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Mechanicville man arrested for drug possession, sales

MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville man arrested for drug possession, sales

Members of the Mechanicville Police Department arrested Jordan Dickinson, 21, North Main Street, on Tuesday and charged him with felonies related to drug possession and sales.

ALBANY

West Charlton woman sentenced on narcotics conviction

Kelly Burgess, of West Charlton, was sentenced Wednesday to serve 3 years of probation and to pay a $3,000 fine for possessing and intending to sell hundreds of Oxycodone pills that she stole from the Ballston Spa pharmacy that employed her.

DMV arrests 11 at SPAC for underage drinking

SARATOGA SPRINGS

DMV arrests 11 at SPAC for underage drinking

Eleven people were arrested for underage drinking at Saratoga Performing Arts Center as a part of a state-wide sweep of summer concerts in the week before Labor Day.

Celebrity chefs on hand for Saratoga Wine & Food Fest

Celebrity chefs on hand for Saratoga Wine & Food Fest

There are two very good reasons to learn how to cook, according to Marc Murphy: It’s a lot cheaper and it’s a lot healthier.

Police release new footage pertaining to Congress Park vandalism

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Police release new footage pertaining to Congress Park vandalism

Police have released new footage relating to the vandalism to one of the classically designed marble statues in a secluded section of Congress Park in Saratoga Springs, an incident they believe occurred sometime early Tuesday morning.

Saratoga Race Course breaks attendance record in 2016

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Race Course breaks attendance record in 2016

Saratoga Race Course set a new attendance record again this year, breaking the record set just last year.

Sheriff's office asks for help identifying person of interest

SARATOGA COUNTY

Sheriff's office asks for help identifying person of interest

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a female as part of an identity theft investigation.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Woman found dead in Saratoga Springs; autopsy pending

An autopsy will be conducted after a 28-year-old woman was found dead Tuesday morning in a doorstep in Saratoga Springs, city police said.

Sept. 11 memorial to be held in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Sept. 11 memorial to be held in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs will hold a Sept. 11 memorial ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Tempered by Memory sculpture in High Rock Park.

Zac Brown Band does escapism well at SPAC

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Zac Brown Band does escapism well at SPAC

It was a good evening for positive vibes from the Zac Brown Band at SPAC, with clear skies, a pleasant temperature and a large but seemingly well-behaved audience. “It’s a beautiful night,” Brown said more than once from the stage.

'Experienced' Tedisco, 'outsider' Klueg eye Senate seat

49TH SENATE DISTRICT

'Experienced' Tedisco, 'outsider' Klueg eye Senate seat

Republicans James Tedisco and Christian Klueg are vying for a Senate seat held by one man for 40 years and are running on opposite platforms.

Military performance to punctuate area band music season

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Military performance to punctuate area band music season

Saratoga County will mark the unofficial end of summer with a military band concert on Monday, celebrating armed services personnel while also promoting programs that aid veterans.

HALFMOON

Halfmoon man facing DWI charges

A Halfmoon man faces four felony charges after deputies stopped to check on what they believed was a distressed driver parked on Route 9, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.

Saratoga Springs will host  inaugural Equestricon

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs will host inaugural Equestricon


A new organization’s international horse racing convention will be held next August at the Saratoga Springs City Center, it was announced Friday.

Congressional Award winner meets Tonko before heading to Stanford

CLIFTON PARK

Congressional Award winner meets Tonko before heading to Stanford

Isaac Smith, a young man from Clifton Park who was one of 11 New Yorkers honored with the Congressional Award Gold Medal this summer, met with U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko.

Man arrested on rape charge is indicted by grand jury

BALLSTON SPA

Man arrested on rape charge is indicted by grand jury

A Washington County man arrested two weeks ago on a rape charge was indicted on multiple counts Thursday by a Saratoga County grand jury.

GEICO, NYSDOT partner to curb distracted driving

CLIFTON PARK

GEICO, NYSDOT partner to curb distracted driving

The New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew Driscoll announced the beginning of a new safety partnership to curb distracted driving between the NYSDOT and GEICO at a designated Text Stop rest area just off I-87 Thursday.

Malta to hold second public rezoning hearing September 17

MALTA

Malta to hold second public rezoning hearing September 17

The second and probably final public hearing on a proposed commercial rezoning of state Route 67 will be held at 5:45 p.m. Sept. 19, the Malta Town Board decided.

Race horse retirement care proving harder than expected

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Race horse retirement care proving harder than expected

State officials are frustrated with the difficulty of making retirement care for race horses happen, despite their commitment over the last year to the concept.

Stewart's Shops ice cream, gelato take top honors

MALTA

Stewart's Shops ice cream, gelato take top honors

Stewart’s Shops ice cream and gelato flavors have again taken top honors at the World Dairy Expo in Wisconsin.

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