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Scenes from a Hillary Clinton book signing (slideshow)

Hillary Rodham Clinton drew more than 1,100 people to her Tuesday book signing in Saratoga Springs. The crowds came early, and formed a line that ran down the block from Northshire Bookstore, and wrapped around the back of the building. Northshire hosted the event at its Broadway location downtown. Whether at its Manchester, Vermont, location or the one in Saratoga Springs, the bookstore is accustomed to having big names for ...
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Albany Medical College receives $1 million tied to late Saratoga Springs, New York philanthropist Philly Dake

A $1 million donation from the Dake family, which founded the Stewart's Shops company, has been used to create a faculty position at Albany Medical College. The money is going toward efforts to treat movement disorders at the medical college in Albany, New York. Called an endowed chair, the faculty position has been named the Philly Dake Chair in Movement Disorders, after the late Phyllis "Philly" Dake. She ...
Full article at: The Business Review - Albany 3 hours ago
 

Price Chopper hit with federal lawsuit over wages

A federal lawsuit filed today in Massachusetts accuses Schenectady, New York-based Price Chopper of breaking wage laws by requiring its department managers to work more than 40 hours weekly without paying them overtime. The lawsuit was filed by a former Price Chopper department manager, Shelly J. Davine, who claims she regularly worked more than 45 hours weekly at three Price Chopper supermarkets in western Massachusetts witho ...
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From tornadoes to floods, docStar's new technology targets emergency response industry

Document management software company docStar’s recently released data mapping technology seeks to change the way emergency personnel respond to natural disasters to oil spills. "At the end of the day, access to information in real time is really critical," said Jeff Frankel, docStar principal and executive vice president. docStar, headquartered in Schenectady, New York, and GEO-Jobe GIS Consulting of Knoxville, Tennessee, hav ...
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A new address for luxury living in downtown Albany (Slideshow)

The owners of Park Place at 60 State, a luxury apartment building in downtown Albany, New York, hosted an open house this week to show off the 14 units, the latest addition to the growing residential market in the central business district. The apartments are on the upper floors of an early 1900s building that was once a bank, a few blocks down the hill from the Capitol. The ground floor already has been transformed into a banquet hall called Sixty State Place. Click on the photo to ...
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Digital First Media cuts staff at two Albany area papers

Two Albany area newsrooms have cut editorial staff as part of a digital transformation in newsrooms. The Troy Record and the Saratogian laid off five editorial employees on Tuesday, says publisher Michael F. O'Sullivan. The two newsrooms, which operate as one, now have 25 editorial staff members. The reductions come as the newsrooms move toward multimedia journalism, he says. "Our readers are going to continue to see the excellent, award-win ...
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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences president outlines priorities

Gregory Dewey, new president at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, will add academic programs or expand existing health sciences programs to attract more students in non-pharmacy programs. Since the college changed its name from the Albany College of Pharmacy to the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2008, the school has added undergraduate and graduate programs in non-pharmacy fields to dive ...
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​IFS Securities hires former New York Governor

IFS Securities Inc. hired former New York Gov. David Paterson as chief strategist of U.S. Affairs and chair of the IFS Advisory Board. The Atlanta independent broker-dealer said as chief strategist of U.S. Affairs, Gov. Paterson will help position the IFS brand throughout the U.S. and introduce IFS Securities to public companies, municipalities, pension funds and other businesses and organizations. David Paterson was the first African Ameri ...
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Fonda, New York manufacturer fined $53,000 for alleged safety violations

Keymark Corp., an aluminum products manufacturer in Fonda, New York, has been fined $53,000 connected to worker safety violations, federal regulators said. The privately held company in Montgomery County, about 45 miles west of Albany, was cited by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration for 11 serious violations, including workers exposed to risks tied to hazardous substance, high noise and falls. The fine followed an OSHA inspection in March ...
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Churchill Downs buying 25 percent stake in Saratoga Casino and Raceway

Churchill Downs Inc. plans to buy a 25 stake in the firm that owns Saratoga Casino and Raceway in Saratoga Springs, New York, and is negotiating to take over management of the 'racino,' the latest collaboration between gambling outfits that also are pursuing a New York state license to open Las Vegas-style casinos. "We are very excited about the expansion of our relationship with Churchill Downs," James D ...
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