Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 -- In an effort to raise awareness about the growing dangers of underage gambling in New York state, The New York Council on Problem Gambling (NYCPG) has launched a comprehensive multimedia marketing campaign urging parents to talk to their young children ages 6 to 10 about the risks and realities of underage gambling.
Read more: New York Council on Problem Gambling Launches Campaign Encouraging Parents to "Talk2Kids" and Stop Problem Gambling Before It Starts
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 -- Readers who love murder mysteries, athletes who relish carving turns on a pair of skis or a snowboard, or folks who like skiing for the social activities that take place after a day spent on the slopes, will enjoy Murder on Skis, a thrilling piece of fiction written by former WNYT-TV 13 anchor Phil Bayly.
Read more: Former WNYT-TV 13 Anchor Phil Bayly Pens "Murder on Skis"
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 -- A group of 47 Capital Region healthcare professionals is gearing up to provide free, life-altering orthopedic surgeries to more than 50 Cuban nationals suffering from debilitating bone and joint conditions Nov. 6-13.
Read more: Operation Walk Albany Heading to Cuba Nov. 6-13 to Perform 50+ Life-Altering Surgeries
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 -- Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) announces that Kamal A. Rashid, Ph.D. has been named founding director of the College’s new Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training (CBET), a $37.3 million training center dedicated to workforce development in the rapidly growing biopharmaceutical industry.
Read more: ACPHS Names Kamal Rashid to Lead New Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 -- In this latest edition of Occupation Station, a regular podcast produced by the agency on behalf of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Bill Shields, former CEO of Advanced Infusion Solutions, talks about how an early change in direction led to a healthcare career that spanned decades!
Read more: PODCAST: ACPHS Grad Tells Students, "Don't Be Afraid to Invest in Your Own Education!"
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 -- Organizers of the Troy Turkey Trot announce that registration is open for the event’s 72nd edition on Thanksgiving morning at TroyTurkeyTrot.com. The nation’s 12th and world’s 64th oldest road race, the Troy Turkey Trot attracts thousands of runners and spectators to historic Troy, N.Y. for the Capital Region’s largest Thanksgiving Day road race.
Read more: Registration Open for 72nd Troy Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 -- Whether they’re worried about household finances, relationships with a spouse or family member, job stability or health related issues, men are never far away from a myriad of stress triggers in today’s frenetically paced life.
Read more: Men Invited to Recharge their Batteries, Refocus their Lives at Nov. 15-16 Retreat
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 -- Capital Region families looking for free healthcare services, family-fun activities, raffles and giveaways are invited to attend Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ (ACPHS) Albany Community Health Day on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Bishop Maginn High School (75 Park Avenue, Albany, N.Y. 12204) from noon to 4 p.m.
Read more: ACPHS Students to Host 10/5 Albany Community Health Day at Bishop Maginn High School
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 -- We are deeply saddened to announce the passing today of our former colleague Richelle Strube (Gentile) after a courageous battle with cancer.
Read more: Richelle Strube: In Memoriam
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 -- The Troy Turkey Trot, the Capital Region’s largest Thanksgiving road race, will launch a 10-week Training Challenge on Monday, Sept. 23 to prepare beginner, intermediate and advanced runners for the 72nd edition of the Trot.
Read more: Registration Open for 2019 Troy Turkey Trot Training Challenge