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ST. NICHOLAS FAIR St. John’s Episcopal Church on First St. in Troy welcomes you to its annual ST. NICHOLAS FAIR on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9AM - 1PM in the Parish Hall. Fragrant balsam wreaths, budget-friendly gift baskets, locally handmade ornaments, candies, tea room, gift card auction, $200 grocery giveaway, holiday luncheon. Children’s story time with St. Nicholas at 10AM, and also featuring beautiful artwork from Haiti. Thrift Shop is open 9AM – 12Noon. Something for everyone in the true spirit of the season! Corner of First & Liberty, Troy - the brownstone church, one block south of Sage Colleges. Free, family friendly, and open to the public. 2745884.

IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS… AT WORTHINGTON’S! You are cordially invited to our 66th Annual Open House on Saturday, December 3rd, from 8 am to 2 pm. Join us for cider and Christmas treats as we celebrate the 2016 Holiday Season We are so excited to show off our beautiful New Christmas Parlor where you can find all kinds of assorted holiday gifts and treasures. Nothing says Happy Holidays like a welcoming wreath, kissing ball, boxwood tree, holly or a stunning colorful poinsettia. Worthington’s is widely known for their original Specialty Wreaths (silk and fresh), as well as their “All Occasion” fresh flower arrangements and cemetery pieces. We will also be unveiling the New Teleflora 2016 Thomas Kinkade Lighted Floral Holiday Village Centerpiece. A tradition we have continued for many years with many of our loyal patrons that look forward to the limited edition annually. Worthington Flowers has been dedicated to providing personalized service to our community for 66 years. A dream of Bill and Connie Worthington began in 1950, and whose daughters Bonnie Beaulieu and Linda Mulson now operate to keep the family legacy going. Their trademark slogan “Flowers Designed with your Thoughts in Mind” continues to be the guiding principle of the shop, which continues to this day as their slogan. A mind set many of us have experienced through the incredible Wedding bouquets and Prom flowers we have had in our pasts. Their distinguished reputation throughout our community as an active supporter for many events and activities for veterans, children and local organizations has truly been a pleasure they take pride in. Whether it is a special celebration or simply an everyday way to brighten someone’s day, Worthington Flowers is there for all your floral needs. Call or visit us at Worthingtonflowers.com ~ or just stop in and say Hello, we can show you our beautiful New Christmas Parlor.

ILIUM LITERARY CLUB MEETING The Ilium Literary Club will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 PM on Friday, 12/2/16, at the Troy Masonic Community Center, 39 Brunswick Rd, Troy. Please note that we are meeting a half hour earlier than usual. Our Christmas Tea will follow after a brief meeting. Musical delight will be provided by two Sweet Adelines Quartets “Into Wishin” and “Mad Caps”. Guests are welcome to attend.

ANNUAL YULE LOG CELEBRATION On Sunday, December 11th, from 1-4PM, the story of the Yule Log and the Winter Solstice will be shared at the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center, followed by a search for the hidden Yule Log. We start the afternoon by sharing the traditional story of the Yule Log and the science of the Winter Solstice. Folks will be given a few hints before searching for the hidden Yule Log. Once found, it will be carried back and enjoyed at the outdoor campfire. David Muska will demonstrate how to start a fire by friction. Holiday crafts and greens will be available to make. People of all ages are encouraged to come out to this free, informal program. Hot chocolate and light snacks will be provided, and feel free to bring your own snacks to share. For more information, please contact the Center at dykenpond@gmail.com or 658-2055.

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Highlight Acting Troupe to hold auditions for Anne of Green Gables adapted by Sylvia Ashby. Stern Marilla and her warmhearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm. The orphanage sends Anne by mistake and their lives will never be the same. Follow Anne through her rebellious years, her transformation into a young woman, and her romantic pairing with Gilbert. Directed by Christine LeVan, assisted by Ethel LeVan and Kathryn Capalbo. Auditions will be held Friday, 12/9, at 7PM; and Sunday, 12/11, at 2PM, Center Brunswick Church, Hoosick Rd., Troy, NY. For information, contact Christine at clevan@nycap.rr.com. WWW.CRWNEWSPAPERS.COM


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Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will be holding a “Holiday Brunch” on Friday, December 9th, at 11:30AM. Brunch menu will consist of: Broccoli Quiche, Hash Browns, Corned Beef Hash, Bacon, Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, NonAlcoholic Mimosa, and Fresh Fruit Salad. Entertainment will begin at 11AM and be provided by Joe C Pro-Sound. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome, suggested donation of $3.00, reservations required 279-3413.

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BOOK NOOK NEWS The Book Nook at Transfiguration Parish on Hillview Drive in Speigletown is open next, on Saturday morning, December 3rd, from 9AM until noon. What a great time to do some Christmas shopping! We have received so many new books this month and we know that books make a great gift. Stop in and take a look! Half-price specials for December are on books written by Harlan Coben, Lisa Jackson and Fern Michaels Romance novels are 12/$1, cookbooks, history and autobiographies are 6/$1. Children/young adult books are 12/$1. Stop and check us out. Thanks for your continued support and see you at the Book Nook!than usual. Our Christmas Tea will follow after a brief meeting. Musical delight will be provided by two Sweet Adelines Quartets “Into Wishin” a

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ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS ….. TO KNOW HOW TO USE MY COMPUTER!! Don’t forget your small businesses while out shopping this holiday season. DEA Computing is a true mom and pop store. Serving Wynantskill and neighboring communities for the past 19+ years. We have always strived to offer honest work at the lowest rates. Whatever your problem, we can help. If we can’t help, we will tell you who can. We would also like to remind you that we have gift certificates available. Our gift certificates are great for the person who has everything. Use them for a PC check up, virus removal, upgrades or Classes! Our classes have been a big hit. They are one on one, so you can learn the most in the time we spend. Classes are $50 an hour and are held mid-morning from 9:30 or 10 am. We can help you with just about anything from email to Photoshop, PC, Mac or tablet of any type! Let us be the one to help Grandma with her emails! Have a blessed and happy holiday season.

HOLIDAY COOKIE BAKING CONTEST Rensselaer C o u n t y ’ s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will be holding a Holiday cookie (cookies do not have to be holiday theme) baking contest on Wednesday, December 14th, at 1PM. Prizes will be gift cards to Walmart. Join us for lunch at 12:00 noon; suggested donation of $3.00 for seniors 60 years of age and older. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome, reservations required for lunch by calling 279-3413. THE ADVERTISER ARCN DECEMBER 1, 2016 PAGE 3


10th ANNUAL VENDOR and CRAFT FAIR to SUPPORT AVERILL PARK BOOSTER CLUB 10th Annual Averill Park Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair in the AVERILL PARK HIGH SCHOOL is Saturday, December 3rd, from 9AM - 3PM. Only three weeks before Christmas, so you can not only do your holiday shopping, but also shop “local” with area crafters bringing you many unique & one of a kind gifts you won’t find elsewhere! What a great way to finish up shopping for your last minute gift giving... There will also be a Bake Sale, Concessions, and a Chinese Auction. Please stop by, do some shopping, and help support the Averill Park Booster Club!

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IT’S THAT MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR AGAIN at SLCA Come to Sand Lake Center for the Arts’ “Classic Holiday Revue” and join in the Christmas spirit of fellowship, friendship and good feelings – or what the Germans call gemütlichkeit! The best of our local performers will carry you back to the days of auld lang syne with a nostalgic night of classic standards, holiday cheer and wintry merriment. Musical accompaniment provided by the T.L. Holloway jazz group. One performance only, Saturday, December 10, at 8pm. Tickets are $18 Adults, $10 Under 18. Prepaid reservations can be made at www.slcactp.org or call (518)674-2007. SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY, is fully handicapped accessible, with free parking.

FeFANY CHRISTMAS BRUNCH – RESERVE BY DEC. 3rd You’re invited to enjoy delicious food, lively music, and holiday camaraderie at the annual Christmas Brunch presented by La Fédération franco-américaine du New York (FeFANY) on Sunday, December 11, from 11 am to 2 pm. Buffet by Joe Forget. Music by John Guay, hammered dulcimer; Vonnie Estes, piano; Nancy Bakemeier, fiddle; and Maurice Mercier, accordion, pieds, spoons, Cajun tie, guitar, chansons. 50/50 raffle at the door. Location: The Venue (former St. Joseph’s Church), 65 Congress St., Cohoes, NY. Cost: $28 per adult; $14 for children 6-12. Reservations and checks required by Saturday, December 3, 2016. Mail checks to FeFANY, PO Box 345, Cohoes, NY 12047. Call Yvette with questions (518) 272-5061. PAGE 4 DECEMBER 1, 2016 THE ADVERTISER ARCN

Highlight Acting Troupe presents Jingle Bells Jury written by Jay Moriarty; Directed by Robin Dickinson-Sawyer. A trial in Candy Cane Courthouse with Jim Dandy calling Christmas spirit ’a lot of nonsense.’ Facing a Christmas court of justice, Jim intends to defend himself. He has his task cut out for him as a parade of Christmas personalities embrace the meaning of Christmas. Get into the spirit with Christmas songs and this very family friendly story. Includes an optional silent auction each night during the show. Show dates: December 2 & 3 at 7:30pm; and December 4 at 2pm. Brunswick Grange Hall, Route 7 & 142, behind Stewart’s. For Reservations, please call Ethel at 518-237-6936.

GRAFTON LAKES STATE PARK EVENTS • Saturday, December 3rd, 8:15-5pm - Youth Snowmobile Safety Course held at the Grafton VFW/Fire Hall on South Road from 8:15am to approximately 5pm. The course will be taught by NYS certified volunteer instructor Jim Blessing. The course will cover topics such as NYS laws and regulations, riding skills, trail emergencies, protecting the environment, maintenance and repair, trailering, etc. To register, call the Grafton Lakes State Park office at 279-1155 or e-mail Elizabeth.wagner@ parks.ny.gov with the parent’s name, student’s name and age, and your phone number. RSVP by 11/30. • Saturday, December 10th – Holiday Crafts at 10am! Nature offers plenty of inspiration for gift making. Join us at the park office to create something special for your loved ones. $4/ person materials fee. Held at Park Office. Pre-register: 2791155. • Saturday, December 17th – Holiday Treasure Hunt at 1pm. The elves have hidden some treasure in the woods, and left a map to help us find it! Join us for an adventure. Meets at Shaver Pond Center, 194 Shaver Pond Road in Grafton, NY. $2/person or $5/family. Pre-register please: 279-1155.

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IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME… FOR OUR ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE! Join us on Saturday, December 10th, from 10am to 8pm… and taste the aroma, the atmosphere, an absolutely Do Not Miss Event! Every year we open our doors to bring joy and happiness to all who enter. Great Sales and many In Store Specials await you on this One Day Event with complimentary gift wrapping of items $10 or more, Door prizes and drawing with the 1st Prize being a $100 Gift Certificate. DeAnna’s has a unique assortment of fine gifts, home décor, decadent chocolates and gourmet food items that make the perfect gifts for the holidays. Also for the Holidays, discover the elegant clothing, jewelry and accessories designed for all styles and occasions. Stunning Holiday Outfits for all your holiday parties and get-togethers. From Contemporary to Classic designs that will complement your unique fashion style. Consider one of our beautiful quality handbags or our exciting jewelry collection with many one of a kind designs. At DeAnna’s Bridal Boutique, you can relax and leave the formal wear details to us. Our exceptional “by appointment only” service and experienced staff will pamper and prepare you for your most special day! Experience the one-on-one private appointment for brides-to-be, mothers of the bride and mothers of the groom, all are custom fit exclusively for you. At DeAnna’s your fairytale starts here! It “is” the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, and not just for children ~ everyone can feel the warmth of the season and the joy of giving. Beginning December 8th, our New Holiday Hours are ~ Monday – Saturday, 10am – 8pm; and Sunday, 12pm – 5pm. We will be open Christmas Eve from 9am – 5pm. We are conveniently located at 3991 Route 43 in West Sand Lake, just a short drive from downtown Albany. Visit our website for more great ideas. ~www.deannagiftsandclothing.com

N.G. CHRISTMAS/HOLIDAY PARADE & TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION On Saturday, December 3rd, at 6PM, the Town of North Greenbush will host a Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony. Please bring your holiday cheer and help us celebrate. The parade will kick off at St. Jude’s parking lot continuing directly to Town Hall for a Tree Lighting and a celebration complete with Santa, surprises for the children, and hot chocolate and cookies for all. Your participation is welcome – so bring on your floats, decorated classic cars, and costumed pets and join the parade! Contact Lou Desso at 518-283-5313 ext. 5 or desso@townofng.com if you would like to participate in the parade. Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to All! ~ Lou Desso, North Greenbush Town Supervisor THE ADVERTISER ARCN DECEMBER 1, 2016 PAGE 5


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT “COOKED TO ORDER” BREAKFAST “Homemade”, “All-You-CanEat”, “Cooked to Order ”, “Served to you at your table” Breakfast will be held on December 17th, from 8AM 11AM, at the Eagle Mills Christian Church, 1 Maple Ave., Troy (Eagle Mills). Cost is $8/Adults and $4/Children under 10. Menu Includes: Eggs (cooked to order), Homefries, Pork Sausage, French Toast, Regular, Blueberry, and Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Toast (white, wheat, or rye), Coffee, Tea, Juice or Milk. This month’s special is: “Egg Nog Pancakes”.

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SPECIAL CHRISTMAS LUNCH/PARTY On Friday, December 16, the Nutrition Department at the Rensselaer County ’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will hold its monthly special dinner at noon. This month’s theme will be “Christmas”, menu will be; Roast Pork w/Pork Gravy, Dressing, Applesauce, Cut Green Beans, Yams, Dinner Roll, and Lemon Cottage Pudding w/ Topping for dessert served at noon. Entertainment will begin at 12:30 p.m. with Bob Treffletti, a free grab bag and a 50/50 drawing will be included. Our wonderful complete lunch is available to all Rensselaer County Seniors age 60 and older, Monday thru Friday, at noon for a suggested contribution of $3.00. Stop in anytime, Mon. – Fri., 9:00 – 3:00 pm, for a complete monthly menu and activities calendar. Please call 279-3485 to make your reservations for lunch.

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SULLIVAN JONES VFW POST 7466 ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET Join the Sullivan Jones VFW Post 7466 (25 Veterans Street, Poestenkill), on Sunday, December 11th – 8AM to 11AM for an “All-You-Can-Eat” Breakfast Buffet. Buffet featuring scrambled eggs or (cooked to order), sausage, ham, homefries, pancakes, homemade French toast, Country-Style Sausage Gravy-n-Biscuits, Waffles topped with strawberry, whipped cream, vanilla ice cream, or chocolate syrup, fruit, juice, tea and coffee. “Build your own Omelets” with ham, bacon, sausage, cheeses, mushrooms, peppers and onions. Cost: Adults – regular buffet $8.00, with Omelet $10.00; and Children 6-12 $4.00; and Children under 5 free. VFW Auxiliary will be holding a holiday bake sale during the breakfast, pick up some homemade baked goodies and special holiday treats.

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BLUE CHRISTMAS HEALING SERVICE This service, being held on December 1st at 7PM, is one of candlelight, one of hope and comfort for those who are suffering from a loss, hardship of illness, death of a loved one, divorce, job loss, or are feeling alone, anxious or feeling “blue” or depressed. Those looking for comfort, hope and renewal are invited for a time of quiet reflection, music and scripture and prayer. Pastor Dan Hahn will share words of reassurance; God offers hope in his sustaining presence in our suffering, even when we cannot “feel” it. Danny Dobek, organist, and Pam Martin, on the accordion, will offer special music. Healing Touch Certified Practitioners will be available for you to receive calming healing energy. You are invited to join us for coffee and light refreshments following the service. St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 470 Winter St. Ext., Troy, NY.

ATTENTION BOWLERS The Troy Senior Center has a bowling league that meets every Monday at 12:30PM at the Uncle Sam Lanes, 600 Fulton Street in Troy. Bowling is an enjoyable and affordable exercise. All beginners are welcome. Don’t miss out, join today! Call the Center at 270-5348 for more information.

& SING ALONG The Friends of Oakwood would love to have you join the fun at our annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 10th, at 1:00PM. (Snow Date Sunday, Dec. 11) It’s just $10 per family. Come and sing along to your favorite carols, sip warm cider and nibble on delicious Christmas cookies. You’ll enjoy the stunning beauty of the Earl Chapel and its excellent acoustics as you listen to seasonal music performed by the Highlight Acting Troupe. Delight in the clever stockings & decorations created by the Halfmoon Button Club. There will be a surprise visitor for the young and young at heart. You might even see some of Rudolph’s buddies when you’re leaving! We wish you a very Merry Christmas!!! Please call 1-800-556-6273 to register. Leave your name, telephone number, how many people including children so we have enough refreshments. Specify Christmas Concert. Donations support preservation of this National Historic Landmark. THE ADVERTISER ARCN DECEMBER 1, 2016 PAGE 7


2017 NORTH GREENBUSH HISTORICAL CALENDARS AVAILABLE The 2017 edition of the calendar is now available at the Town Clerk’s Office at 2 Douglas Street, Wynantskill or from Town Historian Jim Greenfield (283-6384). The $10 price remains the same as it has been since 2009(where else can you find a deal like that?) Pictures include the 1949 graduating class of the Wynantskill School, a Defreestville “school marm” from the 1890’s old photos from Snyders Lake and much more.

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CAMBRIDGE HOLIDAY VENDOR FAIR Operation Santa Claus will be hosting the 20th Annual Craft, Vendor & Fine Arts Fair this year on December 3rd at the Cambridge Central School. Operation Santa Claus is now accepting applications. We always sell out, so don’t hesitate and email Dawn Case for an application, avondawncase@gmail.com or call (518) 677-3959 for any questions.

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RENSSELAER LAND TRUST’S OPEN HOUSE & LIVE MUSIC WITH GEORGE WILSON Swing by Rensselaer Land Trust’s headquarters on Sunday, December 4th, from 2 to 4pm during Troy’s Victorian Stroll and learn more about the Land Trust’s land and water conservation efforts in Rensselaer County. Rensselaer Land Trust is pleased to present during their open house live music by George Wilson, local renowned fiddler, multi-instrumental virtuoso, and singer. George will perform a variety of traditional and folk styles to be enjoyed by all. He has mastered nearly 500 upbeat tunes from New England, Quebec, Cape Breton, Scotland, Ireland, and Shetland. Free and open to the public. Location: 415 River Street, Troy, next door to Brown’s Brewing Co. More info at renstrust.org

LIVING NATIVITY In the Garden at St. John’s Troy from 12Noon -2PM on Sunday, December 4, during the Troy’s Victorian Stroll. Live animals. Tower chime concert at 12 featuring chimer Andy Mace .Corner of First & Liberty.brownstone church, one block south of Russell Sage College. Free parking...start your Stroll with us! Free and open to the public. 274-5884.

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FESTIVAL OF TREES Tree Festival at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton Invitation to participate; decorate a 2 to 5 foot Christmas Tree; trees will be displayed from through Friday, December 30th. Trees may be traditional or completely original, no taller than five feet and should be in place by December 7th. Local businesses, organizations and individual community members are invited to participate. Open House will be held on Saturday, December 10, from 1PM – 2:30PM; there will be entertainment, a visit from Santa and refreshments. Judging will take place before the open house. If you are interested in participating call Betsy Colvin at 279-9807 or the Senior Center at 279-3413

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ST. NICHOLAS DAY AT CRAILO STATE HISTORIC SITE Crailo State Historic Site will host a St. Nicholas Day Open House, on December 3, 2016 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm. For the Dutch settlers of this region, The Feast of St. Nicholas was a day of celebration with favorite food and treats. Children checked their shoes, left out the previous night, for presents from Sinterklaas. On December 3, Crailo will be open with several crafts, shopping and a visit from Sinterklaas! Children can decorate their own wooden shoe, make a Christmas card or a 3D paper star. Afterwards, visit with Sinterklaas. Good children will receive a small gift. Admission to the house is free on St. Nicholas Day. Come kick off the holiday season with Sinterklaas. PAGE 12 DECEMBER 1, 2016 THE ADVERTISER ARCN

GIRL SCOUT TROOP 1296 COLLECTING NEW PAJAMAS and FUZZY SOCKS Girl Scout Troop 1296 is now collecting New Pajamas and Fuzzy Socks for the Toasty Toes Project! All donations can be dropped off at the North Greenbush Police Department at 133 Bloomingrove Dr., Troy, NY 12180. To make a financial contribution: Gofundme.com/toastytoes. Donations must be received by December 8, 2016 for distribution to needy children. Check it out on Facebook @ Toastypjproject

GREAT TRAIN EXTRAVAGANZA The Upstate Train Associates and the Hudson-Berkshire division of the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) are proud to bring you the annual “Great Train Extravaganza.” The event will be held at the Empire State Convention Center in downtown Albany from 10AM to 4PM on Sunday, December 4th. Price is $7 for adults and preteens are free when accompanied by an adult. There will be operating layouts in most if not all gauges. GTE2016 will again feature a massive, operating model train layout made entirely of....Legos! Another big hit from recent years, the Roaming Railroad, will be returning with train rides for kids and grandkids.For more information, go to our website: www.gtealbany.com or call 518-668-9892, or send an email to trains@gtealbany.com.

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156 4th Troy LLC Arts. of Org. filed w/ SSNY 11/1/16. Off. in Rens. Co. SSNY desig. as agt. of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The Wagoner Firm PLLC, 8 Thurlow Terrace, Albany, NY 12203. Purpose: any lawful activity. A 2005 Harley Davidson, VIN# 1HD4CMM165K422139, Titled to William J. Peasley, Jr., will be sold by Wait's Garage at 153 Snyder's Corner Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198 beginning on December 8th, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. ALAMO'S LAKESIDE PROPERTIES LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 11/16/16. Office: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, c/o Paul DeVane, Esq., 112 State Street, Suite 1330, Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of Calyer Places LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 8/5/16. Office location Resselaer County NY. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon who process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Kimberly Walsh, 1 Kevin Lane, East Greenbush, NY 12061 for purpose of lawful activity only. NOTICE OF FORMATION LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). Name: CBSE Properties, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with NY Secretary of State (SSNY), February 19, 2016. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act or activity. Office: Rensselaer County. Secretary of State is agent for process against LLC and shall mail copy to 20 Barbin Way, Castleton, NY 12033. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Clergy and Congregation Consulting, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on September 16, 2016. 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, 2505 15th St, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Emerald Mind & Body Wellness, LLC was formed on 7/25/16. Filing date of the Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State: 7/25/16 Rensselaer County Secretary of State has been designated as agent for service. 26 Frear Avenue Troy, NY 12180 Registered agent: Geralyn M. O’Reilly, 26 Frear Avenue, Troy, NY 12180; service of process on the LLC is to be made through the registered agent. Business Purpose: Provide yoga, meditation and wellness programs.

JER 13th STREET, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on September 21, 2016. Office location: Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to the LLC at P.O. Box 1658, Troy, NY 12181. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes. JER 15th STREET, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on October 21, 2016. Office location: Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to the LLC at P.O. Box 1658, Troy, NY 12181. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: LyonMB.LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on August 25, 2016. 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, 2605 17th Street, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Providing healthcare services. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: MATRIX APARTMENTS III, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on November 8, 2016. Office location: The Mailing Address of the limited liability company’s office is P.O. Box 212, Boiceville, NY 12412. County of Rensselaer. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC at 16 Sage Estate, Menands, New York 12204. For any lawful purpose. TOWN OF SAND LAKE PLANNING BOARD Notice of Public Hearing Sand Lake Planning Board: Please take note that the Planning Board will hold the following Public Hearing at the Sand Lake Town Hall, located at 8428 Miller Hill Road, Sand Lake NY 12153, where all interested parties will be heard on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:30 PM, by order of the Planning Board. The application of Kevin Shufelt, for a Minor Subdivision Application for a three-lot subdivision. The property is located on State Route 43 and County Route 69, Sand Lake, NY Tax Map# 146.-4-10.112.

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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A NEW YORK LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY PURSUANT TO NEW YORK LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY LAW SECTION 206 (c) 1. The name of the limited liability company is Milania The Shed Girl, LLC. 2.The date of the filing of the articles of organization with the Department of State was October 17, 2016. 3. The county in New York in which the office of the company is located is Rensselaer. 4. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the company upon whom process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the company served upon him or her to 1930 US Route 20, East Nassau, New York 12062. 5. The latest date upon which the company is required to be dissolved is January 1, 2099. 6. The business purpose of the company is to engage in any and all lawful business activities permitted under the laws of the State of New York. Notice of Formation of No Place Like Home Pet Sitting, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York on 8/3/16. Office location, Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process to the LLC, 5 Gundrum Point Road, Averill Park,NY 12018. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of PLUMB OYSTER BAR, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/27/2016. Office location, County of Rensselaer. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process served to: 100 Third St., Troy NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful act. RODVAL Leasing, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 10/28/2016. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to c/o Joseph W. Zappone, Esq., 6 Century Hill Dr., Latham, NY 12110. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. The Busy Bee Flower Shop, LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 8/23/2016. 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, 516 3rd Ave. Ext., Rensselaer, NY 12144. General purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION of ABAZON, LLC Articles of Org. filed with Secy. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 11/22/16. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Joshua Sabo, Esq., 287 N Greenbush Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Principal business location: 287 N Greenbush Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any lawful activity. ADEPT REAL ESTATE GROUP LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 3/28/16. Office: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 26 Oxford Circle, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION of PRIMESITE HOLDINGS, LLC Articles of Org. filed with Secy. of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 5/18/2015. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Joshua Sabo, Esq., 287 N Greenbush Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Principal business location: 2 Middlesex Rd., East Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: Any lawful activity. TECH VALLEY DEVELOPMENT, LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 02/25/16. Office: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 551 Main Avenue, Wynantskill, NY 12198. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.

WANTED Buying old items, advertising items, old motorcycles, cars and parts. Old toys, & paper items. Calls only 339-0037. CASH for your unwanted books (larger amounts), older magazines, early photos, postcards, records, maps, sports cards, etc. Will consider any old paper items. Please save this ad.487-1944 Coins, Watches, Gold and Silver. I buy all coins, sterling silver, gold jewelry, diamonds, silver plated items, costume jewelry collections, gold filled items, watches, old and new, old currency, small antiques, militaria. Also interested in purchasing complete estates and I do estate sales as well. Please don’t hesitate to call! Will travel for large amounts of goods. Fair and honest get your money now. Call Ray, 20 yrs. of exp or come to our store at 53 Milton Ave. Ballston Spa, NY (518) 309-3810

SERVICES A - Z PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Get ready for the Holidays! Handyman, roofing, painting, flooring. Call (518) 522-0630 ALPS TIMBER Log length, hardwood firewood delivered. Approximately 6-7 cords per truck load, $750 per load. Call 674-2385 APPLIANCE REPAIR Most brands including Sears. Prompt service. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 B & R LANDSCAPING Leaf removal/ fall cleanups/ cleanouts/ small tree removal. Free est. (518) 410-0547. C. L. HOME IMPROVEMENTS Taking care of all your window and remodeling needs. Neat and dependable. Fully insured. Free estimates. Call Rich (518) 528-7173. CAMP WOOD/ FIREWOOD Exit 15N.com Lou “The Wood Guy” Rt. 50, Wilton. 24/7

CASH FOR JUNK CARS $200 - $2000. Free pick-up. 365-3368 CHIMNEY CLEANING Chimney cleaning & repairs, wood stoves installed. Insured, experienced. Don Bradley 674-2444 CLEANOUTS & DEMO Oil tanks, hot tubs, pools, sheds, barns, houses, yard cleanup, res./comm. clean out & organize. Fully equipped to handle any job. 944-3672 CLEANOUTS Any size, any where, thing! From one item & Fully ins. Doing things don’t want to. Call 256-5430.

any up. you Bill

CLEANOUTS Specializing in residential & commercial clean-ups, attics, bs’mts, garages, estates. Insured. Simple Solutions Mark 283-6527, Since 1999. COMPUTER EXPERT Affordable computer repairs. I’ll come to you. Over 20 yrs exp. Tom 469-7029 CUSTOM STONEWORK Patios, firepits, retaining walls, new sidewalks, sidewalk repair. Any kind of masonry/ concrete work. 423-0946

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DIVORCE Uncontested Divorce papers prepared $349 274-0380

DONT PAY TAXES ON structures that are not usable or wanted! Complete demolition; houses, barns, buildings, trailers. Land clearing. Trees cut and stumps removed. Concrete broken up & removed. RICK CARBONE Prompt service, fully insured. 696-3000. Best rates! DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency service APS Sewer & Drain Cleaning 674-0908 ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Fully lic. & ins. 30yrs exp., res./comm. Panel upgrades. 274-5100 ELECTRICIAN Stone Electric. Residential repair and installs. Insured, lic’d. exp. Satisfaction guaranteed. Free est. 364-5200 EVICTION SQUAD OF NY No rent, Undesirables, Squatters. “Let us handle it”. (518) 701-1543 24/7 EXCAVATION, STONE & TOPSOIL Water diversion, driveways, brush hog, land clearing, septics. 944-3672 FALL CLEAN-UP Leaf clean-up, landscaping, hauling. Reliable. Mike (518) 810-4522 FAST FIX HEATING AND PLUMBING LLC 24 hr service, fully ins. 26 yrs. exp. Installs/ replacements, tuneups, touble shooting. Fixing all your heating & plumbing needs. (518) 256-1346. No job too big or small. FIREWOOD $250 per cord (seasoned). $180 per cord, (green). Discount on 2 or more. Cut, split & del. Dependable and honest service. Harvey 338-5898 or 391-5363 FIREWOOD - SEASONED Cut, split & delivered. Full cord $225 and $150 for 1/2 cord. (518) 390-3060 FIREWOOD Dry firewood for sale. All hardwood. 518-674-3063. FIREWOOD Hardwood -- cut, split & del. $185 per cord. 658-0394


SERVICES FIREWOOD ORDER NOW Cut, split, del. All hardwood, $180/cord. Also 1 year old seas. $225/cord. 658-2303.

HORSEBOARDING Great care. Small barn. E.G. Pastures. Reasonable/ work. Diane 283-9844 / 860-7262.

PIANO TUNING FALL Special! All models $99. Free est. on repairs. 25 yrs exp. Refs. 207-6779 lv.ms

FIREWOOD Seas., cut, split,& delivered. $250/ cord, Green $180/cord. For some of the best service & wood in the Northeast, call Kalme Logging 222-9631.

HOUSE CLEANING Call today for an estimate on a one-time deep cleaning or regularly scheduled cleanings. Excellent references. Linda 222-9734.

PLUMBING & HEATING Repairs, installs, services: licensed, experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service (518) 283-2331

FIREWOOD-SEASONED Face cord, delivered $110 Call (518) 813-5369

HOUSE CLEANING Excellent references. Reliable. Since 1988. Jill 727-1342.

GARAGE DOOR GARY Garage doors, electric openers, service. Garage door openers make great gifts! Call for free estimate. 399-6102.

ODD JOBS Shopping, cleaning, doctor appointments, etc. Rebecca (518) 428-7778

GENERAL CONTRACTING Additions, interior remodeling, kitchens, baths; car ports, retaining walls, siding, decks. Free estimates. 378-6298.

HOUSECLEANING GLEAM TEAM. Res./Office. Over 39 yrs. local exper. FULLY INSURED. Gift cert. (518) 477-7566

HANDYMAN 30 yrs exp. Kitchens, baths, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc. 526-1604

INDOOR SEASONAL STORAGE Boat, RV, Auto. $4 per foot. Security system. JMS Warehouse, Colonie. 456-6021.

HANDYMAN Painting int./ext., drywall repair, furn. assembly, all home improvem’t. & upgrades. Fully ins. Doing things you don’t want to. Call Bill 256-5430. HANDYMAN Remodeling, carpentry, decks porches, masonry, int./ext. paint, fences, doors/windows, gutters, all repairs. Free est. c 669-0814, 271-9161 HEATING AND A/C SALES AND SERVICES Whether you’re looking to service your unit, or looking for a new boiler furnace or HVAC system, we have top name brands with very comp. prices and fast service. Up to $1000 in Energy Star rebates. We also do pre season start up and cleanings. 590-4279. HOLIDAY CLEANING Excellent references. 30+ years experience. 320-0749. HOME HEATING OIL FOWLER FUELS Kerosene, Home Heating Oil, Fuel Oil (518) 279-9400. Home Improvement/ Repair 20+ yrs. exp. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, kitchens & baths, small excavation, tile, power washing, etc. 275-3061 HOME IMPROVEMENTS Repair, additions, kitchens, baths, finished basements. No job too small. 35+ yrs local experience. (518) 441-4353

JOEYJUNK.COM Cleanouts, cleanups, demo, dumpster rentals. Residential and comm. Attics, basements, garages, estates. We do it all. 237-JUNK “5865” JUNK REMOVAL & DEMO Oil tanks, hot tubs, pools, sheds, barns, houses, yard cleanup, res./comm. clean out & organize. Fully equipped to handle any job. 944-3672 OLD APPLIANCES And Furniture REMOVED FROM YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. Small or Large jobs. CLEANOUTS. Call Bill the Junkman at 664-7488. Credit Cards Accepted. PAINTING GREAT PRICES Fall deals! Int/ exterior. Power washing, decks and more. Fully insured. 590-6375. PAINTING - INT./EXT. AA Season’s Best Painting & Contracting Svc. 20 yrs. exp. Member of BBB. Ins. & refs. Major credit cards accepted. 424-0078 PAINTING Interior and Exterior. Decks, Pressure Washing, Drywall Repair. Handyman and odd jobs. Fully Ins. Doing things you don’t want to. Call Bill (518) 256-5430

RICK CARBONE EXCAVATION CO. 40 yrs. of exp. House demolition, cellar excavation, septic systems, tree cutting, stump removal. Driveways, water lines buried. Retaining walls, fuel tanks installed & removed. Concrete broken up and removed, all types of foundations repaired. Fully ins. Best rates & job satisfaction guaranteed! 696-3000. ROOF REPAIR No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325 ROOFING Specializing in architectural, 3 tab, metal, cedar shakes & repairs. Free est. 378-6298 SEPTIC CLEANING Sand Lake Septic. Tanks cleaned, repair, new installation 674-3000 SEPTIC SERVICE Tanks cleaned, group rates avail. Call a neighbor! Gene 674-5223 SEWING MACHINE REPAIR Household/ industrial, all makes, tune-ups, parts, supplies. 674-8491 SNOW BLOWER REPAIR Prompt, guaranteed repairs on most brands . Pick-up/del. Reconditioned mowers. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 SNOW PLOWING Diveways and parking lots. North Greenbush, Wynantskill, Averill Park, West Sand Lake, and surrounding areas. Reliable, plowing since 1989. Aaron St. Onge (518) 283-4013 or (518) 461-3227 STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332 STONE / TOPSOIL / MULCH Sand, Gravel, Manure, Free Delivery, Decorative Stone, Shale, Installation avail. 944-3672

TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444

FOR SALE

TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Ins. free estimates. Bill 479-9749

Horse Hay. First cutting. Timothy Alfalfa mix, $4 per bale. Pick up at barn. Small quantities ok. 663-5257.

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

2nd Huge jewelry sale. Dec. 3-4, 11-5. 33 Lakeshore Dr. Burden Lk. AP. Over 500 pieces of jewelry to sell.

TREE, SHRUB, STUMP SRV Bucket, crane, chipper, stump removal, small jobs to mega. 944-3672 TV / STEREO REPAIR Repair, sell, and recycle. In home service, 28 years exp. Paul (518) 272-0475. WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential & Commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331 WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured. Comm./ Res. 40-yrs. family exp. 766-4975 $

LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of LLC 101 Spring LLC Arts of Orgs filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/8/16. Office location in Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address within this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him is: Avery Stempel 167 Hill Street, Troy, NY 12180. Notice of Formation of Springtime Bookkeeping Solutions, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Sec of State of NY on October 4, 2016. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC at: 1408 Red Mill Rd., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: Any lawful activity.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: TRINITY CONCEPTS LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on OCTOBER 27, 2016. 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, 1619 VAN HOESEN ROAD, CASTLETON, NY 12033. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

GARAGE SALES

SITUATIONS WANTED

FIREWOOD

Superior Quality Caregivers. Personalized to fit your needs. Available now. 596-4268- Dawn.

$200 Unseasoned $250 Seasoned

EVENING OF CHRISTMAS MUSIC at ST. MICHAEL’S St. Michael’s Church presents A Family Evening of Christmas Music on Friday, December 9th, at 7:30PM. Performed by, St. Michael’s Adult Choir with Special Performance by St. Michael’s Children’s Choir. Free Will offering to benefit local Catholic school music programs. St. Michael’s Church is located at 175 Williams Road, Troy. $

LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of TROJAN TRIKES LLC arts. of org. filed with the Sect'y of State of NY (SSNY) on 10/13/16. Office location, County of Rensselaer. SSNY has been designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Trojan Trikes LLC, 488 2nd Ave., Troy, NY 12182. Purpose: any lawful act.

-DELIVERED -LARGE VOLUMES DISCOUNTED

423-7978 ~ Credit Cards Accepted ~ CWG Excavation & Timbering

Bradley Maintenance Service Storm Damage? •Tree Service •Backhoe Work •Snow Removal Services

SNOW PLOWING

674-2444

Notice of Formation of: Troy Management Team LLC. Filed with SSNY on 10/12/16. Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 20 Lincoln Ave. Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful activity. LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company ( LLC). Name: Why We Film LLC. Articles of Organization filed by the Department of State of New York on: 08/08/2016. Office location: County of Rensselaer. Purpose: any and all lawful activities. Secretary of State of New York (SSNY ) is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: 2226 US 20, Nassau, NY 12123. THE ADVERTISER ARCN DECEMBER 1, 2016 PAGE 15


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REAL ESTATE APARTMENTS FOR RENT

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

$1205 quiet Averill Park duplex. Energy efficient, 2 BR, 1.5 ba. All appliances, garage, Lg. yd. 674-3632.

Schodack 2 BR double wide manufactured home. $920 includes heat, and a newer 2 BR, 1 ba. manufactured home $875 includes heat, security deposit required. In family park. No pets or smoking. (518) 477-7883

$635+. NGB. Quiet dead end street near Renss. Tech Pk. 1 BR. Plush carpet, parking, coin op laundry. No smoking, no dogs. 869-8240. $725+ util., Nassau Village, 2 BR, 2nd Fl., sec., NP/NS, washer/dryer hookup, bus line. References. 421-2058. 2 BR, Brookview Court, West Sand Lake. $725. No pets, no smoking. 674-1111.

MANUFACTURED HOMES ‘89 Redmond, 4 BR, 1.5 bath, new roof, furnace, central air, windows, stove and frige. Large shed. $18,500 negotiable. 709-8396 For sale or for rent. New 16’ X 40’ 1 large BR Manufactured home in a small park in Lansingburg. Close to shopping & city busline. $775/mo+ util. to rent, and $45,000 to purchase. Call John (914) 204-0265 Schodack - NEW (14 X 62), 2BR, 1 BA, manufactured home - in family park, set up ready to move in by December 1, 2016. Many nice upgrades, dogs are not allowed in the community. $40,100 . (518) 477-7883.

45 Garfield Rd. Poestenkill, $164,900. 4 BR, 1.5 bath. 1.12 acres. Open 11-1 Sunday, Dec. 4th. Bryan Real Estate Group 339-0502. Dec. 4th, 1-3pm. 107 Groveside, Pottstown. Price reduced. Double wide - 4 Bed, 2 Bath, 3 Acres $132,900 Jim L. BRYCE 588-6755

HOUSE FOR RENT 3 BR, 2 bath, 2 car detached garage, heat not included. $1500 per month. East Greenbush. 857-3560. Avail. 12/1/16. 3 BR, 2 full B. Pets ok, smoking ok, $1900 plus first, last and deposit of $1000. Big yard, oil, elec. trash, yard care, plowing, backup generator included. Call (518) 461-6280, lv. message. AP Schools.

E.G. 5 min. to Albany. $725/mo. +sec. +util. 1 lrg. BR, dbl closets, updated, priv. prkg, laundry, very quiet, great location, perfect for one. No smoking, no pets. 365-7896 EG: 2 BR $850. Heat incl. Quiet complex, exc. cond., new paint, No pets. Sec., refs., lease. 449-2122. EG: 2 BR, $950 inc. heat. Snow & trash removal inc. Nice deck, 5 minutes to Albany. NS/NP. 1 mo. rent + sec. Avail 10/1. 433-1947 New 2 BR 2nd flr. 1200 sq. ft., 3rd Burden Lk. h/w , ss appl’s, w/d, beach. NS NP. Refs, sec. $1200. 369-7464 Available12/1. Wynantskill 2 BR. Hot water, stove, frige, laundry on premises. No smoking, no pets. Garbage removal, off street parking. $775 mo. 283-9866

Studio $500. Pineview Apts. No pets, no smoking. 674-1111 Wynantskill 2 BR appliances, carpets, close to bus line, lots of off-street parking. $695. 495-0917 or 271-7910.

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT Commercial rentals , 4 units in Eames Plaza, 274 Rt. 4 North Greenbush. 1000 sf ea. $1200 ea./mo. 466-6767. Great for start up company, attorneys, hearing aid co. etc.

HOMES FOR SALE For Sale: 93 Blue Factory Rd, Estate Colonial Home, 2 Barns, 8 Acres. Reduced to $324K BRYCE 928-1231 Hoosick 3 BR ranch, poor credit, 5 year plan gives you ownership. Call 205-5438, 12 noon - 8 .

REAL ESTATE WANTED Cash 4 your home, Fair price! No fees! BRYCE 928-1231 We buy houses! Cash. (518) 441-6376

LAND FOR SALE

LAND FOR SALE

2 adjoining building lots, with public sewer. Lot 1 is $38,800 and lot 2 is $48,800. Mntn View Dr. Averill Pk. 461-1656

TWO residential lots on Oriel Lane, East Greenbush. Each 2 acres, sewer & water avail. $90K. (518) 928-9830.

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EMPLOYMENT HELP WANTED Are you looking for a meaningful career in human services? Ludder’s Country Homes offers a nurturing workplace and a chance to interact with extraordinary people. A unique residential senior home providing the highest quality of personalized individual care to our senior residents. Receive paid training, work flexible mornings, evenings, or overnight shifts in our residences in West Sand Lake. *Associates degree or equivalent experience required. Duties inc: meal preparation, assistance with personal care, and compassionate socialization with our residents. 292-8423 (days), 674-5369 (evenings).

HELP WANTED IMMEDIATE SHIFT AND LIVE IN WORK available for certified aides. Reliable transportation a must. Call Concepts at 885-2020.

Full time handyman/ Troy. Painting & repair. Must have own car. (347) 703-6529

Are you looking for a meaningful career in human services? Ludder’s Country Homes offers a nurturing workplace and a chance to interact with extraordinary people. A unique residential senior home providing the highest quality of personalized individual care to our senior residents. Receive paid training. Work overnights , weeknights, and weekends in our residences in West Sand Lake. *Associates degree or equivalent experience required. Duties inc: meal preparation, assistance with personal care, and compassionate socialization with our residents. 292-8423 (days), 674-5369 (evenings). Employment Opportunities. Town of Poestenkill seeking Water Manager and Code Enforcer Officer. See website for more details at www. Poestenkillny.com under employment. All resume should be submitted to Supervisor Dominic Jacangelo by December 15,2016. HHA/ PCA. Compensation: Competitive salary. Employment type: Full-time and Part-time. Unlimited Care, Inc., a licensed homecare agency seeking Home Health Aides. Looking for male and female PCA’s for the Capital District area. Apply within. Unlimited Care Inc. 19 Aviation Road, Ste 1 Albany, NY 12205. Wanted: Exp. F/T Infant Room Teacher & exp. P/T Daycare Staff (7:30-9:30am and/or 3-5:30pm). 18yrs. & over. Send resume to: TLC@brunswickchurch.org

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NOTICE OF ELECTION Hoag’s Corners Fire District #1 in the Town of Nassau, Village of East Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Fire Commissioners, a special election of the qualified voters of the Hoag’s Corners Fire District #1 in the Town Nassau, Village of East Nassau, County of Rensselaer, State of New York, will be held at the firehouse located at 7237 State Route 66, East Nassau, New York, on the 27th day of December, 2016, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 9 pm. to vote on whether to approve the following Resolution adopted by such Board of Fire Commissioners: RESOLUTION FOR PURCHASE OF A PUMPER: RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE HOAG’S CORNERS FIRE DISTRICT #1, IN THE TOWN OF NASSAU, VILLAGE OF EAST NASSAU, RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK (THE “DISTRICT”), AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A PUMPER IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF UP TO $380,000.00, AND APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT THEREFORE; AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING BY ISSUANCE OF A SERIAL BOND OR STATUTORY INSTALLMENT BOND UP TO FIFTEEN YEARS FOR THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $280,000.00 PRINCIPAL, AND TO UTILIZE RESERVE FUNDS FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE ACCOUNT UP TO $100,000.00, AND TO ISSUE BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ABOVE, FOR UP TO FIVE CONSECUTIVE YEARS, OR TO ENTER INTO AN INSTALLMENT PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR UP TO FIFTEEN YEARS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THAT APPARATUS OR EQUIPMENT CURRENTLY OWNED BY THE DISTRICT, SPECIFICALLY A 1986 E-ONE HURRICANE PUMPER, WHICH WILL BECOME SURPLUS AND WHICH HAS A FAIR VALUE OF $10,000.00, BE SOLD BY THE DISTRICT AND THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE THEREOF MAY BE USED IN PART PAYMENT FOR NEW APPARATUS. That pursuant to Local Finance Law Section 80, the validity of such bonds or notes or any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the sale of such bonds may be contested only if such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which the fire district is not authorized to expend money; or if the provisions of law which should be complied with as of this date are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity, is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication; or such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution. All persons registered to vote in the district and residing in the district for at least thirty days prior to

the day of the vote may vote in such special election. HOAG’S CORNERS FIRE DISTRICT #1 RESOLUTION FOR PURCHASE OF A PUMPER WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Hoag’s Corners Fire District #1 in the Town of Nassau, Village of East Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York (the “District”) desires to have the District purchase a new pumper apparatus and estimates the total cost at a maximum of $380,000.00; and WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners has evaluated alternatives for financing, and in that evaluation has reviewed the cost of the purchase and whether or not indebtedness under a bond for up to fifteen (15) years may be utilized as well as bond anticipation notes for up to five years in a total principal amount of $380,000.00, and utilizing up to $100,000.00 of reserve funds and cash on hand, and has estimated the cost of the purchase under a statutory installment bond or serial bond, and has made a recommendation to utilize the statutory installment bond or serial bond, in conjunction with reserve funds and cash on hand, or to enter into an installment purchase agreement, and depending on rates available, as proposed; and WHEREAS, the Board of Fire Commissioners has also evaluated the advisability of selling the 1986 E-One Hurricane pumper currently owned by the District which will become surplus apparatus upon the delivery of the new pumper, or before, and, has determined it is in the best interests of the District to seek authorization to sell the 1996 E-One Hurricane pumper, which has a fair value of $10,000, the proceeds of which may thereafter be used in part payment for the new apparatus. NOW, THEREFORE, THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE HOAG’S CORNERS FIRE DISTRICT #1 IN THE TOWN OF NASSAU, VILLAGE OF EAST NASSAU, RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK (THE “DISTRICT”) HEREBY RESOLVES (by the favorable vote of not less than three-fifths of all its members), AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. The District is hereby authorized to purchase a pumper apparatus, with the estimated purchase cost of $380,000.00 and a maximum bond amount of $280,000.00, utilizing a statutory installment bond or serial bond up to fifteen years, plus bond anticipation notes for up to five years, or enter into an installment purchase agreement, to be determined, and utilizing up to $100,000.00 from the Apparatus capital reserve fund and/or cash on hand; SECTION 2. The period of probable usefulness of the apparatus being purchased is twenty (20) years pursuant to Local Finance Law Section 11.00(a)(27); SECTION 3. The District officers, including the chairperson, are hereby authorized to take such actions and execute such documents as may be necessary to ar-

range for financing to purchase the pumper apparatus, in the total amount of such financing of up to $280,000.00, left to the discretion of the Board at the time so as to obtain the best bonding/financing rates available; SECTION 4. The 1986 E-One Hurricane pumper, currently owned by the District, may be sold, upon the determination that it has become surplus apparatus, and the proceeds may be used in part payment for the new apparatus. SECTION 5. This resolution shall be subject to a mandatory referendum (except for the use of Reserve Funds), to be held at a special election on December 27, 2016, at the District’s firehouse, located 7237 State Route 66, East Nassau, New York. The polls will be open for the purpose of voting during the aforesaid hours of between 6 p.m. and 9 pm, and the ballot will be in substantially the following form, to wit: Should the: RESOLUTION FOR PURCHASE OF A PUMPER: RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS OF THE HOAG’S CORNERS FIRE DISTRICT #1, IN THE TOWN OF NASSAU, VILLAGE OF EAST NASSAU, RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK (THE “DISTRICT”), AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A PUMPER IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF UP TO $380,000.00, AND APPROPRIATING SAID AMOUNT THEREFORE; AND AUTHORIZING THE FINANCING BY ISSUANCE OF A SERIAL BOND OR STATUTORY INSTALLMENT BOND UP TO FIFTEEN YEARS FOR THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF $280,000.00 PRINCIPAL, AND TO UTILIZE RESERVE FUNDS FROM THE CAPITAL RESERVE ACCOUNT UP TO $100,000.00, AND TO ISSUE BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ABOVE, FOR UP TO FIVE CONSECUTIVE YEARS, OR TO ENTER INTO AN INSTALLMENT PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR UP TO FIFTEEN YEARS, AND TO AUTHORIZE THAT APPARATUS OR EQUIPMENT CURRENTLY OWNED BY THE DISTRICT, SPECIFICALLY A 1986 E-ONE HURRICANE PUMPER, WHICH WILL BECOME SURPLUS AND WHICH HAS A FAIR VALUE OF $10,000.00, BE SOLD BY THE DISTRICT AND THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE THEREOF MAY BE USED IN PART PAYMENT FOR NEW APPARATUS. duly adopted by the Board of Fire Commissioner of said Fire District on the 27th day of November, 2016, be approved SECTION 6. Pursuant to Local Finance Law Section 38.00, this resolution shall be subject to a mandatory referendum, to be held at a special election on the 27th day of December, 2016, in the manner prescribed by Sections 175 and 179 of the Town law of the State of New York. This resolution shall not take effect until approved by the affirmative vote of a

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CHRISTMAS TIME IN NEW YORK CITY! Please join us on December 17th, for a New York City Bus Trip leaving from the Latham, NY Walmart at 7AM. We will all be dropped off at Bryant Park for a day on our own. Price is $40 pp. We will leave NYC at 7PM. All proceeds will go to www.nostomachforcancer.org. Deadline to pay is Dec. 5th. Call Denise at 518-271-8983. majority of the duly qualified voters of the District voting on such proposition. As soon as reasonably possible after the date that this resolution takes effect, the Secretary of the District is hereby authorized and directed to cause a copy of this resolution to be published in full in the official newspaper of the District for such purposes. SECTION 7. That pursuant to Local Finance Law Section 80, the validity of such bonds or notes or any bond anticipation notes issued in anticipation of the sale of such bonds may be contested only if such obligations are authorized for an object or purpose for which the fire district is not authorized to expend money; or if the provisions of law which should be complied with as of this date are not substantially complied with, and an action, suit or proceeding contesting such validity, is commenced within twenty days after the date of such publication; or such obligations are authorized in violation of the provisions of the constitution. Those who are qualified to vote on the aforesaid proposition are qualified voters who shall have resided in said Fire District for thirty days next preceding such election. Dated: Hoag’s Corners, New York November 27, 2016 By Order of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the Hoag’s Corners Fire District By: Tracey Hempel, Fire District Secretary

FLEA MARKET, CHINESE AUCTION, and BAKE SALE

Petersburg Methodist Church, RT 22, 12 Head of Lane Road, Petersburgh, will hold their Annual Flea Market, Chinese Auction, and Bake Sale on December 10th from 9AM to 3PM. Food and beverages on sale all day. Tables available for $15 each, 50/50 tickets on sale until drawing at 3PM. To reserve tables, call 852-6576 or 658-3757.

FESTIVAL OF TREES Tree Festival at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton Invitation to participate; decorate a 2 to 5 foot Christmas Tree; trees will be displayed from through Friday, December 30th. Trees may be traditional or completely original, no taller than five feet and should be in place by December 7th. Local businesses, organiza-tions and individual community members are invited to participate. Open House will be held on Saturday, December 10, from 1PM – 2:30PM. If you are interested in displaying a tree, please call Betsy Colvin at 279-9807 or the Senior Center at 279-3413

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