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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.

Scotia hotel project gets conditional OK

SCOTIA

Scotia hotel project gets conditional OK

The owners of the Scotia Motel are nearly ready to move forward with replacing the existing building with a Comfort Inn & Suites.

Gazette, partners plan weekly entertainment paper

SCHENECTADY

Gazette, partners plan weekly entertainment paper

The Daily Gazette is launching an alternative weekly newspaper in partnership with Proctors and Albany-based web company Overit that will focus on arts and entertainment in the Capital Region.

Aquarium slowly taking shape at ViaPort in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM

Aquarium slowly taking shape at ViaPort in Rotterdam

The aquarium at ViaPort in Rotterdam is starting to take shape, and the director of the attraction said the mall is targeting a September opening, though it could be later in the year.

BALLSTON

Ballston to seek grant to boost farms, small businesses

The town of Ballston plans to seek a $200,000 state grant to help support local farms and small businesses.

Ski center using summer to chase wintertime blues

ROTTERDAM

Ski center using summer to chase wintertime blues

Unlike the winter, the hills are alive this summer at Maple Ridge.

Modern Welding School continues providing in-demand skill

SCHENECTADY

Modern Welding School continues providing in-demand skill

Much of the old-time industrial landscape of Schenectady is changed or gone, but a trade school teaching one of the most vital industrial skills is still going strong, and marking its 80th year in 2016.

Jobs roar back with gain of 287,000 in June, easing worry

Jobs roar back with gain of 287,000 in June, easing worry

Quashing worries that job growth is flagging, the government on Friday reported that employers increased payrolls by 287,000 in June, an arresting surge that could reframe the economic debate just weeks before Republicans and Democrats gather for their conventions.

Gondola over the Hudson? The idea is being explored

ALBANY & RENSSELAER

Gondola over the Hudson? The idea is being explored

Some serious thought is going to go into the idea of running an aerial gondola across the Hudson River between downtown Albany and the Rensselaer rail station.

Housing starts in Capital Region shifting direction

CAPITAL REGION

Housing starts in Capital Region shifting direction

Permits issued for multi-family units in the region exceeded the number of permits given for single-family units in 2015, marking the first time that’s happened, according to a recent report.

Jimapco owners retiring; employees to keep segments going

CLIFTON PARK

Jimapco owners retiring; employees to keep segments going

If a map-maker can become a local institution, Jimapco Inc. did it.

Proctors to expand heating, cooling to nearby businesses

SCHENECTADY

Proctors to expand heating, cooling to nearby businesses

Proctors received $500,000 in state funding to expand its heating and cooling system for downtown businesses and organizations to cut down on energy costs.

Galesi eyes dock to attract larger boats at Mohawk Harbor

SCHENECTADY

Galesi eyes dock to attract larger boats at Mohawk Harbor

The Galesi Group is seeking state funding to build a dock that will accommodate tour boats at the Mohawk Harbor site.

Mastroianni's closing leaves void for stores, shoppers

CAPITAL REGION

Mastroianni's closing leaves void for stores, shoppers

One section of the aisle was noticeably empty Wednesday, with just 11 products for purchase scattered across three shelves.

McDonald's to expand all-day breakfast menu

McDonald's to expand all-day breakfast menu

In a bid to maintain the hype -- and the sales gains -- the chain is planning to add McGriddles and more breakfast sandwiches to its all-hours menu.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County takes comment on tobacco law change

About 20 residents took turns speaking just to the side of a “No Smoking” sign at the Schenectady County Legislature on Tuesday, most voicing support for a proposal to increase the age requirement to buy tobacco products in the county.

Sch'dy official: Legal fireworks sparking use of illegal ones

SCHENECTADY

Sch'dy official: Legal fireworks sparking use of illegal ones

Sizzle, whistle. Boom! Repeat. The Schenectady City Council is planning to ask the Schenectady County Legislature to repeal the legalization of small fireworks, citing the numerous complaints from residents.

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