Daily Archives: May 29, 2012

EDITORIAL: The desperate hours

The apparent spike in local crime over the past few weeks is more than a little troubling. From felony DWIs to strong-arm store robberies to attempted bank heists to street shootings in Albany, Schenectady and Troy, the news has not been good of late. Part of the reason for the uptick is the onset of…


NYRA to Host Job Fair

Race course, vendors staffing up for summer meet The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a three-day job fair at Saratoga Race Course for those interested in working at the Saratoga flat track during the 2012 meet, which will run for 40 days from July 20 through Labor Day, September 3. Opportunities are…


Scouts gather for Camporee

This past weekend, the Saratoga District of the Boy Scouts of America Twin Rivers Council held its largest annual event, the Saratoga District Camporee, at Camp Boyhaven. The district had over 360 scouts and scouters from Saratoga County units participate in the three-day event. The scouts were split into four teams during the event and…


Ballston Community Library seeks trustee

The Town of Ballston Community Library will have an opening for a library trustee in July 2012. The library is looking for an individual willing to serve their community by setting policy and making decisions affecting local library service. Trustees are appointed by the Town of Ballston Town Board for a five-year term. This is a…


Malta's Farmer's Market Returns

Local products and produce to be offered on Tuesdays Malta town officials, local farmers, and community members will celebrate the grand opening of the Malta Farmers’ Market on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 5 on the lawn between the Malta Community Center and Just Meat & Deli on Route 9. The market will be open from 3 to 6…


HVCC to hold Technology Enrichment Summer Program

High school students interested in engineering, nano-scale science, electronics and alternative energy can attend a five-day Technology Enrichment Program at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART facility, July 9-13. The five-day program will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at TEC-SMART, located in NYSERDA’s Saratoga Technology and Energy Park® (STEP®). Participants will explore electronics, video…


BSpa man convicted under Leandra's Law

Yancy Cook convicted of felony  DWI with a Child in Vehicle Saratoga County District Attorney James A. Murphy, III, announced the conviction of Yancy D. Cook, age 31, of 352 Malta Ave, Ballston Spa, NY in Saratoga County Court of aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child in vehicle as a class “E” felony on…


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