Local Briefs

Local Briefs

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…
Saratoga Children’s Theater Performs Sweeney Todd The Saratoga Children’s Theatre announces live performances of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (School Edition) at the Saratoga Music Hall, Saratoga Springs, on Friday, October 13 at 7 p.m., Saturday, October 14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, October 15 at 2 p.m. This unique, minimalist approach will be performed in the round.  Local teens, ranging in age from 13-18 will be starring in the musical which has been directed by Tim…
Falling Leaves 5K Register for the Falling Leaves 5K in Ballston Spa October 7, at 10 a.m. Start and finish at Kelley Park on Ralph St., Ballston Spa. This race benefits the Veterans and Community Housing Coalition program earmarked for the Vet House and Guardian House for male and female homeless Veterans in Ballston Spa. Kids fun run (free) will be held after the 5K with each participant receiving a ribbon. Stay for delicious baked goods and an opportunity to…
The 2017 Saratoga Showcase of Homes  Celebrating 22 years of exceptional homes, this annual fall tradition will once again run over three beautiful weekends this September 23-24 and September 30 - October 1 at various locations throughout Saratoga County, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year will have a total of 18 new home locations on display in Saratoga County. Tickets to visit all these homes is $20. For more information, visit www.saratogashowcaseofhomes.com. Blessing of the Animals, Fall Festival…
Saratoga Auto Auction Volunteer Call The Saratoga Auto Museum is hosting the Saratoga Auto Auction on September 22 and 23 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Volunteers will help during auction week. Your knowledge, time and energy will make a difference in the success of the auction and its impact on the community. Volunteer Opportunities: Ushers, Photography, Security, Parking, Bidder Registration, Customer Service, Consignment and Bidder Support, Finance Office, Vehicle Description Writing, Car Detailers, Car Check In, Staging, Drivers, Pushers,…
Bus Tour to New York Botanical Gardens A bus tour to the New York Botanical Gardens on September 15 is open to the public. The tour is sponsored by District IV of the Federated Garden Clubs of NYS (FGCNYS). The highlight of the visit will be twenty breathtaking works of glass art by Dale Chihuly on display throughout the gardens. The cost of the tour includes transportation, admission to the gardens, and dinner in Kingston on the way back. Buses…
Annual Senior Picnic The Saratoga county Office of the Aging is pleased to host the Annual Senior Picnic. Come join the fun. This event is for Saratoga County seniors age 60 and over. It will be held on Friday, September 8, at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. Lunch will be served at noon. Menu: BBQ chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, dinner roll, summer cake, and beverages. We will have live music. No take-out, no animals allowed. Tickets…
Academy for Lifelong Learning Fall Registration Open Fall class registration at the Academy for Lifelong Learning (A.L.L.) continues through mid-September. Over 25 classes are still open, including several lecture series. These open classes cover a wide range of genre including: history, art, media, health, religion, writing and economics. Volunteer-led classes typically meet for two hours once a week for four to eight weeks. Most classes are held in SUNY Empire State College classrooms at 113 West Avenue in Saratoga Springs…
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  • COURT Francis H. Joy, 34, of Malta was sentenced Oct. 11 to 3-1/2 years in state prison, after pleading to sexual abuse in the first-degree, in connection with an incident in Malta.  Steven R. Jones, 25, of Queensbury, was sentenced Oct. 11 to one year in jail, after pleading to felony criminal contempt, in connection with an incident in Saratoga Springs.    William K. Hutton, 52, of Saratoga Springs, pleaded Oct. 12 to felony DWI. Sentencing scheduled Jan. 4.  POLICE Nathaniel J.   Danker 30, Scotia, was charged Oct. 12 with felony DWI, aggravated DWI, unreasonable speed, reckless endangerment.  Christopher…

Property Transactions

  • BALLSTON SPA 48 Everson Way, $322,500. Saurabh and Sanitha Gupta sold property to Michael Sander. CHARLTON 53 Old Stage Rd., $266,500. Brenda Tessier sold property to Christopher and Jennifer Cole. 309 Stage Rd., $283,000. Judith Halstead sold property to Jeffrie Heck II.  CLIFTON PARK 7 Madison Way, $353,000. Alan Walther sold property to Rahulajay Trivedi and Janhavi Desai. 3 Garrison Lane, $305,000. Robert and Marguerite Guthorn sold property to Keith and Camilla Powell.  1B LaCosta Dr., $149,000. Linda Baker, Daniel Baker (Ind and as Atty) and Katherine Baker (by Atty) sold property to Jerry Burt, Sr. and John Burt.  25…
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