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Schenectady County restaurants cited by Health Department

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County restaurants cited by Health Department

The New York State Heath Department has reported that a number of Schenectady County restaurants had critical violations - some more than one - upon inspection over the past month.

Capital Region's alt weekly publication debuts

SCHENECTADY

Capital Region's alt weekly publication debuts

The Alt, the Capital Region’s new alternative weekly publication, hits newsstands for the first time on Tuesday.

Hermie's Music Store moving to Arcade at Proctors

SCHENECTADY

Hermie's Music Store moving to Arcade at Proctors

A downtown Schenectady institution for nearly 70 years, Hermie’s Music Store is moving for the second time in five years.

GlobalFoundries, miSci partner to provide STEM education

SCHENECTADY

GlobalFoundries, miSci partner to provide STEM education

GlobalFoundries has partnered with miSci to provide STEM education to underserved communities in the Capital Region.

Tree service faces $140K in fines related to chipper death

ALBANY

Tree service faces $140K in fines related to chipper death

A federal agency is proposing more than $140,000 in fines against a local tree trimming company related to the death of a Schenectady man on his first day on the job, officials said.

Novartis U.S. generic-drugs maker Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Novartis U.S. generic-drugs maker Amneal Pharmaceuticals

No final decision has been made and talks could still fall apart or closely held Amneal could attract other suitors.

Niskayuna Co-op working to position itself for future

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna Co-op working to position itself for future

Every town has what it considers a gem, something to be proud of and something unique to show off. For some residents, the town’s jewel is the Niskayuna Co-op.

Capital Region retailers decorate storefronts for holidays

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region retailers decorate storefronts for holidays

The art of decorating storefronts for the holidays is far from dead, but it’s not as common as it once was.

Crossgates shots-fired isolated incident, police believe

GUILDERLAND

Crossgates shots-fired isolated incident, police believe

Police are still investigating gunfire that resulted in a lockdown and evacuation Saturday of Crossgates Mall, but they believe it was an isolated incident and the mall reopened Sunday.

Displaced workers vow to hold Trump to economic promises

INDIANAPOLIS

Displaced workers vow to hold Trump to economic promises

In interviews in recent days and in March, Trump voters in Indianapolis made clear that if he does not follow through on his promises, they are prepared to turn on him.

A love of science, data, and problem-solving leads to "The Ambrosia Project"

A love of science, data, and problem-solving leads to "The Ambrosia Project"

Maston's data platform links information available about foods and their nutrients and phytochemicals with diseases and medical issues.

Von Roll USA opens new production line in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM

Von Roll USA opens new production line in Rotterdam

Von Roll USA cut the ribbon Thursday on a new production line at its Rotterdam plant, adding capacity to manufacture one of its core product lines, mica-based electrical insulation.

Executive director of Saratoga Springs City Center to retire

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Executive director of Saratoga Springs City Center to retire

Mark E. Baker, the president and executive director of the Saratoga Springs City Center since it opened in 1984, will retire at the end of this year.

Amsterdam Printing finalizing state grant

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Printing finalizing state grant

Empire State Development Corp. held a public hearing Thursday to discuss a $2.5 million grant from the agency to Amsterdam Printing and Litho, Inc.

Contract awarded to renovate old weigh station in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Contract awarded to renovate old weigh station in Schenectady

Metroplex awarded a contract Wednesday night to renovate the old weigh station building in downtown Schenectady.

Schenectady County appoints tourism, visitors bureau board

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County appoints tourism, visitors bureau board

The Schenectady County Legislature on Wednesday appointed the inaugural board of directors for its tourism and visitors bureau.

Whole Foods focused on ‘race to the top’

Whole Foods focused on ‘race to the top’

At the Whole Foods store at Colonie Center Wednesday morning, the baby organic carrots were as big as my thumb and the prepared foods bar was enticing but pricey — in other words, business as usual.

Capital Region business people ponder Trump's potential impact

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region business people ponder Trump's potential impact

Across the nation and the Capital Region, business people pondered Trump’s potential impact on everything from investment portfolios to gun ownership to health insurance to farm labor to, of course, taxes and regulations.

Man working on new Stewart's in Schenectady injured in fall

SCHENECTADY

Man working on new Stewart's in Schenectady injured in fall

A man working on a new Stewart’s Shop on Broadway suffered a leg injury in a fall after some trusses on the building gave way Wednesday, officials said.

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam Printing and Litho, Inc. to have grant hearing

The Empire State Development Corp. will host a public hearing Thursday morning to discuss a $2.5 million grant from the agency to Amsterdam Printing and Litho, Inc.

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