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6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Water authority approves $5.5 million project

The Saratoga County Water Authority Board voted Tuesday to borrow $5.5 million to build a carbon filtration system at its water treatment plant in Moreau.

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Related Topix: Waterford, NY, Clifton Park, NY

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

18 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Workforce Team Challenge proceeds to be presented to four charities

The CDPHP and Hudson Mohawk Road Runners Club will present the proceeds from this year's CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge to the Fast Break Fund, Rebuilding Together Saratoga County, Schenectady Inner City Ministry and Saint Catherine's Center for Children.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Albany Times Union

Toddler hurt when car slams home

A toddler was hit in the head by falling debris when an out-of-control car slammed into the home where he was sleeping early Monday, deputies said.

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Related Topix: Gansevoort, NY

Albany Times Union

Ballston sign smashed, not

Q: Several years ago our town supervisor in Ballston negotiated with the state Department of Transportation and obtained two crosswalk signs.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Business Journal

Saratoga County establishments cited for critical health code violations

Starting this month, the Albany Business Review will provide quarterly updates on health code violations in the Albany, New York region.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Albany County, NY, Schenectady County, NY, Rensselaer County, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Albany Times Union

Mechanicville man arrested on drug charges

Michael T. Morey, 29, was arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop in Mechanicville for selling cocaine in Saratoga County, according to Sheriff Michael Zurlo.

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Related Topix: Mechanicville, NY

Recorder

Schumer gets behind development of Tryon

In Building 3 of the former Tryon Juvenile Detention Center, U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer held a press conference Thursday, urging the Northern Border Regional Commission to provide funding to help rehabilitate the building into a training center for Fulton-Montgomery Community College students.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, NY

Business Journal

Schenectady County establishments cited for critical health code violations

Starting this month, the Albany Business Review will provide quarterly updates on health code violations in the Albany, New York, region.

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Related Topix: Schenectady County, NY, Albany, NY, Albany County, NY, Rensselaer County, NY

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Priest accused of endangering the welfare of a child expected in court

The Saratoga County Sheriff says Taylor was having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old Clifton Park girl since October 2013.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Albany Times Union

20 years for kidnapping, tormenting woman

Ryan Place, a man who kidnapped and tortured a woman, is escorted by the Saratoga County Sheriffs department into the Saratoga County Courthouse for sentencing Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ballston Spa, N.Y. Ryan Place, a man who kidnapped and tortured a woman, is escorted by the Saratoga County Sheriffs department into the Saratoga County Courthouse ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ballston Spa, NY, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Man wanted for rape in Oneida arrested in Saratoga County

On Friday, August 8, Waterford Police officers tried to pull a vehicle over after seeing it violate several traffic laws.

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Business Journal

Tent manufacturer seeks tax incentives in move to bigger factory

Fred's Tents and Canopies Inc., a manufacturer of custom tents, is seeking tax incentives from the Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency to offset some of the cost of moving to a larger factory.

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Related Topix: Stillwater, NY

Albany Times Union

Man in Clifton Park car fire critical at burn center

The man who was pulled from his burning car Friday by two good samaritans is in critical but stable condition at Westchester Medical Center , officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Clifton Park, NY, Westchester Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Ballston Spa, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Albany Times Union

GlobalFoundries is producing tens of millions of dollars in state income and local property tax revenues annually, according to newly compiled figures from the Saratoga Economic Development Corp. Using public data from the Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency, it calculated that GlobalFoundries' annual payroll of $206.1 million produced ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Education Etc., Ballston Spa, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

Man sentenced after crash seriously injures driver

Daniel Stack, 26, was sentenced to one to three years in state prison. He was also ordered to install an ignition interlock device for a period of three years after he his released from prison.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

FOX23

Saratoga County website was hacked

Investigators are trying to figure out how the Saratoga County website was hacked over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Business Journal

How video game publishing killed one Albany-area business, and spurred another

A dormant conveyor belt inside Fillpoint, a video game distribution business in Malta, New York that filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012 and was later sold.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Economics News, Bankruptcy, 2012, Gliese Games, Crave, Deadliest Catch, Go

Albany Times Union

Agencies respond to distress call

Local police agencies said they monitored a distress call from a boat early Monday, but despite a search of both the Hudson and Mohawk rivers, nothing was found.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Gazette

Hacker defaces Saratoga County website

A group claiming to support Palestine hacked into and took over the Saratoga County website for much of Saturday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Men risk their lives to save a burning man

CLIFTON PARK Adam Myers was puzzled when he was driving on Barney Road Friday and saw a car going the other way swerving in the road and full of smoke.

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Related Topix: Clifton Park, NY, Ballston Spa, NY, Fire

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