Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
Local economic development officials will fight a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to limit sales tax exemptions, one of their tools for attracting new companies and new jobs to the region.
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013
Someday, the state will acquire Follensby Pond, a sapphire of the Adirondacks.
Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Happy Groundhog Day! It would be more fun if we had an Opossum Day, but you can’t mess with tradition.
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to give the state’s Environmental Defense Fund its first boost in three years, a much-needed additional $19 million.
Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
It will be a fine weekend for a drive to the Adirondacks, and if you’re hardy enough, a visit to one of the last of the historic Great Camps.
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
Halfmoon Republican Mindy Wormuth is the new vice chairwoman of the county Law and Finance Committee, which puts her in line — if she wins re-election this fall — to head the Board of Supervisors in 2015.
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013
Dan Butler, supervisor of the Saratoga County Animal Shelter, will be retiring in March, after more than three decades of being associated with the shelter.
Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012
By the time you read this, Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione should already have been sworn into her new job as a state senator. But she hasn’t slacked off in her final weeks in the clerk’s office, announcing a couple of new initiatives.
Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012
To call “On the Loose” the best Christmas present I ever got can only lead to trouble. But for sure, it’s been one of the most personally influential.
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012
Saratoga Springs wouldn’t be what it is today if John Morrissey hadn’t liked racing horses, and he and others hadn’t had a rather ruthless willingness to do whatever it took to entertain the wealthy and the masses alike.
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012
One thing farmers don’t need is more uncertainty in their lives.
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012
The state has sunk better than $100 million into the Luther Forest Technology Campus, but all indications are that without Joe Bruno on the tractor, that’s all the state fertilizer the tech campus will get.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
In a year when it feels like there’s a record number of nuisance bears, maybe it’s odd to mourn one.
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012
Today, smartphones make everyone a photographer. But it used to be a special skill.
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012
Even if you like politics as much as an opossum likes a bag of garbage, I bet you have had enough of this year’s television ads.