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New York News
3:29 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Former Officials Take Issue With Lawsuit Against Saratoga Springs City Council

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  Note: This posted has been updated.

A group of former city officials in Saratoga Springs last week filed a lawsuit accusing the current city council of illegally approving a land exchange. Now other former officials are speaking out against the charges. It’s the latest flare-up between city incumbents and past leaders.

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New York News
2:21 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Saratoga Springs City Council Approves Measure To Prevent Development In Greenbelt

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At the public’s urging, the Saratoga Springs city council last night approved a measure that would prohibit development in the city’s protected greenspace.

Despite the snowy weather, city residents packed council chambers at city hall Tuesday evening to weigh in on a proposed change that could open the city’s Conservation Development District, also called the Greenbelt, to limited development.

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New York News
6:15 am
Sat November 29, 2014

Saratoga Springs Museum Digitizing Records Of Harlem Hellfighters

A New York museum is digitizing the post-World War I personnel records of thousands of soldiers in a storied all-black regiment lauded by the French for its wartime exploits but essentially shunned by the U.S. military.

About a quarter of the approximately 10,000 personnel cards of the Harlem Hellfighters have been scanned and downloaded to databases posted on the New York Heritage and the New York State Military Museum websites. The regiment's formal name was New York National Guard's 369th Infantry Regiment.

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New York News
3:15 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Family Of Darryl Mount, Jr. Files Lawsuit Against Saratoga Springs

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The family of Darryl Mount Jr., a man who died earlier this year from injuries sustained during a police foot chase in Saratoga Springs on Labor Day weekend 2013, has filed a lawsuit against the city.

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New York News
4:39 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Questions Surround Waived Fees In Spa City

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A controversy regarding waived water connection fees in Saratoga Springs has triggered an investigation by state authorities and drawn attention to the high-stakes political scene in the Spa City.

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New York News
3:31 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Saratoga Springs Police: Nightclub Assault Victim Dies

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Saratoga Springs Police said Wednesday that 31-year-old Aaron Huggins has died after being assaulted  early Friday morning.

Police have charged 25-year-old Jeffrey Mann with one count of second degree assault. Mann allegedly  attacked Huggins after the two bumped into each other at the Paddock Lounge nightclub on Caroline Street. Huggins was knocked unconscious and sustained injuries to the head and face.

Mann was arraigned last Friday and remains in Saratoga County Jail in lieu of bail.

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New York News
11:37 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Saratoga Mayors Discuss A Changing City

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Nine mayors of Saratoga Springs past and present gathered Thursday to reflect on a changing community.

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New York News
8:10 am
Sun August 24, 2014

Longshot V.E. Day Takes Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — V.E. Day caught Wicked Strong late to take the 145th running of the Travers Stakes by a nose Saturday over an impressive field that included Belmont champion Tonalist and favorite Bayern.

Ridden by Javier Castellano, V.E. Day beat out the co-second choices after going off at nearly 20-1 and returning $41.00, $13.20, and $7.30 in the $1.25 million Grade 1 stakes race.

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New York News
5:08 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Long Lines Greet Hillary Clinton In Saratoga Springs

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More than a thousand supporters and a few protesters greeted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who signed copies of her memoir Hard Choices at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs.

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.

Deb Fasser was standing near the back of the line with her daughter.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Author And Dog Lunatic, David Rosenfelt

    David Rosenfelt has done it again. Told with his characteristic humor and wit his new book, Hounded is a heartfelt story about family and a page-turning legal thriller.

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.

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