Albany-Colonie and Schenectady organizations take the first step to joining under the same umbrella
After years of working together on projects, the board of directors for the Albany-Colonie Regional and Schenectady chambers of commerce have voted to create a joint task force to further combine resources.
Program at Albany’s Main Branch helps artisans get their online shops up and running
The Internet has served as a source of income for many over the years, with such well-established commercial hubs as Amazon.com and eBay.
Annual event welcomes season with food, fun and fast cars
The leaves are starting to turn and the air is getting chillier so it can mean only one thing in Guilderland: It’s time to slurp some soup.
RCHS exhibit focuses on the vast and varied history of downtown intersection
The year is 1914. You are standing upon slate sidewalks in Downtown Troy. Early automobiles pass you by on cobblestone streets. People on horse and carriage are delivering goods to nearby businesses, and the Caldwell Apartment building, just seven years old, is visible on the corner.
‘Muffin Man’ expands fundraising efforts to breakfast in bed service
A basket of muffins might not change the world, but one man is proving it’s a good place to start.
Family-owned business in Guilderland shuts its doors after nearly 65 years; owes $15k in property taxes
An iconic neighborhood market abruptly closed its doors in Guilderland more than a week ago, with more than $15,000 of outstanding taxes on the property.
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.
Franchise trends see retirement funds tapped; semi-absent owners
More people are cashing in their retirement savings to open up a franchise business, according to consultant Frank Dunne, with more than half of clients he has placed this year tapping such funds.
Company spending $3B to upgrade electric infrastructure
Tackling some of what the worst winter storms inflicts has National Grid “hot stick” workers preparing for the chilly reality of living in the Northeast.
Guilderland native starts exclusively mobile veterinary service
Capital District Mobile Veterinary Services aims at reducing stress around the veterinarian experience by bringing their office to pets. Owner Sarah Nolan and veterinary assistant Anne Giagni started making house calls about three months ago and both said the business is quickly taking off.
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.
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.
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.
Project at county offices will cost $87k more due to delay
Renovations paving the way for Schenectady County Community College to fill a floor at the Albany County’s offices can now officially begin, after some lawmakers questioned the contractor’s legitimacy.
Support shown for Glenville’s proposed sign ordinance revisions
The Glenville Town Board held a public hearing Wednesday, Feb. 6, on proposed amendments to its sign regulations, which mostly affect what business owners can display to promote their store or services. Business representatives generally spoke favorably about the proposed changes.
- 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
- Metroplex 2012 projects round up
- Schenectady Restaurant Week (Feb. 18-24)
- Berkshire Bank secures Ingersoll Mansion lease
- Free electronic recycling to be offered
- Glenville Target to hold job fair, seeking 200 hires
- Au Revoir to my Favorite Gal….Miss Albany Diner