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CLIFTON PARK

Schenectady men accused of taking lion statues

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
Two Schenectady men were charged with grand larceny after a state trooper in Clifton Park noticed two large lion statues in the back of a pickup truck Friday.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga comprehensive plan panel passes buck

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
Citing increasing dysfunction among their ranks, members of the Comprehensive Plan Committee decided to punt their work to the City Council rather than adopt 53 changes submitted a day before their last meeting Thursday.
 
State grant to fund Saratoga County Airport hangar
SARATOGA COUNTY

State grant to fund Saratoga County Airport hangar

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
A $630,000 state grant will be coming to the Saratoga County Airport to build another hangar, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office said this week.
 
Albany man arrested by same trooper twice in 48 hours
MALTA

Albany man arrested by same trooper twice in 48 hours

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
In a span of 48 hours, an Albany man was arrested twice on driving charges in Malta by state police — and by the same trooper.
 
Teen seeks to ‘spark’ girls’ STEM interest
MALTA

Teen seeks to ‘spark’ girls’ STEM interest

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Organizers of the annual Girls Inc. summit thought Shaker High School senior Gili Rusak would make a good role model for the attendees because of her extensive resume of accomplishments.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Ex-con indicted in Saratoga Lake break-in

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A Staten Island ex-convict police say was found prowling inside a Saratoga Lake home last spring was indicted Thursday.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County pair accused of selling cocaine, ecstasy

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A pair of area residents were taken into custody on drug charges Thursday for allegedly trafficking cocaine and ecstasy throughout the county.
 
CAPITAL REGION

CDTA to try again on articulated buses

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The Capital District Transportation Authority is buying two articulated buses, vehicles that can carry nearly twice as many people as a conventional bus.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County Water Authority OKs 1.5 percent rate hike

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The Saratoga County Water Authority on Thursday approved a 1.5 percent rate increase for its municipal customers.
 
MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville welcomes re-opening of busy bridge

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The Central Avenue bridge in Mechanicville reopened late Thursday after being closed since June while it was replaced.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Baker named Gordon Creek principal

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Kent Baker has been appointed the new principal of Gordon Creek Elementary School, effective Jan. 5.
 
Former Saratoga County deputy gets 5 years for cocaine distribution
ALBANY

Former Saratoga County deputy gets 5 years for cocaine distribution

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Charles Fuller’s .380-caliber Kel-Tec pistol cost him a chance to argue for leniency before he was sentenced to five years in federal prison.
 
CDTA again facing multimillion-dollar budget deficit
CAPITAL REGION

CDTA again facing multimillion-dollar budget deficit

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
The Capital District Transportation Authority is again facing a multimillion-dollar gap between costs and revenues as it prepares its 2015-16 operating budget.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino turns focus back to expansion

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Disappointment came twofold and in quick succession for the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway during Wednesday’s announcement of the locations awarded the first state casino licenses.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga council flushes water connection fee

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
City officials have eliminated a connection fee imposed on builders looking to hook into the city’s water system, despite an ongoing state review of lucrative waivers granted to several large projects over the past five years.
 
 

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