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Canajoharie to hold public meeting about Beech-Nut site

The Village of Canajoharie will hold a public meeting and work session Aug. 31 to discuss the future of the decrepit Beech-Nut plant.

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Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

SCHENECTADY

Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

A former state corrections officer is now facing possible state prison time himself after admitting Wednesday to taking part in an elaborate bank robbery scheme in Rotterdam that involved a phoned-in threat against a school.

Canajoharie to hold public meeting about Beech-Nut site

CANAJOHARIE

Canajoharie to hold public meeting about Beech-Nut site

The Village of Canajoharie will hold a public meeting and work session Aug. 31 to discuss the future of the decrepit Beech-Nut plant.

Marriott hotel opens next week in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE

Marriott hotel opens next week in Lake George

A new six-story hotel in the heart of Lake George village will open next week, the first new hotel within the village boundaries in years - and it will be open year-round.

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

GLOVERSVILLE

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

The City of Gloversville and its partners are abandoning a plan to replace the Estee Middle School on North Main Street with affordable senior housing after three years of failed attempts to secure funding for the project.

Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

COLONIE

Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

Even seasoned travelers leave loose change behind at TSA security checkpoints - you'd be surprised to know how much is left behind in a year at some of the larger airports.

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

NISKAYUNA

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

Ruby Tuesday at Mohawk Commons in Niskayuna closed on August 15.

Report: Flexible schedules reward dads, not moms

Report: Flexible schedules reward dads, not moms

Flexible schedules free workers from rigid hours, boosting their health and productivity. Or they kill collaboration. It depends on who you ask.

Nathan Littauer Hospital has plans for upcoming strike

Nathan Littauer Hospital has plans for upcoming strike

Nathan Littauer Hospital has contracted with a staffing agency to fill in during a planned two-day strike over Labor Day by members of the NYS Nurses Association, the hospital said in a statement.

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

COLONIE

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

The Capital Region’s Republican leaders are mourning the untimely death of Bryon McKim, a Saratoga Springs native who was a rising young attorney for the party.

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

GLENVILLE

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

The Schenectady County Airport will receive more than $2 million in funding for runway and equipment upgrades.

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

SCHENECTADY

Proctors sheet music shop to close doors Saturday

The Schenectady Van Curler Music Store has lost a long battle with the internet.

AMSTERDAM

Section of Amsterdam to receive state grants, tax credits

A section of Amsterdam is now included in a state program aimed at helping communities revitalize areas through planning, grants and tax credits, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

ALBANY

DEC says GE's PCB cleanup has been inadequate

General Electric's government-supervised cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River has been inadequate, state Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos said Monday.

Cuomo signs law allowing CDTA to oversee taxi services in Capital Region

CAPITAL REGION

Cuomo signs law allowing CDTA to oversee taxi services in Capital Region

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a law that will allow the Capital District Transportation Authority to start overseeing taxi services in the four central Capital Region counties.

Chez Nous among businesses honored by Chamber of Schenectady County

Chez Nous among businesses honored by Chamber of Schenectady County

The Chamber of Schenectady County is recognizing several local businesses and business leaders with awards during an event in October.

Natural gas growing slowly as alternative vehicle fuel

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Natural gas growing slowly as alternative vehicle fuel

Running a truck with natural gas instead of diesel cuts down on cost, noise and exhaust emissions. But those benefits come with a big caveat: There are only a few dozen places in New York the public can fuel up with natural gas.

Possible end to gun show in Saratoga draws complaints, opposition

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Possible end to gun show in Saratoga draws complaints, opposition

Although the Saratoga Springs City Center has hosted the New Eastcoast Arms Collectors Associates gun show for 32 years, this might be the final time, and vendors and attendees are up in arms about the potential cancellation.

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

SCHENECTADY

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

Front Street between Erie Boulevard and Monroe Street will be closed to all but local traffic at certain times over the next two weeks.

Festival Farmers Market celebrating 20 years today

COBLESKILL

Festival Farmers Market celebrating 20 years today

The Festival Farmers Market in Cobleskill will celebrate its 20th anniversary today with a special appearance by Chef Michael Lapi of the Chef’s Consortium.

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

Testimony in the case of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville could conclude next week, after day two of the trial featured just one witness taking the stand.

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