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.
Court grants motel owner three more weeks to gather finances, paperwork
The court awarded the owner of Skyland and Blu-Bell motels another three weeks to gather paperwork and finances despite protest from the Town of Colonie who had agreed to a similar adjournment six weeks ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- Wolanin Traffic Impact Study
- 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
- Au Revoir to my Favorite Gal….Miss Albany Diner
- Tearsheet Program
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