Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Back to School Clothes and Shoes for Children Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop, located at 116 Broad St., Schuylerville announces; Back to School clothes and shoes for Children at $1 each, and clothing and shoe sale for adults at $2 each (with some exceptions) is ongoing until further notice. Books, backpacks and sports bags are also available. The Shop is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers are needed and appreciated. Our proceeds, after expenses, are given…
Attention All Artists The Southern Saratoga Artists’ Society is having their 20th “Autumn Jewels” Art Show during the month of October at the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center. Deadline for entry is September 16. This show is open to all area artists. A reception will be held on Monday, October 16. Details are on the entry form which can be downloaded from our website, southernsaratogaartist.com Town Wide Garage Sale Huge “treasures, treats and tunes” yard sale in Schuylerville and the Town…
Vendor/Craft Fair Round Lake United Methodist Church is hosting a Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a variety of vendors which include Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Tupperware and LuLaRoe designs. Participating local crafters will have jewelry, knitted items, mobiles, photography, stoneware, and much more for sale. Each participant will have an item available to bid on during a Chinese auction. All proceeds from the sale will be used…
Annual Senior Picnic The Saratoga County Office for the Aging is pleased to host the annual senior picnic. Come join the fun. This event is for Saratoga County seniors age 60 and over. It will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. Lunch will be served at noon. Menu : BBQ chicken, potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, dinner roll, lemon layer cake, and beverages. No take outs. No animals allowed. We…
Walk with Compassion Capital Region Walk with Compassion is the walk to end child poverty. Compassion International’s new fundraising walk series, Walk with Compassion, was created to address the challenges of vulnerable children around the world that go beyond what monthly sponsorship covers. The money we raise together helps to fund critical needs such as: medical emergencies, disaster relief, HIV/AIDS response, caring for unsponsored children, clean water, and much more. The walk will take place at the Halfmoon Town Hall…
14th Annual Jail House Rock 5K Race The Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside’s Jailhouse Rock 5K race attracts hundreds of runners and sports lovers from around the region. Proceeds from this fundraiser on Saturday, August 20, 2016 will support our collection, preservation efforts and the education programs that we offer to thousands of local children. For more information or to register call (518) 885-4000 or visit www.brooksidemuseum.org. Saratoga PLAN to Host Nature Photography Workshop Saratoga PLAN will host a…
Saratoga PLAN to Host Nature Photography Workshop Saratoga PLAN will host a photography seminar with photographer Linda Eastman at the Orra Phelps Preserve in Wilton on Saturday, August 20th from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Participants will learn how to capture the beauty of the natural world through photography. Everyone will receive personal advice and suggestions on their work. Participants should bring their camera, any lenses they wish to use, and a tripod if possible. It is recommended that participants…
Hudson River Piecemakers Quilt Show The Quilt show will be held at Hadley Luzerne High School located at 273 Lake Ave. in Lake Luzerne, on Saturday, August 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, August 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $6 or $5 with a canned good for the local food pantry. Quilt appraisals are available by appointment for a fee. Call (518) 370-1667. Honor Our Vets Car Show The 7th annual Honor Our Vets…
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…
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  • COURT Lawrence D. Wright, 64, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded July 31 to promoting a sexual performance by a child, a felony, in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 2.  Manuel Olmo, 58, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced July 31 to 1 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to felony DWI in connection with an incident that took place in Saratoga Springs. Francis H. Joy, 34, of Malta, pleaded July 31 to first degree sexual abuse, in connection with an incident that took place in Malta. Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 11.…

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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