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Burnt Hills father-and-son skateboard startup sets $10K goal
BURNT HILLS

Burnt Hills father-and-son skateboard startup sets $10K goal

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Jim Thornton and son Tony launched an Indiegogo campaign Nov. 10 to test the market, get the Latitude Longboards name out to the masses and make some sales.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga racino group awards grants

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
The Saratoga County Casino and Raceway Foundation last week awarded more than $29,000 to community organizations across Saratoga County.
 
MALTA & STILLWATER

GlobalFoundries to add water tanks at Fab 8

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
GlobalFoundries is making plans to install two giant water tanks at its Fab 8 complex to provide a backup water supply for the $10 billion computer chipmaking operation.
 
Judge: Ex-Halfmoon supervisor's drinking not a problem
ALBANY

Judge: Ex-Halfmoon supervisor's drinking not a problem

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Having a couple drinks in the morning or a glass of wine at noon doesn't constitute “excessive alcohol use,” a federal judge ruled in the case against Melinda Wormuth, the former Halfmoon town supervisor accused of influence-peddling.
 
ALBANY

Ballston Spa National Bank president to lead state bankers’ group

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Ballston Spa National Bank President and CEO Christopher Dowd has been elected chairman of the Independent Bankers Association of New York State.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga housing board members out for not signing oaths

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Mayor Joanne Yepsen alerted three members of the Saratoga Springs Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners that they had failed to sign an oath of office, as required within 30 days of taking office, leaving their positions open for appointment.
 
BALLSTON

Accountant suing town of Ballston over termination

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
An accountant contracted to be the town of Ballston’s bookkeeper is suing the town following his termination in February.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Ex-Skidmore guard indicted in sex-abuse case

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Former Skidmore College security guard Robert Gardner was indicted on a slew of new charges stemming from an off-campus incident in which he allegedly molested and took digital photos of a highly intoxicated woman last summer.
 
Wal-Mart hearing fills Ballston Spa auditorium
BALLSTON SPA

Wal-Mart hearing fills Ballston Spa auditorium

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
It’s a good thing the public hearing on the proposed Ballston Wal-Mart store was moved to the Ballston Spa High School auditorium; roughly 600 people turned out for the town Planning Board’s hearing on the controversial project, nearly filling the facility.
 
Public hearing set on planned Ballston Wal-Mart
BALLSTON

Public hearing set on planned Ballston Wal-Mart

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Supporters and opponents alike are gearing up for a public hearing Thursday night on a controversial proposal to build a Wal-Mart just south of Ballston Spa.
 
Man in Saratoga 'slap video' arrested
WILTON

Man in Saratoga 'slap video' arrested

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Colin Fitch, the subject of a viral video showing a county sheriff's deputy ordering an illegal search earlier this month, is now facing a reckless endangerment charge for allegedly veering his vehicle into the path of a Wilton Mall security guard Monday.
 
BALLSTON LAKE

Ballston Lake residents back sewers

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
A door-to-door petition drive in Buell Heights and around Ballston Lake has shown overwhelming public support for bringing sewers to the area, organizers said Tuesday.
 
SARATOGA

Builders propose 34 new homes near Saratoga Lake

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
Nearly three dozen homes could soon dot the 104-acre Ensley Farm near Saratoga Lake as part of a project the town’s Planning Board is expected to review this week.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Police aim to crack down on DWI, distracted driving during holidays

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
There will be extra police patrols looking for drunken or drugged driving across the county at Thanksgiving and also over a three-week “holiday” period in December, Saratoga County law-enforcement officials said Monday.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County awaits final proposals on recycling from 3 companies

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
Three private companies are interested in taking over Saratoga County’s recycling operations, and their final proposals are due this week.
 
 

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