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Saratoga Polo property facing foreclosure

Barely a month after the historic Saratoga Polo property was listed publicly as for sale, a local bank plans to foreclosure on the current owners.

Business

Yogurt plant’s closing prompts questions on Cuomo’s economic growth plans

BATAVIA

Yogurt plant’s closing prompts questions on Cuomo’s economic growth plans

It was meant to be the Colosseum of yogurt plants: a sprawling $200 million testament to the popularity and economic potential of fermented milk.

Saratoga Polo property facing foreclosure

GREENFIELD

Saratoga Polo property facing foreclosure

Barely a month after the historic Saratoga Polo property was listed publicly as for sale, a local bank plans to foreclosure on the current owners.

Petition wants to save Schenectady's Nicholaus building

SCHENECTADY

Petition wants to save Schenectady's Nicholaus building

A Schenectady resident has started an online petition urging the mayor and City Council to save the historic Nicholaus building.

Adelphi Hotel slowly returning to former glory

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Adelphi Hotel slowly returning to former glory

Any hotel construction takes time. Add in the fact it’s a full-scale restoration of a Victorian-age hotel and the process becomes even more painstaking.

Schenectady casino build ahead of schedule

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady casino build ahead of schedule

The Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor will be the first full-scale casino to open in upstate New York, according to members of the state Gaming Commission.

Sales of Rotterdam woman's wing sauce take off

ROTTERDAM

Sales of Rotterdam woman's wing sauce take off

A Rotterdam woman is bottling and selling her own sauce with dreams of taking it nationwide.

Mohonasen puts finishing touches on high school technology center

ROTTERDAM

Mohonasen puts finishing touches on high school technology center

The crisscrossed metal catwalk above the black box theater at Mohonasen’s new Center for Advanced Technology feels soft underfoot. It has to be, so that the catwalks cast no shadows when the LED lights shine through them onto the stage.

Katie O’Byrne’s celebrates 10 years in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Katie O’Byrne’s celebrates 10 years in Schenectady

At the start of the new millennium, Schenectady was in the midst of a project to revitalize the downtown area.

518 area code faces split

518 area code faces split

Public hearings will be held in the next two weeks for comment on a potential new area code in the Capital Region.

Commission OKs retail building at Mohawk Harbor site

SCHENECTADY

Commission OKs retail building at Mohawk Harbor site

The city Planning Commission approved a retail building at the Mohawk Harbor site and single-family homes along Barrett Street during a meeting Wednesday evening.

SARATOGA COUNTY

Spa County IDA to work with both economic development agencies

The Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency will work with both the county’s rival economic development organizations, the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership and Saratoga Economic Development Corp.

Albany Med opening urgent care in Mechanicville

Albany Medical Center on Tuesday announced plans to bring an EmUrgentCare Office to Mechanicville as area hospitals continue to expand into Saratoga County.

Three female entrepreneurs set up shop on Schenectady's Jay Street

SCHENECTADY

Three female entrepreneurs set up shop on Schenectady's Jay Street

Three women are opening businesses for the first time, bringing new life to three vacant storefronts on Schenectady’s eclectic Jay Street Pedestrian Mall.

2 West Bar & Grille features unique combinations expertly cooked

SARATOGA SPRINGS

2 West Bar & Grille features unique combinations expertly cooked

Gastropubs, or bar-restaurant combos serving high-end beer and food, started in the Capital Region with Brown & Moran’s in Troy in 1993. This latest and polished example also features a New Urbanism setting, mixing business and living in compact spaces in a luxury apartment complex on the west side of Saratoga Springs.

COLONIE

Albany Airport hopes to land $40 million state grant

Albany International Airport is competing in a state-run grant program in hopes of receiving $40 million to revitalize aging passenger facilities, expand capacity for private aircraft business, and build a four-story parking garage to ease congestion in parking lots.

Building with bank and coffee shop planned for Rivers Casino site

SCHENECTADY

Building with bank and coffee shop planned for Rivers Casino site

The Galesi Group is proposing a retail building by the future casino to house a coffee shop and a bank, both with a drive-thru.

New home provides Automated Dynamics room to grow

NISKAYUNA

New home provides Automated Dynamics room to grow

Automated Dynamics joined ranks with Niskayuna’s engineering business community at the company’s grand opening on Wednesday, bringing new employment opportunities to the town.

Glenville hotel construction on schedule

GLENVILLE

Glenville hotel construction on schedule

Construction on the new Homewood Suites hotel in Glenville is moving along on schedule.

Palace Theatre up for $65M renovation, expansion

ALBANY

Palace Theatre up for $65M renovation, expansion

A new 600-seat theater is coming to downtown Albany. So is a larger stage for the city’s Palace Theatre.

KeyBank deal to bring Capital Region branch closures

ALBANY

KeyBank deal to bring Capital Region branch closures

KeyBank will be closing 18 greater Capital Region bank locations and 12 more later as part of its acquisition of First Niagara, the bank announced Monday.

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