Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Granted, today is about American Pharoah, but I want to talk a little about William Travers and the other men who got Saratoga Race Course off the ground in 1863-64 instead.
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015
The horse-racing industry brings millions of dollars into the local economy and its presence is a big bragging point for Saratoga Springs, but that’s not to say there are no tensions that go with having an active racetrack and some of the city’s finest homes within a few yards of each other.
Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015
When Saratoga County’s Law and Finance Committee went into closed-door session to discuss litigation on Wednesday, it was as good as its word, back in just 10 minutes, before those standing around in the hallway were half-done telling stories.
Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015
The surest bet in Saratoga isn’t on today’s Whitney Stakes, but that anyone around here who owes their job to voters thinks it’s time for the Cuomo administration to release its grip on the New York Racing Association.
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
On the face of it, the Saratoga seasonal trolley service is in trouble.
Friday, July 24, 2015
It’s one of the ironies of the Great Sacandaga Lake region’s history that while the creation of the reservoir 85 years ago destroyed a lot of land and memories, today the communities that remained above water couldn’t survive without it.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
The Historic Hudson-Hoosic Rivers Partnership may get a visitors’ center yet, despite its perennially empty pockets. The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on loaning up to $200,000 to the partnership and the town of Saratoga.
Friday, July 10, 2015
If you own land within a mile of Northway Exit 12 and have a few acres to spare, the Capital District Transportation Authority wants to talk to you.
Friday, July 3, 2015
A new survey says most students who attend college in and near the Adirondacks would love to find a job where they could still hike, paddle and ski in the mountains.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency’s report this week about what the world could look like in 2100 if nothing is done about greenhouse gases that cause climate change is worth reading.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Myself, I’m not in a hurry to meet a cougar in the woods.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
If the town of Malta loosens the zoning restrictions on the Luther Forest Technology Campus, it could bring millions of dollars in new investment to the property.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
As Malta town supervisor from 1972 to 2005, Dave Meager saw the central Saratoga County town through nearly four decades of transformational growth, from farm country along the new Adirondack Northway to today’s high-tech suburb.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
What will quickly become Saratoga Springs’ most-recognized pocket park is finished and will be dedicated on Monday.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Stewart’s Shops wants to replace its convenience store on the southern edge of Ballston Spa with a bigger, more modern store. The site at Church Avenue and Thomas Street is where the company, which now has 331 stores from Ogdensburg to Newburgh, got started.