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BRUNSWICK GRANGE ANNUAL FALL AGRICULTURAL TAILGATE SALE On Sunday, October 6th, Brunswick Grange will hold their Annual Fall Agricultural Tailgate Sale at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, RT 67 & 40, Schaghticoke, NY from 8AM till 12:30PM. More than 50 vendors will have various varieties of Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Pigeons, Veggies, Plants & other agricultural items. ABSOLUTELY NO DOGS, CATS, PUPPIES, KITTENS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR SALE. A donation of $15/ vendor will be charged. Event will be held rain or shine. Refreshments will be available. For more information, please call 279-9113.

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LIVING HISTORY DAY AT OAKWOOD CEMETERY • Sunday, September 29 - Living History Day: Dearly Beloved - A Look at Some Noteworthy Oakwood Couples - 1:00pm – 3:00pm - $15.00 pp. Meet costumed interpreters at the gravesites of some of our fascinating and even controversial “residents and visitors” as you stroll through a limited area of the cemetery. Members of the Highlight Acting Troupe will join Friends of Oakwood volunteers to perform as more than a dozen selected “residents”, including Griswold Green and his 2 wives, Gen. and Mrs. Wool, “Uncle” Sam and Betsy Wilson, Gen. and Mrs. George Thomas, Nathan and Mary Warren, Dr. John Willard and Emma Willard, Russell and Olivia Sage and more. This year you’ll hear both sides of their stories!!!! Call 1-800-556-6273 to register. Include: which tour, your name, phone and # of people. Pay on arrival. Children under 12 are free. Presented by Friends of Oakwood Cemetery in support of this historic non-sectarian not-for-profit cemetery.

TROY MEDICAL GROUP WELCOMES DR. DAVID COLETTI RENSSELAER LAND TRUST’S EVENT– A DECISIVE DAY IN THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY • Saturday, September 28, 9:00AM - 4:00PM - Revolutionary War Historian Charles W. Filkens, II, Director of the Louis Miller Museum and with the Hoosick Township Historical Society will lead us for a day of history in beautiful northeastern Rensselaer County at the Bennington Battlefield. Learn about the actions and battles that contributed to the British surrender at Saratoga in October of 1777 and helped ensure the founding of our country. Hear about the Hessians Baum and Breymann’s March to Hoosick. After the tour of the battlefield, those that wish to continue, will continue on to Bennington, VT and visit the monument that commemorates this turning point in the Revolutionary War. Co-sponsored by, Lakes to Locks and the Louis Miller Museum. Register by September 26, Christine@renstrust.org or 518-859-4363. More information: www.renstrust.org.

Troy Medical Group, part of the Northeast Health Physician Network and St. Peter’s Health Partners – the region’s largest, most comprehensive healthcare system – has announced the appointment of David C. Coletti, MD, FACS. A longtime board-certified general surgeon with an active practice in Troy, Coletti has 38 years of experience in the field. He graduated from the University of Vermont, where he also received his medical degree at the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine. Coletti completed his general surgery training and residency at the Medical Center Hospital in Burlington, Vermont. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Coletti has previously held several positions at Samaritan Hospital, including serving as vice president and president of the staff, president of the medical staff, and chief of surgery. He also has served on the Samaritan Hospital Foundation board. A resident of Troy, Coletti is a member of the Medical Society of the State of New York’s PRO Steering Committee.

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HELP WITH SNAP (FOOD STAMPS) On Friday, October 18th, at 11:30AM, Chris Houde from Legal Aide will be on hand at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, to speak about SNAP (food stamp program). Bring your questions or concerns, all Rensselaer County seniors 60 years of age and older are welcome. If you would like to join us for lunch at noon, (entrée Sliced Chicken w/ Creamy Mushroom Sauce), please contact the center at 279-3413.

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FREE ICE SKATING AT HVCC on OPENING WEEKEND OF CONWAY ICE RINK Free ice skating will be offered at Hudson Valley Community College’s Conway Ice Rink on Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29, when it opens for the 2013-14 season. The 18,000 square-foot rink, located in the college’s McDonough Sports Complex, offers recreational skating from 4 to 6:15 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and from noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission rates are $2 for children under 12 years old and $3 for adults. There is a $1 per person discount for a group of ten or more with advance notice. Quality skate rentals are available for toddlers through adults at a cost of $3 per pair. The facility also offers a skate sharpening service. A credit-bearing class taught by Hudson Valley instructors is open to beginning and intermediate adult skaters on weekday mornings, and the college’s Office of Community Education offers children’s lessons during the week. Outside instructors provide evening and weekend lessons for all ages. For more information, call (518) 629-4850 or go to www.hvcc.edu/facilities/ice.html.

ZUMBA FUNDRAISER FOR ST. MICHAEL’S WOMEN’S GUILD The Women’s Guild of St. Michael the Archangel Church, located at 175 Williams Rd., Troy, NY 12180 (283-6110) is offering to all parishioners, friends and community members Zumba classes. Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. This a fundraiser for the Women’s Guild and the class is taught by our very own parishioner and certified instructor Chris LaPlante. There is a suggested donation of $5 per class. We “WELCOME” all levels of experience to have “FUN” with a great group of people. We look forward to seeing “YOU” there. Don’t forget to bring a bottle of Water!!!!

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SUNDAYS at the SLCA DEMONSTRATION ON COOKING WITH ROOT VEGETABLES Sand Lake Center for the Arts will hold a Sundays at the Center demonstration on Cooking with Root Vegetables by cookbook author Andrea Chesman on October 6 at 1:30pm. Eating local means encountering vegetables your mother never cooked for you. What are the best ways to enjoy root vegetables, winter squash, and kale? These vegetables will be cooked in delicious new, easy, and quick ways and you will be able to sample the results. So come join us as we learn to prepare the “Best of the Season Kale and Root Vegetables” at our fun information-filled afternoon program. The workshop is $5 per person. Reservations are recommended. Call 518-674-2007 or visit www.slca-ctp.org. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT GRAFTON LAKES & CHERRY PLAIN STATE PARK • Friday, Sept. 27th - Star Watch at Grafton Lakes State Park at 7:30pm. Join with members of the Albany Area Astronomers and come explore the night sky. Meets at Deerfield. Rain date: Saturday, 9/28. Call 658-9144 to confirm. (GL) • Sunday, Sept. 29th – Hudson River Ramble: Hike to the Fire Tower at 11am. 3 mile round trip hike to the Dickinson Fire Tower, with lunch break at the tower. Enjoy the fall foliage! Pre-registration required: 279-1155. • Wednesday, Oct. 2nd - Interpretative Hike & Wander at 4pm. Join Student Conservation Association Intern Laura Sears to share some of her discoveries along the trail. Pre-registration required: 279-1155. • Saturday, Oct. 12th - Treasure Hunt in the Wild Woods at 10:30am. Team Deer and Team Coyote will each explore the Wild Woods and Shaver Pond Trail, looking for clues and signs of animals. If you succeed in your explore mission, treasure awaits! $3/person or $10/family of 4 or more. Space is limited for this popular program so pre-registration required: 279-1155. • Thursday, Oct. 17th - Nearly Full Moon Hike at 6pm. Meets at Shaver Pond Center at 194 Shaver Pond Road. Enjoy a hike around Shaver Pond under the light of the nearly full moon! It will rise early enough to light our way along the trail. Preregistration required: 279-1155. • Sunday, Oct. 20th - Fleet Feet 10k Trail Race at 8am. Partial proceeds to benefit the Natural Heritage Trust. To register, stop by the park office for brochure or a local Fleet Feet store. • Friday, Oct. 25th - Star Watch at GLSP at 7:30pm. Join with members of the Albany Area Astronomers and come explore the night sky. Meets at Deerfield. Rain date: Saturday, 10/28. Call 658-9144 to confirm. • Saturday, Oct. 26th - Trick or Treat Nature Trail at 4:30-7pm. Follow a trail lit by jack-o-lanterns to meet some of the friendly animals of the forest and lakes at Grafton. Solve riddles and play along the way. Treats and fun for all! Recommended for children ages 12 & under. $4/person or $15/family of four or more. Pre-registration required by calling 279-1155.

JIMINO STATEMENT REGARDING PRESERVATION OF BUCKLAND FARM IN THE TOWN OF SCHAGTICOKE “Protecting our precious farmland is vital to the high quality of life we enjoy in Rensselaer County. Our local farms create jobs, preserve open space, and produce local high quality and safe food for us all to enjoy. The preservation of these farms adds to the 1000’s of acres of farmland already protected in Rensselaer County helping ensure a bright future for this native industry. This additional 428 acres of protected land along the Hoosic River is vital to area farms which take advantage of its rich soils to produce first class crops. I want to commend the Hill and Buck families for their efforts to preserve this farmland as well as the Agricultural Stewardship Association who have been such great partners on our farmland protection projects.” ~ Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino

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HARVEST FAIR Trinity Episcopal Church, 585 Fourth Avenue, Troy will hold their Annual Harvest Fair on Saturday, October 5th, from 9AM to 2PM. Craft Table ~ Food Sale ~ Light breakfast and lunch will be served ~ Basket Raffle ~ Next to New Table ~ Silent Auction ~ Yard Sale.

GRAFTON COMMUNITY COOP ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS Are you interested in purchasing a wide variety of Gluten and dairy-free products, grains, coffee, tea, bulk organic nuts, baking supplies or spices? If so, you may enjoy becoming a member of our community buying club. By doing so, you support your local community, get to know your neighbors, and get great access to natural and organic products without driving all the way to Albany to shop. Our group orders on a monthly basis from United Natural Foods and Frontier National Products companies. Currently, 10 families participate and we are looking for a few more members to join our group. The monthly job is simple: roll out of bed early every 4th Saturday to meet the delivery truck at the Grafton Community Library on Rt. 2 in Grafton, help unload and divide the members products and gather up your order that you placed on-line 1 week prior. It usually takes less than an hour. Our coop also has access to personal care items, cleaning products and pet supplies. Also, we can introduce you to the local farm community. If you have family, buying in bulk is a great way to get your products economically. Members can share products that are available only in bulk through our order splitting process. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Maureen Gallagher, Coordinator Grafton Community Coop at 518-279-1498.

“ON THE RUNWAY” FUNDRAISER Family and Friends of Liza Ellen Warner present Masquerade Fashion Show Fundraiser “On The Runway” on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at 1PM at Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180. Mistress of Ceremony - Elisa Streeter, News 10 Anchor, Luncheon, Fashion Show, raffle and auction. Music provided by DJ Jeffrey Scott Entertainment ~ Photo Booth provided by Vincent Nicholas Photography. The proceeds will benefit The Unity House Domestic Violence Program and The Nikki Hart Memorial Children’s’ Fund. Register online at OnTheRunway2013.eventbrite.com. Cost: $50/ person, $90/couple, $500/table. Fashions provided by Some Girls Boutique, Aurora’s Boutique, Dang! That’s Cherry. Brunswick Harley Davidson, Sophie & Lola Children’s Boutique, Waldorf Tuxedo and The Costumer. Fashion Design Contest with designer dresses by Khymanyo Studio, Katie Pray, Duchess, KaNarri and Wear Wonderland. For further information, contact Martha Warner at 928-8346.

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A STORY OF A HOUSE ON HIDLEY ROAD Wes Allen, a resident of Hidley Road in North Greenbush died last fall. I didn’t know him, but people who did, tell me that he and his wife Jennie would sell vegetables, pumpkins, corn stalks and other goods from their home. I have often driven along Hidley Road and wondered whether there was any connection between Wes Allen and the Hidley family who populated the area beginning in the late 1700’s. In reading his obituary, it seems that he did have a connection with the Hidley family. Wes’ mother Myrtle Allen was a Hidley by birth. I’ve traced the family back to Johannes Heidle who emigrated from Germany and settled in Greenbush by 1769. He leased a 211 acre farm from the Van Rensselaer extensive land holdings on what is now Hidley Road. He had three sons who eventually divided the land between them. Through tracing deeds, I believe his son Michael lived in what was to be Wes Allen’s house. Michael Hidley (1773-1856) was the grandfather of the famous local artist Joseph Henry Hidley who did several landscapes of area scenes (mostly Poestenkill), and also did a portrait of his aged grandfather. No doubt the artist visited Michael at the Allen/Hidley house. The house itself was probably built in the late 1700’s and was occupied by Michael and his young family. The floor plan and interior structure indicate the house was built in stages: the first stage was a modest home for a young family; the second stage probably around 1830 when Michael’s son John was starting a family and later additions were added by future generations. In the early 1900’s, Myrtle Hidley married Harrison Allen, a farmer and general contractor from Sand Lake and they became the owners of the house. This is where Wes Allen spent his life. Lately, I’ve spent hours climbing around the attic and fighting cobwebs in the basement trying to learn more about the architecture of this house and through this try to imagine how the families might have lived. I obtained some family pictures, some were family portraits, some of Allen family gatherings, and some unidentified houses, probably in the area. I didn’t know Wes Allen, but I wish I could have talked with him about his heritage. If only the ghosts could tell their story.

Local students recognized during graduation ceremonies During its Spring Commencement Weekend May 17-19, the University at Albany awarded an estimated 3,100 degrees, including 2,250 undergraduate and 850 graduate degrees. Local students receiving degrees: Alex Sheldon of Averill Park graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Sam Gaza of Averill Park graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Lisa Hubbard of Averill Park graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Justin Staples of Berlin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Nicholas Fahrenkopf of Castleton graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy. Stephanie Racz of Castleton graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Ildefonso Correas Apelanz of Village of Castleton graduated with a Master of Science. Kaitlin Kennedy of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Ricardo Lopez Marquez of Castleton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Ella Dausch of Castleton graduated with a Master of Science. Danielle Larsen of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Patrick Lawrence of Cropseyville graduated with a Master of Arts. April Cone of Eagle Bridge graduated with a Master of Social Work. Hyejung Kim of East Greenbush graduated with a Master of Arts. Sarah Sardella of East Greenbush graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Brigette Chabert of East Greenbush graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Megan Coons of East Greenbush graduated with a Master of Social Work. Alexander Zacarola of East Greenbush graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Rebecca Frederick of East Nassau graduated with a Master of Business Administration. Edward Backus of Hoosick graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Darrell Metcalf of Hoosick Falls graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Joshua Bolognani of Hoosick Falls graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Brad Cone of Johnsonville graduated with a Master of Science. Zachary Feldmaier of Melrose graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Angeline Leece of Melrose graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Bryan Blanchard of Melrose graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. James Vooris of Nassau graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Brenna Davey of Poestenkill graduated with a Master of Social Work. Brigid Sheridan of Poestenkill graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Anna Marciano of Renssealer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Symone Wango of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Public Administration. Michael Stuto of Rensselaer graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Anthony Dejulio of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Science. Kelly Scofield of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Science. Jill Baribeault of Rennselear graduated with a Master of Business Administration. Kelly Haggerty of Rensselaer graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Rachael Hartz of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Science. Dominick Tricozzi of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Eric Alkurabi of Rensselaer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Rachael Burek of Rensselaer graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Harry Garrott of North Greenbush graduated with a Master of Arts. April Prestipino of Rensselaer graduated with a Advanced Graduate Certificate. Kolbe Franklin of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Arts. Julia Tedesco of Rensselaer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Gregory Cross of Rensselaer graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Meme Zin of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Arts. Philip Kutschera of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Social Work. Alexander Auclair of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Arts. Sheila Sarrafizadeh of Rensselaer graduated with a Master of Science. Mark Smith of Schaghticoke graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Mary Fran Wachunas of Schaghticoke graduated with a Certificate of Graduate Study. Jonathan Cousins of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Maureen Casale of Troy graduated with a Master of Public Health. Shawnna Case of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. William Delap of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Gregory Clemenzi of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. Alice Krause of Troy graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy. John Bradwell of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Emily Schwartz of Troy graduated with a Master of Public Administration. Clarke Foley of Troy graduated with a Master of Business Administration. Laura Kilkenny of Troy graduated with a Master of Business Administration. Jennifer Bobersky of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. Ricardo Phipps of Troy graduated with a Master of Social Work. Rebecca McGrouty of Troy graduated with a Advanced Graduate Certificate. Vincenza Casale of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Nicole Palmer of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Muhammed Yildiz of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Daniel Marks of Troy graduated with a Master of Business Administration. Justin Rezek of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. John Westenberg of Troy graduated with a Master of Regional Planning. Anthony Mariano of Troy graduated with a

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REAL ESTATE • WILLS & TRUSTS • ESTATES • BANKRUPTCY • LAND USE & ZONING • CORPORATIONS • TRAFFIC COURT & DWI MORE THAN 75 YEARS COMBINED EXPERIENCE Master of Business Administration. James McAuley of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Elizabeth Moran of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. John Chase of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Alexander Slichko of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. Richard Borden of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Patrick Ryan of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Stephen DeRubertis of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Cara Hems of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Molly Worden of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Daniel Fitzgerald of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Nicole Burridge of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Jamie Brinkman of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Tekeah Harris of Troy graduated with a Master of Arts. Emily Ives of Kinderhook graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Colleen Schilling of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. Lindsay Donnelly of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Zachary Forbes of Troy graduated with a Master of Social Work. Eileen Lee of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. John Reisinger of Troy graduated with a Master of Social Work. Kristin Fay of Troy graduated with a Master of Arts. Christina Kosier of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Elizabeth Rodriguez of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Viktoriia Borsuk of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Eric Conklin of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Carolyn Marshall of Troy graduated with a Master of Social Work. Fatih Eldemir of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Samantha Toews of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Kaori Chen of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. William Augustine of Troy graduated with a Certificate of Graduate Study. Nicole Kozilsky of Troy graduated with a Master of Social Work. Meagan Banker of Troy graduated with a Master of Social Work. Courtney Winner of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. Stephanie Winner of Troy graduated with a Master of Science. Renel Turner of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Steven Augustine of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Jordan Doyle of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Zachary Prescott of Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Carolyn Stover of Valley Falls graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Sean Owens of West Sand Lake graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Samantha Miller of West Sand Lake graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Linda Trombley of Wynantskill graduated with a Master of Regional Planning. Linda Trombley of Wynantskill graduated with a Certificate of Graduate Study. Deborah House of Wynantskill graduated with a Master of Social Work. Kateri Wood of Wynantskill graduated with a Master of Business Administration. William Wade of Wynantskill graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. Christopher Kopsaftis of Wynantskill graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Carlucio Sorriento of Wynantskill graduated with a Bachelor of Science. Joshua Moss of Wynantskill graduated with a Bachelor of Arts.


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NY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIERS RECEIVE NEW RANK, NEW RESPONSIBILITIES New York Army National Guard Announces Soldier Promotions Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Jennette Chartrand from Troy, and serving with the Headquarters and Support Company, 42nd Infantry Division is promoted to the rank of Specialist. Army National Guard promotions are based on overall performance, attitude, leadership ability, and development potential. These promotions additionally recognize the best qualified Soldiers and attract and retain the highest caliber Citizen Soldiers for a career in the New York Army National Guard. For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com.

New York Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces October 18, 2013 as the application cutoff date for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) for Fiscal Year (FY)2014. Applications accepted after October 18, 2013 may be considered for funding if additional application rounds are announced or for potential consideration in FY2015. All applications are competitive and are ranked based on national, state and locally identified resource priorities and the overall benefit to the environment. Although a new Farm Bill has yet to be approved, applicants may still apply for funding through the same programs offered through the 2008 Farm Bill. At the time of application, applicants must specify the resource concern(s) that they intend to address. Once further guidance on the 2013 Farm Bill is provided, NRCS will work with applicants to transfer applications to the appropriate conservation program. Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): offers financial assistance for practices which address soil erosion, water quality and habitat degradation. Focus areas within the EQIP program include soil health, livestock waste, habitat, forestry and grazing. Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP): helps participants restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat in grassland and shrubland areas. If you are interested in applying for an NRCS conservation program, please visit our web site for information on applying a t : h t t p : / / w w w . n y. n r c s . u s d a . g o v / p r o g r a m s / 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. For Albany County and Rensselaer County, the office is located at the USDA Service Center, 61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180.

INT’L FOOD FESTIVAL The Annual International Food Festival and Craft Fair will be coming to St. Jude the Apostle on Saturday, September 28th, from 11:30AM till 7PM. Food, entertainment, children activities all day long! Call 2831162 for more information.

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HIGHLIGHT ACTING TROUPE AUDITIONS “A CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT” Christmas is just around the corner and the Highlight Acting Troupe is getting ready to celebrate. This year we will be honoring the late Ron LeVan with one of his Christmas plays. If you like the holiday season, then you will want to audition for HAT’s Christmas production of “A Christmas Ornament”. If you have been in our past Christmas shows, or if this is your first time, please come to auditions and help bring this fun Christmas show to life! Auditions will be held at the Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, Rt. 7 (across from Stewart’s) on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7 pm; and on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 2 pm. For questions or further information call Kat at 9611291 or visit our website at http:// http:// www.highlightacting.com/ or email us at Hatactingtroupe@yahoo.com.

HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH HOSTS FAMILY FUN DAY Hope UMC will host a Family Fun Day on Sunday, October 20th, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bring the family and enjoy games, door prizes, crafts, face paining, pony rides and free food. At 5:30 p.m., a clown communion service will end the day - a moving, humorous, and thought provoking breaking of the bread. Spend your Sunday afternoon at Hope and share in the ministry of the family. Hope UMC is located at the corner of Brunswick Road and Garfield Road, Eagle Mills (Town of Brunswick). For information, contact the church office at 518.279.1403 or hopeumctroy@juno.org.

Open Wednesdays 1 – 3 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Located in the historic Garfield School, 605 Brunswick Road, Troy and public is welcome. We have an on-site extensive genealogy library available. For information, call 2794024 or view us at http:// www.bhs-ny.org.

HALLOWEEN DANCE American Legion Auxiliary Unit #1489 located at 111 Main Avenue in Wynantskill will host a Halloween Dance on Saturday, October 26th, from 7pm till 11pm ~ Doors open at 6:30PM. Costumes are optional and their will be prizes for best costumes ~ Adults only. Advance tickets are $10 each and $13 each at the door ~ includes draft beer and soda. Music by: “Sound Spectrum”. You may bring in your own snacks & food only.

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KYLE MILLER TROY FIREFIGHTER AT STATION ONE

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OCTOBER 17th & 24th Issues of

Troy resident Kyle Joseph Miller, age 22, graduated on July 3, 2013, from the Utica Fire Academy. Kyle is employed as a Troy Firefighter at Station One on Truck One in Lansingburgh. Kyle is the son of Kevin and Marjorie Hilt Miller of Johnsonville.

ST. JUDE SCHOOL GATHERS FOR MASS TO CELEBRATE 60th ANNIVERSARY

DEEP STACK TEXAS HOLD’EM TOUR. at AP/SL FIRE DEPT.

The St. Jude the Apostle Student Chorus, students, families, and friends gathered this week for Mass and a blessing in celebration of the school’s 60th Anniversary. St. Jude the Apostle School opened to students 60 years ago this week.

The Averill Park/Sand Lake Fire Department will hold a Deep Stack Texas Hold’em Tournament with Bounty Chip on Saturday, September 28th, at 1PM; doors open at noon. $125 buy-in - ($25 donation w/FREE Bounty Chip). !!!$20,000 in Chips!!! NO REBUYS — NO ADD-ONS. Doors open at noon at the Firehouse. Free Dinner. Reservations preferred and walk-ins accommodated. Mark Abele at 783-6950 or email mabele1@nycap.rr.com.

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CALL 674-2841 • www.newspapers.com 19th ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT THE LITTLE SISTER OF THE POOR The Little Sisters of the Poor cordially invite you to join them on Friday and Saturday, October 4th and 5th, 2013 at their 19th Annual Fall Festival for the benefit of Our Lady of Hope Residence in Latham. The festivities will begin on Friday, October 4th, at 10:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. and will continue for the same time period on Saturday, October 5. There will be many activities including a Bake Sale & Candy Buffet, Christmas Gift Shop, White Elephant Sale and Parade of Prizes, Restaurant and Basket Chances, etc. A special feature for each day will be a Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner to be served Friday and Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Cost for a complete dinner is $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for children, free for children under three. Takeout meals will also be available. This event is open to the public and everyone is welcome. Admission is free and free parking is available. Our Lady of Hope Residence, operated by the Little Sisters of the Poor, is a home for the elderly poor of the Capital Region.

BRUNS. ELKS LADIES AUX. TO HOLD CRAFT FAIR Brunswick Elks Ladies Auxiliary will hold their Annual Fall Craft Fair on Sat., November 9, 2013, from 9AM-3PM, RT 2, Troy. Crafters welcome ~ $25.00 per table. For more information, contact Denise at Dperegrim@nycap.rr.com or 273-1449

INTERESTED IN WRITING YOUR MEMOIR TRY A FREE CLASS AT SLCA ON OCT. 4th Each of us has a story to tell, whether published to the world, to our families or to just our own selves. Maybe it’s time to get those stories on paper so they can actually be read! Sign up for the memoir class at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts (SLCA) and make your life stories lasting. In the class, you will learn techniques of the craft of writing, receive feedback from other writers and have help with editing grammar. A free introductory class will be given at the Center from 10-12 on October 4. The class will begin on October 18th and run for five weeks at the low cost of $100. If you’re interested, but have questions, please call SLCA at 518-6742007 or go to our website at www.slca-ctp.org before Oct. 1. After Oct. 1, please contact Val Kavanaugh direct at 6742426. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY. The center is handicapped accessible with plenty of free parking.

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RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE

ILIUM LITERARY CLUB MEETINGS The Ilium Literary Club of Troy, NY will begin its 91st year on October 4, 2013. The Club meets 6 times a year (October, November, December, February, March & April). Meetings are generally held on the First Friday of those months at the Troy Masonic Community Center, 39 Brunswick Road, Troy. After a short business meeting, we have a guest speaker or entertainer. Our speakers this year are: October 4th - Nancy Corliss, “To the Himalayas with Love, Inc.”, November 1st - Charles Porter, Bill Skerritte and Craig LeRoy, co-authors of “Great Fire: Troy, NY”, December 6th - Christmas Tea with Elizabeth Kasius performing, February 7, 2014 - Trudy Hanmer, author of “Wrought with Steadfast Will: A History of Emma Willard School”, March 7th - Coleen Murtagh Paratore, Growing up in Troy in the 1970s and April 4th - Elizabeth Huntley, Harpist will perform at our 91st Annual Meeting and Luncheon at the Country Club of Troy. Guests are welcome to attend our meetings.

PUCCIO, BRADT LEAD TVHS OPERATING BOARD, BOARD REVIEWS CNSE PLANS The Tech Valley High School Operating Board re-elected Paul Puccio and Jeff Bradt to its leadership posts on Thursday as the panel conducted its yearly reorganization meeting. In other business, the board looked for the first time at preliminary plans for the new TVHS building. Puccio, a Castleton resident, has served as president of the operating board since its inception in 2007. He is a 32-year Schodack Central School District Board of Education member, who serves on the TVHS board as a Questar III BOCES representative. Puccio has been actively involved with a number of community service organizations since 1974. He currently serves on the Schodack Central School District Board of Education, where he has been a member since 1981. He previously served as president of the Schodack Board for nine consecutive years. In 2006, Mr. Puccio was appointed to a seven-year term on the Planning Board for the Town of Schodack. Mr. Puccio holds a bachelor’s degree from the University at Rochester and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University at Albany. Bradt is 13-year a member of the Capital Region BOCES Board of Education. The Cohoes resident has served on the TVHS board since 2007. Move plans The board looked at the conceptual plans for the new home of Tech Valley High School, which the school is expected to move to during the 2014-15 school year. The plans show the school to be located on two floors of a new building, called The Zen Building, to be constructed on the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) campus in Albany. In its current incarnation, the school will be located on the second and third floors of a multi-floor building, occupying 23,000-square-feet. CNSE is constructing the facility and will lease the space to TVHS.

Rummage and Bake Sale at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall on Friday, September 27th, from 9:30AM to 4PM; and on Saturday, September 28th, from 9:30AM to 11:30AM. Clothing, jewelry, books, toys, and household goods. Bake and Food Sale on both days. On Saturday, fill 2 bags at $2.00 a bag and get the 3rd bag FREE. For more information, call Herb at 5960003 or Jody at 663-8156.

JOIN US AT THE FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL! Fal l Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5th, 10am - 3pm at the First Reformed Church, Wynantskill (corner of Rte 66 & Church St.). There will be homemade crafts, Country Kitchen (with homemade food all day), baby items, a pet shoppe, children’s crafts, baked goods, used books & more.

LWVRC TO SPONSOR PUBLIC FORUM ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT PROPOSALS

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS ANNOUNCES DAYTIME TUTOR TRAINING

In the New York State general election on November 5th, there will be six ballot proposals. Perhaps the most controversial is the proposition allowing the Legislature to authorize the establishment of up to seven casinos in regions throughout New York State. If you’d like to learn more about the pros and cons of this proposal, come to a public forum, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Rensselaer County, on Wednesday, October 2nd, at 7 pm. The forum will be held in the parish hall of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 146 First Street, at the corner of First and Liberty Streets, in Troy. Speaking in favor of the proposal will be Ken Pokalsky, Vice President of Government Affairs for the New York State Business Council. Speaking against it will be Robb Smith and Demi McGuire of the Coalition Against Gambling in New York State. Jill Nagy of the League will moderate the discussion. This promises to be an informative and lively session, so bring your questions and plan to attend! Written information about all six ballot propositions will also be available. Please RSVP to Chris Salmon, Co-President, at 272-6587 or csalmon@nycap.rr.com.

A series of daytime tutor training workshops will begin on Monday, November 4th at the East Greenbush Community Library. Each session will run from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Anyone interested in attending this training is requested to attend an information session on Thursday, October 10th from 12:30 1:30 p.m. at the offices of Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County, located on the 3rd floor of the First United Presbyterian Church, 1915 5th Avenue, Troy. To reserve a place, call (518) 274-8526. For those who are unable to attend the training at the library, the state organization, Literacy New York, is rolling out an online tutor training in the very near future. Keep an eye on the website, www.lvorc.org for more information. For 45 years, Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County has recruited and trained volunteers to provide individual and small group tutoring. A professional staff supports volunteers who make our programs run. We are an affiliate of Literacy New York and accredited by ProLiteracy America. To learn more, visit www.lvorc.org.

REGIONAL UNIV. LEADERS TO DISCUSS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES WHAT: College Presidents Roundtable Discussion WHEN: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Hilton Garden Inn, Troy How are the region’s colleges and universities addressing our workforce development challenges today and planning for challenges in the future? How can you and your business benefit from higher education initiatives? Find out at this unique forum that includes a Q&A with audience participation. We will examine current education trends, the role of workforce development, and what the future holds for academic-business partnerships in our region. The distinguished College Presidents Roundtable includes: Dr. John Ebersole, Excelsior College; Dr. Robert Jones, University at Albany; Dr. Andrew Matonak, Hudson Valley Community College; Fr. Kevin Mullen, OFM, Siena College; Dr. Susan Scrimshaw, The Sage Colleges; moderated by Wally Altes. For more information, contact Chamber Vice President, Claudette Thornton at (518) 274-7020. Register online for College President’s Roundtable Discussion at www.renscochamber.com. This event is made possible through the support of the following sponsors: CAP COM Federal Credit Union, Mosaic Associates Architects, and Turner Construction Company.

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This is what our clients have to say about us “...was our best veterinary experience ever...” “Thank you for taking such wonderful care...” Freckl es “...we know he is in the best hands at 4 Paws...”

Now Hiring Assistant & Technician SAND LAKE CENTER FOR THE ARTS PRESENTS BING FUTCH IN CONCERT It doesn’t get any cooler than Bing Futch! This award-winning singer/ songwriter from Orlando, FL takes the Appalachian mountain dulcimer to electrifying extremes at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts on October 12th at 8 p.m. African & Native American rhythms, blues, bluegrass, funk, jazz, Celtic, country/western, Middle Eastern & Latin influences mix with original rock and pop grooves. Vocals, dulcimer, Native American flute like you’ve never heard them before! Tickets are $16 Adults, $10 children under 18, and reservations can be made at 518-6742007 or www.slca-ctp.org. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY, and is fully handicapped accessible. There is plenty of free parking.

FESTIVAL! Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5th, 10am 3pm at the First Reformed Church, Wynantskill (corner of Rte 66 & Church St.). There will be homemade crafts, Country Kitchen (with homemade food all day), baby items, a pet shoppe, children’s crafts, baked goods, used books & more.

FALL FAMILY STORYTIME Storytime will be offered for children up to the age of 5, accompanied by parents or caregivers. We will share stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft. Main Branch Storytime returns weekly on Wednesdays at 10:30AM at 100 Second Street in Troy. Special Dates: October 2nd is Storyhour with Ellen Sinopoli and October 9th SGCM returns with Furry Neighbors. Call 274-7071 for more information or check out our website. Lansingburgh Branch - Storytime continues every Friday at 10:30AM at 114th Street and 4th Ave. 2355310.

FLEA MARKET Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located at 3rd Ave and 111th Street in North Troy will host a Flea Market on Saturday, October 5th, from 8AM to 4PM at Powers Park. Delicious luncheon foods will be served, including sausage and pepper sandwiches, hamburgers and hot dogs. Please no food vendors. The Flea Market is to benefit Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Ministries, local and regional hunger programs. Vendors are wanted ~ $15 a space, $20 with a car. For more info., call 237-3050.

BRUNS. ELKS LADIES AUX. PENNY SOCIAL Brunswick Elks Ladies Auxiliary will hold its Annual Penny Social on Sunday, October 6, 2013, from 1PM-4PM. Doors open at 11AM. Over 300 Prizes to win and many other raffles. Kitchen is open for lunch and cookies during a break. For more information, contact Dee at 279-4228, Sharon at 326-0034 or Connie at 279-0808.

“CLOTHING ONLY” RUMMAGE SALE “CLOTHING ONLY” Rummage Sale coming to the Church of the Covenant (the round church in Averill Park) on Friday and Saturday, October 4th and 5th, from 9AM to 3PM each day. There will be clothing for the entire family and also linens and craft materials. Donations will be accepted from September 29th up until noon on October 3rd.

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COME TRAVEL AROUND THE WORLD WITH SLCA THIS FALL Circle Theatre Players kicks off its expanded season with a One Act Play Festival this October. Season Passes are available now and better than ever! A pass includes 5 outstanding plays, priority seating, free beverage and goodie for each play, and coupons from your favorite local restaurants, all this with over $2.00 savings off the cost of each regularly priced ticket. For more information or to purchase a season pass - go to http://slca-ctp.org/CTP.htm or call (518) 6742007. SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY . The center is handicapped accessible with plenty of free parking.

ST. TIMOTHY’S OFFERS TAI CHI CLASSES As the new school year begins for children and grandchildren, are you ready for a new challenge for yourself? Or are you looking for an hour of calm in your busy schedule? St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush, offers two classes each week in the ancient Chinese practices of tai chi and qigong. The classes are on Tuesday evenings, 7-8 p.m., and Wednesday afternoons, 3-4 p.m. The classes are identical; students can choose whichever day suits their schedule. Tai chi is often referred to as “mind/body exercise.” Its slow, gentle movements are suitable for people of all ages and abilities. It has been found beneficial for people with arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes and other conditions. The “mind” component of tai chi practice promotes calm and mental balance. Qigong practices are useful for enhancing the flow of qi, the body’s energy. Both practices are fun and interesting social activities. Instructor Pam Martin of Wynantskill has been teaching for over four years, and began teaching at St. Timothy’s last January. Newcomers are welcome to the class anytime. Be sure to wear flat shoes or sneakers and loose-fitting clothing. Call 701-4628 to register.


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GREENBUSH GARDEN CLUB MEETING Have you ever wanted to know the behind the scenes story of how all those tulips get planted in Albany’s Washington Park? Come join the Greenbush Garden Club at the East Greenbush Library to hear Judy Stacey, Albany City Gardener from 1996-2011, talk about how those 263,300 tulips get planted each fall and maybe learn a few tricks for your home garden. Our meeting will be held October 1, 2013 at 6:30 in the community room of the East Greenbush Library.

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2nd ANNUAL TRIP & RCHR GREEN FAIR The 2nd Annual TRIP & RCHR Green Fair will be held on September 28, 2013 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Green Island Bridge Parking Lot, Federal & River Streets, Troy Recycle at the Fair! • Electronics • Household Appliances • Batteries • Air Conditioners • Amplifiers/Audio Equipment • Light Bulbs • Cameras • Electronic Equipment • Cellular Phones • Radios • Wire • Computer Equipment • Copiers, Printers, etc. • Vacuums • Electric Tools • Electronic Toys • Watches • Toner Cartridges • Lawnmowers • Medical Instruments • Sewing Machines • Smoke Detectors • Televisions. (These Items should not be put in landfills) - • Metals • Bikes • Books • Paper • Clothing and Textiles • Food Scraps. Collect your food scraps for the week in a bag in your freezer (or a bucket elsewhere), then bring them to the Green Fair to be composted back into soil. The Green Fair will feature a sustainability expo with information on reducing energy costs, maximizing resources, reducing waste, alternative energy options, and other helpful greenideas. www.triponline.org/greenfair.

(StatePoint) Keeping your home in shape may not top your daily to-do list, but completing certain small seasonal tasks can save you money, time and the need to complete larger, more expensive projects in the future. “Investing a small amount for preventative fall home maintenance can save thousands in the long run,” Leah Ingram, personal finance expert, says. Don’t know where to start? The following checklist from HomeAdvisor can help homeowners prepare their homes for the cooler months: • Clean gutters: During the year, debris such as leaves and twigs can pile in your gutter. Cleaning them once a year prevents problems such as water damage, roof damage and flooding. •Service your furnace: A well-maintained furnace can help save on heating costs and prevent the need for repairs. Before temperatures drop, schedule your furnace to be serviced. • Install weather stripping: As fuel and electricity costs continue to rise, keeping your home warm without wasting money and energy is important. Weather stripping your doors and windows can make a big impact. • Winterize sprinklers: Removing all the water that’s in the lines, pipes, fittings, valves, sprinklers and pumps will prevent your equipment from freezing, expanding and potentially breaking. Hire a professional to attach an air compressor to the system to blow out the water from the lines, pipes and other parts. The service is inexpensive and a professional will know the proper amount of volume and pressure to use to ensure no water is left in the system. • Clean your chimney: Chimney maintenance is not optional. Deadly fires, carbon monoxide poisoning and expensive chimney repairs are serious consequences associated with neglected chimney maintenance. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends all fireplaces, chimneys, flues and venting systems be inspected at least once a year by a pro. • Flush your water heater: Generally speaking, water heaters are fairly reliable, so they usually aren’t top of mind. But flushing your water heater periodically can prevent leaks and promote efficiency. “Hiring a professional for fall maintenance tasks like these is a great idea,” Ingram says. “Use a resource such as Cost Guide to research the average price of a project in your zip code before hiring a pro.” To use Cost Guide and find a professional, visit www.HomeAdvisor.com.

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HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS PERFECT FOR FALL Fall is a great season to work on your house, as the weather is often at its most agreeable once the summer heat has gone and before winter weather arrives. The following are a handful of fall-friendly home improvement projects for homeowners looking to improve their homes. Roof repair: Whether you’re repairing or replacing the roof, fall is a great time of year to dust off the ladder and get some work done on your roof for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, fall is ideal for roof work because you won’t have to be up on the roof with the summer heat bearing down on you. This can make the project move along more quickly, which is especially beneficial if you are paying laborers to work on the roof. The fewer hours workers are fixing your roof, the less you will be paying in labor costs. In addition, fixing up the roof in the fall ensures those winter storms, be it rain or snow, won’t find their way into your home via leaks. A leaky roof in winter is hard to fix, as the roof surface could be treacherous in the winter and winter winds can make it dangerous to be up on the roof at all. Addressing leaks in the fall can prevent damage to your home’s interior, which can mount up if a leaky roof is not addressed until the following spring. Window work: When the weather outside gets frightful, poorly insulated windows can allow cold air into the home. That often has a trickle-down effect on finances, forcing you to turn up the thermostat in an attempt to offset the cold air pouring into the home. Whether you need your windows replaced or simply need to patch up any leaks, a proactive approach to leaky or older windows in the fall can save you from unnecessarily high heating bills come the winter. Addressing leaky windows also makes a home more comfortable for its inhabitants. Fall is the ideal time to address a home’s windows because the temperature outside tends to be pleasant. This means you likely won’t have to make much of an effort to offset the elements, and open windows in the fall won’t make your home’s interior very hot or cold like they might if you were to tackle the project during the summer or winter.


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HOME PURCHASE/REPAIR FUNDING AVAIL. for RENSS. CO. RESIDENTS Rensselaer County Housing Resources (RCHR) currently has grant funding available to assist local residents with obtaining and maintaining their homes. RCHR has been awarded grant funds under three government programs for down payment assistance for first-time homebuyers, home rehabilitation projects, and/or home modifications to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. To improve accessibility, income-eligible homeowners and renters in Rensselaer County may receive grant funding to make enhancements to their homes. Home improvements include items such as building ramps and widening doorways. The Homeowner Rehabilitation Program can assist income-eligible homeowners with home repairs such as health and safety repairs, roof replacement, structural, electrical, plumbing and heating system repairs or replacements, window replacements and energy efficiency measures. Grant funds are also available to assist income-eligible first-time home buyers with funds to be used for down payment and/or closing costs at the time of purchase.Income-eligible Rensselaer County residents outside the City of Troy may apply for these grant opportunities. In addition to income-eligibility, applicants must be current on their mortgage, property taxes and homeowners insurance at the time of application in order to qualify. For more information about these grants or other homeowner programs, visit RCHR’s website at www.triponline.org/rural or call TRIP NeighborWorks® HomeOwnership Center at (518) 690-0020.

(StatePoint) The average family spends more than $1000 annually — nearly half a home’s total energy bill — on heating and cooling costs, according to the U.S. government’s Energy Star program. Unfortunately, a large portion of those expenses are wasted due to poor home insulation. Homeowners prepping for winter can stop the energy waste cycle by taking a closer look at their insulation. As one of the fastest and most cost-efficient ways to reduce energy waste and lower bills, insulation traps warm air inside a home’s walls — similar to how a fleece sweater does for the body — to regulate a home’s temperature. But how do you know if your home is properly insulated? “Fortunately, there are telltale signs that can alert any homeowner that it’s time to add to or replace their home’s insulation — before the temperature plunges and the energy bill rises,” says Mike Benetti, segment manager at Roxul, a leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation. The experts at Roxul advise any homeowner with a do-ityourself mentality to run through the following checklist to determine whether their home has adequate insulation: • Vintage home: Prior to consistent building codes, most homes built before 1980 were not insulated. If your home has no materials trapping heat, energy conservation is an uphill battle. Walls, ceilings and floors are the most important areas to add insulation for an immediate, positive impact on a home’s energy usage and bills. • Non-stop furnace: Does your furnace seem to run non-stop in the winter? Adequate insulation leads to less maintenance on your heating system, as it lasts longer, runs less and will require less maintenance for long-term cost savings. • Temperature inconsistency: If you feel cold spots coming from the walls or attic, or one room of your home is drafty and another one warm, you may need to beef up your insulation. The fireplace, walls and attic are prime spots for drafts. Look for insulation that can fit snugly in rafters and other tight areas. For example, Roxul ComfortBatt insulation made from recycled stone, can be cut with a serrated blade for an exact fit. • Roof hot spots: If your shingles are exposed after a recent snowfall, chances are these “hot spots” are indicative of warm air escaping. Check your attic for adequate insulation. If you can easily see your floor joists, you should add more. Use insulation, such as stone wool, that won’t sag or lose density over time. • Mold Growth: Mold in the corners of ceilings could mean your current insulation slumps and holds moisture. If this occurs, it’s time to replace your insulation with one that does not store or transfer moisture and is completely resistant to mold, mildew, rot and bacterial growth, such as Roxul ComfortBatt. More information about properly insulating your home can be found at www.Roxul.com.

TOWN OF BRUNSWICK LAST YARD WASTE PICK-UP OF 2013 ITEMS MUST BE AT ROADSIDE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHEDULED PICKUP. October 14th-October 18th (last pick-up for season) LIMBS must be piled neatly, 8’ long-no larger than 6" diameter. Please no sticks, dirt or stone in bags. Biodegradable Bags need to be kept dry, bags that are wet/ falling apart won’t be picked up. Residents are also encouraged to dispose of leaves and grass at our Recycling Center, the area located across from the Town garage. Please check with Recycling Department prior to drop off and deposit brush, leaves and grass in designated places ;visit our website: www.Townofbrunswick.org, for detailed information or call 279-3461, Ext 100.

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FALL GALA DINNER DANCE

TROY SENIOR’S GALA DINNER DANCE Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Center will be holding our annual Fall Gala Dinner Dance at the F r a n k l i n Terrace B allroom on Wednesday, October 9th, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. This evening includes your dinner choice of Stuffed Chicken Breast, Stuffed Fillet of Sole, or Roast Beef. Entertainment will be provided by the Ron Cremisio and Friends Band for your listening and dancing pleasure. A big “thank you” to our sponsors, MVP Health Care and CDPHP. Tickets are on sale now at the Center. Cost is $25.00 per person. For more information, call 270-5348.

FREE COMMUNITY PASTA DINNERS

For the fifth year, First Reformed Church of Wynantskill is offering Free Community Pasta Dinners. Beginning October 9th, they will be held Wednesdays between 5:30 and 7 pm until May. Please join us for food, fellowship, and fun! First Reformed Church of Wynantskill is located at the corner of Rte 66 & Church St.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BUFFET BREAKFAST

Rensselaer County ’s Troy Senior Center will be holding our annual Fall Gala Dinner Dance at the Franklin Terrace B all room on Wednesday, October 9, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. This evening includes your dinner choice of Stuffed Chicken Breast, Stuffed Fillet of Sole, or Roast Beef. Entertainment will be provided by the Ron Cremisio and Friends Band for your listening and dancing pleasure. A big “thank you” to our sponsors, MVP Health Care and CDPHP. Tickets are on sale now at the Center. Cost is $25.00 per person. For more information, call 2705348.

SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL FUNDRAISER

The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be serving you an All-You-CanEat Buffet Breakfast on Saturday, September 28th, from 8am to 11am at the Grafton VFW - Fire Hall on South Road (County Route 85) . On the menu: Belgian waffles, Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs (made to order) , sausage gravy & biscuits, bacon, sausage, homefries, toast, orange juice, coffee, and milk. Cost is $9.00 per adult, kids 12 and under $4.00, kids 5 and under FREE! We look forward to serving you!

American Legion Unit 1489 Ladies Auxiliary, Friends & Family will host a Spaghetti & Meatball Fundraiser Dinner on October 20, from 3PM to 7PM for Joy Alber. Joy is a longtime active member with an extended illness. Cost is $10.00 for Adults and $7 for 12 & under. Silent Action, 50/50 and Door Prizes ~ Music by Jonny “O”. The American Legion Unit 1489 is located at 111 Main Avenue in Wynantskill. Any questions, please call Patricia McMahon at 518-5965054.

CHICKEN BARBECUE DINNER

APPLE PIE & ICE CREAM SOCIAL

GOOD FOOD IDEAS Rensselaer County’s Cooperative Extension will be on hand at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton on Wednesday, October 9th, at 11AM, for our monthly Good Food Ideas cooking demonstration, this month’s topic will be “Shake the Shaker”. There will be free recipes and samples for everyone who attends. Please join us for lunch at noon, Lemon Pepper Chicken Breast w/Gravy, Escalloped Potatoes, Cauliflower Buds w/ Pimento, Rye Bread, and Peach Slices for dessert. Our nutritious meals are provided Monday through Friday to all Rensselaer County seniors 60 years and older for a suggested donation of $2.75. Reservation for lunch required, please call 2793485.

The Pittstown Volunteer Fire Department will be holding a Chicken Barbecue Dinner on Saturday, October 12th, at the Pittstown Firehouse, 134 Parker School Road. Price is $10 per dinner. Serving takeouts from 3PM - 5PM. To reserve dinners please call, 663-5773, and leave a message. At the same time, a Fire Prevention Open House with fire safety information and hands on fire extinguisher demonstrations will occur.

On Thursday, October 3, the Rensselaer County Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, Troy, will be having an “Apple Pie & Ice Cream Social,” sponsored by Fidelis Care. We will be serving a nutritious and delicious meal at 12 noon, suggested contribution $2.75. Menu: Chicken W/ Gravy, Baked Potato, Green Beans, Pineapple Juice and fresh fruit. Bring a friend to lunch and stay to enjoy one of America’s favorite desserts.

FAMILY STYLE ROAST PORK DINNER A Family Style Roast Pork Dinner will be held at Hope United Methodist Church, corner of Rte #2 and Garfield Rd., on Saturday, October 2, with continuous servings from 4:30PM to 6:30PM. This will include pork, stuffing, mashed potatoes, peas, rolls, and homemade pie. The dinner will be $12.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 5-12. Reservations are suggested. Call 279-9601.

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GIFFY’S BAR-B-Q at ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH The Women’s Guild of St. Michael’s Church, Williams Road, in North Greenbush is sponsoring a Giffy’s Bar-B-Q on Friday, September 27th, from 4PM to 6PM. The cost is $10 and it includes 1/2 chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll and brownie. Drivethru only. Dinners should be pre-ordered by Sunday, September 22nd. Drive-up orders will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For tickets, call Ann at 2838714 or Maureen at 782-1860.

CLAM BAKE Chandler Young VFW on RT 20 and Lyons Lake Road in Nassau will hold a Clam Bake on Saturday, October 5th, from 12noon till 6PM. Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Chowder, Salads, 12-3PM, Beer & Soda, Water, Coffee. Raw Clams 13PM. Dinner: Steamed Clams, Chicken, Baked Potato, Corn and Dessert. 50/50 Raffle, Gift Raffles, Steak-O, Music, Beer, Soda, Water and Coffee. Cost is $35. Reservations are preferred but not necessary. More information and reservation, call Claudia at 423-5957.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER On September 29th, from at 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM, the St. Henry’s Knights of Columbus council in Averill Park will be putting on a pancake breakfast to raise funds for Operation Ultrasound. There is a pregnancy care center right here in the Albany area which has partnered with a local primary care medical practice, and is in need of an ultrasound machine. They have hundreds of expectant mothers as clients and a new ultrasound machine will provide this full-service pregnancy center the means to educate mothers and other family members about their preborn babies.Please join us and help to make Operation Ultrasound a reality here in our own neighborhood…help us demonstrate our love of life and our commitment to protecting the most vulnerable members of our society. Cost: Adults $7.00 and Children under 12 $3.00 at St. Henry’s Church in Averill Park. For more information, Call Bill Glasser at 674-3965.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER On September 29th, from at 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM, the St. Henry’s Knights of Columbus council in Averill Park will be putting on a pancake breakfast to raise funds for Operation Ultrasound. There is a pregnancy care center right here in the Albany area which has partnered with a local primary care medical practice, and is in need of an ultrasound machine. They have hundreds of expectant mothers as clients and a new ultrasound machine will provide this full-service pregnancy center the means to educate mothers and other family members about their preborn babies. Please join us and help to make Operation Ultrasound a reality here in our own neighborhood…help us demonstrate our love of life and our commitment to protecting the most vulnerable members of our society. Cost: Adults $7.00 and Children under 12 $3.00 at St. Henry’s Church in Averill Park. For more information, Call Bill Glasser at 674-3965.


MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT Medicare Open Enrollment begins October 15 – December 7, 2013. It’s time to compare plans, and make sure you have the right health and prescription drug coverage for you. Stay with your current plan if you’re happy with it. Or look for a new one with better coverage, higher quality, and lower cost. Call Tammy Childrose at the Rensselaer County Department for Aging 270-2768 to schedule a one on one counseling session.

Pet Adoption of the Week PUGGY - Possible Pug & Chihuahua Mix. She is a delightful gal. She was owned by an older lady who died. Puggy & her companion Crystal were then dumped in a high kill gassing shelter where they huddled in their corner confused, scared and shaking. Puggy and Crystal were loved by their owner their whole lives until their beloved owner suddenly passed away. They would love to be adopted together but it is not mandatory. Because neither Puggy or Crystal were raised with children, a home without children is in store for them. Puggy & Crystal miss their owner's lap to sleep on and her hand to stroke them.

If you would like to meet Puggy to possibly adopt her, Contact: Marge at doddtot@aol.com or Sherry @ 393-0755

COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE STUDENTS ANNUAL BULB PLANTING

SIENA COLLEGE ANNOUNCES MAY 2013 GRADUATES The following local residents graduated from Siena College in May: Thomas Acosta of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Kimberly Allen of Wynantskill graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Paige Allen of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English. Catherine Anthony of Averill Park graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Jessica Baxter of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in creative arts. Alexander Becker of Rensselaer graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in finance. Robert Bickford of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Kelsey Bornt of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Courtney Bowman of Poestenkill graduated with a master’s degree in accounting. Evan Boyle of West Sand Lake graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Kyle Breen of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Brandon Briggs of Wynantskill graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. Andrew Bushey of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Stephen Casavant of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Ethan Chevrette of Troy graduated with a master’s degree in accounting. Allison Clarke of East Greenbush graduated with a bachelor’s degree in creative arts. Kaila Collins of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance. Denise Delaney of Rensselaer graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English. Anna DeRubertis of Rensselaer graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Connor Dowd of Wynantskill graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Lisa Dzialo of East Greenbush graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Nicholas Giannetti of Averill Park graduated with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. Rebecca Grasso of Troy graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Emily Gustin of Troy graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Taylor Holland of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Jasmine Horton of Troy graduated with a master’s degree in accounting. Joseph Houghtaling of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance. Jacqueline Islip of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Sydney Jenkins of Rensselaer graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Shannon Jones of Troy graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Leigh Keefer of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Sean Kemmy of Averill Park graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Ryan Kennedy of Castleton On Hudson graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Tyler Kinzelmann of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Anne Laier of East Nassau graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English. Robert Law of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a master’s degree in accounting. Matthew Mardon of Averill Park graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Shane Matzen of Troy graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Devin McCarthy of Wynantskill graduated with a master’s degree in accounting. Meagan McHale of Wynantskill graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Kaitlin Moore of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Matthew Murphy of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Stephen Murphy of West Sand Lake graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Ricky Narang of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Christopher Phillips of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history. Marcus Piccini of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. Mia Powers of Castleton On Hudson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in creative arts. Andrew Premo of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Kayla Quinn of West Sand Lake graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Ryan Romanski of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Catherine Santino of Wynantskill graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in creative arts. Agata Siemiginowska of East Greenbush graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Charles Smith of Wynantskill graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Erica Stasack of Rensselaer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Betsy Stevens of Averill Park graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Trevor Taylor of East Greenbush graduated

Students from The College of Saint Rose came to Troy’s Prospect Park to do their annual bulb planting. The students planted in the park on Sept. 7th as part of a community service program. The day is an annual collaboration between the Friends of Prospect Park and Saint Rose. Every year the groups work together to accomplish some fall sprucing up of the park and to plant bulbs that will add to the spring beauty in the park.

BINGO AT TROY LODGE ELKS #141

FRIENDS OF AVERILL PARK PERFORMING ARTS (FAPPA) MEETINGS SCHEDULED

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.

Friends of Averill Park Performing Arts is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting, fostering and enhancing the education, performance ability and appreciation of music and all aspects of theatre for all students of the Averill Park Central School District. Join us at our next meeting on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7:00 p.m. in the APHS Orchestra room. We will discuss the upcoming Annual Meeting, membership renewals and Homecoming weekend, plus events for the 2013-14 school year. The FAPPA Annual Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 7:00 p.m. in the APHS Orchestra room. The purpose of the meeting is to renew memberships (all memberships are up for renewal as of the Annual Meeting) and elect officers for the 2013-14 school year. Louisa Pitcher must relinquish the post of President for this year due to family obligations. All Board seats are up for election annually, including: President, Vice President, 2 Secretaries, Treasurer. Submit nominations (including self-nominations) to louisa.pitcher@gmail.com. Any member who is current on their dues or becomes a new member at the Annual Meeting is eligible to hold a Board position. Please consider joining us to support The Arts in Averill Park as we enter our second year of existence. Thank you and we hope to see you there!

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar S enior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, will be holding its monthly blood pressure clinic on Friday, October 11th, 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.

with a bachelor’s degree in history education. Carl Tompkins of Rensselaer graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Meryl Tremblay of East Greenbush graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social work. Stephanie Vale of Wynantskill graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Sarah Valenti of Averill Park graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Adam Vandenburgh of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Daniel Washington of Troy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in management. Cassandra Jane Werking of East Greenbush graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in American studies. Morgan Will of West Sand Lake graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. Siena awarded 805 bachelor’s and 52 Master of Science in Accounting degrees at this year’s Commencement ceremony.

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FALL CLEANUPS Brush, leaves, debris rem. Competitive prices. Lic.& ins. 7795497

JUNK CARS WANTED $100-$500 cash. Free pick-up. 365-3368

ROOFING AA Season’s Best Painting & Contracting Svc. 20 yrs. exp. Member of BBB. Ins. & refs. Major credit cards accepted. 729-2445

FENCES Rough Cut Fences, simple & strong. Vinyl, custom, horse. Free est. Call Mike (518)470-9815 FIREWOOD - SEASONED Guaranteed dry, 16” length, $250 cord, $110 face cord. Karl@ 269-1391 or 269-2030 FIREWOOD - SEASONED Hardwood 16‘’ ,1 cord+. $250. Peter Howard’s Firewood 2791367 FIREWOOD Log length firewood. $100 cord. 832-0849 or 415-5694 FIREWOOD Qual., seasoned. Split 16”. Free del. Full cord $250; 1/2 cord $150. 275-8988 FLOORS Floating, hardwood, tile, refinishing. Ins. Free est. 3683716 GUTTERS Empire Seamless Gutters (518) 732-2761, 577-8311 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

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CONCRETE RESURFACING No mess, no tearouts, bonds to existing concrete. Colors and patterns. 268-9764

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GARAGE SALES 176 The Concourse, Niverville. 9/28-29, 10-4. Furniture, trivets and more. 9/28-9/29, 11am-5pm, 53 Gundrum Point Rd., Averill Park Deer Creek Rd. Poestenkill. 4 famlies. Sat. 9/28, 9am to 2pm. Lots of good stuff. East Poestenkill. 161 Columbia Hill Rd. Sept. 27-28-29, 9-4. Multi family. Christmas collectibles and much more. Junk/yard sale. 9/28-29-30, 9-4. 49 Tayer Rd. E. Nassau. 12062. Old farm tools, unusual antiques, syches, hammers, shovels.

Shed Man tag sale. Sept. 21, and Oct. 5th, 9am-5pm. 4021 Rt. 2 Brunswick. and 14398 Rt. 22, New Lebanon, NY. Tamarac Self Storage Unit Sale: DATE CHANGED TO THE FOLLOWING: Sept. 28, 10am, Unit 27. 4021 State Rte. 2, Brunswick; 279-4406

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FAMILY STYLE ROAST BEEF DINNER TO BENEFIT ANDY CUMMINGS On Friday, July 12th, our beloved 15 year old grandson, Andy Cummings was critically injured in Unadilla, NY while on his last lap of practice run on his quad. Flown by Lifestar to Upstate Medical Hospital in Syracuse, Andy was treated for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and remained in Pediatric ICU for close to a month. Andy is now a little closer to home, working hard at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY. He is receiving Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy daily. Although we are heartbroken, we are optimistic that our “Andyman” will make a full recovery over time. We recognize that he has a long and difficult journey ahead of him and we know that the days won’t always be easy. On October 26th, we will host a Family Style Roast Beef Dinner at the Berlin Firehouse in Berlin, NY from 4PM to 7PM to raise money that can be applied toward the tremendous amount of medical expenses Andy’s care has necessitated. All-You-Can-Eat Roast Beef Diner with Desserts, 50/50 Raffle, Silent Auction & Clowns. Fun for the whole family! Take-out also available. Tickets are $15 for Adults and $5 for Kids under 12. All proceeds go to the Cummings Family for help with Andy’s medical expenses and ongoing recovery and therapy. RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/andyman17 Buy Tickets: https://andyman17.eventbrite.com or get tickets at the door. ~ Pat, David and Davey Shuhart

HIGHLIGHT ACTING TROUPE PRESENTS STEEL MAGNOLIAS The Highlight Acting Troupe will present Steel Magnolias on Friday and Saturday, October 18, 19, 25, 26, at 8 pm; and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 27, at 2 pm. The performances will take place at the Brunswick Grange, Rt. 7 and 142 (in back of Stewart’s). Steel Magnolias is written by Robert Harling and directed by Robin Dickinson-Sawyer with Mark Strock as Asst. Director. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. The action centers on Truvy’s beauty parlour and the women who regularly gather there. The story begins on the morning of Shelby’s wedding to Jackson and covers events over the next three years, including Shelby’s decision to have a child despite having Type 1 Diabetes and the complications that result from the decision. There is also a glimpse of the unlikely friendship between Clairee and Ouiser; Annelle’s transformation from a shy, anxious newcomer in town to a good-time girl and then to a revival-tent Christian; and Truvy’s relationships with the men in her family. Although the main storyline involves Shelby, her mother M’Lynn, and Shelby’s medical battles, the underlying group-friendship among all six women is prominent throughout the drama. For reservations or information, call Tina at 272-7558. Visit our website at http://www.highlightacting.com/ or email us at Hatactingtroupe@yahoo.com.

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Notice of Formation of an LLC: 252 Spring Ave LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 8/22/13. 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.

ELSIE LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 8/1/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Louis Fisher, P.O. Box 334, Wolcottville, IN 46795. General Purposes.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC) Name: 394 Main, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on: 7/16/13. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process c/o Richard R. Gillespie, 29 Odell Road, Stephentown, New York. Term: N/A. Purpose: Any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. Articles of Organization for 51 CAMPBELL AVENUE, LLC were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on August 1, 2013. The office of the company is located in Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon which process may be served and a copy of process shall be mailed by the Secretary of State to the LLC at Lombardi, Walsh, Davenport & Amodeo, P.C., 187 Wolf Road, Suite 211, Albany, New York 12205. Purpose: for any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be formed under the law. Notice of formation Cockleshell Holdings, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/14/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o LLC, 1302 Sausse Avenue, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: All legal purposes. Notice of formation of Coffee and Water LLC. Articles Of Organization filed with SSNY on 7/22/13. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC to whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process served to: c/o the LLC, 88 Campbell Avenue, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. COLLAR CITY GUITARS LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 8/2/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Peter G. Fisher, 80 Division St., Troy, NY 12180. General Purposes.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: EASTSIDE INSPECTION SERVICE, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/19/13. 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, 11 Donegal Ave, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: Hayner Roberts Boat Storage & Service, LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on September 3, 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 c/o Seth T. Roberts, 232 Mannix Road, East Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Notice of Formation Oryell Realty, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 9/4/2013 Off. Loc.: Rensselaer Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o the LLC, 101 Sherwood Ave., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: all lawful activities.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Victor Eid Auto LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/27/13. 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 644 Pawling Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF SAND LAKE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THE Town Board of Sand Lake held its Regular Meeting on September 11, 2013 at the Town Hall at 7:30 P.M. The following dates and times have been set aside for Special Town Board Meetings for purpose of the 2014 Tentative Budget at the Town Hall: ·Wednesday, October 2, 2013 @ 7:30 P.M. Presenting 2014 Tentative Budget ·Wednesday, October 16, 2013 @ 7:30 P.M. For Reviewing/changes ·Wednesday, October 23, 2013 @ 7:30 P.M. For Reviewing/changes By the Order of the Town Board Barbara A. Biittig, Town Clerk

SENIOR MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Childcare in my AP home. F/T and P/T openings. Reasonable rates. Lots of extras. 956-1243 Childcare in my Averill Park home. Mon-Fri. Call Debra 7125284 or 409-0822 Former preschool teacher will provide FT or PT daycare ages infant & up, close to hospital & park, Troy/Brunswick area. 2725528

LEGAL NOTICE WEDDINGTON AUDIO VIDEO ELECTRONIC SERVICES LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 8/26/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Jon Patrick Weddington, 6 Cumo Rd., Johnsonville, NY 12094. General Purposes.

On Friday, October 4th, at 11AM there will be a Membership Meeting at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Join us and be a part of the decisions that affect your senior center. Stay for our noon meal after the meeting for a suggested donation of $2.75. Entrée for lunch will be; Potato Crunch Pollock. To make reservations for lunch, call the center at 279-3485.

CONCERT AT SL BAPTIST CHURCH Come and join us on Sunday evening, October 6th, at 7pm at Sand Lake Baptist Church as we worship with 4ever1. Bring your family and friends and enjoy wholesome Christian music. All are welcome.

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LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice of Formation of JLN Detailing, LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/28/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: PO Box 215, West Sand Lake, NY 12196. Purpose: any lawful activity.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. Articles of Organization for LEWIS LAWN CARE AND MASONRY, LLC were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on August 22, 2013. The office of the company is located in Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon which process may be served and a copy of process shall be mailed by the Secretary of State to the LLC at Lombardi, Walsh, Davenport & Amodeo, P.C., 187 Wolf Road, Suite 211, Albany, New York 12205. Purpose: for any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be formed under the law.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: Scarnatos IV, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 8/16/13. 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, 2 Cooper Ave., Rensselaer, New York 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation of JP Investigation And Consulting LLC, Arts of Org. Filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 06/03/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 125 Methodist Farm Rd., Averill Park, NY 12018. Purpose: any lawful activity.

LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of Expressions an Adult Boutique llc. Art. of Org. filed sec'y of state (SSNY) 08/02/13 Principle office 635 2nd ave Troy Rensselaer county. InCorp services designated as P i

process agent. Process service address: 1 commerce plaza- 99 Washington ave., Suite 805-a Albany, NY 12210 Purpose: any lawful activity.

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE PURSUANT TO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY LAW §206 (1) The name of the Limited Liability Company is: Community Auto & Truck, LLC. (2) The Articles of Organization were filed with Secretary of State on June 6, 2013. (3) The limited liability company is located in Rensselaer County. (3)(a) The street address of the principal business location is: 53 Campbell Avenue, Troy, New York 12180. (4) The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served and the following is the post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it served upon him or her: 53 Campbell Avenue, Troy, New York 12180. (5) The character and/or purpose of the limited liability company is to buy and sell motor vehicles. Notice of Formation of DT&J CONSTRUCTION LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/19/13. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 4003 River Road, Schaghticoke, NY 12154. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

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ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF KYLE SCOTT ENTERPRISES, LLC Pursuant to Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law: FIRST: The name of the limited liability company is Kyle Scott Enterprises, LLC.SECOND: The county within this state in which the principal office of the limited liability company is to be located in 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 post office mailing address within this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served him or her is 168 Dearstyne Road, Troy, New York 12180. FOURTH: The effective date of these Articles of Organization is the filing date, September 3, 2013, a date which does not exceed the sixty days from the date of filing. FIFTH: The limited liability company is to be managed by one or more of its members. SIXTH: The purpose of this LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. IN WITNESS WHEREOF; this certificate has been subscribed to this 3rd day of September, 2013 by the undersigned who affirms that the statements made herein are true under penalties of perjury. Robert E. Molloy, Attorney in Fact Filed by: Robert E. Molloy, Esq., 22 Century Hill Drive, Ste. 303, Latham, NY 12110 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Landviti, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on August 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 the LLC: P.O. Box 287, Sand Lake, NY 12153. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: TECH VALLEY INNOVATION RESEARCH, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 7/26/2013. 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, 2459 Phillips Road, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033, Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

LIDDANE SERVICES, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 8/5/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Edward J. Gorman, Esq., 5 Main St., Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. General Purposes. NOTICE OF FORMATION of Maugenhard LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/29/13. 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 Maugenhard LLC, 43 2nd St., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. MENUEZ CREATIVE CONSULTING LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 7/19/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 31 2nd St., 2nd Fl., Troy, NY 12180. General Purposes. Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: Mt Keg LLC. Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 7/31/13. 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, 3 Longview Drive West Sand Lake NY 12196. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Retail Eye Consulting LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 08/21/13. Off. Loc.: Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. as agt. upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 115 Craver Rd., W. Sand Lake, NY 12206. General Purposes. Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: S.A. Dunn & Company, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/31/2007. 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, 209 Partition Street, Rensselaer, New York, 12144. Purpose: any lawful activity.

SCHOOL TAX COLLECTOR'S NOTICE AVERILL PARK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Towns of: Berlin, Brunswick, East Greenbush, East Nassau, Nassau, North Greenbush, Poestenkill, Sand Lake, Schodack, Stephentown. Owners of real property located in that portion of the Averill Park Central School District, County of Rensselaer, New York, take notice that taxes will be received from September 3, 2013 through October 31, 2013. Taxes may be paid in person at the District Office located at 146 Gettle Rd, Averill Park, NY 12018 during regular business hours or by mail to, Averill Park CSD Tax Collector, PO Box 57, Averill Park, NY 12018. Please present your tax bill with payment. From September 3 through October 2, 2013 NO PENALTY will be charged. A two percent (2%) penalty will be added from October 3, 2013 through October 31, 2013. The last day payment of taxes can be accepted is October 31, 2013. All unpaid taxes will be turned over to the Rensselaer County Treasurer at that time. Catina Riley Tax Collector Notice of Qualification of Thinkovative, LLC. Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8.20.13. Office location: Rensselaer County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 8.20.13. Princ. office of LLC: 2140 5th Ave, Apt. G, Troy, NY 12180. SSNY has been designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Couch White, LLP, 540 Broadway, P.O. Box 22222, Albany, NY 12201-2222. DE addr. of LLC: Colby Attys Service Co., Inc., 615 S. DuPont Hghwy, Dover, DE 19901. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St #4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of Formation of Tristana Property Services LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 7/10/13. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 25 Storm Hill Rd., Johnsonville, NY 12094. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice of Formation Zappala Realty, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 9/5/2013 Off. Loc.: Rensselaer Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o the LLC, 101 Sherwood Ave., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: all lawful activities.


EMPLOYMENT

•WAITSTAFF •KITCHEN HELP •COOKS Full & Part Time Available Benefits after 6 months Great Work Environment!

APPLY IN PERSON 1640 Columbia Tpke. Schodack

477-5555

HELP WANTED

HELP WANTED

P/T Plumbers helper. Quality individual to fill a p/t plumbers helpers position in Poestenkill area. Knowledge of residential plumbing and heating. Must be honest, hard working, dependable, self motivated. High school and /or college graduate. Contact via email: plumbingheating2013 @gmail.com

Albany Truck Sales. Service Advisor(2). Computer literate, customer oriented. Warranty Advisor. Computer literate, detail oriented. Service Clerk. Technician(s). Alignmentsuspension, Class 6-8. Tom Marquit. Albany Truck Sales. 90 Harts Lane, Albany, NY. 12204 tmarquit@albanytrucksales.com (518) 449-7171. (518) 426-4309fax. www.albanytrucksales.com

PT Cook at daycare, send resume to TLC@brunswickchurch.org Sitter Needed - Transportation Required, Two boys @ home. Crystal Lake area. Every other Sat. & Sun. Ask for hours, $100/day. Contact Liz 368-9269. Wanted- Personal care Aide or CNA, PT. Must be available weekends and must pass background check. 712-5049 Wine and Spirits store. P/T help, nights and weekends. Great environment, flex. Bob environment, foex.hrs. hrs.Call Call Bob 221-7880 please lve. message.

VOLUNTEER WITH AARP TAXAIDE AARP Taxaide provides free tax preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income, with preference for seniors. We are seeking new volunteers to help us serve taxpayers in Rensselaer County. AARP membership is not required. We will hold training classes for new volunteers in September and October, and each new volunteer will be paired with a seasoned volunteer during the tax season. Volunteers may serve in a number of ways, including tax preparation, publicity, computer support, site manager and greeter. Volunteers serve at sites close to home and on days that suit their convenience. To learn more about AARP Taxaide, go to www.aarp.org/ taxvolunteer.

ATTENTION: Water Tech. & Customer Service positions: Training provided. Must be a HS Grad Starting $535 wk. Benefits & bonuses. 899-5555 H2o Solutions Carpenter: Residential remodeling co. looking for exp. 3-5yrs. tools, truck a must. 477-1438 x10 Needed conscientious person with strong work ethic to do manual labor. Property maintenance East Greenbush Tech Park, Mannix Rd. East Greenbush. Full time position Mon-Fri. 8am-4:30pm, $10/hr. Outside/inside. Varied duties such as mowing, minor repairs, building upkeep, snow removal, etc. Call 518-452-0095

DOORS OF HOPE- PREPARATION FOR CHRISTMAS ADOPT A FAMILY Doors of Hope has been pleased, in the past, with the community response to our Christmas, “Adopt a Family”. Perhaps your organization, business, or family would like to participate in this Christmas Project to provide gifts for a family in need. It is easy to adopt a family. For details of the program, call 674-4048 after October 1st and before November 25th. Speak with our volunteer coordinator, Nancy Rockwell, or one of our volunteers who staff the store. All families must be adopted by November 25th. Doors of Hope truly appreciates the assistance the ADVERTISER gives to us, as well as the continuing support from our community. ~ Nancy Rockwell (Volunteer Coordinator)

ANNUAL FRESH FLORIDA CITRUS FUNDRAISER The yearly Troy Kiwanis Fresh Florida Fruit sale is on again to raise money for projects that directly assist Troy area youth. 20 lbs for only $22: Navel Oranges ~ Ruby Red Grapefruit ~ or a Mixed Case. Most area groups are charging well over $25/case. Orders must be received by Thursday, 11/14. Call Dean @ 322-0826. Orders will arrive in Troy by 12/13 in plenty of time for Holiday Gift Giving!! Kiwanis Serving The Children of The World.

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REAL ESTATE CAREFREE LIVING!!

CROWN POINTE

Time to Enjoy Life!

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

artin Call Maria M 66 69 857Rt. 4 to Winter St. Ext., North Greenbush

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE

REAL ESTATE WANTED

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

$400+util. E. Nassau lg. efficiency country setting, np/ns, encl. porch, new kit. Easy commute to Alb./Troy. Avail. 10/15. 470-9875

Nassau: 1BR $550 + util. No pets, storage, pool, garbage removal, on-site laundry. 518-764-8951

$535. 2nd flr. Schodack studio. Suitable for one. Util. & Internet incl. NS, NP, refs. req., 1st mo. + security. 766-3305 $575 HTD Wynant. 1 huge BR. BRYCE 258-4499 $595 1br, 1st fl. country apt., no util., Burden Lake Rd., AP. No dogs 596-5542 $650 HTD Brunswick. BRYCE 271-7630

1

BR

$695+ utilities + sec. 2nd flr. Small 2 BR quiet Wynantskill area, off Mountainview. Washer/ dryer. Available. NP. 892-2798 $725 2br NGB. Country location, close to everything. New kit. w/pantry, bdrms. w/dbl. closets. Lg. LR. Cable ready, parking, coin-op laundry. 371-2450

Brunswick commercial site frontage on Rt. 7 & 142. Bryce 488-0434

Home needed to rent up to $1500. Qualified tenant. BRYCE 2717630

$985 Schod. Lovely country 2br. wtr., ht., 1-2 people. N/P N/S Sec, lease. Avail Nov. 1. 469-3685

Country store + home & more. Snyders Lake. BRYCE 928-1231

Wanted quiet & secluded home. Qualified buyer. BRYCE 271-7630

Perfect location. Approved acres. Eng.- pd. 1 mi. ex. 8, N Grnbush. $49.500. Great views, + xtra land. free bldg, see fsbo.com 286-2414

Wanted. Approved gas stations. Top $ paid. BRYCE 928-1231

Alps/AP area. Nice, sm. 1br apt. for 1 person who likes quiet country living. Includes heat, hw, cooking gas. Screened porch, paddle fans. Priv. yard. Sec. dep. NS/NP $615. 256-4291

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT Sheer Rd. 1 Bed, Quiet, NS. $625 ult includ. 919 749-6146

ROOMMATE WANTED

Averill Park. 2nd flr 1 BR + den. $750 util incl. Private parking, attic storage. 674-8729.

Roommate to share farmhouse. Located 10 min. from RPI & HVCC. $500/mo. + util. Further info, call 668-3568 or 260-5614.

Furnished apt., EG, small 1BR, 2nd fl., kit., bath, living room, NP, sec.urity, refs., heat included $600/mo. 477-8042

OPEN HOUSE

Glass Lake, Averill Park Schools, newly beautifully remodeled apt. 2 BR, wash/ dry, dishwasher, microwave, mins. to Albany, Troy, Pittsfield. Gas heat & h.w. snow/ trash removal. incl. $875 mo. 7125326.

HOMES FOR SALE 3 F. renss. $199k. Money maker! BRYCE 588-6755 New Lebanon mod. 2BR mobile home, set up in park, all remodeled. NP. $34,500. Financing avail. 518-477-4127 Poestenkill remodeled 2br 1ba $129,900 185plankroad.com 2838509 Terrace Haven. Double wide. Beautiful. $39,900. BRYCE 3307299

Open Saturday 11-1. Brunswick beauty! 3 BR ranch, fin. lower level, 2 car gar. Open flr. plan. Brit. schls. 239k. Dir: 53 Moonlawn Rd. Bryce 937-5120 Open Sunday 1-3. Interest rate incentive! 4 BR, 2.5 ba. spectacular split level! 2 car garage, tastefully landscaped. AVPK schls. $259,900. Dir: 3 Autumn Lane. Harv @ Bryce 4661303

Lansingburgh 1 BR with covered off street parking. No dogs. $550 + utilities + deposit. 928-9992 N. Greenbush, Snyders Lk., AP schools, lg. 2br, w/d hookup, min. to Alb. Great lake view. $850 lease, sec. NP. 283-6102 Nassau 1 BR apt. $675. Heat and hot water included. No pets. Parking. Sec. deposit. 766-2384. Nassau: $530-$650 1-2br, lease, NP, newly remodeled - excellent condition, w/d. 477-1438 x15

Rensselaer 1st flr. 3br apt. dead end st., lg. yd., completely renovated, w/d hkup, spacious open flr plan. $975+ sec. NS/NP 610-3683 Wynantskill, large 2 BR, 1 1/2 garage, w/d, well maintained country property. AP school. Includes heat. $1030. 813-6795

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New Lebanon 2br mobile home like new, set up in park, NP, lease $800. 477-6222 New Lebanon modern 1 BR with heat. Deck. $650. No pets. Year lease. 477-6222 North Greenbush 2 BR apt. $950 + util. No smoking, no pets, Lrg. kitc, wall to wall carpet. 283-2891 Rensselaer 1 BR apt for rent, on busline $625/mo. Furnished , quiet. 421-6027

HOUSE FOR RENT $1050+ 3 BR, 2 ba. house. AVPK schls. W&D hkup. Credit check, no pets, no smoke. BRYCE 5886755 Brunswick schl. Brick 3 BR rent w/ option to buy! BRYCE 271-7630 East Greenbush 1 BR farmhouse. Sets off of Rt. 151, newly remodeled. 2 car garage, lease, no dogs. $1200. 477-6222

LEGISLATORS PRESENT PROCLAMATION TO CAFE DELI-ICIOUS

For rent: 4BR mobile home. 46x30 garage, garden shed and large yard. NS/NP. $1200/mo+ util. Averill Park. 674-8720 Grafton-- 1 mi. from State Pk., 3br Cape, 1.5 ba., private, NS/NP, $1250/mo. + sec. 522-6545 House rentals starting at $950+. Brunswick, Schaghticoke, Wynantskill. BRYCE 258-4499

Poestenkill, 4 BR, 2 1/2 bath, garage, pets negotiable. $1500. Realty USA Theresa Maloney. 441-8021 Schodack large country estate for lease with 102 acres. 4 BR, 2 ba. Many other features. Tennis crt, pool house. $1695. 928-3338

ATTENTION SWIMMERS The Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Center has a swimming program that meets every Wednesday from 9:00 to 10:00 am with Joyce Forner leading. We are looking for more swimmers and a volunteer Aqua Aerobics teacher. Swimming is probably the best exercise you will ever do for yourself. Join us at the Lansingburgh Boys & Girls Club and enjoy the heated pool and the wonderful company. Call the Center at 270-5348 for more information.

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On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Rensselaer County Legislators Peter Grimm and Edward Manny were pleased to present a legislative proclamation to Kathleen Leibach, owner of Café Deli-icious to celebrate the restaurant’s 10 year anniversary.


ATTENTION 40+ HOCKEY PLAYERS The Tech Va lley Hockey League is now accepting teams for the inaugural season of its Senior (40+) Division. The Senior Division is open to USA Hockey registered players 40 years of age and older. Players should have some experience playing organized hockey. Each team will play one home and one away game against each team in the Division with play beginning in late November. Flexible scheduling will be provided to accommodate the needs of each team. Each team is responsible for covering the cost of its home ice and officials. For more information, visit www.techvalleyhockeyleague.com, or contact techvalleyseniors@gmail.com.

ATTENTION BOWLERS FRIENDS OF OAKWOOD CEMETERY EXCITING TOURS AND EVENTS The Fall foliage in Oakwood is breath-taking, making these tours even more popular. • Sunday, September 29th, 1PM-3PM - Living History Day: Dearly Beloved - A Look at Some Noteworthy Oakwood Couples - $15.00 pp • Saturday, October 5th, 9AM-12Noon - The War of 1812 $12.00 pp • Saturday, October 19th, 3PM-4PM - EDGAR ALLAN POE Returns!!! - $15.00 - Chapel seating is limited. Register now for this immensely popular program! Call 1-800-556-6273. For all tours and events, call 1-800-556-6273 to register. Include: which tour, your name, phone and # of people. Pay on arrival by cash or local check. Children under 12 are always free unless noted. GPS: 186 Oakwood Ave. Troy, NY 12180 (Rte 40) Tours take place rain or shine unless there is threat of a thunderstorm. Meet at the Veterans’ Circle flag pole near the Oakwood Avenue entrance. Presented by Friends of Oakwood Cemetery in support of this historic non-sectarian, not-forprofit cemetery.

EVENTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE at THE TROY LIBRARY Main Library is located at 100 Second Street. • BUBBA the Reading Dog - Need help with reading? Bubba the Reading Retriever returns this fall on selected Saturdays at 11am - October 5th, November 2nd, December 7th. Please call 274-7071 to set up an appointment to read a favorite book to him! For children ages 5 and up. • Anime Club - Teens - Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm; Oct. 9th, Oct. 23. Join us for Anime viewings, DDR nights, contest, and prizes. • Family Storytime on Wednesdays at 10:30am - Please join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft for children up to age 5 with a parent of caregiver. Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street. • Family Storytime on Fridays at 10:30am - Please join us for stories, songs, and a simple craft for children up to age 5 with a parent of caregiver. • Parent & Child Book Discussion monthly on Wednesdays at 6:15pm ages 10-13. October 9th - Chains by Laurie Haise Anderson; November 13th - A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle; December 11th - Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath. To find out more, and register to participate, call 235-5310. • Tutor Time - free tutoring (Pre-K to age 9) Saturdays, 10AM3PM, Contact Cynthia Smith at 276-3098. • Teen Gaming - Tuesdays from 3-5pm. www.thetroylibrary.org.

The Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Center has a bowling league that meets every Monday at 12:30 pm at the Uncle Sam Lanes, 600 Fulton Street in Troy. Bowling is an excellent, enjoyable and affordable exercise. Just come and join in on the fun. Call the Center at 270-5348 for more information.

AUTOMOTIVE ST. HENRY’S CHURCH SPONSORING FALL SHOPPING TRIP

Cars on consignment, call for details. We buy cars. 286-3350

St. Henry’s Church is sponsoring a Fall Shopping Trip and it is “open to the public”. The trip is an overnight trip to Reading, PA on Sunday, October 13th, and Monday, October 14th, to shop at the American Candle, Vanity Fair & JCP Outlets. Cost is $128 or $130. For reservation and details (bus, hotel, dinner), please contact Theresa at 674-3931.

BERLIN VOLUNTEER FIRE CO. CAR SHOW The Berlin Volunteer Fire Company will hold a Car Show at Community & Park Avenue in Berlin (one block in from NY Route 22) on Saturday, September 28th*, from 10AM to 3PM - Rain date is Sunday, September 29th. *Determination for rain date will be made by 9AM on Saturday, Sept. 28th by calling 424-2554 if weather is questionable. Vehicle registration is $10 the day of the show, no preregistration. Vendor registration is $10, call 658-2294 to register/reserve space. Bring your own tables - inside or outside set-up. No food vendors please. Eats - Breakfast Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Sausage & Peppers, Homemade Chili, Assorted Desserts, Soda, Water and Free Coffee. Dash Plaques for all registered vehicles. Chinese Auction, Trophies and 50/50 Raffle awarded at 2:30PM. Must be present to win. DJ Sound Control playing your favorite oldies music.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Rensselaer County ’s Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, Troy, will hold another AARP Driver Safety Program Class for senior citizens. The date is Thursday, November 7, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. This will reduce your car insurance by 10%. The cost is $17.00 per person for AARP members and $19.00 for all others. To register, call the Troy Senior Center’s office at 270-5539 or stop in to sign up. Lunch is served at 12:00 Noon for a suggested contribution of $2.75.

BUS TRIPS FOR CHARITY! • October 6th - Salem, MA $35pp • November 10th - New York City (Veteran’s Day weekend) - $35pp ALL Buses leave from the Brunswick Walmart and East Greenbush Walmart. Contact Denise at 271-8983 or denise1ryan@yahoo.com for times & possible group rates on activities. ALL Proceeds go to the Hope 7 Community Center, www.hopeseven.com.

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PREMO FAMILY EXTENDS APPRECIATION

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WHAT DO THE MUNICIPAL SYMBOLS OF THE TOWNS AND VILLAGES MEAN? The following information was provided by Sharon Martin Zankle, Brunswick Town Historian: Sometimes a government uses a drawing or “seal” to tell people what it stands for and to help identify its property such as stationary, equipment, publication or signs. The seal has a design that is unique and might show something about the organization’s history or what it thinks is special. The Brunswick Town Seal was created and drawn in 1989 by Mr. Burton Miller who lived in Brunswick and was a member of the Town Board at the time. Mr. Miller wanted to the Town Seal to tell people about Brunswick’s beautiful landscape and history. Water in the foreground represents the Town Beach and Park and the streams called the Poesten Kill and Quacken Kill. A barn represents Brunswick’s long history as a farming community. The church represents the fact that churches were the first community organizations founded by early residents of Brunswick. The hills stand for the beautiful landscape that all enjoy. The mountains behind the hills remind us we can see to the nearby Adirondack, Catskill and Taconic Mountains from certain places in the town. ~ by Marvin Bubie, Marvincan be reached at Mnobooks.com

The entire Premo Family would like to extend our deepest appreciation to all of the generous people who supported, donated, prayed for and comforted our family during this unfortunate tragedy. For all of those who either stopped by when we weren’t home, left food in the kitchen, sent a card of love, or spoke kind words and shared fond memories, you did not go unrecognized. We take comfort in knowing how many people were touched by Chris in so many ways. Trust us...He knows he had quite the following. We know that Chris is so honored to see the love and support from our wonderful community. WE are truly blessed to have crossed paths with each and every one of you. Although we cannot possibly name every single person in this small paragraph, we appreciate everyone individually for helping us make the first of many steps in our healing process. We would also like to specifically thank Bonnie from The Lakeview Restaurant, Angelo from LaBella’s Pizza, Alex from the Alexis diner, Melissa from the Ivy Spa, Randy from RT 66 Meats and Smokehouse, The owners of Chris’s Pizza, The owners of Moscaitello’s the Uncle Sam Burden Lake Golf League and Scott from 16 Handles. Your actions speak volumes of the type of business you have all created. ~ Love & God Bless, The Premo’s

TENDER LOVING CARE GROUP MEETING CIRCLE THEATRE PLAYERS PRESENTS THE 2nd ORIGINAL ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL Imagine award winning theater with award winning playwrights and award winning actors in Circle Theatre Players’ 2nd Original One Act Play Festival on stage at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts! Combine experienced and new playwrights and new actors who bring out the best in each other. All this talent (7 playwrights and directors, 26 actors) hails from the Capital Region and beyond ... Petersburg to Castleton, Albany, Troy and Schenectady, Pittsfield MA and west to Scotia. The seven plays chosen will be performed on October 17, 18, 19, at 8pm and October 20th at 2:30pm in the newly renovated Fuess Performing Space. Tickets are $16, under 18 $10, plus discounts for veterans and groups of ten or more. Reservations can be made at 518-674-2007 or www.slcactp.org. SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY, is handicap accessible, and features expanded parking.

The Tender Loving Care Group (TLC) Trinity Lutheran Church, West Sand Lake, will have its first fall meeting Saturday, October 5th, in the fellowship hall of the church from 1PM to 3PM. Everyone from the community is invited to join us in making pillowcases for the Con Kerr Charity for children in local hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. We have fabric kits, a few sewing machines and volunteers ready to teach how to make these bright, cheerful pillowcases to brighten hospital rooms. Five straight seams is all it takes to make one. If knitting is your thing, we have a group of skilled knitters and crocheters who have simple patterns to make lap robes, mittens, scarves, hats and baby clothes and afghans to donate to local group homes, shelters and the VA hospital. Please consider spending a few hours once a month creating items for local groups. No reservations or membership is required; and it is for the young, the not so young, and the older...otherwise all ages, male and female are welcomed. Any questions, please call Evah Beck at 674-3292 or Gretchen Romanelli at 479-3748, or leave a message at the Church, 674-5501. We also serve refreshments and we have fun and enjoy the fellowship of one another!!!!

FREE HEARING CLINIC Rensselaer C o u n t y ’ 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). October clinic will be held on Wednesday the 23rd at 10:30 a.m. All Rensselaer County seniors 60 years of age and older welcome, reservations are required, 279-3413.

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Do you know an adult who whishes to receive the Sacraments of Baptism or Confirmation? They are most welcome to enter our R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) program. Candidates would meet with a team of parishioners regularly in order to prepare to receive the Sacraments. This is more of a journey of the heart than a classroom experience. If you are interested, please call Marion at 271-2290. This exciting program catechizes the worshipping community of St. Joseph’s Church, South Troy.

AVERILL PARK EDUCATION FOUNDATION – UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2013 A Sincere Thank You, once again, for Your Generosity: • Tommy Choquette (Burden Lake Country Club) • Scott Bendett (Habana Premium Cigar Shoppe) • Billy & Leon Fiacco (Wynantskill Beverage Mart) For all your efforts and wonderful contribution made from the Greenbush Open held this past July honoring the memory of Frank “Doc” DeVane. Thank you to all who attended to make the event a huge success! The Albany Symphony Orchestra begins its’ 12th year of providing monthly instruction, in each of the Elementary Schools, with the support of Karen & Chet Opalka and The Foundation. The curriculum continues to provide interactive lessons to students by different orchestra members and their instruments including Maestro David Alan Miller. We want to thank teaching and administrative staff involved, despite staffing challenges, for all their extra efforts to provide this valued program. Save the date: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15th AT 6:30 PM! The Averill Park Education Foundation will hold our annual gala fundraiser event at THE OLD DALEY INN ON CROOKED LAKE. Our theme is “Ignite, Inspire, Educate.” This year we will be honoring Mary Pat Wager and Michael Cavotta from The Averill Park School District. Please join us and visit our website at www.averillparkef.org to register through Pay Pal for the event or call Sue Powers at 674-3682 for more information. ~ Ralph LaMontagna - President, The Averill Park Education Foundation

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD SOLDIER REENLISTMENTS Citizen Soldiers extend their service to state and nation Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Sergeant First Class Carl Chapman from Nassau, has reenlisted to continue service with the Joint Force Headquarters. Sergeant First Class James Shear from Wynantskill, has reenlisted to continue service with the Joint Force Headquarters. Specialist Sherwood Palitsch from Troy, has reenlisted to continue service with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2-108th Infantry. “The New York Army National Guard has sustained our force at or above 100 percent strength for the better part of five years now,” Murphy said. “Keeping those ready forces in our ranks means that New York is ready to provide forces for state missions here at home, as we saw during Hurricane Sandy or for the federal missions supporting our nation around the country and around the world.” “Each of our 16,000 men and women serving in the Army and Air National Guard has an important role and I’m pleased that so many continue to reenlist and remain part of our New York National Guard family.” For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com.


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