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CAPITAL REGION

Area again records jobs increase in May

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Capital Region gained 4,100 jobs in the 12 months leading to May, a 0.9 percent gain, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the state Department of Labor.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Foreclosure activity continues to rise around region

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Foreclosure activity was up across most of the Capital Region in May, mainly the result of bank repossessions and pre-foreclosure filings.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga sports scheduling firm lands Babe Ruth program

Thursday, June 18, 2015
SportsSignup, a software company based in Saratoga Springs, announced on Tuesday that it would be entering into a partnership with Babe Ruth League Inc.
 
CLIFTON PARK

County planners OK proposal to revamp Clifton Park plaza

Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Saratoga County Planning Board has given conditional approval to plans to redevelop the Price Chopper plaza at Route 146A and Vischer Ferry Road with a new Price Chopper store.
 
Popolizio gets partner for planned riverside hotel
GLENVILLE

Popolizio gets partner for planned riverside hotel

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Pat Popolizio shared plans Wednesday to further tap into the waterfront’s potential and build a 100-room Homewood Suites by Hilton between his restaurant and banquet hall, called The Terrace at Waters Edge.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Donations sought for Saratoga bag share initiative

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
A Saratoga Springs nonprofit and an independent grocer are collaborating on a new bag share program and are seeking donations for the initiative Saturday.
 
Newest Market 32 set to go in Wilton
WILTON

Newest Market 32 set to go in Wilton

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Golub Corp. officials unveiled their first new Market 32 store Wednesday in Wilton.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Bill OK'd to allow Saratoga County to use room tax for development

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The state Senate and Assembly have adopted a home rule bill that will let Saratoga County fund economic development as well as tourism promotion through the county hotel room occupancy tax.
 
MALTA

New fee schedule proposed for Malta developers

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The fees developers in Malta pay toward future road, open space and recreation projects in town would rise under a plan now under review by the Town Board.
 
AT&T hit with $100M fine for 'unlimited' data plans
WASHINGTON

AT&T hit with $100M fine for 'unlimited' data plans

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount.
 
Market 32 will ditch cigarette sales
SCHENECTADY

Market 32 will ditch cigarette sales

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Market 32 is going tobacco-less.
 
Delivery by drone in 30 minutes? Amazon says it's coming
WASHINGTON

Delivery by drone in 30 minutes? Amazon says it's coming

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy.
 
Police investigating Foster Farms after undercover video
LOS ANGELES

Police investigating Foster Farms after undercover video

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.
 
Jay Street coffee shop to open second spot in Crossgates
SCHENECTADY

Jay Street coffee shop to open second spot in Crossgates

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Matt and Victoria Robbins is opening a second location of Happy Cappuccino at Crossgates Mall in Guilderland later this summer.
 
Health premiums could jump; insurers say they’re not to blame

Health premiums could jump; insurers say they’re not to blame

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Health premiums are poised to reach record heights next year and if they do, local health insurers say they’re not to blame.
 
 

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