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Jockeys' lives can change in blink of an eye
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Jockeys' lives can change in blink of an eye

Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015
It happened at the quarter pole in 2009.
“It was kind of tough to see,” former jockey Michael Straight said of the videotape. “I fell. That’s all that goes through my mind.”
 

Saratoga bus routes underused

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
On the face of it, the Saratoga seasonal trolley service is in trouble.
 
Haskell's lure decimates Jim Dandy field
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Haskell's lure decimates Jim Dandy field

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Saratoga’s feature race today — the Grade II Jim Dandy — with a $600,000 purse, couldn’t muster enough horses for superfecta wagering.
 
Not all cheaters in sports are treated the same

Not all cheaters in sports are treated the same

Friday, July 31, 2015
When reliever Jenrry Mejia, just back from an 80-game drug suspension, got whacked for another 162 games by Major League Baseball for PEDs, fans of his New York Mets had his back.
Well, they rushed to his back . . . so they could push him out the door.
 
Music on the road, more at home

Music on the road, more at home

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Alejandro Escovedo and NRBQ on the road, and a Malian ngoni player right here at home at Proctors.
 
Right now, Baffert only cares about winning Haskell

Right now, Baffert only cares about winning Haskell

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Speculation continues to swirl over whether Ameerican Pharoah will run in the Travers at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 29, but nobody really knows.
 
New Hall of Famers are just naturally good guys
COOPERSTOWN

New Hall of Famers are just naturally good guys

Monday, July 27, 2015
Sunday was a day for the good guys in baseball.
 

Down the Fairway: Youth served in Gazette NIE tourney

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Youth will be served — only in a slightly different way.
 
Saratoga had a phake Pharoah TV show
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga had a phake Pharoah TV show

Sunday, July 26, 2015
OK, I’ll be the bad guy.
 
Saratoga's Opening Day is all about smiles
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga's Opening Day is all about smiles

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Saratoga Race Course is one place where lime and royal blue vertical stripes don’t clash with kelly green in one outfit.
 

APA plan aims to boost hamlets, villages

Friday, July 24, 2015

It’s one of the ironies of the Great Sacandaga Lake region’s history that while the creation of the reservoir 85 years ago destroyed a lot of land and memories, today the communities that remained above water couldn’t survive without it.
 

Johnstown man was talk show phenomenon

Friday, July 24, 2015

Richard W. Stander Sr. of Johnstown, who almost made it to his 101st birthday, was an opinionated and entertaining caller to radio talk shows from the 1960s until shortly before his death in April 1993.
 
Don't let Albany Devils disappear like the Choppers did
ALBANY

Don't let Albany Devils disappear like the Choppers did

Friday, July 24, 2015
They left out the Albany Choppers. How could they forget the Albany Choppers?
 

Outdoors: Eradicating boar could have negative effects

Thursday, July 23, 2015
In 2013, New York State made it illegal to import, breed or release Eurasian boar.
 
Shuggie Otis is back — and playing at The Egg

Shuggie Otis is back — and playing at The Egg

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Shuggie Otis at The Egg, Tedeschi Trucks at SPAC and Edgar Winter at Alive at Five. It's summer!
 
 

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