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BALLSTON SPA

Battling brothers land Curtis Lumber in court

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Two brothers from the Curtis Lumber empire will face each other in court next month in a tenant-landlord dispute over the company’s stores in Schuylerville and Hoosick Falls.
 

CEG president announces retirement

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
F. Michael Tucker today announced plans to retire by the end of the year from the Center for Economic Growth, the region’s leading economic development organization.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region leads upstate metros in job gains

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
The Capital Region had the most job gains of any upstate metropolitan area in December, according to preliminary figures released today by the state Department of Labor.
 
Annual bridal show to simplify wedding planning
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Annual bridal show to simplify wedding planning

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Once you’ve decided to get married, there are all sorts of other decisions to make. It can get overwhelming, but here’s a way to simplify the process: Attend The Capital Region’s Premier Bridal Show Extravaganza on Sunday.
 
Ex-Marcella & Son bookkeeper sent to prison for theft
SCHENECTADY

Ex-Marcella & Son bookkeeper sent to prison for theft

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
Carrie LaFond was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1⁄2 to 7 1⁄2 years in prison after admitting in November to embezzling $466,000 from John D. Marcella & Son Appliances over three years.
 
MALTA

Malta OKs GloFo utility expansion

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

A GlobalFoundries plan to expand its utility facilities has won approval from the town of Malta.
 
AMSTERDAM

Solar company to move into Amsterdam industrial park

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
SolarCity, a California company that designs and installs solar energy systems, has agreed to lease space in the Edson Street Industrial Park.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Suit against Fuccillo settled

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
A dispute over how car window etching was sold to consumers led to a class-action lawsuit against Fuccillo Automotive Group — also known as It’s Huge Inc. — which was settled last month.
 
ALBANY

TU Center tops $1M in net profit

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
The Times Union Center nearly doubled its net operating profit last year to more than $1 million.
 
Von Roll expansion finally a go in Rotterdam
ROTTERDAM

Von Roll expansion finally a go in Rotterdam

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
A global manufacturer of electrical insulation products is finally moving forward on a $21 million expansion at its Rotterdam manufacturing plant with the help of nearly $1 million in incentives from the state.
 
GE to power down Schenectady battery plant
SCHENECTADY

GE to power down Schenectady battery plant

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
General Electric announced Tuesday it’s cutting production and drastically reducing the workforce at the Schenectady battery plant it opened to much fanfare several years ago.
 
Reversing trend, boardings increase at Albany airport
COLONIE

Reversing trend, boardings increase at Albany airport

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
Passenger traffic at Albany International Airport increased 1.4 percent in 2014, reversing a trend of annual declines that occurred over most of the last decade, airport officials reported.
 
Charlton's Eildon Tweed Farm gets Bicentennial designation
CHARLTON

Charlton's Eildon Tweed Farm gets Bicentennial designation

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Eildon Tweed Farm in West Charlton was recently recognized as a Bicentennial Farm by the New York State Agricultural Society.
 
Cancer  coverage extended 90 days for NYOH patients
CAPITAL REGION

Cancer coverage extended 90 days for NYOH patients

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
Lynn Hughes has received her health insurance through CDPHP for 37 years. She’s received treatment following two breast cancer diagnoses from New York Oncology Hematology for the last 17 years.
 
CSEA rejects Maplewood Manor nursing home contract
BALLSTON SPA

CSEA rejects Maplewood Manor nursing home contract

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

The public employee union representing workers at the Saratoga County-owned Maplewood Manor nursing home has rejected a proposed contract with the facility’s prospective private buyer.
 
 

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