Pharoahtoga: Royalty in Residence

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Everyone in Saratoga, from locals and other upstate New Yorkers to international ...

Childhood Cancer Research Grant Given in Honor of Wilton Child

WILTON – Last June, residents of Wilton and surrounding towns pulled together to raise funds for Cla...

Schuylerville Store Offers Quality, Used Clothing at Modest Price SCHUYLERVILLE – A new store in Schuylerville where customers are shopping for clothing items by Nike, Ralph Lauren, and Coldwater Creek to name a few, is getting a lot of attention; especially since they’re only paying $2 or less for each item. The Way, located at 3 Green Street, is a community-centered retail store founded by the Schuylerville United Methodist Church. The store sells quality used clothing items at a fraction…
Kevin Richards Lands On His Feet—Like A Cat! SARATOGA SPRINGS— This is a story with a happy ending. “I feel better now than when I won a CMA (Country Music Award),” said Kevin Richards, a pre-eminent radio personality, as juxtaposed to a Country music DJ, in this market for nearly two decades. What is not surprising is that a happy ending occurred for the likeable Mr. Richards, for talent eventually rises to the top. But the speed in which the…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Prominent racehorse owner and noted philanthropist Gretchen S. Jackson has been named president of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame by the Museum’s Executive Committee. Jackson succeeds Stella F. Thayer, who has served as the Museum’s president since 2005. Thayer will continue as a member of the Museum’s Board of Trustees. Jackson, along with her husband, Roy, owns a 190-acre farm in West Grove, Pa., and has raced and bred thoroughbreds since 1978. Racing…
Around 1,200 People Waited For Autographed Copies of Clinton’s “Hard Choices” SARATOGA SPRINGS – Nearly 1,200 people stood outside Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs Tuesday morning, anxiously waiting for their turn to meet former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton visited Saratoga Springs to sign copies her newly released book, Hard Choices – ranked No. 9 on the New York Times best seller list. It’s is also her fifth book with publisher Simon and Schuster. The ticketed book signing,…
Certified Reading Therapy Dogs Build Children’s Confidence SARATOGA SPRINGS – Learning to read can be tough for some children, but at the Saratoga Springs Public Library, kids have a special supporter – complete with big brown eyes, floppy ears, and a wagging tail. For the last few years, a schnauzer-poodle mix named Buck has been encouraging kids to read by being their loyal, supportive companion as they sit beside him and venture through a book. “Kids sign up and they…
College Raising Funds to Finance New Science Center SARATOGA SPRINGS – Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs is fundraising for the construction of a $100 million science center at the heart of its campus. The project, known as the Center for Integrated Sciences, is a mixture of new construction and renovation designed to co-locate all nine departments and programs in the Physical and Life Sciences; including biology, chemistry, environmental science, geosciences, health and exercise sciences, mathematics and computer science, neuroscience, physics…
BALLSTON SPA--The seventh annual Ballston Spa Short Film Festival will be held Friday and Saturday evenings, August 1 and 2 in Ballston Spa. This free, family friendly event presents short films up to 15 minutes in length from local, national and international filmmakers. The Ballston Spa Film Festival is free to attend in order to enable families with children to have a fun night or two out with little expense. Screenings will be held in the Ballston Spa High School…
CHATHAM – Victoria McCullough, international equestrian, philanthropist and the owner of Chesapeake Petroleum and Team Valor’s Barry Irwin, owner of 2011 Kentucky Derby winner, Animal Kingdom, will be honored at Equine Advocates’ Thirteenth Annual Awards Dinner & Charity Auction on Friday, July 25. The event will be held at Fasig-Tipton in Saratoga Springs. Ms. McCullough will receive the Safe Home Equine Protection Award for her work to end the slaughter of America’s horses. Her meetings with Vice President Joe Biden…
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Police Blotter

  • CONVICTIONS Shawn P. Smith, 41, of Corinth, pled to the charges of felony grand larceny in the fourth degree, and…
  • CONVICTIONS Christopher Martinez, 24, of The Bronx, pled to the charge of felony attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance…
  • CONVICTIONS Andrew A. Tyler, 44, of Galway, was sentenced to 1 year in Saratoga County Jail on August 3, on…
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