Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Snowshoe Games Let the games begin! Join us outdoors for an hour of snowshoeing games and activities at the Saratoga Spa State Park on Monday, January 16 at 2 p.m. This program is appropriate for ages 7-12. Snowshoes will be available to rent for $5. This program is free. Space is limited. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 116 to register. Kids Open Mic at The Parting Glass Enjoy a Kids Open Mic at the Parting Glass with Rick Bolton on Friday,…
Free Beginner Dance Lessons with Spa City Swingers Come check out different styles of partner dances on Friday, January 6 and February 24, from 7 to 8 p.m., and see what makes it so much fun. No partner is necessary. Pre-registration is required. Call 518-899-4411 or log-on www.maltaparksrec.com to reserve your spot. For ages 12+. New Saratoga Friends New Saratoga Friends is a social group for baby boomers in the Saratoga area who are interested in making new friends to…
Eagle Watch Grab a pair of binoculars and join park staff on December 23 from 9 a.m. to noon, at Moreau Lake State Park on their weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary. A Christmas Carol The Puppet People Present: A Christmas Carol on December 28, at 11 a.m., 1…
Adult Christmas Party On Friday, December 16 the Catholic Daughters are invited to attend the Knights of Columbus Adult Christmas Party from 6 -10 p.m. Limited tickets are available, call 518-584-8547 for information. Children’s Christmas Party On Saturday, December 17 the Knights of Columbus will hold their Children’s Christmas party from 9 a.m. - Noon. The Catholic Daughters will be providing crafts and rabbits for the children to pet and take their picture with. For more information about the Catholic…
Christmas Carol Due to popular demand, the Traveling Lantern Theater Co. returns to the Schuylerville Public Library, located at 52 Ferry St., Schuylerville to bring us “Christmas Carol” on Friday, December 9 at 6 p.m. Open to all ages, join us for highlights of Charles Dickens holiday classic and refreshments. Breakfast with Santa There will be Breakfast with Santa on December 10, at the American Legion Henry Cornell Post 234, 23 Pleasant St., Ballston Spa, from 8 - 10:30 a.m.…
The History and Current Status of Medicare and Obamacare The Saratoga Torch Club celebrates the anniversary of its series of fascinating monthly presentations on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Dee Stulc, M.D., will present The History and Current Status of Medicare and Obamacare. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. For information and reservations, contact President , Gerald Stulc, M.D., at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Capture the spirit of our genuine, small town holiday tradition, as the village…
Small Business Saturday: Saratoga Small Business Saturday began six years ago as a way to support small, local businesses in your area the Saturday after Thanksgiving. While the holiday shopping season usually begins with the Black Friday rush, Small Business Saturday November 26, is a way to support small businesses rather than national chains, which helps support the economy of your community. Brookside Museum Artisans Market Find the perfect gift! Brookside Museum’s Artisans Market will feature local artisans varying from…
Options to Pay for College Concerned about paying for college? College costs are rising at unprecedented rates; Are you properly prepared to handle the expense of higher education? Join us at the Saratoga Springs Public Library’s Susman Room for an informal meeting any first and third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. to discuss different options to pay for college education. Receive $1000 credit towards your personal Scholars Tuition Rewards* program for attending. *As recognized by U.S. News and…
Mental Illness Support Group Our county has a support group for families who are dealing with a member with mental illness. Our meetings are the first and third Mondays of each month. November meetings will be November 7 and November 21 at 7:30 p.m., at the Transitional Services Building, 127 Union St., Saratoga Springs. Sipping for Seniors On Thursday, November 10 from 6 - 10 p.m. Bailey’s Café, 37 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, will be hosting a fundraiser donating 20percent…
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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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