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Woman charged for DWI, assaulting officer

On Wednesday, a Corinth woman was charged with multiple felony and misdemeanor counts after an altercation with an officer while being processed by the Warren County Sheriff's Office. The woman was brought in after having been found to have been driving an automobile while intoxicated.
LAKE GEORGE, NY
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Woman Facing Prison Time After Pleading Guilty to Fraud, Identity Theft

A Hudson Falls woman is facing prison time after pleading guilty to federal bank fraud and identity theft charges. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 49-year-old Renee Burnell crafted a scheme to defraud two banks by using personal information that was gathered from customers of her heating and plumbing business. Between August 2019 and January 2020 Burnell caused Synchrony Bank and the Bank of Missouri to lose more than $130-thousand by using lines of credit to falsify purchases that benefited her business. Burnell could be ordered to spend up to three decades behind bars when she's sentenced in January.
HUDSON FALLS, NY
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The Smoking Gun: Kim, Montagnino, Sanghvi-What Did They Know and When Did They Know It?

At a recent City Council meeting, Saratoga Springs Mayor Kim, Public Safety Commissioner Montagnino, and Finance Commissioner Sanghvi made blistering attacks on Accounts Commissioner Dillon Moran and Director of Risk and Safety Marilyn Rivers accusing them of trying to hide a payment for a deductible owed to the city’s insurance company in a settlement of a lawsuit against the city (see recent post). Montagnino claimed he only became aware of the settlement by using his attorney skills to find information on the web. Kim and Sanghvi asserted that they were also not told of the settlement.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
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Discovering Saratoga: History of Native Dancer statue

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – At the end of Union Avenue and Circular Street, familiar faces welcome visitors to Saratoga Springs! The bronze statue depicts Native Dancer and Jockey Eric Guerin.  Native Dancer is known by many in the racing community as one of the finest race horses of all time. Coined the Grey Ghost, […]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
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Police ID Motorcyclist Killed In Wilton Crash

Authorities have identified a 31-year-old motorcyclist who died following a crash in the Capital District. Saratoga County resident Jeffrey Leighton, of Gansevoort, was riding on State Route 9 in Wilton Friday morning, Aug. 12, when he collided with a car just before 9 a.m., the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.
WILTON, NY
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SUNY Adirondack names director of Continuing Education

QUEENSBURY, New York (Aug. 16, 2022) — SUNY Adirondack is proud to announce appointment of Susan Corlew as the college’s director of Continuing Education and Workforce Innovation. Corlew is a lifelong Queensbury resident and longtime educator. She taught high school English for more than 25 years, most recently...
QUEENSBURY, NY
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This Manufactured Home Park Will Soon Be Boat Storage, But One Resident Stays To Fight

The sun glitters on the blue waters of Saratoga Lake in upstate New York and refracts off the lines of bright white boats docked at a nearby boat launch and marina. The lake is located near Saratoga Springs, a longtime tourist destination in eastern Saratoga County that’s filled with all the hallmarks of a high-end vacation paradise—5-star hotels, a casino, golf course, racetrack, multiple entertainment venues, and the expensive and exclusive Prime Steak House. But luxury and scenery don’t convey a complete picture of the area.
SARATOGA COUNTY, NY
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The 1903 Hudson River Spier Falls Dam Disaster

In the spring of 1903, more than a thousand men were at work on the final stages of the Spier Falls hydroelectric project on the Hudson River near Glens Falls. A large number of skilled Italian masons and stoneworkers were housed in a shantytown on the Warren County (north) side of the river.
GLENS FALLS, NY

Adirondack Winery cuts ribbon on the future

On Tuesday evening, the owners of Adirondack Winery gathered with friends, family and coworkers, and popped a cork that's been aging for nearly a full year. The company cut the ribbon on Tuesday on its new, $2.6 million, 14,100-square-foot facility and tasting room neighboring its base of operations in Queensbury.
QUEENSBURY, NY

Hilarious Closed Sign at Upstate New York Business Blames Wife

One Upstate New York business is closed. The sign out front should have told you. And it's all because of the owner's wife. We've all heard the saying - happy wife, happy life. No one knows that better than Tony. He runs a gift shop in Lake George, New York off US Route 9. Unfortunately, Tony had to close for a few days, thanks to his wife. And he left a hilarious note on the door to explain.
LAKE GEORGE, NY
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Downstate New York getting casino gaming

(The Center Square) – Casino gaming is coming to downstate New York. The only questions are when it will happen and whether all three available licenses will be issued. A panel of gaming experts, including Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, D-Mount Vernon, and former Gov. David Paterson, came up with split decisions on those questions during a conference Tuesday morning in Saratoga Springs.

PHOTOS: An Argyle treehouse Airbnb stay

If you're looking for a place to stay among the trees, check out the "Whispering Wind Treehouse" located in Argyle. The treehouse has room for two adults and sits on 5.25 acres of land.
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Ballston Lake’s Forest Park Amusement Park Tour

The Saratoga County History Center will host a walking tour of Forest Park, as part of their Historians’ Walking Tour series, set for Wednesday, August 31st. Rick Reynolds, Ballston Town Historian, will lead a tour of the site on Ballston Lake, which from 1901-1927 was home to the Forest Park amusement park. This was a “destination vacation” for people of the time as well as a popular place for Saratoga County locals.
BALLSTON LAKE, NY
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