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Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

The Capital Region’s Republican leaders are mourning the untimely death of Bryon McKim, a Saratoga Springs native who was a rising young attorney for the party.

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Nathan Littauer Hospital has plans for upcoming strike

Nathan Littauer Hospital has plans for upcoming strike

Nathan Littauer Hospital has contracted with a staffing agency to fill in during a planned two-day strike over Labor Day by members of the NYS Nurses Association, the hospital said in a statement.

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

COLONIE

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

The Capital Region’s Republican leaders are mourning the untimely death of Bryon McKim, a Saratoga Springs native who was a rising young attorney for the party.

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

GLENVILLE

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

The Schenectady County Airport will receive more than $2 million in funding for runway and equipment upgrades.

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

SCHENECTADY

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

The Schenectady Van Curler Music Store has lost a long battle with the internet.

AMSTERDAM

Section of Amsterdam to receive state grants, tax credits

A section of Amsterdam is now included in a state program aimed at helping communities revitalize areas through planning, grants and tax credits, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

ALBANY

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

General Electric's government-supervised cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River has been inadequate, state Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said Monday.

Cuomo signs law allowing CDTA to oversee taxi services in Capital Region

CAPITAL REGION

Cuomo signs law allowing CDTA to oversee taxi services in Capital Region

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a law that will allow the Capital District Transportation Authority to start overseeing taxi services in the four central Capital Region counties.

Chez Nous among businesses honored by Chamber of Schenectady County

Chez Nous among businesses honored by Chamber of Schenectady County

The Chamber of Schenectady County is recognizing several local businesses and business leaders with awards during an event in October.

Natural gas growing slowly as alternative vehicle fuel

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Natural gas growing slowly as alternative vehicle fuel

Running a truck with natural gas instead of diesel cuts down on cost, noise and exhaust emissions. But those benefits come with a big caveat: There are only a few dozen places in New York the public can fuel up with natural gas.

Possible end to gun show in Saratoga draws complaints, opposition

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Possible end to gun show in Saratoga draws complaints, opposition

Although the Saratoga Springs City Center has hosted the New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates gun show for 32 years, this might be the final time, and vendors and attendees are up in arms about the potential cancellation.

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

SCHENECTADY

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

Front Street between Erie Boulevard and Monroe Street will be closed to all but local traffic at certain times over the next two weeks.

Festival Farmers Market celebrating 20 years today

COBLESKILL

Festival Farmers Market celebrating 20 years today

The Festival Farmers Market in Cobleskill will celebrate its 20th anniversary today with a special appearance by Chef Michael Lapi of the Chef’s Consortium.

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

Testimony in the case of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville could conclude next week, after day two of the trial featured just one witness taking the stand.

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

GLENS FALLS

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

Glens Falls has come out on top in the competition among a dozen Capital Region downtowns for $10 million in state revitalization funds.

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

The Evergreen Olive Oil Co., which opened Aug. 13 in Niskayuna, is bringing better taste to the community with a few unique products.

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

Fulton County officials are ready for an economic revival, and they are introducing a plan to help the county achieve it.

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston Magazine may be shocked that anyone would rather live here than in their city ... but we can think of some pretty great reasons to stay right here.

Elizabeth Sobol appointed president and CEO of SPAC

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Elizabeth Sobol appointed president and CEO of SPAC

Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Sobol to the position of President and CEO, effective October 1.

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

NISKAYUNA

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

David Golub, who retired this spring from the grocery company started by his great-grandfather, has gone into business as a consultant specializing in helping midsized to large companies — in any industry, not just grocery retail — improve their operations and efficiency.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Affordable housing concept in Saratga Springs gets boost

A proposal to mandate that more affordable housing be built in the city cleared its first hurdle Tuesday night.

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