Albany Healthcare News Upstate

CDPHP Opens New Wellness Way Health Facility

LATHAM – Community Care Physicians PLLC (CCP) and CDPHP have officially opened the doors to their 263,000 square foot, state-of-the-art medical arts complex, aptly named Wellness Way. The new facility is also the new headquarters for CCP and CDPHP and is located in Latham, a suburb of Albany. Wellness Way is a symbol of the […]

Albany News Upstate

NY Power Authority Installs New EV Chargers in Adirondacks, Albany Area

WHITE PLAINS — The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has expanded upstate fast-charging options in advance of the busy summer travel season, making it easier and more convenient to drive an electric vehicle (EV) on the Northway (I-87) in the Adirondack Park and in the Capital Region. The additional locations extend New York State’s largest […]

Albany Government News Upstate

NY Forms Technology Partnership With Netherlands

Governor Kathy Hochul and Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Liesje Schreinemacher announced a new partnership last week to strengthen innovation and collaboration in the semiconductor industry between the Netherlands and New York State during the royal visit by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The partnership, formalized in […]

Albany News Non-Profits Upstate

New Energy Lab Opens at Albany Nanotech

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the official opening of a first-of-its-kind, world-class electric grid and power systems laboratory based at NY CREATES’ Albany NanoTech Complex, the nation’s most advanced non-profit semiconductor research and development facility. The Advanced Grid Innovation Laboratory for Energy (AGILe), located in the Zero Energy Nanotechnology (ZEN) building, enables testing, modeling and validation […]

Albany News Upstate

Guilderland Service Area Now Open on Thruway

The New York State Thruway Authority announced the new Guilderland Service Area (I-90 eastbound mile marker 153) in Schenectady, NY is now open to the public. The location has 5,742 square feet of space. It is the 16th new service area to open to Thruway customers as part of the $450 million private investment to […]

Albany Healthcare Hospital News

Albany Medical Center Names New Hospital Director

Jason Mouzakes, MD, who has served as chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at Albany Medical Center and professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics at Albany Medical College, has been named Executive Vice President and Hospital General Director at Albany Medical Center. In this role, Dr. Mouzakes oversees the employees of the Medical Center’s 766-bed hospital and manages Medical and […]

Albany Government News

228 Troopers Graduate From NY State Police Academy

NY State Police Superintendent Steven James congratulated 228 new State Troopers as they graduated Tuesday from the 214th Session of the Basic School of the New York State Police Academy. The ceremony was held at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. The graduation increases the State Police ranks to 4,977 sworn members. Superintendent […]

Albany News Upstate

Plug Power Receives $1.66 Billion Federal Loan

LATHAM, NY — Plug Power has received a conditional loan guarantee for up to $1.66 billion from the Department of Energy’s (“DOE”) Loan Programs Office (“LPO”) to finance the development, construction, and ownership of up to six green hydrogen production facilities. The production facilities, which will be selected for financing in accordance with procedures to […]

Albany News

Colonie Car Dealer Arrested for Failing to Pay $160,000 in Taxes

New York Attorney General Letitia James and Acting Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Amanda Hiller announced the arrest of Guy Kennedy Nicolas of Colonie, NY on six felony charges for allegedly failing to report over $2 million in taxable sales and pay over $160,000 in sales tax. An investigation led by the Office of the […]

Albany News Real Estate

Housing Inventory in NY Falls to Another Record Low

ALBANY – Once again, housing inventory across New York State fell to another record low in March, according to the housing report released by the New York State Association of REALTORS. Inventory of homes across the Empire State fell 14.7 percent in March – from 28,060 units in 2023 to a record-setting low of only […]

Albany News Sports TV

ESPN Draws Record 12.3 Million Viewers for Iowa-LSU Game in Albany

ESPN announced The 2024 NCAA Women’s Elite Eight was the most-watched on record with 6.2 million average viewers – up 184% year-over year. And Monday night’s rematch in Albany between Iowa and LSU was the most-watched women’s college basketball game on record with 12.3 million viewers and peaked at 16.1 million viewers. Iowa prevailed over […]

Albany Funding News Upstate

PowerGEM Receives Strategic Investment From TA Associates

CLIFTON PARK, NY — PowerGEM, a provider of simulation modeling software and technical services for the electric power industry, has received an undisclosed strategic growth investment from private equity firm TA Associates (TA). Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Clifton Park, NY, PowerGEM’s power systems transmission reliability & market simulation software products serve over 200 […]

Albany Funding News Upstate

Plug Power Receives $75 Million in Federal Grants

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Congressman (NY) Joe Morelle today announced over $90 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Hydrogen Manufacturing, Recycling, and Electrolysis programs created in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act. The lawmakers said this will help bolster Upstate New York as […]

Albany Banks Upstate

Berkshire Bank Sells Off 10 NY Branches

Berkshire Hills Bancorp — a Boston-based financial company — announced that its subsidiary Berkshire Bank has entered into agreements with three buyers to sell 10 of its upstate and eastern New York branches, consisting of eight offices in Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady and Columbia counties, one office in Whitehall and one office in East Syracuse. The […]

Albany Restaurant

Herbie’s Burgers Opens at Empire State Plaza in Albany

Herbie’s Burgers, a small chain of restaurants specializing in burgers and shakes, has opened its sixth location in the concourse of the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Herbie’s replaces a former McDonald’s which closed in October after nearly 27 years in business when it’s lease expired. Each Herbie’s burger is made to order. The Empire […]