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SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Springs City Council passed an amendment September 18 on the official language of a city charter reform proposal put forth by local organization Saratoga Citizen, the last in a long series of hurdles the group has faced before getting the proposition on this November’s ballot.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The excitement of college football combined with the speed and technique of the sprint football-style returns to the Spa City in a big way, as the Eighth Annual Adirondack Trust Allegiance Bowl kicks off September 22 at 1 p.m. at the football field at Saratoga Springs High School. Pregame activities begin at 12:45 p.m. Tickets, which are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the game, are available for purchase at Price Chopper and Adirondack Trust locations, as well as Walton’s Sport Shop on Lake Avenue or Perkins and Perkins Law Offices on Broadway.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The cool air, colorful leaves and the return of football means fall is upon us once again. To celebrate, the Third Annual Henry Street Harvest Festival is a great way to spend the day with the family and enjoy the local business and people who call this city home. The fun starts Sunday, September 23 from noon-4 p.m. on Henry Street in Saratoga Springs. Not only is it a good time, but you’ll be helping to support a great cause, too. All proceeds generated will benefit the Gateway House of Peace, which is a future support home in Ballston Spa for people undergoing end-of-life care
SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Caroline Street Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) will be hosting an outdoor movie screening Saturday, September 29 at 7 p.m. to kick off a fundraiser that will benefit the PTSO’s efforts to replace the playground at Caroline Street Elementary School.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Neither torrential downpours nor the potential threat of a tornado could stop the Saratoga Springs City Council from their September 18 meeting, where the Saratoga Springs Housing Authority (SSHA) made their first appearance before the council since 2007.
SARATOGA COUNTY – The 2012 Showcase of Homes has begun – an annual tradition that ushers in the fall season while celebrating the area’s finest builders during the last three weekends of September.
Saratoga Bridges and the New York State Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities have proclaimed September 9-15 as Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Week.
SARATOGA COUNTY - New York apple farmers are struggling to keep their apple orchards afloat after a year of unfavorable weather that has reduced crop production.
BALLSTON SPA – It seems nowadays, the sole purpose of reality television is to find the next big thing. Whether it’s singing, cooking, surviving, living in a house with strangers or even fighting, there seems to be a show designed to weed out the very best in their field. One of the more successful shows in terms of finding rising young stars is The Ultimate Fighter. Some of the biggest stars in the mixed martial arts (MMA) world such as Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping all got their start as cast members of The Ultimate Fighter. The program generates on average an audience of over 1.1 million people each week, with even more tuning in for the live finales.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Fasig-Tipton is holding a brand-new horse auction in Saratoga Springs, responding to very positive sales numbers during the first two auctions held earlier this year.