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ROTTERDAM

GOP looking to take control of Rotterdam Town Board

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Come November, Republicans could take back control of a Rotterdam Town Board that has been split politically since Mike Viscusi, a Conservative who caucused with the Democrats, resigned in October.
 
Businessman announces Republican candidacy for Saratoga mayor
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Businessman announces Republican candidacy for Saratoga mayor

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Businessman John Safford, a political newcomer, announced his Republican candidacy for mayor of Saratoga Springs on Thursday.
 
Schenectady mayor touts successes in announcing bid for re-election
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady mayor touts successes in announcing bid for re-election

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy announced his re-election campaign Wednesday by boasting about efforts under his administration that his challenger is criticizing him for.
 
Young to run for second term as Gloversville supervisor
GLOVERSVILLE

Young to run for second term as Gloversville supervisor

Friday, May 1, 2015

Gloversville 5th Ward Supervisor Gregory Young has announced he’ll run for a second term on the Fulton County Board of Supervisors in November.
 
McCarthy to seek re-election as Schenectady mayor
SCHENECTADY

McCarthy to seek re-election as Schenectady mayor

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy plans to announce his re-election campaign May 6.

 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Voters approve Saratoga Springs library budget

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Saratoga Springs School District residents on Thursday approved the Saratoga Springs Public Library budget for 2015-16 by a vote of 231-4, the library’s board reported.
 
Mathiesen to run for third term on Saratoga Springs City Council
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Mathiesen to run for third term on Saratoga Springs City Council

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Public Safety Commissioner Chris Mathiesen will run for a third two-year term, hoping to push forward with plans for a fire/EMS station on the city’s East Side.
 
Republicans endorse member of Ballston Town Board for supervisor
BALLSTON

Republicans endorse member of Ballston Town Board for supervisor

Monday, April 13, 2015

The town Republican Committee has endorsed town Councilman Tim Szczepaniak to run for town supervisor this fall.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Local Democrats express support for Clinton

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Local Democratic politicians and county committee chairpersons sound enthusiastic about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for president with many saying they will throw their support behind her.
 
MILTON

Republican primary possible for Milton Town Board seat

Friday, April 10, 2015
Town of Milton Republicans are looking at a potential primary after the town GOP committee this week denied renomination to an incumbent Town Board member.
 
Gibson uncertain on run for governor, hopes to boost GOP
SCHOHARIE

Gibson uncertain on run for governor, hopes to boost GOP

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
As questions arose about U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson’s possible interest in a run for governor of New York Tuesday morning, fueled by a New York Times article suggesting he’s begun the groundwork, the congressman stuck to the matter that he’d traveled to Schoharie to speak about: urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to fund the relocation of the Schoharie County Public Safety Building and jail destroyed in Tropical Storm Irene.
 
Schenectady County Democrats endorse Clinton for president
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County Democrats endorse Clinton for president

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Schenectady County Democrats have endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, even though the likely presidential candidate has not officially thrown her hat in the ring.
 
Milone to seek third term as Schoharie town supervisor
SCHOHARIE

Milone to seek third term as Schoharie town supervisor

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Schoharie town Supervisor Gene Milone announced Thursday that he will be seeking the Democratic nomination for a third term as supervisor this fall, contrary to rumors of his impending retirement from local politics.
 
Miranda to leave Milton politics
MILTON

Miranda to leave Milton politics

Monday, March 30, 2015

Joe Miranda, the senior member of the Milton Town Board, will call its quits this year, ending a run of 40 years in Ballston Spa and Milton politics.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Area school boards hang out ‘help wanted’ signs early

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Want an unpaid job with the potential bonus of public criticism, long meetings and painful budget decisions? Running for the board of education might be for you.
 
 

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