The iconic musical benefit for family farms will be held at SPAC, the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, on September 21st this year. Founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young will again be the headliners, along with newer board member...
Thousands gathered for a “flurry” of dancing and music at the Saratoga City Center last weekend. The annual Dance Flurry Festival celebrated its 25th anniversary. There were dancers of all ages enjoying everything from Salsa to...
Mar 20, 2007 — State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno wants the governor to order an investigation into the use of tap water in the famous mineral baths at the state park in Saratoga Springs. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Feb 16, 2007 — One of the largest dance festivals in North America, with lots of participatory dance and music instruction sessions, parties, and performances, gets underway in downtown Saratoga Springs today. Beth Robinson, co-host of NCPR's Open Studio, spoke with Peter Davis, co-director of the 20th annual "Dance Flurry" festival. Davis says everyone is welcome. Go to full article
Oct 04, 2006 — The Adirondack Unitarian Universalist Community hosts a concert by the UU Church of Buffalo Choir this Saturday evening (7 pm) at the United Methodist Church in Saranac Lake. They'll also perform Sunday afternoon (2 pm) in Saratoga Springs. Todd Moe talks with choir director Barbara Wagner who has directed the group since 1962. Go to full article
May 12, 2006 — Epiphany Theater Company, in New York City, is moving to Saratoga Springs this summer. The first production in their new space, to be announced soon, will be this fall. Todd Moe talks with Amy Kaissar, one of the founders of Epiphany Theatre. Go to full article
Jan 12, 2005 — Another of Governor Pataki's state authorities has come under fire for poor management and inappopriate spending. In an audit released yesterday, state comptroller Alan Hevesi slammed the New York Racing Association for wasting more than a million dollars. As Brian Mann reports, the comptroller's office has also begun an audit of the Olympic Regional Development Authority. Go to full article
Sep 19, 2003 — State Comptroller Alan Hevesi has issued a scathing report and audit detailing what he says are ten years of management and accounting abuses by the New York Racing Association, a quasi-governmental agency that runs New York's horse racing tracks. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Sep 18, 2003 — State Comptroller Alan Hevesi has issued a scathing report and audit detailing what he says are ten years of management and accounting abuses by the New York Racing Association, a quasi- governmental agency that runs New York's horse racing tracks. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Horse racing fans in Saratoga Springs won't see the widely anticipated rematch Saturday, between Funny Cide and Empire Maker. Both horses were pulled from the one million dollar Travers stakes because of health problems. This is just the latest bad news for New York's three billion dollar horse racing industry, which faces allegations of corruption and money laundering. As North Country Public Radio's Brian Mann reports, the growing scandal threatens to derail a new hundred million dollar casino. Go to full article
Aug 21, 2003 — The rematch between Funny Cide and Empire Maker is looking for likely for Saturday evening in Saratoga Springs. Funny Cide, owned in part by a group of businessmen from Sackets Harbor, is scheduled to run despite a recent illness. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article
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