U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, is pushing for the Department of Housing and Urban Development to designate the city of Schenectady as a federal “Promise Zone” to receive assistance for community development.
The Schenectady parks chosen as part of the event include the Central Park Greenhouse, Riverside Park, Steinmetz Park, Woodlawn Park, Woodlawn Preserve, Jerry Burrell Park, Hillhurst Park, Wallingford Park and Vale.
The BizHub team of advisers will work out of the BizLab, a technology accelerator on State Street, to help start-up companies in the areas of accounting, human resources, legal and recruiting services.
When Providence Ryan was a biology student at Schenectady High School, she learned how to be a teacher. With the guidance of biology teacher Annie Chien, she was often called on to lead the class through daily assignments — all of the students were.