Retailers support county bill to shield tobacco products; push back over compromise
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy and Legislator Mary Lou Connolly, flanked by supermarket and pharmacy store representatives, announced a local law prohibiting the display of tobacco in retail establishments with a pharmacy.
Siena College students face backlash after billboard protest
Hardly a week had passed since Siena College students gathered in Newtonville to protest the Teakwood Builders billboard before news of the protest went national.
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The city’s landscape is changing, and Albany wants you to see it.
Shaker Pointe finishes the last phase of its senior housing development
The final phase of Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, Spirit Tree Apartments, is well underway to being open for residents.
Local restaurants present original recipes using Girl Scout cookies as inspiration
As young Girl Scouts begin to appear outside of stores and in malls, offering boxes of cookies, local restaurants gathered to see who could come up with the best recipe using some of America’s favorite treats.
Local woman is gathering up community support for food co-op
A retired microbiologist is taking a macro look at a global problem and applying the solution to a brand new Downtown Schenectady.
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.
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