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March for Our Lives
National School Walkout day in Washington, DC, on March 14, 2018. (Victoria Pickering/Flickr)

Saratoga Unites Raises Funds To Bus Spa City High School Students To The March For Our Lives

The community organization reached its $4,000 funding goal to send kids to DC last Saturday.

Community organization Saratoga Unites has reached its fundraising goal of $4,000 to bus Saratoga Springs High School students to Washington, DC, for this Saturday’s March for Our Lives, a protest aimed at ending…

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Women marching in Washington, DC, on January 21, 2017, following President Trump's inauguration. (Mobilus In Mobili/Flickr)

CapitalWomen NY Launches Saratoga Springs Branch

Political action committee has been expanding its influence since 2016 presidential election.

“We set no limit on goals and what we will accomplish, but our focus will remain on electing individuals who are supportive of progressive ideals, such as LGBTQ+ issues and reproductive health,”…

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Saratoga Mayor Meg Kelly. (Lawrence White)

Saratoga Mayor Meg Kelly On Special Council’s Historic Vote To Ban Gun Shows On City Property

Modern firearm displays, weapons and ammunition sales are now prohibited on all city-owned property in Saratoga Springs.

Gun shows and the sale of firearms and ammunition are officially prohibited on city property in Saratoga Springs, according to a measure that passed unanimously at a special council meeting on March…

Kelly Donnelly completed her career as the Skidmore College Women's Basketball team's all-time leading scorer. (Kelly Donnelly)

Skidmore College Women’s Basketball Player Becomes Team’s All-Time Leading Scorer

Senior guard/forward Kelly Donnelly also holds the Thoroughbreds' single-season scoring record, among a number of other honors.

Skidmore College senior guard/forward Kelly Donnelly just wrapped up a record-breaking basketball career with the Thoroughbreds. In her four years on campus, Donnelly became the program’s all-time leading scorer (1,823 points), the…

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Business Spotlight: Saratoga Dermatology And Medical Spa

Learn more about Saratoga Springs' women-run cosmetic and medical dermatological practice.

Dr. Jean Buhac, board-certified dermatologist and founder of Saratoga Dermatology and Medical Spa in Saratoga Springs, NY, says her intention is to help people, and she aims to do that by providing…

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Chris Morrow, Co-Owner Of Northshire Bookstore

Flip through the pages of his past and present.

I recently had the chance to interview Chris Morrow, the co-owner of Northshire Bookstore, a much-loved, two-story storefront on Broadway in Saratoga Springs that sells—of course—loads of great books, as well as…

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'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon looks to unseat Governor Andrew Cuomo. (YouTube)

‘Sex And The City’ Actress Cynthia Nixon Announces Run For Governor Of New York

Could Nixon, who won an Emmy for playing Miranda Hobbes on the hit HBO show, end up in Albany?

At 38, I’ve seen a lot of interesting things happen in the political realm from my perch here in Upstate New York. As a young kid growing up in Saratoga Springs, former…

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Lady Eli and jockey Irad Ortiz in the winner’s circle following the Ballston Spa on Travers Day. Irad, the 2015 titlist, finished second in the jockey standings at Saratoga Race Course to his younger brother, Jose. (Cathleen Duffy)

Saratoga Race Course 2018: Season Ticket Plans Go On Sale March 20

Full-season ticket plans include admission and reserved seats for the 40-day season in the Grandstand or Clubhouse.

The fact that Saratoga Race Course is still covered in mountains of snow and ice isn’t helping me shake my nagging case of Seasonal Affective Disorder. But when I think hard about…

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Birdhouse Competition
Three of the birdhouses that have already been entered in the competition that are on display at Ballston Spa Public Library. (Mark Blech)

Ballston Spa Gears Up For Its First-Ever Birdhouse Competition

Artist Mark Blech of the town's Black Dog Gallery is spearheading contest for local artists.

Sure, the Capital Region’s still getting shelled by weekly Nor’easters and chilly temps. But fear not: Springtime is right around the corner, and that means there’ll be loads of chirping birds hither…

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The Calendar: Everything That’s Going On In Saratoga Springs On St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Get a jump on your suds-soaked, Irish-tinged weekend plans for March 16-18.

St. Patrick’s Day is this Saturday, March 17, and as always, the Spa City is cooking up a number of Irish-tinged shindigs. This year, let saratoga living do the heavy lifting and check out…

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Saratoga After Dark: Having Lots Of Fun In The ‘saratoga living’ Photo Booth

Who took the Smile Lounge photo booth plunge at the 'SL' magazine and website launch party on February 8?

In addition to photographer Dave Bigler’s wonderful red carpet photos taken at the new-look saratoga living‘s fabulous re-launch party on the evening of February 8, the talented people behind Smile Lounge brought one of…

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Business Spotlight: Arias Wine

Peter Ianniello on the business he co-owns with Red Sox legend David Ortiz.

When Arias Wine co-owner and former Boston Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz hit home runs, he was known to point towards the sky in honor of his mother, Angela Rosa…

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