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FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County board chairman balances his new role and his business

After being named Fulton County Board of Supervisors chairman in January, Ralph Ottuso is beginning to learn what it takes to balance his political affairs and his private business.

Business is pleasure for watercraft dealer

SCHENECTADY

Business is pleasure for watercraft dealer

Wayne Ordon’s connection to the water goes back a few years.

Saratoga Springs promoted as a wedding destination

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs promoted as a wedding destination

Charm, history, a vibrant night life — Saratoga Springs has the ingredients of a world class wedding destination, and the Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau is working to capitalize on that.

NEW YORK

Economic Development exec sees bright future for Capital Region

The head of the state’s leading economic development agency says the Capital Region has positive momentum with a strong economic outlook

N.J. couple happy to take over Adirondacks resort

NORTHVILLE

N.J. couple happy to take over Adirondacks resort

Paul and Kathryn Zahray recently left their home in New Jersey to become business owners in the Adirondacks.

Schenectady cobblers change, keep heritage alive

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady cobblers change, keep heritage alive

Chris Mastroianni attaches brightly colored soles to shoes and boots with a machine his great-grandfather once used.

Proctors creative director keeping busy with the job he loves

SCHENECTADY

Proctors creative director keeping busy with the job he loves

It doesn’t take long after first meeting Richard Lovrich to realize that he is a man who is passionate about his profession.

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region employment picture continues to improve

The Capital Region is experiencing record-breaking job growth in the health care, education and construction industries this year, according to the state Department of Labor.

Health care industry continues expansion amid major changes

Health care industry continues expansion amid major changes

Health care is one U.S. industry that is both growing rapidly and changing massively as all involved try to improve the population’s health and provide better care while also cutting costs to the system.

Shmaltz pours plenty of shtick, with a purpose

CLIFTON PARK

Shmaltz pours plenty of shtick, with a purpose

Shmaltz Brewing Co. sells shtick. But shtick alone is not enough to sustain a business over time.

Chambers’ video touts Capital Region

CAPITAL REGION

Chambers’ video touts Capital Region

Hey, welcome to New York. Oh, not New York City. The other one, about 100 miles up the Hudson River. Maybe you’ve heard of us? The Capital Region.

Tree farm hops into a new agricultural arena

JOHNSTOWN

Tree farm hops into a new agricultural arena

The owners of Goderie’s Tree Farm in Johnstown know they have to be more than just Christmas trees to survive today. They offer pick-your-own blueberries, landscaping and tree planting in the summer, and, most recently, have begun growing hops to feed the blossoming craft beer industry in the state.

Business Outlook 2014: Many expanded and thrived

In this year’s Capital Region Outlook, The Daily Gazette takes a look at some of the businesses we have seen grow and prosper despite the lean times.

Sewer, water extension to spark development

COBLESKILL

Sewer, water extension to spark development

A decades-old goal to extend water and sewer service east of the village of Cobleskill will come to fruition this summer, opening up a five-mile stretch of Route 7 for development.

SCHENECTADY

Restaurants boosting revitalization of downtown Schenectady

A restaurant resurgence is part of Schenectady’s new downtown. Just check out places like Cafe Nola, Aperitivo Bistro, Johnny's and others.

COLONIE

Callanan paving the way for region to go, grow

Callanan Industries has been paving the way for New Yorkers for 131 years and expects to keep on going for years to come.

GlobalFoundries remains a true growth business

MALTA

GlobalFoundries remains a true growth business

GlobalFoundries is continuing to expand, as it has almost continually since breaking ground for its chip fabrication plant in 2009.

Healthy eating a money-making proposition

Healthy eating a money-making proposition

Saratoga Springs, known for its horse racing, Victorian charm and boutique shopping along Broadway, may soon become a mecca for specialty food shoppers.

New SI Group CEO seeks growth opportunities

NISKAYUNA

New SI Group CEO seeks growth opportunities

Frank Bozich didn’t get much of a chance to settle in to his new digs at SI Group.

Retailers jump into market for used electronics

Retailers jump into market for used electronics

As electronic devices proliferate, retailers are seeing record numbers of used laptops, smartphones and tablets being sold for quick cash or credit.

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