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PROVIDENCE

Man guilty of vehicular manslaughter in Providence ATV death


A Fulton County man was convicted of vehicular manslaughter Friday afternoon in connection with an all-terrain vehicle crash last year in Providence that killed a woman.

SCHUYLERVILLE

Trooper rescues boy from Fish Creek in Schuylerville


A 4-year-old boy was returned safely to his grandparents Friday morning after a veteran state trooper rescued him from Fish Creek, state police said.

Two face drug charges in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Two face drug charges in Saratoga Springs

Two city residents were arrested this week after unrelated drug sale investigations, city police said.

Convicted Clifton Park forger sentenced

Convicted Clifton Park forger sentenced

A Clifton Park woman found guilty of trying to defraud a local bank was sentenced Thursday to four months in the Saratoga County Jail and five years' probation.

Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

Around Saratoga Springs, everyone seems to have hit on the same metaphor this year.

DOT eyes removal of bridge over Northway in Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS & MALTA

DOT eyes removal of bridge over Northway in Saratoga

The days of the Nelson Avenue Extension bridge over the Northway could be numbered.

Saratoga Springs City Council censures mayor over ethics

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs City Council censures mayor over ethics


The City Council has taken the possibly unprecedented step of censuring Mayor Joanne Yepsen over a finding that she violated the city ethics code by creating a potential conflict of interest.

Brown's Beach to stay closed as source of E. coli  is sought

STILLWATER

Brown's Beach to stay closed as source of E. coli is sought


The only public beach on Saratoga Lake will remain closed indefinitely while officials search for the source of E. coli bacteria contamination in the water.

Review: NYC Ballet in splendid form for opener

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: NYC Ballet in splendid form for opener

Wednesday night was an historic night for the Saratoga Performing Arts Center as the New York City Ballet opened the 50th anniversary celebration with the same ballet that inaugurated the first SPAC season in 1966: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Fun, food and tradition at Saratoga County Fair

BALLSTON SPA

Fun, food and tradition at Saratoga County Fair

The milk truck pulled up at the Keelers’ farm in West Milton to make a pick up. Seven-year-old Earl Keeler and some other kids hopped on.

SARATOGA COUNTY

Spa County IDA to work with both economic development agencies


The Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency will work with both the county’s rival economic development organizations, the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership and Saratoga Economic Development Corp.

Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

More voluntary home visit programs to help struggling young families would reduce child abuse and later reduce adolescent crime, members of the New York State Sheriff’s Association said Tuesday.

Albany Med opening urgent care in Mechanicville


Albany Medical Center on Tuesday announced plans to bring an EmUrgentCare Office to Mechanicville as area hospitals continue to expand into Saratoga County.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Approval granted to raze ‘Pink Palace’ in Saratoga


The city Planning Board has given final approval to plans to demolish the “Pink Palace” dormitory on Union Avenue and replace it with 26 condominium units.

MALTA

Malta likely to OK zone change for aquatic center


The Town Board appears ready to grant zoning approval for a proposed regional aquatic center on Route 67 near Northway Exit 12, but wants to make it part of a broader series of zoning changes in the area rather than a stand-alone project.

Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

GREENFIELD

Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

Less than a week before opening day at Saratoga Race Track, many locals headed just down the road to the Saratoga Polo Association to take in a different equestrian sport.

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season

CAPITAL REGION

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season


County fair season in the Capital Region begins Tuesday, as the 175th Saratoga County Fair kicks off seven weeks of fried food, carnival rides, rodeos, demolition derbies and much more.

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Flirty, elegant and oh so fashionable. It’s fascinator season in Saratoga Springs. This summer, you can create your own little cocktail hat with a new book by Hannah Scheidig, a milliner in Edinburgh, Scotland, who has taught hundreds of women how to make them.

City Ballet, SPAC to mark 50 years together with old favorites, Peck premiere

SARATOGA SPRINGS

City Ballet, SPAC to mark 50 years together with old favorites, Peck premiere

On July 20, the New York City Ballet and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center begin the celebration of their 50-year collaboration. SPAC’s president and executive director Marcia White and ballet master-in-chief Peter Martins have a lot planned.

E. coli keeps Brown's Beach swimmers on shore

SARATOGA LAKE

E. coli keeps Brown's Beach swimmers on shore

Brown’s Beach on Saratoga Lake, which opened last year as the first public beach on the lake in nearly a decade, is currently closed because tests showed that levels of E. coli were above state standards, the state Department of Health said Friday.

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