“Big Four” meet for annual regional discussion in Detroit Jan. 23
The Canadian pipeline company announced Thursday that it had obtained 20-year commitments to ship 500,000 barrels of crude oil a day through the controversial pipeline, “positioning the proposed project to proceed.”
For some people, strict diets and elaborate weight-loss programs can feel like taking a shot in the dark rather than a plan for actual personal improvement. They can be expensive, time-consuming, impersonal and ultimately ineffective.
With the start of a new year, many people are focused on improving their health. Yet fitting in time for health and well-being can be tough. To make it easier, Bucks and Montgomery County Health Care Consortium partners with Health Advocate to offer a wellness program and other resources to help employees and their families. Through your wellness program, you have access to a variety of programs and services to help you get and stay healthy.
NEW YORK – The U.S. Justice Department says it is seeking the extradition from France of a convicted terrorist who allegedly had close connections to Osama Bin Laden and the 9-11 attacks on New York and Washington.
Suit says ex-employee's Facebook post claiming she found worms in a hamburger patty will do "irreparable harm."
Seattle-based Amazon Jan. 18 announced it reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico to host HQ2, the company’s second headquarters in North America, whittling the candidates down to 20 metro areas that have moved on to the next phase of the process. Atlanta was one of them.
A Rapid City man who ran an illegal medical-laser scheme has agreed to plead guilty to a reduced list of criminal charges and repay at least $16.67 million to customers, in exchange for prosecutors dropping charges against his longtime live-in girlfriend.
SIOUX CITY — Police delivered sweet news to the owners of a small Sioux City honey business Wednesday, nearly a month after vandals killed their half million bees and nearly wiped out their livelihood.
Illinois has lagged behind the rest of the country, as well as the rest of the Midwest, in the 10 years since the recession began, according to an Illinois commission’s report.
The Rayovac battery business that started in Madison more than 100 years ago was the legacy core of the global consumer products company that Spectrum Brands has become.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - The volunteers with the Shenendehowa Quilting Project put a lot of love in every single quilt they make. The more hands that touch each quilt, says project leader Ann Schwanda, the more love there is.
A government accountability group says the state of Illinois is fudging employment data in order to allow more healthy Illinoisans to receive taxpayer-funded food stamps without having to work.
Jimmie Edwards, a former circuit judge, made his remarks during the annual downtown ceremony honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
More Savings, More Debt
Do you participate in a 401(k) plan at work? If so, were you automatically signed-up by your employer? A new study suggests that if you were auto-enrolled in the plan, you may be accumulating more debt – but that may not necessarily be a problem.
Whatever... Just Sign Me Up
Policymakers have been trying for years to find ways to boost America's dismal retirement savings rate, with only limited success. A 2016 study by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) found that as of 2013, almost half of American families had no retirement savings at all. Given those results, it's no surprise that a separate study from The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found that over half of American households are at risk of failing to maintain their standard of living upon retirement.
Auto-enrollment in 401(k) plans has been touted as a way to boost saving...
WASHINGTON – As the debate over U.S. immigration laws threatened to cause a government shutdown, two federal agencies reported Tuesday that three out of every four individuals convicted of international terrorism-related charges in federal courts between September 11, 2001, and December 31, 2016 were foreign-born.
Uber can pinpoint exactly where drivers need to pick up passengers. Facebook knows when users travel to new cities and what places their friends have visited there. Google can tell drivers where they're headed and how long their journey will take before they even put the car in gear.
The housing market shows the dramatic effect Bass Pro’s purchase of the homegrown Nebraska retailer has had.
MALTA, N.Y. - Saratoga Prosperity Partnership, the county’s designated economic development agency, has a new first-ever private sector chairman.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - A longtime area non-profit providing a wealth of disability services to patents of all ages has closed its office in town as part of a consolidation move to offer a wider variety of services at its office in Albany.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - A local resident has been appointed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Regional Administrator for Region II, an area that encompasses New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - A ruling last month from the state’s Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department upholding a lower court’s decision may have put a local developer’s housing plans at risk.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Giving and receiving hugs is part of the daily routine at the Shenendehowa School District’s Okte Elementary School. However, on Tuesday there were more hugs than usual when a soldier returning from a year’s deployment in the Middle East surprised his daughter during the…
ALBANY, N.Y. >> A Clifton Park woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with others to sell stolen Social Security numbers over the Internet and to providing a false SSN on a loan application, authorities said.
One forecaster says that while people might disagree about politics, the new presidential administration ushered in last year got back to the business of America: business.
President Donald Trump will lay out an economic road map for rural America today that includes an emphasis on innovation and technology, including expansion of high-speed Internet access.
HALFMOON, N.Y. >> Community members from the towns of Clifton Park and Halfmoon braved freezing temperatures and a blustery wind last week to give a final farewell to former town councilman and longtime volunteer Alfred James “Jim” Bold, who died Dec. 23 after a long illness.
New legislation would prevent universities from paying out sexual assault settlements with taxpayer dollars
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Employees of County Waste and Recycling in Clifton Park took a break from their work last week to make like Santa’s elves and assemble bicycles that would be donated to local charities.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Rexford author Janine De Tillio Cammarata launched her latest book Sunday before an admiring audience of adults and youthful members of her creative writing classes eager to hear snippets from the magical adventure.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> The town boards of Clifton Park and Halfmoon have approved the expenditure of funds to begin the initial design phase for long-planned traffic improvements to Sitterly Road.
HALFMOON, N.Y. - The Halfmoon community pushed the festive season into high gear Saturday with the town’s Holiday Party for children and the annual Memorial Tree Lighting ceremony inside the gazebo in front of town hall plaza.
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. - Nearly 1,200 parishioners of St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church rejoiced in song and prayer Sunday evening as part of the first Mass held in the church’s new addition.