Posts Tagged ‘Glens Falls’

Monday, June 10, 2024

Dan Kelleher named ROOST President and CEO, Christine Hoard Joins The Hyde Collection

Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) Names Dan Kelleher as President and CEO

Lake Placid, N.Y. – After a nationwide search, The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) has named Dan Kelleher as its next President and CEO, following the retirement of James McKenna, who served in the role for 42 years.

Most recently, Kelleher served as the Special Assistant for Economic Affairs at the New York State Adirondack Park Agency, where he assisted in the entitlements of more than $700 million in real estate development projects, established two programs to assist communities with economic development planning, and served on numerous local and regional economic and community development committees.

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Pride Festivals slated for Glens Falls & Old Forge

Pride cake

In recognition of Pride month (June), Pride Festivals are slated to occur in Glens Falls and Old Forge over the next two weekends. The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce and CVB, in partnership with Lower Adirondack Pride, have announced the 2nd annual Glens Falls Pride Festival will take place this weekend, beginning Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2. The Old Forge Library also recently announced that the 2nd annual local Community Pride Celebration is scheduled for the evening of Friday, June 7. Please see below for details about these events.

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Saturday, May 11, 2024

Climate Action Walk set for Glens Falls on May 18

Glens Falls Climate Action Walk graphic.

A Community Climate Action Walk is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 18 from 1 to 4 p.m. in downtown Glens Falls, NY. Interested parties should gather at Glens Falls City Park next to Crandall Public Library at 1 p.m. where they will be welcomed by Father Scott from St. Mary’s Church, St. Mary’s youth reciting excerpts from Laudate Deum, Claudia Braymer, Glens Falls Presbyterian Earth Care Team, and Molly Stewart, from the Glens Falls Unitarian Universalist Congregation.

At 1:30 p.m., led by a climate banner and drums, the group will walk down Glenn Street to Crandall Park where speakers will focus on climate action goals to mitigate the harsh consequences of global warming, and tables will be set up by local groups and organizations for taking actions. Working together adds power to our movement to protect our earth and living beings. In the event of rain or poor weather the event will take place in the Aviation Mall and announced on North Country Earth Action Facebook.

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Saturday, March 30, 2024

“Sustainable Futures” Earth Day event set for April 20 in Glens Falls

A young boy stands by a table set up for Earth Day celebration

Glens Falls, NY – The Glens Falls Earth Day Planning Committee (Crandall Library, Sustainable PR, and the City of Glens Falls), is excited to announce the centerpiece of this year’s Earth Day Celebration – An exclusive presentation by Tony Buettner, the national spokesperson for the Blue Zones movement. This year’s Earth Day Celebration will take place on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Glens Falls City Park, embracing the theme “Sustainable Futures.”

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Monday, March 25, 2024

Recent Coming and Goings in the ADKs

Several nonprofit organizations and other establishments around the Adirondack region have recently announced an array of new appointments and retirements. Some of these announcements include, key staff welcomed at The Hyde, a new Cloudsplitter Foundation Executive Director, a new Director of School for North Country School, and a retirement at NCPR.

See below roundup for additional details about these coming and goings.

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Sunday, March 17, 2024

The Hyde Collection: “Women and Art” After Hours Tour, March 21

Frieseke - Young Girl Before Mirror - The Hyde Women and Art Tour
Glen Falls, NY
– In celebration of Women’s History Month, The Hyde Collection presents “Women and Art” for its March Art After Hours programming. On the evening of March 21, join this special exploration of the collection with a focus on the various roles of women from the Renaissance into the 20th Century and how art has reinforced or challenged those roles. The tour is facilitated by a trained guide.

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Sunday, February 11, 2024

The Hyde Collection presents “Faces of Love” Candlelight Tour, Feb. 15

Ingres - Paolo and Francesca cropped, provided by Hyde websiteGlen Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection is presenting “Faces of Love” for its February Art After Hours programming in the spirit of love and artistry. This enchanting candlelight tour, taking place Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m., will showcase several carefully selected masterpieces from the Renaissance to the 20th Century, exploring the themes of love, lust, and loss. » Continue Reading.

Monday, January 29, 2024

Adirondack-area nonprofits welcome new hires

William W. Reiley, Ph.D.

Several Adirondack-area nonprofit organizations have recently announced a lineup of new leadership, staff, board members, and trustees. See below for details on these announcements by the following establishments, Adirondack Foundation, Adirondack Council, the Trudeau Institute, The Hyde Collection, and Silver Bay YMCA.


Trudeau Institute appoints William Reiley as new head of scientific research institute

Saranac Lake, NY —The Trudeau Institute Board of Trustees has named William W. Reiley, Ph.D., the next president, director and chief executive officer of Trudeau Institute.

Dr. Reiley is replacing William Chapin, who has announced plans to step down on Feb. 1. Chapin has accepted a new position at another organization in the Tri-Lakes region.

Dr. Reiley, who has served in a range of positions at Trudeau since 2006, is currently chief scientific officer at the research institute, as well as a principal investigator and head of TICRO Bioservices, the contract research unit he helped launch in 2011.

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Sunday, December 17, 2023

The Hyde Collection: Three exhibitions to open in Jan.

oil painting

Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, NY, is thrilled to start the new year with three exhibitions opening in January 2024. On Saturday, January 20, visitors can explore the first
exhibition of the 2024 season, Venetian Vistas (January 20 – April 21, 2024); Paul Anthony Smith: Passage (January 27 – June 2, 2024) and Decorating in Style: Furniture from the Permanent Collection (January 27 – April 21, 2024) both open the following Saturday, January 27. The exhibitions are open to the public Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Sunday, May 28, 2023

Recent Comings & Goings around the Adirondack Park

Several Adirondack-area establishments and nonprofit organizations such as the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the NY Federal Reserve Bank Community Advisory Group, and St. Mary’s -St. Alphonsus Regional Catholic School recently announced new hires, departures, and achievements. 

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Thursday, May 4, 2023

The Hyde Collection to offer three Spring exhibitions opening May 6

Autumn DeMatties, The Other Half, 2023, Digital photograph, Queensbury High School

Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection is pleased to present three new spring exhibitions, sharing the works of dozens of outstanding artists. Opening Saturday, May 6, 2023, are the exhibitions: The Annual High School Juried Show 2023, Celebrating 60 Years: The Collector Charlotte Pruyn Hyde, and Recent Acquisitions. The exhibitions are open to the public Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The 32nd Annual High School Juried Show 2023 showcases the artistic talent of young artists from Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Hamilton, and Essex counties. A jury composed of local art professionals reviews all submissions. High school artists employ diverse styles and mediums, including drawing, painting, digital illustration, photography, mixed-media, jewelry, sculpture, and ceramics.

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Monday, April 3, 2023

Adirondack musicians Dave Ruch and Colleen Cleveland to host workshops in early May

Musician Dave Ruch.

Musician and teaching artist Dave Ruch, along with Brant Lake, NY singer Colleen Cleveland, will present a series of free and open-to-the-public workshops to introduce some “heritage” music from Colleen’s family to area musicians and other interested parties.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Adirondack area organizations welcome new hires

Several Adirondack area organizations recently welcomed an allotment of new staff, including Champlain Area Trails (CATS), the Adirondack Park Agency (APA), The Hyde Collection, Silver Bay YMCA, and the Trudeau Institute.

Trudeau Institute President Atsuo Kuki Leaves Position, Chief Administrative Officer William Chapin named interim director

Saranac Lake—Atsuo Kuki has stepped away from his role as president and director of Trudeau Institute, after serving in the role for six years.

Chief Administrative Officer William Chapin, a 9-year Trudeau veteran, has been appointed the Institute‘s interim director.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Free Welcoming and Belonging Workshops Offered in Plattsburgh and Glens Falls on Nov. 15 and 16

Glens Falls and Plattsburgh, N.Y. — Small business and nonprofit personnel are invited to develop communication skills that will help them retain employees and support positive customer experiences at a free workshop presented by the Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) and the Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI).

Free Building Welcoming and Belonging in the Workplace workshops will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Old Council Chambers, Plattsburgh City Hall, Plattsburgh, N.Y., and Wednesday, November 16, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at WorkSmart Coworking and Meeting Place, 237 Glen Street, Glens Falls, N.Y. Small business owners, employees, aspiring entrepreneurs and nonprofit personnel in ANCA’s 14-county service region are invited to attend. Registration is open at

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Sunday, October 30, 2022

The Hyde Collection: 2022 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region exhibition runs through Dec. 31

Artwork by Susan Meyer

Glens Falls, NY – Celebrating its eighty-sixth year, the 2022 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region (AMHR) exhibition, hosted by The Hyde Collection, highlights the work of the best visual artists in the region. This juried exhibition is organized jointly by The Hyde Collection, the Albany Institute of History & Art, the University Art Museum, University at Albany. The opportunity to be featured in this exhibition is open to all visual artists residing within a 100-mile radius of the Capital District and Glens Falls. Titled Split and Becloud, this year’s AMHR call for art received over 900 artwork submissions from 324 artists. The exhibition opened Saturday, October 22, 2022, at The Hyde Collection and runs through December 31.

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