Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Upcoming Walking Tours Derby Tours of Saratoga is proud to announce that we will be offering walking tours of North Broadway each Saturday of the four upcoming holiday weekends. Please join your guide Hollis Palmer for the tours which all begin at 2 p.m. in front of Crafter’s Gallery located at 427 Broadway. Each walking tour will take approximately two hours – please wear comfortable shoes. 100 percent of the money raised on the tours will be donated to a…
Annual Senior Luncheon Hosted by The Saratoga County Office of the Aging, this event is for seniors age 60 and over. It will be held on May 20, 2016 at the Saratoga Springs City Center, located at 522 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Menu: chicken parmesan, pasta with sauce, Italian green beans, garlic bread, birthday cake and beverages. No take outs and no animals allowed. There will be live…
Sunny Days Are Here Again Wine and Cheese Party at Sunnyside Gardens, 345 Church Street on Friday, May 13 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunnyside Gardens and the Soroptimists of Saratoga County invite you to attend a special spring garden celebration to support the 22nd Annual Secret Gardens Tour, organized by Soroptimist International of Saratoga County (SISC). Join us for a delightful journey into this year’s gardening favorites. Sip flavorful wines and enjoy delicious cheeses, stroll through our bountiful greenhouses,…
Mother’s Day Special The Saratoga County Office for the Aging is having a Mother’s Day Special on May 6 at noon. Menu: stuffed chicken breast, sour cream mashed potatoes, Prince Edward vegetables, hearty dinner roll, strawberry layer cake and milk/coffee. The Senior Meal Program is for people age 60 and over. A one day reservation by noon is required to place order. All food must be consumed on site – nothing can be taken to go. All participants must complete…
Cooking Classes Learn the core fundamental techniques of international vegetarian cooking. Using the freshest, healthiest seasonal ingredients, this class includes a discussion and demonstration of several essential culinary techniques and generous tastes of dishes prepared. Cost is $35 for each class and will be taught by Intaba Liff-Anderson, one of the seasoned chefs at Four Seasons Café. Classes are each Sunday at Four Seasons, 120 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, from 4 – 6 p.m. For questions or to register, call…
Conservation through the Lives of Adirondack Loons On Saturday, April 9, Dr. Nina Schoch will present “Conservation through the Lives of Adirondack Loons” at the Saratoga Springs Public Library on 49 Henry Street in Saratoga Springs. The presentation provides an overview of the Common Loon’s natural history and behavior and the conservation efforts of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation. The event starts at 2 p.m. in the Harry Dutcher Community Room and is free to the public. This program…
Babysitting Course at Gavin Park Adirondack Health & 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 3 p.m. on Saturday April 2. Pre-registration and bag lunch is required. Cost for Wilton Residents is $60, Saratoga Springs School District…
Easter Bunny Visits Saratoga Farmers’ Market The Easter Bunny knows where to find the freshest carrots in town...at the farmers’ market. He will pay a special visit to the farmers’ market, located at Saratoga Spa State Park, 65 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. The market will offer free professional portrait photos to be taken with our fluffy friend. The Saratoga Springs Public Library will also join us to offer a free,…
Genealogy and Local History Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet on Saturday, March 19, at 1 p.m. at the Town of Saratoga, Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville. “Ancestry DNA” will be the program topic presented by Kim McCartney, Town of Milton historian and member of Heritage Hunters. She will discuss her testing experience with Ancestry’s genetic matching program and how it helped her narrow down the identity of her grandfather. Public is welcome.…

Blotter

  • COURTS Charles B. “Chip” Locke, 44, of Porters Corners, pleaded guilty on April 12 to third degree grand larceny, a felony, in connection with the theft of funds from the Greenfield Home School Association. Locke served as treasurer for the Greenfield HSA and admitted to stealing approximately $15,070.70, according to Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Heggen. Locke is scheduled to be sentenced on June 8, during which it is anticipated he will be ordered to serve six months in jail and pay back full restitution to the Greenfield HSA during a period of five years of probation.      Clifford…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 58 Cypress St., $309,900. Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Kathleen and Benjamin Kalesa, Jr.  16 Saddlebrook Blvd., $454,549. Legacy Custom Homes LLC sold property to Brenda and John Thomas, Jr.  810 Route 50, $175,000. Kirby Burnt Hills Realty LLC sold property to RECKDE LLC.  37 Sycamore St., $360,000. Claudette Nealy sold property to Alex Varghese and Mary Pladocostante.  GREENFIELD 35 Southwest Pass, $253,000. Ramon Posada sold property to David and Omega Moya.  17 Rebecca Dr., $430,000. Steven and Suzanne Cousineau sold property to Daniel and Young Elinskas.  280 Middle Grove Rd., $335,000. Carol Hopper sold property…
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