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Welcome to Saratoga; welcome to the big leagues
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Welcome to Saratoga; welcome to the big leagues

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Capital Region is not New York or Boston, although our sports rooting interests often align.
 
Nostalgia, music, good eating bring people to Saratoga

Nostalgia, music, good eating bring people to Saratoga

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Alice Broderick understands the Saratoga experience. “It’s visiting and nostalgia in a beautiful horse town,” said Broderick, a manager and spokeswoman for the Olde Bryan Inn restaurant on Maple Avenue.
 
MIDDLE GROVE

Boyhaven phases out Scouts’ overnight camps

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The summer overnight Cub Scout and Webelos camping programs at Boy Scout Camp Boyhaven will end after this summer.
 
Saratoga Springs City Council feels left out of loop on track upgrades
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs City Council feels left out of loop on track upgrades

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Saratoga Springs City Council says it wants to have better communication with the New York Racing Association, particularly about the more than $100 million in improvements being planned in coming years at the historic Saratoga Race Course and the issues it could create for the city.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County caseworker faces misconduct claim

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A Saratoga County caseworker has resigned and been arrested over allegations he attempted to strike up an inappropriate relationship with a female client, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said.
 
Payment for box at track sparks Spa council dispute
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Payment for box at track sparks Spa council dispute

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Who should pay the $8,800 annual cost for renting the “mayor’s box” at Saratoga Race Course has set off a small dustup within City Hall, after Mayor Joanne Yepsen used re-election campaign funds to pay half the cost of this year’s box rather than see it lost.
 
3 dead dogs, emaciated pit bull found in Malta
MALTA

3 dead dogs, emaciated pit bull found in Malta

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
A 39-year-old Malta woman is facing animal cruelty charges after state police discovered three dead dogs on her property and animal feces and urine throughout her home.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County may sue over sewer pump problems

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Saratoga County is retaining a legal firm to pursue possible damages from contractors over work done during a $52 million sewage treatment plant expansion several years ago.
 

Saratoga transportation director wins award

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Saratoga Springs School District Transportation Director Cheryl Dalton has received the Art Shock Award from the New York Association for Pupil Transportation.
 
MALTA & STILLWATER

GloFo seeks boost in tax relief

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

GlobalFoundries has now invested nearly $11.5 billion at its Fab 8 complex and plans to continue construction for at least another 15 months, a company official said Monday.
 
Saratoga County Fair opens today
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County Fair opens today

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
With the bright lights, vibrant colors and endless options for food and fun at the Saratoga County Fair, it’s easy to wonder: “Who does all of this?”
 
Albany & Saratoga Springs

Co-founder of Sustainable Saratoga killed in crash

Monday, July 20, 2015
Amy Stock, co-founder of Sustainable Saratoga, was killed on Sunday in a car crash on Henry Johnson Boulevard, Albany police confirmed. The crash is currently under investigation and the driver of the second vehicle has been charged with driving while intoxicated.
 
VICTORY

Larger tax break approved for Victory condo project

Monday, July 20, 2015

The Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency on Monday unanimously approved an additional $500,000 in tax incentives to encourage redevelopment of the empty former Victory Specialty Packaging building in the village of Victory.
 
Bicyclists complete end-to-end Erie Canal ride
WATERFORD

Bicyclists complete end-to-end Erie Canal ride

Monday, July 20, 2015
Robin Sarnacki and her daughter, Emma, rode into the Waterford Harbor Visitors Center on Sunday morning for a short break before the final 12 miles of their 400-mile bike trip from Buffalo to Albany.
 
Clifton Park Halfmoon EMS team to train vets
CLIFTON PARK & HALFMOON

Clifton Park Halfmoon EMS team to train vets

Monday, July 20, 2015
Pierre Brown is a bartender at Bootlegger’s Bar & Grill in Troy. He seems happy with his job, but something is missing, and it’s been missing ever since he returned from active duty in the Marine Corps.
 
 

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