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BALLSTON SPA

Ballston man accused of sex with girl

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A 19-year-old Ballston man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of rape for having sex with a 13-year-old girl, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.
 
Bird whisperer draws pigeons to parking lot
SCHENECTADY

Bird whisperer draws pigeons to parking lot

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
As the sky brightened Monday morning, the birds began to gather, their silhouettes softening the apex of a steeply pitched slate roof.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown crash kills Gloversville man

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A Gloversville man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a one-car crash in Johnstown, according to police.
 
MALTA & SARATOGA SPRINGS

Northline Road reopens between Malta Ave., Route 50

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Northline Road between Malta Avenue and Route 50 reopened Thursday after being closed for a month due to rehabilitation of a bridge over the Kayaderosseras Creek.
 
Former Schenectady Councilwoman Blanchard dies
SCHENECTADY

Former Schenectady Councilwoman Blanchard dies

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Barbara Blanchard, a woman who spent a quarter-century working to make Schenectady a better place in which to work and live, both as a member of the City Council and as a private citizen, passed away Thursday after a long illness. She was 67.
 
Schenectady man admits burglary as sexually motivated crime
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man admits burglary as sexually motivated crime

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A city man who was accused of climbing through unlocked windows at two city residences last year and masturbating in the presence of children pleaded guilty to related charges Thursday, the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office said.
 
Ukrainian heritage and pride to be focus of Amsterdam festival
AMSTERDAM

Ukrainian heritage and pride to be focus of Amsterdam festival

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A portrait of Ukrainian national poet Taras Shevchenko hung over steaming pans of freshly made varenyky in the basement of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Amsterdam on Wednesday morning, a vase of bright yellow sunflowers on a windowsill to the poet’s left.
 
Glenville supervisor: Dems' sign crew made threats
GLENVILLE

Glenville supervisor: Dems' sign crew made threats

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Glenville’s Republican town supervisor says two Democratic political operatives placed signs promoting Democratic Town Board candidates Jared Hickey and Heather Gray in front of his house early Wednesday evening and threatened his 18-year-old son.
 
Schoharie County to get $2.4M for emergency communications
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Schoharie County to get $2.4M for emergency communications

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

The state announced Thursday it will give Schoharie County about $2.4 million to improve its emergency communications infrastructure.
 
Tips for getting around Saratoga on Travers Day
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Tips for getting around Saratoga on Travers Day

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Saratoga Springs is going to be a congested place Saturday.
 
Woman arrested in Schenectady street brawl
SCHENECTADY

Woman arrested in Schenectady street brawl

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A woman faces multiple charges stemming from a downtown street brawl that erupted moments after a nearby unrelated bank robbery Wednesday, authorities said.
 
Doug Lyall, advocate for missing persons, dies at 73
BALLSTON SPA

Doug Lyall, advocate for missing persons, dies at 73

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Doug Lyall, whose persistence in seeking answers and then legislative change after his daughter Suzanne disappeared in 1998 led to major new missing persons laws, has died.
 
Rotterdam Town Board OKs new CVS
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam Town Board OKs new CVS

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
CVS Pharmacy’s revived plan to demolish an eyesore and build a new store at the corner of Guilderland Avenue and Curry Road — directly across from a Rite Aid — will move forward after the Town Board’s approval of a zoning change this week.
 
Tawasentha Park has a great pool
GUILDERLAND

Tawasentha Park has a great pool

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Emily and Heather Depew were going to Tawasentha Park.
 
Police in and around Saratoga ready for the big day
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Police in and around Saratoga ready for the big day

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

For much of Saturday, Saratoga Springs will more than double its 27,000 population.
 
 

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