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Around Saratoga

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What's going on in the Spa county

Haflmoon adopts changes in wake of critical audit

The town of Halfmoon has written a corrective action plan in response to criticisms about the town's budgeting from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's Office.

Labor group backs Democratic candidates in Saratoga County

The Saratoga Area Labor Council announced its support today for four Democratic candidates running in Saratoga County.

County approves financing for Saratoga Hospital

The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors voted today to authorize up to $35.6 million in tax-exempt financing for construction of a new surgical wing at Saratoga Hospital.

Sheriff candidate calls for expansion of pistol safety program

Republican Saratoga County Sheriff candidate Michael Zurlo wants to expand the availability of pistol safety courses in the county.

State cancels town hall forum at Shen

State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr. canceled an upcoming visit to the Shenendehowa Central School District just as a video of him being skewered by parents and educators over the state’s Common Core standards went viral.

Halfmoon supervisor will take a leave of absence

Halfmoon Supervisor Mindy Wormuth is taking a 30-day leave of absence, according to Halfmoon Town Board member Craig Hayner.

Mom will face trial for bringing stripper to kid's party

Judy Viger will stand trial for allegedly hired exotic dancers to entertain at her son’s 16th birthday party

Whitney viewing stand will be open until Nov. 10

The recently built Whitney viewing stand will stay open until Nov. 10.

Clifton Park economic development fund to dissolve

A Clifton Park organization designed to create jobs and growth the town’s tax base has decided to close up shop rather than continue to battle with the state Authorities Budget Office.

Conservative candidate ends bid for Malta Supervisor

Town Board member Peter Klotz is suspending his campaign on the Conservative line to be the next Malta Town Supervisor.

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