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Pools, beaches open late for heat wave

Pools, beaches open late for heat wave

State run pools and beaches will be staying open later this Tuesday through Thursday to give New Yorkers a respite from the sizzling temperatures

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Saratoga police probe possible handyman scam

City police are warning of a possible handyman scam being perpetrated in the city.

Saratoga Polo property facing foreclosure

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Saratoga Polo property facing foreclosure

Barely a month after the historic Saratoga Polo property was listed publicly as for sale, a local bank plans to foreclosure on the current owners.

Adelphi Hotel slowly returning to former glory

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Adelphi Hotel slowly returning to former glory

Any hotel construction takes time. Add in the fact it’s a full-scale restoration of a Victorian-age hotel and the process becomes even more painstaking.

Hats simple and bombastic on display at Saratoga Race Course

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Hats simple and bombastic on display at Saratoga Race Course


A small crowd seemed to follow Julie Potter around Sunday afternoon under the grandstand at Saratoga Race Course.

10 great pieces of Saratoga trivia

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10 great pieces of Saratoga trivia

From trotters to thoroughbreds, poker players to performers, and mineral waters to military history, Saratoga’s history offers more than enough categories to challenge the most ardent of trivia players.

What's Happening: Monday, July 25, 2016

What's Happening: Monday, July 25, 2016

Events taking place in and around Saratoga Springs today

10 signs the ballet is in Saratoga Springs

10 signs the ballet is in Saratoga Springs

Yes, the New York City Ballet is in town for the second and last week of their season on the airy outdoor stage at Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

Two-legged race featured Saturday morning in Saratoga

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Two-legged race featured Saturday morning in Saratoga

The horses worked early Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. So did the runners — 955 members of the shorts and sneakers set participated in the 20th annual Silks & Satins 5K race to benefit the Special Olympics program in New York.

Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

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Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

Anticipation for the 148th opening day at Saratoga Race Course came to a head Friday morning as locals and out-of-towners alike thronged the Spa City to join in the long-standing upstate tradition.

Two face drug charges in Saratoga Springs

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Two face drug charges in Saratoga Springs

Two city residents were arrested this week after unrelated drug sale investigations, city police said.

Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

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Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

Around Saratoga Springs, everyone seems to have hit on the same metaphor this year.

DOT eyes removal of bridge over Northway in Saratoga

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DOT eyes removal of bridge over Northway in Saratoga

The days of the Nelson Avenue Extension bridge over the Northway could be numbered.

Saratoga Springs City Council censures mayor over ethics

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Saratoga Springs City Council censures mayor over ethics


The City Council has taken the possibly unprecedented step of censuring Mayor Joanne Yepsen over a finding that she violated the city ethics code by creating a potential conflict of interest.

Review: NYC Ballet in splendid form for opener

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Review: NYC Ballet in splendid form for opener

Wednesday night was an historic night for the Saratoga Performing Arts Center as the New York City Ballet opened the 50th anniversary celebration with the same ballet that inaugurated the first SPAC season in 1966: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

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Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

More voluntary home visit programs to help struggling young families would reduce child abuse and later reduce adolescent crime, members of the New York State Sheriff’s Association said Tuesday.

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Approval granted to raze ‘Pink Palace’ in Saratoga


The city Planning Board has given final approval to plans to demolish the “Pink Palace” dormitory on Union Avenue and replace it with 26 condominium units.

Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

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Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

Less than a week before opening day at Saratoga Race Track, many locals headed just down the road to the Saratoga Polo Association to take in a different equestrian sport.

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Flirty, elegant and oh so fashionable. It’s fascinator season in Saratoga Springs. This summer, you can create your own little cocktail hat with a new book by Hannah Scheidig, a milliner in Edinburgh, Scotland, who has taught hundreds of women how to make them.

City Ballet, SPAC to mark 50 years together with old favorites, Peck premiere

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City Ballet, SPAC to mark 50 years together with old favorites, Peck premiere

On July 20, the New York City Ballet and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center begin the celebration of their 50-year collaboration. SPAC’s president and executive director Marcia White and ballet master-in-chief Peter Martins have a lot planned.

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