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.
Friday, Nov. 13, 2015
I’ve never known anyone as passionate as Gene Corsale was about honoring veterans.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015
It’s good news if the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority is on the verge of selling the 280-acre Saratoga Technology + Energy Park property to Fuller Road Management Corp.
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015
It’s hardly news when Democrats in Washington call for climate change action, but it’s news when Republicans do, as Chris Gibson and Elise Stefanik did on Thursday.
Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
The New York Racing Association counts its success in hard cold cash and I prefer counting it by butts through the turnstiles, but either way, the 2015 Saratoga Race Course meet that concluded last Monday was a spectacular success.
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015
I used to think a billion dollars was a lot of money, but that was before writing about computer chip factories had the B-word rolling off my tongue constantly.
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.