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Garden Bistro 24 relocating

Restaurant owners choose Riverhill Center to move for growth and change

As construction on new additions to Riverhill Center get underway, Garden Bistro 24 joins the growing list of tenants to move in this summer.

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Mattress store says goodbye

Capital Mattress and Waterbed prepares to close this month

Capital Mattress and Waterbed, a staple in local business and advertising, is closing its doors after 40 years.

Fastrac on its way

New gas station and market could be joining mix of regional businesses

Among the influx of new businesses staking a claim in the Capital Region, Fastrac Markets has joined the mix.

Colonie makes final amendments on motel laws

Town Board set to vote Feb. 26 on passing extended stay laws

With final revisions being made to local motel laws, residents are asking questions of County efforts to fix the problems.

Century-old law firm merges

For years, E. Stewart Jones, Jr. has gotten proposals to merge his family’s 116-year-old law firm to no avail. But now, Jones joins Hacker Murphy, LLP to ensure a legacy is not forgotten.

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Hoffman’s Playland remembered

Amusement park honored for its influence on the local community

Hoffman’s Playland and its 62-year legacy was honored for its longtime commitment to the community last week.

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Mending fences

A new company has uphill battle to win back a community

The cold winds of winter came early last October when fans of the area’s only indoor go-kart facility learned owners boarded up the doors to their Crossgates Commons location and disappeared.

Dairy Queen pending

Following the news of Sonic in Latham, Dairy Queen Grill and Chill wants to make its mark in the Capital District. But first, the landowners must get the site plan approved by the planning commission.

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Motel case reaching a potential end

Town of Colonie hopeful to reach a deal with motel owner soon

The yearlong Skylane and Blu-Bell motels’ case is coming to an end. Representatives for the owner, Alex Patel, met with town officials to discuss the fate of the motels.

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Shaker Pointe receives national recognition

Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, a project five years in the making, has been nationally recognized for its dedication to Shaker architecture and remaining environmentally friendly in all steps of the project.

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'Toxic-Free Toys Act' signed into law

Local lawmakers defied calls from toy industry representatives to let state or federal officials draft changes to what levels of chemicals are allowed in children’s products.

Revisisions made to local motel bills

Town of Colonie considers public comments in process

Following public comments at a recent town board public hearing, the proposed local laws regarding motel regulations have been revised with residents’ concerns in mind.

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Year in Review: Saying goodbye

The coming of the new year is not without sadness

A look back at the year's events in the Town of Colonie.

Wolf Road development moves forward

First Columbia hotel and office space proposal still viable

The Colonie Town Planning Board moved to accept the concept of First Columbia’s office and hotel development after months of planning and revision.

New motel law vote postponed

Town Board extends public hearing, wants to amend laws with public comments

Town officials in Colonie decided to extend the public hearing regarding new local laws for motels and hotels after nearly two hours of public comments from local business owners and residents.

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