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Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in Lake George
LAKE GEORGE

Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in Lake George

Friday, July 31, 2015
An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago.
 
Schenectady students cut a rug with Gazette’s Newsie
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady students cut a rug with Gazette’s Newsie

Friday, July 31, 2015
As a Daily Gazette newspaper, I don’t get out to dance very often. But Friday morning I joined more than 100 students in the Schenectady City School District to shake my pages.
 
Saratoga cops: Lillian's waitress stole credit card information
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga cops: Lillian's waitress stole credit card information

Friday, July 31, 2015
A server at Lillian’s Restaurant in downtown Saratoga Springs was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly stealing the credit car information of several patrons during the first two weeks of July, according to Saratoga Springs police.
 
Company lands medical marijuana license for Fulton County facility

Company lands medical marijuana license for Fulton County facility

Friday, July 31, 2015
The state Department of Health today announced the five companies that will be allowed to produce and dispense medical marijuana in the state, including a company with plans for a manufacturing facility in Fulton County.
 
Troopers: Naked man charged with DWI after crashing stolen vehicle
MALTA

Troopers: Naked man charged with DWI after crashing stolen vehicle

Friday, July 31, 2015
A naked man was arrested in Malta and charged with driving while intoxicated — and grand larceny — after he drove a stolen vehicle off the road early Sunday morning, State Police said.
 
Gun shop says it won't sell to Muslims
ST. JOHNSVILLE

Gun shop says it won't sell to Muslims

Friday, July 31, 2015
An anti-Muslim Facebook post by a St. Johnsville gun shop has led to online backlash — and some online support.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Pair face Saratoga County Jail contraband charges

Friday, July 31, 2015
Two women, one of them already an inmate in the Saratoga County Jail, were arrested on prison contraband charges Wednesday after one tried to smuggle perfume oil to the other, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Statue of Native Dancer to be dedicated in Saratoga

Friday, July 31, 2015
A life-size statute of Native Dancer, the great racehorse, will be dedicated in Centennial Park on Saturday.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County expands Project Lifesaver

Friday, July 31, 2015
A Schenectady County program meant to help police find people who wander is expanding thanks to a federal grant, state and county officials announced Thursday.
 
Places to paddle on Saratoga Lake
SARATOGA LAKE

Places to paddle on Saratoga Lake

Friday, July 31, 2015
If you’re looking for someplace to paddle that’s close to Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Lake is a great bet.
 
New York's state-run ski areas to use solar power
CAPITOL

New York's state-run ski areas to use solar power

Friday, July 31, 2015
Three state-owned ski resorts operated by the New York state Olympic Regional Development Authority, Gore, Whiteface and Belleayre, have committed to the use of solar power in their ski lifts and snow-making operations.
 
Hamburg Street merchants want sewers as part of street upgrades
ROTTERDAM

Hamburg Street merchants want sewers as part of street upgrades

Friday, July 31, 2015

Toni Bascue will lose a few parking spots in front of her hair salon if the state Department of Transportation’s safety improvements for Hamburg Street go through as planned.
 
Ambitious proposal for vacant, decaying Saratoga bathhouse
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Ambitious proposal for vacant, decaying Saratoga bathhouse

Friday, July 31, 2015
A new nonprofit group sees promise in an architecturally grand but long-empty bathhouse at Saratoga Spa State Park.
 
Demolition, replacement readied for Schenectady train station
SCHENECTADY

Demolition, replacement readied for Schenectady train station

Friday, July 31, 2015

It was built in the late ’70s. The squat, one-story beige concrete building replaced the old Union Station, a grand-looking train station that had been torn down years earlier.
 
 

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