Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Malta’s Decorate for the Holidays Contest The town of Malta’s “Decorate for the Holidays 2014” is open to Malta residents and businesses that love to light and trim their homes and work establishments throughout the holiday season. Awards are given in six categories: The “WOW” Award, Fun for Kids, One Color Beauty, Christmas in Motion, Sweet & Simple and All Blown Up. No registration fee. Entry forms can be obtained at the Malta Community Center and also at www.maltaparksrec.com. Deadline…
Holiday Open House at the Shirt Factory Festivities kick off on Thanksgiving Weekend with the 13th annual open house and follow up with a second open house two weeks later. As in years past, the Shirt Factory is giving away chances to win a Shopper’s Advantage Basket of gift certificates and goods worth hundreds of dollars. Each $25 spent during an open house event counts as one ticket for the raffle. The signature event covers Black Friday, Small Business Saturday…
Rock the House Benefit Concert A benefit for Doug and Eddie Rock will be held at Trick Shot Billiards & Sports Pub (1602 Route 9, Clifton Park) on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1-6 p.m. Doug and his son, Eddie, lost their home to a fire while they were playing music at a friend’s funeral service. To help raise money for their cause, a $20 donation will include food, free billiards and various bands performing throughout the night. There will also…
Pasta and Meatball Fundraiser Dinner Principessa Elena Society (11-13 Oak St., Saratoga Springs) is hosting a pasta and meatball fundraiser dinner from 5-7 p.m. Menu: Italian wedding soup, ziti with sauce, meatballs with sauce, sausage, peppers, onions, salad, bread, butter, dessert, coffee, tea. Seniors $8, regular $9, Children 5-12 $5, All take-out dinners $10. All are welcome. All proceeds donated to the Saratoga Children’s Museum. Equitas Agents to Gather Food and Supplies As temperatures drop, Equitas Realty agents will be…
Equitas Agents to Gather Food and Supplies As temperatures drop, Equitas Realty agents will be fanning out through their communities to collect much-needed donations to Shelters of Saratoga (S.O.S.), the area’s only men’s and women’s homeless shelter. Starting Nov. 14, families will find a door hanger with a collection bag and a list of the dozen items most in demand, including canned goods, powdered coffee creamer, sugar and Stewart’s milk cards as well as socks, underwear, bedding and personal care…
Help the Backstretch Workers B.E.S.T. is Backstretch Employees Service Team, a nonprofit organization that serves the physical and social welfare needs of the backstretch workers at the Saratoga Race Track. There are workers at the track until Nov. 15 and the free store on the track supplements bedding, clothing, etc., to these workers. As the cold weather has set in, the store needs blankets, men’s warm jackets, hats, gloves, long underwear, work shoes and boots to help finish the season.…
Rock the House Benefit Concert A benefit for Doug and Eddie Rock will be held at Trick Shot Billiards & Sports Pub (1602 Route 9, Clifton Park) on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 1-6 p.m.. Doug and his son, Eddie, lost their home to a fire while they were playing music at a friend’s funeral service. To help raise money for their cause, a $20 donation will include food, free billiards and various bands performing throughout the night. There will also…
Saratoga County EOC Thanksgiving Baskets Saratoga County EOC will begin taking applications for Thanksgiving now through Friday, October 31. Applications will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications are for Families of two or more only (permanent household members). You MUST be a Saratoga County resident and be low income. The applications are located at the Saratoga County EOC, 39 Bath Street, Ballston Spa, and your local WIC clinic or call your Head Start/Early Head…
After a lengthy and monotonous winter season, not only is the meteorological winter behind us, our calendars also insist the first day of spring arrived on March 20. A good time for moving items into storage for the next several months and planning for future trips and upcoming events. It’s also an opportunity for organizing and planning for a mission. With that said, listed below is a list summarizing military organizations, veteran services and resources and general information for our…

Blotter

  • COURTS Gregory L. Lyons, 58, of Gansevoort, was sentenced on March 15 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI. Fred F. Albright III, 35, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded on March 15 to felony DWI. Sentencing scheduled for May 10. James R. Wright, Jr., 26, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced on March 15 to one year in Saratoga County Jail, after pleading to felony DWI. Craig L. Johnson, 54, of Schenectady, was sentenced on March 15 to 4 years in state prison and 1.5 years post-release supervision after pleading to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 4 Harvester Way, $417,930. Legacy Custom Homes LLC sold property to Legacy Custom Homes LLC. 33 Forest Rd., $220,000. Louis Hoebel sold property to Michael Turgeon and Cynthia Thomas-Turgeon. 412 Goode St., $190,000. Charles Sammons sold property to Geoffry and Karley Hoffman. 8 America Way, $412,391. Briarwood Brooks Development LLC sold property to Joshua Terranova. 76 Church Ave., $180,000. Jean Dahlgren sold property to Scott, Rosemary and Avrum Tabachneck. GREENFIELD 3483 Boyhaven Rd., $79,900. Donald Sanders and Joyce Caver sold property to Geoffrey and Jillian Jones. 342 Middle Grove Road, $95,000. Thomas Merrills, Jr. sold property to Joyce…
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