Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Polo by Twilight The annual Palamountain Scholarship benefit, a highly anticipated Saratoga Springs summer tradition and one of Skidmore College’s biggest events to raise money for scholarships – will be held Tuesday, July 26, at the Saratoga Polo Field, at 5:30 p.m. The evening will feature a gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, and a polo match, with two teams competing for the Palamountain Cup. All proceeds from the scholarship benefit go to the Joseph C. and Anne T. Palamountain…
Flower Show The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show entitled “Prose, Poetry and Posies” on Saturday, July 23 from 1 - 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 24 from Noon-4 p.m. in the Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Spring and Broad St in Schuylerville. There will be Floral Design, Horticulture and Photograph divisions. The floral and horticulture divisions will be judged by trained judges. The photos will be judged by the people attending the…
Coming in July Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop, 116 Broad St., Schuylerville announces; “Coming In July:” Beginning the week of 7-5-16; all Tuesdays in July, 50% off of all Dishes, all Wednesdays in July, 50 percent off of all Books, all Thursdays in July, 50 percent off of all Vases and Planters, all Fridays in July, 50 percent off of all Linens and Curtains and all Saturdays in July, 50 percent off of all Clothing, Shoes and Belts. These special…
OrthoNY Presents the OpWalk Cup at the Celebrate Saratoga Tournament On July 8 OrthoNY presents the Operation Walk Cup at the Celebrate Saratoga Tournament at Saratoga Polo. Enjoy opening night of the 2016 polo season from the VIP tent along with food, drink, and a silent auction. Ticket donation is $100 and benefits Operation Walk, a not-for-profit volunteer medical services organization that provides free surgical treatment for patients in developing countries that have little or no access to life-improving care…
Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center Walking Tour The Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center’s popular “History, Legends, Lore and More” walking tour is back! This 90-minute historical walking tour strolls through Congress Park, mixing history and legend, all while sipping the famous Saratoga mineral waters. This is a family friendly and educational tour with something for first-time visitors and Saratoga natives alike. 2016 tours take place on June 24 & 25. July and August tours will run Monday through Saturday –…
200th Anniversary Celebration Join Eagle-Matt Lee Fire Company No. 1 as they celebrate their 200th Anniversary on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Fairground Ave., Ballston Spa. A parade starts at 11:30 followed by rides, games, food, vendors and more. There will be a Jaws of Life live demo, Local DJ Hersh Productions, Big Sky Country from 4 – 9 p.m. , the New England States Veterans Fireman’s league Muster Competeition (people can join in too) and…
Free Indeed Children’s Giveaway – Clothing, toys and baby gear. Sizes: newborn – teen. All items are free. Saturday, June 18, at Saratoga Abundant Life located on Route 50 and Hutchins Rd., in Saratoga Springs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop, eat and be blessed. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:36 . Curtis Lumber’s PetAPalooza Pet Adoption Day Curtis Lumber will host their 7th annual PetAPalooza Pet Adoption day Saturday, June…
Ballston Spa’s Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend The annual Ballston Spa Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend takes place Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12, 2016. In a tradition that goes back well over 25 years, residents and community groups hold sales throughout the village and the surrounding area. Hours vary by location. If you are having a garage/yard sale or related event in the Ballston Spa area that weekend and would like your location included on the compiled listing to be…
Fifth Annual Tuff eNuff Obstacle Course Challenge Tuff eNuff is a mud-filled course with obstacles for participants to crawl under, hurdle over, wade through, and work together toward success. It will be held on June 4 at BOCES Campus on Henning Rd. in Saratoga Springs. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Prevention Council of Saratoga County. Kids run (1 mile) begins at 8:30 a.m. Teens and Adults (5K) at 9:15 a.m. The first 200 kids to complete the…

Blotter

  • COURTS Gregory L. Lyons, 58, of Gansevoort, was sentenced on March 15 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony DWI. Fred F. Albright III, 35, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded on March 15 to felony DWI. Sentencing scheduled for May 10. James R. Wright, Jr., 26, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced on March 15 to one year in Saratoga County Jail, after pleading to felony DWI. Craig L. Johnson, 54, of Schenectady, was sentenced on March 15 to 4 years in state prison and 1.5 years post-release supervision after pleading to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 4 Harvester Way, $417,930. Legacy Custom Homes LLC sold property to Legacy Custom Homes LLC. 33 Forest Rd., $220,000. Louis Hoebel sold property to Michael Turgeon and Cynthia Thomas-Turgeon. 412 Goode St., $190,000. Charles Sammons sold property to Geoffry and Karley Hoffman. 8 America Way, $412,391. Briarwood Brooks Development LLC sold property to Joshua Terranova. 76 Church Ave., $180,000. Jean Dahlgren sold property to Scott, Rosemary and Avrum Tabachneck. GREENFIELD 3483 Boyhaven Rd., $79,900. Donald Sanders and Joyce Caver sold property to Geoffrey and Jillian Jones. 342 Middle Grove Road, $95,000. Thomas Merrills, Jr. sold property to Joyce…
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