Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 -- Staff at client, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland, organized on a beautiful 70th wedding anniversary vow renewal celebration yesterday for Joe, 93, and Joan, 90, Clemens of Latham. The couple met at Snyder's Lake, a popular spot outside of Troy, following the end of the World War II. After marrying in August 1948, the couple purchased their first and only home at 3 Caroline St., Latham. Joe spent 33 years working for the gas department at Niagara Mohawk, while Joan balanced raising two children with a part-time job at Montgomery Ward in Menands. Rick Clemens said his mother developed dementia when she was 75 and his father was her sole caretaker. He continues to be with her every step of the way. Media coverage was strong with CBS6, WNYT, Spectrum News, Altamont Enterprise and Times Union covering the memorable ceremony.
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 — Members of the community are invited to attend The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell’s Community Day on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 from 1-5 p.m. in the facility’s front parking lot at 3230 Church St, Valatie, N.Y.
Read more: The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell to Host 8/11 Community Day
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 — Joe and Joan Clemens, a senior married couple residing at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at a special vow renewal ceremony and reception at the facility located at 428 NY-146, Altamont, NY 12009 on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
Read more: Guilderland Nursing Home Couple to Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 — Mohawk Valley Health Center, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility in Ilion, N.Y. that provides rehabilitation and nursing services to patients who require short- or long-term nursing care following hospitalization, has been purchased by The Grand Healthcare System.
Read more: The Grand Healthcare System Acquires Mohawk Valley Health Center
Thursday, Aug. 2 -- 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. 7 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. 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): Guilderland Police Chief Carol Lawlor; Wendy Decker, director of admissions, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland; and, Melvin Hitt, administrator, The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Guilderland. For more information, call (518) 356-1980 x 1030.
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 -- Maguire Cardona, P.C., a civil litigation and general practice law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Molly Casey.
Read more: Maguire, Cardona, P.C. Welcomes Casey As Attorney
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 -- Hometown Health Centers (HHC), the only not-for-profit, federally qualified health center in Schenectady County, will host its 43rd annual HealthFest Thursday, Aug. 16 from noon to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of its Schenectady facility located at 1044 State Street, Schenectady.
Read more: Hometown Health Centers Sets HealthFest for Aug. 16
Friday, July 13, 2018 -- The Ride to Cure Diabetes, one of the nation’s top type 1 diabetes (T1D) cycling fundraisers, will return to Saratoga Springs Sept. 13-16. (Click here to watch the promo video!)
Read more: JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Returns to Saratoga Springs Sept. 13-16
Friday, June 15, 2018 — The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell (3230 Church St, Valatie, N.Y. 12184), a 236-bed skilled nursing facility in Valatie, N.Y. that provides rehabilitation and nursing services to patients who require either short- or long-term nursing care following hospitalization, is currently seeking vendors for its 1st annual Community Day on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 from 1-5 p.m.
Read more: Vendors Sought for 8/11 Community Day at The Grand at Barnwell
Saturday, June 2, 2018 -- For the 22nd year running, Rueckert Advertising and Public Relations was proud to provide comprehensive marketing/public relations services for the Freihofer's Run for Women, one of the nation's most prestigious all-women road races, on Saturday, June 2 in downtown Albany.
Read more: Agency Provides PR/Marketing Services for 40th Annual Freihofer's Run for Women