saratoga springs http://wamc.org en Long Lines Greet Hillary Clinton In Saratoga Springs http://wamc.org/post/long-lines-greet-hillary-clinton-saratoga-springs <p>More than a thousand supporters and a few protesters greeted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who signed copies of her memoir <em>Hard Choices</em> at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs.</p><p>The line outside stretched down Broadway and around the corner. More than 1,000 gathered in the Spa City to greet the former Secretary of State and Democratic U.S. Senator.</p><p>Deb Fasser was standing near the back of the line with her daughter.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:08:27 +0000 Lucas Willard 95934 at http://wamc.org Long Lines Greet Hillary Clinton In Saratoga Springs Author And Dog Lunatic, David Rosenfelt http://wamc.org/post/author-and-dog-lunatic-david-rosenfelt <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>David Rosenfelt has done it again. Told with his characteristic humor and wit his new book, <em>Hounded</em> is a heartfelt story about family and a page-turning legal thriller.</p><p>Rosenfelt will be in Saratoga tonight from 7-10 for "An Evening with Best Selling Author David Rosenfelt" To Benefit the Saratoga County Animal Shelter presented by Friends of Saratoga County Animal Shelter.</p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 95883 at http://wamc.org Author And Dog Lunatic, David Rosenfelt Events Will Commemorate Solomon Northup http://wamc.org/post/events-will-commemorate-solomon-northup <p>Commemorations are scheduled for this weekend in Washington County and Saratoga Springs, New York in honor of a free man captured and sold into slavery in the 19<sup>th</sup> Century.</p><p>The story of Solomon Northup, as told in his 1853 narrative <em>Twelve Years A Slave</em>, has experienced a fresh round of attention thanks to last year’s Oscar-winning film of the same name. The story tells how Northup was lured away from his home in Saratoga Springs, and eventually sold into slavery.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:45:47 +0000 Lucas Willard 95194 at http://wamc.org Events Will Commemorate Solomon Northup Officials Kick Off Racing Season With New Markers, Signage In Saratoga Springs http://wamc.org/post/officials-kick-racing-season-new-markers-signage-saratoga-springs <p></p><p>Officials gathered in Saratoga Springs today to unveil some new features visitors will likely spot around the Spa City, as they celrbate the 146<sup>th</sup> meet at Saratoga Race Course. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:20:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 95126 at http://wamc.org Officials Kick Off Racing Season With New Markers, Signage In Saratoga Springs NYRA Details 2014 Meet At Saratoga http://wamc.org/post/nyra-details-2014-meet-saratoga <div><div><p>New York Racing Association officials have detailed the upcoming summer meet at Saratoga Race Course. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 93275 at http://wamc.org NYRA Details 2014 Meet At Saratoga Saratoga Springs Police Release More Documents Related To Mount Case http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-springs-police-release-more-documents-related-mount-case <div><div><p>The Saratoga Springs Police Department has released more photographs, video, and other documents related to the events last summer that led to the death of a Malta man in May of this year, but the family of the victim is still looking for more information.&nbsp; Fri, 20 Jun 2014 22:03:01 +0000 Lucas Willard 93121 at http://wamc.org Saratoga Springs Police Release More Documents Related To Mount Case SAVE Saratoga Urges City To Pursue More Oversight In Racino Expansion http://wamc.org/post/save-saratoga-urges-city-pursue-more-oversight-racino-expansion <div><div><p>As a key deadline nears, an organization against Las Vegas-style gambling in Saratoga Springs is urging the City Council to assert its authority to pursue more involvement in a planned expansion at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway.</p><p>Much of the recent controversy related to gambling in Saratoga Springs has focused on the proposed expansion of the Racino, which is still on the table even though a Vegas-style casino plan is not, and how much oversight the city will have in the process.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:10:39 +0000 Lucas Willard 92441 at http://wamc.org SAVE Saratoga Urges City To Pursue More Oversight In Racino Expansion Saratoga Springs City Council Debating City's Future Involvement In Racino Expansion http://wamc.org/post/saratoga-springs-city-council-debating-citys-future-involvement-racino-expansion <p></p><p>Although a full Vegas-style casino expansion is now off the table there, Some Saratoga Springs residents are pushing the city council to seek more involvement in a proposed expansion at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway, but as a deadline approaches, many questions remain unanswered. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:24:40 +0000 Lucas Willard 92003 at http://wamc.org Saratoga Springs City Council Debating City's Future Involvement In Racino Expansion SPAC Leaders Discuss Upcoming Season And Beyond http://wamc.org/post/spac-leaders-discuss-upcoming-season-and-beyond <p>Officials from Saratoga Performing Arts Center gave a preview of the upcoming summer season this morning and provided more details about the years ahead.</p><p></p><p>At the annual meeting of voting members, SPAC’s leaders gave updates on how the performing arts organization is standing financially, introduced new and reelected board members, and also provided a glimpse of the 2014 season and beyond.</p><p></p><p>Board members were provided with SPAC’s 2013 annual report, which includes summarized financial and attendance information. Treasurer Ron Riggi said 2013 was a positive year.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:48:51 +0000 Lucas Willard 90983 at http://wamc.org SPAC Leaders Discuss Upcoming Season And Beyond Questions Remain Following Death Of Darryl Mount, Jr. http://wamc.org/post/questions-remain-following-death-darryl-mount-jr <p>Many questions remain following the death of a 22-year-old man who was critically injured following a police foot-chase in Saratoga Springs last year.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>22-year-old Darryl Mount, Jr. died early Tuesday, eight months after he sustained injuries and fell into a coma after a police foot chase on Labor Day weekend.</p><p></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 90451 at http://wamc.org Questions Remain Following Death Of Darryl Mount, Jr.