Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Cooking Classes Learn the core fundamental techniques of international vegetarian cooking. Using the freshest, healthiest seasonal ingredients, this class includes a discussion and demonstration of several essential culinary techniques and generous tastes of dishes prepared. Cost is $35 for each class and will be taught by Intaba Liff-Anderson, one of the seasoned chefs at Four Seasons Café. Classes are each Sunday at Four Seasons, 120 Henry St., Saratoga Springs, from 4 – 6 p.m. For questions or to register, call…
Conservation through the Lives of Adirondack Loons On Saturday, April 9, Dr. Nina Schoch will present “Conservation through the Lives of Adirondack Loons” at the Saratoga Springs Public Library on 49 Henry Street in Saratoga Springs. The presentation provides an overview of the Common Loon’s natural history and behavior and the conservation efforts of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation. The event starts at 2 p.m. in the Harry Dutcher Community Room and is free to the public. This program…
Babysitting Course at Gavin Park Adirondack Health & Safety will once again be presenting a child and babysitting course at Gavin Park. This course is open to girls and boys ages 10 and up. Participants will learn the basics of CABS (Child and Babysitting Safety), along with CPR and first aid. The course runs from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday April 2. Pre-registration and bag lunch is required. Cost for Wilton Residents is $60, Saratoga Springs School District…
Easter Bunny Visits Saratoga Farmers’ Market The Easter Bunny knows where to find the freshest carrots in town...at the farmers’ market. He will pay a special visit to the farmers’ market, located at Saratoga Spa State Park, 65 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. The market will offer free professional portrait photos to be taken with our fluffy friend. The Saratoga Springs Public Library will also join us to offer a free,…
Genealogy and Local History Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet on Saturday, March 19, at 1 p.m. at the Town of Saratoga, Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville. “Ancestry DNA” will be the program topic presented by Kim McCartney, Town of Milton historian and member of Heritage Hunters. She will discuss her testing experience with Ancestry’s genetic matching program and how it helped her narrow down the identity of her grandfather. Public is welcome.…
Saratoga Springs Retired Teachers Association Meeting The Saratoga Springs Retired Teachers Association will meet on Monday, March 7, at noon at Longfellows Restaurant, 500 Union Avenue, Route 9P), Saratoga Springs. Membership is open to retired educators who taught in or now live in Saratoga County. For membership information, call 587-5356. Monthly Meeting The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 234 will be held on Monday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 234 at 23 Pleasant St., Ballston Spa.…
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.…
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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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