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GRAFTON STATE PARK TO HOST PROGRAMS OVER SPRING BREAK Why does the Bluebird sing? Where does the Brook Trout like to swim? These and many other exciting questions will be answered during Grafton Lakes Spring Break programs. The Trout Discovery and Stocking program is on April 10, Bluebirds with Bob is on April 13, and Habitat in a Jar will be offered on April 14. Participants will meet the Brook Trout we’ve been raising since October during our Trout Discovery program on Tuesday, April 10, from 1pm-3pm. Our river’s and stream’s “canaries in the coalmine,� the Brook Trout need clean and cool water to survive, so mountain streams like those on the Rensselaer Plateau are ideal habitat for this native fish. Indoor activities for families will be followed by kids helping us stock the fish in the park. Please bring a bucket with you. Program is $2/person or $5/ family, and proceeds help to fund the cost of our Trout aquarium. If you love to hear the birds singing their hearts out each Spring, then check out Bluebirds with Bob to learn about this beautiful New York State Bird on Friday, April 13, from 10am-12pm. Participants with suitable Eastern Bluebird habitat at their homes will be able to take a free nesting box while supplies last. The program includes children’s activities. Program is $2/person or $5/family. On Saturday, April 14, learn about the different habitat needs of various animals that call the Rensselaer Plateau home from 1pm-2pm before creating your own “habitat in a jar� to take home. The Plateau is home to river otter, beaver, turkey, and even black bear. Participants will create a miniature self-sustaining ecosystem in a jar. Program is $5/person. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required for all of the Spring Break programs by calling 279-1155. For more information about our upcoming programs, please visit

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Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino (right) and Gary Sinise are pictured with Air Force Tech Sergeant Joseph Wilkinson following a press conference announcing a benefit concert to be held on April 28th at the Washington Avenue Armory. Gary Sinise’s band, The Lt. Dan Band, will headline the event that will in conjunction with the Steven Siller Tunnel For Towers Foundation and the Gary Sinise Foundation will raise money for the construction of a new “Smart Home” for Wilkinson and his family. “Like so many, Tech Sgt. Joseph Wilkinson answered the call to duty and served all of us with honor while sustaining significant life-altering injuries. When America needed Joe he answered the call and it is now truly heartwarming to see so many willing to take a step forward and assist Joe and the entire Wilkinson family when they could use a helping hand. I want to commend Gary Sinise and his foundation as well as the Steven Siller Foundation for all of their efforts to assist our veterans and the men and women of our armed forces,” said Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino. Tickets for the April 28th Concert can be purchased at the Washington Avenue Armory or by visiting

HOPE 7 COMMUNITY CENTER 2nd ANNUAL “A TASTE OF TROY” Hope 7 Community Center of Troy will be hosting their second annual “A Taste of Troy” on April 3, 2012, 6:00-8:30 pm, at Franklin Terrace Ballroom, 126 Campbell Ave in Troy. Guests will treat their taste buds to delectable offerings from Troy’s finest restaurants, special eateries, and caterers while aiding Hope 7 community programs. Guests will also enjoy, live entertainment, silent auction, vendor marketplace, and raffles with celebrity guest host, John Gray from Fox 23 News. Tickets are $20 pre sale or $25 at the door. Tickets are available at Hope 7, Carol’s Place & The Eatery, Aurora’s Boutique and DeMeo’s Discount Wine & Liquor. Hope 7 Community Center is a not-for-profit 501c(3) organization that provides life essential services to children, individuals and families through youth programs, food pantry, and community outreach services. For additional information, visit

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VAN RENSSELAER DAR MEETING The Van Rensselaer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10AM April 14th at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 146 First Street, Troy. There will be an American Indian program and all are welcome. For more information about the DAR and eligibility, contact Regent Carol Haid at

Members of the Rensselaer County Legislature provided funding support to the Young Actor’s Guild staged at the Rensselaer Union on the Rensselaer campus. At center, Chairman of the Legislature Martin Reid presents a check to YAG Director Mary D’Amico, while, from left, Legislators Ed Manny, Lou Desso, Alex Shannon and Peter Grimm, and Rensselaer Union Director Joe Cassidy, at right, look on. The funding provided by Reid will support student scholarships and community programming by YAG, including participation by YAG at events like the Victorian Stroll. The county funding totaled $800. The YAG stages classes, workshops and productions for area students throughout the year. Courses offered by YAG including dance, acting, creative writing, music theory and other classes. Students also help stage and star in productions that are put on throughout the year at the playhouse on the Rensselaer campus. “The RPI Young Actors Guild is an outstanding program that has benefitted so many students over the years. We are happy to be able to provide support to the Young Actors Guild and hopefully encourage other students to participate,” said Reid.

FREE RPI YOUTH HOCKEY SHOWCASE Free RPI Youth Hockey Showcase - April 2nd, 3rd and 4th at the RPI Houston Fieldhouse Arena. Come skate with the RPI Men’s Varsity Hockey Team. All youth hockey players are welcomed to attend free of charge. Schedule: 2003 & 2002 Birth Years April 2nd from 6 to 7PM and April 4th from 6 to 7PM; 2001 & 2000 Birth Years - April 3rd from 6 to 7PM and April 4th from 7:15 to 8:15PM; 1999 & 1998 Birth Years - April 2nd from 7:15 to 8:15PM and April 3rd from 7:15 to 8:15PM. All Participants must be registered with USA Hockey

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EASTER EGG COLORING Rensselaer C o u n t y ’ s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will be coloring Easter eggs on Friday, April 2nd, at 12:30 p.m. Join us for lunch at 12:00 noon, for Stuffed Shells w/Italian Style Tomato Sauce at a suggested donation of $2.50 for seniors 60 years of age an older. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome, reservations required for lunch by calling 279-3485

EASTER EGG HUNT IN POESTENKILL The Union Gospel Church, 1039 Plank Road in East Poestenkill, is holding their annual Easter Egg Hunt with Crafts and Luncheon on Saturday, April 7th, from 10AM to 1PM. Parents feel free to drop off the kids or stay with them and enjoy the fun. All ages welcomed and everything is free. Call Georgie at 283-4869 for more information.

PHYSICAL THERAPY PRESENTATION Peter St. Germain from Brunswick Physical Therapy will present balance and fall safety, and vestibular rehabilitation are issues that affect a good part of the senior citizen population and we want to get the word out on steps that you or your loved ones can take to help with this condition. Join us on Wednesday, April 11th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, for an informative presentation that will include hands on demonstrations on balance issues and safety and important things you should know. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch, please contact the center at 279-3413.

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THEATER ON THE BRAIN As if one musical about a brain malady wasn’t interesting enough, this theater season will offer two. East Greenbush director Michael C. Mensching is directing A New Brain for Class Act Productions of Troy and Next To Normal as the season opener for SLOC Musical Theater in Schenectady. A New Brain, a comedy, is being performed May 18 - 20 and 24 - 27 at the James L. Meader Little Theater at Russell Sage College in Troy, Division and River Streets. We follow Gordon Schwinn from diagnosis of a brain aneurism through his operation, coma and recovery. The musical is full of zany, artful characters who find the comedy in this tale. There is ample free parking. Tickets are $20 at the door, $18 adult presale. Student and Senior Citizen Tickets are $15. Performances are at 8PM, Thurs-Sat; and 2PM, Sun. For Reservations: 238-2618, or online at



Applications are being accepted for the scholarship award of $250.00 for the best essay on “What Freedom Means To Me� by a graduating senior from Brunswick Central School District or Berlin Central School District who is continuing on with his or her education. The essay should not be less than 250 words or not more than 500 words. The scholarship is being given by the Carner, Etman, Smith V.F.W. Post 6340 in memory of former member Elmer A. Grogan. The deadline for applications is May 1st. Applications are available at the guidance counselor offices of both high schools and should be mailed to Carner, Etman, Smith V.F.W. Post 6340, PO Box 361, Grafton, NY 12082, attn: Commander Richard Terpening.

The Highlight Acting Troupe will be presenting Tim Kelly’s adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland on Friday and Saturday, April 20, 21, 27, 28 at 7:30 pm; and Sunday, April 22 and 29 at 2 p.m. at the Brunswick Grange, Rt. 7 and Rt. 142. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students 6-12 and children 5 and under are free. The show is directed by Robin Dickinson Sawyer. Follow that rabbit to a delightful, entertaining world of childhood fantasies. Alice journeys into a world of talking animals, comic royalty and races where the contestants run in circles! There are also the Mad Hatter’s frantic tea party, the watch-carrying White Rabbit and talking flowers. Along the way, Alice must deal with a sneezing duchess and a baby that turns into a pig! The finale has Alice watching a trial, but she suddently finds herself the accused! The play gives a modern view to an old classic, where nonsense makes quite good sense. For reservations or information, call Tina at 2727558. Reservations are recommended.

The Schaghticoke Fair announces that up to ten $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to current New York State High School seniors and also students enrolled in college. The New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs and the New York State Showpeople’s Association sponsor the scholarships. The qualifying students must be active at the Schaghticoke Fair. All applicants from Rensselaer County must submit their applications through the Schaghticoke Fair no later than Friday, April 13, 2012. Information is available at the Schaghticoke Fair office, 69 Stillwater Bridge Road, Schaghticoke, NY 12154, through Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County and from local high school offices. Applications must be printed and completed from the web at For more information, contact the Schaghticoke Fair office at 518-753-4411, x13.


COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID GRANT for JUNE 2012 TAMARAC HS GRADUATES The Finance Committee of the Center Brunswick United Methodist Church announced that it will award $1000 to a student to be selected from the Tamarac High School Class of 2012. The money may be used for any type of expenses related to further education. Students do not have to belong to this Church or any other church or religion to be eligible for this award. Interested students must apply for this award no later than April 1, 2012. Application forms can be obtained from the school’s guidance department or directly from the Church. This award is given in memory of Harold and Mabel Keyes, whose last will and testament created the trust that provides the funding for it. Harold and Mabel were prominent members of the Center Brunswick United Methodist Church for many years. Mabel taught in the Brunswick schools that preceded Tamarac, and continued teaching Sunday School for many years after she retired. Through this award, her love of helping young people learn and grow will continue to reach the youth of our community. The Center Brunswick United Methodist Church is located at the intersection of Routes 7 and 142, just 3 miles east of Troy. For more information about the Keyes Education Award or other Church activities, contact the Reverend Arthur Hagy at 279-9705 (office) or 279-4778 (parsonage). Applications will also be available at the Church and on the Church’s web site ( ctrbrunswick/index.html).


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GOODYEAR • UNIROYAL • FIRESTONE • GENERAL TIRE DUNLOP • MICHELIN • BRIDGESTONE • B.F. GOODRICH • PIRELLI 1430 Halfmoon Pkwy 631 River St. 274 Quaker Rd. Rt. 9 • Clifton Park Troy Queensbury 383-0400 271-0234 798-1056 DRAWING WORKSHOP WITH PHIL SINGER AT SLCA Sand Lake Center for the Arts presents a workshop, “Drawing in Perspective with Phil Singer”, on Sunday, April 1st, at 1:30pm. Learn about perspective drawing with Phil. This is the third Sunday workshop offered by Jim – Caricature in 2010, Color Theory in 2011, and now Perspective Drawing. We invite him to Sundays at the Center regularly because workshop participants like his excellent presentations and find his instruction both useful and fun. $5 pp, ages seven and up, and class size is limited to 20. To register, call 518-331-0080 or go to The Center is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

FIRST ANNUAL SCHODACK ISLAND PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST In conjunction with the planned gala on June 16th celebrating the ten year anniversary of the New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation facility at Schodack Island The Friends of Schodack Island State Park Inc. is initiating the First Annual Schodack Island Photography Contest. This contest is open to all ages and skill levels and may be either film or digital capture. • The photo must be taken on Schodack Island between March 16, 2012 and June 2, 2012 • No more than two photos will be accepted from each person registered • Photos must be sizes 8 x 10 or 8 x 12 neatly cropped • Computer enhanced images will be accepted • Photos must be submitted to the office at Schodack Island no later than June 7, 2012 • Name, address and phone number must be on the back of each photo • Winners will be announced at the event on June 16, 2012 FIRST ANNUAL SCHDACK ISLAND PHOTO CONTEST REGISTRATION Name _____________________________________________ Address ___________________________________________ Phone _____________________________________________ Email ______________________________________________ First Prize $100.00 Cash; Second Prize NY State Parks Pass; Third Prize $25.00 Staples Gift Card This Contest has been generously sponsored by: The Friends of Schodack Island State Park Inc. Contact information: Schodack Island State Park, P.O. Box 7, 1 Schodack Island Way, Schodack Landing, N.Y. 12156; Phone (518) 732-0187


If you are one of the nearly 1,000,000 New Yorkers caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, we can connect you to resources and support.

24/7 Helpline: 1.800.272.3900 (Answered locally Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Upcoming Rensselaer County Programs April 24 May 16 May 22 May 30 June 19 June 20 July 17

Recognizing & Coping with Caregiver Stress -- 4 pm, Hawthorne Ridge Know the 10 Signs -- 7 pm, E. Greenbush Community Library Validation Therapy & Therapeutic Fibbing -- 4 pm, Hawthorne Ridge A Quick Look at Alzheimer’s -- 7 pm, E. Greenbush Community Library Laughter is the Best Medicine -- 4 pm, Hawthorne Ridge Aging Safely at Home -- 7 pm, E. Greenbush Community Library A Quick Look at Alzheimer’s -- 4 pm, Hawthorne Ridge

Registration is required for all programs. For more information, or to register, call Jamie Mott at 518.867.4999 x 209 or email

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Local potter Bianca Dupuis will conduct a two-part HandBuilding Pottery Workshop on Monday, April 16th; and Monday, April 23rd, from 6PM to 8PM at the Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch. If you enjoy creating objects with your hands, you will love this workshop! Our first session will consist of hand-building clay objects for everyday use (mugs, bowls, or plates), and making a musical instrument using a slab construction technique. In our second session, we will finish our surface by decorating with colorful under-glazes. Come and enjoy all that clay has to offer! This program is free and open to the public and is made possible in part through a Community Art$Grant, a program funded by The Arts Center of the Capital Region through the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. Please make reservations by calling the library at 235-5310. The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy.

LEAP OF FAITH FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT CATHOLIC CHARITIES CONSERNS-U Four-time Tony Award® nominee Raúl Esparza headlines this inspired new musical from a remarkable team: eight-time Oscarwinning composer Alan Menken; bookwriters Janus Cercone and Tony®-winner Warren Leight (Side Man); lyricist Glenn Slater; choreographer Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys); and Christopher Ashley, director of the Tony®-winning Best Musical Memphis. Wednesday, April 25th, $85 includes Ticket (balcony G-H), Transportation & Bus Driver’s Tip - Bus departs promptly from Yankee Trails World Travel, 569 Third Ave. Ext. Rensselaer at 7:30 a.m. for a 2:00 p.m. performance of LEAP OF FAITH at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44th St., New York - Return bus will pick up from Bryant Park at 6:00 p.m. Please make checks payable to: CoNSERNS-U · P.O. Box 765 · Rensselaer, NY 12144 *Reservations accepted with payment only* Call 463-8571 for information. Get ready to fall under the spell of Jonas Nightingale. With his troupe of singers, he’s journeyed far and wide, rattling the rafters, conning the crowds and trading miracles for money. And tonight’s a special night: He’s sharing the story of his very own redemption. Don’t miss his roof-raising tale about the time he came face to face with a strong-willed woman and a spirited boy who put his grift– and his own faith–to the test.

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EASTER EGG HUNT The Town of North Greenbush Easter Egg Hunt is being held on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 10:00 am at the North Greenbush Town Hall park located in Wynantskill (in case of rain, inside the Main Ave. bldg.).


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EASTER CELEBRATION Third Presbyterian Church, located at 115 Winter Street in Troy, will be hosting an Easter Celebration on Saturday, April 7th, from 1-3 PM for children in preschool through fifth grade. You are invited to join us for an afternoon of fun in celebration of Easter. We will have some craft activities, telling of the Easter story, an Easter egg hunt and, of course, snacks. A parent or guardian is required to stay with their children. There is no charge for this event. For more information, please call the church office at 283-2420.

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Community Congregational Church of Clinton Heights, United Church of Christ, Palm Sunday Service at 10am; Maundy Thursday Service at 7:30pm; and Easter Service at 10:30am. First United Methodist Church, Gilligan Road, E.G. Palm Sunday Service at 9:30am - Easter Egg Hunt after service for Children through 5th grade. Holy Thursday at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall. Good Friday at 7pm. Easter Sunrise at 6:30am outside the chapel. Easter Sunday Services at 9:30am and 11am. 477-9693. Grace Fellowship, 20 Delatour Rd., Latham. Easter Services: Sat., April 7th at 5pm; Easter Sunday, April 8th at 8:30am, 10am and 11:30am. For more info., call 7854959 or Greenbush Reformed Churches, Corner of Hays Road and Col. Tpke. E. Greenbush. Palm Sunday Service 10:10am; Good Friday Tenebrae Service 7:30pm; Easter Sunrise Service 7am; Easter Sunday Service 10:10am. 477-6030. Hope UMC, corner of Garfield Road and RT 2, Brunswick. Palm Sunday - Palms & Passion at 10:30am and 5:30pm; Holy Thursday - Seder/Communion Service 6pm; Good Friday - The Seven Last Words of Christ 7pm; Easter Sunrise Service at 5:15am and Easter Morning Worship at 10:30am. Immanuel Church, 1955 Ferndale Road, Schodack. Good Friday 6pm; Easter Sunday 10am. 283-2715. Love Lutheran Church, Middlesex Road and Pheasant Lane in E. Greenbush. Palm Sunday Service at 10am; Maundy Thursday’s Eucharist and Good Friday Service of Darkness and Light (Tenebrae), both at 7pm. 4778685.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3rd Ave. & 111th St., North Troy. Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday Services with communion at 10am on both days. Complimentary full breakfast at 8:30am on Easter morning before service. 237-3050. Salem United Methodist Church, 349 Shaver Rd., WSL. Palm Sunday Worship at 10:30am; Seder Meal on Maundy Thursday, reservations required. Service begins at 6pm; Good Friday Prayer Vigil at 7am in the Chapel with Good Friday Service at 6:30pm. Easter Sunday Sunrise Worship at 7am, breakfast to follow. Worship of Risen Savior at 10:30am. 674-3106. Third Presbyterian Church, 115 Winter Street, Troy. Palm Sunday Service and Easter Sunday Worship Services at 10:30am. Trinity Lutheran Church, RT 150 West Sand Lake. Palm Sunday 8:45am we gather in Fellowship Hall; Maundy Thursday Worship in Fellowship Hall with Mediterranean Meal at 6pm; Easter Sunday Joyful Celebration at 9am. 6745501 or 279-9270. Gilead Lutheran, Center Brunswick. Good Friday Tenebrae (Service Of Shadows) at 7pm. 674-5501 or 279-9270. Trinity Church, 1336 First Avenue, Watervliet. Palm Sunday Liturgy 9:30am; Maundy Thursday Seder Meal 5:30pm and Mass of the Lord’s Supper & Footwashing at 7pm, Watch before Blessed Sacrament until 10pm; Good Friday 7pm; Easter Vigil 7pm; Mass of Easter 9:30am. Zion’s United Church of Christ, 741 Taborton Rd., Sand Lake. Maundy Thursday - Lamb or Lasagna Dinner at 6pm, Service at 7:30pm followed by all night prayer vigil. Easter Sunrise Service at 6am (breakfast will follow). Easter Service at 10am.

WORSHIP AND LUNCH DURING LENT Worship and Lunch During Lent is sponsored by Sand Lake Association of Churches and will be held Fridays at Noon at the Church of the Covenant, the round church at the blinker in Averill Park Theme: To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven . . .Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 Date Pastor Leading Worship March 30 John Provost, St. Henry’s Church April 6 Good Friday Service – no lunch served 12 Noon – Worship / 12:30 – Soup and Sandwich lunch Freewill offering for lunch to benefit Project REACH

HAT DAY Rensselaer County ’s Everett Wagar S enior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will be hosting a Hat Day. Wear a hat, your favorite baseball cap, your military hat, how about your night cap, decorate a hat, wear your wife’s hat, your husband’s hat, how about your son’s hat, or maybe your daughter’s hat, maybe even your son’s daughter’s hat. It’s a hat parade on Friday, March 30th, prizes will be awarded. Join us for lunch at noon, entrÊe will be; Cheese Quiche, for a suggested donation of $2.50 for seniors 60 years of age an older. Entertainment begins at 11:00 a.m. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome, reservations required for lunch by calling 279-3485.

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In September of 2013, the Albany Institute will open an exciting new exhibition: GE Presents: The Mystery of the Albany Mummies. This exhibition will reunite the mummies’ coffin pieces and bring ancient Egyptian objects to Albany from collections around the world. Using images of art and artifacts, Albany Institute staff will share what they have learned about the world in which our mummies lived and worked 3,000 years ago. Participants may share what they would like to know about mummies and ancient Egypt. Each program attendee will be given a free pass to the Albany Institute that will be valid through December 2013. This program will be held on Saturday, April 14th, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Main Branch, 100 2nd Street, 274-7071 and again at 1 p.m. at the Lansingburgh Branch, 27 114th Street, 235-5310. The program is free, but please call the appropriate branch to register.

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“MEAN MARY” JAMES TO PERFORM AT SLCA ‘’Mean Mary” James, a Florida native now based in Nashville, will perform in concert on April 14th at 8pm at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts. Her life has been one long road show interspersed with TV, radio, and film. She has performed more than 500 live TV shows and over 4,000 road shows—including national festivals, fairs, cruises, colleges, theaters, clubs and house concerts. This rich voiced singer, song writer and maestro of 11 instruments has recorded some of her most compelling songs to date. On her newest release, she keeps both bare feet on the country side of Americana while still burying her toes deep into her traditional roots. Tickets are $16, under 18 $10. Reservations can be made at or 518-674-2007. The Center is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY. There is plenty of free parking.

Holy Week At Brunswick Church MAUNDY THURSDAY, APRIL 5 Worship Services *5:30pm, *7:00pm, and 8:00pm GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 6 Worship Services *1:00pm, *3:00pm, and *7:00pm EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 8 Sunrise Service 6:00am Cemetery Hillside Service Easter Breakfast 7:00am Fellowship Hall

“CALLING VENDORS” Brunswick Historical Society Flea Market to be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012, from 9AM to 3PM at the Brunswick Community Center, Hoosick Road (Rt. 7), in Center Brunswick is “CALLING ALL VENDORS” . Please contact Sherry Perpetua at 279-3325. Spaces available outside as well as limited inside.

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2900 6th Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 518-272-4432 • 1-877-820-8938 • *For automatic delivery customers †For credit-qualified, automatic delivery customers. ‡Carrier rebates paid only on qualifying systems and products. See for details.

Heating Oil • Propane • All-Climate Diesel • Biofuels • Heating & Cooling Sales, Installation & Service

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Easter Brunch Cruise Sunday 4/8

Brunswick Greens

Boarding 11:30am • Sailing Noon-3pm $11 for Children (Ages 4-11) • $32 for Adults

Golf Course & Banquet House

Reservations Required

1004 Hoosick Rd., Troy, NY


EASTER Brunch First First Music Music Cruise Cruise of of 2012 2012 with “The Refrigerators” with “The Refrigerators”

Dining & Entertainment

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New Spring Menu & Outdoor Seating 461 MAIN AVE. WYNANTSKILL • 874-4573• M-SAT 8-8PM, SUN 8-3PM

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST The Pleasantdale Volunteer Fire Department will be holding our Sunday, All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast from 8AM to 11AM on the following dates: 4/15, 4/22, 5/20 and 5/27. Cost is $6/Adults, $3/Children 6 to 12 years and Free for children under 6 years. Please come join us.

GIFFY’S CHICKEN BBQ The Kiwanis Club of Troy is holding its Annual Giffy’s BBQ on Friday, May 11th, at St. Michael’s Church on Williams Rd. (Next to HVCC) from 46PM. A full half chicken dinner with all the trimmings!! Cost is $10 per ticket and you can Take-out or Eat-in. All monies go to community projects!! Call Dean at 322-0826 for tickets.

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SAT May 5th

Dinner Cruise: Board 6pm ($41.00) Non Dinner Cruise: board 7pm ($19.50)

Sailing 7:30pm-10:30pm Must be 21 (with ID) to board. Absolutely no exceptions!

Capt. J.P. Cruise Line Office: 278 River St. Downtown Troy

270-1901(office hrs: Mon Fri: 10:30-3:30) Dock: Int. of State & Front Streets • Troy

10am-2pm • Breakfast & Lunch Items • Carving Station • Great Desserts Plus, Much, Much More! Adults, $18.95, Children under 10, $9.95 Children under 3 yrs, FREE. Reservations strongly suggested. Call for more information.

RESERVE NOW for OAKWOOD DAFFODIL BRUNCH Friends of Oakwood Cemetery will host their annual Daffodil Brunch on Sunday, April 15th, with two seatings, 10:00am and 12:00noon. This year we have increased the number of omelet chefs in the interest of expediting your dining experience. View the spectacular Tiffany windows that surround you in the Earl Chapel as you feast on custom omelets, stuffed French toast, breakfast meats, home-made baked goods and fresh fruit. Enjoy the intricate mosaics, rich oak furnishings and pleasant company at this popular event. Although some daffodils made an early appearance this year, you can still stroll through the cemetery to enjoy hundreds more that are just emerging. You can even take a ride through the cemetery in one of Jack Byrne’s famous antique cars. The Daffodil Brunch is one of the two major annual fundraisers held by the Friends of Oakwood in support of the historic notfor-profit, non-sectarian cemetery. Tickets are still just $15pp. Reservations are required and are limited to 100 per seating. They go fast! Call 1-800-556-6273 with your choice of seating time and number of people. The Earl Chapel is just inside the Oakwood Avenue (Rte. 40) entrance to the cemetery in Troy.


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BUFFET BREAKFAST The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be holding an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Breakfast on Saturday, March 31st, from 8am to 11am at the Grafton VFW Fire Hall on South Road (County Route 85). On the menu: Belgian waffles, Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs (made to order), sausage gravy & biscuits, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, orange juice, coffee, and milk. Cost is $8.00 per adult, kids 12 and under $4.00, kids 5 and under FREE! We look forward to serving you!

SPEIGLETOWN FIRE COMPANY BREAKFAST Due to Easter falling on 2nd Sunday of April, the Speigletown Fire Company, located at 146 Speigletown Road in Troy, will be holding our breakfast on Palm Sunday, April 1st, from 7:30AM to 11:30AM. On the all-time favorite menu: Sausage, Egg ‘n Cheese Sandwiches, Blueberry & Regular Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs, Homefries, Bacon, Sausage, Assorted Juices, Coffee, Tea and Milk. Cost: $7/Adult, $4/Kids 12 and under and Kids under 5 are Free. The Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, 990 Hoosick Road, will hold a Swiss Steak Supper on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Menu includes swiss steak mashed potatoes, cole slaw, green beans, rolls, coffee/tea and homemade pies. Continuous servings from 4PM to 6:30PM. Take-outs are available. Adults/ $12; children under 12/$5. Handicapped accessible. Church is located at the intersection of Routes 7 and 142. For reservations, call 279-3107.


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BALLSTON SPA, NY 518-399-5440 • 518-441-6003 Fully Insured Commercial-Residential-Industrial HOME IMPROVEMENTS ELIGIBLE FOR TAX BREAKS OR REBATES Federal tax credits for 2012 include geothermal heat pumps. These are similar to ordinary heat pumps, but use the ground instead of outside air to provide heating, air conditioning and, in most cases, hot water. Use of

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small residential wind turbines and solar energy systems, including solar water heaters and photovoltaic panels, are also eligible. These tax credits offer 30 percent of the cost of the renovation with no upper limit. Visit savings to determine any additional rebate and savings programs that may be offered in your state. Homeowners looking to do improvements can go online or consult with a tax professional to determine which improvements may be eligible for tax credits or incentives.

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The term MDF, or medium-density fiberboard, started making its way onto home-improvement shows and among do-it-yourselfers, making it a popular material in recent years. MDF is formed with wood fibers or shavings mixed with glue or resin. Under heat or pressure, the MDF is made into a solid material. Because MDF is not made from slices of wood to form veneers, it will not have the traditional graining or knots associated with wood.MDF is often easy to cut, drill and manipulate because users will not have to work around grain or knots. But users should be careful to drill pilot holes before attaching MDF because it can split. Due to machine creation, MDF is generally uniform in thickness, which makes it consistent for many uses. It is important to note that sanding and cutting of MDF can cause the release of formaldehyde. Safety goggles and a mask are a must when using this product.



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Basement Waterproofing Basement Finishing Basement Structural Repairs Basement Humidity & Mold Control Basement Escape Windows ...and Nasty Crawl Spaces too!

Look for our April Sale Flyer - Now in Progress!



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“Apples to Apples” We’ll BEAT the current local advertised price of any identical item by 10% of the difference Restrictions Apply See store for details


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$100 OFF Any 6” Drilled Well $25 OFF Any Service Call


Coupon must be presented at time of work • 1 coupon per service • expires 7/31/12

DJ Prof/ affordable. 4 hour events start at $150. Call Cazz 542-6599


477-4127 •Tree Removal FULLY •Backhoe •Stump Grinding INSURED •Lot Clearing •Bucket Truck Service •Storm Damage Delivery of:

A+ HOME REPAIRS Roof repairs, bathrooms, remodeling, painting, cleanouts, free estimates. 858-2181 AA HOME REPAIRS Paint, masonry, electric, plumbing, carpentry 30 yrs exp,ref 857-7689 ALL ABOVE SERVICES Bucket truck services. Tree trimming, painting. 202-6114


APPLIANCE REPAIR Most brands incl. Sears. Prompt service. Mike Horowitz 477-8378



Steve Mason

Autos Wanted: Cash paid. Junk cars/trucks/vans. Free towing. No title needed. Fast, same day serv. John (518) 370-6166 or 768-3009

$100 - $500


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for Junk Cars, Trucks & Vans 365-3368

BOOKKEEPING & PAYROLL Travel to your location, Siena Graduate, 20 yrs exp. 441-2210 BUDGET LAWN CARE Cleanups, mowing, trimming, pruning, weeding, mulch. Fast free est. 428-9779 or 986-1616.


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Estate Sale - 3/31 & 4/1, 9 - 3:30, Furniture, glassware, appliances, seasonal items, crafts, cookware & much more! 61 Lovers Lane, New Lebanon.NO EARLY BIRDS

Estate Sale 3/31 & 4/1; Sat/Sun 9-4 26 Thompson Hill Rd. Off Rte. 4; Across from Wal-Mart, E. Greenbush Antiques, vintage/antique furniture, Eastlake hall mirror, set 6 vintage Hitchcock dining chairs, Hitchcock drop-leaf table, cherry glass-top display coffee table, Danish dining table, Victorian settee, lots of books for the woodworker, contractor, home improvemt/design & hobbies, glassware, household, sm appliances, Garden Way cart, garden pull-cart, metal dump cart for lawn tractor, farm & fencing equip, X-lg dog crates, free-standing puppy fence, Maax 2-person corner jet tub never installed w/matching 12x12 Italian marble tiles 300+ sqft, Timberline wood stove, tree stands, ice fishing sled w/metal runners, Much More! NEXT SALE: April 14-15; 9-4 Watch 4 coming Advertiser ads! Wanted vendors for indoor garage sale. April 21st. for info call (518)766-0116

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BUILDING & REMODELING Add space, decks,basements, etc. All phases of construction, quality, guaranteed work, refs. 674-1969 BURNETT CONSTRUCTION Brick, block, concrete, & chimneys Free estimates, 518-253-9563 or 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 CLEANOUTS & DEBRIS REM. Basements, attics & garages.Lic, insured. Free estimates. 779-5497 CLEANOUTS & REMOVALS House, garage, barn, yard. Lot clearing, lt. demolition. 283-2331 CONCRETE Sidewalks & driveways, chimney repairs, retaining walls, drainage systems & basement waterproofing, free ests., insured. Poestenkill Mountain Farms 6058392 DEBRIS REMOVAL Attics/ B’ment / Garage, Cons. cleanup. We take it all! 727-4068 DECKS/PRESSURE WASHING keep your home and your deck clean. town or country. local cell. 618-8051 DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $299(Incl. poor person app) Separation agreements avai. 2740380

DOG TRAINING In-Home. Day & evening appts. Avail. 7 days per week. 326-0553

DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency serv. 674-0908

DRYWALL Best Drywall, Insul., hanging, taping, painting, ref., ins. 7664203

ELECTRICAL WORK Installations & repairs. Quality work, reas. rates. Steve 364-7231

ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Full lic. & ins. 25yrs exp., res./comm. 274-5100

ERRANDS Mowing, shopping, cleaning, Dr. appts. etc. Rebecca 428-7778

EXCAVATING Small jobs, light excavating water lines, foundations & drainage. Poestenkill Mountain Farms 6058392

EXCAVATION Drainage, grading, septic work, Fully insured. 283-6181

HORSEBOARDING Horse Heaven! Individual paddock & stall. Personal care. Come see. (518)283-9844 after 1 pm. HOUSE CLEANING Reas. rates, senior discount. Organizing expert. Marie 4412960 HOUSE CLEANING Using Green cleaners. Call for price. Bonded. Jill 727-1342

House Pressure Washing Safe, no harsh chemicals. Carpet Cleaning Deep steam cleaning, pet odor, stain removal ... you’ll love your carpets! Free estimates. Insured. Senior Discount. 372-1664 or

LAWN CARE Mow, mulch, fertilize. Spring cleanup. Stump grinding, brush hogging, dethatching. Free est. fully ins. Shawn Swartz, Schodack 857-7443 LAWN CARE Mowing, dethatching, mulching, cleanups.Fully insured. 283-6181 LAWN CARE Mowing, mulch, dethatching. Dave 424-3667 LAWN CARE Nothing fancy, just “mow and go”. Call Rick 487-9517 LAWN CARE Offering reliable and affordable lawn care. New clients get 1/2 off their 3rd service. (518) 429-7743

HOUSECLEANING Free est., senior discount. No job too small. Valerie (518) 235-3294

LAWN CARE Spring cleanup, residential lawns $25. weekly mowing. 766-9500

HOUSECLEANING GLEAM TEAM. Res./Office. Over 34 yrs local exper. FULLYINSURED Gift certificates (518)477-7566

LAWN CARE Spring cleanup,mow,trim,lawn rep free est, ins. 766-4824, 322-3296

JOEYJUNK.COM Cleanouts, hauling, attics, basements, garages, dumpsters available, Fully ins. 892-6354

LAWN CARE Spring cleanups, dethatch, weekly cuts, hedge trimming 449-4050 LAWN CARE Spring cleanups, weekly mows, mulching & more. Free estimates. Call Zack 518-669-5734

FIREWOOD Order now. Cut, split & delivered. all hardwood $170/cord. 658-2303

JUNK CARS We pay top dollars for all junk cars, trucks, vans, etc. Call (518) 322-0654

FIREWOOD All hardwood, cut, split, $180/cord (518) 279-1401

JUNK CARS Fast cash. we buy junk cars/scrap Same day service. 285-1146 Dan

FIREWOOD FULL CORD mixed hdwd, nicely dried,del. $225/cord. 488-1467

JUNK CARS WANTED $200- $500 for cars, trucks. Cash. Free pick-up. 365-3368

FLOORS Floating, hardwood, tile, refinishing. Ins. Free est. 3683716

Landscaping D.J.M. Comm/Res. Lic., & Ins. clean-ups,mowing, fert. 858-6514

MASONRY All phases, new and old. Fully insured. Call Shawn 577-0962

LANDSCAPING Lawn & Order. Spring cleanup, mowing, etc. comm./ res. Fully insured. Mike Miller 858-8580

MASONRY Brick, block, concrete, plaster, & chimneys, sidewalks, foundations, Fully insured. 283-5321

LANDSCAPING Lawn care, prop. maintenance, mulch, stone patios, 10% off spring cleanups. 817-8246

MASONRY Concrete*Brick*Tile*Stone Foundation to Chimney Ponds*Patios*Retaining Walls 477-8453

GARDENING We till it, seed it, feed it, weed it. 674-5521

GUTTERS Empire Seamless Gutters (518) 732-2761, 577-8311

HANDYMAN , REMODELING and Carpentry services. Experienced. Careful attention to detail. Insured. Guaranteed int/ext. work. Call Ernie Mumford 669-4530

HANDYMAN Carpentry, masonry, constr., landscaping, sheetrock, paint, press. wash, window wash, cleanups, repairs, free est. Pls call 764-2679

HANDYMAN Painting, plumbing, electrical and more. (518) 674-2908, 229-6811

HANDYMAN Remodel,carpentry,masonry,deck s porches, int/ext. paint, fences, door/window, gutter, all repairs, free est. c 669-0814, 271-9161

Hardwood Flooring & Assoc. Sanding, refinishing, install. Refs., free est., fully ins. Electrical, plumbing, remodeling. 253-1691 HOME IMPROVEMENTS. Low, affordable kitchen/bath remodeling, decks, HVAC, flooring, roofing, 461-5380

LANDSCAPING Spring cleanups, mulch, lawn care, installation, fully insured.. 366-9094 LAWN & GARDEN Residential. Your personal gardener, plant, mow, mulch Book now limited openings. 712-5100 LAWN CARE Lawn care. Most lawns $32. Senior discount. Call Harry 4794263 or 423-1060 LAWN CARE Affordable, lawn mowing, hedge trimming, clean-up, mulching. Call Jeff at (518)461-5902

LAWN CARE&JUNK REMOVAL Mow, trim, yard cleanups- attic, basement, garage cleanouts. Ray Mason (518) 573-1133 LAWNMOWER REPAIR Most brands, used machines also, pickup & delivered. Mike Horowitz (518) 477-8378

MULCH & TOPSOIL Spread and/or delivered. Competitive pricing (518) 7795497 PAINT 1 All phases, wallpaper removed. Insured. Free est. 368-3716 PAINT 4 Seasons Painting & Contracting Lowest $$ Prices 727-4003 PAINT AA HAWKEYE. Call a pro. Have your job done right for the right price. Int/Ext. painting 944-4997 PAINTER - PAPER HANGER 30 yrs exp. free est, fully ins. Economical prices Nancy 2484044

LAWN CARE Bob’s Lawn Service. Locally owned. Mow, spring cleanup aerate, dethatch, overseeding. Professional and insured. Call for quote. 852-3436 Commerical and residential.

PAINTING AA Season’s Best Painting Svc. 18yrs exp.Member of BBB. Insurance & refs. 424-0078

LAWN CARE Cleanup & wkly lawn maint. Best prices in town. Lic & ins. 779-5497

PAINTING- INT. / EXTERIOR Reasonable, affordable rates. Exp. Fully ins. Free est. 491-8090

LAWN CARE Lawn mowing, Spring cleanup, 937-1068

PLUMBING & HEATING Repair, installs, service, licensed experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service 518 283-2331

Tax Time Savings! PLUMBING, HEATING & A/C Licensed & fully ins. 283-7121, cell 221-7703 POOL RENOVATIONS Liner changes, repairs, concrete work, pumps & filters. Plumbing work 268-9764 PRESSURE WASH/PAINTING Custom painting, deck refinish, cedar & alum. siding. Keep your home clean. Town or country, local cell 618-8051. Free estimates. 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



SAVE 5% ON TOTAL INSTALL Schedule your install before April 17th, 2012 and SAVE 5% on the total installation. NP12

ROOF REPAIR No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325 ROOFING Specializing in architectural, 3 tab, metal, cedar shakes and repairs. Free est. 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 ROTO -TILLING Will till gardens, flower beds, etc. 283-0197 ROTO-TILLING All types and sizes. Prompt. 8 HP Troy Bilt. Fred (518)479-4330 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 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 STUMP ‘N GRIND Prof. stump grinding srvc. Insured. Best choice. 877-8033/ 301-5712 SURVEYING William Darling Land Surveyor. 279-9726 TOPSOIL, DRIVEWAY STONE Crusher run, stone, mulch. 4-5yd delivery. Spreading avail. Free est. POESTENKILL MOUNTAIN FARMS. Steve 605-8392 TREE & LANDSCAPE SERVICE AMERICAN TREE New trees planted or replaced Hedge trimming & removal Scott @ 487-4944 or 202-6114 TREE SERVICE DJ Tree Service, 23 yrs. exp. Free est. Stump removal, ins. 427-1590



Toll Free 1-800-542-5552 WWW .M AIN C ARE E NERGY . COM TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444 TREE SERVICE Removal & trimming. Exp., Free est.& insured 766-9346/ 275-3061 WE BUY HOUSES We are not realtors. 689-6400 WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential/commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331 WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured, commercial/ residential 40 year family exp. 766-4975



ST. JUDE’S NOVENA May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray for us, St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day. By the 8th day, your prayer will be answered. Say it for 9 days. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude. H.M.L.

Notice of Qualification of GrandSlam Alley Fund, LLC. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 2/7/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. LLC formed in DE on 1/25/12. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: 500 Federal, 4th Fl., Troy, NY 12180. DE address of LLC: c/o National Corporate Research, Ltd., 615 S. Dupont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, P.O. Box 898, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes.

LOST $200 REWARD for information leading to the return of model 55245B Husquarna Snowblower. Stolen between the dates 3/01 & 3/19 2012. Contact Craig Duncan @ 518-674-5261 or e-mail cduncan3



2005 Sundowner Sunlite 727 horse trailer. 3 horse - Slant with ramp. B&W Hitch, B & W Hitch extender. 102� wide. Hardly used, in very good condition. Bought NEW $28,920 asking $15,499. obo. Call 884-9775

2012 new unopened 6 person hot tub. LED lighting, waterfall, 50 jets Retail $7000.Sell $3,200 470-3536

BUSINESS Hot dog cart vending services. Towable. 3 burners, all pans, umbrella roller, tent, microwave, coolers. “95 Chevy Lumina. Job locations. Ready to go, real $ maker. $9500. 281-3254

WANTED Adopt: a loving woman wishes to adopt newborn. Love, happiness and security await. Expenses paid. Call Peggy 1-888-327-5060

HAY FOR SALE. Leave message. 518-674-3028 Motorcycle. 202 FXST I, Black& Silver. 30K mi. Well maintained and many extras. $15,000 firm. Call George 892-5125 Outdoor chairlift, like new. Safer than a ramp. Asking $2000 OBO. Call 584-1869 Wrapped round bales. $25. 6638383 or 428-7827

Heating fuel / oil We pump your tank &pay cash per. gal. 376-5222

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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.

1487-1491 FIFTH AVENUE LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 1/19/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Ryan M. O’Hagan, 865 United Nations Plaza, #3B, NY, NY 10017. General Purposes.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SAND LAKE PLANNING BOARD Please take notice that the Sand Lake Planning Board will hold the following Public Hearing at the Sand Lake Town Hall, located at 8428 Miller Hill Road (NY 66) Sand Lake NY12153. Where all interested parties will be heard: Wednesday 4-4-12 at 7:45 PM Pursuant to the application of Eleonora and Clarence Momrow for a 2 lot subdivision 88.871+Acres divided into 3 Acres and 85.871 Acres vacant land on Rundle Rd Sand Lake NY12153. Subdivision maps entitled Subdivision Plat Land of Momrow to be conveyed to Joshua D. Bucci Prepared by Cornerstone Surveying, map dated 2-27-12 and further identified as tax map # 160.-1-2.11 By order of the Sand Lake Planning Board Patrice M. Sweet, Secretary

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Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District # 2 - Request for Bids The Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District #2, invites the submission of bids for lawn care for the 2012 season. Copies of the bid specifications and any questions shall be directed to the District Secretary at RBLAAUW @ NYCAP.RR.COM. Bid proposals shall be submitted to the Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District # 2, 2012 Lawn Care Bid Proposal, PO Box 116, Averill Park, NY 12018 by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Proposals will be opened and the proposed prices read aloud at 8:30 pm during the regularly scheduled Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting held on April 10, 2012. The Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District #2 reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

NOTICE OF FORMATION of a [Domestic] Limited Liability Corporation. The name is Willowine, LLC. A NY LLC filed with the SS on 3/5/12. The LLC is located in Rensselaer Co. The SS is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address the SS shall mail a copy of any process is c/o James L. Matzdorf, 129 Mountain View Terrace, Rensselaer, NY 12144. The LLC was formed for any legal purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: JAMES WILSON, M.D., PLLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/16/12. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2112. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the PLLC, c/o James Wilson, 500 Pond View, Suite 204, Castleton-On-Hudson, New York 12033. Purpose: For the practice of the profession of Veterinary Medicine.

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. Mindsnacks LLC. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ("LLC") Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York ("SSNY") on 2nd day of September, 2009. Office location: Rensselaer County. Street Address: 428 Hays Road, Rensselaer, New York 12144. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to the LLC c/o Herzog Law Firm P.C., 7 Southwoods Boulevard, Albany, New York 12211. Latest date to dissolve: None. Purpose: to engage in any act or activity permissible under the LLC law. Notice of formation of a Limited Liability Company(“LLC”). Name: Athens Acres LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on March 2, 2012. Office Location, County of Rensselaer. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon which process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of such process served to P.O. Box 969, Averill Park, NY 12018. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of a Limited Liability Company(“LLC”). Name: Knowlson Ct., LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on February 21, 2012 . Office Location, County of Rensselaer. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon which process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of such process served to P.O. Box 969, Averill Park, NY 12018. Purpose: any lawful purpose.

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 Flash Point Watch, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/6/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 8 Longhill Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful activities. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 207 BROADWAY ASSOCIATES LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/12/12. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2061. 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, 220-46 73rd Avenue, Bayside, New York 11364. 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: 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.

TROY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1962 The Class of ’62 THS, Troy, NY is beginning plans for the 50th Reunion, to be held June 8-10, 2012. We are in need of addresses and/or email addresses. If you are a member of this class, please send your name/address to sannay03@aol or call 518-235-1362 & leave a phone message.

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. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF UNCLE TAM ENTERTAINMENT, LLC, Office in Rensselaer Co. Articles of Org. filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 2.22.2012. SSNY design. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: 38 Barrows Street #2, Albany, New York 12209. Purpose: any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under the LLCL. Notice of Formation Park Resources LLC art. of org. filed Secy. of State NY (SSNY) 10/31/11. Off. loc. in Rensselaer Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 159 Glass Lake Rd, Averill Park, NY 12018. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Notice of formation: TROY 1813 LLC. Articles of Organization filed by NYS Secretary of State on February 27, 2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. NYS Secretary of State designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it to Troy 1813 LLC, c/o Arlene Nock, 191 2nd Street, Troy, NY 12180. The limited liability company is to be managed by one or more of its members. Purpose: Hold real estate and any other lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of 59 PHILLIPS ROAD EG, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Secretary of State on 1/11/2012. Office Location, Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served and shall mail a copy of any process served on him or her to the LLC c/o Elizabeth Cicero, 23 Oakwood St., E. Greenbush, NY 12061. Street address of principal business location, 59 Phillips Rd., E. Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: any lawful activity.



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Brite Beginnings. Looking for an experienced head toddler teacher Also looking for Assistant teacher. Please call 383-3933

PCA needed part time. Must be available weekends. 712-5049

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. FT counter help, apply in person Crown Cleaners 627 Columbia Tp

Curtis Lumber Co. East Greenbush has an Excellent Career Opportunity Sales w/Administrative Duties Our East Greenbush location is looking for an experienced sales person in the building material industry to engage in face to face, phone and electronic sales by utilizing exceptional customer service and sales, in order to meet or exceed sales and margin goals. This position will include some administrative duties. Curtis Lumber Co. offers great benefits and a fast paced fun atmosphere. Curtis Lumber Co. 1657 Columbia Turnpike Castleton, NY 12033 Please visit our website to apply online and to view other available positions within Curtis Lumber Co.

HUNTER ED. TRAINING SCHEDULED Hunter Education Training scheduled at Bailey Mt. Fish & Game Club, Inc. on Friday, May 4th, from 7 to 11PM; and Sunday, May 6th, from 7:30AM to 4:30PM. Hunter Education course is held at Bailey Mt. Fish & Game Club, Inc, 531 Snyders Lake Road, Wynantskill (Town of North Greenbush). Preregistration is required!! Preregistration will be held at the Bailey Mt. Fish & Game Club, Inc every Wednesday from 7 to 8:30PM starting on Wednesday, March 28th, until the class is full. Class size is limited and based on first-come, first-served basis, pre-register early to be sure of a class slot. 2869620.

SITUATIONS WANTED Caregiver/ companion available 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

CHILD CARE Childcare in my WSL home. 1 P/T, 1 F/T opening. Before/after school available. 674-3933

GIRL SCOUT SO. REGION INT’L FAIR Girl Scout Southern Region International Fair will be held on April 1, 2012 from 1-4 PM at the Hudson Valley Community College McDonough Sports Complex; Admission $3. In honor of Thinking Day, Girl Scouts from the Southern Region, which includes Albany, Rensselaer, Greene and Columbia County, wil l be

Landscape/construction. Looking for reliable, hardworking person, clean driving record a must, experience pref. but will train 6742444 Live in PCA or HHA positions avail. 2-5 days per week Call Concepts of Health Care 518885-2020

OPEN INTERVIEWS ON TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012 • 11am-2pm CALLING ALL WAREHOUSE CLERKS & GENERAL LABORERS IN COHOES, TROY, ALBANY & SARATOGA COUNTY At The Cohoes Public Library 169 Mohawk Street, Cohoes, NY 10247 1st & 12 Hour Rotating Shifts Available For more information or directions call Snelling at 437-9095

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.

Now Hiring: Easy work, excellent pay assemble products at home. No selling, any hrs. $500 weekly potential. Info. Call 1-985-646 1700 DEPT. NY-968. Fee req’d. Booth for rent. Small family owned friendly neighborhood shop. We are looking for hair stylist who enjoys her work. We are just 3 blocks from RPI campus. FT/ & P/T needed. 1st mo. Rent FREE. Call June @ 274-4573 All replies kept confidential.

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 info, please contact Linda 518-285-9425 or Donated items needed. Also accepting donated items for our garage sale. Good used sellable items only. We will pick up if needed. Call Lynn 11:30AM to 7PM at 663-8852 or call the Rescue Squad at 663-8136.

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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 or call 2737861.

Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Service Center, 19 Third Street, Troy has a great Billiard Room and maintains three tables to polish your skills on. All this is free to you if you are 60 years of age or older. The Center is open 8:30AM to 3PM, Monday through Friday. You can play pool any time during open hours. Stay for a nutritionally balanced meal at noon and enjoy some super company. Call 270-5348 for more information.



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REAL ESTATE 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




Brunswick Organic Farm 120+ acres, Turn Key! Green hses, farm hse & more! Bryce 271-7630

$535. utils. incl., studio, security, NS, NP, Aver. Prk/Sand Lake area (518) 674-5074

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

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

$625 w/heat, 1 br, Averill Park area, 1/4 mi. to Sand Lake village. (518) 674-2448

Pershing Ave., Rt 150, studio, furnished. heat, elec. hot water incl$650; (518) 283-3897

$650+ utils. W.Stephentown, 2 br, 2nd flr, new kitch., dishwasher wash/dry, refs., sec. 858-5776

Renss. unfurn. 1 BR Heat, hot water, gas cooking oil. Nice neighborhd, yard. Call Manni 791-2502

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 at 279-9572.

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REAL ESTATE WANTED Cash for your home! No obligation! Fair price Broker 9281231. Qualified buyer seeking ranch in Brunswick. Close in 60 days! 2000+sqft. Steph @ Bryce 428-5183

HOUSE FOR RENT Nassau Lake, quite neighborhood, 2 BR, 1 bath, w/d hookup, dishwasher $900 + utilities, garbage incl avail., April 1st. 4957001

OPEN HOUSE Open house 12-2 Sunday. 1887 Brookview Rd. Schodack. Just reduced to $159,900. 250-3149 Open Sunday 11:30-1 custom ranch overlooking Brunswick Greens Golf! Master Suite Wing, 3Br, 2BA 1016 Hoosick rd. $242K steph @ Bryce 428-5183 Open Sunday 12-2 great starter home. Brick ranch, 3 BR, garage, E. Greenbush Schls, HW flrs, $157,000 - 107 snyders Lake Rd.. Ellen @ Bryce 495-0099 open Sunday 12-2 Handyman special! Colonie 4BR, 4 car garage, dead end St. $125K 4 Kirkner Lane Jull @ Bryce 3307299

New Brunswick-Troy area. New 3 BR doublewide manufactured homes for sale. 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. $79,900. Call Bill at 2799572 Synder’s Lake- Wynantskill area. New manufactured home for sale. Lake access. Small pets considered. Quiet park, kit. appliance package. 28 ft. pressure treated deck, storage shed, landscaped lot, paved driveway and walkway. $45,900. Call 2830528 Waterfront Lots on Crystal Lake Build to suit. Broker 928-1231

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT $895. 2100 sq. ft. manufacturing/ garage/warehouse. 20 ft ceilings, 200 amp electric service. Averill Park. 434-8193

HOMES FOR SALE 2002, 14 X68 Champion manufactured hm in park, 3 br, 2 ba, w/d, refrig., stove & dw, shed, wood deck entry, great cond., extras, on Nassau Lk, $24,000. 766-0144 Schodack 3BR, 2BA, ranch, qualifies for 100% USDA Financing. $179,900. 577-7286

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$750-$800, large 1 br, first floor; 1 br all utils. included, no smoke, no pets, EG. (518) 477-8453 $800, Nassau, 1 br + home office, 2nd flr, incl. utils + garbage removal, mature adults pref. ns/np, sec. On bus line. 766-2266 $850 + utils, 3 br, all new. dead end st. Troy/ E. side, N/S, no pets, 1st mo, last mo, (will accept $100 mo. for 9 mos.) sec. & credit ck req., 542-9612. 1 BR, $525 rent, $525 sec. Must sign lease. No util. Secure building. close to RPI campus. w/d, o/s prkg. No pets. 369-7891 1 br, $650/month, heat, hot water, cable, trash removal, ground level, no smoker/no pets, suitable for 1, Poestenkill area. (518) 283-5266 1 br, w/heat, Avail. 4/1 Pineview Apts.,RT 66 Poestenkill, laundry on site, no pet,/ smoking, $625. 1 yr. lease + sec. dep. 674-1111 1620 Columbia Turnpike. 1 BR $500+ util. Lease, 1st, last mo. Security. On bus line. No pets. 265-4248 2 br mobile home, quiet, w/d hkup, E. Nassau, $685+. 669-4932 2 br, $750 + heat & hot water, refrig.&stove, no pets, 1st mo rent, last month rent & security, nr Villa Valenti, Florence Way 892-3199 3 BR apt. available now. $800+ utilities. No pets, 1st & last month Call 235-3547

East Greenbush $700. 1 BR, heat, elec. hot water included. NS NP. 518-479-2449. East Greenbush, Phillips Rd. spacious 1 BR, heat and hot water incl. garage, w/d, sec. credit check. lease, NP. $775. 423-5212 East of Averill Park 2 BR, upstairs duplex, $665+ utilities. No pets. 766-5511 Large 1 BR Nassau Vil. incl. w/d, internet & sat. TV, Off st. parking, deck. $795. 421-9516


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Room to rent. Renss. $125/week. Very very nice, on busline, cooking facil., nice area. 4275065. Troy/ Sycawat Area, lrg. 2 BR., very nice & bright, no pets, no smok, $700+utils.+ sec. 274-7703 Village of Castleton. $850 Heated lrg. 1 BR. w/d, h/w flr. o/s prk. non smoking, NP. Sec. 732-4149 Wynantskill country, lg 2 BR, 1 bath, includes heat. Lease. No dogs, no smokng. 813-6795 Wynantskill 2br, part. furnished. Near market, bus line. N/P N/S $650+util Avail 4/1. Ref 283-4361 Lg 2 br $795, laundry, dishwasher, new construction, with heat $860, Glass Lake, Rt 66 & 43. Call 947-6288, cell 5055860 N, Greenbush 1 BR w/ dbl closet Lrg. eat in kitchen w/ pantry. Lrg LR w/ new carpet. Coin operated laundry. Parking. $625 371-2450

Camp rental on quiet lake. 5/110/15. Full season only. Taborton Rd. No pets 658-2085

Crooked Lake seasonal rental $1,000 weekly Bryce 928-1231

Averill Park - 2 bdrm. Across form Lakeview. Heat & hotwater included. $800. 867-9129 AVPK 1295+ New construction, 2 duplex units for rent. 3 BR, 2 ba, HW, & cer. flrs. garage, AVPK schls, W&D hkup. No pets, no smoking, Ellen @ Bryce 495-0099

Why rent when you can own for Builder less than $1500 a month est. to e ff o ring up including taxes & HOA? in 0 0 ,0 $10 incentives

TRAVEL SENIOR TRIP July 16-19. Wagon Train Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, Susquehanna River Dinner Cruise, Railroad Excursion, More! Registration deadline May 1st. Glenn 8134590, Laura 674-0050 St. Michael’s Mens Club presents bus trip to Yankee Stadium. NY Yankees Vs. Detroit Tigers. When: Sat. April 28th, 2012. Game begins 4:05 pm. Cost: $105 per person. Bus trip and game ticket paid at time of sign up. Checks payable to: St. Michael’s Mens Club. Fun for the whole family! For additional info please contact Neil Foley 421-1275.

Starting in the $190’s! Hurry! Only a few units left! OPEN Every Sunday 12:30-3:00 •

SPRING RUMMAGE SALE Spring Rummage Sale at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall (located just off Route 7 in the village of Pittstown). Clothing, jewelry, books, toys & household goods on Friday, April 13th, from 9:30AM to 4PM. Bag Sale on Saturday, $2.00 a bag (fill 2 bags and get the 3rd bag free) on Saturday, April 14th, from 9:30AM to 11:30AM. Baked and food items for sale both days. Call Viv at 518-6635522 for more information and to donate items.



On Tuesdays, be picked up at your door by a pleasant professional driver. Arrive at the Rensselaer County Troy Senior Center and socialize with some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet, enjoy a homemade meal, nutritionally balanced and delicious. The suggested contribution for the meal is $2.50, no one is denied a meal due to inability to contribute. Why sit home and wait for the day to go by. Come to the Center and have some fun! For van transportation, call Michelle at 270-2734.

Floor aerobics, water aerobics, billiards, bingo, bowling, card and dice games, crafts, personal trainer for weight training, Good Food Ideas, knitting and crocheting, legal assistance, nutrition assistance, line dancing, oil painting, Bible study, and so much more. No, this is not a five star hotel, it’s the Rensselaer County Troy Senior Center. A wonderful nutritionally balanced meal is

served at noon for a contribution of $2.50; no one is denied a meal due to inability to contribute. Our hours are 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. This is a true commitment by our County leaders to our seniors (60 and over) and there is no membership cost! Come and visit today. Call 270-5348 for more information.

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EXTENSION OFFERS EVENING GARDENING CLASSES 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: “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

GREENBUSH GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE SAVE THE DATE! The Greenbush Garden Club annual plant sale will be held on Saturday, May 19th, 2012, at 9:00 am until sold out - Rain or Shine! Look for more information in future issues!!

AUTOMOTIVE As legislative representatives of District 3, including the towns of Brunswick, Pittstown and Schaghticoke, we are happy to provide our constituents with a report on actions taken at the March 13, 2012 legislative meeting. As expenses for social services increase, it is important to protect taxpayers from fraud and that the services are received by those needing assistance. Last year, legislators joined other elected officials across the state in asking for a state review of what we call chronic callers, persons who repeatedly call for ambulance for non-emergency situations. Based on anecdotal evidence from emergency service responders, we have learned persons repeatedly call for ambulance transport to hospital emergency rooms for non-emergency situations like a headache, basic aches and pains, cold, hunger or drunkenness. These transports are very costly, and are a drain on emergency services. We believe a review by the state would help discourage abuse of the system and protect taxpayers. County Executive Jimino also gave her annual State of the County speech and discussed the ongoing problems caused by unfunded state and federal mandates. We are proud of efforts to protect taxpayer savings, including a $900,000 savings in insurance costs, and over $400,000 in reductions in the legislative offices. We have also sought increased accountability to help reduce costs for mandates. The Legislature was also proud to welcome Henry Bauer as a representative of the City of Troy. Hank formerly served as City Court Judge and as City Councilman, and his wife Laura was elected three times to serve as legislator. Legislators approved a resolution supporting expansion of the DNA database across the state. An expanded DNA database helps bring those responsible for crime to justice, protects victims of crime and helps those wrongly accused. We were also happy to see state officials approve expansion of the DNA database just days after our meeting. One day before the meeting, Tom Walsh unveiled the latest addition to the Hall of Heroes, the area in the County Office Building recognizing the contributions of our veterans. The new addition lists those veterans recognized at the monthly Honor a Deceased veteran ceremonies each month. The next meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature is Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Residents are welcome to contact us at our legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website




AUTOS FOR SALE Cars on consignment, and we buy cars. Call for details. 286-3350

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 at 279-3413 for reservations – SPACES ARE LIMITED!

PWC / BOATER SAFETY COURSE Sunday, April 29th 2012, The American Legion Post 1489, 111 Main Ave., Wynantskill, will host PWC / Boater Safety Course from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. This is a NASBLA and New York State approved certification course for 14 yrs. and older. The course acquaints boaters of all ages with safe and legal boating practices. Students completing this course and passing the instructor-administered exam will earn the New York State Boater Safety Certificate. There is a $25 Advanced registration fee, with a limited class size, so register early. To register, call Bill McGuirk at 441-0013. Sponsored by, The Sons of The American Legion Post #1489 with proceeds to benefit area youth organizations.


•Landscaping •Spring & Fall Cleanups •Shrub & Tree Maintenance •Leaf & Brush Removal •Reseeding & Fertilizing •Snow Plowing •Pressure Washing •Driveway Sealcoating • Storm Clean-up

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Early spring seems to be a great time to connect with the absolutely wonderful nature photographs of Jerry Freedner. Photographs will be on exhibit from April 1st - May 15th. His intensity of vision is translated by the skillful manipulation of natural images which makes timeless the transitory nature of the world. As he states, “I have an enduring affinity with nature in all its forms. Within recent years my focus has begun to shift to the intense fragility of this world we share.” There will be a free and open to the public reception on Sunday, April 22, from 1 - 3pm. The gallery is open on Wed. and Fri. from 10 - 12noon, by appt. and during regularly scheduled events. Call 518-674-2007 or visit for more information. The Center is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

We invite you to volunteer at Crailo State Historic Site! Join us Saturday, March 31st, from 10:00am to 1:00pm for an exciting new opportunity at Crailo, the Museum of the Colonial Dutch in the Hudson Valley. We are looking for volunteers of all ages to assist in many different areas of our educational mission. Participants will get an overview of the history of Crailo, learn about the different opportunities available to volunteers, and follow a tour of the museum led by one of Crailo’s experienced staff members. If you are interested in learning more about the rich history of the region, and are willing to share that interest with others, then sign up today for our volunteer orientation! To sign up or for more information, contact Crailo at (518) 4638738. For more information, please visit or or call (518) 4638738.

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Legislator Leon Fiacco’s family business, the Beverage Mart in Wynantskill, will be conducting a special fundraising effort to benefit Unity House. Unity House provides support services for persons in need, including women and children. The Beverage Mart will be collecting donations from redeemable bottles and cans to support Unity House. Legislator Fiacco, at right, is seen with Chris Burke, chief executive officer of Unity House.

2012 DAIRY PRINCESS COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP NIGHT @ THE RACES Mountain View Fire Company Presents Night @ the Races on April, 7 2012 at 2 Shafter Avenue. Doors open at 7PM. Horse owners get in Free, $10 donation for all others. Food and Refreshments will be available. Contact the station at 2834530 for further info or reservations. Horses still available

The Dairy Princess Committee of Rensselaer County is proud to announce the 2012 Dairy Princess Committee Scholarship. All applicants must live in the county and be a 2012 Graduating Senior from High School who fit one of the following criteria as the son or daughter of: ~ A Dairy Farmer ~ A Dairy Farm Manager or Herdsman ~ Employed in a Dairy-Related Industry (dairy farm store, dairy feed supplier, veterinarian, milk inspector, milk truck driver or dairy cooperative such as Dairylea or Genex) or employed themselves as one of the above, or enrolled in a dairy cattle project through 4-H or FFA, or served as a dairy ambassador for one full year. ~ Former and current Rensselaer County Dairy Princesses are not eligible to apply. This is a $250 Scholarship and Applications are due April 13, 2012. The winner will be notified before the annual Rensselaer County Dairy Princess Banquet on April 29th and will be required to attend the banquet for the formal announcement. Scholarship forms can be found at all Rensselaer County High School Guidance Offices as well as the CCE of Rensselaer County website; www.ccerensselaer. org. If you have questions, please contact the Dairy Princess Committee Chair – Carolyn Collins at 753-4892.

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Updates from the March 20th Board meeting to share: • Shelly Levings from Questar provided an update on the Tax Levy Cap (TLC) and how it affects our District. Averill Park’s TLC is 3.95% based on the State’s eight step formula, not 2%. At or below this cap a simple majority vote (50% + 1 vote) is needed to approve the proposed budget. Any adopted budget above 3.95% would require a super majority vote (60% approval). If the adopted budget is voted down twice, a 0% TLC would be instituted. • The Board provided direction to the Superintendent regarding the inclusion of a Kindergarten Program in all budget scenarios at the TLC of 3.95% or higher. This was based on feedback received and the need to allow families to plan properly. • Budget scenarios above and at the TLC were presented by the Superintendent. All scenarios are available on the District website. It is important for the community to know the numbers and budget scenarios are evolving daily. For example, based on updates received over the last couple weeks, the budget gap at the 3.95% TLC has gone from $4.7 million to $3.3 million, and as of March 22nd, to $2.8 million. Hence why our budget calendar is set up to address the finer cost details in mid-March when a more accurate picture can be provided. A revised 3.95% TLC budget scenario, along with the implications of a 0% TLC were reviewed at the March 27th meeting. The final numbers from Albany should be defined by early April and we are discussing opportunities to realize savings with all of our bargaining units currently without a contract. Continued budget discussions will occur at the April 3rd meeting prior to budget adoption at the April 17th meeting. Please take the survey regarding the program level the community is willing to support, available on the District website under the Budget Corner. The survey will be available through Sunday, April 1st. The compiled results will be reviewed at the April 3rd meeting. Upcoming public meetings: George Washington School – Thursday, March 29th, at 6:30 pm Sand Lake Center for the Arts – Thursday, April 19th, at 7 pm Zion UCC Taborton – Monday, April 23rd, at 7 pm Please visit for additional information. ~ Averill Park Board of Education

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