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Baptist Health aides eye union
GLENVILLE

Baptist Health aides eye union

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
More than 160 caregivers at Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will vote next month on whether to unionize following several years of growing discontent with management over short staffing and supply shortages.
 
ALBANY

CDTA adopts budget with no fare hike

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Capital District Transportation Authority board on Wednesday adopted a $79.9 million budget for the bus agency’s 2016 fiscal year.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Chamber board votes in favor of merger

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Schenectady and Albany-Colonie chambers are one step closer to combining membership and staff under a new parent chamber called the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce.
 
HJ Heinz buying Kraft and building a $28 billion food giant
NEW YORK

HJ Heinz buying Kraft and building a $28 billion food giant

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion.
 
Exotic-dancing Schenectady sisters sue strip club
COLONIE

Exotic-dancing Schenectady sisters sue strip club

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Three exotic-dancing sisters from Schenectady are suing the adult club Shenanigan’s and a related business, alleging they illegally stripped away their pay.
 
Glenville farmer finds support in court
GLENVILLE

Glenville farmer finds support in court

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Standing beside people waving American flags and flags that read “Don’t Tread On Me,” Sarah Fish stood outside the Glenville Municipal Center holding two signs with more specific messages — “TAKE YOUR AGENDA TO A FACTORY FARM” and “SUPPORT FAMILY FARMS.”
 
Jay Street demolition might rout two more businesses
SCHENECTADY

Jay Street demolition might rout two more businesses

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
A building next to the two Jay Street buildings destroyed by a fatal fire more than two weeks ago is in danger of being significantly damaged during demolition.
 
Buyer of Union Street property in Schenectady plans upgrades
SCHENECTADY

Buyer of Union Street property in Schenectady plans upgrades

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The developer looking to open Schenectady’s first wine bar is already onto his next project in the city.
 
Boards to vote on combined regional chamber
CAPITAL REGION

Boards to vote on combined regional chamber

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The boards of the Schenectady and Albany chambers of commerce will vote this week on whether to combine membership and staff to form the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce.
 
Home sales up locally for first time in a year
CAPITAL REGION

Home sales up locally for first time in a year

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Temperatures are rising. Snow is melting. And homebuyers are creeping out of the woodwork after a long year in hibernation.
 
Tech companies to open inside old Cobleskill mill
COBLESKILL

Tech companies to open inside old Cobleskill mill

Monday, March 23, 2015
Two tech companies will invest nearly $30 million and create 154 new jobs at an old textile mill in Cobleskill in exchange for 10 years of no taxes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
 
Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups
NEW YORK

Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups

Monday, March 23, 2015
Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday, ending a visible component of the company's diversity and racial inequality campaign that had sparked widespread criticism.
 
Milk plunge bruises farmers
CAPITAL REGION

Milk plunge bruises farmers

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Milk prices that were at record-high levels in 2014 have abruptly plunged this winter, bringing new economic pressures on the region's dairy farmers.
 
DEC cites four firms with hazmat violations in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

DEC cites four firms with hazmat violations in Schenectady

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Four businesses in the industrial zone at the edge of the city were hit with environmental violations last year after they could not prove they were properly disposing of their hazardous waste.
 
Jay Street merchants: 'We’re still open'
SCHENECTADY

Jay Street merchants: 'We’re still open'

Friday, March 20, 2015
Elisabeth Rolfe faces an unusual problem — her customers think her Jay Street business is closed, but it’s not.
 
 

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