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GE General Electric

Electrolux in talks to buy GE’s appliance business

By Ely Portillo, The Charlotte Observer Electrolux said Thursday that it’s in talks to acquire General Electric’s appliance business. “No agreement has been reached, and there can be no assurances that an agreement will be reached,” the Swedish company said…


The Ingersoll Place assisted living facility on Consaul Road in Niskayuna is pictured Wednesday. Studies put the nationwide average cost of a one-bedroom apartment at an assisted living facility at $3,500 a month. Photo by Peter R. Barber/Gazette photographer

Assisted living convenient, costly

Average price for a unit can exceed $40G By KELLY DE LA ROCHA Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — When living autonomously becomes difficult, moving to an assisted living residence can eliminate worries about household chores, transportation, personal care and even…



Ted Potrikus

Potrikus set to head Retail Council

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter The Retail Council of New York State said that Niskayuna resident Ted Potrikus will replace James R. Sherin as president and chief executive officer on Sept. 1. The council works to “promote, foster, aid, advance…





Schenectady

Schenectady plaza important to neighbors

SCHENECTADY — Louise Giuliano hopes someone takes a chance on Sheridan Plaza. As a representative for Brokers Network, a Niskayuna real estate company, Giuliano has been trying to rent the former Price Chopper supermarket in the small Schenectady shopping area…


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Stewart’s permit OK’d

NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Planning Board on Monday approved a special use permit for Stewart’s Shops to convert the existing Mobil convenience store on Balltown Road to a Stewart’s. The company plans to make some functional and cosmetic changes to…