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A HOLIDAY TRADITION Students from the School of Creative Arts at Sand Lake Center for the Arts performed a holiday tradition, The Nutcracker in December.

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MEDICARE 101 PRESENTATION New York StateWide Senior Action Council, Inc. and Rensselaer County Dept. for Aging will sponsor a FREE informational workshop open to Medicare beneficiaries, caregivers and professionals. Find out what Medicare covers. Do you need additional insurance? Workshop will be held at the East Greenbush Library on Wednesday, January 30, from 12:00-2:30. Seating is limited, please call Tammy Childrose to RSVP by January 25th at 2702768.

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“SNOW WHITE” Looking for a way to beat the winter blues? Come to Rensselaer High School’s Drama Club’s production of the classic “Snow White” on January 19th at 7pm and January 20th at 2pm. Tickets are $4. The school is located at 25 Van Rensselaer Drive, Rensselaer. For more information, contact 436-8561.


EAST GREENBUSH EXEMPTION WORKSHOP The Town of East Greenbush Department of Assessment will be holding an Exemption Workshop at the East Greenbush Town Hall on January 23rd at 6:30 p.m. This workshop will explain the what, when, how and where of filing for exemptions as well as how to read your tax bill. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call the Department of Assessment at 477-9710 for information or to sign up for this workshop.

CIRCLE THEATRE PLAYERS OPENS ITS 2013 SEASON with “THE SECRET GARDEN”

from the NASSAU TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE CHURCH OF THE COVENANT WELCOMES THE COMMUNITY TO WORSHIP • Sunday, January 13th, Epiphany 1 Remembering the Baptism of Jesus - 8:30 am Worship and Communion; 9:15 am Sunday School; 10:30 am Worship with choir and organ. Professional child care provided; 11:30 am Fellowship Hour in the social room. • Saturday, January 19th, Men’s Communion Breakfast in social room, 7:00 am • Looking Ahead: Souper Bowl Lunch after church in the social room February 3rd. Church Office hours are 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The Church of the Covenant, United Methodist is the round church near the blinker in Averill Park. Pastor Merry Watters, phone 674-3664, E-mail: cocpastor@nycap.rr.com

We hope that you and your loved ones will have a healthy and prosperous New Year. The Town Clerk’s office would like to remind everyone of a couple of items. First, the 2013 Transfer Station permits are currently on sale. For your convenience, we will be selling them on Saturdays, in January only, at the Transfer Station between the hours of 10AM and 2PM. Additionally, all dogs housed in the Town of Nassau must be registered annually. This is a New York State mandated registration which serves several purposes. Among which are the ability to identify and return found dogs to their owners faster, as well as to help monitor the rabies vaccinations of all dogs. This is a serious health concern that we can do something about. Please contact the Clerk’s office at 766-2343, ext.1 for more information or just stop in. Please note that the Thursday evening hours will be 6PM to 8PM starting in January. Daytime hours will remain the same, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 9AM to 12 noon. Please note also that the Clerk’s office will not be open Thursday evening, January 10th, the date of the regular Town Board meeting. ~ Sandra L. Rings, Nassau Town Clerk

TEXAS HOLD’EM IN STEPHENTOWN The Veterans of Stephentown will hold a Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, January 12th, in the Stephentown Fire Hall, located at 35 Grange Road in Stephentown. The doors will open at 5:00 pm and close at 6:00 pm. Play begins at 6:15 sharp. A Free Buffet will be served at the first break. No advance registration is required, and a donation of $35.00 per player will be accepted. Players can make an additional $10.00 donation at the door for 1,000 extra chips. This tournament will pay one place for every ten players with a minimum of 4 places and a maximum of 9 places. The next Texas Hold’em Tournament at the Stephentown Fire Hall will be held on January 26th, 2013.

The young cast members of the Secret Garden, rehearsing a scene where the characters of Mary (Katherine Buddenhagen), Dickon (Zack Marshall) and Martha (Niki Metcalf) try to help Colin (Chad Miller) with his first steps. 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 518-674-2007. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

FRIENDS OF THE RENSSELAER CITY LIBRARY MEETING The Friends will meet January 17th at 6:30 PM to discuss the upcoming book sale. The Friends of the Rensselaer City Library will be collecting books starting January 2 thru March 30th for their annual book sale April 11, 12 and 13th. Good condition books can be dropped off at the library at 676 East St., Rensselaer (across from the train station parking lot) during library hours: Monday 12-5PM, Tuesday 10-5PM, Wed/Thurs. 10-8PM, Friday 10-5PM and Sat. 10-3PM. No encyclopedias or textbooks please.

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CABIN FEVER COFFEEHOUSE • Friday, January 25th, at 7PM - Get out of the cold for some warm entertainment for the entire family. Settle in with a coffee and a treat or two and be prepared to laugh and sing out loud! There will be Singers, Musicians, fantastic Comedians and Storytellers. Join in the singing and fun for everyone of every generation. Make a friend, be a friend, bring a friend to the Coffeehouse - Never a cover charge. A free-will donation will be used for a local charity. Come to the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Road, E. Greenbush; you will be glad you did. 4779693 www.gbgm-umc.org/ egumc/ As the new year starts, it’s time to look back on things that happened last year in 2012. For the Averill Park Drama Club, known as the OffBroadway Players it was the year for them to learn to make it on their own. As the school year started in 2012, the OffBroadway Players made the decision to become self funded due to no money available in the By: Hannah Leffler district budget for the club. The district is paying for two shows for the Drama Club to do, and they are very thankful for at least that. But, along with the Off-Broadway Players facing slight misfortune, this year, they were able to maintain helping the community along with themselves and will continue to do so throughout the new year. As seen in the picture above, some of the members of the Off Broadway Players went to the Eddy Alzheimer’s Center at Hawthorne Ridge to carol all throughout the center for the residents to enjoy during the holiday season. Also, the club put on in the fall, Little Women, and is soon going to put on Winter One Acts, which are student written and directed one- act plays! And a big part of the proceeds from Winter OneActs will be donateD to a local Charity from the Drama Club to remind people to keep giving even after the holiday season passes. Winter One Acts will be performed on February 8th and 9th at 7 pm. The third play to come this year from the Off-Broadway Players is the spring show and will be Musical Comedy Murders of 1940. The Off-Broadway Players wishes everyone a Happy New Year and hopes you will come out to enjoy theatre excitement as the year begins!

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APPLEBEE’S FLAPJACK FUNDRAISER to BENEFIT CASTLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY On Saturday, February 9th, from 8am through 10am, the Friends of the Castleton Public Library will host an Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser at the East Greenbush Applebee’s (594 North Troy Road). The cost is $6/person and tickets can be purchased in advance at the Castleton Public Library, 85 South Main Street, Village of Castleton. Money raised will go toward children’s programming and purchases.

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S.O.S. - SUPPER ON SUNDAY January 13th, from 5PM to 7PM - First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Road, E. Greenbush is pleased to offer a presentation by local Rabbi Debora Gordon of Congregation Berith Sholom at 5PM. Her talk will be about some of the “key Jewish ideas, moments, text ”, and illustrated with guitar music. Rabbi Gordon will share music and Jewish texts inherited from her grandfathers to bring meaning to Jewish worship. Join us for this opportunity to learn. A pot luck dinner will follow at 6:00PM. Please bring a dish to share. Our monthly S.O.S. programs are always free and all ages are invited. Call 477-9693 if you have any questions. www.gbgmumc.org/egumc

INFO. SESSIONS ARE ANNOUNCED FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS Information sessions for students seeking to enter Tech Valley High School during the 2013-14 school year have been announced. School officials set the following dates, times and locations: • Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 6-7:30 p.m. Tech Valley High School; • Thursday, January 17, 2013, 6-7:30 p.m. Schoharie Junior/Senior High School, 136 Academy, Dr., Schoharie NY 12157; • Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 6-7:30 p.m. Tech Valley High School; • Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 6-7:30 p.m. Hudson Intermediate School 102 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534; • Monday, February 4, 2013, 6-7:30 p.m. Tech Valley High School; • Thursday, February 7, 2013, 6-7:30 p.m. Tech Valley High School All sessions at TVHS will be conducted at the University at Albany - East Campus, B Wing, 9 University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Attendance at one of these sessions by the prospective student and a parent is mandatory for those who plan to apply to attend TVHS for the start of the 2013-14 school year. In case of inclement weather, cancellations will be posted on www.techvalleyhigh.org.


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SL SUPERVISOR FASOLDT REPORTS ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS & 2013 GOALS Dear Sand Lake Residents, Councilpersons Kronau, Cioffi and I would like to share some of 2012’s accomplishments and our goals for the coming year. Keeping residents informed has been a top priority. We are proud supporters of the Town’s live broadcast of Board Meetings on Channel 17 and we’ve been doing our best to improve the Town’s webpage and use of social media. In compliance with the NYS Open Meetings Law, we post all resolutions and supporting documents on www.townofsandlake.us before public meetings. Hopefully, we will soon be able to webcast meetings. The Town has three very active Committees – Planning Oversight, Mining Liaison and Open Space-Environmental-Recreation. The exceptionally dedicated volunteers of these committees are working to advance the goals of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. In 2013, our goal is to provide important economic development initiatives and adopt a new, modernized zoning code to move our Town forward. Together we can achieve our community’s collective vision while bringing balance to issues of concern. We are pleased to be able to provide our town residents with the new service of a community van for our senior citizens and individuals with disabilities. It has proven to be a valuable service and greatly appreciated by those in need. The Town now also provides free disposal and recycling of electronics and paint. We were able to secure grant funding for energy efficiency upgrades of Town Hall fixtures and appliances, providing considerable cost savings. We have applied for grants related to recreation and court improvements and we will continue to aggressively pursue any available grant funding. Progress continues on an equipment replacement program for our Public Works Department. We must ensure that we have serviceable machinery at the lowest long-term cost. Town policies have been updated and revised to reflect current best practices. The Town’s legal counsel has worked toward resolving pending lawsuits. In 2013, the Town’s celebrated Veteran’s Memorial Park deserves our help and support as it moves toward completion. We wish everyone a happy and healthy New Year! The Town’s 2012 Bicentennial year was very exciting and highlighted the spirit of community. We’d like to thank the many volunteers who spend time taking on a number of special roles and projects aimed at enhancing and promoting our community. Supporting our local organizations and businesses will continue to be a top priority. We’d like to extend our appreciation to everyone who’s helping to make Sand Lake a great place to live! Best Wishes for 2013! ~ Flora Fasoldt, Sand Lake Supervisor

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“WHERE HEAVEN AND EARTH COME TOGETHER” On Sunday, January 13, 2013, the Nassau and Stuyvesant Reformed Churches will worship with focus on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, the story of Jesus’ baptism by John in the River Jordan. It is in these verses that we witness the heavens opening up and a voice identifying Jesus’ unique identity. In the sermon titled, “Where Heaven and Earth Come Together,” the Reverend Edward L. Van Kampen will point to how the great distance between the earthly and the spiritual, between the human and the divine, between God and us is insignificant as the voice from heaven clearly indicates there is traffic between heaven and earth; and that where heaven and earth meet; that is where we find Jesus calling us. The Nassau Reformed Church begins worship at 11 a.m. in its chapel on the second level of its Church-School-Building, 43 Church St., (Rte 20,) approximately one half mile East of the only traffic light in the village. The Stuyvesant Reformed Church, begins worship at 9 a.m. in its sanctuary at the intersection of Church St. and Route 9J, one half mile South of the caution light where Rte. 26A meets 9 in the hamlet of Stuyvesant.

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LOCAL STUDENTS MAKE DEAN’S LIST at MESSIAH COLL. The following students were named to the dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester at Messiah College: Melrose resident Luke Barton is a junior majoring in engineering. East Greenbush resident Michelle Brincat is a sophomore majoring in nursing. Wynantskill resident Corie Johnson is a junior majoring in marketing. Dean’s list is earned by receiving a 3.6 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.

RENSS. SOUTH END NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOC. MEETING The meeting of the Rensselaer South End Neighborhood Association will hold its January 10th meeting at 6:30 pm at Knights of Columbus located at 200 East St. Our Guest speaker will be Peter Sheehan of the Sierra Club. Reference to the quality of Air in the City of Rensselaer. BRING A NEIGHBOR! Marion Webber 1st Ward, Jim Van Vorst 2nd Ward, Phil Elacqua 3rd Ward, Gretchen Poole 4th Ward

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DEC ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for ARBOR DAY POSTER CONTEST FOR 5th GRADERS FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY MEETING Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? You are not alone. Today, there is a solution. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) - No Dues, No Fees, No Weigh-ins Weekly meetings on Saturdays at 9:15 at The Church of St Mary Parish Center, 163 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselear. Contact Emily at 518-366-0902 or www.foodaddicts.org

TOWN OF NASSAU 2013 TAX NOTICE INFORMATION Taxes will be collected during the month of January at the Town Hall, 29 Church Street, Nassau starting on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, according to the following schedule: Wednesdays from 9 AM to 11:30 AM; Thursdays from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM; Fridays from 1 PM to 4 PM; and Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTION HOURS ON ANY MONDAY OR TUESDAY Please note, there also will be no collection hours on Thursday evening, January 10, due to the Town Board meeting. At other times, please call the Town Hall at 766-2343 ext. 8 and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 1 – 2 business days. • NO PENALTY will be charged if payment is made by January 31, 2013 • 1% MUST BE ADDED to payments made from February 1 to February 28, 2013 • 2% MUST BE ADDED to payments made from March 1 to April 1, 2013 If a reminder is mailed to you in March and payment is made by the 15th or after, there is an additional penalty of $2.00, which is included in the reminder bill total. THERE WILL BE A $20.00 FEE IMPOSED FOR RETURNED CHECKS. After April 1, 2013, taxes will no longer be received by the Town of Nassau Tax Collector; but must be paid to the Rensselaer County Bureau of Finance, 1600 Seventh Avenue, Troy, NY 12180. There will be additional penalties imposed. ~ Sandra M. Doyle, Tax Collector

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting submissions for the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. Fifth grade students, especially in science and art, are encouraged to design an original poster depicting the 2013 contest theme, Trees Are Terrific in All Shapes and Sizes. DEC Commissioner Joe Martens said, “Arbor Day is a national observance that celebrates the essential role trees play in our environment. By participating in the annual Arbor Day poster contest, students learn about trees and how they promote a healthy, balanced ecosystem.” School contest winners will be eligible to compete at the regional level. Regional winners will then compete for the state title. The final winner’s artwork will be replicated as the official 2013 New York State Arbor Day bookmark distributed statewide. The winner will also receive an invitation to the NYS Arbor Day event in Albany in April, and a tree will be planted in the winner’s name at his/her school. For more information about the Arbor Day Poster Contest for fifth grade students, including contest rules, submission application and a list of DEC regional offices, visit DEC’s website at http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/ 25420.html. Entries are being accepted at DEC regional offices until January 17, 2013.

MAPLE HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL 1st QUARTER HONOR ROLLS Principal’s List (95+ average): Grade 6: Christian Beber, Elisabeth Brahm, Erik Burns, Lydia Chittenden, Liam Danaher, Thatcher Deyoe, Michael Grandinetti, Tyler Hanrahan, Mariella Hirschoff, Jacob Hoffman, Kendall Jenkins, Ashley Kolb, Evan Kulpa, Caroline Lafferty, Ryan McTarnaghan, Hunter Pomykaj, Quinn Pratico, Brayden Renslow, Seth Roberts and Olivia Sterantino. Grade 7: Heather Daoust, Payton Ferreira, Taylor Gerrain, Rachel Jung, Kylie Salerno, Christopher Schule, Shirah Strock and Victoria Whimple. Grade 8: Christopher Clickner, Dylan Fletcher, Jordan Hoffay, Andrea Liss, Kyler Randall, Noah Roberts, Emily Roloson and Benjamin Sherwood. High Honor Roll (90 to 94 average): Grade 6: Rachael Adler, Austin Barden, Allison Basile, Gabriel Bermudez-Ellis, Genevieve Bombard, Evan Fink, Cole Halvax, Martin Haran, Liam Hardaker, Jenna Hoffay, Elvira Horbata, Alysa Houghtaling, Grace Hudgins, Connor McGarvey, Kari Minissale, Austin Ohl, Nicholas Perez Schrader, Anthony Pizzola, Matthew Powers, Tara Smith, Alexus Smith, Eric Steffek, Ryan Stuto and Timothy Wochinger. Grade 7: Bridget Bennett, Samantha DiLorenzo, Erika Duraski, Allison Felts, Katlyn Fountain, Julia Giangrande, Connor Hall, Laurel Hay, Bryan Kern, Sarah Konig, Rebecca Lauridsen, Corisa Malthouse, Brianna Maunu, Maeve Morley, Arianna Papas, Jessica Plue, Matthew Riordan, Alaina Rossetti, Jordan Scott, McKenzie Seymour and Paige Wilcox. Grade 8: Madison Bryda, Isabella Coleda, Soledad Cruz Cruz, Christiana Dean, J. Andrew Fleck, Adam Hacker, Mitchell Heffner, Anna Horbata, Melinda Jamsa, Kristopher Kretzschmar, John Kulpa, Cameron Lankenau, Selena Lezama, Amy Maurer, Stephanie Meissner, Courtney Morris, Tessa Olmstead, James Overbaugh, Jeremy Price, Dylan Rossiter, Monica Strain, Sabrina Wolfe and Viktor Yarosh. Honor Roll (85 to 89 average): Grade 6: Haley Barber, Alexandria Cartwright, Stacia Coyne, Eleanor Gardner, Jeffrey Huskie, Colby Leahon, Nathan Mannion, James Miller, Jacob Morgan, Mary Beth Owen, Kayleigh Reynolds-Flynn, Alysia Roldan, Kenneth Shaw, Alexandra Sofia, Joseph Sturgis, Melissa Tibbitts and Tyler Walker. Grade 7: Alexander Bleau, Lucas Bourdeau, Nicholas Butler, Dylan Chesnut, Ginger Jobin, Michael Jones, Liam Kelly, Fabian Kendrick, Nathaniel Martin, Joseph Merhige, Haley Murray, Karyssa Shord, Madeline Skidmore and Alec Yager. Grade 8: Garrett Axtmann, Raine Bombard, Jonathan Carlin, Cole Cioffi, Jillian Flood, Emily Franks, Elvia Garcia, Aisling Hardaker, Wayne Herrle, Adelyn Hoffman, Chase Honsinger, Cassandra Hunter, Moira Kelly, Jacob Lafferty, William Leahon, Adam Lisosky, Patrick McGuane, Nicholas Morris, Victoria Olsen, Danielle Owen, Skylar RiccardiBushey, Jack Santore, Isabella Sofia and Phillip Warren.

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BEST: Tuesdays from 4:30 to 7:30pm, students in grades 3-10 can get help with homework, practice and review activities, enrichment challenges and more with Nancy Bush. READ TO CRINGLE: Young readers are invited to build their reading confidence by reading to Cringle the dog, Wednesday afternoons from 3-4pm. Call 674-5050 to reserve a spot. STORYTIME: Thursday mornings at 11:15 pre-school children and their caregivers can join Miss Marymargaret for stories, rhymes and songs, followed by a simple craft. EXHIBIT: Currently in our display case, “Functional and Decorative Pottery” by Tom and Nancy Forster features everything from bowls to masks. HOLIDAY CLOSING: The library will close Monday, January 21st, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. THANK YOU: For recent generous support from Joe & Audrey Trupia, Ben & Elsie Nobes, Tod & Joan Ryan, Charlotte C. Foster, Meeli C. Leith, Lisa Thorn, MD, Wyatt James Christopher, Mr. & Mrs. Barth Neitzel, Mona & Fred DeMay, Ronald C. Geuther, and the Rev. Dr. Robert Loesch. HOURS & LOCATION: Mon.-Thurs. 11am-8pm, Fri. 11am-6pm, Sat. 11am-4pm, Sun. 1-4pm, except as noted above. Located behind Town Hall at the intersection of 66 and 43. Phone: 6745050. Web: sandlaketownlibrary.org

SCHODACK TAX OFFICE ANNOUNCES NEW COLLECTION HOURS Katherine E. Lubbers, Receiver of Taxes, announces the NEW hours of collection for the 2013 Town and County Tax bill payments and water/sewer bill payments. The office will be open January 2nd through February 28th, Monday through Friday, from 8:30AM to 1:30PM and 2:30PM to 4:30PM. On Thursday, January 31st, the office will be open from 7AM to 6PM. During the month of March, the office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. If you have any questions, please contact the Receiver of Taxes at 477-7935 or via e-mail to Kathy.Lubbers@Schodack.org.


MAPLE HILL HIGH SCHOOL 1st QUARTER HONOR ROLLS Principal’s List (95+ average): 9th Grade: Kerry Golden, Kayla Hanrahan, Alysa Kelly, Amanda Kern, Lauryn Krupa, Kristin McInerney, Michaela Mueller, Samantha Muller, Garrett Renslow, Elizabeth Roberts, William Roe, Skylar VanAlstyne, Taylor Wilcox and Stefanie Wood. 10th Grade: Peter Aitken, Nathaniel Coleda, Audra Colliton, Sarah Friess, Eleanor Haase, Samantha Leahon, Jacob Long, Bryce Perry, Anna Pulver, Hunter Sanchez and Sabrina Sepowski. 11th Grade: Ashley Barden, Chelsea Decker, Jordan Healy, Morgan Herrle, Andrew Jenkins, Emma Myers and Lee Soja. 12th Grade: Elizabeth Briggs, Nicole Bureau, Emily Chittenden, Katharine Colliton, Anna Curtin, Taylor Czajkowski, Jacob Davis, Heather Dugan, Conor Flanagan, Alexandra Hays, Alec Hicks, Abbey Hines, Micaela Kayser, Nicholas Kern, Shannon McCormick, William Noll, Sean Smith and Sarah Wagner. High Honor Roll (90 to 94 average): 9th Grade: Destiny Bruno, Nicholas Bullinger, Joshua Carlin, Kayla Carlin, Maxwell Chittenden, Bernard Daoust, Duncan Enering, Logan Ferreira, Brendan Gerrain, Hannah Gonzales, Megan Grandinetti, Tyler Hall, Renyck Hoffman, Kyle Hurysz, Helena Mueller, Michela Rossetti, Alexandra Stuto and Courtney Unser. 10th Grade: Nicholas Flint, Aine Hardaker, Maxwell Jenkins, Julia Keyoskey, Alexander Konig, Christina Malthouse, Lindsay Mannion, Thomas Miller, Teresa Monahan, Haley Scott, Katya Wilson and Dylan Wood. 11th Grade: Genesis Alvarado, Rachel Baker, Adrian Barber, Krystal Bartley, Nathan Bryda, Norman Bullinger, Michele Canestro, Haley Duraski, Matthew Fuller, Heather Hay, Judsen Hoffman, Oteria Ludwig, Lauren Moulton, Michael Peters, Sarah Plitnick, Dante Prinzo, Cameron Renslow, Brendan Smith, Brenda Torres, Jordanne Unser and Savanna Wemette. 12th Grade: Natashia Anderson, Seema Bhaskar, Jesse Bonin, Somer Connolly, Gabrielle Cooke, Alysha Cross, Nolan Docherty, Erin Duffy, Abby Fink, Isabella Finkle, Brittney Geracitano, Kirsten Geracitano, Samantha Giacomino, Kyle Hall, Kelly Healy, Jeremy Hempstead, Melanie Hicks, Jennifer Hogan, Aubrey Kirsch, Cassondre Kronau, Kathryn Lauridsen, Natalie McHugh, Nicholas McKnight, Noah Papas, Kelly Pasko, Sierra Pizzola, Helen Probst, Alexander Pulver, Kolby Randall, Victoria Reinhart, Hannah Riordan, Lena Rotella, Logan Samarija, Gabrielle Sanchez, Amber Savio, Siobhan Sorensen, Edwin Tobin, Courtney Younes, Abigail Zagraniczny and Jason Zobre. Honor Roll (85 to 89 average): 9th Grade: Jacqueline Brathwaite, Sarah Brecht, Gabriel Brimmer, DeAysia Cerrone, Jamie Corellis, Phoebe Dortic, Kayley Fountain, Dylan Kolb, Ryan Lansing, Reid Lisosky, Christiana Martel, Peter Merhige, Travis Ohl, Alexander Pomykaj, Sean Rafferty, Bailee Reilly, Justin Smith and Jacob Teliska. 10th Grade: Anthony Belardo, Lauren Benevento, Anthony Butler, Marc Contento, Timothy Cooke, Elizabeth Guadalupe Cruz Cruz, Gabriel Dingman, Colette Dowling, James Farrell, Shelby Gipp, Savannah Huskie, Alexandra Keenan, Michael Martin, Jeremy Morris, Isabella Nelson, Kerrigan Nixon, Heather Nolan and Davina Wright. 11th Grade: Robert Bedenbaugh, Isabella Bermudez-Ellis, Marie Brady, Jeremy Busdiecker, Jillian Flood, Rachell Guilboard,

As legislative representatives of District 4, including the towns of Schodack, Nassau and Sand Lake, we are happy to provide residents with an update on actions taken at the December 11, 2012 legislative meeting. During these challenging economic times, we have made it a priority to protect taxpayers and ensure needed county services are efficiently provided to the residents who rely on those services. We have also made it a priority to comply with the state tax cap, since the cap was enacted two years ago. At a December 3 meeting, legislators supported a 2013 county budget that comes in under the state tax cap. The budget includes a minimal 1.25 percent tax increase that is the lowest in the Capital Region. Legislators worked with the Executive to lower the amount of a proposed tax increase and to also ensure needed services for seniors, veterans and youths are protected. Along with protecting taxpayers and services, the 2013 budget safeguards the county’s strong fiscal position and positive bond rating. At the December 11 meeting, we welcomed Fred Wurtemberger of Sand Lake to thank Fred for his decades of service to the county and his hometown. Fred was a county engineer who helped develop the county sewer district more than 40 years ago. He also served as Sand Lake Supervisor and in other positions during a distinguished career. We were proud to see Deputy Adrian Morin commended by legislators by helping rescue a fellow passenger on an airline flight from North Carolina. Deputy Morin received training in emergency medical response as a member of the Sheriff’s Department. The sewer district Fred Wurtemberger helped develop continues to play a role in supporting economic development. At a year-end meeting December 18, legislators approved repairs to a pump station in Troy operated by the county sewer district. Residents will remember the role played by the sewer district in helping Regeneron create 300 new jobs at its East Greenbush facility after the host community of East Greenbush had capacity issues with the town system. Best wishes on a happy and safe holiday season and a great and prosperous 2013. Residents are welcome to contact us at our legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at www.rensselaercounty.org.

SAVE THE DATE! APHS MUSIC DEPT. FUNDRAISER SWING DANCE 2013 Members of the Averill Park High Music Department invite you to an evening of dance, music and fun at the Averill Park High School on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 7pm until 10 pm. Snow date is February 9, 2013. The evening begins at 7PM with expert instruction in swing dance basics by Ron Trito. Ron provides dance instruction locally and is donating his time and talent for the benefit of the music department. Following the dance instruction, big band music will be generously provided by the Georgie Wonders Orchestra to swing the night away. A Raffle and Refreshments are planned. The parents and students of the music program appreciate the support of the members of our community and hope you join us for a wonderful evening. Tickets are available for advance sale, $8.00 for Adults, and $3.00 for Students and Senior Citizens. Tickets at the door will be $10.00 Adults and $5.00 for students and seniors. Children 6 and under are free. To reserve your advance sale tickets, please call Sharon at 518-542-8890 or at sbisner@aol.com.

ONE NIGHT WITH YOU ALL ELVIS/ALL NIGHT On Saturday, January 26th, The Sons of The American Legion will be hosting Johnny Rabb and The Jailhouse Rockers with special guests the Tichy Boys, performing all your Elvis favorites. This is our largest fundraising event of the year and as part of The Legion Family our main goal is to raise funds aimed at improving the quality of life for our nations children. Advance tickets are available at The American Legion, 111 Main Ave. Wynantskill for $10.00 ea. prior to 1/12, after 1/12 $12.00. Also, limited seating is available with a reserved table of eight. Doors open at 7:00 P.M. with music from 8:00 to Midnight. Supporters can enjoy drink specials and are welcome to bring their own food/snacks. This event has sold out the past three years so reserve early. Please join us for a Rockin’ good time for a Rockin’ good cause. For more info, call Bill at 441-0013. Brandon Householder, Dianna Ketzer, Matthew Kirch, Ryan Krupa, Rachael Lansing, Rachel Main, Sarah Mertlik, Lauren Olsen, Victoria Phibbs, Alessandro Puccio, John Scott, Austin Seymour, Samantha Tedford, Domenika Truesdell, Patrick Warren, Devonai Wright and Elizabeth Zink. 12th Grade: Nicholas Benevento, Christopher Carner, Meagan Chittenden, Anna Despart, Madeline Donnelly, Alexander Flood, Kenneth Johnson, Ryan LaFalce, Melina Lisosky, Nicholas Mannion, Jesse Moore, Hailey Nelson, Molly Nesel, Jacob Parslow, Caitlyn Ridenour, Amanda Thitz and Emily Rose Wittman.

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BOY SCOUT TROOP 528 BOTTLE DRIVEJANUARY 12th Troop 528 holds monthly bottle drives on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Returnable bottles and cans can be dropped off next to the Troop’s signs located at main intersections in the Town of Poestenkill on the morning of the bottle drive. Money raised from the bottle drives helps fund Troop activities. Please contact Deb at dharris2025@hotmail. com or 248-0225 with any questions.

THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO BE HEARD ABOUT CREATING A COMMUNITY CENTER

RACHAEL MURRAY BENEFIT The Pendergast Family will be hosting a benefit dinner to help cover the costs of Rachael’s fight against Cancer. Rachael is a Senior at Tamarac High School. When: January 13, 2013 @ 3:00PM to 6:00PM. Where: Brunswick Elks, 665 Brunswick Road, Troy, NY 12180 There will be a Turkey dinner and dessert for a cost of $12.00 for Adults and $6.00 for Children 10 and under; take-out will also be available. There will be a raffle for a 32" flat screen TV, and also a Chinese auction that day. For reservations, contact Tricia Pendergast (518) 279-4286 or email tricia.pendergast@yahoo.com or Michelle Pendergast (518) 283-8273 or emailshell8273@yahoo.com

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Letter to the Editor: As a result of a large positive response to the idea of turning the Sand Lake Elementary School into a Community Center, the citizens committee is planning to hold a public meeting to inform the public of all the details and to seek their signatures on a petition to the Town and School Boards asking them to consider the prospect of leasing the building to the Town for $1.00 a year for anywhere from 50 to 99 years. The meeting will be at the Averill Park Firehouse on the evening of Wednesday, January 23rd, at 7:00 PM In the Citizen’s Frame next to this announcement there is a copy of the petition. Please feel free to cut it out and copy it if you need more than one. If you are coming to the meeting, please bring it with you. If you are not coming to the meeting, please follow the instructions as to how you can return it to the committee. Please keep in mind that this project was conceived for the benefit of the public to utilize a stable but idle Community asset we have all previously paid for with a minimum of retrofitting, maintenance and acquisitional cost. It is now your turn to show your approval by voting. The Petition is your ballot. The Committee is composed of Paul Splain (Town Board Member), Al Hayner (Founder of the Advertiser), Gary Charlton (Realtor), Fred Schreyer (Attorney), Barbara Neu (SLCA Board Member) and Ronald Berti (Fire Commissioner). ~ Ronald Berti can be reached at: RBerti@nycap.rr.com Editors Note: The above article does not necessarily reflect the opinion or endorsement of the Editor or the Staff of THE ADVERTISER, and for all intents and purposes is impossible to verify the truth and veracity of its contents.


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The Town of Sand Lake will now be assisting our town residents with the disposal and handling of leftover paint – free of charge. Both water and oil-based paint will be accepted at the Town’s Department of Public Works Garage on Springer Road, Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 3 pm. Residents should call ahead at 674-3011 to make sure a Department of Public Works employee is at the Garage to assist. Residents must show a license for proof of town residency. The Town of Sand Lake is pleased to offer this service and appreciate our town residents’ commitment to the environmentally responsible and safe discarding of waste. ~ Supervisor Flora Fasoldt, Town of Sand Lake

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QUESTION: What are some of the other meditation benefits that can help improve our health and happiness? M. Platt, Rensselaer ANSWER: In the previous columns, I explained how Mantra, Budgeting Time, Diaphragmatic Breathing and OnePointed Attention all help enhance our health and wellbeing. The next tool available to us is 5. Detachment. In contrast to its common usage, the word detachment does not mean being callous, aloof, indifferent or uninvolved. Detachment actually means “love in action,” because this meditation benefit enables us to set aside our old limiting mental habits, as well as those annoying habits of others. When we are faced with a choice of what to think, say or do, the tool of detachment helps us train the ego, whose tyranny always tries to convince us that our happiness depends on people and events conforming to our personal likes and dislikes. In practical terms, detachment creates a space between our first habitual reaction and our ultimate response. This space between stimulus and response provides us the freedom to listen and heed the discriminating wisdom of our conscience, so we can choose the most beneficial course of action. St. Francis of Assisi reminds us “it is in giving that we receive.” In order to become the beneficiary of something worthwhile (like health or happiness), we must be willing to give up our attachment to the likes and dislikes of our old habits that generally bring us pain. 6. Discrimination. Our ability to discriminate comes from our conscience. The word

Community Wide Holiday Redeemable Bottle/ Can Drive (for Deposit Only Please) on Saturday, January 12th, from 10AM to 1PM in the Averill Park HS Front Parking Lot. Proceeds/Donation to benefit the Averill Park HS Indoor Track Team and Athletic Booster Club. conscience comes from the Latin, and it means “with wisdom or knowledge.” As our meditation practice deepens, our conscience is increasingly purified and can reliably access unerring wisdom from the super-conscious portion of our mind. When this inner wisdom then enters the conscious portion of our mind, we never need verification of its truthfulness. We automatically know from our own personal experience that what the conscience suggests is always the truth and beneficial. The only question that remains for us is, do we have the will power to base our thoughts, words and deeds on this perfect judgment? The conscience allows us to transcend old, unreliable habits so we can experience health, happiness and security. Using the tool of discrimination prepares us to deal with every challenge life offers. But if we accept the bold promises from the media or from our own senses, habits or ego without consulting our conscience, we rarely get what was promised. The only way to know for certain if a particular thought can lead us to the health and wellbeing we desire is to use the reliable tool of our conscience. My personal experience is that the conscience is never wrong. The meditation curriculum at the American Meditation Institute is accredited by the American Medical Association, Albany Medical College and the N.Y.S. Nurses Association. It is also endorsed by nationally recognized physicians Dr. Oz, Dean Ornish MD and Bernie Siegel MD.

AREA RESIDENTS NAMED TO DEAN’S LIST at PROVIDENCE COLLEGE The following area residents have been named to the Dean’s List at Providence College for the Fall 2012 semester: Chelsea Higgins of East Greenbush, and a member of the class of 2016; Laura Isabelle of Troy, and a member of the class of 2014; Nicole Manupella of Troy, and a member of the class of 2014; Michael Murray of Troy, and a member of the class of 2014. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits.

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THE REQUIREMENTS OF ASSISTANCE DOGS Assistance Dogs of America evaluates each dog for two to four weeks before placing it in a foster home to begin formal training. Evaluation includes a variety of tests to gauge the dog’s potential as an assistance dog. These evaluations test dogs for food aggression, social interest and sound sensitivity among other things. Once a dog passes those basic evaluations, it is then evaluated more extensively as trainers attempt to learn more about the dog’s temperament and personality. Basic obedience exercises are performed to see how dogs respond in different environments, and dogs that pass each stage of the evaluation process are then examined by a veterinarian to determine if they are physically able to handle the considerable tasks required of assistance dogs. If the dog is given a clean bill of health, it is then placed in a foster home to begin in its training. The training period for a potential assistance dog takes a minimum of six months and can last as long as 22 months.

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Adopt A Pet... Pets of the Week Angeldog German Shepherd Mix 3 Year Old Female, Black/Brown I am a beautiful, eager to please, intelligent girl. I am very people oriented and ready to train and be your constant companion. I am here as my owner took ill & can no longer care for me. I would love to come home & help you hang your stockings with care!

Toby Terrier, Pit Bull Mix 2 Year Old Female, Black/White Hi, I’m Toby! I’ve been patiently waiting for a new home for a while. I am a BEAUTIFUL girl who is well behaved, gentle & quiet. I like people & other dogs. I already knows sit and paw. Watch the video that my friends took of me and you can see how nicely I wait for treats. I’m ready to be your constant companion!

Jangles Domestic Short Hair Mix 2 Year Old Male, White/Orange

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For further information on adopting please call 434-8128 or visit www.mohawkhumane.org

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SAND LAKE DOG CONTROL Reminders: Dogs are not allowed to run at large, dogs are not allowed to bark continuously. All dogs should be licensed. For complete document re: Town Law, contact my office. ~Barbara A. Biittig (518) 674-2026 Ext 22 - Town of Sand Lake Town Clerk

I’m Lilly, a lovable 7-year-old, female brown tabby cat with white markings. The volunteers here say I have pretty green eyes, too. I’m usually a calm, sedate kitty, but I like to play sometimes. What I really want is to be cuddled and loved. I’m a people-focused girl who would love to spend time near you. I would be happy as a solo pet or I could live with another kitty. Could my “forever home” be with you? I want so much to have a home! Please consider bringing me home and start the New Year off with a kind deed! Like all Purrfect Companion kitties, Lilly is up-to-date on routine shots, house trained and spayed. For more information on Lilly, please contact Maryann at 331-2221 or at kitties.purrfect companions@yahoo.com. Purrfect Companions is a nonprofit, all volunteer rescue organization. We are always looking for good volunteers to help with the kitties or assist at our adoption clinics. If you’d like to donate a little time to these worthy animals, please give us a call at 4638709. Our adoption clinics are held 12:30-4:00 most Saturdays and Sundays at Petco, Northway Mall, Albany NY. Stop by and see some of our other kitties! We know we have one that is just “PURRFECT” for you!

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COMMON FAUX “PAWS” THAT HAMPER PET NUTRITION by Dana Watkins (NAPS)— As a nutritionist, I receive thousands of e-mails and phone calls each year from concerned “pet parents” looking for the right food for their pets. While it is very easy to blame the food for problems, in many cases, it is simply no more than the wrong choice and wrong application of a food that is really the cause. Battle of the Bulge: Many owners think getting a pet to lose weight is as easy as feeding less. Unfortunately, reducing the serving size often leaves pets hungry and their body undersupported. Pet owners should look toward complete dry diets that offer Weight Management or Reduced Activity diets to help deliver proper nutrition while losing weight. For example, Fromm recently introduced a Weight Management Gold recipe that provides high-quality protein, complex carbohydrates to aid in appetite control, and added L-carnitine to help the body burn more fat and maintain lean muscle mass. Any diet should be accompanied with plenty of fresh water and Frankie - 2 years old, feist/Chihuahua mix. Lovable, exercise. Another common loves everyone and gets along well with all dogs. He sleeps mistake many pet owners make on my bed at night and is a snuggler. Frankie is neutered, is feeding a pet a weight current with vaccines, heartworm negative and has been wormed. He is a happy little guy weighing only approx. 18 management food and lbs and is full grown. Frankie's previous life was not the overindulging with treats and best. According to our vet he was either hit by a car, thrown table scraps. These need to be out of a car or beaten by someone with a blunt object (boot). Unfortunately, the injuries he sustained were a left femur eliminated to let the food do its and pelvic fracture. His leg was never set after these job. To learn more, visit injuries. He was not vetted, which causes him to have a frommfam ily.com. Dana Watkins slight limp. His limp does not bother him and he will have a is the Director of Nutrition and normal and happy life which could include doggie walks and playing. Technical Services at Fromm If you would like to meet Frankie to possibly adopt him, Family Foods.

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WINTERFEST 2013 CHILI CONTEST!

Pizza & Wing Night home of biff’s 10lb. Pizza DON’T FORGET OUR FAMOUS ANTIPASTA & MOZZARELLA STICKS TOO!

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The Town of East Greenbush Department for Community and Recreational Services will be holding the annual Chili Contest as a part of “Winterfest 2013,” a school-community celebration of winter. Contestants will be asked to contribute “homemade” chili in disposable containers labeled with contestant’s name and hot, medium, or mild. All participants need to submit an entry form and will need to drop their chili off at Goff Middle School on Gilligan Rd between 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19th. Chili must be warm and ready to eat! Prizes will be awarded to the top scores in each category: Best Tasting, Most Original, Hottest, and for Most Votes Overall. Judging will be conducted openly by Winterfest attendees by casting votes after taste testing each chili. For more information, or to receive an entry form, visit www.eastgreenbush.org, call the East Greenbush Department for Community and Recreational Services at 477-4194 or email sshea@eastgreenbush.org

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Fri. 1/11 INKY SALAD Fri. 1/18 Contact Us for Private Parties Perfect for Birthdays SLOW BURN & Anniversaries! FREE 4th SUNDAY COMM. 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.

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 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!


Now Serving “10” Beers on Tap! Purchase 10 Lunch Entrees & Get the next one for FREE! Serving 5-6 Homemade Soups & Chili Daily

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ROAST BEEF DINNER The Renss. Co. 4-H Teen Exchange group invites you to a family-style roast beef dinner on Saturday, January 19th, 4 pm – 6:00 pm, at the First United Methodist Church, 1 Gilligan Road, East Greenbush. Adults are $12 ($10 with advanced reservation), children (5 – 11) are $6, under 4 are free. Takeout available. For reservations, please call 423-7071.

SL KIWANIS PASTA DINNER FUNDRAISER SECOND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

HAPPY NEW YEAR PIZZA NIGHT Come and join us for our Pizza Night on Saturday, January 19th, at the Schodack Valley Fire House located at 1553 Schodack Valley Road in Castleton from 5PM to 9PM. Bring the family for Pizza, Antipasto, Wings and more. Additional seating is available. Our featured Pizza this month will be Philly Cheese Steak. As always, you can eat-in or take-out. For take-out, call us at 477-4215.

The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club wants to invite all to participate in a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on the second Saturday of each month from 4PM to 7PM at the West Sand Lake Fire House on Rt. 43. Cost per meal is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 5 to 10 years old, kids under 5 are free. Meals will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert & beverages. Take-out meals are also available by calling (518) 674-3677. A pasta dinner will be held every second Saturday for the rest of the year. Future upcoming dates include January 12th, February 9th, March 9th and April 13th. Proceeds will aid Kiwanis supported projects. Kiwanis is a global organization dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST BUFFET The VFW Post 7338 located on Hays Road in East Greenbush will host a Pancake Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, January 20th, from 9AM to 12Noon. Menu: Buttermilk Pancakes, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Toast, Fruit Cocktail, Coffee, Tea, Water and Juice. Cost: Adults/$8.00, Children 6 to 12/$5.00 and Children under 5 are free. The VFW is a non-for-profit origination dedicated to helping Veterans and their Families.

EGFD PIZZA & WING NIGHT The East Greenbush Fire Dept. Park Station, located at 68 Phillips Road in East Greenbush will be holding Pizza & Wing Night on Saturday, January 12th; serving from 4:30 to 7:30PM. Home of Biff’s 10lb. Pizza. Don’t forget our famous antipasta & mozzarella sticks too! All are welcome to eat-in or take-out. Phone orders will be accepted after 2PM. Call 477-6503 or 4794168.

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$20

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athlete OF THE WEEK MIKE HAYES ~SCHOLAR ATHLETE~

Sports Photo of Andy the Week by Flanagan

by: Lauren Navratil

by Claire Everett On the week back from break, the boys and girls of AP athletics worked to bring in the new year right. The Averill Park girls basketball team took on Burnt Hills on Friday. The ladies came out swinging and took home a huge win, 69-27. AP’s lead scorers were Kelly Donnelly with 19, Monica Dushensky with 9, and Allison Hacker and Alison Nunziato each with 8. After this game, the girl’s have a winning record of 5-3. The boy’s team came out hard again, but fell short. The Warriors took on Burnt Hills and lost 66-54. Contributors to the team’s points were Dan VanRoy with 16 points, Lucas Ziegler with 13, and Matt LaBounty with 8 points. AP boys will take on Guilderland home on Friday. The wrestling team had a meet with Guilderland this week. The boys again took home the victory, 45-31. AP had wins from Allan McNeil, Keith Davidson, Cody Meissner, Gary Goodermote, Derrick Gardner, Tyler Moses, Jimmy Pasquariello, Timmy Moses, and Dakota Weir. Great job boys! AP winter athletics are about halfway through their regular season, so the games will become more competitive. Teams are in rhythm and players are bringing their best performances to the floor. Come out and support Averill Park as your Warriors venture closer to the post-season. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact me at claireeverett11@gmail.com.

2013 BASEBALL REGISTRATION Sorensco’s 2013 baseball registration is now open! We are looking forward to another great season coming off a fantastic campaign last spring and summer across all three “seasons” of baseball that we offer (Recreational, Travel and All-Star). For those who played with us last year, we hope to see you again and to help ensure that is the case, above and beyond the quality of baseball you experienced, we have kept our fees exactly the same as they were last year. For those who have not played with us before, we hope you consider our great facility and program. As mentioned previously, we will implement in 2013 the ability for players deemed sufficiently skilled to “play up” with a higher age group if they choose. This change will allow players to be placed at their skill level instead of their age only and will apply to each of our three seasons and across all age groups. In addition, players age 15 and under who try out and make our Connie Mack (18u) or Mickey Mantle (16u) teams will not be required to be placed on a Recreational team roster. We expect these rule changes will provide a tremendous amount of flexibility for players who qualify. The 2013 Registration Form can be found on our website at sorensco.baberuthonline.com Sorensco is community-based baseball league for players 1318 years of age that offers an exceptional baseball experience for players and their families. Levels of play/seasons include Recreational, Travel and All-Star. Please email any questions to us at mailto:Sorensco@gmail.com.

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The Winter sports here at Averill Park High School are really starting to heat up. The first Athlete of the Week of the new year is a scholar athlete with a GPA of 94 and a current member of the National Honor Society. Mike Hayes, a two sport athlete, shares a love for both football and track. When he first began running track as a sophomore, Mike thought that it would just be a fun way to stay in shape and hang out with friends. Little did he know, he would soon fall in love with the sport. He started out running mid-distance races such as the 800 meter. As time went on, however, Hayes felt the need for speed and began running sprinter races such as the 200 and 400 meter. Above everything though, his best and favorite event is the triple jump. Last year, at sectionals, Mike took fifth place in the triple jump. Hayes claims to get really nervous just before a race or event, but in the actual moment, he feels unstoppable. His favorite part about track is how your hard work directly shows in everything that you do. Mike is an extremely hard worker who does everything he can to balance his school work with his sports. “Being a scholar athlete to me means giving your best in everything you do,” says the athlete. In preparation for the upcoming season, Mike plays football; and also works out and runs as much as he can over the summer. That’s not all, however. Mike is also an outstanding student who challenges himself every day. This year he is taking Physics, Advanced Placement Government and Politics, Advanced Placement Macro Economics, Calculus, Spanish and Detective Fiction. Hayes is unsure of exactly where he would like to attend college, but at the moment his top choice is Northeastern University. He would like to major in computer science and also continue with triple jump. Mike has learned a lot from his parents who have done their best to help him lead a good life. “They’re always there for me and show me how to act and be a good person; not by telling me specifically, but just by leading by example, and I really respect that,” says Hayes. He would like to thank all of the coaches he’s had over the years for pushing him and his teammates to do their absolute best every day. We wish Mike and the rest of the Averill Park Indoor Track members the best of luck in the remainder of their season.

“BOWL OVER POLIO” FUNDRAISER The Southern Rensselaer County (SRC) Rotary Club is among many grassroots groups that continually raise money for PolioPlus, the Rotary International program that works closely with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to battle polio on a global basis. In addition to contributing other funds to RI’s ongoing effort, the Southern Rensselaer County club’s annual “Bowl Over Polio” event, a public fun day for all members of the community, is aimed specifically at supporting the campaign. The next such event is scheduled for two different sessions on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at the Spare Time Bowling Center, 570 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush. It is open to anyone in the community for just $15, which includes either of the 2½-hour, all-you-can-bowl sessions (noon to 2:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 5 p.m.), plus rental shoes. In addition, raffles and prizes will be presented at each session. Registration will be on a walk-in basis. Because Rotary is a totally volunteer organization, all profits from the bowl-a-thon will go directly to RI’s PolioPlus initiative to end polio worldwide.

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"AP Senior Point Guard Jenna Horton brings the ball up last Friday night at APHS". AP cruised to an easy 69-27 Victory over Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake.

LA SALLE INSTITUTE TO HOST 6th ANNUAL ALUMNI HOCKEY GAME La Salle Institute will have its Annual Alumni Hockey Game on January 19, 2013. Graduates from back to the Class of 1967 are coming back to lace up their skates with alumni of all ages. Last year’s contest was the closest ever and late game strategy was taken into account with an empty net goal to lift the “young alums” team to its 5th straight victory. Bill Jabour from the Class of ’98 founded the game in 2008, and it has attracted current and former students, teachers, family and friends to return for a day of school spirit and celebration. La Salle Institute has a rich history in hockey dating back many decades. Brother Celsus John Brown ’31 was the first moderator of the hockey team, which won a state championship in 2000 under Coach Tim Flanigan. The puck will drop for this year’s Alumni Game at 1:30pm at HVCC’s Conway Ice Rink. Following the game at 4pm, there will be an after party at La Salle’s G. Richard Lewis ’53 Dining Hall. There are several great prizes in this year’s raffle as well, including a signed Martin Brodeur New Jersey Devils jersey from last year’s Stanley Cup Finals. Spots are still available for the game and after party. Registration and details can be found on the school website. Any questions regarding La Salle Institute alumni relations or events can be directed to Shane Hendry ’06 at shendry@lasalleinstitute.org or (518) 283-2500 x270.

SPRING YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION Spring Youth Baseball (under new management) will be holding Registration for the upcoming 2013 season. Dates are Sat 1/ 12/13 from 9am-2pm and Sun 1/13/13 from 9am-2pm at the Spring Youth Baseball Complex, Troy, NY. If you turn 4 before April 1st or 13 after April 30th you are eligible to play. We offer five divisions in our House League: T-Ball 4-6 * Pony 6 * Farm 7-8 * Minor 9-10 * Major 11-12. Registration is $100 per child; $150 for 2 kids; $25 for each additional child. ***NEW REGISTRANTS - PROOF OF AGE REQUIRED*** For more info, please call the SYB field at 272-5087 or Vince at 209-5921.

CLASSIE LASSIES SPRING REGISTRATION Classie Lassies Girls Softball will be accepting registration for the upcoming Spring 2013 season. Online registration is available at classielassies.net and will be open from January 10th through February 28th. In person registration will be held at Algonquin Middle School on January 17th from 6-8pm, St. Jude’s school on January 19th from 10am-1pm, and at the North Greenbush Town Offices (Annex) on February 4th from 6-8:30pm. Registration fees are $80.00 for 6u and 8u, and $95.00 for all other divisions. Girls must be 5-16 years of age as of 1/1/2013. All first-time registrants must provide a copy of their birth certificate. Any questions can be directed to Spencer Agan @ 466-3887.


WINTERFEST 2013 MARKS 23 YEARS OF FAMILY FUN WinterFest 2013 celebrates 23 years of family fun at Goff Middle School, Gilligan Rd. and Spare Time Lanes in East Greenbush on January 18, 19 and 20. The annual event, sponsored by the East Greenbush Central School District, EGCSD Transportation Team and local businesses and organizations, provides residents with a wide variety of indoor activities. On Friday, January 18, Goff Middle School will host an activity night for sixth graders. Saturday, January 19, residents are invited to start their day at the seventh grade’s annual pancake breakfast from 8-11am, then stay for lots of games, tons of food and various activities beginning at noon and ending at 4pm. Activities will include a DJ, pony rides, magic show, face painting, crafts, jewelry, demonstrations (including Kids in Motion, Tae Kwon Do, gymnastics and the infamous smoke bus), exotic animal show, bowling in the Green Hall, chess, Greenbush Child Caring (GCC) challenge, elementary school challenge, a huge silent auction and much more. Shuttle buses will be available from the bus garage and ball fields on Gilligan Road during the day. WinterFest ends Sunday evening at Spare Time Lanes on Columbia Tpke with Rock N’ Bowl from 8-10pm and the Spare Time “Lock-in-Night” from 11pm7am. Please note there is a fee for both bowling events. For more information, or to register, please contact Spare Time Lanes at 477-9306. For more information on WinterFest, call the East Greenbush CSD Transportation Department at 477-9288.

and recreation 2013 BRUNSWICK BASEBALL REGIS.~ HOUSE & TRAVEL LEAGUE The Brunswick Baseball League is currently registering players age 13-16 for the 2013 House League season. Players must register on-line by visiting our website @ www.eteamz.com/ brunswickbaseball and clicking on the Links Tab on our Homepage menu. The House League will be expanded to a 16 game schedule beginning in Late April and running until the end of June. The 2013 registration fee will be $125.00 per player. The Brunswick Baseball League is an independent League with no boundaries; registration is open to all interested players. BBL will continue to support Travel baseball thru our affiliation with ENYTB, interested players may register on-line. The league will again be offering FREE winter clinics every Saturday beginning in February. The clinics will be held at the Tamarac Multi-Purpose Gym @ 10am -12pm and are open to all players. For questions, please contact Mark Phillips, 279-3471.

EMPIRE STATE BLAZERS AAU BASKETBALL TRYOUTS The Empire State Blazers AAU Basketball Tryouts will be held on January 27th, 2013 at the Troy Boys & Girls Club, 1700 7th Ave, Troy (across from DMV), Boys 5th & 6th Grades - 10AM - 11:30AM Girls 5th & 6th Grades - 11:30AM - 1PM Girls 7th, 8th & 9th Grades - 1:15PM - 3:15PM Girls 10th, 11th & 12th Grades - 3:30PM - 5:30PM $25.00 AAU Registration Fee Due upon Tryout. (Please arrive 30 minutes early). For Alternate Tryout Date, Contact: Truman Frierson at 2689823 or ballinblazers@yahoo.com, esblazers@yahoo.com

ST. TIMOTHY’S TO OFFER TAI CHI CLASSES Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, classes in the ancient Chinese practice of TAI CHI will be offered at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, North Greenbush. Classes will be from 7 to 8:00 pm. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese practice, often referred to as “mind/body exercise. Its slow, gentle movements are suitable for people of all ages and abilities. It has been found beneficial for people with arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes and other conditions The “mind” component of tai chi practice promotes calm and mental balance. And it’s fun and interesting social activity. Instructor Pam Martin of West Sand Lake states, “We are all recovering from the Christmas/New Year’s rush.” We could all use a little calmness to begin the New Year.” Ms. Martin has been teaching tai chi and qigong for three years, most recently at Diamond Ridge Assisted Living Center, and Schoharie Presbyterian Church. Classes will continue weekly. Ms. Martin said, “Anyone can join at any time, classes always have space and practices for new comers. Be sure to wear flat shoes, or sneakers and loose clothing.” To register call 479-3432 and leave your name, phone number and number of people attending.

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APARTMENTS FOR RENT $650 incl. heat & elec! Brunswick 1 BR. Bryce 937-5120 $1325 N. Greenbush. 1371 sq. ft. 2 BR, walk in closet, laundry rm. Ht & elec. incl. Smoke free house. NP, driveway parking. 391-5018 $615. NGB. 1 BR with new kitchen. Parking, coin op. laundry. 371-2450 $650 1BR country apt. Trout stream, garden, tile bath, HW flrs. hot water, heat,W/D incl., garage? No pets. 1/2hr Albany/Troy. No cable 283-3896 $670 INCL. HEAT. EGB. New oak cabintry in the kit. Good storage, prkng, coin. op laundry. 371-2450 $675 N. Greenbush. 1 BR + den. Balcony, parking, coin op. laundry. 371-2450 $695+ East Greenbush 2BR, Sec, lease, references. No pets, Available Jan. 15th. 479-0943 $700 + util. Nassau Village. 2 BR, 2nd flr. washer/dryer hookup, bus line. Security. 421-2058 $710 Rensselaer 1st fl. lg. 1br newly renovated, HW flrs. Incl. all util., heat, hot water, cooking gas, elect. 1 pet ok Nice neighborhood. Near conveniences. 791-2502 $750+. 2 BR + den. AVPK.Schls. Bryce 937-5120 $850+ Troy east side. 2nd flr. 3 BR, 1 ba. washer/dryer incl. NP, NS. 1st/ last month rent. 326-4668 $960 Schod. Lovely country 2br. heat/water 1-2 people. N/P N/S Sec, lease. Avail now. 469-3685 1 BR Averill Park, quiet country setting, $600+ sec., no pets 2834366 2 br, $750 + heat & hot water, refrig.&stove, no pets, 1st mo rent, last month rent & security, nr Villa Valenti, Florence Way 892-3199 2 BR, 1 bath. EG schools, Nassau Rt. 20. (518)766-9582. $850+ util Updated. Avail. immed. 2 BR, Rte. 66 Poestenkill. $675 + utilities, lease, security deposit. NS, NP. Refs. 674-1111 2BR West Sand Lake, $650 incl. heat. lease. sec.. No smoking/ no pets. 674-1111 Averill Park 2 BR, 2nd flr. Heat and hot water included. Laundry room on site. Lrg yard with pond. No dogs. $750 + sec. 674-8558 Cohoes Island 3rd floor flat. 1-2 BR. W/D hookup. $670+. Refs, security. No pets. 235-4483 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

Reserve Your Posting on this Bulletin Board Today~ Call for Details and Rates 674-2841. LEGAL NOTICE Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: LBM Energy, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/12/12. 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 at 45 Rose Lane, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: MMIWA, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 8/20/12. 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, 132 Uphams corner rd., East Nassau, New York 12061. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. 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 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.

LEGAL NOTICE New Beginning Home Inspections, LLC (LLC) Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on December 5, 2012. New York office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as an agent upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon it is 37 Best Road, Nassau, New York 12123. The purpose of the LLC is any purpose for which a limited liability company may be organized under applicable law.

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE EAST GREENBUSH FIRE DISTRICT #3 The monthly meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners, East Greenbush Fire District #3 shall be held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00pm. The location shall be East Greenbush Fire Company Headquarters located at 68 Phillips Road, Town of East Greenbush. The above shall be followed unless the Board makes prior notice of a change. This is in compliance with Article 7 of the General Municipal Law relating to meetings. Submitted by, Nancy J. Williams, Secretary-Treasurer Board of Fire Commissioners East Greenbush Fire District #3

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE RECEIVER OF TAXES TOWN OF SAND LAKE TAKE NOTICE, that I, Jill M. Quell, the undersigned Receiver of Taxes of the Town of Sand Lake, County of Rensselaer, and State of New York, have dully received the Tax Roll and Warrant for the collection of taxes within the Town of Sand Lake for the year 2013. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that taxes may be paid on or before January 31, 2013 without charge or interest. On all taxes received after such date there will be added interest of one per centum for the month of February and two per centum for the month of March. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE, that pursuant of the provisions of law, the tax roll of the Town of Sand Lake will be returned to the County Treasurer of the County of Rensselaer on the first day of April, 2013. Jill M Quell, Receiver of TaxesSand Lake, New York 12153

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: SSW Development, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with Secretary of State New York (SSNY) on 11/29/12. 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 the process to the LLC, 5 Joseph Ct, Schaghticoke, NY 12154. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: 67 Whitehall Road, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/12/12. 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 at 45 Rose Lane, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Notice of Application for Authority of Five Guys Operations, LLC, filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 12/4/12. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 10/26/06. Address to be maintained in Delaware: c/o The Corporation Trust Company, Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Articles of Org. filed at SSDE address: Division of Corporations, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal Street, Suite 4, Dover, DE 19901. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 10440 Furnace Road, Suite 205, Lorton, VA 22079. Purpose: any lawful activity.

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.

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.

638 4th AVE., LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC. 638 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.

Articles of Organization of Creative Edge Hair Salon LLC. Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Common Law. The name if the LLC is Creative Edge Hair Salon LLC, as of the date November 16, 2012. County within state Rensselaer. Secretary of State shall mail copies to Marjorie Pailley, 152 Main Street, Schaghticoke, NY 12154.

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.

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 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. SMMM PROPERTIES, LLC Notice of formation of SMMM Properties, LLC, a limited liability company (the “LLC”). Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY (“SSNY”) on 12/12/12. 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 any process to the LLC, 38 Geneva Boulevard, Wynantskill, New York 12198. Purposes: any lawful activity.

MOULES LAKE & LAND, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 11/5/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1 Saddle Hill Rd., Wynantskill, NY 12198. General Purposes. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC Articles of Organization for AllyTex, LLC were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on November 30, 2012. Office located inRensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 3 West Road, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: for any lawful activity.

Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC): Name: EJW CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 12/24/2012. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be serviced. SSNY shall mail a copy of Process to: C/O EJW CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LLC, 319 Third Avenue Extension, Rensselaer,12144. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Latest date upon which LLC is to dissolve: No specific date. 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 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 LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: AMS Security Plus, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on December 4, 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: 743 Columbia Tpke, East Greenbush, N.Y. 12061. Purpose: For 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.


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 Babysitter wanted P/T in our home. Call Amanda 712-5178

HIGHLIGHT ACTING TROUPE HOLDING AUDITIONS The Highlight Acting Troupe will be holding auditions for “It’s a Dark and Stormy Night” by Tim Kelly and directed by Kathryn Capalbo on Friday, January 25, at 7 pm; and Sunday, January 27, at 7 pm. Auditions will be held at the Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, 990 Hoosick Rd. (across from Stewart’s). Show Dates are April 12-14th and 19-21. Come one, come all to the Ye Olde Wayside Inn, where there are three insane cousins, and one crazy house maid. The Ye Olde Wayside Inn is dirty and dusty and looks like it’s from another time. It’s a dark and stormy night when several guests get stuck there. Who will live? Who will be the murderer? Come and be part of the fun and bring life into this small cast of 7 women and 6 males. Ages as young as 18 and up. Come join us in creating a wonderful show that will thrill, chill and make people laugh. For more information, and character breakdown, please contact Kathryn by phone: 518-272-7558 or by e-mail: pandactressb@aim.com

Drivers: Great home time. $.40 CPM plus bonus, benefits, 99% No-touch, 24 hr. dispatch, late model equip. CDL-A 2 yrs. tractor/ trailer exp. req. Logistics One. 1888-598-7248, x 120. Snow blowing, small driveway, front, back, sidewalk. Sycaway. 274-3392 Landscape/construction. Looking for reliable, hardworking person, clean driving record a must, experience pref. but will train 6742444 Office Assistant. Website maintenance & IT exp. necessary. 10-15 hrs./wk. Averill Park. Word, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Quark. Job also includes: editing, press relations, filing, errands. Cheerful & precise. Resume to: ami@americanmeditation.org Plant Department Support Staff. Job description: Production of Dish gardens, plant care, unload trucks, unpack product, invoicing, inventory and customer service. Qualifications: Willingness to learn, ability to lift 25 lbs. basic computer skills, pleasant customer service skills. Call or visit location to fill out an application. Bill Doran Co. 45 Industrial Park Rd. Albany NY 12206 (518) 465-5285 Snow shovelers/ car movers. Must be available at all times. 674-1111

CALL FOR GIRL SCOUT MEMORABILIA and COLLECTABLES Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York (GSNENY) is inviting the community to share Girl Scout insignia, ephemera or items of interest from the Girl Scout movement with Alumnae, friends, family and fans of Girl Scouting at ToGetHerThere, an exhibition of items from the Council archives and the general public that span the 100 year history of the leading organization for the leadership development of girls. The exhibit will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 10am-2pm at The Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany and is free and open to the public. Memorabilia items preferably items from 1912 to 1945 - can be dropped off by February 15, 2013 at one of the (4) Girl Scout council offices: Albany - 8 Mountain View Avenue, Halfmoon - 23 Executive Park Drive, Queensbury - 213 Meadowbrook Road, or Plattsburgh - 107 Hammond Lane. Please include name and phone number/email address with the materials, along with any added details about them that may be of interest. If preferred, arrangements can be made for item sharing by contacting Maegan Frantz, Girl Scout Alumnae Relations Coordinator, at 518-348-1413 x 402 or via email at mfrantz@gsneny.org. All items can be returned after the event or can be donated to the GSNENY archives. This complimentary drop-in exhibit will culminate the local celebrations honoring the 100th Anniversary year of Girl Scouting while propelling the work of the organization into the next century. A luncheon will also be held as part of this ToGetHerThere event - for ticket pricing and information, call 518-348-1413 x 402 or email mfrantz@gsneny.org.

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The first meeting of the Birchkill Arts and Crafts Guild for 2013 will be held on Monday, January 14th, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church Hall, 175 Williams Road, Troy. Kristin Woodward, Local Artist and member of the Colonie Arts League, will present a demonstration in a medium of her choice to the Guild. Guests and new members are always welcome. Come enjoy this program. Bring a cup and your lunch. We provide coffee/tea and dessert. Hostesses this month are Sue Aluck, Molly Cahill and Carole MacGregor.

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Q.U.I.L.T. MEETING Q.U.I.L.T. Inc. will meet on Friday, January 11, 2013, at the Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Ave, Delmar NY. The general meeting starts at 9:45 AM; doors open at 9:15. There is a $5 visitor donation. There will be a general meeting and speaker: Time for a Road Trip Lecture and Trunk Show, with Sue Pritt. We will finish the meeting with a member show and share. For information, call (393-2284) or check our website (www.quiltinc.org).

BREAK IN THE ACTION - STORY DINNER AT GILEAD LUTHERAN CHURCH Friday night, December 28, 2012: The folks from Gilead, Trinity and Raymertown Lutheran Churches, along with some friends, feasted on stories, poetry, pizza and dessert. The pizza was graciously donated for our event by Papa John’s Pizza and Price Chopper both on RT 7 in Brunswick and Tommy’s Pizza located in the Tamarac Plaza. It was an evening filled with true and made up stories, Jokes, Poetry written by Andrew Kazukenous; a true story entitled: “Jingle Bell Number 8”, and history on the 1905 hymn “His Eye is on the Sparrow”, by: Civilla D. Martin and Charles H. Gabriel. Our free will offering for Wounded Warriors and Damien House raised $153.00! Our next Story dinner is scheduled for Friday, January 18th, at 6PM in Gilead’s Fellowship Hall, located at 308 Brick Church Road. You may RSVP to the church at 518279-9270. Check out our website at http:// www.gileadlutheran.org

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

FIREWOOD Cut, split, and delivered. All ready to burn. $175. 265-4915

ODD JOBS Shovel, shopping, cleaning, Dr. appts. etc. Rebecca 428-7778

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

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

FIREWOOD FULL CORD, locust, highest btu wood in northeast! Nicely dried $300. 488-1467 FIREWOOD Log length firewood. $100 cord. 832-0849 or 639-4469 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

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

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

HOME IMPROVEMENTS. Low, affordable kitchen/bath remodeling, AC / heating, decks, HVAC, flooring, roofing, 461-5380

WE BUY/ LEASE HOUSES We are not realtors. 283-1358 www.fourseasonsholdingsllc.com

to promote your school in our special parents’ guide on January 17th. DEADLINE IS FRI., JAN. 11TH AT 4PM

CHILD CARE

WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential/commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331

Openings at A Sunshine Palace Daycare. Call 237-0556

Wells-Plumbing-Electrical Pipes, wires, pumps my forte. 25+ exper. 24/7 response 674-8480

Hay 1st cutting $3.50/bale; Rye straw $8/bale. 283-1488

WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured, commercial/ residential 40 year family exp. 766-4975

Marcy cornr. complete home gym. Approx 400 lbs. Pd. $500, neg. price. Like new. Jeremy 429-9279

WOOD SHAVINGS Quality pine wood shavings; sold in bulk by the yard. Del. 817-7161.

Saratoga $1 Book Warehouse. 68 Weibel Ave., near the mall. One free book for every 10 you buy.

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

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

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

TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Insured, free estimates. Bill 4799749

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

DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency service APS Sewer & Drain Cleaning 6740908

DRY WOOD Free Delivery. All quantity avail. Also outdoor boiler wood. Kiln dried. 495-6017

STORM CLEANUPS Tree and stump removal. Household trash/junk removal. Attic, basement, garage cleanup and organization Call Mandy 8133450 TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444

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

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

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

STORAGE Serving Cap. Dist. for 22 years. Indr & outdr winter storage, cars, boats, motorcycles etc 573-5387

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

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

HANDYMAN REPAIR 30 yrs. exp. Kit., baths, carpentry, roofing, plumbing, elect. 526-1604

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

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

DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $349(incl. poor person app) incl. gov. fees if poor person app. is appr. 274-0380

DRUM LESSONS All styles, ages, & skill levels. Beginners welcome! Pete Sweeney. Drummer, educator, and author. 495-6622. www.petesweeney.net

SNOWPLOWING Residential/ commercial. Fully ins. Superior Landscaping. 813-5787

Parochial, Christian, Private Schools, Nursery Schools, Pre-Schools & Day Care Centers

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

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., insur. 20% disc. w/contract. Remodels, painting, clean outs, roof/repairs. 858-2181

SNOWPLOWING Residential, reliable. Call hours. 423-1331

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POESTENKILL HISTORICAL SOC. MEETING The Poestenkill Historical Society will meet at 7PM in The Poestenkill Town Hall on January 22. This Month’s program will have Marvin Bubie discussing his third book which is an accumulation of seals from places involved in the Revolutionary War. This book is a celebration of the American Revolution, and a celebration of a unique freedom that resulted from it and of how Americans view civic identity. Marvin not only shows us the seal but tells us interesting and funny stories related to each one. The seal is official and can appear everywhere from welcome signs to our communities, to the podiums from which our officials speak, to identifying municipal buildings, vehicles, etc. Some seals are self explanatory, but many are not. In Marvin’s book, he tries to uncover those meanings and to celebrate the events behind the seal. Mavin’s book takes us thru the Revolutionary War using symbols found on municipal seals. Copies of Marvin’s third book will be available for purchase after the program.The program is FREE and the public is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For directions, call Patricia at 518-283-5223.

FRIENDS of the CASTLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY ACCEPTING BOOK DONATIONS The Friends of the Castleton Public Library will be holding a Book Sale in March. In preparation for this event, the Friends of the Castleton Public Library are accepting donations of good condition books, books on CD/tape, DVDs and CDs. Donations can be placed in the back hallway of the Library/Village Hall (85 South Main Street, Castleton). All donations are greatly appreciated.

LOCAL STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS AT CLARKSON UNIV. The following students received scholarships at Clarkson University during the 2012-2013 academic year: Nathan Grab of Troy, a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering and physics, received the Dr. John ’73 and Roberta Wasenko and Family School of Engineering Endowed Scholarship. Dominique D. Bukovan of Troy, a student majoring in mathematics, received the Theodore Sr. and Wanda McWharf Endowed Scholarship. Alexander P. Cooley of Poestenkill, a junior majoring in engineering & management, received the J. R. Weston Endowed Scholarship. Maria L. Harrington of Troy, a sophomore majoring in biology, received the Theodore Sr. and Wanda McWharf Endowed Scholarship. Alexander R. Kelly of East Greenbush, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, received the David Scaringe ’01 Memorial Sponsored Scholarship. Maegan R. Lipinski of Johnsonville, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering, received the Deneka Family Endowed Scholarship. Anthony J Ruggiero of Castleton, a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering, received the Elwyn J. Rodee Endowed Scholarship. Corinne S. Wilson of Troy, a senior majoring in biomolecular science, received the Elwyn J. Rodee Endowed Scholarship. Cahill D. Wilson of Troy, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, received the A. Douglas Burrow ’31 Endowed Scholarship and the Jolyn Foundation Class of 2013 Share Clarkson Direct Scholarship. Clarkson University is grateful to its many donors of endowed, sponsored, and Share Clarkson scholarships. Scholarship support is essential to providing students with the financial resources necessary to achieve their goal of a Clarkson education.

RENSSELAER JR./SR. HS PRINCIPAL’S AND HONOR ROLL LIST FOR 1st QTR. Karen T. Urbanski, Principal of Rensselaer Junior Senior High School, 25 Van Rensselaer Drive, Rensselaer, New York 12144; Telephone Number 436-8561; has announced the following students for the Principal’s List (89.50 and up average) and the Honor Roll (84.50 – 89.49 average) for the first quarter marking period. Principals’ List: Grade 12: Abiezel Aguila Rodriguez, Jr., Ryan Boettcher, Sarah Brady, Rebekah Bushey, Katie D’Alessandro, Sienna Fahrenkopf, Joseph Farrell, Gino Gigliotti, Cassandra Hemming, Keith Hughes, Jr., John Kenna, Mary Kramer, Jacob Pratt, Courtney Reed, Elora Repula, Tyler Stasack, Najah Vasquez, Tyler Victoria, Garrett Wininger, Naw Paw Law Eh Zan. Grade 11: Aye Aye Aung, Michelle Cirillo, Chana Davis, Jasmin Edmunds, Rowan Goca, Steven Harwood III, Tieara Karlquist, Emily Kopaskie, War War Kyaw, Selena Medina, Jared Radley, Kathleen Rodriguez, Ian Stewart. Grade 10: William Brooking III, Joshua Cirillo, Eternity Coons, Gabrielle D’Alessandro, Jonathan Hall, Emily Hemming, Pwint Hnin, Krsna Jevons, Gabriella Kirker, Emily Kretzschmar, Aliyah Linnen, Dante Marshall, Ezra Neal, Kortnee Phillips, Gabrielle Pike, Brian Sousis, Jr., Min Yar Zar, Kyaw Zwa. Grade 9: Jolene Bell, Leigha Diacetis, Mae Ann Fahnestock, Christopher Gill, Tyler Harwood, Edward Karlquist, Malcomn Mohabir, Anthony Moore, Jr., Keondre’ Nixon, Crystal Rafferty, Sirawit Ratchatacharoenpong, Christopher Spath, Gabriel Stephan. Grade 8: Makenah Anselment, Dean Biancaniello, Jr., Dylan Biancaniello, Allexus Billetts, Samantha Caparelli, Jordan Caywood, Moo Law Eh, Mae Endres, K Thari Han, Sudarat Hormhuan, Joshua Kenna, Ethan Radley, Ciara Saure, Valerie Stephan, Mia Stewart, Zin Zin Wai, Hein Zaw, Hiluan Zi. Grade 7: Madison Berhaupt, Autumn Brown, Michelle Dymond, Raymond Edwards, Angelene Eriole, Rebecca Gier, May Hlaing, Kenneth Kenyon, Zo Ko, Htat Lwin, Zachary Mackey, Alexandra Maxian, Dashawn Nelson, Xavier Nixon, Todd Rider, Jr., Tyrese Smith, Zarka Tahir, Stephanie Williams. Honor Roll: Grade 12: Alexander Bilpuh, Amy Dymond, Tristine Ellis, Brittany Girgenti, Destiny Hempstead, Jquail Martin, William McClain, Nicole Murray, Kaylee Neumann, Imani Perkins, George Roberts III, Christopher Slingerland, Jr., Kayley Storms. Grade 11: Aajahle Edmunds, Jacob Forgea, Zachary French, Tyisha Hector, Cheyenne MacGilfrey, Aye Aye Mar, Erica Murray, Win Myint, Karan Patel, Danielle Simmons, Raynika Wilcox. Grade 10: Austin Casey, Barry Dennis, Jr., Kurt Donner, Laura Farrell, Sydney Jerome, Olivia Knapp, Jai Kishan Patel, Cody Rifenberick, Autumn Shambeau, Omiyea Stanford, Kennedy Tisaj, Pa Wah. Grade 9: Htat Aung, Phil BAlabala, Kasheim Bandy, Raven Bushey, Jah-Mere Coles, Cheyenne Cronin, Danielle Eriole, Thanat Jusomboon, Zachary Katras, Alexander Prusky, Jervarius Seals, Poe Thar. Grade 8: Annalise Burdick, Thomas Burgess III, Emma Cicchinelli, Nathaniel Demmer, Joshua DuLong, Bailee Dykeman, Cheryl Farrell, Robert Holt, Jr., Alexis Leonard, Wai Lwin, Benjamin Newton, Katlyn Osterhoudt, Ka Paw, Kierra Perkins, Shawn Schmick. Grade 7: Marcus Allert, Nikitia Monroe, Giovita Johnson, Jonas Johnson, Bryanna Mangual, Bryan Mangual, Megan Plue, Perignon Rogers, Nicholas Soler.

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BOWLING PARTY for TOURETTE SYNDROME The local Tourette Syndrome Support Group will host a Family B owling Party on Sunday, January 27th, from 1PM - 3PM at Spare Time Lanes in Clifton Park. The cost is $15 per bowler. Bowlers must pre-register by calling Judy at 384-1765.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING SPRING CLASSES OFFERED Don’s Drivers Training and Eagle Mills Driver Safety Education are proud to offer NTSI’s 6-hour Defensive Driving Course, Traffic Survival Workshop. This class is NYS-DMV approved, and will reduce your auto insurance by 10% off collision, liability and no-fault for 3 years and subtract up to 4 points from your driver’s license. Learn the fun way in presentation format with NTSI Master Instructors Don Roy and Michele Krill. We will be holding the following classes at the Brunswick Grange Hall, Corner of Routes 7 & 142 (behind Stewarts) in Troy as follows: January 19, February 23, March 23, April 27, and June 8. Class is on Saturday from 9-3:30, and costs $40 per person. Doors open at 8:45 AM for registration. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Brunswick Grange Hall. To enroll, call Michele at 225-0462 or e-mail driverclasses@aol.com. Please drive safely!!

WYNANTSKILL UFSD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION Dr. Lisa Henkel, the Superintendent/Principal of Gardner-Dickinson School, has announced phone registration for children attending kindergarten for the 2013 – 2014 school year. In order for your child to attend kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2013. Parents of children eligible to attend kindergarten in September must call Mrs. McKenna at 2834600 Ext. 10, between 8 AM and 4 PM by January 28, 2013. An orientation meeting for PARENTS ONLY will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 in the school Media Center at 7 PM. Prior to the orientation meeting you will receive a request for information to be completed and mailed back to school.

QUILTS FOR KIDS My name is Karen Casey, Chapter Leader for the Albany, New York and Capital District Chapter of Quilts for Kids. Getting involved with Quilts for Kids has been a calling a long time in the making. Having both a lifelong passion for sewing and a love for helping children, I have never felt a more perfect fit than I do working for the most vulnerable members of our community; our sick and scared children. Quilts for Kids is a non-profit organization founded in 2000. Since our founding, over 100,000 quilts have been made and distributed worldwide, while at the same time saving millions of pounds of fabric from landfills. Institutional recipients of our quilts have included the Ronald McDonald House, Shriner’s Hospitals, Sloan-Kettering Pediatric Oncology, The Safe House, and many other institutions large and small. We respectfully ask for donations of any size for fabric and sewing supplies, gift certificates or gift cards, or monetary donations. Monetary donations can be made by check payable to Quilts for Kids. I am in search for volunteers who would like to make quilts, help with cutting kits from donated fabrics, kits are available; just contact me and I will make sure you get one. All quilts will be staying in our local area. ~ Karen Casey, Chapter Leader

DEEP STACK HOLD’EM TOUR. at AP/SL FIRE DEPT. The Averill Park/Sand Lake Fire Department will hold a Deep Stack Texas Hold’em Tournament with Bounty on Saturday, January 26th, at 1PM; doors open at noon at the Averill Park/Sand Lake Fire Department, located at 35 Eastern Union Tpke in Averill Park. $125 buy-in; ($25 donation w/ FREE Bounty Chip) Prize Pool for November Tournament $3,800. !!!$20,000 in Chips!!! NO RE-BUYS and NO ADDONS. Doors open at noon at the Firehouse. Free Baked Ham Dinner. Reservations preferred and walk-ins accommodated. Call Ron Berti at 674-8363 or email at rberti@nycap.rr.com. Poker schedule for APSLFD: Saturdays 2013: Feb. 16th, Mar. 16th, Apr. 20th, May 11th.

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729-2263 • 56 Old Miller Rd, East Greenbush EGCSD TO HOLD 6-HOUR INS./POINT RED. & 5-HOUR PRE-LICENSING CLASSES The East Greenbush Central School District Continuing Education Program announces its next available 6-hour PreLicensing class. The Six-Hour Driver Training Associates Insurance/Point Reduction Course reduces car liability, collision and no-fault insurance premiums by 10% for 3 years and may remove up to 4 points off your license, as determined by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The classes will be held at Columbia High School, 962 Luther Rd, East Greenbush in room S314 on Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th from 6:00 – 9:00pm. You will need to bring a check for $40.00 made payable to EGCSD Continuing Education along with your driver’s license or learner’s permit and a pen or pencil. The Five Hour Pre-Licensing Course is required before an appointment for a road test may be scheduled. The next class will be held on Thursday, January 10th and Thursday, January 17th from 6:00 – 8:30pm at Columbia High School, 962 Luther Rd, East Greenbush in room S205. At the first class, you will need to bring a check for $35.00 made payable to EGCSD Continuing Education along with your learner’s permit and a pen or pencil. Registration for these classes must be made in advance. Please call 207-2150 and follow the prompts. Registration is required as no “walk ins” will be accepted.

JOIN THE VOLUNTEERS AT OAKWOOD! So you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions to exercise more and eat healthier. If you also resolved to give back to your community by volunteering, why not explore the boundless opportunities with Friends of Oakwood Cemetery? We will be hosting a meeting on Tuesday, January 15th, at 6pm at the cemetery office, 50 101st street, and we’d love to see you there. Tell us what you love to do and we’ll help you help us. Everyone knows that Uncle Sam is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, but do you know how many other famous and infamous “residents” lie there? Volunteering to learn to lead a tour at Oakwood is one fun way to get the answer! Scripts are provided and an experienced guide will accompany you on your first tour. Other volunteer options include data entry, maintaining social media contacts and online publicity, helping with the Daffodil Brunch in April or the October Gala, daffodil bulb treatment, representing Oakwood at community events and much more. Time commitments range from once a year to monthly or weekly events. Don’t have time? Perhaps you can donate services or a gift in-kind. Let’s talk! The Friends of Oakwood conducts tours and events as fund-raisers for the purpose of maintaining the Victorian Queen Anne gatehouse, the upper gatehouse, and the historic Gardner Earl Chapel. For more information, see our website at www.oakwoodcemetery.org New volunteers are always welcome and all kinds of help is needed. Just call the cemetery office at 272-7520 or email us at oakwood_cemetery@yahoo.com and let us know what interests you most. Oakwood Cemetery is an active, working, tax-exempt not-for-profit, non-sectarian cemetery located on Oakwood Avenue (Route 40) in Troy.

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AVERILL PARK ANNOUNCES KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION The Averill Park School District has begun the process of registering boys and girls for the 2013-2014 Kindergarten Classes. If you, or someone you know, has a child who will be five years of age on or before December 1, 2013, please contact the district registrar at 674-7050 extension 2819 to make sure that the child is listed on our school census. This will guarantee that you will receive all upcoming kindergarten information by mail. Registration paperwork should be hand delivered by the parent or guardian to the district registrar at the district office at the Averill Park High School during the month of February. Registration hours are Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 3:30 PM with extended evening hours on February 5th & 13th until 7 PM. Registration forms are accepted on a walk-in basis only. No appointment is required. All paperwork must be completed by 02-28-2013. New York State Public Health Law, Section 2164, requires that all pupils must be immunized as follows for your child to attend school: 3 doses of diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (given as DTaP or DTP) 3 doses of polio vaccine (usually as IPV) 1 dose of mumps vaccine after 12 months of age 1 dose of rubella vaccine administered after 12 months of age 2 doses of measles vaccine, the first after 12 months of age and the second after 15 months of age. 3 doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine given in a 6 month period of time. 1 dose of varicella vaccine (chicken pox) administered after 12 months of age

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ETHAN ESTABROOKS RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP at CLARKSON UNIVERSITY Ethan Livingston Estabrooks of Cropseyville, N.Y., a master of business administration student at Clarkson University, received the Crane Company MBA for Supply Chain Sponsored Scholarship during the 2012-2013 academic year.

BAILEY MT. FISH & GAME CLUB 29th ICE FISHING CONTEST Bailey Mt. Fish & Game Club will host the 29th Ice Fishing Contest and Rensselaer County Conservation Alliance Fish Survey on February 2nd, 2013 - 6AM to 2PM (IF BAD ICE...FEB. 9th). Glass, Snyder’s and Reichard’s Lakes - Limited Parking at Glass Lake!! First Come, First Served. No Fish will be weighed in after 3PM at the Game Club Grounds, 531 Snyders Lake Road, near the corner of Hidley Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198. $10 per person entry fee. Cash prizes in all categories (Walleye Trout - Glass Lake ONLY, Crappie, Northern Pike, Pickerel, Perch). Registration at Lakes begins at 5:30AM ~ Glass Lake Access, Sand lake Town Beach, North Greenbush Town Beach. ALL New York State fishing rules apply! Join us after the weigh-ins for door prizes at the club. Call 2832056 or 283-7309 for more details.

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JANUARY SLBA DINNER MEETING SCHEDULED FOR JAN. 15th Happy New Year! I hope your holiday was a good one. It’s time to roll into a “profitable” 2013, with all indications the economy is going to roll as well. The next business meeting of the SAND LAKE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION is 1/15/13. The meeting is designed for ALL members to get reacquainted and enjoy some dinner, this time, courtesy of Bonnie and the Lakeview staff. We’ll gather upstairs between 6 and 6:30 (check in, pay $12 pp for dinner and dessert, served about 6:30). At 7:30ish, there’ll be a brief meeting with announcements and reminders concluding by 8:30. Feel free to invite a guest. It is VERY IMPORTANT to RSVP to me!! Also, let me know if you would like to be the “Featured Business/Organization” for the evening, which would give you the opportunity to take 5 minutes or so to tell us about you, your business/organization, successes, challenges, helpful tips and tricks, significant mentor(s), how/why you do what you do, your “blue sky” wish list, etc., etc. Thanks, and hope to see you on the 15th! 674-5143 or FrdErickson@yahoo.com ~ Fred Erickson


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