Rehabilitation Support Services suing over town rezoning Latham property
The town is facing two lawsuits after Town Board members voted to rescind zoning for a Planned Development District, holding up plans a local rehabilitation support company had to build low-income housing.
Huck Finn’s Playland opens, marking a new lease on life to Latham’s favorite playground
Dozens of eager kids waited with parents at the small train station of Huck Finn’s Playland after it officially opened its gates to customers.
Multi-use sports park set for 28.6-acre parcel on Watervliet Shaker Road
Afrim’s Sports Park took further steps toward becoming a reality after the Planning Board received an updated study on the site’s parking and pedestrian walkway situations.
Construction crews are hard at work preparing Huck Finn’s Playland for its grand opening next week, when local residents can come and test out the former Hoffman’s Playland rides in their new home.
Hard apple cider company continues to blossom
Albany has a history rich with hops, having been the home of several breweries throughout the Capital City’s 300-plus years.
New shop opens in Latham, makes treats from scratch
Frozen yogurt connoisseurs Jim and Lisa Cervone see a full house most nights at their shop in Massachusetts, so they decided to expand their business westward.
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.
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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.
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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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