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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga County supervisors OK bonds for rehab of senior housing

The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved issuing $13 million in tax-free bonds for the purchase and rehabilitation of a senior citizen housing complex in Saratoga Springs.

CAPITAL REGION

CDTA poised to oversee region's taxi cabs

The Capital District Transportation Authority could oversee taxi cab services in four Capital Region counties under legislation that passed the state Senate and Assembly last week.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady: Amtrak keeping bridge work on hold

Amtrak is holding up repair work on the closed Oak Street Bridge, the city says.

Gun sales soar in Capital Region, nationally after massacre

CAPITAL REGION

Gun sales soar in Capital Region, nationally after massacre

Sales in Capital Region gun stores and across the country have soared since last week’s mass shooting in Orlando.

Flying cars just took a big step closer to being legal

Flying cars just took a big step closer to being legal

It looks like a goofy mosquito, its fat cockpit shoving through the wind while aloft, its wings folded up like a dragonfly while grounded. And it marks the biggest step toward a real, commercial flying car.

Glenville's new zip lines face more challenges

GLENVILLE

Glenville's new zip lines face more challenges

In light of the controversy surrounding the new attraction in the hills of West Glenville, The Daily Gazette went to Mountain Ridge Adventure on Sunday to see what it’s like to traverse the obstacle courses and slide along the zip lines.

Proposed visitors center first step toward Upper Hudson economic boost

SCHUYLERVILLE

Proposed visitors center first step toward Upper Hudson economic boost

Places like Schuylerville that line the banks of the upper Hudson River have declined in industry and population over the past half-century, while central Saratoga County has boomed.

Fresh off the farm: Dairy has new bottling plant, home delivery

Fresh off the farm: Dairy has new bottling plant, home delivery

The path to the future looks a lot like the past at one of the region’s biggest dairy farms.

Saratoga Springs restaurant duo facing civil suit

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs restaurant duo facing civil suit

Legal troubles continue for the couple who ran the celebrated Maestro’s at the Van Dam restaurant on Broadway, even with the conclusion of the criminal case against them.

Restaurateur to launch Hot Spot Jamaican in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Restaurateur to launch Hot Spot Jamaican in Schenectady

A Jamaican restaurant with locations in Albany and Troy is expanding with a fourth spot in downtown Schenectady.

Niskayuna 'breastaurant' Tilted Kilt has plenty of fans and detractors

Niskayuna 'breastaurant' Tilted Kilt has plenty of fans and detractors

The kilts aren’t the only thing that’s tilted about the new “breastaurant” that opened in Mansion Square on Balltown Road in April, according to some critics of the establishment.

'Pick your own' berry season underway in Capital Region

CAPITAL REGION

'Pick your own' berry season underway in Capital Region

Strawberries across the Capital Region are being plucked from fields and turned into homemade jams and put on shortcakes now that the “pick your own” berry season has begun.

Microsoft becomes first big tech company to get into legal weed industry

The partnership marks the first major tech company to attach its name to the burgeoning industry of legal marijuana.

CAPITOL

State Legislature OKs bill increasing Metroplex's bond limit

A bill that would extend the life and bonding limit of the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority passed in the state Senate and Assembly on Thursday afternoon.

Coupon Pak founder adding restaurant-oriented offering

NISKAYUNA

Coupon Pak founder adding restaurant-oriented offering

The company behind those familiar little booklets of direct-mail coupons for Capital Region businesses is about to drop a new product in the mail.

Clifton Park junk removal business run by veteran

CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park junk removal business run by veteran

Ray Gagnon, a Marine Corps veteran, is bringing JDog’s Junk Removal & Hauling business to the Capital Region this summer. Gagnon and his family held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at the American Legion Mohawk Post 1450.

Ropes course inspires spirited debate in Glenville

GLENVILLE

Ropes course inspires spirited debate in Glenville

The debate over a West Glenville treetop adventure course was reignited at Wednesday’s Glenville Town Board meeting, less than a week after the owner received a notice of violation from the town.

Saratoga group urges Cuomo to back bipartisan NYRA plan

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga group urges Cuomo to back bipartisan NYRA plan

While state lawmakers were busy passing legislation Wednesday that would re-privatize NYRA, a coalition of Saratogians held a press conference at Saratoga’s Embassy Suites Hotel to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the bill.

Road to GloFo closed after metal cylinders found

MALTA

Road to GloFo closed after metal cylinders found

Metal cylinders with unknown contents were found last week in a former military research area at the Luther Forest Technology Campus, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday.

ALBANY

Albany job outlook best among nation's metro areas, survey finds

The Albany metropolitan area has the strongest job outlook of any metropolitan area in the nation, the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey found.

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