Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Genealogy and Local History Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet on Saturday, January 21st, at 1pm at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville. Program speaker will be Bruce Hazard, a trustee for the Queensbury Masonic Historical Society, who will discuss the history of Freemasonry in area counties and the records that are available. Hazard is a past District Deputy Grand Master of the Freemasons, and currently serves as treasurer of…
Snowshoe Games Let the games begin! Join us outdoors for an hour of snowshoeing games and activities at the Saratoga Spa State Park on Monday, January 16 at 2 p.m. This program is appropriate for ages 7-12. Snowshoes will be available to rent for $5. This program is free. Space is limited. Please call 518-584-2000 Ext. 116 to register. Kids Open Mic at The Parting Glass Enjoy a Kids Open Mic at the Parting Glass with Rick Bolton on Friday,…
Free Beginner Dance Lessons with Spa City Swingers Come check out different styles of partner dances on Friday, January 6 and February 24, from 7 to 8 p.m., and see what makes it so much fun. No partner is necessary. Pre-registration is required. Call 518-899-4411 or log-on www.maltaparksrec.com to reserve your spot. For ages 12+. New Saratoga Friends New Saratoga Friends is a social group for baby boomers in the Saratoga area who are interested in making new friends to…
Eagle Watch Grab a pair of binoculars and join park staff on December 23 from 9 a.m. to noon, at Moreau Lake State Park on their weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park’s section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. It is important for us to monitor their population and health, please come and help us! Registration is necessary. A Christmas Carol The Puppet People Present: A Christmas Carol on December 28, at 11 a.m., 1…
Adult Christmas Party On Friday, December 16 the Catholic Daughters are invited to attend the Knights of Columbus Adult Christmas Party from 6 -10 p.m. Limited tickets are available, call 518-584-8547 for information. Children’s Christmas Party On Saturday, December 17 the Knights of Columbus will hold their Children’s Christmas party from 9 a.m. - Noon. The Catholic Daughters will be providing crafts and rabbits for the children to pet and take their picture with. For more information about the Catholic…
Christmas Carol Due to popular demand, the Traveling Lantern Theater Co. returns to the Schuylerville Public Library, located at 52 Ferry St., Schuylerville to bring us “Christmas Carol” on Friday, December 9 at 6 p.m. Open to all ages, join us for highlights of Charles Dickens holiday classic and refreshments. Breakfast with Santa There will be Breakfast with Santa on December 10, at the American Legion Henry Cornell Post 234, 23 Pleasant St., Ballston Spa, from 8 - 10:30 a.m.…
The History and Current Status of Medicare and Obamacare The Saratoga Torch Club celebrates the anniversary of its series of fascinating monthly presentations on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Dee Stulc, M.D., will present The History and Current Status of Medicare and Obamacare. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. For information and reservations, contact President , Gerald Stulc, M.D., at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Capture the spirit of our genuine, small town holiday tradition, as the village…
Small Business Saturday: Saratoga Small Business Saturday began six years ago as a way to support small, local businesses in your area the Saturday after Thanksgiving. While the holiday shopping season usually begins with the Black Friday rush, Small Business Saturday November 26, is a way to support small businesses rather than national chains, which helps support the economy of your community. Brookside Museum Artisans Market Find the perfect gift! Brookside Museum’s Artisans Market will feature local artisans varying from…
Options to Pay for College Concerned about paying for college? College costs are rising at unprecedented rates; Are you properly prepared to handle the expense of higher education? Join us at the Saratoga Springs Public Library’s Susman Room for an informal meeting any first and third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. to discuss different options to pay for college education. Receive $1000 credit towards your personal Scholars Tuition Rewards* program for attending. *As recognized by U.S. News and…
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  • COURT Paul J. Sims, 26, of Stillwater, was sentenced Nov. 29 to 16 months-to-4 years, and 1.5-to-5 years in state prison, after pleading, respectively, to felony DWI in connection with an incident in Malta, and criminal mischief in Saratoga Springs.  Nicholas L. Moon, 28, of South Glens Falls, pleaded Nov. 30 to felony DWI, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs. Sentencing  scheduled Feb. 1, 2018. Jared M. Tenace, 27, of Schenectady, was sentenced Dec. 1 to 1.5 to 3 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal possession of stolen property, a felony.   POLICE  Brian F. Egan,…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 1443 Route 50, $600,000. New York Development Group Kensington LLC sold property to Kensington Court Apartments LLC. 70 Lake Rd., $498,000. Bretton and Erica Adams sold property to Wei Huang. TOWN OF BALLSTON  6 Van Vorst Dr., $209,000. Mary Nixon sold property to Charles Fernandez and Kim Vo.  3 Kaleen Dr., $360,000. David and Danielle Donnelly sold property to Andrea Stankovic.  936 State Route 67, $221,500. Jason Serra sold property to Jason and Stephanie Savaria.  CHARLTON 1403 Cosgrove Dr., $481,452. Bordeau Builders Inc. sold property to Daniel and Vikki Mazzone. CLIFTON PARK 92 Balsam Way, $460,190. Heritage Builders…
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