Residents voiced concerns over possible retail development in Colonie
The Planning Board’s first introduction of the proposed retail center on Albany Shaker Road included nearly an hour-long discussion about mostly traffic concerns.
Crisafulli Associates receive concept acceptance, apartments and offices
Crisafulli Associates took the first steps toward breaking ground on new projects in the Town of Colonie, including a new apartment complex and a second office building along Albany Shaker Road.
Large retail site on Albany Shaker Road pending Zoning Board of Appeals approval
As the first Sonic restaurant in the Capital District prepares a grand opening this summer, a Massachusetts developer is looking to get a special use permit approved for a site totaling about 5.7 acres.
ACS received blanket donation from new Albany company
Members of the American Cancer Society’s HopeClub received a donation of nearly 50 blankets from the new Albany-based company Twill.
Revamped Westgate Plaza sign relit in ceremony
Long-time area residents may have already noticed a change to the Westgate Plaza sign, after its several month absence from its Central Avenue home.
Retailers support county bill to shield tobacco products; push back over compromise
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy and Legislator Mary Lou Connolly, flanked by supermarket and pharmacy store representatives, announced a local law prohibiting the display of tobacco in retail establishments with a pharmacy.
Siena College students face backlash after billboard protest
Hardly a week had passed since Siena College students gathered in Newtonville to protest the Teakwood Builders billboard before news of the protest went national.
16 Restaurants 3-Course Meals $20.15
The city’s landscape is changing, and Albany wants you to see it.
Shaker Pointe finishes the last phase of its senior housing development
The final phase of Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, Spirit Tree Apartments, is well underway to being open for residents.
Local restaurants present original recipes using Girl Scout cookies as inspiration
As young Girl Scouts begin to appear outside of stores and in malls, offering boxes of cookies, local restaurants gathered to see who could come up with the best recipe using some of America’s favorite treats.
Local woman is gathering up community support for food co-op
A retired microbiologist is taking a macro look at a global problem and applying the solution to a brand new Downtown Schenectady.
Owner of motels agrees to tear down buildings for all fines excused
Skylane and Blu-Bell owner Alex Patel agreed to demolish the two motels after hundreds of violations were found over one year ago.
Grocery chain gives $10,000 in food for hunger-relief campaign
Hannaford Supermarkets donated 731 cases of food to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley last week.
Second regional dome is another step closer to being built
Final steps are underway for the new Afrim Sports soccer complex to be built in Colonie after concept acceptance from the Planning Board.
Town Board unanimously approves limiting motel stays amid push back
The Town Board unanimously passed changes to a law that would limit the length of stay times in area motels and hotels, but not without some resistance.
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- Telephonic 'town hall' on economic development set for Feb. 28
- Community Caregivers announces Burbank hire
- Area Chambers of Commerce advocating in D.C.
- Career Exploration Internship Program at North, South Colonie Schools
- Colonie to host business seminar
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- Tearsheet Program
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