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Saratoga Outdoor Dining Puts Up Barriers to Expand [PIC]
The restaurant industry has been hit hard during the pandemic and now that the weather is getting nicer, more restaurants will be able to accommodate a larger number of diners outside. Saratoga restaurants got a donation in the form of concrete to help them expand the number of tables they can have.
Ballston Spa Finds Unique Way to Highlight Missing Persons
The pandemic has put many events on hold but it won't stop the awareness of those who are missing in the Capital Region and New York State. Specifically in Ballston Spa where they have gotten creative to make the community aware of the missing persons that they continue to look for. The hope is…
Pump The Breaks-Construction on Mohawk-Hudson Bike Path
The weather is finally getting nicer which means we can get out and exercise. One of the best ways to do that is along the Mohawk Hudson Bike-Hike Trail. Be aware though if you are going to head out, there will be some sections that will be closed or under construction.
Afrim's Bringing New Indoor Sports Facility to Saratoga County
When the Sportsplex of Halfmoon closed suddenly it looked as if there wouldn't be another indoor sports facility in Saratoga County. But now Afrim's announced they will be adding another location north of the Twin Bridges. In a kind of cool twist, the turf and the plexiglass that was in th…
$35K Take 5 Winner at Mechanicville-Halfmoon Stewart's
There has been a lot of activity for me in Mechanicville in the last few weeks but this one, unfortunately, has nothing to do with me or my family this time. Someone has won nearly thirty-five thousand dollars on a Take 5 New York Lottery ticket at the Stewart's on Vosburgh Road in the Mechanic…
Bolton Landing Log Home Has Tram to Lake Front
This Lake George lakefront log home is on the market for $1.8 million. It is set in the woods with 153 feet of North West Bay lakefront. There is a large great room with a stone fireplace and glass windows that overlook Lake George and the Adirondack mountains. The wrap-around deck has a tram to tak…
Saratoga Lake Life Saving Rescue Reinforces Ice Safety
There is something majestic when you can ice skate, snowmobile, snowshoe, or even walk on one of the beautiful bodies of water in the Capital Region. But as temperatures start to fluctuate, it is important to be reminded to be ready for anything when heading out on the ice. A woman was snowshoeing …
Toga County Tavern Bouncing Back From Covid Closure
This is the kind of thing in the midst of a pandemic and multiple shutdowns that you like to see.  A popular Saratoga County tavern that posted a very heartfelt "goodbye" in November just announced to their loyal patrons on their Facebook page that they're coming back nex…
How You Can Help Town of Malta Small Businesses and Win
The Town of Malta has come up with a cool idea to help save their local small businesses. It's called the MaltaWorks $20.21 Campaign. Through a grant, they are hoping to give these businesses in their town a big boost while also giving away gift certificates to local Malta businesses.
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