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.
Read more: Hometown Health Centers, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Applaud New York State Legislators for Putting Patients First
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (June 22, 2017) — Saratoga Springs will launch its All-American celebration with a bang Tuesday, July 4 when more than 4,000 runners take part in the city’s 11th annual Firecracker 4 road race.
Read more: Run 4 Miles on July 4th in the 11th Annual Firecracker 4 Road Race!
LATHAM, N.Y. (June 20, 2017) — Regional developer First Columbia today announced that Taras Optical, a family owned and operated vision practice, has moved into 2,240-square-feet of ground floor space at 1207 Troy Schenectady Road, a retail/office space building located in front of the 17-acre Riverhill Center office park.
Read more: First Columbia Welcomes New Tenant at 1207 Troy Schenectady Road
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (June 15, 2017) — Community partners, business leaders and board members gathered Thursday, June 15 at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Hometown Health Centers (HHC), Schenectady County’s only not-for-profit, federally qualified health center.
Read more: Hometown Health Centers Celebrates 45th Anniversary
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.
Read more: Hall Outduels Tuliamuk to Claim Victory, $10,000 Payday at Freihofer's Run for Women in Albany, N.Y.
GUILDERLAND CENTER, N.Y. (April 20, 2017) -- For guests at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland, staying in touch with loved ones — and those around them charged with their care and recovery – just got a whole lot easier.
Read more: New iPad Program Helps Nursing Home Residents Stay Connected, Offers Therapeutic Benefits
ALBANY, N.Y. (March 17, 2017) — The American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) annual Saratoga Tour de Cure — the premier cycling event in the Capital Region dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes — will feature an array of exciting changes for its 2017 edition set for Sunday, June 4.
Read more: American Diabetes Association Unveils "New Look" Saratoga Tour de Cure for 2017
UTICA, N.Y. (February 1, 2017) -- Heritage Health Care Center, a 220-bed skilled nursing facility with a 150-year history of providing quality health care to Central New York families, plans to spend more than $2 million on comprehensive renovations, as well as upgrade its staff training and education as part of the new board of directors’ sweeping vision to reinvigorate the facility.
Read more: Heritage Health Care Center Plans $2 Million Renovation Project, Hire Additional Staff
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 25, 2017) -- In an effort to better prepare its students to hit the ground running after graduation and fill a critical gap in providing healthcare to underserved residents living in Albany’s south end, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) today opened College Parkside Pharmacy at 20 Warren Street in Albany.
Read more: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Opens College Parkside Pharmacy in Albany's South End
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (December 1, 2016) — Local and regional politicians gathered with members of the Saratoga business community this morning for a ribbon cutting/grand opening for The Summit at Saratoga, a 110-unit senior independent living community for those 55 and older.
Read more: Summit Senior Living, LLC Celebrates Grand Opening of The Summit at Saratoga