Thursday, 11 May 2017 22:35

Cellphone Epidemic Identified

There is something going on that I can’t explain.

I saw a number of people in the last few weeks, one was riding a bike and texting; another was jogging and talking on her cellphone; another young man on a skateboard going down hill and I think reading a text; another walking a dog across Broadway and talking on a cellphone; another at Saratoga Lake, a fishing pole in one hand and a cellphone in the other hand; plus a number of people sitting in their cars waiting for red lights and talking on their cellphones, the list goes on and on.

We must be having a medical epidemic. I think the medical profession should have a name for this: “cellphonitis.”

Who would ever think this would happen?

Oh, I forgot lots of folks, young and older, at restaurants texting and talking on their cellphones.

We have to make a change, like it or not. Enough said. 

Sid Gordon 

Saratoga Springs 

Read 804 times

Blotter

  • COURT Mark J. Woodard, 36, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Aug. 11 to 2 - 4 years in state prison after being found guilty by a trial jury of the charge(s) criminal possession of stolen property, and one year in jail regarding the charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle. Sentences to run concurrently. Thomas Morro, 38, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced Aug. 11 to nine years in state prison, after pleading to attempted rape in the first-degree, in connection with an incident that took place in Moreau. John D. Vickery, 54, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Aug. 11…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 257 Lake Rd., $499,900. Second Half Investments LLC sold property to Karen and Julie Royston.  129 Hop City Rd., $147,000. Harry Bliss sold property to Garth Ellms.  CHARLTON 4 Little Troy Lane, $300,000. Victoria and Kenneth Hayner, Sr. sold property to William and Joelle West.  CORINTH 369 West Maple St., $55,000. US Bank Trust (by Atty) sold property to Frank Brownell.  GALWAY  1058 NYS Route 29, $180,000. Thomas Cooper sold property to Vanessa Konkel and Ronald West. MALTA 90 Woodfield Blvd., $65,000. Michaels Group Holdings LLC sold property to HELD Properties LLC.  2147 Rowley Rd., $24,000. Jacqueline Traver…
  • NYPA
  • Saratoga County Chamber
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau
  • Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association
  • Saratoga Mama