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.
Business celebrates 50th anniversary and looks back at history
In celebration of its 50th anniversary and National Bowling Day, Del Lanes will hold its seventh annual Community Day on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Maple Ski Ridge to host first mud run, raise funds for veteran center
Maple Ski Ridge is transforming its slopes for a wild, muddy race through an array of obstacles for a good time and a good cause.
Owners unsure how schedule change might affect bottom line
After the New York Giants organization opted to hold training camp in East Rutherford last year instead of in Albany due to the league-wide lockout, fans are excited for the team’s 2012 return.
The Pruyn House will become a miniature version of the Capital District on Thursday, Aug. 23, when local food, art and music is spread across the grounds for “A Taste of Local: An Evening of Food, Wine and Talents.”
Some Sand Creek Middle School parents have a new way of getting supply lists for the upcoming school year. Instead of wrinkled pieces of paper sent home the last day of school, they have Teacherlists.com, a website that launched in April and already has supply lists posted for 48,000 classrooms nationwide.
Local band frontman is a lobbyist by day, rock star by night
By day, John Salka looks like every other lobbyist at Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein, a law firm in downtown Albany. Clad in business attire and working with state legislators, Salka is every bit the professional.
Stephen Bliven, 19, of Latham, knew he needed a summer job. But the Southern Vermont college student didn’t just find one, he created it.
Glenville 11-year-old’s handiwork goes from hobby to personal business
Parents: the next time your kids want to take up a new hobby, you may be able to think of it as a business proposal.