Residents petition town to hold discussions in an open meeting
The Town of Colonie is preparing to offer a deal to Alex Patel, owner of the Skylane and Blu-Bell motels, asking that he demolish both motels in exchange for dismissing hundreds of code violations discovered early this year during inspections.
Albany-Colonie and Schenectady organizations take the first step to joining under the same umbrella
After years of working together on projects, the board of directors for the Albany-Colonie Regional and Schenectady chambers of commerce have voted to create a joint task force to further combine resources.
Uncle Sam’s chocolate shop opens a new location in Latham
Much like the chocolates he makes, Joe Suhrada, owner of Uncle Sam’s All American Chocolate Factory, felt that it was time his business changed its flavor, which is why he decided to open a second location in Latham.
Only 15 legislators supported the move to ban tobacco sales in pharmacies, far under the supermajority need to pass
Tobacco can still be sold in local pharmacies after county legislators stood behind County Executive Dan McCoy’s decision to only ban the display of such products in those businesses.
Participating eateries offer three-course meals for $20.14
That time of the year has come again when local restaurants open their doors to a host of hungry diners ready to sate their appetites on discounted three-course meals.
Wemple Road dome expected to be ready for winter use
For nearly six years, the Bethlehem Soccer Club has attempted to build a new indoor facility on its Wemple Road property.
Huck Finn’s Warehouse and More receives $650k in grants to relocate beloved amusement park rides
The “more” in Huck Finn’s Warehouse and More has taken on a whole new meaning after plans were announced to move the rides from Hoffman’s Playland to the store in North Albany.
Program at Albany’s Main Branch helps artisans get their online shops up and running
The Internet has served as a source of income for many over the years, with such well-established commercial hubs as Amazon.com and eBay.
Spindles on Remsen holds its official grand opening
With an increased demand for food, arts and entertainment, the Spindle City has seen abandoned buildings find new life.
Nine Pin Cider Works benefits from new legislation
New York’s first licensed farm cidery, which creates hard cider from 100 percent New York apples, has taken full advantage of recent state legislation that creates opportunities for local businesses.
Annual event welcomes season with food, fun and fast cars
The leaves are starting to turn and the air is getting chillier so it can mean only one thing in Guilderland: It’s time to slurp some soup.
Latham PetSmart teams up with humane society to open everyday adoption center
A chain pet supply store in Latham has partnered with a local animal rescue organization to add a pet adoption center inside the store.
Officials say many safety violations forced the evacuation of two-story building
Citing unsafe living conditions due to multiple code violations, Town of Colonie officials shuttered a Latham building on Friday, Sept. 19, that was functioning as a business and residence.
People of all ages came to Hoffman’s Playland Sunday, Sept. 14, to enjoy one last ride before the 62-year-old amusement park closed its gates for good.
McCoy pushing instead for a ban on the open display of tobacco products in pharmacies
Despite vocal support for Local Law D at a recent public hearing, on Wednesday, Sept. 10, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy vetoed the legislation that would ban tobacco sales in pharmacies in Albany County.
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