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Astorino holds town hall-style meeting at Ballston farm
BALLSTON

Astorino holds town hall-style meeting at Ballston farm

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Flanked by state and local officials Sunday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino bashed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax policy and his rollout of controversial new state education standards.
 
This will be the final Halloween for Ballston costume shop
BALLSTON

This will be the final Halloween for Ballston costume shop

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
“Did you get any body parts yet or no?” Cheryll Hill called to her husband, Paul, who was admiring a leering angel of death in the middle of Halloween Hall.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Accident leaves Saratoga Springs Realtor flooded out

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Scott Varley didn’t know what to expect when he received a call about a leak above his Division Street offices, but it certainly wasn’t a waterfall cascading down from a balcony two stories above.
 
BALLSTON

Ballston pulls asphalt plant application

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
The town of Ballston has put the Dolomite Products asphalt plant application on hold after the Town Board late last month adopted a new zoning law prohibiting heavy industry at its proposed site.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Man admits vehicular assault in Saratoga County

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Jeffrey Horton’s blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit to drive when he slammed his truck into the driver’s side door of a car passing by the Northway Exit 8 ramp on Crescent Road on March 29.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Cleanup plan set for old Saratoga Springs gas plant

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
National Grid has signed off on a long-awaited $6.5 million plan to clean up contaminated soil and groundwater at a Superfund site near the Old Red Spring on Excelsior Avenue.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Speakers: Acid rain, climate change related

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Climate change and acid rain damage in the Adirondacks are related issues that would both benefit from reducing fossil fuel use, speakers said Thursday at a conference on acid rain.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs church sells rectory for $1.05M

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
The owners of the Adelphi Hotel closed Thursday on a deal to purchase the Bethesda Episcopal Church rectory, increasing their holdings within close proximity of the iconic Victorian-era building that has been under renovation for more than two years.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

State asked to look at Saratoga Springs connection waivers

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Mayor Joanne Yepsen is asking the state Comptroller’s Office to review water-connection fees waived for developers by the city’s Department of Public Works.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Aging incinerator may be costly for Saratoga County

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
The Saratoga County Sewer District will be shelling out some big bucks in coming months as it figures out what to do about an aging incinerator recently shut down at its sewage treatment plant in Halfmoon.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park child porn trader gets 10-year sentence

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Footage of “Vicky” was among a collection of more than 800 files of child pornography found on Stephen Konn’s computer.
 
Ballston Spa decides against selling strip leading to spring
BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa decides against selling strip leading to spring

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
The village of Ballston Spa has decided it can’t sell a strip of alleyway it owns to Cumberland Farms, apparently dooming plans for a major expansion of the downtown convenience store.
 
‘Banjo Man’ struck chord with Saratoga community
SARATOGA SPRINGS

‘Banjo Man’ struck chord with Saratoga community

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Cecil Myrie, who many credit for opening the streets of Saratoga Springs to musicians, died last week after a seven-month battle with multiple myeloma — a form of bone marrow cancer.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs sees slide in sales-tax receipts

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Despite booming business at hotels last summer and what many called a successful thoroughbred meet, Saratoga Springs saw a 12.1 percent decline in sales tax receipts in August over the previous year’s figure.
 
MILTON

Police: Milton couple used check stolen from grandmother

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
Authorities said a couple faces grand larceny charges after allegedly using the wife’s grandmother’s checkbook to purchase iPhones.
 
 

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