Developer’s study claims fiscal benefit greater with apartments over homes
There are still several hurdles before a 210-unit apartment complex off Western Avenue is approved, but a bevy of people have already expressed disapproval or support for the project.
Chamber board selects Gauthier to lead organization
The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Erika Gauthier, who was serving as the interim-president, to be president of the organization.
Owner of Hidden Meadows Golf Course says noise from neighbor’s track is driving away customers
The owner of a Glenmont golf course went before the Bethlehem Town Board on Wednesday, April 23, with a signed petition in opposition to the noise generated by his dirt-bike-riding neighbors.
Group says that designation would have only applied to Breonics, which is not moving forward
Since it was officially made known Breonics will no longer be moving to Vista Technology Campus in Slingerlands, the Bethlehem Industrial Development Agency is seeking to remove the project’s enhanced abatement status.
Proposed Glenmont restaurant is slated for Bethlehem Town Center plaza
Developers of a proposed Taco Bell in Glenmont are seeking variances for parking and facade signs from the Bethlehem Zoning Board of Appeals.
Town Board sends Wolanin project to Planning Board for site plan review
Several years after Wolanin Companies proposed rezoning property off Western Avenue for a luxury apartment complex, the request has been granted, conditionally. The contentious project still faces more hurdles before final approval.
Some worry traffic, safety a concern; say town would reap few benefits
The Bethlehem Town Board sought the residents' opinions on Wednesday, April 9, on the proposal to build a casino just off of Thruway Exit 23. The facility would technically be in the City of Albany, but would border Glenmont.
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.
- Social media reactions to Greulich's Market closing
- Wolanin Traffic Impact Study
- 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