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13 hrs ago | Your News Now

Blood drive held in memory of a local man

The VFW Post in East Greenbush gets a much-needed makeover, all thanks to one man and a group of local volunteers.

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Related Topix: East Greenbush, NY

17 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Outdoors notes: Annual Earth fest to be held at SUNY Broome

More than 2,000 people attended last year, and more are expected this year because it coincides with the college's annual Open House and Alumni Event.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Binghamton, NY, Guns

Fri Apr 18, 2014

FOX23

Police investigate fatal crash in Saratoga County

State Police are investigating a fatal, single-car crash that occurred in the Town of Saratoga in the area of Burgoyne Road between Hayes Road and DeGarmo Road is under investigation.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY

Your News Now

Serious one car crash in Saratoga County

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Albany Times Union

Weed deal turns violent in Greenfield

Three Saratoga County men were charged with felonies Thursday after police say they severely beat a teen who had gone to a trailer park in Greenfield to sell marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Middle Grove, NY, Greenfield Center, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Albany Times Union

Walmart looks at Ballston

Walmart announced Wednesday it plans to build a supercenter, nearly a decade after an earlier effort stalled in the wake of strong community opposition.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

Business Journal

Entrepreneurs open restaurant near Waterford while keeping their day jobs

A married couple who spent more than a half-million dollars buying and renovating a restaurant/banquet house in southern Saratoga County, NY recently opened the business -- all while keeping their day jobs at the U.S. Postal Service .

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Business Journal

Homes evacuated and roads closed as Hudson River overruns banks in Saratoga and Warren counties

Parts of the Hudson and Schroon rivers on the outskirts of New York's Capital Region overran their banks Wednesday causing a some closing roads in Warren and Saratoga counties and forcing the evacuation of a few homes.

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Related Topix: Warren County, NY, Hudson, NY, Weather, Lake Luzerne, NY, Warrensburg, NY

Your News Now

Capital Region Business Beat: Distributing tasty beverages for six decades

For more than six decades a distribution company in Saratoga County has helped deliver our favorite drinks to the stores where we buy them.

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Related Topix: Mechanicville, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Walmart looks at Ballston again

A view of the land behind the Hess gas station on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Ballston Spa, N.Y. Walmart, which faced strong opposition nearly a decade ago when it sought to build a store on Route 50, has submitted plans for a new store on the so-called Rossi Planned Urban Development District.

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Related Topix: Ballston Spa, NY

Albany Times Union

City wants say in racino

City leaders are expected to accept public input in the coming weeks on Saratoga Casino and Raceway's $30 million plan to build a hotel with resort amenities.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY

Gloversville Leader-Herald

County tables dive-search team deal

A non-profit, all-volunteer Saratoga County group is willing to provide Fulton County virtually-free underwater and land search and rescue services, but Fulton County lawmakers want more information.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, NY, Waterford, NY, Gloversville, NY, Schenectady, NY

Albany Times Union

Ballston affordable housing project gets $3.3M boost

A Cleveland-based housing developer has been awarded $3.3 million by the state to build 52 units of affordable housing for workers in Ballston around Luther Forest Technology Campus in Malta and Stillwater, the home of GlobalFoundries' massive chip fab operation.

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Related Topix: Stillwater, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, York, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Checkup

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County is offering Strong Women-Healthy Hearts, a six-week nutrition and exercise program starting May 6. Sessions will be noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Saratoga Springs, NY

Albany Times Union

Woman charged with assault, BMW

A 42-year-old Saratoga Springs woman is accused of assaulting a man in his Milton home and stealing his 2014 BMW sports utility vehicle.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, Schenectady, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Former Halfmoon supervisor's trial expected to begin in June

Wormuth resigned in November 2013 amid charges of grand larceny for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in campaign funds.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Tribes Hill, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Frost, flurries, flood watch in

Winter conditions could return this week and a flood watch is effect for several counties.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer County, NY, Weather

Albany Times Union

Saratoga County's surplus growing

The closure of a 40-bed wing in the county's Maplewood Manor nursing home, coupled with a hiring freeze and some unexpected revenue, helped the county nearly double its total fund balance last year to $20.2 million, officials said.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

HOT 107.9

State Closes Four Prisons

New York is proceeding with closing of four prisons this summer while lawmakers have imposed a two-year moratorium on further closings after that.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Chateaugay, NY, Wayne County, NY, Franklin County, NY

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Albany Times Union

Cops: Burglars' loot included food, auto equipment

Two men stole automotive and electrical equipment, food, money and scrap metal from two separate sites last month, State Police said Friday.

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Related Topix: Cohoes, NY, Clifton Park, NY

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