Local Briefs

Local Briefs

8K Snowshoe Race Camp Saratoga 8k Snowshoe Race will be held on Saturday, February 13 at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park at 10:30 a.m. Go to www.saratogastryders.org to download an application or link to online registration at www.active.com. A limited supply of Dion Snowshoes will be available at a $5 rental charge. Email Laura Clark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a pair or call (518) 581-1278. For information about the entire Dion Snowshoe Series and for snow updates visit www.runwmac.com.…
Alice in Wonderland Jr. Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game. Three performances will be presented at the Saratoga Music Hall, located at 474 Broadway, third floor, Saratoga Springs. Friday, February 5 at 7 p.m., Saturday, February 6 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ticket costs: 10+ years – $10; Kids…
Admissions Open House at Saratoga Independent School What makes Saratoga Independent School remarkable for Pre-Kindergarten through grade 6 students? Come see for yourself. Parents of elementary and preschool aged children who believe in lifelong learning and independent thinking are invited to an Admissions Open House event on Friday, January 29 at 9 a.m. The event will begin by observing the primary school’s morning meeting from 9 – 9:15 a.m., followed by welcome remarks by Felice Karlitz, the Director of School…
Free Swim Screening A free swim clinic for competitive high school swimmers, adult swimmers and triathletes will be held at the YMCA West Avenue Branch in Saratoga on January 23 from Noon to 2 p.m. We will assess posture, flexibility and strength of swimmers, as well as provide swim techniques to reduce risk of injury. To register call (518) 580-2450. The Lost Bird Project - Southern Adirondack Audubon A documentary film about five North American birds driven to extinction in…
Annual Moonlight Ski and Snowshoe at Camp Saratoga Join us on Saturday, January 15 at the popular and highly anticipated Annual Moonlight Ski and Snowshoe at Camp Saratoga on Scout Road. Luminaries will glow along 2.5 miles of groomed trails. Along the way you will find fields and forests, warming bonfires and plenty of hot chocolate. The terrain is suitable for all levels and ages and includes a smaller 1 mile loop. Participants can drop-in anytime during the evening, no…
AA Holiday Meetings The holiday season can be a lonely and difficult time, and if drinking is a problem, AA can help. Alcoholics Anonymous will host a Christmas Alkathon starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 24 and continuing through Friday, December 25 at 6:00 pm; and a New Year’s Alkathon starting Thursday, December 31 at 6 p.m. and continuing through Friday, January 1 till 6 p.m., at the United Methodist Church, Fifth Avenue and Henning Road in Saratoga Springs.…
Family Yoga at the Saratoga Farmers' Market Saratoga Spa State Park, Lincoln Baths Building, 65 S. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Family Yoga is back at our winter market (November-April). On the third Saturday of every month, certified yoga instructor Patty Rodecker will hold free Family Yoga classes. The 30-minute classes will be family-friendly and designed for yogis of all ages and abilities. Bring your mat or just wear your sneakers and enjoy a gentle, fun program…
15th Annual Santa’s Playland Open House Quick Response is celebrating 15 Years of Holiday Magic. This free event is open to the public on Friday, December 11, 5:30 to 9 p.m. and offers spectacular LED lighted displays. Children can visit with Santa and other winter Characters, enjoy rides on The Quick Express Train, Horse and Wagon rides and free refreshments. Shuttle service is offered from offsite parking areas. Quick Response is located at 2077 Route 9, Round Lake. The Town…
Gavin Tree Lighting Ceremony On Friday, December 4, the public is invited to attend the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Gavin Park. The fun begins at 6 p.m., with holiday songs, led by Glenn Dorman at the piano along with Frosty, Rudolph and Santa’s elves. At 6:45 p.m., the lights will go up on Gavin Park’s beautiful Colorado Spruce tree. Then, Santa will arrive to meet and greet the crowd. From 6:45 – 8:30 p.m., the fun will continue inside…

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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