TROY, N.Y. (Oct. 6, 2017) — Registration for the 70th running of the Troy Turkey Trot — one of the largest Thanksgiving Day races in the nation — is now open.
Race organizers expect as many as 8,000 recreational runners and walkers from 37 states to take part in the event’s 10K, 5K, Grade School Mile and Turkey Walk held Thanksgiving morning in historic Troy, New York.
Read more: Registration Open for 70th Running of Troy Turkey Trot
GUILDERLAND CENTER, N.Y. (Sept. 19, 2017) — More than 60 seniors from several New York state nursing facilities operated by The Grand Healthcare System will gather at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing in Guilderland (428 NYS 146, Altamont) Wednesday, Sept. 27 to take part in the 2nd annual Senior Olympics.
Read more: NYS Seniors Set to Showcase Athletic Skills at 9/27 Senior Olympics in Guilderland
LATHAM, N.Y. (Sept. 19, 2017) — Although the sleek thoroughbreds and avid racing fans have long since departed the Spa City, dollars will once again flow at the historic Saratoga Race Course Saturday, Oct. 14 when JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) hosts its annual One Walk Saratoga fundraiser.
Read more: JDRF's One Walk Saratoga Returns to Saratoga Race Course Oct. 14
GUILDERLAND CENTER, N.Y. (Sept. 15, 2017) — The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland, a 127-bed nursing facility that provides rehabilitation and nursing services to patients who require either short- or long-term nursing care following hospitalization, has appointed James Connolly of Saratoga Springs administrator.
Read more: The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland Welcomes New Administrator
ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 6, 2017) — According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 40 million Americans suffer from chronic long-term sleep disorders each year and a further 20 million people experience occasional sleep problems.
Read more: Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Expert to Speak at 9/16 ACPHS Lecture
LATHAM, N.Y. (August 25, 2017) — For the first time ever, one of the nation’s top type 1 diabetes (T1D) cycling fundraisers will roll into the Capital Region this fall.
From Sept. 14-17, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will host the Ride to Cure Diabetes in Saratoga Springs. One of five venues chosen nationwide, the event will bring together more than 750 cyclists (512 of those will be riding with T1D) of all ages and skill levels – including 40 riders from the Capital Region -- as they fundraise for JDRF, the global leader in T1D research.
Read more: JDRF to Hold Inaugural Ride to Cure Diabetes in Spa City Sept. 14-17
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.
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.
Read more: Heritage Health Care Center Kicks Off Multimillion-Dollar Renovation Project
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.
Read more: Maguire Cardona, P.C. Welcomes Veteran Trial Attorney Margaret Comard Lynch, Esq.
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.