Port of Coeymans companies to host encore job fair

After 75 applicants and several filled positions resulted from job fair this summer, companies at the Port of Coeymans will host another Dec. 18. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coeymans Fire Department on Church Street in Coeymans.Untitled

Carver Cos., FCA Packaging and TCI of NY are among the companies hiring. Vacant positions include office managers, truck drivers and heavy equipment operators. Continue reading “Port of Coeymans companies to host encore job fair”

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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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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