Local Briefs

Local Briefs

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…
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.
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  • COURT Mark J. Woodard, 36, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced Aug. 11 to 2 - 4 years in state prison after being found guilty by a trial jury of the charge(s) criminal possession of stolen property, and one year in jail regarding the charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle. Sentences to run concurrently. Thomas Morro, 38, of South Glens Falls, was sentenced Aug. 11 to nine years in state prison, after pleading to attempted rape in the first-degree, in connection with an incident that took place in Moreau. John D. Vickery, 54, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Aug. 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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