Charles J. Gottlieb

Charles J. Gottlieb has joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Real Estate Development, Zoning and Land Use; Environmental; Municipal; and Energy and Telecommunications practice groups.

Florence M. Richardson

Florence M. Richardson has joined the Albany law firm O’Connell and Aronowitz as Of Counsel. She brings her extensive experience to the firm’s Family and Matrimonial Department.

Hannaford Supermarkets has launched My Hannaford Rewards, a grocery-store loyalty program that adds rewards for store-brand items and leaves prices untouched.

ALBANY COUNTY — ShopRite, including its supermarkets in Albany, Colonie, and Slingerlands, is now offering a piece of fruit, for free, to kids under 13 as they shop.

A summer workshop for teenage writers is accepting applications through April 1.

The New York State Summer Young Writers Institute is a 13-day in-residence writing workshop for high school students who will be entering grades 10, 11, or 12 in the fall. The program runs from June 24 to July 6.