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Moser aiming to force Assembly primary

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

State Assembly candidate Gerard Moser says his decision to seek elected office goes back to an unreturned phone call.

Boyark expected to receive GOP nod

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

It looks like Chris Boyark of Mechanicville will be getting the Republican Party’s endorsement to run against Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner this fall.

Group backs parking proposal

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
A high-profile citizens group weighed in this week on the three competing proposals for a new downtown parking garage.

Marchione lands spot on Finance Committee

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
The beginning of the year has rolled around again, and with it comes the kinds of changes that any New Year rings into the political landscape — it’s more than just new mayors and city councils.

Follow the cash in Congress races

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016
Some people in politics have too much money, maybe even more money than sense. I bet you can think of one or two yourself. I know I can.

Steakhouse competition heats up in Saratoga

Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015
When they’re not contemplating the benefits of vegetarianism, most people I know seem to be eating chicken or fish. So I don’t really know who is going to eat all the red meat that’s going to be arriving in the Spa City in the form of two new steakhouses.

Camp’s history deserves preserving

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015
One warm afternoon last summer, I stood on the wrap-around wooden porch of a sprawling and rustic Adirondack mansion and listened to the cry of a loon out on Newcomb Lake — one of the wildest and most haunting sounds the North Woods offers.
Pace of development heavy on voters’ minds

Pace of development heavy on voters’ minds

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015
There’s a lot of anti-development sentiment in Saratoga Springs these days.

Little town gets rare clean audit

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015
The town of Hadley sits at the northern tip of Saratoga County and at the southern edge of the Adirondacks, and let’s just say it’s small.

Veterans’ advocate getting his due

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

I’ve never known anyone as passionate as Gene Corsale was about honoring veterans.

GE legacy will linger long after Fort Edward plant shuts

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

If General Electric executives ever have sleepless nights, it may be because they wish they’d never heard of Fort Edward.

Hoping tech park finally takes off

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015
It happened rather quietly: The meeting lasted just a few minutes, in a half-lit meeting room, with almost no audience. Actually, I was a third of it.

A ‘new normal’ in farmland grants?

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
Sometimes New York state gets accused of foot-dragging. One example — one I’ve cited myself — is how farmers can wait years for payment if they agree to sell the development rights to their fields.

Trail will help siege become better known

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

It was 238 years ago today that British Gen. Johnny Burgoyne’s forces surrendered to the American forces following the Battles of Saratoga.

Perfect time to spread this wealth

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015

As you’d expect in a local election year, Saratoga County leaders will do a pretty good job of spreading around $350,000 in county funding for open space, farm preservation and trails projects.

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