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Broadband coming to Adirondacks, state says

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Broadband coming to Adirondacks, state says


The state’s rural broadband initiative should lead to more and better Internet service in the Adirondacks by the end of 2018, Adirondack local government leaders were told Thursday.

Blink-182 playing SPAC in September

Pop-punk band Blink-182 is playing a show at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.

Bright idea: Investing in roofless solar

HALFMOON

Bright idea: Investing in roofless solar

Capital Region residents have a chance to cut down on their electric bills without slapping solar panels on their roofs by buying into the state’s first shared renewable solar project based in Halfmoon.

Schuylerville elementary recognized for 'green' education

SCHUYLERVILLE

Schuylerville elementary recognized for 'green' education

The Schuylerville Elementary School has been designated a “Green Ribbon School” by the U.S. Department of Education, the only school in New York state to receive the award for environmental education and operations this year.

Weekend Folkathon! kicks off Caffe Lena renovation

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Weekend Folkathon! kicks off Caffe Lena renovation

Native American artist Joe Bruchac will kick things off Friday at 6 p.m. and Adirondack singer-songwriter Dan Berggren will perform the finale 9 p.m. Sunday as Caffe Lena hosts its weekend-long celebration, Folkathon! at the historic Saratoga Springs coffee house.

Indie popster BØRNS coming to Upstate

CLIFTON PARK

Indie popster BØRNS coming to Upstate

A week ago, BØRNS was playing Coachella. But if you missed the festival in Indio, California, you can catch Garrett Borns, the 24-year indie-popster Wednesday at Clifton Park’s Upstate Concert Hall.

 Saratoga Casino and Raceway drops 'raceway' for 'hotel'

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Casino and Raceway drops 'raceway' for 'hotel'

Saratoga Casino and Raceway has changed its name to Saratoga Casino Hotel.

Items imported from Italy showcased at Market 32 event

CLIFTON PARK

Items imported from Italy showcased at Market 32 event

Six months after launching a partnership with the Italian government, the Golub Corp. displayed the results today at its Market 32 supermarket in Clifton Park: Close to a thousand different imported Italian items on the shelves and a variety of freshly cooked delicacies in the test kitchen.

Spa City Farmers Market creating monthly Vintage Faire

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Spa City Farmers Market creating monthly Vintage Faire


The 4-year-old Spa City Farmers Market will be launching a new venture this spring, a once-a-month Saturday market that will feature craft vendors as well as the products of farmers.

3 school board hopefuls have anti-testing stance in common

SARATOGA COUNTY

3 school board hopefuls have anti-testing stance in common


A handful of parents and activists opposed to the state’s annual assessments are looking to win seats on their local school boards — a further maturation of the opt-out movement that exploded to life last year.

Agency gets jump on hiring for Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Agency gets jump on hiring for Saratoga Race Course

The task of finding 1,500 workers to run the Saratoga Race Course this summer has begun, with the staffing agency retained to do much of the hiring taking applications well in advance of the annual job fair.

BALLSTON SPA

Stillwater woman indicted in motorcycle club stabbing

A Stillwater woman was indicted on a felony assault charge Monday in connection with a stabbing last year at a motorcycle club in the village.

Saratoga Springs land trust drops out of Pitney project

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs land trust drops out of Pitney project

A plan to convert Saratoga Springs’ Pitney Farm into a community farm remains in place even after nonprofit land trust Saratoga PLAN on Monday announced it was withdrawing from the project.

3 Saratoga County school districts offer budgets within tax cap

SARATOGA COUNTY

3 Saratoga County school districts offer budgets within tax cap

Three of Saratoga County’s biggest school districts proposed school budgets this year that stay within property tax limits while increasing spending on student programs and services.

Imagination runs free at Chase Con Expo in Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Imagination runs free at Chase Con Expo in Saratoga


Alexis Kane was dressed in her Sunday best for this weekend’s Chase Con Expo at the Saratoga Springs City Center, and she couldn’t have been happier.

CAPITAL REGION

Slate of candidates set for upcoming vote

Some school voters in and around Schenectady County will have more choices than others when they go to vote for school board members next month.

Regents introduce research workgroup

A new workgroup has been tasked with studying the research behind testing, teacher evaluations and more.

Canal system to open April 27, four days early

ALBANY

Canal system to open April 27, four days early

The New York State Canal System will open at 7 a.m. Wednesday, four days earlier than originally scheduled.

Schenectady, Niskayuna, BH-BL music programs honored

CAPITAL REGION

Schenectady, Niskayuna, BH-BL music programs honored


The Schenectady, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Niskayuna school districts have all been recognized for excellence in music education.

Perfect fit: Skidmore student from Kenya starts bra-making business

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Perfect fit: Skidmore student from Kenya starts bra-making business

If you want to empower women, give them brand-new, proper-fitting underwear, says Skidmore student Stella Langat.

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