Capital Mattress and Waterbed prepares to close this month
Capital Mattress and Waterbed, a staple in local business and advertising, is closing its doors after 40 years.
The community playhouse in Albany’s South End is celebrating a milestone achievement this month.
This appears in the Feb. 25 editions of Spotlight News.
New gas station and market could be joining mix of regional businesses
Among the influx of new businesses staking a claim in the Capital Region, Fastrac Markets has joined the mix.
Perfect Blend management eyes new business
The owners of Perfect Blend and Make Me A Cake Next Door are collaborating with a member of their management team to open a new wine bar at Delmar’s Four Corners.
Use variance granted for church conversion; community meeting on Van Dyke road power project set
The former Community United in Methodist Church in Slingerlands is set to become Delmar Family Practice after the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals granted a use variance for the project.
Two Grammy-winning artists headline upcoming season
Standing before one of the Palace Theatre’s ornate staircases, Albany Symphony Orchestra (ASO) Music Director David Alan Miller announced last week yet another ambitious project for the small city orchestra.
County executive focuses on nursing home, veterans, heroin scourge initiatives
County Executive Dan McCoy recently delivered his fourth State of the County address, which emphasized last year’s accomplishments and introduced new initiatives for his administration.
Saint Rose’s music industry program is one of nation’s best
On the College of Saint Rose campus, within the walls of a building bearing the name of an iconic media mogul, lies a music industry program with the might and will to surpass the expectations of those in larger cities.
This editorial appears in the Feb. 25 editions of Spotlight News.
Guilderland regional a precursor to statewide cheerleading championships in 2016
Patty Palmer has taken her Guilderland High School cheerleading team to the national Contest of Champions at Disneyworld 13 times.
Pilot program in Guilderland explores waste as energy source
ClearCove Systems, a Rochester-based company, showcased its New York State Energy Research and Develop Authority funded pilot site in Guilderland to Rep. Paul Tonko on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Approval of tax breaks for the first tech company inside Vista Technology Campus could take place this week, as the Bethlehem IDA meets Friday, Feb. 27.
Colonie library celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday with two days of events
As Dr. Seuss becomes another year older, libraries around the country prepare to introduce kids into his whimsical world.
The Let’s Grow Together Sale is a family owned semi-annual children’s consignment sale conveniently located in Albany.
Over the years, Karen Moses and Julie Hilland had made their way through several states shopping for antiques and collectables.
After working one year in United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, I joined a very well-regarded law firm in Albany in 1991. My areas of practice focused on plaintiff’s personal injury and criminal defense. I became a partner in 1996 and practiced law there for 17 years.
American Painting finds old-fashioned values work best for business
Since moving to the Capital District from New York City about 15 years ago, local proprietor Chris Tobin said he’s enjoyed upstate life and operating his business, American Painting.
This Get To Know column appears in the Feb. 18 editions of Spotlight News.
Town Board set to vote Feb. 26 on passing extended stay laws
With final revisions being made to local motel laws, residents are asking questions of County efforts to fix the problems.