Spotlight on Business


Increase state funding to preserve SUNY/CUNY quality

Like many educators throughout New York state, I watched proudly as internationally-renowned opera singer Renee Fleming sang the national anthem during the Super Bowl. As an advocate for SUNY, CUNY and our community colleges, it made me proud to know she’s one of us — Fleming, a Rochester native, is a SUNY Potsdam graduate.

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Bethlehem Lacrosse Club introduce kids exciting sport

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the Town of Bethlehem.

Helping others live the American dream

Owning a home is more than an investment, it’s an important part of grasping what many people view as the American dream.

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Phillips Hardware a community staple

Longtime local business offers service and product not found in big-box alternatives

Five generations after its founder first opened its doors, a locally owned and operated hardware store is one of the oldest in the country still operating and expanding.

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Longtime CPA partners with son to form Zeitler & Zeitler

Pair bring experience and enthusiasm to accounting firm

The accounting firm of Fred Zeitler, CPA, a long-time Greenville institution, has expanded to form the partnership of Zeitler & Zeitler, CPA’s.

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CDTA: Heading in new directions

Two new BusPlus routes to be added

The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has some big plans for the future.

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A sporting chance for young kids

Amazing Athletes helps develop motor skills, coordination and fitness

Amazing Athletes exposes young kids to sports skills and physical fitness in a fun, non-competitive environment.

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Get fit for real at MGX

New gym offers P90X and Insanity workouts in a group atmosphere

A brand new business in Albany is offering exercise and fitness classes that are sure to get you in the shape you want to be this year.

Lawyer helps his clients navigate turbulent times

Few lawyers bring the grounded perspective Jeffrey Zimring offers, but his early experience in the aviation industry gave him the opportunity to look at life from a lot of different angles.

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Discover your child’s future at Mater Christi School

Does your 2-year-old pick up your smart phone, find their favorite game and start playing without asking for your help? Have you asked your middle schooler for help with the latest technology? Think back to when you started school and compare it to the academic world your child will or is currently experiencing. Oh, how times have changed!

Budokai builds up mind, body and spirit

Classes available for every age, experience level

At U.S. Budokai karate isn’t so much about kicking and “hi-ya’s,” but rather the training of the mind over body.

Albany Walk In Care sets up shop

Guilderland office offers same-day medical assistance, as well as physicals and drug screenings

People can still have their urgent care needs met in Guilderland. It just has a new name.

The Floral Garden goes above and beyond

Design staff can turn ideas into stunning reality

According to Tom Hofmeister, owner of The Floral Garden in Bethlehem, the way to make a floral arrangement that really wows is to be a good listener.

Fitness club keeps families in mind

Delmar Health and Fitness combines high-tech equipment with low-key approach

When Mike Mashuta decided to open a fitness club in Delmar, he wanted to do it his way. In fact, a sign on his new building at 28 Hudson Ave. reads, “No bodybuilding and no powerlifting please.”

Chronic health challenges? The Y can help

At the Capital District YMCA, we’re passionate about youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Every day, we work diligently to help people live healthier, happier lives.