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Scotia group meets about potential wastewater plant

SCOTIA

Scotia group meets about potential wastewater plant

A community action group has formed in response to the Village of Scotia’s decision to weigh construction of a wastewater treatment plant.

Townhouses at Mohawk Harbor receive approval

SCHENECTADY

Townhouses at Mohawk Harbor receive approval

Plans to build new townhouses at Mohawk Harbor will move forward after the $9 million project received approval this week from the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority.

Alplaus apartment project seeks to move forward despite resident opposition

ALPLAUS

Alplaus apartment project seeks to move forward despite resident opposition

Developers of a possible apartment complex in Alplaus hope to submit a formal application next month despite strong opposition from neighborhood residents.

Fab 8 in Malta gearing up for 7-nano chips

MALTA

Fab 8 in Malta gearing up for 7-nano chips

GlobalFoundries officials announced Thursday the smallest computer chip circuits yet are being developed at Fab 8.

Uncommon Grounds brews up a new location in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK

Uncommon Grounds brews up a new location in Clifton Park

Uncommon Grounds, a local coffee and bagel joint, continues to expand its reach in the Capital Region with a new location in Clifton Park.

First cannabis labor agreement in state signed in Fulton County

FULTON COUNTY

First cannabis labor agreement in state signed in Fulton County

Medical cannabis company Vireo Health of New York, based in Fulton County, announced recently what they said is the first cannabis industry labor agreement in the state.

Sarah Goodrich appointed by state to development council

Sarah Goodrich appointed by state to development council

The executive director of Schoharie Area Long Term Inc., the non-profit disaster recovery organization formed to help Schoharie County recover from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, has been appointed to the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council.

Schenectady startup receives almost $2M in local funding

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady startup receives almost $2M in local funding

Lottery Rewards, a startup based in the New York BizLab on State Street, has received almost $2 million in funding from local investors.

Heavy equipment transportation to close portion of I-890

ROTTERDAM

Heavy equipment transportation to close portion of I-890

A portion of Interstate 890 will close early Monday morning in Rotterdam while General Electric transports oversized equipment to nearby Lock 8 on the Erie Canal for shipment.

Niskayuna's SI Group to acquire Texas manufacturing facility

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna's SI Group to acquire Texas manufacturing facility

The SI Group, headquartered in Niskayuna, announced on Wednesday that it is expanding its production capabilities with an agreement to acquire the TPC Group manufacturing facility of Baytown, Texas.

Time Warner Cable to hire 100 for Colonie location

COLONIE

Time Warner Cable to hire 100 for Colonie location

Time Warner Cable will host a job fair Thursday to help the company fill 100 new jobs at its Colonie call center.

Charlton residents continue to oppose Verizon antenna plans

CHARLTON

Charlton residents continue to oppose Verizon antenna plans

People living near the Charlton town water tower continue to oppose plans for adding a cellular communications antenna to the tower, urging the town to consider a new alternative.

U.S. household income breaks pattern of stagnation

WASHINGTON

U.S. household income breaks pattern of stagnation

Household incomes for U.S. families rose strongly in 2015, breaking a yearslong pattern of income stagnation.

Dairy farmers think almond milk is bogus, but Americans love it

Dairy farmers think almond milk is bogus, but Americans love it

Milk, the kind from cows, is still Americans' favorite complement to a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich. But it's feeling the heat from milk, the kind from almonds.

Olive Garden's unlimited pass shifts from novelty to key tactic

Olive Garden's unlimited pass shifts from novelty to key tactic

Olive Garden, facing a restaurant industry awash in deals and promotions, is making a bigger bet on its most outlandish offer: the unlimited pasta pass.

Schenectady using new tech to advertise police exam

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady using new tech to advertise police exam

The city of Schenectady is using new technology to get the message out about recruitment for the upcoming police exam.

Medical supply company moving into Rotterdam Corporate Park

Medical supply company moving into Rotterdam Corporate Park

The business is expected to bring 20 new jobs.

Schenectady airport receives funding for wildlife fence

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady airport receives funding for wildlife fence

The Schenectady County Airport will receive more than $400,000 in federal funding to install a wildlife perimeter fence.

Former ITT Tech students find home at SCCC

COLONIE

Former ITT Tech students find home at SCCC

In the wake of ITT Tech campuses shuttering in 38 states this week, community colleges have reached out to the jilted students, offering accelerated admissions and consideration of credit transfers. Schenectady County Community College promised ITT Tech students a “generous transfer.”

Charlton meeting to discuss Verizon antenna placement

CHARLTON

Charlton meeting to discuss Verizon antenna placement

The Charlton Town Board will hold a public meeting Monday to continue discussing the possibility of putting a Verizon Wireless antenna on the town water tower.

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