At the end of July, New York officials announced the five companies that would be awarded licenses to sell medical marijuana, three of which plan to open dispensaries in Albany County.
Third-generation owner Gregory Bennett Jackson celebrated the 100th anniversary of his family’s full-service home remodeling company, Bennett Contracting, Inc., by helping families in Albany’s South End build strong roots.
Another Slingerlands family will be eating fresh eggs after the town granted approval for them to raise chickens in their backyard.
Delmar Farmers Market named to best-of list
The Daily Meal has again named the Delmar Farmers Market to their yearly list of the 101 Best Farmers Markets in America.
Local officials in talks to relocate Hilton Barn within New Scotland
Preserving the Hilton barn through relocation appeared to be an unreachable solution, but tying it to another regional development could be the historic building’s savior.
Money will enhance outdoor education initiatives
Two local schools will be making outdoor education improvements after receiving funding from the Bethlehem Garden Club.
Mayes family has been providing the town tree for the past five years
For the past five years, Majestic Tree Farm has provided the Town of Bethlehem’s Christmas tree. Nanette Mayes, who owns the tree farm with her husband, believes they were originally contacted about providing the town tree because they had provided the town with wreaths for around a decade.
Cornell Cooperative Extension unveils online ‘Ag Exchange’ service
Finding a buyer for an “Amish modified” New Holland 273 mini baler might not be done easily through traditional advertisements, but a new online service aims to fill that niche.
New Scotland officials are eyeing town employees to complete a portion of the New Salem Water District project after one contract garnered no interest.
Village officials to pursue funding options; county sets goal to pave pathway
Voorheesville isn’t receiving funding local officials sought to enhance its end of the Helderberg Hudson Rail Trail, but their vision is still in focus.
For the second year in a row, Delmar Farmers Market has been selected as one of the top in the nation.
Old favorites and new attractions showcased at weeklong event
Alongside fair food favorites, the Altamont Fair is offering up something new to taste with some local flavor.
Double M is full of tosses and turns
A sign of summer in Ballston Spa is the Double M Professional Rodeo each Friday and Saturday night.
Dr. Becker’s wish granted after his death
Dr. Milford Becker spent the last years of his life trying to preserve some of the land he owned, but he did not see his vision realized. Almost seven years after passing away, his wish is coming true.
Commission set to clear 47 acres of black locust trees, reclaim landscape
Hundreds of invasive trees will be removed from the Pine Bush Preserve before next year, which will dramatically shift the landscape in preparation for a native habitat.