Supermarkets get letter-based grades for food safety

John Cropley Daily Gazette Reporter ALBANY — State regulators have rolled out a new letter-based grading system for food safety at hundreds of stores across the state. Supermarkets and other food retailers must prominently display the rating given to them by…

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GE seeking approval to install solar array

BY KRISTIN SCHULTZ Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — GE wants to lasso the sun and store it in Niskayuna. Managers of the GE Global Research Center have asked the Planning Board for approval to install 700 solar panels — for now…

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Uncle Rico’s satisfies with crispy crust, jumbo wings

Caroline Lee/For The Daily Gazette Uncle Rico’s, in the ShopRite Square shopping center, treats its pizza seriously, made with homemade sauce and dough, and beautiful creamy mozzarella cheese. It could also be your favorite place for wings. My friend Sheryl…

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GE startup designs a less painful blood test

By John Cropley Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Getting blood drawn for medical testing may become quicker, less painful and more informal with new technology being developed by a General Electric startup. The device developed by Drawbridge Health is usable by untrained personnel,…


Physical therapy center eyed at Maritime Center

By Stephen Williams Gazette Reporter ALPLAUS — The Capital Region Maritime Center in Alplaus, which has been empty since 2012, could become home to a children’s physical therapy center. Everyone who spoke during a recent public hearing on the proposal…

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Kyle and Devica Phillips co-own Nisky Martial Arts and Family Center which is scheduled to open in Shop Rite Plaza in Niskayuna this spring.

Couple eager to open martial arts studio

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Shop Rite Plaza will welcome a new neighbor later this winter when Nisky Martial Arts and Family Center opens next to LT’s Grill. Construction in the 3,000 square foot space will begin in January with…