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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Water bottler aims to restrict use of 'Saratoga' name

Saratoga Spring Water Co. is asking federal regulators to block a local juice bottler and restaurant from using “Saratoga” in its name, on the grounds that their products are similar and customers could mistakenly think the two companies are associated.

SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County supervisors back returning NYRA to private control


Saratoga County will urge the state Legislature to approve a new law restoring the New York Racing Association to private control before it adjourns in June.

EPA begins Hudson River dredging review

SARATOGA SPRINGS

EPA begins Hudson River dredging review


If people eat fish caught from the Hudson River, do they have less chance of developing cancer than they did a decade ago?

Saratoga County sheriff promotes new chief deputy

BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County sheriff promotes new chief deputy



Saratoga County sheriff’s Lt. Glenn D. Sheehy was appointed chief deputy of the Sheriff’s Department on Thursday, completing a leadership transition following the abrupt departure of former undersheriff Kevin Mullahey in February.

Saratoga Springs suspends lacrosse coach

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs suspends lacrosse coach

Saratoga Springs City School District has suspended its boys' varsity lacrosse coach, citing use of inappropriate language toward players on the team, the district said in a statement.

MALTA

Malta plans effort to catch up on fire inspections


The town is acknowledging it has fallen years behind on required fire safety building inspections, town officials said.

$3.1 million will preserve 961 acres of Saratoga County farmland

SARATOGA COUNTY

$3.1 million will preserve 961 acres of Saratoga County farmland

A state program to preserve agriculture in the Hudson Valley has awarded $3.1 million in funding to buy the development rights to parts of six farms in Saratoga County.

Saratoga Springs plans forum on aggressive panhandling

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs plans forum on aggressive panhandling

A problem with panhandling in downtown Saratoga Springs is growing, city officials said, and a Public Safety Department forum later this month will be devoted to the issue.

Ex-Mazzone employee files suit over withheld tips

ALBANY

Ex-Mazzone employee files suit over withheld tips

A former employee of Prime at Saratoga National is suing Mazzone Management, saying the catering and restaurant giant illegally withheld tips and failed to pay overtime wages.

Skidmore students push for additional mental health services

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore students push for additional mental health services

A smattering of Skidmore students called on school officials today to boost mental health services by adding counselors, expanding a 24-7 hot line and providing walk-in support for students in “crisis situations.”

Milton man dies after being allegedly choked by landlord

The Milton man who was allegedly choked by his landlord in an altercation early Friday morning died from his injuries Sunday night, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Clifton Park, CDTA weigh possibility of local bus routes

CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park, CDTA weigh possibility of local bus routes


Town officials have had preliminary discussions with the Capital District Transportation Authority about starting local bus service in southern Saratoga County

EPA begins review of Hudson River dredging

SARATOGA SPRINGS

EPA begins review of Hudson River dredging


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is starting a new review of its recently completed $1 billion cleanup of PCBs in the upper Hudson River.

MALTA

Malta man accused of felony DWI on Northway


A Malta man faces a felony drunk driving charge after being arrested early Saturday morning on the Northway, state police said.

MALTA

Kinns Road to be shut down for a day for excavation


Part of busy Kinns Road will be closed Wednesday while Saratoga County makes repairs prior to a paving project.

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

CLIFTON PARK

Accident victim’s mother, Shen students collaborate on new safety campaign

Four years after the death of Shenendehowa senior Chris Stewart, his mother, Regina Stewart, continues to honor her son’s memory by urging others to drive responsibly through her Steer Clear campaign.

MALTA

Malta man charged with stabbing 70-year-old dad

Ronald T. Paige has been arrested on charges that he repeatedly stabbed his 70-year-old father Saturday.

Bastion of folk music toasts its future

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Bastion of folk music toasts its future

Caffe Lena this weekend hosted Folkathon!, a musical festival featuring dozens of artists that is part of their $1.5 million capital campaign in support of the renovation.

Together time makes Mother's Day special for ‘dog moms’

SARATOGA

Together time makes Mother's Day special for ‘dog moms’

Not every mom has a kid. But some treat their pets like children, and many will be getting cards and other gifts from their four-legged kids next Sunday.

Lawsuit settled in harboring  case at Llenroc

REXFORD

Lawsuit settled in harboring case at Llenroc

The undocumented immigrant harbored in the Llenroc mansion has settled her lawsuit against the woman convicted of harboring her, but the settlement she’ll receive was disappointing, according to her attorney.

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