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The Red Lions performed during 2006-2010 in the capital region as a group featuring singer/songwriter Eric Margan and a diverse ensemble of musicians. They’ve evolved in a number of ways, both in line-up and musical style. With the addition of singer/ songwriter Caroline Corrigan, the band has begun to sing 3 and 4-part vocal harmonies and exchange roles of lead vocalist. Multi-instrumentalist Rick Spataro has gravitated toward playing the drums and Jonnie Baker has joined the band as lead guitarist. Scott Kellerhouse lives in Ithaca but lends his talents on keyboards, guitar and bass on occasion. The new sound is less orchestral and more rock ‘n’roll- but equally as melodious and sweet. They’re having a lot of fun playing music so come hear them play their versions of familiar songs, as well as the great originals from their CD’s Midnight Book and Human Rhythms on Fri., Sept. 9 at 7:30pm and tickets are $12 adults and $8 under 18. Reservations can be made at 518-674-2007 or www.slcactp.org. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY, easily 15 min. east of Albany.

ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF EAST GREENBUSH Primary Day is September 13, 2011 from noon to 9:00 pm. Please note that there are only two voting locations. They are: Town Hall, 225 Columbia Turnpike, for Districts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 9, 11 &12. The second location is Holy Spirit School, Highland Drive, for Districts 1, 2, 8 and 10. The only people who can vote are the Conservative, Working Families and the Independence Parties. If you have any questions, please contact Linda Kennedy, Town Clerk at 477-7145.

Jennifer E. O’Brien is seeking a seat on the East Greenbush Library Board of Trustees, in the Town-wide election on Thursday, September 8th. Ms. O’Brien is a writer and educator who grew up in East Greenbush and graduated from Columbia High School. She continued her education at Stony Brook University and The College of St. Rose, and holds a Masters Degree in English. While on faculty at Kingston High School, Jennifer was one of 14 teachers nationwide to earn a Fulbright Scholarship, and completed an 8 week inter-cultural study program of Southeast Asia in Vietnam and Thailand. Since returning to East Greenbush to raise her own family, Ms. O’Brien has taught writing and English literature at The College of St. Rose and HVCC, and has run multiple summer writing and poetry programs, as well as a preparatory institute for SAT candidates. In her current position, she directs adult education services for a large statewide union. She is a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Institute run by the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Ms. O’Brien is a frequent freelance contributor for the Times Union and several monthly publications. She was the first editor of the local weekly Greenbush Life, and was instrumental in developing its original style, format, and staffing. Ms. O’Brien and her husband Lewis Dubuque are raising their two children as active library patrons. She particularly appreciates the extensive children’s programming offered at the library, and looks forward to working with the Board of Trustees to maintain the library’s high level of quality services, and promote efficiency in its operations. Voting for this volunteer position will take place at the East Greenbush Library on Thursday, September 8th, from 9 am to 9pm.

“DEMOCRAT” IS REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE Letter to the Editor: As we approach another election in North Greenbush, a candidate for Supervisor is talking about being “bi-partisan” while asking Democrats to support him in a party primary. Trouble is nowhere in his announcement did he tell voters he is the REPUBLICAN candidate for Supervisor and that if he takes the Democratic nomination away from his Democratic Party endorsed opponent, he will leave voters no choice in the November election. It’s hard to imagine that a true Democrat would be running as a Republican and then neglect to tell Democratic voters he’s the Republican nominee! Yet, Al Spain did just that in his letter last week. He also glossed over his record as a member of the Republican majority on the town board, working against the Democratic Supervisor on so many issues, including the no bid contract that cost taxpayers $30,000 to redo the Comprehensive Plan to his liking. He also failed to mention the $35,000 State Grant he and his majority refuse to take, because they don’t like the folks who worked to get the grant. This candidate supported a budget that took thousands of dollars from Highway Dept PILOT funds and used it to restore General Fund cuts in the Supervisor’s budget. After an error caused the salary of Highway Superintendent Premo to be reduced, he played games with the man’s salary until public pressure caused his majority to correct the mistake. He appointed two politically connected non residents as town lawyers and ignored two qualified town residents seeking the jobs. He also voted to fire the Comptroller and Youth Director for political purposes and maneuvered his brother into a paid spot on the Planning Board. So, Democrats have a choice between the GOP candidate for Supervisor and the Democratic candidate. If the GOP wins the Democratic line in this primary, Mr. Spain will be opposing himself in November, leaving voters without a choice. ~Robert Price, Wynantskill Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

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CHARITY YOGA EVENT FOR FAMINE RELIEF Chari ty Yoga Event for Famine Relief on Saturday, Sept. 10th at Wellness North, 6 Greenwood Drive in East Greenbush (next to the post office, off RT 20). • All-levels Yoga class from 9:00-10:30am (by donation). • Raffle and refreshments until 11:00am. • All donations go to UNICEF relief for East Africa. Visit www.wellnessnorth.com.

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See us at our booth at the Chatham Fair Labor Day Weekend The recent earthquake and current hurricane season provide an excellent reminder of the need to prepare for emergencies. We live in Upstate so we know power outages and weather events happen no matter what the season. For the safety of your entire household, please make preparations in advance of need. In the event of a town-wide emergency, it is important to note that the Tsatsawassa Fire House is the Town of Nassau approved Red Cross shelter. This shelter is located near the intersection of Fire House Road and US 20 in Brainard. In a town-wide emergency, it may be necessary for the Town to declare a local State of Emergency. This act allows for increased executive authority to coordinate and direct the protection of the safety of Nassau’s residents. If a declaration is issued, it will be communicated to the media along with information on available local assistance. It is extremely important that you are able to access this information. Please be sure to have a fully charged, battery powered radio or television, available at all times to allow you to access emergency updates. In the event you are utilizing your cell phone for emergency contacts, please be sure to send text messages or similar communication to prevent lines from being too congested. If you or someone in your family has special medical needs that require power, such as oxygen equipment, please be sure to contact your local fire company in advance of an emergency so that they are aware of your situation. This will assist their efforts to reach out to community members to check their status and needs in an emergency. The kindness of Nassau’s residents is also a vital component in emergency response. If you know of neighbors in need, please be sure to check on them. Working together during past weather events, we have shown how effective we can be as a community. There are many resources available on how to prepare for all types of disasters. The key to keeping your household safe is to be prepared. Please take the time to explore these resources in advance of need. In addition to Internet resources, there are materials available at Nassau Town Hall to assist your emergency planning. Finally, please don’t forget to plan ahead for your pets as well. They will need your assistance and protection in an emergency.

61st Salem United Methodist Community Fair will be held on Saturday, September 10th, from 10AM to 4PM on Shaver Road in West Sand Lake. We have something to offer everyone, so come join us. Crafts booths, Next-to-New, used books, baked goods, cotton candy, snack bar, ice cream, plants and vegetables, games for children, General Store and much more. We also feature the following; •Silent Auction offering opportunities to bid on and win certificates for good dining, shopping, enter-tainment, as well as a custom made doll house and antiques. •Chicken and Pulled Pork barbecue for just $10 served from 4pm till 6pm prepared by our church members. •Entertainment all day, including the Isabelle School of Dance. •Dunking Booth •Outside vendors featuring Taborton Mountain Photo-graphy, Pampered Chef, plus other vendors offering jewelry, pocketbooks, wood-craft, stuffed animals, and miscellaneous housewares. •Display by the Kidney Foundation Come, shop, eat, and enjoy the entertainment.

Donna L. Conlin, Schodack Town Clerk, wishes to remind residents that the Schodack Town Hall Offices and Highway Department will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2011, in observance of Labor Day. The Schodack Town Hall Offices and Highway Department will resume its regular business hours on Tuesday, September 6, 2011. However, the Transfer Station will resume its regular business hours on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Town Clerk at 477-7590, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm.

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On Saturday, September 10th, the annual Nassaufest celebration will take place at the Village Commons Park on John Street in the village of Nassau. Scheduled from 11 am to 3 pm, the event features a kid’s carnival with kid-friendly games of skill. Each player is guaranteed a “Nassaubuck” just for playing, more if they win. “Bucks” are redeemable for great prizes and school supplies. Free activities include: musical entertainment by Nassau’s own rockin’ oldies DJ - JP; sky-high free bounce rides for all the kids; Zumba dance demonstration at 11:30 am; and Stockport Creek Watershed info table with live aquatic insects. Children will have fun using magnifiers to get an upclose look at dragonfly and damselflies, caddisflies, stoneflies and other creatures that live in the Kinderhook Creek, Valatiekill, Wyomanock, Claverack and other streams within the Stockport Creek Watershed. Community booths will offer bake sales, fund raisers and news and views about what’s going on in Nassau. Refreshments will be served by the Village Beautification Committee and include grilled sausage and peppers, fried dough and much more at family-friendly prices. For additional information see www.Nassau12123.com.

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ANNUAL PADRE PIO CELEBRATION The Annual Padre Pio Celebration will be held on Sunday, September 25th, at the Parish of St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph, 50 Herrick St., Rensselaer (opposite the Amtrak Rail Station). Eucharist begins at 11 a.m. and concludes with the veneration of Padre Pio’s relics. A homemade Italian Buffet will follow the 11:00 a.m. Mass in the Mc Manus Center. For reservations and buffet tickets call 465-0482, ext. 21. Reservation deadline is September 20th. ($12. for adults and $5. for children under 10. No take out, no tickets at door.)

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RESPONSE TO LIBERAL NONSENSE Letter to the Editor: I am insulted that Mr. Crawmer suggests that most liberals don’t pay taxes. Disagreements are a good part of our democracy. Accusing any religion, ethnic group, or political leaning of being corrupt promotes hate with no facts or justification. Any disagreement that relies on unverifiable accusations toward someone with opposing views is becoming the norm in America and I find it repulsive. My letter was titled “Cutting Taxes Does Not Create Jobs”. I said that demand for a product or services created jobs and taxes used to improve transportation, education and create a safe and legal environment improve a business ability to satisfy that demand. Living in a democracy I accept the fact that not all tax money is spent as I would like. I totally agree with secretary of defense Robert Gates that the defense budget could be cut. As he stated we spend more on our navy than the next 13 countries combined and 11 of those 13 are our allies. However if the majority wants to spend this amount we need to fund the spending with tax money. Our tax cuts for many years have been coupled with unfunded spending increases. If there is no funding from income taxes a progressive tax system where those with an ability to pay get taxed then regressive taxes like property or sales taxes and various fees are needed. No Child left behind is a good example of unfunded spending that raised school taxes. Who was the liberal that created that? In my letter I said my arguments make a case supporting a progressive tax system because of the benefits the wealthy receive. ~John Sniezyk, Averill Park Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

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Is it me, or do the summers go faster than they used to? This was like a season on steroids. Suddenly it’s that time again Fall Market Day at the Poestenkill Library. Mark your calendars for Saturday 9/17 (rain day 9/18) from 9:00 1:00. Donations are now being accepted for the following tables: Books, gently used purses, scarves, jewelry as well as jigsaw puzzles. Baked goods can be left at the library on September 16th between 10:00 and 1:00 or delivered Saturday morning. For all those gardeners who wish to share their produce with the community, any contributions will be appreciated. Various gift baskets will again be raffled off. A civil-war themed throw will also be included in the raffle. Football, pumpkins, and the Fall Market Day - They just seem to go together.

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CLAY WORKSHOP AT SLCA Sundays at the Center will hold a clay workshop with Barabra Reeley on Sun., Sept. 4 at 1:30pm, $5 pp. Barbara will demonstrate pinch, coil & slab methods of working in clay. She will also bring a wheel and demonstrate throwing. Participants will have an opportunity to try clay handbuilding methods. Barbara can take pieces and fire them for an additional charge of $35. She will return these to the Center for pickup in the following month. (Adults and children 12 and up). Limit 16 persons. Reservations can be made at www.slca-ctp.org or 518-674-2007. The Sand Lake Center for the Arts is located at 2880 NY 43, one half mile east of blinking light in Averill Park.

CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL DINNER Town Board members Phil Malone, Sue Mangold, and Ginny O’Brien welcomed The Dollar Tree Store to the East Greenbush Business Community, at a recent Ribbon Cutting for their Grand Opening. The sparkling new premises occupy a double store front in Price Chopper Plaza on Columbia Turnpike (9&20), and stocks a wide variety of merchandise. Store manager Heather Brown (far left) indicates that the store employs 22 people.

NAMI SUPPORT GROUP IN RENSSELAER NAMI Troy Rensselaer will be restarting our FREE support group for family members, caregivers, and friends of individuals suffering with mental illness. As of Wednesday, September 7th, we will be meeting at the SUNYA School of Public Health; East Campus; One University Place; Rensselaer, NY 12144, in the Dean’s Conference Room. Our group will be meeting there every first and third Weds. of each month; 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Mental Illness doesn’t just affect the individual but everyone around them. It hurts to see someone you love in pain. Please plan on joining us for much needed support. If you need further information, please call Mary Beth Honsinger @ 588-6949 or Mary Crowley @ 227-6701. Our email address is namitroyrenss@aol.com.

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A Civil War Sesquicentennial Dinner co-sponored by the Town of Sand Lake Bicentennial Planning Committee and the Sand Lake Historical Society will be held Sat., September 17th,at the Church of the Covenant. The buffet dinner has been generously donated. Wally Stock, a musician and historian for East Nassau, will perform Civil War era music. Arrival is at 5:15 pm; program will begin at 5:30pm and dinner served at 6:30pm. A gift to the Sand Lake Union Cemetery restoration of gravestones will be appreciated as your donation for the dinner. Checks are payable to Sand Lake Union Cemetery. Call by Sept.9th for reservations: 674-2742 or 674-5143.

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ST. STEPHEN’S TAG & BAKE SALE St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 751 County Route 7 (directly off Route 150), East Schodack, will host a Tag & B ake Sale on Saturday, September 10th, at 9AM. The church is currently accepting donations of gently used items for the sale. Call us at 477-6950 or 438-1109 to arrange for a donation drop-off. Limited pick-ups are available. Clean, unbroken items only. No large appliances or clothing. 10 ft x 10 ft. vendor spaces in our parking lot are also available for a non-refundable fee of $10 per space. Vendors must supply their own tables and chairs. Tag & bake sale proceeds will go to Bell Tower Repair Fund at the church. For information, call 477-6950 or 438-1109.

HALF MOON BUTTON CLUB The Half Moon Button Club will meet on Wed., September 14th, at 11:00AM at the Bethlehem Public Library. Bring a brown bag lunch. A workshop on making button bracelets will be held and a business meeting will follow. For more information and a materials list for the workshop, call Kathy at 3933156.

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Greetings and best wishes to everyone in the City of Rensselaer. As Rensselaer’s representative to the County Legislature, I am happy to report to you on the actions taken by the Rensselaer County Legislature at our August 9, 2011 meeting. Along with detailing issues considered at the legislative meeting, I have received numerous calls regarding the proposed asphalt plant at the Port of Rensselaer. Residents are concerned about traffic and environmental impacts, particularly in the Fort Crailo, lower Broadway and South Street areas. Residents are also concerned their feelings regarding the plant have not been adequately addressed. I have written to the city planning director requesting the scheduling of an additional public comment session on the proposed plant to ensure all concerns are heard. In my letter to the city planning director, I asked that the developers of the proposed asphalt plant deal with the concerns of the residents living in the neighborhoods near the site of the project. In particular, concerns about potential increases of traffic in nearby neighborhoods due to the closure of a bridge near State Route 9J should be addressed. The Legislature has been working hard to reduce expenses. Recently, a bid of the county insurance policy netted a savings of $900,000 over three years. Spending has also been reduced in legislative offices. Following a bi-partisan review by county lawmakers, the purchase of electronic tablets, specifically iPads, was approved to reduce the costs of paper, printing, copying, staff time and related expenses. It is expected the new measure will save $40,000 over the next three years and more in the years to follow. I joined my colleagues in requesting repeal of a state law adopted in 2010 that requires widows or widowers seeking to sell or transfer a boat, trailer, all-terrain vehicle or snowmobile to seek approval from a surrogate or probate court. Previously, such transactions could be conveniently handled in a local DMV office. Normally, regular monthly meetings of the County Legislature take place on the second Tuesday, but Primary Day takes place on the second Tuesday of September. To accommodate voters participating in the primary, the next meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature is Wednesday, September 14, 2011. Residents are welcome to contact me 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 at www.rensselaercounty.org.

SCHODACK REPUBLICANS SELECT FISCALLY CONSERVATIVE SLATE FOR 2011 GOP Backs Dowds, Curtis, Kenney, Conlin, Lubbers and Peter The Schodack Republican Committee has endorsed a slate of candidates who will continue with the fiscally conservative policies that produced an upgrade in the town’s bond rating and protected the town’s quality of life. Committee members endorsed Supervisor Dennis Dowds, Councilman Frank Curtis, Councilman Mike Kenney, Town Clerk Donna Conlin, Receiver of Taxes Kathy Lubbers and Town Justice Paul Peter. The Schodack GOP team was supported by a strong showing on nominating petitions, with nearly 500 signatures collected on nominating petitions. Along with the Republican nomination, Dowds, Curtis, Kenney, Conlin, Lubbers and Peter also received the support of the Conservative and Independence parties. Along with endorsing the re-election of Dowds, Curtis, Kenney, Conlin, Lubbers and Peter, the town GOP also supported the nomination for re-election of Surrogate Court Judge Chris Hummel and Sheriff Jack Mahar, and the election of Joel Abelove for District Attorney. Schodack Republicans are looking to build on the successes of 2010 which saw the committee support the election of Congressman Chris Gibson and Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin, along with other Republican victories. Kenney was also elected to the Town Board in 2010 in a special election.

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LOCAL & NATIONWIDE EDUCATION CUTS Letter to the Editor: This year, I noticed controversy not just locally, but all over the country centered on school budgeting. The government was making educational cuts nationwide, and it definitely had a strong effect on many people- I saw this when I attended a couple of Averill Park’s budget meetings. As always, some of the first things to be considered for removal from the curriculum were the arts, language, and even a couple sports as well as many teachers’ jobs. These things are being rapidly cut from many schools around the nation because the government politicians have been more focused on overseas wars and getting re-elected than the quality of education in their own schools. Watching the news, I saw the government spending all their time arguing over the debt ceiling and whether to raise it (which does seem to defeat the point of having a debt ceiling at all), so they could fund wars and pay other countries what they owe, and meanwhile we, the students, are stuck with a smaller budget. I think it is vital for students to get the best education they can, and that includes the opportunity to be schooled in the arts. If we do not get the chance to study these things now, how are we supposed to carry on as the next generation of adults in the world? ~Glenn Carreau, 11th Grade APHS English Student Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

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HISTORY, CRAFTS & ENTERTAIN. AT CRAILO FAIRE On Saturday, September 10th, Crailo State Historic Site and Friends of Fort Crailo present Harvest Faire, an event with something for everyone in the family! This outdoor event is free to the public (a nominal donation is asked to enter the museum exhibit) and is presented in conjunction with the Hudson River Ramble. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Sun., September 11th. The festiv-ities run from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Crailo’s historic grounds and Hudson River park set the scene for the event, which features both 17th and 18th century reenactors, music, and demonstrations, as well as crafts and games for children. Tom Hanford performs as a wandering minstrel around the grounds throughout the day and will offer his own brand of musical storytelling under the tent at 12:30pm and 2:30pm. There will even be a team of oxen for visitors to meet! Crailo is the museum of the

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RUMMAGE SALE A repeat performance! The United Women of the Center Brunswick Methodist Church, located at 990 Hoosick Road in Troy will hold a Rummage Sale on Friday, October 14th, from 9AM till 4PM and a bag sale on Saturday, October 15 th , from 9AM till Noon. Everything available from clothes, linens, toys, and much more, including jewelry and a few Christmas items. Be sure to be the first one there! We are handicapped accessible and have plenty of parking.

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DUGAN NAMED TO DEAN’S LIST AT SIENA COLLEGE Laura A. Dugan of Castleton has achieved the honor of Deans’ List at Siena College for the 2011 Spring Semester. Laura will graduate Siena in the Spring of 2012 with a History Degree. Laura plans to continue on to graduate school for Law. Laura is the daughter of Dawn and Victor Dugan of Castleton and Laura is a 2008 Honor Society Graduate of Maple Hill High School.

NLPIA ANNOUNCEMENTS The Nassau Lake Park Improvement Association (NLPIA) would like to announce the results from our recent elections: President - Lori Massara, VicePresident - Ranel Wetherell, Treasurer - Larinda Garrity, Secretary - Christine Garrity. Trustees - Tim Massara, Brian Wilson, Bob Zimmerman, Rob Granfors and Joanne Gilmore. Congratulations and welcome to the Board. Our next General membership meeting will be held on October 5th at 7:30pm at the VFW in Nassau. Please check out our new website for all the latest information at www.nassaulake.org.

VAN RENSS. DAR MEETING The Van Rensselaer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10AM on September 10th at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 146 First Street, Troy. The speaker will be Eric Durr who was an executive officer of a national guard tank battalion which responded to ground zero on 9/11. He will discuss what the men and women did. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. For more information about the DAR and eligibility, call Regent Carol Haid at 2833159.

STEPHENTOWN HIST. SOC. TO HEAR TALK OF RENSS. PLATEAU Jim Bonesteel will give an illustrated talk on the Rensselaer Plateau on Monday, September 12th, at 7:30 p.m., at the Stephentown Historical Society’s Heritage Center, Garfield Road in Stephentown. Bonesteel is president of The Rensselaer Plateau Alliance, a coalition of local organizations, trail users and private landowners dedicated to the preservation of the plateau’s landscape for future generations. The event is free. The building is handicapped accessible. For directions, telephone (518) 733-5675.

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WE REMEMBER: SEPTEMBER 11, 2001- SEPTEMBER 11, 2011 The Church of St. Mary at Clinton Heights has announced plans to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the terribly devastating terrorist attacks unleashed on American soil. In union with all of the Catholic parishes of Southern Rensselaer County (including, but not limited to, Averill Park, Castleton, East Greenbush, Nassau, New Lebanon, Poestenkill, Rensselaer, Schodack and Stephentown), the following elements are intended to help all people of goodwill throughout the area to solemnly recall this painful part of our human history while continuing to heal as a nation and a people: • Each Catholic parish will toll their church bells throughout the morning of Sunday, September 11; • Weeks leading up to September 11th, tea-lights and prayer cards will be available for visitors to take home with them for their personal memorials (both items will also be available throughout the actual anniversary day at the plaza of the Church of St. Mary at Clinton Heights); • Catholic churches will be left unlocked throughout the entirety of the day for people to enter for their own personal prayer and/or quiet reflection; • We will be hosting an area-wide Memorial Fire of Remembering located outside, at the plaza of the church of St. Mary at Clinton Heights (163 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush) which will burn throughout the day; • Opportunities will be made available for civic and other groups to utilize the previouslymentioned plaza fire for their own memorial activities (such groups are welcome between 4PM and 6:45PM); • Area Catholic communities will gather for Mass & Ritual Memorial beginning at 7PM at the Church of St. Mary at Clinton Heights. Letters of invitations to participate in other assemblies at St. Mary’s on September 11th have been extended to civic leaders and organizations of the city of Rensselaer and the Town of East Greenbush. All other local communities are most welcome to participate together with the citizens of our area.

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Melvin Roads Post 1231 American Legion will host a National Day of Service and Remembrance—Patriot Day—Ceremony on Sunday, September 11th at 1:00pm on the Post grounds. As has been the tradition these past ten years, the community is invited to join with our veterans, distinguished guests, fire fighters and law enforcement honoring the memories of the lives lost September 11th, 2001. In preparation for this event, Post Commander Dan Yates remarked, “Along with our invited dignitaries, this September 11th will allow myself and all the opportunity to recommit our fellow Americans to the qualities that have made us a strong nation even in the face of adversity.” Among the presentations of the day’s speakers will be the reading of Governor Cuomo’s Proclamation for this anniversary. Also the Clinton Heights Fire Department will be present to hold the solemn tolling of the bell in remembrance of the fire fighters and emergency personnel who gave their all ten years ago. The Post Color Guard including members of the Sons of the American Legion will present the colors for the playing of Taps. Following the ceremony, all are invited to a light luncheon in the Post Lounge. Melvin Roads Post is located at 200 Columbia Turnpike across from the Hampton Avenue entrance to the Manor. Again the public is cordially invited and encouraged to attend.

Community Congregational Church of Clinton Heights (United Church of Christ), 221 Columbia Turnpike (next to Town Hall), Rensselaer, (mailing address but actually in Town of East Greenbush) We are having a special service on 9/11/2011 at 10:30 a.m. to remember the 10th Anniversary of 9/11. Rev. Tony Green will be doing the service and will be our Pulpit Supply Minister at least thru 2011. Please join us for this special time or on any other Sunday. Summer Worship 9:30 a.m. - Sunday mornings. (10:30 am service starts 9/11/ 2011); No Sunday School during the Summer (Sunday School resumes 10:30 a.m. on 9/18/11); Communion the First Sunday of the month. We are handicapped accessible.


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W.S.L. TEXAS HOLD’EM The West Sand Lake Fire Department located on RT 43 will hold a Poker Tournament at the Firehouse on September 10th at 1PM; doors open at Noon. Donation of $25 to W.S.L. Fire Dept. Buy-In $40 to prize pool and re-buy $20 goes to the pool. Free refreshments and lunch served by the Fire Dept. Reservations are recommended and walk-ins are welcome. Please call Patty at 674-3657 or email at passmokes@aol.com. Tell your friends - dates: Oct. 1st, Nov. 5th, Dec. 3rd, Jan. 7th, 2012, Feb. 4th, 2012, March 3rd, 2012, April 7th, 2012 and May 5th, 2012.

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Letter to the Editor: With the tough economic times that we are experiencing, it is important to cut back on our personal spending as well as our government spending. However, that does not mean cutting funding for our local libraries. When we cut funding through tax cuts we end up doing more damage than good. The most important thing about a library is that it’s open to everyone. There are no fees or memberships, which keeps it available for lower class Americans struggling to make ends meet. One of the resources provided are computers. A computer is essential in the search for a job when unemployment is so high. In many cases employers require that applications be submitted via the internet. However without access to a computer, this is impossible. Schools also require students to have computer access to complete assignments online. In many cases the school computers are not available, forcing students to find another means of completing their homework. Even I have used a library computer to do homework when mine was broken. Libraries provide access to the greatest learning tool a person can have; books. They have books for all ages, in all sizes, and genres. Books are essential to learning and education, helping children to become the future of tomorrow. Anything can be found in the pages of a book, as long as we have access to them. Lastly, Libraries provide free forms of entertainment including, DVDs, CDs, community events, and classes. All of these things are positive on the community and provide a safe place to spend time, especially for teens. For a family cutting corners, the savings of a library can make all the difference. It is important to support your local library because for each investment we make, we get more out of it than we invested. ~Lydia Sharp, Poestenkill - APHS 11th Grade English Student Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

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THE JOY OF PAYING TAXES! Letter to the Editor: Response to Mr. Crawmer’s letter 8/11/ 11. It appears Mr. Crawmer is too smart for all you Liberal Self Serving state workers. You’ve had your hand in our wallets for too long now. You all make me sick, especially the State Police, aren’t you supposed to “Protect & Serve”, it’s not for you to self serve to the things the rest of us pay for, roads, government, ...police! How did you all work this out any way? Is there some sort of Quid Pro Quo if you’re hired into this club? Health care isn’t it, Civil Service exam shams to weed out anybody but fellow Liberals. It’s almost as if you have an organization set up to recruit new members, probably disguised as Democratic Campaign Committee offices. You may as well all quit your “jobs” and start working for a living and start paying some taxes. You know, once you start really working, you too might feel the joy of actually paying taxes. Now lets try to do something about Welfare (not kidding, a failed social program that is a drain on tax revenues and society). But it’s not like they’re going to go out and get a job, let alone pay taxes, ... child credits, earned income tax credit, let everybody else pay for my credit. ~Jeff Dorr, East Greenbush Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

As legislative representatives of District 2, including the towns of East Greenbush, North Greenbush and Poestenkill, we are happy to provide our constituents with a report on actions taken at the August 9, 2011 legislative meeting. We joined with County Clerk Frank Merola in asking for a change in a state law that has been inconveniencing widows and widowers. Prior to 2010, widows and widowers could sell or transfer a variety of vehicles, including boats, trailers, ATVs and snowmobiles registered in the name of their spouse. Unfortunately, the new state law requires for a widow or widower to seek approval in either surrogate or probate court. This causes inconvenience to a surviving spouse and adds expenses to an already crowded court system. County Clerk Merola reports he has received a number of complaints regarding the new state law. We agree with County Clerk Merola that the best solution is to repeal the 2010 state law and go back to the original standards. Our resolution will be sent to state officials for consideration. The Legislature has worked in recent years to reduce spending wherever possible. We have reduced spending in legislative offices and our re-bid of the county insurance policy will result in a savings of $900,000 over three years. We continued those efforts, agreeing to use electronic tablets, specifically iPads, for use to reduce the amount of paper, printing, copying and postage in legislative offices. The change follows other municipalities who have made a similar switch and is expected to generate a savings of $40,000 over the next three years. Following reports about more safety concerns on an area bridge, we asked the state to review safety conditions on bridges carrying motorists over the Hudson and Mohawk rivers into Rensselaer County. We were also pleased to appoint two District 2 residents, Jeff Tooker of East Greenbush and Lee Crosier of North Greenbush, to the Rensselaer County Emergency Radio Communications Committee. Normally, the regular monthly meetings of the County Legislature take place on the second Tuesday, but Primary Day takes place on the second Tuesday of September. To accommodate voters participating in the primary, the next meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature is Wednesday, September 14, 2011. 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 at www.rensselaercounty.org.

NO. GREENBUSH KIWANIS TOWN CELEBRATION The Town Celebration is back bigger and better this year on Friday, September 9th, from 5PM to 11PM; and Saturday, September 10th, from 12Noon to 11PM behind Town Hall, 2 Douglas Street, Wynantskill. Friday will feature Hair of the Dog from 8:00 pm11:00 pm. Saturday night kick back to the sounds of Back 40 Band from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. As always, plenty of great food, carnival rides and family fun! Saturday join us for the Car Show, pony rides and the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department will be providing Safe Child ID from noon till 4:00 pm. For more information, please contact 285-0065 or ngkiwanis@gmail.com.

NO. CHATHAM UMC ANNOUNCES A NEW SATURDAY WORSHIP SERVICE On Saturday, September 10th, the North Chatham United Methodist Church will kick off their new Saturday evening worship service. Services will be held every other Saturday at 5:00 PM. The format and theme of these services will vary, but each service will always reflect the United Methodist motto of “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors”. Everyone is welcome: Methodists and non-Methodists, believers and non-believers, churchgoers and non-churchgoers, and young & old. Our hope is to have services that are thought provoking and meaningful for everyone, on a wide range of topics and approaches. If you are searching for new ideas and perspectives, or if you are just curious, we invite you to attend. All are welcome! For more information, please call 766-3535 or visit our website (northchathammethodistchurch.org).

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CORINE SHELDON ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR EG RECEIVER OF TAXES My name is Corine Sheldon. I am excited and honored to announce my candidacy for East Greenbush Receiver of Taxes, and would like to take this opportunity to tell you about myself and my family. My husband Kip and I have been residents of East Greenbush for over 20 years. We have three children who we have been proud to raise and educate here in town. Our daughter Kara is a graduate of Columbia High School and is a senior at the College of Saint Rose. Our son Alec is a sophomore at Columbia and our youngest son Austin is in seventh grade at Goff Middle School. I have years of business management experience that have prepared me to serve as Receiver of Taxes. My husband and I have been business owners in East Greenbush for 20 years. I worked as office manager for our business while raising our children. As office manager, I have been responsible for every aspect of the business operation, including employee payroll, customer invoicing, financial summaries and preparation of all tax documents. I earned an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Hudson Valley Community College, and I am currently completing my Bachelor’s of Science in Business through Empire Business College. As your Receiver of Taxes, I will be responsive and accessible to the people. In addition to the current services, I would like to implement extended workday hours and Saturday hours, credit card and online payments for taxes, and Notary Public services. Like many East Greenbush residents, I am concerned about the future of our town, the high taxes and the town debt, which has reached an historic high and caused town finances to be reduced to junk bond status. I am proud to be seeking election with the Hometown Leadership Team of Keith Langley for Supervisor and Ed Gilbert and Dan Fiacco for Town Council. We have been endorsed by the Republican, Conservative and Independence parties for election and your support is appreciated on Primary Day. If residents have any questions, please feel free to contact me at Corine.Sheldon@gmail.com.


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THE EQ OF LIBERALISM Letter to the Editor: There’s a big difference between being intelligent and being devious. Both can lead to tremendous success and indeed intelligence plays a large part in being successfully devious. But being devious has no roll in being intelligent. When I hear that Liberals think Barack Obama is extremely intelligent, I think it’s time to provide them a little more perspective. Some twenty years ago, I found myself being told I was wrong by so many people so often that I was being consumed by self doubt. I was finding it difficult to make business decisions involving investment risks. I had a friend who, when disagreeing with me about politics back then, asked if I ever considered the possibility that I could be wrong. I was shocked and said of course. I continually engaged in introspection, that internal debate that we humans employ to form judgments. Didn’t he? In order to help me to decide if I should continue to find my own way or if I should simply submit to the status quo that I thought was wrong, I submitted myself to an IQ test at a MENSA membership drive. The results gave me the confidence to invest in my own business and ignore the voices of defeat around me. Those voices are still there and in fact have become amplified. Some time ago while listening to WGY radio in the morning, the host interviewed an author of a book that challenged the validity of intelligence. His book was about an Emotional Quotient, or EQ, that he thought was more important to human development. He used the tragic example of Bobby Fisher the chess genius, to bolster his flawed theory. People of all stripes are capable of losing their minds so I found his book to be a waste of paper. But the real tragedy of promoting such a theory is that it empowers people to base life’s decisions on their emotions, without engaging in a moment of introspection. That, in my opinion, explains why we have so many Liberals in elected positions today. It is just so quick and easy to manipulate peoples’ emotions in order to win an election. But it’s no way to run a country. ~David Crawmer, www.republicamerica.us Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

BIRCHKILL ARTS & CRAFTS GUILD MEETING The September meeting of the Birchkill Arts and Crafts Guild will be held on Monday, September 12th, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church Hall, 175 Williams Road, Troy. Our presenter will be Sue McLane, The Victorian Lady. Sue will present a program entitled, “Learn the OldFashioned Secret Language of Flowers” from her Traveling Victorian Cultural Education Program. We will have an opportunity to play a Victorian parlor game. Bring your lunch and your favorite cup. Desserts and coffee/tea will be served by our hostesses for the month, Fran Balistreri, Adrienne Money and Martie Lonbard. Guests and new members are always welcome.

Arts Center of the Capital Region, Main Gallery - 265 River Street, Troy, from September 9 – September 22. Free and Open to the Public During Gallery Hours: Mon-Thu 9am-7pm; Fri-Sat 9am-5pm and Sun 12pm-4pm. Description: Getting to Know You invites Capital Region residents to enter the world of our Russian sister city, Tula. In the 20 years we have been sister cities, individuals and institutions in both centers have laughed, learned, and created together, enriching and expanding their understanding of our global world. This exhibit celebrates this past and invites a new generation of Capital Region residents into our future by presenting Tulan art and culture, along with video memories from both of our communities. OPENING RECEPTION. The opening reception for the Retrospective will be Friday, September 9th, from 3:00 – 5:00 PM and will feature Russian tea and special teacakes made in our sister city Tula. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Application forms will also be available for young people ages 6 to 16 who wish to create art on the theme of “Friendship between the U.S. and Russia.” Entries selected will be showcased on the Albany-Tula Alliance Website in early 2012. Information available at 518-768-7010 and www.albanytula.org/ exhibition.

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1ST ANNUAL TOWNWIDE GARAGE SALE Sat., Sept. 17th & Sun Sept. 18th

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Your Home/Business- Have your own Garage Sale (and keep the 1. At profits)- Add your location on Event Map & Marker Balloon- $10 Sand Lake School Field Flea Marketwww.saleday.org 2. At For non-residents & vendors, spaces start at $25 The Auction- Donate your gently used items for the Sunday 2:30pm Auction3. At SLBA will pick-up- Call 674-3836. All Proceeds to Benefit Sand Lake Charities.

FOR MORE INFO/APPLICATION - Visit: www.sandlakegaragesale.com •Mail: SLBA PO Box 235, Averill Park, NY 12018 •Stop In: Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill 674-4080, Young’s Pharmacy, or Tremont Lumber The Advertiser (South) September 1, 2011 Page 11


AVERILL PARK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS ROUTES 2011-12 The following is a brief description of the school bus routes for the Averill Park Central School District for the 2011-2012 school year. The routes will provide parents and students with school bus numbers, the daily route area of each, and the time the bus leaves to start the route. There will be trial bus runs on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, for all of our bus routes including Kindergarten and private or parochial runs. Some private and parochial schools will have other start dates. Some bus routes, as well as the bus numbers, have changed to accommodate pupil enrollment and locations. Current bus numbers have been given to the schools. If your child is coming from and/or going to a sitter, you MUST contact both the bus garage AND the school. Please keep in mind that all buses are full and pupils may not change bus assignments except in an emergency only. Students are strongly encouraged to be at their bus stops five minutes ahead of time to be sure they don’t miss the bus, and to also be in a location that makes them clearly visible to the driver(on porches, in doorways, in vehicles are not acceptable). The Transportation Department’s phone number is 674-7070. Classes for all Averill Park district schools begin on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. The following streets & roads listed are those that the bus will pick students up and drop off ONLY! Some cul-de-sac and dense communities will have designated bus stops. It is imperative that your child get on the bus that serves your street Only!! If other arrangements have been made, such as Special Ed, private/parochial, you will be notified of the bus number and time of pick up separately. HIGH SCHOOL – ALGONQUIN - Bus #55-Leave 6:40-RT 43, Right RT 150, p/u right side after Millers Corners Road, Left on Sagendorf Road, Right on N. Schodack p/u, Straight on Burden Lake Road (Schodack), Turn around, p/u, Straight on Clarks Chapel, p/u, Left on Nassau Averill Park Road(no p/u), Left on Millers Corners(no p/u), right on RT 150, p/u to Biittig Road, Right on Old South, p/u, Right on Oriole, p/u, @ Cardinal Ave, Right on Old South, p/u, Express to HS; Bus #83-Leave 6:40-RT 43, Left Teal, p/u, right on Taborton Rd (no p/u), @ Pine Trail, turn around, left on Walk (no p/u), Left on Momrow, picking up, Left Bauer, picking up, Right on Hoffman Rd(no p/u), Straight on Alps Mountain, p/u, Express to HS; Bus #78-Leave 6:45-RT 43, Left on 43, Left on Sheer, picking up, Right on Biittig Rd, picking up, Right on RT 150, picking up, @ Edwards, @ Kemp, @ Hillcrest, Express to HS; Bus #82-Leave 6:40-RT 43, Right on Burden Lake Road (no p/u), Left on Hoags Corners, picking up, turn around at Radley Rd, Left on Nassau Averill Park Road, Left on China Hill Rd, Right on Mud Pond Road, picking up, right on Central Nassau Rd, p/u, Left on Curtis Hill Road, Turn around, Left on Central Nassau, Right on Nassau Averill Park, picking up, express to HS; Bus #58-Leave 6:20-RT 43, Straight on Taborton, picking up right side, right on Dingman, turn around at Wood, picking up, left on Taborton, p/u right side, @ Lindeman, @ Stage Coach, Left on Roaser Rd, picking up, left on Teal, continue on Momrow, picking up, left on Walk, picking up, right on Taborton Rd, Right Kipple, Right on Bauer Left on Hoffman(picking up),Left on Taborton Road(picking up, Express to HS; Bus #80-leave 6:40-RT 43, left on RT 150, Right on Shaver Rd, Picking up, Right on Parker(no p/u),Left on Old Best,Right on Providence, picking up, Left on Old Best Left on Parker,picking up, right on, Orchard Ln (picking up), Left on Old Best, Left on Apple, Right on Climer, Left on Cobb Hill, left on Climer, Left on Cobb Hill,Right on Orchard, Right on Higins, picking up, Left on Mammoth Spring, picking up, Straight on Morner, picking up, Turn around, Left on Old Best, Picking up, Express to HS; Bus # 51-leave 6:45RT 43, picking up right side, from @ Werger to @ Brackwyck, Turn around at N. Brinker, picking up RT 43 right side to Trestle, Express to HS; Bus #67-Leave 6:50-RT 43, Right on RT 150(no p/u),Left on Pershing, Right to Remain on Pershing, picking up right side, right on Troy, Right on Hidley, Right on Edwards Rd, picking up, Ave, Turn around, Left on Pershing (picking up right side), Express to HS; Bus #105-Leave 6:35-RT 43, Right on 43/66, picking up after Pikes Pond Road to Tinley, turn around, @ Shepard, Left on South, picking up, Straight on Horse Heaven picking up, turn around, @ Brainard, Left on Greenman Hill, picking up, Right on Dunham Hollow Road, picking up, Left on RT 43, picking up right side, Express to HS; Bus #59-Leave 6:50-RT 43, Right on Geiser, picking up , Left on Troy, picking up, Straight on Snyder’s Lake Road, Turn around, @ Mohameds Farm Way, Left on Hidley Rd, picking up, Express to HS; Bus #70-Leave 6:45-RT 43 Express to Francis Drive, Picking up Francis Drive, Picking up Kent Express HS; Bus #76-Leave 7:00-RT 43, Right on Burden Lake Road, picking up Between Sheer and Millers Corners Road, Turn around pu right side between Miller Corners and 2nd Dyke, Right on 2nd Dyke, picking up, Express to HS; Bus #31-Leave 6:50-RT 43, Eastern Union, picking up, Right on Huntley, Left on Holser, picking up),back to Eastern Union, picking up, Right on 43(no p/u), Right on Methodist Farms, picking up, Right on Holcomb(no p/u) Road, Straight on Glass Lake(no p/u), Left on 43(no /pu), Left on Crystal Lake pu @ Houston, Left on 66, Left on Old 66, picking up, Left on Gettle picking up; Bus #106-Leave-7:00-RT 43, right Burden Lake Road (no p/u), Right on Sheer (no p/u), Right on Garner Road, picking up, Left on Drumlough, picking up, right on Garner Rd, Right on Pond Hollow Road, picking up, @ Glenwood Terrece & Pond Hollow,

continue on Pond Hollow loop around Summitt, Left on Delma, Left on Thais (picking up), Express to HS; Bus #57-Leave 6:45-RT 43 Express to Pawling and Lakeview,pu @ Lakeview, Right on Mountainview picking up to Cleminshaw, Express to High School; Bus #32-Leave 6:45-Express to Spring Ave and Spring Landing Blvd, Continue on Spring Ave picking up, Right on Pleasant View Ave, Left on Menemsha (no pu) Left on Lansing Road, Right on Spring Ave, right on Ouimet Drive, Continue on Jay, Right on Sanford Ave, Right on Mountainview picking up, right on Spring Ave Ext, Right on Berkshire, Continue on Hudson, turn around, right on Spring Ave Ext(p/u), Right on Church Express to HS; Bus #27-Leave-6:45-Express to Creek Road (p/u), Left on Brunswick Rd, Left on Pinewoods, Left on Colehamer Ave, Turn around, left on Checkerberry Lane, Left on Pinewoods, picking up, right on Cole Lane, turn around, Right on Pinewoods (picking up), Right on Menemsha, picking up, Left on Cranston (p/u), right on Banbury (p/u) Right on Pinewoods (p/u), Right on Cranston Rd, Left on Menemsha Ln, picking up, @ Sandcherry Hill, Right on Creek (p/u) Express to HS; Bus #89-Leave 6:30-Crossways, Ridge Road, @ Magill, one student on Cleminshaw, one student on White Tail; Bus #53-Leave 6:35- RT 43 right side from Terrace to intersection of 43/ 66, left on 66 Right on Wisner picking up, left on Oak Hill, picking up, right on Debbie Lane, picking up) Left on Oak Hill(picking up), right on Taborton Rd (no pu), Straight on RT 43, picking up right side to Old 66, Right on Old 66 @ Beach Lane, Right on Lake Ave, Left on 43, Right Marcy (picking up), Left on Prospect Ave (picking up), Left on RT 43 picking up to School Road; Bus #61-Leave 6:55-Right on Burden Lake Road picking up right side to Sheer Road, Turn around, picking up right side to RT 43, Left on 43, Left on Clearview, Left on Edgewood(picking-up), Right on Clearview Road; Bus #54-Leave-7:00- RT 351, Left on Liberty, picking up, left on Weatherwax, Right on 66, Left on Algonquin Beach, Left on Tracy, picking up Tracy and Cherokee, left on Algonquin Beach Road, left on Seneca Drive (pu), Left on Cayuga Court(p/u) Left on Algonquin Beach, @ Winding Ridge, picking up Stop 13; Bus #109-Leave 6:40- Express to RT 66 start pu at split, Right on Uphams Corners (pu), Left on Town Garage Rd(p/u), Left on Central Nassau Rd( p/u), Straight on Dunham Hollow Road, (pu and turn around at ) back to right on Gardner Hill Rd, Left on 66(p/u), Right on Central Nassau Road p/u), Right on Hoags Corners Road(p/u), Right on Radley Rd (p/u), Left on 66 (p/u); Bus # 65-Leave 6:50Express to Snake Hill off Rt 66, pick up to Heather Ridge,(p/u), Left on Vosburg, Right on Laura(pu), Left on Vosburg, right on Heather Ridge(p/u), Left on Snake Hill picking up to Plank; Bus # 63-leave 7:00-Express to Right on Pikes Pond Road (pu), Straight on Totem Lodge Rd (p/u), Left on N Nassau (p/u), right on Hoags Corners(no p/u), Right on Toem Lodge Rd (pu), Left on N. Nassau/Holcomb (picking up), Straight on Glass Lake Road(p/u), Left on 43 (no p/ u), Left on Eastern Union, Right on Johnny Cake (p/u), Left on Breezedale (pu), Right on Morning Circle (pu) Exprees to HS; Bus #20- Leave-7:00-Start pu @ Bon Acres, RT 43(right side between Bon Acres and Tollgate), Left on Springer(pu), Left on Autumn Ln, pu Autumn and Winter Heaven, Left on Springer, Left on Thais, (pu), Right on 43 (pu right side), to Gettle Road; Bus # 104 – Leave 6:30-Start pu RT 43/66 across from Towne Tavern, continue p/u right side till 43/66 split, p/u Firetower Road, back to p/u split to Turn around on Johnson Lane; Bus #110-Leave-6:50-p/u right side RT 66 after Weatherwax Road to Rt 355, Turn around, back to 66 p/u RT 66 Right side, Left on Weatherwax, p/u, Left on Snyders Corners Rd (p/u), @ Cathlie, Left on Rt 66 (no p/u), Right on Rt 351 (p/u), Left on Tollgate(p/u), Left on Chaundray (p/u), @ Penny, Right 351 @ Helen, p/u to Rt 43; Bus #60-Leave-6:50-Express to Right on Colehamer p/u at Lincoln Rd & Colehamer, back to Right on 351, p/u right side, to Intersection, Left on main P/u right side to Garfield, right on Garfield, Left on John p/u @ Willow, Right on Main, p/u @ Lawrence St, Right on Grandview (p/u), Turn around Left on Main St, p/u right side to intersection, right on Rt 351 p/u right side; Bus #77-Leave-6:50- express to Left on Weatherwax on Rt 355, p/u right side, turn around @ Vanderhyden, p/u right side to Right on Abbott (p/u), left on Main, Right on Spring Ave Ext p/u to Left on Carol Place(p/u), Right on Todd(p/u), right on Woodridge, Right on Spring Ave Ext, Right on Weatherwax Right on Saddlehill, Turn around at Daisy(p/u) Express to HS; Bus #107Leave -6:45- Express to Taborton Road left on Mosher(p/u), Right on Oak Hill(p/u), Straight on Caitlyn(p/u), left on Plank, Left on Oak Hill(p/u), Straight on Bermas, Right on Tymeson, turn around Left on Bermas, Straight on Oakhill, Left on Lynn(p/u), right in High Meadow, turn around, Right on Lynn (p/u), Express to HS; Bus #81-leave 6:20-Express to Plank Rd, start p/u after Dodge Way to Oak Hill, Continue on Plank no p/u till after Caitlyn to 56 Rd, Left on 56 Rd(p/u), Left on North Rd (p/u), Right on Blue Factory p/u, turn around, left on Columbia Hill Express Snyders Corners Road p/u between 351 and Weatherwax Express to HS; Bus #68-Leave6:40-Express to Plank Rd (p/u from intersection to Blue Factory, Left on Blue Factory p/u to Davitt Lake Road, left on Davitt Lake (p/ u),Turn around Right on Blue Factory, Right on Plank, Right on 351, Right on Hinkle (p/u) Turn around at Big Toad Road, left on 351 Right on Deer Creek (p/u), right on 351 (p/u), Right on Main

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AUTHOR PRESENTS ALBANY IN THE AGE OF REVOLUTION Local historian Warren Roberts will discuss his new book “A Place in History: Albany in the Age of Revolution, 1775-1825” at 7pm Wednesday, September 7, in the Sand Lake Town Library’s William Kennedy Room. The library’s Book Group invites the public to enjoy this free slide presentation and discussion about Albany’s pivotal role in the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the construction of the Erie Canal. Roberts has been a member of the History Department of the University of Albany since 1963. A Distinguished Teaching Professor, he is well known locally for his interesting lectures on Tiffany Windows in the Capital District and other aspects of the history of Albany. He has also written several books on French revolutionary artists. The author will have copies of his books for sale at the event. The Sand Lake Town Library is located behind Town Hall at the intersection of 66 and 43. Phone: 674-5050. Web: sandlaketownlibrary.org. Ave, Left on Weatherwx, @ Abbey, @ Victorian, Continue p/u Weatherwax, Express to HS; Bus # 108-leave 6:50-express to Holcomb Rd, right on First Dyke (p/u), Straight to Sheer Rd (p/u), Left on Rabie Road (p/u), Left on Birds Hill (p/u) Right on Burden Lake road (no p/u), Right on Millers Corners Road p/u to RT 150, Express to HS; Bus #69-leave-7:00-Express to right on Peck(picking up), @ Aeries View(p/u), continue p/u to straight on Pershing(p/u), @ Michael and @ Ridgewood, Straight on Snyders Corners Road (p/u to Rt 66); Bus # 66- Leave-6:50-Rt 43(no p/u), Right on Rt 150 p/u right side to Macha lane, Right on Macha (p/ u),turn around, left on Rt 150, Right on Linda Lane9p/u), Right on Thomas(p/u), Right on Sunrise Terrace(p/u),Back to Linda Lane, Right on Rt 150 p/u to right side to RT 43 Express to HS; Bus #25Leave 7:00-Rt 43(no p/u), Right 150 (no p/u), Left on Capital Blvd (p/u), Right Highland Court(p/u), Left on Valley, Left on Montgomery(p/u), Left on Capital(p/u), Right Maria(p/u),Left on Valley(p/u), left on Avon Ct(/p/u), Left on Birch Drive (p/u), Left on 150, Left on Wildwood Hghts,(p/u) Express to HS; Bus #46Leave-7:00-Algonquin Rd, @Turnabout, Seneca, Cayuga. MILLER HILL SCHOOL - Bus #83-Leave-8:00-Right 43, right 43/66, p/u after Firetower Road, Right on Tinley (p/u), turn around, Right on Taborton Rd(p/u), Right on Hoffman, Left on Bauer Rd, Left on Hoffman, Right on Bauer, Left on Kipple, Left on Taborton (no p/u), Left on Walk (no p/u), right on Momrow (p/u), Right on Taborton, Left on Lawson (p/u), turn around, Right on Taborton, Picking up to RT 43 to MH; Bus #82-leave-8:10-Hogs Corners between N. Nassau & Burden Lake Road, Nassau Averill Park Road, China Hill, Mud Pond, Curtis Hill, Mud Pond to MH; Bus #76Leave- 8:25-Express to Right on Radley Road (p/u), Right on Hoags Corners Rd (no p/u), Right on N. Nassau (p/u), Left Totem Lodge (p/u), turn around, Left N. Nassau , Left White Tail (p/u), Left on N. Nassau Rd, picking up at side roads to 2nd Dyke, Left on 2nd Dyke, picking up to Left on Burden Lake Road, p/u right side, to Clarks Chapel, turn around, back to Burden Lake Road p/u to 1st Dyke to MH; Bus #31-Leave-8:30-Express to Right on Methodist Farm Rd p/u right side), Right on Huntley, Right on Holser, Turn around back to right on Methodist Farm, Straight on 1st Dyke (p/ u), Turn around at Sheer Rd, Right on N. Nassau/Holcomb, Left on Holly Hill (p/u),right on N. Nassau (p/u), right on Methodist Farm (p/u right side Left on 43, Left to remain on 43, p/u right side, Left on Eastern Union (no p/u), Right on Johnny Cake (pu), Left on Breezdale (p/u), Right on Morning Circle (p/u), right on Eastern (no p/u), Right on 43 p/u right side to MH; Bus #106-Leave-8:15 right on 43, start picking up after Alps Mountain Road, right on South Rd(p/u), Straight on Horse Heaven Rd (turn around), Right on Brainad (turn around), Straight on Greenman Hill, Right on Dunham Hollow, Left on 43 (p/u) right side to Reno Road to MH; Bus #53-Leave 8:40-Right on 43 p/u right side to Eastern Union, Right on Eastern Union (p/u), Left on Glass Lake, Right on 43,right on Old 66, @ Beach Lane, Left on lake Ave, left on Marcy, Left on Prospect, Left on Orient Ave, Left on Rt. 43 (p/u) Left on Edgewood, Right on Overlook, right on Edgewood loop around, on 43, Right on Gettle, Turn around on Hickory(p/u), p/u Gettle Rd to MH; Bus #61-Leave-8:45-Express to right on Burden Lake Road p/u right side to Sheer Road (p/u) no pick-ups between Stop sign and Garner Rd, right on Garner road, Left on Drumlough (p/u), Left on Burden Lake Road (p/u right side) to MH; Bus #20-Leave-first p/ u Bon Acre Way, Left on Eastview (p/u), Right on Thais (p/u), Right on 43 (p/u), right on Eastview Left on Thais, Right on Garner Road, Right on Pond Hollow Left on Gleenwood Ter, back to Left on Pond Hollow, loop around Summitt, left on Delma , Left on Thais, Right on Eastview, Right on 43, turn around p/u right side Express to RT 66 Right on Mountain View Drive Left on Crest Right on 66, Right on Crystal Lake turn around @ Houston, Left on 66 Right on Wisner(p/u), Left on Oak Hill, Right on Mosher (p/u), Right on Oak Hill (p/u) to MH; Bus #63-Leave-8:05-express to Teal, Left on Roaser (p/u), right on Taborton Rd (p/u right side), Right on Dingman (p/u), Turn around at Wood, Left on Taborton (p/u right Side), Left on Walk (p/u), left on Momrow (p/u)Right on Alps Mountain, left on 43 (no p/u), Left on Firetower (p/u) turn around, Left on Griffin to MH. 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APCSD BUS ROUTES 2011-12 (contd.) Pawling p/u @ Lakeview, Right on Mountainview (p/u),Left on Spring Ave Ext, right on Crossways Turn around at Ridge Rd, left on Spring Ave Ext, Right on Hudson Drive, Turn around, Left on Ouimett Drive, Right on Jay, right on Gene (p/u), Left on Mounatinview (p/u right side), Left on Carolina (p/u), Right on Victoria (p/u), Left on Pawling Conintue to left on 355 p/u to Clement Drive to Poes; Bus #32-Leave-8:25-Express to Creek Rd, Turn around, Right on Spring Ave, right on Spring Landing Blvd, right on Cricket, Right on Spring Landing Blvd, Loop around, Right on White Tail Circle, Right on Spring Ave, (p/u), right on Lansing (p/ u), Right on Menemsha (no p/u), Left on Cranston, Left on Petticoat, Right on Banbury, right Pinewoods Ave (p/u), @ Lanstaff, Right on Eagle Ridge Drive, left on Golden Eagle, back to Right on Pinewoods, Right on Checkerberry (p/u), right on Colehamer (p/u), back to Pinewoods (p/u), Right on Cole Lane, turn around Left on Pinewood, @ Patton, p/u right side to Poes; Bus #27 - Leave 8:35express to right on Weatherwax (p/u), Left on Victorian loop around Left on Weatherwax, Left on Abby, loop around, Left on Weatherwax (p/u), Right on 355, Left on Spring Ave Ext, (p/u), Left on Weatherwax Right on Saddlehill turn around at Daisy, left on Spring Ave Ext, Right on Pleanstview (p/u), right on Menemsha (p/u), @ Sandcherry Hill, Right on Creek (p/u), Left on Spring Ave, Right on Woodridge Left on Todd (p/u) to Poes; Bus #54-Leave-8:30-First p/u Rt 66 & Rosena Drive, pick up RT 66, turn around @ Fane, Right on Snyders Corners Road, p/u, left on RT 150, Left on Stop 13, Start picking up after Algonquin Rd, Right on Tracy, Right on Cherokee, Right on Tracy, Left on Algonquin Beach Rd, Left on Seneca, Right on Algonquin Beach, Right on 66(p/u), Left on Snyders Corner Road, Left on Cathie Drive, Left on Fiddlers, Left on Snyders Corners, p/u till School Rd to Poes; Bus #69—Leave-8:15 First p/u Lynn Road, @ Holser, Right on Oakhill (no p/u) Left on Caitlin (p/u), Straight on Powers, Right on Columbia Hill p/u, Straight on Plank Right on Legenbauer Rd, Turn around, remain on Plank, Left on Hicks Pond, Continue on Swanky, Left on Tymeson Rd, turn around back to Plank rd (p/u), left on Oak Hill, Right on High Meadow, Turn around, right on Lynn, Left on Oak Hill, left on Debbie Lane to Poes; Bus #77-Leave-8:25-Right on Plank(p/u right side) to left on Powers, left on Columbia Hill, right on Blue Factory, Straight on North, Turn around @ Coldridge, Right on Blue Factory, p/u Turn around, p/u to Right on Davitt Lake Road, Turn around, Right on Blue Factory, right on Plank p/u right side to intersection to Poes; Bus #60- Leave- 8:40-Express to Right on Hinkle, turn around at top, Left on 351, Right on Deer Creek, right on 351, Right on Main Street(p/u right side), right on Grandview, turn around, Right on Main. Straight on 355, p/u Turn around at Vanderhyden Hall, p/u to Right on Abbot loop around Right on Main Street, Right on Ronald, Loop around, right on main, right on Dino Lisa, loop around, right on Main, p/u to intersection to Poes; Bus #65-Leave-8:35- Old 66(no p/u), left on 66 p/u to Right on Johnson Lane, Turn around Left on 66 (p/u) Left on Vosburg, p/u, Turn around, Left on 66, left on Snake Hill, Left on Heather Ridge, turn around at Vosburg, Right on Holloway, back to Left on Snake Hill, Left on Plank, left on 351, p/u to Liberty, Turn around, p/u right side on 351 to Poes. WEST SAND LAKE SCHOOL - Bus #78-Leave-8:30- left on RT 150 (p/u), left Old South, Right on Oriole, @ Cardinal, Right on Old South Road, left on Shaver, Right on Parker, Left on Old Best Rd, Right on Providence, turn around Left on Old Best, left on Parker, Right on Orchard, left on Cobb Hill, Right on Climer Circle, Left on Cobb Hill Rd, Right on Orchard, Right on Higgins Road, Left on Mammoth Spring, Straight on Morner, Turns around, Left on Mammoth Spring to WSL; Bus #51-Leave-8:35-first p/u at Rutherford, p/u to Right Brackwyck, Turn around, p/u right side to Werger Road, right on Marcy left on Prospect to WSL; Bus #25-leave-8:45-left on Longview, Left on Rockery, Right on Rosemount, Right on Denver, Left on Capital, Right on Highland, left on Valley, Left on Montgomery left on Capital, Left on Valley, Left on Maria, Straight on Valley, left on Avon Ct, left on Birch Drive, Left on 150, Left on Wildwood, Left on Maple, Left on Birch To WSL; Bus #66-Leave-8:35-Right on 150 p/u right side to Macha Lane, left on Whiteview, Left on Hidley (p/u), Left on Edward (p/u), Right on 150, Right on Linda Lane, p/u Thomas Dr. p/u Theresa, p/u Sunrise, left on Pershing, right on Ridgewood Drive (p/u),p/u Michael Street, p/u Pershing to Rt 150, Right on RT 150 p/u to intersection to WSL; Bus #67-Leave 8:40-Right on Peck Road(p/ u), Right on Aeies View Rd(p/u), Right on Peck(p/u), Left on Pershing (p/u right side), Right on Snyders Lake Road, Turn around, p/u, Left on Pershing (p/u right side) to WSL; Bus #59-Leave8:30-Right on Snyders Corner Rd (p/u) to RT 66, Left on 66, Right on Algonquin Beach Road, Starting picking up on Stop 13, Left on 150, Right on Springer (p/u), Left on Autumn Lane, loop around back to Right on Spring, Right on 43 , Left on 351, Right on Helen (P/u), Right on 351, right on Tollgate, Left on Chaundray, Right on Tollgate (p/u), Left on 351 (p/u), to WSL; Bus # 70-Leave 8:35Right on Geiser (p/u),p/u Troy Ave, Left on Kent, picking up all Kent and Francis to WSL; Bus #110-Leave 8:15- Express to Garner Road, Straight on Sheer, Left on 150, Left on Edwards Drive, Straight to Kem loop around right on RT 150, Left on Millers Corners Rd, (p/ u), Turn around p/u to RT 150, left on Rt 150, Left on Sagendorf Road (p/u) Right on N. Schodack Right on Maria, Right on North Schodack, Left on Burden Lake Road, Turn around, Right on N. Schodack, Left on Millers Corners Road, Right on 150, Right on Biittig Road to WSL.

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PUTTING YOUR GARDEN TO BED EAST SCHODACK GARDEN CLUB MEETING The September Meeting of the East Schodack Garden Club will be held on Friday, September 9th, at 7 p.m. at the East Schodack Firehouse on RT 150 in East Schodack. The Speaker for the evening will be David Chinery, horticultural educator for Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County. The topic will be Grasses. The Public is welcome to come for the program and stay for refreshments. For more information, and directions, you may call 477-6542.

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Helen Dolan and Pat Mulligan, Master Gardeners with the Rensselaer County Division of the Cornell Cooperative Extension will present “Putting your Garden to Bed” on Tuesday, September 6th at 6 PM at the Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library. The workshop will cover wintering over tender bulbs and plants, cleaning up perennial beds, harvesting seeds, providing protection for shrubs and trees and more. This program is free and open to the public. Please make reservations by calling the library at 235-5310. The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, New York.

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11th ANN. LOBSTER OR STEAK BAKE Van Rensselaer Star Chapter #256, Order of the Eastern Star, in East Greenbush is holding their 11th annual Lobster or Steak B ake on Saturday, September 10th, from 4 – 6 p.m. You may eat in or take out. The cost is $25 and reservations with money are required and binding. The menu includes: lobster or steak, baked potato, corn-onthe-cob, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Reservations may be placed by calling Barbara at 477-7127 or Nancy at 4777101. Deadline for reservations is September 6th. Takeout orders can be picked up at the Masonic Temple, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, after 4PM on Saturday, September 10th.

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Sgt. Walter A. Adams American legion Post 1021 will be holding a Chicken BBq on the third Saturday of each month: September 17th and October 15th. Please reserve your chicken by calling 674-2309 by 1PM. The cost remains at $5. Chickens will available for pick-up from 11AM until 4:30PM.

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857-4772 or 365-1157 SUMMER $1.00 BAG SALE!!! Circles of Mercy staff and volunteers invite you to our summer sale for adult and children clothing at their clothing thrift shop, “Catherine’s Closet,” located at 11 Washington Street in Rensselaer, NY. The $1.00 bag sale prices are in effect through Friday, Sept. 15th. All adult and child clothing will be sold “$1.00 per BAG”. We have a large selection of clean, gently used suits, tops, slacks and shirts for men and women. Please Note: New tee-shirts and scrub uniforms are not included in this sale. We also have available for purchase many children sized clothing, ranging from newborn to youth 14/16. In addition, adult tops, shirts and pants are also available. There are some household items, such as bedding, linen, tableware and some miscellaneous pieces may also be available. Circles of Mercy is a non-profit organization sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community. The thrift shop and offices are located on Washington Street, ½ block north of Columbia Turnpike (next to the old Hess Gas Station). Please call us at 462-0899 for more information.

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FLEA MARKET Vendors Wanted The Rensselaer Eagles #4446 will be holding a Flea Market at 851 Broadway, Rensselaer on October 22nd and are looking for vendors. Time will be 9AM till 3PM. Each space will allow you to use an 8ft table. Spaces inside are limited and the tables for inside will be supplied for you. There will be room for you to walk in between tables. Outside you must supply your own table and overhead coverage if you so desire. Inside will be $20 per 8ft table and outside will be $15 for a 10ft area. An additional $5 per area if you use electric and you supply your own leads; this is also limited to a few tables. You must prepay for your area by October 15th. Phone 518-436-4446.

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RECYCLING: IT REALLY DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE Letter to the Editor: More often than not, we find ourselves throwing away water bottles, cereal boxes, food containers and the list goes on. Simply because there wasn’t a recycle bin, or we were just too lazy to find one. We do this thinking one more bottle or can isn’t going to harm the environment. However, when everyone, everyday is throwing away “one more bottle” the piles in the landfills will begin to stack up. Roughly 50 billion plastic water bottles end up in U.S. landfills each year, that’s 140 million everyday! In fact when you lay them end to end, it’s enough to reach China. That’s only water bottles, imagine all of the other recyclable products that are thrown away each year. The numbers begin to skyrocket It’s time people begin to realize how fragile our little planet is, and that with nearly 7 billion people on the planet, we can’t afford to be lazy. And when it comes to recycling, the immediate thought is “hassle,” but there are several ways that recycling can be made easy, it just takes a few habitual and attitude changes. One great way to start is to have a separate bin in the kitchen for recycling cans, bottles, papers and boxes. This makes it much easier to recycle, also it will help you remember to recycle, since we often tend to forget. Secondly, be sure to sign up for your garbage company’s recycling program, this makes it easier than going to a recycling center. It may possibly cost a little extra money, but if it does, just know it’s for a good cause: to help out the planet we live on. Additionally, redeem your bottles and cans at the grocery store, they’re worth 5 cents each, remember. Recycling is a minute, and virtually no cost way of providing aid to the environment. In doing so we can help reduce the staggering amount of trash that ends up in landfills everyday. Besides, thousands of years from now, it’s not garbage that we want future generations to find in between layers of rock. Now is the time to take these steps in improving the environment, for the generations of the future are depending on it. ~Jessica Bowen, APHS 11th Grade English Student Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

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MELVIN ROADS POST 1231 - AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL SEASON WRAP UP

Bow Hunter Education course held at Bailey Mt. Fish & Game Club, Inc, 531 Synders Lake Road in Wynantskill on Sunday, September 25, 2011, from 7:30AM to 4:30PM. Preregistration is required! Preregistration will be held at the BMFGC every Wednesday from 7 to 8:30PM until the class is full. Class size is limited and based on first-come, first-served basis. Preregister early to be sure of a class slot. (518) 286-9620.

AVERILL PARK BOOSTER CLUB IS LOOKING FOR YOUR SUPPORT! The Averill Park Booster Club is working hard to bring back athletic programs that were eliminated as part of the recent school budget process. Many in our community have benefited from these programs, or have children or grandchildren currently participating on high school sports teams, reaping the rewards that come from participation in athletics. Consider this (from the Averill Park Central District website): The athletic department saw the elimination of all freshman sports, indoor track and several assistant coaches. These sports and assistant coaching positions can only be considered for reinstatement pending the availability of fund, to be raised through community fundraising efforts. The Averill Park Central School District supports community efforts to raise funds to reinstate any and all sports programs and coaching positions. Legally, for a sport or coaching position to be reinstated, the entire cost of the program must be donated to the school district prior to the start of the season. Please consider making a contribution to the Booster Club and help make a difference in the lives of our kids — help us to bring back our programs. Please send donations addressed to Averill Park Booster Club, PO Box 272, Averill Park, NY 12018. If you have questions or can help in some other way, please contact the Booster Club at averillparkboosterclub@yahoo.com.

WALKERS AND PLEDGES NEEDED FOR 2011 CAPITAL REGION AIDS WALK Troy Area United Ministries and the Troy Damien Center are looking for walkers and pledges for the 2011 Capital Region AIDS Walk to be held this year on Saturday, September 24th. This is a major fundraiser for the Troy Damien Center. The center provides social, educational and support opportunities for people and families affected by HIV/AIDS. The center also provides meals, three times a week for clients at the Troy Area United Ministries office, located at 392 Second Street in Troy.

B.L.C.C. WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY RESULTS August 24, 2011 - Team standings through 18 weeks of play are: Team Morrison is in first place with 123.5 points; Team Surpitski is in second place with 97 points; Team Delong is in third place with 98 points; Team Squazzo is in fourth place with 92.5 points; Team DiIorio is in fifth place with 84 points; Team Burke is in sixth place with 81 points. Highlights from Week 18 - Closest to the Pin on Hole 13: Jen DiIorio 41’ 9, Jean Prockup 34’ 3" and Barb Hansen 9’ 9". Low Net Scores on the Back 9: Donna Heskett 30, Jari Whitehead 31; Betty Cushing, Betty Heller and Katie George 33.

3-D BOW SHOOT IN NASSAU The Nassau Sportsman Club will hold a 3-D Bow Shoot on Sunday, September 25th, from 8AM to 2PM at the Club Range, Boyce Road in Nassau. New Course with 30 Targets! N.E.B.A. scoring rules and prices apply. Cost: Adults/$10, Youth 13-15/$5 and Cub’s 12-under are Free. Refreshments available after $. Bring a friend and make it a challenge!! Come shoot our 16 new targets in the new 30 target course and you could win a new bow. Jim Huskie 518-505-5320; Club 518-766-2680.

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Bottom row Left to Right: Paulo Lapietra, Jonas Godell, Ian Bennett, Zeb Gaston, Joe Jordan, Anthony Ragosta, AJ Maney. Top row left to right: Coach Curtis Nobles, Greg Ruddy, Matt Raymond, Christian Maldonado, Jesse Twiss, Zach Breen, Christian Brown, John Stanley, Matt Kasper, Coach Matt Murphy, Head Coach Marc Peluso. The Melvin Roads American Legion Baseball team completed a very successful 2011 season. The team compiled an overall record of 24 wins and 11 losses. This group of fine young men were led by Coaches Marc Peluso, Matt Murphy, and Curtis Nobles. These coaches all played and coached on previous Melvin Roads Championship teams. The character of this team fed off the determination and desire of the coaching staff. The players on this team never quit as evidenced by their several come from behind victories. The players meshed into a very cohesive unit showing respect on and off the baseball field. Significant highlights for the season included a 2nd place finish in the prestigious Blue and Gold Tournament. The team compiled a 5-2 tournament record falling in the championship game to Gibbsboro, New Jersey 11-6. Another second place finish in the Saratoga Coopers Cave Tournament with a 6-2 record left Melvin Roads still searching for a tournament championship. Lastly, the team participated in the New York State District 3 Tournament in late July. Once again, the team fell just short of a tournament championship by losing the championship game to Kingston 10-8. This year’s team was led by Christian Brown with a .438 batting average. Christian played 2 seasons with Melvin Roads and will now take his baseball skills to Ithaca College. The team’s primary catcher, Matt Kasper, hit .358 and was a defensive stalwart behind the plate. The future is very bright for the Melvin Roads baseball team as they prepare for 2012. Ten players return led by Rookie of the Year, A.J. Maney, who compiled a .396 batting average and a 6-0 pitching record. The team will also welcome back fleet footed center fielder John Stanley .353 batting average and multi-talented Jonas Godell who compiled a .347 batting average and a stellar 3-0 pitching record. First baseman Ian Bennett will be looked upon to continue his strong hitting and steady first base performance. The defense will rely on sure handed Zeb Gaston and Greg Ruddy. Matt Raymond and Christian Maldonado will anchor a very talented pitching staff. Dedicated and talented varsity and college level players who wish to find out more information about the 2012 season may contact Marc Peluso at 496-7133. The team thanks Melvin Roads for their continued support of the baseball program as they look forward to greater accomplishments in 2012.

CLASSIE LASSIES 14U TRAVEL TEAM TRYOUTS Classie Lassies will be holding tryouts for the 14U travel team on Sept. 8th and 9th from 6PM to 8PM. I would like to encourage pitchers, catchers and all players to come out and try out for the team. For more info, please contact Keith at 892-6770 or keithwhite4@gmail.com.

GOLDEN STRIKERS BOWLING LEAGUE The Golden Strikers bowling league is looking for women 55 and older who want to have fun bowling. No experience necessary. We will start on Thursday, Sept. 8th, at 12:15 pm and bowl every Thursday at Spare Time in East Greenbush. This is a nonsanctioned league. Call Kathy @ 456-2229 for more information or stop by the bowling alley any Thursday after the 9th of Sept.

BLCC WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY GOLF LEAGUE

CAPITAL DISTRICT YMCA BOWLING TO BENEFIT KIDS EVENT IN E. GREENBUSH

After 17 weeks of play in the BLCC Women’s Wednesday Golf League at Burden Lake CC, the standings are as follows: Team Morrison is in first place with 115.5 points; Team Surpitski is in second place with 93 points; Team Delong is in third place with 88.5 points; Team Squazzo is in fourth place with 83 points; Team DiIorio is in fifth place with 81.5 points; Team Burke is in sixth place with 78.5 points. Closest to the Pin by Flight: Championship - Jen DiIorio (5’ 11"), Peg Squazzo (50’), Margaret Surpitski (13’ 11"), Leona Delong (11’ 10") and Heather Morrison (6’ 4"); First Flight – Nicole Dutch (9’ 10"), Lisa Bissaillon (26’ 1"), Betty Cushing (7’ 9"), Joan Pettrone (5’ 7"), Jari Whitehead (5’ 2"), Angela Lisi (17’ 4"), Cindi Keeler (37’) and Jean Prockup (6"); Second Flight – Debie Bryce (21’), Kathy Bottillo (12’ 6"), Cathy Olf (26’ 9"), Carol Fasoldt (13’ 7"), Kelly Hammond (9’ 3"), Katie George (47’ 2") and Darcy Houser (8’ 8"). Low Net Scores: 28 - Donna Heskett, Lisa Bissaillon, Jean Prockup, Carol Burke, Betty Cushing and Elaine Cronin; 29 Joan Pettrone, Kathy Bottillo, Margaret Surpitski, Jari Whitehead, and Mary Ellen Trumbull; 30 - Leona Delong, Jen DiIorio, Angela Lisi, and Heather Morrison; 31 - Betty Heller and Val Chakedis; 32 – Barb Hansen, Cindi Keeler, Peg Squazzo, Betty Heller, and Laurie Furlong; 34 - Carol Fasoldt.

The Greenbush Area branch of the Capital District YMCA is teaming up with the Spare Time Family Fun Center of East Greenbush for a fun night of family bowling. Set for Friday, September 16, 2011, from 6-8p.m., this event take places at the Spare Time bowling center, located at 570 Columbia Turnpike in East Greenbush. All proceeds benefit the Greenbush YMCA’s Reach Out For Youth scholarship program. This program provides access to Y services and programs, from after-school care to swimming lessons, to families and individuals who might not otherwise be able to afford these services. The cost for this event is $15 per person and includes two hours of bowling, shoes, pizza, and a beverage. You may register for this program at the Greenbush Area YMCA located at 20 Community Way in East Greenbush, or online at: www.cdymca.org. For more information, please call Christian Rieseberg at 518.477.2570.

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SPARE TIME SENIORS LOOKING FOR BOWLERS Spare Time Senior Bowlers is accepting new members. It is a fun, non-competitive league for men and women, aged 55 and older. Beginners and snowbirds are welcome. The league meets at the Spare Time lanes in East Greenbush, on Wednesdays at noon, starting September 7th. For information, call 674-0013.


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FISH AVAILABLE FOR POND STOCKING!! ACT SOON!! The Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District’s Annual Fish Stocking Program is currently taking orders for Rainbow and Brook Trout, as well as Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Fathead Minnows and Crayfish!! Call the Conservation District at (518) 271-1740 for an order form with more information on stocking. ACT NOW! Orders will be taken up to October 7th, with the distribution to be held on October 14th at 1:00 PM. The fish will be distributed in the parking lot of our Agriculture & Life Sciences Building in Troy. A fish-stocking permit is required through NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. This permit is available free of charge and will last for five years. Fall is a great time to stock your pond! Trout do best in spring fed or deeper ponds. Bass and Catfish can tolerate a lot of conditions! With Trout you can expect to need to restock every 3 years, with Bass usually reproducing on their own! Again this year we have fish food! With fish pellets you can get a tremendous increase in growth rates! Don’t wait, call for an order blank! The Fish Stocking Order Blank is online again this year. You may also download an order blank by going to the Rensselaer County Web Site, which is, www.rensco.com, and follow the link to the “How to”….box on the left hand side of the page, scroll down to the Fish Sales link, click & print it out.

HI-WAY REC LOOKING FOR BOWLERS Hi-Way Recreation Classic; the Every Other Saturday Bowling League is looking for new teams or individual bowlers for the 2011-12 bowling season. This fun league starts Saturday, September 17th, and bowls every other Saturday at 9PM. Teams consist of four players and we bowl 3 games. We are a fun league with a Christmas Party and an end of season party. Team or individual averages are of no consequence. For more information, please call 528-0630.

B.L.C.C. HUTCHINS’ GOLF LEAGUE After twenty weeks of play in the Alan Hutchins’ Memorial Golf League, the standings are as follows: Team, Captain, Points: 1 - Dan Ireland 266.5; 6 - John Buono 256; 8 - Tom Choquette 249.5; 7 - Tom Murphy 235.5; 5 - Chuck Bennison 224.5; 4 - John Cooney 216.5; 3 - Dave DeGenero 210; 2 - Brian Hampson 202.5. Low scores by flights: 1 - John Buono 35; 2 - Rich Simon 38; 3 - Jason Cooper 39; 4 - Mike Pendergast, Jr. & Russ Singleton 40; 5 - Jim Moloney 41; 6 - Ray Schmitz 43; 7 - Steve Engel 43; 8 - Joe Mazoway 42; 9 - Mike Ciccarelli 42; 10 - Ron Quattrini 45; 11 - Dick Mahlstedt 43; 12 - John Bernstein 54. Other low scores: 37 - Chuck Bennison & Dave DeGenero; 38 - Dan Ireland; 39 John Keller & Mark Miller; 40 - Tom Connor, Brian Hampson, Tom Choquette & Ron Choquette; 41 - Phil Laya, Tom Murphy, Steve Quillinan & John Cooney; 42 - Mike Bottillo, Cutter Warner & Steve Whitbeck; 43 - Roger Marschke, Steve Engel & Steve Langan; 44 - Archie Robinson & Scott Delisle; 45 - Jack Huerter, Ross Edwards, Mark Minehan & Jim Kosakoski; 46 - Wayne Mizerak, Paul Devane, Dave Joslin, Pete Gustafson & Mark Lyons. There is one more week of regular season play, followed by two weeks of playoff matches.

2nd ANNUAL RENSSELAER PLATEAU TRAVERSE HIKE In Rensselaer County, as part of the 12th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, www.hudsonrivervalley.com, a challenging two-day hike is scheduled for the weekend of September 10 and 11. The “2nd Annual Rensselaer Plateau Traverse Hike” will cover two days and more than 30 miles of hiking on trails, old roads and logging roads with a little off-trail bushwhacking. We will travel on public lands and private lands for which we have obtained permission. Don’t miss this unique once a year opportunity to see some beautiful areas of the Plateau that are not normally available to the public. This event includes an optional camp out with dinner, bonfire, and breakfast at Pineridge Cross Country Ski Area. Pre-registration is required and the hike is limited to 20 people. To register, contact Jim Bonesteel at jim@rensselaerplateau.org or 794-9160. Children of parents wishing to participate can attend the Dyken Pond Center’s Weekend Fall Nature Camp at Pineridge for a fee of $40 per day and may optionally participate in a paintball biathlon on Sat and a free woods walk on Sun. For more information on any of these events, visit http://rensselaerplateau.org/ RensselaerPlateau/Events.aspx.

CAPITAL DISTRICT GIRLS SOFTBALL TEAM TRYOUTS The CD Crossfire Girls 16U Elite softball team will be conducting tryouts for the 2012 season. If you would like to tryout for the Crossfire team, please e-mail the Crossfire Head Coach Gary Sears at gsears@cdcrossfire.com or call 518.573.1026. You can also visit the Crossfire website at www.cdcrossfire.com.

GUN HUNTER ED. TRAINING Gun Hunter Education course held at Bailey Mt. Fish & Game Club, Inc, 531 Synders Lake Road in Wynantskill on Friday, September 30th, from 7 to 11PM; and on Sunday, October 2nd, from 7:30AM to 4:30PM. Pre-registration is required! Pre-registration will be held at the BMFGC every Wednesday from 7 to 8:30PM starting on Wed., August 17th, 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. (518) 286-9620.

RPI LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM Who: For children (2+) or adults willing to learn how to swim. What: The RPI Swim Team will be holding swim lessons for the FALL 2011. Where: Robison Pool located on the RPI Campus. When: Registration will be Sept. 1st & 6th 5-6:30pm @ Robison Pool. Dates of Lessons: Saturdays Sept. 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 1, 8. Cost: $45 for RPI affiliates/$55 for outside community. For more information or to receive a brochure, please Contact Maranda Wong at RPISWIMLESSONS@gmail.com.

B.L.C.C. IRENE BIELAWA MEMORIAL LADIES GOLF LEAGUE The following is a list of results from the BLCC Monday Night Ladies Golf League on Monday, August 22, 2011: 1st Low Score: 31 - Ronnie Ciccarelli, Carol Ciccarelli, Jen DiIorio, and Peg Squazzo; 2nd Low Score: 33 - Heather Morrison, Deb Jewell, Mary Smith and Deb Bryce; 3rd Low Score: 33 - Cathie Olf, Margaret Surpitski, Chris Helwig and Mary Beth Casey. 1st Low Putts: 7 - Nancy Dunn, Linda Hastings, Theresa Jones and Joanne Guynup; 2nd Low Putts: 8 - Jayne Piche, Margie Biggins, Kelly Hammond and Betty Ann Whitbeck; 3rd Low Putts: 9 - Deb Marcil, Sandy Morley, Kris Roder and Katie Baldwin. A total of 42 women participated on 11 teams. The league only completed 8 holes due to darkness. Remember that next week is our final league night. It will be our “one toss” tournament.

AUTISM SOCIETY WILL SPONSOR 8th ANNUAL AUTISM WALK & 5K RUN The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region (ASGCR) will sponsor its Eighth Annual Walk & 5K Run on Saturday, September 17, 2011, at Central Park in Schenectady, rain or shine. Registration begins at 7 & 9 am, for the run and walk, respectively. The day will be filled with fun events, vendors, and information tables. All are welcome to come out and show support for the Autism Community. Additional information is available on-line at www.albanyautism.org or by calling the office at (518) 355-2191.

I FISH NY FREE FISHING CLINICS SUMMER 2011 Fishing Clinics Sponsored by State The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYSDEC) I FISH NY program will be offering free fishing clinics for all New Yorkers during this Summer. September 17, 2011: Little Red Lighthouse Event at Fort Washington Park, 10:00am – 4:00 pm Tentative September 24, 2011: Snapper Derby w/ NYC Parks, 68th St. Pier, Manhattan 11:00am – 3:00pm Tentative The clinics are open to people of all ages. No pre-registration is required. The events are free and I FISH NY provides all tackle and bait. Equipment is provided on a first come, first served basis. For additional information, please contact Melissa Cohen at (718) 482-4022. The I FISH NY program is a joint initiative between NYSDEC and New York Sea Grant that introduces urban residents to fishing in New York State. For more information, please visit the NYSDEC website at: www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/44804.html.

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WHY WE SHOULD PROTECT LAND IN RENSSELAER COUNTY Letter to the Editor: We are lucky in Rensselaer County to have acres of meadows and forests. If you have forgotten what a blessing open space is, take a trip to New York City and remind yourself how densely populated it is not that far away from us. Thriving cities are great places to live, but they need a healthy surrounding countryside to provide fresh air, water, and food. Easy access to natural places is often cited as an important quality in rankings of “livable” cities. The Associated Press recently reported that “animals across the world are fleeing global warming by heading north much faster than they were less than a decade ago” (Times Union, August 19, 2011, p. A7). If human climate refugees follow suit, our downstate neighbors may soon put tremendous growth pressure on our still largely rural area. All residents of our area will benefit if we have had the foresight to protect significant tracts of open space for recreation, agriculture, wildlife habitat, and the refreshing of air and water. You can learn how to help preserve the treasures we have in Rensselaer County by contacting the Rensselaer Land Trust (renstrust.org, 659-5263), the Rensselaer Plateau Alliance (rensselaerplateau.org, 794-9160), or the Agricultural Stewardship Association (agstewardship.org, 692-7285). ~Jennifer Hixon, East Greenbush Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.

NO. GREENBUSH KIWANIS SEEKING VENDORS FOR TOWN CELEBRATION North Greenbush Kiwanis is seeking non-food vendors for the Town Celebration September 9-10, 2011. All spaces are 10 X 10 and are first-come, first-served. There will be no charge this year for vendor space, but the North Greenbush Kiwanis encourages all vendors to make a donation at the end of the event to help offset the cost of the event. Vendors will need to provide their own tents, tables and chairs. For more information, please call 285-0065 or ngkiwanis@gmail.com.

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Circle Theatre Players will hold auditions for ’Twas the Land of the Night Before” on Wed., Sept. 7 & 8 from 7 - 10PM and Sun., from Sept. 11 from 4 - 7PM. This holiday musical comedy for the whole family, written by Bill Douglas and Steve Suriano, is the second time this fun-filled play will be performed in the Capital Region. Needed: more than 20 people of all ages from young children to octogenarians, many of whom will sing and dance as well as act. The music and choreography will be appropriate even for those without a lot of singing and dancing experience, so don’t be afraid to try out for a role! Please come prepared to sing a simple Holiday song unaccompanied. Rehearsal times will be set to accommodate the schedules of school children as well as those who are 80+. That means we’ll plan to end as early in the evening as possible! Production Dates: December 9 - 18, 2011. Call 518-674-2007 or visit www.slca-ctp.org for more information. The Center is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

The Cooperative Christian Ministries of Schodack would like to thank the Schodack Democratic Club for holding food drives to benefit their food pantry, The Anchor. With the current economic situation, any contributions of food and clothing to The Anchor are always appreciated. The Anchor, which is open Monday 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., is located in the Trinity Lutheran Church at 70 Green Avenue in Castleton. Call 732-4120 to speak with The Anchor manager.

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SALEM UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FAIR ~VENDORS NEEDED~ The Fair Committee for the 61st Annual Church Fair to be held on September 10th at Salem United Methodist Church, West Sand Lake, is soliciting vendors who may wish to display their wares at this wonderful event which attracts hundreds from our community. If you may be interested in joining us as a vendor, please contact Carl Markussen at 852-8169. We look forward to your joining us.

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Civil War Encampment on October 1st and 2nd, 2011 at NY RT 43 near the Veteran’s Memorial and Averill Park High School from 10AM to 4PM. Civil War re-enactors recognize the 150th Anniversary of the U.S. Civil War. The Civil War Horse named “Moscow”, a blacksmith, vendors and food, all hosted by the Sand lake Bicentennial Planning Committee. Bring your Civil War artifacts for review by area experts in the field of local New York regiments.The dedication of Veteran’s Memorial Park is 11AM on the first of October. Honoring Revolutionary War and Civil War Veterans, names appear on the memorial. Join and/or participate! Contact Sand Lake Bicentennial Planning Committee, PO Box 273, Sand Lake, NY 12153. ~Nancy W. Davis, Co-Chair S.L.B.P.C.

RECKLESS DRIVING DECISIONS CAN BE DEADLY Letter to the Editor: Driving can be deadly when you make reckless decisions, and not only for the one making the mistakes. I am a new driver in Averill Park, and I’m noticing a lot of poor driving conduct while I’m learning how to drive. I usually follow the speed limit. As a result, I am constantly being tailgated by impatient drivers. I understand that they’re in a hurry, but it’s extremely dangerous for everyone. It only takes one thing, like a child chasing a ball into the street, to cause an accident. I have witnessed many poor driving situations. For example, I have been passed on a road with double yellow lines near a blind turn. Had there been a car coming the other way, there would have been a pretty bad accident. Luckily, no one was coming and we all drove away fine. Driving unsafely like that can have severe consequences. It is getting harder and harder for teenagers to get their licenses. Many of us are decent drivers and we fail, often more than once. However, some of these reckless adults are still driving on the streets putting many in danger. People around you can suffer the consequences of other’s mistakes; suffer because they were at the wrong place at the wrong time. If everyone would drive safely, we wouldn’t have to worry as much about making small mistakes while driving. ~Kevin Curtin, Wynantskill - APHS 11th Grade English Student Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.


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ELECTRONIC RECYCLING at NASSAU TRANSFER STATION (Must have a Transfer Station Permit) Deputy Supervisor Ron Sears is happy to announce that the town Transfer Station is now taking electronics at NO CHARGE to its residents. The electronics recycling program will ensure that every Nassau resident with a current permit will have the opportunity to recycle their electronic equipment in an environmentally responsible manner. It will also save our residents money and keep our community, roads, and highways cleaner. The following items will be accepted at NO CHARGE: Televisions, Monitors, Computers, Keyboard & Mice, Small Scale Servers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Printers, VCRs, DVDs, DVD Players, Digital Converter Boxes, Cable & Satellite Receivers, Digital Portable Music Players, and Electronic or Video Game Consoles. The Transfer Station hours are: Tuesday & Fridays 11-7: Saturday 8-4. For additional info, call 766-2844 or go to our website, townofnassau.org.

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Notice of formation of Northeast Sales & Marketing, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State 04/04/2011. Office location: Rensselaer County. Secretary of State is designated agent of the LLC upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of the process to the LLC at 435 Elliot Rd, East Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: All Lawful activities.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: HORIZON MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/03/11. 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, c/o Robert Feathers, 831 Hoosick Road, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

RENSS. NORTHEND NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING The City of Rensselaer Northend Neighborhood meeting for September is cancelled. Our next meeting will be held on October 13 at 7:00pm at the Northend Firehouse Community Room.

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING AVERILL PARK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a resolution adopted by the Board of Education of the Averill Park Central School District on August 23, 2011, that a special meeting of the qualified voters of said District be and the same is hereby called to be held in the Auxiliary Gym of the Averill Park High School Building, Averill Park, New York on October 12, 2011 from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, for the purpose of voting on the following proposition: RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Averill Park Central School District, is hereby authorized (1) to purchase two (2) sixty five (65) passenger school buses, one (1) sixty (60) passenger school bus and five (5) twenty eight (28) passenger school buses during the 20112012 school year at a cost not to exceed $531,245, (2) expend such sums for such purpose, (3) levy the tax necessary therefor, and (4) in anticipation of the collection of such tax, to issue bonds and notes of the District at one time or from time to time in the principal amount not to exceed $531,245, and to levy a tax to pay the interest on such obligations when due. The vote upon such proposition shall be by machine or absentee ballot. The hours during which the polls shall be kept open shall be from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. prevailing time or for as long thereafter as necessary to enable qualified voters who are in the polling place at 9:00 p.m. to cast their ballots. FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the qualified voters of the School District shall be entitled to vote in said annual vote and election. A qualified voter is one who is (1) a citizen of the United States of America, (2) eighteen (18) years of age or older, and (3) resident within the School District for a period of thirty (30) days next preceding the annual vote and election. The School District may require all persons offering to vote at the budget vote and election to provide one form of proof of residency pursuant to Education Law section 2018-c. Such form may include a driver’s license, a non-driver identification card, a utility bill, or a voter registration card. Upon offer of proof of residency, the School District may also require all persons offering to vote to provide their signature, printed name and address. AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that applications for absentee ballots will be obtainable between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays, from the District Clerk. Completed applications must be received by the District Clerk at least seven (7) days before the election if the

ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election, if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter. Absentee ballots must be received by the District clerk not later than 5:00 p.m., prevailing time, on, October 12, 2011. A list of all persons to whom absentee ballots shall have been issued will be available in the office of the School District Clerk from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. prevailing time on weekdays

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Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): The Hungry Fish Cafe, LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York on 7/7/11. Office location: 461 Main Ave., Wynantskill, 12198, Rensselaer County. Sarah Fish has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy to: C/O The Hungry Fish Cafe, LLC, 12 Sharpe Ave., Wynantskill, NY 12198. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: None specific.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Pursuant to Section 206 of The New York Limited Liability Company Law 1. The name of the limited liability company is GRAYSON FAMILY FARM, LLC. 2. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State on July 19, 20112011 3. The office of the Limited Liability Company is to be located in Rensselaer County. 4. The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address within New York to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him or her is: 109 Fox Hollow Road Petersburgh, New York 12138 5. The duration of the Limited Liability Company is perpetual. 6. The limited liability company is formed for any legal business purpose or purposes.

Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: HAAKE ENERGY CONSULTING LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/04/2011. 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: C/O HAAKE ENERGYCONSULTING LLC, 2215 Hunt Club Drive, Castletonon-Hudson, NY 12033. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: No specific date. NOTICE OF FORMATION of A LIMO SCENE SERVICE LLC. Art. Of Org. filed w/NYS Secretary of State (SSNY) on 7/21/2011. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent for service of process. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served against the LLC to: PO Box 9, East Greenbush, New York 12061. Purpose: Any lawful activities.

Notice of Formation of JJMH Consulting LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/5/11. Office location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Steven Sanders, 18 Hyland Dr., Troy, NY 12182. Purpose: any lawful activities. g through October 12, 2011. Any qualified voter may challenge the acceptance of the ballot of any person on such list, by making his challenge and reasons therefor known to the Inspector of Election before the close of the polls. Dated: Averill Park, New York August 23, 2011 Susan Radley, District Clerk Averill Park Central School District

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: White Knight Enterprises, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on July 15, 2011. 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: 2 Third Street, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose M.U.U.D.S. LLC Location: East Greenbush, NY. Description: M.U.U.D.S. LLC Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of N.Y.(SSNY) on 6/23/2011. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 204 Springhurst Dr.S., East Greenbush, NY 12061 Purpose: any lawful activity.

Notice of formation of NELLIE WHITES PARTY LLC. NELLIE WHITES PARTY LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 7/27/2011. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 1514 Sage Ave., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.


SITUATIONS WANTED Exp. home health and medical services. Avail. in the privacy of your home Call anytime 436-3947

OLD CHATHAM UNION CEMETERY MEETING The annual meeting of the Old Chatham Union Cemetery Corporation will be held on Saturday, September 17, at 2pm in the Vedder Hall of the Malden Bridge Community Center, located at 1087 Albany Turnpike, in Malden Bridge. All lot owners, or their designated representatives, of the cemetery located on Shaker Museum Road are encouraged to attend. Agenda for the meeting will include a report of the Treasurer, general upkeep of the cemetery, election of officers and directors as well as any other business that may come before the Corporation. The input of all lot owners will help make this truly your community cemetery and is much needed in the decision making process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact President Elizabeth M. Hurley at 518-766-3815.

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ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF RUBY MOON APOTHECARY LLC. Under Section 203 of the limited liability company is: FIRST: The name limited liability company Is: RUBY MOON APOTHECARY LLC. SECOND: The county within this state in which the office of the limited liability company is to be located is: RENSSELAER. 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: Kyle Lavender, 35-15 84th Street 2H, Jackson Heights, NY 11372

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: Steven Baldwin Associates, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/19/11. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent to the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC at 12 Heather Ridge Road, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any lawful activity

CityStation South, LLC Art. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 07/28/11. Office location: Rensselaer County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, c/o The United Group of Companies, 300 Jordan Road, Troy NY 12180. Purpose: all lawful activities. KDMM CONSULTING LLC. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: KDMM Consulting LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 04/21/2011 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 any process to the LLC, 23 Edinburgh Drive East Schodack, NY 12063 Purpose: Any lawful purpose

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: CHESTER A. MEISEL, D.D.S., PLLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/18/11. 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, 432 North Greenbush Road, Rensselaer, New York 12144. Purpose: For the practice of the profession of Dentistry. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Automated & Management Solutions, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on July 11, 2011. 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: 165 Jordan Road, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose

FALL THRIFT SALE The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of East Greenbush will be having their Fall Thrift Sale on Friday, September 30th, from 5PM - 8PM; and Saturday, October 1st, from 9AM - 1PM. Saturday is “bag day”. Along with a snack bar, there will be a variety of items from household, tools to clothing. The First United Methodist Church is located on Gilligan Road, off of 9 & 20 in East Greenbush.

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Third Presbyterian Church (115 Winter Street, Troy) will be hosting a Community Garage Sale on September 17th from 9AM - 2PM. As you do your fall cleaning, begin saving the treasures you no longer need and plan on joining us on the 17th. There is no cost to participate. Just bring a table and your treasures to sell. Food and beverages will also be available throughout the day. There will not be a charge for the food, but donations will be accepted and will go to the Missing Link Street Ministry’s outreach to children in North-Central Troy. To reserve a space, or for more information, please call the church office at 283-2420.

EMPLOYMENT STAFF NEEDED HELP WANTED ATTENTION: Water Tech. & Customer Service positions: Training provided. Must be a HS Grad Starting $535 wk. Benefits & bonuses. 899-5555 H2o Solutions Auto detailer, FT/PT, driver’s license needed. (518) 283-1869 CNA LPN OR RN needed to care for elderly gentleman. Shifts are 9am-2pm or 4pm-9pm. Daytime and weekend availability a plus! No overnights. So. Schodack location. No bus line. Refs. required. Call 265-2258 FT/PT Seasonal. Retail, Bakery, School Tour & Tasting Room. Apply in person Mon-Sat. 10-3 @ Goold Orchards, Schodack. Hair salon recept, FT, pd vac/holidays, retirement plan. Must be avail eves & Sat. Fantastic Sams. EG 479-4504 Hairstylist, FT @ busy walk-in salon in Brunswick. Guaranteed salary, generous commission, paid vac/holidays. Fantastic Sams 271-8526. Ask for Sabrina. Laborers wanted with reliable transportation. Non smokers. 8137164 Landscape/construction. Looking for reliable, hardworking person, clean driving record a must, experience pref. but will train 6742444 Looking for a PT experienced bookkeeper proficient in Quickbooks. Salary will commensurate with experience. Hours are flexible. Please send resume to PO Box162, East Schodack,NY12063

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GIRL SCOUT RECRUITMENT Girl Scouts is a wonderful organization in our local community! Girl Scout troops meet to plan and carry out different activities. These activities can be based on badges, journeys (bigger projects), service projects, or just for fun activities. Troops usually meet once every 2 weeks and there are optional neighborhood programs (ex. Ice skating, ice cream social), and council programs (ex. camping and travel opportunities) that girls can participate in as well. The younger troops tend to focus more on badge work, the middle school troops and high school level troops tend to focus more on travel and fun activities. Also in our community, we have a teen troop (6th – 12th grade) that is dedicated to hiking and only does trips during the year. Girl Scouts is for all girls kindergarten through 12th grade. We are forming new kindergarten troops now so that we will be ready by September. Our neighborhood supports girls attending Red Mill, Bell Top, Van Rensselaer, Goff Middle School, and Columbia High School. If interested, please contact me at: jennifer_demarco@hotmail.com.

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CHILD CARE East Greenbush mom. F/T. or P/T Infants +. Exp. Refs. 479-3601 Exp. caring mom has F/T & P/T openings in her A.P. home. 9371919

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Experienced Mom to provide childcare in my Schodack Landing home. SCSD, refs. avail. Full time only. 732-7345 Fall openings for 3-5 year olds. A Sunshine Palace Daycare. Call 237-0556 for more information.

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Openings in Sept. Preschool environment. Ages 2 1/2 and up. East Greenbush. 477-1462 STORY PLACE PRESCHOOL NOW HAS 2 LOCATIONS serving both Castleton & East Greenbush! PT & FT openings for preschoolers 18mos -5 yrs. Preschool is 9am-2pm with before care starting at 7:30am & after care from 2pm-5:30pm. We also offer childcare on school vacation weeks for 3-5yr olds only. For more info & low monthly rates please contact Michele Rose at 477-7103

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Wanted-diabetic testing strips. Any type. Will pay up to $25 per box. 423-0342º

FOR SALE Brand new BB Pistol . High velocity. $50. 961-6525 Hay, good quality. 1st, 2nd cut. $3.75/ $4.25 per bale. 283-5301

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Retractable patio awning 10’x10’, hardware incl. $300. 283-0804

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Huge multi fam. sale. 9/3-4. 9-3. Years of collecting. 649 Tsatsawassa Lk. Rd. E. Nassau. Rain or shine. Something for all. Moving sale, N Greenbush. Fri., Sat, Sun, Mon, 9-4. Everything needs to go. Furniture, collectibles, antiques, designer clothing, handbags, tools, teaching supplies, lots more. Heritage Hill Dr. off Snyders Lk Rd nr Belltop sch. Moving sale: 9/10 West Dr., Byers Est. off Schuurman, Castleton. 9-3 Multi Family Sept.. 2, 3, 4,& 5. Chaundray Lane off Tollgate Rd. Averill Park, Huge variety 9-5.

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New Life Clothes, located at 292 Hays Road in East Greenbush, has gently used quality summer items in Men’s, Women’s and Children’s sizes. Stop in during our distribution hours- Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 and Saturday from 10-Noon. Donations of quality clothing accepted during hours of operation.

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VENDORS WANTED Vendors wanted for the 1st Annual Sand Lake Garage Sale. Sat. & Sun., Sept 17 & 18th. Vendor spaces start @ $25. See application and info. @ www. sandlakegaragesale.com. Mail: SLBA, PO Box 235, Averill Park, NY 12018

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ALL ABOVE SERVICES Bucket truck services. Tree trimming, painting. 202-6114

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

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

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

ATV - MOTORCYCLE LAWN TRACTOR REPAIR ATVs, motorcycles, lawn tractor. Only $45/hr. Free oil change on any repair over $200. CycleCarPartsRus.com 766-6621

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

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

BRUSH HOG/ FIELD MOWING Free estimates. Fully insured. Call Karl 269-1391

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BUILDING & REMODELING Add space, decks,basements, etc. All phases of construction, quality, guaranteed work, refs. 674-1969

BUILDING Bonacquisti & Sons LLC. Gen. contractors & remodelers. Call us for any job. 320-2593, 674-8639

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. Licensed, insured. Free estimates. (518) 779-5497

Computer and Network Service All service, repairs, installs, upgrades, & more. We make house calls. Call the Computerologist. 283-2331

COMPUTER REPAIR Reboot Computers. We fix PC & Macs. Low rates. (518) 326-0140

CONCRETE Sidewalks & driveways, chimney repairs, retaining walls, drainage systems & basement waterproofing, free ests., insured. Poestenkill Mountain Farms 6058392

DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $299(Incl. poor person app) Separation agreements avai. 2740380

DRIVEWAY SEALING Hand brush applied by the owner. Great price. Call Irving 248-2974

DRYWALL Best Drywall, Insul., hanging, taping, painting, ref., ins. 7664203 DUMPSTER RENTALS 6, 12, & 16 yard avail. Clean outs attics, b’ments, etc. Ray Mason 573-1133 Steve Mason 573-7464 ELECTRICAL WORK Installations & repairs. Quality work, reas. rates. Steve 364-7231 ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Full lic. & ins. 25yrs exp., res./comm. 274-5100 EXCAVATING Small jobs, light excavating water lines, foundations & drainage. Poestenkill Mountain Farms 6058392 FENCEWORKS Dog runs, inground pool packages, yard enclosures & repairs. Free est., fully insured. 283-7811 FIREWOOD $230 cord. Seasoned hardwood, cut, split, delivered custom lengths. Peter Howard 279-1367

HANDYMAN , REMODELING and Carpentry services. Experienced. Careful attention to detail. Insured. Guaranteed int/ext. work. Call Ernie Mumford 669-4530 HANDYMAN Carpentry, masonry, landscaping, paint, repairs. Free est. 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 HOME REPAIRS Painting, plumbing, sheetrock, electric, masonry. 25 yrs exp., references. Ken (518) 857-7689 HOUSE CLEANING Using Green cleaners. Call for price. Bonded. Jill 727-1342 HOUSECLEANING GLEAM TEAM. Res./Office. Over 34 yrs local exper. FULLYINSURED Gift certificates (518)477-7566 HOUSECLEANING Honest, dependable, excellent references, 25+ years exp. 3200749 HOUSECLEANING Reliable, experienced. References avail. Rebecca 813-4723 HOUSECLEANING Will clean your home, reas. rates, exp., refs. Call MaryAnn 915-1980

FIREWOOD Seasoned $225, semi $180, both cut, split, del. 265-4915, 658-3871

JCB ROOFING & Construction Professional, experienced and insured. 470-6525 JOEYJUNK.COM Cleanouts, hauling, attics, basements, garages, dumpsters available, Fully ins. 892-6354

FURNITURE REPAIR All types of wooden furniture repairs and new furniture. Cabinet door and drawer repair. 279-wood (9663)

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

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

JUNK CARS WANTED $100- $500 for cars, trucks. Cash. Free pick-up. 365-3368

FIREWOOD Cut, split & delivered. $200/ full cd, $285/cd & 1/2. 658-2089

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

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SERVICES LAWN CARE Mowing, yard cleanups. Lecks Property Management. Commercial/ residential. 674-1111

Pressure Pros. Multi- Surface powerwashing. Fully insured. Discounts avail Free est. 4249288

LAWN MOWER REPAIR Prompt, reliable service, pickup & del. avail.Mike Horowitz 477-8378

PRESSURE WASHING House, decks, etc. Fully insured. Kingsway Contracting. 674-0591

LAWN SERVICE Full lawn service. Free estimates. Call Zach 669-5734

ROOF REPAIR No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325

MASONRY & EXCAVATING All types, new or repairs. Brick, block, concrete. Ponds, driveways, foundations. Free estimates, fully ins. (518) 3765426

ROOFING Specializing in architectural, 3 tab, metal, cedar shakes & repairs. Free estimate. Call 378-6298.

MASONRY Concrete * Brick * Tile * Stone TobiaConstruction.com 477-8453 MASONRY SRC Foundations, chimneys, bsmnts, fireplaces, patios, retain walls, brick, block, stone, etc., fully ins. & lic., free est. 100 % satisfaction guaranteed. 860-5229/ 462-3924 MULCH & TOPSOIL Spread and/or delivered. Competitive pricing (518) 7795497 PAINT 4 Seasons Painting & Contracting Lowest $$ Prices 727-4003 PAINT AA HAWKEYE PAINTING. Int/Ext pressure wash. Fully ins.944-4997 PAINTING AA Season’s Best Painting Svc. 18yrs exp.Member of BBB. Insurance & refs. 424-0078 PAINTING Interior/Exterior, 20 years experience. Senior discounts. 237-0352 PAINTING Two Men and a Brush beats any price by 20% PAINTING, Interior and exterior, PRESSURE WASHING, LIGHT CARPENTRY, Free est, refs 812-7671/ 744-7379 PAINTING- EXTERIOR Summer deal, Affordable, $75/rm. Exp. Fully ins. Free est. 229-1090 PIANO LESSONS Limited space, beginners welcome. Averill Park. 674-3479 PLUMBING & HEATING Repair, installs, service, licensed experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service 518 283-2331

TOPSOIL, MULCH & STONE All types of stone, crusher run, drainage, round stone, screened topsoil, spreading available. Free est. Call Zach 518-669-5734 TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444

ROOFING A&J Roofing, shingles, slate, rubber. Fully insured. Free est. (518)283-9094

TREE & LANDSCAPE SERVICE AMERICAN TREE New trees planted or replaced Hedge trimming & removal Call Scott @ 202-6114 (c)

SEPTIC CLEANING Sand Lake Septic. Tanks cleaned, repair, new installation 674-3000

TREE SERVICE Removal & trimming. Exp., Free est.& insured 766-9346/ 275-3061

SEPTIC SERVICE Tanks cleaned, group rates avail. Call a neighbor! Gene 674-5223

TREE SERVICE Stump Busters of Wynantskill. Tree & stump removal. 24 hour service. 286-1865 or 573-7464

SEWING MACHINE REPAIR Household/industrial, all makes, tune-ups,parts, supplies 674-8491

SIDING Straight Line Siding, gutters, roofing, free est., ins. (518) 3783124

SIDING Windows, doors, repairs, 25 yrs, deal direct, ins., refs. 732-4557

STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332

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STONE & SOIL 4-5 yds del., driveways, site work Mark 320-2593,674-8639

Nifty, Nifty Look Who’s 50! Joey Nolette Sr.!!

Happy 8th Birthday Dylan. Love Mom, Dad, Grandpa.

STONE, TOPSOIL, SAND Backhoe work. Leckonbys. 6741111

STUMP ‘N GRIND Prof. stump grinding srvc. Insured. Best choice. 877-8033/ 301-5712

TELEVISION REPAIR Flat panel TV service. Exchange TV. 400 Columbia Tunrpike. 4821255 or 477-7123

Jami Lynn Petrone and Justin William Steinberg, both of Taborton, celebrated their nuptials on July 23rd at Camp Adventure on Burden Lake. The bride graduated from HVCC with a license to practice as a dental hygienist. The groom, a graduate from RPI, just finished his first year at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory as a mechanical engineer. He is working on his masters at Union College. The couple resides in Latham.

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TOPSOIL, DRIVEWAY STONE Crusher run, stone, mulch. 4-5yd delivery. Spreading avail. Free est. POESTENKILL MOUNTAIN FARMS. Steve 605-8392

Wayne A. Law, Sr. 2/1/1951 - 9/2/2010 Dad, Grandpa One year ago we lost our father, grandpa and friend, not a day goes by that we do not think about you. You will be forever in our hearts. Loving and Missing You, Carrie-Anne, Brett, Brandon & Darian

HAPPY 21ST BIRTHDAY Amanda! Love you, Mom & Dad

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Automated & Management Solutions, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on July 11, 2011. 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: 165 Jordan Road, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose

FULLY INSURED • FREE ESTIMATES GARAGE SALE VENDORS Vendors needed for the Sand Lake Townwide Garage Sale being held on Sept 17 & 18. Spaces start at $25. Set up begins at 7AM. For info/ Application: www.sandlakegaragesale.com, or call 674-4080.

Lordy, Lordy, Look Who’s Forty Marreta (Mert) Warner Love, your family & friends

PETS FOR SALE Llamas, $400. Registered, halter trained good fiber 477-4052

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CAT ADOPTION CLINIC! LABOR DAY CLOSING: The library will be closed Saturday through Monday, September 3-5. BOOK GROUP: All are welcome at 7pm, September 7, to hear local author Warren Roberts discuss his new book “A Place in History: Albany in the Age of Revolution, 1775-1825.” HOME SCHOOL GAME DAY: Join the fun Friday, September 16 at 11am. STORY HOUR: Miss Mary Margaret resumes story hour with stories and a craft for preschool children and their caregivers Thursday, September 27. TOUR IRELAND: Enjoy the green fields of Ireland this spring, March 21-28. For details, see our separate announcement, visit noreenyost.com, or pick up a brochure at the front desk. HOURS & LOCATION: Mon.-Thur. 11am-8pm, Fri. 11am-6pm, Sat. 11am-4pm, except as noted above. Located behind Town Hall at the intersection of 66 and 43. Phone: 674-5050. Web: sandlaketownlibrary.org

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CAPP recently took in 16 cats from one individual. These friendly cats— some Manx and some longhaired—are now available for adoption. During September, CAPP’s adult cat adoption fee is only $25! CAPP’s kitten adoption fee is $90. All are FelV/FIV neg., inoculated, wormed, spayed/ neutered. Interact with them at Healthy Pet Center, Route 4, N. Greenbush. Stop in and fill out an application for your potential best friend today!

The family of Lorraine Dickinson is overwhelmed with the outpouring of sympathy and concern shown us after Lorraine’s death. We will be forever grateful for the food, flowers, cards, and friendship you showed us during this difficult time. A special thank you to Bonnie and her staff from Lakeview for the outstanding job they did after the funeral. Words cannot express how thankful we are to our family, friends and the community for your love and support. Larry Dickinson and family

CLINTON HEIGHTS AREA 10th ANNUAL REUNION The Clinton Heights Annual Reunion will be held at the Melvin Roads American Legion Post, 200 Columbia Turnpike on Friday, September 9th, 2011, from 3PM to 7PM. Please come and join us if you grew up in Clinton Heights, Hampton Manor, Prospect heights, Clinton Park or Hillview in the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s or 70’s. Everyone is welcome. If you are in contact with anyone who has left the area, please give them a call also. This is an informal gathering and there is no charge, only a small donation to cover expenses. Please join us for another great afternoon. For more information, you may call Gerry Carpinello Baird at 4321787, Tony or Joan Russell Rossello at 449-1024, Betty Stone Smtih at 732-7458 or Mona Orciouli at 465-9564.

- Approx. 4 yrs. old and fully vaccinated. Roxy is house training and partially crate trained. She currently lives with a miniature Yorkie and is mostly amicable around other dogs (she has had successful doggie playdates with other like-sized dogs). She is very sweet and loves attention. Her one draw back is that she DOES NOT like cats!!! She gets along well with everyone and is deserving of a permanent home. Please consider giving her the love and attention she wants and deserves. She is a good girl and has never bitten anyone, or anything (besides toys). She is not aggressive. If you would like to meet ROXY to possibly adopt her, Contact : Sherry427@verizon.net or 518-393-0755

CALL FOR CRAFTERS St. Timothys Lutheran Church, North Greenbush, is holding a Serendipity Fair on Saturday, September 17th, and is looking for crafters. For information, call the church at 283-1372 or email:st-timothys@hotmail.com. Booth space available indoors and out.

RENSS. HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TO HOLD DINNER DANCE IN FALL The Alumni Association has scheduled its first membership drive and fundraiser event for graduates, spouses, singles, family members and their friends are welcome. It will also be a 50th reunion for the class of ’61 and the 55th for the class of ’56. A sit-down dinner/dance at Birch Hill in Schodack from 6:00 – 11:00 PM on Saturday, October 22, 2011, is scheduled. The cost: $45 per person/ $10 of which benefits the Alumni Association. In the past 12 years, nineteen $500 awards have been presented to outstanding graduating seniors. Menu: Includes a one hour open bar, selections from beef, chicken, seafood and vegetarian dinner, dessert, and dancing. Checks should be make payable to “Rensselaer High Alumni Association” with your class year in the memo. The next meeting of the Rensselaer Alumni Association will be held on Tuesday. Sept. 13th. at 6:30 PM at Rensselaer High School; all graduates are encouraged to attend. Send checks no later than Sept. 23, 2011 to Brad Endres at Rensselaer School District, 25 Van Rensselaer Drive, Rensselaer, N.Y. 12144. ————————————————————————————— Name: ____________________________________________ Address:___________________________________________ Phone Number: _____________________________________ Class Year: ________________ Number in your party: _____

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AUTOMOTIVE AUTOS FOR SALE 50 Years Experience Family Owned & Operated

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

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TROY HIGH CLASS OF 1961 REUNION WEEKEND

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Ahoy, Classmates. We are planning a 50th reunion the weekend of September 9, 10, and 11, 2011, with a casual dinner Friday night at the newly opened Bootleggers on Broadway in Troy, a tour of Troy High Saturday morning, a dinner cruise on the Captain JP Saturday evening, and a brunch at Paul Golding’s fabulous home in Princetown on Sunday. Come join us for a great time. For information, contact Carolyn Warren Plimley at 518 - 783-0053.

COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2001 REUNION The Columbia High School Class of 2001 10-year Reunion is scheduled for Saturday, November 26, 2011 at Wolfert’s Roost Country Club, located at 120 Van Rensselaer Boulevard in Albany, New York, from 6:30 pm until 11:00 pm. There will be an open bar from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm for draft beer, wine, and soda, and a cash bar thereafter. There will be food and dancing all night as well! The cost of the reunion is $55.00 a person, or $110.00 a couple. Checks may be made out to “Columbia High School Class of 2001�. Please send your checks to: Columbia High School Reunion Committee, 22 Van Buren Avenue, East Greenbush, New York 12061. Reservations and full payment is due by October 15, 2011! If you have any questions, please e-mail the Reunion Committee at columbiahighschool01reunion@gmail.com or call 518-8522191. We hope to see you on November 26th!

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AVERILL PARK CLASS OF 1989 REUNION Come casually to celebrate with your classmates at The Lakeview Restaurant in Averill Park on October 8th, between the hours of 6:30-10:30pm. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and there will be a cash bar. The cost is $15 per person. Checks may be made payable to: AP Class of 1989-c/o Jeannine Wendell, and mailed to; AP Class of 1989 - PO Box 302, Averill Park, NY 12018. PLEASE RSVP by Sept. 27th. You may also visit us at “Averill Park Class of 1989� on Face Book or contact Jeannine Krause Wendell with any questions or concerns at 378-5318 or Jkrausewendell@yahoo.com.

CHS CLASS OF 1961 REUNION Columbia High School Class of 1961 - 50th Reunion - Sept. 16th - 17th, 2011 needs your help in finding classmates: James Casey Jr., Raymond Martin Clinton, Peter A. Guetti, Louis Hunter, Bruce K. Mensing, Barry Miller, Richard Palmateer, Florence Pitt Morby, Irving Sherman, James Squires, Thomas Williams. If you have information about any, please contact Karen (Wurstlin) Williams (williamK@union.edu; 831-708-2906). We are honoring all deceased members of class of 1961 on Saturday Sept. 17th. All family members of deceased may join us at CHS. Contact Marge (Meyer) Kaufman at 477-8180 or Sandra (Verbraska) Yager at 283-0703 for more information.

CHS - CLASS OF 1971 40th REUNION DINNER If you are interested in spending some time in good company among old friends and reminiscing, please join us at Moscatiello’s Restaurant, 99 North Greenbush Road, on September 11, 2011. Contact Rose Ann Hildreth at rhildreth1@nycap.rr.com or Bernie McEvoy Rouse at brouse53@yahoo.com for further information and prices.

TROY HIGH SCHOOL - CLASS OF 1951 Classmates: We are trying to organize a 60th Reunion dinner for the Class of 1951 for this Fall. If you are interested in joining us, and spending time reminiscing among old friends, please let us know and pass the word. We know that we are late, so contact us as soon as possible. Please contact Tom Shippey at tshippey63@comcast.net or 559-908-8950. We will forward the details as soon as the plans firm up.

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Dearest Rain, Your kindness so true, your love of life so strong. You took a worn out old piece of the Town’s history and made it an awesome place to be. You took customers who were strangers and made them friends. You took people who were friends and made us family. Thank you for letting us be the coins in your pot of gold. We would also like to thank Larry for giving us the chance to keep Rain’s dream alive. ~Employees of The Towne Tavern

Join us for 3 days on December 5th to 7th and travel by Luxury Motorcoach. Just some of what we will experience: Guided tour, hotel, 4 meals including dinner at Carmine’s, Radio City Music Hall, train tour, NY Botancial Gardens, Carriage Ride, the Gracie mansion, Rockefeller Center and Lincoln Center Christmas tree displays. All inclusive cost of $499 per person, double occupancy. Single rooms add $140. Book well in advance - This trip filled quickly last year! Call Laura for details at 674-0050.

EGCSD INS./POINT REDUCTION & 5-HOUR PRE-LICENSING CLASSES. The Six-Hour Driver Training Associates Insurance/Point Reduction course reduces car liability, collision, and no-fault insurance premiums by 10% for 3 years and may remove up to 4 points off your license, as determined by the Department of Motor Vehicles. It will be held in two evening sessions: Tuesday, Septem-ber 20th and Thursday, September 22nd, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. both evenings. The Five-Hour Pre-Licensing course is required before an appointment for a road test may be scheduled. It will be held in two consecutive evening sessions: September 6th and Tuesday, September 13th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. both evenings. Course registration for all classes must be made in advance, as no walk-ins will be accepted. Additional class information will be given at time of registration. For the public’s convenience, registration will be accepted by phone 24 hours a day. Please call: 207-2150 and follow the prompts.

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MJK MOTORCYCLE TOY RUN In honor of our Departed Brother, Michael J. Kehn the MJK Motorcycle Toy Run will be held on September 18th, 2011. We will be meeting BEHIND the Averill Park Firehouse between 9:30 & 10 am. Our scenic three state ride will include a covered bridge tour in the Bennington, Vermont area. There is no fee for the run, only the donation of either a toy or $10. Any questions, call Peter 674-3104 or Jon 674-3515.

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$24.99 each Sales Valid 9/1 - 9/7/11 283-4027 • Mon-Fri 9-7; Sat 9-5; Sun 10-5 237 North Greenbush Rd. (Rt. 4) BOOK & TAG SALE AT CASTLE. LIBRARY Join the Friends of the Castleton Public Library on Saturday, September 10th, from 8AM to 2PM for a Book & Tag Sale. This event will take place at 101 Green Avenue and is part of the Castleton Village-wide garage sale. Stop by and browse our wide selection of books for all ages!

HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL ALUMNI Holy Spirit School in East Greenbush is celebrating 50 years of faith and excellence. We are seeking alumni to share their memories with us. Alumni please email holyspiritschool 50@gmail.comwith your contact information. More information on our celebration activities will be announced soon!

PIG ROAST, CHINESE AUCTION & ZUMBA-Q

KURT NUSBAUM, INC. “One Call does it all” No Job too big or too Small Septic Systems & Repairs Site Work & Clearing New Foundations & Repairs Sewer & Waterline Connections Blacktop Paving & Stone Driveways

Retaining Walls Concrete Patios & Sidewalks Basement Waterproofing New Lawns Installed Topsoil, Sand, Stone, Gravel

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Celebrating 40 Years in Business!

Chandler Young VFW on RT 20 and Lyons Lake Road in Nassau will hold a Pig Roast, Chinese Auction and Zumba-Q on Saturday, September 24th from 12noon to 3PM. Cost is $30 for the day and includes: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Clams - Dinner at 5PM - Pig Roast, Salads, Baked Potatoes, Clams, Desserts and Beverages. 50/50, Music, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Mini Zumba Dance and much, much more! For more information or tickets, call Claudia at 4235957 or Charlotte 766-3970.

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RENSS. SOUTH END NEIGHBORHOOD ASSN. MEETING The meeting of the Rensselaer South End Neighborhood Association will be held September 8th at 6:30PM at the Knights of Columbus located at 200 East St. Guest Speakers Will Be John Dunn From S A Dunn Sand & Gravel. BRING A NEIGHBOR! ~Marion Webber 1st Ward, Jim Van Vorst 2nd Ward, Phil Elacqua 3rd Ward, Gretchen Poole 4th Ward

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