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9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

WTEN-TV Albany

NY proceeds with closing 4 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, Franklin County, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Albany Times Union

Malta man arrested in mobile home deal

A town man is accused of grand larceny over a mobile home deal, Saratoga County sheriff's deputies said Thursday.

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Albany Times Union

Beware of counterfeit $20s

They may look real, but don't be fooled by any of the fake $20s making the rounds, authorities said.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Restaurant worker faces new skimming charges

A 20-year-old Brooklyn man faces additional felony charges linked to the theft of more than two dozen credit and debit card numbers from a now-closed Bethlehem restaurant, State Police said.

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Related Topix: Bethlehem, NY, Albany County, NY

Albany Times Union

Woman accused of leaving 3 kids in car

A Greenwich woman is accused of leaving three young children in an unlocked and running vehicle while she went shopping in Target.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Wilton, NY

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