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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Audit: Saratoga school district understated fund balance


A new state comptroller’s audit faults the Saratoga Springs City School District for understating its fund balance, which would otherwise have exceeded what the state recommends.

BALLSTON

Group sues town of Ballston, asphalt maker over plant OK

The Ballston town Planning Board and other parties have been sued over its May approval of plans for a controversial asphalt plant in the Curtis Lumber Industrial Park.

Venue, organizer can’t agree on dates for future gun shows

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Venue, organizer can’t agree on dates for future gun shows

The Saratoga Springs Arms Fair gun show in August may be the last at the Saratoga Springs City Center.

MOREAU

Man stabbed in the buttocks in Moreau

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 21-year-old man was stabbed in the buttocks late Monday night.

Stillwater man charged with heroin sales

STILLWATER

Stillwater man charged with heroin sales

A Stillwater man faces four felony charges of allegedly selling heroin, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

GALWAY

Missing Galway mother found dead


The search for a missing Galway mother that began last month has ended with the discovery of her body in a heavily wooded area near where she was last seen, state police said.

Hotel to open at Saratoga racino on Thursday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Hotel to open at Saratoga racino on Thursday

The Victorian-modern hotel that has given the Saratoga Casino Hotel its new name is about to open after more than a year of construction.

Saratoga officials to learn about Sch'dy's Ambassador program for homeless

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga officials to learn about Sch'dy's Ambassador program for homeless

Representatives of the Schenectady City Mission will make a presentation on its Ambassador program Tuesday in Saratoga Springs.

Boyark to run for state Assembly

MECHANICVILLE

Boyark to run for state Assembly

Republican Christopher Boyark on Monday formally launched his campaign for the 113th Assembly District seat, promising conservative values and a business-friendly approach to government.

Group of Democrats hopes to ban gun shows

Group of Democrats hopes to ban gun shows

Members of the Saratoga Springs Democratic Committee passed a resolution Saturday asking the City Council to do what it can to block gun shows from the City Center.

Jazz, non-jazz all good at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Jazz, non-jazz all good at Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival

Eric Lindell cooked crawfish-boil blues plus Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” on the main stage early Saturday at the 39th Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, as Joey Alexander studied fellow pianist Elio Villafranca in the Gazebo.

Paddleboard yoga not as hard as it sounds

SARATOGA

Paddleboard yoga not as hard as it sounds


Yoga on a paddleboard. When I first heard about it, my reaction was genuine curiosity mixed with the mental image of myself slipping and crashing into water.

Plans unveiled for community farm in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Plans unveiled for community farm in Saratoga Springs


Plans for a community farm development years in the making were unveiled Sunday evening when local and project leaders gathered to detail the future of Pitney Farms.

Greenfield polo ground for sale at $5.8 million

GREENFIELD

Greenfield polo ground for sale at $5.8 million


The historic polo ground on Bloomfield Road just outside Saratoga Springs has been put up for sale for $5.85 million.

GREENFIELD

Ballston Spa man hurt in ATV crash, charged with DWI

A 36-year-old Ballston Spa man was seriously injured after crashing an all-terrain vehicle in Greenfield, and he was later charged with driving while intoxicated, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.

Niskayuna marathoner presses on against injuries, age

SCHENECTADY

Niskayuna marathoner presses on against injuries, age

Alan Bowman has been training for marathons and ultra-marathons on the streets of Niskayuna and Clifton Park for decades — so long that he’s become a community staple.

Alleged cocaine seller arrested in Saratoga County

SARATOGA COUNTY

Alleged cocaine seller arrested in Saratoga County

An East Greenbush man is facing charges for allegedly selling cocaine in Saratoga County, police said.

Chip research plant could land next to GloFo

MALTA

Chip research plant could land next to GloFo

A “smart manufacturing” initiative announced this week by President Obama will bring new computer chip research activity to Saratoga County, most likely at the Luther Forest Technology Campus.

Community farm vision to go forward in Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Community farm vision to go forward in Saratoga

Plans to establish a community farm on West Avenue are going forward, two months after a major conservation organization dropped out of the farmland preservation project.

Shenendehowa valedictorian offers lesson in overcoming fear

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Shenendehowa valedictorian offers lesson in overcoming fear

“People often ask me, ‘How did you become valedictorian?’ ” said Chen “Jerry” Qu, the top student in Shenendehowa Central School District’s class of 2016. “The short answer is, of course, grades. The long answer is fear,” he said.

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