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Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

CAROGA LAKE

Pine Lake Park begins long road to recovery

Chardel Houck said the storm that struck her family’s RV park on Pine Lake last Saturday evening was over in less than a minute.

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

DUANESBURG

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash


Two lawsuits have now been filed related to the crash last year that killed three members of the same family and sent the impaired driver who caused it to prison.

In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

SARATOGA SPRINGS

In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

But, hey, it's horse racing: Maybe the heavy favorite doesn't win. Maybe.

An unexpected double-bill of racing

SARATOGA SPRINGS

An unexpected double-bill of racing

Rescheduled Fourstardave joins Alabama

CAPITOL

State makes paying for funerals easier for victims’ families


The state has closed a loophole in state victims compensation for burial costs, making it easier for all funeral homes to receive funds directly, the governor’s office announced Friday.

USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

RIO DE JANEIRO

USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

Wins 82-76; will face Serbia

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

Former Section II, college sprinter writes about an unexpected chance to be elite again in a new sport

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.

Zika virus spreading in Miami Beach, CDC expands travel advisory

Zika virus spreading in Miami Beach, CDC expands travel advisory

Five new cases of the of virus have been confirmed in two locals and three visitors in the popular tourist area.

Lochte apologizes ‘for my behavior’ after Rio robbery claim

RIO DE JANEIRO

Lochte apologizes ‘for my behavior’ after Rio robbery claim

Ryan Lochte issued a statement on Instagram saying he should have been “more careful” when giving a disputed account of an armed robbery.

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.

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.

5 US cities wake up to naked statues of Donald Trump

LOS ANGELES

5 US cities wake up to naked statues of Donald Trump

A stark-naked likeness of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared on a Los Angeles street corner early Thursday morning — and boy, is it unflattering.

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.

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.

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.

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