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Marchione challenger announces candidacy in 43rd district
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Marchione challenger announces candidacy in 43rd district

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Democrat Shaun Francis officially announced Thursday that he will be challenging incumbent state Sen. Kathy Marchione in the 43rd Senate District this fall.
 
Wormuth begins serving sentence in federal prison
HALFMOON

Wormuth begins serving sentence in federal prison

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
Former Halfmoon supervisor Melinda “Mindy” Wormuth is now in the custody of the federal government.
 
Saratoga Springs bus-route changes set for spring
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs bus-route changes set for spring

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
The Capital District Transportation Authority has finalized bus-route changes in and around Saratoga Springs that will take effect in the spring.
 
Caffè Lena changes will make building accessible
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Caffè Lena changes will make building accessible

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
Legendary music venue Caffè Lena will be getting an elevator and a mixed-use building in its parking lot as a part of a deal with Bonacio Construction.
 
Suspect ID'd in Amsterdam, Colonie, Clifton Park larcenies

Suspect ID'd in Amsterdam, Colonie, Clifton Park larcenies

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016
A man is being sought by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office in relation to multiple larcenies in Amsterdam, Colonie and Clifton Park.
 
ALBANY

Saratoga-area surgeon gets 6 1/2 years for selling oxycodone prescriptions

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
A former orthopedic surgeon who practiced in part in the Saratoga Springs area received more than six years in federal prison today after admitting to selling controlled drug prescriptions, namely oxycodone, for cash.
 
Halfmoon, Waterford regain water services; boil advisory lifted
WATERFORD & HALFMOON

Halfmoon, Waterford regain water services; boil advisory lifted

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
Halfmoon and Waterford residents have regained full water services after a water-main break in Troy on Jan. 17 cut off the primary water supply of both Saratoga County towns.
 
2 charged in break-ins at assisted-living homes in Ballston Spa area
BALLSTON SPA

2 charged in break-ins at assisted-living homes in Ballston Spa area

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
Two people have been arrested on felony burglary charges in connection with break-ins at three assisted-living group homes in the Ballston Spa area.
 
Lack of snow, cannon misfires disappoint, but Frost Faire still a blast
STILLWATER

Lack of snow, cannon misfires disappoint, but Frost Faire still a blast

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
It was the final Frost Faire in Joe Craig’s long career with the National Park Service, and he really wanted to go out with a bang. It didn’t happen. And a lack of snow was disappointing, but that may have helped draw more people to the event at the Saratoga Battlefield.
 
Water service fully restored to Waterford, Halfmoon
WATERFORD & HALFMOON

Water service fully restored to Waterford, Halfmoon

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
Water services have been restored to Waterford and Halfmoon, almost a week after water main breaks cut off flow, Troy Mayor Patrick Madden said in a statement.
 
Three generations of Eagle Scouts in Thurnau family

Three generations of Eagle Scouts in Thurnau family

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
Carl J. Thurnau’s favorite memory from his time as a Boy Scout was in 1952, when he traveled to a scout camp in New Mexico.
 
BALLSTON

Ballston housing development gets preliminary OK

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

The town Planning Board on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a controversial 205-unit residential subdivision near the Clifton Park town line, despite neighbors’ concerns about wetlands on the site.
 
Private transformer in Congress Park poses dilemma
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Private transformer in Congress Park poses dilemma

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016
The city may need to go to the state Legislature for retroactive permission to allow a private utility transformer that is located in a corner of historic city-owned Congress Park.
 
Career-placement company for students, vets moving to Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Career-placement company for students, vets moving to Saratoga

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
A career-placement company that caters to students and military veterans is moving its headquarters from Madison, Wis., to Saratoga Springs.
 
GloFo completes purchase of 60-acre plot
MALTA & STILLWATER

GloFo completes purchase of 60-acre plot

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
GlobalFoundries has completed the purchase of 60 additional acres next to its Fab 8 computer chip complex, paying $1.2 million, according to records filed with the Saratoga County clerk’s office.
 
 

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