Prevention Council Executive Director Judy Ekman (center) praised 25 area businesses in Clifton  Park, Halfmoon, and Waterford for not selling alcohol to individuals under 21 at a press conference held at the Price Chopper Supermarket at Routes 146 and 146 A in Clifton Park.   Price Chopper, Hess, and other business were given the “Unstung Hero” Award

for checking IDs and making sure that alcohol is not sold by alcohol beverage retailers to those under 21.  “It’s all about limiting access to alcohol for those under 21”  said David Golub, who was present representing Price Chopper Supermarkets, one of the businesses that was not caught in the sting and received an award.  New York State Police conducted the sting along with collaboration from the Prevention Council and the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office. Also present were DA Murphy (right), NYSP Captain Donald DePasse and Clifton Park Supervisor Anita Daley, along with employees of Price Chopper.