Local Briefs

Local Briefs

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…
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…
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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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