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Local youth golfers shine at Gazette NIE Junior Golf Championship

SCHENECTADY

Local youth golfers shine at Gazette NIE Junior Golf Championship

High temperatures, low scores

Does Brown have another Travers' horse in Connect?

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Does Brown have another Travers' horse in Connect?

Trainer could be loading up

Jim Dandy has Belmont's best . . . and the favorite

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Jim Dandy has Belmont's best . . . and the favorite

Creator and Destin to duel again

Walker and Streb star among stars at PGA

SPRINGFIELD, N.J.

Walker and Streb star among stars at PGA

Lesser names top the leader board

Families come together to seek alligator gar in Central Park

SCHENECTADY

Families come together to seek alligator gar in Central Park

A lot of people — many coming with their families — have traveled to Central Park in recent days as word of the ancient and invasive fish’s presence spread, along with word a $100 city-offered reward for its capture.

ELA proficiency climbs statewide, test refusals top 20 percent

NEW YORK STATE

ELA proficiency climbs statewide, test refusals top 20 percent

Students in grades three through eight across the state improved proficiency rates on statewide English and math assessments, but the percentage of students who refused to participate in the tests ticked up slightly.

ALBANY

Officer finds narcotics in tomato sauce cans

A corrections officer found narcotics hidden in tomato sauce at Cayuga Correctional Facility Monday, a New York State Correctional Officers Police Benevolent Associations press release said.

UPDATED: 5 arrested after fatal Lake George boat crash

LAKE GEORGE

UPDATED: 5 arrested after fatal Lake George boat crash

Boat operator Alex West and four other people were arrested this afternoon in connection with Monday night's fatal boat crash on Lake George.

Horse manure spontaneously catches fire in upstate New York

On July 5, an awful smell wafted into the town of Throop, N.Y.

Fact checking Clinton’s acceptance speech

PHILADELPHIA

Fact checking Clinton’s acceptance speech

Hillary Clinton, in accepting her party’s presidential nomination, described her love of tough issues, saying bluntly that “I sweat the details of policy.”

Saratoga Springs officer on horse makes coffee run

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs officer on horse makes coffee run

A Saratoga Springs police officer went through a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru with his partner Wednesday. His partner is a horse, of course.

Clinton sees U.S. at ‘moment of reckoning’

PHILADELPHIA

Clinton sees U.S. at ‘moment of reckoning’

Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination Thursday night, a prize that generations of American women have dreamed about for one of their own.

Niskayuna house may go on state, national historic registers

NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna house may go on state, national historic registers

The James M. and Eleanor Lafferty House of Niskayuna was recommended by the New York State Board for Historic Preservation to be listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Schenectady murderer sees his appeal rejected

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady murderer sees his appeal rejected

James Wells' conviction and sentence for killing 15-year-old Eddie Stanley in 2011 was unanimously upheld in a state appeals court on Thursday.

Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds ready for fair

COBLESKILL

Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds ready for fair

The Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds are more jam-packed than ever this year with old traditions and new attractions, according to fair president Doug Cater.

Bypass expected to end ongoing Amsterdam sewage leakage

AMSTERDAM

Bypass expected to end ongoing Amsterdam sewage leakage

Amsterdam Mayor Michael Villa said crews expected to have the sewer line leak on Forest Avenue fixed by Thursday evening.

Saratoga Rowing Association unveils regatta headquarters

SARATOGA LAKE

Saratoga Rowing Association unveils regatta headquarters


The Saratoga Rowing Association has been producing championship rowing teams for years, and now has an administrative home that lives up to its reputation.

Undersized lobsters seized from Price Chopper

ROTTERDAM

Undersized lobsters seized from Price Chopper


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has seized more than $7,000 worth of lobsters from Price Chopper because they were undersized and violated standards created to protect the wild population.

Alligator gar evades fishermen in Schenectady pond

SCHENECTADY

Alligator gar evades fishermen in Schenectady pond

A rare fish has garnered droves of hopeful anglers and curious onlookers to Central Park’s Iroquois Lake.

MALTA

Man allegedly burglarized neighbor

A 20-year-old Malta man was arrested on a burglary charge Wednesday for allegedly breaking into a neighbor’s home, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.

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