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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Study details impact Saratoga Race Course has on area

Friday, March 6, 2015
An economic impact study to be released Friday will highlight the hundreds of millions of dollars the historic thoroughbred track on Union Avenue brings to the Capital Region annually.
 
Massive fire hits Jay Street apartment building
SCHENECTADY

Massive fire hits Jay Street apartment building

Friday, March 6, 2015
City firefighters this morning are fighting a massive fire that struck an apartment building on Jay Street early this morning.
 
‘Greatest Show’ to go on without elephants
CAPITAL REGION

‘Greatest Show’ to go on without elephants

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will discontinue elephant acts — a signature of the 145-year-old traveling circus — starting in 2018.
 
Gloversville woman accused of hiding dead mother's body
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville woman accused of hiding dead mother's body

Thursday, March 5, 2015
The daughter of a 93-year-old woman whose severely decomposed body was found in a Gloversville apartment in December has been arrested.
 
Plan to combine Albany, Schenectady chambers met with concern
ALBANY AND SCHENECTADY COUNTIES

Plan to combine Albany, Schenectady chambers met with concern

Thursday, March 5, 2015
As the boards of the Schenectady and Albany chambers of commerce prepare to vote on whether to combine membership and staff under a new umbrella corporation, fresh concerns are being raised about small business interests in Schenectady.
 
BALLSTON & CLIFTON PARK

Saratoga County Sewer District OKs system for Ballston Lake

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Saratoga County Sewer District commissioners on Thursday approved plans for town-owned sewers to be built around Ballston Lake to reduce contamination in the lake.
 
GLENVILLE

Four express interest in Glenville Town Board vacancy

Thursday, March 5, 2015
A vocal former Town Board member and a Democrat who wants to change the dynamic of the all-Republican board are among four potential candidates for a recently vacated seat.
 
Schenectady County tourism agency pleased with video’s ‘wow’ appeal
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County tourism agency pleased with video’s ‘wow’ appeal

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Let Schenectady County Surprise You is the title of a promotional video that launched last week by the Schenectady County Visitors Agency, the centerpiece of an eventual $250,000 branding campaign for the county that will roll out over the next year and a half.
 

Knifed U.S. envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate

Thursday, March 5, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification.
 
OPPENHEIM, EPHRATAH & ST. JOHNSVILLE

Halloran approved as new Oppenheim-Ephratah/St. Johnsville superintendent

Thursday, March 5, 2015
In a unanimous vote, the Oppenheim-Ephratah St. Johnsville Board of Education officially appointed the current principal of Fonda-Fultonville High School as superintendent of schools during a board meeting Thursday night.
 
Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane in LA
LOS ANGELES

Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane in LA

Thursday, March 5, 2015
An official says Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course. He suffered moderate injuries.
 
Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, slams into fence near bay
NEW YORK

Plane skids off LaGuardia runway, slams into fence near bay

Thursday, March 5, 2015
A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a LaGuardia Airport runway while landing during a snowstorm on Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay.
 
Second arrest made in Schenectady homicide
SCHENECTADY

Second arrest made in Schenectady homicide

Thursday, March 5, 2015
A second man has been charged with murder in the November shooting death of a man on Bridge Street that authorities said was over a $250 debt.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region mayors sign on to campaign against campus sex assaults

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Local mayors are supporting Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Enough is Enough" campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
 
Major survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage
WASHINGTON

Major survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage

Thursday, March 5, 2015
In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans.
 
 

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