It seems like we may never get a Costco in the Capital Region. The plans have been submitted and construction was supposed to begin but there are a lot of residents and a non-profit that have raised concerns. Just recently there was another meeting, this time in front of an appeals panel.
There have been talks for years about later start times for Capital Region high schoolers and this upcoming school year it's going to happen for a couple of local schools. I think that it's about time. I also think that all schools should allow this to help those teens who need extra sleep to function better.
A recent ruling by a judge may make Costco a reality to be built near Crossgates Mall in Guilderland. Just because a judge ruled in the builder's favor, however, doesn't mean residents are going to back down without a fight. They have some strong arguments.
Why would Amazon open a physical store? Amazon's Director of Physical Stores, Drew Sheriff tells Times Union, "People love the opportunity to feel and touch products." The Wall Street Journal reported in 2019 on the flip from being a threat to malls to possibly saving them by being a tenant.
Many families throughout the Capital Region have done some incredible Halloween decorating on their homes this year. As rough as the pandemic has been at times, it also seems to have inspired many people as well. More and more of us are giving back, spreading some joy, acting in a kinder gentler way and are more philanthropic than ever. In addition, the past several months may have also gotten p
The other day I received a text message from an old buddy of mine who is the father of two kids in the Guilderland School District. He wanted to pass along a message regarding his teenage daughter who happens to be a huge country music fan. His daughter has been quarantined in her own house for approximately 7 days since it was learned she came into contact with a student whose family members te