Villagewide competition encourages colorful blooms
In an effort to bring life and color to the main drag of Menands, the village created a competition in the hopes that neighbors will inspire each other to take pride in their property.
Food bank in need of volunteers as numbers dip during the warmer months
In summer, while many people are enjoying summer vacations and time off from work, there remains a desperate need for volunteers to help those less fortunate.
BKK Bistro offers twist on traditional cuisine
After a decade of success in Vermont, the BKK Bistro Thai Food + Martinis held its grand opening at 728 Loudon Road in Latham on Wednesday, July 16.
Lawyer Mat Tully has first-hand knowledge of the challenging transition former members of the military face
It doesn’t matter whether you are a career soldier or someone who has transitioned from the professional world to the military and back again several times over. Reintegrating into civilian life can be a challenge.
Landfill raises money for Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
An interesting partnership resulted in two dogs hanging out and greeting visitors at the landfill who were taking advantage of an opportunity to get rid of their household hazardous waste.
Colonie’s amusement park will close in September
After 62 years, one of area’s best-known amusement parks is set shut down the rides for good at the end of the summer as the owners look to enjoy the rewards from decades of hard work.
Hoffman's Playland set to close in September
With Hoffman's Playland owners David and Ruth Hoffman announcing the amusement park's closure in September, families are taking advantage of every opportunity to ride the rides one more time.
Special use permits open up more opportunities in town for development
In an effort to create more business opportunities, the Colonie Town Board has come up with a special use permit that officials say allows for a more “common sense” approach to development.
Planning board OKs waivers clearing the path for Colonie eatery
The Town of Colonie is on track to get a chain restaurant that serves drive-through Chinese food, a first of its kind in the area.
New currency exchange branch opens at airport
An easily accessible spot for foreign currency exchange will save international travelers time when they are trying to exchange money coming in or going out of the country.
Lawmakers seek to address safety issues, stiffen penalties
A virtual pipeline of volatile oil traveling through Albany County has local legislators scrambling to create safety nets to protect the county and its citizens in the event of an accident.
Co-op market holds event in honor of one-year anniversary
Customers who visited Honest Weight Food Co-op last weekend were treated to free food and giveaways in celebration of the store’s one-year anniversary at its new location.
Leadership Tech Valley project expands Patroon Land Farm’s growing capacity
The Leadership Tech Valley Class of 2014 formally unveiled its project Thursday, June 12, which included installing a high tunnel greenhouse and modern drip irrigation system at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York’s Patroon Land Farm
CDTA event tests the skills of its top drivers
There were plenty of cones, barrels and fancy maneuvering at a recent CDTA “roadeo,” but no bulls, horses or clowns as organizers crowned a repeat winner.
Whole Foods Market sees itself as more than just a grocery store
A grocery store known for its fresh and organic groceries will be opening its first store in the Capital District, putting more than 50 local products on its shelves and adding 227 jobs to the area.
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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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