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Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

A betting clerk at Saratoga Race Course sank himself deep into debt by betting from his own till last Sunday, Saratoga Springs police said.

WILTON

Wilton fire closed part of Route 9 overnight

Route 9 in Wilton has reopened after a fire shut the road down overnight, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Twist again in Schenectady with ‘The Soul Man’

Donald “The Soul Man” Hyman knows the “Stomp,” knows The Dovells and knows dozens of other dances from the 1960s.

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

Testimony in the case of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville could conclude next week, after day two of the trial featured just one witness taking the stand.

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

GLENS FALLS

Glens Falls wins $10 million state grant to revitalize its downtown

Glens Falls has come out on top in the competition among a dozen Capital Region downtowns for $10 million in state revitalization funds.

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA

Evergreen Olive Oil Co. opens in Niskayuna

The Evergreen Olive Oil Co., which opened Aug. 13 in Niskayuna, is bringing better taste to the community with a few unique products.

Duanesburg district may hold winter vote on veterans tax break

DUANESBURG

Duanesburg district may hold winter vote on veterans tax break

Duanesburg school district voters will likely have a chance this winter to decide if they are willing to pay more in taxes so that veterans can pay less.

Saratoga Springs installing homeless donation boxes

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs installing homeless donation boxes

For those who want to help the city’s homeless, Saratoga Springs officials believe they’ve created a better option than simply handing coins or cash to someone on the sidewalk.

6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

SCHENECTADY

6 Schenectady parks to get new playground equipment

Six parks in the city are getting new playground equipment by October, and plans are underway to enhance Central Park.

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

FULTON COUNTY

Fulton County develops economic development strategy

Fulton County officials are ready for an economic revival, and they are introducing a plan to help the county achieve it.

SCHENECTADY

Basketball tourney, school supplies giveaway set in Schenectady

Organizers hope to start the school year off right with the inaugural Back to School Classic and Community Day — a basketball tournament and school supplies giveaway at Central Park on Aug. 27 and 28.

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston vs. Schenectady? We'll take the Electric City

Boston Magazine may be shocked that anyone would rather live here than in their city ... but we can think of some pretty great reasons to stay right here.

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

A former pastor from Delmar received his sentenced this week in a case where police accused him of secretly recording a woman in a Colonie Salvation Army Changing room, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office said.

Elizabeth Sobol appointed president and CEO of SPAC

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Elizabeth Sobol appointed president and CEO of SPAC

Saratoga Performing Arts Center announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Sobol to the position of President and CEO, effective October 1.

Accused FSU face-eater: 'I've got a psycho side and a normal side'

MIAMI

Accused FSU face-eater: 'I've got a psycho side and a normal side'

Teen accused of exploding into a cannibalistic rage late Monday night had videos posted on YouTube stating "I've got a psycho side and a normal side. I've lost my mind help me find it."

Glenville Town Board meeting notes new developments

The Glenville Town Board held its monthly meeting Wednesday night, and discussed new developments in town, including two recently opened restaurants.

Poughkeepsie fire department ordered to remove American flags from its trucks

POUGHKEEPSIE

Poughkeepsie fire department ordered to remove American flags from its trucks

Fire commissioners in Poughkeepsie ordered a fire department to remove U.S. flags that were mounted on its firetrucks because they said the display was a "liability" to the firefighters and other motorists.

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

NISKAYUNA

As consultant, David Golub teaching companies to get past ‘pain point’

David Golub, who retired this spring from the grocery company started by his great-grandfather, has gone into business as a consultant specializing in helping midsized to large companies — in any industry, not just grocery retail — improve their operations and efficiency.

Niskayuna school district mulls $5.2M project

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna school district mulls $5.2M project

A $5.2 million project being considered by the Niskayuna school board would replace Van Antwerp Middle School’s aging roof and set up a larger project that could go to voters in the next few years.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Affordable housing concept in Saratga Springs gets boost

A proposal to mandate that more affordable housing be built in the city cleared its first hurdle Tuesday night.

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