Guilderland to hold public hearing on development, feedback scaled back proposal
The Guilderland Town Board approved holding a public hearing Tuesday, March 4, on the proposed rezoning of more than 20 acres behind Seventeen Hundred Designer Residences located off Western Ave. The rezoning would make way for 210 apartment units.
Reality show visits Latham shop for unveiling
A local wine and spirits store unveiled a new addition to the interior of the store to the public as it was filmed for a reality show on Animal Planet.
Stram Center owners seek site plan approval to move to Adams Street
Owners of the Stram Center of Integrative Medicine are now seeking site plan approval from Bethlehem’s Planning Board in order to move the facility to its new location at 90 Adams St.
Assisted living community becomes part of national chain
Delmar Place is under new management after Atria Senior Living acquired the facility in December.
Town Board member preparing to form Economic Development Advisory Committee
New Scotland spans 58 square miles, encompassing seven hamlets and a village, and is home to more than 8,500 residents. Noticeably missing from the rural landscape is commercial development, but town officials are developing a group to tackle the disparity.
Laundry list of violations show longtime neglect
The shoddy conditions and high crime rate at a number of the motels lining the Central Avenue corridor have long been on the radar of Colonie officials, but fixing the problem has taken time and left some people wondering how it was allowed to get so bad.
New Wolf Road store generating most sales, spurs decision to leave mall
Hannoush Jewelers recently closed its original store in Crossgates after operating there since 1984 when the destination shopping center opened. The closing comes on the heels of the company opening its first freestanding store on Wolf Road.
The first Town of Colonie Planning Board meeting of 2014 went off without a hitch on Thursday, Jan. 7, as all the resolutions before the board passed.
Walgreens reached an agreement with the Guilderland officials to reduce the assessed value of its Western Avenue store to $2.5 million, which is a reduction of $180,000.
Daughter purchases restaurant, plans updates
The New Year is bringing some big changes to a seafood restaurant that has been operating on Wolf Road in Colonie the past three decades.
Colonie recently received a new bond rating that decreased the town’s interest rate, a development that is projected to save nearly $200,000 in interest over the next seven years.
Rendering unveiled alongside revised site plan; World of Beer coming to mall
Crossgates Mall developers heeded concerns of Guilderland Planning Board members and revised its site plan to more clearly show impacts of the proposed two-story addition, along with a more attractive exterior design.
Expansion would include space for two restaurants and two entertainment attractions
A small expansion at Crossgates Mall is planned to make way for two new restaurants and two entertainment attractions, but Guilderland planning board members were concerned about the lack of information provided at a recent meeting.
McCoy announces green initiatives alongside signing bill, looks to expand ban past chains
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy signed the Food Service Waste Reduction Act into law Thursday, Dec. 12, at Bethlehem Town Hall flanked by local officials. The law bans polystyrene foam food containers and requires such businesses using disposable food service ware to use a “suitable, alternative product” that is compostable or biodegradable.
Business sign must move for Route 20 sidewalk, several acquisitions along roadway
Before pedestrians step foot on newly installed sidewalks along Western Avenue, several property acquisitions must be completed. For one building housing a few businesses, that means moving its sign and making up for lost parking spaces.
- Telephonic 'town hall' on economic development set for Feb. 28
- Community Caregivers announces Burbank hire
- Area Chambers of Commerce advocating in D.C.
- Guilderland Chamber's Annual Awards Dinner on June 12
- Metroplex 2012 projects round up
- Schenectady Restaurant Week (Feb. 18-24)
- Career Exploration Internship Program at North, South Colonie Schools
- Colonie to host business seminar
- Berkshire Bank secures Ingersoll Mansion lease
- Free electronic recycling to be offered