influential thinkers on the subjects of language, mind, behavior, and what it means to be human.

New York ranked No. 16 in average charitable giving

New York residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $7,033 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

ADIRONDACK REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: NBT Bank Promotes Monahan to Glens Falls Market Executive

NBT Bank Regional President David Krupski announced that Marc Monahan has been promoted to Glens Falls Market Executive and will lead NBT’s Commercial Banking team in the Glens Falls region.

New York has 34th highest home vacancy rate in nation

New York posted the 34th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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