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BRUNDIGE RECEIVES ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP TO ATTEND ALFRED STATE A Rensselaer County resident has been awarded approximately $4,350 per year for the “All-American Scholarship” to attend Alfred State College. Anthony Brundige of Johnsonville is slated to graduate in 2012 from Hossic Valley Jr-Sr High School and intends to enroll in the mechanical engineering technology program. The “All-American Scholarship” (free board) is awarded to students who possess an 88 or better high school average through their junior year and who have achieved at least a 1100 combined SAT score or a composite ACT score of 24. Recipients must maintain a required GPA (grade point average) to continue to receive free board in subsequent semesters.

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The following students were named to the President’s List for the fall 2011 semester at SUNYIT: Matthew Bond of Rensselaer, Kevin Drinkwine of Schodack Landing, Alexander Haley of Stephentown, Ryan Farley of Troy, Peter Faseun of Troy, Sean Laplante of Troy, Cassandra Moss of Troy, Anthony Ragosta of Troy. A semester grade point average of 3.60 or above qualifies full-time, matriculated students for inclusion on the President’s List.

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Questar III Rensselaer County BOCES offers literacy classes for adults 21 years of age and older. We offer assessment testing in our intake process so we can assess your strengths and place you in the right class. There is a nominal registration fee which covers testing, but class instruction is free! We also offer ESOL classes to adults 21 and over who want to learn the basics of conversational English language and writing skills to be successful in your community and the workplace. We also include citizenship, financial and family literacy, as well as workplace skills. Questar III BOCES Adult and Continuing Education offers morning, afternoon and evening classes in convenient locations throughout your community. Classes are held at the Rensselaer Educational Center in South Troy and at Rensselaer City Hall in Rensselaer. Classes start soon at the two branches of the Troy Public Library, which are both on the CDTA busline. Morning classes start at the 2nd Street Library branch on March 5, 2012. Class will be offered from 9am-12pm two mornings a week. Plans are under way to teach classes at the Lansingburgh library branch, located at 114th and 4th street in North Troy. Questar III BOCES is also an official GED test site. What are you waiting for? Call 518-273-2264 for more information. Be sure to leave a message with contact information so we can call you back. If you have always thought you should get that GED or need to learn English, NOW is the time.


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The following are highlights of the February 14, 2012 regular meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature: Introduced Legislation to improve walkway on Livingston Avenue Bridge - The Legislature sponsored a resolution supporting the repair and improvement of the walkway on the historic Livingston Avenue Bridge over the Hudson River. Enabling pedestrian and cyclist traffic between the cities of Rensselaer and Albany will benefit residents, integrate two waterfronts and help encourage tourism. Authorize execution of FEMA Consulting Group – Rensselaer County will benefit by entering into a contract with Simmons Recovery Consulting. Simmons Recovery Consulting and the Highway Department staff will work to maximize financial recovery, as a result of Tropical Storm Irene, and accelerate cash flow from the grant sources of FEMA and SEMO. Urging the New York State Attorney General’s Office to assist in dispute between Time Warner Cable and Madison Square Garden Network– The Legislature is calling upon the New York State Attorney General’s Office to review issue’s regarding the cancellation of broadcasts due to the breakdown in contract negotiations between Time Warner and MSG networks and urge Time Warner and MSG to renew contract talks to resolve this issue and allow for broadcasts to be resumed. Introduced Legislation – The Legislature sponsored a resolution supporting legislation to mandate DNA Testing of any persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses. DNA is a vital resource to obtain leads, make quicker arrests and help protect the innocent and convict the guilty. Next Meeting - The Rensselaer County Legislature will hold its next meeting, Tuesday, March 13th, at 6:00 PM in the Legislative Chambers located on the 3rd Floor of the Ned Pattison Government Center, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy.

WANTED: INPUT FROM TOWN OF BRUNSWICK RESIDENTS The Town of Brunswick is currently updating its Comprehensive Plan and is seeking input from all residents and business owners. The Comprehensive Plan is a critical document that outlines the goals and principles for future growth and development in the town. It serves as a road map for future planning. The Plan is being coordinated by Laberge Group and the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee (CPAC), comprised of 14 town residents. The CPAC wants to know what is your vision for the town of Brunswick? What should the town look like 20 years from now? What’s being done well now? What needs to be improved? We’re looking for your ideas and suggestions about infrastructure, traffic, town services, economic growth, development, housing, needs of senior citizens, conservation of natural resources, and recreation. Collectively, the citizens of Brunswick can help establish a desirable and sustainable model for the future. Share your ideas and feelings at the upcoming public workshop on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at 7:00 pm in the Tamarac High School cafeteria. We look forward to your active participation. Questions? Contact Stephanie Siciliano at 518-458-7112 or ssiciliano@labergegroup.com

Rensselaer County Clerk Frank J. Merola reports that the Rensselaer County Clerk’s office has posted the largest revenue surplus to date, returning close to $700,000.00 to county coffers for FY 2011. The Clerk’s office reported 2011 revenue of $2,776,714.00 against expenditures of $2,093,000 for a surplus totaling $683,714.00. County officials will use this surplus revenue to offset any potential increases in the county tax rate which has risen due to explosive increases in state mandated programs such as Medicaid. Mr. Merola is happy to report that this is the twelfth consecutive six figure surplus returned to the County, an achievement made even more impressive due to the economic downturn that has plagued the nation. In the past seven years, the Clerk’s office has returned surplus revenues totaling over $2.8 million dollars to the general fund. The past two years have seen over $1.3 million returned to the county. This is a result of aggressive revenue enhancement programs such as the very successful RENEW RENSSELAER passport and motor vehicle program which has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of passports processed by the Rensselaer County Clerk’s office. Mr. Merola also credits an outstanding DMV department, and an aggressive DMV outreach program that has attracted significant auto dealer business to Rensselaer County and significantly increased DMV revenue. The photo ID program instituted by Mr. Merola in 2006 has proved to be extremely popular, with residents all over the Capital District coming to Rensselaer County for photo ID. “Like many other departments in County government we are doing more with less.” Mr. Merola said, “Our department spending has remained flat since 2008, a result of the tremendous effort by DMV and Record Room staffs as well as upgrades in equipment that has allowed us to maintain present staff levels. Our courteous and efficient service has given our office the well deserved reputation as the most customer friendly Clerk’s office in the capital region. These next few years may prove challenging as a result of the economic downturn, but I am confident that we will continue to return needed money to the County for the benefit of our taxpayers.”

MAGICAL CREATURES ILLUS. WORKSHOP Come draw creatures from your favorite books and myth on Friday, March 23rd, at 2PM at the Main Branch of the Troy Library, 100 Second Street in Troy. Ages 8 to 13. No experience necessary. Refreshments! Please call 274-7071 to register. Free.

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Tamarac Middle School recently announced honor rolls for the second quarter. Congratulations to all our students. High Honor Roll (94.5 or Above Average) - 6th Grade: Emma Atkinson, Hanieka Balint, Anthony Barbera, Christopher Caiazza, Isabelle Churan, Sophia Dicarlo, Lindsey Dreher, Andrew Dudwoire, Kora Fortun, Emma Fountain, Ean Gavigan, Ashley Gendron, Carlie Genecco, Maximillian Gliosco, Anthony Gosselin, Hailey Hansen, Amani Henderson, Joseph Judge, McKenzie LeVan, Lauren Lockrow, Julia Milos, Grace Morton, Jenna Muckle, John Mulligan, Shen-Li Pomposello, Chloe Purello, Ethan Rotondi and Lindsey Watkins. 7th Grade: Gaetana Baldwin, Matthew Fox, Alyssa Franz, Camille Gardner, Sarah Gibbs, Nathan Holt, Trevor Kozak, Hannah Kreiger, Emily LaPlante, Meredith Morgan, Aaron Roddy, Caitlyn Roden, Gursimran Sahota, Benjamin Santandera, Alida Scecchitano, Natalie Scecchitano, Robert Simmons, Bryan Stockwell, Lily Swanick, Gabrielle Tarbox and Grace Warrington. 8th Grade: Sawyer Balint, Adam Brar, Tea’ Claus, Carly Connor, Matthew Croson, Cierra Deuel, Molly Dickinson, Shannon Doin, Rachel Doody, Liam Fitzgerald, Sarah Harris, Carlee Lockrow, Cassidy Medved, Anna Mehner, Kyle Mikhitarian, Daniel Nealon, Vito Pascarella, Dana Proctor, Kathleen Renna, Anthony Shufon, Madeline St. John, Lydia Waters and Tabitha Waters. Honor Roll (89.5 to 94.4 Average) - 6th Grade: Andrew Bakker, Ella Batto, Kelsey Belcher, Serena Bentley, Kalyssa Blair, Samuel Brendese, Bradlee Bugbee, Natalie Bulson, Mikayla Dilorenzo, Kayla Doody, Hunter Fitzpatrick, Alyssa Grogan, Sara Guest, Tyler Hvizdak, Abigail Kacensky, Erin Kelley, Maria Kelley, Matthew Lang, Luis Marmolejo, Kaitlyn Masten, Paul Mastrandrea-Minbiole, Matthew Morrow, Sydney Moss, Cara Murphy, Ryan Murray, Nathaniel Nolan, Paolo Pascarella, Evan Petersen, Tyler Petersen, Alexa Phillips, Bennett Plowman, Paige Quillinan, Tina Ray, Christopher Schewe, Cole Schmidt, Samuel Schmitz, Benjamin Venditti and Connor Wilson. 7th Grade: Zachary Baldwin, Brendan Bartow, Grace Batto, Laura Bornt, Christopher Campanella, Andrew Connor, Quentin Crudo, Andrew Danaher, Hannah Dehnert, Nicholas Dilorenzo, Maeve Doin, Jillian Galvin, Alonna Garmley, Grace Gershaw, Zoe Gliosco, Madison Gragnano, Samuel Griffen, Lauren Grogan, Lauren Holt, Cecelia Hughes, Adelheide Jackson, August Keefer, Jason Mariano, Sierra Meskoskey, Christian Montero, Olivia Morgan, Ethan Myers, Ryan Remington, Brad Schneider, Meaghan Spencer and Magnolia Waters. 8th Grade: Jacob Ali, Anthony Catricala, William Chase, Kaitlin Delsignore, Melanie Donlon, Lukas Dwyer, Jarod Eldred, Nicholas Fisk, Samantha Galipeau, Ashley Gaunay, Sydney Grugan, Zachary Guest, Matthew Harris, Bryce Hayner, Tess Hogan, Eliza Johnson, Christopher Kneer, Michael Morrow, Ingrid Morton, Jaden Moulton, Jordin Nitz, Adam Pusatere, Jacqueline Rodda, Hannah Ryan, Maxwell Schneider and Alyssa Styles.

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Soldiers receive new rank, new responsibilities Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership. Jacob Weitzel from Sand Lake, and serving with the Company D 3-142nd Aviation is promoted to the rank of Specialist. Joseph Byerwalters from Rensselaer, and serving with the Company E (Forward Support Company Infantry) 427th Brigade Support Battalion is promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant. Joseph Landy from Spiegletown, and serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment 501st Ordance Battalion (Explosive Ordance Disposal) is promoted to the rank of Command Sergeant Major. Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified Soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber Citizen Soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard. For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com.

CORNELIA A. BREGMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN The Capital Region Women’s Network is proud to announce that the Greater Capital Region Endowment Fund, will award a $2,000 scholarship to assist one woman in career-related study in the upcoming academic year. To be eligible, an applicant must be: • a woman 25 years of age or older; • a permanent resident of the counties of Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Columbia, Schoharie, Greene, or Washington in New York State; • able to demonstrate financial need; and • enrolled or accepted for study in a program leading to an academic, technical or vocational degree or certificate. The goal of our scholarship program is to aid women who are changing, starting, or advancing careers due to underemployment, lack of appropriate education, change in their household earning capacity or other circumstances which have hampered or delayed their earnings capacity of job stability. Contact: Greater Capital Region Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 391, Delmar, NY 12054

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TWO FUNDRAISER BUS TRIPS Two Fundraisers, Two Bus Trips! *Call 271-8983 to Reserve!* • First Trip - Historic Boston - All money raised will go to www.woundedwarrior.org. Date: Saturday, March 31st; Price: $45pp (will also have $550/50 on bus). Bus leaves Brunswick Wal-Mart at 7AM and leaves East Greenbush Wal-Mart at 7:20AM. Drop-off and pick-up at 6:30PM will be at New England Aquarium. *Discounted Aquarium tickets upon request (must order by 03/12). • Second Trip - NYC Central Park Zoo (www.centralparkzoo.com/nyc shopping) - All money raised will go directly to the buying of much needed items for the children of St. Catherines Center for Children , Copson House, Albany. Date: Saturday, April 28th; Price: $45pp (will also have $550/50 on bus). Bus leaves Brunswick Wal-Mart at 7AM and leaves East Greenbush Wal-Mart at 7:20AM. Drop-off will be at the Zoo. *Discounted tickets upon request (must be ordered by 4/12). Choose to shop or to visit the Zoo. **Pick-up for home is 6:30PM at Bryant Park** For more information or questions, email denise1ryan@yahoo.com.

APCSD STUDENT ART EXHIBIT AT SLCA The Gallery at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts presents an exhibit from Feb. 16 - March 31 of the Averill Park Central School District Students K - 12. The APCSD student art show will present the work of students from all the grade levels – kindergarten through 12th grade. The works will cover a whole range of media – charcoal, tempera and acrylic paint, watercolor, pastels, prints and collage. Some really talented work in a whole range of styles and media will be exhibited. Come and see the talent displayed by our local students! The Gallery is open Wed. and Fri. from 10 - 12pm by appt. and during scheduled events. Call 418-674-2007 or visit www.slca-ctp.org for more information. The Center is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

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BRUNSWICK BULLDOGS 2012 FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING Registrations are being accepted for the 2012 Brunswick Bulldogs Football & Cheerleading Programs. When: Saturday, March 10, 2012, 12pm-3pm Where: Tamarac Elementary School Cafeteria FLAG The flag football & cheerleading season begins on Wednesday, August 1st, and runs through to the end of September. Practice is from 6:00 – 7:30 pm twice a week through August and once a week when school begins in September. Games are on Saturday mornings. This program is for children who will be in kindergarten – 2nd grade during the 2012 school year. The child must be 5 years old by August 1, 2012. TACKLE AND CHEER The tackle football & cheerleading season begins on Wednesday, August 1st, and runs through the end of October. Practice is from 6:00 – 8:00, three times a week. Games are on Sundays. This program is for children who will be in 3rd and 4th grade for the Junior Division program, and 5th and 6th grade for the Senior Division program. If you would like to request a registration form, you may visit our website at: http://www.brunswickbulldogsnyfl.com; or for additional information, please call Sandy at 301-9450 or email maxon64@nycap.rr.com.

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www.TheTireWarehouseInc.com COMPREHENSIVE FINANCIAL PLANNING WORKSHOP Richard L. Lane, the Vice President-Investments and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® with Madison Wealth Managers will hold a financial planning workshop on Tuesday, March 6th @ 6:00PM at the Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library. This informational seminar will focus on the importance of financial planning and show you how each piece of your financial life works together toward attaining your retirement goals. Seminar topics will include: a general understanding of investing, strategies to limit risk in your retirement portfolio as well as techniques for generating income in retirement. This program is free and open to the public. Prior registration is required. Stop in to the library or call 235-5310 for information and reservations. The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy.

BOWLING FOR LITERACY Support Literacy Volunteers and have fun! On Saturday, March 3rd, join Literacy Volunteers for a Bowl-a-Thon at Uncle Sam Lanes, 600 Fulton Street, Troy, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person before the event and $20 at the door. The ticket price includes 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, and bowling ball. There will be raffles for prizes, and food and drink will be available from Uncle Sam Lanes. Bowl as an individual, or a captain can recruit 3-5 teammates (maximum 6 people per team). Anyone interested in being a team captain should contact Literacy Volunteers for details. All proceeds will benefit Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County. Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County is a nonprofit, community-based organization.

“A Theological Reverie on the Ministry of George Everett Ross.” Reflection on the wounds of Christ will frame our five week Lenten devotional on Tuesday nights this year. These LENTEN SOUP SUPPERS begin with a light meal, follows with casual discussion, and end with a brief devotion. The time of our gathering will be 5:45-7:00 p.m. Discussion will focus on these topics, addressed in the book. Please Come And Join Us On: March 6th (At Gilead) Wounded Side: Broken Relationships; March 13th (at Trinity) Wounded Head: Broken Thoughts - PLEASE NOTE ON THIS DATE; Instead of a “Soup Supper,” discussion begins at 5:45 p.m. and Trinity’s monthly “Family Dinner” follows at 6:30 p.m.; March 20th (at Gilead) Wounded Back: Broken Promises; March 27th (at Trinity) Wounded Heart: Broken Faith. If you need transportation to either Trinity or Gilead, please let us know by calling 674-5501. So come and join us as we gather together during the Lenten Season and share our thoughts and prayers together and become closer to Christ! ~Pastor Jim Hulihan

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER

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ANNUAL BLIZZARD CHICKEN BBQ The First Reformed Church will be holding their Annual Blizzard Chicken BBQ on Saturday, March 24th, with continuous servings from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. The menu includes ½ BBQ chicken (with Clements’ Old-Fashioned BBQ Sauce), baked potato, vegetable, homemade coleslaw, rolls and dessert. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5.00 for children (5-12) under 5 are free and can be reserved by calling the church office at 283-4420. Take-outs will be available. The church is located on the corner of Church St. & Main Ave. in Wynantskill. Proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund for our youth to attend summer camp.

ST. PATRICK’S SPECIAL DINNER On Thursday, March 15th, the Nutrition Department at the Rensselaer County ’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will hold its monthly special dinner at noon. This month’s theme will be “St. Patrick’s Day”. Menu will be: Corned Beef w/Mustard, Red Skin Potato, Cabbage, Whole Baby Carrot Garnish, Pineapple Juice, Rye Bread, Lime Gelatin w/Pears & Topping for dessert. Entertainment with Brian Zepal will begin at 11:00 a.m. Our wonderful complete lunch is available to all Rensselaer County Seniors age 60 and older every weekday for a suggested contribution of $2.50. Stop in for a complete monthly menu and activities calendar. Please call 279-3485 to make your reservations for lunch.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, North Troy at 3rd Ave. and 111th Street will sponsor an All-You-Can-Eat Ham and Turkey Dinner with Potatoes and Vegetables, Garden Coleslaw, Dessert and Beverage for a cost of $7 on Saturday, March 10th, from 4:30PM to 6:30PM. The proceeds will benefit the church ministries and outreach programs. For more information, call 237-3050.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST The Sullivan Jones Post VFW 7466 in Poestenkill will hold an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on March 11th, from 8AM to 11AM. Menu: Eggs, Homefries, French Toast, Fruit, Pancakes, Sausage, Coffee, Tea, Juice and Milk. Cost: $6/ Adults, $3/Children 5- 11 and Children under 5 are free.

LASAGNA DINNER Melrose United Methodist Church, located at 20 Church Street in Melrose, will host a Lasagna Dinner on Saturday, March 10th, at 5PM; take-out available at 4:30PM. Dinner includes: Salad, Bread, Dessert and Drink. Cost is $8/ Adults, $4/Children 4-10 and Children under 4 are free. For reservations, call Donna Stannard at 694-6229.

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On Thursday, March 15th, the Nutrition Department will hold its monthly special dinner at noon at the Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Service Center, 19 Third Street. Dinner will consist of Corned Beef & Cabbage. Be sure to join us at 11:00 am for a good time as we celebrate with entertainment by Steve Iacketta. Our wonderful complete lunch is available to all Rensselaer County Seniors age 60 and older every weekday for a suggested contribution of $2.50. Call 270-5349 to make your reservations.

FAMILY STYLE CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE SUPPER The Brunswick Grange will hold a Family Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Supper on Thursday, March 15th, from 4PM to 6:30PM. Our Grange hall is located in Center Brunswick at the corners of RT 7 and RT 142. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Takeouts are available. Reservations need to be made at 279-9113 by March 10th.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyder’s Corners Rd., Poestenkill, will be having their monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on Saturday, March 3rd, from 8AM – 11AM. Cost is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children under 10. Menu includes eggs, homefries, regular and blueberry pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, toast and coffee and juice.

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The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a buffet style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner on Sat., March 17th, from 4pm to 8pm at the Grafton VFW/ Fire Hall on South Rd. Cost: Adults/$9.00, Kids 12 & under/$4.00, Kids 5 & under/ Free. We look forward to serving the community and hope you can join us!

CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE DINNER Eagle Mills Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) 1 MAPLE AVE., Corner of Route 2 & Maple Avenue in Troy/Eagle Mills, will host a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner on March 3rd from 4PM to 6:30PM. Cost is only $9.00 $5.00 kids under 11. Menu includes: Corned B eef, Cabbage, Potatoes, Vegetables, Rolls, Dessert and Beverage. Presenting...The Lawson Group playing traditional music from Ireland. Dine-In or Take-Out. For information, please call 518279-1588.

SLCA PRESENTS IRISH STEP DANCING WITH MEMBERS OF THE FARRELL SCHOOL Sand Lake Center for the Arts presents Irish Step Dancing with members of the Farrell School of Irish Dance on Sunday, March 4th, at 1:30pm. $5 pp. Reservations can be made at 518-674-2007 or www.slcactp.org. Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day just a couple of weeks early with this very special opportunity to see a demonstration of Irish Step Dancing by members of the Farrell School of Irish Dance. You may even have the chance to try a few steps. The Farrell School offers classes throughout the Capital District from beginner through championship levels. Members and students perform widely at Irish festivals and at many other venues. The Center is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY, just 15 min. east of Albany.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY BENEFIT DINNER On Thursday, March 15th, at 6pm enjoy the annual St. Patrick’s Day benefit dinner for the Sand Lake Center for the Arts at the historic home of Ron and Barb ‘Mc’Berti, 42 Schumann Rd., Averill Park. Our chef’s Ron McBerti and Gene O’Langley will again prepare a meal of the best corned beef and cabbage this side of Ireland. Last year, the brownies disappeared so fast that we’re expanding our dessert offerings, so be sure to come and enjoy them along with some great company and live music provided by George Wilson and Bill Spence. Enjoy traditional fare, sing classic Irish tunes and mingle with friends. Reservations needed, $25 pp and BYOB. Call 518-674-8363 or bneu@nycap.rr.com.


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AREA CREDIT UNIONS RAISE $4,000 FOR KIDS AT REGIONAL HOSPITALS Troy, NY (February 24, 2012): Thanks to the generosity of members from three regional credit unions, the 2011 Credit Union Care for Kids Campaign raised $4,000 to benefit pediatric programs at four area hospitals: Glens Falls Hospital, Saratoga Care, Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital (Schenectady) and Seton Health/St. Mary’s Hospital (Troy). Credit unions from the Southern Chapter of the Adirondack District of the CUANY, Inc. who participated in the 2011 campaign include: Hudson River Community Credit Union; Saratoga’s Community Federal Credit Union; and TCT Federal Credit Union. Fundraising was conducted throughout the year and included selling stuffed animals, candy bars, mugs, hats, raffle drawings, lobby coin drops and business donations. Credit Union Care for Kids is a statewide community involvement program of the Credit Union Association of New York, Inc. (CUANY) and its goal is to raise money for children’s hospitals and pediatric units throughout New York State. The campaign is in keeping with the credit union movement’s philosophy of “people helping people.” The donations will help support the following pediatric services: • Funds will be used to purchase items for a new play room inside Kids Kove, inside the Glens Falls Hospital’s pediatric unit. • Fund the purchase of equipment, education and other needs of patients using Saratoga Care’s Pediatric Emergency Services. • Provide additional books, games, computer programs and software for the Family Language Literacy Project Lending Library at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. • Well child visits, physicals, immunizations and diagnosis/treatment of illnesses at Seton Health/St. Mary’s Hospital. Since the program began in 1998, credit unions from the Southern Chapter have donated a total of $122,498 to benefit area pediatric programs.

L-R: Lauren Anderson, Human Resources Assistant, HRCCU presents a check to Mike Danieli, Executive Director, Seton Health Foundation.

2nd ANNUAL BOWL-A-THON FUNDRAISER The 2nd Annual Bowl-a-thon Fundraiser in remembrance of Jason R. Vandeputte “Bucky” will be held on Sunday, April 1st ,at Uncle Sam Lanes in Troy. Cost is $20 and includes bowling, shoes & pizza after bowling. AM Registration is 10:45 11:30AM and the AM Session is from 11:30 - 1:30PM; PM Registration is from 1:30 to 2PM and the PM Session is from 2PM to 4PM. Raffles and 50/50; Raffles will be drawn after the 2nd shift and you need not be present to win. If you’re not up to bowling, feel free to stop by and help support the cause! All are welcome! Proceeds from the Bowl-a-thon will go to the Adirondack Woodsman and this funding helps them send children to one of the 3 NYS Conservation Camps/Fishing Tournaments. Your support last year enabled 15 children to attend camp! For more information, call Art Whitney at 283-5403 or 4233598. RSVP by March 24th.

UNIV. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE’S DEAN’S LIST FOR THE FALL SEMESTER The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. Eric Hart of Castleton earned Honors, Tamara Lilkas of Castleton earned Highest Honors, Kristina Spencer of East Greenbush earned Honors, Elizabeth Rathbun of Stephentown earned Highest Honors, Victoria Isabelle of Troy earned Honors. Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance. Highest Honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.7 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.5 to 3.69 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.2 through 3.49 are awarded honors.

TRACE YOUR IRISH ANCESTORS USING RECORDS in the U.S. The Troy P u b l i c Library is pleased to offer for a second time the popular program, “How to Trace Your Irish Ancestors Using Records in the United States,” at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 24th, 2012 at the Main Library. Are you trying to narrow down your ancestor’s origins beyond just “Ireland?” Lisa Dougherty, a volunteer at the National Archives and Records Administration and a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, explains where to look. Lisa will be available after the program, by appointment only, to offer genealogy advice and tips on your personal research. The program is free and open to the public, but please call the library at 274-7071 to register and/or to make your personal genealogy appointment. The library is located at 100 2ndStreet, Troy.

The Ilium Literary Club will hold its monthly meeting at 2 pm on Friday, 3/2/12, at the Troy Masonic Communi ty Center, 39 Brunswick Rd, Troy. Immediately following the meeting, our guest speaker will be Herb Hyde, author of “College and Eighth”. Guests are welcome to attend.

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Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Service Center, 19 Third Street, Troy has a great time playing bingo on Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:30 pm, after the noon meal. The prizes are fun and you get many chances to win with several cards. All this is free to you if you are 60 years of age or older. You are welcome to play with us. Come for a nutritionally balanced meal at noon and stay to enjoy some super company. Call 270-5348 for more information.

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STAY SECURE WHEN USING ONLINE AND MOBILE BANKING (NAPSA)-Whether you’re saving up for a vacation or already traveling on one, banks can make it easier for you to stay in control of your finances with online and mobile banking. Mobile banking lets you access your accounts, check balances, pay bills, transfer money and locate ATMs and bank centers. With online banking, customers can usually review account balances and transactions, transfer funds and receive and pay bills electronically.As these become increasingly popular, security is a top priority for banks. Many use the latest technology to help prevent fraud and identity theft, detect suspicious activity and resolve problems quickly. It’s still important, however, that you, as the user of mobile and online banking services, take the proper precautions to be protected.Here are some tips:1. Don’t use your full or partial Social Security Number as a Personal Identification Number (PIN), user ID or password; use separate user IDs and passwords for your financial accounts and for other sites.2. Choose a bank with products that keep you protected. 3. Don’t use your mobile device to store sensitive personal information or bank account numbers. The bank’s Mobile Banking and Text Banking features let you access your accounts and related details without exposing your account numbers. Consider a screen lock on your mobile device.4. Limit the amount of personal information you provide on social networking sites and be cautious about messages on such sites that contain links.5. Never respond to urgent e-mails or open attachments claiming to be from a bank or any company that requests your account information or personal details. Forward these e-mails to your bank.6. Keep your computer operating system and browser up to date with the latest software and security downloads.7. If you suspect fraudulent

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“MAKING ENDS MEET” The Troy Public Library is pleased to announce the program “Making Ends Meet” which provides an overview of the process for developing and using a household spending plan, as well as ways to maximize personal and community resources. Participants will receive a free money management kit. The program will be held Monday, March 5th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Main Library. EmPower New York workshops are sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension and NYSERDA. This program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required by calling the library at 274-7071, as there is a minimum number of participants required to hold the program. Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

YOUR INDEPENDENT FORECLOSURE REVIEW (NAPSA)-Did you face foreclosure in 2009 or 2010? If so, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency says you may be eligible for a free independent review of your case. Independent foreclosure reviews let borrowers who faced foreclosure on their primary residences between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2010 request reviews of their cases if they believe they suffered financial injury as a result of errors in the foreclosure processes of these servicers:America’s Servicing Company, Aurora Loan Services, Bank of America, Beneficial, Chase, Citibank, CitiFinancial, CitiMortgage, Country-Wide, EMC, EverBank/Everhome, Freedom Financial, GMAC Mortgage, HFC, HSBC, IndyMac Mortgage Services, MetLife Bank, National City, PNC, Sovereign Bank, SunTrust Mortgage, U.S. Bank, Wachovia, Washington Mutual, and Wells Fargo.The reviews will determine whether individuals suffered financial injury and should receive compensation or other remedies due to errors or other problems during their home foreclosure process. The reviews were ordered by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in April 2011 after the federal regulators found unsafe and unsound mortgage servicing and foreclosure practices among these large, federally regulated mortgage servicers.Situations that may have led to financial injury include, but are not limited to:*The mortgage balance at the time of the foreclosure action was more than you actually owed.*Fees charged or mortgage payments were inaccurately calculated, processed or applied.*You were doing everything a modification agreement required but the foreclosure sale still happened.*The foreclosure action occurred while you were protected by bankruptcy.*A foreclosure proceeded on a military member in violation of Service members Civil Relief Act protections.More than 4 million letters were mailed to potentially eligible borrowers with request-forreview forms and instructions on how to complete and return them. The form lets you describe what you think went wrong. Simply answer the questions to tell your story, include any additional documents you think relevant and return the form by April 30, 2012.If you believe you are eligible and have not received a form, you can request one from (888) 952-9105, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (ET) and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET).For additional information and answers to basic questions about the review process, visit www.IndependentForeclosureReview.com. Reviews are conducted by independent consultants working under the direction of the federal regulators and may take several months to complete.You can learn more at www.occ.gov/ independentforeclosurereview.

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SMART AND SAFE QUESTIONS WHEN MORTGAGE SHOPPING (NAPSA)-The bargains to be found in today’s buyer’s market are inspiring a new interest in getting the best home mortgage. Although people often live with their mortgage decision for 30 years, research shows that Americans spend more time considering a car purchase than evaluating a home mortgage. Taking time to prepare, and asking the right questions of your lender, can help you make a financially prudent decision. Here are some questions to consider:*How much can I afford? By entering income, debt and down payment information, home affordability calculators can help estimate how much home you can afford and what your monthly payments need to be. Be sure to consider monthly expenses such as association fees, utilities and property taxes.*How much should I consider for a down payment? A minimum down payment of 3 to 5 percent is generally required. If you put less than 20 percent down, government or private mortgage insurance may be needed. Private mortgage insurance can help you own a home sooner, and can generally be canceled when you reach 20 percent equity. *What is the interest rate and is it fixed? Shop around among several lenders to ensure the best rate. Be clear about whether the rate is fixed or adjustable. A rate lock protects you if interest rates rise while the loan is being processed. *Will my loan have any type of borrower assistance program or job loss protection? Mortgage insurance companies, such as Genworth Financial, offer no-cost borrower assistance programs and job loss protection that provides some peace of mind when you purchase a home. *Should I get prequalified? Yes. Your lender can informally qualify you for a loan by obtaining basic information on your income, debts and credit. Prequalifying means you can estimate how much you can borrow and make a realistic buying decision. *Does my credit score matter? It’s a good idea to review your credit report and clear up any old debts or inaccuracies before meeting with a lender. This may improve your score, which could improve the interest rate your lender offers. Keep in mind that the changes can take time to clear as well as reflect on the revised report.*What documents do I need to apply for a loan? The process is easier if you bring full documentation of personal finances, assets, employment history, current loan amounts and payments, credit card account numbers and income tax returns.


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Financial & Legal Services guide “NURSING HOME TRANSITION AND DIVERSON MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAM” Monday, March 26th, from 7pm-8pm. Educational seminar about a home-based alternative to nursing home care. Held by telephone conference call - participate from home. Speaker: Barbara Cataldo, Lead Regional Resource Development Specialist, NHTD Waiver Program. Open to families caring for loved ones throughout the Capital Region. Funded by Albany County Department for Aging and an investment from the United Way of the Greater Capital Region. Advance registration is required; call Senior Services of Albany’s Caregiver Connection program at 694-3511.

AARP INCOME TAX PREPARATION AARP Taxaide volunteers will prepare personal income tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income at the East Greenbush Community Library and the North Greenbush Town Hall in Wynantskill. Taxpayers need not be AARP members, and there are no income cap or age restrictions. AARP Taxaide volunteers are trained and certified by the IRS. This service is free and confidential but you must make an appointment. Make your appointment for the East Greenbush Community Library site in person on the appointment list at the Librarian’s Desk. Make your appointment for the North Greenbush Town Hall site in person on the appointment list at the North Greenbush Town Library. The sites cannot accept appointments by phone. You must make your appointment at either site in person.

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SAVE MONEY, SAVE ENERGY WORKSHOP The Lansingburgh Branch Library will be holding an Energy Smart Workshop on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 6:00pm-7:00 pm. Come learn how you can cut the cost of heating your home. A FREE OR REDUCED COST HOME ENERGY AUDIT starts the process that helps you decide how much you want to save or invest in energy upgrades and how to make your home safer and more comfortable. Learn what the contractor does during an audit and how issues like air infiltration, lighting, and appliances, etc, can affect your energy bill. Energy $mart Communities Coordinator, James Kopp, will walk you through NYSERDA’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® and EmPower Programs. This program is free and open to the public. Prior registration is required and space is limited. Stop in to the library or call 235-5310 for information and reservations. The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is pleased to offer the Gardening Through The Seasons Classes again this year. Each program will be held at the Extension Office at 61 State Street in Troy, starting at 7 PM. The classes include: “Blueberries: Super Fruit, Super Easy” on March 6; “How To Make Tufa Stone Planters And Cast Leaves” on March 22; “Sorting Out The Scales And Needles – Plant Identification” on April 5; “Roses: You Can Grow Them” on April 12; “Terrariums: Miniature Worlds Under Glass” on April 26; and “Pest Management With The Environment In Mind” on May 9. For registration information, please call Marcie at (518) 272-4210 or email mmp74@cornell.edu.

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Troy Area Senior Service Center, 19 Third Street, will be sponsoring a Foxwoods Day Trip with Yankee Trails on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Bus leaves Walmart on Hoosick Street at 7am and returns at approximately 6pm. Price is $18.00 and includes a $15.00 Bonus Slot Play & $15.95 Buffet (or $10.00 meal credit). Reservations are on a firstcome, first-serve basis. All are welcome, regardless of age. Go for a wonderful day of gaming, eating and fellowship. Don’t delay, come to the Troy Senior Center today! For more information, contact the center at 270-5348.

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LOCAL RESIDENTS ON SUNY OSWEGO PRESIDENT’S LIST Several area residents have been named to the President’s List for the fall semester at SUNY Oswego. Showing academic achievement, with their major in parentheses, are: Samantha A. Dimascio of East Greenbush, a junior (broadcasting and mass communication). Sean J. McNamara of Poestenkill, a senior (philosophy). Isabelle J. Cantanucci of Troy, a senior (psychology). Dylan A. Fredette of Troy, a sophomore (cinema and screen studies). Adam R. Wolfe of Troy, a senior (journalism). Ryan R. Laughlin of Wynantskill, a senior (zoology). The President’s and Deans’ lists represent the academic top 24.4 percent of the Oswego student body. Students who achieve grade averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale are named to the President’s List, the top 6.3 percent of Oswego students.

RUSSELL SAGE FALL 2011 KELLAS SCHOLARS Sharon Robinson, Ph.D., dean of the college, announced the following Rensselaer County residents have been named as Kellas Scholars for the fall 2011 semester at Russell Sage College. Kellas Scholars have been on the Dean’s List for at least three consecutive semesters. Robyn Battles, Hoosick Falls; Rebecca Botta, Troy; Amber Dennis, Poestenkill; Emily Di Mura, Wynantskill; Iliana Harpe, Troy; Erin Lanahan, Troy; Caitlin Maloney, Troy; Morgan Mason, Johnsonville; Katherine Motler, East Greenbush; Alexandra Scoville, Valley Falls; Erika Scully, Troy; Christine Whitbeck, Castleton On Hudson

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A+ HOME REPAIRS Roof repairs & raking, snowplowing, remodeling, cleanouts, free estimates 8582181 APPLIANCE REPAIR Most brands incl. Sears. Prompt service. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR MILLER’S AUTOMOTIVE, Averill Park (518)674-5222 Autos Wanted: Cash paid. Junk cars/trucks/vans. Free towing. No title needed. Fast, same day serv. John (518) 370-6166 or 768-3009 BANKUPTCY Christian H. Dribusch 518-4361662 755 Columbia Tpke. E. Greenbush 12061 Free Consultations www.chdlaw.com We are a Debt Relief Agency which helps people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code Blue Goose Chimney Sweep Cert. Sweeping-Insp.-Repairs New FP dampers. Senior disc. Free est. 372-1664 www.bluegoosecleaning.com BOOKKEEPING & PAYROLL Travel to your location, Siena Graduate, 20 yrs exp. 441-2210 BUILDING & REMODELING Add space, decks,basements, etc. All phases of construction, quality, guaranteed work, refs. 674-1969 BUILDING & REMODELING Call a professional, all phases of home improvement & remodeling int. & ext. Call Hawkeye 944-4997 BURNETT CONSTRUCTION Brick, block, concrete, & chimneys Free estimates, 518-253-9563 or burnettconstruct@gmail.com CHIMNEY CLEANING Chimney cleaning & repairs, wood stoves installed. Insured, experienced. Don Bradley 6742444 CLEAN-OUTS Specializing in residential and commercial clean-ups, attics, bs’mts, garages, estates, insured. Simple Solutions - Mark 283-6527 COMPUTER EXPERT Affordable computer repairs. I’ll come to you. Over 20 yrs exp. Tom 469-7029 DEBRIS REMOVAL Attics/ B’ment / Garage, Cons. cleanup. We take it all! 727-4068 DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $299(Incl. poor person app) Separation agreements avai. 2740380

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PAINTER - PAPER HANGER 30 yrs exp. free est, fully ins. Economical prices Nancy 2484044 PAINTING AA Season’s Best Painting Svc. 18yrs exp.Member of BBB. Insurance & refs. 424-0078 PLUMBING & HEATING Repair, installs, service, licensed experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service 518 283-2331 Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners Sales/ service. New and reconditioned, free pickup. 877265-8367 Toll free. ROOF All types, quality work, free est., fully insured. (518) 368-3716 ROOF REPAIR No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325 ROOFING Specializing in architectural, 3 tab, metal, cedar shakes & repairs. Free estimate. Call 378-6298. ROOFING A&J Roofing, shingles, slate, rubber. Fully insured. Free est. (518)283-9094 ROOFING Roofing, siding, carpentry. Jim Nichols (518) 733-9022 SEPTIC CLEANING Sand Lake Septic. Tanks cleaned, repair, new installation 674-3000 SEPTIC SERVICE Tanks cleaned, group rates avail. Call a neighbor! Gene 674-5223 SEWING MACHINE REPAIR Household/industrial, all makes, tune-ups,parts, supplies 674-8491 SNOW & ICE CONTROL Commercial properties. Fully insured. Leckonby’s 674-1111 SNOWPLOWING Poest./ AP/ SandLakes/ Greenbushes. 283-2331 SNOWPLOWING Poest./ AP/ SandLakes/ Greenbushes. 283-2331 STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332 STONE DELIVERED Small loads for driveways and muddy areas. (518) 479-4817

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LEGAL NOTICE SCOTT NOEL LLC Art. of Org. Filed Sec. of State of NY 02/21/2012. Off. Loc.: Rensselaer Co. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY to mail copy of process to THE LLC, 2 Gordon Court, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: Any lawful act or activity.

SITUATIONS WANTED Aides/ nurse available F/T/ P/T/ 24 hrs. Affordable. Cleaning service also available. 203-8723 Caregiver/ companion nurse avail. P/T for home care. 766-0309 Quality home health care, reputable business seeks opportunity to provide care for loved ones, 24/7. 712-5049

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CLASSIE LASSIE PITCHING CLINICS Classie Lassies girls softball will once again be offering their winter/spring pitching clinics. Space is very limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Clinics will begin on March 5th. Kristin (Castle) Huestis will be the clinician. For more info and to reserve a spot, please contact Steve Pastore. Phone: 229-8618 or e m a i l : spastore@nycap.rr.com


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GARAGE SALES Wanted vendors for indoor garage sale. for info call 518-766-0116

After a long journey, Fredrick Arnott, played by Ken Bagnell of West Sand Lake, unexpectedly discovers his wife, Rose Arnott, played by Mary Daigneault of Troy in Circle Theatre Players upcoming production of Enchanted April directed by Val Kavanaugh and Sue Frost. Escape to Italy where love blossoms, friendship grows and unexpected love takes root. The play runs March 16, 17, 23, and 24 at 8pm and March 18 and 25 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $16 and under 18 $10. The Sand Lake Center for the Arts is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY. There is plenty of free parking. As a special dinner/ theater opportunity enjoy a 3-course meal at the Arlington House, West Sand Lake at 6pm with the play at 8pm for $35. To make reservations, call 518-674-2007 or visit www.slcactp.org.

REGISTER NOW FOR THE NEXT 12-WEEK TUNE-UP CLASS FOR CAREGIVERS 12-week Tune-up classes focus on coping with stress, problemsolving and self-care. This is an evidence-based model program, proven effective and originally developed by the University at Albany and Senior Services of Albany. Each class is held over the telephone as a conference call, led by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has ten years experience with this model and conference call format. Spring 2012 Class will meet on Wednesdays from 7-8pm from March 14th - May 30th. Caregivers are able to participate in the calls from the comfort and convenience of their own homes. There is no set fee to participate and no special equipment is necessary. Class is limited to 8 participants and cannot accommodate additional participants once underway, so please contact us now if interested. Call 694-3511 or email tpettinger@seniorservicesofalbany.com Advance registration is required. Program funded by the Albany County Department for Aging and the United Way of the Greater Capital Region. As always, if we can assist you in navigating your current Elder Care responsibilities, please reach-out to us. We would be happy to talk things through, connect you to resources, and share information. Call 694-3511.

Pet Adoption of the Week SISSY - Possible Hound Mix. Sissy is approx. 10 months old (as of 12/2011), spayed, current with all vaccines and heartworm negative. Sissy has a sibling, Rosey. They are both happy gals who love to play together and snuggle together. Sissy weighs only 29lbs and is as sweet as they come. She is crate trained and being housetrained. Sissy loves to play and gets along excellent with everyone including children, adults, dogs and cats. Sissy has a lot of energy and would love a fenced yard to play and run in. If you would like to meet Sissy to possibly adopt her, Contact : sherry427@verizon.net o r 518-393-0755

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LOCAL STUDENTS NAMED CLARKSON UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS The following students were named Presidential Scholars for the fall 2011 semester at Clarkson University. Michael S. Donovan, a freshman majoring in chemical engineering, from Rensselaer. Kaitlyn E. Morris, a freshman majoring in engineering studies, from Troy. Jenny Tang, a junior majoring in biomolecular science, from Troy. Corinne S. Wilson, a senior majoring in biomolecular science, from Troy. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours.

AREA SUNY POTSDAM STUDENTS EARN SPOTS ON THE COLLEGE’S DEAN’S LIST The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named more than 400 students to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester. A total of 409 SUNY Potsdam students who excelled academically were honored for their high marks. Among the local students who made the SUNY Potsdam Dean’s List were: Carlene Benson of Averill Park, whose major is Childhood/Early Child Education. Joseph Hulett of East Greenbush, whose major is Music Education. Jennifer Spear of Johnsonville, whose major is English and Creative Writing. Daniel Jordan of Rensselaer, whose major is Music Education. David Rice of Rensselaer, whose major is Computer Science. Brittany Izzo of Schaghticoke, whose major is Geology. To achieve the honor of being on the Dean’s List, each student must have satisfactorily completed 12 numerically-graded semester hours with a grade point average of between 3.25 and 3.49 in the given semester.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS CONGRATULATES NEW CITIZENS Literacy Volunteers congratulates Elshekh Saad and Mariama Massaquoi, two English Language Learners who have become naturalized U.S. citizens. Sworn in on January 20 and 27, respectively, Mr. Saad and Ms. Massaquoi took the Oath of Allegiance at the United States District Court in Albany. The hour-long ceremonies began with welcoming remarks from the judge and elected officials, and included patriotic songs performed a cappella by guest vocalists. Certificates of Citizenship were presented to almost 60 people on each occasion. Mr. Saad, a native of Sudan, has been a student in the workplace literacy program at Blasch Precision Ceramics for four years. Ms. Massaquoi, who resided in Liberia prior to coming to America, participated in the English Literacy Civics program and is now learning to sew while improving her English skills each Saturday afternoon at the Sewing and English class in Rensselaer.All three programs are staffed and administered by Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County. Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County recruits and trains volunteers to provide individual and small group tutoring. A professional staff supports volunteer tutors, tutor trainers, planners, and board members who make the programs run. LVORC is an affiliate of Literacy New York and accredited by ProLiteracy America.

SAMARITAN HOSPITAL OFFERING POTENTIALLY LIFESAVING PROCEDURE Samaritan Hospital, an affiliate of Troy-based not-for-profit Northeast Health, is now offering coronary angioplasty, or PCI/percutaneous coronary intervention, bringing a potentially lifesaving procedure to Rensselaer County. Coronary angioplasty is used to open up narrowed or blocked coronary arteries to improve blood flow to the heart muscle. Angioplasty may be used to improve symptoms of heart disease, reduce damage to the heart muscle caused by a heart attack, and reduce the risk of death in some patients. In the event of a heart attack, when minutes count, having this potentially lifesaving procedure at Samaritan Hospital brings it closer to individuals in many of the communities the hospital serves, including residents in many parts of Rensselaer, Albany and Saratoga counties.

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35 RING ST. LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/6/12. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o J. Michael Stewart, 9 Washington St., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

88 THIRD AVE. RENSSELAER LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/6/12. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o J. Michael Stewart, 9 Washington St., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of Waleg Donuts, LLC Arts. Of Org. filed with the Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) pursuant to NY LLC law section 206 on 11/03/2011. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process served to: c/o the LLC, P.O. Box N, Sanford, ME 04073.

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OFLIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC) The name of the LLC is T & P RENTALS LLC. The Articles of Organization of the LLC were filed with the NY Secretary of State on January 25, 2012. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. The office of the LLC is to be located in Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is 723 Marietta Drive, Ambler, PA 19002. NOTICE: Articles of Organization for BONANNO MANAGEMENT LLC, were filed with the New York Secretary of State (”SOS”) on January 26, 2012. The LLC’s office is located in Rensselaer County. SOS is designated as agent of the LLC for service of process. SOS shall mail a copy of any process against LLC to Richard J. Miller, Jr., Esq.,

LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: Trillium IV LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with United States Corporation Agents on 12/19/11. Office location: Rensselaer County. United States Corporation Agents has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. United States Corporation Agents shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc. 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

Notice of formation of a Limited Liability Company ("LLC"). Name: QuiCR LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of the State of NY ("SSNY") on January 12, 2012. Office location, County of Rensselaer. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of such process served to: P.O. Box 422, Wynantskill, New York 12198. Purpose: any lawful purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: REMINGTON BLACKTOP LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/06/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 19 John Street, Rensselaer, New York 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: CHAMPAGNE DEVELOPMENT, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State (SSNY) on February 14, 2012. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 2398 Route 150, East Schodack, New York 12063. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: WHY NOT WINE LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/19/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 268 Fox Hollow Road, Petersburg, New York 12138. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Nancy Brennan-Jordan NP In Family Health, PLLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 1/13/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: 44 Highland Dr., East Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: practice the profession of nurse practitioner in family health. NOTICE OF FORMATION of THE COLLECTOR'S FRIEND, LLC Articles of Org. filed with Secy. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 2/14/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Joshua Sabo, Esq., 287 N Greenbush Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Principal business location: 470 N. Greenbush Rd., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: Any lawful activity. MORRIS & MCVEIGH LLP, 540 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized.

Notice of Formation of BICKFORD LANDSCAPING, LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/05/11. Office location: Rensselaer. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave., Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Notice of formation of Buttercup Cookie LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY on 11/15/11. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 26 Brinker Drive South, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Lettrick Family Medicine PLLC, Art. of org filed with Sec. of State of NY on 1/4/2012. Off Loc. Rensselaer Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to : Lettrick Family Medicine PLLC, 1528 Columbia Tpk, Castleton, NY 12033 Purpose: All lawful purpose. Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company (LLC) Name: Kickin Wing Company Articles of Organization were filed on June 6th, 2011 with the NYS Department of State. Location: Rensselaer County. Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Limited Liability Company upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of the process to the LLC at 59 Main Avenue, Wynantskill, NY 12198 Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: Absolute Potential LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/24/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 875 Avenue of the Americas Suite 501, New York, New York 10001. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. PLANET FITNESS TROY LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/30/12. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1259 Gordon Rd., Schenectady, NY 12306. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 660 Hoosick St., Troy, NY 12180.

LEGAL NOTICE 90 THIRD AVE. LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 2/6/12. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o J. Michael Stewart, 9 Washington St., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. A-PLUS CARPET & FLOORING, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 10/31/11. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 302 Forrest Pointe Dr., E. Greenbush, NY 12061. General Purposes. AD ASTRA CONSULTING, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 11/7/11. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, P O Box 312, Nassau, NY 12123. General Purposes. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF Kaneg Concrete and Stone LLC. Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law FIRST: The name of the limited liability company is: Kaneg Concrete and Stone LLC SECOND: The county within this state in which the office of the limited liability company is to be located is: Rensselear THIRD: The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address within or without this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him or her is: clo United States Corporation Agents, Inc. 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228 KNEERS TOWING AND AUTO PARTS LLC a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 12/14/11. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Marylee Kneer, 1390 NY 7, Troy, NY 12180. General Purposes. Notice of Formation Burdett Optical, LLP Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 1/10/2012 Off. Loc.: Rensselaer Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLP, 2200 Burdett Avenue, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: all lawful activities. Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: Ditmire Solutions LLC, Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of NY on 1/4/2012. Location: Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State (NY) has been designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of process to: C/O Ditmire Solutions LLC, 15 Wynantskill Way, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any Lawful purpose.


EMPLOYMENT HELP WANTED ATTENTION: Water Tech. & Customer Service positions: Training provided. Must be a HS Grad Starting $535 wk. Benefits & bonuses. 899-5555 H2o Solutions

EXPERIENCED LINE COOKS UP TO $15/ HR Benefits for Full Time After 6 Months Great Work Environment!

APPLY IN PERSON 1640 Columbia Tpke. Schodack

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Interested in a career change? Maybe you would like to supplement your income. Are you prepared for the future? Look at what’s available in 2012! • Salesperson Licensing Course (Evenings/Saturdays) Begins January 21 • Salesperson Licensing Course (Daytime) Begins February 6 • Home Inspection Licensing Series - Begins March 12 • Assistant/Licensed Residential Appraiser Series - Begins April 3 • Broker Licensing Course (Saturdays) Begins April 28

Start The New Year With A New Career! Call Us Today at (518) 489-1682 www.Manfredrelc.com

CNA, LPN OR RN needed to care for elderly gentleman. Per diem Lift experience required. South Schodack location. No bus line. Refs. required. Call 265-2258 Delivery drivers. Local routes. (I90 exit 12). Company box truck, no special license needed. Excellent customer service. Free employee health/dental premiums, 401k. $30’s. Call Dutton 888-7860791 Executive Woods Childcare off Everett Rd . Albany. F/T assistant teacher P/T cook, 9:30am-1pm Mon.-Fri., with possibility of extra hours. 459-7156 Experienced Hair Stylist: FT guaranteed wages, generous comm., retirement plan, paid vacation/holidays. Busy walk-in only salon. East Greenbush 4794504, ask for Beth; Brunswick 271-8526, ask for Sabrina. Framing crew seeking help. Some experience necessary. 669-5265 Live in PCA or HHA positions avail. 2-5 days per week Call Concepts of Health Care 518885-2020 Now hiring: Companies desperately need employees to assemble products at home No selling, any hrs. $500 wkly potential. Info. 985- 646-1700 DEPT. NY-968. Fee required.

Certified Nursing Assistant

RN • Part-Time Low stress, very rewarding & day hours! Weekends & holidays off, great benefits + excellent pay! 20 hrs/wk. Join Living Resources’ team of dedicated nursing professionals serving individuals with developmental disabilities in a group home setting in Schodack. Valid RN license, registered by NYS Dept. of Ed., min. 1 yr hospital exp. & 1 yr. exp. working with developmentally disabled, required. Familiarity with OPWDD nursing regulations is a plus. Apply online: www.livingresources.org or send/fax resume: HR Dept., Living Resources, 300 Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12203. Fax 867-8706

One of the largest employers in Columbia County needs your experience and expertise! All the advantages of a large facility in a small town setting. Many of our CNA’s have gone on to successful nursing careers with our assistance & support. Stop by & fill out an application today!

Call 518-758-6222, ext. 3046, or Email: administration@barnwellnrc.com EOE

LPN’S / 3-11 Shift

A NEW CAREER IN JUST 71 DAYS ADIRONDACK DENTAL ASSISTING SCHOOL, INC.

$2000 SIGN ON BONUS

DENTISTRY

All the advantages of a large facility in a small town setting. Excellent benefits. EOE

Readers Digest called Dental Assisting one of the “RECESSION PROOF” CAREERS in the March 2009 issue!

Check Out The Testimonials on our Website. All course info available at www.adirondackschool.com

Call 518-758-6222, ext. 3099, Fax 518-758-1909 or Email: administration@barnwellnrc.com P/T delivery and warehouse position for wholesale distributors. 10-25 hrs. /week. Must be drug free with clean license. Call or visit for appt. Bill Doran Company. 107 Champlain St. Albany, NY. 12204. (518)465-5285 PCA needed part time. Must be available weekends. 712-5049 PCA’S AND HHA’S All shifts available. Must have certificate. Call Mon.-Fri. 8am-2pm. 273-4014

FENCE INSTALLERS $40K + PER YEAR Do you enjoy physical labor, working outside and doing something a little different every day? Great! We need you. With earnings potential in excess of $40,000 per year (for approx. 9 months of work) and outstanding benefits, including a 401(k) with a 50% match, medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage and paid holidays and vacation, this is an opportunity that you do not want to miss! Anvil Fence & Access Systems has several opportunities for commercial/industrial fence installers. We will provide training. Applicants must be able to perform heavy physical labor and demonstrate a high level of motivation. Interested individuals should apply in person 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday at our office 1626 Route 9, Clifton Park. EOE

410 ROWLAND STREET • BALLSTON SPA BENEFITS, JOB SECURITY, GREAT PAY!

Small Engine/Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic Full time position in busy Outdoor Power Equipment shop. Must have a solid work ethic. 40 hour work week required. Own tools a must. Start date 4/1/2012. Salary commensurate with experience and efficiency. Will train the right person. Benefits package. Must apply in person.

Tinkers Premium Power Rt. 20, Schodack 477-8481

AIDES NEEDED INTERIM HEALTHCARE Hiring PCA’s , HHA’s, & CNA’S to HHA All shifts & hours available. Weekend differential. Must have solid work history, reliable car & valid driver’s license. Albany 452-3655. Ballston Lake 877-3811. Columbia County 610-8145, Glens Falls 798-6811 E/O/E Licensed Practical Nurse needed to assist in Primary Care Office. FT/PT, competitive salary, pleasant environment, interesting work. Call 209-5533 or 505-9847

CRUISING SOLO A group is forming for people who like to cruise, but may not have anyone to travel with. If you would like more information, please e-mail millyjr@aol.com or call 2737861.

NEXT SESSION STARTS IN APRIL 2012 Call Karen Today at 363-0008 and secure your place in our next class before it fills up! ACCESS VR, WIA & MYCAA APPROVED! NYS LICENSED!

Resurrection Nursing Home 90 North Main Street, Castleton NY 12033 518-732-7617 • Resurrection Health Care Infection Control Nurse (RN) Part Time-16 flexible hours per week Monday-Friday. Responsible for educating staff re current practices, tracking, and monitoring for compliance. Be a part of a team of experienced caregivers.

RN Supervisor Part Time-11-7 - Includes weekends. (can be combined with Infection Control Nurse position above)

Contact Terese @ 732-7617 ext. 110 or tmorrissey@resnursinghome.org You can also fax your letter of interest/resume to 518 732-4211 RNH is located 7 miles south of Rensselaer OR 15 miles north of Columbiaville; An easy commute from surrounding counties.

KIT-N-KABOODLE SALE ~VENDORS WANTED~ The Pittstown Volunteer Emergency Corps is looking for craft fair and flea market vendors. Craft Fair to be held on May 19th and 20th at 60 Parker School Road in Pittstown from 9AM to 4PM. For more information, please contact Linda 518-285-9425 or heather.dspanys@gmail.com

Out of Work? Retired? Stay at Home Mom? Looking to Supplement Your Income? Independent Contractors Needed to deliver the Times Union and related products. We currently have routes everywhere!Great part-time work.

Earn up to $1,300 per month. Be Your Own Boss! If you are a reliable adult with a good running auto and willing to work from 3-6 am you could make EXTRA CASH delivering the Times Union and other publications close to your neighborhood.

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REAL ESTATE HOMES FOR SALE

SCHODACK “OFFICE SPACE” 170 SF $260 OFFICE 204 SF $320 289 SF $450 •Easy Access To I-90 OFFICE SUITE•Plenty of Parking 408 SF $640

Everything included. Call for specials!!

477-1438

Brunswick, 2 BR, 1st flr, $1200 includes heat, electric, garbage: All new appliances, carpet & bath: No pets or smokers. 279-9136

88 Marion Ave. Wynantskill. Move in condition! Meticulously maintained, recently remod. ranch. 3 br, 1 ba, EIK, LR, laundry area, bonus rm, attic storage, priv. white vinyl fenced yard, 5 spaces for offstreet parking, Low Taxes, Low Utilities, Must See! Why Rent? $144,900. 428-9444.

RPI 2F Fully Rented. Bonus Income Bryce 428-5184

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

Lansingburgh. 2 Bedroom. No pets. $625 + security deposit. Available immediately. 371-6965

$654 Rens. quiet 3rd flr, 1BR. No pets, no smoking. Util. incl. security & refs. 434-6284 or 7324221

New Brunswick-Troy area. New 3 BR manufactured homes for rent, access to NY and VT, quiet hilly park. Kit. appliance package, new pressure treated decks, storage shed, landscaped lot, paved driveway and walkway. Pets OK. $1200 month plus security. Call Bill 279-9572 Store/ office for rent, 15x25/ 18x43, next to KMart East Greenbush. 449-2543. Store/office, 900 sq. ft, Columbia Turnpike, E. Greenbush, heat included. (518) 477-8453

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

EG 2BR $795. heat, h/w incl. Well maint., quiet complex. No pets, sec, refs, lease 449-2122

REAL ESTATE WANTED We Buy Homes for CASH! No Oblig. Fair Price. Broker 928-1231

HOUSE FOR RENT $685+, 2 br mobile home, W. Stephentown, quiet, w/d hookup. 892-6846

OPEN HOUSE

Lg 2 br $795, laundry, dishwasher, new construction, with heat $860, Glass Lake, Rt 66 & 43. Call 947-6288, cell 5055860

1st Time. Sunday 2-4. Brunswick Beauty Newly Renovated! 4br, 2 ba in Nice Neighborhd! Dir: 25 Mellon Ave. Jill@Bryce 330-7299

Nassau Lk, 2 br, 1 bath, w/d hkup, dishwasher, no pets, $900+ util, trash pickup incl. 495-7001.

Sunday 1-3, 3 BR. Easy commute to Alb-Troy. Move- in ready. 1.4 ac. Fenced in yard. Garage. $165K. 67 Garner Rd. Averill Pk.

North Greenbush, quiet 2 BR $725 heat included. no pets, no smoking. 479-7039

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

Poestenkill, heat and hot water included. 1 BR + den. $700 + sec. No pets. 674-7301.

Come Sail Away.. Waterfront Lots on Crystal Lake! Bryce 928-1231

$750-$800, large 1 br, first floor; 1 br all utils. included, no smoke, no pets, EG. (518) 477-8453

Poestenkill: 1BR, heat & HW incl., no pets. $650 + security. 6747301

$850, Nassau, 1 br + den, 2nd flr, incl. utils + garbage rem., mature adults pref. ns/np, sec. 766-2266

Troy: 1BR, apt. $650 + sec. util. incl., No smoking/no pets. 518-527-1600

Grafton, 5.56 acres, 855 Babcock Lake Rd. Drilled well, driveway, foundation dug, leach fields, $40,000. 518-766-9085

3 BR apt. avail March 1. $800+ util. No pets, 1st & last month Call 235-3547 Averill Park - 2 bdrm. Across form Lakeview. Heat & hotwater included. $800. 867-9129

ROOMMATE WANTED Share small rural house. Averill Park. 2 BR, 1 bath. w/d. Minutes to Albany . Reasonable. Will discuss terms. 674-8297

ALGONQUIN MIDDLE SCHOOL PERFECT ATTENDANCE The following students have had perfect attendance for the first half of the 2011-2012 school year. GRADE 6: Joseph Adamo, Lilyanna Ainsley, Cierra Bailey, Ryan Bennett, Ryan Biittig, Ethan Blais, Alana Brennan, Justin Cardinale, Shannon Carney, Lauren Combs, Leah Debboli, William Despart, Samantha Dunham, Madeline Dunigan, Erik Dunn, Brady DuPont, Linda Ferra, Nicholas Ferra, Alexandra Film, Peter Flick, Emma Flint, Lydia Flynn, Andrea Garrow, Henry Ghent, Catherine Hannigan, Lucas Harland, Cara Harrington, Madison Hasbrouck, Samantha Herrington, Connor Hicks, Sally Holden, John Holland, Madelyne Holmes, Kyle Hunter, William Hynes, Christopher Illenberg, Stephanie Jankovic, Evan Kortz, Nathan Lapinski, Jorge Leon III, Justin Lettko, Jessica Liberty, Emma Limoges, Ariel Loucks, Sara Marks, Anna-Leah Martin, Aaron Masse, Hannah Mazzeo, Paul McGreevy, Christopher Miller, Jacob Miller, Gabrielle Moore, Ian Moore, Isabel Morris, Lydia Murphy, Morgan Nichols, Zachary Nichols, Caitlin O’Neill, John Paris, Luciano Pascarella, Richard Pascucci, Isabella Pastore, Leah Paulson, Farrell Pelcher, Rachel Quell, Courtney Ries, Jade Rodriguez, Matthew Romano, Sierra Rooney, Alyssia Sanchez, Owen Scanu, Heidi Schuman, Shea Slocum, Jacob Snyder, Claudia Stay, Jacob Stewart, Mara Strich, Marissa Thorburn, Preston Wait, Zachary Whitmore, Danielle Wilkins, Amelia Wilson, Joseph Windover, Mallory Wood and Raymond Yeung. GRADE 7: Julia Adams, John Aretakis III, John Bailey, Madeline Benevento, Jacqueline Bornt, William Bornt, Joseph Bott, Alexander Bubie, Christina Bucci, Christian Capone, Olivia Cardish, Dominick Carnevale, Taylor Catlin, Jack Chevalier, Michael Chorwat, Oliver Clayton, Jacob Dunham, Cassiana Enderle, Rozlin Ethier, Dennon Fisher, Liam Gelder, Charles Gilmore, Jr., Katherine Glanton, Ryan Gregware, Zachary Gregware, Jordan Hannigan, Katherine Hart, Emily Haworth, Gareth Kaedy, Harley Kahler, Rebecca Kelly, Joseph Kenna, Aidan Klippert, Abigail Kronau, Cammy Kwok, Eric LaPointe, Zachary Larkin, Kyle Lucier, Logan Madden, Alexander McCarthy, Gregory Miller, Kristin Morin, Maeve Morrissey, Christian Nash, Ryan Nolan, Olivia Novak, Jordan Pahler, Lena Piche, Emily Pitts, Brianna Razzano, Rebecca Re, Kendall Reiter, Cameron Roberts, Matthew Schumaker, Shannon Seeberger, Alyssa Sicko, Kaila Siddon, Cameron Simard, Angelina Solomon, Jeffrey Sweet, Zachary Sweet, Kelsey VanFleet, Laura Wendall, Shane Williams, Conor Willsie, Trinity Wohlferd, Daniel Wrenn and Noah Yearsley. GRADE 8: Michael Ames, Andrew Baker, John Barnes, Kilee Baumgartner, Steven Beattie, Emily Bentley, Molly Biittig, Alexandra Bradway, Alex Cahill, Anthony Capece, Joshua Cardinale, Sydney Carey, Kayliegh Catlin, Joseph

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Snyder’s Lake Wyanantskill area. New manufactured home for sale, Lake Access. Small pets considered, quiet park, kit appliance package, 28 ft pressure treated front deck, storage shed, landscaped lot, paved driveway & walkway. $45,900. Call 283-0528

We welcome our new community member to our prestigious Group at the RED BARN PROFESSIONAL BUILDING

Erica Sparrow, Reiki Master Nurturing the seeds of peace since 2002

674-2536

29 Sheer Road, Averill Park, NY

The Red Barn Professional Building

BOOK SALE TO BENEFIT PETS

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM

PETCARE Community Book Sale to benefits pets will be held on Friday, March 9th from 10AM to 6PM; and Saturday, March 10th, from 8:30AM to 6:30PM at the Jermain Church on 5th Ave and 6th St in Watervliet. Donations of over 3000 new and used books all priced at $1. Community support will help care and feed rescued animals everywhere! 518-227-7771

On two consecutive Tuesdays this lent, March 6th & 13th, from 7-8pm a free workshop will be offered at St. Joseph’s Church in Troy on the historical, spiritual, and theological content of the prayers of the Roman liturgy as a guide to greater understanding and deeper participation in the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. The first evening we will focus on the use of the missal itself as a guide to participation and the 1st part of the liturgy (the mass of the catechumens). The second evening we will focus on the 2nd part of the liturgy (the mass of the faithful). The workshop will be offered by Jim Agnew, one of the Masters of Ceremonies and pastoral associates at St. Joseph’s. For more information, feel free to contact Jim via email at jagnew78@gmail.com or 788-1607. St. Joseph’s Church is located at 416 3rd Street in Troy.

Cauwenberghs, Robert Cetrino, Anthony Cioffi, James Clark, David Cocca, Cameron Coffey, Evan Crawley, Emily Cretaro, Austin Crosier, Matthew Crowe, Thomas Culnan, Branden Dagner, Alyssa DonVito, Hunter DuPont, Joshua Flint, Thomas Francis, Madeline Gibbons, Brian Giddings, Scott Gundrum, Jr., Joshua Hale, Sean Harrington, Cameron Hasbrouck, Marisa Heiserman, Jacob Heritage, Andrew Hernandez-M, Emmalee Hoppe, Emily Howard, Margaret Hoyt, Madeline Illenberg, Amber Jones, Derek Jones, Sydney Julien, Nicolas Kalinowski, Tyler Kelly, Meredith Kenneally, Elizabeth Kiley-Bergen, Hunter Kortz, Jake Lanzillo, Daniel LaPointe, Meagan Lettko, Aaron Lindeman, John Lyons, Amelia Mamone, Emma Mancino, Samantha Marks, Tyler Matthews, Paige McNamara, Elladio Melendez, Shannon Meyer, Benjamin Miller, Omar Mohamed, Lukas Morgan, Daniel Morone, Grady Morrison, Amanda Mosall, Christopher Mueller, Donald Nash, Morgan Oliksowycz, Hayley Peterson, Daniel Piel, Jonathan Pinho, Jacob Pitts, Katelyn Pohlmann, Cade Pytell, Benjamin Quinones, Cody Rafferty, Tyler Ranken, Michael Raus, Sean Robert, Jordan Rockwell, Autumn Rundle, Jenna Safford, Kayla Seeberger, Mattison Sicko, Anthony Siddon, Evan Simkulet, Nina Sivaslian, Caroline Slyer, Max Tempel, Alexander Valenti, Marissa VanAlstyne, Timothy Vermilya, CaiLi Wachtel, Allison Wark, Stephanie Williams, Aleksandra Wocher, Megan Woods and Amanda Young.


LOCAL RESIDENTS on DEAN’S LIST AT ROGER WILLIAMS The following local residents are among those to be named to the Roger Williams University Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a GPA of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List that semester, provided that they have not received any of the following grades: F, I, NP or NS. Keegan McDonald, a resident of Troy AND Laura Stevenson, a resident of Hoosick Falls.

AUTOMOTIVE

AVERILL PARK ADULT EDUCATION DRIVING CLASSES

SEE YOU AT THE BOOK NOOK The Book Nook at Transfiguration Parish in Speigletown is open on Saturday, March 3rd, from 9AM - noon with “Buy one/get one free” specials on books authored by Andrew Greeley, Maeve Binchey and all of the great selections from our selfhelp and cookbooks. Children’s books are 6/$1 this month also. We’ll be open again on Saturday morning, March 17th. Please drop off your donations at Transfiguration Parish any day (no textbooks or encyclopedias please).

Schedule of Driving Classes being held at Averill Park High School: Defensive Driving/Point Reduction 6 Hour Classes for 10 % savings on your Insurance - cost $40.00: Thursday, March 22 & 29 from 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 & 19, 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. 5-Hour Prelicensing Class (required to take road testbring NYS Learner’s permit to class) - each class session runs from 3:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.- cost $45.00 March 12 or April 30 or May 21 or June 11. *Register for either class by mailing in a check made out to: APCSD Adult Education for $45 to: APCSD Adult Education, 146 Gettle Rd., Averill Park, NY 12018. Put down the class and date and who is attending. Any question, contact Bonnie Lilly at 674-7191 or email lillyb@averillpark.k12.ny.us

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AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM Rensselaer County ’s Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, Troy, will hold an AARP Driver Safety Program Class for senior citizens. The date is Tuesday, March 27, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This will reduce your car insurance by 10%. The cost is $17.00 per person for all AARP members and $19.00 for all others. To register for course, call the Troy Senior Center’s office at 270-5539 or stop in to sign up.

AARP DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will be holding an AARP Safe Driving Course, Tuesday April 17th, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with a break at noon for lunch, available at center. Save up to 10% on your car insurance! The cost will be $17.00 for AARP members and $19.00 for non-members. Please call Penny or Missy at 279-3413 for reservations – SPACES ARE LIMITED!

CAPITAL AREA RODS - 2nd ANNUAL WISHING FOR SPRING SWAP MEET Capital Area Rods will be holding their 2nd Annual Wishing for Spring Swap Meet on Sunday, March 18th, at the Brunswick Elks, 665 Brunswick Road (RT 2) in Troy. The Swap Meet will be held from 9AM to 3PM and admission is $3! Indoor Vendor space is $20 per table and Outdoor Vendor space is $10 per space. Set-up for Vendors is 7AM to 9AM. Food and Drink will be available. For more information, please contact Joe Motzer at 518-2725474.

HOSTA - TRACTOR SAFETY CERTIFICATION Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will host (Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture) for children 14 years of age or older by April 1st. The course starts on Saturday, March 3rd, through Sunday, March 18th, with classes on Weekends and nights. The curriculum will be safe operation, maintenance, personal protection, common farm hazards, and livestock handling. Youth aged 14 and 15 years who are not working directly for their parents must have a tractor operator certificate to legally operate large equipment. You must pre-register at 272-4210. The Cost is $25. Part-time farmers/gardeners who own any kind of tractor or equipment can attend. They may participate on March 3rd’s machinery and safety overview for a cost of $10. CCE is an EOE and adheres to the ADA. If any participant has special needs to attend class, please indicate what they would be when you pre-register.

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SAFE BOATING COURSE

WITHERELL NAMED to DEAN’S LIST at GROVE CITY COLL.

Safe Boating Course will be offered by the Mohawk-Hudson Power Squadron at the Colonie Youth Bureau, 1653 Central Avenue, Albany NY. Classes begin Tuesday, March 6th, from 7pm till 9pm; and each following Tuesday until April 10th when a review and the exam will take place. The fee of $40 includes the text, DVD, handouts and a Certificate upon successful completion. The program satisfies New York States requirements for the operation of Personal Watercraft. All instructors are certified. Call Jim Keenan with any questions or to pre-register at 518-813-2716. Happy 5th Birthday Collin! We love you! Love, Daddy, Mommy, Austin & Baby

RPI SWIMMING AND DIVING LEARN-TO-SWIM PROGRAM Who: Children ages 2+ What: RPI Swim Team will be holding swim lessons for Spring 2012 Where: Robison Pool located on the RPI Campus When: Registration will be March 1st and 7th 5-6:30 @ Robison pool Date of Lessons: Sunday, March 25, and Saturdays, March 31, April 7,14,21 Lesson Times: LEVEL I - 8:15-8:45, 9:45-10:15 and 11:15-11:45 Parent Child (2 & under) 9:00-9:30am LEVEL II - 9:00-9:30 10:30-11:00 LEVEL III - 10:30-11:10 and 8:15-8:55 LEVEL IV - 11:15-11:55 Cost: $45 for RPI affiliates/$55 for outside community. For more information, contact Maranda at RPISWIMLESSONS@gmail.com

BINGO Join the Grafton seniors for Bingo, every Wednesday and Friday at 1 pm at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road in Grafton. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch, please contact the center at 279-3413.

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Christina Fahrenkopf, daughter of Joseph & Laurie Fahrenkopf of Selkirk was married to Nicholas Crucetti, son of Anthony & Carol Crucetti of Wynantskill on June 10, 2011 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany with the Rev. William Pape officiating. Maid of honor was Tracy O'Neil, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Christina Fortin, sister of the groom, Jill Demarco, Sharon Cavataio and Janis Lambrose, friends of the bride. Gianna Demarco was flower girl. Best men were William O'Neil and Daniel Daley, friends of the groom. Groomsmen were Anthony Fahrenkopf, brother of the bride, Robert Fortin, brotherin-law of the groom, Brent Conlee and PJ Hamilton, friends of the groom. The reception was held at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Schenectady. The bride, a graduate of Ravena/ Coeymans/Selkirk High School and SUNY Plattsburgh is a registered nurse with Wellpoint. A graduate of Averill Park High School and Albany College of Pharmacy, the groom is a pharmacist with Hannaford in Wynantskill. After a honeymoon in the Hawaiian Islands, the couple resides Wynantskill.

“TAPPED” TO BE SHOWN AT TROY LIBRARY The Troy Public Library and Transition Troy are pleased to announce the showing of the movie “Tapped,” which “examines how the bottled water industry affects our health, climate change, pollution and our reliance on oil.” This program will be held Thursday, March 29th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Transition Troy is a collaboration of residents committed to leading our city into and through this period of social and technological transformation. This program is free and open to the public, but please call the library at 274-7071 to register. Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy.

The following area residents were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2011 semester at Grove City College. Ryan Witherell, a junior Computer Science major has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction. Ryan is a 2009 graduate of Homeschooled and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Witherell from Wynantskill. Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean’s List with Distinction a GPA of 3.6 to 3.84 and for the Dean’s List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.00. Gary A. Wilson 2/27/44 - 11/18/04 Gary, almost 8 years have gone since you left. I miss you every day. Your friendship was true, not phoney like some. Although you did not fear death, you lived your life loving sports, it was your life. I know we will meet again. But for Eternal life. Until then, Love forever and a day, Leota XX

MONTHLY RUMMAGE SALE The residents of the O’Neil Apts at 2121 6th Ave in Troy, located on the corner of 6th and Federal St. wishes to invite everyone to their monthly Rummage Sale. The next sale will be on Saturday, March 3rd, from 9AM until 2PM. High quality NEW and slightly used items are for sale, including but not limited to housewares, clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Come check out how low our prices are. Things are priced to sell. Also beginning at 9AM, continental breakfast will be sold for only $1 and beginning at 11AM, lunch specials will be sold. Come get a complete delicious meal for just $5. Vendors wanted. Space is supplied with a table for only $10. For any questions, directions or information, contact Tee at (518) 272-6534 or fatematahan@aol.com. Plenty of free parking available.

VAN RENSS. CHAPTER DAR MEETING The Van Rensselaer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10AM March 10th at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 146 First Street, Troy. A Program on Protocol and American Heritage: Candy Making in Colonial America will be presented. Bring a brown bag lunch. All are welcome. For more information about the DAR and eligibility, contact Regent Carol Haid at karolinaghaid@hotmail.com

SYCAWAY LIBRARY BRANCH CLOSING & BOOK SALE The Troy Public Library will be holding a GIANT Book Sale at their Sycaway Branch on Saturday, March 10th, from 10AM - 4PM; and Sunday, March 11th, from 12Noon 4PM (Bag Sale). All books from this library’s collection are being sold. The Sycaway Branch closed as of January 6, 2012. For more information, call the library at 274-7071. The Sycaway Branch of the Troy Public Library is located in the School 18 Building on the corner of Lee Avenue and Hoosick Street, Troy.


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