Local Briefs

Local Briefs

On Tuesday, February 18, Brownie Troop 3126 made a large donation of clothing, household wares, games and books to Franklin Community Center to assist local children and families in need. Troop 3126 is a dedicated group of 2nd graders at Division Street Elementary School who are striving to make a difference in the community. All items were delivered by the troop to Franklin Community Center’s “Free Store” on 101 Washington Street.
Zenith to Invest an Additional $2.5M to Further Improve Quality of Care BALLSTON SPA – The Maplewood Manor Local Development Corporation (LDC) Board of Directors unanimously approved the selection of Zenith Care Health Group to purchase Maplewood Manor. Zenith was selected from a group of seven qualified applicants after an evaluation process that focused on the quality of care that residents will receive, the financial stability of the buyer and the buyer’s future plans for the facility, including their willingness…
Since joining the Saratoga Farmers’ Market back in 1980, when the market was still quite small and located in the parking lot on Spring Street, Stasia Hayner has seen a lot of changes. Nowadays, a colorful quilt announcing the name of her farm provides
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Saratoga Bridges is pleased to announce that one of their artists, Amanda Baillargeon, was the winner of the “Voice! 9,” which is a juried art show sponsored by The Arc Otsego. In its 9th year, the exhibition celebrates the creative voices of artists with intellectual and other developmental disabilities from across New York State. Voice! 9 featured 73 works of art created by 60 artists throughout 18 counties in N.Y. Twelve awards, totaling $1,400 in prize money,…
On Sunday, July 28, the Saratoga Springs Police Department Investigation Division, Albany Division of the FBI and the New York State Police CNET, conducted an undercover operation in conjunction with the FBI National “Operation Cross Country” detail. The primary goal of “Operation Cross Country” is to rescue juvenile victims from child prostitution. This year, “Operation Cross Country” resulted in 105 children being rescued from sex trafficking in 76 cities across the United States.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Up and coming chef Kristin Sica from Saratoga Springs will compete with other chefs from around the Capital Region at The Times Union “Grill Games” on Thursday night at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. The competition is part of the Sage Colleges “Date Night” series. Competition begins 6 p.m.
BALLSTON SPA — The 2013 Miss Saratoga County Fair Pageant was held Tuesday, July 16 at the 172nd Saratoga County Fair.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — With the beginning of the 150th racing season at Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga TODAY Newspaper is proud to announce the release of the fourth issue of Equicurean Magazine.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — As the summer heats up, Saratoga TODAY Newspaper is proud to announce the release of the latest issue of Saratoga’s premier lifestyle magazine, Simply Saratoga.


  • COURTS Charles B. “Chip” Locke, 44, of Porters Corners, pleaded guilty on April 12 to third degree grand larceny, a felony, in connection with the theft of funds from the Greenfield Home School Association. Locke served as treasurer for the Greenfield HSA and admitted to stealing approximately $15,070.70, according to Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen. Locke is scheduled to be sentenced on June 8, during which it is anticipated he will be ordered to serve six months in jail and pay back full restitution to the Greenfield HSA during a period of five years of probation.      Clifford…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 58 Cypress St., $309,900. Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Kathleen and Benjamin Kalesa, Jr.  16 Saddlebrook Blvd., $454,549. Legacy Custom Homes LLC sold property to Brenda and John Thomas, Jr.  810 Route 50, $175,000. Kirby Burnt Hills Realty LLC sold property to RECKDE LLC.  37 Sycamore St., $360,000. Claudette Nealy sold property to Alex Varghese and Mary Pladocostante.  GREENFIELD 35 Southwest Pass, $253,000. Ramon Posada sold property to David and Omega Moya.  17 Rebecca Dr., $430,000. Steven and Suzanne Cousineau sold property to Daniel and Young Elinskas.  280 Middle Grove Rd., $335,000. Carol Hopper sold property…
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