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Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Sheriffs urge early intervention, child abuse prevention

More voluntary home visit programs to help struggling young families would reduce child abuse and later reduce adolescent crime, members of the New York State Sheriff’s Association said Tuesday.

Albany Med opening urgent care in Mechanicville


Albany Medical Center on Tuesday announced plans to bring an EmUrgentCare Office to Mechanicville as area hospitals continue to expand into Saratoga County.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Approval granted to raze ‘Pink Palace’ in Saratoga


The city Planning Board has given final approval to plans to demolish the “Pink Palace” dormitory on Union Avenue and replace it with 26 condominium units.

MALTA

Malta likely to OK zone change for aquatic center


The Town Board appears ready to grant zoning approval for a proposed regional aquatic center on Route 67 near Northway Exit 12, but wants to make it part of a broader series of zoning changes in the area rather than a stand-alone project.

Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

GREENFIELD

Saratoga Polo Association matches draw mix of spectators

Less than a week before opening day at Saratoga Race Track, many locals headed just down the road to the Saratoga Polo Association to take in a different equestrian sport.

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season

CAPITAL REGION

Saratoga County kicks off county fair season


County fair season in the Capital Region begins Tuesday, as the 175th Saratoga County Fair kicks off seven weeks of fried food, carnival rides, rodeos, demolition derbies and much more.

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Author details how to make fascinating summer headwear

Flirty, elegant and oh so fashionable. It’s fascinator season in Saratoga Springs. This summer, you can create your own little cocktail hat with a new book by Hannah Scheidig, a milliner in Edinburgh, Scotland, who has taught hundreds of women how to make them.

City Ballet, SPAC to mark 50 years together with old favorites, Peck premiere

SARATOGA SPRINGS

City Ballet, SPAC to mark 50 years together with old favorites, Peck premiere

On July 20, the New York City Ballet and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center begin the celebration of their 50-year collaboration. SPAC’s president and executive director Marcia White and ballet master-in-chief Peter Martins have a lot planned.

E. coli keeps Brown's Beach swimmers on shore

SARATOGA LAKE

E. coli keeps Brown's Beach swimmers on shore

Brown’s Beach on Saratoga Lake, which opened last year as the first public beach on the lake in nearly a decade, is currently closed because tests showed that levels of E. coli were above state standards, the state Department of Health said Friday.

New hope for Rexford girl who suffers from rare illness

REXFORD

New hope for Rexford girl who suffers from rare illness


Eight years is a long time to wait, especially for a child. And when you’re a little child with a big health challenge, the wait can seem never ending.

Family has fond memories of Stillwater drowning victim

STILLWATER

Family has fond memories of Stillwater drowning victim

Walter Craft was magnetic. He was caring and he was compassionate.

Driver hits Clifton Park Starbucks

CLIFTON PARK

Driver hits Clifton Park Starbucks

The Starbucks on Clifton Center Road in Clifton Park was bustling just hours after someone drove through their storefront early Thursday morning.

Ballston Lake parents who lost child work to help others

ALBANY

Ballston Lake parents who lost child work to help others


The Brave Will Foundation presented $75,000 to the Journeys Program at the Bernard & Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center Wednesday afternoon.

MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville restricts some resident's water use

The city of Mechanicville Water Department is advising residents of the city of Mechanicville, Town of Stillwater (District 3 and 4), Hemstreet Park, Willow Glen and Pruyn Hill, to limit their outdoor water use to every other day.

Man allegedly assaults Saratoga Springs man at home

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man allegedly assaults Saratoga Springs man at home

An Albany man is accused of forcing his way into a Saratoga Springs home, burglarizing it and assaulting the man inside, police said.

Stretch of Balltown Road to close Friday

NISKAYUNA

Stretch of Balltown Road to close Friday


From 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, a portion of Route 146 will be closed, according to John Grady, resident engineer of the Rexford Bridge project.

CLIFTON PARK

Man charged with burglary in Clifton Park


A man accused of breaking in to a Clifton Park home to steal jewelry allegedly did so while out on bail pending sentencing in another burglary case, according to police and records.

Boy, 15, drowns after jumping off bridge in Stillwater

STILLWATER

Boy, 15, drowns after jumping off bridge in Stillwater

Divers recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy who drowned in the Hudson River today after jumping off the Stillwater Bridge.

Phish fallout includes dozens of arrests

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Phish fallout includes dozens of arrests

Three police agencies arrested more than two dozen people during the Phish shows at the Saratoga County Performing Arts Center earlier this month, most centering around drugs and traffic stops, police said Monday.

GlobalFoundries sued, patent infringement alleged

BOSTON

GlobalFoundries sued, patent infringement alleged

GlobalFoundries is being sued by Harvard University, which charges the computer chip manufacturer with infringing on patents held by the university.

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