Local Briefs

Local Briefs

BALLSTON SPA — The Saratoga County Fair is looking for contestants for the amazing Talent Competitions during the 172nd Saratoga County Fair held during the week of the week of July 16-21.
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Respect Awards will be given to 113 students from Saratoga Springs High School on May 13, during a special program at 7 p.m. in the Meade (teaching) Auditorium. This is the sixth year of the program, which is sponsored by the Saratoga Springs Lions Club as well as the Parent-Teacher-Student Organization and high school staff.
Digging Into Dessert – An Amateur Baking Contest LAKE LUZERNE — Double H Ranch is pleased to announce that this year's Annual Gala will feature a one-of-a-kind Amateur Baking Competition.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Springboard, a group of young, professional volunteers dedicated to empowering non-profits in Saratoga County has teamed up with Saratoga Mentoring to enhance programming in the community. Saratoga Mentoring is a program deeply rooted in Saratoga Springs that has been providing services to youths in challenging circumstances for more than 20 years.
Community Invited to Visit Schools May 13-17
GLENVILLE - TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TrustCo, Nasdaq: TRST) announced that Trustco Bank has been awarded a 5-Star (“Superior”) Rating from Bauer Financial, Inc., an independent bank rating company.
2013 Preservation Recognition Awards SARATOGA SPRINGS - Each year in May as part of National Historic Preservation Month, Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation recognizes individuals and organizations that have completed preservation projects in the past year.
SARATOGA SPRINGS – Keller Williams Realty of Saratoga Springs will be participating in National RED Day to be held on Thursday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to assist Shelters of Saratoga (SOS), located at 14 Walworth Street, Saratoga Springs, with clean up and shelter repairs.
WILTON — In order to provide expanded choices for town voters in this November's Local Election, Wilton Democrats have scheduled a preparation meeting to develop a platform of campaign issues and a slate of candidates.


  • 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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