Saturday, May 18, 2013
It’s still early in the political year, but it looks like at least five seats — and maybe more — will be turning over on the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve wants the roughly 23,000 acres from the Essex Chain of Lakes to the end of the Hudson Gorge named the Paul Schaefer Wild Rivers Wilderness.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Our two local Democratic congressmen last Monday stuck up for the Affordable Care Act before a not particularly friendly audience — a small-business summit in Saratoga Springs.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
The buzz among those gathered to hear about a new state land acquisition was less about spring, or even the purchase of Thomas and Cat mountains in Bolton, than boat inspections on Lake George.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Ballston, Halfmoon, Stillwater and Saratoga, the “mother towns” of Saratoga County, are marking their 225th anniversaries this year, each making plans for celebrations.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The Grand Central Hotel was among the finest places to stay in Saratoga when it opened in the summer of 1872 — a worthy rival along Broadway to the mammoth Grand Union and United States hotels just down the street.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
A community-wide effort called Saratoga 150 is looking back nostalgically at the great horses and matchups since the Union Avenue track was founded by “Old Smoke” Morrissey and friends in 1863. At the same time, the push for legalized casino gambling in the state raises lots of questions — good ones — about the viability of the track and the future of horse racing.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Upstate New York in the spring of 1913 was on the fringe of what they didn’t yet call a “superstorm.”
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Edward “Ned” Rooney will be retiring March 29 after 13 years as chief deputy, third in command under the sheriff and undersheriff.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Warren County is conducting a yearlong celebration of its 200th birthday.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The Saratoga County Water Authority is running, seemingly happily, without a full-time executive director, and will continue to do so.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
On Tuesday, three Saratoga County supervisors voted against a resolution putting the county on record as calling for repeal of the NY SAFE Act, the state’s tough new gun control law.
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
Local economic development officials will fight a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to limit sales tax exemptions, one of their tools for attracting new companies and new jobs to the region.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013
Someday, the state will acquire Follensby Pond, a sapphire of the Adirondacks.
Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Happy Groundhog Day! It would be more fun if we had an Opossum Day, but you can’t mess with tradition.