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Schenectady GE plant gearing up for ‘interesting year’
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady GE plant gearing up for ‘interesting year’

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Building 273 is abuzz with activity these days as General Electric finishes building, testing and shipping the remaining steam turbines and generators requested by the Algerian government as part of a $2.7 billion contract.
 
SCHENECTADY

Pet travel company coming to Schenectady

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Furlocity, a company that helps pet owners find safe accommodations for their dogs and cats, announced Tuesday it’s relocating from San Diego to Schenectady’s lower State Street neighborhood.
 
ALBANY

Stewart’s Shops, Dake family gift $1M to Albany Med

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Stewart’s Shops and the Dake family gifted $1 million to Albany Medical Center to support the “Grow Your Own” program and the new Patient Pavilion
 
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable

Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
 
Schenectady wants piece of meeting industry
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady wants piece of meeting industry

Monday, May 25, 2015

Absent a convention center, Schenectady is not the obvious choice for large trade shows, conventions and annual conferences.
 
McGinn, Smith appeals denied
ALBANY

McGinn, Smith appeals denied

Friday, May 22, 2015
David Smith and Timothy McGinn will remain in prison to serve their sentences after a federal appeals court Friday upheld their conspiracy and fraud convictions.
 
New operator takes over Amsterdam's Riverlink Cafe
AMSTERDAM

New operator takes over Amsterdam's Riverlink Cafe

Friday, May 22, 2015
Riverlink Cafe along the Mohawk River in Amsterdam served its first plates of barbecued ribs and burgers Friday afternoon under new operator Dan Nelli, who took over after the former operator had to pull out suddenly last year.
 
First area Sonic to host job fair
LATHAM

First area Sonic to host job fair

Friday, May 22, 2015
Sonic Drive-In is holding a four-day job fair next week as it tries to fill 100 full- and part-time positions ahead of its Latham store opening.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Race Course sets annual job fair

Friday, May 22, 2015
The New York Racing Association will host a three-day job fair at the Saratoga Springs City Center June 11-13 for anyone interested in employment at Saratoga Race Course for the 2015 summer meet.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region up 4,000 jobs

Friday, May 22, 2015
The Capital Region gained 4,000 jobs in the year leading up to April, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Labor.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Casino and Raceway names new general manager

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Tom Wiedmayer has been named general manager of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, the corporation announced Thursday.
 
CAPITAL REGION

National, Capital Region foreclosures up in April

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The Capital Region mirrored national foreclosure trends with an uptick in activity last month, according to the latest figures from RealtyTrac, a California firm that tracks foreclosures.
 
NY wage board to begin consideration of fast food wage hike
ALBANY

NY wage board to begin consideration of fast food wage hike

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Fast food workers in New York state are hoping recent minimum wage increases around the country prompt the state to increase their pay to $15 an hour.
 
Schenectady jeweler moves after Jay Street fire
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady jeweler moves after Jay Street fire

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Esmeralda Jewelry is relocating to 127 Jay St., on the Jay Street pedestrian walkway, after a fatal fire destroyed its previous location at 100-102 Jay St. on March 6.
 
Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.

 
 

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