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Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
It’s a free chance to see a Triple Crown winner run, even if it’s only a run-through.
 
12 things to see in Saratoga’s Congress Park
SARATOGA SPRINGS

12 things to see in Saratoga’s Congress Park

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Congress Park dates from 1876, the height of Saratoga’s Victorian fame as a place of summertime racing, gambling and acts of ill repute.
 
Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta
MALTA

Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
The bright lights, flying dirt and beating hooves of the rodeo are a lot closer than people might realize.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga Springs man gets 2 to 6 years for robbery

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced Wednesday to spend two to six years in state prison on a third-degree robbery charge.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Serial drunken driver pleads guilty in Saratoga County incident

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Schenectady man on Wednesday became the first person in Saratoga County to be convicted under “Vince’s Law,” which increases penalties for drunken drivers who have more than three prior driving while intoxicated convictions.
 
MANILA, Phillippines

Philippine murder suspect arrested in Clifton Park dies in jail

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former U.S. Marine arrested in Clifton Park and facing double murder charges in the Philippines has died of a heart attack in a Manila jail, police said Wednesday.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Family briefly separated during Make-A-Wish limo ride

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
Two boys were inadvertently separated from their mother and grandmother Monday, when the limo carrying the family down the Northway on a Make-A-Wish journey mistakenly left the adults behind at a gas station in Queensbury. With police help, the four were reunited by Clifton Park.
 
Saratoga eager for Pharoah and Travers
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga eager for Pharoah and Travers

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
Anticipation was in the air and around town Monday following Sunday’s news that Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will be coming to Saratoga Race Course Saturday for the 146th Travers Stakes.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Man sentenced to 30 years for Saratoga County burglaries

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
A man accused of committing violent burglaries last year in Clifton Park was sentenced to 30 years in prison today by acting Saratoga County Court Judge Matthew J. Sypniewski.
 
Kids read to dogs at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library
CLIFTON PARK

Kids read to dogs at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
When young Ireland Dineen got to the part where the gingerbread man landed on the dog’s snout, her father had to interject.
 
Task at hand: Saving SPAC’s lawn
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Task at hand: Saving SPAC’s lawn

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

The period Aug. 15 to Sept. 15 is a magical time of year, according to David Chinery, turf grass aficionado and extension educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension.
 
Halfmoon man pleads guilty to dog burning

Halfmoon man pleads guilty to dog burning

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
A Halfmoon man pleaded guilty to a felony charge Friday in connection with last winter’s burning of a 9-month-old dog.
 
Saratoga pepper-spray victim to get $50K
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga pepper-spray victim to get $50K

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Adam Rupeka, the Troy man pepper-sprayed in May by a Saratoga Springs police officer who later resigned, will be receiving $50,000 under a legal settlement with the city announced last week
 
Travers tickets available — for big bucks
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Travers tickets available — for big bucks

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

A ticket for the Travers Stakes is a hot ticket these days.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs backs horse activists

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

City Mayor Joanne Yepsen pledged the city’s support Thursday to local organizations that care for retired thoroughbred racehorses.
 
 

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