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