CARS HOMES JOBS
 
AMSTERDAM

Fiber Glass Industries workers to get help after layoffs

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor approved Trade Adjustment Assistance for laid-off workers at Fiber Glass Industries in Amsterdam, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, announced Friday.
 
NORTH GREENBUSH

FDA approves GE’s 3-D imaging technology

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014
GE Healthcare may soon begin ramping up production at its digital X-ray plant in North Greenbush now that its three-dimensional breast-imaging technology has been approved for sale in the U.S.
 
BALLSTON

Wal-Mart revises strategy for proposed Ballston store

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Review of the controversial Wal-Mart application will be delayed while the applicant reconsiders its strategy, said town Planning Board Chairman Richard Doyle.
 
Niskayuna Co-Op names next manager
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna Co-Op names next manager

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Jennifer Felitte, Operations Manager at Honest Weight Food Co-Op in Albany, will take over as general manager at the Niskayuna Co-Op beginning October 1.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Health insurance rate hikes slashed by state regulators

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
At least one local health insurer says state regulators have gone too far in slashing proposed 2015 rate increases.
 
 60 years later, Gershon's still   ‘the place to be’
SCHENECTADY

60 years later, Gershon's still   ‘the place to be’

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
On Thanksgiving mornings, you could find Jerry DeAngelus in the cellar at Gershon’s Deli, playing poker with Ennio “Doc” Isabella while they waited for their turkeys to finish.
 
ROTTERDAM

Stewart’s opens newest shop in Rotterdam

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Stewart’s Shops opened its newest store Thursday morning at the corner of Burdeck Street and Mariaville Road.
 
ALBANY

Trans World Entertainment names new CEO

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Trans World Entertainment Corporation has named Michael Feurer its new CEO, six months after longtime CEO Robert J. Higgins announced he was stepping down.
 
Hoffman's Playland equipment auction postponed
COLONIE

Hoffman's Playland equipment auction postponed

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
Several purchase offers have been made for the equipment and rides at Hoffman’s Playland, prompting owners to postpone an auction scheduled to take place after the park closes permanently.
 
NEW ORLEANS

Judge: BP's reckless conduct caused Gulf oil spill

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
BP acted "recklessly" and bears most of the responsibility for the nation's worst offshore oil spill, a federal judge concluded Thursday, exposing the energy giant to roughly $18 billions of dollars in additional penalties.
 
Plant gets Tesla closer to electric car for masses
RENO, Nev.

Plant gets Tesla closer to electric car for masses

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014
To bring electric cars to the masses, Tesla Motors will use an expanse of desert where wild mustangs still roam for a factory that the company projects will crank out enough batteries to power 500,000 vehicles annually by decade's end.
 
Once-popular Schenectady pizzeria could see new life
SCHENECTADY

Once-popular Schenectady pizzeria could see new life

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
The former Fireside Pizzeria, a once-popular Schenectady eatery on Eastern Parkway, could see new life if the city decides to sell the property to a local restaurateur.
 
ALBANY

CDTA schedules hearings on alternate-payment plans

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
The Capital District Transportation Authority has scheduled four public hearings on its proposed smart-card and mobile-ticketing plans.
 
It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat
NEW YORK

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.
 
Mariott hotel coming to Mohawk Harbor

Mariott hotel coming to Mohawk Harbor

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
A Courtyard by Marriott is coming to Schenectady, paving the way for development at the former Alco site — now called Mohawk Harbor — where a second hotel is also on tap.
 
 

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