More units for Dutch Village; newest units to be available by Christmas

Albany Management broke ground on the fourth phase of its Dutch Village apartment community Friday, Aug. 7.

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A corner of the fashion world in the most unlikeliest of places

Ursula Garreau-Rickenbacher was a young, 23-year-old Swiss immigrant in the fashion capital of the Western World, knocking on the doors of large fashion houses pitching her talent for design.

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Booming businesses see no slowdown

Town has seen dozens of new businesses

Within only the past month, four grand openings for new businesses have occurred, and more are on the way as the town continues to be a hotspot for business and development.

Traffic study complete for Maxwell Road

Old Maxwell Road Shopping Center project faces opposition

Residents will soon have their voices heard for those concerned about the potential shopping center on Maxwell Road, as a first draft traffic study is completed and town officials plan for a community forum.

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The Book Barn’s last chapter

Latham bookstore closes doors after 24 years in business

After 24 years in Latham, The Book Barn closed its doors for good in a frenzy of sales and goodbyes from longtime customers.

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Continuing a legacy

Initiatives to help Albany teens and youth announced

Huck Finn’s Playland marked its grand opening with a train ride and a vow to help the Albany community and its younger residents.

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Look who’s 50

The Mallozzi Group celebrates a Golden Anniversary

The Mallozzi family has stirred, baked and sprinkled their name onto and into the mix of the Schenectady community.

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Thanks, Chief

Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief

Town of Colonie facing discrimination lawsuit

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.

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Same face, different place

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.

Afrim’s Sports Park moves forward

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.

Playland opening

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.

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Drink local

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.

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Fresh frozen yogurt

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.

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Retail center proposed off Wolf Road

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.