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DEC firefighters return from battling wildfire in Oregon
SARATOGA SPRINGS

DEC firefighters return from battling wildfire in Oregon

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Twenty state Department of Environmental Conservation firefighters returned Wednesday from two weeks of fighting one of the major wildfires now burning in the West.
 
Pharoah’s workout draws early morning crowd
SARATOGA LAKE

Pharoah’s workout draws early morning crowd

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
A rare, massive morning crowd greeted the regally named champion American Pharoah during a brief exercise session at Saratoga Race Course on Friday.
 
Cigars part of Saratoga Race Course tradition
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Cigars part of Saratoga Race Course tradition

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
For Paul Reynolds, smoking a cigar at Saratoga has nothing to do with horse racing.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS & MALTA

Candidate forums scheduled in Malta, Saratoga Springs

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County will sponsor public candidate forums prior to the Sept. 10 party primaries in Saratoga Springs and Malta.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Ballston man accused of sex with girl

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A 19-year-old Ballston man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of rape for having sex with a 13-year-old girl, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.
 
MALTA & SARATOGA SPRINGS

Northline Road reopens between Malta Ave., Route 50

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Northline Road between Malta Avenue and Route 50 reopened Thursday after being closed for a month due to rehabilitation of a bridge over the Kayaderosseras Creek.
 
Tips for getting around Saratoga on Travers Day
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Tips for getting around Saratoga on Travers Day

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Saratoga Springs is going to be a congested place Saturday.
 
Doug Lyall, advocate for missing persons, dies at 73
BALLSTON SPA

Doug Lyall, advocate for missing persons, dies at 73

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Doug Lyall, whose persistence in seeking answers and then legislative change after his daughter Suzanne disappeared in 1998 led to major new missing persons laws, has died.
 
Police in and around Saratoga ready for the big day
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Police in and around Saratoga ready for the big day

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

For much of Saturday, Saratoga Springs will more than double its 27,000 population.
 
Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
It’s a free chance to see a Triple Crown winner run, even if it’s only a run-through.
 
12 things to see in Saratoga’s Congress Park
SARATOGA SPRINGS

12 things to see in Saratoga’s Congress Park

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Congress Park dates from 1876, the height of Saratoga’s Victorian fame as a place of summertime racing, gambling and acts of ill repute.
 
Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta
MALTA

Roping, riding, barrel racing … all right in Malta

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
The bright lights, flying dirt and beating hooves of the rodeo are a lot closer than people might realize.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga Springs man gets 2 to 6 years for robbery

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced Wednesday to spend two to six years in state prison on a third-degree robbery charge.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Serial drunken driver pleads guilty in Saratoga County incident

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Schenectady man on Wednesday became the first person in Saratoga County to be convicted under “Vince’s Law,” which increases penalties for drunken drivers who have more than three prior driving while intoxicated convictions.
 
MANILA, Phillippines

Philippine murder suspect arrested in Clifton Park dies in jail

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former U.S. Marine arrested in Clifton Park and facing double murder charges in the Philippines has died of a heart attack in a Manila jail, police said Wednesday.
 
 

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