Local Briefs

Local Briefs

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…
Ballston Spa’s Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend The annual Ballston Spa Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend takes place Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12, 2016. In a tradition that goes back well over 25 years, residents and community groups hold sales throughout the village and the surrounding area. Hours vary by location. If you are having a garage/yard sale or related event in the Ballston Spa area that weekend and would like your location included on the compiled listing to be…
Fifth Annual Tuff eNuff Obstacle Course Challenge Tuff eNuff is a mud-filled course with obstacles for participants to crawl under, hurdle over, wade through, and work together toward success. It will be held on June 4 at BOCES Campus on Henning Rd. in Saratoga Springs. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Prevention Council of Saratoga County. Kids run (1 mile) begins at 8:30 a.m. Teens and Adults (5K) at 9:15 a.m. The first 200 kids to complete the…
Upcoming Walking Tours Derby Tours of Saratoga is proud to announce that we will be offering walking tours of North Broadway each Saturday of the four upcoming holiday weekends. Please join your guide Hollis Palmer for the tours which all begin at 2 p.m. in front of Crafter’s Gallery located at 427 Broadway. Each walking tour will take approximately two hours – please wear comfortable shoes. 100 percent of the money raised on the tours will be donated to a…
Annual Senior Luncheon Hosted by The Saratoga County Office of the Aging, this event is for seniors age 60 and over. It will be held on May 20, 2016 at the Saratoga Springs City Center, located at 522 Broadway in Saratoga Springs. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Menu: chicken parmesan, pasta with sauce, Italian green beans, garlic bread, birthday cake and beverages. No take outs and no animals allowed. There will be live…
Sunny Days Are Here Again Wine and Cheese Party at Sunnyside Gardens, 345 Church Street on Friday, May 13 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunnyside Gardens and the Soroptimists of Saratoga County invite you to attend a special spring garden celebration to support the 22nd Annual Secret Gardens Tour, organized by Soroptimist International of Saratoga County (SISC). Join us for a delightful journey into this year’s gardening favorites. Sip flavorful wines and enjoy delicious cheeses, stroll through our bountiful greenhouses,…
Mother’s Day Special The Saratoga County Office for the Aging is having a Mother’s Day Special on May 6 at noon. Menu: stuffed chicken breast, sour cream mashed potatoes, Prince Edward vegetables, hearty dinner roll, strawberry layer cake and milk/coffee. The Senior Meal Program is for people age 60 and over. A one day reservation by noon is required to place order. All food must be consumed on site – nothing can be taken to go. All participants must complete…
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…
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  • COURTS Wayne M. Bakken II, 20, of Saratoga, pleaded Oct. 6 to promoting prison contraband, a felony. Sentencing scheduled Dec. 1.  Jared M. Tenace, 27, of Schenectady, pleaded Oct. 6 to criminal possession of stolen property, a felony, in connection with an incident in Milton. Sentencing scheduled Dec. 1.  Nathaniel A. Harrington, 37, of Hudson Falls, pleaded Oct. 6 to promoting prison contraband. Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 1.  John P. Allen, 54, of Middle Grove, was sentenced Oct. 2 to time served and five years of probation, after pleading to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance. Lawrence D. Wright,…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 299 Lake Rd., $335,000. Key Bank National Association sold property to Cui Hong Liu. 44 Lancaster Court, $404,989. Traditional Homebuilders and Developers Inc. sold property to Tracy Kayser-Messing and Gert Messing.  25 Mourningkill Dr., $226,200. Joanne Lorenc sold property to Keith Searles and Patricia Keister.  216 Kingsley Rd., $221,450. Eric Labrecque sold property to Iris Rush. 320 Goode St., $200,000. John Goddard sold property to Joshua Knight. 347 Moonlight Dr., $364,000. Theodore and Beth Karis sold property to Jacob and Misha Marvel.  18 Cypress Dr., $331,505. Heritage Builders Group LLC sold property to Andrew and Theresa Proler.  28…
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