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The choices that led small business owners to wealth

The choices that led small business owners to wealth

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016
Small-business owners are generally focused on the day to day, if not the minute by minute, to keep their enterprises moving forward.

 
Schenectady casino kicks off hiring
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady casino kicks off hiring

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
The future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady has posted some available jobs online, kicking off the search for more than a thousand employees.
 
As stocks gyrate, it’s time to measure your risk tolerance

As stocks gyrate, it’s time to measure your risk tolerance

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
And the time is now, when the stock market has been mostly falling, the talking heads are raising their voices, and your friends who went to school longer than you did are sending emails asking if you’re selling your investments and putting money under the mattress.

 
Palatine Valley Dairy changing hands
NELLISTON

Palatine Valley Dairy changing hands

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
The family-owned Palatine Valley Dairy Cheese Factory and Store in Nelliston has been sold. “There is a new owner,” Earl Spencer wrote in a January letter to his customers, “but hopefully you will not notice a difference in the products or the service.”
 
Dollar General drops plans for giant distribution center in Wilton
WILTON

Dollar General drops plans for giant distribution center in Wilton

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
Plans for Dollar General to build a giant regional distribution center at Northway Exit 16 have fallen through, for reasons that are unclear.
 
Hasbro's 'Transformers' has three more films coming by 2019

Hasbro's 'Transformers' has three more films coming by 2019

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
Hasbro Inc., betting that the world has appetite for at least eight "Transformers" movies, said three additional films in the series are coming in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
 
DEC: 2 companies liable for water contamination in Hoosick Falls area
HOOSICK FALLS

DEC: 2 companies liable for water contamination in Hoosick Falls area

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016
The state DEC today identified Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International as being responsible for ground-water contamination in the Hoosick Falls area.
 
Caffe Lena to break with tradition, start selling beer, wine
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Caffe Lena to break with tradition, start selling beer, wine

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Caffe Lena, as it undergoes its most significant renovation in 50 years, is planning another big change: offering beer and wine.
 
Burger King to add hot dogs to menu

Burger King to add hot dogs to menu

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
Burger King is preparing to add hot dogs to the menu at its U.S. restaurants in two weeks.
 
Report: $15 minimum wage would affect 2.3M New Yorkers

Report: $15 minimum wage would affect 2.3M New Yorkers

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
A new report says 2.3 million New Yorkers would earn higher wages as a result of raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour, according to the State Department of Labor.
 
Google's driverless cars are now legally the same as a human driver

Google's driverless cars are now legally the same as a human driver

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
If you hop into one of Google's pod-like self-driving cars, you won't be considered the driver, according to a letter sent to Google by federal transportation officials.
 
Twitter isn't Facebook, but Wall Street expects it to be

Twitter isn't Facebook, but Wall Street expects it to be

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Investors want Twitter to amp up its slowing user growth, find a way to appeal to a broader audience, and generate more revenue. In other words, they want it to be like Facebook.
 
SUNY Poly, GloFo to partner on $500M lithography center
ALBANY

SUNY Poly, GloFo to partner on $500M lithography center

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
The SUNY Polytechnic Institute and GlobalFoundries will partner on a $500 million advanced lithography center at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
 
Magazine ranks Death Wish Coffee ad as top Super Bowl commercial

Magazine ranks Death Wish Coffee ad as top Super Bowl commercial

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Sports Illustrated magazine has ranked the ad for Death Wish Coffee as the best commercial of Super Bowl 50.
 
Scrap high-value notes to fight crime, says ex-bank chief

Scrap high-value notes to fight crime, says ex-bank chief

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
High denomination banknotes such as the 500-euro ($556) note and the $100 bill should be eliminated to make it harder for criminals, terrorists, tax evaders and corrupt officials to transfer funds, according to Peter Sands, the former chief executive officer of Standard Chartered.
 
 

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