Local Briefs

Local Briefs

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…
Flower Show The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show entitled “Prose, Poetry and Posies” on Saturday, July 23 from 1 - 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 24 from Noon-4 p.m. in the Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Spring and Broad St in Schuylerville. There will be Floral Design, Horticulture and Photograph divisions. The floral and horticulture divisions will be judged by trained judges. The photos will be judged by the people attending the…
Coming in July Second Hand Rose Thrift Shop, 116 Broad St., Schuylerville announces; “Coming In July:” Beginning the week of 7-5-16; all Tuesdays in July, 50% off of all Dishes, all Wednesdays in July, 50 percent off of all Books, all Thursdays in July, 50 percent off of all Vases and Planters, all Fridays in July, 50 percent off of all Linens and Curtains and all Saturdays in July, 50 percent off of all Clothing, Shoes and Belts. These special…
OrthoNY Presents the OpWalk Cup at the Celebrate Saratoga Tournament On July 8 OrthoNY presents the Operation Walk Cup at the Celebrate Saratoga Tournament at Saratoga Polo. Enjoy opening night of the 2016 polo season from the VIP tent along with food, drink, and a silent auction. Ticket donation is $100 and benefits Operation Walk, a not-for-profit volunteer medical services organization that provides free surgical treatment for patients in developing countries that have little or no access to life-improving care…
Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center Walking Tour The Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center’s popular “History, Legends, Lore and More” walking tour is back! This 90-minute historical walking tour strolls through Congress Park, mixing history and legend, all while sipping the famous Saratoga mineral waters. This is a family friendly and educational tour with something for first-time visitors and Saratoga natives alike. 2016 tours take place on June 24 & 25. July and August tours will run Monday through Saturday –…
200th Anniversary Celebration Join Eagle-Matt Lee Fire Company No. 1 as they celebrate their 200th Anniversary on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Fairground Ave., Ballston Spa. A parade starts at 11:30 followed by rides, games, food, vendors and more. There will be a Jaws of Life live demo, Local DJ Hersh Productions, Big Sky Country from 4 – 9 p.m. , the New England States Veterans Fireman’s league Muster Competeition (people can join in too) and…
Free Indeed Children’s Giveaway – Clothing, toys and baby gear. Sizes: newborn – teen. All items are free. Saturday, June 18, at Saratoga Abundant Life located on Route 50 and Hutchins Rd., in Saratoga Springs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop, eat and be blessed. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. John 8:36 . Curtis Lumber’s PetAPalooza Pet Adoption Day Curtis Lumber will host their 7th annual PetAPalooza Pet Adoption day Saturday, June…
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  • COURTS Milo E, Martinez, 26, of Ballston Spa, pleaded on June 14 to criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony, in connection with an incident that occurred in Clifton Park. Sentencing scheduled for Aug. 14.  William E. Slater, 46, of Gansevoort, was sentenced on June 14 to 20 years in state prison, after pleading to criminal sexual act in the first-degree, in connection with an incident that occurred in Wilton.  Michael J. Germain, 56, of Greenfield, pleaded on June 9 to felony criminal mischief, and DWAI. Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 8.  April M. Pixley, 37, of Greenfield, pleaded on…

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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