Madigan: City of Saratoga Springs 2013 YEAR-END FINANCES STRONG AND IN THE BLACK

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Commissioner of Finance Michele Madigan reports that 2013 City general fund (ope...

Malta Town Board: The Process of Progress

MALTA— The Malta Town Board meeting on Monday, April 7 brought about significant actions on two fron...

Mingle on the Avenue

  Restaurant At Pavilion Grand Hotel To Intermingle Unique Cuisine With Local Tastes   By Colette...

'Ships Passing in the Dark'

  Naval Base Pursues More Community Support    SARATOGA SPRINGS—The Naval Nuclear Power Training...

Kelvin’s Journey

- To Speak At Skidmore Next Monday Evening   “ ‘Cause there'll be hard times,  Lord those hard ti...

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Commissioner of Finance Michele Madigan reports that 2013 City general fund (operating budget) revenues have outpaced City expenses, and unaudited year-end figures reveal an annual operating surplus. For 2013, the City is required to have a fund balance between $4,044,002 and $6,066,003. Unaudited figures indicate that the surplus resulted in a fund balance that is in excess of the maximum amount by about $1.7 million. The 2013 surplus is driven by higher than expected revenues coupled with…
MALTA— The Malta Town Board meeting on Monday, April 7 brought about significant actions on two fronts: The first was the adoption, by a 4-1 vote (with Councilman Peter Klotz voting against) of the adoption of the Stewart’s Planned Development District (PDD) #315, which would eventually lead to the issuing of a building permit for a Stewart’s Shops (with gasoline pumps) and an Adirondack Trust branch office. This building would be sighted on the high traffic roundabout at the intersection…
Local Students Compete in Business Competition for Prize SARATOGA SPRINGS—In its fourth year, the Kenneth A. Freirich Business Plan Competition is bringing six business-minded student teams to the final round today, Friday, April 10, at Skidmore College to compete for a first place prize of $20,000, and second and third places of $10,000 and $5,000, respectfully. This year is the first year that all participating teams have started their projects either before or during the initial stages of the competition.…
Peer-minded posters to promote safe, friendly environments on the Internet By Colette Linton SARATOGA SPRINGS— The Internet is nearly an extension of the classroom. Curiosities fuel web searches, social interaction and creativity, but they don’t always lead to a place where children are safe. Kat McLain, a fifth grader at Division Street Elementary School in Saratoga Springs, recently won the “Kids Safe Online” New York State Poster contest for creating a message to resonate with her peers about online safety.…
Naval Base Pursues More Community Support SARATOGA SPRINGS—The Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) in Ballston Spa is the third stop on a sailors’ journey to becoming a part of the Navy fleet. It's about a six to eight month visit for this most difficult stage of training for enlisted sailors. This leaves a short window for Saratoga Springs resident to become acquainted with the next class that eventually becomes nuclear operators; however, Commanding Officer of Naval Support Activity (NSA)…
Restaurant At Pavilion Grand Hotel To Intermingle Unique Cuisine With Local Tastes By Colette Linton SARATOGA SPRINGS— With about a month to go before opening in May, Jose Filomeno’s Korean fusion-styled cuisine restaurant will be the first floor installment of the Pavilion Grand Hotel, offering a unique taste and way of business to mingle and mix with the local palate two blocks from Saratoga Springs’ bustling Broadway. The restaurant is not only to catch the eye of passerby, but it…
- To Speak At Skidmore Next Monday Evening “ ‘Cause there'll be hard times, Lord those hard times - Who knows better than I?” -- Ray Charles SARATOGA SPRINGS – He was dealt a losing hand from the beginning. Then, for a long time, by his own admission, he made it a lot worse. Kelvin Davis doesn’t shrink from his past, which is not a pretty picture. Scarce, stolen moments of happiness, perhaps, spread too thin over five decades of…
Local Fleet Feet Sports Opens Registration for Training By Colette Linton SARATOGA SPRINGS— For some people who never thought they could run before or needed an extra push to get out the have found that facing the challenge with a team and skilled coaching staff, they can go much further than they had ever thought they could. Six years after the Fleet Feet Sports Store of Albany, and at their Malta location as of November, started its “No Boundaries” walk/run…
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Police Blotter

  • Philip J. Taylor, 40, of Jefferson Street in Saratoga Springs, was arrested March 24 and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation…
  • Michael J. Cole, 28, of Jones Road in Saratoga Springs, was arrested March 17 and charged with criminal contempt, aggravated…
  • Aaron J. Buckner, 38, of Verbeck Lane in Clifton Park, was arrested March 11 and charged with failure to register…
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