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CAPITAL REGION

Bank's closure could affect Capital Region jobs

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Capital Region could lose out on hundreds of jobs in the next few years if Congress fails to reauthorize a bank that most people have never even heard of, local companies say.
 
Disney gets $1M grant for 'Newsies' teching at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Disney gets $1M grant for 'Newsies' teching at Proctors

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It turns out a 25 percent tax credit that lured Disney to produce “Newsies” in Schenectady didn’t actually go into effect until Jan. 1, more than two months after they were done producing the show. So on Tuesday, the state awarded Disney a $1 million grant to make up most of the cost of the lost credit.
 
Tour shows progress at Mohawk Harbor
SCHENECTADY

Tour shows progress at Mohawk Harbor

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The harbor being carved now on the old Alco site in Schenectady will be filled with water from the Mohawk River before winter comes.
 
LAKE GEORGE

Owners of Lake George A&W plan to rebuild

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The owners of the landmark A&W restaurant on Route 9 in Lake George plan to rebuild after a devastating fire early Sunday morning gutted its interior.
 
Capital Region unemployment lowest in state
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region unemployment lowest in state

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The Capital Region tied with the downstate metro of Nassau and Suffolk counties for the lowest unemployment rate in the state last month at 4.5 percent, according to preliminary figures released today by the state.
 
MALTA & STILLWATER

GloFo seeks boost in tax relief

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

GlobalFoundries has now invested nearly $11.5 billion at its Fab 8 complex and plans to continue construction for at least another 15 months, a company official said Monday.
 
VICTORY

Larger tax break approved for Victory condo project

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency on Monday unanimously approved an additional $500,000 in tax incentives to encourage redevelopment of the empty former Victory Specialty Packaging building in the village of Victory.
 
Cheating website Ashley Madison hacked, personal info posted
NEW YORK

Cheating website Ashley Madison hacked, personal info posted

Monday, July 20, 2015
The parent company of Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, says it was hacked and that the personal information of some of its users was posted online.
 
Glenville seeks renaissance on Freemans Bridge Road
GLENVILLE

Glenville seeks renaissance on Freemans Bridge Road

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Step 10 years into the future, and you might not recognize this town’s southern entrance from Schenectady by way of Freemans Bridge Road.
 
Job seekers see hope in Rivers Casino
SCHENECTADY

Job seekers see hope in Rivers Casino

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Pamela Carnegie said she’s excited about the future jobs a casino in Schenectady would bring and exploring her options in a new market.
 
Alternative weekly Metroland seeks buyer
ALBANY

Alternative weekly Metroland seeks buyer

Friday, July 17, 2015
The owners of Metroland are looking to retire from publishing and find a buyer to take the alternative weekly Capital Region newspaper “to the next level.”
 
GE posts strong numbers in 2Q

GE posts strong numbers in 2Q

Friday, July 17, 2015
General Electric reported larger profits in the second quarter as orders and backlog improved.
 
CEO: Quirky out of money
SCHENECTADY

CEO: Quirky out of money

Friday, July 17, 2015

It’s been a tough year for Quirky, the New York City-based invention company that opened an office in Schenectady last spring to much fanfare from local business leaders and politicians.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Lawmakers urge nurses, hospitals in Sch'dy, Gloversville to reach deals

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Elected officials are eager for nurses and management at two Capital Region hospitals to settle their differences and reach new labor contracts.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Private sector leads way as Capital Region gains 6,100 jobs

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Capital Region gained 6,100 jobs in the year leading up to June, according to preliminary data from the state Department of Labor.
 
 

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