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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.