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Tax-troubled Bier Abbey to re-open today

Tax-troubled Bier Abbey to re-open today

The Bier Abbey in Schenectady will open for business again this afternoon at 3 p.m.

Schenectady council boosts rates for taxi cabs

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady council boosts rates for taxi cabs

A majority of the City Council approved a taxi rate increase and a halt on additional cabs in the city during a meeting Monday evening.

Schenectady County raises age to buy tobacco products

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County raises age to buy tobacco products

Consumers will need to be 21 to purchase tobacco products in Schenectady County following the passage of a new law.

After tax shutdown, Bier Abbey gets OK to reopen

SCHENECTADY

After tax shutdown, Bier Abbey gets OK to reopen

The owner of the popular restaurant on lower Union Street got the keys back to the Bier Abbey on Monday, according to James Gazzale, a spokesman for the state Department of Taxation and Finance.

How far a dollar goes in each state

How far a dollar goes in each state

It's no secret that some regions of the country are more expensive than others.

Permit case against Glenville ropes course continuing

GLENVILLE

Permit case against Glenville ropes course continuing

A judge has denied a motion to dismiss the case against the owners of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville.

Delta canceled another 250 flights Tuesday

Delta canceled another 250 flights Tuesday

Delta Air Lines canceled another 250 flights on Tuesday as it works to recover from a computer network crash that halted or delayed all flights for hours.

Aldi eyes Glenville for new grocery store

GLENVILLE

Aldi eyes Glenville for new grocery store

The grocery chain Aldi is looking at adding a store in Glenville, though details are still being settled, according to the company.

Burger King takes aim at Chipotle lovers with the 'Whopperito'

Burger King takes aim at Chipotle lovers with the 'Whopperito'

BK is looking to woo Chipotle devotees with their new Whopper burrito.

12 Facts you didn't know about Target

12 Facts you didn't know about Target

Its owner started another company first, and with nearly 1,800 stores, Target employs 341,000 people.

U.S. economy grew by 255,000 jobs in July

U.S. economy grew by 255,000 jobs in July

The U.S. economy roared ahead last month, as employers added 255,000 jobs, a bigger-than-expected gain that suggests the country’s growth rate may be more robust than thought just two months ago.

Grocery store chain eyes vacant plot in Glenville

GLENVILLE

Grocery store chain eyes vacant plot in Glenville

A new grocer could be coming to Glenville, rounding out development of the Town Center area along Saratoga Road.

Nothing holds Tara Kitchen owner Waheed back

SCHENECTADY

Nothing holds Tara Kitchen owner Waheed back

When Aneesa Waheed decided to open the first Moroccan restaurant in the Capital Region while raising her then 8-month-old daughter Zoya, and having very recently learned she was pregnant with her second daughter, Suha, she never thought about things that might hold her back.

Dismissal sought in Glenville ropes course case

GLENVILLE

Dismissal sought in Glenville ropes course case

A town judge will decide in the next few days whether to dismiss the case against Mountain Ridge Adventure after the ropes course owners appeared Thursday in court.

MALTA

Hearings set on rezoning land along Route 67 in Malta

The Malta Town Board has scheduled two public hearings on whether to rezone land along the western part of state Route 67 to encourage commercial development, even as controversy has emerged.

History and Pokemon intersect in the Stockade

SCHENECTADY

History and Pokemon intersect in the Stockade

The Stockade is bursting with history and, lately, it’s been bursting with Pokémon.

Beekman 1802 moving HQ into Innovation Center in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Beekman 1802 moving HQ into Innovation Center in Schenectady

Beekman 1802 is opening its headquarters in downtown Schenectady to expand the business.

Carpenters protest hotel contractor in Glenville

GLENVILLE

Carpenters protest hotel contractor in Glenville

About a dozen workers marched in a circle Wednesday afternoon near the Water’s Edge Lighthouse in Glenville to protest the contractor of the nearby hotel project.

Owner of jewelry store lost in Jay Street fire dies

SCHENECTADY

Owner of jewelry store lost in Jay Street fire dies

Benjamin Morales, the owner of Esmeralda Jewelry, which was destroyed in the fatal Jay Street fire last year, has died.

SCHENECTADY

OSHA: Workers sickened by mercury at GE site

Hazardous materials remediation workers removing mercury from a General Electric site suffered mercury exposure earlier this year and the contractor that employed them is to blame, according to a federal investigation.

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