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HALFMOON, N.Y. — Last week’s Town Board approval to spend nearly $100,000 on security upgrades at town facilities is not being done in a vacuum. While not wanting to spend quite so much, other municipalities nearby have also come to the same conclusion; security at town facilities is part of…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The southern Saratoga YMCA on Saturday put a pause on its busy weekend programming to stop and recognize all military veterans living in the community at the organization’s annual Veterans Recognition Day event.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Exploring one’s genealogical tree used to be a time consuming affair of long trips to out-of-the-way municipal offices, treks through overgrown cemeteries, and conversations with older family members about long lost relatives.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A local man’s idea of providing free musical entertainment for the residents of a retirement home at Thanksgiving has grown into a collective of musicians eager to demonstrate their skills.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — It’s nearly impossible to glace at a segment of the popular PBS show Antiques Roadshow without thinking of the potential riches one has stuffed away in the attic or basement.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Tuesday night’s long election count caused more than a few furrowed brows and quiet whispers among the usually confident Clifton Park Republicans, but in the end the party retained the unanimous control it’s had of the Town Board for more than two decades.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The staff of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library thanked the southern Saratoga County community for a half century of support with a Masquerade Ball, and event that proved to everyone in attendance that today’s libraries are more than books, magazines, and DVDs.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Off-year elections, when high gloss flyers touting local municipal candidates arrive at homes daily, can get testy if one is tuned in to the contests.

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HALFMOON, N.Y. — The owner of a popular Halfmoon eating establishment was honored last week by two town supervisors for his work in preserving and restoring the building’s early nineteenth century barn.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A Clifton Park family, Sunday, expanded their private celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Celebration of Light, to the entire community with a two-hour program of fun, food and entertainment at the local library.

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HALFMOON, N.Y. — The town administration has proposed a tentative budget for next year that will increase spending just under $.5 million while maintaining the town’s longtime policy of having no town tax to support town government.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Scouts from around the southern Saratoga County community next month will partner with volunteers and community minded citizens to help fill the shelves of a local food pantry.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The staff of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library will bring their year-long series of events celebrating the library’s 50th anniversary to a close next week with a Masquerade Ball.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The town administration has proposed a tentative budget for next year that increases total spending for the general fund and highway fund by $700,000, a figure nearly covered by the expected increase in the town’s share of country sales tax revenue.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Ten days before members of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County were to vote on whether to affiliate with the Capital Region Chamber, representatives from nearly a dozen member businesses sought answers to questions on how the process might affect their businesses.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — With election preparations gearing up for a final push, the Clifton Park Democratic Committee introduced their candidates to party members at a mid-September picnic that featured the candidates stating their reasons for seeking office.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Officials with Clifton Park-based MJ Properties joined with representatives from the U-Haul Company and Saratoga Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) last week to break ground on the first of many planned projects in the firm’s Synergy Tech Park.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The satisfaction of getting a favored lamp repaired could be seen in Cyndie Troischt’s face from across the room. She held the shiny, plated table lamp in one hand as she completed a critique of her experience with the other.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A draft master plan containing possible scenarios for the 37-acre Town Center Park got generally favorable reviews from the public last week at a presentation in the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library.

Three generations of the Garnsey family took advantage of the mild weather last week to have a picnic in Garnsey Park, the site of the family’s former farm on Route 146, Rexford. Nathan Garnsey bought the land from his brother in the late 18th century. At one time the farm totaled 1,000 acre…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County has voted to affiliate with another area Chamber of Commerce. The final decision on whether to go forward will now be put to the Chamber’s member businesses.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — People from around the Capital Region took advantage of gray skies to visit a variety of sites in town for the community’s annual self-guided tour of the town, Farm Fest.