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NASSAU FREE LIBRARY ANNOUNCES MAY EVENTS • Tues., May 13th, at 2:00 pm Craft Night: Infinity Scarf making. • Thurs., May 15th, at 6:00 pm Community Potluck featuring Mediterranean cuisine; all welcome, pre-register 766-2715. • Sat., May 17th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm The Annual Library Spring BAZAAR with live music, children’s activities, guest appearance by The Cat In The Hat, and many items on sale: books, games, plants & jewelry. Proceeds will be put to future library programs. • Sat., May 17th, at 3:00 pm Drumming demonstration and workshop by BRIAN MELICK, for all ages. At Nassau Reformed Church, following the Library Spring Bazaar. Pre-register 7662715. • Tues., May 20th, at 6:00 pm Lego Club. Second Lego Club meeting on Thurs., May 22nd. • Fri., May 23rd, at 6:00 pm Family Movie Night: The Pirate Fairy, rated G. • Story Time on Wednesdays at 10:30, for preschool children and their caregivers. For information, call 518-766-2715, or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Library program information is online at www.nassaufreelibrary.org.
“Barney Welcomes You!” Guess what time it is?? Time for another Wood and Craft Show! We’re throwing another fun-filled day to enjoy the promise of spring and gather with local artists and crafters creating. Chain saw carvings will come to life before your eyes, under the expert hand of Rich Packer, back by popular demand. Lathes will turn chunks of wood into bowls, pens and more, with favorite locals Adirondack Jack and son of a Steven, Ryan Daniels, turning. The ever popular Pam Hibbs will scroll out puzzles, lettering and wood pieces with her scroll saw. Also, creatively crocheting scarves and arranging flowers is Becky Pettit, a lifetime resident of this area. You can also learn how wood is milled on the portable band saw mill or pick out a piece of wood and have us chainsaw carve you a custom sign. We have cherry, maple, oak, walnut, pine and more in stock and will take custom orders for furniture, mantels, bar tops, counter tops, pergolas and lumber. Feel free to come into the Gallery and see unique gifts and custom creations by local artists. Do some shopping and enjoy looking at the incredible variety of gift items we have; everything from chainmaille bracelets to rustic handmade furniture. We have a wide variety of handcrafted items and quality gifts all made by the very talented people of our community and
NLPIA SPRING MEETING Please come join us for the Nassau Lake Park Improvement Association Spring meeting on Thursday, May 8th, 7:30PM at the Nassau VFW on Lyons Lake Road. We will be accepting Membership Dues and discussing important topics of this season on our Lake.
RENSS. SOUTH END NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION The meeting of the Rensselaer South End Neighborhood Association will be held May 8, 2014 at 6:30PM at the Knights of Columbus located at 200 East Street. Hope to see familiar faces and new ones.
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SCHODACK CSD BOARD OF EDUCATION CORRECTS INACCURACIES Letter to the Editor: The Schodack CSD BOE would like to correct numerous inaccuracies in a letter recently printed in The Advertiser. Most importantly, we want to correct the claim the Capital Project proposition and budget are the Superintendent’s ideas. They are a collaborative effort between the Board, Superintendent and administration discussed at public meetings. We welcome staff and community in these discussions, including Board meetings, forums and Educational Summits we’ve held. The letter inaccurately states that schools don’t need superintendents and recommends eliminating all but one principal. New York requires that every school have a principal, and the scope of responsibilities mandated for a superintendent makes this position a necessity. School administrators have far greater demands today, due to federal and state mandates. The letter takes issue with our Superintendent’s salary, but in reality, it is well below state and county averages. The letter questions what our teachers do and criticizes them for receiving raises. We welcome our community in our schools to see the great work they do each day. Faculty has received step raises (Triborough Amendment), but not cost-of-living adjustments because they’ve worked without a contract renewal for three years. Yet these professionals continue to work hard for students. The letter states the pupil-to-teacher ratio is 13-1 despite a contract allowing 30-1. Dividing the number of students by the total number of teachers does not provide an appropriate ratio. A more appropriate measure is average classroom size, which is ~24 students. The letter inaccurately claims the Capital Project proposition will put the district $1.25 million in debt. The project would receive 76.6% state aid. It addresses issues like 59-year-old water mains. If not replaced, the pipes will likely break. The District may then have to replace them without state aid. The letter recommends ignoring repairs, instead placing High School students in the Middle School until our community decides whether to consolidate with East Greenbush. Secondary students won’t fit in the Middle School. Our community spent 1½ years studying a merger; it would have raised taxes by one-third for Ichabod Crane residents. A merger with East Greenbush would likely have a similar outcome. If anyone has questions about these or any issues, please let us know. Visit www.schodack.k12.ny.us for meeting schedules and contact information. ~ Andrew Fleck, Schodack CSD BOE President 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.
The Nassau Reformed Church will celebrate MOTHER’S DAY, May 11, 2014, with focus on the traditional concerns of John 10:1-18 which deals with our relationship to God. Jesus is the good shepherd; we are the sheep; we are in a dependent, passive relationship with God. Join us and come to more fully understand how Jesus is the good shepherd who will guide us, as we suffer for what is right. Even as he is abused, suffers, and in the end lays down his life for us, he loves us.The Nassau Reformed Church worships at 11 a.m. in its chapel on the second level of its Church-School-Building, 43 Church St., approximately one quarter mile east of the only traffic light in the village. Sunday School begins during worship ; then they move to the classroom.
GREENBUSH CEMETERY SPRING CLEAN-UP DAY The Greenbush Cemetery, located on Columbia Tpke. (near East Greenbush Town Hall) will hold a Spring Cleanup Day on May 10th, from 9:00am to 1PM. Volunteers needed! Please bring rakes, gloves, clippers and other yard tools. For more information, please call 518465-7938.
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ALGONQUIN MS OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS Each month teachers at Algonquin Middle School recognize students who consistently go above and beyond to make our school, community and world a better place. Students are selected for these honors based on the Algonquin Mission which is to empower students by cultivating creativity, instilling respect and responsibility, and fostering success and achievement through whole-child, student-centered learning. Congratulations go out to the students listed below for their outstanding contributions to the Algonquin Middle School community during the month of March: Grade 6 Wall of Fame Students: Jane Adams, Brandon Bipat, Tatiano Damiano, Giovanna Dooley, Adam Limoges, Delaney Long, Isabelle Malatesta, Alexandera Mau, Marie Parascandola, Haley Surprenant. Grade 7 Spotlight Students: Trevor Collins, Nico DonVito, Jake Franchi, Andrew Kardelky, Bella Madalone, Jenna Miller, Katie O’Neill-Knasick, Stephanie St. Pierre, Angela Thomas, Brendan Waldorf. Grade 8 Mission Accomplished Students: Eric Dunn, Amanda Finelli, Jeremy Jurs, Samantha Herrington, Jessica Liberty, Ariel Loucks, Jade Rodriguez, Kristina Sanchez, Mirena Springsteen.
PROUD TO SERVE the E.G. SCHOOL DIST. Letter to the Editor: I’ve been a regular attendee of East Greenbush School Board of Education meetings for 25 years, first as a parent and taxpayer, and then also as a district employee, including the past two years as the president of the School-Related Personnel Union. This quarter of a century has brought us dozens of fine people who as BOE members have stepped forward to help lead our district through both the good times and the tough (and sometimes quite contentious) times as well. This unpaid volunteer position, among the most important in any community, requires a tremendous commitment of time, energy, dedication, and a willingness to sometimes make unpopular but necessary decisions. But more importantly, in my estimation, is the willingness to be open-minded and respectful towards fellow board members when disagreements arise during discussion. This quality has always been evident in each of our current board members, so there is no easier decision for me to make when I vote on May 20th. We have a fabulous board, and I’m proud to serve our district under their guidance. I also encourage residents to attend the Meet the Candidates Night on Monday, May 12th, at 7:00 pm in the Goff Cafeteria before deciding on their choice to fill the third vacant seat. ~ Chip Balzer, Schodack 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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As legislative representatives of District 2, including the towns of East Greenbush, North Greenbush and Poestenkill, we are happy to provide our constituents with a report on actions taken at the April 8, 2014 legislative meeting. We are happy to report some more good news on county finances. Rensselaer County has been one of a handful of counties that has stayed within the state tax cap, and also earned very positive fiscal ratings. As legislators, we work to maximize every taxpayer dollar and pursue all reasonable savings. The Legislature does its part by keeping spending under budget, with the legislative budget coming under budget in 2013 by $46,000. Legislators voted at the April legislative meeting to transfer that savings to the Taxpayer Protection Fund, which has been utilized in recent years to protect needed services and reduce tax increases. Along with the savings by the Legislature, days following the meeting the county was informed the county’s bond rating was being raised to the AA level. The upgrade of the county’s already strong bond rating noted the effective fiscal management by County Executive Jimino. We are particularly proud of the Legislature’s role in supporting fiscal policies that result in an upgrade of the bond rating during a difficult economic recession. We were happy to attend an event at the East Greenbush Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on April 19 as the post unveiled improvements and additions, including a new floor. We joined the VFW in thanking resident Scott Higgins for volunteering to supervise the project, helping arrange donations and volunteers. In 2010, the Legislature generated a savings of $900,000 from a re-bid of the county insurance contract. At the April 8 legislative meeting, the Legislature entered into an agreement with Compass Company Consultants to serve as consultant on the new contract. Compass served as consultant on the 2010 agreement. The Legislature and the Town of North Greenbush will sponsor an electronics recycling event on May 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rensselaer Technology Park. A wide variety of appliances, computers and electronic items can be recycled for free at the event. The next meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature is Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Residents are welcome to contact us at the legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at www.rensselaercounty.org.
IAN PARKINSON-JENKINS ACCEPTED TO CORNELL COLLEGE Ian Parkinson-Jenkins of Rensselaer has been accepted to Cornell College, a private liberal arts college located in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Parkinson-Jenkins was also awarded the Community Enrichment Award.
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This week is Good Shepherd Sunday, the day we look at our Lord as the shepherd of our lives and faith. He leads us through the narrow door to eternal life. Perhaps we should rename this Sunday to Good Door Sunday. Please join us as we look at Jesus as the door through which we have life and have it abundantly forgiven in Pastor Henry’s sermon, “Good Door Sunday,” based on John 10: 1-10. Worship begins at 10:00 AM. Stay with us afterwards as we celebrate Mothers’ Day with a special reception put together by the men of Love Lutheran. Love Lutheran Church is located at Middlesex Road and Pheasant Lane in East Greenbush. Please go to our new website– http://www. lovelutheran.net/– for more info./directions, call 477-8685.
AIRMAN BATES GRADUATES BASIC TRAINING Air Force Airman Jacob M. Bates graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eightweek program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Bates is the son of Michael F. Bates of Averill Park. He is a 2014 graduate of Averill Park High School.
15th ANNUAL HIDDEN GARDEN TOUR The 15th Annual Hidden Garden Tour, sponsored by the Friends of Prospect Park, will be held, rain or shine, 4 to 7:30 pm, Thursday, May 22. This self-guided walking tour features gardens in historic downtown neighborhoods. Parking and check-in is at the Russell Sage lot, east corner of First and Division Streets in Troy. More parking is farther south on First Street. Admission is $10 at the check-in table; Tour maps are provided. All proceeds benefit projects in Prospect Park. For additional Garden Tour information, contact Marilyn Haliski at email@example.com or Jane Otto at 271-8060. SPECIAL for 2014: Present your Tour map for free refreshments at Carmen’s Café, 198 First Street, from 4 to 6 pm. A dinner benefit for Prospect Park will be held at Carmen’s Café from 5:30 to 9 pm. The $30 Prix Fixe Menu will be posted at CarmensCafeTroy.com. Reservations recommended; call 518-326-2064.
O. PRATT RECEIVES RECOGNITION at CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE AWARDS DINNER Olivia Pratt, a resident of Rensselaer, NY was honored at Champlain College’s annual awards dinner for the Division of Communication and Creative Media. Pratt, a Communication major received the Outstanding Communications Senior. The annual dinner, which took place at the IDX Student Life Center recognized outstanding students and their achievements throughout the Division of Communication and Creative Media.
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APCSD SUPERINTENDENT TO PRESENT PROPOSED 2014-15 BUDGET Letter to the Editor: On Tuesday, May 13, on behalf of the Board of Education, I will present the proposed 2014-2015 budget to the community for the annual public hearing. This is the budget to be placed before the voters on May 20, 2014. For the first time since 2008-2009, this budget does not reduce or eliminate any staff or programs available to students. It also stays within the district’s tax levy cap of 2.02%. As noted in a previous letter to The Advertiser, there will be a bus purchase referendum to be placed before the voters as well. The plan is to purchase 8 buses in addition to a dump truck and a tractor. Due to an earlier bus purchase being paid off, approval of this purchase will not create an increase in residents’ tax bills. On May 20, the vote on the budget, Board candidates and the bus purchase runs from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM in the auxiliary gym in Averill Park High School. We will also ask all voters to participate in an exit poll as we have for the past two years. We encourage you to come and vote! Sincerely, Jim Hoffman, Superintendent of Schools
Back by popular demand, “North Sea Gas” performing at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts, on May 24 at 7:30 pm. Thirtytwo years and stronger than ever, this talented musical group is one of Scotland’s premier award-winning folk bands. Great vocals, tremendous three part harmonies, Guitars, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bouzouki, Whistles, Bodhrans, Banjo and good humor are all part of their outstanding entertainment. Don’t miss our new Stars a ‘Rising opening act that will start the show at 7:30 pm. This concert is part of the 2014 Squire Jacob Coffeehouse Concert Series. Cost: $16 Adults and $10 under 18. Reservations can be made at www.slca-ctp.org or call (518) 674-2007. Sand Lake Center for the Arts is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY. The center is fully handicapped accessible and has plenty of free parking.
MUSTARDSEED COMMUNITY CAFÉ CONTINUES at FIRST REFORMED CHURCH The First Reformed Church of Wynantskill will hold their next Café on Saturday, May 10th, 6 - 8:30 pm. We’ll feature silent comedian, Buster Keaton, in the 1926 classic hit “The General.” This feature is one of Keaton’s greatest films and picked as one of the top 20 of the American Film Institute’s greatest films of all time. The Café offers an informal coffeehouse atmosphere from 6 to 7 pm with hot cocoa, fair trade coffee, and herbal teas along with fresh baked cookies. Film show time is at 7 pm. Just like the old time movie house days, we’ll have a short feature or cartoon followed by the main feature. See you at the Café! First Reformed Church of Wynantskill is located at 413 Main Avenue (at Church Street), Wynantskill. The Café is held downstairs in Fellowship Hall.
Q.U.I.L.T. MEETING Q.U.I.L.T. Inc. will meet on Friday, May 9, 2014, 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. Annual Meeting and Lecture: Oxymoron, a Collection of Absurdly Logical Quilts, with Dianne Hire. Show and Share after the speaker. For information, call (3932284) or check our website (www.quiltinc.org).
TOWN OF SAND LAKE TOWN BOARD MEETING - TENTATIVE AGENDA The Town of Sand Lake will hold its regular Town Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Sand Lake Town Hall located at 8428 NY Rt. 66 at 7:30 pm. Tentative items on the agenda include: • Public Hearing – Proposed Fee Increase for Sewer District No. 2 • Presentation – MS4 Draft Annual Report – Kestner Engineering • Adoption – “Complete Streets” Policy • Support – Rensselaer Plateau Alliance – Conservation Planning • Authorization – Contract for Monitoring System with Gasboy, Inc. • Authorization – Agreement with Town of Nassau Related to Sewer System • Appointment - Community Planning and Economic Development • Authorization – Standard Workday for Retirement – Library Please note that items listed above are tentative and the agenda may change prior to the Town Board Meeting. I encourage the public to attend and participate, there are two public comment periods during the meeting. Please feel free to call me with any questions or concerns at 674-2026 ext. 12 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. ~ Flora Fasoldt, Town Supervisor
JEFFREY HULETT REENLISTS FOR SERVICE in NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD Major General Patrick A. Murphy, the Adjutant General, announces the recent reenlistment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their continuing commitment to serve community, state and nation as part of the Army National Guard. Sergeant First Class Jeffrey Hulett from East Greebush, N.Y. has reenlisted to continue service with the Joint Force Headquarters.
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BOTTLE DRIVE Boy Scout Troop 528 holds monthly bottle drives on the 2nd Saturday of each month; this month is May 10th. Returnable bottles and cans can be dropped off next to the Troop’s signs located at main intersections in the Town of Poestenkill on the morning of the bottle drive. Money raised from the bottle drives helps fund Troop activities. Please contact Deb at 2480225 or dharris2025 @hotmail.com with any questions.
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CAPITAL COMMUNITY VOICES PRESENTS “FRONTIER FANTASIES” Capital Community Voices, directed by Julie Panke, will present “Frontier Fantasies” on Saturday, May 10th, at 7:30 pm at Genet Elementary School, Route 4, East Greenbush, NY. Folk and popular songs exploring the frontiers of the American West, space, the sea, and love and romance will highlight the program. Selections will include “Buffalo Gals,” Fly Me to the Moon,” Under the Sea,” “Lover Come Back to Me,” and “The Shadow of Your Smile.” The chorus will be accompanied by pianist John Norton, bassist Tony Riccobono, and percussionist Leonard Tobler. A reception will follow the concert. Ticket prices are $10 general admission and $8 for seniors and students.
The Annual Spring Bazaar will be held on Saturday, May 17th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Nassau Free Library. The library is located at 18 Church St., Nassau, NY. (Parking at St. Mary’s Church, off Rt. 20). This year the booths will include; bakery goods, plants, jewelry, books and games, as well as children’s activities. Again this year, the Nassau Community Band and the Kitchen Kylie Band, 2 local music groups, will entertain us. In addition to the booths, the Friends are fortunate again this year to have a beautiful King size quilt donated by Patricia Piniazek, and Raffle tickets will be for sale during the bazaar. We hope to raise $1,000 for furniture and other items for a new reading area in the library. Donations for the bazaar, such as bakery goods, books, plants or jewelry are being accepted. For details, please see the Nassau Free Library web site; www.nassaufreelibrary.org.
DUNHAM HOLLOW-WEST STEPHENTOWN SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABILITY The scholarship committee announces the availability of the Dunham Hollow-West Stephentown Scholarship. The scholarship is in memory of Frank Johnson. It is open to anyone (graduating senior, post graduate, or adult wishing retraining) living within the boundaries of the former Dunham Hollow - West Stephentown Community Association (Eastern portion of the Averill Park School district), or a relative of a former member, and has been accepted to a trade or vocational school. The deadline for submission of an application is May 15th. Scholarship applications may be obtained by contacting the Averill Park High School guidance department at 674-7025 or by calling The Community Foundation for the Capital Region at 446-9638.
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OLD TYME FIDDLING New style and Old Tyme Fiddling, Adirondack Fiddlers, Sunday, May 11th, 12 Noon to 5PM, at the American Legion Hall, Clancy St., Schuylerville. All fiddlers young and old and the public are welcome. Round and square dancing. Call (518) 274-6817.
CHURCH OF THE COVENANT WELCOMES THE COMMUNITY TO WORSHIP! • Sunday, May 11th, Mothers’ Day - 8:30 a.m. Communion and Worship; 9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. Worship in the sanctuary with choir and organ. Professional child care provided. 11:30 Fellowship hour in the social hall. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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On April 9, I was the speaker representing the Protestant and other religious traditions to welcome the Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, on the eve of his ordination and installation as the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. I share my remarks at the Vespers at Pius X Catholic Church, Loudonville. It is with humility that I am pleased to represent the Protestants and the ecumenical and interreligious community within the Diocese of Albany. We welcome you, Bishop-Elect Edward Scharfenberger to this new place for your life and work. As the Protestant representative on the Diocesan Commission For Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, I have enjoyed serving with many of those devoted to ecumenical and interreligious relations. Among all Christians, we share one Lord, one faith and one baptism. Under the leadership of Bishop Howard Hubbard and the ecumenical officer, Rev. Jim Kane, there has been a long and active relationship among many of the different religious traditions and denominations. We also celebrate the covenant relations between the Episcopal and Catholic churches, The Cathedral of All Saints and the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception. We also recognize one of the ecumenical pioneers in the city, Rev. Bob Lamar. It is my ardent hope and prayer that all of these relationships will continue to grow and deepen with your new leadership. In recent years, the three-year Amazing God program has highlighted the qualities of the God we seek to serve. The recent Called by Name program has helped identify those to serve as priests, religious and laypersons and helped all of us to renew our vocations. The work for justice and peace for all people continues to be essential to our work together. It has been a special joy to observe the fresh leadership and wisdom of His Holiness Pope Francis. He has clearly shown how we are all to follow in the footsteps of our Lord Jesus Christ. I rejoice in his wisdom in many ways, including his appointment of you as our new bishop. It has been evident that the Pope has lifted you from your parish ministry to lead the people of this diocese. Just as Bishop Hubbard walks in the footsteps of our Lord, may you continue to walk in these footsteps in all the years to come. May each of us join with you in the words you have chosen as your episcopal motto, the prayer of St. Francis of Assisi, “Lord, make me a channel of your peace. “ I offer the blessing of God and all of us as you begin to teach and to preach, to be a true shepherd and guide to those in your care, and to help us grow in holiness. May you strengthen the unity of the Church which exists in this diocese and reveal the special gifts of the Spirit in your new ministries. May you implement the teachings of the Scripture and Tradition of the Church, including the guide for every area and level of the Church, the Ecumenical Directory of 1993. Within my tradition of the United Church of Christ, we used to observe Reformation Sunday in October. In recent years, we have changed the name to Reconciliation Sunday. In that spirit, Here I stand to offer my support, welcome and blessings to all those who are part of this wonderful Diocese of Albany and to you as our new Bishop.
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The Church of the Redeemer Thrift Shop (1249 Third Street, Rensselaer, at the corner of Third and Catherine Streets) will be open on Thursdays, from 3PM to 6PM; and on Saturday, May 10th, from 9AM to 2PM. The shop features clothing for all sizes and ages (many name brands, very reasonable prices), books, toys, games, housewares, glasses, dishes, furniture and many one-of-akind items. Ask to see our handicapped equipment and scrubs.
The Wynantskill Union Free School District has approved the Proposed Budget for fiscal year 2014-2015. A BUDGET HEARING IS SET FOR TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014, at 7:00 PM in the SCHOOL CAFETERIA. All meetings are open to the public and further information can be obtained by calling the Business Office at 283-4600 Ext. 14 ~ Sharon Hillis, Board Clerk
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Porch Sale! Sat, May 10th 10:30-5 •Great Finds Reduced Inventory
Show mom she’s special with a unique gift she’ll love this Mother’s Day.
•Wide assortment fabrics, vases, urns & other treasures from years of wedding planning coming out of the basement! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK~ CALL FOR HOURS
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Out of the Ordinary Nursery 286 Old Rt 66 ~ Averill Park
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Antique Appraisal Road Show
Sat., May 10th 9am-7pm No Appointment Necessary Wynantskill American Legion 111 Main Ave. Wynantskill, NY 12198
Will appraise & purchase all antiques & collectibles including sterling, flatware & jewelry
Robert Meringolo, former Sotheby’s Associate & founder of the Albany Auction Gallery is bringing a team of Nationally & Internationally Recognized Experts for a One Day Antique Road Show to Benefit the
Wynantskill American Legion
Suggested Donation: $5.00 per item or an affordable goodwill offering to benefit the Wynantskill American Legion. A local representative will be available to make house calls at no charge
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HELP APHS STUDENT COLLECT FOR MOHAWK HUMANE SOC. Hi, my name is Leslie Mead and I go to Averill Park High school. For freshman seminar, I am collecting items for the Mohawk Humane Society (http://www.mohawk humane.org). A few items needed: newspapers; peanut butter; new cat/dog toys; cat/ dog food. You can go on their website to see their wish list. Items can be dropped off at the APHS room #125; Poestenkill Library or Fowler, Doyle, Spain, Spiess & Florsch PLLC. Any donation would be appreciated.
PLEASE ADOPT ME! My name is NaSharra and I’m looking for my forever home. I’m a shy female grey tiger kitty and I’ll be 9 years old this year. Now I know that some of you won’t want an older kitty, but I know there’s someone out there that would give me a chance. You see, I’ve been at the shelter for years. I watched all the really friendly kitties come in and go to homes, and finally, I decided that I needed to come out of my shell so I can get a home too. I get along fine with other kitties and would be happy in a household with another kitty or more! Or I could be an only kitty too. I’m just hoping I finally get a chance for a forever home soon. With the right person and some patience, I’ll blossom into a great companion! Please consider adopting me, a pretty grey tiger girl! As with all Purrfect Companion kitties, NaSharra is up-to-date on routine shots, house trained and neutered or spayed. For more information on NaSharra, please contact the following Purrfect Companions’ representative: Maryann at 331-2221 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use this phone number only for adoption purposes!
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Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino has announced the County’s Rabies Vaccination Clinics. Owners are asked to present their pets’ most recent immunization certificate, and all pets must be secured either in a carrier or on a leash. The first hour of each clinic is dedicated to cats and ferrets with the second hour dedicated to dogs. DATE, LOCATION, TIME • 6/05/14- Thursday - Poestenkill VFW - 5-7 pm - 25 Veterans St.Poestenkill; • 6/07/14 - Saturday - Knickerbocker Ice Rink - 10 am - Noon - 191 103rd St and 8th Ave. - Troy; • 6/26/14 Thursday - Grafton Firehouse 5-7 pm - 2385 Route 2 - Grafton.
BINGO FOR ANIMALS FUNDRAISER Bingo for Animals Fundrasier for “Caring About the Strays” is held Every Saturday – thru June. Bingo starts at 7:00PM and is held at Bingo Green in Troy Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Troy (Free parking in Atrium). Play Bingo at Bingo Green (also known as Atrium Bingo). Join other animal lovers for a fun night of bingo, and help raise funds to care for unwanted, neglected, abandoned, abused cats...and even some dogs too! For any questions or info, please feel free to contact Venture Inward at 518 477-6566.
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Boarding 11:30am • Sailing Noon-3pm $10 for Children (Ages 4-12) Sun. $32 for Adults May Reservations Required
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LOBSTER DINNER GIFFY’S BBQ to SUPPORT 4-H TEEN EXCHANGE The Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Exchange Group will be hosting a Giffy’s Chicken Barbeque on Friday, May 9th, from 4 – 6 pm at the former Wholly Cow parking lot (the split of routes 9 & 20 in Schodack). A dinner includes ½ chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll, cookie and juice for $10. Reservations can be made by calling 577-4729 or emailing: RLLP@nycap.rr.com
The Salem United Methodist Church, on Shaver Road in West Sand Lake, will be holding a Lobster Dinner on May 19th. This is a 4 course dinner (appetizer, salad, whole lobster with baked potato and corn, and strawberry shortcake). Cost is $20, with an added special of steamed clams at an additional price. Serving times are 4pm and 6pm. The dinner is by reservation only by calling the church office at 674-3106. A fantastic dinner for a fantastic price!!!
TROY KIWANIS GIFFY’S CHICKEN BBQ
First Music Cruise of 2014 with “The Refrigerators” Dinner Cruise: board 7pm ($41.00) Non Dinner Cruise: board 8pm ($19.50)
The Kiwanis Club of Troy is holding their annual Giffy’s Chicken BBQ on Friday, May 9th, from 4PM to 6PM at St. Michael’s Church, 175 Williams Rd. in Troy (next to HVCC). Only $10 gets you a full half chicken dinner with all the sides, beverage & dessert. Take-out or Eat-in. All money goes to Troy area children’s projects!! Call Dean at 322-0826 for tickets.
Must be 21 (with ID) to board. Absolutely no exceptions!
Capt. J.P. Cruise Line Dock: Corner of State & Front St., Troy Office: 278 River St. Downtown Troy
270-1901 (office hrs: Mon-Fri: 9:00-5:00) FREE COMMUNITY COOK-OUT Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 70 Green Avenue in Castletonon-Hudson invites you to a “FREE” Picnic on Saturday, May 10th, from 5PM to 8PM. Please come and help us celebrate the placing of a new mailbox and a change of address. We will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade salads, beverages and desserts. There will be games, crafts and a “box fort” for the children. Bring the family and enjoy an evening out where “Mom” doesn’t have to cook!Hope to see your there! Questions, call Janice at 732-2748.
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The Emmanuel Reformed Church in Castleton is once again having its Ham Dinner on May 17th at 5:30 p.m. The menu will include ham, oven roasted potatoes, green beans, apple sauce, dessert and coffee or tea all for only $11 per adult; $5 children 6-12 and free for children under 6. Please call 732-7766 for reservations and takeout.
MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST at CVAS The Castleton Volunteer Ambulance, 1700 Brookview Road, Castleton, Annual Mother’s Day Breakfast will be held on Sunday, May 11th; serving from 8AM 11:30AM. Come celebrate a day for Mom, where she eats for free! Cost is $7 for Adults, $5 for Children 5-12 and Under 5 are free. Our buffet menu includes: French toast, pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, homefries, coffee, milk and juice. Start your Mother’s Day celebration with breakfast at CVAS!
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Children’s Menu Available Call for Catering & Outdoor BBQ Reservations MAKE YOUR OWN TACO BAR! FUNDRAISER A Make your own TACO BAR! Fundraiser dinner will be hld on Friday, May 9th, from 5pm to 8pm at the Grafton VFW/Fire Hall on CR 85 (South Rd) in Grafton. Cost: $6.00 per adult - Kids 5 & under $4.00 donation; FAMILY MAX: $25. 50/50 ~ Chinese Auction ~ Live entertainment. ALL MONEY RAISED WILL GO DIRECTLY TO the Camp Scholarship Fund
Treat your Mom to breakfast at the Sullivan-Jones VFW monthly buffet breakfast on Sunday, May 11th, from 8AM to 11AM. The VFW is located on Veterans Street in Poestenkill, NY.
PIZZA NIGHT Hurry, the last one before Fall will be held on Saturday, May 17th, at the Schodack Valley Firehouse, 1553 Schodack Valley Road in Castleton from 5PM to 9PM. Pizza, Antipasto, Wings and more. Our featured pizza this month will be Buffalo Chicken. Additional seating is available. As always, you can eat-in or take-out. For take-out, call us at 477-4215.
KIWANIS PASTA DINNER “ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT” FUNDRAISER The Sand Lake Kiwanis Club wants to invite all to participate in a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 10th, from 4PM to 7PM at the West Sand Lake Fire House on Rt. 43. All you can eat $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 5 to 10 years old, kids under 5 are free. Meals will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert & beverages. Takeout meals are also available by calling (518) 674-3677. A pasta dinner will continue to be held every second Saturday in the upcoming year (With the exception of next month – June.) Please join other town residents at Kiwanis’s 2014 Summerfest celebration in Butler Park (June 12th thru the 15th). Dinners will resume on July 12th. All proceeds support Kiwanis projects.
RENSS. CO. DEPARTMENT for the AGING “MOTHER’S DAY” MAY SPECIAL DINNER On Monday, May 12, at each of our area senior centers, a dinner of Sliced Turkey with Gravy will be served at 12 noon with special entertainment to enjoy! Seniors age 60 plus are welcome; suggested meal contribution $2.75. To make reservations, call your area senior center: Rensselaer Center 463-2166 Entertainment 12:30 - Brian Zapel; Schodack Center 477-6581 Entertainment 12:30 Joe C. Pro-Sound; Hoosick Falls Center 686-7561; Grafton Center 279-3413 Entertainment 11:00 - Sal Graziano; Troy Center 270-5348 Entertainment 11:00 - Bob Treffeletti.
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MOTHER’S DAY BUFFET BREAKAST Brunswick Elks #2556 located at 665 Brunswick road (RT 2), Troy, is once again having a spectacular Mother’s Day Buffet Breakfast on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th. We will be serving from 9AM to 12PM. Bring your Mom, Grandma, Aunt, Sister, or special “Mom-like” person to a special breakfast. ER Paul will be handing out flowers to the ladies. We will offer pancakes, scrambled eggs, waffles, sausage, bacon, toast, pastries, and more...along with juices, tea, and coffee. For reservations, call 728-7083 and leave a message with the name, # in your party, along with time arriving. See you Mother’s Day!
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• Orange Juice • Coffee & Tea • Fresh Fruit • Salad • Assorted Muffins & Bagels • Fresh Made Belgium Waffles • Sausage & Bacon • Baked Ham & Turkey Carving Station • Scrambled Eggs • Home Fries • Hazelnut Chicken • Pasta Primavera
MOTHER’S DAY DINNER Served 2:30-8pm Regular Menu & Great SpecialsMAKE RESERVATIONS EARLY 463-3318 • 77 Washington Ave. Renss. • OPEN 7 DAYS Fax 463-6357 • www.jimmycaseysrestaurant .com The Advertiser (South) May 8, 2014 Page 13
SL GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE
The Sand Lake Garden Club is holding its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 10th, starting at 8:00 a.m. on the grounds of the Salem United Methodist Church, Shaver Road, West Sand Lake. Buyers will find a wide variety of perennials, herbs, annuals, and vegetables, most of which have been grown in members’ own gardens. A raffle will also be offered with a chance to win great garden related prizes. Beautiful baskets filled with annuals and perennials will also be available for sale, just in time for Mother’s Day. This sale is a very popular spring event and will last until the plants sell out. If you have questions or need directions, please call Helen at 674-3571.
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TWO FREE SEMINARS at BECKER’S FARM Becker’s Farm, located at 420 Columbia Turnpike in East Greenbush will hold Two Free Seminars. • May 16th - 6PM: “Spillers, Chillers and Thrillers” How to Plant a Combination Pot - Presented by Tom Kirby of SHS Griffin. • May 17th - 11AM: Fairy Gardening. No registration required. 477-4163.
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legislative representatives of District 4, including the towns of Schodack, Nassau and Sand Lake, we are happy to provide our constituents with a report on actions taken at the April 8, 2014 legislative meeting and other meetings during the month. During the current economic times, Rensselaer County has worked hard to protect taxpayers and create an environment for growth and job creation. Our county has stayed within the state tax cap each of the past three years the cap has been in effect, and the county has also received positive audits and financial reviews. The county’s record of effective fiscal management continued with the county receiving an upgrade in the county’s bond rating. The county is now rated at AA, showing the county is a solid choice for investment and business growth. The upgrade of our already strong bond rating noted effective fiscal management by County Executive Jimino, and we are proud of supporting fiscal policies that result in an upgrade of the bond rating. In 2010, the Legislature generated a savings of $900,000 from a re-bid of the county insurance contract. At the April 8 legislative meeting, the Legislature entered into an agreement with Compass Company Consultants to serve as consultant on the new contract. The Legislature and the Town of North Greenbush will sponsor an electronics recycling event on May 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rensselaer Technology Park. A wide variety of appliances, computers and electronic items can be recycled for free. We thanked Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department Deputies Zach Sharpe and Jamie Panichi for saving the life of a county resident. David Hawley is retiring as director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County after leading Extension over a three decade period. We thanked Dave for his service to Extension and to county residents. We were joined by the family of Warren Carner, a well-known and wellliked Castleton resident who passed away earlier this year after a long illness.Employees of Siemens USA did a clean-up of the Papscanee Nature Preserve on April 25 to help get the Preserve ready for the coming summer season. The next meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature is Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Residents are welcome to contact us at the legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at www.rensselaercounty.org.
VENDOR SLOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL FARMER’S MARKET New Farmer’s Market ~ A “fresh” idea for local farmers and vendors of hand crafted items still has some vendor slots available! There will be 4 hour farmer slots available at a discount rate. The Farmers Market will be located across from the Averill Park High School, 3283 NY Hwy 43 (aka Botsy’s Barber Shop), in Averill Park. The Farmer’s Market opened on May 8th and will be open on Thursdays from 12-7PM and Sundays from 10AM5PM. Contact us at www.pndfarm.com or call 860-7587 for information. Think Spring!
WYNANTSKILL ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE Applications for absentee ballots will be available in the Superintendent’s Office between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. daily. Applications for absentee ballots must be received by Friday, May 16, 2014, if mailing; and Monday, May 19, by 3:00pm if hand delivered. Absentee ballots must be received by 5:00pm Tuesday, May 20, 2014. To be qualified to vote on the district budget, residents must be: a citizen of the United States, eighteen years of age or older, and a legal resident of the school district for 30 days preceding the date of the vote. For further information, please call Sharon Hillis, District Clerk at 283-4600 Ext. 14. ~ Sharon Hillis, District Clerk
TOWN OF EAST GREENBUSH COMMUNITY & RECREATIONAL SERVICES EVENTS Extended Office Hours During the Month of May for Summer Camp Registrations: Every Wednesday throughout the month of May the Community and Recreation Office will be open to 6:30 p.m. for Summer Camp Registrations. MUFFINS FOR MOMS: Please join us on May 10th from 10 a.m.12 noon in the Town Hall Community Room as we celebrate women and mothers. East Greenbush Girl Scout Troop Unit 136 will be baking muffins for moms. The Community and Recreation Dept. will be selling carnations with all proceeds being donated to the Family and Friends of Liza Warner and the Nikki L. Hart Memorial Funds in an effort to spread awareness and prevent domestic violence.
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK ERIC BUSH ~SCHOLAR ATHLETE~ by: Megan Regan
by Riley Ludwig The spring season is well past the halfway point, and the Averill Park Warriors had another great week of competitions. The Lady Warriors of softball had a week of tough games. The first was a home game played on Monday, 4/28, against our rival, Columbia. This game would result in the first loss of the season for the Warriors. They played hard, but couldn’t defeat Columbia, losing 10-0. However, Thursday, 5/1, would be a different story. The ladies traveled to play Shenendehowa. Averill Park has never defeated Shenendehowa in softball history, until now! The ladies beat Shen, 5-4. Senior Kelly Donnelly hit three singles, scored two runs, and had an RBI in this game. Junior Caraline Wood also delivered two doubles and two RBIs. The ladies hit the road to face Colonie this Friday, 5/9. The baseball team had another busy week, playing four games. They started off with a home game against Columbia on Monday, 4/28, but the Warriors couldn’t defeat the Blue Devils. They lost, 11-2. The Warriors played at Troy on Tuesday, 4/29, and secured a 6-5 win over the Flying Horses. Seniors Nolan Gray and Devin VanDervoort worked the mound in this game. The Warriors played at Shen on Thursday, 5/1, but couldn’t overcome the Plainsmen, and lost, 17-4. On Friday, 5/2, the Warriors played under the lights at Joe Bruno Stadium against Shaker. They played hard, but ultimately fell to Shaker, 8-1. The boys travel to play Colonie on Friday, 5/9. The lacrosse team had a tough three-game week, beginning with a home game against Shaker on Monday, 4/28. The ladies lost to Shaker, 20-9. The ladies had another home game on Tuesday, 4/29, against Columbia. They lost this game as well, 19-9. Junior Caitlin O’Shea scored four goals against the Blue Devils. The Lady Warriors competed at Shen on Thursday, 5/1. However, they did not get the win on the road, and lost, 15-8. The deficit could have been much greater though, had junior goalkeeper Morgan Minkler not stopped 24 goals from being scored! The ladies play their last game of the regular season this Thursday, 5/8, at home against Colonie. It’s Senior Night, so come out and support the seniors! School history was made at the Tuesday, 4/29, boys’ track meet at Shen. Senior Wes Clayton broke his own school record in the 400m event with a time of 50.7! Both girls’ and guys’ track teams compete at the Johnstown Invitational this Saturday, 5/10. Feel free to email me at reludwig512@gmail with any questions. As always, go Warriors!
Averill Park High School Senior Eric Bush first became interested in tennis when he didn’t have anything to do in the spring and thought the game looked like fun. Eric has been playing tennis for four years now, and he is number 2 on the team; meaning he plays second singles. Eric is also co-captain of the team and has been on the varsity tennis team all four years of high school. Last year, Eric was the tennis team scholar athlete award recipient. Eric and the team began practicing every day after school as soon as the courts cleared of snow and whenever there wasn’t a match. Besides tennis, Eric also plays varsity soccer and varsity bowling on the Averill Park teams, and plays basketball outside of school. When Eric isn’t playing tennis, he enjoys hanging out with friends, playing other sports, cooking, and buying sneakers. For Eric’s senior year of high school, he is taking AP (Advanced Placement) Government and Politics, AP Biology, AP English, and Statistics. Eric has an overall GPA of 95 and is a member of the National Honor Society as well as their treasurer. After high school, Eric is attending Syracuse University, but is still undecided of his major. When I asked Eric what being a scholar athlete means to him, he said, “To me, being a scholar athlete means applying the same vigor to academics that you do to athletics.” Congratulations on a successful high school career, Eric, and the best of luck to you with all of your future endeavors! ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
NAT’L SENIOR HEALTH & FITNESS DAY The Troy Senior Center, in conjunction with the Troy YMCA, invites you to join us in recognizing National Senior Health & Fitness Day. There will be an informational table on a Walking Program on May 28, from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm in the dining room.
KIWANIS of the VAN RENSSELAER DIVISION BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT The Van Rensselaer Division of Kiwanis is comprised of the clubs in: Castleton/Schodack, East Greenbush, Hoosick Falls, North Greenbush, Rensselaer, Sand Lake, and Troy. Kiwanis is a community organization of volunteers dedicated to providing assistance and support through community service projects and fund- raising activities to those in need, especially children. On Saturday, May 31, 2014, The Kiwanis Clubs of Rensselaer County are hosting a Golf Tournament at the Burden Lake County Club in Averill Park. A day of fun, golf and prizes will begin at 11:00 A.M. with sign-in and optional putting contest, followed by lunch at 12:00 noon. Eighteen Holes of golf w/ cart - Shot gun start at 1:00 P.M. and a Dinner Buffet w/ beverages at 6:00 P.M. – all inclusive for $100.00 per golfer. Scheduled event contests include; closest to the pin, longest drive, straightest drive, etc. Please consider participating and invite other family members, neighbors and friends to join you for dinner at 6:00 P.M. Those arriving for dinner only will be charged $25.00 - cost includes all food, beer, wine, soda, tax and tip. Please contact Bob Loveridge by calling (518) 202-6876 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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FUNDRAISING EVENT TO BENEFIT AREA RESIDENTS!! Attention everyone in the greater Averill Park area. Bring all those you know with you to this district-wide event. This is an opportunity for the AP community to come together and have some fun while we help people we care about in our community! So don’t walk, run to the Averill Park Zumbathon being held in the AP High School gym. This event is to help pay for medical expenses for AP sophomore, Andrew Cummings who suffered a traumatic brain injury and AP alumni Nick Crucetti who was diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia. Make it a family outing for everyone to enjoy on Saturday, May 10, from 1-3. Refreshments and a Chinese auction will be part of the fun. Only a $10 donation is needed to get in. Sponsored by APHS Key Club and Health students. Questions on how you can help out at the event can be emailed to email@example.com.
B.LC.C. IRENE BIELAWA MEMORIAL LADIES GOLF LEAGUE The following is a list of results from the BLCC Monday Night Ladies Golf League on Monday April 28, 2014: 1st Low Score: 34 - Jen DiIorio, Karen Ratigan and Mary Beth Casey; 2nd Low Score: 35 - Heather Morrison, Deb Jewell, Cathie Becker and Margaret Surpitski; 3rd Low Score: 36 - Debbie Myers, Karen Lorette, Beth Bloodgood and Kristie Smith-Trudelle. 1st Low Putts: 10 - Theresa Jones, Babe Scully, and Laurie Furlong; 2nd Low Putts: 12 - Lori Minassian, Suzanne Martin, Patti McArdle and Marybeth Steinberg; 3rd Low Putts: 12 - Betty Anne Whitbeck, Kelly Hammond, Katie Baldwin and Jill Filuta. A total of 46 women competed on 12 teams.
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“AP Runners Jeremy Carter, Benji Quinones, Sean Harrington and Sean Robert competing in the 1600M last week at Shenendehowa. The boys finished respectively in first, second, third and fourth place.”
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E.G. POP WARNER 5K RUN INTO SUMMER
Come join La Salle Institute’s varsity baseball team as they take on Troy High School in a “Coaches vs. Cancer” game to benefit the American Cancer Society. The game will be played on Friday, May 9th, at 4:30pm at Joe Bruno Stadium. Admission to the game is only $5.00. Please come support and assist La Salle Institute in raising money for a good cause.
5K Run into Summer hosted by East Greenbush Pop Warner will be held on June 21st. Race Starts at 9AM, Tee-shirt & bottled water for all racers, Awards for all winners in each age group. 5k Run starts and finishes at 29 Englewood Ave Pop Warner football field. Parking available on site. For more information or to register online, visit egpopwarner.com or https://www.zippyreg.com/online_reg/ registration.php?eventID=359
LA SALLE INST. INTRODUCES INAUGURAL ALUMNI BASEBALL WEEKEND La Salle Institute in Troy, NY has announced its first annual Baseball Alumni weekend May 17-18, 2014. The event includes dinner and Mass on Saturday evening and the opportunity to play in alumni baseball games on Sunday, May 18th. Current and former La Salle Varsity Baseball coaches will be key participants: Brian Henkel, Jesse Braverman, Jack Kenyon, Richard Hughto, and Joe Martelle. Coach Kenyon will celebrate 46 years of teaching at this event and will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Cost for full package includes: Mass, dinner, games, alumni game shirt and hat - $150; Mass, dinner and spectator - $50. All proceeds benefit the La Salle Institute baseball program to underwrite off-season workouts, purchase equipment, and support travel south of the Capital Region for non-league games. Register by contacting email@example.com.
SAMARITAN & ST. MARY’S HOSPITALS “JUST WALK WITH A DOC” Samaritan Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital of Troy, members of St. Peter’s Health Partners – the region’s largest health system – will offer “Just Walk With a Doc,” a monthly healthy heart program featuring a one-mile walk with an area cardiologist, Saturday, May 10, 8 - 10 a.m. (registration begins 7:30 a.m., talk with doctor 8 a.m., walk begins 8:10 a.m.), Downtown Troy Farmer’s Market, River & Fulton Streets, Troy. The “Just Walk With A Doc” Program is designed to educate and encourage physical activity to improve health. A cardiologist leads the one-mile walks enabling participants to ask medical questions in an informal, relaxed atmosphere. Just 30 minutes of walking a day can reduce the risk of heart disease, improve blood pressure and blood sugar, elevate mood, and reduce the risk of osteoporosis, cancer and diabetes. Additional walks are planned monthly throughout the summer. All events are open to the public, free of charge. Walkers must sign a liability waiver prior to participating. For more information, please contact (518) 833-6479.
AVERILL PARK POP WARNER FOOTBALL & CHEER REGISTRATION Averill Park Pop Warner is seeking energetic youth to join the Warriors for the 2014 fall season. Participants will learn fundamentals of football/cheer from a supportive and trained coaching staff that promotes safety, sportsmanship, teamwork, inclusion and scholastic achievement. Highlights of our program include: safety awareness, no try-outs, minimum play guarantee per player for each game, cheer competitions and annual sports banquet. Registration sessions will be as follows: May 13th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM @ Gardner Dickinson School June 14th, 9:00 – 11:00 @ Butler Park July 22nd, 6:00 – 8:00 PM @ Butler Park Participants must be at least 5 years of age by 7/31/14. Additional information and online registration are available on APPW’s website: www.eteamz.com/averillparkpopwarner/ . Click on Registration. Payment is due by 7/21/14 and all other requirements are due by the first practice. Practices will begin on Monday, 8/4/14, 6:00 PM, @ Butler Park on Gettle Road, Averill Park. Please visit Capital District Pop Warner’s website for more information on program benefits and guidelines: www.cdpopwarner.com/.
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Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 102 Central Heights, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 4/9/2014. Office location in Rensselaer County SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC at 1 Mann Drive, Apt. 2, Castleton, New York 12033. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.
Notice of Formation of LAW OFFICE OF ALYSSA D. SNYDER, PLLC. Articles of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 03/20/2014. Office location: Rensselaer County. Principal Office is located at 131 Horizon View Dr., E. Greenbush, NY 12061. SSNY designated as agent of PLLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 131 Horizon View Dr., E. Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: Practice the Profession of Law.
NOTICE OF FORMATION EASTWICK PHYSICAL THERAPY, PLLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the NY Secretary of State on 3/4/2014. Office location: Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State has been designated as an agent of PLLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to 48 Hoosick Street, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: 1523 Columbia Turnpike, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 4/08/14. 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, 2527 Brookview Road, Castleton, New York 12033. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. 4143 ROUTE 20, LLC filed its Articles of Organization with the Secretary of State of NY on 03/28/14. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent upon whom process may be served and shall mail a copy of any process served on him or her to the LLC, at LLC, c/o Goulet Trucking, Inc., P.O. Box 259, South Deerfield, MA 01373. The county of the principal business location is Rensselaer. Its business is to engage in any lawful activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under Section 203 of the New York Limited Liability Company Act. 831 HOOSICK ROAD, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 3/12/14. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 831 Hoosick Rd., Troy, NY 12180, which is also the principal business location. Purpose: Any lawful purpose.
LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: UPSTATE SOUNDS LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 02/11/14. Office location: Rensselaer County.
SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 32 New York Ave, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.
NOTICE Referendum Vote The East Schodack Fire District NO. 1 will hold a Referendum Vote to allow the District to do the following: • Vote to allow the District to spend up to $90,000.00 from the Reserve Apparatus Truck Fund to purchase a replacement Utility Truck • Vote to allow the District to purchase a 2014 or newer Ford F450 Chassis • Vote to allow the District to put out a bid for a replacement Utility Truck • Vote to allow the District to sell the current Utility Truck
The Referendum vote will be conducted on Tuesday Night, May 20, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the East Schodack Fire House, 3071 NY 150, East Schodack, NY.
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Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company 98 Central Avenue, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 4/9/2014. Office location in Rensselaer County SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC at 1 Mann Drive, Apt. 2, Castleton, New York 12033. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Wormburners, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/19/14. Office location: Albany County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 23 Robin Lane, Rensselaer, New York 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.
PUBLIC NOTICE The annual meeting for the Evergreen Cemetery Association of Wynantskill, New York will be held on Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 7:00pm at the First Reformed Church on Main Avenue in Wynantskill. All lot owners are encouraged to attend. Bonnie Beaulieu ~ Secretary
Notice of Formation of Amy Peters LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/25/14. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 2600 State Hwy., 30A, Fonda, NY 12068. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of Amy Sgroi Consulting, LLC. Filed with the Secy. Of State of NY on 3/14/14. Office location: Renn. County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shal mail process to : 4 Springhurst Dr Ste 209 EG NY 12061. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY: Atlas Energy Services, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 01/17/2014. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC. 14 Stoneledge Drive, Troy, New York 12182. Purpose: for any lawful purpose. BACON RENTALS LLC, a domestic LLC, filed with the SSNY on 4/9/14. 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, 510 South St., Hoosick, NY 12089. General Purpose. Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Name: Diversified Wealth, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 4/8/2014. 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: DOUBLE JR CAPITAL LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 02/21/14. 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, 623 County Route 7, Nassau, New York 12123. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.
Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Pursuant to Section 206 (c) of the New York Limited Liability Law. 1. The name of the limited liability company is Forbes Road, LLC 2. The Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State on March 10, 2014. 3. The office of the Limited Liability Company will be located in Rensselaer County. 4.The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the Limited Liability Company upon whom process against it may be served. The address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the Limited Liability Company served upon him or her is: Forbes Road, LLC 20 Forbes Avenue Rensselaer NY 12144 5. The Limited Liability Company is formed for any lawful business purpose or purposes. Notice of formation of an LLC name: Franklin Woods Investments LLC. Date of filing of Articles of Organization with the NY Dept of State; March 24, 2014. NYSS may mail a copy of any process to the LLC at 7014 13th Ave Suite 202 Brooklyn, NY 11228. Purpose of LLC: any lawful permitted for the LLC's under NY Limited Liability Company Act. There will be a focus on purchasing and selling real estate. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF GREENBUSH CASINO ASSOCIATES LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Department of State of NY on 2/13/14. Office location: Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) is the designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: The LLC, c/o Nolan & Heller, LLP, 39 N Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207. Purpose: any lawful activity. HIPPIES, WITCHES & GYPSIES, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on February 4, 2014. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to HIPPIES, WITCHES & GYPSIES, LLC, 2704 State Route 7, Valley Falls, New York 12185. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes.
Notice is given that a limited liability company named Home For The Kids, LLC (hereinafter, the “LLC”) has been formed. The articles of organization were filed January 27, 2012. The office of the LLC is located in the County of Rensselaer. The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address within this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is PO Box 133, Troy, NY 12180. The purpose of the LLC is to own real estate.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: PLATINUM TELECOM, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on March 25, 2014. Office Location: Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State of New York has been designated as agent of the LLC upon which process against it may be served. The Secretary of State of New York shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, care of John P. Hicks, Esq., The John P. Hicks Law Firm, 120 Broadway, Menands, New York 12204. Purpose: for any lawful purpose.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF AN LLC: HYDE LANDSCAPE and CONSTRUCTION LLC Notice of formation of an LLC: Hyde Landscape and Construction LLC. Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on April 9, 2014. Office location: Rensselaer County. The SSNY is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process it may be served. The address within or outside this state to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him or her is: Philip D. Hyde, 70 South Road, Averill Park, New York 12018. Notice of Formation of M&M's Taproom & Tavern LLC. Arts. of Org. filled with the NY Secretary of State on 3/18/14. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 762 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: Any Lawful Activities. MacRic LLC articles of org filed NY Sec of State (SSNY) 3-13-14. Office location Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to 65 2nd Ave., Troy NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of Mike Slauson Automotive LLC. Arts Of Org. filed with Secy. Of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/31/14. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 1720 Washington Ave., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: any lawful activity. NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF NORTHEAST CORVETTES, LLC On April 11, 2014, Northeast Corvettes, LLC (the “LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with the NYS Department of State. The principal business location of the LLC is 1204 Rockport Ct S, East Greenbush, Rensselaer County, New York. The NYS Secretary of State is designated as the agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is 1204 Rockport Ct S, East Greenbush, NY 12061. The LLC is organized for the purpose of any and all lawful business.
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River Living LLC articles of org filed NY Sec of State (SSNY) 313-14. Office location Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent for service of process. SSNY shall mail process to 65 2nd Ave., Troy NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful activity. SHAMROCK TEE, LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 4/9/2014. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 9 Eagle Ridge Dr., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. Principal business location: 1004 Hoosick Rd., Troy, NY 12180. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: Spatty’s Bounce Rentals LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/24/14. Office location: Albany County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy to the LLC, c/o Spatty’s Bounce Rentals LLC, 4 Elmhurst Ave, Renssleaer, New York 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. STEVEN CHARLES, LLC, Authority filed with the SSNY on 09/13/2013. Office loc: Rensselaer. LLC formed in MD on 03/28/2013. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC 1095 Huckleberry Rd, North Bellmore, NY 11710. Address of Foreign LLC in MD 531 Lee Pl, Frederick MD 21702 Cert of Form. filed with SDAT, Paul Anderson 16 Francis St, Annapolis, MD 21401. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Tree Frog Enterprises LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ("LLC") Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York ("SSNY") on 24th day of March, 2014. Office location: Rensselaer County. Street Address: 428 Hayes Road, Rensselaer, New York 12144. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to the LLC c/o Herzog Law Firm P.C., 7 Southwoods Boulevard, Albany, New York 12211. Latest date to dissolve: None. Purpose: to engage in any act or activity permissible under the LLC law.
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FRIENDS OF CHERRY PLAINS STATE PARK ANNUAL TRAIL WORK DAY Join your neighbors at 9:30 on Saturday, May 17th, at Cherry Plain State Park to clean our trails for summer hiking. Perhaps you don’t know all the wonderful hiking available from this park and the Capital District Wildlife Management Area which adjoins the park. Get to know the park and help clear brush and branches from the trails. Bring clippers and gloves if available. You will receive a free trail map to start your spring. Call Francille Egbert 518-674-3214 for any questions.
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NORTH GREENBUSH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND UHLS PRESENT eBOOKS SEMINAR The trustees and staff of the North Greenbush Public Library are pleased to present iPads and Kindles and Nooks, Oh My! a workshop on the use of e-books and e-readers, on Wednesday, May 14th, at 6:30PM. The presentation by Jo-Ann Benedetti of the Upper Hudson Library System will cover how to browse, checkout and download books from the library (for free!) using current ereaders, tablets and computers. You’ll learn how to use the e UHLS Overdrive system, how to place books on hold, download them to your device and more. The workshop is designed to make you comfortable with the new technology you library offers. Feel free to bring your devices with you! For more information, visit the library website: northgreenbushlibrary.org.
WYNANTSKILL VOTER QUALIFICATIONS ANNOUNCED The Wynantskill Union Free School District Board of Education is preparing their proposed 2014-2015 budget for consideration by the public. They plan to hold a Public Hearing on the proposed budget on May 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Gardner-Dickinson School Cafeteria. The Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, from 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm. To be qualified to vote on the district budget, residents must be: a citizen of the United States, eighteen years of age or older, and a legal resident of the school district for 30 days preceding the date of the vote. Applications for absentee ballots will be available in the District Office between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. daily, starting April 7, 2014. For further information, please call Sharon Hillis, District Clerk at 283-4600 Ext. 14. ~ Sharon Hillis, District Clerk
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Cleanout! 173 Reichards Lk. Rd., (Rt. 351), AP. 5/9-5/10, 9am-4pm May 10, 9-3 Moving Sale. 19 Wildwood Heights, West Sand Lake.
Garage/ Pantry Sale: 5/9-5/10, 9am-5pm, 5/11, 9am-1pm. Rain or shine. 3710 Rte. 150, E. Greenbush. New items, lots of markdown specials, boy’s clothes sz. 10-14, household & more! Huge perennial/ plant / shrub+ vegetable sale. Over 75 varieties, also beautiful garden sun catching glass totems and homemade preserves. May 16-17, 8-5. Rt 150, to Wildwood Heights, WSL.
Cathy & Gerard O'Shea, of West Sand Lake, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan O'Shea to, Christopher Page, son of Susan and Donald Page Jr., of East Nassau. The bride & groom to be graduated from Averill Park High School in 2006. Meghan went on to receive a bachelor's degree in Education and Psychology from St. Michael's College and completed her master's at Stony Brook University. Christopher received an ECM degree from HVCC and is a member of the IBEW Electrical Union. A July 2015 wedding is planned.
Moving sale. 5/10, 9-3. 582 Plank Rd. 3 mi. E. Poestenkill Vill. Hshld furn, tools, chainsaw, snowblower ext.ladder, much more. Rain/shine Moving sale. 5/17-18, 9-4:30. John Deere rider, lawnmower, (newer) tools, furn., dishes, linens, exercise eqiuipt. books, dvds. 161 Hoags Corners Rd. County Rd. 18, Nassau.
Childcare in Averill Park avail. summer, before & aft. school. Snacks, meals. Reasonable. References. 605-6102
WANTED Heating fuel / oil, I pump your tank and pay cash per. gal. 376-5222 Maple trees for spring 2015 maple sugar season. 260-0969 Wanted-diabetic testing strips. Any type. Will pay up to $25 per box. Will pick-up. 620-6217
FOR SALE Loveseat , pale blue micro suede, end table, 5x7 brown/ gold rug, full size mattress, box sping, frame. Microwave, china, crystal. Schodack. (917)932-3041 Three point attachments wood chipper DR $1999. Post hole digger Tractor Supply $300, sickle bar mower New Holland $1500, all are in very good to excellent conditon with manuals and extras. 286-2645
WSLF LADIES AUX. CRAFT FAIR/TAG SALE
LAME BLAME GAME
The West Sand Lake Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a Craft Fair and Tag Sale on Saturday, May 24th, in the WSL fire hall (674-3677) from 9AM - 2PM. Along with the unique handmade and gently used items, there will be snacks for sale, such as: hamburgers, hot dogs, cold beverages, and other little treats. We hope to see you there and thank you for your support!
Letter to the Editor: Phil Vecchio (4/3/14) blames the State Comptrolleridentified (OSC) “poor condition of the Town’s accounting records” on Kate Bennett and Laura Ingoldsby. Folks, OSC was referring to 2010 and 2011, the period it was auditing. Kate Bennett’s term as Town Comptroller ended 1/4/10. Laura Ingoldsby was responsible for payroll and employee benefits. The (Democrat-controlled) Town Board retained UHY, LLP CPA to conduct “a full audit of the financial and related records of the town … for the fiscal year 2009” on 6/09/10. UHY concluded that “In our opinion, the financial statements referred to above present fairly in all material respects, the financial position of the general fund, special revenue funds and capital projects fund of the Town of East Greenbush, New York as of December 31, 2009”. Kate Bennett’s last year as Town Comptroller. Rather than admonish Councilperson Phil Malone to “read the audit report provided by the Office of the State Comptroller”, Mr. Vecchio should have read the report in its entirety. He’d have found that the OSC-cited Town Officials’ inability “to determine, with any degree of certainty, what the Town’s fund balances actually were” and OSC’s inability “to verify the exact amount of the fund deficit as of December 31, 2009.” were likely due to “adjusting journal entries proposed the Town’s external auditing firm” (UHY, LLP CPA) not being reflected in the Town’s accounting system. The (Democrat-controlled) Town Board hired Toski, Schaefer & Co. in April, 2011 to audit the Town’s Financial Statements for 2010, 2011 and 2012. The (Democrat-controlled) Town Board also hired Wojeski & Company in May, 2013 to get the Town’s accounting records in condition for Toski to complete the audits. Toski was scheduled to produce a three-year audit report by the end of 2013. Toski’s report is still outstanding, halted by Supervisor Langley in late November, 2013. Let’s end this Lame Blame Game! Let’s get Toski’s audit report issued so we know where the Town finances stand! Let’s move forward responsibly! ~ Pete Stenson, East Greenbush - Former Town Comptroller (9/26/13 – 1/2/14) 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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May is a very special month: It’s the end…the beginning…and the in between. The season of bad weather is ending; The season of good weather is beginning. May brings a profusion of yellow: Colts foot, forsythia, and dandelions abound. May is a month of significant other blossoms, as well: Some foretell the shad run and make us long for Juneberry pie! Apple blossoms offer promise of sauce and pie; Viburnum promises tough walking for hikers and hunters; Lilacs are just plain beautiful! College seniors finish their degree requirements in May, And look forward to graduation exercises…and the real world. High school students are on short time; Many are absolutely giddy with “prom fever!” May is the Spring season for turkey hunting: Lucky, be the hunter who bags a gobbler! May is for Moms: Mothers are treated to brunch and dinner… Precious little for what they provide. And, May is for remembering: Remembering those who sacrificed their lives for us, and for Remembering family/friends who have gone on ahead! Do not let May escape without celebrating: HooRay for May! ~ Lloyd Barnhart West Sand Lake
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SERVICES ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL Siena Graduate, 20 years experience. No job too small. 441-2210 ADDITIONS/ GARAGES Free estimates. Fully insured. Quality work. 368-3716 APPLIANCE REPAIR Most brands incl. Sears. Prompt service. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 ATV - MOTORCYCLE LAWN TRACTOR SMALL ENGINE REPAIR Only $45/hr. Free oil change on any repair over $200. CycleCarPartsRus.com 766-6621 AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR MILLER’S AUTOMOTIVE, Averill Park (518)674-5222 AUTOS Wanted: Vintage- classic cars and trucks. Cash paid. 365-3368 BANKRUPTCY Christian H. Dribusch (518)7294331. 1001 Glaz St. E. Greenbush 12061. Free Consultationswww.chdlaw.net We are a Debt Relief Agency which helps people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code CHIMNEY CLEANING Chimney cleaning & repairs, wood installed. Insured, stoves experienced. Don Bradley 6742444 CLEAN-OUTS Specializing in residential and commercial clean-ups, attics, bs’mts, garages, estates, insured. Simple Solutions - Mark 283-6527 CLEANOUTS & DEBRIS REM. Basements, attics & garages.Lic, insured. Free estimates. 779-5497 CLEANOUTS AND DEMO Free est.cheaper than a dumpster & we do all the work. 339-3369 CLEANOUTS Any size - wkly. garbage svce. Small demo - metal & appliance removal. Doing things you don’t want to do! Bill 256-5430. CONCRETE RESURFACING No mess, no tearouts, bonds to existing concrete. Garage flrs., foundations. Colors and patterns. 268-9764 CONCRETE Sidewalks, Patio’s, Floors, Pools, Chimneys. Delivery of Mulch, Topsoil & Stone. 605-4111 DEBRIS REMOVAL Attics/ B’ment / Garage, Cons. cleanup. We take it all! 727-4068
DUMPSTER RENTAL 10 yd. Dumpsters available. Reasonable rates. 779-5497
HOME REPAIR AND MORE Painting, masonry, elec. plumbing 25 years. Refs. Ken 857-7689.
DUMPSTER RENTALS 6, 12, & 16 yard avail. Clean outs attics, basements, etc. Removal of junk and vehicles. Call for pricing. Ray Mason 573-1133 Steve Mason 573-7464
HOUSE CLEANING Mittnight home/office cleaning. Yrs of quality work. Refs. 272-0438
ELECTRICAL WORK Installations & repairs. Quality work, reas. rates. Steve 364-7231 ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Full lic. & ins. 25yrs exp., res./comm. Stand by Generac generator. 274-5100 FIREWOOD Hardwood-- cut, split & del. $185 per cord. 658-0394 FIREWOOD/ GREEN Cut, split & deliv. $175/ full cord, $250/ cord & 1/2. 658-2089 Local FLOORING Refinishing hardwood, install hardwood, floating & tile. Free est. 518-669-5734 FLOORS Floating, hardwood, tile, refinishing. Ins. Free est. 3683716 GEISE’S LAWN CARE Cleanups, mowing, mulching, deliveries, trimming. 518-8527544 GENERAL CONTRACTING Additions, interior remodeling, paint, siding, kit., bath, decks, all types hardwood flooring. Free est. 378-6298 GUTTERS/ SEAMLESS The Gutter Guy. Cleaning & repair also avail. Fully ins. 24 yrs. exp. 339-3231 HANDYMAN , REMODELING and Carpentry services. Experienced. Careful attention to detail. Insured. Guaranteed int/ext. work. Call Ernie Mumford 669-4530 HANDYMAN 30 years experience. Kitchens, baths, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc. 526-1604 HANDYMAN All repairs, painting, windows & doors. Brian (518) 732-7345 HANDYMAN HSR Contracting, LLC. Plumbing, tiling, carpentry, painting. Res/ apts. Insured /refs. 518-610-1975 HANDYMAN/ REPAIR 20 years experience. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc. 766-9346
HOUSE CLEANING Serving Capital District. 25 yrs. Excellent Refs. Jill 727-1342 HOUSECLEANING Free estimates, senior discount. No job too small. (518) 235-3294 HOUSECLEANING GLEAM TEAM. Res./Office. Over 37 yrs local exper. FULLYINSURED Gift certificates (518)477-7566 HOUSECLEANING “My Aim is Clean” “Super Spring Special” Reas. rates, wkly or biwkly, w/refs. Lv msg 766-5714 HOUSECLEANING Residential/ Commercial Cleaning Call Nicole 410-0753. INTUITIVE READINGS By Patricia at Peacock Shop, Averill Park. Call 674-2710 for appt. Intuitive classes Fri. nights 7-9 pm JD PAINTERS 15 yrs exp. Int/ ext Fully ins. Free est. Quality work guar. 929-6186 JOEYJUNK.COM Cleanouts, hauling, attics, b’ment garages. Get it done fast for less cash. Fully ins. 237-JUNK “5865 “ LANDSCAPING Ken & Joe’s Landscaping. Reasonable rates. 817-1851 LANDSCAPING Spring cleanup, planting, mulching, lawn care and maintenance. 610-5730 or 7125100. LAWN CARE All lawn care srvcs. Cleanups and wkly mowing Call for est 396-8239 LAWN CARE Cleanup & wkly lawn maint. Best prices in town. Lic & ins. 779-5497 LAWN CARE Delair Lawn Care. Cleanups, mulch, stone driveways, new lawns, topsoil, seed, sod, etc., plantings, walls. Comm./Res. Fully ins. Free est. 466-3624 email@example.com LAWN CARE Mauro Lawn Service. Mowing, spring cleanup, weeding, landscaping. Call 283-3573
LAWN CARE Mowing, trimming, yard cleanups, top soil delivery. Ray Mason (518) 573-1133
DECKS Pressure wash, clean and seal; or build new. Free est. 368-3716
HARDWOOD FLOORING & Assoc. Sanding, refinishing, install. Refs. free est., fully ins. $100 off. Sen. & vets disc. 3609466
DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $349(incl. poor person app) incl. gov. fees if poor person app. is appr. 274-0380
HOME & YARD RENEWAL All phases. Affordable, extraordinary results, insured. Free est. Phillips Renovations 279-1904
DO IT ALL HOME REPAIR. Carpentry, plumbing, electrical, drywall, paint and more. Over 20 years experience. 270-9084
HOME CARE SERVICES Aides/Nurse avail. FT/ PT/ 24 hrs. Affordable. Exc. refs. 203-8723
LAWN CARE Mowing, weeding, brush removal, mulching, shrub trimming, odd jobs & more. Fully ins. Call Bill 256-5430. “Doing things you don’t want to!” LAWN CARE Spring cleanup, mowing, $15 1/4acre lot. Lowest prices guaranteed. Senior disc. 7669500
DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency service APS Sewer & Drain Cleaning 6740908 DRIVEWAY REPAIR Stone, gravel, grade. Install drainpipe, culverts. 755-1134
HOME CARE SERVICES Seniors, children, disabled, hospice experience, excellent references, Amy 518-533-3818
LAWN CARE Spring cleanups, mowing. $20 1/4 acre lots. Cheapest prices guaranteed. 518-281-4277
HOME IMPROVEMENTS. Low, affordable kitchen/bath remodeling, AC / heating, decks, HVAC, flooring, roofing, 461-5380
LAWN CARE Weekly mowing, weed eating, yard cleanups. Call Eric 227-6846
LAWN EXPERTS Mowing, weeding, seasonal cleanups and landscaping. 518729-6495
LAWN MOWING Starting at $20. Senior discount. 479-4263 256-4981 LAWNCARE Spring cleanup. Debris removal. Call 674-1111 LAWNMOWER REPAIR Prompt, guaranteed repairs on most brands incl. Sears. Pkup/del. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 LINER CHANGE SPECIALS Repairs, safety covers, openings, concrete work. 2689764 MASONRY All phases, new and old. Fully insured. Call Shawn 577-0962 MOWING- MULCHING Weekly mowing, mulching. bigdavesyard.com 518-424-3667 ODD JOBS Mowing, shopping, cleaning, Dr. appts. etc. Rebecca 428-7778 PAINT 1 room or all. Int./ Ext. Insured. Free est. 368-3716 PAINTER - PAPER HANGER 30 yrs exp. free est, fully ins. Economical prices Nancy 2484044 PAINTING - INT./EXT. AA Season’s Best Painting & Contracting Svc. 20 yrs. exp. Member of BBB. Ins. & refs. Major credit cards accepted. 424-0078 PAINTING BCT Painting. Smaller jobs specialty, senior & veterans discount. Over 25 yrs exp. John 235-3294 PAINTING- INT. / EXTERIOR Spring special- affordable pricing. Exp., fully ins. Free est. 590-6375 Perennials: Shades of Green Specializes in hosta & perennials for shade. Open Tues.-Fri. 10a6p; Sat 10a-4p (Sun. 10a-4p thru June) 2036 Cook Rd., Charlton lotsahosta.com 882-5433 PLUMBING & HEATING Repair, installs, service, licensed experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service 518 283-2331
$100 OFF Any 6” Drilled Well $25 OFF Any Service Call Coupon must be presented at time of work One coupon per service • Expires 6/30/14
ROOFING A&J Roofing, shingles, slate, rubber. Fully insured. Free est. (518)283-9094
ROOFING Rich Construction. Metal, shingles, rubber, fair rates, 20 yrs exp. Fully ins. 766-4839
ROOFING AND SIDING Jim Kelly Roofing and Siding. 8925798 ROTO-TILLING All types and sizes. Prompt. 8 HP Troy Bilt. Fred (518)935-0167 ROTO-TILLING All your roto-tilling needs. I till you chill! 283-0197
TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444 TREE SERVICE Allmark tree and crane service. Tree pruning and removal 127 ft. crane service. Fully ins. 25+ yrs. 674-5677. Cert. aborist on staff. TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Insured, free estimates. Bill 4799749 TREE SERVICE/Stump Removal Removal & trimming. Exp., Free est. & ins. 766-9346/ 275-3061
SEPTIC CLEANING Sand Lake Septic. Tanks cleaned, repair, new installation 674-3000
TREE STUMP & SHRUB REMOVAL Bucket truck, crane, chipper, land clearing & logging. 339-3369
SEPTIC SERVICE Tanks cleaned, group rates avail. Call a neighbor! Gene 674-5223
WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential/commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331
SEWING MACHINE REPAIR Household/industrial, all makes, tune-ups,parts, supplies 674-8491
WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured, commercial/ residential 40 year family exp. 766-4975
SPRING-INTO-SUMMER Total yard cleanup. Removal of yard debris, mulching for all your needs, clean outs and junk removal. Free estimates with an honest handshake. Call Chuck (518) 308-7842. STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332
Writer Web content, blogs, business writing and marketing lit. 4214998 Nicole. www.theskilledscribe.com ZUMBA CLASS Join “Double Trouble” Aimee and Nicole for some exercize in disquise! For all levels. Tues. Troy Elks Club- Rt. 4, near HVCC. 6:30 pm. $6 . 929-6836 or 857-4456
STUMP ‘N GRIND Prof. stump grinding srvc. Insured. Best choice. 877-8033/ 301-5712
Plumbing- Wells Electrical Pipes, wires, pumps my forte. 25+ exper. 24/7 response 674-8480 PRESSURE WASHING / DECKS Keep your home and your deck clean. Town or country. Free est. Local cell 618-8051. PRESSURE WASHING Houses, decks, etc. Kingsway Contracting 488-4294
Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners Authorized service. New & used units, free pickup. Call for holiday specials 1- 877-265-8367 Toll free
ROOF All types, quality work, free est., fully insured. (518) 368-3716 ROOF REPAIR No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325 ROOFING Specializing in architectural, 3 tab, metal, cedar shakes & repairs. Free est. Call 378-6298.
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ABIGAIL DUTCHER MEMORIAL FUND A little over a year ago, we lost a very special young lady, “ A b i g a i l ”, whose heart lead her to always care about others. For those of you who knew Abigail, she always had a big smile, a special twinkle in her eyes, and compassion for others. To continue Abigail’s legacy we have started a scholarship fund for two Averill Park High School Seniors struggling with disabilities as they prepare for their futures or their college dreams. Please help us keep “Abigail’s Memory” alive by doing some good for other young children who need our help! Please donate to: “Abigail Dutcher Memorial Fund” c/o Averill Park High School, 146 Gettle Road, Averill Park, NY 12018.
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CAMP ADVENTURE! Weekly Sessions begin June 30 until August 22, 7am-5pm Full day of activities: certified swimming lessons, boating, sports, sailing, hiking, arts & crafts, athletics & environmental education.
Cost per session $160 per camper If registered before June 1st - $150 per camper E.G. SPOTLIGHT ON YOUTH AWARD NOMINATIONS
The Town of East Greenbush Community and Recreational Services Department is seeking nomin-ations for our Spotlight on Youth Awards for 2014. We are searching for youth ages 11-18 who consistently give back to our community through volunteerism or by continually exhibiting positive character traits such as kindness, citizenship, respect, and responsibility. If you know of a youth in our community that deserves this recognition, please go to our website eastgreenbush.org and download a nomination form. Deadline is May 16th! For more details on all events, please go to our website eastgreenbush.org or call 4774194 or check for daily updates on our Facebook page, Town of East Greenbush Community and Recreation Department.
Camp Adventure applications available at the Rensselaer Boys & Girls Club, 544 Broadway, Renss. or at www.bgcsorensco.org
Financial aid & a limited number or camp scholarships are available.
For more information call 465-3403
Summer Dance Camp
July 7 th~ Aug. 15 th
Ages 4-7 Mon–Fri: 9:30–12:30
Ages 8-12 Mon–Fri: 1-4 This camp is for the younger dancer who wants to improve and have the opportunity to try something new. •Daily Ballet class •2nd daily class in either Tap, Hip Hop or Modern •Core and flexibility training
This camp is designed for our youngest dancers to have fun while improving body placement, musicality and flexibility. •Daily dance class in Ballet or Tap •Musicality and Rhythm Games •Introduction to Fitness and Flexibility
Columbia Plaza, East Greenbush
(Near Price Chopper)
Sean Hayes 937-5827 • Julia Hayes 937-5825 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 749 Columbia Turnpike ~ ckdancecompany.com ~ 479-2200
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TIMOTHY H. GIFFORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP The Timothy H. Gifford Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 by the Gifford Family in memory of Timothy H. Gifford. Tim Gifford was an active farmer and an enthusiastic member of Rensselaer County 4-H, showing both sheep and cows at the Schaghticoke Fair. Tim always lived life to its fullest. This $1500 scholarship has been made possible due to the generosity and kindness of the local community which Tim grew up in and belonged to. Applicants are encouraged to apply multiple times, although each recipient can only receive the scholarship once. One scholarship is available annually to anyone pursuing post-secondary education in agriculture or mechanics. Although special consideration is given to current/past members of a county 4-H program, the applicant need not be a member to apply. Applications can be found at any Rensselaer County High School Guidance Office or at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County website– w w w . c c e r e n s s e l a e r. o r g under Scholarship Opportunities and Member/Leader Forms. Applications must be postmarked by May 15, 2014 and mailed to: Timothy H. Gifford Memorial Scholarship, 30 Berkshire Dr., Troy, NY 12180.
UPCOMING CLASSES OPEN FOR AVERILL PARK ADULT EDUCATION • Due to the overwhelming sign up for the “Intro to Golf” with Brian Hampson at Burden Lake Country Club, we are offering a second session starting on June 3rd from 5:45 to 7:00 for 4 Tuesday evenings. Tuition is $60.00. • “Intro. to Map, Compass and GPS” (with optional Spring Hike) class with Fred McCagg, owner of Dynamic Sport Adventures will be held on Wednesday, May 14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 135 at Averill Park High School. Tuition is $20. ($30. with hike) Hike is scheduled for Saturday, May 17 (weather permitting). For more information and to register for any of the classes, go to the Averill Park School District website, then to “Programs” and then “Adult and Continuing Education” to view the brochure and registration form found on the last page. You may also contact Bonnie Lilly at 6747191 or email:email@example.com . Registrations and payments are to be made out to: Averill Park Adult Education. Mail to the following address: APCSD Adult Education, 146 Gettle Rd., Averill Park, NY 12018.
NO EAST GREENBUSH CASINO For those who haven’t yet heard, Town Supervisor Keith Langley and the East Greenbush Town Board unanimously voted to allow all reasonable proposals for a Las Vegas-style gambling casino in East Greenbush. They did this at their April 16th meeting, without notice to the public and without input from the public. Within 48 hours, we found out that a $300 million casino site is now being planned for Thompson Hill Rd, near its intersection with Route 4, across from the Walmart plaza. While promoters of the casino promise millions of dollars in revenue for the town, many of us also wonder: what will our town become with an estimated 10,000 extra visitors a day? Numerous studies link casinos to increased crime, including violent crime, traffic, taxes, bankruptcies, and addictions, all while lowering property values and destroying local businesses. Does this sound like a good deal to you? If not, consider joining us in front of Town Hall on Wednesday, May 21st, from 6:00-7:00 PM. Let your Town Board know how you feel. Sponsored by No East Greenbush Casino. Dwight Jenkins, Rensselaer
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729-2263 • 56 Old Miller Rd, East Greenbush TIRE RECYCLING DAYS in NASSAU Tire recycling will be held at the Town of Nassau Transfer Station on FRI., MAY 23 (11 am to 7 pm); & SAT., MAY 24 (8 am to 4 pm). The cost for disposals is: $2 ea. for car & light truck tires: $12 ea. for large tires up to 245 ply. Sizes over 24-5 ply are $5 extra per ply ea. A Transfer Station permit will NOT be needed for tire disposal! Tires with rims WILL BE accepted. Check or Cash payment only.
QUEBEC CITY BUS TRIP La Fédération FrancoAméricaine du New York is organizing a bus trip to Québec City with an optional tour of the Ile d’Orléans to view church architecture and art work. • August 29–31, 2014 - Hotel Chateau Laurier Québec, 1220, Place George-V Ouest Included in the tour package: - Round trip bus transportation from Walmart in Latham Farms - 2 nights of hotel accommodations & hotel tax - Bus tour of churches on the Ile d’Orléans Package price PER PERSON: $379.00 Double; $329.00 Triple; $299.00 Quad; $579.00 Single Deposit of $50 per person due by May 15, 2014. Contact Lisa at Plaza Travel for sign-up form and details: (518) 785-3338, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Pet Adoption of the Week
MISS BELL Sweet hound mix. She weighs only 36 lbs. is full grown & very friendly. She is spayed, current w/ vaccines & heartworm neg. Miss Bell loves other dogs & enjoys a day outside with them or just relaxing in the sun. If you would like to meet Miss Bell to possibly adopt her, Contact : s h e r r y 4 2 7 @ v e r i z o n . n e t or 518-393-0755
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Soon Mother’s Day will be behind us
Beat the Increase Get Your Pricing
(So get your butt in gear)
JEWELRY a n d REPAIR CENTER 4 Bench Jewelers on Premises Open Tues-Fri 10-6; Sat 9-3; (Never on Sunday)
1629 Columbia Turnpike, Schodack
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The Rensselaer County Senior Center in the City of Renss. is collecting quality clothes for our Boutique Corner. All proceeds will assist the center in programs to benefit our seniors. If it doesn’t fit you, you must get rid of it! All donations are greatly appreciated. We are a not for profit group. Give us a call - 4632166, Mon - Fri, 9AM - 3PM.
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Kevin Sr. & Marjorie Hilt-Miller of Johnsonville are excited to announce the engagement of their youngest son Kyle Joseph Miller. Kyle is engaged to Emily K. Wilwol daughter of Dwain & Elizabeth Wilwol of Hoosick Falls. Kyle is a firefighter/paramedic at Station 2 in Troy. Emily will graduate shortly with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood/Special Education from Daemen College. An Oct. 11, 2014 wedding is planned.
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ANNUAL PLANT SALE The Garden Club of East Schodack will conduct its Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 17th, from 9AM to 11AM. The Sale will be held at the East Schodack Fire Company, Route 150 in East Schodack. Again this year, FREE soil testing by Master Gardeners from Rensselaer County Cooperative Extension will be offered. DIRECTIONS: Bring 3-4 DRY samples from each site. Dig approximately 2" deep and place samples in a plastic bag or container.
SQUARE PA TT IE S ARE BACK
• NY STRIP • RIBEYE STEAKS • CHICKEN CAPRI • ALL FLAVORS OF GOURMET BURGERS
Smokehouse Your Hometown Butcher
Homemade Pies & Cakes to Order
• Potato Salad • Macaroni Salad • Baked Beans • Italian Tortellini Salad • Greek Tortellini Salad • Pasta Salad • Meatballs • Lasagna • Pot Pies • Rice Pudding • Chicken Parmesan • Mac & Cheese & more!!
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Happy Birthday Dad, It's been almost three years since you were taken from our lives. You are still missed every day.We love you & you will never be forgotten. Love forever, Your wife Dorothy and your daughter Julia