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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 3 to 6PM; and on Saturday, June 16th, from 9AM to 2PM. The shop features household items, clothing for all sizes and ages (many name brands, very reasonable prices), books and toys. The Thrift Shop is handicapped-accessible and can be entered from the parking lot in the rear of the building.

NEUBAUER GRADUATES from MARYMOUNT Marymount University is proud to announce that Katrina Neubauer, a resident of Stephentown, earned a B.S. in Nursing (2nd degree) summa cum laude. Neubauer is among the more than 450 undergraduates and 350 graduate students who received degrees at the University’s 61st Commencement Ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, on May 20.

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Jim Allen, Charles Baltzel, Juleigh Bareis Pybas, Wendy Belkevich, Bill Brod, Jim Burns, Steve Bulter, Terry Carlson Gile, Bob Childs, Joe Carey, Bob Clickner, Celia Elena Cunille, Mary D’Arpino Deangelis, Tracy Duane Desmond, Erika Ewald Aukerman, Mary Jane Fearnley McDonald, Jim Follett, Mike Frese, Jack Galvin, Frank Glasser, Tom Gould, Deb Hagerty Halpin, Matt Haggerty, Jim Hart, Jeff Jahn, Randy Jansson, Mike Jennings, Bob King, Lizette Kotchounian Nalbantian, Bob (LaDuce) Monticupo, Chris Lang, Mark Lobdell, Kim May Haderland, Shawn McDonald, Patty Meerman Hernandez, Cindy Morby Palmer, Kim Nichols Murdick, Wendy Nash, Lorie Okenholt, Shawn O’Connell, Roberta Owens, Shereen Palmer Lyndaker, Chris Pastizzo, Jeff Raymond, Charles Rifenberick, Francis Reed, Tracy Rose, Lou Roznewski, Donald Teidman, Brenda Williams DuRose, Laurie Williams Rood, Nikki Young Brate, Mike Caffaro and Brenda Church. If you have any information, please contact Julie Theilmann Benedetto at 518-283-7796 or email Cowwpokes2@aol.com

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GREENBUSH REFORMED CHURCH STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Come join the Greenbush Reformed Church on Thursday, June 21st, from 6:30 to 9PM for an evening of music, fun, fellowship and food at our annual Strawberry Festival. If God blesses us with good weather, we will gather outside of our Christian Education Building at 14 Hays Road, East Greenbush. Rain won’t dampen our spirits as we will move our celebration to Chilton Hall, inside our Christian Education Building. For many years this wonderful festival has been a tradition in our church as we celebrate God’s bounty of the local strawberry season in June. In addition to strawberry shortcake, with or without ice cream, and beverages, the local Yankee Doodle Band will perform for us starting at 7:00pm. The Yankee Doodle Band’s music is made up of talented musicians and their style of music is enjoyed by everyone from the very young children to the young-at-heart. We look forward to seeing you there!

RESIDENTS NAMED TO ALFRED STATE’S DEAN’S LIST Dr. Stephen J. Havlovic, vice president for academic affairs at Alfred State, has announced the Dean’s List of students for the spring 2012 semester. The following were among the over 500 students from Alfred State who made the spring Dean’s List: Kaetlin Sprague, a resident of Averill Park and William Engel, a resident of Troy.

EBERT NAMED TO MCDANIEL COLL. DEAN’S LIST James M. Ebert of Poestenkill has been named to the McDaniel College spring 2012 Dean’s List with Honors. Highest honors are earned for a semester grade point average of 3.90 or higher, high honors for a grade point average of 3.70-3.89, and honors for a 3.50-3.69 average.

CAFÉ THEO SPIRIT CIRCLE Café Theo Spirit Circle Starting June 27th at 7PM at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1583 Carney Road, Castleton, NY. For those who want to be part of a spiritual gathering, but don’t necessarily feel comfortable ascribing to the religious options available. Also, for those of a progressive interfaith nature in their current spiritual/ religious practice. We value peace-loving freedom of conscience and questioning. Help grow this circle of peace with interfaith discussion, spiritual music, prayer and meditation, and time for fellowship. Open to adults and older teens. RSVP and questions: 518-931-4072.

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The public is invited to attend two forestry events on Saturday, June 16th. The program begins at 10 a.m. at 231 Brainard Road, Averill Park. See how locally grown timber is sustainably harvested on the Rensselaer Plateau. The second event also starts at 231 Brainard Road - at 2:00 p.m. Ken James will show the results of his American chestnut restoration project. Directions: To reach 231 Brainard Road, take RT 43 from Rensselaer to West Stephentown. At West Stephentown, turn right and head south on South Road (CR 23) to the first 4-way intersection. Turn left at the intersection on Brainard Road. Continue to the end #231. To register, or for more information, call 895-1028.

PROUD OF KEITH HAMMOND’S ACTIONS Letter to the Editor: As a working Families member, I recently attended a Democratic Nomination meeting to show my support for my fiancé Keith Hammond and left extremely disappointed. Keith’s opponent was nominated and allowed to speak, and when she had the opportunity to tell the people what she would do for them, she didn’t. She could have spoke about mandate relief, school taxes, or preserving our open space. Instead, she bragged about her political connections and how she could raise $400,000. And how sad it was for Keith that he wanted this so bad, but could not raise this kind of money. I was shocked to see that she would even get the nomination when the Democratic Party, as well as the Working Families Party, actively opposes such big money influence. I thought the Democratic Party always supported the average working man. Keith has worked decades for the Democratic Party and the people of Rensselaer County. When he told me the Democratic Executive Committee endorsed a Lawyer from Columbia County, I told him that the Executive Committee obviously believes there are too many farmers in the State Assembly and not enough Lawyers, and that the people need someone like him and to stay in the race no matter what. When Keith’s supporters tried to nominate him at this meeting, they were told no. The decision had already been made. This only angered his supporters. When the respectful debate turned into name calling, Keith stood on the floor and told everyone this is not what he wanted, that we were all Democrats, and if this is how it had to be, he would accept that. But I can tell you that if it had gone to the floor for a vote, Keith had the majority of the votes and proxies to win. I was proud of Keith’s actions. What he did for the good of the party proved that he is to me a man of character and worthy of being your State Assemblyman. ~ Brenda Mahar, Averill Park 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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BLOOD DRIVES IN RENSSELAER COUNTY • 6/16/2012, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Van Rensselaer Masonic Lodge - Dining Hall, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush. • 6/16/2012, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, St Timothys Church - Sanctuary, 470 Winter Street Ext., Troy. • 6/18/2012, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Hoosic Valley Rescue Squad - Banquet Hall, 1448 Rt 40 Schaghticoke. • 6/20/2012, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, East Schodack Fire Company - Meeting Room, Route 66, Nassau. • 6/21/2012, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM, Hudson Valley Community College Siek Campus Center - Exhibition Room, 80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy. • 6/23/2012, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Sand Lake Town Hall - Bloodmobile, 8428 Miller Hill Road, Sand Lake. • 6/25/2012, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Troy Masonic Temple - Dining Room, 39 Brunswick Road, Troy. • 6/ 27/2012, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Rose and Kiernan Inc - 3rd Flr Conference Rooms, 99 Troy Road, East Greenbush. • 6/28/ 2012, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, American Legion Post 1489 Banquet Hall, Main Ave, Wynantskill. • 6/29/2012, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Speigletown Volunteer Fire Company - Banquet Room, 146 Speigletown Rd, Troy.

All are invited on Friday, June 15th, after supper thru Sunday afternoon, June 17th, for our Family Church Camp Out at Little Bowman Pond. Members and friends can bring your tent, camper or RV. Saturday will include fellowship and activities for all ages, including a few hours of volunteer building and grounds clean up. On Sunday, June 17th, we will have an Outdoor worship at 10 am on the church property at the edge of Little Bowman Pond – All are welcome for either the overnight campout, any time during the weekend or only for the Sunday worship. We will also have shared Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner, and Sunday breakfast and lunch. If the weather is inclement during the weekend, activities and worship will be held inside the Pavilion and Church Hall. Zion’s United Church of Christ is located at 741 Taborton Road, Sand Lake, NY. Worship services of Zion’s United Church of Christ in Sand Lake will continue at 10 am throughout the entire summer. All are welcome to visit. Services are followed by a time for fellowship and refreshments.

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NY JETS VERSUS BUFFALO BILLS BUS TRIP The Parish of St. John the Evangelist & St. Joseph is sponsoring a bus trip to the NY Jets versus Buffalo Bills game on Sunday, September 9, 2012, to Benefit 2013 World Youth Day in Rio De Janeiro. Game time is 1pm at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Cost of the bus trip is $155 per person, which includes round trip motor coach transportation via Yankee Trails and a tailgate lunch (bring your own beverages.) Bus leaves Yankee Trails parking lot on Third Avenue Extension in Rensselaer at 7:00 a.m. Proceeds from the trip will help offset the costs of sending parish youth to 2013 World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro. For reservations or more information, please contact John White at 330-3546.

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TREAT DAD TO A STEAK DINNER Don’t give Dad just another tie for Father’s Day, come and meet our new Pastor and treat Dad to a Steak Dinner at the Love Lutheran Church’s Annual Steak Bake on Saturday, June 16th, from 4PM to 7PM. Dinner includes Steak, Baked Potato, Cole Slaw, Beverage & Dessert. Cost is $12/Adults and Seniors and $10/ Children. Take-out service available. LLC is located at Pheasant Lane & Middlesex Road in East Greenbush.

WE ARE AMONG THE RESPONSIBLE As the Stuyvesant and Nassau Reformed Churches look at the Gospel of Mark 4:26-34, on Sunday, June 17th, they will come to more fully understand that “We,” the church, “Are Responsible” for the nurture and growth of the church of our Lord Jesus Christ. The seriousness of this responsibility becomes ever so much more important when we realize that our positive response to His “call” is the means by which His reign will include all who choose to follow him in time to come. For better or worse, if the world is going to meet Christ, it will have to encounter him in his body, the church, or not at all. The Stuyvesant Reformed Church worships at 9 a.m. in its sanctuary at the corner of Church Street and Route 9J, in the hamlet of Stuyvesant. The Nassau Reformed Church worships at 11 a.m. in its chapel at 43 Church Street, Route 20, one half mile east of the only traffic light in the village. Sunday School has adjourned in both churches for the Summer; although young people are welcome to worship at all times.

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The annual CHS Classes of the ‘70s Alumni Party is set for Saturday, August 18, 2012, at the E.G. Town Park. Cost of $20/person includes hot/cold picnic menu and soft drinks (BYOB). To obtain a party flyer and/or registration form, contact CAROLINE LYNCH ZEYAK at 518-928-3223 elvis628@fairpoint.net, TAMMY BUB WELLS at 518-273-6506 tammy.wells758@gmail.com, or HELENE MAYONE REED at 518527-9623 helene_reed2005@yahoo.com. There will be a preparty softball game for anyone interested; for further details contact Caroline Zeyak. Friend us on Facebook for updates: Columbia-hs East-Greenbushny. Look forward to seeing you!

The next St Jude’s Knights of Columbus All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast will be on June 17th , “Father’s Day”, in Dammann Hall at 24 Dana Ave., Wynantskill. All the Pancakes, Sausage, Bacon, eggs, hash browns, fruit, and bagels that you can eat! All served with hot coffee and a smile by our Knights! We will have a box available to collect items for local vets who get service at the Albany VA hospital. Items that are needed for vets who are admitted as an emergency or are in need include: regular coffee; decaffeinated coffee; powdered creamer; 1 lb bags of sugar; boxes of “Sweet and Low” Spender etc.; large and medium sweatshirts; underwear and tee shirts (all sizes, boxers and briefs); white tube socks, Effervescent denture cleaning tablets; toiletry items, soap, toothpaste, deodorant, etc. Breakfast is served 8am to 11am. Cost is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12 years old. Children under 6 are free. Contact parish office (518) 283-1162.

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In an effort to recognize outstanding achievements of our students, Maple Hill High School presents each month a Student of the Month Award. For the month of May, 2012, the students selected to receive this recognition are: Freshman – Jeremy Rossetti, Sophomore – Krystal Bartley, Junior – Kirsten Geracitano, Senior – Franco Fettuccia Jeremy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rossetti, is nominated for being a very hard working student who consistently puts forth his best effort. He is a member of the Track Team and Environmental Club here at Maple Hill. Outside of school he is an avid swimmer and is part of the Greenbush Sea Lions. He also teaches swimming lessons and is part of the Sea Cadets, a group affiliated with the U.S. Navy. Jeremy plans to join the Navy after high school through an ROTC program. Krystal, daughter of Ms. Jennifer VanDeWal and Mr. Glen Bartley, is nominated for being an outstanding student who always goes above and beyond what is expected. She enjoys her Art and Psychology classes here at Maple Hill. Outside of school, she enjoys reading and writing. Krystal plans to go to college for Psychology and Criminology and her interest is in a career in Federal Law Enforcement. Kirsten, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lance Geracitano, is nominated for being a steady and hardworking student who goes above and beyond. She is a member of the Odyssey of the Visual Arts team and placed 2nd in the Illustration competition this year. Outside of school she enjoys art, reading, movies, and spending time with her friends. Kirsten plans to go to college in New York City for Art and/or Art History with plans to work in a museum. Franco, son of Ms. Nicole Fettuccia and Mr. Paul Fettuccia, is nominated for having an awareness of the world and his part in it. He is a member of Cross Country, Track, Baseball, Sources of Strength, and the Odyssey of the Visual Arts team. Outside of school he participates with Connie Mack baseball, the Tour de Cure bike ride, cycling, running, drawing, as well as playing the bass guitar. Franco’s plans are to attend Hudson Valley Community College for Digital Media in the Fall. The faculty and staff wish to congratulate these students on being selected May students of the month for their respective grades.

Our emergency responders answer the call from families, friends and neighbors who are in need of assistance twentyfour hours a day, seven days per week. From medical emergencies to house or brush fires, to technical rescues, our firefighters and emergency medical responders are there to protect your life and property. There is a job for you with our department, either as an active member or a social member. No matter what skills you have to offer, the opportunities to serve are endless. All firefighting and emergency medical services training is free of charge. Upon completion of the firefighting and/or emergency medical services training courses, you become New York State certified and can serve in any fire department in the State of New York. Other benefits include a $200.00 income tax credit, eligibility for college scholarships, ability to join the Fireman’s Credit Union, disability and death benefits, and knowing that you are contributing to the health and well being of your community. Citizens (social membership) who aid the fire department in non-operational activities allow the first responders to focus their efforts on the most critical, life threatening situations. Social members can perform many services to support the Taborton Volunteer Fire Department, such as assisting with our pizza night, helping to develop web sites or newsletters, grant writing, public relations, promoting fire safety and prevention in homes and schools, maintaining rescue equipment and providing administrative support. Please consider joining our team of dedicated volunteers by becoming a member today. Please contact the membership secretary, Terri Dunworth at 518-674-3379 for an application or additional information.

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CAPP PET ADOPTION CLINIC AT CURTIS LUMBER, SCHODACK LOCATION CAPP adoption clinic, along with several other rescue groups, will hold a Pet Adoption Clinic on Saturday, June 16th, from 10-3 at Curtis Lumber, Route 20, Schodack. CAPP dogs (many at the clinic): Mostly Aussie mix M (blue merle/tri); Beagle F; Boxer/Eng. Bulldog M; Chihuahua/Pug M; Pointer mix M; Pug mix M; Shar-Pei F (flowered bl/wh); Shih-Tzu F; Yorkie M. For pictures/ descriptions of CAPP dogs: www.capp-petfinder.com.

RENSSELAER HUMANE SOCIETY CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY It’s hard to believe its been one year since we incorporated the Rensselaer Humane Society to serve the residents and municipalities in Rensselaer County. The embrace the community has offered us during this first year has been heartwarming to say the least. We would like to take this time to thank all those who stood behind us as we started with a dream and turned it into a reality. Special thanks to all those very special “guests” who have been in our care, always ready to give us hugs, kisses and nuzzling — and everyday reminding us of why we do what we do – this is all for you!

Ultrasounds are an invaluable tool in pet health care. At Nassau Veterinary Clinic, it’s used to diagnose problems quickly and without surgery. With an ultrasound, we can see Dr. Lisa Dietrich, DVM and measure organs, like and her dogs the kidneys, liver, gall bladder and heart. We can see organ walls and, using the doppler, watch the blood flow. With this information, we can swiftly determine treatment plans, and more importantly, save lives. Recently, I saw a Dalmatian mixed-breed dog. The dog was sick and lethargic. Comprehensive blood tests indicated anemia, but it was the ultrasound that revealed the problem, a bleeding tumor that required surgery. By the time the dog had surgery, it had lost a third of its blood. Without the ultrasound, we would not have known the dog needed surgery, and it likely would have bled to death. In another case, I saw a dog that was so weak, it had to be carried into the clinic. With the ultrasound, I saw a tumor by the heart that was bleeding into the heart sac, crowding the heart and interfering with its ability to expand. While the dog was on the ultrasound table, I aspirated the blood, removing several hundred milliliters. The results were immediate; where the dog had to be carried in, it walked out on its own. We are one of only a handful of veterinary clinics in the country to offer a human-caliber ultrasound machine for animal health care practice. With our Toshiba ultrasound, we cannot only see high-quality images and videos, but also store and send them to specialists. Ultrasounds are an invaluable tool in your pet’s health care, capable of making a lifesaving difference.

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PET FOOD DONATIONS The Rensselaer County Humane Society, Inc. has developed a partnership with the Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) to provide donated pet food at the CEO Food Pantry located at 2328 Fifth Avenue in Troy. Laurie Smith, President of the all-volunteer Humane Society, said the decision to assist local families through a partnership with CEO was an easy choice. Far too many Rensselaer County residents are struggling with the difficulty of acquiring food for themselves and for their beloved pets, with many choosing to go without in order to care for their pets. “We are thrilled to be able to provide pet food to our customers along with supplies for their own families’ needs,” states CEO Executive Director Karen Gordon. “So often when a family is going through a difficult time, pets can be neglected. CEO is here to help prevent families in Rensselaer County from needing to make this difficult decision.” Pet food donations can be dropped off at the CEO food pantry in the Joseph L. Bruno Family Resource Center, 2328 Fifth Avenue, Troy. Hours are Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:004:30, Tuesdays 9-12:30, and Thursdays 9-7.

Domestic cats often enjoy a pampered existence. But in spite of their popularity as pets, cats are increasing in number at the nation’s animal shelters, and many do not go on to enjoy a stable existence at an adoptive home. Though not everyone can adopt a cat, there are ways beyond adoption that individuals can help the plight of shelter cats. * Donate goods to shelters. Area shelters are often in need of food, bedding materials, litter, and money to finance the care and housing of the animals. Visit the local shelter and inquire as to what is needed, then make a donation to that organization. * Spread the word about shelter cats. Shelters routinely offer photos and information about animals available for adoption. Post a link to a social networking site or send an e-mail or text to alert others about potential pets, particularly if someone has been looking to adopt a cat. * Become an advocate for spaying and neutering. Cat-lovers who already have one or more cats at home should have those pets spayed or neutered so they will not reproduce and add to shelter cat populations. * Be on the lookout for stray kittens. The warmer weather is often the birthing season for cats, and kittens often get lost.

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DRIVE-THRU CHICKEN BBQ The First Re-formed Church of Wynantskill located on the corner of Church Street and Main Ave. is having their annual Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ on Saturday, June 16th, with pickup between 4PM and 6PM. The menu includes 1/2 chicken (featuring Clements Old-Fashioned BBQ Sauce), baked potato, vegetable, homemade cole slaw, rolls and dessert. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children (5-12), under 5 is free. Proceeds to benefit the Camp Fowler Scholarship Fund. To reserve your dinner, please call the church office at 283-4420 between 9AM and 12PM.

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HOAGS CORNERS VOL. FIRE CO. 5th ANNUAL GOLF SCRAMBLE

by Claire Everett Sports are not just a hobby for many AP athletes. Players pour their hearts and time into athletics and the sport becomes part of who they are. Now, with all seasons ended, and the school year coming to a close, for seniors their run with AP sports is over. Therefore, in the last weeks of school, Averill Park and myself will thank and congratulate many seniors for their dedication to AP athletics. This week Averill Park held their Senior Commencement Awards. The commencement is held to recognize a number of seniors for their achievements in academics, citizenship, arts and sports. The following students received athletic awards: Bridget Carney and Dylan Sprague: The US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award; Krista Fitzgerald and Tim Morin: Navy Sports Achievement Award; Brooke O’Shea, Maranda Rossi, and Dylan Sprague: The St. Henry’s CYO Basketball Award; Tyler Chartrand and Victoria Harrington: The Richard Abbatiello Achievement Award; Mike Hieser and Sarah Nuss: Coach Collopy Memorial Sportsmanship Award; Joanne Burridge, Sam Frankel, Liz Holland, Julia Mai, Molly O’Bryan, Kevin Otty, and Casey Slocum: The Warrior Award; Cody Mosley: The Major George Quamo Award; Sarah Laranjo and Krista Fitzgerald: The Mark Gagnon Memorial Award; Ryan Carpentor and Nazmun Phillips: Burden Lake Country Club Award; Lucas Marrufo and Sarah Laranjo: APHS Booster Award; Jonathon Carroll and Katie Vogel: Tim DeShaw Memorial Award. The APHS Athletic Achievement Award went to the following athletes: Katie Bell, Andrea Bond, Tyler Chartrand, Katlyn Coon, Laura Debboli, John Fasoldt, Hannah Glanville, Darian Goyer, Meghan Hagerty, Kaitelynn Hannan, Ben Harper, Hector Hernandez, Megan Keeler, Brianna LaRegina, Josh Mead, Bria Middleton, Ben Nasman, Phil Orsini, Nazmun Phillips, Elizabeth Robert, Maranda Rossi, Toni Slyer, Lindsey Sterantino, John Suloman, Heather Vale, Marionna Valente, Rachael Wells, Spenser Wieland, Dan Zipkin. Finally, the prestigious Al DeShaw Award was given to Nick Hess and Brooke O’Shea. Congratulations again to all seniors. You will be missed, and we hope the best for you as you partake in your future competitions. If you have any questions or comments feel free to contact me at claireeverett11@gmail.com.

B.L.C.C. JR. GOLF CLINIC Registration is now complete for the Junior Golf Clinic at Burden Lake C. C. A waiting list ahs been created. For information, please contact Ron Choquette, PGA golf professional at 6742236.

JOPSEPH MARINO RECEIVES JOE STEVENS JR. #33 MEMORIAL AWARD I’d like to take this opportunity to announce that Joseph Marino is the 2012 recipient of the Joe Stevens Jr. #33 Memorial Award. This award is given to a senior who played football for APHS and demonstrated leadership, dedication, loyalty and honesty on and off the field. Given in Memory of Joe who wore #33 and was a 2001 graduate of APHS. Joseph was voted unanimously by the members of the football team, stating he exemplified the most qualities like Joe did. This year a plaque representing this Memorial Scholarship was presented and will be displayed near the gym showing all past, present and future winners of the Joe Stevens, Jr. #33 Memorial Scholarship Award. I’d like to thank everyone who has contributed, and made this award possible to present for a 10th year. Thank you again. From the family of Joe Stevens, Jr

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Hoags Corners Volunteer Fire Company, Inc will host their 5th Annual Golf Scramble at Burden Lake Country Club on Sunday, June 24th - 11AM check-in, lunch; shot gun start at 1PM sharp; dinner at 5:30PM. Min. $10,000 1st Hole-in-One Prize. Other types of 1st hole-in-one contests: cruise, airline tickets, electronic package. Prizes for: Longest Drive ~ Closest to the Pin and MORE! Emergency Services Team Award (challenge other Fire, EMS or Police foursomes). Cost in only $100 per golfer for reservations received by 5/15/12 and includes: golf fees, golf cart, golf shirt, gifts, refreshments, lunch and dinner. Golfing limited to the 1st 32 foursomes or 128 golfers. Awards dinner guest are encouraged to join us to $30 each. Register Now! Don’t wait and miss this! Proceeds go towards the planned construction of the new HCVFC substation to be located near Burden Lake. For information and registration form, contact Ken Bornhorst at 331-1294 or email kbornhorst@aol.com or go to www.hcvfc.org.

AVERILL PARK YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE Averill Park Youth Soccer League invites you to join our local soccer league for our Fall Recreational Program. This is an all-play, non-competitive league that focuses on learning the skills and fundamentals of soccer and most of all, having fun! Teams are formed for the following age groups: Kindergarten; Grade 1/Grade 2; Grade 3/Grade 4; Grade 5/Grade 6; and Grade 7/Grade 8. All games are played on Sunday afternoons with one practice during the week. The season runs from September 9th through October 28th. Registration is on-line at www.apysl.org. Registration is June 1st through July 20th at $75.00 and July 21st through July 28th at $100.00. (Scholarships are available to those qualifying for the school lunch program.) Questions? Send an email to fallrec@averillparkyouthsoccer.com.

NASSAU YOUTH GOLF CLASS Boys and Girls between the ages of 13-17 years, living in The Town of Nassau, are invited to participate in an “Introduction to Golf” program at Burden Lake C. C. The program is sponsored by the Nassau Youth Committee and will take place on Saturday, June 23 and 30th. Ron Choquette, a Class “A”, PGA golf professional will coordinate the program. For registration, contact Ron at 6742236. Class size is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

GOLF PARTNERS WANTED The Rensselaer Senior Center in conjunction with Evergreen Country Club will be holding a nine week session of golf starting June 28. You must be at least 60 years old. Please call the Center at 463-2166 for more information and to be assigned to a team.

FISHING WITH A SEINE NET – HANDS-ON PROGRAM • Saturday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - Noon - Schodack Island State Park Another program back by popular demand! Kids love this! Experience the thrill of catching fish with a seine, or dragnet, and discover what lives under the surface of the Hudson River. Seining has been a simple, common and efficient method of catching fish for the last 5,000 years. Participants will assist in netting fish to examine and identify them, and release them unharmed. Learn about fish that live in the river year-round, and those that migrate and return during spawning season. Hear the latest advice from the Department of Health on eating fish from the Hudson River and its tributaries. Chest waders are available for loan on a first-come, first-serve basis, or bring your own. Dress accordingly for a hands-on, wet-feet experience! Park entrance fee waived for program participants; tell person at gate you are there for Seine event. Park at the main bus and trailer parking lot and meet in front of the comfort station building. http://www.nysparks.com/parks/attachments/ SchodackIslandSchodackIslandSummerMap.pdf Register: Fran Egbert (518) 674-3214, francillee@juno.com

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MULTI-SPORT LIFE TRIATHLON CLUB - YOUTH MULTI-SPORT CAMP – LIFEGUARD TRAINING The MSL Tri Club trains youth and adult athletes ages 8 to 98 on Wednesdays at Crystal Lake. The affordable, family-friendly training is conducted by USA Triathlon Certified Coaches working with separate youth and adult groups. Sessions work on beginner, intermediate, and advance swim, bike and running skills in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Youngsters can also join in on the SHAPE Multi-Sport Camp and EPIC Adventures M-F, 9am-5pm in Averill Park, Colonie Town Park and Grafton State Park. Lifeguard training camp will be held the last week of June in Averill Park with limited registration. Go to www.MultiSportLife.org or call 518-281-6480 for registration and further information.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN’S NATURE CAMP The Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center announces that scholarships are still available for children aged 6 through 14 to attend a one-week nature camp. The “Summer Outdoor Learning Adventure” is held from 9 AM until 3 PM, with after care hours available. Children spend the entire day outdoors learning about nature and having fun! Each day is spent hiking, exploring and discovering things about the natural world around us. The scholarship covers the full cost of the one-week session. Paid registrations are also being accepted. Please visit our website at www.dykenpond.org or contact the Center at dykenpond@fairpoint.net or (518) 658-2055 for an application and more information.

B.L.C.C. HUTCHINS’ GOLF LEAGUE After seven weeks of play in the Alan Hutchins’ Memorial Golf League at Burden Lake C. C., the standings are as follows: 1st place - Team #2 Chuck Bennison 117.5pts; 2nd place - Team #3 Dave DeGenero 98 pts; 3rd place - Team #7 - Tom Connor 97 pts; 4th place - Team #5 - Brian Hampson 94.5 pts; 5th place - Team #4 Tom Murphy 89.5 pts; 6th place - Team #1 Dan Ireland 88.5 pts; 7th place - Team #6 - Jason Cooper 87.5 pts; and 8th place - Team #8 Scott Delisle 83 pts. Low scores by flights: 1 - Jason Cooper 37; 2 - Steve Quillinan 37; 3 - Ross Edwards 39; 4 - Russ Singleton 40; 5 - Bob Pecker 39; 6 - Karl Morrison and Jim Moloney 40; 7 - Wayne Mizerak 43; 8 Mike Bastian 43; 9 - Ralph Robertson 40; 10 - Dave Harris 44; 11 Dan Sleasman 46; 12 - Matt Magill 49; 13 - Charlie Mamone 50. Other low scores: 38 - Chuck Bennison, Dave DeGenero, Tom Murphy and Mark Quinn; 39 - Ron Choquette and Clint Dawley; 40 - Dave Halloran and Jay Zalucky; 41 - Dan Ireland, Scott Delisle, Cutter Warner, John Keeler, Archie Robinson and Hal Smith; 42 - Phil Laya, Ray Schmitz, Dan Nichols, Mike Bottillo, Sam Greco, Peter Sennett, Jack Rodzwell, Wally Tuszynski, Rob Zalucky and Steve Quillinan, Sr.; 43 - Mark Miller, Wayne Mizerak, Brian Hampson, Rich Simon, Tom Connor, Steve Whitbeck and Mike Pendergast, Jr.; 44 - Jack Huerter, Roger Marschke, Bill Haupt, Steve Langan, Pete Gustafson, Jack Rogers and Dave Harris; 45 Carl Ricci, Bob Carl and John Cooney; 46 - Geoff Horine, Bill Madsen, Sil Martinage and Mike Ciccarelli. After eight weeks of play in the Alan Hutchins’ Memorial Golf League at Burden Lake C. C., the standings are as follows: 1st place - Team #2 - Chuck Bennison 133 pts; 2nd place - Team #3 - Dave DeGenero 114.5pts; 3rd place - Team #7 - Tom Connor 110 pts; 4th place - Team #5 - Brian Hampson 109 pts; 5th place - Team #6 Jason Cooper 100 pts; 6th place - Team #4 - Tom Murphy 100 pts; 7th place - Team #1 - Dan Ireland 100 pts; 8th place - Team #8 Scott Delisle 97.5pts. Low scores by flights: 1 - Steve Quillinan, Jr. 35; 2 - Scott Delisle 38; 3 - Ross Edwards 40; 4 - Peter Sennett 35; 5 - Mark Lyons 40; 6 - Karl Morrison 41; 7 - Jess Carey, Steve Bermas and Steve Engel 42; 8 - Fred Nero and Bill Madsen 43; 9 - Bill Kirtsos and Dan Sleasman 45; 10 - Val Semeiks 47; 11 - Jim Moloney 45; 12 - Bob Loveridge 49; 13 - Dan Westbrook 53. Other low scores: 37 - Dan Ireland and Tom Murphy; 38 - Brian Hampson; 40 - John Cooney; 41 - Clint Dawley & Ron Choquette; 42 - Phil Laya, Bob Carl, Dave DeGenero and Russ Singleton; 43 - Chuck Bennison; 44 - Ed Koops, Wally Tuszynski and Rob Zalucky; 45 - Jack Rodzwell, Nick Valenze, Steve Whitbeck, Jason Cooper, Dave Halloran, Mike Bottillo, Sam Greco, Steve Langan and Mark Minehan; 46 - Mark Quinn, Hal Smith, Sil Martinage, Dave Harris and Rich Simon.


ERIK ROSS GRADUATES SUMMA CUM LAUDE FROM BRYANT & STRATTON SCHODACK ISLAND 10th

sports & recreation TOWN OF NORTH GREENBUSH OFFERING FREE FISHING CLINIC The Town of North Greenbush is offering a FREE fishing clinic on Saturday, June 23rd, 9 -11 a.m. for children ages 6 – 12, parents/guardian should accompany their child. Call Stan for required reservations at 283-2790 or Town Office at 283-2574 ext. 15. The clinic will be assisted by The Adirondack Woodsmen & Bailey Mountain Fish and Game Club.

GRAFTON LAKES STATE PARK EVENTS June 2012 - Sat. 6/23 – Family Fishing Day– Learn How To Fish On Long Pond from 12pm-2pm. As part of Free Fishing Weekend, the park and DEC’s I Fish NY program are offering a free introduction to fishing for families. Meets along Long Pond Dam near the boathouse. Fishing poles provided. To hear the I Fish NY talk, please show up at 12pm, and fishing will be ongoing until 2pm after that. Sat. 6/23 – Family Fishing Derby from 7:30am-12pm — A Benefit for the Park’s Natural Heritage Trust fund to support our environmental education programming, hosted by the Friends of GLSP. Register at the Pole Barn via the Winter Entrance. Prizes and fun for the family with fishing on all the park’s ponds. Please call the park for more information at 2791155. Sat. and Sun. 6/23-6/24 – Free Fishing Weekend- Fish throughout NY State without a license. Enjoy the water at Grafton Lakes as well as Cherry Plain State Parks. Happy Fishing! Schedule of events is tentative. To confirm events, call the Grafton Lakes State Park office at 279-1155 or visit www.nysparks.com for updates and event additions. You can also join our Facebook page for updates and to share your stories or pictures of park adventures.

NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Schodack Island State Park Staff and The Friends of Schodack Island Inc., are inviting the public to participate in an exciting event to mark the 10th Anniversary of the opening of Schodack Island State Park, on June 16th at 2:00pm, there will be a rededication of the park. We are all proud of our park and want to come together as a community to celebrate its success. The ceremony that starts at 2:00pm will kick off the day’s activities which will include: live music, food, games, displays related to the parks history, natural history and outdoor recreation. A fireworks display over the Hudson River at about 9:15pm will conclude the festivities. So come to relax and enjoy. PLEASE NOTE: The boat launch will be CLOSED for the entire day. Entrance to the park will remain open until 8:00pm or until we reach full capacity.

LSI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TO HOST 2nd ANNUAL ALUMNI LACROSSE GAME On Saturday, June 16, the La Salle Institute Alumni Association will be hosting the 2nd Annual “Alumni Lacrosse Game”. The Blue vs White Varsity team scrimmage will be held at La Salle beginning at 11:30 AM to be followed by the Alumni Game at 1:00 PM. Last year’s gathering featured 40 former Cadets for the 1st Annual Game. La Salle lacrosse was started in 1986 with the help of Coach Michael Springer and then student and now Niskayuna Coach, Mike Vorgang ’88. Following the game, a reception will be held at La Salle Institute in the G. Richard Lewis ’53 Dining Hall. For those alumni who were members of the LSI Lacrosse Program, and who are interested in picking up a stick with fellow alumni for a great cause, please contact Shane Hendry ’06 at (518) 283-2500 ext. 270 or shendry@lasalleinstitute.org. To register, for more information, and how you can support the LSI Athletic Department through this fundraising initiative visit www.lasalleinstitute.org. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit the students and the Athletic Department initiatives at La Salle Institute. If you are unable to attend, and would like to support the “LSI Alumni Lacrosse Game”, please contact Shane Hendry ’06 at (518)283-2500 or visit www.lasalleinstitute.org.

“MIRACLE OF EXERCISE” 3rd MAPLE HILL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT 3rd Maple Hill Charity Golf Tournament will be held on July 14, 2012 to benefit The Anchor Food Pantry and The Christopher Beebe Memorial Scholarship Fund. The tournament will be held at Winding Brook Country Club, Valatie, NY. For information, please contact Karen Casey at karencakes@hotmail.com (subject golf tournament) or call 518766-3776. We are accepting donations of, sponsoring a hole, raffle prize or monetary donations.

REIKI SHARE DATE CHANGE!! Changed to Wednesday, June 20th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm. • Usually our Reiki Shares are held every Tuesday, but this month we have changed it to Wednesday, June 20th. • Our Reiki Shares are open to All Reiki practitioners, Level I and above. • We hope you take advantage of this special opportunity to share, strengthen and improve your skills. Each practitioner will have opportunity to both give and receive a full hour treatment. • Co-facilitators: Bonnie Fredrick and Bob McGrath, Reiki Master Practitioners and Teachers certified by the International Center for Reiki Training. No charge! 6:30 - 8:30PM. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED *More Info – http://ventureinwardcenter.com/venture-inward/ introduction-to-reiki/ Call - 518-477-6566

The Rensselaer County Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street, Troy, will be presenting “The Miracle of Exercise” with Ellio LeMaro, on Monday, June 18th, at 11:00 am in the Rose Room. Ellio has been fitness guru at the Rensselaer County Troy Senior Center for 15 years. What many do not know is that prior to this very esteemed position, Ellio had many health problems. He overcame his problems through exercise. After this very informative presentation, stay for our nutritious lunch which is served daily at 12 Noon.

MURPHY GOLF EVENT SET July 8 & 9 are the dates set for this year’s Annual Tim Murphy Memorial Golf Benefit Event. This two day celebration raises funds to provide scholarship support to the children and grandchildren of Public Safety Officers. Sunday afternoon, July 8th, features a party at McGeary’s in Albany, from 2 to 6, that is open to all. Musical entertainment will feature local favorite Kevin McKrell. Beer, Wine, Soda, and light fare are included for the donation of $25, and a wide array of raffle prizes is being assembled. Golfers take to the links at the Capital Hills Course on Monday July 9th, with a shotgun start after lunch, and an awards banquet at the end of the day. Registration is open to singles and foursomes, for this popular charity event. Prime Tickets to Saratoga Race Track, and sporting events, will again be among the prizes available, along with Restaurant and Merchandise Certificates. To register for these events, or get more information on sponsorship opportunities, please Call (518) 928-3999, or visit the website at www.timothyjmurphyfoundation.com.

Bryant & Stratton College’s Dean of Instruction Ted Sykes and Eric Ross at the graduation ceremony Erik Ross of Albany, formerly of Averill Park, was awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree in the networking technology program, summa cum laude, at the 155th commencement of Bryant & Stratton College on Saturday, April 28, at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany. During the graduation ceremony, Erik was honored as a member of WHO’S WHO AMONG STUDENTS IN AMERICAN JUNIOR COLLEGES, an elite group of national outstanding campus leaders based on academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities, and potential for continued success. Also, he was installed in Alpha Beta Kappa, a national honor society for academic excellence in independent colleges and schools.

GRADUATION SPEAKERS CHOSEN FOR GARDNER-DICKINSON SCHOOL Superintendent/Principal Lisa Henkel is proud to announce the top students of the 2012 eighth grade class. The Valedictorian of the class of 2012 is Owen Miller. Erin Broughel has been named the Salutatorian of the class. Owen Miller, son of Tammy and Dan Miller, has been announced as the Valedictorian of Gardner-Dickinson’s class of 2012. His sister is Courtney Miller who also attends Gardner-Dickinson School. Owen has participated in sports, band and accelerated programs during his years at Gardner-Dickinson. He will be continuing his education next year at Troy High School. Erin Broughel, daughter of Jeanine and David Broughel, has been named Salutatorian of the Gardner-Dickinson graduating class of 2012. Her brother Andrew Broughel also attended Gardner-Dickinson School. Erin has participated in sports, band and accelerated programs during her years at GardnerDickinson. She will be continuing her education next year at Columbia High School. Mrs. JoAnn Powers, RN, has been selected to speak at the Gardner-Dickinson School’s Commencement on Thursday, June 21, 2012. Mrs. Powers grew up in Wynantskill, and graduated from the Wynantskill School, Troy High School, and the Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing. She has been the School Nurse for the Wynantskill Union Free School District for the past 31 years. She resides in Averill Park with her husband, William, has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. Mrs. Powers is delighted and honored to speak to the class of 2012. It has been her pleasure to work with these students since they started Kindergarten and are now graduating from Gardner-Dickinson School.

SALISBURY FAMILY APPRECIATES SUPPORT Saturday, June 30th - Spaghetti Dinner Benefit The Salisbury family would like to thank the community, family, friends and neighbors for their generous donations, support and help getting Jeffrey and Michael on their way on the road to recovery after the devastating fire that destroyed their home. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dennis Loiselle for the charitable donation of his equipment, time and effort with the demolition and clean up. Both Jeff and Mike are back from Westchester Medical, staying with family to finish their recovery. On Saturday, June 30, there will be a spaghetti dinner benefit held at St Timothy’s Church, 470 Winter Street Extension, from 4 – 7PM. The cost will be $10.00 and children under 5 years old are free. Tickets may be purchased at the door or are available at the following locations, Carol’s Place-536 Pawling Avenue, Pawling Flower and Gift Shop-532 Pawling Avenue, Tremont Lumber-Route 43, and Four Doors Down-West Sand Lake.

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Michael Rogers, son of Doug & Nancy Rogers of Eagle Mills, graduated from RPI on May 26, 2012, Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Mathematics. Michael’s overall GPA was 3.90. Michael will be working for Epsilon in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Michael graduated from Tamarac High School in 2008. Michael is also the grandson of Kay Bossidy of Poestenkill and Alice Rogers of Eagle Mills.

NOTICE TO BIDDER The Nassau Fire District #1 is currently accepting written bids on a surplus 1997 3500 Chevrolet Pick-up. The bids shall not be less than $1,500.00. The vehicle is being sold as is. Bids can either be hand delivered to the Board on June 20, 2012 at 7 PM or mailed to PO Box 704, Nassau, NY 12123 and need to be post marked no later than June 15th. Bids will be opened and awarded on June 20th. Anyone who has submitted a bid is encouraged to attend the June 20th bid opening. A certified bank check is required as payment and the awarded candidate will have 15 days from June 20th to remove the vehicle from 26 Church Street, Nassau, NY. Any questions or if you wish to view the vehicle and records may reach out to Chief Rich Elder at 766-0924.

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SENIOR PROGRAM & FATHER’S DAY DINNER The Rensselaer Senior Center, 50 East and Herrick Street in Rensselaer, is pleased to offer the Older Driver and Pedestrian Safety Program on June 19th - Presented by Rory Fluman. Information will be available on: • The effects of aging on Driving • Vision and Hearing Medications and Driving • Driver Safety Resources and much more……Time: 11:00-11:30 at the Rensselaer Senior Center. Father’s Day Special Dinner will begin at 12 noon. Menu: Baked meatloaf w/gravy, escalloped potatoes, zucchini & tomatoes, dinner roll, pineapple juice and ice cream for dessert. There is a suggested contribution of $2.50 for lunch. Bingo will immediately follow lunch. To sign up, or for more information, please contact 463-2166.

FRIENDS OF S.L.B.P.C. ANNOUNCE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD The Scholarship Award of $500.00 was given Thursday, June 7th, at Averill Park High School. The award recipient is Benjamin Nasman for his service to the community. “The golden thread that weaves continuously through the multicolored tapestry that is the history of Sand Lake is community service. Whether to serve our great country in battlefields near and far, or to volunteer locally to make our town a better place to live, our citizens have always heeded the call...and always will. The recipient of this award represents the next wave of future leaders of America.” The members of the Sand Lake Bicentennial Planning Committee credit the Friends, Mrs. Linda Ormsby, Mr. James Colabelli and many others and businesses for making this award possible. It is a pleasure to thank Benjamin Nasman for his service and to wish him a bright future.~ Nancy W. Davis, Co-chair S.L.B.P.C.

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LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of formation: TROY 193 LLC. Articles of Organization filed by NYS Secretary of State on March Office location: 15, 2012. NYS County. Rensselaer Secretary of State designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it to Troy 193 LLC, c/o Arlene Nock, 191 2nd Street, Troy, NY 12180. The limited liability company is to be managed by one or more of its members. Purpose: Hold real estate and any other lawful purpose. LEGAL NOTICE: Notice of formation: TROY 15-17, LLC. Articles of Organization filed by NYS Secretary of State on March Office location: 15, 2012. NYS County. Rensselaer Secretary of State designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against it to Troy 15-17, LLC, c/o Arlene Nock, 191 2nd Street, Troy, NY 12180. The limited liability company is to be managed by one or more of its members. Purpose: Hold real estate and any other lawful purpose. FARM MAPLEDALE PARTNERS, LLC. Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on July 12, 2011. Rensselaer location, Office 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 Mapledale Farm Partners, LLC 103 Greenes Brook Road, Berlin, NY 12022. No reported agent. Latest date of None. LLC: of dissolution Purpose: All legal purposes. Notice of Application for Authority of Five Guys Enterprises LLC, filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 5/25/12. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 11/6/02. Address to be maintained in c/o The Company Delaware: Corporation, 2711 Centerville Road, Suite 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Articles of Org. filed at Division of SSDE address: Corporations, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal Street, Suite 4, Office 19901. Dover, DE County. Rensselaer location: SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 10440 Furnace Road, Suite 205, Lorton, VA any lawful Purpose: 22079. activity. Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of the with filed Organization Department of State of New York on April 24, 2012. 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 56 Center Street, LLC, 2704 State Route 7, Valley Falls, NY 12185. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal puposes.

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NOTICE OF REGISTRATION OF LIABILITY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. NAME: Adler, Vermillion & Skocilich LLP. Certificate of Registration was filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/30/2011. Rensselaer location: Office been has SSNY County. designated as agent of the LLP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLP, 7 Delehunt Dr., East Greenbush, NY 12061. Purpose: Law.

GREENE FIELDS, LLC. Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on June 30, 2011. Rensselaer location, Office 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 Greene Fields, LLC, 103 Greenes Brook No Road, Berlin, NY 12022. reported agent. Latest date of None. LLC: of dissolution Purpose: All legal purposes. HANDCRAFTED ADIRONDACK FURNITURE LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 4/4/12. Office location: SSNY is Rensselaer County. designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 35 Tanners Ln., Rensselaer, NY 12144. General Purposes. HeartSpace Midwifery, PLLC filed Arts. of Org. with the SSNY on location: Office 5/7/12. SSNY is Rensselaer Co. designated as agent upon whom process against the PLLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: HSM, PLLC, 406 Fulton St, Ste 513, Troy, NY 12180. General purposes.


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Notice of Foreign LLC Authority under Sec 802 of the LLCL: United Suites at Washington Square, LLC Application for Authority was filed with SSNY on 10/26/11. Jurisdiction: Delaware, Delaware Office address: Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange St. Wilmington, DE 19801; Art. Of Org. filed at SSDE address: 401 Federal St., Suite 4, Dover, DE 19901: NY Office location: Rensselaer County, SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 300 Jordan Road, Troy NY 12180. Purpose: all lawful activities.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: HART & HARBECK, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 5/10/12. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 2 Cooper Ave., Rensselaer, New York 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.

Notice of Formation Capital District Greener Carpet Cleaner, LLC art. of org. filed Secy. of State NY (SSNY) 3/23/12. Off. loc. in Rensselaer Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: PO Box 482, Wynantskill, NY 12198. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF BRADLEY PARK BUILDERS, L.L.C. Arts of Org. filed with the Secy of State of NY, (SSNY) on April 17, 2012. Office location: County of Rensselaer. SSNY is designated as agent of the L.L.C. upon whom process on it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 3475 NY 43, Averill Park, NY 12018. Purpose: To engage in any act or activity permissable under the law. Notice of formation of Highland Two LLC. Arts. Of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 4/25/12. Off. loc. Rensselaer Co. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Highland Two LLC, 37 Brookview Ave, Apt. 2, Troy NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful activities. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: IRON RAIL HOLDINGS, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/03/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 4 Springhurst Drive, Suite 207, East Greenbush, New York 12061. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: 2nd Coat Painting, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/14/2012. Location of LLC: 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, 2nd Coat Painting, LLC, P.O. Box 24, Castleton, NY 12033. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. SNO-A-WAY LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 12/7/11. 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, 440 6th Ave., Troy, NY 12182. General Purposes.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). The name of the LLC is 183 6th AVE, LLC. The Articles of Organization of the LLC were filed with the NY Secretary of Sate on May 17, 2012. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. The office of the LLC is to be located in Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State is designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is 620 Pulaski Road, E. Northport, NY 11731. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: M & K MOWING, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 4/26/12. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 5 Pineview Lane, East Greenbush, New York 12061. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: MCCABE MOTOR CAR TOWING, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 4/26/12. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 1 Herrington Ave., East Greenbush, New York 12061. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Charlie Mac's Ice Cream and Desserts, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 05/09/12. Office location: 3991 State RT 2 Cropseyville, NY 12052 Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Charles McCauley 5 Evergreen Lane Wynantskill, New York 12198. Notice of Formation of NETSOURCE 1 LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/10/12. Office location: Rensselaer. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 47 Indian Pipe Dr., Wynantskill, NY 12198. Purpose: any lawful activities.

AREA RESIDENTS GRADUATE FROM MARIST COLLEGE The following residents graduated from Marist College the weekend of May 18. Meaghan Driggs of Rensselaer, received a Masters degree in Public Administration. Aurora Heller of Castleton, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Carley Keefe of Castleton, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. Alexa Ritz of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences.

VLIEG WINNER OF 2012 GARDEN CLUB SCHOLARSHIP The Greenbush Garden Club is proud to announce that David Vlieg of Castleton, is the winner of the 2012 â&#x20AC;&#x153;JoAnn Lally Memorial Garden Club Scholarshipâ&#x20AC;?. David is a senior at Columbia High School in East Greenbush. Our committee members were impressed with Davidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s interest in preserving the environment as well as his interest in Science. Davidâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s charitable activities in his church and his community also made an impression on our committee. David will be pursuing studies in Biology at St. John Fisher this fall. The Greenbush Garden Club wishes David the best in the next chapter of his life and hopes he succeeds in his pursuits in Biology.

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Live in PCA or HHA positions avail. 2 - 5 days per week. 11pm to 7am shifts also avail. Call Concepts of Health Care @ 8852020 Town of Nassau. Summer Youth Camp help wanted. The Town of Nassau Summer Youth Camp, which runs from July 2-31 is seeking applicants for two open positions; they are a Nurse and an Aquatics Instructor. Employment applications may be picked up at the Town Hall, 29 Church Street. or the Town website at: www.townofnassau.org. For more information call 766-3559 ext. 2, then 1.

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ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Full lic. & ins. 25yrs exp., res./comm. 274-5100 FINISHED BASEMENTS Framing, drywall, waterproofing, Egress windows. Insured, free estimates. Rainbow Basement Remedies 785-1471

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LOCAL STUDENTS NAMED TO CLARKSON UNIV. DEAN’S LIST The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester at Clarkson University. Matthew J. Mullin, a sophomore majoring in aeronautical engineering and mechanical engineering, from Rensselaer. Michael S. Donovan, a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering, from Rensselaer. Marco B. Fontana, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, from Troy. Kaitlyn E. Morris, a sophomore majoring in electrical engineering, from Troy. Joshua M. Harrison, a freshman majoring in engineering and management, from Hoosick Falls. Alexander R. Kelly, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering, from East Greenbush. Dean’s List students must achieve a minimum 3.25 grade-point average and also carry at least 14 credit hours.

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A PROUD VETERAN APHS TEACHER (RETIRED) Letter to the Editor: I attended the first Memorial Day Service at our new Sand Lake Veteran’s Memorial park. It is located on RT 43 in front of the Averill Park High School. It was a well planned and professionally presented memorial service for all of our local veterans both past and present. The memorial park is now a “center piece” of the Town of Sand Lake that is located midway between West Sand Lake and Averill Park. The planning and work that has gone into this ongoing project is just overwhelming. A true tribute to the local veteran service organizations, the local community service organizations, local businesses and local volunteers interested in making this “dream” come true. Everyone that has helped in making this beautiful Veteran’s park should be very proud of their labor and support. As I listened to the speakers at the ceremony, I was surprised that all the speakers were graduates of the Averill Park School System. As a matter of fact, all of them were high school students while I spent my 34 years there as a teacher. As I recall, they were typical average students that went into the military in support of our country. When their tour of duty ended they returned to our community and became outstanding, dedicated leaders. I said to myself after the ceremony, “what a great group of former local students that loved this area so much that they returned and are leaders and giving of themselves so much to honor our heritage. Speakers: Grand Marshal Michael Stahlman - Adjutant, Judge Advocate and a trustee of Lt. Perry William VFW Post 3025: Master of Ceremonies William Glasser - Jr. Vice Commander of Lt. Perry William VFW Post 3025: Dan Holser - Commander of Lt. William VFW Post 3025: Scott Gallerie - Commander of Sgt. Walter A. Adams American Legion Post 1021: Bill Hoffay - Chairman of the Sand Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park Committee: Flora Fasoldt Town of Sand Lake Supervisor. These individuals are dedicated and a credit to the Town of Sand Lake. I am sure all attendees felt the same pride as I did for these hard working individuals and their organizations for an outstanding Memorial Day Service. ~Thank you one and all - Richard Tallman, Averill Park

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Poestenkill Historical Society’s ANNUAL CONCERT-on-theGREEN will be held on the Poestenkill library lawn at 6:45 Tuesday, June 26th, (rain location will be in the Poestenkill Town Hall]. This year we will feature Martha VonSchilgen of Berlin. Martha plays with a fiddler’s club. The club will present a program of French Canadian Fiddle tunes that the whole family will enjoy. Our Annual Concert -on -the Green has been a great time for all and this year’s concert will be enjoyed by the whole family. Bring your lawn chairs, sit back and enjoy the music. Refreshments will be served after the concert. For directions, call Pat at 283-5223.

In the early 1700’s, before Rensselaer County was established, families of Palatine German emigrants formed the Gilead Evangelical Lutheran Church in present-day Haynersville. Today we are families from all over Rensselaer County and beyond, and from all walks of life. Built in 1865 at the intersection of State Rtes. 7 and 278, our spiritual home is the historic and beautiful brick church high on the hill in Brunswick. Our Pastor is the Reverend James Hulihan, and along with him, we invite you to join us in communion and in the worship of Jesus Christ. Worship Services are on Sunday at 11:00am, with Sunday School at 10:45am. Do you want to introduce your child to the world of music in a fun-filled environment? Or perhaps you want to strengthen your child’s already-developed musical foundation? Troy Music Day Camp is for you! This camp, which runs from June 25–29, will give your child a variety of fun-filled learning experiences associated with music such as singing, dancing, introductions to a variety of instruments and composers, field trips, guest musicians, and more. The camp is open to children entering grades 1–6. The program day runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a morning extension to 7:45 a.m. and an afternoon extension to 5:30 pm. Camp held at First United Presbyterian Church (1915 Fifth Ave., downtown Troy). Call 272-2771, ext. 14 or go to www.unitedprestroy.org and click on “Troy Music Day Camp” to learn more.

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FRIENDS OF RENSSELAER CITY LIBRARY The Friends of the Rensselaer City Library will meet on Wednesday, June 20th, at 6:30 PM at the library. If you would like to help the library, please join the Friends at our next meeting. Tickets for the September 15th Rensselaer Historic Homes and Sites trolley tour will go on sale in August. The book sale in May was very successful and we want to thank all who participated and look forward to helping with the Summer Reading Program “Dream Big! READ” kick off registration on Saturday, June 23rd, from 10 AM to 2 PM. There will be food, crafts, face painting and a visit from Rowdy the Clown. Follow the trail around the library to different dream stations. Sign up for the reader’s club and get a special readers kit. Last year there were over 100 children from ages preschool to 13 years old who participated in the program. • Summer Crafts — starting June 26th for school age crafts every Tuesday at 2 PM. (Ends 8/14) • Summer Storytimes — starting June 28th the library will have preschool storytime every Thursday at 11 am. (Ends 8/16) • Bats! Saturday, June 30th at 1 PM. Lisa Hoyt from Dyken Pond will talk about Bats and their important role in our ecosystem. Ages 5 and up, please sign up for this event.

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STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL The Strawberry Festival will be held on T h u r s d a y, June 21st at 7PM. The event is sponsored by the Grace United Methodist Church and will feature music by the Nassau-East Greenbush Community Band, sweet local strawberries from Kristyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Barn, delicious whipped cream from Stewartâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Shops, and fresh homemade biscuits. Come join us at 42 Church Street (Route 20), Nassau. Bring your favorite lawn chair and relax with friends. Rain or Shine.

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