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Report: Schenectady taxes highest in Capital Region
CAPITAL REGION

Report: Schenectady taxes highest in Capital Region

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Schenectady residents, you’re not imagining it. Your taxes really are high.
 
Saratoga National aims to be 'destination resort'
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga National aims to be 'destination resort'

Monday, March 16, 2015
Saratoga National Golf Club and its supporters on Monday unveiled plans to create a “destination resort” on the city’s outskirts, if the city will allow it. The plan is controversial, though, because it would involve developing in the city’s outer “greenbelt” zone.
 
Stewart’s eyes expansion on Erie Boulevard
SCHENECTADY

Stewart’s eyes expansion on Erie Boulevard

Monday, March 16, 2015
Stewart’s Shops wants to give its Erie Boulevard store in Schenectady a bigger, nicer look
 
'Renewed' restaurant team eyes next 'adventure'
LATHAM

'Renewed' restaurant team eyes next 'adventure'

Monday, March 16, 2015
The same couple who poured their souls into Maestro’s in Saratoga Springs are planning to open their newest venture, Innovo Kitchen, near the Latham-Niskayuna border this spring.
 
McDonald's workers detail burns, job hazards
NEW YORK

McDonald's workers detail burns, job hazards

Monday, March 16, 2015
McDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.
 
Cuomo's minimum wage increase picks up business support
ALBANY

Cuomo's minimum wage increase picks up business support

Monday, March 16, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to raise the state minimum wage to $10.50 is winning praise from some business leaders.
 
GE CEO to speak at Siena commencement
LOUDONVILLE

GE CEO to speak at Siena commencement

Monday, March 16, 2015
GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt will deliver this year's commencement address at Siena College this May.
 
Coke a healthy snack? How company gets its message out
NEW YORK

Coke a healthy snack? How company gets its message out

Monday, March 16, 2015
If a column in honor of heart health suggests a can of Coke as a snack, you might want to read the fine print.
 
Amsterdam Officials: Cooperation critical in blight fight
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Officials: Cooperation critical in blight fight

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Roughly 10 feet and a small wire fence separate White Cottage Gardens, a florist on Guy Park Avenue, from two dilapidated buildings. On the front door of both is a red spray-painted “X,” a warning to firefighters from the city engineer that the building is not to be entered if a fire breaks out.
 
New restaurant to open in Schenectady County Office Building
SCHENECTADY

New restaurant to open in Schenectady County Office Building

Saturday, March 14, 2015
A Schenectady couple with decades of experience working at Capital Region diners are bringing a restaurant back to the first floor of the Schenectady County Office Building.
 
ALBANY

KeyBank names Mahoney market president

Friday, March 13, 2015
KeyBank has named Ruth Mahoney president of its Capital Region market and regional leader for its private banking teams in the Capital Region and Hudson Valley.
 
Local leaders in race for economic development funds
SCHENECTADY

Local leaders in race for economic development funds

Friday, March 13, 2015
Robert Jones, the president of the University at Albany, is used to competing for funding dating back to his days as a scientist. You’re not going to get the co-chair of the Capital Region Regional Economic Development Council (CRREDC) to deride Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to make upstate regions vie in a $1.5 billion economic development competition.
 
Rotterdam Mall’s message: ‘We’re here’
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam Mall’s message: ‘We’re here’

Friday, March 13, 2015
Since March 1, two billboards on Erie Boulevard have beckoned passersby to go to Rotterdam Mall.
 
MALTA

GloFo coaltion to support STEM education

Friday, March 13, 2015

GlobalFoundries on Friday announced the formation of a coalition of technology companies that will pledge $486,000 over the next three years to support STEM education.
 
SCHENECTADY

GE gets $1.9B order for gas turbines

Friday, March 13, 2015

General Electric’s Power & Water unit in Schenectady announced a $1.9 billion deal Friday to supply the Egyptian government with enough gas turbines to power more than 2.5 million homes.
 
 

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