Waterford-based Momentive eyes Chapter 11
WATERFORD

Waterford-based Momentive eyes Chapter 11

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Momentive Performance Materials is close to finalizing a plan that would keep one of the region’s largest employers in business for the long term, a company spokesman said Monday.
 
NISKAYUNA

Starbucks to have ‘expanded presence’ at Niskayuna plaza

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
By the end of the year, Niskayuna will have a freestanding, drive-thru Starbucks.
 

Indiana wind turbine loses 1 of its blades

Sunday, April 6, 2014
General Electric says a wind turbine that lost one of its blades this week at a central Indiana wind farm may have been struck by lightning.
 
Nano consortium moving to 450-mm wafers
ALBANY

Nano consortium moving to 450-mm wafers

Sunday, April 6, 2014
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany is working toward new products to provide the tech companies the resources they need to transform the way they manufacture computer chips.
 
Casino hopefuls must ante up soon
CAPITAL REGION

Casino hopefuls must ante up soon

Sunday, April 6, 2014
The state Gaming Commission released its 80-page request for applications last week, outlining exactly what is needed from prospective operators and starting the countdown that ends with the June 30 deadline for casino proposals.
 
Cigarette smuggling packing a wallop
CAPITAL REGION

Cigarette smuggling packing a wallop

Sunday, April 6, 2014
A recent study carried out by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a Michigan-based nonprofit, found New York state is tops in top tobacco smuggling.
 
The Quirky way
NEW YORK

The Quirky way

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Anyone in the world can submit an idea for an invention, and if employees like the idea enough, Quirky will find a way to make it, put it on store shelves and share a cut of the revenue with the inventor and anyone who influenced the final product.
 
ALBANY

Gerber suing state after being shut out of WIC

Saturday, April 5, 2014
Baby food giant Gerber Products Co. is suing the state Department of Health to be reinstated as an approved supplier to a nutrition-assistance program aimed at low-income women and children.
 

US employers add 192K jobs; rate stays at 6.7 percent

Friday, April 4, 2014
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government report sent a reassuring signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that had slowed growth.
 

NY out-of-network insurance coverage mandated

Friday, April 4, 2014
New York has decided that starting next year, patients will be protected against surprise out-of-network medical bills that have pushed some toward personal bankruptcy.
 
Harbor plan for old Alco site creates a buzz
SCHENECTADY

Harbor plan for old Alco site creates a buzz

Friday, April 4, 2014
Realtors were wowed Thursday as they got a first look at the Mohawk Harbor development.
 
Applicants turn out for Quirky job fair
SCHENECTADY

Applicants turn out for Quirky job fair

Friday, April 4, 2014
Devin Whitford doesn’t need his master’s in mechanical engineering to do what he’s doing now — waiting tables at Carrabba’s in Latham and Garden Bistro 24 in Colonie.
 
MALTA

GloFo gets order for $1.2B in chips

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Advanced Micro Devices will be increasing its computer-chip purchases from GlobalFoundries this year, the company said.
 

Growing demand for US apartments pushing up rents

Thursday, April 3, 2014
These are good times for U.S. landlords. For many tenants, not so much.
 

Applications for US jobless aid up 16K to 326,000

Thursday, April 3, 2014
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.
 
 

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