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CAPITAL REGION

Pending sales keep Capital Region Realtors optimistic

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Realtors remain confident that homebuyers will emerge this spring season, even as closed sales were down in the Capital Region last month.
 
ALBANY

New York Power Authority, union agree to new contract

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
A new contract between the New York Power Authority and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers ratified Tuesday will raise salaries and require increased health insurance contributions from union members.
 
Takata air bag recall becomes biggest ever in US
WASHINGTON

Takata air bag recall becomes biggest ever in US

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
 
Candy maker fights attempt to freeze assets
CANAJOHARIE

Candy maker fights attempt to freeze assets

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Its accounts were nearly frozen, but candy manufacturer Richardson Brands says its employees are getting paid and business will go on as usual.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Report shows Capital Region makes liberal use of IDAs

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
How many tax exemptions does it take to create 20,424 new jobs? In the Capital Region, about $113.2 million worth.
 
ALBANY

Group says state's tax cap appears successful

Monday, May 18, 2015

The property tax cap has saved taxpayers up to $7.6 billion in the past two years, the Empire Center and the Business Council announced.
 
Dancer makes dream reality after 30 years
SCHENECTADY

Dancer makes dream reality after 30 years

Monday, May 18, 2015
Fresh out of high school, Kathy Holtz had a decision to make. She made a practical one.
 
Mushroom Man growing bigger
MARIAVILLE

Mushroom Man growing bigger

Monday, May 18, 2015

On a hill in Mariaville, beneath trees unfurling fledgeling foliage, sit stacks of 4-foot-long hardwood logs.
 
New Chevy Camaro goes on diet, shrinks to become leaner

New Chevy Camaro goes on diet, shrinks to become leaner

Sunday, May 17, 2015
For almost 50 years, gearheads have swooned over the Chevrolet Camaro for its muscular looks, throaty exhaust and high-horsepower engines.

 
Feds OK sale of D&H rail lines
CAPITAL REGION

Feds OK sale of D&H rail lines

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Federal regulators have approved the sale of 283 miles of railway across New York and Pennsylvania in an acquisition poised to affect nearly 250 jobs, including many in the Capital Region.
 
Stubborn GE scientist creates new fuel-saving material

Stubborn GE scientist creates new fuel-saving material

Friday, May 15, 2015
For nearly three decades Krishan Luthra stubbornly labored away in a General Electric research lab on a long-shot effort to cook up a new type of ceramic that few consumers will ever see or use.

 
CAPITAL REGION

Business Review claims trademark infringement

Thursday, May 14, 2015
The publisher of the Albany Business Review is suing a company called Capital Business Review and the people who registered websites under that name and a similar name, citing trademark infringement and unfair competition, among other things.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS & TROY

Six laid off at Capital Region Digital First newspapers

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Six more people locally have lost their jobs in the latest round of layoffs at Digital First Media, which owns the Saratogian and Troy Record newspapers.
 
COLONIE

Albany Business Review claims trademark infringement

Thursday, May 14, 2015
The publisher of the Albany Business Review is suing a company called Capital Business Review and the people who registered websites under that name and a similar name, citing trademark infringement and unfair competition, among other things.
 
Schoharie County gas pipeline foes want more input, transparency
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County gas pipeline foes want more input, transparency

Thursday, May 14, 2015
As the state Department of Environmental Conservation nears the end of a second public comment period on final water permits for the proposed Constitution Pipeline, opposition groups are calling for “full transparency” in the agency’s review and more time for public input.
 
 

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