Saratoga County

New York News
4:57 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Saratoga County Murder Case Postponed

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A case against a retired police officer accused of killing his wife last year has been postponed.

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New York News
12:11 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Longtime Stillwater Mayor Faces New Challenger

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Stillwater mayor Ernest Martin has held his job for 22 years and is being challenged by Rick Nelson, a lifelong village resident who has never held elected office.

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New York News
5:02 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Report Shows Increased Economic Impact Of Saratoga Race Course

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A new report examining the economic impact of the Saratoga Race Course shows the horse racing industry is having an increased footprint in the Capital Region economy.

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New York News
1:15 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

After Bumpy Start, New Owner Of Saratoga County Nursing Home Looking Ahead

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On February 1st, Zenith Care Health Group officially became the owner and operator of Saratoga County’s Maplewood Manor nursing home and not soon after, local media began reporting on staffing and quality-of-care issues at the 277-bed facility.

People voiced concern at two well-attended public meetings this month, but Zenith spokesman Aaron Lichtman said the community has been supportive of the company.

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New York News
1:16 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Company Warns Of Cuts As Saratoga County Nursing Home Shifts To Private Hands

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The potential new owner of Saratoga County’s Maplewood Manor nursing home says it’s working to reduce the impact on current staffing levels as the home approaches privatization, but some cuts may be unavoidable.

The Saratogian newspaper reported earlier this month that employees at Maplewood Manor were handed a notice that up to 97 full- and part-time positions could be cut as the county-owned nursing home changes to private hands.

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New York News
5:40 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Washington County DA Will Serve As Special Prosecutor In Case Against Saratoga County Deputy

Former Saratoga County Sheriff's Deputy Shawn Glans as seen in an online video
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The acting district attorney in Saratoga County has announced a special prosecutor will handle the case against a former Saratoga County sheriff’s deputy who allegedly slapped a civilian earlier this month. 

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New York News
8:15 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Saratoga County Sheriff's Officer Suspended After Video Posted Online

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The Saratoga County sheriff’s office has suspended an officer for an “inappropriate action” with a civilian after a video of the exchange was posted online. The video has since gone viral and attracted media attention across the country.

A press release states that the incident occurred during a roadside interview following a suspicious vehicle complaint early Friday morning in Halfmoon, NY.

The name of the officer has been reported as Sgt. Shawn Glans.

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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
2:50 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Saratoga County Nursing Home Moves Step Closer To Sale

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The privatization of a Saratoga County nursing home that has become a drain on the county’s finances has cleared another regulatory hurdle.

In December 2013, Saratoga County and Zenith Care Health Group entered a $14 million agreement to transfer ownership and operation of the county-owned Maplewood Manor nursing home to the Nassau County-based company.

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New York News
5:12 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Saratoga County DA Steps Down

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Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy announced his resignation Thursday, as he looks forward to running for County Court Judge in November.

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