Local Briefs

Local Briefs

May Crowning The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court McLaughlin #422, will hold their May Crowning on Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The Catholic Daughters would like to invite the Knights of Columbus members and their families to join us. A brunch will follow. All Catholic women are welcome to join our court. Our court always welcomes new members or anyone who would like to find out what we are about. For any…
Sustainable Saratoga’s Tree Toga #6 Tree Hosts and Tree Planters Needed.  Sustainable Saratoga’s Urban Forestry Project will be planting 35 trees on the morning of Saturday, April 29.  Please volunteer by sending us an email at www.sustainablesaratoga.org/treetoga6 . We need three types of volunteers:   Tree Planters, Tree Hosts  and General Event Assistance  -  To volunteer, or if you have questions, email us by visiting www.sustainablesaratoga.org/treetoga6.  Annual Hubbard Hall Perennial Sale If you’d like to support Hubbard Hall and give/get…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The public is invited to an event that will promote the Saratoga region as a hub for health and wellness. The free, two-day Festival for Change has been scheduled on April 29 and 30. The Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau and the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with I Love NY and Carson Worldwide, will host the event at the Gideon Putnam Resort and Saratoga Spa State Park. The goal of Festival for Change is…
GLENS FALLS — In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties will host its first donation drive to collect goods for resale at the affiliate’s soon-to-be-opened Habitat Restore. Ania Macejka, a spokeswoman for Habitat, said the new ReStore is scheduled to open this summer at 1373 Route 9 in the Town of Moreau. The Glens Falls Habitat affiliate will host the donation drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and…
Annual Garage Sale The Milton Grange will hold its annual garage sale on April 22 on Rock City Falls Road in Ballston Spa from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds from the garage sale are used to support programs in the community including the ECHO Food Pantry and vegetable plants for Head Start students. Please call Tony at 518-584-8550 to make donation arrangements. Meatloaf and Mac and Cheese Dinner Fundraiser This is the last dinner of the season.  The dinner…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Since 1983, the month of April has been designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month across the nation. Locally, Prevent Child Abuse flags will line Broadway downtown as a way of showing support and increasing local awareness. However, the Saratoga Center for the Family is committed to protecting children, preventing abuse, and strengthening families all year long. The center offers a wide variety of services including mental health counseling, victims’ services and advocacy, and educational and preventative programming.…
Easter Egg Hunt Hop in for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 15 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. The event will include a fun make and take craft-time, a special visit from the Easter Bunny, and of course, the egg hunt.  Light refreshments will be served.  Must register by April 10 for this event at www.maltaparksrec.com or call the Malta Community Center at 518-899-4411. Genealogy and Local History Heritage Hunters of Saratoga…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — New, and entirely free, the Love Saratoga event happening this weekend will have something for everyone to enjoy. “It’s going to be a lot of fun,” said New Life Fellowship Church Associate Pastor Cory Prothero. The event begins at 11 a.m. and will have a variety of both fun and practical activities. Children of all ages will cherish the chance to pet, feed and even hold the cute bunnies, silly goats and cuddly sheep in a petting…
BALLSTON SPA — On March 27, the Saratoga County Clerk’s Office announced that the county’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices are teaming up with the New York Alliance for Donation during Donate Life Month. The goal is to increase enrollment in the New York State Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national month-long observance aimed at raising public awareness of the critical need for organ, eye, and tissue donation, as nearly 10,000 New Yorkers currently wait for…
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  • COURTS Wifredo F. Diaz, 44, was sentenced on April 20 to a total of 50 years -to-life in prison, to run consecutively, after the conviction for two counts predatory sexual assault, and single count charges of first degree sexual abuse, and second degree assault. Diaz was also previously convicted for failing to register as a sex offender. The convictions stem from an incident that occurred in Saratoga Springs in August 2016 during which, a trial jury found, Diaz violently, physically and sexually assaulted his victim.   Jennifer M. Pugliese, 36, of Fort Edward, was sentenced on April 20 to 3-1/2…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 16 Cypress St., $309,267. Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Howard and Jane Layer. CHARLTON 1202 Peaceable St., $110,000. Kazimierzi and Sandra Austro sold property to Bryan Bartczak.  749 Charlton Rd., $288,000. Scott Bobrowich and Jenna Battenhausen sold property to Leland and Melanie Roden.  106 Jenkins Rd., $219,500. Raymond Toohey sold property to Andrew Bodine and Reagan Beadles.  118 Dawson Rd., $215,000. Timothy and Kathie Warner sold property to Michael Gnip. CLIFTON PARK 41 Balsam Way, $456,987.  Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Yadi and Padma Dudi . 72 Via Da Vinci, $170,000. Raita and Jennifer…
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