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Clifton Park Golf Club Gets New Owner After Half Century
The Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park is getting a new owner after fifty-three years but those taking it over say you won't notice much of a difference. That's because it has been run so well and is in excellent condition and they plan to keep it that way.
Damaged Northway Overpass to be Replaced Next Summer
Back on April 14th, a boom lift on a truck trailer struck the Northway overpass of Sitterly Road damaging the structure. The bridge had to be demolished and was then replaced with a temporary structure. The Department of Transportation just announced that they will be replacing the bridge entirely w…
Jaw-Dropping Saratoga Lake Mansion With Waterfall & Wine Cellar
When I first looked through the pictures of this gorgeous $8.9 million mansion my jaw was on the floor. There is so much attention to detail and elegance throughout this home. It sits on 15 acres with breathtaking views of Saratoga Lake. Check out the outdoor patio complete with a pool house that ac…
Halfmoon Trader Joe's Expected Before End of Year
It seems as if they have been building the new Trader Joe's in Halfmoon for a very long time. Well, now we have word that Trader Joe's will be opening up before the end of the year. It will be nice to not have to drive down to Wolf Road to get the great items from one of our favorite groce…
Bolton Brewery-Get Canned Then Get Hired [PIC]
It is very difficult to find people to work since the pandemic so a local brewery has come up with a clever idea to let beer lovers know they are hiring. Bolton Landing Brewery has produced a New England-style IPA that they cleverly call "Help Wanted". They are hoping it will get in the ha…
New Archery Range Hits The Mark in Wilton
It looks like there is another fun activity to learn and do in Saratoga County. There is a new archery range that is in the woods off of Route 50 in Wilton. The area is managed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and replaces an old shooting range. It can be used by both a…
And They're Off! Full Capacity at Saratoga Race Course
With Governor Cuomo announcing that seventy percent of New Yorkers are vaccinated, more restrictions have been lifted. The Saratoga Race Course has announced it will allow one hundred percent capacity at this summer's meet. Full capacity does not mean that there won't be certain regulation…
Book Your Campsite-NY Campgrounds Open Full Capacity
New York campgrounds are now open to full capacity. Campers who are hoping to get out and enjoy nature can finally get back to going camping again. There aren't many restrictions and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) says that its sites are now open for full capacity.
Work at The Track This Summer - Job Fair June 11th & 12th
One of my first jobs was working at the Saratoga Race Course when I was sixteen. Not only did I get a job there, but there were also many of my teachers that also worked at the track during the summer. If you are interested, NYRA is holding a job fair on June 11th and 12th.
Albany Summer Program Gives 500 Kids Career Goals
Albany's summer youth program helps nearly five hundred kids look into their future career goals. The program has been extremely successful in the past helping with graduation rates and giving students a higher success rate in graduating when they stick with the program.
Clifton Park Bellini's Becoming The Bunker
Bellini's Italian Eatery in Clifton Park may be moving out but space is being replaced by The Bunker an indoor golf high-end simulator establishment. If you have ever eaten at Bellini's in Clifton Park, the decor will be similar and provide The Bunker with food and beverage service.

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