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BH-BL expands computer options for students

BURNT HILLS & BALLSTON LAKE

BH-BL expands computer options for students

Michele Bowker’s first-grade class spread out in small groups across her Pashley Elementary School classroom last week.

Boaters enjoy warm weather on Saratoga Lake

SARATOGA LAKE

Boaters enjoy warm weather on Saratoga Lake

Dozens of boaters put Starcrafts and Stingrays into the water at the state boat launch off Route 9P on Sunday, marking the unofficial start of summer.

Skidmore professor has dark take on Trump’s popularity

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore professor has dark take on Trump’s popularity

On television and on the stump, at debates and in speeches, Donald Trump is reminding the American people that they are going to die.

Saratoga firm balances emotion, aesthetics as it designs veterans’ cemeteries

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga firm balances emotion, aesthetics as it designs veterans’ cemeteries

To fully appreciate one of our national cemeteries is to not just see it, but feel it — even if you never knew any of the veterans buried there.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga County administrator’s son in legal trouble again


The 21-year-old son of Saratoga County Administrator Spencer P. Hellwig III was arrested on a petty larceny charge early Friday morning, his third arrest in the last three years.

Man charged with raping a child in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM

Man charged with raping a child in Amsterdam

A Ballston Spa man has been charged with raping a child, Amsterdam Police said.

HALFMOON

Mechanicville man dead after Halfmoon car accident


An 89-year-old Mechanicville man died after a car accident on State Route 146 in the town of Halfmoon Thursday, May 26.

New bus routes in Saratoga Springs take effect on Sunday

SARATOGA SPRINGS

New bus routes in Saratoga Springs take effect on Sunday


New bus routes in and around Saratoga Springs will go into effect on Sunday.

Colonie man charged with endangerment

CLIFTON PARK

Colonie man charged with endangerment

A 20-year-old Colonie man was arrested after allegedly paying a 15 year old he met online to have sex with him in Clifton Park.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

State to consider Saratoga Springs plan to convert music hall into court space

City Hall’s third-floor musical hall would be converted into City Court space under a plan endorsed Thursday by the Saratoga Springs City Council.

Route 67 crash claims life of Amsterdam man

A Wednesday crash on Route 67 claimed the life of an Amsterdam man after a second driver failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the man’s vehicle, state police said.

HALFMOON

One killed in two-car accident in Halfmoon

One person was killed in a two-car accident in Halfmoon, state police said early this evening.

Colonie man allegedly paid teen for sex

CLIFTON PARK

Colonie man allegedly paid teen for sex

A Colonie man was arrested for having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl, state police said.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Suspicious man in car reported in Saratoga springs

City police are investigating a report of a suspicious man in a car Monday.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga citizens group opposes Cuomo’s NYRA plan


With legislative negotiations expected over a law to return the New York Racing Association to private control, a prominent local citizen’s group has come out against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan.

Saratoga County Republican Committee taps Walsh for Assembly

112TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Saratoga County Republican Committee taps Walsh for Assembly

The Saratoga County Republican Committee has endorsed Mary Beth Walsh for the state Assembly seat Jim Tedisco is giving up to run for state Senate.

Tedisco picks up another endorsement for state Senate run

49TH SENATE DISTRICT

Tedisco picks up another endorsement for state Senate run

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, picked up the Saratoga County Republican Committee’s endorsement in his bid for the 49th Senate District seat being vacated by state Senator Hugh Farley, R-Niskayuna.

Saratoga Code Blue shelter must find new home

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Code Blue shelter must find new home


The city’s Code Blue shelter program for the homeless is looking for a new home after the Salvation Army said it won’t host the program this coming winter.

Donation boosts effort to build new Galway fire station

GALWAY

Donation boosts effort to build new Galway fire station

The Galway Volunteer Fire Department is about to break ground on a new fire station, thanks to a $500,000 donation from a local charitable foundation.

BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa police chief to retire after 36 years with force

Ballston Spa Police Chief Charles Koenig will be stepping down next month after 36 years with the village police department, the last 25 as chief.

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