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SARATOGA SPRINGS – In an effort to make accessing information regarding city government easier and more understandable, the Department of Finance has added a new feature to the city’s website titled “Transparency.”
MALTA – It’s not very often that a fighter of any discipline makes the transition from amateur to professional after a single bout. Then again, Lenny Baker isn’t your typically mixed martial artist.
Where will you be spotted over the next week? Socially speaking, the possibilities are endless as summer events and parties fill the calendar.
WILTON – Wilton Town Supervisor Arthur Johnson is looking to create a Long-Term Planning Committee to set priorities for capital improvements for aging town assets, a committee he hopes will allow the town to proactively plan ahead for costly challenges, instead of reflexively reacting to unexpected problems.
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Virgil’s House of Coffee - a local-favorite gathering place at 86 Henry Street in Saratoga Springs, is preparing to relocate just a few buildings down the street in early fall, making way for a new beer bar being developed for Virgil’s former space.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – The Espey Manufacturing and Electronics Corporation stands behind a tall chain-linked fence topped with barbed-wire at 233 Ballston Ave. in Saratoga Springs, dealing in huge multi-million dollar contracts that, to many local residents, remain shrouded in mystery. But after recent news that Espey is reporting the highest sales numbers in the company’s 84-year history, President Mark St. Pierre kindly pulled back the curtain for Saratoga TODAY and discussed just a few of the projects his company is involved with.
SARATOGA COUNTY - As schools prepare for year-end celebrations and graduations, the state of New York is taking a serious look into how they deal with the potentially fatal issue of cyberbullying.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – For the last week the Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse show has been in full swing, with week one wrapping up after the running of the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby. As the show enters its second week, the show’s premier event has yet to be decided. The $25,000 Landgero Cup Grand Prix will be held Saturday, June 24 at 4 p.m., offering up the event’s largest purse to the fastest rider and horse through the course. This is the second year for the Landgero Cup Grand Prix, which was won by Timothy Hooker and his horse Apollo in 2011.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is picking up some good vibrations this weekend.
SARATOGA COUNTY - The New York State Assembly passed new prescription drug legislation Monday, June 11, making New York one of the first states to utilize an all-electronic online registry for controlled substances.