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Phillips calls on Heggen to prosecute alleged sexual predator.

Michael Phillips, Democatic candidate for Saratoga District Attorney, called on current DA Karen Heggen to move the case against an alleged child rapist immediately to a grand jury. The case, he said, "has lingered for months for no reason other than possible favoritism to the predator."  Jonathan Aronson, 51, was arrested on January 5, 2022 for felony first degree rape, felony predatory sexual assault against a child, and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, involving an incident that allegedly occurred on January 1, 2021.

Carousel celebrates 20 years in Congress Park

Saratoga Springs officials marked the anniversary on June 29, while commemorating the leadership of former Department of Public Works Commissioner Thomas McTygue who saved the antique amusement ride. Current Department of Public Works Commissioner Jason Golub shared that over the last two decades a total of 850,000 rides have taken place at the Congress Park carousel.