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Golub finds buyer for Community Room in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Golub finds buyer for Community Room in Schenectady

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
The Golub Corp. sold the former Price Chopper Community Room building, which also includes several offices and a Family Dollar, for $550,000.
 
Company drops Duanesburg gas plant plan
DUANESBURG

Company drops Duanesburg gas plant plan

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Clean Energy is no longer interested in building a compressed gas facility in Duanesburg.
 
Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for most part-timers
NEW YORK

Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for most part-timers

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for most of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer.
 
Mohonasen students get a glimpse of STS Steel work
SCHENECTADY

Mohonasen students get a glimpse of STS Steel work

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Students from Mohonasen High School watched in awe as workers maneuvered large cranes lifting chunks of heavy steel off the ground at STS Steel’s building on Nott Street in Schenectady.
 
Firewood may become a scarce commodity
CAPITAL REGION

Firewood may become a scarce commodity

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
If you haven’t ordered this winter’s firewood yet, you’d better hurry.
 
Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B

Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014
Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $1.95 billion.
 
Malta Town Board seeks input on Luther Forest zoning change
MALTA & STILLWATER

Malta Town Board seeks input on Luther Forest zoning change

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
The town of Malta has agreed to consider zoning changes at the Luther Forest Technology Campus that supporters hope will lift the high-tech campus from its economic doldrums.
 
Schenectady turning spotlight on manufacturing
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady turning spotlight on manufacturing

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Schenectady Manufacturing Week is a first-ever weeklong series of events in the city that kicked off Friday on National Manufacturing Day.
 
4 things Chase customers should watch out for
NEW YORK

4 things Chase customers should watch out for

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
JPMorgan Chase revealed this week that 76 million households were affected by a cyberattack against the bank this summer.
 
Surge of hiring cuts US unemployment rate to 5.9%
WASHINGTON

Surge of hiring cuts US unemployment rate to 5.9%

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
In a burst of hiring, U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September and helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.
 
SCHENECTADY

$1 M grant for Schenectady Bridges Partnership

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
The Schenectady Foundation is providing $1 million over the next three years to help people in under resourced communities as part of the Schenectady Bridges Partnership.
 
5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved
WASHINGTON

5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Just how healthy is the U.S. job market?
 
50-Plus expo offers answers to hard questions
SARATOGA SPRINGS

50-Plus expo offers answers to hard questions

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
How do you best care for aging parents? What’s the smartest way to plan for retirement? Are there employers out there who are looking for older workers?
 
COLONIE

Drugmaker to create 115 jobs at new Colonie facility

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
A producer of specialty pharmaceutical drugs has opened a new 10,000-square-foot facility in Colonie and expects to create 115 high-paying jobs in the coming year.
 
SCHENECTADY

Empire State College’s new Schenectady space lets ‘people know we’re here’

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Empire State College has moved its Schenectady location four minutes away, from 328 State St. to 245 Broadway, to better serve students and local residents.
 
 

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