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Teams aid the ‘glue’ of Schenectady soccer
SCHENECTADY

Teams aid the ‘glue’ of Schenectady soccer

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Chris Hamilton had gone one-on-one against Mahmoud Shohatee many times on the soccer field, with mixed results, but Hamilton and his Schalmont teammates played for Shohatee on Wednesday morning rather than against him.
 
Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
It’s a free chance to see a Triple Crown winner run, even if it’s only a run-through.
 
12 things to see in Saratoga’s Congress Park
SARATOGA SPRINGS

12 things to see in Saratoga’s Congress Park

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Congress Park dates from 1876, the height of Saratoga’s Victorian fame as a place of summertime racing, gambling and acts of ill repute.
 
Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta
MALTA

Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
The bright lights, flying dirt and beating hooves of the rodeo are a lot closer than people might realize.
 
Buyer backs out of $2.5M Guilford Mills deal
COBLESKILL

Buyer backs out of $2.5M Guilford Mills deal

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
The $2.5 million purchase of Cobleskill’s former Guilford Mills facility, a major part of the START-UP NY complex planned for the site, fell through last week as the buyer came up short on funding.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga Springs man gets 2 to 6 years for robbery

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced Wednesday to spend two to six years in state prison on a third-degree robbery charge.
 
Four accused of using cloned credit cards in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM

Four accused of using cloned credit cards in Amsterdam

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Four people are accused of using cloned credit cards at a city of Amsterdam store.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Police seize marijuana in Fulton, Montgomery counties

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
More than 250 marijuana plants and 15 pounds of processed marijuana were seized in Fulton and Montgomery counties as the New York State Police conducted surveillance flights over the last two weeks, according to police.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Serial drunken driver pleads guilty in Saratoga County incident

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Schenectady man on Wednesday became the first person in Saratoga County to be convicted under “Vince’s Law,” which increases penalties for drunken drivers who have more than three prior driving while intoxicated convictions.
 
Transfinder: Software will save Schenectady money
SCHENECTADY

Transfinder: Software will save Schenectady money

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Transfinder’s software will be installed in city vehicles within 45 days and Schenectady will see savings within one year, according to the company’s CEO.
 
ALBANY

Ex-Union Graduate College president joins UAlbany

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Laura Schweitzer, the former president of Union Graduate College in Schenectady, is taking a leadership role at the University at Albany.
 
Rotterdam homeowners want stolen retaining wall back
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam homeowners want stolen retaining wall back

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Rotterdam police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men who stole a stone retaining wall Sunday afternoon.
 
MANILA, Phillippines

Philippine murder suspect arrested in Clifton Park dies in jail

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former U.S. Marine arrested in Clifton Park and facing double murder charges in the Philippines has died of a heart attack in a Manila jail, police said Wednesday.
 
Former Schenectady charity exec admits filing false reports
SCHENECTADY

Former Schenectady charity exec admits filing false reports

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former chief operating officer of two Schenectady nonprofit entities devoted to substance abuse treatment and housing has admitted filing false reports in excess of $600,000 with the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.
 
 

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