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Letter to the editor: There are many reasons to change Saratoga Springs charter

I will vote "Yes" for Charter Change this November in Saratoga Springs. I applaud the methods and findings of the 2017 Charter Review Commission. The Commission used many research tools in the process that led them to propose the Council-Manager form of government. A survey of City Hall employees pr

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Foss: We need a better system for evaluating colleges

The Skidmore College campus in April. Photographer: ERICA MILLER I remember paying close attention to the U.S. News and World Report's annual college rankings when I was in high school. Along with the Fiske Guide to Colleges and a few other resources, I considered the rankings a valuable resource -

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Metabolic Meltdown opens Saratoga location

Metabolic Meltdown has opened its fifth location in the Capital Region in Saratoga Springs. The new location is at 30 Gick Road. Metabolic Meltown was founded by Matt Phelps of Menands. The gym offers high-intensity workout sessions that each last 45 minutes. Ten of the classes take place each day f

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 16:05:29

100 years ago in The Saratogian: Sept. 19

Supporters of former Saratoga County sheriff Frederick W. Kavanaugh claim victory in today's Republican primaries, but the actual outcome looks more like a split decision for the county's GOP factions. The Saratogian reports that Kavanaugh has effectively been elected Republican county chairman afte

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Second man identified in Milton crash

A Ballston Spa man was identified Monday as the other person killed in a fiery Friday night crash that also claimed the life of the driver. William "Billy" Bischoff, 57, was a passenger in the vehicle that crashed on Middleline Road, State Police said. The driver was Jeremiah Burke, 60, of Saratoga

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 22:34:14

State Police: man arrested for sending naked picture on Craigslist

BRUNSWICK, NY (WRGB) --- An Amsterdam man is facing an aggravated harassment charge after sending several messages to someone on Craigslist, including a naked picture of himself. According to State Police, troopers arrested Keith Graham, 26, of Amsterdam after a six-week long investigation. They sai

WRGB - 2017-09-19 07:29:58

Toys 'R' Us seeks bankruptcy court reorganization

Toyrs 'R' Us said Tuesday it has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. It said it had lined up $3.0 billion in financing and that its stores and websites were open and operating normally. Toys 'R' Us has stores on Wolf Road in Colonie; on Clifton Country Road in Clifton Park;

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 10:03:31

Clifton Park offers more than $1M for plot of land

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) - It's a plot of land that has been hotly debated for several months now. The Town of Clifton Park has now offered $1.1 million to buy more than 34 acres of land currently owned by the Shen School District. "Securing the parcel will further our goal of expanding our recre

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 20:00:39

Clifton Park, Shen school district announce tentative $1.1M land deal

CLIFTON PARK - Shenendehowa Central School District officials announced Tuesday they have reached a tentative agreement to sell 34 wooded acres to the town of Clifton Park for $1.1 million. The announcement was delivered at a news conference in Clifton Park near the entrance of the property off Maxw

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 13:07:30

Clifton Park offers $1.1M for Shen land

A path through trees is shown in September 2016 on land the Shenendehowa Board of Education has decided to sell to Clifton Park. Photographer: Gazette file photo CLIFTON PARK - The town has offered $1.1 million for a controversial plot of woodland that is owned by the Shenendehowa Central School Dis

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Town of Clifton Park looking to purchase Shenendehowa School District land

CLIFTON PARK, NY (WRGB) The Town of Clifton Park is looking to purchase a plot of vacant land owned by the Shenendehowa School District. The town has approved and submitted a proposal with a $1.1 million offer for the land that is adjacent to Shatekon and Artongen Elementary Schools The sale would

WRGB - 2017-09-19 14:05:53

NYCLU: Police forces "being run like secret clubs"

Albany Police departments across the state, including those in Albany, Schenectady, Troy and Saratoga Springs are resisting or unnecessarily delaying Freedom of Information Law requests for records on use of force, misconduct complaints, racial profiling and the use of surveillance equipment, accord

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 16:03:17

Sales down at Espey for fiscal fourth quarter

Saratoga Springs defense sector contractor Espey Mfg. reported that sales for its fiscal fourth quarter were $5.4 million, down from $6.7 million during the same period in 2016. Net income for the quarter was also down to $191,659, compared to $710,376 during the fiscal fourth quarter of 2016. The c

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 15:30:06

Local Dunkin' Donuts owner, one of the victims of fatal crash in Milton

MILTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - More information has surfaced regarding one of the victims of a double-fatal car crash in Milton, Friday night. Sources close to the family tell us he was a local business owner in Saratoga County. Sources close to the family confirm to NEWS10 that one of the victims in the M

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-17 22:39:15

City gears up for ninth-annual Saratoga Peace Week

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> For the ninth time Saratoga Peace Week takes place beginning on the UN's International Day of Peace Thursday, September 21. Several community and congregations organized Peace Week after being inspired by the statement from Ban Ki-moon: "Peace is not an accident. Peace is

SARATOGIAN - 2017-09-18 04:00:00

Saratoga Palio Half Marathon & 5K Race Road Closures

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The 2017 Saratoga Palio: Melanie O'Donnell Memorial Half Marathon & 5K Race will be held in Saratoga Springs Sunday, and a number of road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect. Date: Sunday September 17, 2017 Event: Half Marathon & 5K Running Race Time

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-17 10:19:30

Snapshot: Final Stretch Finish

The Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus sang to crowds outside the Adelphi Hotel on Sept. 2, wrapping up the 2017 Saratoga summer during the Final Stretch Music Festival. The award-winning women's a cappella group sings, in four-part harmony, everything from standards and jazz to ballads and contemporary son

TROY RECORD - 2017-09-17 04:00:00

Women accused of burglarizing Ballston town building

BALLSTON - Two women are accused of breaking into a Town of Ballston building and stealing property, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office. Ballston Spa resident Alycia Andreadakis, 42, and Amsterdam resident Moquisha Harrison, 20, were charged with felony burglary after they broke into

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 17:55:29

Vernice 'Pat' Pieniazek

PIENIAZEK Vernice "Pat" Pieniazek, 98, of Amsterdam, N.Y., passed away Sept. 16, 2017 at River Ridge Living Center, LLC Amsterdam, N.Y. She was born on July 21, 1919 in Amsterdam, N.Y. to Frank and Josephine Lewandowski . Vernice is survived by her two sons Stephen (Janet) Pieniazek Jr. of Ballston

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

2 charged in alleged Ballston break-in

Alycia M. Andreadakis (left) and Moquisha M. Harrison. Photographer: Provided BALLSTON - Two women face charges in connection with a building break-in in the town over the summer, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office. Alycia M. Andreadakis, 42, of 1509 Saratoga Road, Ballston Spa, and M

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 07:00:00