Years after grand plans presented, only small portion completed
The lower portion of a 4.6-acre city-owned property on Saratoga Lake was opened to picnicking, fishing and non-motorized boat use. Though city officials applauded the move, the facilities are a far cry from what was originally proposed in 2008 development plans that called for a three-phase plan complete with a public beach, pier/dock, an amphitheater, a beach area and picnic areas.
Improvement district says over use, cost of managing lake at issue
Members of the SPLID introduced draft legislation in July that calls for owners of motorized boat and docks to register with the district every year and for boaters to pay for day or week use passes.
The dirt was flying and hoofs thundering at the Double M Rodeo August 11. This Gallery shows the courage of the performers during the event. Lots of pictures to see.
Maple Ski Ridge to host first mud run, raise funds for veteran center
Maple Ski Ridge is transforming its slopes for a wild, muddy race through an array of obstacles for a good time and a good cause.
Whether you call it the flat track or the Saratoga Race Course, one thing is for certain: it’s the place to be during the Spa City summer.
The Saratoga County Fair is well underway, but before the first guests entered the gates, fair dignitaries and volunteers were already predicting a banner year based on fair memories.
Three years ago, Eran Wasserman set down some new roots for himself in scenic Charlton after living in Israel and Manhattan. He’s found country life to his liking — so much so that he’s finding a way to give back to the community through his business and a passion for cool cars.
Not everyone might realize it, but it does every summer at the Double M Western Store, where on Friday and Saturday nights from July 6 through Aug. 31 you can catch an honest-to-goodness rodeo.
Endangered butterfly re-introduced to Pine Bush, can be seen through mid-July
If you’ve never seen an endangered species up close, now’s your chance.
The Salute Military Golf Association gives any combat-injured soldier the opportunity to take part in learning the game at various golf courses throughout the country, including at the Brookhaven Golf Club in Greenfield through the Wounded Warrior Golf Training Program.
Capital District YMCA kicks off water safety program in Glenville
Pools can provide a cool relief to scorching summer heat, but they can also prove to be a hazard for young, inexperienced swimmers.
Eleven parks and historic sites are participating in the challenge and there are 44 caches to be found, along with drawings for prizes for anyone who finds 35 or more geocaches.
You might think a clump of weeds gathered at the back of a boat after a day of fun and sun on a nearby lake is nothing remarkable. But there are plenty of folks who make targeting such hitchhikers their job.
A summer camp dedicated to girls and young women is guiding them through both. Camp Little Notch, located in Fort Ann, aims to equip campers from ages 7 to 17 with the ability to make good life choices through a host of programs held during July and August and led by Executive Director Ellen Tuzzolo.
Sunday, June 17 (also Father’s Day) marks Saratoga County’s 17th Annual Sundae on the Farm at Eildon Tweed Farm in Charlton from noon to 4 p.m. The free event generally draws more than 2,000 visitors from far and wide and highlights one of the greatest resources of the county: agriculture.