Bartel Communications Inc

Autographed Bookplate for GWTW Fans

by Bartel Communications Inc

A book to celebrate GWTW’s 75th Anniversary! For the holiday season, I’m offering autographed bookplates for readers of The Complete GONE WITH THE WIND Trivia Book (2nd edition). The 4” x 3” cream-color bookplate has a border that reminds me of the Art Deco design style popular during the 1930s, when Margaret Mitchell’s book was published […]

Snyder Printer Marks 120th Business Anniversary

by Bartel Communications Inc

On October 24, 1895, Walter Snyder opened a printing business in Troy, NY. The company witnessed the evolution of printing from wood type to linotype and digital printing. On October 24, 2015, Snyder Printer marked its 120th business anniversary. Today, this fourth-generation family owned company is led by Walter Snyder’s great-granddaughter, Dona Snyder-Reardon. She continues […]

Bennett Contracting — From the Beginning

by Bartel Communications Inc

Time Warner Cable News reporter Jon Dougherty tells Bennett Contracting’s story of beginning as a plumbing shop in 1915, expanding into heating and insulation services in the 1970s and evolving into the Capital District’s oldest and largest full-service home remodeling company today. This “Capital Region Business Beat” profile includes glimpses of artifacts from our client’s […]

Bennett Contracting Celebrates a Century of Success in the Capital District

by Bartel Communications Inc

Bennett Contracting, Inc., began in 1915 when Dan (D.A.) Bennett opened a plumbing shop in a rented garage in Delmar, NY. A railroad steam fitter, Bennett saw opportunities in servicing the new technology of the times: indoor plumbing and central heating. Family members joined the growing company after World War II. In 1976, Gregory Jackson, […]

Why I Will Always Love Gone With the Wind

by Bartel Communications Inc

A book to celebrate GWTW’s 75th Anniversary! I first saw Gone With the Wind in 1968, when my mother insisted that I must see this film. I knew nothing about the plot or the players and felt that spending nearly four hours in a theater was a colossal waste of time. As the title swept […]

Bennett Contracting’s 100th Anniversary Publicity

by Bartel Communications Inc

Congratulations to our client Bennett Contracting on the “Building Strong Roots” 100th anniversary community service project undertaken to improve the lives of 52 families in Albany’s South End. A team of employees from the Capital District’s oldest and largest full-service home remodeling company designed, built and installed a garden shed and grape arbor in the […]

Bennett Contracting and Capital Roots Partner to Help Families Build Strong Roots

by Bartel Communications Inc

Tucked into a corner of Albany’s Lincoln Park is a community garden, operated by the local nonprofit Capital Roots, where 52 families grow their own fresh, organic foods. For seasons, the gardeners had to cope with a tool shed with a leaky roof, a grape arbor that was falling apart and communal gardening tools that […]