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.
Murray Manor Apartments would be for 55-and-up
Members of the Colonie Planning Board have reservations about an apartment complex proposed to be built on Boght Road after learning the developer’s intended tenant demographic.
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.
Union Aquarium founder sells business to longtime employee
After 23 years of running Union Aquarium in Schenectady, owner Paul Sartoris is selling the business to a longtime employee who is stepping forward to keep the shop afloat.
Maple Ski Ridge to host 50th anniversary celebration
To celebrate Maple Ski Ridge’s 50th anniversary there, will be a weekend of events from Thursday, Jan. 17, to Sunday, Jan. 20. The business has largely tailored itself to suit its customers, serving as a family-friendly destination and welcoming seniors who are still hitting the slopes.
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.
Charitable spirit shown after 34 trees vanish from Lions sale
Some caring citizens have stepped forward to help out the Bethlehem Lions Club after a holiday Grinch stole dozens of Christmas trees from the lot where the group’s annual sale is held.
From Equinox Thanksgiving dinner to pantry drives, season for giving has arrived
Cooks know preparing a family Thanksgiving meal means spending all day in the kitchen. But in the recipe for making sure the Capital District’s needy have a holiday meal, the prep time is measured in weeks.
Black Friday market selling fair trade goods still going strong
Heading out to a shopping mall or big box store to fight over flat screens has become all but a Thanksgiving tradition for many families, but in Bethlehem a different kind of Black Friday shopping tradition is becoming more entrenched by the year.
Baptist Health hopes to work site’s farming past into life at assisted living development
Spirits were high despite a downpour at the groundbreaking ceremony for Judson Meadows, at 39 Swaggertown Road. Construction had already begun on the $14 million assisted living center, which will have 67 apartments and house 72 people.
Customers heating bills could drop 3 percent, weather conditions also a factor
Some people might not welcome the first sighting of snowflakes falling, but lower heating bills could help warm winter spirits.
More Perreca’s hires SCCC grad, young chefs beef up downtown offerings
As one family business expands its restaurant and refines it fare, the reins are in the hands of someone outside the family for the first time.
Business celebrates 50th anniversary and looks back at history
In celebration of its 50th anniversary and National Bowling Day, Del Lanes will hold its seventh annual Community Day on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Renovations continue at new location, asbestos removal stresses budget
“All I want to do is cook again,” Scotia Diner Manager and Chef Terry Kyratzis said Tuesday, July 10, as he stood inside the restaurant’s new location, which is beginning to take shape.
Glenville complex would have 104 units of assisted living space
Before construction on a new $7.3 million senior complex in Glenville starts, developers need to secure a zoning amendment.