Sewer repair works closes Consaul Road

By Haley Viccaro March 15, 2016

— Consaul Road between Elliott and Cromer avenues will be closed to traffic today.Untitled

An emergency sewer repair will close the block of Consaul Road starting at 9 a.m. today, according to the city’s Signal Superintendent John Coluccio.

The repairs by Carver Construction Company of Altamont are expected to take two days to complete, Coluccio said.

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Port of Coeymans has invested millions, but is assessed for less

Low assessment of town industrial site raises questions

The owner of the Port of Coeymans has sunk millions of dollars into the Hudson River property, transforming the former brick New POC Logofactory into a bustling industrial site that includes recycling, construction-material storage and barge shipping.

But a review of public records and interviews with town officials raise questions about whether the town’s $2.2 million assessment for the 120-acre parcel adequately reflects the value of the site after renovations began five years ago by the port’s owner, Carver Laraway.

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Parade celebrates town’s rebirth

By Tim O’Brien
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MIDDLEBURGH — Despite its age and all it has been through, this Schoharie County town shined Saturday as it celebrated a3the 300th anniversary of its settlement.

Almost a year after Tropical Storm Irene flooded parts of town on Aug. 28, 2011, leaving its only supermarket still shuttered, the resilient community gathered to celebrate its heritage and the small-town closeness that helps weather any storm.

As they watched the parade that served as the centerpiece of a three-day celebration, residents Nora and Ed Masterson said Continue reading “Parade celebrates town’s rebirth”

More than a dozen companies work at or move goods from the newly created Port of Coeymans

Mar 16, 2009, 12:00am EDT Updated Mar 12, 2009, 10:21am EDT
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Carver Laraway isn’t one to dismiss a business opportunity.New POC Logo

So when his attorney told him there was an old brickyard for sale in southern Albany County, the Altamont contractor bought it.

In August, almost seven years after purchasing the former P&M Brick plant on the Hudson River in Coeymans, Laraway and Eli Weis, his partner in the deal, opened the site as the Port of Coeymans. Continue reading “More than a dozen companies work at or move goods from the newly created Port of Coeymans”