Local Briefs

Local Briefs

BALLSTON SPA — The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County (LWV) canceled a ‘meet the candidates’ forum in the village scheduled for Thursday, March 16 due to a lack of participation from Republicans in this year’s race. “In the absence of a reply from all three Republican candidates for office in the Village of Ballston Spa, the event must be canceled,” Ann Kril, the group’s voter service chair, said in a statement. “Due to League rules, the LWV cannot…
The City Council will host its pre-agenda workshop at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 20 and its full meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 at City Hall. The city Planning Board will host its workshop 5 p.m. Mon Mar. 20 and its full meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23 at City Hall.
SCHUYLERVILLE — Farmers Jamie Pettis III, Mike Schwerd, Amy Larmon, and Dave Wood from Saratoga County Farm Bureau spent two days in Albany visiting with lawmakers on March 6 and 7 to highlight the organization’s state public policy priorities for the year. “Schwerd, Larmon, Wood and I took time away from our farms to build on the valuable relationships we have with our lawmakers in Albany,” said Pettis, Saratoga County Farm Bureau President, in a statement. “It is important to…
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Last week, the Patient Experience Project (PEP), a full-service, patient-centric communications agency on Congress Place, announced the hiring of Emily Jahn and Katie Brites. “Emily and Katie are very talented individuals who have hit the ground running,” explained Dan Bobear, president of the PEP, in a statement. “They join a growing team of professionals at PEP dedicated to going above and beyond to improve the journey of patients through our work.” Jahn is an award-winning graphic designer…
Babysitting Course Adirondack Health and Safety will once again be presenting a child and babysitting course at Gavin Park. This course is open to girls and boys, ages 10 and up. Participants will learn the basics of CABS (Child and Babysitting Safety), along with CPR and first aid. The course runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. Pre-registration and bag lunch is required. Cost for Wilton Residents is $60, Saratoga Springs School District Residents is $65,…
Soup-er Saturday Vendor Blender We are having a Soup-er Saturday Vendor Blender on March 18, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the South Glens Falls United Methodist Church, located at 15 Maplewood Parkway. Come for soup and stay and shop. We have approximately 15 different homemade soups that are being put together in our kitchen. We have a variety of vendors setting up booths. Many are very popular products and they will have items available on site. Concerned About…
Saratoga Regional YMCA Annual Scholarship Campaign Party The Saratoga Regional YMCA invites you to join us on March 10 for our 2017 Annual Campaign Party. From 6 -10 p.m., guests will enjoy complimentary food and spirits, while dancing to the tunes of the Garland Nelson Ensemble at Excelsior Springs at the Marriott. There will also be a silent auction and wine pull, if you’re feeling lucky. Also, Smile Lounge Photo Booth New York will be there to capture the evening’s…
Concert: “Music!” An interactive concert on March 3 at 10 a.m. for children ages 3 and older, featuring Balinese and Javanese gamelan, Taiko drumming, and more. The concert will be held at the Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College. For more information, call 518-580-5321 or go to www.skidmore.edu/zankel Rummage and Bake Sale Ballston Spa United Methodist Church will be holding a Rummage and Bake Sale on Saturday, March 4 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Room (in the…
Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe Families are invited to enjoy an evening at Saratoga Spa State Park, 19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs on Friday, February 24 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. for this fundraiser event. Please bring minimum of 2 canned food items to be donated to Franklin Community Center. 1-Mile candlelit loop, bonfire, ice skating and hot food and drinks! Snowshoes are available to rent on a first-come, first-serve basis. Free Beginner Dance Lessons with Spa City Swingers Come check…
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  • COURTS Wayne M. Bakken II, 20, of Saratoga, pleaded Oct. 6 to promoting prison contraband, a felony. Sentencing scheduled Dec. 1.  Jared M. Tenace, 27, of Schenectady, pleaded Oct. 6 to criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, in connection with an incident in Milton. Sentencing scheduled Dec. 1.  Nathaniel A. Harrington, 37, of Hudson Falls, pleaded Oct. 6 to promoting prison contraband. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 1.  John P. Allen, 54, of Middle Grove, was sentenced Oct. 2 to time served and five years of probation, after pleading to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance. Lawrence D. Wright,…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 299 Lake Rd., $335,000. Key Bank National Association sold property to Cui Hong Liu. 44 Lancaster Court, $404,989. Traditional Homebuilders and Developers Inc. sold property to Tracy Kayser-Messing and Gert Messing.  25 Mourningkill Dr., $226,200. Joanne Lorenc sold property to Keith Searles and Patricia Keister.  216 Kingsley Rd., $221,450. Eric Labrecque sold property to Iris Rush. 320 Goode St., $200,000. John Goddard sold property to Joshua Knight. 347 Moonlight Dr., $364,000. Theodore and Beth Karis sold property to Jacob and Misha Marvel.  18 Cypress Dr., $331,505. Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Andrew and Theresa Proler.  28…
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