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CRAFT DAY Our crafty volunteers will be taking a summer break for the months of July and August. Crafts will return on September 19, 2012 with another fantastic craft, sponsored by the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. Join us for a fun-filled hour and leave with a seasonal decoration for your home, all materials will be supplied. Please join us for a nutritious lunch at noon for a suggested donation of $2.50. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome, reservations are required for lunch and appreciated for crafts. Call 279-3485.

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Throughout July, NAPA Auto Parts (Route 20 in Nassau, NY) needs your help to support the families of fallen military heroes! Purchase a qualifying NAPA battery, alternator, or starter, and receive a $5 to $25 rebate by mail. For every rebate you redeem, NAPA will donate $1 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund ($2 for every unit installed by NAPA Authorized Auto Repair Facility). You may also choose to donate part, or all, of your rebate to the fund. The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund serves United States military personnel wounded or injured in service to our nation, and their families. Supporting these heroes helps repay the debt all Americans owe them for the sacrifices they have made in service to our nation. They are, in the words of their founder, the late Zachary Fisher, “our nation’s greatest national resource,” and they deserve all the help that our nation can provide. The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is a leader in meeting this important national mission. To raise awareness of the fundraising effort, NAPA stores across the country will be hosting a “Black Out,” where employees will trade their usual blue and yellow uniforms from July 1 – 7 and instead sport a black NAPA tshirt with the IFHF’s logo, along with the phrase, “We Believe In Heroes.” “Get Back and Give Back” with NAPA! About NAPA Auto Parts: NAPA ( was founded in 1925 to meet America’s growing need for an auto parts distribution system. NAPA has grown to more than 6,000 NAPA Auto Parts stores, 64 distribution centers with more than 400,000 part numbers in inventory and more than 13,000 NAPA AutoCare and AutoCare Collision Centers nationwide.

Many of us would like to make a difference in some small way during our lifetimes, yet how does one start? It’s not often that we get GOOD news. The economy seems to be slowly recovering but few of us have extra funds to share. You might ask, “what can I do?” An Averill Park woman has started a Farmers’ Market. July 14th is the starting date at the Sand Lake school. Shop locally. It benefits you, your neighbors & your town. Farmers’ markets can act as incubators for new, young businesses. There are other ways you can make a difference in your community. I would like to share 2 stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You can google: Chair bombing: Brooklyn - AND - Glouster, Ohio: widower paints the town. I think these stories will make you smile -or maybe they will inspire you. THIS PLACE MATTERS ! ~ Dee Erickson, West Sand Lake

MEDICARE 101 & EPIC WORKSHOP Free Informational workshop open to Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers. Find out what Medicare covers. Do you need additional Insurance? What is EPIC? Also discuss 2013 changes to EPIC. Workshop will be held at the East Greenbush Library on Monday, July 23, from 1:003:30. Seating is limited, please call to RSVP by July 19th, at 2702768.



A Sand Lake Republican Committee sponsored event providing the opportunity to visit one of the most historically important homes in our town ~ The Knowlson Mansion ~ will be held on Saturday, July 14th, between 3PM and 7PM. The 26-Room Mansion, overlooking Glass Lake at 43 Schumann Road in Sand Lake, has been beautifully restored and is currently the home of Barbara and Ron Berti. Assemblyman Steven F. McLaughlin will be our special guest. Bring your family and friends, children and adults, for barbecue, beverages, desserts and music. The pool will be open for all to enjoy! The cost per person is $50 and $75 per family. Please call 7125255 to let us know you’ll be coming.

The Beryl Moul Grange Scholarship Committee has selected Whitney Kugler of Valley Falls to be the recipient of the 2012 Beryl Moul Grange Scholarship. This scholarship was established in memory of Beryl Moul who placed great value in giving back to the community and in particular, investing in young people to help them strive to live up to the mission of the grange. Whitney Kugler, daughter of Thomas and Joanne Kugler of Valley Falls, is a 2012 graduate of Hoosic Valley High School. Whitney has been accepted to Cornell University in the fall and intents to major in the areas of Business, Food and Health Sciences. Over the years, Whitney has been a Scholar Athlete, active in her community as a volunteer for such efforts as fundraising for Breast Cancer and Muscular Dystrophy and been involved in working for Military Moms and her church. In addition to her volunteerism, she has been involved in 4-H and the Tri County Junior Holstein Association with dairy cattle projects and worked at King’s Ransom Farm. It is this background combined with her future educational and career goals that was a fit for meeting the Grange mission. Congratulations to Whitney for being selected. This scholarship opportunity is available to Rensselaer County college-bound youth. For more information on this Scholarship, feel free to contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension office of Rensselaer County.

LOCAL RESIDENTS GRADUATE FROM SUNY ADIRONDACK SUNY Adirondack graduated 294 students in commencement exercises held Thursday, May 17, at the Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls. Among the graduates: Michael Beaudet, of Rensselaer, earned a Mechanical Technology/Design & Drafting AAS degree and graduated cum laude. Jessica Fogarty, of Troy, earned a Nursing AAS degree. Cindy Wright, of Mechanicville, NY, earned an Accounting AAS degree and graduated summa cum laude.


Compliments of Bill Lia and Gold’s Gym, graduating seniors at Vanderheyden Hall enjoyed a limo ride for ice cream to celebrate their accomplishments.

FLANAGAN’S WAKE; AN IRISH TRADITION WITH A TWIST! What could be funnier than an Irish wake? A comedic Irish wake with beer! Come to the fictional village of Grapplin, County Sligo, Ireland. Mourners (Audience Members) are welcome to the wake of a noted local roustabout, Flanagan (first name unknown). The town members of Grapplin will tell impromptu stories and break into spontaneous song based on suggestions from their American audience members about their dearly departed. Presented by Spotlight Players of East Greenbush, on July 20th - 22nd and 26th - 27th at 8 PM, and July 22nd at 2 Pm. All performances are at the Ancient Order of Hibernians, 375 Ontario St, Albany NY 12208. Tickets are $15. Call 477-2256 for reservations. Chicago’s longest running interactive musical comedy for 18 years running. Flanagan’s Wake is an interactive, improvised comedy in the vein of Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding.

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STAMMEL CONCERNED ABOUT RESPONSE TO AIKEN AVENUE WEEKEND FIRE Rensselaer County Legislator Mike Stammel said he is concerned about the response to a weekend fire at the intersection of Aiken and Nelson Avenues that damaged several residences. Stammel was among the first on the scene of the Sunday afternoon fire and helped residents get to safety. Stammel said he is concerned about the amount of time it took to get city fire apparatus to the scene of the fire. Some of the delay may be caused by prolonged construction in the downtown, which hurts response times. The city administration has also closed fire houses which has also lengthened response times. At the time of the fire, city fire units were responding to an emergency medical call. The fire occurred in the Fort Crailo, which is located on the other side of Routes 9 & 20 from the two city fire houses. There are also major road and bridge construction projects taking place between the neighborhood and the fire houses. Adding to that is the closure of three fire houses south of Partition Street. “I am worried about the time it takes to respond to a fire in this end of town. There is a considerable distance for fire units to travel, through multiple construction zones, and a number of residents are worried about the response time,” said Stammel. “Because of the road construction projects and closure of the fire houses, this section of the city is located a good distance away from help when it is needed. The city should give some thought to stationing emergency apparatus closer to this area. In the event of an emergency elsewhere, mutual aid can be initiated,” added Stammel. “The fire and police personnel did everything in their power to get to this fire and protect residents. However, City Hall needs to take a look at existing policy and resources to ensure an adequate response in all areas of the city,” added Stammel. The Rensselaer Eagles are sponsoring a fundraiser for the victims of the fire. Donations can be dropped off at the Eagles lodge at 851 Broadway and checks made out to Rensselaer Eagles Fire Fund. A fundraiser will be held at a later date.

St. Timothy’s is celebrating its 32nd year of community Vacation Bible School this year and we have another great week planned for all who will attend. There will be great music, valuable Bible lessons, fun crafts, cool science, and outdoor games. Each day there is special color for you to wear, wonderful decorations, yummy snacks and a craft project that all reflect the day’s lesson. VBS will run from 9 AM – 12PM, July 30 to August 3. Monday—Creation—Green; Tuesday—The Wise Man Built His House Upon the Rock—Yellow; Wednesday—God Keeps His Promises—Rainbow; Thursday—Trust and Obey—Blue: Jonah and the Whale; Friday—Jesus Provides—Red: Jesus Feeds the 5,000. Children ages 4 and up are welcome to attend. Children grades 6-8 are eligible to be Junior Counselors if they would rather participate that way. The cost for the week is $20 per child. Children may wear/bring a bathing suit for water fun. Please put names on towels and suits. Friday evening, from 6:30—8 PM, there is the Big Camp Celebration! Families are invited to share songs and stories from our week together and have cake and ice cream too! St. Timothy’s is at the corner of Winter St Ext and Bloomingrove Drive in Defreestville. Please call me at 326-5276 for a registration form. Deadline is July 20th! Hope to see you at ~ Marilyn Dyer, Registrar VBS!

SKY: EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE WITH GOD A summer kids’ event called Sky will be hosted at Church of St. Mary at Clinton Heights from July 30 to August 3 from 9:00AMNOON. At Sky, faith and imagination soar as kids discover that everything is possible with God. Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamworkbuilding games, make and dig into yummy treats, experience electrifying Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them to trust God, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes with Fly Away Finale—a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what they’ve learned. Family members and friends are encouraged to join us on Friday, August 3, at noon for our Final Fly Away Finale. Kids at Sky will join an international missions effort to squash malaria in the African country of Mali—sending more than a million mosquito nets to protect Malian children. Sky is for kids from 4 to 10 (pre K through 5th grade). To register, or for more information, contact Maureen Billa or 518.449.2232 x12.

JOIN US AT SONRISE NATIONAL PARK VBS - SPACE IS LIMITED! Sand Lake Ecumenical Vacation Bible School will be held July 30th-August 3rd, 2012 at St. Henry’s Church in Averill Park from 8:45am-12pm each day. Get ready for exciting wilderness thrills as you head out to beautiful SonRise National Park! As kids explore SonRise National Park, they’ll learn the most important survival skill of all: they can always depend on Jesus and His promises of true peace, true riches, true power, true love and true hope! We’re looking forward to sharing this exciting event with the children and parents in our community. Register now, space is limited! You can get your forms at Salem United Methodist Church, St. Henry’s Church and the Church of the Covenant or by emailing us at You can also register online at our website All children who register early get a surprise! If you have any questions, please call Melissa Barber at 477-5607 or Marie Frost at 674-3818.

WYNANTSKILL BOE ANNOUNCES RE-ORGANIZATIONAL BOARD MEETING The Annual Re-Organizational Meeting of the Wynantskill Union Free School District Board of Education will take place on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. in the Gardner-Dickinson School Library / Media Center. The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Education to immediately follow. This meeting is open the public. ~ Kathryn Fazioli, District Clerk

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“How we do our work matters” • Prearrangement Counseling • ONLINE ~ Prearrange, View Obituaries, Send Condolences, View CUSTOM VIDEO TRIBUTES...One More Unique Service! STATE GRANTS REQUEST TO CHANGE COUNTY HOLIDAY LIQUOR STORE HRS. A request by the Rensselaer County Legislature to expand the hours of operation for liquor stores during several annual holidays was approved by the New York State Liquor Authority, Chairman of the Legislature Martin Reid announced. The approval by the SLA followed a request by the Legislature to expand liquor store hours of operation during the holidays. A public hearing on the issue was conducted June 29 at the legislative chambers by the SLA. The holidays include New Year ’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving Day. The approval by the SLA for expanded hours allows liquor stores to be open in accordance with the current rules, meaning stores can be open Sunday from 12 noon to 9 p.m. and Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The change in the state law will help small businesses and improve convenience for customers, legislators said. “This means more convenience for county residents during the holidays and will hopefully help small businesses across the county,” said Reid. The hearing will be conducted by the New York State Liquor Authority in the legislative chambers at 6 p.m. The Chambers of the Legislature are located on the third floor of the County Office Building, 1600 7th Avenue, downtown Troy. The change was initiated by Chairman Reid following requests from local liquor store owners. Under current state law, county liquor stores can only be open for two hours on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Thanksgiving. “The progress on the issue is a good example of Rensselaer County working with New York State to develop commonsense solutions without long delays and help small businesses during challenging economic times,” said Reid.

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RECOGNIZE YOUR OWN Attention all organized groups, clubs, lodges (civic, fraternal, religious, community etc.). Time is running out to get your group and your outstanding member included in the Bicentennial Recognize Your Own segment of the celebration. Forms were sent to all known groups in the Sand Lake area in May and we have tried to reach those who have not submitted the form. Please, if you have such a member, please get the information to us. The only restrictions are your “outstanding member” must reside in the Town of Sand Lake and be considered a member who is considered a member who has contributed to the well being of the group. If you have questions, please call Marilynne Whittam at 6745874 or email at Recognize Your Own will provide your group an opportunity to promote your organization at the Bicentennial celebration on August 25th.

As legislative representative of District 4, including the towns of Schodack, Nassau and Sand Lake, Chairman Martin Reid is happy to provide residents with an update on actions taken at the June 12, 2012 legislative meeting. Following requests from parents, the Legislature approved a resolution requesting the state to review a portion of State Route 66, Miller Hill Road. Route 66 carries vehicles near Miller Hill School, where a number of students, parents and school personnel regularly cross the road, and there are concerns about pedestrian safety. Legislators Reid, Shannon and Breselor have reviewed the intersection along with discussing the issue with parents. A state review of the intersection will be helpful in ensuring the safety of pedestrians who cross the road, and we look forward to a response by the state on this issue. Earlier this spring, Rensselaer County earned a positive financial rating after an independent fiscal audit. This summer, the county saw a solid AA bond rating affirmed by respected analysts Standard and Poors. The strong bond rating has allowed the county to obtain good interest rates, which led to a recent savings of $800,000 from a refinancing earlier this year. The savings earned by the recent refinancing follows a savings of $900,000 from the Legislature’s rebid of the county insurance contract and a reduction in spending in the legislative offices. The work to control spending continued at the June meeting, where legislators approved a shared services agreement for fuel and oil purchases. The resolution approved allows the county, Hudson Valley Community College and sixteen municipalities in the county to purchase fuel and oil at a reduced cost, which helps taxpayers. The Legislature also approved expenditures for the repair and improvement of county roads, with work expected to continue during the summer. The Legislature approved a resolution mourning the passing of Sand Lake resident Mary Hilt, who was well-known for her column in The Record newspaper and community service. Our condolences to Mary’s many friends and family. Residents interested in obtaining the 2012 edition of the popular Officials and Services Directory are invited to call 270-2880 or email The next meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature is Tuesday, July 10. Residents are welcome to contact us at our legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at

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There is an extensive addition to the Town Historian’s and Sand Lake Historical Society’s exhibits of the Rensselaer Glass Works. Donald Carpentier of Eastfield Village has brought many items from his collection, which are on display in the Town Hall. A door from the Packing House has various stenciled company names and a brand made with the Rensselaer Glass branding iron. Other memorabilia include a box marked Rensselaer Glass to hold 10x14 lites or panes of cylinder glass, an early wrought iron blow pipe, an original crate of Dr. William Evans medicine bottles, a letter from the Glass Factory to Dr. Townsend with a piece of his sarsaparilla bottle, an 1846 assessment roll of the Town of Sand Lake and several of the many other items produced by the Glass Works. Additional books and items from Carpentier’s collection are in the Town Library display case. Persons are welcome to view these exhibits in recognition of our Town’s Bicentennial year during Town Hall and Town Library office hours.

FOREST OWNERS ASSN. TO HOLD WOODS WALK IN WYNANTSKILL On Saturday, July 14th, the Capital District Chapter of the Forest Owners Association invites the public to explore the Richard and Shari Gibbs woodlot in Wynantskill. This woods walk will be led by forester Tom Wolfe and entomologist Michael Birmingham. Learn about woodlot management, felling trees safely, and how invasives are affecting local woodlands. There is no charge to participate. The program starts at 10:00 a.m. at 287 Hidley Road, Wynantskill, NY. This will be an opportunity to see a privately owned woodlot which is representative of hundreds of thousands of acres of woodlands surrounding the Capital District. Forests in the eastern US have been attacked by introduced insects and diseases for several decades. These invasives include the Dutch elm disease, chestnut blight, and gypsy moth. Current threats include the hemlock wooly adelgid, the emerald ash borer, and the Asian longhorned beetle. How are these introduced species changing forest ecosystems and what are the implications for the future? We will discuss these threats and what woodland owners and the public can do to keep woodlands healthy and productive. For more information, call Dick or Shari Gibbs at 283-0155

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SAVE THE BRAINARD BELL In December 2010 a fire hit the former Brainard Bell on Route 20 causing severe damage in the rear of the building; however the portion nearest the road which housed the bell tower was saved. It was soon proposed that the historic Bell, which had tolled over the hamlet of Brainard for more than a century, be saved as a ‘monument’ to honor the service which the church had provided to the community. Several former members and friends of the church formed Save the Brainard Bell Inc. Committee and meetings were held with the United Methodist Church of Northeastern New York who had taken ownership of the property. When the church was demolished recently the Bell and Tower, were donated to the Committee. In May the Bell Committee voted to acquire the former church property and create The Brainard Bell Park. The Committee is now in the process of raising funds to buy the property, restore the bell tower and wheel and finalize installation in the park. If you would like to donate toward this project checks payable to Save the Brainard Bell Inc. may be mailed to PO Box 71, Brainard, NY 12024 and will be greatly appreciated.

STEPHENTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEEKS GOODS FOR TAG SALE Assess your attic. Cull your cupboards. Besiege your basement. Grub out your garage. Your cast-offs can help support the Stephentown Historical Society and its programs. Good clean, usable items will be accepted for the July 28th Community Tag Sale held at Gardner’s Field on Rt. 22. Please do not bring computers, computer equipment, televisions, plastic Christmas decorations, records or VHS tapes as they usually do not sell and the society must then pay to dispose of them properly. Small appliances should be in working order; large appliances and clothing may not be donated,. If you have items to donate, please call 658-2605 or 733-5170 to arrange for drop off at the Heritage Center and for any further questions. An added attraction this year will be the “Chinese Auction” sale of four boxes of Crane’s finest stationery. The winners will be the highest bidders. Selling spaces will also be available for individuals or organizations for $10.00, so you have time to organize and declutter your own place. Tables, chairs, shade, or equipment are not provided. Vendors should arrive no earlier than 8:00 a.m. on the day of the sale. The highly visible location is the grassy field south of Gardner’s Coffee Shop on Route 22 in Stephentown, New York. This event has attracted a large crowd of shoppers in past years. Again, the tag sale will be on Saturday, July 28, from 9 to 3, with a rain date of Sunday, July 29.

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The Nassau Synagogue & Jewish Community Center, located on Route 20 in Nassau, will be highlighting the culinary portion of the Yiddish culture at their annual “Yiddish Night” on Sunday, July 15 at 7 p.m. The theme for the program will be “Ess Mein Kind” (Eat, my child): a Jewish Culinary Journey. During the evening, there will be a discussion about the origin and history of particular Yiddish foods, favorite family recipes, restaurant humor, and Yiddish songs all related to food. Delicious homemade refreshments will be served.This annual event is dedicated in memory of Vi Berger, former Nassau Synagogue president. Vi was very active in organizing and presenting many past Yiddish Night events. If you would like to share in this participatory program, please contact Lynn Gross, Outreach Coordinator at 732-4037.

SUNY AT NEW PALTZ CONFERS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES The following local residents are among more than 1,000 students who recently received undergraduate degrees from the State University of New York at New Paltz: Michael Ackerman, a resident of Castleton, received a BA in Economics. Caitlyn Crowley, a resident of Castleton, received a BFA in Graphic Design. Annelise Williams, a resident of East Greenbush, received a BA in Psychology. John Grant, a resident of Rensselaer, received a BA in Adolescence Ed: Social Studies. Jeffrey Agars, a resident of Troy, received a BA in Communication Studies. Inieka Cooper, a resident of Troy, a BS in Accounting. Molly Purcell, a resident of Valley Falls, received a BFA in Printmaking. Margaret Caron, a resident of White Creek, received a BA in English.

WHAT’S THE PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR? Letter to the Editor: With the dust having settled over this year’s school budget votes, I have a couple of questions: Can it really be called an education cut after we simply run out of money and no one will lend us more? What’s the plan for next year? Tax the rich? Shifting the tax burden from one source to another has been done many times before with the same predictable results. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a tax on private sector property or income, sales tax or a lottery. When we have to borrow money from China and then print more money with which to pay that debt, it should be a sign to even the most liberal spender that it’s time to reduce spending. It’s time for an intelligent approach. It’s time to expand school choice and non-union charter schools. Governor Walker’s victory over the unions in Wisconsin is a step in the right direction. The unions pulled out all the stops and cheated like Ted Kennedy on a Harvard entrance exam. The shock of their defeat, their cluelessness and their subsequent tears left rational people wondering how they can be trusted to teach anything to anyone. Will New York teachers learn anything from the embarrassing spectacle of their belligerent comrades or will they too go down kicking, screaming, cheating and crying? The big question is: Do we have any politicians in New York with the courage to follow Governor Walker’s leadership? Doing so should be a no-brainer. He gave us the winning blueprint. If it can happen in Wisconsin, it can happen anywhere. Putting unions in their place will mean that funding will follow the student and accountability will be second nature. We will have no need for a tax cap once market forces bring costs in line with value and merit.But until such time as New York politicians grow a pair, I ask again, what’s the plan for next year? Here’s an idea. Sell the palatial NYSUT union headquarters building in Latham. Put the union money back in the classroom where it belongs. ~David Crawmer - 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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518-858-7285 LOCAL STUDENTS NAMED TO DEAN’S LIST AT ITHACA COLLEGE The following local residents were named to the Dean’s List at Ithaca College for the spring 2012 semester. Sarah Boyle, a resident of West Sand Lake and a Exploratory major in the class of 2015, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Humanities and Sciences. Emily Bonin, a resident of Schodack Landing and a Clinical Health Studies major in the class of 2015, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance. Ian Gaule, a resident of Castleton and a Accounting major in the class of 2013, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Business. Meaghan Wood, a resident of Hoosick Falls and a Speech Lang Path & Audio major in the class of 2013, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance. Jesse Law, a resident of E Greenbush and a Music Education major in the class of 2015, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Music. Kayla Mason, a resident of Troy and a Clinical Health Studies major in the class of 2014, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance. Jacob Schroeder, a resident of West Sand Lake and a History major in the class of 2013, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Humanities and Sciences.

SUNY AT NEW PALTZ CONFERS GRADUATE DEGREES The following local residents are among more than 200 students who recently received graduate degrees from the State University of New York at New Paltz: Candice Redden, a resident of Hoosick Falls, received a MPS in Humanistic-Multicultural Ed. Scott Paterson, a resident of Stephentown, received a CAS in School Business Leadership.


CONGRATULATIONS WINNERS Bicentennial Raffle Winners of the packages and baskets held during Summerfest on June 25th and 26th are from Albany, Watervliet, Hoags Corners and Averill Park. Appreciation for your participation comes from the Sand Lake Bicentennial Planning Committee. Our invitation to the August 25th and 26th celebration is included. Donors to these baskets include Judy Rowe, Town Historian; Java Beanery and a S.L.B.P.C. member. Juried Art Show starting August 15th with reception on the 19th. Sunday organized by John Roy welcomes visitors to honor the 200th year of Sand Lake by showcasing area artists at the Center for the Arts. On June 13th at the meeting of the Town Board, Girl Scout Troop 1243 was honored for their work by Supervisor Flora Fasoldt. Leader Debbie Bloomfield was present as were some members of the S.L. B.P.C. Vendors and Exhibitors are being sought. Contact the committee or leave a message at the Town Hall. Music on August 25th and 26th includes Gene and Carolynne Langley, Steve and Betsy Fry, Will Selling, Rural Felicity, Elvis, Two Bits String Band and King Friday. Come appreciate this fine selection with the generosity of the performers. Bob Moore, S.L.B.P.C. member is to be credited with doing the organizing. Encouraging your float ~ groups or individuals ~ for the parade on the 25th. ~ Nancy W. Davis

The Veterans of Stephentown and the Stephentown Fire Department will sponsor a joint Texas Hold’em Tournament on Saturday, July 14th, 2012 in the Stephentown Fire Hall 35 Grange Road in Stephentown, NY. The doors will open at 5:00 pm and close at 6:00 pm. Play begins at 6:15 sharp. A Free Buffet will be served at the first break and refreshments will be available. No advance registration is required, and a donation of $35.00 per player will be accepted. Players can make an additional $10.00 donation at the door for 1,000 extra chips. This tournament will pay one place for every 10 players with a minimum of four places and a maximum of 9 places. The next Texas Hold’em tournament will be held on Saturday August 18th, 2012. For further information, please call John Linton - 518733-0469.

NASSAU LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING The Board of Trustees of the Nassau Free Library will meet in the community room of the library at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18th. The meeting is open to the public.

IT’S TIME TO EXPECT A MIRACLE! ELMER E. STAHLMAN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Recipients of the Elmer E. Stahlman Scholarships are Michaela Childs and Brittany Keegan. Congratulations for your accomplishment. Your graduation from high school leads to a future of continued endeavors with possibility of challenges. A strong academic foundation possible at Averill Park School District is your background. Mr. Stahlman would have spoken encouraging words for your next step, inspiring you to do your best in college. The Class of 1955 honors “Prof” Stahlman by establishing these scholarships. Framed photographs of the graduates hangs in the Sand Lake Town Hall, along with classes of 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 thru 1955 with the 10 of the 1st graduation class of 1932. All attended school influenced by Mr. Stahlman’s guidance. He started in 1929 at the district’s beginning. He was teacher, coach and principal. Respect for his concern for students and parents are spoken of today. Continuing this honor depends on your regard and you may contribute to the Elmer E. Stahlman Scholarship Fund in any amount. Send to: Averill Park High School, 146 Gettle Road, Averill Park, NY 12018. Thanking you for your contribution is a pleasure. ~ Nancy W. Davis, Class of 1955

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New Hope For Life Ministries in Nassau welcomes Evangelist Troy Townsend who will be ministering a special message to any and all that are in need of a healing. Troy Townsend began praying for the sick with miraculous results at age 15. His healing ministry has taken him around the world ministering before 1,000 audiences in 13 nations, 25 states, and 150 cities. He has appeared on numerous television and radio shows including TBN Northwest. He has served as Director of Healing Teams at Gilead and Mt. Hope Church in Lansing, Michigan. His focus is training believers to fulfill Jesus’ command to “heal the sick”. If you or someone you know is sick, injured, or just plain broken-hearted, don’t miss this opportunity. Services times are Saturday July 14th at 7pm and Sunday July 15th at 10:00am. Location is 1 Fairgrounds St. Nassau. Call (518) 7664164 for more details or e-mail Assistance will be provided for those with difficulty walking. Come and expect a miracle!

AREA STUDENTS NAMED TO DEAN’S LIST AT BUFFALO STATE The following students were named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Buffalo State. Alyssa Poole, an art education major from Castleton-onHudson; Erica Derby, a childhood education major from Troy; Sara Dormandy, an individualized studies major from Johnsonville; Tricia Lewis, a social work major from Rensselaer; Lydia Crowley, a social work major from Poestenkill; Margaret Black, a sociology major from Troy. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Founded in 1871, Buffalo State is the largest comprehensive college in the SUNY system offering more than 165 undergraduate and 62 graduate programs in the arts, sciences, professions, and education. Each year nearly 12,000 students choose Buffalo State for its superb academic programs, applied learning opportunities, affordable tuition, and metropolitan location.

A BODY THAT SERVES ITS HEAD On Sunday, July 15, 2012, the Stuyvesant and Nassau Reformed Churches will reflect on Ephesians 1: 3-14 in which the Apostle Paul gives the scattered churches in Asia Minor a vision that will unite all people and all things in Christ. Nothing will be left out, he says, as that vision includes everything in heaven and on earth. In the sermon titled “A Body That Serves Its Head,” the Reverend Edward L. Van Kampen will point to how Paul celebrates the church, the body of Christ, by including “all the saints” (believers) in his prayers. Join us and witness how he gives thanks for them, how he prays “the glorious Father” will give them the spirit of wisdom, and that they will be blessed with the incomparably great power that is a reality for those who believe. 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, 43 Church St., one half mile east of the only traffic light in the village.

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CLEANING OUT? If you’re cleaning out this summer or have garage sale leftovers, remember to save items for our Christmas/Toy Sale that will be held on November 17th at the American Legion Post 1489, located on Main Avenue in Wynantskill. Donations will be accepted after November 1st. Any questions, please contact Joy Alber at 817-9651.


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Permits are needed for swimming pools. Permits are required for any structure intended for swimming, recreational bathing or wading that contains water over 24 inches (610 mm) deep. This includes in-ground, above ground and on ground pools: spas and fixed in place wading pools. Fences are required for any pools with sides or walls less than 48 inches in height (as per NYS Building Codes). The New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code provide that any “residential or commercial swimming pool constructed or substantially modified after the effective date of this paragraph (December 14, 2006) shall be equipped with an acceptable pool alarm capable of detecting a child entering the water and of giving an audible alarm.” If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Building Department at 766-3044 extension 2, weekdays between 8AM and 12Noon.

CAPITAL DISTRICT FRIDAY FIELD GROUP OUTINGS FOR 2012 HISTORIC CEMETERY RESTORATION — VOLUNTEER WORK DAY • Sunday, July 15, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm - Stephentown Join RLT in restoring a historic Baptist Cemetery in Stephentown with graves from the early 19th century. We will be excavating, resetting and cleaning tombstones. Bring lunch and drink. Contact Alice (917) 441-1333,, or Dan Lorber (914) 575-1965,

The Capital District Friday Field Group is a mix of amateur and professional naturalists formed in 1993 that meets weekly on Fridays at 5:30PM between April and September to explore natural feature of sites in the Capital Region. The trips are free and all are welcomed. Upcoming trips of the group in Rensselaer County planned for the 2012 season include: rich rare plants at Grafton Lakes State park (July 27th); stream plants and animals of the Wynants Kill at Staalensen Preserve in Troy (August 24th); floodplain habitats along the Hoosic River Greenway Trail in Hoosick (Sept. 7th); and wetlands & rock outcrops of the Taconic Valley in Berlin & Stephentown (Sept. 21st). Contact David Hunt at 279-4124 for meeting places and trip details.

CITY OF RENSSELAER RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS This is a friendly reminder from your friends at the Planning/Building Departments for the City of Rensselaer. The home improvement season is upon us once again and we look forward to assisting you with your improvement projects. Improvements to your home/property will help make our City a proud community and one to be admired. Please be aware that some projects may require a Building Permit, such as; pools, fences, roofs, siding decks/stairs and a variety of other projects. If you have any questions on whether you need a permit, or if you have questions about your project, please contact our office at (518) 465-1693. We look forward to seeing your improvement to our community and working with you. ~ City of Rensselaer Planning/Building Departments

UPSTATE NY HOSTA SOCIETY ANNUAL SALE The Upstate New York Hosta Society will be holding its annual hosta sale at Fadden’s Nursery (1140 Troy Schen-ectady Rd, Latham, NY) on Saturday, August 11th, from 9am-12pm. Proceeds from the sale are used to provide educational programs for society members and the general public. Applications for membership will be available at the sale. Contact Pat Betterly with any questions at pbetterly@ 518-487-3698.

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SALISBURY BENEFIT RAISES $3,000 Greg Whitney, chairman of the Salisbury Family benefit spaghetti dinner announced this week that the total raised for the family is $3,000. “It was a remarkable outpouring of support for this burned out family.” St. Timothy’s was filled up and served over 180 dinners. Funds were also raised through a 50/50 and merchandise raffles. Whitney said there were so many people pulling together, I want to thank all those involved, including Carol’s Pizza, King Entertainment, Bucket & Barb, Pawling Avenue Florists, and The Advertiser. Many members of St. Timothy’s, in addition to working the dinner, also contributed items, including, sauce, pasta, salad fixings, drinks, and all the homemade desserts. Whitney concluded, “This was truly a community event and I want to thank everyone.”

TVHS WINS TWO NATIONAL COMMUNICATION AWARDS For the third time in as many years, Tech Valley High School has earned national recognition for its communication efforts. Later this month, the school will receive two awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). NSPRA is honoring TVHS with an award of merit for the school’s website and an award of merit for the Tech Valley High School This Week e-news publication. The awards are the second highest recognition the association bestows on schools and school communication personnel. The enews is distributed weekly during the school year to more than 1,000 supporters, educators and parents of students at TVHS. Anyone interested in receiving future editions of the e-news should email Tech Valley High School Communications Coordinator Mike McCagg at The awards will be officially presented in mid-July at the organization’s national conference in Chicago. McCagg, in conjunction with his colleagues at Capital Region BOCES Communications Service, produce all of Tech Valley High School’s communications products.

It’s been a while since my last report, and I’m happy to announce that things are well under the leadership of our new supervisor Al Spain. The summer season brings many exciting events to North Greenbush. The Town Beach with a new snack bar is no longer “the best kept secret” in Rensselaer County. Our summer camp has opened to rave reviews. To provide your children with an inexpensive, fun-filled summer, call the youth department @ 283-2795 – it’s not too late to register. On the sports front, we have the Valley Cats, fresh off an 11 game winning streak, in full swing. Twin Town L.L. begins all star play this week and congratulations to Classie Lassie’s 10 & under “Inferno” team that captured the ASA NY State championship. The North Greenbush Youth Committee – with a big thank you to Mike Miner and Supervisor Spain - is proud to announce our 2012 Summer Concert Series held on Sunday Evenings from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Gazebo behind Town Hall. Opening up the Concert Series once again are perennial favorites, The McKrells, on July 15th, bringing their unique music and humor back to our stage. On July 22nd, NYS Country Music Hall of Fame member Whitewater returns to the North Greenbush stage. The Tichy Boys make their North Greenbush debut on July 29th. Rockabilly fans have a chance to see the #1 Father-Son Rockabilly band in the country when John Tichy (former lead guitarist for Commander Cody) and his son Graham take to our stage. Do not miss your opportunity to see Flame on August 5th. A group of musicians with developmental/physical disabilities, Fame, is capturing the world’s attention. They have inspired many while touring the US / Europe, appearing on Good Morning America, and in People magazine. On August 12, Aged in the Hills returns to the North Greenbush stage. For over 30 years, they have brought their mix of Country, Cajun, and Irish music to venues throughout the Northeast. These concerts are fully funded by our sponsors: North Greenbush IDA, County Legislators Phil Danaher, Mike Cristo, Leon Fiaco, Lou Desso, Nichi’s Restaurant, Beverage Mart, Paolo Lombardi’s, Big Dipper, La Bellas, Town Justice Megan Malone, MAC Equipment, and Kokosa Oil. These events have been a tremendous success providing a safe family atmosphere where our community can join together with family and friends for fun and relaxation. Hope to see you there.

EVENTS AT RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY • Craft Time is every Tuesday at 2 PM in the summer. Sign up for one or all- ages 5-12. • Story-time is every Thursday at 11 am in the summer. Drop in, ages 2-6. • Computer Safety for Parents- Wednesday, July 25, at 6:30 PM Interested in starting a Facebook account or wondering what the fuss is about? Come to our class! Must have basic knowledge of using a computer mouse. Please sign up, space is limited. • Zombie Night!- Friday, July 27, from 6-8 PM. Join us after hours… if you dare! There’s zombies in the library! Make a zombie movie. Ages 12 and up, sign up is required without exception. Pizza and zombie themed snacks served. • Polymer Clay Figurines- Wednesday, July 18, at 6:30 PM. Work with Sandra to make a cool character. Ages 10 and upplease sign up. • Star Wars Day- Saturday, July 14, from 11-2. Celebrate all things Star Wars with games, crafts, give-aways, food and fun! • Polymer Clay Photo Frames- Saturday, July 21, at 1 PM. Work with Sandra on making a special memento of your summer. Sign up required, ages 5 and up. • Dream Pillow Craft with Tang Museum- Wednesday, July 25, at 2 PM. Make an art project with the Tang Museum. Sign up required, ages 6 and up. The Library is located across from the Amtrak parking lot on East Street in Rensselaer. For more information, log on to or call 462-1193.

MYSTERIOUS BATS: Thursday, July 12, at 2pm, learn about these mysterious creatures of the night through songs, sounds exhibits and a craft. (Ages 6-12; sign-up required.) THAI STRING CREATURES: Wednesday, July 18, at 2pm, make your own Thai string creature, a handmade toy doll made from colored string. Creepy, funny or cute—it’s whatever you make it. (Ages 9-13; sign-up required.) LET’S DRUM: Monday, July 23, at 2 pm, learn some rhythm basics and make some noise! Ages 10 and up. MOVIE: Enjoy “Puss in Boots” (PG) Wednesday, July 25, at 6:30pm. Popcorn and beverages provided. CAKE POPS: Thursday, July 26, at 2pm, decorate cake pops (small cupcakes on sticks) and eat them! (Ages 6 and up.) Sign-up required. READING WITH MAX: Tuesdays at 11am, young Max would like to read to our pre-readers. Call for availabi lity. STORYTIME: Thursdays at 11:15am through Aug. 16, preschoolers and kindergarteners can enjoy stories and a craft with Miss MaryMargaret. TUSCANY TRIP: Deadline is July 27. See for more information. HOURS & LOCATION: Mon.-Thurs. 11am-8pm, Fri. 11am-6pm, Sat. 11am-4pm, Sun. 1-4pm. Closed Sundays June-Sept. Located behind Town Hall at the intersection of 66 and 43. Phone: 674-5050. Web:

GRAFTON PRESENTS...THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF THE SHAKERS The Grafton Community Library is sponsoring a free program in conjunction with the Grafton Historical Society’s regular meeting at the Everett Wagar Senior Center on Wednesday, July 18th, at 7:00 PM. Everyone is invited to attend. Guest speaker is Todd Burdick, the Director of Interpretation and Public Programs at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He will present a lecture, demonstration, and exhibit of the arts and crafts of the Shakers, including the iconic oval box. The values of simplicity in design and quality craftsmanship embraced by the Shakers will be explored. Burdick is a graduate of Vassar College and earned his MA in Public History at SUNY at Albany. Hancock Shaker Village is a designated National Historic Landmark and accredited by the American Association of Museums. The collection includes Shaker furniture, art, objects, tools, and textiles, along with eighteen significant historic buildings on the grounds. This project is made possible in part through a Community Art$ Grant, a program funded by The Arts Center of the Capital Region through the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency. For more news of activi ties at the library, visit and Facebook, or call 2790580. Contact the historical society at or (518) 641-9660.

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Glass Lake is open to all fishermen and boaters without fear of harassment or calls to the Sheriff. Anyone can go the traditional DEC approved Cartop Accessway on Glass Lake Road and park in the designated area across from the lake. You can then place your kayak or canoe into the water and fish and boat to your heart’s content. If anyone attempts to interfere with your public enjoyment of the Lake, please note the particulars and report it to Town Hall or a member of our committee. ~ Ronald Berti

“SING WITH THE CHOIR” EVENT Come and sing with the West Stephentown Baptist Church Choir on August 12th at 6pm. This is not a concert…sheet music will be available. After our singing together we will enjoy an old fashioned Ice Cream Social.


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The Poestenkill Library will be hosting an informational session on Wednesday, July 18th, from 6-7:30pm in the Poestenkill Town Hall Meeting Room on E-readers (Kindle, Nook, etc). The presentation will include information about how to download books and other media through the library system, for free! Preregistration for this program is requested. Please sign up at the Library desk or by calling 283-3721. Hope to see you there!

“ART IN THE GARDEN” SHOW AND SALE Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will sponsor the “Art In The Garden Show and Sale” on Saturday, July 14, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Over forty local artists from Rensselaer County and beyond will show their work, including pottery, sculpture, textiles, woodworking, jewelry, stained glass, mosaics, painting and photography. Some of the artwork will be displayed amongst the flowers of the Demonstration Garden. Live music, a plant sale, and delicious food will also be featured. Admission is free. The event will be held rain or shine. This event will take place at the Demonstration Garden at the Robert C. Parker School, 4254 Route 43, North Greenbush, NY. Proceeds will benefit the Rensselaer County Master Gardener program. For more information, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at (518) 272-4210 or

REGINA MEMOLE INDUCTED INTO PI GAMMA MU HONOR SOCIETY Nazareth College is proud to announce that Regina Memole of Rensselaer, NY was inducted into Pi Gamma Mu, an international honor society in social sciences at Nazareth College in Rochester, N.Y. A ceremony and reception was held on April 15, 2012 on the Nazareth College campus in Rochester, N.Y. Individuals must be a junior, senior, or graduate student in the top 35 percent of his/her class, with at least 20 semester hours in social sciences and an average grade of a “B” or better in those classes to be invited to join. Pi Gamma Mu defines the social sciences to include the disciplines of history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, international relations, criminal justice, social work, psychology, social philosophy, history of education, and human geography.

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CAPP PET ADOPTION CLINIC CAPP will hold a pet adoption clinic at Healthy Pet Center, Route 4, N. Greenbush, on Sat., July 14, from 11-12:30. CAPP adult cats and kittens can be seen during business hours at Healthy Pet Center. Come meet our dogs featured on Pet Connection! CAPP dogs (many at the Saturday clinic): Mostly Aussie mix M (blue merle); Beagle F; Boxer/ Eng. Bulldog M; Chihuahua/ Pug M; Dachshund F; Labs 2F (1 Black; 1 Choc.); Pointer mix M; Poms 2F; Pug mix M; SharPei F (flowered bl/wh); Yorkie M. For pictures/descriptions of CAPP dogs:

LOCAL DEBUT OF THE SMASH DISNEY HIT, “THE LITTLE MERMAID!!” Looking for something different to do this summer…….join us “Under the Sea” as Staging Youths’ Future Inc., proudly presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.!!!” This vibrant, captivating, visually stunning and totally entertaining stage production will be performed on July 20, at 7 pm, July 21, at 2 pm and 7pm and July 22, at 2 pm at the air conditioned Columbia High School on Luther Road in East Greenbush. Performers are some of East Greenbush’s most talented teens: Michelle LaRosa, Grant Beals, Olivia Koonz, Dan Macke, Abby Walters, Kerry Allen, Taylor Warren, Matt Scaptura, Matt Kaleta, Zack Kilmer, Sean Frank, Alexia Halsey, Emily Martin, Tallis Warren, Victoria Leonard, Alysia Brunner, Siobhan Shea, Megan Day and Sean Maloney. Fun for everyone, SYFI is thrilled to be the first in the area to perform this colorful show!! Tickets are $5.00 for children under 5, and $8.00 for seniors and children 5 to 12. All other tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased at the door. Be sure to stay after the show to meet your favorite characters!!

STEPHENTOWN LIBRARY SUMMER BOOK FESTIVAL The Stephentown Memorial Library’s Annual Summer Book Festival will be Saturday, July 14th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shoppers will find thousands of books for summer reading, including hard-covers, large print, and paperbacks, as well as videos, audio-books, music and more. A variety of delicious food will also be available for purchase at the Barbecue Bistro. There will also be informational tables for local community groups and local vendors and artisans selling their wares. Early buyers may begin their shopping at 8:30 a.m. for a $10 fee. The library is on Route 43 in Stephentown, New York, west of the traffic light. The rain date will be Sunday, July 15th. Live entertainment for the whole family features Rhonda’s Reptiles at 11:30 a.m. with her reptile show. There will be a petting zoo and pony rides from noon until 2 p.m. Come early and stay all day. All proceeds go directly to support the Stephentown Memorial Library. For more information, call the Library at (518) 733-5750.

HUDSON RIVER DAY AT CRAILO Crailo State Historic Site celebrates Hudson River Day on July 21, 2012 with special programming in our riverside park. Enjoy views of the Hudson River while learning about its ecosystem, then step into the museum to explore more about the Colonial Dutch and the ways they used the river in the seventeenth century. Programming in the park is free and runs from 12:00PM4:00PM. The museum open house is from 11:00AM-5:00PM; admission is $3 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Hudson River Day is an annual event that brings together organizations and communities in celebrating the natural assets that the region has to offer. For more information about Hudson River Day, please Once the Van Rensselaer family’s fortified home, Crailo State For more information, please visit or www.facebook. com/CrailoStateHistoricSite or call (518) 463-8738.



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DIMURA MAKES DEAN’S LIST AT UNIV. of DELAWARE Julianne Dimura has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for Spring 2012. Dimura is from East Greenbush. To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester.

FAMILY/FRIENDS DAY FOR COMMUNITY CHILD CARE at NASSAU REFORMED CHURCH Come one, come all on Sat., July 21st, to celebrate over 25 years of before- and after- school care at CCC in the Nassau Reformed Church, 43 Church St., Nassau (.2 mile east of the only traffic light on Rt. 20). This free event begins at 1 pm with Joey D., the Magician. After his show, Joey D will walk the grounds making balloon sculptures. Bouncy Bounce and face painting will also be available. Hot dogs, hamburgers, iced tea and lemonade will be catered by Everybody’s Café. The day will end at 4 pm after cutting and eating the Anniversary Cake. Everyone is welcome. We especially encourage former staff and alumni to come. If you are looking for before- and afterschool child care for the 2012-2013 school year, please come and share this time with us. Parking for the event will be available across the street at Grace United Methodist Church and a few doors down in St. Mary’s Church parking lot. Visit us at:

CLASSES • Babysitting Course at Sand Lake Library, July 24th from 11am-5pm. • BAT Course (Basic Aid Training) (grades 2-4), August 7th from 1pm-5pm. Cost: Babysitting course $70pp; BAT course - $25pp. To register, call Brenda Vermilya at 518-701-4290.

REINHARDT GRADUATES FROM ALFRED STATE William Reinhardt of Averill Park, NY, graduated from Alfred State, Al fred, NY, during the Commencement ceremony held on Sunday, May 13. Reinhardt graduated from the Mechanical Engineering Tech program.

ABBOTT NAMED TO DEAN’S LIST AT SUNY CORTLAND Lauren Abbott of North Greenbush has been placed on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester at the State University of New York College at Cortland. Lauren is majoring in New Media Design and is a graduate of Averill Park High School.

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CALM FRIGHTENED FELINES AND FEARFUL FIDOS Dogs, cats, even small rodents often become creatures of habit. They like knowing they are secure and what’s to come next. Surprises and extraordinary events can put pets on edge. Loud noises often spook pets. Everything from noisy trucks to thunderstorms to low-flying airplanes may scare a pet, possibly leading to unpredictable behavior. Summer can induce anxiety in pets, especially when people celebrate with fireworks and boisterous parties. Many cats and dogs will try to hide when they hear fireworks or other loud noises. Pet parents can play off of this behavior and create safe sanctuaries to which their pets can retreat. The following are a few tips to reduce pet anxiety when night falls and fireworks start going off. * Set up a comforting den. If your dog or cat sleeps in a crate, cage or a special nook in the house, use this area to establish a safe haven. Put comfortable pillows or mats on the floor and envelop the cage or spot with blankets. These items will help mask the sights and sounds of outdoors. Put in familiar toys or even one of your shirts to establish familiar and comforting scents. * Keep the windows closed and the drapes drawn. Minimize what cats and dogs can see or hear. If they don’t know what is occurring outside, they likely won’t be frightened. * Put on soothing music. Throw on a show or songs that have steady, repetitive beats. This, too, will help mask the unpredictable sounds of fireworks. * Walk the pet in early evening. Make sure you walk your dog prior to sunset to reduce the liklihood of getting caught outdoors with fireworks being set off. If pets are allowed to roam in the yard, bring them inside before the sun sets. * Talk to the vet. If fears are paralyzing your pet, talk to the veterinarian to see if behavior therapy or short-term medication use may help assuage fears. Some vets prescribe a mild tranquilizer to help pets get through specific fireworks displays or storms.

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The Burden Lake Improvement Association is having its 6th annual Ice Cream Social at the Club House (near Kay’s Pizza) on Thursday, July 12th, from 6-8PM in the evening. Face painting and lots of games and prizes for the kids!!! All proceeds go to the water quality fund.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BUFFET BREAKFAST IN GRAFTON The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department along with the Grafton Ladies Auxiliary will be holding an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Breakfast on Saturday, July 31st, from 8AM to 11AM at the Grafton VFW - Fire Hall on South Road (County Route 85). On the menu: Belgian waffles, Pancakes, French Toast, Eggs (made to order) , sausage gravy & biscuits, bacon, sausage, homefries, toast, orange juice, coffee, and milk. Cost is $8.00 per adult, kids 12 and under $4.00, kids 5 and under FREE! We look forward to serving you!

WED. FUNDRAISER DINNERS AT TROY LODGE OF ELKS Troy Lodge of Elks is located at 134 North Greenbush Rd. in Troy • Wednesday, July 25 – Roast Ham Dinner All dinners include - Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Vegetables, Rolls, Coffee, Tea, and Dessert. Cost is $9 for Adults and $5 for Children under 10. Dining hours from 4PM to 7PM and All are Welcome. Take-outs Available. Phone # 518-283-1193.

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CHICKEN BBQ AMERICAN LEGION POST 1021 Sergeant Walter A. Adams American Legion Post 1021 in Averill Park announces the 2012 Chicken BBQ Schedule: July 21st, August 18th, September 15th and October 20th. The Post will not hold a Chicken BBQ on July 28th which was originally scheduled to support the Explorers Program of the Averill Park Fire Department. There is no need at this time. For reservations, call 674-2309.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST The North Greenbush American Legion located at 111 Main Avenue in Wynantskill will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast on August 19th from 8:30AM till 11:30AM. Prices are $7/ Adults; kids under 12/$4 and under 4 are free. Menu includes: pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, coffee or tea, and orange or cranberry juice or milk.


Come join the committee at Angie B’s Cakes, 1204 Washington Avenue in Rensselaer on July 20, 2012 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM. Meet our Mayoral Candidate, Colleen Pierson. $30 donation at the door. Beverages and ice cream on us! Free for children. ~ City of Rensselaer Republican Committee

PITTSTOWN UMC CHICKEN BBQ Chicken Barbeque at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall (located just off Route 7 in the village of Pittstown) on Saturday, July 21st, from 4PM to 6PM. Eat-in or Ta ke-out. To make reservations, call Faith at 518663-5196.

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It’s not too late to sign up for the Sand Lake Town Librarysponsored Tuscany Villa Experience in Italy this November 714. Escorted by Noreen Yost, we’ll be staying at the luxurious 14th-century Villa Casagrande in the charming village of Figline Valdarino for $1861 per person (sharing), including air and land travel with air departure taxes and fuel surcharge, as well an authentic farewell dinner at the Villa. The train station will be just a ten-minute walk away, allowing easy access to Florence and other cities and villages. Optional day trips with guided tours and transportation include Florence ($158 per person), Bologna ($128 pp), Assisi and Perugia with stops at various basilicas and the chocolate factory ($142 pp), and San Gimignano, with a wine-tasting ($132 pp). Optional yoga classes and a cooking class are also available. Your cost includes a $25 donation to the Sand Lake Town Library. Pick up a flyer at the library or go to for more information. The deadline for your deposit and passport copy is July 27, or contact Susan Sheehan at Celtic Tours (518-862-0042 or 800-833-4373).

MINI-MARKET & CHICKEN BBQ Cleaning out your attic or storage unit? Had a garage sale and now have items not sold? Should have had a sale but did not? The Reformed Dutch Church of Schodack at Muitzeskill will be holding its Annual Mini-Market and Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, August 11th. If you would like to donate items for the Mini-Market, call 732-7500 or 732-7976 to arrange for the drop off of items.

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CHS 1962 AND 1963 COMBINED CLASS REUNION Columbia High School 1962 and 63 combined Class Reunion September 8, 2012. For info, call: Cathy Smith McGrath 518371-8557 or Debbie Strevell Romer 518-766-2307.


Kathy Jimino, Rensselaer County Executive; Debra Roy, SLCA Executive Director; and Susanne Keller, Chair of Taste of Sand Lake, enjoy delicious fare, meeting friends, and supporting the SLCA and arts in the community at the annual Taste of Sand Lake. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, August 16, from 6 - 9pm at the Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake. Participating establishments will be: AJ’s Pizzeria, Arlington House, LaPerla Ristorante, Lakeview, Old Daley Inn on Crooked Lake, Pie Squared, Towne Tavern, Uncle Marty’s Adirondack Grill, Young’s Pharmacy & General Store. Tickets are $50 pp and include food and non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar available for beer & wine. Make your reservation now at 518-674-2007 or visit

The class of 1957 Troy High School, Troy, NY is planning their 55th Reunion the weekend of Sept. 14 - 16th, 2012. Events are scheduled for the Garden Hilton (Fri. pm ) and the Country Club of Troy (Sat. pm) We are in need of updated email and/or addresses. If you have not received any communications from us recently, please contact or call 518-271-7645 and leave a message.

VI CLASS OF 1962 REUNION Alumni from the Class of ’62 at Vincentian Institute in Albany are gathering names for a 50th reunion next Fall. A variety of events are being planned throughout Columbus weekend in October 2012. Jim and Mary Lou (Rigosu) Carney are compiling a master list of email addresses to keep everyone in the loop as plans progress. If you have not already received an email notice, please send your contact information to You could be a big help in locating fellow graduates among the missing. Anyone who doesn’t have email or wants to chat may call the Carneys at (518) 842-3485, or Mike O’Brien at (518) 434-3347.

COLUMBIA HS 1970-1979 ALUMNI PARTY 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, TAMMY BUB WELLS at 518-273-6506, or HELENE MAYONE REED at 518527-9623 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 West Sand Lake Fire Department will hold their monthly fundraising All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on Sunday, July 15th, from 8AM to 11:30AM. Menu: Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, French Toast, Cinnamon French Toast Sticks, Pancakes (Regular & Blueberry), Homefries, Toast, Jelly, Peanut Butter, Apple Sauce, Fruit Cocktail, Coffee, Tea, Hot Cocoa, Orange and Apple Juice. Cost: $7/Adults, $4/Children 5-12 and Under 5 are free. Eat-in or Take-out. Call the Fire Hall at 674-3677.

FOOD AND FUN The Troy Public Library Main Branch, 100 2nd Street in Troy invites Children ages 6+ to enjoy Snacks & Games while learning what Good Food Can Do for You on Tuesday, July 17th, at 2PM. Visit or call 274-7071 to register.

CHICKEN BARBECUE FUNDRAISER The Kinderhook Lake Corporation will host a Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, July 28th, from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Kinderhook Elks Lodge, 2750 Route 9H in Kinderhook, under the pavilion, rain or shine. Dinner will be eat-in or take-out. The cost is $12 for half a chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, and beverage. Raffles with great prizes and entertainment provided. You may purchase dinners at the door or in advance from any KLC board member. Open to the public. For further information, please contact Rick Theriault at (518) 573-5088. Proceeds are to benefit our Water Quality Fund and other costs of maintaining the lake, including fish stocking and weed control. Please help us to keep our lake clean and inviting for fun and recreation for all. Invite family, friends and neighbors to have a good time and socialize.

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APYSL TRAVEL TRYOUTS APYSL will hold try-outs for the 2012-2013 Travel Program on July 17th and August 6th at 6:30 at the Miller Hill/Sand Lake School. Travel teams typically play during the winter and spring months, with a few teams also playing fall competitive soccer. The travel program involves a higher level of commitment and more competitive play than our recreational programs with greater access to professional coaching during the season. All players must attend at least one try-out to be considered for a travel team. To learn more about the program, and to sign-up for try-outs, please and click on “Register Online” to sign-up for try-outs and click the “Travel Program” under programs/seasons to access more information. If you are not sure which program is right for your child, click on “which program is right for my child?” Any questions should be directed to

B.L.C.C. WOMEN’S WED. GOLF LEAGUE Results – June 27, 2012: Team Surpitski defeated Team Morrison 8 points to 2; Team DeLong defeated Team Prockup 8 points to 4; Team Pettrone tied with Team Lisi 6 points each in the League’s tenth week of play. Current Team standings are: Team DeLong is in first place with 66.5 points; Team Lisi is in second place with 61.5 points; Team Surpitski is in third place with 59.5 points; Team Prockup is in fourth place with 59.0 points; Team Pettrone is in fifth place with 56.5 points and; Team Morrison is in sixth place with 51.0 points. Low Net Scores on the FRONT nine are: 1st Low Net – Denise Cyr 26; 2nd Low Net – Lisa Bissaillon and Kathy Bottillo 31.

BDANENY’S PAR FORE THE COURSE GOLF SCRAMBLE JULY 18, 2012 Join members of the Bleeding Disorders Association of Northeastern New York, Inc. for a day of fun and prizes, July 18, 2012, at Burden Lake Country Club, Averill Park, NY. Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. Shot Gun tee time is 9:30 a.m. The fee per person is $80, which includes greens fee, golf cart, breakfast, lunch, 3 free course drinks, giveaways and your chance at winning prizes. (And it is tax deductable!) Lunch will be served at 2:30 p.m. The Bleeding Disorders Association of Northeastern New York, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the voluntary services of people with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease and other bleeding disorders. BDANENY currently serves 22 counties in New York State. Money raised will go to support children’s camps, educational programs for adults and children and emergency funding. We are still accepting donations for prizes. For a list of sponsorship opportunities, or if you would like to donate a prize, please call BDANENY at 729-3577. All donations are tax deductable. To register as a player, or as a team, please call Laura at 518729-3577.

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The Averill Park Road Runners youth club is now taking registrations for the 2012 Cross Country season. The club is open to anyone ages 7-14 who likes to run, play games and have FUN! You do NOT have to be a resident of the Averill Park School District. Practices will be held Monday & Thursday evenings at Butler Park with several meets throughout the season. The season will start September 6th and end with the Junior Olympics in November. Registration is now available through our website at The registration fee is only $30, plus purchase of a team shirt if needed. A $10.00 late fee will be added after August 22nd. There is a $10 sibling discount. Membership to USATF ($20) is required if you did not participate in spring Track & Field (for insurance coverage). Call Renee Capuano at 732-2585 if you need help with registration or have questions about the team. We are a parent run organization and parental involvement is required. Come run with us - be strong, fast & confident! Hope to see you there!

HOOSIC RIVER PADDLE • Saturday, July 14, 9:00 AM - Eagle Bridge Bring your kayak or canoe and paddle eight miles on the Hoosic River. We’ll put in at the NYS DEC public boat launch on RLT’s Hoosic River property in Eagle Bridge, and take out downstream just before the Johnsonville Dam. This attractive stretch of the Hoosic is flat water and features coves and marshy backwaters with bird and other animal life. Provide your own boat and PFD. Bring snacks and water. You need to be in good physical condition to negotiate about 1/4 mile of dense water chestnut growth at the takeout. Hoosic River boat launch is approximately one mile west of Eagle Bridge on the north side of Route 67, at the DEC sign. Register: Paul Schroeder, (518) 674-2480,

GREENBUSH SOCCER CLUB OPEN TRYOUTS The Greenbush Soccer Club will be holding open tryouts for its travel program for children ages 6-17. All tryouts will be held at the Phillips Road fields from 6:00-7:30 PM on the following dates: Wednesday, June 27, Thursday, July 19, and Tuesday, July 31. Players are urged to attend at least two tryouts so that coaches may have an opportunity to evaluate their skill level. Please bring cleats, soccer ball, and water to tryouts. For more information, please go to

BEHM & LORETTE WIN BURDEN LAKE OPEN Peter Behm & Don Lorette teamed up to win the annual Burden lake Open at B.L.C.C. The pair had the best gross score of 68 and the lowest net score of 60. However, a team could only win one prize, so low net went to Fisher and Cutter Warner. Dan Ireland and John Cooney had second low gross of 70. Second low net, after a match of cards, went to Jack Huerter and Jack McCann. Jack Rodzwell and Ron Choquette had third low gross, along with John Keeler and Jim Crouch at 73. The scores: gross and net: P. Behm & D. Lorette 68 - 60; D. Ireland & J. Cooney 70 - 65; J. Rodzwell & R. Choquette 73 63; J. Keeler & J. Crouch 73 - 64; J. Fisher & C. Warner 76 - 62; J. Huerter & J. McCann 77 - 63; P. Laya & W. Hogan 77 - 68; P. Sennett & F. Hrachian 79 - 64; S. Whitbeck & M. Miller 79- 65; D. DeGenero & R. Loss 83 - 66; R. Singleton & J. Rogers 85 70; J. Carey & K. Carmody 87 - 64; J. Sniezyk & D. Brower 88 - 69; P. Wood & M. Van Duesen 89 - 76; C. Fasoldt & A. Fasoldt 101 - 69. Closest to the pin winners were: #3 Jack Rodzwell, #9 Ron Choquette, #13 Peter Behm, #17 Russ Singleton and #18 Steve Whitbeck.


• 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. attachments/SchodackIslandSchodackIslandSummerMap.pdf Register: Fran Egbert (518) 674-3214,

GOVERN, QUILLINAN, JR. WIN AT BURDEN LAKE COUNTRY CLUB Melinda Govern and Steve Quillinan, Jr. captured the Ladies and Mens Stroke Play Championshiop at Burden Lake C. C. over the weekend. Melinda shot a pair of 92’s to edge Elizabeth Cushing by five strokes. Steve shot 73-76-149. Dan Ireland and John Cooney tied for second with 154. The scores: Ladies Championship Flight: M Govern 184; E. Cushing 189; J. Prockup 192; D. Heskett 194. Men’s Championship Flight: S. Quillinan, Jr. 149; D. Ireland 154; J. Cooney 154; C. Bielawa 155; J. Cooper 155; J. Nero 157; P. Behm 162; S. Quillinan, Sr. 166; D. Lorette 167. Men’s First Flight: D. Halloran 162; S. Langan 162; R. Singleton 162; T. Nero 165; R. Pecker 166; M. Pendergast, Jr. 168; R. Edwards 168; W. Mizerak 170; M. Quinn 171; J. Kosakoski 176; R. Harte 179; M. Miller 180. Men’s Second Flight: J. Zalucky 172; J. Carey 174; W. Kirtsos 175; S. Engel 181; R. Carl 182; J. Huerter 185; P. Grogan 187; J. Rogers 188; W. Madsen 191; P. Toth 199. Men’s Third Flight: F. Nero 197; C. Ricci 199; K. Carmody 205; A. DeGenero 214; M. Pendergast, Sr. 217.

RENSSELAER YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP Rensselaer Youth Football Camp will be held July 22nd through July 26th from 6-8:00PM. Ages 7-15. Cost is $100 for the week. All players get a camp t-shirt. Instruction given by the Averill Park High School Coaches. Get Registration Form from the Averill Park Pop Warner Website and mail to: APPW, PO BOX 561, Averill Park, NY 12018. Call John Ainsley at 5884530 with any questions. It’s a great week of learning and fun - see you there!

B.L.C.C. IRENE BIELAWA MEMORIAL LADIES GOLF LEAGUE The following is a list of results from the BLCC Monday Night Ladies Golf League on Monday, July 2, 2012: 1st Low Score: 35 - Joanne Guynup, Theresa Jones, Babe Scully and Elaine Cronin; 2nd Low Score: 36 - Mary Fabian, Vicki Dunson, Betty Ann Whitbeck; 3rd Low Score: 37 - Sandy Morley, Angie Fleming, Margie Biggins. 1st Low Putts: 10 - Deb Bryce, Mary Smith, Patti McArdle and Mary Beth Steinburg; 2nd Low Putts: 10 Linda Hastings and Betty Herman; 3rd Low Putts: 12 - Ronnie Ciccarelli, Carol Ciccarelli, Shelly Reid and Val Chakedis. A total of 36 women competed on 11 teams.

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SOUTH TROY TORJAN WARRIORS 2012 REGISTRATION NOTICE Registration for interested players and cheerleaders within the Troy City School District, including Gardner Dickenson Elementary School, Sacred Heart School and St. Jude’s School will be held on Thursday, July 12th and Thursday, July 19th from 6:30PM to 8PM at the South Troy Pop Warner building, Thompson Street in Troy (Geer Field). Note: All interested players and cheerleaders must be between the ages of 5 and 15. (You must turn 5 on or before July 31) Our organization may consist of the following: Flag (5 & 6 year olds); Mitey Mites, Jr. Pee Wee, Pee Wee, Mr. Midget and Midget. The following items are required at the time of registration: 1. $75.00 Registration Fee – non refundable. 2. COPY of Birth Certificate. 3. Photo (wallet size). 4. Your parent or guardian must be with you to sign the registration form. 5. Player’s Jerseys - $50.00, which is theirs to keep at the end of the season. Cheerleadering Socks & Sneakers- $50.00, which are theirs to keep at the end of the season. If you have any questions, or you are interested in coaching flag, tackle or cheerleading, please contact Dan Martuscello @ 274-8674 or Judi Byrnes @ 274-7165. Please note – there will be a late registration fee of $25.00 for all those who register after July 30, 2012.

THE 2012 CLOVE RUN ROAD RACES ARE COMING SOON! The Castleton Road Racing Commission in conjunction with the Castleton-Schodack Kiwanis Club have scheduled the Clove Run races to be held in the beautiful Village of Castleton on August 18th. All proceeds will once again benefit the Anchor food pantry in Castleton. There will be a childrens 1 mile fun run, a new event this year, a 5K walk, a 5K running race and a 10 mile race all starting from the Castleton Elementary School at 8:30AM. The awards ceremony will begin immediately after the races are completed with a great lunch and live music. For more information, visit the Clove Run web site at, or call the Race Director at 518-732-2940. Runners who are interested in online pre-registration can do so at or via a link on the Clove Run web site. A brochure containing the Race Application may be downloaded from the Web Site and mailed to the address on the Race Application. We look forward to seeing you at Castleton’s Community Running Event of the Summer!

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 (subject golf tournament) or call 518766-3776. We are accepting donations of, sponsoring a hole, raffle prize or monetary donations.

Fan’s watched Sheriff Jack Mahar of Rensselaer County deputize SouthPaw of the Tri-City ValleyCats at the opening ceremony for Monday night’s game on June 25th.


“HEY MOM & DAD, SEND MONEY” Sound familiar? Not only is it a common phrase heard by parents of soon to be college students everywhere, but the message that is presently on the Sand Lake Ambulance Marquee. With the economy in steady decline and a possibility of new budget cuts, it is inevitable that volunteer organizations like Sand Lake Ambulance will not be able to meet their financial obligations without the help of their staunchest supporters... you, your friends, relatives and neighbors. They are the people that the Sand Lake Ambulance serves. Sand Lake Ambulance is proud to celebrate our 53rd year as a volunteer organization and, as always, we are committed to our residents. Our membership is growing and we are leading the fight for mandatory Hands-Only CPR training in all high schools throughout NYS. We are the only agency to offer the GuardianAlert 911 program (a free emergency service pendant for seniors and those at risk for falls within our town). With your help we can continue to provide these services along with the highest standard of pre-hospital care that has become synonymous with our name. Please give generously to Sand Lake Ambulance. Your donations are tax deductible and your contributions may help save a life. Interesting in joining our winning team? Give us a call 674-2221 x 1. Checkout our website & facebook page.

Stuttering is a frustrating and embarrassing problem for millions of people, but it can be especially tough on teenagers. Help is The Sand Lake Ambulance is an example throughout the northeast of a progressive community ambulance service which provides state of the available at most public libraries in the form of a DVD. Some art, cutting edge, high quality Emergency Medical Services. The Sand libraries have an older video format. Lake Ambulance leadership team is committed to the mentoring and “It’s meant to encourage teens, to tell them that there is hope out there,” said Professor Peter Ramig of the University of professional development of our community minded volunteers. We utilize each persons talents and strengths to develop a sustainable Colorado at Boulder. Ramig is one of three nationally recognized progressive public health and public safety organization. experts appearing in the DVD produced by the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation. ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME PARADE..LITERALLY! David Wilkins, a high school student who stutters, narrates the Don’t you dare miss the Sand Lake Bicentennial Parade! DVD. It features students from junior high school through college Step off is at 10 am, Saturday, August 25 from the talking about their experiences with stuttering and what they found to be helpful. They talk openly about the ridicule they Sand Lake School, heading west through Averill Park, faced from classmates and how their stuttering affects their past Crystal Lake, onto Gettle, past the Veterans’ Memorial to Westfall Village. The 2.2 mile route provides lives. “We really try to emphasize the embarrassment and frustration plenty of viewing areas. Watch for the nationally known factor, and we think teens will relate to that,” adds Ramig. He Excelsior Drum and Bugle Corps under the direction of appears in the DVD along with speech-language pathologists Donel Mataruga. The Corps will compete at the Annapolis World Dr. Barry Guitar of the University of Vermont and Dr. Hugo Championships later in the summer, performing their 2012 show Gregory of Northwestern University. entitled “ALL THE KINGS MEN”. Mark your calendars...10 AM, The three experts answer questions about stuttering, refute AUGUST 25 - PARADE!! myths and misconceptions, and present examples of A CITIZEN’S FRAME therapy sessions showing how stuttering can be reduced. In this issue may I be so pleased as to use my Citizen’s Frame More than three million priviledge to introduce to you Ron Berti and his observations. Americans stutter, yet Ron Berti is a colorful retired Sand Lake community resident living on Schumann Road. May you find his observations interesting and if you so stuttering remains desire, respond to him by using his E-Mail address at the bottom of this misunderstood by most frame. people,” said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering The Sand Lake Observer, Ronald Berti Foundation. “Myths such as A few months ago I mentioned to Al Haymer of the Advertiser the idea of writing believing people who stutter a weekly column on general topics and about events in our town. The tone of are less intelligent or suffer the articles will be informative. It is not my desire to take part in any existing from psychological problems controversy, the Glass Lake access excluded, even if my observations could still persist despite research spark a debate where none existed. refuting these erroneous An important portion of the articles will be on our history. I am constantly amazed at how little we know of our past and how it shaped our present society. Sand Lake was an industrial giant in Rensselaer County beliefs.” when entrepreneurs like Albert Fox, Henry Burden, Richard Knowlson and others dammed Glass Lake and Books and DVDs produced by by a controlled release of water into the Wynantskill provided power for all the mills from here to Troy. That the 65-year-old nonprofit is just one “Observation”. Stuttering Foundation are We are living in very uncertain economic times. I know. I spent 50 years on the New York Stock Exchange available free to any public as a trader and all the old guidelines by which we conducted our craft are gone. What we have now is a “new library. A library that will normal” where electronic computerized order matching has replaced human intervention in trading and as shelve them can contact the a result when imbalances occur there are precipitous drops in stock prices and volatility becomes the order Foundation at 1-800-992of the day. Wall Street is no longer the place where small and medium sized companies come to raise capital to grow, 9392, e-mail info@stuttering prosper and then hire workers. It has become the fiscal Las Vegas where gambling under the guise of “Day, or visit www. Trading” has superseded traditional long term investing. It is a place where greed has supplanted reward orwww. and where undecipherable new investment vehicles (Derivatives), which neither the customer nor the

C. RYAN NAMED TO RIDER UNIV. DEAN’S LIST Christopher Ryan of Troy, NY, a Accounting major, has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester in the College of Business Administration at Rider University.

regulators understand, are designed to profit only the underwriter. Wall Street firms enforce the cold rules of crony capitalism: hostile takeovers, foreclosures, fee increases and defaults. But those rules clearly do not apply to the largest investment banks themselves who advocate bailouts for themselves under their definition of Socialistic Capitalism because they were “too big to fail”. A significant part of Wall Street’s business has shifted from serving the financial needs of the nation to profiting from “regulatory arbitrage”; i. e. Show me the Rules and I will tell you how to play the game. That is just another “Observation”. Well, that is a taste of what you are going to get. I encourage you to send me any comments and any inquiries about things that interest you that you might want to know more about. Ronald can be reached at: BY

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REAL ESTATE APARTMENTS FOR RENT $650 1br country apt. Trout stream, garden, tile bath, HW flrs. hot water, heat,W/D incl., garage? N/P. 1/2hr Albany/Troy. No cable 283-3896 $700. Includes heat & hot water. Quiet 2nd flr. 1 BR. Castleton, 732-7670. $700/mo. includes heat, hot water. Quiet 2nd flr. 2 BR. Castleton. 732-7670 1 BR Averill Park, quiet country setting, $600+ sec., no pets 2834366 Averill Pk. 2nd flr 2 BR, suitable for 1 $750, utilities incl. Priv. prk’g attic storage. No lease. 674-8729 Big, bright 1 BR. Lrg, living/ dining rm, kit. w/ pantry, laundry hkup, 2nd flr. w/ deck, West Stephentown, $550+ electric. 4871022

Reserve Your Posting on this Bulletin Board Today~ Call for Details and Rates 674-2841. FREE FAMILY FUN DAY AT BRUNSWICK BAPTIST CHURCH The members at Brunswick Baptist Church cordially invite members of the community to join them for the 2012 Free Family Fun Day. The family event features free pony rides, petting zoo, rock climbing, free carnival games, free Bounce Castle, free candy cotton, snow cones, popcorn, hot dogs and drinks. There will be crafts, free “T” shirts, music and more! The event will be held at the church located at 385 Grange Rd (Rt. 142) in the town of Brunswick on Saturday July 28th between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. For more information call Brunswick Baptist Church at (518) 237-1932

RENSSELAER CO. ENERGY SAVINGS REPORT Energy Performance Contract with Siemens Saves over $250,000 in past year Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino and Legislative Chairman Martin Reid have announced the first year’s results of the County’s Energy Performance Contract with Siemens. As part of the 15 year contract the County paid Siemens $1.6 million to perform energy upgrades to the County Office that included a computerized Energy Management System, new ventilation system, as well as new heating and cooling systems. Under the contract the County is guaranteed to save over $2.6 million on its energy costs during that same 15 year period. For the first year of the contract from May 2011 to April 2012 the County actually realized $252,545 in savings significantly higher than the projected $136,610. “This is a win-win for the resident of Rensselaer County as we are able to cut the cost of our governmental operations by reducing our energy consumption. Based on the results we have achieved in the County office building we will be looking to implement similar programs in other county owned facilities to further reduce our energy consumption and expenses,” said Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino. “We are working to protect taxpayers during these challenging economic times and make every dollar count, whether it be through innovative energy purchases, shared services, refinancings or rebids of county insurance policies. It is great to see this energy performance contract not only generating a savings, but actually exceeding our initial expectations and producing a higher savings than initially forecast,” said Chairman of the Legislature Martin Reid.

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MOTHER TO MOTHER SUPPORT for BREASTFEEDING We invite and encourage moms to attend meetings before their baby is born as well as after. We offer evening meetings for working pregnant moms, returning to work moms, as well as moms for whom an evening meeting just fits their schedule better. Our evening meetings are held 6:30 - 8pm at Greenbush Library on the following dates: Wed., 7/18, 8/15, 9/19. Daytime meetings held 10am11:30pm at the Blooming Grove Reformed Church in N. Greenbush on 7/10, 8/14, 9/ 11. For more information about our group meetings, and how to reach a leader, we invite you to visit our website

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, will be holding its monthly blood pressure clinic on Friday, July 13, at 10:30 with Rensselaer County’s Health Department. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch at noon, please contact the center at 2793413. Reservations required for lunch.


Cherry Plain, $700 2 BR, mobile home, like new, set-up in park, no pets, lease. 477-6222

$600+ Nassau Vil. 1 BR + office, 1 park spot, NP, NS. Lease, security. Avail. July 1. 766-3905

E. Greenbush 1 BR. upstairs apt heat incl., $675. No pets. year lease, 477-6222

$625. Nassau Vil., 2 BR, 1st floor, 1 parking space, N/P, N/S, lease, security. 766-3905

E. Schodack: 1BR, in country incl. W/D, cable, HW, NP, NS, sec. deposit, lease, 10 min. from Albany I-787. $600+ 479-0530

$825+ utilities. Poestenkill. 2 BR apt.Text or call 283-6070

East Greenbush $700. 2 BR duplex. Unfurnished. No smokers, no pets. Security dep. 221-0936 or 207-7504 East Greenbush, 1 BR, h/hw incl. garage, washer/dryer, sec. credit check. lease, NP. $715. 423-5212 EG 1BR $695. heat, h/w incl. Well maint., quiet complex. No pets, sec, refs, lease 542-3475 Nassau $650 + util. 1 BR. lrg. eat in kitchen. Single person pref. NP. no smoking. 766-4581 766-7525 Nassau 1 BR apt. $675. Heat and hot water included. No pets. Parking. Sec. deposit. 766-2384. Nassau all new 1BR. $650 heat & util incl. Eat in kitchen, full bath, ceiling fan, w/w, mini blinds, storage, yard, quiet location. Sorry no dogs. Call 732-4343 New Lebanon 2 BR, 2 bath contemporary duplex. Screened in porch overlooking pond. Heat. No pets. Lease. $950. 477-6222 Pittstown $1,190. 2 BR w/ util. Off Cnty Rte 111. Bryce 588-6755 RPI $915 +. Huge 3 BR flat w/ w&d hookup. Bryce 271-7630 Schodack $515. 2nd flr. studio , suitable for 1. Util’s incl, N/S N/P. 1st mo. last,refs, req’d. 766-3305

Schodack. 2 BR, quiet setting. Non smoker. $700+ utilities. Security and references. 4291143 Troy $575, country setting. 1 BR. No smokers, no pets. Bryce 5886755 Troy $749 w/ utilities. 1 BR, no pets, no DSS. 1st flr. Bryce 5886755 Watervliet $495. 2 BR, 2nd flr. W&D inc. Bryce 588-6755

VACATION RENTAL Beautiful Myrtle Beach condo, 2BR, 2 ba, oceanfront. $725/wk Sept. avail. No pets, NS 732-2603 Crooked Lake $550 wk, 1 BR cottage. No pets, no smokers. Brk. 928-1231

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF FORMATION. The name of the limited liability company is J.M. Hollister Equipment Repair, LLC. The date of filing of the articles or the organization with the Secretary of State was May 17th 2012. The county in New York in which the office of the company is located is Rensselaer. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the company upon whom process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the company served upon him or her to the LLC, 22 Buckbee Road, Troy, New York 12180. The business purpose of the company is to engage in any and all business activity permitted under the laws of the State of New York.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Squeaky Tinkerings LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/15/12. 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, 83 Old Red Mill Rd, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.



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House for rent: 2BR house, major appl’s and util. inc. $1190/mo. Call for details 663-5257.Johnsonville Senior Housing; Alternative. 1 BR cottage, private dead end street. Newly renovated. Storage; small pet ok. N-S; references. $675+ util.Must see. Schodack 766-2335

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TAG SALE IN NORTH CHATHAM North Chatham Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Tag Sale for anyone who wants to have a sale but does not have the yard on July 14th from 9AM to 2PM at Route 203, North Chatham. Also, vendors are welcome. Rain date is 7/21. Please contact us by phone or email for prices and space availability at 479-9482 or NCFAUXILIARY@YAHOO.COM

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Huge 1800 sq ft. 4BR MFG. Home. 2002 like new, 2 full bath, LR, FR w/ fireplace, appliances, central air, deck, large yard, lots of storage, great Clifton Park location, $57,500.( 518) 221-0151

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FREE HEARING CLINIC Rensselaer Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton continues to offer a free monthly hearing clinic with an independent instrument hearing specialist, (who will also clean your hearing aids). July clinic will be held on Wednesday the 25th, at 10:30 a.m. All Rensselaer County seniors 60 years of age and older welcome, reservations are required, 279-3413.

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BROWN FAMILY FARM, LLC, a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 5/3/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Thomas V. Kennedy Jr., 65 Second St., Troy, NY 12180. General Purposes.

GREENBUSH YOUGURT LLC Art. Of Org. Filed Sec. of State of NY 06/26/2012. Off. Loc.:Rensselaer Co. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY to mail copy of process to THE LLC, 2 Gordon Court, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: Any lawful act or activity.

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BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Join the seniors at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton on Wednesday, July 18, at 12:30 as we celebrate July birthdays. If you have any questions, or if you would like to join us for our noon lunch entrée Boneless Chicken Breast w/Orange Glaze, please contact the center at 279-3485.

Rensselaer County’s, Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, will hold its Annual Strawberry Festival, on Friday, July 20, at 12:30 p.m. Our Strawberry Festival is free to all Rensselaer County seniors 60 years of age or older. For more information, or to make a reservation for noon lunch with an entrée of Haddock Square, call 279-3485. Suggested contribution for lunch is $2.50 for Renss. Co. seniors 60 years and older.

Notice of formation of a limited liability company (LLC)Name: Upstate Seamless Gutters LLC, Articles of Organization filed with The Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 3/18/2011. Office location: Albany County, SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail me a copy of process. To: Upstate Seamless Gutters LLC, 6 Lexington Rd. Cohoes, NY 12047. Purpose: Any lawful purpose Notice of Formation of a [domestic] Limited Liability Corporation. The name is 176 3RD STREET LLC. A NY LLC filed with the SS on 3/6/12. The LLC is located in Rensselaer Co. The SS is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address the SS shall mail a copy of any process is, Larry Kagan, 40 West Rd., Troy, NY 12180. This LLC was formed for any legal purpose. Notice of Formation of Battu Properties, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/12/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 16 Ledgestone Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful activities. 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 (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 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 Delaware: c/o The Company Corporation, 2711 Centerville Road, Suite 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Articles of Org. filed at SSDE address: Division of Corporations, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal Street, Suite 4, Dover, DE 19901. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to 10440 Furnace Road, Suite 205, Lorton, VA 22079. Purpose: any lawful activity.


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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.

Notice of Public Hearing. Sand Lake Zoning Board of Appeals will hold the following Public Hearing at the Sand Lake Town Hall, located at 8428 Miller Hill Rd., (NY66) Sand Lake, NY 12153, where all interested parties will be heard, July 19, 2012 at 7:00 PM. Pursuant to the application of Tim Hanifin for an Area Variance to construct a single family home according to ARTICLE XV111 & Schedule A (deficient front yard set back), located at 109 Gundrum Point Road Averill Park NY 12018. Zone RR-2, Acres 0.25+-, Road Frontage 75 ft.+-, and Phyllis Lance, for an Area Variance for a sub-division according to ARTCLE XVIII 25079 B(3) (deficient road frontage), located at 3649 NY Route 150, East Greenbush NY 12061. Zone A-1, Acres 43.14+-. Lot #1 having 150’ of road frontage and Lot #1A having 102.66’ of road frontage, by order of Monica Hardy, Secretary ZBA.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF SHEPARD’S PROPERTY SERVICES, L.L.C. Formation and Articles of Incorporation filed with the Secretary of State on 5/25/12. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address office address within this state to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against it served is 159 Taborton Road, Averill Park, New York, 12018. The Purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity.

NOTICE OF FORMATION. The name of the limited liability company is B-RADS BISTRO & CATERING LLC. The date of filing of the articles or the organization with the Secretary of State was May 14, 2012. The county in New York in which the office of the company is located is Rensselaer. The Secretary of State has been designated as agent of the company upon whom process may be served, and the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the company served upon him or her to B-Rads Bistro, 1812 Park Blvd., Troy, NY 12180.The business purpose of the company is to engage in any and all business activity permitted under the laws of the State of New York.

NOTICE TO BIDDER PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York, is accepting quotes for a storage shed as protection for an electrical panel and a concrete slab on which the shed will be attached for the Village's Pump House located at Richards Drive, Nassau, NY. Contractors do not have to quote on both items. Please submit quote( s) along with Certificate ofInsurance including liability and workman's compensation coverage by 12pm July 31, 2012. The specifications shall be available to any interested bidder at the office of the Village Clerk without charge during business hours and on line at in the "documents" section. The Board of Trustees reserve the right to reject any and all bids. BY ORDER OF THE VILLAGE OF NASSAU BOARD OF TRUSTEES ~ Heather Werner, Village Clerk/Treasurer




PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York, is accepting sealed bids for the electrical upgrade of the Village’s Pump House located at Richards Drive, Nassau, NY. Bids will be received at the office of the Village Clerk, at the Village Hall, 40 Malden Street, Nassau, New York 12123 until 12:00PM on July 31, 2012 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be submitted in sealed envelopes at the above office by personal delivery or certified mail, return receipt requested and shall bear on the face thereof the name and address of the bidder, together with the words “ELECTRICAL UPGRADE – PUMP HOUSE” The specifications shall be available to any interested bidder at the office of the Village Clerk without charge during business hours and on line at in the “documents” section. The Board of Trustees reserve the right to reject any and all bids. A Non-Collusive Bidding Certificate must accompany every bid. No bid received may be withdrawn by any bidder for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of the bid opening. BY ORDER OF THE VILLAGE OF NASSAU BOARD OF TRUSTEES ~ Heather Werner Village Clerk/Treasurer

PUBLIC NOTICE Village of East Nassau INVITATION FOR BIDS Village Road Maintenance & Snow Plowing PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Village of East Nassau is now accepting bids for year-round road maintenance for all Village roads including snow and ice removal. Alternate bids will be accepted for seasonal road maintenance including snow and ice removal, road maintenance only or just snow and ice removal. Bid specifications and bid forms are available on the Village website ( or by contacting the Village Clerk at (518) 794-0289. A contract of two years will be awarded to the successful bidder. All bids must sealed and be received by the Village Clerk on or before 5:00 p.m. on August 7, 2012. Sealed bids will be accepted by mail addressed to the Village Clerk at PO Box 268, East Nassau, NY 12062 or delivered by hand to the Village Clerk by appointment. Bids will be opened on August 8, 2012, at 6:45 p.m. at the Village offices located at the Hoags Corners Ambulance Building, on Town Garage Road, in Hoags Corners, Village of East Nassau. By Order of the Board of Trustees of the Village of East Nassau Diane Maguire, Village Clerk,

Lic’d provider has FT/ PT openings in Sept. Lots of educational activities, arts, music & outdoor play, ages 2 & up. East Greenbush. 477-1462

BRYAN ROSE IS THE NEWEST GRADUATE OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY Northern Kentucky University is throwing our “Norse up” in honor of Bryan Rose, who graduated this spring with their undergraduate degree! Bryan, from Rensselaer, studied hard majoring in Business Informatics, while representing the best of NKU along the way.

ALL-YEAR ROUND RECYCLING OPPORTUNITIES WITH ZION’S UCC The following items can be left outside or inside the door of the church office (the wing of the sanctuary building) or in the narthex throughout the year. Cell phones, Ink jet cartridges, DVD’s, Portable DVD players, Laptop computers, MP3 Players, XBoxes, Sony Playstations, Wii, Digital cameras and Digital video cameras, Digital photo frames, Portable navigation and GPS devices. All manufacturers and models are accepted, working or not. We also recycle some items directly to Staples in East Greenbush. We also encourage recycling of used computers, printers and monitors to eLot Recycling, Inc., 8000 Main Street, Troy. or 266-0135 We invite you to donate or purchase during our Taborton Festival on Saturday, August 4th, 2012, 10 am- 10 pm. We have new or used items at Taborton’s Treasures, the Auction, and the Children’s Toys, Games and Furniture. All of the proceeds from these events support the church’s ministries in the community and region. Donated items can be left at the double doors under the red roof of the Pavilion for the August Festival. Year-round we receive the following items for recycling in the Blue Box next to the front door of the Church Hall: clothing, belts, blankets, drapery, hats, hand bags, paired shoes, sheets, sneakers, towels, and stuffed animals. These items are recycled among persons in need by American Clothing, a company based in Glen Falls, NY. Any questions, comments and new suggestions, please contact Pastor Bob Loesch 674-8204 iPhone Worship services- Sunday, 10 a.m. All are welcome Zion’s United Church of Christ is located at 741 Taborton Road, Sand Lake, NY 12153


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WANTED $$cash$$ for cars and trucks.. Quick service. Dead or alive. No titles needed. Comp. rates. 24/7. 506-3366 y

VENDORS WANTED Wanted: vendors for Sportsman’s Show, Oct. 20, at Averill Park Fire Dept. Call for details. 674-5621 Fundraiser hosted by Averill Park

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE IN PETERSBURG The Petersburg Methodist Church located on 12 Head of Lane in Petersburg will be holding a Rummage and Bake Sale on Saturday, July 21st starting a t 8AM till 3PM. Homemade Soup, Chili, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Coffee, Soda and Desserts will be on sale all day. For more information, call 283-5397.

AREA STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM CORNELL UNIV. Cornell University is pleased to announce the following students graduated with the Class of 2012 during Commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, N.Y., on May 27, 2012: Daniel Jossman of Castleton, graduated with an Artium Baccalarius degree in Psychology. Eric Swidler of Rensselaer, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Science. Margot Kopache of Sand Lake, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. Peter Bonelli of Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. Stanislav Dorokhov of Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science and Engr. Mallory Ryan of Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. Jenna Frazee of Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. Olivia Prout of Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication. Matthew Trzcinski of Troy, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. Timothy Bromm of Valley Falls, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Design & Environmental Analy.

COOKS WANTED Benefits for FULL TIME After 6 months Great Work Environment!

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Laborer for framing crew. Transp. a must. Exp. preferred. 366-2176

Needed conscientious person with strong work ethic to do manual labor. Property maintenance East Greenbush Tech Park, Mannix Rd. East Greenbush. Full time position Mon-Fri. 8am-4:30pm. Outside/inside. Varied duties such as mowing, minor repairs, building upkeep, snow removal, Etc. Call 518-452-0095

Line cook, F/T, experience only. P/Tdishwasher. 518-674-3040

HELP WANTED ATTENTION: Water Tech. & Customer Service positions: Training provided. Must be a HS Grad Starting $535 wk. Benefits & bonuses. 899-6519 H2o Solutions Increase your income with AVON only $10. Call Marci 518- 209-3998. Construction help, self motivated individual with reliable transportation, smoke free work environment. 5 years min. exp. in residential home construction. Fax resume. 674-0499. Salary negotiable with experience. Executive Woods Childcare off Everett Rd . Albany. P/T cook, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Mon.-Fri., w/ possibility of extra hrs. 459-7156

Live in PCA or HHA positions avail. 2 - 5 days per week. 11pm to 7am shifts also avail. Call Concepts of Health Care @ 8852020 Meat Cutters: Shopping for a new Career? Sign On Bonus Offered. Come join Hannaford team. Endless Opportunities to grow. Competitive Salary scales! Benefits, 401K. Must have exp. as meat cutter in grocery retail. Strong skills In proper cutting techniques. Apply send resume: Stephen Crochley: 970 Route 9, Schodack Landing, NY 12156, Fax 518-7667036; EOE

Painter and carpenter laborers wanted. No smokers. Call Amanda 813-3450 Town of Poestenkill- Part time water asst. position. Field work, fire hydrant/water maintenance. $12/hr. Personal transportation. Go to: or call 283-5100 ext. 102 for details. Organist or pianist. Sunday morning worship . Zion’s United Church of Christ, Sand Lake. 6748204

Exp.PTcook/cashier. Sunoco-On The-Go. 674-5574. Apply within3305 Rt. 43, Averill Park. F/T teachers assistants. Preschool and infant. 9:30-5:30, Monday-Friday. Resumes:

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AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR MILLER’S AUTOMOTIVE, Averill Park (518)674-5222 Autos Wanted: Cash paid. Junk cars/trucks/vans. Free towing. No title needed. Fast, same day serv. John (518) 370-6166 or 768-3009


BOOKKEEPING & PAYROLL Travel to your location, Siena Graduate, 20 yrs exp. 441-2210 BOOKKEEPING Monthly/quarterly, your office or ours. All tax services. Experienced! 283-1818.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will hold a Board of Director’s Meeting on Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at 7PM in the Education Room of their offices located at 61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180. Phone 272-4210.

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CHIMNEY CLEANING Chimney cleaning & repairs, wood stoves installed. Insured, 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 & REMOVALS House, garage, barn, yard. Lot clearing, lt. demolition. 283-2331 CLEANOUTS / JUNK REMOVAL Attics, basements, garages, demo, barn, sheds, pools, etc. Yard cleanups. 339-3369 COMPUTER REPAIR Cash for your used laptops. Dell, Toshiba, Sony, Asus, and Acer (518) 326-0140 COMPUTER REPAIR Reboot Computers. We fix PC & Macs. Low rates. (518) 326-0140 COMPUTER SERVICES Nassau Computer Repairs, Free diagnostics 931-0035 DEBRIS REMOVAL Attics/ B’ment / Garage, Cons. cleanup. We take it all! 727-4068 DECKS/PRESSURE WASHING keep your home and your deck clean. town or country. local cell. 618-8051 DISC JOCKEY SERVICES DJ music for all occasions, all computerized, with reasonable rates, starting from $250. Call today (518) 465-9458 or 9560816 DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $299(Incl. poor person app) Separation agreements avai. 2740380

DOG TRAINING In-Home. Day & evening appts. Avail. 7 days per week. 326-0553

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

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

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

ELECTRICAL E. I. B. Electric, lic. & ins., 30 yrs exp, res./comm. 279-3853 Appliances going HAYWIRE? REWIRE

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

ELECTRICAL WORK Installations & repairs. Quality work, reas. rates. Steve 364-7231 ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Full lic. & ins. 25yrs exp., res./comm. 274-5100

House Pressure Washing Safe, no harsh chemicals. Carpet Cleaning Deep steam cleaning, pet odor, stain removal ... you’ll love your carpets! Free estimates. Insured. Senior Discount. 372-1664 or

FIREWOOD Mixed hardwood cut, split &. delivered. $170/cord. 265-4915

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

FIREWOOD Order now. Cut, split & delivered. all hardwood $170/cord. 658-2303

HOUSECLEANING One of me. Free quote. 409-0822

FIREWOOD All hardwood, cut, split, $180/cord Face cords avail. (518) 279-1401 FIREWOOD Cut, split & deliv. $175/ full cd, $250 cord & 1/2. 658-2089. Local FIREWOOD Order early and save. Green. Cut, split. Log length. All hardwood. 514-8898 or 766-6059 GUTTERS Empire Seamless Gutters (518) 732-2761, 577-8311 HANDYMAN , REMODELING and Carpentry services. Experienced. Careful attention to detail. Insured. Guaranteed int/ext. work. Call Ernie Mumford 669-4530 HANDYMAN Carpentry, masonry, landscape, paint, repairs, pressure wash, window clean, ins. free est 7642679 HANDYMAN Painting, plumbing, electrical and more. (518) 674-2908, 229-6811 HANDYMAN Remodel,carpentry,masonry,deck porches, int/ext. paint, fences, door/window, gutter, all repairs, free est. c 669-0814, 271-9161 HANDYMAN REPAIR 30 years experience. Kitchens, baths, carpentry, roofing, plumbing, electrical, etc. 5261604 HANDYMAN/ REPAIR 20 years experience. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc. 766-9346

JUNK CARS We pay top dollars for all junk cars, trucks, vans, etc. Call (518) 322-0654 JUNK CARS Fast cash. we buy junk cars/scrap Same day service. 285-1146 Dan JUNK CARS WANTED $200 to $500 cash for Junk cars vans,trucks,motorcycles.365-3368 LANDSCAPE SPRING-INTO-SUMMER!!! Total yard cleanup; removal of yard debris; garage clean outs and junk removal. Free est. with an honest handshake. CALL CHUCK (518) 308-7842 Landscaping D.J.M. Comm/Res. Lic., & Ins. clean-ups,mowing, fert. 858-6514 LAWN CARE Affordable, lawn mowing, hedge trimming, clean-up, mulching. Call Jeff at (518)461-5902 LAWNMOWER REPAIR Most brands, used machines also, pickup & delivered. Mike Horowitz (518) 477-8378 Masonry Repair Specialist Foundations, chimneys, retaining walls, walkways & patios. We are fully lic’d & insured with excellent refs. Backed by 15 years of exp. Free estimates. Please call Aaron 518-221-9782 MULCH & TOPSOIL Premium quality. Pick up or delivered. 465-0437 or 365-5969 MULCH, STONE, TOPSOIL Spreading available Free delivery Property improvements. 339-3369


SERVICES ODD JOBS Mowing, shopping, cleaning, Dr. appts. etc. Rebecca 428-7778 PAINTING AA Season’s Best Painting Svc. 18yrs exp.Member of BBB. Insurance & refs. 424-0078 PAINTING- INT. / EXTERIOR Summer Special Prices. Exp., fully insured. Free estimates 491-8090 PHOTOGRAPHY Aerial photos $250, wedding photos $1000. 495-7983 PLUMBING & HEATING Repair, installs, service, licensed experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service 518 283-2331 POOL RENOVATIONS Liner changes, repairs, concrete work, pumps & filters. Plumbing work 268-9764 PRESSURE WASH/PAINTING Custom painting, deck refinish, cedar & alum. siding. Keep your home clean. Town or country, local cell 618-8051. Free estimates. PROF. HOUSE WASHING We power wash with hot water and algae /mold detergent for a super clean house. 518-785-0096 Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners Sales/ service. New and reconditioned, free UPS pickup. 877-265-8367 Toll free. ROOF REPAIR No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325 ROOFING A&J Roofing, shingles, slate, rubber. Fully insured. Free est. (518)283-9094 ROOFING Roofing, siding, carpentry. Jim Nichols (518) 733-9022 ROOFING/SIDING Roofin,g all types. Vinyl siding (518) 465-7492 ROTO -TILLING Will till gardens, flower beds, etc. 283-0197 SEALCOATING Driveway sealcoating, top qualtiy products. Free est. 772-5514 SEPTIC CLEANING Sand Lake Septic. Tanks cleaned, repair, new installation 674-3000

STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332 STUMP ‘N GRIND Prof. stump grinding srvc. Insured. Best choice. 877-8033/ 301-5712 SURVEYING Richard Scott, Land Surveyor FREE! online, paperless quotes! (518) 283-6073 TOPSOIL Screened fertile soil delivered. competitive prices. You won’t find better. Call (518) 368-1002 TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444

TREE REMOVAL Free estimates & Ins. Stump removal & pruning. Sean 4914206 TREE SERVICE DJ Tree Service, 23 yrs. exp. Free est. Stump removal, ins. 427-1590

TREE SERVICE/ Stump Remoal Removal & trimming. Exp., Free est.& insured 766-9346/ 275-3061 TREE, SHRUB, LAWN Stump removal, crane and bucket truck. Chipping, pruning. 3393369 TUTORING College math major can tutor your child on summer math homework. 210-5900 WE BUY HOUSES We are not realtors. 689-6400 WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential/commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331 Wells-Plumbing-Electrical Pipes, wires, pumps my forte. 25+ exper. 24/7 response 674-8480 WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured, commercial/ residential 40 year family exp. 766-4975

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


SEWING MACHINE REPAIR Household/industrial, all makes, tune-ups,parts, supplies 674-8491 SIDING Windows, doors, repairs, 25 yrs, deal direct, ins., refs. 732-4557



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The following local residents are among the 1,791 students who earned undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates of advanced study as members of the Class of 2012 at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY: Season Browe of Averill Park, received a Master of Science in Education. Laura O’Sullivan of Averill Park, received a Bachelor of Arts. Katelyn Klobus of Averill Park, received a Master of Science in Education. Eric Binder of Castleton, received a Bachelor of Science. Ashley Carkner of Castleton on Hudson, received a Bachelor of Science. Nicholas Purificato of Castleton on Hudson, received a Bachelor of Science. Rebecca Hewitt of Castleton, received a Master of Science in Education. Andrea Tonkin of Castleton, received a Master of Science in Education. Kaitlyn Driggs of Castleton, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Kaitlyn Driggs of Castleton, received a Master of Business Administration. Clarise Darcy of Eagle Bridge, received a Master of Science in Education. Sabrina Hulett of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Amanda Czech of East Greenbush, received a Bachelor of Science. Nicole Rose of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Kayla Murdie of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Kelly O’Leary of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Christopher Casey of East Greenbush, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Christine Barry of East Greenbush, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Ryan Szalkowski of East Greenbush, received a Bachelor of Arts. Justin Mulvey of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Nina Lawrence of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Katie George of East Greenbush, received a Bachelor of Arts. Felicity Cashman of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Amanda Reehl of East Greenbush, received a Bachelor of Arts. Daniel Farley of East Greenbush, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Alyssa Cardinal of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Elaine Morris of East Greenbush, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Joseph Mancino of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science. Katelyn Loughman of East Greenbush, received a Bachelor of Arts. Andrea Quattrocchi of East Greenbush, received a Master of Science in Education. Elisa Wright of East Schodack, received a Bachelor of Arts. Katie Danbury of Grafton, received a Master of Science in Education. Leslie Surdam of Hoosick, received a Master of Science in Education. Stefanie Monahan of Hoosick Falls, received a Master of Science in Education. Kevin Gannon of Johnsonville, received a Bachelor of Arts. Chelsea Akin of Johnsonville, received a Master of Science in Education. Monica St. Gelais of Johnsonville, received a Master of Science in Education. Thomas Legacy of Melrose, received a Bachelor of Science. Rebecca Chapman of Nassau, received a Master of Science in Education. Jennifer Colligan of Nassau, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Melissa Inzero of Nassau, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Joseph Mazzone, Jr. of Nassau, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. James Derby of Nassau, received a Master of Science in Education. Patrick Haggerty of Nassau, received a Master of Science in Education. Max Oswald of Nassau, received a Bachelor of Science. Jennifer DiIorio of Nassau, received a Master of Science in Education. Noelle Lak of Nassau, received a Bachelor of Science. MacKenzie Burke of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Arts. Shealene George of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Science. Katherine Saulpaugh of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Arts. Jalinda Soto of Rensselaer, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Lauren Ferguson of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Colleen Reynolds of Rensselaer, received a Master of Business Administration. Lauren Melewski of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Science. Lauryn Johnson of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. David Bowen of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Arts. Erica Nadler of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Patricia Scoons of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Zachary Crain of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Science. Mark Benson of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Kayla Williams of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Science. Kara Sheldon of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Arts. Kathleen Smith of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Anthony DiNuzzo of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science. Ashlee Kronau of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Denise Chisholm of Rensselaer, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Denise Chisholm of Rensselaer, received a Master of Business Administration. Kristin Cobb of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Science. Ryan Moloney of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Elizabeth Mullin of Rensselaer, received a Bachelor of Arts. Brooke DeSantis of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Marina Walsh of Rensselaer, received a Master of Science in Education. Annie Delano of Schaghticoke, received a Bachelor of Arts. Joseph Charron of Schaghticoke, received a Master of Science. Michelle St. John of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Susan Fenimore of Troy, received a Master of Business Administration. Rianna Cometti of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Rebecca Wolfe of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Jonathan Hall of Troy, received a Master of Arts. Laura Hickey of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Rachael Mann of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Heather Clark of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Stephanie Coppa of Troy, received a Master of Science


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Free Estimates • Fully Insured • 25 Years Experience in Education. Kacie Quinn of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Alicia Dolly of Troy, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Alicia Dolly of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Christopher MacLasco of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Samantha Rosen of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Brent Vaughan of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Nicholas Martuscello of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Alexandra Wickham of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Kaela McLaughlin of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. John Gezzo of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Alison McGrath of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Molly McGrath of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Marissa Kilkenny of Troy, received a Bachelor of Arts. Eleanor Christie of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Lauren Davis of Troy, received a Bachelor of Arts. Nicole Mitchell of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Rachel Helinski of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Sean O’Keefe of Troy, received a Master of Science. Alicia Lewis of Troy, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Erin Day of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Kiley Costello of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Claire Del Vecchio of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Barry Benner of Troy, received a Master of Science. Ashley Shaw of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Stacey Smolinski of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Stephen Struss of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Thomas Bennett of Troy, received a Bachelor of Arts. Samantha Loiselle of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Emily Mahoney of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Shannon Saiid of Troy, received a Bachelor of Arts. Patricia Oleaga of Troy, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Nicole Heim of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Matthew Maes of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Madeline White of Troy, received a Bachelor of Arts. Heather Cacciotti of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Amanda Zareski of Troy, received a Bachelor of Science. Allison Griffin of Troy, received a Bachelor of Arts. Erika Pfitz of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Marlena Diaz of Troy, received a Master of Arts. Colleen Crowley of Troy, received a Master of Business Administration. Daniel Hepp of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Molly Michaels of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Holly Kingstrom of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Peter Allen of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Christopher Colbert of Troy, received a Master of Science in Education. Roy Plummer of Troy, received a Master of Business Administration. Jenna Davey of Troy, received a Bachelor of Arts. Kristin Qua of Valley Falls, received a Bachelor of Science. Cassondra Chapko of Valley Falls, received a Bachelor of Science. Pilar Dexter of West Sand Lake, received a Master of Science in Education. Hanti Liu of Wynantskill, received a Bachelor of Science. Katie O’Bryan of Wynantskill, received a Bachelor of Science. Tiffany Dzembo of Wynantskill, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Kaitlin Dowd of Wynantskill, received a Master of Science in Education. Michele Rose of Wynantskill, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Kristen Kruczlnicki of Wynantskill, received a Master of Science in Education. Kevin McKenna of Wynantskill, received a Bachelor of Science. Craig Wilson of Wynantskill, received a Master of Science in Education. Elizabeth Vielkind of Wynantskill, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Elizabeth Vielkind of Wynantskill, received a Master of Science in Education. Daniel Garab of Wynantskill, received a Certificate of Advanced Study. Amanda Martucci of Wynantskill, received a Bachelor of Arts.

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- Awesome guy! Jack is a Jack Russell Mix and loves everyone! Jack is approx. 2-3 yrs old, neutered and current with all vaccines. He is a playful guy and loves all other creatures both big and small - he also enjoys playing by himself with a stuffed toy. He will run and toss it in the air and make you laugh! Jack is a great guy who is looking for a home where he can spend his days playing and napping! If you would like to meet Jack to possibly adopt him, Contact : d o d d t o t @ a o l . c o m or 518-393-0755



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FUN FRIDAYS FOR CURIOUS KIDS at the RENSS. CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) presents a new program for children ages 7 – 10. Fun Fridays for Curious Kids features hands-on activities, games and much more. Each Fun Friday has a different theme. Each day runs from 9am – 4pm with before and after-care area available. All programs take place at RCHS located at 57 Second Street, Troy. • Smoke & Cinders – Troy’s Great Fire - Friday, July 13 150 years ago, Troy experiences a massive fire that burned over 600 buildings. How did the fire start and how did people respond? What tools were used to fight the fire? Help us with a bucket brigade and more! • Where Am I On My Family Tree? - Friday, July 20 Ever wonder where your family came from or who your ancestors are? We’ll create a family tree, look at old documents and photos and learn how to discover more about your family’s past. • Museum Sneak Peak - Friday, August 3 What goes on at a museum? Where do they keep all the artifacts? How does an exhibit get made? Why can’t we go behind the door? All these questions and more will be answered. Registration deadline is one week prior to program. To register or for more information, call 518-272-7232 x12 or email Ilene Frank at

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• Tuesday, July 31, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm - $5.00 per family Looking for something different to amuse the kids on a summer evening? We’ve got just the thing. Oakwood’s gravestones reveal clues to a person’s age, gender, occupation, military service etc. Join Rens. County Historian Kathy Sheehan for a 1 hour scavenger hunt as we search a limited area of the cemetery. Clues will be given to all. Children as young as 3 will be able to identify animals, crosses, swords, even chairs! Wear sturdy shoes. This promises to be a fun and educational evening for the whole family! Call 1-800-556-6273 to register. Meet at the Earl Chapel. A Friends of Oakwood Cemetery event. New members are always welcome: 272-7520 or oakwood

DANCING AT THE LIBARY Disney Dreams for children ages 6+ will be held on Wednesday, July 18th, from 6:30 to 7:30PM. Let’s Dance to songs from Disney’s The Lion King and The Princess & the Frog (Children under 6 may still attend with an adult). To be held at the Troy Public Library Main Branch at 100 2nd Street in Troy. To register, visit us online at or call 274-7071.

Two beautiful male kittens, 1 light grey, 1 dark tiger striped, 9 wks. old. Healthy, playful, active. To good homes only.First shots. Call 7320292, 9-5, or 928-2703 evs./wknds.

MOMS CLUB GREENBUSH/ CAPITAL DISTRICT GENERAL MEETING Are you a stay-at-home mom looking to meet new friends and get some socialization for you and your child(ren)? Come check out your local MOMS Club Chapter, a group of moms who get together to share the journey of motherhood by hosting play dates, field trips, a monthly moms-only night out, monthly breakfast-book club, and so much more! We also conduct multiple community service projects, right here in our area! We are a non-profit, local group, who are always looking for new friends! Join us at our next Monthly Meeting on Friday, July 27th, at 9:30AM at the East Greenbush Town Park. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about our Chapter and meet new friends! Find out more information on our website at www. momsclub or by emailing us at momsclubgreenbush@

The public is invited to an Anniversary and Memorial service at the site of the Dutch Church and cemetery. The service will be held on Sunday, July 15, at 2:00 pm at the intersection of county highways 42 and 41(Dutch Church Road) with Bly Hollow Road and Miller Road in the Town of Berlin, NY. The service will be led by Rev. Dr. Robert Loesch, Pastor of Zion’s United Church of Christ of Taborton of Sand Lake. For many years, the pastor of the Taborton Church also provided services at the Dutch Church, five miles apart. Both churches were first affiliated with the Evangelical and Reformed Church. They later became member churches of United Church of Christ, a national merger in 1957 of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Congregational Christian Churches. Although popularly called the Dutch Church, it was a misinterpretation of the word “Deutsch” meaning German. The church was founded in 1862 by immigrant families from the town of Dalherda in Bavaria, Germany. This summer marks the 150th Anniversrary of that year. The first sanctuary building burned down and was rebuilt to duplicate the original structure. This second sanctuary was completely destroyed by a suspicious fire in 1982. The few remaining church members decided not to rebuild again. This year marks the 30th anniversary of that final end of the congregation. The memorial service will celebrate all of the members of the Dutch Church during its one hundred and twenty years of activity, especially those whose bodies are interred in the church cemetery. From the Sand Lake side, one can drive about eight miles up Taborton Road (county highway 42) from the intersecion of Routes 43 and 66 at the traffic lights adjacent to Cumberland Farms/Gulf. For further information or directions, contact: Rev. Dr. Robert Loesch, 518-674-8204 or

ICE CREAM SOCIAL Rensselaer County ’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton will be having an ice cream social, sponsored by MVP Healthcare, on Wednesday, July 25, following lunch at 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required for our nutritious lunch at noon with a suggested contribution of $2.50. All Rensselaer County seniors welcome. To make your reservations, please call 279-3485.

FAMILY FUN DAY AT HOPE UMC Hope UMC will host its second annual free Family Fun Day on Sunday, July 15, from 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The day is focused on family activities and will feature a bouncy bounce, pony rides, family games, food, music, face painting, petting zoo, and prizes. Everyone is welcome and all activities and food are free! Rain or shine - come and have a great day. The worship center is located at the corner of Garfield Road and Route 2 in Eagle Mills (Town of Brunswick). For information, call 279-1403 or the website is


2 Family Garage Sale Sat. 7/14 & Sun. 7/15 8am-3:30. 97 & 99 Rockrose Dr., E. Greenbush (behind Price Chopper, Columbia Plaza). Infant’s toys & clothes, golf clubs, electronics, vintage jewelry, kitchenware, home decor & furniture. 349 Pinewoods Ave, Troy. July 14, 9-3. Moving- all must go! Furniture, exercise equipment, records, quilting fabric, much more.

1890 front door 32”x79 3/4”, plus storm door 32 1/2”x 81” w/ screen inset, original crank doorbell and orginal key. $250. 766-9037 2005 Sundowner Sunlite 727 horse trailer. 3 horse - Slant with ramp. B&W Hitch, B & W Hitch extender. 102” wide. Hardly used, in very good condition. Bought NEW $28,920 asking $15,499. obo. Call 884-9775 Hay for sale. 1st cutting from the farm, small quanities ok 663-5257

Hay. Top quality. Reasonable price. Call 233-1479, evenings for details.

Poestenkill multi family yard sale. 7/14-15, 9-4. 711 Snyders Corners Rd. Furniture for every room, misc. hsehold items, games, toys.

Variety of Construction equipment. Backhoe, tractor trailer, dump truck, lowboy trailer, service truck & more. Business closing. 459-1292

Estate sale. July 20-22, 8-3. 14 Charles St. Waterford. House is full of lots of antiques and collectibles including 1920’s stepped back covered 5 1/2 x 9’, linens, jewelry, vintage floor and table lamps, Hoosier, Cushman, milk and other bottles, pressed and cut glass, figurines, kitchen items, tools, oak, maple,Stewart oak cast iron stove, 1950’s outdoor furniture, Hot Wheels, and other toys, 1976 Suzuki GT 750 motorcycle, 1980 Toyota Celica GT. Too much to list. No early birds, cash only. Friday & Saturday 8am-4pm; 22 Forest Road. Burden Lake area. Old & brand new items. July 13, 9-2 July 14 & 15 9-1. 45 Albany Place East Greenbush. Lots of variety Sat 7/14, 9-3. 10 Checkerberry Lane, Troy,off Pinewoods - at end of street. Headboard, sink & more

NOVENA ST. JUDE’S NOVENA May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray for us, St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us St. Jude, help of the hopeless, pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day. By the 8th day, your prayer will be answered. Say it for 9 days. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude. D.F.

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Moving sale. July 14-15, 9-3. 1219 First St. Rensselaer.


AVOID ENGINE FAILURE! Call us to see if it’s time for a new timing belt

Special Prices for Summer Detailing • FREE Diagnostics • Exhaust Systems • Replacement or Rebuilt Transmissions & Engines WE WILL BEAT ANY COMPETITOR’S PRICE!

MEETING DATES FOR THE VILLAGE OF NASSAU The following dates have been established for the Village of Nassau Board of Trustees Meetings. All Meeting will be held at the Village Municipal Building, 40 Malden Street, Nassau, NY at 7PM starting in June 2012. Regular Meetings: August 15th, September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, December 12th; 2013: January 11th, February 8th and March 14th. The Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals met as needed at 7PM at the Village Municipal Building. The Beautification Committee meets every third Wednesday, 7PM, at the Village Municipal Building from April through October. New members are always welcome.

NEW LIFE CLOTHES New Life Clothes, located at 292 Hays Road in East Greenbush has gently used quality Spring and Summer clothes in Men’s, Women’s and Children’s sizes. Stop in during our distribution hours Wednesday 5:00-6:30 and Saturday 10-Noon. Donations of quality clothing accepted during hours of operation.

729-2263 • 56 Old Miller Rd, East Greenbush AUTOS FOR SALE Cars on consignment, call for details. We buy cars. 286-3350


ST. HENRY’S FALL SHOPPING TRIP St. Henry’s Church is sponsoring a Fall shopping trip - “open to the public”. The trip is an overnight trip to Reading, PA on Sunday, October 7th and 8th to shop at the American Candle, JCP Outlet and Vanity Fair Outlets. Bus fare and dinner (gratuities

Boy Scout Troop 529 will hold a Car Wash Fundraiser on Saturday, July 14th, at the Defreestville Fire Department, 480 North Greenbush Road, Defreestville, from 11AM until 5PM for a cost of $5. All funds from this event will go to support the Troop’s Camping and Outing Program. included), and hotel accommodations cost $121 or $123 (depending on meal choice). For reservations, please contact Theresa at 674-3931.

BENEFIT CAR CRUISE Tobacco Road Street Rods is sponsoring a benefit car cruise at Shag-A-Val Restaurant on RT 40 in Schaghticoke. All proceeds will benefit the Hoosic Valley Bus Drivers Christmas Fund for local need children. No Rain Dates - Time: 6 pm till dark. Dates: July 13th - Marty Wendall’s Rock-a Billy Band will perform (if it rains will be on July 27th); July 27th; August 10th; August 24th. All Hot Rods, Classics, Customs, Antiques, Motorcycles and more welcome. Food and drink will be available.

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.



• Thursday, July 19, from 6pm-8pm $12.00 pp Are you one of those people who’s been desperately trying to get to a tour of Oakwood but your weekend mornings are always super-busy? Well here’s your opportunity, so don’t miss it! Take an early evening stroll with Oakwood volunteer, Claire Steiner, and discover the history and beauty of this 1840’s rural cemetery. Look inside the spectacular Earl Chapel, then walk among the beautiful monuments for Civil War generals, lawmakers, educators and the founding fathers of the Troy area. See the final resting place of Uncle Sam, as well as lovely ponds, waterfalls, and a spectacular panoramic view of the Hudson River Valley at sunset. Call 1-800-556-6273 to register. Meet at the chapel. This walking tour is held in support of Oakwood, a non-profit, non-sectarian cemetery, by the Friends of Oakwood Cemetery. New members are always welcome: 272-7520 or

A Bus Trip has been scheduled for July 29th to help support the ALS Association. The cost of the Trip is $35pp. Pick up bus at Brunswick Walmart at 7am and Leave Boston from the Aquarium at 7pm. Save your spot, call 271-8983. Proceeds go to ALS Association.

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~ SWEET ~ The family of the late Judd Sweet would like to thank everyone for their acts of kindness, donations, cards, food, etc. during this time of great tragedy & loss. Our lives will never be the same without him.

Mr. & Mrs. Robert T. Johnson of Castleton on the Hudson & Mr. & Mrs. Robert Chapin of Earlville, NY would like to announce the engagement of Emily O’Neil Johnson & Brian Joseph Chapin. Brian is a graduate of Otselic Valley High School & Albany College of Pharmacy. He is currently employed by Kinney Drugs in Northern Vermont. Emily is an X-ray technologist, certified in mammography & cat scan for Albany Medical Center. A September 2012 wedding is planned.

UPCOMING SUMMER MUSIC SERIES AT EAST GREENBUSH LIBRARY The East Greenbush Library will host three free concerts at the library this summer. The series features some fun and lively entertainment for all ages. • Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade Trio Wednesday, July 18 at 7:00 p.m. - Skip Parsons’ Clarinet Marmalade is a condensed trio version of Skip’s 7-piece Riverboat Jazz Band, which has played on the local and international level since 1956. Their repertoire includes Spirituals, the Blues, Creole tunes, songs of the gay nineties, original creations of the early jazz pioneers and more. • Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers - Wednesday, August 1 at 7:00 p.m. - Greg Speck and his fabulous band mix pop tunes, Zydeco standards, and original material into a musical gumbo to feed anyone’s appetite. Their unique interpretations reflect influences from the Zydeco world of CJ Chenier, Terrence Simeon, Buckwheat Zydeco and many others. Please call the library at 477-7476 to reserve your seats. The library is located at 10 Community Way, off Michaels Road from Rte. 151 in East Greenbush, New York. Check our website for more programming and directions at


CHURCH OF THE COVENANT WELCOMES THE COMMUNITY TO WORSHIP! SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE—9:30 a.m. worship during July will be at Church of the Covenant with friends from Salem United Methodist Church joining us. 9:30 a.m. worship during August will be at Salem United Methodist Church in West Sand Lake with COC folks expected to attend. • Sunday, July 15 - 9:30 a.m. Worship. Professional child care provided. Please Note Summer Office Hours: Church Office hours 8:30 am - 1:30 pm, Wednesday 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:

Benjamin J. Tidd has been placed on the Watson School Dean’s Honors List for the Spring 2012 semester at Binghamton University. Benjamin was also inducted on April 18th of this year into the Binghamton Chapter of Alpha Pi Mu, the Industrial Engineering Honor Society. He will be a Senior at Binghamton this fall and is a 2009 graduate of Columbia High School.

HIGH STAKES TEXAS HOLD’EM Chandler Yo u n g VFW on RT 20 and Lyons Lake Road in Nassau will hold a High Stakes Texas Hold’em on Saturday, July 14th. Doors open at 1PM and play begins at 2PM. 30,000 in chips, 235 in prize pool. Call for reservations, Claudia at 423-5957 or Tim 821-2297.

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LUCKY FRIDAY THE 13th at BRUNSWICK ELKS #2556 The Brunswick Elks #2556 located at 665 Brunswick Road (RT 2), Troy presents Lucky Friday the 13th in the Pavilion with 3 Wheel Drive on July 13th from 6PM to 9PM. Donation of $5 to benefit Cerebral Palsy. Cash bar and kitchen.

SCHODACK TOWN PARK MUSIC SERIES The Schodack Town Park presents “Triskele - Traditional & Contemporary Irish Music” on Tuesday, July 17th, as part of their Music in the Park Summer Series. Free concert will be held from 6PM to 8PM. 477-7918.

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