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Masonic Medical Research Institute hails renovations

Business UTICA –  On Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m., the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce along with its staff, board, ambassadors and catalyst will be celebrating a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the renovations at Masonic Medical Research Institute at 2150 Bleecker Street, Utica. The renovation of the second and third floors of MMRI is a long overdue project, officials said, adding... 4:00pm 06/16/18

AmeriCU announces pair of new hires

Business AmeriCU has hired two new employees, the credit union has announced. They are: • Channing “Chip” Harwood III has been hired as chief financial officer. A graduate of Towson State University, he brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently serving as senior vice president, chief financial officer at Signal Financial Federal Credit... 4:00pm 06/16/18

Community volunteers fuel it forward at Cliff’s

Business UTICA — United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area partner Cliff’s Local Market hosted community volunteers for the second annual “Cliff’s Pumps United” fundraising event on Tuesday, June 5, the United Way said.  Over $5,661 was raised and will benefit United Way’s work funding area programs and services, and addressing crucial community issues in the impact areas of... 4:00pm 06/14/18

Utica hotel to host grand opening

Business The Grand Opening of Delta Hotels by Marriott-Utica and the Shade Bar & Grille will hold a grand opening 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, at 200 Genesee St. The event is open to the public and admission is free. View the new junior ballroom, Adirondack Room, meeting rooms and newly renovated hotel guest accommodations. There will be complimentary hors d’oeuvres, drink specials,... 4:00pm 06/13/18

Bartell appoints new vice president

Business TOWN OF LEE — Ben Lunduski will assume the role of Vice President of Operations for Bartell Machinery Systems, LLC, reporting to Patrick Morocco, President, the company announced. Lunduski assumes the responsibilities of Andy Longway who has decided to dedicate more time to his families’ business, expand his teaching role at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and spend more time with... 4:00pm 06/11/18

Theodorakos joins Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy

Business NEW HARTFORD — Gilroy Kernan & Gilroy Inc. (GKG) of New Hartford has expanded its professional team with the addition of employee benefits specialist Kristine Theodorakos, who has joined the agency as a Strategic Business Advisor. At GKG, Theodorakos will work with a broad spectrum of benefits and property/casualty insurance clients in Central New York and across the state to... 4:00pm 06/09/18