Charitable spirit shown after 34 trees vanish from Lions sale
Some caring citizens have stepped forward to help out the Bethlehem Lions Club after a holiday Grinch stole dozens of Christmas trees from the lot where the group’s annual sale is held.
Hibachi & Sushi Asian Buffet to occupy former Casa Mia in Glenmont
The former Italian restaurant and pizzeria Casa Mia is now under new ownership and is being turned into a new eatery called Hibachi & Sushi Asian Buffet.
51 tax agreements countywide bring in about $9.2M in taxes
Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority released a breakdown of the 51 PILOT agreements it administers throughout the Schenectady County, which yield $9.2 million in tax revenue to municipalities countywide.
Ski areas start winter early, but weather remains a business challenge
It has become a necessity for many area mountains to begin making snow in the fall, as hitting the slopes over Thanksgiving weekend has become a tradition for families looking for outdoor adventures instead of shopping centers.
Planning Board approves town’s first microbrewery, Wolf Hollow Brewing Company
The town Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday, Nov. 19, approved the site plan for a part-time microbrewery at the Glenville Grange building, located in the hamlet of West Glenville.
From Equinox Thanksgiving dinner to pantry drives, season for giving has arrived
Cooks know preparing a family Thanksgiving meal means spending all day in the kitchen. But in the recipe for making sure the Capital District’s needy have a holiday meal, the prep time is measured in weeks.
Black Friday market selling fair trade goods still going strong
Heading out to a shopping mall or big box store to fight over flat screens has become all but a Thanksgiving tradition for many families, but in Bethlehem a different kind of Black Friday shopping tradition is becoming more entrenched by the year.
Town LDC looking to fill several open seats, begin giving loans next year
Glenville will soon have another resource in its economic development toolbox, as its Local Development Corporation prepares to start offering loans next year to new businesses.
Mall managements hopes new business will draw crowds
After years of courting entertainment options to fill vacant space within Crossgates Mall, officials recently announced that a Dave and Busters will be coming to the shopping center.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the first time invited SUNY students to participate in the state Minority and Women Business Enterprises Forum, and some local students got a ticket.
Key Hall hosts larger prepared foods selection and more programs
Winter’s chill forces the Schenectady Greenmarket indoors every year, but patrons will find more offerings in a larger space this season.
Baptist Health hopes to work site’s farming past into life at assisted living development
Spirits were high despite a downpour at the groundbreaking ceremony for Judson Meadows, at 39 Swaggertown Road. Construction had already begun on the $14 million assisted living center, which will have 67 apartments and house 72 people.
Dave’s Pizza & Burgers offers meat choices you’re unlikely to find elsewhere
Burger Centric on Delaware Avenue in Albany has changed locations and names and is now operating as Dave’s Pizza & Burgers at 53 Fuller Rd. in Colonie, and serving some of the more exotic meats the area has to offer.
Whether too many taxes or too few services, few are happy with spending plan
The Schenectady County Legislature on Monday, Oct. 15, heard two opposing viewpoints during the required public hearing pitting the cost of services against the burden on taxpayers.
Open Door Bookstore proprietor looks towards retirement, business for sale
Janet Hutchison has dedicated 30 years of her life to running an independent bookstore that’s a community staple, but she is ready to turn the page to a new chapter of her life.
- 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
- Glenville Target to hold job fair, seeking 200 hires
- Town Board candidate calls for IDA oversight
- Au Revoir to my Favorite Gal….Miss Albany Diner