Local Briefs

Local Briefs

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…
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…
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  • COURTS Milo E, Martinez, 26, of Ballston Spa, pleaded on June 14 to criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony, in connection with an incident that occurred in Clifton Park. Sentencing scheduled for Aug. 14.  William E. Slater, 46, of Gansevoort, was sentenced on June 14 to 20 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal sexual act in the first-degree, in connection with an incident that occurred in Wilton.  Michael J. Germain, 56, of Greenfield, pleaded on June 9 to felony criminal mischief, and DWAI. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 8.  April M. Pixley, 37, of Greenfield, pleaded on…

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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