Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Fix It – Healthcare at the Tipping Point This new 55-minute film, made from a business perspective, will take place at the Saratoga Springs Library, on Monday, February 29 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. It looks in depth at how our dysfunctional and inefficient healthcare system damages our economy, suffocates our businesses, discourages physicians, and negatively affects the nation’s health while it remains unaffordable for a third of our citizens. Discussion of the film will be facilitated by Dr.…
Genealogy and Local History Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet on Saturday, February 20, at 1 p.m. at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville. “Town of Providence” will be the program topic presented by Edward Dandaraw, town historian and Tim Vandenberg, long-time town resident. They will speak about the formation of the Saratoga County town of Providence, how it evolved and who its early settlers were. Public is welcome. For…
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…
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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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