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Fun, food and tradition at Saratoga County Fair

BALLSTON SPA

Fun, food and tradition at Saratoga County Fair

The milk truck pulled up at the Keelers’ farm in West Milton to make a pick up. Seven-year-old Earl Keeler and some other kids hopped on.

SARATOGA COUNTY

Spa County IDA to work with both economic development agencies

The Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency will work with both the county’s rival economic development organizations, the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership and Saratoga Economic Development Corp.

JOHNSTOWN

Woman admits embezzlement from Gloversville law firm

A woman Tuesday admitted she stole money from a Gloversville law firm while working there as a secretary.

AMSTERDAM

Man arrested in connection with March home invasion in Amsterdam

Authorities Tuesday arrested an Amsterdam man who was wanted in connection with a March home invasion.

Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

More voluntary home visit programs to help struggling young families would reduce child abuse and later reduce adolescent crime, members of the New York State Sheriff’s Association said Tuesday.

Albany Med opening urgent care in Mechanicville

Albany Medical Center on Tuesday announced plans to bring an EmUrgentCare Office to Mechanicville as area hospitals continue to expand into Saratoga County.

UAlbany president leaving for Illinois

ALBANY

UAlbany president leaving for Illinois

University at Albany President Robert Jones is leaving the Capital Region’s flagship public university in September to become chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Two die in Schenectady house fire

SCHENECTADY

Two die in Schenectady house fire

Two people died in a house fire in Mont Pleasant Tuesday morning.

Man sentenced in Duanesburg crash that killed three

DUANESBURG

Man sentenced in Duanesburg crash that killed three

Raymond Young held up multiple pictures Monday morning trying to explain the devastation caused to his family by Joseph Duffy.

Schenectady train station project split in two

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady train station project split in two

The state Department of Transportation will split the downtown Amtrak station project into two contracts, seeking separate bids to demolish the current station next year and then build a new station in 2018.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Approval granted to raze ‘Pink Palace’ in Saratoga

The city Planning Board has given final approval to plans to demolish the “Pink Palace” dormitory on Union Avenue and replace it with 26 condominium units.

MALTA

Malta likely to OK zone change for aquatic center

The Town Board appears ready to grant zoning approval for a proposed regional aquatic center on Route 67 near Northway Exit 12, but wants to make it part of a broader series of zoning changes in the area rather than a stand-alone project.

Van in fatal Colonie crash was stolen from pastor

COLONIE

Van in fatal Colonie crash was stolen from pastor

The teen who died in an early Sunday morning crash in Colonie did so while driving a minivan stolen from a pastor who lives in Schenectady and while fleeing from an attempted traffic stop in the city, authorities said Monday.

Petition seeks to return Glenville magician to 'Talent' show

GLENVILLE

Petition seeks to return Glenville magician to 'Talent' show

A local magician is hoping to make his way back onto the stage of the TV show “America’s Got Talent” with help from fans.

Report: Major League Baseball official killed in Sloansville plane crash

SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Report: Major League Baseball official killed in Sloansville plane crash

An official with Major League Baseball and her husband were identified Monday evening by the league as among the three people killed in Saturday’s small plane crash in Sloansville.

PRINCETOWN

Couple spots bear in road in Princetown

A Mariaville couple spotted a bear headed into the woods near the Plotterkill Fire Department on Tuesday morning.

State tax cap to remain under 1 percent in 2017

State tax cap to remain under 1 percent in 2017

In 2017, property owners in New York state won't see a jump in taxes that exceeds 0.67 percent.

CAPITAL REGION

Local politicians weigh in on GOP convention

Michael Cuevas isn’t making any guarantees, but he’s hopeful this week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland will go off without any major problems.

COLONIE

Woman attacked, car stolen at Colonie Center

An elderly woman was assaulted and her car stolen Sunday as she arrived at Colonie Center mall.

Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

GREENFIELD

Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

Less than a week before opening day at Saratoga Race Track, many locals headed just down the road to the Saratoga Polo Association to take in a different equestrian sport.

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