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What's New In Saratoga

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Saratoga County Offers “Big Bang for Buck” on Property Taxes

Do you think you pay too much for property taxes? If you live in Saratoga County, you may be getting more “bang for your buck” than you think. SmartAsset recently conducted a study throughout the entire country to determine where property dollars are being spent most effectively. Saratoga County ranked fifth for New York State. […]

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Living Well In Saratoga Springs NY

Saratoga's Holistic Health Forum Blog

Essential Oils, Allergic Responses, and Skin Sensitization – Why and What You Should Know

    Safety Considerations and Factors to Consider Regarding Allergies and Essential Oils: Part I   Recently, Lindsey Elmore, an “essential oils farmicist,” released a 28- minute video discussing if allergic reactions can occur with essential oils. This video sparked my interest and I decided to dive more deeply into this topic. I’m sharing what […]

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Around the Saratoga Springs Region

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Taylor’s Heroes to Begin New Free Fitness Session on April 20th

Taylor’s Heroes, a local nonprofit committed to keeping kids healthy, is starting their newest semester of fitness for area kids next month. Taylor’s Heroes is offering their next free program for exercise and healthy eating for kids starting on Thursday, April 20th. The program is happening at the Saratoga Regional YMCA and is geared towards […]

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The Daily Planet Arthur

Sports: The Oak Tree Cometh

SARATOGA SPRINGS- Hold the MSG, please. (Sorry, couldn’t resist…) NBA legend, All-Star, All-Defensive-team, Rebound King, Loose-ball Magnet and ‘Intangibles that lead to Winning FACTOR’ Charles Oakley visited the Saratoga Stadium (389 Broadway, Saratoga Springs – visit Their website) on Saturday afternoon, March 25. He was exactly as I expected. Solid. Forthright. Genuine. Like an oak […]

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Garden Goddess Sense and Sustainability

A Saratoga Garden Blog

Dig Into Gardening

Last week’s snow storm certainly put a damper on Spring’s arrival on Monday.  But hope springs eternal as I prepare myself for a fresh, new season of “digging into gardening”.  For several years now, I have dreamed of hosting a garden lovers event here in our area.  The opportunity to partner with Longfellows Inn and […]

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Frozen Moments In & Around Saratoga

Photos & Photography Blog By Gail Stein

Apparently, Winter Isn’t Over Yet – Searching for Spring in Saratoga

  In my most recent post, I was wandering around the State Park on a gorgeous spring-like morning.  In today’s post, I’m sharing photos that I took early yesterday when it was six breezy, chilly (aka FREEZING) degrees. Instead of enjoying the warmth of the sun as I wandered around taking photos, I was instead […]

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Saratoga Horse Racing Blog: f!llies 'n mares

By The Alpha Mare Marion Altieri

Take Your Kids (and Yourself) to the Rail: the Key to Caring about the Welfare of Horses

I was reminded recently of the single reason why I insist that horse racing administrators have it all backwards, and their apparent intent to turn race tracks into amusement parks is silly (ridiculous, even). The vehicle through which (whom) to turn potential...

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