Project totals $500k for “basic” park features; decade-old grant to be tapped
Nearly 10 years ago, town officials secured a $250,000 grant for park improvements. Now, it looks like that money has a chance to be spent.
Tent-A-Thon returns to Tawasentha Park for 19th event
To show solidarity for those living in poverty, a group of people will come together to live for an extended weekend in tents at Guilderland’s Tawasentha Park.
Maple Ski Ridge to host first mud run, raise funds for veteran center
Maple Ski Ridge is transforming its slopes for a wild, muddy race through an array of obstacles for a good time and a good cause.
Whether you call it the flat track or the Saratoga Race Course, one thing is for certain: it’s the place to be during the Spa City summer.
The Saratoga County Fair is well underway, but before the first guests entered the gates, fair dignitaries and volunteers were already predicting a banner year based on fair memories.
Friends of Niskayuna Rowing seeks new boathouse with community facilities
A group of Niskayuna rowers are looking to alleviate tight space at a local club with plans for a new boathouse.
Sediment deposits from Irene affect Scotia swimming, reopening date unclear
The effects of Hurricane Irene stretch on at a popular Scotia swimming destination, meaning people won’t be able to beat the heat there this summer.
Three years ago, Eran Wasserman set down some new roots for himself in scenic Charlton after living in Israel and Manhattan. He’s found country life to his liking — so much so that he’s finding a way to give back to the community through his business and a passion for cool cars.
Not everyone might realize it, but it does every summer at the Double M Western Store, where on Friday and Saturday nights from July 6 through Aug. 31 you can catch an honest-to-goodness rodeo.
Endangered butterfly re-introduced to Pine Bush, can be seen through mid-July
If you’ve never seen an endangered species up close, now’s your chance.
Biology teacher unveils ‘outdoor science classroom’
Hands-on learning will be taking on an entirely new meaning at Niskayuna high school next year.
Bilingual audio tour unveiled at Lisha Kill Preserve
Don’t forget to bring your smartphone the next time you trek into nature.
The Salute Military Golf Association gives any combat-injured soldier the opportunity to take part in learning the game at various golf courses throughout the country, including at the Brookhaven Golf Club in Greenfield through the Wounded Warrior Golf Training Program.
Capital District YMCA kicks off water safety program in Glenville
Pools can provide a cool relief to scorching summer heat, but they can also prove to be a hazard for young, inexperienced swimmers.
Eleven parks and historic sites are participating in the challenge and there are 44 caches to be found, along with drawings for prizes for anyone who finds 35 or more geocaches.