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Cropley, John

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Phone: 518-395-3104

Employee Since: November 8, 1993

Business Editor

Biography:

John began his newspaper career as a reporter in 1989 at the Hudson Reporter Newspapers in Hoboken, N.J., and later was a reporter at the Daily Sentinel in Rome, N.Y. He came to The Gazette as a copy editor in 1993 and has worked in various editing and supervisory capacities since then.

John 's Recent Articles:


Natural gas growing slowly as alternative vehicle fuel

Natural gas growing slowly as alternative vehicle fuel

August 22, 2016

Running a truck with natural gas instead of diesel cuts down on cost, noise and exhaust emissions. But those benefits come with a big caveat: ...

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

August 19, 2016

Glens Falls has come out on top in the competition among a dozen Capital Region downtowns for $10 million in state revitalization funds. The state ...

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

August 18, 2016

The lessons learned in three decades in the supermarket business don’t apply just to supermarkets. David Golub, who retired this spring from the grocery company ...

Inc.: 19 Capital Region companies among fastest-growing in US

Inc.: 19 Capital Region companies among fastest-growing in US

August 17, 2016

More than a dozen Capital Region companies have landed on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies. 36 Remarkable Liquids 6187% 713 ...

Driver killed, two injured in crash of minivan stolen in Schenectady

July 17, 2016

The driver of a minivan reported stolen in Schenectady was killed and two passengers seriously injured in a crash early today in Colonie. Colonie police ...

Modern Welding School continues providing in-demand skill

Modern Welding School continues providing in-demand skill

July 9, 2016

Much of the old-time industrial landscape of Schenectady is changed or gone, but a trade school teaching one of the most vital industrial skills is ...

Start-Up NY off to slow start in Capital Region

Start-Up NY off to slow start in Capital Region

July 5, 2016

The delayed and quiet release of the summary of Start-Up NY’s 2015 performance has reignited criticism and defense of one of the state’s signature job-creation ...

Rents continue to climb as homeownership sags

Rents continue to climb as homeownership sags

July 4, 2016

Saddled by student debt and memories of the foreclosure crisis a decade ago, fewer young people are buying homes, even as rental prices march ever ...

Young couple stops writing rent checks, buys own home

Young couple stops writing rent checks, buys own home

July 4, 2016

Saratoga County — with a list of superlatives that include highest median rent, highest home cost, and highest income in the Capital Region — can ...

Maple syrup producers enjoy sweet success in ’16

Maple syrup producers enjoy sweet success in ’16

June 29, 2016

The arbitrary and capricious winter of 2016 was also far from normal for maple syrup producers, but in a good way. New York’s maple producers ...

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