Amended settlement holds strengthened pollution standards for Ravena cement plant
Lafarge was granted additional time to complete construction of its new kiln, but the extension came alongside strengthened emissions standards to further reduce pollution at its local cement plant.
Siena study finds attitudes about market are definitely positive
A study released by the Siena Research Institute at Siena College last week found that for the first time in almost four years, the state’s residents feel the real estate market is on the upswing.
Viola’s Café, started by hometown duo, focuses on fresh
Viola’s Café, located inside the Monte Mario Motel at 947 Loudon Road, officially opened its doors Monday, July 15, and aims to supply the area with homemade, locally-grown breakfast and lunch.
Restaurant Week to feature 12 eateries, taste of cooking classes
Restaurant Week, coordinated by the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce, will run from Sunday, July 21, to Saturday, July 27, and feature 12 restaurants offering a variety of dining options.
Coming court battle could decide whether localities can keep out fracking
The Guilderland Town Board on Tuesday, July 2, approved joining an amici curiae, or friends of the court, brief supporting the towns of Dryden and Middlefield in enacting local laws banning natural gas drilling within the towns.
Talk of new law brings complaints of sex offenders and loud parties
As the Town of Colonie considers a new law to regulate expansion and construction of hotels and motels along Central Avenue, residents seem more concerned with the ones that are currently standing.
Delmar native looks to expand his booming granola business
Gatherer's Gourmet Granola now has a new facility in Schenectady and is launching three gluten-free flavors through the help of an online fundraising campaign on Kickstarter.
Town Board will pursue further zoning refinements
The Town Board on Wednesday, June 12, unanimously approved a widespread zoning change intended to better reflect the character of the community and what the land is suited to contain.
Morelli was Bethlehem’s point man on major developments for past eight years
The Town of Bethlehem is looking for a new director of economic development and planning, as Mike Morelli approaches his retirement date at the end of this week.
New services, same philosophy at co-op’s redesigned store on Watervliet Avenue
On Wednesday, June 19, the Honest Weight Food Co-Op opened its brand new doors to 2,500 customers at 100 Watervliet Ave.
Developer wants to bring retail, restaurant and apartment space to corner of Boght and New Loudon Roads
A developer is looking to knock down the Boght Road Firehouse and build a minimart, retail/restaurant space and an apartment building in its place.
Some local providers question contract that sets rates for working with town
Several owners of Bethlehem towing businesses are finding it difficult to live with the terms of a contract they signed with the town to be included on the rotational list of towing operators that work with the police department
Farm Bureau wants to see land assessments capped at 2 percent
Agricultural advocates are concerned spiraling land values are discouraging industry growth in the Empire State.
New Scotland planners give preliminary approval for 12-lot project
A 12-lot subdivision in New Scotland saw considerably less public protest in its second public hearing before the town’s Planning Board, leading the board to move the project forward in the planning process.
Project will include improvements at small adjacent park
Finding a parking spot at Stuyvesant Plaza will be a little easier after 24 parking spaces are added at the shopping center.
- 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