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Home furnishings retailer expanding to Albany

ALBANY

Home furnishings retailer expanding to Albany

A Texas-based home furnishings retailer is expanding to New York, and will take over the space vacated by Sports Authority in Crossgates Commons.

Schenectady Smiles returns for second year

Schenectady Smiles returns for second year

A local public relations firm is looking to build off the hundreds of smiles during last year’s Miles of Smiles event in downtown with a Schenectady Smiles Photo Contest this summer.

FuzeHub gets tools to assist manufacturers

ALBANY

FuzeHub gets tools to assist manufacturers

The Albany-based organization tasked with helping small- to mid-sized New York state manufacturers expand has two new tools to do its job.

Local frustration builds over the status of NYRA

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Local frustration builds over the status of NYRA

John Hendrickson resigned his position as the governor’s adviser to the New York Racing Association Reorganization Board on June 7, saying his advice was not being taken and he was frustrated at the government for not keeping its promises.

GLENVILLE

Water line break displaces residents at Glenville nursing home

A water main break on Sunday night has temporarily displaced some residents at the Baptist Nursing Home.

Schenectady apartment project gets state funding

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady apartment project gets state funding

An apartment project planned in Hamilton Hill was approved for funding by the state Homes and Community Renewal and is expected to get underway in January.

BALLSTON

Company seeks tax breaks to expand in Ballston

A company that makes support equipment for large power turbines, including those made by General Electric, wants to expand in the town of Ballston.

ROTTERDAM

Assemblyman Santabarbara targets zombie properties

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, launched an effort in town Monday to hold banks accountable for abandoned properties.

Saratoga IDA grants tax breaks for three businesses

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga IDA grants tax breaks for three businesses

The Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency on Monday approved tax incentive deals to help three businesses expand in the county.

Saratoga, Burlington chambers see chance to learn from each other

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga, Burlington chambers see chance to learn from each other

Saratoga Springs and Burlington, Vermont, are the kinds of communities that make national lists of best places to live.

Owner of Puzzles Bakery in Schenectady eyes second location

SCHENECTADY

Owner of Puzzles Bakery in Schenectady eyes second location

Puzzles Bakery & Cafe has been everything Sara Mae Hickey hoped it would be when she opened it, and more. So she’s looking to do more.

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

SEATTLE

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has made its most ambitious move in years to reassert itself in a technology market it once dominated.

Orlando suspect worked for security firm with government ties

Mateen had been a G4S employee since Sept. 10, 2007, and the company is cooperating with the FBI, John Kenning, its chief executive officer for North America, said in a statement.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Metroplex bond cap increase requested again

The Schenectady County Legislature has asked the state to increase the bonding authority of the Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority.

Ellis Hospital speeding patient care in new emergency room

SCHENECTADY

Ellis Hospital speeding patient care in new emergency room

One year after opening a $61 million, state-of-the-art emergency department, Ellis Medicine has worked out a new system to treat patients more quickly and efficiently.

Debate rages on in Capital Region over use of ethanol-blended fuels

CAPITAL REGION

Debate rages on in Capital Region over use of ethanol-blended fuels

Rotterdam’s Mike Carpenter will take no chances.

Treasury yields at lowest since 2013 show bets on Fed hike fade

Treasuries logged their biggest two-week gain since February as traders wagered that the Federal Reserve will forgo raising interest rates for months to come.

Nicholaus building owners file claim against city

SCHENECTADY

Nicholaus building owners file claim against city

The owners of the historic Nicholaus building filed a claim against the city seeking compensation for damages to its structure.

Saratoga Springs deputy mayor leaving job

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs deputy mayor leaving job

Deputy Mayor Joe Ogden will be leaving that position next week for a new job with the State University of New York central administration in Albany.

Audit: NYRA is losing money on horse racing

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Audit: NYRA is losing money on horse racing

A new state audit came down hard on the New York Racing Association on Friday, saying it continues to lose money on its traditional thoroughbred racing operations.

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