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US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear
WASHINGTON

US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.
 
Ballston Planning Board OKs Wal-Mart plan
BALLSTON

Ballston Planning Board OKs Wal-Mart plan

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
The Ballston Planning Board on Thursday night unanimously approved plans for a controversial Wal-Mart store to be built just south of Ballston Spa.
 
Fox News anchor sues Hasbro for $5M over toy hamster with her name
PROVIDENCE, R.I.

Fox News anchor sues Hasbro for $5M over toy hamster with her name

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
An anchor for Fox News is suing Hasbro for more than $5 million over a toy hamster that shares her name — and possibly even her resemblance.
 
Clifton Park eatery offers good food, fun
CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park eatery offers good food, fun

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Whether you are going out with a group of friends or having a quiet twosome, picking a place to eat can be an agonizing process.
 
Saratoga County couple sues Honda over injury
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County couple sues Honda over injury

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
A Saratoga County couple is suing American Honda Motor Co. and several Honda subsidiaries over injuries sustained when a Honda Odyssey rolled and knocked the woman down when she thought it was in park.
 
MALTA

Malta board sets vote on Luther Forest zoning changes

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

The Malta Town Board will vote in October on proposed zoning changes to attract new businesses to the struggling Luther Forest Technology Campus.
 
Plan for Ballston Wal-Mart store likely to get OK
BALLSTON

Plan for Ballston Wal-Mart store likely to get OK

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

The town Planning Board appears ready to approve the controversial Wal-Mart store site plan application at a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Town Hall community room, ending more than a year of review.
 
Public relations 'giant' Ed Lewi dies at 81
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Public relations 'giant' Ed Lewi dies at 81

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course started on a somber note Saturday morning as 50,000 people took a moment of silence for Ed Lewi, a longtime leader in Capital Region public relations, who passed away at age 81.
 
Racino betting blackjack will be hit with patrons
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Racino betting blackjack will be hit with patrons

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Patrons can now play blackjack, the world’s most popular casino gambling game, at Saratoga Casino and Raceway. Not with a real dealer and a deck of cards, it’s true, but with an attractive young woman dealer’s image appearing on a large computer screen.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Ellis Medicine nurses, management reach tentative agreement

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Nurses from the New York State Nurses Association and Ellis Medicine and Bellevue Woman’s Center in Schenectady County today reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract after more than a year of negotiations, according to a press release from the Nurses Association.
 
Fast-food's new target: The snack attack
NEW YORK

Fast-food's new target: The snack attack

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.
 
Rotterdam Town Board OKs new CVS
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam Town Board OKs new CVS

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
CVS Pharmacy’s revived plan to demolish an eyesore and build a new store at the corner of Guilderland Avenue and Curry Road — directly across from a Rite Aid — will move forward after the Town Board’s approval of a zoning change this week.
 
Buyer backs out of $2.5M Guilford Mills deal
COBLESKILL

Buyer backs out of $2.5M Guilford Mills deal

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
The $2.5 million purchase of Cobleskill’s former Guilford Mills facility, a major part of the START-UP NY complex planned for the site, fell through last week as the buyer came up short on funding.
 
Transfinder: Software will save Schenectady money
SCHENECTADY

Transfinder: Software will save Schenectady money

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Transfinder’s software will be installed in city vehicles within 45 days and Schenectady will see savings within one year, according to the company’s CEO.
 
Schenectady Bike shop on list of best in U.S.
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Bike shop on list of best in U.S.

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
New York Bicycle Co. has gained the attention of the National Bicycle Dealers Association, which has put the store on its recently released list of America’s Best Bike Shops for 2015.
 
 

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