Saratoga Racing says destination of casino money must be decided
While Saratoga Springs leaders are anxious to see Saratoga Casino and Raceway chosen as one of seven permanent casino sites that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing, their main concern is protecting the horse racing industry and the revenue it brings in to the state.
Chipmaker tinkering with building a second factory
GlobalFoundries submitted an amendment to its Planned Development District (PDD) in the Luther Forest Technology Campus to the town of Malta earlier this month in anticipation of the development of a second computer chip manufacturing plant.
Members of Ballston Spa ambulance squad: ‘These are different times’
The Community Emergency Corps in Ballston Spa wants body armor for its members, but raising the money isn't proving to be an easy task.
Unique chocolate treats offer break from Valentine’s Day tradition
While chocolate is often seen as a can’t-fail Valentines gift, the traditional heart-shaped box of sweets might strike some as clichéd. But for those looking to stray from convention will be met with a sweet surprise at Capital District candy shops.
A chamber of commerce offering up a January outlook on the coming year is nothing new, but getting four for the price of one is.
Compromise extends Farm Bill, milk price controls
The last-minute Washington, D.C. deal to veer away from the so-called “fiscal cliff” is being met with a sigh of relief not just from stock brokers and taxpayers, but from farmers
New dog spa caters to the decadent desires of pets and owners
All of the clients at the Greenfield Animal Hospital’s Spa and Salon are of the canine variety, but it’s hard to tell from the menu of treatments offered.
Public pressure leads authority to turn to cuts instead of trucks
Thruway Authority Executive Director Thomas Madison on Monday, Dec. 17, announced during a news conference with Gov. Andrew Cuomo that any toll increases have been removed from the proposed 2013 budget.
Fast development, changing processes increase energy demand at tech park
Luther Forest, the Malta technology park that is home to GlobalFoundries, is growing by leaps and bounds, so much so that officials say the power capacity there will need to be doubled.
Young entrepreneur focuses on giving new businesses a leg up
Keegan Hayes, 23, might be only one year out of Siena College, but he’s already basing his professional career on helping startups gain a foothold in the Capital District. He’s founded the Capital Region Entrepreneurs Group (CREG), a networking organization that helps provide resources and advice to local entrepreneurs who want to start or grow their own business.
Ski areas start winter early, but weather remains a business challenge
It has become a necessity for many area mountains to begin making snow in the fall, as hitting the slopes over Thanksgiving weekend has become a tradition for families looking for outdoor adventures instead of shopping centers.
Mall managements hopes new business will draw crowds
After years of courting entertainment options to fill vacant space within Crossgates Mall, officials recently announced that a Dave and Busters will be coming to the shopping center.
FingerPaint Marketing moves to Division Street and Broadway
The former Borders at the corner of Division Street and Broadway in Saratoga Springs will soon house advertising agency FingerPaint Marketing. The location has been vacant for the last 18 months.
Latham location will roll out 16 eateries in coming expansion
On Friday, Oct. 5, Price Chopper Supermarkets announced its plan to build a new concept store on the Latham Super Center on Route 9 that will feature fresh, made-to-order food services along with major renovations.
Cappiello Farm sold to another buyer for $2.7M; town’s price was $600k
A plan for the Town of Ballston to purchase an iconic piece of farmland has failed, much to the chagrin of the landowners and open space advocates.