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Mastroianni Brothers Bakery files for bankruptcy

ROTTERDAM

Mastroianni Brothers Bakery files for bankruptcy

Mastroianni Brothers Bakery filed for chapter 11 reorganization, putting a stop to any plans to revive the shuttered business.

Mylan's EpiPen sales to schools at center of New York probe

Mylan's EpiPen sales to schools at center of New York probe

New York state's top cop opened an antitrust probe into Mylan, saying a preliminary investigation shows the company may have ripped off local school systems by inserting anticompetitive terms into its EpiPen sales contracts.

Fox News parent company settles suit with Gretchen Carlson

Fox News parent company settles suit with Gretchen Carlson

The parent company of Fox News said Tuesday that it had settled a lawsuit with its former anchor Gretchen Carlson, who said that Roger Ailes had sexually harassed her when he was chairman of the network.

Wages, long stagnant, show signs of improvement

WASHINGTON

Wages, long stagnant, show signs of improvement

In last year hourly wages grew 2.4 percent, while annual salaries were up 2.7 percent.

For many working minimum wage, the ends never meet

For many working minimum wage, the ends never meet

The country's lowest-paid employees face different circumstances depending on where they live, and some never make ends meet.

Saratoga Springs will host  inaugural Equestricon

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs will host inaugural Equestricon

A new organization’s international horse racing convention will be held next August at the Saratoga Springs City Center, it was announced Friday.

Montgomery County exploring options for Beech-Nut site

CANAJOHARIE

Montgomery County exploring options for Beech-Nut site

Montgomery County officials are going after $850,000 in state and federal grant money to explore options for the remediation and eventual development of the decaying Beech-Nut site in the Village of Canajoharie.

Beekman Boys launch new show on eVine

Beekman Boys launch new show on eVine

The Beekman Boys are planning to launch a new television show on Sundays that will give people a look at their life on their farm in Sharon Springs.

Malta to hold second public rezoning hearing September 17

MALTA

Malta to hold second public rezoning hearing September 17

The second and probably final public hearing on a proposed commercial rezoning of state Route 67 will be held at 5:45 p.m. Sept. 19, the Malta Town Board decided.

Report: Number of state retirees claiming over $100k pensions over 3,000

ALBANY

Report: Number of state retirees claiming over $100k pensions over 3,000

A report shows that the number of retirees receiving pensions over $100,000 from the New York State and Local Retirement System exceeded 3,000 for the first time during the system’s 2016 fiscal year.

'Statement day': Amsterdam pedestrian bridge opens

AMSTERDAM

'Statement day': Amsterdam pedestrian bridge opens

New York Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in Amsterdam on Wednesday to herald the opening of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Pedestrian bridge, a $17.5 million project connecting Amsterdam’s South Side with the rest of the city.

Stewart's Shops ice cream, gelato take top honors

MALTA

Stewart's Shops ice cream, gelato take top honors

Stewart’s Shops ice cream and gelato flavors have again taken top honors at the World Dairy Expo in Wisconsin.

[s]Cube moving to Schenectady's BizLab

SCHENECTADY

[s]Cube moving to Schenectady's BizLab

Another tech company is moving into the New York BizLab on lower State Street under START-UP NY.

Mohawk Harbor hotel hopes to be part of community

SCHENECTADY

Mohawk Harbor hotel hopes to be part of community

The Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Mohawk Harbor is already accepting reservations and planning a mid-October opening.

Nathan Littauer and nurses union strike tentative deal

Nathan Littauer and nurses union strike tentative deal

A tentative agreement was reached Tuesday between Nathan Littauer Hospital and the NYS Nurses Association two days before the nurses were scheduled to walk off the job during a planned strike Sept. 1-2.

Pilot program offers relief from EpiPen costs - for some

CAPITAL REGION

Pilot program offers relief from EpiPen costs - for some

Some relief is available from the high price of the EpiPen, but not for the general public.

Track restaurant inspections - there's what in the wine bar?!

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Track restaurant inspections - there's what in the wine bar?!

The health inspections are finally done at the Track eateries just in time for closing day - find out the where your favorite place lands on a scale of 1 to You Need to Clean Your Restaurant and the eyebrow-raising violation the state considers no big deal.

Town's case against zip line business coming to a close

GLENVILLE

Town's case against zip line business coming to a close

The Town of Glenville’s case against Mountain Ridge Adventure will come to a close in the next few weeks now that testimony has concluded.

Plant sale planned to benefit Central Park greenhouse

SCHENECTADY

Plant sale planned to benefit Central Park greenhouse

The Friends of the Central Park Greenhouse will have its annual plant sale on Sept. 17 to help raise money for improvements.

'Schenectady Loves Italy': a fundraiser with pasta-bilities

SCHENECTADY

'Schenectady Loves Italy': a fundraiser with pasta-bilities

Several of Schenectady's Italian families who have been satisfying our taste buds for years are joining together to raise money for victims of the earthquake last week in Amatrice, Italy.

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