Local Briefs

Local Briefs

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Saratoga Mineral Baths: Not Just for Saturday Nights, presented by Charlie Kuenzel. Free and open to the public, no registration required.  The program takes place on December 14 from 12 – 1 p.m. in the H. Dutcher Community Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry St., Saratoga Springs. For more information, call 518-587-3241 or visit, www.SaratogaSpringsVisitorCenter.com or www.DiscoverSaratoga.org.  iTheater Saratoga Presents: American Soup with Andy Warhol Andy Warhol returns! A celebration of pop culture and the…
17th Annual Santa’s Playland Open House Santa will be joining Quick Response on December 8 and 9 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. for their Annual Santa’s Playland Open House.  The event continues to be free to the public with visits from Santa and friends, horse and wagon rides along with rides on the Quick Express trains and free refreshments.  Due to the growing popularity, the event offers offsite parking at the Sysco foods parking lot and Corpus Christi parking lots. …
Community Emergency Corps and Toys for Tots Community Emergency Corps of Ballston Spa will be an official drop off point for donations for the Toys for Tots program sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. We will be partnering with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office. Toys will be accepted at 78 Thompson St., Ballston Spa, until December 15.  New, unwrapped toys, games, books, puzzles, sport balls, dolls, snow toys, and anything for kids from infant to teens are all appreciated.…
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Join us for our first meeting of the Saratoga County Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Support Group.   The meeting will be held Wednesday, November 29, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the Health and Fitness Center, 2nd floor, 6 Care Lane, Saratoga Springs. The support group is free and open to IPF patients, their family members, friends and caregivers.  IPF is a rare condition that causes scar tissue to grow inside the lungs. It is…
Holiday Crafternoon Do you love to craft? Come to Ballston Spa Public Library on Friday, November 17 at 3 p.m. to create a one-of-a-kind Thanksgiving centerpiece. This free event is open to people ages 13 and up. Registration is required, limit 20. To register call 518-885-5022 or stop in today. Ballston Spa Public Library is located at 21 Milton Ave. (Rt. 50). For more information call, stop in or visit, www.ballston.sals.edu  Kids Night Out Drop the kids off on Friday,…
Annual Church Garage & Bake Sale Indoor, rain or shine.  Saturday, November 11, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  No early birds admitted.  All proceeds benefit church youth group activities.  The sale will take place at the Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church, located at 24 Circular St., Saratoga Springs.  Something for everyone:  Antique, vintage, gently used, new.  Furniture, linens, housewares, books, CDs, toys, collectibles, appliances, jewelry, much more.  No clothing or computers.  Bring a box to fill!  Plus, home-made cakes, pies…
Winter Edition of “The Guide”  “The Guide”, a listing of winter activities offered by the Town of Malta’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Human Services is available online at www.maltaparksrec.com. It is available at the Malta Community Center and registration will begin for winter classes and programs on November 1, 2017.  New classes, sports programs and special events are scheduled to begin in December.  Please call the Malta Community Center at 518-899-4411 for more information. Fundraiser for After the Fire…
Soundbytes Fundraiser Saratoga Soundtrack’s Open Mic Fundraiser Featuring a multitude of talents: guitar/singer duos, soloists, poets, comedians, piano/vocalists, quartets, acoustic, rock, a cappella and more. It will be held on Friday, October 27 at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, located at 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs. A $10 (suggested donation) including participants.  Interested in performing? Email your name or group name and contact information with a brief description of your talent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 20.  Ballston Area…
Fall Bazzar Round Lake United Methodist women will be hosting a Fall Bazzar on Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be a bake sale, holiday table, vintage and collectibles, and a Chinese auction (drawing at 3 p.m.). Need not be present to win. Proceeds will go to Wellspring (domestic violence crisis intervention), Volunteers in Mission - to rebuild for people in need and men 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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