Milton Residents Speak Out about Housing Next to Gun Club (With Audio)

MILTON – The Town of Milton Planning Board held a public hearing last night about the proposed housing development by Stone Church, LLC, which is to border the Kayderosseras Fish and Game Club. Residents packed the room with concerns over safety, drainage and preservation.

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State of the Towns, Interviews with Town Supervisors (VIDEO)

In Case You Missed It! Special Presentation by the Ballston Journal Online

View the 2015 State of the Towns, recorded LIVE at Wired Coffee and Bagel, Ellsworth Commons, Malta, featuring Town Supervisor Paul Sausville of Malta, Town Supervisor Dan Lewza of Milton. [Read more…]

In the News, Headlines from Around Town, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

News and Headlines from Around Town, Monday, Jan. 18, 2015

Smoke-less Smoke Shop Opens, Saratoga Today – Saratoga Vapes, 2124 Doubleday Avenue, Ballston Spa, sells a e-cigarettes – battery-powered devices that vaporize liquid nicotine.

Hit and Run in Malta, Drunk Driver, Times Union-Brian C. Cook, 29, of Malta was arrested after hitting a vehicle while intoxicated and fleeing the scene of the accident, State Police said. He faces a violation for property damage and a misdemeanor for driving while intoxicated.

Democrat Cynthia Young will run for Malta Supervisor, Daily Gazette-Democrat Cynthia Young said she’s definitely running for supervisor again. Two years ago, she nearly beat Sausville. She lost by a single vote, in an election that wasn’t decided until an appeals court invalidated two absentee votes that were cast.

Body Cameras for Saratoga County, The Saratogian-The body camera subcommittee, of the Public Safety Committee, will review the idea of requiring all deputies to wear a camera and to figure out the details including data storage, use of data during investigations, policies and procedures for use and discussing the positives and negatives of the potential requirement.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES seeks Power Boost for growth, Albany Business Review-GLOBALFOUNDRIES wants to expand its $10 billion computer chip manufacturing plant to include another central utilities building and bulk gas yard, as well as more high-voltage transmission capacity.T he improvements are needed to support additional customer demand and new “tools” that will be installed at its Technology Development Center.

Ballston Spa’s Early College High School Tackles Real World Problems, TimeWarner Cable-For freshman students in the Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School program, that lesson came easy Wednesday as they were given just 10 minutes to build a small car powered only on magnesium salt water.

Coffee Planet Closes Glens Falls Location, The Post Star-Developer Peter Hoffman, who owns the 140 Glen St. building, said Wednesday that Clifford Baum closed the Glens Falls location, after 3 years, because of a dispute with business partners.

Town of Milton Community Center has Wifi, Facebook

Milton Planning Board Mulls over Proposed Community near Gun Club

MILTON – The first meeting of the year for the Town of Milton Planning Board, Wednesday, Jan. 14, opened with a single item of new business concerning the proposed development of a 200 acre plot of land bordering the Kayaderosseras Fish & Game Club into residential properties. [Read more…]

Milton Town Board Swears In Couture, Gets Organized

MILTON – The year 2014 was a busy one for the Milton Town Board. Between the opening of the Saratoga Hospital building, to revisions at the Burgess-Kimball Park and the addition of a new park on Rowland Street, the board wasn’t short of projects to work on; but according to Supervisor Dan Lewza, 2015 has just as much in store.

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Watsons Enter Guilty Plea For Milton Drug Bust

MILTON – Two Ballston Spa men who were arrested during a drug bust in July have pled guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Alvin A. Watson, age 59, and Mensah L. Watson, age 20, were arrested after the Saratoga County Sheriff executed a search warrant at a mobile home on Rock City Road in the Town of Milton, resulting in the discovery of a large amount of cocaine, marijuana, packaging materials, over $5,000 in cash, paraphernalia and other items.

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