Job fair hosted by Port of Coeymans and Coeymans Industrial Park

COEYMANS — A job fair is being held in Coeymans next Tuesday, hosted by the Port of Coeymans and Coeymans Industrial Park.a1

The fair, to be held on Tuesday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will be at the Coeymans Fire Department, located at 67 Church Street in Coeymans.

Participating companies will include the Port of Coeymans, Coeymans Industrial Park, Dockside Logistics LLC, TCI of NY, and Barker Steel. All companies will have representatives at the event to speak with job seekers.

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Coeymans port owner details preservation efforts

The owner of the Port of Coeymans has been depicted by some local preservation and environmental advocates as an New POC Logoindustrial bogeyman who wants to swallow up everything in this old Hudson River community in the name of his business.

But Carver Laraway, who went from a teenage construction worker to a local business mogul, said he’s more than the man behind the cranes that sort scrap metal near the river’s shore, or the trucks that go back and forth all day carrying products like dried corn and road salt from the port’s staging area off Route 144.

The Guilderland-based businessman said he wants to invest in preserving the hamlet of Coeymans. His most recent acquisition is the purchase of a historic, burned-out home that overlooks the Hudson River in hopes it can be renovated.

“It’s all about how we are going to fix up the community,” he said recently at the Port of Coeymans’ headquarters, a horse barn that he had rehabilitated after he purchased the former P & M brick plant property about 15 years ago. “Keep industry to the north, residential to the south.” Continue reading “Coeymans port owner details preservation efforts”

Tax breaks sought for Port of Coeymans $3 million project

$3M project includes requests to IDA for PILOT, exemptionS

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The owner of the Port of Coeymans is seeking state and local tax breaks from Albany County to construct a $3 million building in the ever-growing Coeymans Industrial Park that provides quick access to the port and Hudson River.

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Tappan Zee Bridge’s steel beams arrive at Port of Coeymans

The new Tappan Zee Bridge isn’t just taking shape in our backyard. some 100 miles north of the Tappan Zee Bridge at the UntitledPort of Coeymans, dozens of workers are preparing to assemble the

steel beams that will support the road deck of the new crossing.

Some 100 miles north at the Port of Coeymans, dozens of workers are preparing to assemble the steel beams that will support the road deck of the new crossing.

“Very exciting,” said Carver Laraway, president of Carver Companies, which owns the Port of Coeymans, a 125-acre marine terminal on the Hudson River just outside Albany. “As far as you can see, it’s blue beams. Those are for the Tappan Zee.” Continue reading “Tappan Zee Bridge’s steel beams arrive at Port of Coeymans”

Port of Coeymans to build bridge to decrease truck traffic on roadways

The Port of Coeymans will invest $1.1 million in the construction of a new bridge.a1

The 90 feet by 20 feet steel bridge will connect the port and the industrial park across State Route 144, decreasing truck traffic on State Route 144 and Riverside Drive in Coeymans, New York.

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