Local Briefs

Local Briefs

On Sunday, July 28, the Saratoga Springs Police Department Investigation Division, Albany Division of the FBI and the New York State Police CNET, conducted an undercover operation in conjunction with the FBI National “Operation Cross Country” detail. The primary goal of “Operation Cross Country” is to rescue juvenile victims from child prostitution. This year, “Operation Cross Country” resulted in 105 children being rescued from sex trafficking in 76 cities across the United States.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Up and coming chef Kristin Sica from Saratoga Springs will compete with other chefs from around the Capital Region at The Times Union “Grill Games” on Thursday night at Saratoga Performing Arts Center. The competition is part of the Sage Colleges “Date Night” series. Competition begins 6 p.m.
BALLSTON SPA — The 2013 Miss Saratoga County Fair Pageant was held Tuesday, July 16 at the 172nd Saratoga County Fair.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — With the beginning of the 150th racing season at Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga TODAY Newspaper is proud to announce the release of the fourth issue of Equicurean Magazine.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — As the summer heats up, Saratoga TODAY Newspaper is proud to announce the release of the latest issue of Saratoga’s premier lifestyle magazine, Simply Saratoga.
The annual Flag Day parade will be held on Broadway in Saratoga Springs on Saturday June 8th. The parade will start at noon and is expected to last 2 1/2 to 3 hours. The parade will begin on North Broadway, proceed south on Broadway, and end in Congress Park.
Cutting the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the Malta Farmer’s Market this week were Denise Romeo of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce; Tom Clark, the assistant manager of the Malta Allerdice ACE Hardware store; Malta market manager and farmer Suzanne Balet Haight, and her husband David Haight, of Malta’s Open Space, Agricultural, and Trails Committee; Wally Allerdice III and Malta Allerdice manager Jon Swick. The market will set up every Tuesday from 3-6 p.m. in the Allerdice parking…
Ballston Spa High School seniors posted a “For Sale” banner on the front entrance to the school as their senior prank, listing the “amenities” and final sale price of a whopping dollar.
BALLSTON SPA — The Saratoga County Fair is looking for contestants for the amazing Talent Competitions during the 172nd Saratoga County Fair held during the week of the week of July 16-21.
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  • COURT  Michael C. Norton, 59, of Hadley, was sentenced Jan. 12 to 20 years-to-life after pleading to murder in the second-degree, in connection with the death of his wife at the couple’s home in Hadley in May 2017.  Alycia M. Andreadakis, 43, of Ballston Spa, was sentenced Jan. 12 to five years of probation, after pleading to felony burglary.  Erica M. Jukna, 35, of Mechanicville, pleaded Jan. 11 to felony DWI in Malta. Sentencing scheduled March 7.  Victor C. Mattson, 39, of Rotterdam, was sentenced Jan. 11 to 8 years state prison, after pleading to second degree robbery, a felony,…

Property Transactions

  • TOWN OF BALLSTON  1341 West High St., $335,000. James and Mary Schmitz sold property to Matthew and Devin Whalen.  5 Thomas Ave., $105,000. Equinox Properties LLC sold property to McConchie Properties LLC.  8 Roseland Blvd., $206,000. Herbert Gott (by Admin) sold property to Andrew and Amy Ferrone.  8 Willem Way, $135,000. Frank Volpe (by Atty) and Denise Volpe (Ind. And as Atty) sold property to Christopher Naughton and Donna Arini.  38 Forest Rd., $215,000. Aven Real Estate Enterprises LLC sold property to Craig Kincaid. Lot 14 MacKenna Ct., $427,116. John Paul Builders LLC sold property to Richard and Mary Leonard.…
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