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CAPITAL REGION

First-time buyers boost Capital Region home sales

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Capital Region home sales increased last month after a sputtering start to the spring season, and real estate professionals believe first-time homebuyers had something to do with it.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Lombardo, Lewis retiring from Saratoga, Troy newspapers

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Saratogian and The Record announced Thursday the retirement of longtime Executive Editor Barbara Lombardo and Editor Lisa Robert Lewis, as well as other staff changes.
 
Schoharie County producers blaze Beverage Trail
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County producers blaze Beverage Trail

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Four craft beverage producers in Schoharie County have banded together to launch the Schoharie County Beverage Trail, which will link two distilleries, a brewery and a meadery in a driving tour of the county.
 
Workers to vote on GE contract
NEW YORK

Workers to vote on GE contract

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wages and pensions would improve under a tentative contract General Electric is asking its unionized employees to vote for next week, but health care costs would increase and the company would stop paying for certain retiree health benefits.
 
STILLWATER

GloFo foundation hands out nearly $50K in grants

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The GlobalFoundries-Town of Stillwater Foundation last week awarded $49,800 in grants to 18 local organizations and community projects.
 
BALLSTON

Special meeting set in Ballston over proposed Wal-Mart

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The town Planning Board will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday to make a decision on whether further environmental studies are needed on controversial plans for a Wal-Mart store.
 
Halfmoon company granted tax breaks to expand
HALFMOON

Halfmoon company granted tax breaks to expand

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The computer networking company nfrastructure will get financial help from the Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency with an expansion that could add up to 100 jobs.
 
Google protects Gmail users from sending regrettable notes
SAN FRANCISCO

Google protects Gmail users from sending regrettable notes

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Google is making it easier to avoid getting into trouble with a misdirected or inappropriate email.
 
eBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site
NEW YORK

eBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Calling it a "contemporary symbol of divisiveness and racism," eBay said Tuesday that it will ban the sale of Confederate flags and similarly themed merchandise.
 
Shaw's, Hannaford recall water after E. coli found in supply
PORTLAND, Maine

Shaw's, Hannaford recall water after E. coli found in supply

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Shaw's and Hannaford stores are recalling house brands of bottled water after E. coli bacteria was found in the water's supply.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga mayor holds meeting on proposed race course work

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

People with thoughts on the New York Racing Association’s plans for more than $100 million in renovations and improvements at Saratoga Race Course can share those thoughts this afternoon.
 
SCHENECTADY

Owner of Jay Street buildings files claim against Schenectady

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The owner of two buildings neighboring two former buildings on Jay Street that burned down in March filed a notice of claim against the city for damages and repairs.
 
ROTTERDAM

Apartment developer pulls zone change request in Rotterdam

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A proposed 16-unit apartment complex that drew the ire of Rotterdam’s Highbridge Road area residents is off the table — at least for now.
 
SEFCU names new chief operating officer
ALBANY

SEFCU names new chief operating officer

Monday, June 22, 2015
A Saratoga resident is the new chief operating officer of SEFCU.
 
NYRA to charge for picnic, Carousel tables in Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS

NYRA to charge for picnic, Carousel tables in Saratoga

Monday, June 22, 2015

The New York Racing Association is promising great racing this summer at Saratoga Race Course — but fans will need to reach deeper into their pockets for some of the premium experiences.
 
 

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