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Photo By John Cropley Environment One Corp. will expand its Balltown Road factory by tens of thousands of square feet and create scores of new jobs over the next five years as it begins contract production of a new battery for electrical utilities.

Environment One jumpstarts new battery production

By John Cropley Gazette Business Editor NISKAYUNA — Environment One Corp. will expand its Balltown Road factory by tens of thousands of square feet and create scores of new jobs over the next five years as it begins contract production…


PHOTOGRAPHER: PETER R. BARBER
General Electric in Niskayuna is one beneficiary of a $1.5 million initiative by the Department of Energy to produce large power transformers that are critical to the nation’s power grid. September 28, 2016.

GE Global Research cutting jobs in Niskayuna

By John Cropley NISKAYUNA — General Electric is reducing the workforce at its Global Research campus on River Road. GE would not say how many jobs are being eliminated or what the affected job descriptions are, but a source within the…


PHOTOGRAPHER: STEPHEN WILLIAMS 
The Tilted Kilt's Niskayuna location is pictured on Monday.

Tilted Kilt’s Niskayuna Location Closed

NISKAYUNA- The Tilted Kilt, which opened a Niskayuna location about nine months ago, is now closed. The establishment appeared empty Monday, with a small sign in one window saying “Temporarily Closed for Remodel.” However, according to the Kilt’s Facebook page,…



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Real estate transactions: January 30, 2017

Duanesburg Henrietta Dunn bought Parcel on NYS Route 20 from Francis VanValen for $70,000 on 10/13/16. Jared McCloud bought 543 VanPatten Road from Timothy Griffiths, Executor for $149,000 on 10/13/16. Glenville Ramoncito Ramirez bought 3133 Touareuna Road from Theodore Bell…


PHOTOGRAPHER: MARC SCHULTZ 
Angelo's Tavolo executive chef Frank Tardio at work in the kitchen.

A culinary journey

By John Cropley Gazette Business Editor CLIFTON PARK — Capital Region restaurateur Angelo Mazzone is launching a seven-week, seven-restaurant journey through Italy, and his ancestral homeland is pitching in. Mazzone Hospitality on Thursday announced Angelo’s Tour of Italy, during which…




PHOTOGRAPHER: MARC SCHULTZ A 2016 view of the General Electric facility in Schenectady and Rotterdam.

GE to cut 35 jobs at Schenectady plant

By Brett Samuels General Electric is cutting 35 jobs based in Schenectady as it consolidates the clean energy branch of its business. “Current, powered by GE,” is the focus of realignment efforts within the company’s energy storage unit, resulting in the…