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Quirky on its last legs?
SCHENECTADY

Quirky on its last legs?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The New York City-based startup that received a hero’s welcome in Schenectady last spring when it announced it would open an office downtown and create 180 local jobs is facing massive layoffs and dwindling funds.
 
HAGAMAN

40 to lose jobs with Hagaman plant closing

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The GreenFiber insulation plant in Hagaman, the village’s largest employer, plans to shut down by the end of the summer, putting nearly 40 employees out of work.
 
BALLSTON

Dolomite sues over town's blocking of Ballston asphalt plant

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The asphalt company involved in a long-running dispute with the town of Ballston over a proposed asphalt plant has sued the town in federal court.
 
Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
SAN FRANCISCO

Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.
 
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
WASHINGTON

From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
 
GE cuts last of post-65 retiree health care plans
SCHENECTADY

GE cuts last of post-65 retiree health care plans

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
General Electric’s current post-65 retiree health care plans won’t exist come 2016.
 
Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs
MALTA

Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs

Monday, July 27, 2015
Anyone who is offered a local restaurant sign as a collector’s item — or sees one decorating a teenager’s man cave — should be on the alert that it might be stolen.
 
Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport
NEW YORK

Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

Monday, July 27, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub with a unified terminal that will have more than double the operational space for airliners.
 
Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region
CAPITAL REGION

Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region

Monday, July 27, 2015
Plastic, paper or canvas: In grocery and retail stores across the region, efforts to promote the use of one and completely eliminate another continue.
 
Saratoga Spring’s housing market ‘hot’
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Spring’s housing market ‘hot’

Sunday, July 26, 2015

If it seems like there’s been a lot of new construction around Saratoga Springs these days, that’s not just a summer construction boom you’re witnessing.
 
Wage hike for fast-food workers won't end debate in NY
ALBANY

Wage hike for fast-food workers won't end debate in NY

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Rather than ending New York's long debate over the minimum wage, the plan to give a big pay bump to fast-food workers guarantees the debate will continue in the halls of the state Capitol for years to come.
 
Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging
WASHINGTON

Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines probed for price-gouging

Friday, July 24, 2015
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.
 
Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant
NEW YORK

Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

Friday, July 24, 2015
Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.
 
Public won't review casino sign changes
SCHENECTADY

Public won't review casino sign changes

Friday, July 24, 2015
The city Planning Commission on Wednesday approved the site plan for the Rivers Casino, but some commissioners plan to review requested changes to the pylon sign, and exclude the public as they do so.
 
Golub Corp. names a non-Golub president for first time
SCHENECTADY

Golub Corp. names a non-Golub president for first time

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Golub Corporation on Thursday named a non-Golub family member president and chief operating officer for the first time.
 
 

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