Category: community

We Appreciate Your Generous Support

Your Donation Matters “TRIP rents apartments at affordable prices.” “Really? I thought TRIP helps people become homeowners.” “No, TRIP is about rehabbing old, unmarketable homes and making them useable again.” “Hmm, I thought TRIP supported neighborhood leaders and associations.” Many people don’t know that TRIP does all of the above…… Read more »

First Annual Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference Warmly Received

On Saturday, September 22nd, urban planners, local officials, and neighborhood activists from Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Syracuse, Johnson City, Newburgh, and Bennington, as well as a contingent representing the Capital District from Albany, Troy, Schenectady, Latham, Amsterdam, and Cropseyville gathered together on Russell Sage campus to share knowledge and ideas about neighborhood… Read more »

Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference: Strengthening Neighborhoods Strengthens New York

The first annual Statewide Neighborhood Revitalization Conference is almost here! Will you be there? On September 21st and 22nd, Troy will host this grassroots community event bringing in neighborhood advocates from all over New York State. The conference will be held at Russell Sage College in Troy. On Friday night, mingle… Read more »

Announcing the 2012 Troy Treasure Awardee: Michael A. Esposito

TRIP is proud to announce that this year’s “Troy Treasure” awardee is Michael Esposito!  As a lifelong resident of Troy, he has been chosen for his tireless, lifelong efforts toward improving Troy’s Little Italy as well as the entire city.  He has also helped to preserve Troy’s history by serving for years as the… Read more »

Troy’s National Night Out

Police-community solidarity brought out the crowds last Tuesday, August 7th. Troy celebrated National Night Out with plenty of food and fun while educating residents about the importance of coming together against crime. The North Troy event was held at the 10th Street pocket park and offered important community information as… Read more »

Full-Time AmeriCorps*VISTA Positions Available, November 2012- November 2013

TRIP is seeking two motivated and energetic people to join our team for one year through AmeriCorpsVISTA. If you are interested in making a change in Troy and the world while sharing and/or gaining valuable experience and skills, this is a great opportunity for you! Our VISTA volunteers will promote… Read more »

Promote Your Community, Write a “Troy’s Treasures” Column

Does your neighborhood have great programs happening? Do you know of a compelling, historical Troy figure or story that you want to share? Want to publicize or report on a neighborhood event? Share your story through the “Troy’s Treasures” column! “Troy’s Treasures” is published in the Troy Record every other… Read more »

Paint the Boards Project Livens Up Vacant Buildings in the Hillside North Neighborhood

Nearing the last day of school, the entire sixth grade class of Troy Public School 2 walked the streets of the surrounding neighborhood with community leaders and elected officials. Trailed by local news cameras, the students pointed with pride to their artwork which is now vibrantly displayed on five vacant… Read more »