Town of Colonie facing discrimination lawsuit

Rehabilitation Support Services suing over town rezoning Latham property

The town is facing two lawsuits after Town Board members voted to rescind zoning for a Planned Development District, holding up plans a local rehabilitation support company had to build low-income housing.

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Same face, different place

Huck Finn’s Playland opens, marking a new lease on life to Latham’s favorite playground

Dozens of eager kids waited with parents at the small train station of Huck Finn’s Playland after it officially opened its gates to customers.

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125 years and counting

Albany Country Club celebrates a special anniversary

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Albany Country Club.

Afrim’s Sports Park moves forward

Multi-use sports park set for 28.6-acre parcel on Watervliet Shaker Road

Afrim’s Sports Park took further steps toward becoming a reality after the Planning Board received an updated study on the site’s parking and pedestrian walkway situations.

Central Avenue dealership planned

Neighboring residents voice concerns to town Planning Board

A proposal for a Fuccillo Volkswagen dealership on Central Avenue brought several residents in front the Planning Board with questions of safety regulations and quality of life in a neighborhood already surrounded by dealerships.

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New Scotland Road proposal upsets residents

Town holds final community meeting in Slingerlands

Residents have voiced their concerns about a proposal to further develop New Scotland Road by the Windsor Companies.

Projector success

Nearly three years after the campaign began, Jericho Drive-In raised enough money to purchase a new digital projector.

IDA launches new website

The town’s Industrial Development Agency launched its new website its second annual Economic Development event on Thursday, June 4.

Playland opening

Construction crews are hard at work preparing Huck Finn’s Playland for its grand opening next week, when local residents can come and test out the former Hoffman’s Playland rides in their new home.

Funding small businesses

First three grant recipients chosen by committee

Three small businesses have been awarded funds from the town through its Microenterprize Grant Program.

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Drink local

Hard apple cider company continues to blossom

Albany has a history rich with hops, having been the home of several breweries throughout the Capital City’s 300-plus years.

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Fresh frozen yogurt

New shop opens in Latham, makes treats from scratch

Frozen yogurt connoisseurs Jim and Lisa Cervone see a full house most nights at their shop in Massachusetts, so they decided to expand their business westward.

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Bethlehem cemetery in trouble

Non-profit operators ask for help; developers discuss New Scotland Road project

The operators of Bethlehem Cemetery have asked the town for help as they consider stepping away from the non-profit.

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Retail center proposed off Wolf Road

Residents voiced concerns over possible retail development in Colonie

The Planning Board’s first introduction of the proposed retail center on Albany Shaker Road included nearly an hour-long discussion about mostly traffic concerns.

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Your local flavor

The 4th Annual Bethlehem Restaurant Week goes underway this week

The town’s Chamber of Commerce is partnering with local eateries for the 4th year to present Bethlehem Restaurant Week.