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.
Customers heating bills could drop 3 percent, weather conditions also a factor
Some people might not welcome the first sighting of snowflakes falling, but lower heating bills could help warm winter spirits.
Consulting Alliance to award prize to one growing organization
The Consulting Alliance located in Voorheesville is sponsoring Roadmap to Results, a regional competition in honor of their 20th anniversary. They’d like to help a growing business in the area by awarding them $24,000 worth of consulting services. Nancy Schultz, president of Consulting Alliance said it’s a way to share the company’s success.
Google photographer makes Capital District trip on unique side job
Getting a bird’s-eye-view of an area via Google Maps is old hat, and even being able to see entire cities from street level has become ho-um. But now Google’s taking its game inside with Google Business Photos, and one of the more than 200 photographers dedicated to making it happen is coming to the Capital District.
Pediatric care expansion means more families for charity to help
Albany's Ronald McDonald House celebrated its 30th anniversary by announcing plans for an expansion on Thursday, Sept. 13.
Growers try to make the best of a devastating apple season
Although a late frost in the spring has damaged a large portion of the area’s apple crops, local growers are still urging families to keep their annual tradition of visiting an apple farm this fall.
Burnt Hills business keeps up with changing times
Mail ‘N’ More ships an average of 40 packages every day using UPS, DHL, Federal Express and others, excluding the U.S. Postal Service. During the winter holiday season that number rises to about 350.
$2.3 B project driven by high demand for fab’s wafers
The 90,000-square-foot expansion of Module 1 at the Fab 8 campus was announced on Tuesday, July 24, the third anniversary of the project’s original groundbreaking. The company said the module will be the final piece of the Fab 8 campus.