Local Briefs

Local Briefs

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…
Woodcarvers Wanted We are looking for anyone interested in joining us, from beginners to experienced woodcarvers. We have both men and women in our group. We meet every Tuesday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Milton Community Center, located at 310 Northline Rd. in Ballston Spa. There is no charge and we have no teacher but everyone is willing to help you. We carve everything from small boots, birds, walking canes to even a rocking horse. Please contact Neil Scheuerman…
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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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