Local Briefs

Local Briefs

SARATOGA SPRINGS — New, and entirely free, the Love Saratoga event happening this weekend will have something for everyone to enjoy. “It’s going to be a lot of fun,” said New Life Fellowship Church Associate Pastor Cory Prothero. The event begins at 11 a.m. and will have a variety of both fun and practical activities. Children of all ages will cherish the chance to pet, feed and even hold the cute bunnies, silly goats and cuddly sheep in a petting…
BALLSTON SPA — On March 27, the Saratoga County Clerk’s Office announced that the county’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices are teaming up with the New York Alliance for Donation during Donate Life Month. The goal is to increase enrollment in the New York State Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national month-long observance aimed at raising public awareness of the critical need for organ, eye, and tissue donation, as nearly 10,000 New Yorkers currently wait for…
NATIONWIDE — Saratoga County fared well in a recent national report that measures the health of individual counties, but the numbers also indicate there are areas of concern for county residents. Since 2011, with support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, teams of researchers at the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute have studied a wide variety of statistics focusing on quality of life issues in counties across the country. The institute publishes a report online called the County…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — During the first half of April, Saratoga Casino Hotel will be accepting entries for an all-inclusive trip for two to the Kentucky Derby. Beginning on April 1, guests can earn entries into the ‘Dash To The Derby’ giveaway in a variety of ways. Casino guests are encouraged to swipe their Saratoga Club cards at a kiosk on the gaming floor for a free daily entry. Racing fans will be able to earn daily entries by meeting wagering…
Easter Craft Fair Fundraiser Lou Gehrig’s Disease Awareness, Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine St., Saratoga Springs. All proceeds donated to St. Peter’s ALS Regional Center. Lyme Disease Anonymous 12 Step guidelines provide anonymity and a safe place for sharing and encouragement. The meetings will be held at the Queensbury Methodist Church located at 460 Aviation Rd. in Queensbury. Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — During the first half of April, Saratoga Casino Hotel will be accepting entries for an all-inclusive trip for two to the Kentucky Derby. Beginning on April 1, guests can earn entries into the ‘Dash To The Derby’ giveaway in a variety of ways. Casino guests are encouraged to swipe their Saratoga Club cards at a kiosk on the gaming floor for a free daily entry. Racing fans will be able to earn daily entries by meeting wagering…
Saratoga READS! Bus Trip Invites You to Walk in the Footsteps of Frank Sullivan Participants will depart by bus from Wilton Mall at 7 a.m. on April 1 and enjoy a full day in the midtown Manhattan neighborhood frequented by Sullivan and the other members of the Algonquin Round Table. The cost is $72 per person and includes bus transportation, lunch, and walking tours. To register, please contact Rhona Koretsky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 518-505-1303 and mail a registration form, which…
SCHUYLERVILLE–On March 21, Village Trustee Dan Carpenter won his bid for mayor, and two new trustees also will join the village government next month. Carpenter edged candidate Jason Young, a Schuylerville restaurant owner, by about 30 votes, while candidates Nikki Proctor and Bryan Drew also were chosen by voters to fill two trustee seats on the Village Board. A total of roughly 900 votes were cast for all five candidates in the race.
STILLWATER — In 2016, the 100th anniversary year of the National Park Service, visitation increased by 58 percent from the previous year at Saratoga National Historical Park. More than 102,000 visitors were counted. The park witnessed an increase invisitorsattendingrangerprograms, special events, hiking and cycling, and touring the park’s historic sites. The Schuyler House also received increasedvisitationwith30percent more visitors than in 2015. Ranger programs, guided hikes, musiceventsandchildren’sprograms take place every month at the park. For a full calendar of events, please…
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  • COURTS Paul S. Woodcock, 46, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 13 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI.  Linda M. Sims, 24, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced July 13 to one year in jail, after pleading to felony conspiracy.  Edmund G. Currier III, was sentenced July 13 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI.  Jonathan J. Pantoja, 29, of Middletown, pleaded on July 11 to disseminating indecent materials to a minor, a felony, regarding an incident in Malta. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 12.  Jennifer C. Jenkins, 27, of Schuylerville, pleaded on July 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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