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Former Saratoga town councilman now missing for almost a year

SCHUYLERVILLE

Former Saratoga town councilman now missing for almost a year

A former Saratoga town councilman has now been missing for a year and the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department is again asking the public for help in finding him.

Woman in hit-and-run case found guilty of failing to report incident

BALLSTON SPA

Woman in hit-and-run case found guilty of failing to report incident

A Saratoga Springs woman who struck and killed a man last year is guilty of failing to report the incident to police, a Saratoga County Court jury found Tuesday.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs streets to be closed on Thanksgiving for Turkey Trot

Starting at 6 a.m. Thursday, some streets in Saratoga Springs will be closed due to the Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot 5K race.

Family of Legionnaire’s disease victim plans lawsuit

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Family of Legionnaire’s disease victim plans lawsuit

The family of an 86-year-old woman who died after being diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease is planning a lawsuit once the source of the outbreak is known, the family’s attorney said Monday.

Gaffney’s Restaurant changing hands, remaining open

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Gaffney’s Restaurant changing hands, remaining open

Caroline Street’s landmark Gaffney’s restaurant is changing hands but will remain open and probably remain virtually unchanged.

Greenfield Center man allegedly exposes himself in parking lot

CLIFTON PARK

Greenfield Center man allegedly exposes himself in parking lot

A Greenfield Center man was charged with public lewdness after allegedly exposing himself in a public parking lot in Clifton Park last week.

Music is key at Niskayuna, Shenendehowa

Music is key at Niskayuna, Shenendehowa

There was a time not so long ago when school districts dropped their arts programs to balance their budgets. But at two local high schools, music is thriving.

Distance before dinner: Thanksgiving morning races popular as ever

Distance before dinner: Thanksgiving morning races popular as ever

Running in Thanksgiving morning road races has become as much a tradition as mushroom gravy for the dressing and second helpings of pumpkin pie.

Saratoga marchers protest tenor of Trump’s campaign

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga marchers protest tenor of Trump’s campaign

When 21-year-old Cameron Campbell, a senior at Skidmore College, approached a small group of young boys shouting “Lock her up” in downtown Saratoga Springs Friday evening, she walked with the intention of having a thoughtful conversation.

Saratoga County allocates money for land conservation

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County allocates money for land conservation

The county has allocated $100,000 of its $250,000 Farmland and Open Space Preservation fund to three area preservation projects.

CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park set to name new superintendent of highways

Dahn Bull will take over the position from Rick Kukuk, who has held the post for 12 years.

Over-55 community gets up-close look at beekeeping

Over-55 community gets up-close look at beekeeping

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, an over-55 community three miles from downtown Saratoga Springs, is buzzing with activity.

UPDATE: Missing teen found safe in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

UPDATE: Missing teen found safe in Saratoga Springs

A city teen who was reported missing earlier today has been found safe, according to city police.

‘Love Trumps Hate’ march set in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

‘Love Trumps Hate’ march set in Saratoga Springs

Local organizers have arranged a candlelight vigil and “Love Trumps Hate” march down the sidewalks along Broadway in Saratoga Springs for shortly after 5 p.m. today, joining the ranks of thousands nationwide protesting since the Nov. 8 election.

CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park passes $16.8M budget for 2017


The Clifton Park Town Board unanimously approved the $16.8 million 2017 budget for the town on Monday.

Waterford man charged with raping 13-year-old

WATERFORD

Waterford man charged with raping 13-year-old

A Waterford man is charged with raping a 13-year-old adolescent, police said.

Saratoga Springs council OKs $1.2M to preserve Pitney Farm

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs council OKs $1.2M to preserve Pitney Farm

The City Council on Tuesday officially approved spending $1.2 million to permanently preserve the 166-acre Pitney Farm for agricultural uses.

SCHENECTADY

Rexford man admits scamming two elderly women


A Rexford man accused of scamming money from two elderly women pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges earlier this month, prosecutors said.

Lentini hit-and-run defense: 'I panicked'

BALLSTON SPA

Lentini hit-and-run defense: 'I panicked'

A prosecutor and Lentini’s defense attorney gave their opening statements Wednesday in Lentini's County Court trial on a felony charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident without reporting it.

Saratoga County supervisors hold off on tax cap override vote

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County supervisors hold off on tax cap override vote

Saratoga County supervisors probably won’t vote on a possible override of the state tax cap until they adopt the 2017 county budget on Dec. 14, county board Chairman Arthur “Mo” Wright said.

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