CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Shenendehowa Central School District will hold its 2021 high school graduation on the school campus next week when more than 800 graduating seniors will get a chance to sit in familiar surroundings, commiserate one last time with classmates, and shed a tear or two as the…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The smiles on the faces of the group preparing to toss the ceremonial first shovelfuls of soil told the story; after 18 years and seven locations Starpoint Church finally has a home it can call its own and it's expanding already.

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Ballston Spa, NY - A month ago we spoke of farmers markets galore in southern Saratoga County, and if you haven’t gotten to one yet you really are missing out.  There have been ribbon cutting celebrations, food, crafts, baked goods, plants and, in the case of Waterford, live entertainment ri…

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MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. — U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko toured the city’s water treatment plant last week as part of a local tour of 10 community projects he has submitted from his district for federal funding in 2022.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — One of the area’s longstanding dedicated service organizations is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year; a milestone that was scheduled to be commemorated Wednesday June 2 by Clifton Park Supervisor Philip Barrett.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — If your home office is feeling a bit cramped and access to broadband internet is becoming more of a challenge, a co-working space may be the answer and now there is no need to drive beyond the boundaries of southern Saratoga County.

On Thursday, May 27 the members of American Legion Mohawk Post 1450 continued the annual tradition of honoring deceased Armed Forces veterans by placing American flags at their graves at cemeteries in the towns of Halfmoon and Clifton Park. The tradition has been carried on continuously for …

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Town resident Braden Russom is a stroke survivor and as the American Heart Association New York State’s Stroke Ambassador for the upcoming 2021 Capital Region Heart Walk and Run he is using his personal story and his voice to promote the June 6 fundraiser and the researc…

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The Vischer Ferry Volunteer Fire Department is seeking to replace the aging Fire Station No. 3 on Moe Road with a three bay building that will accommodate larger vehicles and increase the safety of the department’s firefighters.

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ALBANY, N.Y. — A new American Heart Association teen program that gives teens the opportunity to spread the message of health to their communities and advocate for policies to improve health has selected two area teens for the inaugural Teen of Impact group.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — For anyone driving through town at 40 miles per hour the blur of well-kept suburban homes, heavily-used shopping areas, and vacant former farm fields can obscure the larger picture.

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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. —  Former Saratoga County Administrator Spencer Hellwig has filed a lawsuit in State Supreme Court of Saratoga County seeking a judicial order vacating his termination and ordering his reinstatement with back pay, interest, and legal fees.

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Clifton Park, NY - Voters in the Shenendehowa School District Tuesday approved a $187 million budget for next year by a 4-1 margin and selected two incumbents and one newcomer for seats on the district’s Board of Education.

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A virtual forum Monday for the nine candidates running to fill three seats on the Shenendehowa School District Board of Education made clear what a difficult time voters will face as they make their selections at the polls next week.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A Shenendehowa High School graduate who developed a desire for helping people after receiving extended medical care as a child will graduate from medical school next week.

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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — The Board of Education of the Ballston Spa Central School District adopted a proposed 2021-22 school district budget of $95 million, an increase in expenditures of 1.8 percent more than last year’s budget.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A new CDPHP medical facility located at 1785 Route 9 is now open for business. The facility, nicknamed 1785 because of its address, has many state of the art technologies and amenities and is described as "the doctor's office of the future."

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — The Clifton Park GREEN Committee concluded a week-long series of Arbor Day activities last week by hosting a webinar filled with information and ideas about caring for those trees in your yard.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Thanks to additional state aid, the Shenendehowa School District will be able to continue all its programming, maintain staff levels, and complete necessary maintenance projects next year and still hold the property tax increase to two percent.

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CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Officials with the Mohawk Towpath Scenic Byway are inviting the public to join in a series of virtual workshops as part of the process to update the Byway’s nearly 20-year-old Corridor Management Plan (CMP).

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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — A lawsuit challenging the validity of the nominating petitions for 11 Democrats and one Working Families Party member seeking the Working Families Party ballot line in November was dismissed by Saratoga County State Supreme Court Judge Dianne Freestone Monday.

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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — A Kinns Road man arrested last fall for attacking two women in two separate daylight attacks in Saratoga Springs and Malta pleaded guilty last week to committing the acts authorities said.