×

Warning

JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 757
Over the past few months Saratoga TODAY has been running ‘Blue Lives Matter’ ads throughout the newspaper. Hopefully they caught your eye and made you spend a minute pondering that simple thought. On its surface, the message is straightforward: Police officers are people, and their lives are just as valuable as ours. But if we go beyond the sound bite, there is a much deeper message. It means that every night we can tuck our children in bed knowing that…
Hello readers, friends, customers, and honorable guests. It has been far too long since I put pen to paper, so I am sharing some random thoughts that piqued my interest over the past week… #1 If you haven’t heard, the City of Saratoga Springs reached a settlement with Adam Rupeka. Mr. Rupeka is the obnoxious little agitator who decided to antagonize police to see how they would react. In the case, which took place in May 2015, Mr. Rupeka gave…
On Wednesday, July 22, three labor board members, appointed by Governor Cuomo, decided it is a good idea to nearly double the minimum wage paid to fast food workers in New York State, but only to some of them. Great idea, geniuses. I am so bewildered with this decision that I am not even sure where to begin. First, how do you isolate a wage increase to a specific industry, with specific benchmarks within the industry? If you haven’t heard,…
Mmmmmm, I can already smell the turkey cooking and taste the butter-soaked mashed potatoes with a big side of stuffing. Yes, Thanksgiving is a true feast for the senses. It may not be my favorite holiday of the year, but when it comes to culinary cuisine it is certainly my favorite day of the year. I imagine, like me, most of you gather around the table with family and friends and bow your heads to give thanks. Perhaps it is…
From The Publisher's Desk... These Colors Don't Run Sometimes, in the course of human events, the world is confronted by an evil so great that it must be stopped at all costs. A few historical evils that come to mind are Nazi Germany, Stalinist USSR, the Assyrian Empire, etc. During these times it is incumbent upon free men and free nations to stand up and put an end to these regimes.
From the Publisher's Desk... So, I have decided to run for political office. Maybe I will battle it out with Mayor Yepsen in 2015? Or maybe I am better fitted for a cushy seat in Congress? I can just picture little old me sitting in Washington hobnobbing with fellow lawmakers.
From The Publisher's Desk... Happy Independence Day! I imagine you all have plans for the long weekend. I know I will be barbecuing, swimming, visiting friends and of course watching the fireworks.
In last week’s editorial (The Olympics, The Recession & Never Giving Up) I briefly mentioned a pivotal battle that took place in 1777, turning the tide of the American Revolutionary War. With the arrival of the “Saratoga Surrender Sculpture” at the Saratoga Springs City Center, I feel this the perfect time to dig a little deeper into this slice of New York history…
So are you watching the Olympics? I am. I have to admit I LOVE competition. I am sure this is no surprise to those of you who know me. The thrill of victory…the agony of defeat…falling 4 times but standing back up 5. Pushing your mind and body to the limits to accomplish what others said wasn’t possible. Wow…I am fired up right now. My team at Saratoga TODAY is very familiar with one of my favorite quotes: “Victory is…
So you didn’t have the best night sleep last night, or maybe your eggs weren’t fluffy enough in the morning. Well, boo-hoo. Last weekend I was in Virginia to visit my brother-in-law who is stationed at Langley air force base. During my trip I had the opportunity to take a tour of the USS Wisconsin, an Iowa-Class battleship which was decommissioned in September 1991. While the ship is an engineering marvel, overall what struck me most were the living quarters…
Page 1 of 2

Saratoga TODAY Newspaper
Five Case Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 581-2480 | Phone
(518) 581-2487 | Fax