Blue Star Mothers collect goods for the troops

The Blue Star Mothers Capital Region NY 2 held their annual Holiday Boxes for the Troops  Saturday, Nov. 4 at Colonie Center. Suggested donations included individually wrapped crackers, mac and cheese, gum and hard candy, granola and energy bars, Pringles, fruit snacks, playing cards, sanitary wipes, lip balm, toothpaste, puzzle books, insect repellent and black socks. There…

COLONIE CENTER HOSTS NOON YEARS EVENT

Millions of people across the country are counting down until midnight, but for some, staying up can be a challenge. Colonie Center was the site of the seventh annual Noon Years Event Balloon Drop Sunday afternoon. Hundreds of parents, grandparents and their kids packed the Colonie Center Court where they celebrated New Year’s Eve with a…

Downtown Troy shops pop up in Colonie Center

COLONIE, N.Y. >> Mall-goers had the opportunity to shop small Sunday at the first-ever #ShopTroyNY pop-up in Colonie Center. Downtown Troy businesses Broccolis, Copper Fox, Broken Mold Pottery Studio, Troy Cloth & Paper and Sawtooth Jewelry Studio set up shop in the center of the mall, where shoppers browsed and bought their goods. The merchants…

Colonie Chamber of Commerce elects Board of Directors

COLONIE – The Chamber of Commerce elected its 2018 Board of Directors on Thursday, Dec. 7. Shane Rauh, business banking officer with Pioneer Bank, will serve as the Colonie Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 board chair. He has served on both the chamber’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee prior to this appointment. The following will…