Things to do in Troy NY

Troy, a small city across the Hudson River from Albany, is known as the home of "Uncle Sam."

Uncle Sam

Things to Know about Troy

By Kim Andersen | Apr 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Troy is situated on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, across from Albany. It has a long history that starts with the Native Americans of the area through the Dutch and English settlers. The city was an important trading post and early industrial center involving steelmaking and textile manufacturing. Today, Troy is home to

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HVCC and ESE sign agmt

ESE signs agreement with HVCC

By Kim Andersen | Mar 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Articulation Agreement for International Students On March 1st, Empire State English (ESE) and Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) signed an articulation agreement that will allow each school to transfer international students to the other. Students in the US on the F-1 visa, who would like to attend HVCC but don’t have strong enough English skills,

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Albany at Christmas

Holiday Events

By Kim Andersen | Nov 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Christmas is almost here! There’s a chill in the air and the smell of peppermint and holly. Whether you’ve lived your entire life in Upstate New York or you’re new to the area, there are lots of things to do. Local Events Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk 2017 When: Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 – 6:00 PM

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Troy Stroll

December Monthly Event

By Kim Andersen | Nov 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Troy Victorian Stroll Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 in Troy, NY, 11 AM – 5 PM. Meet CRLC and ESE students and staff at 1:00 PM in front of the statue at Monument Square  (Broadway & 2nd Street). Families and friends are welcome! Please RSVP to or call us at 518-729-5407 so that we

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