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Man allegedly assaults Saratoga Springs man at home

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man allegedly assaults Saratoga Springs man at home

An Albany man is accused of forcing his way into a Saratoga Springs home, burglarizing it and assaulting the man inside, police said.

Stretch of Balltown Road to close Friday

NISKAYUNA

Stretch of Balltown Road to close Friday


From 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, a portion of Route 146 will be closed, according to John Grady, resident engineer of the Rexford Bridge project.

CLIFTON PARK

Man charged with burglary in Clifton Park


A man accused of breaking in to a Clifton Park home to steal jewelry allegedly did so while out on bail pending sentencing in another burglary case, according to police and records.

Boy, 15, drowns after jumping off bridge in Stillwater

STILLWATER

Boy, 15, drowns after jumping off bridge in Stillwater

Divers recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy who drowned in the Hudson River today after jumping off the Stillwater Bridge.

Phish fallout includes dozens of arrests

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Phish fallout includes dozens of arrests

Three police agencies arrested more than two dozen people during the Phish shows at the Saratoga County Performing Arts Center earlier this month, most centering around drugs and traffic stops, police said Monday.

GlobalFoundries sued, patent infringement alleged

BOSTON

GlobalFoundries sued, patent infringement alleged

GlobalFoundries is being sued by Harvard University, which charges the computer chip manufacturer with infringing on patents held by the university.

BALLSTON

Ballston to seek grant to boost farms, small businesses


The town of Ballston plans to seek a $200,000 state grant to help support local farms and small businesses.

EPA: Cylinders with unknown substance safely destroyed

MALTA

EPA: Cylinders with unknown substance safely destroyed

The metal cylinders discovered last month at the Luther Forest Technology Campus were safely destroyed on Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs wants to have say on oil pipeline proposal


City officials want to know the risks if an oil pipeline proposed from Albany to New Jersey increases oil train traffic through the city.

BALLSTON SPA

Corinth man guilty of sexually abusing kids

A Corinth man was found guilty by a Saratoga County Court jury Thursday of charges that he sexually abused and photographed young children over a course of years.

Troy woman charged with DWI in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK

Troy woman charged with DWI in Clifton Park

A Troy woman rear-ended another vehicle while intoxicated near Exit 9 of I-87 in Clifton Park Tuesday, state police said.

Police: Saratoga Springs woman had cocaine, heroin, pot

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Police: Saratoga Springs woman had cocaine, heroin, pot

A city woman was arrested last week on felony drug charges, Saratoga Springs police said.

CT man missing en route to SPAC Phish concert

CT man missing en route to SPAC Phish concert

A Connecticut man was reported missing after leaving home to attend a Phish concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, according to reports.

DEC: Saratoga County Sewer District responded properly to spill

SARATOGA LAKE

DEC: Saratoga County Sewer District responded properly to spill


The Saratoga County Sewer District responded “promptly and correctly” to a July 4 sewage spill into Saratoga Lake, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday.

Jimapco owners retiring; employees to keep segments going

CLIFTON PARK

Jimapco owners retiring; employees to keep segments going


If a map-maker can become a local institution, Jimapco Inc. did it.

Raw sewage flows into Saratoga Lake

SARATOGA LAKE

Raw sewage flows into Saratoga Lake

An estimated 5,000 gallons of raw sewage flowed into Saratoga Lake Monday after an equipment failure, the Saratoga County Sewer District said.

Three addiction outreach centers eyed

CAPITAL REGION

Three addiction outreach centers eyed

The Prevention Council of Saratoga County has received a $1.75 million state grant to establish a regional clearinghouse for addiction treatment services.

Plans for Burnt Hills CVS moving ahead

BURNT HILLS

Plans for Burnt Hills CVS moving ahead

Controversial plans for a new CVS Pharmacy at Lake Hill Road and state Route 50 have begun moving in the direction of approval.

Teamwork drives 'Y' group at Firecracker 4 road race

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Teamwork drives 'Y' group at Firecracker 4 road race

Dawn Vitti said she has been running by herself in the Firecracker 4 for several years and that she was happy to be part of a team on Monday.

Bomb team to dispose of mystery canisters

MALTA

Bomb team to dispose of mystery canisters

Experts working with the state police bomb disposal unit this week will dispose of mysterious cylinders found recently at the Luther Forest Technology Campus, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

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