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Hudson Falls teen charged after hit-and-run crash

Neil A. Kiernan, 19, was arrested about a half-hour after a 7:55 a.m. accident at the parking lot of Speedway on Quaker Road in Queensbury, according to State Police.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-20 15:45:00

Fort Edward man pleads guilty to felony

Joseph Goetz, 47, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree welfare fraud in connection with an arrest by the Washington County Sheriff's Office in March.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-20 10:01:00

Second man charged in connection with fatal Cohoes shooting

Michael S. Peabody, 49, of Troy, was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony conspiracy. He is still in Albany County jail after failing to make bail.

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-20 11:27:42

Upstate NY angler weighs new state record longnose gar at his local Tops Market

Mike Gatus, 42, of Hoosick Falls, in Rensaeler County, was fishing with George Mentiply, also of Hoosick Falls, for catfish in the bay late Saturday evening when the gar hit a piece of chunk bait (white perch). He set the hook on the 52 1/4 inch, 14.85-pound fish at about 10:30 p.m.

NEWYORKUPSTATE.COM - 2018-08-20 16:26:00

Police blotter: Aug. 20

Unlicensed driving: Matthew W. Duell, 29, of Schenectady, was arrested at 12:57 a.m. Aug. 16 and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and a vehicle and traffic infraction.

TROY RECORD - 2018-08-20 18:32:43

Classic Italian dishes at new restaurant, Geppetto’s

Classic dishes from the northern and southern regions of Italy - including Chicken Cacciatore, Fettuccine Alfredo, Pasta Bolognese, Veal Parmesan, Eggplant Rollatini, Seafood Fra Diavolo and Delmonico Steak - are all on the menu at Geppetto’s, along with a full bar featuring an extensive wine and be

SARATOGIAN - 2018-08-19 20:57:09

7-year-old boy reopens lemonade stand shuttered by inspector

NY State Senator Jim Tedisco (R) visited Brendan Mulvaney and vowed to fight state bureaucrats to keep all child-run residential lemonade stands open.BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (AP) - A 7-year-old New York boy is back selling lemonade and raising money for a friend in need after a state health inspector put

FOX5NY.COM - 2018-08-20 16:23:00

ROUNDUP:Greenwich, Hoosick Falls pick up wins

GREENWICH 5, CAMBRIDGE 0(at Battenkill Cc)No. 1— Jake Owens (G) def. Ben Epler, 3-1

POST-STAR - 2018-08-20 23:23:00

Saratoga Springs City Hall damaged by fire

It was unclear when the building would re-open, and a City Council meeting planned for Monday has been moved to the recreation center on Jefferson Street, theTimes Unionreported.


South Glens Falls mulls restricting apartments

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Village Board may sharply limit new apartments, after reviewing recommendations from the comprehensive plan committee.The board didn’t make a final decision at Wednesday's meeting, but board members indicated that they are leaning toward prohibiting apartment buildings with m

POST-STAR - 2018-08-19 18:28:00

Whoo-Whoo is making those Wise Owl picks?

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> The Wise Owl found a home above the office of The Saratogian and Pink Sheet in 2014 after a previous opportunity as a handicapper fell away. Wise Owl knew who was who at The Saratogian offices and with a few quick hoots, was in the fold of the Pink Sheet handicapper’s barn.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-08-20 00:27:35

Editorial: Ballston at a crossroads

After the Adirondack Northway was completed 50 years ago, many of the sleepy rural towns and hamlets of southern Saratoga County gave way to suburban sprawl fueled by middle-class flight from the region's cities. The rush largely skipped the town of Ballston, but that looks like it's about to change

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-19 22:55:04

Drivers must slow down and move over

The law requires that motorists use care, slow down and safely move over when approaching law enforcement vehicles, fire trucks, ambulances, tow trucks and construction and maintenance vehicles stopped along the roadway.

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-20 00:46:22

Eagle Flyer zipline no place for chickens

“When I came up here to this point for the first time and saw this view, I thought it would be nice to share it with other people,” Macchio said. “I don’t see this so much as a thrill ride. More than that, it’s an Adirondack experience where you’re flying like an eagle, looking at the mountains, Lak


100 years ago in the Saratogian: Aug. 20

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 1918. Increased police patrols in Saratoga Springs have paid off with the capture of an alleged serial sneak thief early this morning, The Saratogian reports.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Lightning strike damages Saratoga Springs City Hall

City Hall was struck by lightning on Friday evening. Due to fire and water related damage the building will be closed until further notice. City Hall functions will continue at the City Recreation facility located at 15 Vanderbilt as soon as possible, with the exact day and time to be announced as s

SARATOGIAN - 2018-08-19 22:06:57

Driving Force: 40-Year-Old Rookie Amputee Moves Fans At Raceway

Tim Hunt doesn’t use the word “inspiring.”He simply lives his life — running a business, raising kids — like anyone else. That’s how he sees it, anyway.But some see it differently.


Brendan's 'famous' lemonade in Ballston Spa stand cashes in for good cause

Seven-year-old Brendan Mulvaney pours a glass of lemonade as his stand reopens, this time to raise money for Maddy Moore, a local girl undergoing treatments for a bone disorder Saturday August 18, 2018 in... more


Former Teacher Sentenced to Four Months

David Pook, 48, of Warner will spend four months in county jail on misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to commit false swearing and criminal contempt of court. As part of a plea agreement, all felony charges were dismissed.


Washington County hires school officers

FORT EDWARD — Washington County approved on Friday the hiring of five retired sheriff’s deputies to serve in high schools throughout the county.The vote was not unanimous. Greenwich Supervisor Sara Idleman, a former teacher, argued strenuously against it and voted no. The vote was 1-16.“There’s no c