CHARLTON — David Wood owns one of the largest farms in Saratoga County, but estate tax increases are threatening the future of his farm.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Springs business owners are seeing double digits sales increases as visitors have flocked to the Saratoga Race Course for the first two weeks of the 2021 season. The positive outlook comes on the heels of a disastrous 2020 when many Saratoga Springs business owners had to fight for survival during the COVID pandemic. During the summer of 2020, city sales were down 30-40% overall, and a survey found that 30% of equine related business owners were concerned about losing their entire investment. 

MALTA — Hudson Valley Community College and GlobalFoundries (GF) are expanding their partnership and creating a new training and apprenticeship center at the college’s HVCC North extension center in Malta. The center is part of the college’s $12.5 million expansions project aimed at boosting workforce training efforts in high demand areas. 

Friday, 13 August 2021 13:35

Four Seasons Purchases Henry Street Building

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Four Seasons Natural Foods has officially purchased their building on Henry Street. 

Saratoga County Board of Supervisors Chairman Todd Kusnierz recently announced the formation of the Saratoga Health and Readiness Planning (SHARP) Task Force in anticipation of continued changes to COVID guidelines from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The SHARP Task Force has begun meeting and is reviewing guidance issued by other governmental entities, reviewing relevant local data, and providing recommendations and guidance to the Saratoga County community. 

Saratoga Springs has been considered a top tourist attraction for centuries. As early as the 1800s, tourists have flocked to Saratoga for a taste of our bubbling mineral springs. Saratoga is synonymous with thoroughbred racing and Saratoga Race Course is one of the top tourist attractions in the region. With impressive performance venues like Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Universal Preservation Hall and Caffe Lena, the Spa City also has a rich history of arts and culture. Elegant hotels, upscale shopping and dining, and state-of-the-art meeting facilities provide a perfect mix for hosting meetings, conventions, and events. 

Across the United States, millions of middle-aged adults struggle with the dual responsibilities of raising a child and caring for an aging parent. They are members of what is commonly called the sandwich generation. In fact, a 2018 Pew Research Center analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data found that 29% of adults have a child younger than 18 at home, and 12% of parents with a child at home provide unpaid care for an adult as well. 

The Fasig-Tipton 100 Year Saratoga Sale auction celebration for selected yearlings will take place August 9-10 Monday and Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion on George Street in Saratoga Springs with a kickoff ribbon cutting. This years selected yearling sale offering the best of the North American yearling crop will be one of historical significance. Due to last year’s pandemic shut down of the 2020 Saratoga Sale and the fact that the horse industry itself has maneuvered through a lot during these restrictions, it will be a celebration of genuine joy this August.

Friday, 06 August 2021 13:53

Saratoga Can Code

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — CanCode Communities is bringing their coding programs to the Saratoga community for the fall semester at SUNY Adirondack. 

Wednesday, 04 August 2021 16:20

IgniteU NY Hosts Business Acceleration Competition

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TROY – IgniteU NY invites the community for an evening of pitches and networking. 

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