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ONE NIGHT WITH YOU ALL ELVIS/ALL NIGHT On Saturday, January 25th, The Sons of The American Legion will be hosting Johnny Rabb and The Jailhouse Rockers with special guests, performing all your Elvis favorites. This is our largest fundraising event of the year, and as part of The Legion Family, our main goal is to raise funds aimed at improving the quality of life for our nation’s children. Advance tickets are available at The American Legion, 111 Main Ave., Wynantskill for $10.00 each prior to 1/11, after 1/11 $12.00. Also, limited seating is available with a reserved table of eight. Doors open at 6:30PM with music 7:30 - 11:30PM. Supporters can enjoy drink specials and are welcome to bring their own food/snacks. This event has sold out the past three years so reserve early. Please join us for a Rockin’ good time for a Rockin’ good cause. For more info, call Bill at 441-0013.
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GOOD FOOD IDEAS Rensselaer County ’s Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, Troy, wil l host Rensselaer County’s Cooperative Extension monthly “Good Food Ideas” cooking demonstration, on Friday, January 17, at 11 a.m. The topic will be “Heart Healthy Budget Friendly Foods.” There will be free recipes and samples for everyone who attends. A Roast Beef dinner will immediately follow for a suggested donation of $2.75. For reservations for dinner, call 270-5349.
FREE MOVIE NIGHT “The Ultimate Life” will be shown at St. Timothy’s Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush on Friday, Jan. 17, at 6:30. Admission is free and so is the popcorn and soda. This is a prequel/sequel to our previously shown “The Ultimate Gift.” Starring Peter Fonda as the young “Red”. You will find this a very moving family film. Visit www.theultimatelife.com
LEGISLATORS JOIN CELEBRATION OF 100th BIRTHDAY FOR MARY ORMSBY
BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, will be holding its monthly blood pressure clinic on Friday, January 10, 2014, at 10:30 with Rensselaer County’s Health Department. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch at noon, for a suggested donation of $2.75, please contact the center at 279-3413. Reservations required for lunch.
AIRMAN MORLEY GRADUATES BASIC TRAINING Air Force Airman Sean J. Morley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Morley is the son of John Morley of Averill Park. He is a 2011 graduate of Averill Park High School.
Members of the Rensselaer County Legislature were happy to be part of a special occasion on Saturday, December 14, 2013 the 100th birthday celebration for Mary Ormsby. Mary operated a salon on Broadway in downtown Troy and now lives in Poestenkill. She was presented with birthday greetings from family and friends, and even received a birthday greeting from Pope Francis. Legislator Leon Fiacco and Legislator-elect Rob Bayly presented Mary with flowers and a proclamation celebrating her milestone during the party at the ROUSE complex in Brunswick.
INDIA BOOK STUDY GROUP Travel to India through books with a four-week excursion —we have two literary ports of call supplemented with lectures, films clips, and current material. Join us at the Troy Public Library on Mondays, January 13th, 20th & 27th, from 6PM – 8PM. Our first book is the novel The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri, the story of a man who does errands for the residents of an apartment block; how is his life different from those who live above? What does this tell us about Indian society, or about our own? Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire by Alex Van Tunzelmann is an historian’s account of the birth of modern India and Pakistan. You will meet Gandhi, Nehru, Jinnah, and Mountbatten in detail you haven’t seen before. A fascinating story of a troubled time. Your host for the journey is Professor Bruce C. Browne, who lived in India for eighteen years while attending Woodstock School. He and his wife have since lived in Iran and Qatar, and enjoy travel. Copies of The Death of Vishnu are available at the circulation desk. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is necessary. For more information and to register, call the library at 274-7071 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.
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WRITER’S WORKSHOP Rensselaer County ’s Troy Senior Center would like to invite you to join our Writer’s Workshop. The facilitator, Janet Chiefari, has had 6 books published, written for magazines and local newspapers. The framework of the monthly meeting is that each person reads what they have written and the other members critique, and make suggestions to clarify. Our running theme is the “seasons of our lives” - writing about events, holidays, experiences, etc. that can be passed on to children and grandchildren. This group is a stimulating, exciting incentive to get writing! Our next meeting will be January 23 at 1:00 pm. Call (518) 270-5539 for more information.
BINGO AT TROY LODGE ELKS #141
The Troy Lodge Elks #141 of 134 North Greenbush Rd. in Troy, will host BINGO every Monday night. The doors open at 5pm and bingo starts at 7pm. A snack bar will be available.
BERKSHIRE CONCERT CHOIR to PERFORM The Berkshire Concert Choir, Paula Nuss, Artistic Director, will present “Mass in D major” and “Songs of Nature” by Antonin Dvorak at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, at the Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First Street, Pittsfield, MA with Timothy Weisman, organist. Tickets are $15, $12 for students and seniors, and free for age 12 and under. For information, call (413) 4426120.
GRAFTON LAKES STATE PARK TO HOLD 29th ANNUAL
Grafton Lakes State Park will host the 29th Annual Winter Festival and Ice Fishing Contest on Saturday, January 25, 2014. The Winter Fest will feature winter exhibits, vendors, family-friendly and recreational activities. The event is free of charge and main events run from 10-4. Take a guided snowshoe hike, learn primitive fire making, or warm up with interactive exhibits inside. New outdoor events this year include a dog walk for furry friends as well as an introduction to animal tracking. A snowshoe obstacle course and snow bowling will entertain children as well. The 7th Annual Polar Plunge benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation jumps into Long Pond at 1pm. To pre-register, please call Margaret Philips for more information at 479-3739. The annual ice fishing contest will run from 5:30am-3pm on all the ponds in the park. Participants can register starting at 5:30am until 11am at the park’s pole barn, accessible via the Winter Entrance. A $10 entry fee for adults 16 and older is required to participate in the fishing tournament. Kids are free. Top fish entries will receive generous cash prizes. For more information about the Winter Festival, please call the park at 518-279-1155 or check on Facebook for details as the event approaches.
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Rensselaer County Sheriff Jack Mahar presented Kyle F. Olson the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s 2014 Criminal Justice Scholarship award for Rensselaer County.
TEXAS HOLD’EM Texas Hold’em to be held at the West Ghent Firehouse, 74 Bender Blvd. in Ghent on Saturday, January 11th. Doors open at 5PM and play begins at 6PM. Everyone welcome. For more information, call Claudia at 423-5957.
BOWLING FUNDRAISER for CROHN’S and COLITIS On January 12th, 2014, I will be holding my second annual b o w l i n g fundraiser to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease years ago and know all too well how badly it can take over an individual’s life. My hope is not only to raise money towards a cure, but to make others aware of these painful diseases that roughly 1.4 million Americans are dealing with. Event Name: Coach Becky’s Goal When: January 12th, 2014 from noon until 5PM Cost: only $10 per person gets you 2 hours of bowling and shoe rental with $3 going directly to the CCFA Where: East Greenbush Bowling; 570 Columbia Tpk, East Greenbush, NY Details: We will have music, lights, a Chinese Auction, games, door prizes, and much more! Please enjoy us for a fun time out that benefits a good cause. ~ Rebecca Hewitt
AP OFF-BROADWAY PLAYERS ANNUAL WINTER ONE ACTS The Averill Park Off-Broadway Players are excitedly preparing for their annual Winter One Acts. This showcase of short plays written and directed by talented students is a benefit for the Rensselaer County Commission for Economic Opportunity, which helps local people in need develop the tools necessary to live a happy and independent life. Over fifty students are involved to make this wonderful production a success. The shows featured are The Backstage Zone by Chad Reid, Robbin’ the Hood by Kathryn Bartosik and Katelyn Pohlmann, Awkward Avoidance Rangers by Liza Ferrini, I Need You So Much Closer by Brian Masella, Waiting on the Outside by Joe Benevento, The Love Letter by Alex Wojtaszek, Everybody Loves How David Schumann is Always in the Middle by Will Murphy and Andrew Tater, Marshmallow by Emily Bergerson, and an interactive preview of our spring show Peter Pan by Maddie Carpenter. Admission is a donation of cash or non-perishable food items for CEO’s food pantry. All proceeds go to the Rensselaer County Commission for Economic Opportunity. The shows are on January 10th and 11th at 7:00. Come for a night of fun for everyone and support the Off-Broadway Players and the Rensselaer County Commission for Economic Opportunity.
QUILTS FOR KIDS SEWING CONTINUES Karen Casey will continue the Quilts for Kids sewing and cutting bee’s. The January 11th sewing and cutting bee has been canceled. The next one will be Saturday, February 8th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, and the second Saturday of each month at the Emmanuel Reformed Church on Maple Hill Road in Castleton. So if you want to come and donate your time for a great cause, Quilts for Kids have already donated two hundred plus quilts to Albany Medical Centers Child Care Unit. So bring your sewing machines, cutting mats and rotary cutters. If you have any stash (100% cotton or cotton flannel) you would like to donate, please bring it with you, or contact me to pick it up. We will be sewing kits that are all ready made for you, and some will be cutting up material to make the kits and then putting them together. Bring your own lunch. Hope to see you there. Contact Karen Casey at email@example.com or 518-766-3776.
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TAMARAC HIGH SCHOOL 1st QUARTER HONOR ROLL
LEGIS. APPROVES RESOLUTION TO ASSIST FORT ORANGE REVITALIZATION PROJECT The Rensselaer County Legislature approved a resolution supporting efforts to revitalize the Fort Orange Paper Company property in Castleton during the year-end meeting on December 17. The resolution approved unanimously at the December 17 legislative meeting allows for access to the property, which is controlled by the county, and continue work to make the property ready for active use. “Revitalizing the Fort Orange property and returned to active use is at the top of the county’s priority list for 2014. This is a major property for economic development purposes and restoring Fort Orange to active use would be a major accomplishment,” said Chairman of the Legislature Martin Reid. The Legislature has been an active supporter of efforts to revitalize Fort Orange. Several years ago, the Legislature played an active role in bringing the federal Environmental Protection Agency to the site to remove asbestos. The EPA removed approximately half of the asbestos from the large property, located on Route 9J near the Hudson River. Efforts to revitalize Fort Orange, which closed in 2000, have been delayed because of the presence of asbestos and due to the property essentially being abandoned. Legislators have touted the property, noting the site has rail access and proximity to the Thruway, I-90 and other major roads. The property is sizable and able to accommodate many different uses, legislators note. “We are growing optimistic about the future of the Fort Orange property. Rensselaer County is ready to work cooperatively with the private sector and some interested parties to revitalize this important property in Castleton,” said Legislator Judith Breselor, a member of the Legislature’s Planning Committee. “The Fort Orange site was a vital part of the economy in southern Rensselaer County for generations. At its peak, Fort Orange operated three shifts a day, and was a source of employment to many in Castleton and surrounding communities for years. We want to see a return to that activity at the Fort Orange property,” said Legislator Alex Shannon, chairman of the Legislature’s Environmental Committee.
Students on Tamarac’s Honor Roll earned at least a 90% average of all courses with no course grade lower than 75% and no incompletes. 9th Grade: Makenzie Anders, Zachary Baldwin, Gaetana Baldwin, Valerie Barber, Laura Bornt, Andrew Connor, Andrew Danaher, Matthew Fox, Alyssa Franz, Jillian Galvin, Camille Gardner, Sarah Gibbs, Zoe Gliosco, Samuel Griffen, Lauren Holt, Nathan Holt, Katie Hudspath, Cecelia Hughes, August Keefer, Kara Knapp, Hannah Kreiger, Emily LaPlante, Christian Montero, Meredith Morgan, Olivia Morgan, Ethan Myers, Aaron Roddy, Caitlyn Roden, Gursimran Sahota, Natalie Scecchitano, Alida Scecchitano, Brad Schneider, Ethan Simmons, Meaghan Spencer, Bryan Stockwell, Gabrielle Tarbox, Grace Warrington, Magnolia Waters and Kendall Wilson. 10th Grade: Jacob Ali, Sylvia Bump, Anthony Catricala, Tea’ Claus, Carly Connor, Cierra Deuel, Molly Dickinson, Rachel Doody, Liam Fitzgerald, Samantha Galipeau, Ashley Gaunay, Sydney Grugan, Matthew Harris, Sarah Harris, Eliza Johnson, Jacob Loiselle, Dillon Maxon, Anna Mehner, Kyle Mikhitarian, Jaden Moulton, Daniel Nealon, Noah O’Brien, Dana Proctor, Kathleen Renna, Maxwell Schneider, Anthony Shufon, Alyssa Styles, Kieran Sullivan, Lydia Waters, Tabitha Waters and Tristan Wells. 11th Grade: Brandon Barbera, Thomas Becker, Noah Blair, David Bornt, Hannah Bornt, Ryan Brantigan, Hunter Briccetti, Shanaya Bulmer, Jason Campbell, Shania Chase, Robert Delamater, Catlyn Donovan, Courtney Dreher, Eion Falance, Emma Galvin, Hannah Gilchrist, Isaac Kautz, Brent Legenbauer, Michaela Madigan, Joshua McGilligan, Abbey McGrath, Taylor Muckle, Madeline Montero, LeeAnn Owens, Anne Paone, Maya Sheffer, Jacob Spencer, Kylie Stilson, Mike Watson, Deanna Wetmore. 12th Grade: Breana Cacciotti, Jake Christiansen, Maria Clemente, Anne DeGeorge, Rebecca Derubertis, Elizabeth Dickinson, Ariana Dilorenzo, Jenna Erickson, Samantha Fontaine, Dominick Fretto, Jillian Gavin, Jacob Houser, Alex Hummel, Anthony Grab, Megan Grimmick, Adiya Henderson, Halle King, Chelsea Kreiger, Diana Lang, Christopher Lawrence, Zachary Lewis, Luke Mariano, Briana Matazinsky, Paige McDonough, Brady McMurtry, Katelyn Milos, Alexandria Mitchell, Jessica Molesky, Daniel Motzer, Matthew Murray, Brianna O’Brien, Daphne Soleil Paz, Eddy Proctor, Ashlea Raemer, Matthew Roden, Devon Rooney, Travis Sauer, Taylor Schneider, Jacob Schrom, Carissa Seror, Linda Sheeley, Kathryn Shufon, Danielle Stackrow, Taylor Sweet, Lee Vartigian, Edward Venditti, Colleen Waters, Emily Weatherwax and Collin Wilson.
WINTER WOW! POLAR PLUNGERS TAKE TO GLSP Applications are now being accepted for participants in the 7th Annual Polar Plunge in Long Pond, Grafton Lakes State Park as part of the park’s Winter Fest. The Winter Fest is in its 29th year with outdoor and indoor events occurring all day, January 25, 2014. The plunge happens promptly at 1:00 with check-in beginning at noon at the beach. The purpose of the Plunge is to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Participants take turns charging into the frigid water while the New York State Police Ice Dive team and Grafton Town Ambulance provide safety. Spectators are welcomed and provide a nice wind block for the event. This event is open to the first 50 people who pre-register. The fee is $20 and includes a t-shirt and hot drink. Heated changing areas are available nearby, but bring warm clothes for before and immediately after. For more information and an application for the plunge, contact: Margaret Phillips 518-479-3739 eve, 518-577-5434 days. For more information on the Winter Fest, visit: www.nysparks.com/parks and look up Grafton Lakes State Park For more information about Cystic Fibrosis and the Foundation, please visit: http://www.cff.org/
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BAILEY MT. FISH & GAME CLUB 30th ANNUAL ICE FISHING CONTEST The Bailey Mountain Fish and Game Club, 30th Annual Ice Fishing Contest and Rensselaer County Conservation Alliance Fish Survey will be held at Glass, Snyder’s and Reichard’s Lakes, on February 1st, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be limited parking at Glass Lake. No fish will be weighed in after 3 p.m. at the game club grounds. The cost is $10. per person entry free. Cash prizes will be awarded in all categories: Walleye, Trout- Glass Lake only; Crappie, Northern Pike, Pickerel and Perch. Registration at lakes begins at 5:30 a.m. at the Glass Lake Access, Sand Lake Town Beach, and North Greenbush Town Beach. All New York State Fishing Rules apply. Join us after the weigh-ins for door prizes at the club. If bad ice, the event will be held on February 8th. Call 283-2056 or 283-7309 for more details.
NATURE WRITING & ANIMAL TRACKING WORKSHOPS AT DYKEN POND CENTER Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center is offering a variety of workshops this January. For the writer and nature-lover, join Diane Kavanaugh-Black on Sunday, January 19, for a meditative woodland walk followed by writing with intention in a cozy wood-stove-heated cabin. This program runs from 13pm for $15. If wildlife tracking is more your speed, join other animal enthusiasts at these wildlife workshops: Wildlife of the Rensselaer Plateau Slide Presentation, Wednesday, January 15, from 7 â€“ 9 pm. $10. Wildlife Tracking Field Intensives with Alcott Smith on January 18 and 19, full and half day options. $15 - $30. Discounts available. Pre-registration is required for all workshops and space is limited, so register early. Please contact the Center for more information at 658-2055 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.dykenpond.org. The Dyken Pond Center is a Rensselaer
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TAMARAC MIDDLE SCHOOL 1st QUARTER HONOR ROLLS High Honor Roll (94.5 or Above Average) - 6th Grade: Maxon Ali, William Ashley, Kerianne Bugbee, Gabriella Cellucci, Maeve Corcoran, Thomas Dandrow, Alexis Duncan, Miles Ednie, Madison Franklin, Kendra Freer, Gianna Goldey, Lauren Hunt, Michelle Hutter, Michael Jacques, Anthony Milazzo, Tristan Nemjo, Sage Perkins, Claire Stafford and Madison Wright. 7th Grade: Sofia Baldwin, Katherine Champagne, Catherine Croson, Francesca DiScanio, Lily Fitzgerald, Cassidy Galipeau, Kylie Galipeau, Ryan Hayden, Charles Keefer, Sara Kuiken, Nathaniel LaPlante, Elizabeth Machnick, Nicole Madigan, Renna Poulin, Benjamin Pusatere, Isabella Realbuto, Isabelle Schroeder, Giovanna Sestito and Shannon Walsh. 8th Grade: Emma Atkinson, Andrew Bakker, Hanieka Balint, Kalyssa Blair, Isabelle Churan, Sophia DiCarlo, Kora Fortun, Emma Fountain, Carlie Genecco, Hailey Hansen, Amani Henderson, Julia Milos, Grace Morton, Jenna Muckle, Alexa Phillips, Chloe Purello and Ethan Rotondi. Honor Roll (89.5 to 94.4 Average) - 6th Grade: Jacob Barbera, Timothy Bridegroom, Joshua Bulmer, Matthew Burton, Shea Butler, MacKenzie Campbell, Gillian Churan, Jenna Coughlin, Jacob Danaher, Robert Doyle, Emily Dudwoire, Jerzy DuJack, Kayley Duncan, Gabriella Fisher, Vance Gardner, Michael Gendron, Emily Hayden, Skyyler Hemming, Joshua Irish, Will Johnson, Shawn Keeler, Margaret Kelley, Tyler Kocienski, Nathaniel Krill, Zachary Krill, Alex Livingston, Jonathan Mays, Maren Mulligan, Gloria Parrales, Mitchell Rheeman, Holly Rice, Aaron Stillman and Nichola Tlaiji. 7th Grade: Isabella Bisceglia, Lexis Carista, Charles Casimir, Anthony Ciampolillo, Alexis Dagostino, Emily Erickson, Kara Film, Joshua Grant, James Heatley, Hannah Hepp, Haley Honsinger, Jared Houser, Meghan Irish, Stephen Kneer, Jesse LeVan, Sarah Loya, Mary Marro, Garrett Myers, Taylor Nitz, Alyssa Remington, McKenna Ryan, Ian Scott, Zoe Scott, Kelsey Sloan, Anthony Styles, Haydn Wagner, Luke Wagner, Riley Willsey and Hunter Yearsley. 8th Grade: Anthony Barbera, Serena Bentley, Hayden Bradley, Samuel Brendese, Natalie Bulson, Christopher Caiazza, Kayla Doody, Lindsey Dreher, Andrew Dudwoire, Hunter Fitzpatrick, Ean Gavigan, Maximillian Gliosco, Anthony Gosselin, Alyssa Grogan, Emily Honsinger, Tyler Hvizdak, McKenzie LeVan, Lauren Lockrow, Xavier Morris, Cara Murphy, Evan Petersen, Bennett Plowman, Shen-Li Pomposello, Tina Ray, Samuel Schmitz, Lindsey Watkins and Connor Wilson.
SPRING YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION Spring Youth Baseball registration for 2014 will occur on Saturday, 1/11 and Sunday, 1/12 from 9am-12noon at SYB complex, 99 Spring Ave. in Troy, NY. Divisions include Tball, Pony, Farm, Minor and Major (ages 4-12); $100 per child, $150 for second child, $25 for each additional sibling. If you turn age 4 before April 1st or age 13 after April 30th, you are eligible to play. You can also r egister online (springyouthbaseball.org) after Jan 1st using PayPal.
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JR. LEAGUE OF TROY LADIES DELIVER CHRISTMAS GIFTS
L - R: Lauren Payne, Heather Silvernail, Kathleen Lisson, Caroline Melkonian, Maura Przybylek and Sylvia Sorriento. The Ladies of the Junior League of Troy delivered Christmas gifts to girls of Polly’s Cottage, a part of the Residential Treatment Center at Vanderheyden Hall in Wynantskill.
BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY LIBRARY MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP The Brunswick Community Library is thrilled to present a five session Memoir Writing Workshop, led by Susannah Risley, author and teacher of of creative non-fiction. The sessions will be held on the following five Saturdays at 1:00 pm: Jan. 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1, 8. Please contact the library to sign up; space is limited. Our website is www.brunswicklibrary.org This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc., with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Brunswick Community Library is located at 4118 State Highway 2, Troy, NY 12180; (518) 279-4023; www.brunswicklibrary.org.
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YEAR END RENSSELAER COUNTY 4-H AWARDS Last month was the home of our last Rensselaer County 4-H Year End Recognition Event. Congratulations to all Rensselaer County 4-H members for completing another year of 4-H Projects. Below are Year End Awards that were presented: Honor Clubs Congratulations to the following: The Green Earthlings, Rensselaer County Trail Blazers, Thrills and Skills Club and Wild Things Herdsmanship Congratulations to the following: Goats – Blue – Sebastian Kaufman, Joe Moore, Riley and Thomas Nevins, Aysha Yerdon and Nicole Washburn. Swine – Rebecca Bruso Cattle - 1st Blues three way tie – Hoosick Shamrocks, Tanner Reed and the Sargood Family: Blues – Clover Club, Country Bumpkins, Critters 4-H Club, Cross Hares and Hooves, Claws, Paws N More Club, Hoosick Moos, Hot Shots, Bryce McCue, Southern Livestock, Stateline, Valley Falls Cattle, Hannah Wilber and Wild Things, Horses – 1st Blue Equitation Unlimited: Blues - Cantering Cowpokes, Stablemates, Trail Blazers, Jogging Juniors and Barn Bums; Red – Lazy Lopers Star Shepherd Junior – Liz Sheffer Star Shepherd Senior – Nicole Washburn Shepherdship – Blues – Chris Bevevino, Brigham Logue and Olivia Logue Exceptional Horse Records Congratulations to the following: Jessica Brown, Kaelyn Eagan, Abbie Reeves, Courtney Luskin, Christina Shupe, Nikki Minkler, Ariana Hendricks, Lindsey Oswald, Teigan Catlin, Emma Woolley, Alyssa Jacon, Elyse Scott, Ella Mary Yonkers, Kerry Judge, Nicole Tilley, Kallie Parker, Brigham Logue, Catherine Hoffman, Morgan Bechand, Paige Spiess, Olivia Logue, Merrill Wrenn, Julia Henderson, Jessica Malenfant and Gianna Henderson.
Distinguished Cattle Records Congratulations to the following: Abbie Tarbox for both Junior Holstein and Guernsey projects Horse Shoe Recipients Congratulations to the following: Golden Horse Shoe – Junior – Brigham Logue; Silver Horse Shoe – Junior – Erin Goodermote; Bronze Horse Shoes – Junior – Stephanie Bradbury, Merrill Wrenn, Morgan Bechand, Paige Spiess and Taylor Hansen; Golden Horse Shoe – Intermediate – Christina Shupe; Silver Horse Shoe – Intermediate – Rebecca Bradbury; Bronze Horse Shoes – Intermediate – Elyse Scott, Kendra Davis, ShiAnn Faluszczak, Julia Schepici, Julia Henderson, Maddie Hoyt, Jessica Malenfant, Catherine Hoffman and Kallie Parker; Golden Horse Shoe – Senior – Emma Woolley; Silver Horse Shoe – Senior – Olivia Logue; Bronze Horse Shoes – Senior – Courtney Luskin, Ella Mary Yonkers, Kimberly Carabis, Kassie Murdock, Michaila O’Brien, Brittany Whitford and Sierra Parker 4-H Horse Club Show High Point Champions Congratulations to the following Senior – Champion – tie – Sierra Parker and Lindsey Rosen; Res. Champion – Brittany Whitford Junior – Champion – Jessica Malenfant; Res. Champion – Kallie Parker Novice - Champion – Paige Spiess; Res. Champion – James Czub County Medal Recipients Congratulations to the following: Eliza Johnson – Fashion Revue/Sewing; Courtney Luskin – Agriculture; Kathleen Renna – Public Speaking 4-H Youth Development programs are part of Cornell Cooperative Extension. For more information about 4-H in your area, please contact your respective Cornell Cooperative Extension office. CCE is an equal opportunity employer and programmer.
FREE DINNER On Friday, January 10, 2014, the Pawling Avenue United Methodist Church will host a free dinner. The menu will be a potato and ham casserole, cole slaw, roll and butter, dessert and beverage. It will be held at the church at 520 Pawling Avenue. Dinner will be served from 5PM until 6:30PM. There is no charge for this dinner. Come and enjoy good food and fellowship. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 273-6859.
Dining & Entertainment Guide JUST CLOWING AROUND LUNCHEON Come and join the New York Capital District Christian Women’s Club for our “Just Clowning Around” Luncheon on Wednesday, January 15th from 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. at the Guilderland Elks Lodge, 3867 Rte. 146 (Carmen Road), Guilderland, NY. Barb Field, from BJ and Company, will be telling us about her clowning and miming business. One of our favorite vocalists, Pastor Larry Johnson from Gloversville, NY will be inspiring us with his wonderful voice, and Peggy Traester from Broadalbin, NY, will be telling us her inspiring story. Come and bring a friend. They’ll be glad you did. Reservations are necessary and cancellations a must, no later than January 10th, 2014. Please call Nancy, 869-0642, or Joyce, 235-4297. The cost for the meat lasagna luncheon is $15. inclusive (cash only please). Nursery free at the restaurant, by reservation only, infant through kindergarten. Bring a bag lunch for the child.
THE LANGLEY’S DULCIMER & AUTO HARP Join us for something new, something unique - a dulcimer and auto harp performance by The Langleys, on Friday, January 10, at Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, Troy. The performance will begin at 11:00 am in the dining room. Immediately afterwards a dinner of chicken ala king, rice, broccoli and chocolate pudding will be served, for a suggested donation of $2.75 for seniors. To sign up, or for more information, call the Center at 270-5348.
SPECIAL DINNER On Friday January 14, 2014, the Nutrition Department will hold its monthly special dinner at noon at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. This month’s theme will be “January Thaw”. Menu will be: Sweet & Sour Chicken Breast, Parslied Rice, Peas & Carrots, Rye Bread, Grape Juice and Strawberry / Pineapple Cup for dessert. Entertainment will be provided at 11:00 with D. J. Dan Schnoop. Our wonderful complete lunch is available to all Rensselaer County Seniors age 60 and older Monday thru Friday at noon for a suggested contribution of $2.75. Stop in for a complete monthly menu and activities calendar. Please call 279-3485 to make your reservations for lunch.
VFW POST 1938 DINNERS Come join us at the VFW Post 1938 in Valley Fa lls on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday for our Special Pizza, Wings, and Clam night from 4PM to 8PM. Also join us for our Friday Night Prime Rib Dinner. Call 753-7707 for further information.
The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club wants to invite all to participate in a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, January 11th, from 4PM to 7PM at the West Sand Lake Fire House on Rt. 43. All-You-Can-Eat $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 5 to 10 years old, kids under 5 are free. Meals will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert & beverages. Takeout meals are also available by calling (518) 674-3677. A pasta dinner will continue to be held every second Saturday in the upcoming year. The January date is scheduled for Saturday the 11th. Proceeds will aid Kiwanis supported projects. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.
The Val ley Falls Uni ted Methodist Church, 16 State Street, will hold one of its Super Souper Suppers on Sunday, January 12th, from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Featured will be a wide variety of soups plus bread, muffins, drinks, and dessert for only seven dollars – children under 6 free. Tickets are available at the door. The church is handicapped accessible. For tickets and information, call 753-6053 or 753-6028 or check our website atwww.valleyfallsunitedmethodist.com.
The Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Exchange group will be hosting a Family Style Roast Beef Dinner on Saturday, January 18th, 4 pm – 6 pm, at the First United Methodist Church in East Greenbush, 1 Gilligan Road. Dinner includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, harvard beets, rolls, beverage and dessert. The cost is $10/person with a reservation, $12 at the door ($6 child with reservation; $7 child at the door). Make a reservation by calling 421-2360.
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(NAPSI)—Here’s a health idea you can sink your teeth into: Leading physicians and veterinarians say dental health is important for people and animals. Gum disease has been linked to such illnesses as heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.Another connection is that oral health is sometimes overlooked in both, explains Thomas G. Nemetz, DVM, Ph.D., an Adjunct Professor at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, where he coordinates and teaches twice-yearly dental courses to third-year veterinary students. “As you begin taking care of a pet’s oral condition, his or her health drastically improves,” he said. “In the last 20 years, we have been doing a better job at keeping the oral cavity healthy—in both pets and humans. Our pets are living longer, as are we, in part because of good preventative dental care.”Dr. Nemetz advised having oral health exams as part of routine office visits to cut down on periodontal diseases. According to Dr. Nemetz, about 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats develop periodontal disease, requiring treatment by 3 years of age.Learn more at www.sgu.edu/school-ofveterinary-medicine/ index.html. From exotic to small animals, orthopedics to ophthalmology, St. George’sUniversity’s School of Veterinary Medicine prepares students for a world of global health care.
FEEDING YOUR FELINE: COMMON CAT CHALLENGES by Dana Watkins, M.S., Animal Nutrition (NAPSI)—As a nutritionist specializing in pet food, I receive countless questions about finding the right food for cats, especially those with dietary challenges.Finicky FelinesIt is important to note that finding the right food for your cat is a process. While the food must supply the required nutrients, to do so it has to be consumed. Cats often have personal preferences as to specific tastes and textures. My company, for example, offers five unique, dry cat foods and four artisan canned cat foods. They present a variety of ways to meet your cat’s desires. Canned vs. Dry When it comes to delivering the right nutrients to your cat, dry or canned foods can achieve the same results. While dry food is often more cost effective, canned foods usually contain about 80 percent moisture, which can be beneficial if your cat needs more moisture intake. Urinary Stones and Crystals Often, cats have urinary tract problems caused by stones and crystals. Research suggests many factors involved in the cause and prevention of urinary tract issues. These include excessive amounts of poorquality nutrients, individual metabolism, water consumption, urine pH, incorrect mineral balance and, according to one new study, stress. In any case, however, since some cats do not drink adequate amounts of water, increasing water consumption can help.Increasing water consumption will increase the frequency of urination and help dilute the solid portion of the urine, making it more difficult for stones and crystals to be formed.Ways to increase water consumption include:• Leave a faucet dripping that cats have access to.• Use two or three recirculating or waterfall-type watering bowls.• Feed canned foods either as a meal or as a topper three or four times per week.• Add water to the dry food.• Use small ice cubes as treats.• Mr. Watkins is the on-site nutritionist and technical services specialist at Fromm Family Foods, a fourth-generation, family-owned company specializing in premium dog and cat nutrition.To learn more, visit www.frommfamily.com
SQUIRREL-PROOF BIRDFEEDER (NAPSI)—If your heart takes wing at the sight of birds in your yard, consider these seven suggestions for saving the seeds you leave them from squirrels: 1. Location: Mount birdfeeders on a smooth metal pole at least six feet high. Prune any branches within a 12-foot radius. 2. Baffles: Install baffles, at least 15 inches wide and sloped, between the top of the feeder and its hanger or between the ground and the feeder. 3. Spinners: String spinners on a horizontal line. 4. Seed: Squirrels are less attracted to nyger, millet, safflower, canary and canola seeds. 5. Clean: Remove any debris and spilled seed from around the feeder. 6. Traps: Live traps can harmlessly catch and relocate squirrels. 7. Squirrel-Proof Feeders: There are several kinds. Squirrel-resistant feeders have doors that close when triggered by the squirrel’s weight. Metal feeders help minimize the damage from hungry squirrels. Wire cages around a birdfeeder can keep squirrels out but may prevent large birds from accessing the feeder as well.
CAPP SMALL AND LARGE DOG/CAT ADOPTION CLINIC! CAPP will hold a Small and Large Dogs and Cats Adoption Clinic on Sat., Jan. 11, from 11-1, at the Healthy Pet Ctr, 154 Delaware Ave., Delmar. Pups: Taking apps. for Corgi mixes avail. late Jan. Dogs: Aussie mix, Beagle, Bichon, Chihuahuas, Lab mixes, Pom mixes, Poodle, young Pyrenees mix, Shih-Tzu, Terrier mix. Pics/descriptions at: www.capp.petfinder.com
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TOWN OF BRUNSWICK CHRISTMAS TREES COLLECTION The Town of Brunswick Highway Department will begin curbside collection of Christmas Trees on January 6th. The collection will begin on one side of Town and proceed across the entire Town. This will be repeated as manpower, equipment and weather permit. The collection program will end on January 31st. Residents should place their Christmas trees on the edge of their property adjacent to the roadway edge or curb, trees need to be free or ornaments, plastic bags, metals and any other contaminates. Wreaths containing metal or plastic rings will not be accepted they should be disposed of with the resident’s regular trash. We appreciate the resident’s cooperation. If you have any questions, please call 279-3461 ext. 100.
FEDERAL GOVT. TAKES ACTION ON RADON GAS TO PREVENT DEATHS
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January is National Radon Action Month, according to The EPA. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote action against the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control, and National Cancer Institute all agree that radon is a National health problem and encourage radon testing during the January call to action. Radon is a naturally-occurring, invisible and odorless radioactive gas. One in 15 American homes contains high levels of radon. Millions of Americans are unknowingly exposed to this dangerous gas. In fact, a recent study by Harvard University ranks radon as Americas #1 in-home hazard. By taking simple steps to test your home for radon and fix if necessary, this health hazard can be avoided. If a home hasn’t been tested for radon in the past two years, EPA and the Surgeon General urge you to take action. Contact your state radon office for information on locating qualified test kits or qualified radon testers. For more information, visit www.RadonMonth.org.
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TREMONT LUMBER 674-3836 NATIVE AMERICAN STORYTELLER Gil Payette will be with us at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, in Grafton on Friday, January 24, 2014, for more Native American storytelling. This month Gil will be covering Feather work at 1:00 p.m. Join us for lunch at noon for a suggested donation of $2.75, with an entrée of; Macaroni & Cheese. For more information, or to make reservations for lunch, please call 279-3413.
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FREE HEARING CLINIC Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton continues to offer a free monthly hearing clinic with an independent instrument hearing specialist, (who will also clean your hearing aids). January clinic will be held on Wednesday the 22nd at 10:30 a.m. All Rensselaer County seniors 60 years of age and older welcome, reservations are required, 279-3413.
BOY SCOUT TROOP 528 MONTHLY BOTTLE DRIVE Troop 528 holds monthly bottle drives on the 2nd Saturday of each month, this month is Saturday, January 11th. Returnable bottles and cans can be dropped off next to the Troop’s signs located at main intersections in the Town of Poestenkill on the morning of the bottle drive. Money raised from the bottle drives helps fund Troop activities. Please contact Deb at 2480225 or dharris2025@ hotmail.com with any questions.
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SERVICES A1 SNOWPLOWING & SALTING Res. & Commercial. Insured. Taking new accts. Call 258-4092. ADDITIONS/ GARAGES Free estimates. Fully insured. Quality work. 368-3716 APPLIANCE REPAIR Most brands incl. Sears. Prompt service. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 ATV - MOTORCYCLE SNOW MOBILE & SNOWBLOWER REPAIR 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 BOOKKEEPING & PAYROLL Travel to your location, Siena Graduate, 20 yrs exp. 441-2210 CHIMNEY CLEANING Chimney cleaning & repairs, wood stoves installed. Insured, experienced. Don Bradley 6742444 CASH FOR CLASSIC CARS Running or not. 365-3368 CLEAN-OUTS Specializing in residential and commercial clean-ups, attics, bs’mts, garages, estates, insured. Simple Solutions - Mark 283-6527 CLEANING If you don’t have the time, let us make it shine. For interior cleaning & painting call 491-9452 712-5365 COMPUTER EXPERT Affordable computer repairs. I’ll come to you. Over 20 yrs exp. Tom 469-7029 DEBRIS REMOVAL Attics/ B’ment / Garage, Cons. cleanup. We take it all! 727-4068 DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $349(incl. poor person app) incl. gov. fees if poor person app. is appr. 274-0380 DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency service APS Sewer & Drain Cleaning 6740908 ELECTRICAL WORK Installations & repairs. Quality work, reas. rates. Steve 364-7231 ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Full lic. & ins. 25yrs exp., res./comm. Stand by Generac generator. 274-5100 FENCEWORKS Dog runs, inground pool packages, yard enclosures & repairs. Free est., fully insured. 283-7811 FENCEWORKS Dog runs, inground pool packages, yard enclosures & repairs. Free est., fully insured. 283-7811 FIREWOOD FREE DELIVERY Seasoned, dry, all amounts avail. Log length, semi seasoned, and fresh cut available. 478-3816
FIREWOOD ORDER NOW Cut, split, delivered all hardwood. semi-seasoned. $180/cord 6582303
PAINTER - PAPER HANGER 30 yrs exp. free est, fully ins. Economical prices Nancy 2484044
FIREWOOD Seasoned hardwd. Cut, split. Most deliveries $250/cord. 428-2786
PAINTING - INT./EXT. AA Season’s Best Painting & Contracting Svc. 20 yrs. exp. Member of BBB. Ins. & refs. Major credit cards accepted. 424-0078
FLOORS Floating, hardwood, tile, refinishing. Ins. Free est. 3683716 GUTTERS/ SEAMLESS The Gutter Guy. Cleaning & repair also avail. Fully ins. 24 yrs. exp. 339-3231 HANDYMAN , REMODELING and Carpentry services. Experienced. Careful attention to detail. Insured. Guaranteed int/ext. work. Call Ernie Mumford 669-4530 HANDYMAN 30 years experience. Kitchens, baths, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc. 526-1604 HANDYMAN Framing, sheetrock, floors, finish work, painting, odd jobs. Free est. Great prices. Carmine 496-0968 HANDYMAN Remodel,carpentry,masonry,deck porches, int/ext. paint, fences, door/window, gutter, all repairs, free est. c 669-0814, 271-9161 HANDYMAN/ REPAIR 20 years experience. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc. 766-9346 HOME CARE SERVICES Seniors, children, disabled, hospice experience, excellent references, Amy 518-533-3818 HOME COOK/ MEAL PLANNER Training, tools, and/ or meals provided for intended weight loss. Linda 222-9734 HOUSE CLEANING Reas. rates, senior discount. Organizing expert. Marie 4412960 HOUSECLEANING GLEAM TEAM. Res./Office. Over 37 yrs local exper. FULLYINSURED Gift certificates (518)477-7566 JOEYJUNK.COM Cleanouts, hauling, attics, b’ment garages. Get it done fast for less cash. Fully ins. 237-JUNK “5865 “ KITCHEN /BATH REMODELING AA Season’s Best Painting & Contracting Svc. 20 yrs. exp. Member of BBB. Ins. & refs. Major credit cards accepted. 729-2445 KITCHEN/ BATH REMODELING Quality work, free estimates. Call anytime 368-3716 KITCHEN/ BATH REMODELING Specializing in open floor plan layout, clean detailed work. Fully insured. Free estimates. 286-3636 MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR Home Management Solutions. We do it all, no job too small! Call Pat (518) 772-8226 ODD JOBS Shoveling, shopping, cleaning, Dr. appts. etc. Rebecca 428-7778 PAINT 1 room or all. Int/ ext., wallpaper removed. Ins. Free est. 368-3716
PLUMBING & HEATING Repair, installs, service, licensed experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service 518 283-2331 Plumbing- Wells Electrical Pipes, wires, pumps my forte. 25+ exper. 24/7 response 674-8480 Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners Authorized service. New & used units, free pickup. Call for holiday specials 1- 877-265-8367 Toll free
ROOF All types, quality work, free est., fully insured. (518) 368-3716
WELDING All types of welding repairs, ornamental, light fabrication. Portable. Rensselaer Welding 477-5200
WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential/commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331
WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured, commercial/ residential 40 year family exp. 766-4975
FOR SALE New 2012 6 person hot tub. LED lighting, waterfall, etc. Retails $6000. Sell for $2950. 470-3535 Polaris snowmobile, 2005 classic, 600. 3,000 mi. all groomed trails. M 10 suspension, studded track, elec. start and reverse, Averill Park, $3500. 674-5516
ROOF MAINTENANCE No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325
ROOF REPAIR Fully insured roofing company. All roof repairs, specializing in slate repair. 505-2215
ROOFING A&J Roofing, shingles, slate, rubber. Fully insured. Free est. (518)283-9094
SANDING Commercial/ residential. insured. Call Dan 365-0955
SEPTIC CLEANING Sand Lake Septic. Tanks cleaned, repair, new installation 674-3000
LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of CASTLETON LAND LLC, a domestic LLC filed with the SSNY on 10/18/2013. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which the SSNY shall mail process against the LLC served upon him or her is: 358 Schodack Drive, Castleton On Hudson, NY 12033. Purpose/character of LLC: Any lawful purpose.
SEPTIC SERVICE Tanks cleaned, group rates avail. Call a neighbor! Gene 674-5223
SEWING MACHINE REPAIR Household/industrial, all makes, tune-ups,parts, supplies 674-8491
SNOW PLOWING Diveways and parking lots. North Greenbush, Wynantskill, Averill Park, West Sand Lake, and surrounding areas. Reliable, plowing since 1989. Aaron St. Onge (518) 283-4013 or (518)461-3227
SNOWBLOWER REPAIR Prompt, guaranteed repairs on most brands incl. Sears. Pkup/del. Mike Horowitz 477-8378
SNOWPLOWING Res or comm, insur. 20% discount w/ contract. Remodels, painting, clean outs, roof/ repairs. 858-2181
SNOWPLOWING Snow plowing in East Nassau. $50 minimum. 368-3716
STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332
TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444
TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Insured, free estimates. Bill 4799749
PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Hoags Corners Fire District No. 1, will hold their monthly meetings for the calendar year 2014 on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at the Hoags Corners Fire House located at 7237 NY 66, East Nassau, NY 12062. The Board of Fire Commissioners of the Hoags Corners Fire District No. 1, will hold a supplementary meeting on January 16, 2014 at 7pm at the Hoags Corners Fire House located at 7237 NY 66, East Nassau, NY 12062.
ANNOUNCEMENT GUN SHOW. Saratoga City Center. 522 Broadway, Saratoga, NY. Sat. 1/11, 9-5 Sun. 1/12, 9-3. Buy, Sell or trade, appraisals available. All modern gun sales must have FBI background check. All guns coning into the show must be cased or covered. NEACA.COM or 664-9743
IBHS PROVIDES WINTER WEATHER RESOURCES As another arctic cold front with frigid temperatures makes its way through the Midwest and into the Northeast and Southeast regions of the country, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) provides severe winter weather guidance for home and business owners in those areas. Find out how you can reduce damage to your property from freezing weather by visiting http:// www.disastersafety.org/freezing_weather. “Heavy snow and freezing temperatures can burst pipes, cause roofs to collapse and lead to interior fires as people use various alternative heating sources to stay warm,” said Julie Rochman, president and CEO of IBHS. “There are steps you can take now to better withstand the effects of severe winter weather that will help avoid costly repairs and headaches later.” Install Weather Stripping and Seals: One thing you can do now to prevent freezing temperatures from entering your home or business is to install weather stripping and seals. This offers two major benefits – it will keep severe winter weather out of your home or business and seal your property shut, as well as greatly increase energy efficiency by limiting drafts and reducing the amount of cold air that enters. Inspect the following areas of your home or business for leaks to determine possible areas to seal: Windows and doors; Vents and fans; Plumbing; Air conditioners; Electrical and gas lines; Mail chutes; Learn how to install weather stripping and caulking at http://www.disastersafety.org /disastersafety/installingweather-stripping-seals. Stay Safe and Warm: Alternative heating sources can help you stay warm during the cold weather, especially during power outages, which often occur due to heavy snow and ice, as well as high winds during winter storms. It’s important to prepare a plan now before a possible outage. Check IBHS’ guidance before selecting, installing or using an alternative heating source such as a wood stove, space heater or fireplace: http://www.disastersafety.org/wp-content/ uploads/alternative-heating.pdf. Prevent Frozen Pipes: Frozen pipes are one of the biggest risks when the temperature drops, which can result in more than $5,000 in water damage, according to IBHS research. Provide a reliable back-up power source to ensure continuous power to the building. Insulate all attic penetrations where cold air can get inside the building. Ensure proper seals on all doors and windows. Install insulation and/or heat trace tape with a reliable power source on wet sprinkler system piping. Place a monitored automatic excess flow switch on the main incoming domestic water line to provide early detection of a broken pipe or valve when the building is unoccupied.
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Notice of Formation of an LLC; BROOKVIEW SOLUTION LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/06/2013. Office Location: Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC 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 LLC served upon him or her is; BROOKVIEW SOLUTIONS LLC 14 Brook St., Rensselaer, 12144
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC) The name of the LLC is DONNELLY REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS, LLC. The Articles of Organization of the LLC were filed with the NY Secretary of State on December 3, 2013. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. The office of the LLC is to be located in Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is POB 291, East Greenbush, NY 12061.
Name of Limited Liability Company: In A Snap, LLC, Gingeretta McDade, Member. Date of Filing Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State (SSNY) 04/01/13. The LLC is located in Rensselaer County. The SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against it served is to the principal business location of, 8 East Avenue, Troy NY 12180. Purpose of business of LLC is any lawful act or activity.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). Name: Colome Interstate LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/23/2013. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 7 Madison Street, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act or activity for which a limited liability company may be formed under section 201 of the Limited Liability Company Law. Notice of formation of Cronin Technology Consulting LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State (SSNY) on 08/27/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 14 Bayberry Ct., E. Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: any lawful activity.
LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Formation of Van Wies Manager, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 11/25/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon
whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Van Wies Manager, LLC, 300 Jordan Rd., Troy, NY 12180, principal business address. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
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LEGAL NOTICE Board of Fire Commissioners Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District # 2 Permissive Referendum Resolution The Board of Fire Commissioners (Board) of the Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District No. 2 (District) has determined a need continue with their lighting improvement project on the fire station to replace the existing engine room lighting sconces with energy efficient light fixtures and bulbs, with an estimated cost not to exceed $5,500.00. This project will be paid for with proceeds from the Building Reserve Fund, established in December 1993. The Board has determined that adequate funds will exist in the Building Reserve Fund to support this expenditure, and proposes to withdraw money from said Building Reserve Fund in an amount not to exceed $5,500.00. This Resolution is adopted subject to permissive referendum of the qualified voters of the District, pursuant to section 6G of the General Municipal Law. Robert E. Blaauw Fire District Secretary Averill Park-Sand Lake Fire Dist.
Notice of formation of D&D EAST, LLC pursuant to NY Limited Liability Law § 203, Art. Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/26/2013. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to: c/o the LLC, 206 1st Street, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity. DELLWOOD FARM PROPERTIES, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on November 6, 2013. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to DELLWOOD FARM PROPERTIES, LLC, 287 Riley Road, Melrose, New York 12121 No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes. Notice of Formation of Doc’s Den, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/27/13. 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 at 1 East View Road, Averill Park, NY 12018. Purpose: For any lawful activity.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: Grymoire Consulting, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on December 9, 2013. 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, 64 Calhoun Drive, Troy, NY 12182. For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). Name: HOA RENAISSANCE PROPERTY LLC. Articles of Organization filed with NY Secretary of State, November 22, 2013. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act or activity. Office: in Rensselaer County. Secretary of State is agent for process against LLC and shall mail copy to 1 Deerfield Drive, Troy, NY 12180. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Name: Hoosick Road 825-835 LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on November 20, 2013. Office location: Rensselaer County. Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the Limited Liability Company upon whom process against it may be served. The Secretary of State shall mail a copy of the process to the Limited Liability Company at 148 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11237. Purpose: for any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: HUDSON RIVER NATURAL PRODUCT RECYCLING, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/15/13. 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, 551 Main Avenue, Wynantskill, New York 12198. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company, TransTech Services LLC, for any lawful purpose. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York (SSNY) on 11/21/13. 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, 748 Old Best Road, West Sand Lake, NY 12196 (Rensselaer County).
Notice of Formation of an LLC: Jandali Properties LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/7/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. 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: Shareef Jandali, 597 Westport Ave, Unit C448, Norwalk, CT 06851. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). Name: LM Lowney, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with SSNY on 06/03/2013. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process is 392 Miller Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act or activity. MARK J. ZDUNCZYK, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on August 14, 2013. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to MARK J. ZDUNCZYK, LLC, 1 Spruce Run, East Greenbush, New York 12061. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME OF LLC: SCOTT COMMANDER, LLC. DATE OF FILING OF ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION WITH SECRETARY OF STATE: OCTOBER 30, 2013. COUNTY OF LLC PRINCIPAL OFFICE: RENSSELAER. THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK IS DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESSES AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. POST OFFICE ADDRESS THAT SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE LLC, 72 MARTHA HICKS ROAD, EAST NASSAU, NEW YORK 12062. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACT OR ACTIVITY.
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1051 ULSTER AVENUE, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on August 29, 2013. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to 1051 ULSTER AVENUE, LLC, P.O. Box 1658, Troy, New York 12181. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes.
PUBLICATION NOTICE OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 1. The name of the limited liability company is Melrose Ventures LLC (the “Company”). 2. The Articles of Organization of the Company were filed on February 10, 2009. 3. The County within New York State in which the office of the Company is to be located is Rensselaer. 4. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process against the Company may be served. The post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the Company is Nia C. Cholakis, Esq., 1202 Troy-Schenectady Road, Bldg. #3, Latham, New York 12110. 5. The purpose of the business of the Company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 184 RIVER STREET ASSOC., LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/26/13. 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, 32 Patroon Pointe, Rensselaer, New York 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: Alamin and Associates of New York LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on 11/21/13. Office location: Rensselear County. SSNY has been desginated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 227 E. Kennedy Street, Syracuse, New York 13205. Purpose: for any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: ALBER'S TOWING, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 09/10/2013. Office location: Albany 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 Zeinub Alber, 88 Garner Rd. Averill Park, NY 12018. Purpose: Towing and recovery. Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: ARIZA HOLDINGS LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/30/2013. 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: ARIZA HOLDINGS LLC, 231 Hidley Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Notice of Formation of Brunswick Veterinary Hospital, PLLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 10/28/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Nicole L. LaMora, 25 Storm Hill Rd., Johnsonville, NY 12094. Purpose: practice veterinary medicine.
ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF nld carpentry llc Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law. FIRST The name of the limited liability compnay is nld carpentry llc. SECOND The county within this state in which the limited liability compnay 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 accepted on behalf of the limited liabiltiy company served upon him or her is c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc, 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. FOURTH The name and street address in this state if the registered agent upon whom and at which process against the limited liability company be served is United States Corporation Agents, Inc, 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228.
EMPLOYMENT Certified Nursing Assistants A New Year!..... A New Start! $500 Sign On Bonus! And....Our New, Improved Hourly Rate! All the advantages of a large facility in a small town setting. Many of our CNA’s have gone on to successful nursing careers with our assistance & support. EOE
Stop by & fill out an application today, Call 518-758-6222, ext. 3099, Fax 518-758-1909 or Email: email@example.com HELP WANTED Auto detailers, F/T. Driver’s lics. Apply in person. Pro Clean Auto Detailing, 75 North Greenbush Rd., Troy, NY 518-283-1869 Deliver the verizon telephone books. 18+ yrs. and older w/car ins, to deliver in Rensselaer, Albany & Schenectady counties areas. Also looking for office clerks and loaders. Get paid within 72 hours upon completion of route. Deliveries start around Jan 6th. 800-979-7978. Refer to job# 30054-c for Troy area, refer to job# 30157-c for Albany area, refer to job# 30056-c for Schenectady area. Driver- local! night CDL-A driver. Slip seat. 1,400-1,500 miles per week@ .64 pm! Excellent benefits after 90 days! Call Gil (608) 3649716
HELP WANTED Drivers: Home nightly! Albany, NY Flatbed! CDL-A, 1 yr. exp. req. Estonson Logistics. Apply: www.goelc.com. 1-866-336-9642 Employee owned construction company seeks insulators. No exp. necessary. F/T permanent employment with benefit package, competitive wages, & opportunities for advancement into NYS approved apprenticeship programs. Requires travel, vechicle a must. Drug free workplace and EOE. Call (518)766-9360 betw. 12-4 pm Needed: Experienced Tree Climber. Good pay. Donovan Tree Service, 10 Brickyard Rd., Mechanicville. 664-3531 firstname.lastname@example.org
HELP WANTED Postion available p/t evenings, weekends, and overnights, in a small residential home working with the elderly. Must be responsible and compassionate. Call 292-8423
ATTENTION RESIDENTS ~ 60 YEARS & OLDER Did you know, the Rensselaer County, Rensselaer Senior Center offers hot, delicious meals daily at 12 noon for a suggested contribution of $2.75. We also offer transportation, pick up at your door, to the center for lunch, followed by shopping and then home; for a suggested contribution of $1.00. No One is denied due to inability to contribute. For transporta-tion, call 2702734. Rens-selaer Senior Center 463-2166.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Oppenheimer Phillips LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 9/16/13. 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, 100 South Waldron Ln Wynantskill NY 12198. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of an LLC; Precision Coatings, LLC. Articles of Organization files with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/03/13. Office location Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC 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 an process against the LLC served upon him or her is; c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Ave, suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
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LOCALS FROM HVCC INDUCTED INTO PHI THETA KAPPA ACADEMIC HONOR SOC.
REAL ESTATE CAREFREE LIVING!!
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55 & UP CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY Rent with option to buy for $1395 month. Attached 1 car garage, handicap friendly, one floor living. Hurry! Only a few units left!! Starting at $189,900 Shown By t O nl y A pp oi nt m en
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HOMES FOR SALE 1998 newly renovated 24 x 40 Titan, 3 BR, on concrete slab, natural gas, convenient shopping. In small park, upper Troy. $32,900 Lot rent $380/mo. (914) 204-0265 email@example.com EG Condo, 3BR, newly remodeled. 1.5 baths. Month to month. $550/mo. 477-8042 days only.
APARTMENTS FOR RENT Wynantskill, large 2BR, 1.5ba w/garage, well maintained country property. AP school. Includes heat. $1070. 1 BR with garage & heat. Private. $800. 813-6795
Waterford: $700-$750 1 & 2 BR apts. Avail. now. Great location. Close to 787. 596-2984 West Sand Lake Village. $750 + util, 2 BR, 2nd flr. w/d hkup. partial heat incl. Refs, security dep. Available now. 229-7057
APARTMENTS FOR RENT
HOUSE FOR RENT 3 BR, 1 ba. ranch on 1st Burden Lake, w/d hkup. $1500. 1st, last, sec. with refs. No pets. 674-5311
$535. 2nd flr. Schodack studio. Suitable for one. Util. & Internet incl. NS, NP, refs. req., 1st mo. + security. 766-3305
4 BR 1 BA on 1 acre, Averill Park. $1,550. Security, references, 451-0530.
$600 + util. Schodack, suitable for one. 1 BR cottage, washer/dryer, NS, NP. Refs req. 479-3390
Vacation home: 3BR 3 ba home, LR, DR, kit., 1 car gar. Fenced-in yard. Chiang-Mai Thailand $1,000/mo. Avail. now. 389-5253
$690. Remodeled 1 BR, 1st flr. All incl. Appl’s, new washer/dryer, ht, hw, elect. liv, din, kit. new cabinets, pantry, bath shower, refinished hw fl. NS, NP. Bus, o/s pkg. Responsible couple/single. Lease sec. 698-6028
ROOMMATE WANTED Roommate wanted to share 3 BR apt. with myself & child. AP. ASAP $550 util. incl. Cortney 505-9942
$715+ EGB 2BR, lease, sec., references, No Pets. Avail. 1/15/14. 479-0943 $800, Averill Park, quiet country 2 BR ht/hw incl. laundry on site, no pets. Sec. deposit required Avail. Feb.1/March 1, 2014. 221-0770 $975 N. Greenbush, heat incl., 1st flr., 2BR, sun porch, lg. deck, basement with w/d hookup, NS/NP. Lease, sec. 479-7039 For rent $450. No pets. Suitable for one. Rt. 66, Averill Park. Ref. required. 674-2753.
SCHODACK ISLAND STATE PARK ICE SKATING RINK OPEN The ice skating rink is open free to the public to use and will continue through the winter months as weather conditions allow. The rink will be open daily from 10 am – 4 pm. Friday night skating is back until 8pm, and ice skate rentals are available on this night only, along with food and hot beverages. There are over 6 miles of groomed trails that are open for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. There is no entry fee to the park during the winter months. Please bring your own skates. Patrons use the ice rink at their own risk. Children under 16 must be supervised by a guardian. We do have snow shoe rentals. Look for us on face book under “Schodack Island.” For more information, please contact the park office at 732-0187.
Luxury condo. 2 BR, 2 full ba. appl’s. + util. NP. Hampton Place Blvd. Troy. $1200. 874-4434 New Lebanon 2br mobile home spacious, set up in park, NP, lease $650. 477-6222 New Lebanon modern 1 BR with heat. Deck. $650. No pets. Year lease. 477-6222 North Greenbush 2 BR apt. $900 + util. No smoking, no pets, Lrg. kitc, wall to wall carpet. 283-2891 Studio, Sand Lake. All utils. NS, no pets. $550. Security dep. req. 674-5074 Troy, 1/2 mi to RPI, $875+util, 2BR, w/d, lrg LR, DR, yard, porch, security & ref, no pets. 461-9414
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Local college students studying at Hudson Valley Community College were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international academic honor society for two-year institutions of higher learning. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is indicative of academic excellence. Those inducted are matriculated students who have met standards including a grade point average of 3.71 or higher. Local students include: Michelle Blaauboer of Troy, who is studying Individual Studies. Brigitte Chum of Troy, who is studying Individual Studies. Daniel Cummings of Nassau, who is studying Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science. Rachel Daley of West Sand Lake, who is studying Business Administration. Melanie Douglas of Rensselaer, who is studying Individual Studies. Heidi Fleming of Averill Park, who is studying Accounting. Samuel Gibbons of Johnsonville, who is studying Architectural Technology. Bryanna Gourrier of Troy, who is studying Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science. Ashlyn Hillis of Cropseyville, who is studying Early Childhood. Tanya Karayan of Troy, who is studying Individual Studies. Peter Kowal of Averill Park, who is studying Engineering Science. Kevin McGavern of East Greenbush, who is studying Electrical Construction and Maintenance. Timothy O’Brien of Nassau, who is studying Computer Information Systems: System and Network Administration. Marlena Piper of Troy, who is studying Criminal Justice. Lindsay Powers of Troy, who is studying Human Services. Kristi Ranken of Averill Park, who is studying Nursing. Ryan Render of Rensselaer, who is studying Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science. Lisa Schulz of Stephentown, who is studying Entrepreneurship. Nathan Spain of Wynantskill, who is studying Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science. Jared Sweeney of Troy, who is studying Biological Sciences. Victoria Toomajian of Troy, who is studying Respiratory Care. Deryck VanAlstyne of East Schodack, who is studying Individual Studies. Brayden White of Rensselaer, who is studying Criminal Justice. In November 1988, Hudson Valley established the Alpha Xi Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is a highly coveted honor. Students eligible for membership must achieve a high cumulative grade point, be of good moral character, and possess recognized qualities of leadership. Induction into the chapter occurs in the fall and spring of each academic year. Scholarships to four-year institutions are available to Phi Theta Kappa members. An induction ceremony took place, Thursday, Nov. 21, in the college’s Maureen Stapleton Theatre.
APHS TOP FIVE IN EACH CLASS 1st QTR 2013-2014 (listed alphabetically) Grade 9 - Payton Bielawski, Joseph Bott, Amanda Bourne, Cammy Kwok, Jessica Malenfant, Laura Wendell. Grade 10 - Cameron Coffey, Daniel LaPointe, Kaitlyn Ludder, Sarah Meemken, Daminica Ryan. Grade 11 - Zara Davis, Katherine Kowalczyk, Hannah Middleton, Emily Oliver, Audrey Pitcher. Grade 12 - Anthony Ferritto, Allison Hacker, Allyson Holland, Jordan Tymeson, Abbey VanAlstyne-Ponce.
ALGONQUIN MS OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS Each month teachers at Algonquin Middle School recognize students who consistently go above and beyond to make our school, community and world a better place. Students are selected for these honors based on the Algonquin Mission which is to empower students by cultivating creativity, instilling respect and responsibility, and fostering success and achievement through whole-child, student-centered learning. Congratulations go out to the students listed below for their outstanding contributions to the Algonquin Middle School community during the month of November: Grade 6 Wall of Fame Students: Alex Cooper, Kayla Dame, Jason Meyer, Michael Minehan, Matt Minich, Robert Nero, Alex Pascarella, Gabrielle Skiba, Lydia Ware, Nathaniel White. Grade 7 Spotlight Students: Emily Armlin, Logan Bielawski, Emma Card, Anthony Dutcher, Emma Gardner, Rachel Gates, Matt Gaston, Megan Hale, Kelsey Kittleson, Keating Zelenke. Grade 8 Mission Accomplished Students: Nick Bigelow, Cameron Duncan, Arlyss Herzig, Evan Kortz, Jalynne Morris, Isabella Pastore, Jacob Snyder, Ryan Stewart, El ijah Thompson, Zach Whitmore.
ZUMBA CLASS Start your New Years Resolution early. Join “Double Trouble” Aimee and Nicole for some exercize in disquise! For all levels. Tues. Troy Elks Club- Rt. 4, near HVCC. 6:30 pm. $6.00 929-6836 or 857-4456
RUBEN HILL FARM, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on June 17, 2013. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to RUBEN HILL FARM, LLC, 1620 NY State Route 67, Schaghticoke, NY 12154. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes.
LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Formation of Van Wies Village, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 11/25/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: Van Wies Village, LLC, 300 Jordan Rd., Troy, NY 12180, principal business address. Purpose: any lawful purpose. WHISTLING KETTLE TROY LLC Articles of Organization of this Limited Liability Company (LLC) were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on November 8, 2013. The LLC maintains its office in Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served to the LLC at: The LLC, 5 Palisades Drive, Albany, New York 12205. Purpose: for any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be formed under the law.
Notice of Formation of TF Equipment, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/20/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 141 Maple Ave., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful activities. Notice of Formation of Underground Athletics, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 12/10/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Ashley Haynor, 33 Langmore Lane, Troy, NY 12180, principal business address. Purpose: any lawful purpose.
JANUARY PROGRAMS and EVENTS at GRAFTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY Grafton Community Library is pleased to announce the following programs for the month of January. All programs are free and open to the public. They will take place at the library, which is located at 2455 NY Route 2 in Grafton. For more information, contact the library at 518-279-0580 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Stay up-to-date with everything that is happening at the library by liking us on Facebook and visiting our online events calendar at www.graftoncommunitylibrary.org/whats-happening-at-yourlibrary • Weekly Story Time. January 16th at 4pm, January 23 at 4pm, January 29th at 10:30 am. Bring your little ones to the library for story time fun including crafts, stories, snacks and more. • Weekly “Sit & Knit” Knitting and Needle Arts Group. Every Saturday from 10 am. All skill levels welcome. Come work on your projects and learn about all the needle arts including knitting, stitching, and crocheting. • Weekly Game Days at the Library. Every Tuesday starting at 3:30pm. Come to the library to play your favorite board games with friends: Scrabble, Bananagrams, Scattergories, and more. Use the library’s games or bring your own. • Grafton Community Book Club: The Richest Woman in America by Janet Wallach. January 29th at 12:30pm. For this month’s selection, we will discuss the fascinating story of Hetty Green, America’s first female Wall Street tycoon. The Grafton Community Book Club meets the last Wednesday of every month.
FREE 2013 INCOME TAX PREPARATION The AARP Taxaide Program will prepare 2013 Federal and NYS personal income tax returns for taxpayers with low to moderate income, with special attention but not limited to those 60 and older. The service is free and confidential and is provided by IRS certified volunteers. Appointments are available at: CEO-Commission on Economic Opportunity, 2328 Fifth Avenue, Troy, NY call 272-6012; OR Italian Community Center, 1450 Fifth Avenue, Troy, NY call Community Police for appointment 270-4689.
AUTOMOTIVE Cars on consignment, call for details. We buy cars. 286-3350
DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS at the BRUNSWICK ELKS The Brunswick Elks #2556 will host NTSI’s 6-hour defensive driving class on Sunday, February 16, 2014, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM. This is a NYS DMV approved class that will offer a 10% reduction off your auto insurance and up to 4 points off your NYS driver’s license! ALL proceeds from this class will go directly to fund the Past Exalted Rulers 2014 Charities. Class will be taught by PER’s Don Roy and Michele Krill. Doors open at 9:30 AM. Breakfast and lunch items will be available for sale. The lodge is located at 665 Brunswick Road, Troy, New York. SPACES ARE LIMITED!! Cost of this class is just $35 per person, and to reserve your seat, please call Michele at 225-0462. Please drive safely!
TROY SENIOR CENTER JANUARY SPECIAL DINNER On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, will hold its monthly special dinner, “January Thaw.” The entrée will be Sweet & Sour Chicken Breast. Be sure to join us at 11:00 am for a good time with Tom Abbott entertaining. Our wonderful complete lunch is available to all Rensselaer County Seniors age 60 and older every weekday for a suggested contribution of $2.75. Call 270-5349 to make your reservations.
UPSTATE REBELS BASEBALL TRY-OUTS The Upstate Rebels 12U travel baseball team is looking for a few players for the 2014 Spring season. If you are looking for a travel team that will NOT interfere with your son’s Little League season or break the bank, look no further! For more information, please call Kevin Billetts at (518) 858-4695 or email email@example.com
DEADLINE NEARS FOR NRCS’ WILDLIFE HABITAT INCENTIVES PROGRAM New York farmers and landowners have until January 17, 2014 to apply for 2014 conservation program funding to protect and improve the habitat for certain at-risk, threatened or endangered wildlife species, while also benefiting many other species that depend on similar habitat. The Departments of Agriculture and the Interior have an established partnership to use innovative approaches with farmers and forest landowners to restore and protect habitat for specific wildlife species. In New York State, Working Lands for Wildlife focuses funding and expertise to assist private land owners in the creation and maintenance of habitat necessary to sustain breeding populations in their current ranges. New England Cottontail: portions of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Rensselaer counties. Bog Turtles: portions of Wayne, Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oswego, Sullivan, Ulster, Orange, Rockland, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia and Rensselaer counties. The Working Lands for Wildlife Program focuses on the creation, management and maintenance of appropriate habitat in close association with forested landscapes or adjacent to active agricultural land. If you are interested in applying for an NRCS conservation program, please visit our web site for information on applying at: http://www.ny.nrcs.usda.gov/ programs/ general_information/how_to_apply.html. You may apply by visiting your local NRCS field office, which can be located using the web site: http:// offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?state=NY.
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ALGONQUIN MS OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS
ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER CLASSES
Each month teachers at Algonquin Middle School recognize students who consistently go above and beyond to make our school, community and world a better place. Students are selected for these honors based on the Algonquin Mission which is to empower students by cultivating creativity, instilling respect and responsibility, and fostering success and achievement through whole-child, student-centered learning. Congratulations go out to the students listed below for their outstanding contributions to the Algonquin Middle School community during the month of December: Grade 6 Wall of Fame Students: Madeleine Balga, Cameron Brown, Sam Ghent, Madelyn Harris, Lena Kiehl, Lauren Meyers, Aidan Millington, Matthew Morin, Ainsley Rogers, Eric Schuman. Grade 7 Spotlight Students: Austin Bradway, Anthony Carucci, Eamon Finnerty, Julia Haworth, Nate Jamison, Emily Jaworski, Nick Maggio, Jenna Miller, Sophia Morone, Joe Smith. Grade 8 Mission Accomplished Students: Lilyanna Ainsley, Connor Balter, Stephen Budesheim, Abigail Chenette, Emily Conway, Ryan Deo, Kylie Gavitt, Heath Glasgow, Paul McGreevy, Krissi Schaefer.
The Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library will be offering one-on-one computer classes every Tuesday beginning January 21, 2014. Help will be available for questions about using a computer. Free one hour sessions will be available at 4:30 and 5:30. Preregistration is required by visiting our website at www.thetroy library.org or calling the library at 235-5310. Individuals may not register for more than one session at a time. The library is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY.
Edward J Akin & Patricia A Butts are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, April Elizabeth Akin, to Jacob Thomas Burt, son of Lorene & John Burt. A July 2015 Wedding is planned.
BINGO Join the Grafton seniors for Bingo every Wednesday and Friday at 1:00 pm at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch, at a suggested donation of $2.75, please contact the center at 279-3413.
STORYTIME Join us at the Troy Public Library, Lansingburgh Branch, for our weekly Storytime, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. beginning January 9th. Children up to the age of 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to enjoy stories, songs and crafts as they develop early literacy skills. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, call us at 2355310 or visit our website at www.thetroylibrary.org. The Lansingburgh Library is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY.
CRAFT DAY January craft class will be Wednesday, January 15, 2014, with another fantastic craft, sponsored by the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. Join us for a fun-filled hour and leave with a seasonal decoration for your home; all materials will be supplied. Please join us for a nutritious lunch at noon for a suggested donation of $2.75. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome, reservations are required for lunch and appreciated for crafts. Call 279-3413.
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NO. GREENBUSH KIWANIS INSTALLED NEW OFFICERS BOARD MEMBERS
Top row from L to R: Noreen Barrett (Sec.), Patty Quinn (B), Steve Giuliano (B), Linda Purcell-Rinella (B), Judi Fazioli (Treas.), Maritza Batista (Pres.), Ginger McDade (B), Harleen Hilton (Lt. Gov.). Bottom row from L to R: Tiffany Dzembo (member), Sandie Ryan (B), Samantha Morris (Pres.), and Jude Ethier (Past Pres.).
BREAKFAST SERVICE OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY - SAND LAKE The annual Breakfast Service of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held Saturday, January 18, at the Church of the Covenant, Route 43, Averill Park. The breakfast will begin at 9:00 am, sponsored by the Sand Lake Area Association of Churches. Walk-ins are welcome without reservations. The breakfast will be a buffet prepared by men of the Church of the Covenant. A voluntary donation ($10 recommended) will be received to defray the cost of breakfast and to support the ecumenical community outreach of CoNSERNS-U/Reach in Rensselaer County, a program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany. This will be an ecumenical celebration of the Word of God as part of the area’s observance of the annual international Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Begun in 1908, the Week of Prayer is celebrated January 18-25 each year in cities and towns across the country and around the world. The theme for the 2014 observance is “Has Christ Been Divided?”, based on the Scripture I Corinthians 1:13. The theme and the text for each year’s international observance are chosen and prepared by representatives of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and representatives of the World Council of Churches. The international texts are developed, adapted and published for use in the United States by the Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute in Garrison, NY. For more information, please contact Pastor Bob Loesch, 518-674-8204, firstname.lastname@example.org
THRIFT SHOP The Church of the Redeemer Thrift Shop (1249 Third Street, Rensselaer, at the corner of Third and Catherine Streets) will be open on Thursdays from 3PM to 6PM; and on Saturday, January 11th, from 9AM to 2PM. The shop features clothing for all sizes and ages (many name brands, very reasonable prices), books, toys, games, housewares, glasses, dishes, furniture, handicapped equipment, and many one-of-a-kind items. The Thrift Shop is on the CDTA Busline #214, is handicapped-accessible and can be entered from the parking lot behind the building. Learn more at Facebook.com/Redeemerthriftshop.