Alowyn Sim started on the loading dock, worked his way into management, and has been name Albany Medical Center’s 2017 Employee of the Year.

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.