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Skidmore math professor often pops up in sports pages

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Michael Lopez has written about sports for Sports Illustrated, Deadspin, The Hockey News and FiveThirtyEight.com, among others. But the former college football player is not a sportswriter.
 
Chowderfest serves up winter warmth in Saratoga
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Chowderfest serves up winter warmth in Saratoga

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015
The streets of Saratoga Springs were packed with chowderheads and newcomers alike Saturday afternoon for the 17th annual Chowderfest, as much a celebration of chowder as an excuse to ignore winter and get outside for a day.
 
Police: $17K worth of cocaine found at Saratoga home
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Police: $17K worth of cocaine found at Saratoga home

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Saratoga police say they found $17,000 worth of cocaine at a Kirby Street home.
 
Saratoga's Excelsior Avenue seeing new life
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Saratoga's Excelsior Avenue seeing new life

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
Three separate mixed-use projects are in the works for Excelsior Avenue, each bringing a blend of apartments and retail to the area.
 
Skidmore student charged in ‘rampage’
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Skidmore student charged in ‘rampage’

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
A Skidmore student faces felony charges after he allegedly went on a rampage through a pair of campus buildings this month, making off with thousands of dollars worth of computer gear and causing more than $10,000 in damage.
 
Simmering soups tempt palates at Saratoga's annual Chowderfest
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Simmering soups tempt palates at Saratoga's annual Chowderfest

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
This year, 90 restaurants and food stores are coming, including rookies 15 Church in Saratoga, Andy’s Adirondack Grille in Malta, Dock Brown’s Lakeside Tavern in Stillwater, Mingle in Saratoga and Alaturco Mediterranean Grill in Ballston Spa, among others
 
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Saratoga City Center Authority won’t share other deck designs

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
At least four other designs exist for a controversial parking deck to serve the Saratoga Springs City Center, but none have been released by the authority overseeing the project — despite a request from one of the land-use boards now reviewing the proposal.
 
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Ex-Saratoga blogger pleads guilty to child porn charges

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
John Tighe quickly took ownership of the computers being seized during an October 2013 raid on his home in Milton.
 
Saratoga resident, ‘true dynamo for children,’ dies at 42
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Saratoga resident, ‘true dynamo for children,’ dies at 42

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Whether it was hosting a fundraiser for a children’s hospital or making costumes for the middle-school musical, Kimberlee Billok always had a knack for helping out with a smile.
 
Gazette Bridal Show draws appreciative crowd
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Gazette Bridal Show draws appreciative crowd

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Tables and booths that filled the Hall of Springs and Gideon Putnam on Sunday for the Gazette Bridal Show gave soon-to-be brides an opportunity to hire various services for their upcoming weddings.
 
Coffee-beer brewing in Saratoga
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Coffee-beer brewing in Saratoga

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Sometimes it’s tough to choose between a strong cup of coffee or a nice cold beer.
 
Anne Palamountain dies at 91
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Anne Palamountain dies at 91

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015
Anne Tonnesen Palamountain, known as the first lady of Skidmore College for 22 years during a period of dynamic change at Skidmore, died Saturday at Saratoga Hospital of complications from pneumonia, the college reported. She was 91.
 
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Cut-off date set for Saratoga water connection fees

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
City officials determined recently that any project filed with the city before Dec. 26 — 10 days after the council eliminated its water service connection fee — will still have to pay the fee.
 
School aid 'adjustment' assailed at Saratoga forum
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School aid 'adjustment' assailed at Saratoga forum

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Dubbed Stand Up for Upstate Schools, the forum at Saratoga Springs High School drew a crowd of roughly 1,000, which packed the auditorium and cheered speakers as they spoke against cuts to state aid.
 
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VLT aid cut distressing to Saratoga officials

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Saratoga Springs could lose nearly a half-million dollars in video lottery terminal impact aid just a year after the funding was provided to the city and Saratoga County.
 
 

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