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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.

Littauer Hospital nurses plan two-day strike

GLOVERSVILLE

Littauer Hospital nurses plan two-day strike

Roughly 130 nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital are planning a two-day walkout on Labor Day weekend, the latest action stemming from years of labor strife between the hospital and its registered nurses.

Inc.: 19 Capital Region companies among fastest-growing in US

Inc.: 19 Capital Region companies among fastest-growing in US

Many privately held companies in the Capital District continue to grow—some among the fastest in America.

Insurer exits from Obamacare turn few choices into none

NEW YORK

Insurer exits from Obamacare turn few choices into none

Later this year, residents of Pinal County, Ariz., who go shopping for health insurance under Obamacare will face a peculiar dilemma - they'll have to buy a product that may not exist.

The stuff we really need is getting more expensive, while other stuff gets cheaper.

The stuff we really need is getting more expensive, while other stuff gets cheaper.

Since 1996, the prices of food and housing have increased by close to 60 percent, faster than the pace of inflation. Costs of health care and child care have more than doubled. The prices of textbooks and higher education nearly tripled.

SCHENECTADY

Developer seeks approval for Hamilton Hill project

The Community Builders is seeking approval for its Hillside View apartment project in Hamilton Hill.

Saratoga County supervisors against Nelson Avenue bridge’s closure

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County supervisors against Nelson Avenue bridge’s closure

If state officials continue to consider plans to close and remove the Nelson Avenue Extension bridge in Saratoga Springs, it will be over Saratoga County’s objections.

Zone change proposal in Malta draws strong opinions

MALTA

Zone change proposal in Malta draws strong opinions

A plan to rezone a two-mile stretch of state Route 67 from residential to commercial drew strong feelings on both sides at a public hearing Monday night that lasted nearly 90 minutes.

In finding a work-life balance, it's OK not to be a superhero

PITTSBURGH

In finding a work-life balance, it's OK not to be a superhero

Climbing the career ladder without sacrificing family time presents a challenge. Many employees fear job security or failing to make quota if they scrap the office for time at home.

Some stores off food stamp program following healthy food push

WASHINGTON

Some stores off food stamp program following healthy food push

New federal regulations intended to promote healthy eating could make it harder to use food stamps at convenience stores - a change that opponents say will leave disadvantaged people with fewer places to buy groceries.

Albany Airport gets $3M for boarding bridges

COLONIE

Albany Airport gets $3M for boarding bridges

The Albany International Airport has received $3 million in federal funding to replace three aging passenger boarding bridges at its main terminal.

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