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Team Rueckert Hits the Links for ACPHS' President's Cup Golf Tournament

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 -- Team Rueckert was delighted to join more than 110 golfers at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 24th annual President's Cup Golf Tournament held July 24 at Albany Country Club, one of the Capital Region's most scenic courses. Proceeds raised enhance ACPHS’ ability to award merit-based academic scholarships, as well as maintain the college’s leadership position in pharmacy, biomedical technology, pharmaceutical and health sciences education. More than $715,000 has been raised since the event’s inception in 1994.

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Heritage Health Care Center Kicks Off Multimillion-Dollar Renovation Project

UTICA, N.Y. (July 24, 2017) -- Heritage Health Care Center, a 220-bed skilled nursing facility located at 1657 Sunset Ave. in Utica, has kicked off its multimillion-dollar renovation project.

Officials from The Grand Healthcare System, the Queens-based company currently managing the 150-year-old non-profit facility, announced that the building’s seventh floor tower wing has been remodeled, resulting in the creation of 25 additional private guest rooms and three double rooms with picturesque views of the city.

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Maguire Cardona, P.C. Welcomes Veteran Trial Attorney Margaret Comard Lynch, Esq.

ALBANY, N.Y. (July 13, 2017) – Civil litigation and general practice firm Maguire Cardona, P.C. is pleased to announce that Margaret Comard Lynch, Esq. has joined the firm as attorney, concentrating her practice on civil rights, employment liability, premises liability, serious motor vehicle accidents, municipal liability, labor law and professional malpractice.

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The Grand at Guilderland Supports National Night Out

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (July 12, 2017) — Town of Guilderland Chief of Police Carol J. Lawlor accepts a $1,000 check from officials at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland for the department’s annual National Night Out event. Set for Tuesday, Aug. 1 from 6-9 p.m. at Tawasentha Park, the nationwide event aims to encourage members of the community to meet their neighbors in an effort to reduce crime. The Guilderland Police Department, which has hosted Guilderland's National Night Out since 2009, plans to use the funds will help pay for the evening’s musical entertainment, The Refrigerators. More than 4,000 are expected to attend the event, which will feature displays by emergency medical service agencies, local fire departments and neighboring police agencies. Community groups, children’s activities, and music and vendors will also be on hand. Featured are (L to R): Bruce Gendron, regional vice president, The Grand Healthcare System; Gary March, assistant administrator, The Grand Healthcare System; Joe Yurowitz, senior vice president, The Grand Healthcare System; and, Guilderland Police Chief Carol Lawlor. For more information, call (518) 356-1980 x 1030.

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Local Businesses Help Power ADA's Tour de Cure Toward $1.1 Million Fundraising Goal

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 27, 2017) — Ten Capital Region companies and groups are driving the American Diabetes Association (ADA) one step closer to attaining its $1.1 million fundraising goal through the recent Saratoga Springs Tour de Cure cycling event, the premier cycling event in the Capital Region dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes.

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Hometown Health Centers, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Applaud New York State Legislators for Putting Patients First

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 22, 2017) – Members of the New York State Assembly and Senate have unanimously passed legislation in each house (A7922 and S6689) requiring Medicaid managed care providers who provide coverage for prescription drugs to include not-for-profit pharmacies operated by institutions of higher education in the provider's pharmacy network.

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Hall Outduels Tuliamuk to Claim Victory, $10,000 Payday at Freihofer's Run for Women in Albany, N.Y.

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 3, 2017) — The 39th running of the Freihofer's Run for Women 5K, held on the streets of New York’s capital city this morning, featured 3,268 runners, overcast skies and a blazingly fast finish from Sara Hall, 34, from Redding, Calif. Hall came into the race as a marginal second favorite to Aliphine Tuliamuk, 28, originally from Kenya, but these days a U.S. citizen residing in Santa Fe, N.M. After 3.1 miles of racing that was, by turns, aggressive and tactical, Hall proved to be the woman with the wheels, blasting past Tuliamuk with just 25 meters remaining, crossing the finish line two seconds up in a time of 15:49 and taking the first-place prize of $10,000.

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