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After the Fire Promotes Litter Control The Assemblyman Jim Tedisco Fitness Trail was established in Ballston Spa in 2005, and After The Fire has adopted the trail for litter control since 2006. The trail runs from Front St. to Prospect and is 1 mile round trip. After The Fire members make regular trips on the trail in an attempt to help maintain the trail’s appearance. Users of the trail have been increasingly diligent about using the trash receptacles that the…
Indoor Craft & Garage Sale On Sunday, May 31st, from 11-3 p.m., the popular Elks Ladies Auxiliary Indoor Craft and Garage Sale will take place at the Saratoga-Wilton Elks Club off Maple Avenue on Elks Lane. Admission is free with over 40 vendors; parking is great, bargains galore, lunch, books, household items, sports equipment, hand-made items, clothing, jewelry, party vendors, and just about anything you can imagine may be found here. New vendors are signing up every month. Rain or…
Big Cats talk on May 27 Wildlife biologist Paul G. Jensen will present a talk on “Big Cats of the Adirondacks” on Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m. The program is cosponsored by the Southern Adirondack Audubon Society and Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. It will be held in the Community Room on the lower level of the Crandall Library on Glen St. in Glens Falls. Jensen will talk about the biology, management and current and historical…
Kite Day For the past four years, the Saratoga Independent School has hosted Kite Day, a fun-filled community event on the school’s lovely Adirondack campus at 459 Lake Ave in Saratoga. This year, in our 5th Anniversary, we are making the event EXTRA special and renaming it Saratoga Independent School Kite Festival. Please plan to join us on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10 am to 2 pm. The outdoor celebration will include kites, face-painting, a bounce house, food for…
Saratoga Casino and Raceway Blood Drive Saratoga Casino and Raceway is once again kicking off the new year by giving back to the community with its eighth annual Blood Drive with the American Red Cross. Employees, staff and members of the local community are urged to give blood on Monday, Jan. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. inside Vapor at 342 Jefferson Street in Saratoga Springs. All presenting donors will receive a $5 DD Card*, as part of the “Dunkin’…
Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic Games of the second annual Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic pond hockey tournament will take place Feb. 6-8 at the Saratoga Spa State Park. All games are played four-on-four, round robin style. Games shall be 40 minutes long consisting of two 20-minute halves with a two-minute break between halves. Register your team today at www.saratogafrozenspringsclassic.com. Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop, 116 Broad St. in Schuylerville, extends its store hours for the Holiday…
Breakfast with SantaSaratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge No. 161 (1 Elks Lane, Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs) presents a Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 21 from 8:30-11 a.m. Fruit cocktail, French toast, pancakes, potatoes, sausage, ham, corned beef hash, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, juice, coffee and tea will be available with an $8 requested donation. Seniors and military (active/retired with ID card) $7. Takeouts are $8. For more information, call (518) 584-2585. Saratoga Frozen Springs ClassicGames of the second annual Saratoga Frozen…
Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop, 116 Broad St. in Schuylerville, extends its store hours for the Holiday Season. The Thrift Shop Holiday hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with in-store sales. Special sales items are picture frames, wine & cocktail glasses, Christmas cards and stockings. Snow days policy: when Schuylerville District Schools are closed because of inclement weather, Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop is closed as well. For further information, please…
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…
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  • COURT Lawrence D. Wright, 64, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded July 31 to promoting a sexual performance by a child, a felony, in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 2.  Manuel Olmo, 58, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 31 to 1 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to felony DWI in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. Francis H. Joy, 34, of Malta, pleaded July 31 to first degree sexual abuse, in connection with an incident that took place in Malta. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 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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