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Capital Region News
1:56 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Schumer: USPS Zips To Get Town A Code

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A Southern Saratoga County town is one step closer to getting its own ZIP code.

During a visit there just one week ago, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced he was joining the effort to secure a zip code for the town of Halfmoon, and began pushing the  U.S. Postal Service to agree to a Zip Code Boundary Review Process.

"Halfmoon is one of the fastest growing towns in Saratoga County, not only in terms of population, but also in terms of commercial activity, and the lack of a unique ZIP code is holding the town back."

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Capital Region News
6:33 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

A Town Without ZIP Code

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco looks on as Senator Charles Schumer explains his plan to get Halfmoon its own ZIP code.
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For years, the residents of one southern Saratoga County town have found themselves been between a rock and a hard place — a place out-of-towners have had trouble finding.

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New York News
8:10 am
Sun January 25, 2015

Fire That Killed Halfmoon Woman Blamed On Overloaded Circuit

A fire blamed on an overloaded electrical circuit has claimed the life of a 77-year-old woman at a mobile home park in upstate New York.

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New York News
6:45 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Panel Finds Unfair Campaign Practices In Halfmoon Town Board Race

After a hearing Wednesday evening, an elections fairness group has found unfair campaign practices committed by Democratic and Republican candidates running for a southern Saratoga County Town board.

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New York News
4:43 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Halfmoon Town Board Candidates Dispute Unfair Campaign Practices

Joe Christopher, Todd Kerner, and Deanna Stephenson
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Four candidates running for town board in the Saratoga County town of Halfmoon — two Democrats and two Republicans — have filed complaints against each for unfair campaign practices, and appeared before an elections fairness organization Wednesday evening.

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New York News
5:03 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Halfmoon Democrat Calls For Debate

A Democratic candidate for Halfmoon town board is calling for a debate in a community that has been rocked by political scandal for the past several months.

In July, former Republican town supervisor Mindy Wormuth pleaded not guilty to felony charges of misusing campaign donations. In August, prominent developer and Republican donor Bruce Tanski was indicted on charges related to concealing political donations to Wormuth’s reelection campaign.

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New York News
6:02 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Marchione Defends Land Purchase Amid Reports Of FBI Investigation

Senator Marchione meets with reporters at a site overlooking the property she purchased with her husband in 2007.
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Republican New York State Senator Kathy Marchione of Halfmoon invited local media today to tour a parcel of land she owns that is reportedly part of an FBI investigation.

As reported in an article published by the Albany Times Union Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in association with the New York Attorney General’s office, is investigating a 2007 land purchase by Senator Marchione and her husband.

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New York News
6:20 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

New Halfmoon Supervisor Reaches Out To Business Community

The new supervisor of a Capital Region town defined by scandal in 2013 has set out a vision for 2014 focused on economic development.

At an open forum for businesses hosted by the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce at Halfmoon Town Hall Thursday, Supervisor Kevin Tollisen outlined his agenda for 2014.  In November, Tollisen was elected to become supervisor in January, but took the supervisor position early after he was appointed by the town board, following the resignation of former supervisor Mindy Wormuth.

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New York News
12:33 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Halfmoon Supervisor Faces Felony Charges In Alleged Theft Of Campaign Dollars

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Halfmoon town supervisor “Mindy” Warmouth faces up to seven years in prison after hearing charges Thursday in connection with allegedly stealing thousands from her campaign committee.

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