Crossgates Mall

The town of Guilderland has asked an Albany County Supreme Court judge to dismiss Crossgates Mall’s tax-assessment lawsuit. 

Crossgates Mall

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc on Crossgates Mall’s balance sheet, and the Guilderland retail center is just one of a number of Pyramid-owned malls that continue to deal with the fallout from the pandemic.

GUILDERLAND — On Wednesday, Guilderland Police Department arrested a 15-year-old juvenile male in connection with the Crossgates Mall shooting on July 22.

His name is not being released because of his age.

Lord & Taylor department store

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting Crossgates’ bottom line. 

The Guilderland Planning Board has 30 calendar days to issue a findings statement on Pyramid’s Rapp Road and Western Avenue projects.

Crossgates Mall was locked down after reports of gunfire on Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured, police say, and, as of Wednesday evening, no suspects were in custody.

While President Donald Trump and Republican State Assembly members are calling for schools to reopen this fall, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday that the state will decide during the first week of August, based on data, whether schools will reopen then. The state’s Regents chancellor, acting education commissioner, and the largest teachers’ union all backed the governor’s announcement. Plans to reopen schools are due from the state’s more than 700 districts on July 31.

The Capital Region begins Phase 4 on Wednesday but large malls, gyms, and amusement parks are not allowed to open.

Mall brawls, a problem that had ceased with the shutdown of Crossgates Mall, has reemerged as mall stores with outdoor entrances reopen.

While many retailers were allowed to reopen as part of Phase 2, businesses in large malls without their own exterior entrances were excluded.


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