New Scotland residents pack hearing to lament drainage issues, board rebuts claims
Neighbors of a proposed 12-lot subdivision in New Scotland fear their existing drainage issues would only worsen with new construction, but town officials and the developer claim the opposite is true.
County comptroller urges legislature to turn over control
The Albany County Legislature tabled a deal to give control of the county-run nursing home to a private company at a Monday, May 13, meeting, after hearing a presentation from County Comptroller Mike Conners urging action.
Living Resources’ modern Guilderland group home to house six residents
Living Resources, a Capital District nonprofit, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, May 1, for its group to be located off Ardsley Road in Guilderland. The building was touted as the state’s first barrier-free “smart house” designed especially for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Town wraps up Community Town Halls with updates on Vista, hamlet plans
The focus was on the Vista Technology Campus as the last of the Bethlehem Community Town Hall meetings came to a close in Slingerlands.
Entrepreneurs see bright side to starting and owning business
The Guilderland Chamber of Commerce have been attending numerous ribbon cuttings over the past several months, in the fall and late winter bringing their big scissors to 13 businesses openings. New businesses have opened in storefronts that went dark as the economy slumped.
Much discussed operating agreement moves ahead, as some lawmakers push other options
A vote on the future of the Albany County Nursing Home has been set for May 13, even as some lawmakers lobby for other options.
Town considers zoning changes to fit landscape and community
New Scotland has more than 515 acres zoned for industrial use, but industry isn’t exactly booming in the rural town. The industrial classification stems from land’s proximity to the railroad tracks, but a significant portion isn’t suited for large industrial usage.
Unique chocolate treats offer break from Valentine’s Day tradition
While chocolate is often seen as a can’t-fail Valentines gift, the traditional heart-shaped box of sweets might strike some as clichéd. But for those looking to stray from convention will be met with a sweet surprise at Capital District candy shops.
State and federal dollars mean public chargers more common
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the owners of Tri City Rentals unveiled two new electric vehicle charging stations at their Woodlake Apartments complex in Guilderland on Old School House Road.
Winter donation campaign nets 1,200 coats
On Thursday, Feb. 7, Drobne and Albany County officials distributed coats collected through the Katie’s Koats initiative to representatives from the Homeless and Travelers Aid Society of Albany on Central Avenue.
A chamber of commerce offering up a January outlook on the coming year is nothing new, but getting four for the price of one is.
Glenmont woman takes new approach with dieting app
Keeping up with a diet can be tough, but Christy Venter of Glenmont has created what she believes to be a new approach to eating healthy.
Delmar-Bethlehem ambulance service expected to save money
As of the beginning of the year, Bethlehem’s two volunteer ambulance agencies have become one
School district renting out theater as alternative revenue source
Municipalities take heed. Your tax problems may be solved thanks to the groovy tunes of The Beatles.
BC building sale sees some opposition at community meeting
The sale of Bethlehem Central’s former administration building to School’s Out, Inc. was met by opposition from some neighbors of the building at a recent meeting to discuss the deal with the community.