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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The southern Saratoga County community was saddened to learn earlier this week of the passing of longtime former Town Councilman Sanford “Sandy” Roth; a gentleman who held a deep interest in the welfare of the residents of the community and who continued to work on their…

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CLIFTON PARK. N.Y. — Projections showing continued declines in total student enrollment in the near future for the Shenendehowa School District are just one part of a much bigger picture according to Superintendent L. Oliver Robinson.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — On Oct. 1, New York State residents will join the rest of the country and be required to comply with the federal REAL ID Act. The Act was passed by Congress in 2005 in the wake of 9/11.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — New York State’s Bail Reform Law, which will go into effect Jan. 1, will transform the way judges set bail for defendants accused of non-violent crimes.

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Growing up in Jonesville during the depression, Richard Horstman, of Jonesville, one of Clifton Park’s “old-timers,” passed away on October 20 at age 91. I had interviewed Dick in 1998, and the recent winter storm reminded me of the interview.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The group of children seated on the carpet in the Park Manor Hotel banquet room last weekend were excited. After having eaten a buffet breakfast of bacon and eggs, bagels and getting their faces painted, Santa Claus was expected any minute.

Dr. Michael Dailey of Albany Med assists Shenendehowa High School East student Greg Sweet as he learns Hands-Only CPR on Dec. 4 at the high school.  Albany Med donated a CPR In Schools Kit to the school district. The kit contains 10 mannikins, an AED simulator, and instructional materials. H…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A master plan for the design of the Town Center Park was presented to the Town Board on Monday by officials from two design firms hired to partner on the project.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A long-brewing financial problem for the Saratoga County Historical Society has motivated board members to reach out to the county‘s municipal governments for help.

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It’s the holiday season, when we express the joy of our faith traditions and the hope that our steps are indeed ordered by a higher power.   We also acknowledge the wonderful contributions our friends and neighbors make to our community, for example volunteers at the Southern Saratoga County…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — With their emergency sirens wailing two fire trucks from the Vischer Ferry Volunteer Fire Department pulled into the parking lot of Okte Elementary School late Saturday afternoon to put out a smoky blaze near the school’s playground.

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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Area businessman John Cole looked every bit the successful entrepreneur as he strode into Saratoga County Court last week to surrender to the court and start serving the seven year sentence he received in 2018.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — With upgrades to the high school campus access roads complete the administration of the Shenendehowa School District is already looking ahead to projects that won’t start construction for two or three years.

Semihcan Doken, left, speaks with Tara Feeney, center, and Gwen Matson, right, of the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council about volunteering with the organization. The three were discussing volunteer opportunities while at a Nonprofit Fair hosted by the Saratoga County Chamber of Co…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A revised proposal to subdivide a parcel on Route 146A for residential housing drew neighborhood opposition last week much as the original application did in August.

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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. — 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.