economy

GUILDERLAND — It’s been an “extremely busy year” for the Guilderland Industrial Development Agency, said Chief Executive Officer Donald Csaposs.

A town that wants to guard its rural character seems to be of two minds about whether to create additional business districts within its borders.

A new project through the Cornell Cooperative Extension will analyze varying prices of farmers’ market products throughout eastern New York State. 

In a home-rule state like New York, zoning can counterbalance larger economic forces that shape the way we live.

The Fox Creek Market in the Berne hamlet closed this month for its own unique reasons, but it has done so before, emblematic of a cherished, social business in a rural town that is subject to the pressures of a sparse customer base.

Kenneth Crawford and his grandson, Corbin Repscher, work the hayfields surrounding their Long Road farm, where Crawford has spent most of his life doing what he loves.

The Albany County Rural Fire Chiefs Association and the sheriff's office are in the beginning stages of planning for an East Berne training grounds for firefighters and police.

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