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New county supervisors chairman sworn in

Grattidge says ‘efficiency’ is the watchword for 2013

Charlton Supervisor Alan Grattidge was unanimously approved by his colleagues as the new chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors at a Wednesday, Jan. 2, meeting.

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Official invite

Ballston Spa man wins tickets to Obama inauguration

Ballston Spa resident James Belanger was the lucky winner of tickets to the upcoming presidential inauguration.

Parties tap county clerk hopefuls

Marchione’s Senate victory will leave vacancy to be filled by appointment

With the election of Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione to the state Senate, speculation is running rampant about what will become of her soon-to-be-vacant office.

Thruway drops toll hike

Public pressure leads authority to turn to cuts instead of trucks

Thruway Authority Executive Director Thomas Madison on Monday, Dec. 17, announced during a news conference with Gov. Andrew Cuomo that any toll increases have been removed from the proposed 2013 budget.

Amedore declares victory

After weeks of counting, 39-vote lead in 46th Senate District

Almost six weeks after Election Day, the counting in the 46th Senate District race is over and has left Republican George Amedore with the lead over Democrat Cecilia Tkaczyk.

Fear and loathing at the tollbooths

Thruway Authority says toll hike on passenger cars out of question

Lawmakers have lambasted the New York State Thruway Authority’s proposed toll hike on trucks for weeks, but with rumblings of other ideas being pursued a dark cloud still hangs over the 570-mile highway.

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Tonko has no problem with GOP challenge

Dieterich lags well behind incumbent 
in 20th Congressional District

Unofficial election results have Democratic incumbent Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, leading Robert Dieterich, R-Glenville, by a margin of more than 2-1, or roughly 100,000 votes.

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Steck sails ahead

Democrat declared victory for 110th Assembly District

A long and somewhat dirty race finally came to an end Tuesday, Nov. 6 when Democrat Phil Steck secured his seat in the 110th Assembly District.

Saratoga County voters support incumbents

Marchione secures victory, Spa City turns down government change

Incumbents hoping for another term representing the people of Saratoga County got their wishes this Election Day, as voters sent familiar faces back to the Assembly and Senate.

ELECTION RESULTS--SENATE

The results of the 2012 election will be updated periodically, and winners bolded.

ELECTION RESULTS--ASSEMBLY

The results of the 2012 election will be updated periodically, and winners bolded.

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ELECTION RESULTS--LOCAL CONTESTS

The results of the 2012 election will be updated periodically, and winners bolded.

Election night dispatches

What's happening at election night events here in the Capital District

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Region heads to the polls

Voters in the Capital District headed to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6, to cast ballots in races ranging from the presidential election to local contests.

Spotlight, League cancel Monday debate

A candidate forum cosponsored by The Spotlight and the League of Women Voters of Albany County for this evening has been cancelled in anticipation of severe weather.