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ROTTERDAM

Assemblyman Santabarbara targets zombie properties

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, launched an effort in town Monday to hold banks accountable for abandoned properties.

Saratoga IDA grants tax breaks for three businesses

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga IDA grants tax breaks for three businesses

The Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency on Monday approved tax incentive deals to help three businesses expand in the county.

Saratoga, Burlington chambers see chance to learn from each other

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga, Burlington chambers see chance to learn from each other

Saratoga Springs and Burlington, Vermont, are the kinds of communities that make national lists of best places to live.

Owner of Puzzles Bakery in Schenectady eyes second location

SCHENECTADY

Owner of Puzzles Bakery in Schenectady eyes second location

Puzzles Bakery & Cafe has been everything Sara Mae Hickey hoped it would be when she opened it, and more. So she’s looking to do more.

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

SEATTLE

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has made its most ambitious move in years to reassert itself in a technology market it once dominated.

Orlando suspect worked for security firm with government ties

Mateen had been a G4S employee since Sept. 10, 2007, and the company is cooperating with the FBI, John Kenning, its chief executive officer for North America, said in a statement.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Metroplex bond cap increase requested again

The Schenectady County Legislature has asked the state to increase the bonding authority of the Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority.

Ellis Hospital speeding patient care in new emergency room

SCHENECTADY

Ellis Hospital speeding patient care in new emergency room

One year after opening a $61 million, state-of-the-art emergency department, Ellis Medicine has worked out a new system to treat patients more quickly and efficiently.

Debate rages on in Capital Region over use of ethanol-blended fuels

CAPITAL REGION

Debate rages on in Capital Region over use of ethanol-blended fuels

Rotterdam’s Mike Carpenter will take no chances.

Treasury yields at lowest since 2013 show bets on Fed hike fade

Treasuries logged their biggest two-week gain since February as traders wagered that the Federal Reserve will forgo raising interest rates for months to come.

Nicholaus building owners file claim against city

SCHENECTADY

Nicholaus building owners file claim against city

The owners of the historic Nicholaus building filed a claim against the city seeking compensation for damages to its structure.

Saratoga Springs deputy mayor leaving job

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs deputy mayor leaving job

Deputy Mayor Joe Ogden will be leaving that position next week for a new job with the State University of New York central administration in Albany.

Audit: NYRA is losing money on horse racing

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Audit: NYRA is losing money on horse racing

A new state audit came down hard on the New York Racing Association on Friday, saying it continues to lose money on its traditional thoroughbred racing operations.

SCHENECTADY

Metroplex bill revisions need Schenectady County Legislature approval

Proposed state legislation regarding the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority has been changed to continue to limit its bonding ability.

MALTA

21-lot development proposed in Malta

Town Board members said they are willing to consider approving a 21-lot residential development on the former Round Lake Rod & Gun Club property on Ruhle Road South.

Fixing Niskayuna High's geothermal system could cost $300K

NISKAYUNA

Fixing Niskayuna High's geothermal system could cost $300K

The geothermal heating and cooling system at Niskayuna High School has “never worked properly” since it was switched on less than 10 years ago, but district officials hope they are circling in on a fix that could cost as much as $300,000.

Owners elect to not rebuild Dairy Circus

SCOTIA

Owners elect to not rebuild Dairy Circus

Dairy Circus, a community staple for decades, won’t be rebuilt after being destroyed by an April fire.

Arnoff eyes a move to new HQ

MALTA

Arnoff eyes a move to new HQ

An Albany moving and warehousing company is looking to spend nearly $11.6 million to buy and expand the former Racemark International factory near the Luther Forest Technology Campus.

ViaPort's Things Remembered store to close

ROTTERDAM

ViaPort's Things Remembered store to close

Things Remembered is leaving ViaPort Rotterdam — this time possibly for good.

Glenville, ropes course owner at odds over permit

GLENVILLE

Glenville, ropes course owner at odds over permit

A ropes course opened last week in town without the proper permit in place, the town said.

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