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Members of the Junior League of Troy gathered in Rensselaer on December 11th to wrap Christmas presents for the six girls living in Polly’s Cottage, a part of the Residential Treatment Center at Vanderheyden Hall in Wynantskill. Junior League of Troy members will deliver the presents to the girls next week. The Junior League of Troy was founded over 80 years ago and makes significant impacts in our community including the founding of the Junior Museum (now CMOST), numerous parent education campaigns, and ongoing support of efforts to improve the health and welfare of women and children. The Junior League is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

HAYLEY MARTIN IS A PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR AT SUNY GENESEO Hayley Martin from Troy, is one of 16 Presidential Scholars for the 2012-13 academic year at the State University of New York at Geneseo. A Presidential Scholar is a top-achieving member of the senior class who exemplifies Geneseo’s institutional values and also serves as a student ambassador for the college. To receive the honor, a student must hold a minimum grade point average of 3.6 and demonstrate an active involvement with the community. They are nominated by faculty members and reviewed by a panel of faculty and students before being recommended to the provost for final approval.

HOPE UMC - Eagle Mills - Our Gift to Your Family – no charge, no donations. Live Nativity on the front lawn, Come Join Us on Sunday, December 23rd. Enactments at 5pm and again at 6pm, refreshments following each. Hope United Methodist Church, 566 Brunswick Rd., Corner of Rte. 2 & Garfield Rd. Dress Warmly!

CANTATA The Va lley Fal ls United Methodist Church Choir will present the Christmas cantata, All Is Well on Sunday, December 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The church, at 16 State Street in Valley Falls, NY is handicapped accessible and has an assistive listening system. For more information, call 753-6028. All are welcome!

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Join the Grafton seniors for Bingo, every Wednesday and Friday at 1 pm at Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. There will be a Special B ingo Friday, January 18, at 1:00 with MVP Health Care. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch, please contact the center at 279-3413.

On Saturday, January 5, 2013, Crailo State Historic Site in Rensselaer will present Twelfth Night festivities from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Experience an evening of merriment for everyone! Tour Crailo’s new exhibit, along with festive music, Yuletide decorations, seventeenth-century reenactors, hearthside cooking and refreshments. Also, browse for unique gifts at the Marketplace Gift Shop. Admission: $4.00 Adults / $3.00 Seniors & Students / $1.00 Children (12 and under) / $2.00 Friends of Fort Crailo. Snow date is January 6, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Then cross the river where the celebration continues in Albany as Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site will welcome visitors for its annual Twelfth Night Celebration, “Salutations of the Season!” From 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the site will host an indoor/outdoor holiday event, replete with eighteenth-century holiday fare, live music, bonfires, and lots of wassail toasts! Admission: $6.00 Adults / $5.00 Seniors & Students / $2.00 Children (12 and under) / $4.00 Friends of Schuyler Mansion. Special combo admission for both sites available: $7.00 Adults / $6.00 Seniors & Students / $2.00 Children (12 and under) / $5.00 Friends members. For more information please visit www.nysparks.com or www.facebook.com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518) 4638738.

UPCOMING DECEMBER EVENTS AT THE GRAFTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY • Friday, December 21st at 4pm – Lego’s at the Library! Come to the library and build something cool with Lego’s! (We even have some Star Wars legos!) Duplo blocks for little ones are also available. All ages welcome. • Friday, December 28th at 4pm – Game Day! Feeling restless during winter break? Come to the library and play a board game! We’ll also have puzzles and lego’s out. All ages welcome. The Grafton Community Library is located near Grafton Lakes State Park at 2455 NY Route 2. Handicap access is available to the building. For more information on our events, please call 518-279-0580, e-mail the director, Stephanie Preston, at director@graftoncommunitylibrary.org or visitwww.graftoncommunitylibrary.org. Hours: Mon., Tue., Thurs. and Fri. 3-7, Wed. & Sat. 10-1

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Citizen Soldier from Troy extends 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 Thomas Myers from Troy, has reenlisted to continue service with the Company C, 2-108th Infantry. “Over the past 3 years the New York Army National Guard has come from far below authorized strength to 100 percent strength,” Murphy said in remarks to the force. “Our priority is to provide ready forces for both state and federal missions and readiness starts with maintaining our strength.” “We have more than 16,000 men and women in the Army and Air National Guard with each individual member having an important role.” For more information about the New York Army National Guard, visit www.dmna.ny.gov or www.1800goguard.com.

SLCA to HOLD ITS FIRST SUNDAYS AT THE CENTER WORKSHOP Sand Lake Center for the Arts holds its first Sundays at the Center workshop on Jan. 6 at 1:30pm - “Basket weaving workshop with Barbara Boughton”. Learn to weave a very lovely small basket in just three hours – a traditional Williamsburg basket using basic basket weaving techniques. Beginners will find the materials easy enough to work with. This basket begins with a square base and ends with a round rim. It is woven on a Williamsburg handle, and incorporates natural and your choice of dyed reed. The basket is finished with a hand-painted stoneware disk in your choice of designs. Base measures 5 1/2" square, 7 1/2" diameter at the rim, and 8" high at the handle. $5 pp and reservations are needed. For ages 10 yrs and up. Class size limit is 10. Materials fee is $15. Call 518-674-2007 or visit www.slca-ctp.org to register. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

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“THE ECONOMICS OF HAPPINESS”

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The Counseling Center at Averill Park High School welcomes your participation at our Financial Aid Information Evening. This Information Evening is designed to assist students and parents in understanding the financial aid process, related forms, and actual financial awards. Come and join us on Wednesday, January 9th, at 6:00 p.m. in the High School cafeteria (snowdate, January 10th). If you are interested in attending, please call the Counseling Center at 674-7025.

Prison Families of New York (PFNY) holds weekly support group meetings for families of incarcerated persons. The meetings are held most Mon. eves from 7-8:30pm at the Women’s Building at 373 Central Ave, Albany. Call 453-6659 for more information.

The Troy Public Library and Transition Troy are pleased to announce the showing of the movie “The Economics of Happiness.” “Far from the old institutions of power, people are starting to forge a very different future...” The International Society for Ecology & Culture’s documentary film about economic localization, a powerful strategy that can help heal our fractured world – our ecosystems, our societies, and our selves. (Description from www.theeconomicsof happiness.org). This program will be held Thursday, December 27th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Transition Troy is a collaboration of residents committed to leading our city into and through this period of social and technological transformation. This program is free and open to the public, but please register at www.thetroylibrary.org or 274-7071. Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

Greetings to residents of the City of Troy. We are happy to provide constituents with a report on actions taken at the November 13, 2012 legislative meeting. Along with the meeting, the proposed 2013 county budget was introduced in mid-October. The budget stays within the state tax cap during difficult economic circumstances and challenges. The budget also protects needed county services, along with maintaining the fiscal foundation that earned the county a solid bond rating and positive independent audits. Legislators will continue to review the budget until early December. It is expected the budget will be considered at a special meeting on December 3. We are proud the county is complying with the state tax cap, especially given the difficult recession and since some other neighboring counties are not complying with the tax cap. Legislators approved a resolution for the distribution of revenues from the filing of mortgages in the county during a six-month period from April through September. The City of Troy will receive $243,073 from the collection. An important resolution to help create new jobs was approved by the Legislature. The pharmaceutical research company Regeneron is located in the Town of East Greenbush, which has a sewer system that is above capacity. We voted to allow Regeneron to join the county sewer district, which has service located a short distance from the company. Extending the county sewer service to Regeneron will help the company create 300 new jobs and continue to grow here in the county. The job creation and expansion of Regeneron came about thanks to partnerships on the state, county and local levels, and we are particularly excited, since the development occurs during a tough recession. The Legislature also adopted a resolution commending veterans who received medals they were owed for exemplary military service at a special breakfast ceremony on November 4. Legislators also approved a resolution commending Retired Air Force Staff Sergeant Colleen Bushnell for leading the Long Road Home Project, a bike ride through fifteen states to raise awareness for veteran’s issues. We also adopted a resolution commending Abigail Blair upon being crowned Troy High School Homecoming Queen. The next meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature is Tuesday, December 11, 2012. Residents are welcome to contact us at the legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at www.rensselaercounty.org.

TROY LIBRARY BOOK SELLER BAG SALE The Troy Public Library’s Book Seller will be holding a bag sale during the month of December. The Book Seller is located in the Lansingburgh Branch and is open on Wednesdays 2PM6PM and Saturdays 10AM-1PM. Small bags will be $2 and Large Bags $5. Most books in the sale are donated books. For more information, call the library at 235-5310. The Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY.

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ELKS #141 MEMBERS PRESENT ST. JUDE’S STUDENTS DICTIONARIES

Troy Lodge of Elks #141 members Mike Paone, Bud McGrath, Walther Hughes and Carolee Jasiewicz visited St. Jude’s the Apostle School in Wynantskill and presented 27 - 3rd Grade Students with their own personalized dictionaries.

Brunswick Church, 42 White Immanuel Church, 1955 Church Lane, Troy. 12/24 - 2pm Ferndale Road, Schodack. Traditional, 4pm Contemporary, Christmas Eve Service at 6pm. 6pm Rock n’ Soul Revue, 8pm Tra- 283-2715. ditional Choral, 10pm Traditional. Love Lutheran Church, Pheas518-279-3792. ant Lane, E. Greenbush. ChristChurch of the Covenant, UM, mas Eve - Candlelight Service at Averill Park. Christmas Eve Ser- 7pm. Christmas Day - Festival of vices: 7pm Simple, short worship the Nativity of our Lord at 10am. aimed at young children; 10:30pm 477-8685. Candles and more candles; Carols Nassau Reformed Church, 43 and Communion. 674-3664. Church Street (RT20) in the VilEvangelical Lutheran Church, lage of Nassau. Christmas Eve NY RT. 351, Poestenkill. Christ- Candlelight Service at 7pm. mas Eve Candlelight Service 9pm. Reformed Dutch Church of First United Methodist Church, 1 Schodack at Muitzeskill, interGilligan Road, East Greenbush. section of Muitzeskill Rd and Christmas Eve - 5pm Children’s Schodack Landing Rd, Worship Service with music by the Schodack Landing. Christmas Cherub Choir; 7pm and 9pm Eve Celebration at 7pm. 732-7500. Christmas Candlelight Services. St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, www.gbgm-umc.org/egumc/ 477- 751 County Rte. 7, East Schodack. Christmas Eve Candle9693. Gilead Lutheran Church, Rt. 7 & light Service with Holy Commun278, Brunswick. Candlelight Ser- ion at 9:30pm. 477-6950. vice of Holy Communion on Dec. Salem United Methodist Church, 24th at 8:30pm. Festive Choral 349 Shaver Rd., WSL. Christmas Music including “A Tapestry of Joy- Eve Family Worship at 7pm, Communion Worship begins at 11pm. ful Carols”. Grace Fellowship, 20 Delatour 674-3106. Rd., Latham. Christmas Eve Ser- Stuyvesant Reformed Church is vices at 3pm, 4:30pm and 6pm. No located on Church Street where Services on Christmas Day. 785- RT 26A meets RT 9J in the hamlet Stuyvesant. Christmas Eve 4959. Candlelight Service at 9pm. Greenbush Reformed Church, 688 Columbia Tpke, East Trinity Church, 1336 First AvGreenbush. Christmas Eve beau- enue, Watervliet. Christmas Eve tiful Candlelight Worship Service at 6pm - Carols and 6:30pm Blessing of the Manger Mass of Christmas. 7:30pm. 477-6030. Hope UMC, corner of Garfield Trinity Episcopal Church Rd. and RT. 2, Eagle Mills. Kids’ Lansingburgh, 4th Ave. and Christmas Eve Worship at 4pm; 115th St., Troy. Christmas Eve Candlelight Christmas Eve Com- Family Service at 6pm and Candlemunion Worship at 11pm - Des- light Service at 10:30pm. serts at 10:30pm. Covenant Re- Valley Falls UMC, 16 State Steet, newal Service on 12/30 at 10:30am Valley Falls. Christmas Eve and 5:30pm. Epiphay of the Lord Candlelight Service at 8:30pm. on 1/6/13 at 10:30am and 5:30pm. 753-4848. Zion’s United Church of Christ, 279-1403. 741 Taborton Rd., Sand Lake. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7pm.

JIMINO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF COUNTY’S COMM. OF MENTAL HEALTH Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has appointed Katherine Grace Alonge-Coons L.C.S.W.R. as the County’s Commissioner of Mental Health. Ms. Alonge Coons has worked in the field of behavioral health for over 25 years and has worked for Rensselaer County in various behavioral health capacities since 1989. Before her appointment as Commissioner, Ms. Alonge-Coons served as the Department of Mental Health’s Director of Children’s Services. Her appointment comes on the heels of Katherine Maciol accepting the position of CEO of the Center for Economic Opportunity. Ms. Alonge-Coons appointment will commence on December 10th. “Katherine Alonge-Coons has a long and distinguished career serving the residents of Rensselaer County. Her efforts in the department I am now asking her to lead have had a profound impact on our ability to provide these services at a minimal cost to the property taxpayers,” said Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino. New York State Mental Hygiene laws place lead responsibility for planning and coordinating an integrated and comprehensive behavioral health services delivery system designed to address the needs of three disability groups: the mentally ill, developmentally disabled, and chemically dependent persons on the Local Government Unit (LGU) which is the County’s Department of Mental Health. The Department is responsible for fiscal and programmatic oversight and monitoring of Rensselaer County’s programs funded by the NYS Office of Mental Health, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, and NYS Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities for the provision of those services, as well as all licensed programs providing those services in Rensselaer County. In 2011, the Department directly served approximately 2000 residents; and in 2013, the operating budget for the Department will be over $14 million. In the position of Commissioner of Mental Health, Ms. Alonge-Coons will be paid $100,000.

CHRISTMAS PARTY Join Troy Senior Service Center, 19 Third Street, Troy for our Christmas Party, Friday, December 21st, from 12:00 – 2:30 pm. Enjoy a wonderful roast fresh ham dinner, suggested donation of $2.50 for seniors. Reservations are required. After dinner, entertainment will be provided by “Santa Lucia” in the Ballroom. Unwrapped items will be accepted for the teens at Vanderheyden Hall at the party. To sign up or for more information, call the Center at 270-5348.

ALL ARE WELCOME AT SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL PARISH Saint Michael the Archangel Parish is a faith based community of Catholic Christians in North Greenbush. We strive for dedication to an open door approach in our activities and liturgy. Following the leadership and example of our Parish Life Director, Sister Katherine Arsenau, we remain mindful of the diversity of need and interest in those around us, and welcome all who wish to join us. In keeping with that spirit St. Michael’s worship schedule includes a Mass that is signed for the hearing impaired. St Michael’s is one of only three parishes in the region offering this type of service, and it is scheduled at 4:30 pm on the First Saturday of the month. Also, as part of our Christmas Liturgy, the Vigil Mass at 4:30 pm on December 24th will be signed. The Church is located just off Rte 4 on Williams Road, opposite the athletic fields of HVCC, with ample parking, and a handicapped access entryway. Anyone interested in this service, or other programs at St. Michael’s, can call Sister Kate at 283-6110.

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TEEN VOICE ACTING WORKSHOP The Troy Public Library will be offering a Teen Voice Acting Workshop on Wednesday, January 23, February 6 & 20, March 6 & 20 and April 3rd, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Main Branch. The workshop is a 6 week course where participants learn about and practice voice acting techniques. The sessions will be held every other week and focus on everything from commercials and audio books to anime and video games. Participants will receive a CD of their work after every session. This program is free and open to students ages 13-18, but seating is limited, so advance registration is required by calling the library at 274-7071 or registering online at www.thetroylibrary.org. Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy.

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FLY TYING CLASSES The Capitol District Fly Fishers Annual fly tying class will start January 9, 2013 at the Colonie Youth Center, 1653 Central Avenue, Colonie. The first class will cover; introductions, overview of tying, tools and knots used in tying. There are 7 weeks of tying (various Wednesday evenings 7:00 to 9:00) where you will tie 5 each of 14 different flys. Course fee includes; materials for 70 flys, spiral bound tying book, proportions chart, handouts, one on one instruction and material raffles. For more information, contact Paul Sinicki 885-8257, Rodney Priddle 664-3509 or email cdflyfishers@nycap.rr.com.

CHRISTMAS CANTATA KATE M. MAGNETTO, CANDIDATE FOR SUNY OSWEGO GRADUATE DEGREE Kate M. Magnetto of Troy is scheduled to complete her graduate studies in adolescence education this year with a Master of Science in Education degree at SUNY Oswego and will be recognized Dec. 15 at the college’s Commencement.

What: Christmas Cantata – “By Heaven’s Light” by Allen/Long. Adult and Children’s Choirs, Shepherds, Angels, Kings, Nativity, Narrators, in different Tableaux settings. Beautiful Chamber Ensemble music and fabulous costumes, all in awesome array present the story of Christ’s birth. When: Sunday, December 23, 8AM and 11AM. Handicapped accessible. Where: Loudonville Community Church, 374 Loudon Rd., Loudonville, NY 12211.

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NAMI RENSSELAER ADDS A FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP IN AVERILL PARK The worst part of having a family member with mental illness is the stigma and loneliness. If we told our family and friends that our loved one had cancer or other serious disease, they would be surrounding us with support, cooking meals, and doing anything to make our life a little easier. When we talk to others about mental illness, it is almost like we said we had a serious contagious disease. No one wants to talk about it and many times, we suffer alone. We offer a place you can talk without judgment and get some much needed support. We understand because we are peers… we all have someone who is suffering from the effects of mental illness. Nothing is taboo and we have lots of information/ brochures to share.SUPPORT IS FREE… You don’t have to “sign up” and you come and go as you need to. Please join as at either location or at both. Our newest location is The Church of the Covenant (the Round Church) on Route NY 43 in Averill Park on the Third Wednesday of each month. We meet 6:30pm to 8:00pm. We will continue to hold our bi-monthly Support Group meetings at the SUNYA School of Public Health, One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144 on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. Again, this group meets 6:30pm to 8pm. If you would like more information on our support groups, or just need to vent prior to a meeting, please call Mary Beth at 588-6949 or Mary at 227-6701.

GOOD FOOD IDEAS Rensselaer County’s Cooperative Extension will be on hand Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 11 am for our monthly, Good Food Ideas cooking demonstration at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. There will be free recipes and samples for everyone who attends. Please join us for lunch at noon. Lunch entrée will be Sliced Turkey w/Gravy. Our nutritious meals are provided Monday through Friday to all Rensselaer County seniors 60 years and older for a suggested donation of $2.50. Reservation for lunch required, please call 2793485.

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, will be holding its monthly blood pressure clinic on Friday, January 11, 2013, 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, please contact the center at 279-3413. Reservations required for lunch.

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TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE TO SENIORS 60+ On Tuesdays, be picked up at your door by a pleasant professional driver. Arrive at the Rensselaer County Troy Senior Center and socialize with some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet, enjoy a homemade meal, nutritionally balanced and delicious. The suggested contribution for the meal is $2.50, no one is denied a meal due to inability to contribute. Why sit home and wait for the day to go by. Come to the Center and have some fun! For van transportation, call Michelle at 270-2734.

Grafton Lakes State Park will host the 28th Annual Winter Festival and Ice Fishing Contest on Saturday, January 19, 2013. This free event will feature familyfriendly and recreational activities, as well as indoor exhibits, with main events running from 10-4. The Winter Festival offers fun for all, including snow sculpture and snowball contests for the kids, a geocaching treasure hunt, sleigh rides, and live animal exhibits. New events this year include snow bowling for the youngsters and a snowshoe obstacle course. There will be snowshoe outings throughout the park for all ages to enjoy. The 6th Annual Polar Plunge hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation jumps into Long Pond at 1pm. To pre-register, call Margaret Philips at 479-3739. The annual ice fishing contest will run from 5:30am-3pm. Registration is $10 for adults 16 and older and all 1st place fish will receive a $300 cash prize this year, awarded for the longest length catch of Trout, Walleye/Chain Pickerel and Yellow Perch. Kids have free entry, and also will receive prizes for longest catches. Hot food is available from Brunswick Barbecue and Brew, as well as local community organizations. For more information about the Winter Festival, please call the park at 518-279-1155 or visit us on facebook.

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Dining & Entertainment Guide

EARLY DINING PRICE FIX Sun., Dec. 30th & New Year’s Eve Mon., Dec. 31st $20.13 For Four Course Dinner ~Now Taking Reservations For New Year’s Eve~ ENTERTAINMENT IN THE TAVERN NEW YEAR’S EVE Give the Gift of Fine Dining with a Gift Certificate From Arlington House Serving Dinner: Tues-Sat 5-9pm, Sun 4-8pm 674-1880 • Rt. 43 West Sand Lake • Menus available on line: thearlingtonhouse.com

GILEAD STORY DINNERS Gilead Lutheran Church in Brunswick held yet another successful Story Dinner on November 16th! We feasted on Turkey, dressing, rolls, casseroles and salad, with a couple of delicious desserts. The stories were told by Glenn Hayner, bringing the meaning of Thanksgiving to light, and Eleanor Bode gave a heartfelt story about memorializing our Veterans! We also raised $200.00 for our local charities! Our next dinner will be on December 28th at 6PM. Meet us at our Fellowship Hall, the corner of Route 7 and Route 278 in Brunswick, to “Get a Break in the Action!” This is our attempt to get together with members of our congregation, friends, family and you. The total cost for an evening of pizza and great fellowship is a non-perishable item for Hope 7 Food Pantry and a donation to Wounded Warriors, Damien Center or Lutheran Disaster Relief. These dinners are not a story book dinner for children, but a chance for adults to get together and enjoy fellowship and to meet new friends. This is your chance to “Get a Break in the Action” of the holiday rush, kick back and enjoy friendship, and meet new friends. Please RSVP, so we have enough food and a special place for you with us at 2799270.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BUFFET BREAKFAST The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be holding an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Breakfast on Saturday, December 29th, 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 $8.00 per adult, kids 12 and under $4.00, kids 5 and under FREE! We look forward to serving you!

HAM AND TURKEY DINNER The Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located at 3rd Ave and 111th Street in North Troy, will serve a Ham & Turkey Dinner on Saturday, January 26th, from 4:30PM to 7PM. Includes: Ham and Turkey Dinner, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, cranberry sauce, dessert and beverage for only $7. Celebrate our newly renovated parish hall. Come see our new look! For info, call 237-3050.

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“CHINESE NEW YEAR” SPECIAL DINNER

PELLETIER EAGLE SCOUT FUNDRAISER Stephen Pelletier of Boy Scout Troop 528 is on his way to Eagle Scout! Stephen has planned a Breakfast fundraiser to support his Eagle Scout project; an inspiring sports theme make-over for a young boy’s room at St. Catherine’s Center for Children at the Copson House in Albany. The Copson’s house is home for many young children who are in unfortunate situations of abuse and trauma and need 24 hour supervision in a therapeutic environment. These children need a caring, supporting and positively encouraging environment! With our help we can help Stephen make a positive impact on a young boy’s life and future children as well. Please join us for Breakfast and learn more about Stephen’s project. The Poestenkill VFW, Sunday, January 6th, from 8am – 11am. Cost: Adults: $7.00 / Children 5-11: $3.00 / Under 5 are Free. Reservations suggested but not required. Please call 518-658-9267 for reseravations. Thanks to all!

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013, the Nutrition Department will hold its monthly special dinner at noon at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. This month’s theme will be “Chinese New Year”. Menu will be: Sweet & Sour Chicken Breast, Steamed Rice, Green Beans, Whole Wheat Bread, Orange Juice, and Tapioca Pudding W/Topping for dessert. Entertainment will be provided by the Wrinkled Ramblers. Our wonderful complete lunch is available to all Rensselaer County Seniors age 60 and older every weekday for a suggested contribution of $2.50. Stop in for a complete monthly menu and activities calendar. Please call 279-3485 to make your reservations for lunch.

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Appetizer choices Baby Field Greens Salad Garden vegetables and sherry-shallot vinaigrette

Sweet Potato & Chestnut Bisque Maple, sage and granola wafer crisp

Lobster Ravioli Lobster crème fraîche and tarragon

Country Pâté Studded with black truffle and pistachios, pickled red onions, stone ground mustard and farmers bread

Rosemary Grilled Sea Scallops Warm potatoes with preserved lemon, smoked bacon, and port shallots

Entrees choices Crab Stuffed Whole Lobster Lobster sauce, truffle mashed potatoes and asparagus

New Year’s Eve Menu 2012-2013 Three Dinner Seatings 5pm, 7pm, & 9pm Soups Du Jour: Seafood Bisque • Tomato Risotto with Smoked Gouda Appetizer: Sweet & Spicy Grilled Lamb Chops ~ New Zealand French Cut Lamb Chops Marinated & Flame Grilled, Basted in Sweet & Spicy Sauce, Served Over Greens with Crispy Noodles Entrees Herb Roasted Prime Rib ~ 20 oz. Choice Cut Rib Eye of Beef, Coated with Herbs & Slow Roasted, Cut to Order & Covered in Au Jus. $24.95 Seafood Stuffed Lobster Tail ~ A 6 oz. Maine Lobster Tail Filled with Shrimp & Crab Stuffing, Broiled & Finished with Tarragon Orange Cream Sauce. $25.95 Maple Cracked Pepper Shrimp with Pumpkin Ravioli ~ Six Jumbo Shrimp Pan Seared with Cracked Black Pepper, Tossed in a Maple Cream Sauce & Served Over Spiced Pumpkin Filled Ravioli. $22.95 * Oven Roasted Asparagus ~ Cheddar & Onion Scalloped Potato

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“CHRISTMAS ANGEL” TO PLAY at ST. TIMOTHY’S On Friday, December 21st, starting at 6:30PM, the family movie, “Christmas Angel” will be presented to the community free of charge at St. Timothy’s Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush. Are wishes coming true because of an angel living in the old abandoned house?Every year before Christmas break, the students in Olivia Mead’s class present “My Impossible Christmas Wish” papers, but this year, something unusual is happening… the wishes are coming true. Olivia (Izabela Vidovic) takes note, because she has been wishing for a long time that her singleparent mom (Terry Polo) could find the right person, a man Olivia could call “Dad”. What Olivia discovers is a reclusive and mysterious inhabitant of the house, Elsie Waybright (Della Reese). Elsie is no angel, and she has plenty of secrets to keep, but she does have the answer to how the Christmas wishes came true. SHOWTIME IS 6:30PM AND THERE WILL BE FREE POPCORN AND SODA.

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RENSS. CO. HUMANE SOC. ADOPTION CLINIC The Rensselaer County Humane Society will be holding a week-long adoption event from December 23rd to December 30th from 10am to 6pm at Pondview Kennels, located at 48 Pondviews Way, East Nassau, NY. Beagle, German Shepherd, Amstaffs and puppies available. For more information, regarding this event, please contact 794-0406.

CHILDREN’S ART CALENDARS AT TROY LIBRARY

2013 NORTH GREENBUSH HISTORICAL CALENDAR AVAILABLE Looking for a pictorial glimpse of North Greenbush History as the holidays approach? The 2013 edition of the calendar is now available at the Town Clerk’s Office at 2 Douglas Street, Wynantskill, or from the Town Historian Jim Greenfield (2836384. The $10 price remains the same as it has been for the past five years. Father Toohey and the St. Jude’s Horse Show are featured on the cover of the calendar. Pictures include the 1940 8th grade graduating class of the Wynantskill School, old photos from Snyders Lake, Defreestville and a picture of the North Greenbush Ambulance Association members in the 1940’s. Jim Greenfield, Town Historian

2013 Calendars of children’s art are available at the Troy Public Libary, Main Branch, 100 Second Street and at the Lansingburgh Branch, 114th Street & 4th Avenue. This colorful calendar features art created by local children inspired by their favorite books. Thanks to our sponsors, Hudson Valley Community College and The Arts Center of the Capital Region. The cost is $10 and all proceeds benefit the Troy Public Library.

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APPLIANCE REPAIR Most brands incl. Sears. Prompt service. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 ATV - MOTORCYCLE - SNOW MOBILE & BLOWER REPAIR ATVs, motorcycles, snowmobiles. Only $45/hr. Free oil change on any repair over $200. CycleCarPartsRus.com 766-6621

FOR SALE Frigidaire Gallery electric dryer, Kenmore 500 washer. $195/pair. Cash and carry. 766-2907 Hay 1st cutting $3.50/bale; Rye straw $8/bale. 283-1488 Saratoga $1 Book Warehouse. 68 Weibel Ave., near the mall. One free book for every 10 you buy.

FOUND Woman’s wedding band. East Greenbush area. Call with details. 766-0204

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF SAND LAKE SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING The Sand Lake Town Board will hold a Special Town Board Meeting along with its regularly scheduled workshop meeting to consider any necessary year end budgetary transfers and amendments on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 7:30 PM at the Sand Lake Town Hall located at 8428 NY Rt. 66, Sand Lake, NY 12153. ~ Barbara A. Biittig, Town Clerk TOWN OF SAND LAKE SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING The Sand Lake Town Board will hold a Special Town Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 12:00 Noon at the Sand Lake Town Hall located at 8428 NY Rt. 66, Sand Lake, NY 12153 for the purpose of conducting an annual organizational meeting. ~ Barbara A. Biittig, Town Clerk

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

HOME REPAIR AND MORE Painting, masonry, elec. plumbing basements. 25 years. references. Ken 857-7689

E.I.B. ELECTRIC LIc. & ins., 30 yrs exp, res./comm. 279-3853 Appliances going HAYWIRE? REWIRE. eibelectric.com

HOUSE CLEANING Using Green cleaners. Call for price. Bonded. Jill 727-1342

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

AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR MILLER’S AUTOMOTIVE, Averill Park (518)674-5222

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

AUTOS WANTED Cash Paid. Junk cars/trucks/vans. Free towing. No title needed. Fast, same day serv. John (518) 3706166 or 768-3009

FENCEWORKS Dog runs, inground pool packages, yard enclosures & repairs. Free est., fully insured. 283-7811

BANKRUPTCY Christian H. Dribusch 518-4361662 755 Columbia Tpke. E. Greenbush 12061 Free Consultations www.chdlaw.com We are a Debt Relief Agency which helps people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code

FIREWOOD Seasoned hardwood. Cord/ $210, Face cord / $85. Delivered. 518-283-0767 or 894-5433

BOOKKEEPING & PAYROLL Travel to your location, Siena Graduate, 20 yrs exp. 441-2210 CHIMNEY CLEANING Chimney cleaning & repairs, wood stoves installed. Insured, experienced. Don Bradley 6742444 CASH for Gold Best prices paid in the Capital District for your gold & silver jewelry. Call Aleric Gold & Silver 518-956-0014. CERTIFIED CHIMNEY SWEEP Cleaning, inspections, repairs for woodstoves, fireplaces, furnace chimneys. Don’t forget your dryer vent! Senior discounts. 372-1664 www.bluegoosecleaning.com CLEAN OUTS & HAULING For all your clean outs & hauling needs. Call 451-0531 CLEAN-OUTS Specializing in residential and commercial clean-ups, attics, bs’mts, garages, estates, insured. Simple Solutions - Mark 283-6527 COMPUTER REPAIR Reboot Computers. We fix PC & Macs. Low rates. (518) 326-0140 DEBRIS REMOVAL Attics/ B’ment / Garage, Cons. cleanup. We take it all! 727-4068 DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $350(incl. poor person app) incl. gov. fees if poor person app. is appr. 274-0380 DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency service APS Sewer & Drain Cleaning 6740908 DRUM LESSONS All styles, ages, & skill levels. Beginners welcome! Pete Sweeney. Drummer, educator, and author. 495-6622. www.petesweeney.net DRY WOOD Free Delivery. All quantity avail. Also outdoor boiler wood. Kiln dried. 495-6017

FIREWOOD Order now. Cut, split & delivered. All hardwood. Quick delivery. $180/ cord. 658-2303

FIREWOOD $200 cord. (518)522-1020

FIREWOOD - SEASONED Clean dried seasoned hardwood. mostly oak & hard maple. Face cord, cord or log length avail. 5148898 or 766-6059

FIREWOOD FULL CORD mixed hdwd, nicely dried,del. $250/cord. 488-1467

FIREWOOD Seasoned Firewood $195/cord. Chimney cleaning also available. 451-0531

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

Gross Mechanical for all your plumbing & heating needs. 28 yrs. serving the capital district. 698-8556

GUTTERS/ SEAMLESS The Gutter Guy. Cleaning & repair also available. Fully ins.24 years exp. 339-3231

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

HOUSE CLEANING Reas. rates, senior discount. Organizing expert. Marie 4412960

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

JUNK CARS WANTED Cash for junk cars. $100-$500. Call 365-3368

Masonry Repair Specialist Foundations, chimneys, retaining walls, walkways & patios. We are fully lic’d & insured with excellent refs. Backed by 15 years of exp. Free estimates. Please call Aaron 518-221-9782 ODD JOBS Shovel, shopping, cleaning, Dr. appts. etc. Rebecca 428-7778

PAINTER - PAPER HANGER 30 yrs exp. free est, fully ins. Economical prices Nancy 2484044

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

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

Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners Sales/ service. New and reconditioned, free UPS pickup. 877-265-8367 Toll free.

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

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

ROOFING Pro Tech Roofing & Repairs. Comm/res rubber, TPO shingle, standing seam metal. Free est, fully ins. 257-0411 www.protechroofing.net

SEASONED HARDWOOD $85/Face Cord; $210/Cord Deliv. 518-283-0767 or 894-5433

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

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

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

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

HANDYMAN REPAIR 30 years experience. Kitchens, baths, carpentry, roofing, plumbing, electrical, etc. 5261604

HANDYMAN Wood working, carpentry, rehab, masonry, light plumbing & electric. Paint, flooring, siding, roofing. Free estimates, insured. 764-2679

HANDYMAN/ REPAIR 20 years experience. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc. 766-9346

SNOWPLOWING Residential/ commercial. Fully ins. Superior Landscaping. 813-5787 SNOWPLOWING Residential/commercial, EG area, fully insured, 3 trucks. Call Rich for free estimates. 527-7169 rdessure@nycap.rr.com STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332

STORAGE Serving Cap. Dist. for 22 years. Indr & outdr winter storage, cars, boats, motorcycles etc 573-5387 TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444 TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Insured, free estimates. Bill 4799749 TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Insured, free estimates. Bill 4799749 TREE SERVICES About Time Tree Services. Lowest price of anyone. Fully insured. Free estimates. 728-2200 WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential/commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331 Wells-Plumbing-Electrical Pipes, wires, pumps my forte. 25+ exper. 24/7 response 674-8480 WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured, commercial/ residential 40 year family exp. 766-4975

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. Name: the IDEA agency, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with Secretary of State of N.Y. (SSNY) on 10/5/2012. 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 to: The LLC, 18 Myrtle Ave., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful purpose.

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

SNOWBLOWERS Most brands. Prompt, guar. repairs at a fair price. Pick-up & delivery. Mike Horowitz 477-8378

SNOWPLOWING Comm/ Residential snowplowing, sanding. Fully ins. 365-0955 Dan

SNOWPLOWING Res. or comm., ins. 20% disc. w/contract. Remodels, painting, clean outs, roof/repairs. 858-2181

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36 FARM ST., LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. 36 Farm St., LLC Art. of Org. Filed with NYS Dept. of State 10/24/12. Office Location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 189, Valley Falls, NY 12185. Any lawful purpose. 553-555 3rd AVE., LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. 553-555 3rd Ave., LLC Art. of Org. Filed with NYS Dept. of State 10/24/12. Office Location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 189, Valley Falls, NY 12185. Any lawful purpose. 632-634 4th AVE., LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. 632-634 4th Ave., LLC Art. of Org. Filed with NYS Dept. of State 10/24/12. Office Location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 189, Valley Falls, NY 12185. Any lawful purpose.

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LEGAL NOTICE

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LEGAL NOTICE

65 13th ST., LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. 65 13th St., LLC Art. of Org. Filed with NYS Dept. of State 10/24/12. Office Location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 189, Valley Falls, NY 12185. Any lawful purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A [domestic] LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION. The name is Misty Valley Farm, LLC. A NY LLC filed with the SS on 10/25/12. The LLC is located in Rensselaer Co. The SS is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address the SS shall mail a copy of any process is David L. Lobdell, 579 Totem Lodge Rd., Averill Park, NY, 12018. This LLC was formed for any legal purpose.

Notice of Formation of LLC, Articles of Organization of Jenn’s Sweet Adventures, LLC filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. SSNY on 10/31/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, Jennifer Franklin 69 Hill Street Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: For any lawful activity.

69 13th ST., LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. 69 13th St., LLC Art. of Org. Filed with NYS Dept. of State 10/24/12. Office Location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 189, Valley Falls, NY 12185. Any lawful purpose. 78 13th ST., LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. 78 13th St., LLC Art. of Org. Filed with NYS Dept. of State 10/24/12. Office Location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, P.O. Box 189, Valley Falls, NY 12185. Any lawful purpose. Legal Notice Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC); Name: STETHOSCOPE DIAGNOSTICS, LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/09/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent for the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: Stethoscope Diagnostics, LLC, 500 Federal Street, Troy, NY 12180 Purpose: Any lawful Purpose. Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC); Name: PICARILLO TAX SERVICES, LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) of 10/11/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent for the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: C/O Picarillo Tax Services, LLC, 1105 Madison Ave. Troy, NY 12180 Purpose: Any lawful Purpose. Notice of Formation of a Limited Liabilty Company. Name: COLLAR CITY ESTATES, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10-30-2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to C/O COLLAR CITY ESTATES LLC, 11 Saddlehill Rd, Wynantskill NY 12198. Purpose: any Lawful Purpose. Santora & Sundack LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/14/12. Office in Rensselaer County. SSNY designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Jon Sundack, 534 Broadhollow Rd Ste 330, Melville, NY 11747. Purpose: General.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A [domestic] LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION. The name is 1 WASHINGTON PLACE LLC. A NY LLC filed with the SS on 11/21/12. The LLC is located in Rensselaer Co. The SS is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address the SS shall mail a copy of any process is Larry Kagan, 40 West Rd., Troy, NY 12180. This LLC was formed for any legal purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: HONEY HEART HOLISTIC HEALTH LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/05/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 45 TC Lane, Hoosick Falls, New York 12090. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: SANCTUARY CONVERSION, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/24/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Peter Jenkins, 196 Third Street, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: TNT Refrigeration, Heating & Cooling, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/17/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 206 Hampton Ave., Rensselaer, New York 12144. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). Name: Zullo! Cookies and Milk, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/15/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: 323 Grange Road, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: to engage in any lawful act or activity for which a limited liability company may be formed under section 201 of the Limited Liability Company Law.

Notice of Formation of Mobile Renewable Energy, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 11/13/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: The LLC, Rensselaer Technology Park, 120 Defreest Dr., Troy, NY 12180, principal business address. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of T & J ELECTRICAL ASSOCIATES, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect'y of State of NY (SSNY) on 11.01.12. 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 to: c/o The LLC, 636 2nd Avenue, Troy, NY 12182. Purpose: any lawful act. Notice of Qualification of Cenex Rensselaer Terminal, L.L.C. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 11/2/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. LLC formed in MO on 10/31/12. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. MO and principal business address: 8235 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 400, St. Louis, MO 63105. Cert. of Org. filed with MO Sec. of State, 600 W. Main St., Jefferson City, MO 65101. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Please take notice that the organizational meeting for the East Greenbush Fire District #3 of the Town of East Greenbush, County of Rensselaer, New York, will be held on the 3rd day of January 2013, at 7 o’clock p.m on that day at East Greenbush Fire District #3 Headquarters at 68 Phillips Rd, Rensselaer, NY. This notification is being given to the news media pursuant to the provisions of Section 94 of the Public Officers Law of the State of New York. By order of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the East Greenbush Fire District #3 Submitted by, Nancy J. Williams Secretary/Treasurer Board of Fire Commissioners East Greenbush Fire District #3

CL EVENTS, L.L.C., a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 9/5/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Casey L. Haight, 1824 Highland Ave., Troy, NY 12180. General Purposes.


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EMPLOYMENT HELP WANTED ATTENTION: Water Tech. & Customer Service positions: Training provided. Must be a HS Grad Starting $535 wk. Benefits & bonuses. 899-6519 H2o Solutions Live in PCA or HHA. Interested in working 3 days and having the other 4 off? Call Concepts of Heath Care. 885-2020

Reserve Your Posting on this Bulletin Board Today~ Call for Details and Rates 674-2841. TROY CHILDREN’S CHORUS WELCOMES NEW SINGERS!

Troy Children’s Chorus, Rensselaer County’s premier children’s community chorus, begins its spring 2013 season on Tuesday, January 8. All children grades 2-8 who love to sing are invited to participate in this non-sectarian chorus. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 3:45–5 pm, and include vocal and music reading instruction. Music includes the best of classical, folk, world, and Broadway. Sings for civic/community events including festivals, concerts, and more. Conducted by Maury A. Castro, M.S.M. Rehearsals held at First United Presbyterian Church (1915 Fifth Ave., downtown Troy). Semester fee: $25. Scholarships available. Call 272.2771 ext. 14 for more information, or go to www.troychildrenschorus.org.

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Join the seniors at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 12:30 as we celebrate January birthdays. If you have any questions, or if you would like to join us for our noon lunch consisting of; Sliced Turk ey w/Gravy, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Leaf Spinach, Whole Wheat Bread, and Birthday Cake for dessert, please contact the center at 279-3485.

CRAFT DAY Craft class will return on January 16, 2013 with another fantastic craft, sponsored by the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. Join us for a fun-filled hour and leave with a seasonal decoration for your home, all materials will be supplied. Please join us for a nutritious lunch at noon for a suggested donation of $2.50. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome; reservations are required for lunch and appreciated for crafts. Call 279-3485.

FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION The AARP Taxaide Program will prepare Federal and NYS personal income tax returns for taxpayers with low to moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. The service is free and confidential and is provided by IRS certified volunteers. To make an appointment in the AARP Taxaide Program at the East Greenbush Community Library (10 Community Way, East Greenbush) you must register in person at the Reference Desk starting January 14, 2013. We regret that we cannot make appointments by phone at these sites.

LOCAL NON-PROFIT SEEKING VOLUNTEER GRANT WRITER If you have grant writing experience and would like to use that to help a local non-profit organization to grow, please consider volunteering your time and skills to I AM I CAN. I AM I CAN fosters mentorships between high school girls and local, caring, successful women.The group is looking for someone with research ability and word-smithing skills to locate grant possibilities. This position would be ideal experience for a student that is pursuing work in the world of non-profits, or for a retired grant writing professional that is looking to give back to the community. You can learn more about the organization at www.iamicanachieve.org. If you feel you can help, please call Avon Scherff at 518-688-3010 or email to Avon@scherffinsurance.com ~ Submitted by, Pat Blais - Board Member

LEGAL ASSISTANCE Do you have legal questions, need a Will or Power of Attorney, don’t know where to turn for answers? Carlotta Palmer, from Legal Aid Society of Northeast New York will be available though Rensselaer County’s Aging Department for free consultations the fourth Friday of each month at Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. If you have any questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact the center at 279-3413.

FREE HEARING CLINIC Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar S enior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton continues to offer a free monthly hearing clinic with an independent instrument hearing specialist, (who will also clean your hearing aids). January clinic will be held on Wednesday the 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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TAMARAC MIDDLE SCHOOL 1st QUARTER HONOR ROLLS

REAL ESTATE APARTMENTS FOR RENT

APARTMENTS FOR RENT

$1325 N. Greenbush. 1371 sq. ft. 2 BR, walk in closet, laundry rm. Ht & elec. incl. Smoke free house. NP, driveway parking. 391-5018

E.G. 5 min. to Albany. $670 + util. 1 lrg. BR, dbl closets, updated, priv. prkg, laundry, very quiet. Perfect for 1. NS, NP. 365-7896

$675. Rensselaer nice area. 1 BR remodeled. Incl. heat, hot water, cooking gas. Yard, close to conveniences. 791-2502

East Greenbush, 2BR, $700+ 2nd fl., sec., refs., lease, w/d, no pets, avail. 12/1/12. Steve 322-3597

HOMES FOR SALE HOUSE FOR RENT 1BR House, 1 bath, $650, avail. Jan. 1, 2013, Rte. 20 Nassau. 518-766-9582 2 BR house Schodack. East Greenbush Sch. Yard, quiet area, sec. dep. refs. $850 429-1143 2BR Ranch Rent w/Option to Buy. Stephentown 1+ acres. Bryce 488-0434 Beautiful 3-4br, 3rd Ave., Renss., 2ba, hw flr., lg. yard, off-st. prkg., busline, walk to Amtrak, 2min. to Alb. $1,450 + util. 573-5387

Averill PK. school dist. Unique country setting. 3 BR., 2- 1/2 ba. 1 full ba. front & back porches, big dining & living rm. garage, laundry rm. Built in pool. utils & heat incl. 1 1/2 mo. sec. $2250/ mo. 857-4602 House for rent: 2-3BR, 2 bath, $1,500/mo. + util. North Greenbush. Newly remodeled. 378-5323 Pretty 1 BR cottage E. Schodack. 7 min. to I-90 on busline. NS, NP. perfect for mature adult. Garbage removal. $775 + sec. 766-2266

Holiday Special, new 14x70, 3 BR, 2 ba. mobile home in Schodack Seniors Park (55+). No pets, reduced to $39,900, & a gift of an awning or 6 months lot rent if purchased in December. 4777883 Rte. 7 Prime Spot! W+S+G near Price Chopper/Walmart. Bryce 928-1231 Starter home in AVPK Schools! Own for $600+ taxes a month! Good credit, good job! $5,000 down. Bryce 466-1303

REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Are You In A Foreclosure? There is no need to lose your home. We have the answers(518) 365-6825 By owner; brick home, 12 acres. Ex. Condition. 7 Dahl WAY, Averill Park. For app’t: 755-7623. OPEN HOUSE: Sat., Dec. 22; 12-2.

REAL ESTATE FOR RENT Quiet 2BR apt. Lg. rooms, $700/ mo. + utilities, sec., refs., w/d hookup, HUD welcome. Corinth 584-4019. No smoking. No dogs.

$695+ East Greenbush 2BR, Sec, lease, references. No pets, Available Jan. 1st 479-0943 $700 + util. Nassau Village. 2 BR, 2nd flr. washer/dryer hookup, bus line. Security. 421-2058 1BR Renss., off-str. prkg., busline, walk to Amtrak, 2min. to Alb., $650 + util. 573-5387 2 BR, 1 bath. EG schools, Nassau Rt. 20. (518)766-9582. $950+ util Updated. Avail. immed. 2BR West Sand Lake, $650 incl. heat. lease. sec.. No smoking/no pets. 674-1111 Averill Park. 2nd flr 2 BR, suitable for 1. $750 util incl. Private parking, attic storage. 6748729.

EG 1BR $700 heat, h/w incl. Well maint., EC, quiet complex. No pets, sec, refs, lease. 449-2122 Holiday Special, new 14x70, 3 BR, 2 ba. mobile home in Schodack Seniors Park (55+). No pets, reduced to $39,900, & a gift of an awning or 6 months lot rent if purchased in December. 4777883 Nassau $600+ util. 1 BR. lrg. eat in kitchen. Single person pref. NP. no smoking. 766-4581 North Greenbush 2 BR apt. $975 + util. No smoking, no pets, Lrg. kitc, wall to wall carpet. 283-2891

REAL ESTATE WANTED Home Needed to Rent - 15 mins. to RPI. Up to $1500/mo. Bruce 466-1303 Ring in New Year w/Cash 4 Your Home! No Fees! Fair Price! Brk 928-1231

I would like to thank my family, friends, & neighbors for the beautiful surprise 90th Birthday Party! ~ Betty Hoffman

CHILD CARE Openings at A Sunshine Palace Daycare. Call 237-0556

“DO YOU LOVE TO PLAY BINGO?” Rensselaer County ’s Troy Senior Service Center, 19 Third Street, Troy has a great time playing bingo on Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:30 pm, after the noon meal. The prizes are fun and you get many chances to win with several cards. All this is free to you if you are 60 years of age or older. You are welcome to play with us. Come for a nutritionally balanced meal at noon and stay to enjoy some super company. Call 270-5348 for more information.

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High Honor Roll (94.5 or Above Average): 6th Grade: Sofia Baldwin, Bridget Bodor, Katherine Champagne, Catherine Croson, Francesca DiScanio, Lily Fitzgerald, Ryan Hayden, Charles Keefer, Sara Kuiken, Nathaniel LaPlante, Elizabeth Machnick, Nicole Madigan, Isabella Realbuto, Hayley Rosen, Isabelle Schroeder and Anthony Styles. 7th Grade: Emma Atkinson, Andrew Bakker, Hanieka Balint, Anthony Barbera, Kalyssa Blair, Lindsey Dreher, Kora Fortun, Emma Fountain, Ashley Gendron, Carlie Genecco, Anthony Gosselin, McKenzie LeVan, Lauren Lockrow, Julia Milos, Grace Morton, Jenna Muckle, John Mulligan, Shen-Li Pomposello, Chloe Purello, Ethan Rotondi and Lindsey Watkins. 8th Grade: Gaetana Baldwin, Matthew Fox, Alyssa Franz, Jillian Galvin, Camille Gardner, Sarah Gibbs, August Keefer, Trevor Kozak, Hannah Kreiger, Emily LaPlante, Christian Montero, Meredith Morgan, Aaron Roddy, Caitlyn Roden, Gursimran Sahota, Alida Scecchitano, Natalie Scecchitano, Brad Schneider, Bryan Stockwell and Grace Warrington. Honor Roll (89.5 to 94.4 Average): 6th Grade: Isabella Bisceglia, Lexis Carista, Charles Casimir, Jacob Charest, Anthony Ciampolillo, Alexis D’Agostino, Ryan Derby, Ashley Ellis, Julia Feldmaier, Kara Film, Cassidy Galipeau, Kylie Galipeau, James Heatley, Haley Honsinger, Jared Houser, Stephen Kneer, Abigail Koblenzer, Jesse LeVan, Sarah Loya, Mary Marro, Bridget Mulligan, Garrett Myers, Taylor Nitz, Renna Poulin, Benjamin Pusatere, Alyssa Remington, Brandon Reynolds, Nadia Rockwell, McKenna Ryan, Ian Scott, Zoe Scott, Giovanna Sestito, Brennan Shields, Kelsey Sloan, Haydn Wagner, Luke Wagner, Shannon Walsh, Gabrielle Ward, Riley Willsey and Hunter Yearsley. 7th Grade: Kelsey Belcher, Serena Bentley, Natalie Bulson, Christopher Caiazza, Isabelle Churan, Sophia Dicarlo, Kayla Doody, Andrew Dudwoire, Ean Gavigan, Alyssa Grogan, Hailey Hansen, Amani Henderson, Emily Honsinger, Matthew Lang, Cara Murphy, Nathaniel Nolan, Paolo Pascarella, Evan Petersen, Tyler Petersen, Alexa Phillips, Bennett Plowman, Tina Ray and Samuel Schmitz. 8th Grade: Zachary Baldwin, Grace Batto, Laura Bornt, Andrew Connor, Quentin Crudo, Nicholas Dilorenzo, Alonna Garmley, Zoe Gliosco, Samuel Griffen, Nathan Holt, Lauren Kazunas, Kara Knapp, Jason Mariano, Sierra Meskoskey, Olivia Morgan, Ethan Myers, Ryan Remington, Robert Simmons, Meaghan Spencer, Lily Swanick, Gabrielle Tarbox, Kendall Wilson and Connor Wright.

TAMARAC HIGH SCHOOL 1st QUARTER HONOR ROLL Students on Tamarac’s Honor Roll earned at least a 90% average of all courses with no course grade lower than 75% and no incompletes 9th Grade: Jacob Ali, Adam Brar, Sylvia Bump, Anthony Catricala, William Chase, Tea Claus, Carly Connor, Michael DelGiacco, Cierra Deuel, Molly Dickinson, Melanie Donlon, Rachel Doody, Jarod Eldred, Jessie Falasco, Nicholas Fisk, Liam Fitzgerald, Samantha Galipeau, Ashley Gaunay, Sydney Grugan, Matthew Harris, Sarah Harris, Demaris Houlihan, Eliza Johnson, Marissa Keeler, Christopher Kneer, Carlee Lockrow, Jacob Loiselle, Dillon Maxon, Anna Mehner, Kyle Mikhitarian, Jaden Moulton, Daniel Nealon, Jordin Nitz, Dana Proctor, Kathleen Renna, Maxwell Schneider, Ember Sheffer, Anthony Shufon, Kieran Sullivan, Brooke Tuttle, Tabitha Waters and Lydia Waters. 10th Grade: Thomas Becker, Noah Blair, Hannah Bornt, Ryan Brantigan, Shanaya Bulmer, Jacob Catricala, Robert Delamater, Catlyn Donovan, Courtney Dreher, Eion Falance, Emma Galvin, Hannah Gilchrist, Brittney Glogowski, William Heatley, Zachary Horton, Isaac Kautz, Brent Legenbauer, Abbey McGrath, Madeline Montero, Taylor Muckle, Michaela O’Keefe, LeeAnn Owens, Anne Paone, Cheryl Parkes, Connor Robinson, Nolan Senecal, Maya Sheffer, Jacob Spencer and Deanna Wetmore. 11th Grade: Breana Cacciotti, Maria Clemente, Rebecca Derubertis, Ariana Dilorenzo, Samantha Fontaine, Jillian Gavin, Megan Grimmick, Diana Lang, Christopher Lawrence, Lee SungJu, Zachary Lewis, Briana Matazinsky, Brady McMurtry, Alexandra Milazzo, Katelyn Milos, Alexandria Mitchell, Jessica Molesky, Daniel Motzer, Daphne Soleil Paz, Ashlea Raemer, Matthew Roden, Jacob Schrom, Linda Sheeley, Kathryn Shufon, Danielle Stackrow, Lee Vartigian and Collin Wilson. 12th Grade: Paige Bala, Raychal Bariteau, Sarah Becker, Kyle Bloomer, Alyssa Bonesteel, Stephanie Brideroom, Olivia Ciampolillo, Amber Crandall, Alyssa D’Aloia, Kylie Farrell, Sean Griffin, Daniel Hart, Dylan Jones, Taylor Lockrow, Daniel Malsch, Rosemary Matala, Chelsie Matala, Peter Matla, Nicole Matthews, Evania Osepa, Kalynn Roy, Arianna Schneider, Cierra Sweet, Brittany Teal, Breanna Wiesnet and Nadia Yaqoob.


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Murphy – Southard Debbie and A.J. Murphy of East Greenbush, New York are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Ashley Murphy to Nolan Gareth Southard of Palmyra, Maine, son of Cherry and Wesley Frewin and Clint Southard. Christine teaches Family and Consumer Sciences at Cairo Durham High School and is also pursuing her Master’s in Health Education at Sage Graduate School. Nolan is a graduate of University of Maine with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and is the Process Controls Supervisor at Onyx Specialty Papers in Lee, Massachusetts. A January, 2013 wedding is planned.

LIGHTS IN SAND LAKE - ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EVE LUMINAIRES DISPLAY Help us create magic on Christmas Eve in Sand Lake with a beautiful luminaire display! The neighbors on Routes 66 & 43, along with our friends on Shumann Rd, will be having our annual luminaire display on Christmas Eve (Monday, December 24th). As you are out and about this Christmas Eve, please drive down our roads and enjoy the display. The lighting of the luminaire candles commences around 7:00 pm and will end when the candles burn out (or however long the weather permits). We are eager to increase the size of our display. If you live, or own a business along Route 66 or Route 43 in Sand Lake or Averill Park, please join us by lighting luminaries along the roads. For more information (or supplies), please contact Dawn or Bruce at 674-5210 or by email at knivad@yahoo.com. Please help us make Lights in Sand Lake an event to remember!

MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP The Brunswick Community Library is thrilled to present a four session memoir writing workshop in January 2013. The workshop will be led by Susannah Risley, author and teacher of creative nonfiction. The sessions will be held on four Saturdays in January at 1:00 pm. To sign up, please stop by, email, or call the library, 279-4023, library@brunswicklibrary.org January 5th, January 12th, January 19th, January 26th This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc., with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Julie Zelman Library Director Brunswick Community Library, 4118 State Highway 2, Troy, NY 12180. (518) 279-4023 www.brunswicklibrary.org.

Sid Sharpe IV of Poestenkill is proud to serve our country in the U.S. Navy, & has recently been given his new assignment. After graduating Navy boot camp in Great Lakes, Il., he attended Aviation Mechanic School in Pensacola, Florida. He will spend the Christmas holidays at home before reporting to Squadron VFA-106 in Oceana, Va. Sid is the son of Sid & Rose Sharpe of Poestenkill, the grandson of Sid & Corinne Sharpe of Troy, & a 2011 graduate of Averill Park High School.

FREE PASTA DINNER Begin the New Year with us here at First Reformed Church in Wynantskill on Tuesday evenings at 5:30PM for our free pasta dinners. Come enjoy good food and warm fellowship. The dinners include pasta with either plain or meat sauce, tossed salad, Italian bread or rolls, beverages and homemade desserts. The dates for the January dinners are Tuesday January 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th. The church is located on the corner of Main Avenue and Church Street in the village of Wynantskill......We hope you will join us!

FREE 4th SUNDAY COMMUNITY DINNER The next 4th Sunday Free Community Dinner at Blooming Grove Reformed Church on Rte. 4 in Defreestville will be on Sunday, January 27, starting at a new time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wishing all our Communities a blessed Christmas and joyful New Year.

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Troy Lodge of Elks #141 members Walter Hughes, Carolee Jasiewicz and Mike Paone visited Gardner Dickinson School in Wynantskill and presented 25 - 3rd Grade Students with their own personalized dictionaries. Bud McGrath also attended.

NEW YEAR’S PARTY Happy 60th Birthday to Dan Dobert!! Wishing you many more!! Love Always, Your Children & Grandchildren

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Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Service Center will celebrate New Year’s with entertainment by Sal Cannavo, the Music Master on December 28th at 11:00 am in the dining room. Make a reservation for the noon lunch, which will be sweet & sour boneless chicken breast. The suggested contribution for lunch is $2.50. For more information, or to make a reservation, contact the Center at 270-5348.

On January 2nd give Pamela, a.k.a. PJ, a call to wish her a Happy Birthday! Surprise!

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CIRCLE THEATRE PLAYERS OPEN 2013 with MUSICAL ADAPTATION of THE SECRET GARDEN As Mary Lennox, played by Katherine Buddenhagen of Loudonville, settles in at Misselthwaite, her new servant, Martha, played by Niki Metcalf of Saugerties dreams of what it would be like to go outside and play. Circle Theatre Players opens its 2013 season with the musical, The Secret Garden, based on the classic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This classic tale is about life and love growing from loss and haunting pain. This successful musical version of the famous story has music, mystery, humor and drama, and is enjoyable for all ages. Come believe in the magic of life renewed! Directed by Deborah Dorman, with musical director Marietta Mitchell. Show dates are Jan. 11, 12, 17, 18 & 19 at 8pm and Jan. 13 & 20 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $19, $10 Under 18. For reservations, visit www.slca-ctp.org or call 518-6742007. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

Simon-Vargas Joanna Simon, daughter of Richard & Lissa Simon of East Greenbush, & Andres Vargas, son of Sylvia Vargas of Atlanta & Miller Vargas of Panama City were married on Sep. 29, 2012. They celebrated their wedding at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad,CA.The bride & groom are both graduates of Northeastern University. They reside in San Diego, where they are employed as attorneys.

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E-READER DROP-IN HELP SESSION The Troy Public Library is pleased to announce an E-Reader Drop-In Help Session, from noon to 4:00 pm on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Main Library. Unsure how to use the new e-reader you got for Christmas? Drop in anytime between noon and 4 pm with your e-reader and there will be someone here to help you get started. No reservations required. For further information, go to www.thetroylibrary.org or call 274-7071. The library is located at 100 2nd Street, Troy, NY.


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