Planning Board OKs two buildings in split vote after neighbors raise concerns
The Colonie Planning Board gave the green light on Tuesday, May 8, for construction of two retail and office buildings on Albany-Shaker Road over protests of neighbors.
County comptroller urges legislature to turn over control
The Albany County Legislature tabled a deal to give control of the county-run nursing home to a private company at a Monday, May 13, meeting, after hearing a presentation from County Comptroller Mike Conners urging action.
Much discussed operating agreement moves ahead, as some lawmakers push other options
A vote on the future of the Albany County Nursing Home has been set for May 13, even as some lawmakers lobby for other options.
New offices and bank branch targeted for a summer 2014 completion
CAP COM Federal Credit Union has the green light to start construction on its new headquarters in Colonie.
Town part of U.S. tour meant to help forge future of Afghanistan
The Town of Colonie might not have the same culture, landscape or problems that the country of Afghanistan faces, but officials from that faraway land hope they can learn something here all the same.
Expansions, office space and apartments on the agenda at April 9 meeting
Two projects got their time in front of the Colonie Planning Board underway Tuesday, April 9, with concept approvals. The applicants will have to come back to the board with more detailed plans.
Plans for expansion put on hold as DEC gets involved in brownfield cleanup
The Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating contamination at Troy Industrial Solutions in Colonie.
Investment firm vows new investments and new tennants
Colonie Center has been purchased by an investment firm.
64-bed facility would focus on creating home-like setting for patients
Peregrine Assisted Living, based out of Syracuse, is looking to build an assisted adult home with a focus on dementia care at 5 South Family Drive in Colonie. Representatives from the Hershberg & Hershberg engineering firm described a sketch plan to the Colonie Planning Board Tuesday, March 26, for a 35,000-square-foot, one-story memory enhancement facility.
Sporting good retailer first new business to join Latham Circle revitalization project
As the old Latham Circle Mall is destroyed, the first new tenant for the shopping center that will replace it has come forward: Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Planning Board sees no problems with LongHorn’s initial presentation
Sketch plans for a LongHorn Steakhouse were presented to the Colonie Planning Board on Tuesday, March 12. The 6,266-square-foot restaurant would be the first of its chain to make its way to the Capital District – the nearest franchise is in Newburgh – and it would settle in at 206-208 Wolf Road, next to the Best Western Hotel.
Murray Manor Apartments would be for 55-and-up
Members of the Colonie Planning Board have reservations about an apartment complex proposed to be built on Boght Road after learning the developer’s intended tenant demographic.
Colonie seeks connector road to relieve Wolf Road traffic
The Colonie Planning Board is asking engineers working on a new CAP COM Federal Credit Union headquarters off of Wolf Road to find the best solution to reduce traffic congestion.
Plans submitted for 400 new units across three buildings on Route 9
Mabey’s Moving and Storage has hopes to expand its location on Route 9 in Latham by roughly 400 storage units in three new buildings.
Petition circulates to have more neighbors notified of impending projects
Colonie officials are considering an amendment to the town code that would expand neighbor notification requirements for developers after receiving complaints from concerned citizens.