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Saratoga County Fair ends on a wet note
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County Fair ends on a wet note

Monday, July 28, 2014
Steamy temperatures and the threat of storms did not dissuade people from attending the final day of the Saratoga County Fair on Sunday.
 
Cobleskill's Grapevine restaurant invited to World Food Championship
COBLESKILL

Cobleskill's Grapevine restaurant invited to World Food Championship

Monday, July 28, 2014
After opening a “Golden Ticket” invitation, Tim and Tracy Purcell were stunned to find out that their restaurant, Grapevine Farms, had been awarded a place in the World Food Championship in Las Vegas.
 
Amsterdam's Class of '64 set to catch up at 50th reunion

Amsterdam's Class of '64 set to catch up at 50th reunion

Monday, July 28, 2014
Good times will roll again next month for Judy Heffernan Elmy and other members of Amsterdam High School’s Class of 1964. The group’s three-day, 50th-anniversary celebration will begin Friday, Aug. 8.
 
In NY race, niche issues become political parties
ALBANY

In NY race, niche issues become political parties

Sunday, July 27, 2014
This year, Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino petitioned for a "Stop Common Core" line on the November ballot, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched a "Women's Equality Party" line.
 
Adirondacks bouncing back from acid rain devastation
ADIRONDACKS

Adirondacks bouncing back from acid rain devastation

Sunday, July 27, 2014
Acid rain has been one of the most serious environmental problems facing the Adirondacks for decades, but recent research shows precipitation acidity is getting better, and many damaged lakes and ponds are recovering.
 
Schenectady reassessing problem with property values
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady reassessing problem with property values

Sunday, July 27, 2014
So far this year, the city has given back more than $180,000 in taxes to property owners who said they were overcharged.
 
Move is bittersweet for Helping Hands
CLIFTON PARK

Move is bittersweet for Helping Hands

Sunday, July 27, 2014
Acquiring social skills at a young age can make a world of difference to a child with Down syndrome, autism, cognitive delays or anxiety disorders.
 
Mine Kill a gold ‘mine’ for family activities
BLENHEIM

Mine Kill a gold ‘mine’ for family activities

Sunday, July 27, 2014
There’s a lot to like about Mine Kill State Park in North Blenheim, and high on the list is that to get there from the Schenectady-Albany area, you have to drive through pretty much the entire Schoharie Valley.
 
Hamilton Hill party a block in building safer neighborhood
SCHENECTADY

Hamilton Hill party a block in building safer neighborhood

Sunday, July 27, 2014
From Avery Place to Backus Street, Duane Avenue bustled with neighbors Saturday afternoon.
 
Schoharie County Sunshine Fair offers fun, adventure
COBLESKILL

Schoharie County Sunshine Fair offers fun, adventure

Saturday, July 26, 2014
The 138th Schoharie County Sunshine Fair opened Saturday with food and exhibits, contests and games and, of course, rides for families to enjoy.
 
Yaddo unveils plaque for historic designation
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Yaddo unveils plaque for historic designation

Saturday, July 26, 2014
A plaque installed Saturday on the Great Lawn at Yaddo marks the artists’ retreat as a National Historic Landmark.
 
Review: Richie gives SPAC the hits it wants
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Review: Richie gives SPAC the hits it wants

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Early in Friday night’s show at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Lionel Richie told the crowd he “would do all the hits all night long.” This was true.
 

Cops: Driver ran over pal who feared he was drunk

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Police in New York say an inebriated man ran over and killed a friend who had climbed out of his car and started walking home because she was worried he was drunk.
 
ALBANY

New York man gets 15 years for infant's death

Saturday, July 26, 2014
A 19-year-old upstate New York man who admitted responsibility for the death of a five-week-old baby has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
 
 

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