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17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

NY-SD-43 - St. Senator Marchione's Largest Donor Arrested & Indicted as FBI Investigation Continues

Last week, Republican State Senator Kathy Marchione's largest individual contributor, Saratoga County residential developer Bruce Tanski was arrested in a continuing FBI investigation involving Republican elected officials from the Town of Halfmoon, including Marchione.

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Related Topix: Ballston Spa, NY, Latham, NY, Hudson, NY, Claverack, NY

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Albany Times Union

Johnstown man charged with DWI after crash

A Fulton County man was arrested this week and charged with drunken driving after a two-car accident on South Shore Road in the town of Providence, Saratoga County sheriff's deputies said.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, NY, Fulton County, NY, Burnt Hills, NY

Albany Times Union

Workers leaving Saratoga County nursing...

Saratoga County officials are scrambling to reopen a wing of the county's Maplewood Manor nursing home as supervisors anxiously await a state decision on if they can sell the facility to a private health care company.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

WTEN-TV Albany

Sheriff: Man sold drugs in front of children

A Schenectady man is accused of selling drugs in Saratoga County. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office, Melo McCarthy, 32, was arrested after an investigation.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Business Journal

Plaine's bike business growing in Schenectady, Malta

New York Bicycle Co., owned by Les Plaine of Plaine and Son in Schenectady, has opened at 524 Congress St. in the city's Bellevue neighborhood Longtime bicycle retailer Les Plaine just opened a second store in Schenectady, New York and is expanding to Saratoga County as local demand remains healthy despite a downturn last year in U.S. sales.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY

Albany Times Union

3 charged with selling drugs in Saratoga

Three people were arrested this week and charged with selling drugs in the town of Saratoga, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, South Glens Falls, NY

Albany Times Union

Nigerian a kinga ticketed in

Saratoga County prosecutors were baffled recently when a man who received a traffic ticket in Ballston described himself as Nigerian royalty and an occasional resident of Saratoga Springs.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Counties net park plans

Fulton County and the Montgomery County Industrial Development Agency last week received nearly $100,000 in low professional proposals to do preliminary work at the proposed regional business park site.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, NY, Montgomery County, NY, Clifton Park, NY, Baldwinsville, NY, Onondaga County, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Albany Times Union

DA: Man gets 12 years for violent Milton sex...

A Milton man who pretended to shake a woman's hand to thank her for giving him a ride - then grabbed her and violently attacked her - will be going to prison for 12 years, Saratoga County prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Albany Times Union

Editorial: When a bribe isn't bribery

Bruce Tanski, left, leaves the Saratoga County Courthouse with his attorney William Dreyer after he was arraigned on an eight-count indictment that accuses him of offering a false instrument and seven election law violations on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 in Ballston Spa, N.Y. The arrest of a Halfmoon developer who is accused of using intermediaries to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ballston Spa, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Intoxicated woman hit loader: police

A Saratoga County motorist was charged with driving while intoxicated after an accident between her car and a town bucket loader Friday, Fulton County sheriff's deputies said.

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Related Topix: Galway, NY

Business Journal

New York ranks second for its number of doctors

New York ranks second in the United States for its number of doctors practicing in the state per 100,000 population, a New York Public Interest Research Group report shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Albany Times Union

Saratoga County sets land

More than two dozen parcels, from Ballston to Stillwater, are on the list of properties headed for sale in the Saratoga County land auction next month.

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Related Topix: Stillwater, NY, Round Lake, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Albany Times Union

2 charged after Halfmoon burglary

The residents discovered the burglary after returning home from running errands.

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Related Topix: Stony Creek, NY, Warren County, NY, Albany, NY

Albany Times Union

AG, comptroller announce arrests of Tanski, two others

Bruce Tanski is brought to the Saratoga County Courthouse by FBI agents and state Attorney General investigators.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Clifton Park, NY, Latham, NY

Albany Times Union

Halfmoon builder arrested for campaign donations

Bruce Tanski at the Fairways of Halfmoon Golf Club during a Republican rally there on Sunday Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Sweeney, Mechanicville, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Albany Times Union

Mass casualty drill set for Great Sacandaga Lake

Northern Saratoga County emergency personnel will take part in a mass casualty training exercise Saturday on Great Sacandaga Lake designed to simulate a boating accident.

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Related Topix: South Glens Falls, NY, Northville, NY, Corinth, NY

Albany Times Union

Clifton Park pot trafficking suspect arrested

A Clifton Park man is accused of trafficking "substantial amounts" of marijuana throughout Saratoga County, sheriff's officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Clifton Park, NY, Drugs

Albany Times Union

Guilty plea in Moreau heroin

Joshua Grey, 26, of South Glens Falls, pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, for selling heroin on Oct. 8 of last year, Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy III's office said Thursday.

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Related Topix: South Glens Falls, NY, Glens Falls, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Warren County, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Family of Shen. student killed in Northway crash sues driver, others

The family of a Shenendehowa High School student killed in a crash on the Northway in December 2012 has filed a suit against the driver and others.

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Related Topix: Latham, NY, Clifton Park, NY, State Prisons, Prison, Drugs

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