Friday, April 11, 2014
In January 1968, the Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” was the nation’s top-selling album, the price of a postage stamp rose from 5 to 6 cents, and a timber wolf went wild in Caroga Lake.
Friday, April 4, 2014
The new state budget includes $90 million for improvements to state parks, though how it will be spent remains a mystery.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
I want the Capital District Transportation Authority to set a ridership record, if only because it would be a better story.
Friday, March 21, 2014
On paper, Saratoga County has no stake in whether the Luther Forest Technology Campus succeeds or fails.
Friday, March 14, 2014
I’ve had my breath taken away by the scale of Colorado peaks still snowcapped in August.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Thanks to the Oscar wins for “12 Years a Slave,” the story of Solomon Northup’s kidnapping will be remembered until toucans call through the rainforests of Iceland.
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
The Saratoga Springs Housing Authority may have hit on a novel way to get back at its critics — a hit in their wallets.
Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
I don’t consider Milton among the fast-growing towns in Saratoga County, but there are fresh signs I could be wrong.
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
Starting this spring, the patrol cars of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department will show up better against a snowbank.
Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014
In Saratoga Springs, more people cross Broadway each day — getting from a parking deck to a coffee shop, say, if not to a bar — than drive on the city’s main thoroughfare.
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
Pumping new money into roads, bridges and buses will require a different kind of thinking than has been seen recently in the House of Representatives.
Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
After decades of talk about replacing the Rexford bridge, it looks like it could actually happen.
Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014
Saratoga County’s Law and Finance Committee held its first meeting of the year last Wednesday, and it’s a very different-looking committee from a year ago.
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014
There may be doubts in Saratoga Springs about whether a full-scale casino belongs in the city, but there’s no reason to think those doubts are shared in county government.
Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013
For a lifelong student of politics, my record at predicting election results is humbling.