Local Briefs

Local Briefs

The 2017 Saratoga Showcase of Homes  Celebrating 22 years of exceptional homes, this annual fall tradition will once again run over three beautiful weekends this September 23-24 and September 30 - October 1 at various locations throughout Saratoga County, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year will have a total of 18 new home locations on display in Saratoga County. Tickets to visit all these homes is $20. For more information, visit www.saratogashowcaseofhomes.com. Blessing of the Animals, Fall Festival…
Saratoga Auto Auction Volunteer Call The Saratoga Auto Museum is hosting the Saratoga Auto Auction on September 22 and 23 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Volunteers will help during auction week. Your knowledge, time and energy will make a difference in the success of the auction and its impact on the community. Volunteer Opportunities: Ushers, Photography, Security, Parking, Bidder Registration, Customer Service, Consignment and Bidder Support, Finance Office, Vehicle Description Writing, Car Detailers, Car Check In, Staging, Drivers, Pushers,…
Bus Tour to New York Botanical Gardens A bus tour to the New York Botanical Gardens on September 15 is open to the public. The tour is sponsored by District IV of the Federated Garden Clubs of NYS (FGCNYS). The highlight of the visit will be twenty breathtaking works of glass art by Dale Chihuly on display throughout the gardens. The cost of the tour includes transportation, admission to the gardens, and dinner in Kingston on the way back. Buses…
Annual Senior Picnic The Saratoga county Office of the Aging is pleased to host the Annual Senior Picnic. Come join the fun. This event is for Saratoga County seniors age 60 and over. It will be held on Friday, September 8, at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. Lunch will be served at noon. Menu: BBQ chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, dinner roll, summer cake, and beverages. We will have live music. No take-out, no animals allowed. Tickets…
Academy for Lifelong Learning Fall Registration Open Fall class registration at the Academy for Lifelong Learning (A.L.L.) continues through mid-September. Over 25 classes are still open, including several lecture series. These open classes cover a wide range of genre including: history, art, media, health, religion, writing and economics. Volunteer-led classes typically meet for two hours once a week for four to eight weeks. Most classes are held in SUNY Empire State College classrooms at 113 West Avenue in Saratoga Springs…
Woodcarvers Wanted We are looking for anyone interested in joining us, from beginners to experienced woodcarvers. We have both men and women in our group. We meet every Tuesday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Milton Community Center, located at 310 Northline Rd. in Ballston Spa. There is no charge and we have no teacher but everyone is willing to help you. We carve everything from small boots, birds, walking canes to even a rocking horse. Please contact Neil Scheuerman…
Saratoga Pinball Show Do you enjoy pinball or have fond memories of playing them in arcades? For some family-friendly entertainment visit the Saratoga Pinball show, held at the Saratoga Regional YMCA in Saratoga Springs, on Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. The show will feature approximately 50 pinball machines from the past and present, all set on free play. For one admission price, you are welcome to stay all day and play as much as you like for…
Woodcarvers Wanted We are looking for anyone interested in joining us, from beginners to experienced woodcarvers. We have both Men & Women in our group. We meet every Tuesday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Milton Community Center,  located at 310 Northline Rd. in Ballston Spa. There is no charge and we have no teacher but everyone is willing to help you. We carve everything from small boots, birds, walking canes to even a rocking horse. Please contact Neil Scheuerman…
Woodcarvers Wanted We are looking for anyone interested in joining us, from beginners to experience woodcarvers. We have both Men & Women in our group. We meet every Tuesday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Milton Community Center,  located at 310 Northline Rd. in Ballston Spa. There is no charge and we have no teacher but everyone is willing to help you. We carve everything from small boots, birds, walking canes to even a rocking horse. Please contact Neil Scheuerman…
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  • 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…
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