No new costs for town as new cells to open in 2018 as planned
The Town of Colonie’s Solid Waste Management Facility is on track to open new cells in 2018 as planned.
Ravena facility renovation will replace kilns and cut emissions, retain jobs
Federal, state, and local officials and business leaders gathered on Friday, April 11, for Lafarge North America’s groundbreaking ceremony at its Ravena plant. The project will replace the more than 50-year-old equipment with “state-of-the-art” technology.
Jericho Drive-in asks for community’s help to go digital
Jericho Drive-in owners Mike and Lisa Chenette are starting a fundraising campaign to purchase a new digital projector, or they face closure next year. Depending on the equipment needed, the projectors can cost between $70,000 and $100,000.
Business takes part in brownfield program after contaminants found
A public comment period is scheduled for April 1-30 on plans to remove contaminates in the soil at a factory located at an electric motor repair facility at 70 Cohoes Road in Colonie.
Annual studies show area’s commercial climate positive despite challenges
Capital District businesses fear how much health care could hemorrhage its bottom line, according to recent surveys, but the overall outlook foresees a bright future.
New Scotland zoning regulations reform could help growth; affordable housing
New Scotland officials will soon release a request for individuals interested in joining the new Economic Development Advisory Committee, but there is some debate over the process.
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.
- 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