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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Couple gives additional 120 acres to Skidmore College

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Michael and Margaret Roohan of Wilton have donated an additional 120 acres of wooded land they own in Greenfield to Skidmore College.
 
Brothers, WWII vets die within hours of each other
SARATOGA COUNTY

Brothers, WWII vets die within hours of each other

Friday, May 22, 2015
Joseph, Andrew and Michael Macica were as close as brothers can be. Perhaps, then, it’s not surprising that when Joseph died at home last Saturday, Andrew died a little later the same day at Washington Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Argyle.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Race Course sets annual job fair

Friday, May 22, 2015
The New York Racing Association will host a three-day job fair at the Saratoga Springs City Center June 11-13 for anyone interested in employment at Saratoga Race Course for the 2015 summer meet.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga YMCA CEO Letts retires

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Jim Letts, CEO of the Saratoga Regional YMCA, retired from his post effective Wednesday.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Casino and Raceway names new general manager

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Tom Wiedmayer has been named general manager of Saratoga Casino and Raceway, the corporation announced Thursday.
 
Saratoga National looks at building resort hotel as ‘clubhouse’
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga National looks at building resort hotel as ‘clubhouse’

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A proposal to define the term “clubhouse” at a golf course to allow a 100-room hotel at the Saratoga National Golf Club will at least get to first base with city officials.
 
Man who flipped off Saratoga cop pleads not guilty
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man who flipped off Saratoga cop pleads not guilty

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The man accused of flipping off a cop was arraigned in Saratoga Springs City Court on Thursday morning, entering a not-guilty plea on charges of having an obstructed view and resisting arrest.
 
Former cop pleads guilty to strangling wife in Malta
BALLSTON SPA

Former cop pleads guilty to strangling wife in Malta

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A former Nassau County police officer who choked his wife of 46 years to death last year at their Malta home pleaded guilty this morning to first-degree manslaughter.
 
Saratoga Springs City Council OKs softened busking law
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs City Council OKs softened busking law

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
If former Saratoga street performer Sawyer Fredericks returns to Broadway’s wide sidewalks this summer, he will have new rules to follow.
 
Police agencies share $9.6M from gambling ring
ALBANY

Police agencies share $9.6M from gambling ring

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A long-running investigation into a large online gambling ring that had ties to Albany and Saratoga counties resulted in nearly $10 million in forfeitures, federal and state authorities announced Wednesday.
 
MALTA

Thomas to run without GOP backing for re-election to Malta board

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Town Councilwoman Tara Thomas will be entering what looks to be a five-way GOP primary for two open Town Board seats.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man pleads guilty in Saratoga Springs barroom death

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A Lake George man pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony charges stemming from the death of a Saratoga Springs man during a barroom incident in the city last year.
 
Taxi driver accused of sexual contact with passengers
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Taxi driver accused of sexual contact with passengers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
State police are encouraging anyone who may have been subjected to unwanted sexual advances by an area taxi driver to come forward.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Prisoner allegedly found with variety of contraband

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A Ballston Spa man is accused of possessing a variety of prison contraband — everything from marijuana to ping pong balls.
 

Frost advisory issued for parts of Capital Region

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for several counties in the Capital Region,
 
 

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