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YULE LOG TRADITION AT THE DYKEN POND CENTER
Celebrate the outdoors this season by enjoying the annual Yule Log Event at the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center on Sunday, December 9. Beginning at 1:00 pm, the story of the Yule Log will be shared, followed by a search for the hidden Yule Log. Guests can then enjoy this informal day at the outdoor campfire or make holiday crafts for the season. There will also be a children’s scavenger hunt as well. People of all ages are encouraged to come out and don’t forget to bring your sleds! Hot chocolate and light snacks will be provided, and feel free to bring your own snacks to share. Contact the Center at 658-2055 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at www.dykenpond.org for a complete schedule of our winter events.
HEALING NIGHT RESCHEDULED
Sand Lake Center for the Arts is holding a fantastic talent show on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at 8pm. Acts have been selected from auditions held and this event promises to entertain, make us laugh and allow us to enjoy local talent. Enjoy magic, singing, jokes, dramatic monologues, musical performances and dance. Come and root for your favorite performer(s) and help them win cash prizes! Tickets are $10 adults and under 12 $5. Call 518-674-2007 or visit www.slca-ctp.org to make reservations. The SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park.
The HEALING NIGHT, at Sacred Heart Church, 310 Spring Ave., Troy, has been rescheduled to Monday, December 3, at 7 P.M. Main speaker is Diane Seaver, a dynamic and gifted speaker with a 40 year remarkable faith journey. The service consists of teaching, testimonies, healing prayer and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. For information, call 273-1708 or 271-6161.
Thank You! Thank you to the many Rensselaer County residents who supported my campaign for County Court Judge. Your support, and your votes, made all the diﬀerence.
NORTH GREENBUSH ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING PARTY
WORSHIP AT GILEAD’S LUTHERAN CHURCH
Come join us to turn on the Holiday Lights at the North Greenbush Town Hall Gazebo on Friday, December 7th, from 6:30 to 8:30PM. Fun for the whole family: Santa, caroling, crafts, snacks and more. Please bring non-perishable food items (to help families in need). Sponsored by North Greenbush Youth Department & North Greenbush Kiwanis Club.
Serving as your County Court Judge is an honor I will never forget and a responsibility I will never take lightly. Again, thank you for your support and the conﬁdence you have placed in me.
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BUS TRIP TO NYC
Benefit Bus Trip to NYC on Sunday, December 2nd ~ choice of Shopping OR Radio City Christmas Spectacular. • Bus price for shopping only is just $45 per person and includes driver tip and snacks. • Bus price for Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular is only $164 per person and includes driver tip and snacks. Orchestra seating. Upgrade for only $7 and receive popcorn and drinks. Reserve NOW! Call Denise at 271-8983. Bus will make 2 stops: Walmart in Troy at 7:45am and Walmart in E. Greenbsh at 8:15am. Proceeds will go the Hope 7 Food Pantry. *Please bring a canned food item to donate to the Food Pantry*, Donations are appreciated. Hope 7 Community Center is located at 596 Pawling Avenue in Troy.
Gilead’s Mission is to “Listen and follow Jesus to share the way”. Our building’s doors, and our congregation’s arms are open wide in welcome. Join us each Sunday at 11:00am as we worship Christ through Reconciliation, Scripture, and Communion. We are located in Brunswick, at the intersection of Routes 7 and 278. Children’s Bible Study is held every other Sunday. Contact the church office, 279-9270, or visit our website, www.Gilead2@ Verizon.net for more information.
CHRISTMAS ITEM, COOKIE & CANDY SALE
Melrose Methodist Church, RT 40, Melrose will hold a Christmas Item Sale (New and Used Decorations) and Homemade Cookie and Candy Sale on Saturday, December 1st, from 9AM to 4PM. The church will accept donations of new or used Christmas decorations. Come back and join us for Christmas Eve Service at 9PM.
CANCER FUNDRAISER WITH ELVIS
A fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held on Friday, November 30th, from 7 to 10PM at the Holiday Inn on Wolf Road in Albany. Featured will be Donny “Elvis” Romines; along with his entertainment, there will be raffles, 50/50 and a cash bar. Food will be available. Come and enjoy the evening. If you, or someone you know suffer from this dreaded disease, this would be an opportunity to help in some way. Tickets are $20 and available at the door. For information, call Helen at 745-7821. Doors open at 6PM.
Yoga is a stress reliever. It improves balance, flexibility and strength. When combined with light weights, where appropriate, it can be even more beneficial. It’s free, it’s fun and there is no obligation. Wear loose clothing and let’s stretch and relax! Classes are on Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 am, at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton; you may join at any time. It’s a mind and body rejuvenation. Yoga is something people of all ages and abilities can come together and do. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch after exercise, please contact the center at 279-3413.
BASEMENT ON FIRST STREET THRIFT SHOP
The Basement on First Street, a thrift shop located in St. John’s Church at 146 Liberty Street in Troy is open on Wed. and Sat., from 9 till noon. On Sat. the church has free coffee and bread for everyone. We are preparing for our Christmas celebration on Sat.,Dec. 1st. So keep that date in mind. We always have beautiful Christmas items that are all new to us. We have plenty of warm clothing and lots of coats. Our children’s room is overflowing with some very nice, gently used clothing. We offer a $4 bag special all the time and some very nice items in our boutique, just right for the working woman. There’s something for everyone; so come and browse our shop.
QUARTER MASTER SEAMAN TIMOTHY J. PETERSEN EARNS DISTINCTION
Quarter Master Seaman Timothy J. Petersen, son of Karl & Diane Petersen of Eagle Mills, NY, has earned distinction as Distinguished Military Graduate upon completion of Quartermaster ‘A’ School at Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit, Great Lakes, Illinois. He has received this special recognition because of his leadership abilities, outstanding military bearing and academic excellence. His dedication and devotion to the naval service are far above that of his fellow students. Students who achieve this status are awarded a special certificate in recognition of their academic and military excellence. The military decorum and academic achievement that Timothy has demonstrated throughout his assignment at Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit, Great Lakes, will be invaluable in the performance of his duties as a member of the United Sates Navy. Timothy is a 3rd generation Navy. Dad: K.H. Petersen CPO USN Ret. 25 years. Grandad: Andrew J. Packard PH2 USN (deceased) previously of DeFreestville, NY. WWII service in the Pacific Theator.
“WORLD WAR II PROGRAM” TO HONOR OUR VETERANS
Rensselaer County’s Troy Senior Center, 19 Third Street - On Pearl Harbor Day, Friday, December 7, at 10:00 a.m., we will present a performance of “Until It’s Over Over There.” Dressed as a World War II Army officer, local historian and entertainer Gary Ferris will host the program in the style of a live radio broadcast from the 1940’s. Plan on staying for the noon meal, veterans eat free, all others for a donation of $2.50.
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HIGHLIGHT ACTING TROUPE PRESENTS THE CHRISTMAS CAROL
The Highlight Acting Troupe will be presenting The Christmas Carol adapted by Harold G. Slyker and directed by Ron and Ethel LeVan. Show dates are Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8, at 7:30 pm; and Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 pm. The performances will take place at the Brunswick Grange, Rt. 7 and Rt. 142 (next to Stewart’s). Ticket prices are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students 12 and under. Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption. We will be collecting nonperishable food items for the local food pantry. Anyone who brings a food item will be given a chance to win a Christmas wreath which will be given away at each performance. For reservations or information, call Tina at 2727558. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.
AVERILL PARK COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT
The holidays are fast approaching! Mark your calendars now to join the Averill Park Community Orchestra for an afternoon of festive music at their annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 9th, at Algonquin Middle School at 2:00pm. From classical to Olympic fanfare to wonderful holiday songs – there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Admission is free and light refreshments will be available. For more information about the concert or the orchestra, call Janine (674-5917) or Debbie (266-1484), or email us at email@example.com. Plan now to join us on the 9th!
RECYCLING FUNDRAISER. There’s nothing to buy. We are simply asking you to protect the environment by donating your used consumer electronics and unwanted, broken or mismatched jewelry. Your used item(s) may be tax deductible and will be recycled in accordance with EPA regulations. 100% of the proceeds will help fund Belief in Motion: Project 127’s ministries to the poor, misfortunate, orphans, and Gypsy peoples. You my not be able to go to Romania for missions, but you can do your part here to change someone’s life. And you are helping the environment! We are currently collecting the following items: Cell Phones, Laptop Computers, Inkjet Cartridges, MP3 Players, Digital Cameras, Digital Video Cameras, Handheld Game Systems, GPS Devices, Radar Detectors, Electronic Book Readers and Gold, Silver & Platinum Jewelry. Please drop off any items you would like to recycle at 76 Mason Lane, Troy, NY. You may also contact us by phone 518-663-9933 and we can pick up your item(s); ask for Jean. We greatly appreciate your support! For more info about this ministry, go to www.beliefinmotion.org. FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION
The AARP Taxaide Program will prepare Federal and NYS personal income tax returns for taxpayers with low to moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. The service is free and confidential and is provided by IRS certified volunteers. To make an appointment in the AARP Taxaide Program at the East Greenbush Community Library (10 Community Way, East Greenbush) you must register in person at the Reference Desk starting January 14, 2013. We regret that we cannot make appointments by phone at these sites.
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“CARING AND CAREGIVING DURING THE HOLIDAYS”
The Troy Public Library is pleased to announce the program “Caring and Caregiving during the Holidays,” presented by Julia Soto Lebentritt on Saturday, December 1st, at 1:30 pm at the Main Library. The holidays are a time when family and friends come together, but for families caring for a loved one, they can be challenging. Lebentritt, a professional caregiver and the author of “As Long As You’ll Sing, I’ll Dance: The Bond Not the Burden – the Blessing of Reciprocal Caregiving,” will present visuals and discuss ideas to make the holiday season happy and memorable, and answer your questions. Lebentritt, a Troy native whose mother suffered from dementia, is a ‘lullabologist’ and the owner of Spontaneous Care Communications in Troy. She is certified in Alzheimer’s disease management and has an MFA in creative writing. Visit her at www.reciprocalcare.com. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This program is free and open to the public, but please preregister at 274-7071 or www.thetroylibrary.org. Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.
SHOP TO SAVE ANIMALS IN NEED
Local all-volunteer animal rescue organization, The Animal Support Project, has helped companion animals and thier owners from Hurricane Katrina to our current deployment with Hurricane Sandy. We intervene with solutions when jobs are lost, owners take ill or when animals are otherwise threatened. Now more than ever, the animals need your help and we can help you with your holiday shopping. To support our efforts, we are hosting our third annual Holiday Happening: a vendor and craft fair featuring local artisans, vendors, and a book signing. Local author/illustrator team, Jimmy Badavino and Christie Colangione-B, “ The Santa Clock,” and “That’s Why They’re Called Punkins,” and this year’s new release, “The Ballerina’s First Dance”, will be signing copies of their books which will be available for sale. Come find that unique gift for those on your list, and benefit needy animals at the same time - the more gifts you cross off your list, the more you help the animals. Join us on Saturday, December 1, from 11AM to 3PM at The Carousel Ballrooms at Sterup Square, 2113 State Highway 7, Troy, just east of Brunswick. For directions go to www.sterupsquare.com. Visit The Animal Support Project at www.theanimalsupportproject.org or find us on facebook.
JOIN SHERIFF MAHAR and the RENSS. CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE IN DONATING TOYS
Sheriff Jack Mahar and the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office are proud to join the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Foundation in participating in gathering toys for Christmas to less fortunate children in the Greater Capital District. Collection of toys is taking place now through December 15th at many drop off locations throughout the area. The Rensselaer County Public Safety Building will be accepting toys Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am and 4pm in the Civil Office, located in the main lobby. (4000 Main St. Troy, NY 12180). This campaign has reached out and assisted needy and deserving children all around the Capital Region for over 44 years. The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver a new toy at Christmas and a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters. The Toys for Tots program operate in more than 290 communities throughout the United States. Marines collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute them to the needy children in their communities. With your help, needy children in our community will enjoy a new present this Holiday season. Join the Rensselaer Sheriff’s Office and donate a toy today! IMPORTANT INFORMATION Toys for Tots accept only new, unwrapped toys. The biggest need is for 9 to 12 year olds. Suggested recommendations are sports related toys, electronic games, skateboards, board games and books.
The following are highlights of the November 13, 2012 regular meeting of the Rensselaer County Legislature: City of Troy Fire Department to Receive Emergency Vehicle – To ensure the safety and well being of the citizens of Rensselaer County, the Legislature authorizes the purchase of a HAZMAT response vehicle which will be used for interoperability of communications as well as a HAZMAT First Response. The new vehicle will be based out of the Troy Fire Department and respond with a trained team of Troy firefighters. It will enhance the HAZMAT response and communications capabilities with the Rensselaer County Bureau of Public Safety at emergency incidents. Authorizes Purchase – To protect the safety of the residents, staff and visitors at the Van Rensselaer Manor, the Legislature authorizes the purchase of software for the entry system which will no longer interface with the employee payroll system comprising the security of the residents. The current system has not been upgraded since the original system was installed in 1996. Protects Residents – The Rensselaer County Legislature will urge towns, city and villages within Rensselaer County to cease the partial assessments on new built homes. Partial assessments are not required by law, drive builders away and place a burden on new home owners. The Legislature believes that when a home is completed and the Certificate of Occupancy has been issued, that is when a new home should be assessed for tax collection purposes. Introduced Legislation - A resolution providing for the distribution of Mortgage Tax – Over one point six million dollars of mortgage tax will be disbursed in Rensselaer County. The City of Troy will receive $243,072 for the period of April 1, 2012 to September 30, 2012 from the Chief Fiscal Officer. December Meeting Schedule: Special Meeting to Adopt the Budget, December 3rd at 6 PM; Regular Meeting, December 11th at 6 PM; Special Meeting, December 18th at 6 PM.
RESULTS OF BUS & LAND TRANSFER VOTE
Dear Averill Park Community Members, The vote on the bus referendum and the transfer of land to the Town of Poestenkill occurred on Tuesday, November 13th. Both referendums passed: the bus purchase received 513 Yes votes and 403 No votes; the land transfer received 741 Yes votes and 163 No votes. We would like to thank those who took the time to vote. An exit survey was also available. The summary of that information will be made available as soon as possible for review via the district website: http://www.averillpark.k12.ny.us/. ~ Sincerely, Averill Park Board of Education
HAY AND FORAGE QUALITY WORKSHOP
Are you a farm owner interested in learning more about the quality of your hay and developing the skills to evaluate it? On Thursday, December 6, 2012, from 6:30-8:30 pm, Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties, in partnership with Dairy One hay laboratories, will be hosting a forage quality workshop. At this hands-on workshop, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate different types of hay samples, as well as learn how to recognize a good bale of hay. Also covered will be testing for feed quality, how to interpret a forage analysis, and how to use this information on your farm to properly balance your animal’s ration and save money. Whether you are feeding hay to horses, small or large livestock, this workshop will be great for a beginner or a refresher for an expert. The workshop is also approved for two Certified Crop Advisor Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits. The cost of the workshop is $5.00 and will be held at the Saratoga Cornell Cooperative Extension Office located at 50 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY. For more information or to register, contact Sharon LaPier (518) 885-8995, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at www.cceequine.org
NEW YORK CITY BUS TRIP
Forever Young Hair Designs will sponsor a Bus Trip to New York City on Saturday, December 8, 2012. The bus will leave from 185 Main Avenue, Wynantskill at 7:30am and return at 9:30pm. Drop-off and pick-up will be at Bryant Park on 42nd Street in NYC. Bus cost is $44, including driver’s tip. All proceeds will benefit Domestic Violence Services at Unity House. For information, contact Vincenza Zucaro at (518) 274-7845 or email@example.com
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“BREAKFAST WITH SANTA”
The North Greenbush Kiwanis Club is hosting “Breakfast with Santa” on December 2nd from 9AM to 12Noon at the American Legion in Wynantskill. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
IT STILL CONTINUES!
Letter to the Editor: Over 600 D.W.I. Arrests here in Rensselaer County yearly. Some of the deals made by the D.A. and defense Lawyers is beyond reproach. Short prison terms for those who kill innocents. Is it because of the “Recession” as stated in one news item??? There is now an “Administrative law on 3 Strikes of D.W.I. and the drivers license is Gone for life. Hopefully, with no Hardship or other lame excuses dreamed up by the defendant’s Lawyer. With the rapidly advancing Christmas Holiday’s, I ask all to make a choice not to drink, then attempt to drive. Have in place a designated Driver, Hire a Limo, instead of you, or your Victims last ride in a Hearse. Enjoy your festivities in a safe & sane manor. “Don’t Drink Alcoholic Beverages & Drive!” ~ Bill Dikant, D.W.I. Victim Advocate, Castleton
HOPE UMC TO HOLD TAKE-OUT WURST DINNER
Hope United Methodist Church will hold a take-out Wurst Dinner on Saturday, December 1st, from 12PM 6PM. The menu includes: homemade German Potato Salad, Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut and pumpernickel bread with the knockwurst, bratwurst or bockwurst. The cost is $9.00. For reservations, call 279-1487. The worship center is located at the corner of Garfield Road and Route 2, Eagle Mills (Town of Brunswick).
SAND LAKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOLIDAY DINNER AND PROGRAM
The Sand Lake Historical Society invites the public to its Holiday Pot Luck Dinner on Tuesday, December 11. The dinner will begin at 6:00 pm at the home of Ron Berti and Barbara NeuBerti, 47 Schumann Road, Sand Lake. Those attending are requested to bring a covered dish entree or a salad. Dessert, beverages and table setting will be provided. The speaker will be Peg Harbour-Holland about “Introduction to Genealogy and Resources of the Capital District Genealogical Society.” The society is a volunteer organization which offers tours and information about the New York State Archives. Guests are invited to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Doors of Hope in West Sand Lake. The prices of two books available for sale by the Historical Society, and at the holiday pot luck dinner, have been reduced 40%. Sand Lake and Sand Lake Revisited are now available at $12 each (including tax). Shipping expense is $3 per copy. You can also send a book order to Sand Lake Historical Society, Box 492, West Sand Lake, NY 12196. At its last meeting on November 13, the society recognized Mary and Ross French for their long-time leadership within the historical society. Mary French was one of the founders
The Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located at 3rd Ave and 111th Street in North Troy, will hold a Pancake B reakfast on Saturday, December 8th, from 8AM to 10AM. All are welcome. Breakfast will include: Bacon, sausage, eggs and pancakes. Cost is $6/Adults, $3/Children 6-10, and Children under 6 eat free. For info, call 237-3050.
HAM AND TURKEY DINNER
The Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, located at 3rd Ave and 111th Street in North Troy, will serve a Ham & Turkey Dinner on Saturday, January 26th, from 4:30PM to 7PM. Includes: Ham and Turkey Dinner, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, cranberry sauce, dessert and beverage for only $7. Celebrate our newly renovated parish hall. Come see our new look! For info, call 237-3050.
SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALL DINNER
Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner at the Pittstown United Methodist Church Hall (located just off route 7) on Saturday, December 8th, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eat-in or Take-out. Menu: spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, bread, dessert, and beverages. Cost: adults $10.00; children 5-12 - $5.00; under 5 - free. Reservations suggested: call Bev at 518663-5607.
of the organization at the time of the nation’s Bicentennial in 1976 and one of its most active leaders for the past thirty-six years. The French’s are moving in early December from Averill Park to Poughkeepsie, New York. For further information about the Sand Lake Historical Society, contact Rev. Dr. Robert Loesch, president, 674-8204 or firstname.lastname@example.org All meetings are open to the public without charge.
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FREE PASTA DINNERS
Please join us at First Reformed Church in Wynantskill on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 for a free pasta dinner. The dinners include pasta with either plain or meat sauce, tossed salad, bread, beverages and homemade desserts. During the month of December, you will enjoy the pasta sauce provided to us by Alexis Diner and we are grateful to them for this generous donation. The dinners for the month of December are scheduled for December 4th, 11th and 18th. The church is located on the corner of Main Avenue and Church Street in the village of Wynantskill.
TIPS TO MAKE HOLIDAY COOKING EASIER
(StatePoint) Holiday cooking is no easy feat. Meals tend to be more time-consuming and complex to prepare than standard fare. But by planning ahead, you can make all those delicious meals and treats in record time without undue stress. Stock Up Early Don’t leave your grocery shopping for the last minute. The stores will be overrun with other eleventh hour shoppers. The first thing you should do is to plan your menu in advance. Then take inventory of your fridge and pantry, and compose a detailed shopping list accordingly. When you’re crunching on time, the last thing you’ll want to do is run to the store because you forgot that crucial ingredient. Beef Up Your Kitchen Be sure your kitchen is well-stocked with the right tools to ensure proper execution of all those tasty holiday treats. Be sure your knives are sharpened and ready for the onslaught of meal prep. An extra set or two of measuring spoons and mixing bowls is also a great idea when you’re making so many dishes at once. You probably already have a food processor or traditional blender, but adding a hand-held immersion blender to your kitchen tool box will aid you in quick preparation of pureed soups, sauces and homemade whipped cream. The wrong gear can ruin a great recipe. Many holiday recipes call for zesting to add flavor and garnish to cookies, cakes, pies and drinks. If you’re trying to zest with a peeler or poorquality zester, you may be adding the bitter pith of citrus fruits to an otherwise delicious treat. Opt for a zester with vshaped teeth that skim across the surface of citrus. For example, the Edgeware Better Zester has non-stick coating, ensuring smooth zesting and easy clean up. More information on proper zesting can be found at www.edgewareproducts.com. Cook and Bake Ahead Not every kitchen task needs to happen on the day of your festivities. Lighten your load by prepping what you can beforehand. Bake cookies, brownies and breads in advance and store in the freezer with wax paper or an airtight container. Just be sure to let them cool to room temperature before storing. A sauce’s flavor improves with time, so prep your sauces a day in advance. Dice vegetables for side dishes ahead of time and store in plastic baggies in the fridge. Make a salad the day before and dress just before serving. Don’t let the joys of holiday entertaining be a cause for sorrow. Streamline your meal preparation with a little planning.
The Troy Victorian Celebrate the 30th Anniversary Sun., December 2, 11 - 5
GEORGE WILSON FREE CONCERT
George Wilson, local renowned fiddler, will play at the Rensselaer Land Trust, located at 415 River Street, Troy, NY on Sunday, December 2nd, from 2pm to 4pm. George is a multiinstrumental virtuoso and singer whose repertoire encompasses a variety of traditional and folk styles. This free concert is open to the public and is part of Troy’s Victorian Stroll.
COURTNEY LUSKIN NAMED THE LOHNES 4-H AWARD RECIPIENT
Courtney Luskin, Rensselaer County 4-H member and daughter of Jane and John Luskin is the recipient of the 4-H Lohnes Award. The Lohnes Award is a citizenship/sportsmanship/model member award sponsored by Bob Lohnes of Schaghticoke. The award recognizes an outstanding Rensselaer County 4-H Horse project member. Courtney is a member of the Barn Bums and the Clover Club. Courtney has been active in many aspects of the horse program from riding and showing both English and Western to Horse Bowl, Hippology and Horse Communications both as a presenter and Teen Evaluator. Courtney has competed at the regional and state level for both Hippology and Horse Communications. Always willing to help out, Courtney has also been helpful behind the scenes leading her club and organizing outings and events. Courtney is currently a senior student at Hoosic Valley High School and will be graduating in June of 2013. The Lohnes Awardee was nominated and selected by the members of the 10 different 4H Horse Clubs in Rensselaer County. If you are interested in learning more about 4-H in your area, contact your respective Cooperative Extension office. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Programmer.
Join the Grafton seniors for Bingo, every Wednesday and Friday at 1 pm at the Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. If you have any questions, or would like to join us for lunch, please contact the center at 279-3413.
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30th ANNUAL TROY VICTORIAN STROLL
WHEN: Sunday, December 2, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. WHERE: Downtown Troy Celebrate the holiday season at one of the Northeast’s premier free holiday events. The Victorian Stroll attracts more than 20,000 people to historic downtown Troy and offers over 100 attractions. Live music, dancing, theatre, costumed performers and more are set against a backdrop of unique shops, storefronts and restaurants, bringing the streets alive with holiday magic. Outdoor concessions will line the streets, serving hot chocolate, hot cider and doughnuts, and other holiday eats. The Stroll concludes at 5 p.m. with Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia and Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce President Linda Hillman lighting the 90-foot-high Troy Soldiers and Sailors Monument with a magnificent display of holiday decor. The “Celebration of Lights” is intended to symbolize holiday spirit as it shines brightly in Monument Square. For more information on the Troy Victorian Stroll, please contact the Chamber offices at 518.274.7020 or visit www.victorianstroll.com.
VICTORIAN STROLL at SAINT PAUL’S
On Sunday, December 2nd, St. Paul’s will hold its traditional VICTORIAN TEA, from 1PM until 3:30PM in the Guild House 27 State St, First Floor. There will be complementary tea and coffee and tea treats for sale; and a comfortable place to warm up and relax. While you are with us, there is a Gourmet Boutique and Craft Boutique for your shopping pleasure and our very well-known “Treasures” corner with many great buys for yourself and as gifts. The Church, on Third Street will be open for tours, and Brian Hoffman, the organist/Choir Master, will present a Recital on the Organ at 1:00 PM. Families are invited to come both for the music and to enjoy refreshments at the Tea. All of us at St. Paul’s are looking forward to Stroll Sunday — come in your Victorian outfit for our mutual enjoyment. We will be celebrating the 30th Victorian Stroll in this Fair City, along with many other interesting venues, and we WELCOME you to come to Troy for this special day.
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Learning Center, Llc Owned and Operated by Terry Duncan, MS in Education Lynn LaVoie-Stephens, MA in Speech Pathology
Sunday, Dec 2nd
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The Reformed Dutch Church of Schodack at Muitzeskill will be holding its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Church is located at the intersection of Schodack Landing Road & Muitzeskill Road in Schodack. The Christmas Bazaar will include new and gently used Christmas decorations, cards, gifts, and books, as well as a Luncheon Cafe and a Bake Sale. For more information, call the Church office at 732-7500.
With the Castleton Girl Scouts Troop #1992
PINERIDGE CROSS COUNTR Y SKI AREA SELLING OUNTRY CUT YOUR OWN CHRISTMAS TREES!
“FREE EVENT with SANTA” Bring a toy or clothing item to donate to “ConcernsU”
* Blue Spruce * White Spruce * Balsam * Fraser Fir Hours: Weekends: 9-4pm; Weekdays by appt. Opening Check out our “3 and Ski” Program, Friday Jr. rentals & Early season SKI SALE Visit our website: www.pineridgexc.com 11/23 283-3652 • Plank Rd., 6 miles east of Poestenkill
Dec 8th 5-8pm Children 2-8 are invited for an evening with Games • Songs • Pizza • Motor & Sensory Play • Crafts Fun Health Snack Provided
HOLIDAY FANTASY AND CAVALCADE OF TREES
749 COLUMBIA TPK. EAST GREENBUSH
Between Enterprise and E. Greenbush Diner
discoveryplaceny.com MEET & GREET WITH SANTA
The Brunswick Community Assistance Aux would like you to come to the Community Center on Keyes Lane on December 15th from 1PM to 5PM to meet and greet with “Santa”! Cookies and punch will be served. Bring your cameras if you wish.
Healthy Pet Center “A Place for P ets & T heir P eople” Pets Their People” FREE 4”x6” Professional PHOTOS WITH SANTA Dec. 8th- 1pm-4pm At Our NEW Delmar Location 154 Delmar Ave., Delmar
The Brunswick Community Library presents its First Annual Holiday Fantasy and Cavalcade of Trees. A Holiday Feast for the Eyes on Saturday, December 8th, from 11AM to 5PM; and Sunday, December 9th, from 12Noon to 4:30PM at the Brunswick Community Center, Keyes Lane. • Beautifully decorated holiday trees. • Fanciful holiday displays to delight children and adults. • Handsome seasonal wreaths for viewing and silent auction. • Delectable baked goods for sale on site. Admission: Adults/$10, Seniors (62+)/$8 and Children (12 or under) are Free - Must be accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by the Friends of the Brunswick Community Library. Proceeds to benefit the library and a percentage of ticket sales will be sent to Superstorm Sandy Library relief.
Dec. 9th- 10am-3pm At Our Troy Location 237 N. Greenbush Rd, Troy
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ALL money donated for photos will be donated to “CAPP” Companion Animal Placement Program’s Homeless Pets
154 Delmar Ave • Delmar • 439-9933 237 N. Greenbush Rd. • Troy • 283-4027
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SERVICES AAA HOME REPAIRS Elec., plumbing, carpentry. Fully ins. free est. Jeremy 892-3534 APPLIANCE REPAIR Most brands incl. Sears. Prompt service. Mike Horowitz 477-8378 AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR MILLER’S AUTOMOTIVE, Averill Park (518)674-5222
PUBLIC NOTICE Intermediate XCountry skiers needed for youth ski program. $35/wk. 9-11 am-4 Sat’s beg.Jan 5th. Contact (518) 708-6077
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BANKUPTCY Christian H. Dribusch 518-4361662 755 Columbia Tpke. E. Greenbush 12061 Free Consultations www.chdlaw.com We are a Debt Relief Agency which helps people file for bankruptcy under the Bankruptcy Code
FIREWOOD - SEASONED Clean dried seasoned hardwood. mostly oak & hard maple. Face cord, cord or log length avail. 5148898 or 766-6059
BOOKKEEPING & PAYROLL Travel to your location, Siena Graduate, 20 yrs exp. 441-2210
PETS FOR SALE
CERTIFIED CHIMNEY SWEEP Cleaning, inspections, repairs for woodstoves, fireplaces, furnace chimneys. Don’t forget your dryer vent! Senior discounts. 372-1664 www.bluegoosecleaning.com CLEAN OUTS & HAULING For all your clean outs & hauling needs. Call 451-0531
Childcare in my AP home. F/T and P/T openings. Reasonable rates. Lots of extras. 956-1243 Jubilee Daycare has limited openings for toddlers & preschoolers. 674-2705 Openings at A Sunshine Palace Daycare. Call 237-0556
FOR SALE •Tree Removal FULLY •Backhoe •Stump Grinding INSURED •Lot Clearing •Bucket Truck Service •Storm Damage Delivery of:
Top Soil, Etc. OF WYNANTSKILL
286-1865 Steve Mason
For Sale: Hay 1st cut $3.50/bale; rye straw $8/bale. It’s good stuff! 283-1488 Free Piano, Winters and Son. Mid size. Accessible. Good tone. 732-2674 Great horse hay. $4.00 a bale. 461-4461
GARAGE SALES MOVING SALE: Indoors. All must go! Sun., Dec. 2; 10am-2pm; 606 Snakehill Rd., Poestenkill. Moving sale: Sat./Sun. 12/1-12/2, 9a-4p, 113 Snyders Lake Rd. Sporting goods, furn., hoosier,etc. Van Rensselaer Heights indoor garage sale! 460 Forbes Ave. Rensselaer. Sat. 12/1, 10am-4pm. Bake sale, fresh coffee, holiday gift items of all kinds. Raffle at the end of the day. All are welcome!
FIREWOOD Order now. Cut, split & delivered. All hardwood. Quick delivery. $180/ cord. 658-2303 FIREWOOD $200 cord. (518)522-1020
Morkies, Shorkies, Maltipoos, Schnoodles, Yorkies. Home bred 28 year breeder. Vet checked. Lic. #00302. Ready for Christmas, hold deposit. (607) 965-8180 email@example.com
FENCEWORKS Dog runs, inground pool packages, yard enclosures & repairs. Free est., fully insured. 283-7811
Autos Wanted- Cash paid. Junk cars/trucks/vans. Free towing. No title needed. Fast, same day serv. John (518) 370-6166 or 768-3009
CHIMNEY CLEANING Chimney cleaning & repairs, wood stoves installed. Insured, experienced. Don Bradley 6742444
Child Care in my Wynantskill home, all meals incl. FT/PT. 3262958
ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Full lic. & ins. 25yrs exp., res./comm. 274-5100
CLEAN-OUTS Specializing in residential and commercial clean-ups, attics, bs’mts, garages, estates, insured. Simple Solutions - Mark 283-6527 CLEANING SERVICES Home/office, free est. Reliable. References. Barbara 763-1568 CLEANOUTS/JUNK REMOVAL I’ll take it away! Garages, attics, basements, and barns. Free estimates. With an honest handshake. Call Chuck 308-7842. COMPUTER REPAIR Reboot Computers. We fix PC & Macs. Low rates. (518) 326-0140 DIVORCE Uncontested papers prepared $299(Incl. poor person app) Separation agreements avai. 2740380 DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency service APS Sewer & Drain Cleaning 6740908 DRYWALL Best Drywall, Insul., hanging, taping, painting, ref., ins. 7664203 E.I.B. ELECTRIC LIc. & ins., 30 yrs exp, res./comm. 279-3853 Appliances going HAYWIRE? REWIRE. eibelectric.com ELECTRICAL WORK Installations & repairs. Quality work, reas. rates. Steve 364-7231
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FIREWOOD FULL CORD mixed hdwd, nicely dried,del. $250/cord. 488-1467 FIREWOOD FULL CORD, locust, highest btu wood in northeast! Nicely dried $300. 488-1467 FIREWOOD Seasoned Firewood $195/cord. Chimney cleaning also available. 451-0531 FURNITURE REPAIR All types of wooden furniture repairs and new furniture. Cabinet door and drawer repair. 279-wood (9663) GUTTERS/ SEAMLESS The Gutter Guy. Cleaning & repair also available. Fully ins.24 years exp. 339-3231 HANDYMAN , REMODELING and Carpentry services. Experienced. Careful attention to detail. Insured. Guaranteed int/ext. work. Call Ernie Mumford 669-4530 HANDYMAN Remodel,carpentry,masonry,deck porches, int/ext. paint, fences, door/window, gutter, all repairs, free est. c 669-0814, 271-9161 HANDYMAN Wood working, carpentry, rehab, masonry, light plumbing & electric. Paint, flooring, siding, roofing. Free estimates, insured. 764-2679 HANDYMAN/ REPAIR 20 years experience. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc. 766-9346 HOME CONSTRUCTION All types of construction. Debris removal/ hauling. Fair rates. Quality work guaranteed. Refs. Call for details. 300-0322 or 6741256 HOME IMPROVEMENT Home Resurrection, repairs & remodeling, b’ment finishing, kitch, baths, additions, plumbing/ elec. Free est. refs, ins. Tim 2830436 HOME INSPECTIONS A Closer Look Inspections for real estate sales & pre-listings. NYS lic. # 16000055343 Tim 283-0436 HOME REPAIR AND MORE Painting, masonry, elec. plumbing basements. 25 years. references. Ken 857-7689 HOUSE CLEANING Reas. rates, senior discount. Organizing expert. Marie 4412960
HOUSECLEANING Honest, dependable, excellent references, 25+ years exp. 3200749 HOUSECLEANING GLEAM TEAM. Res./Office. Over 34 yrs local exper. FULLYINSURED Gift certificates (518)477-7566 JUNK CARS WANTED Cash for junk cars. $100-$500. Call 365-3368 Masonry Repair Specialist Foundations, chimneys, retaining walls, walkways & patios. We are fully lic’d & insured with excellent refs. Backed by 15 years of exp. Free estimates. Please call Aaron 518-221-9782
ODD JOBS Mowing, shopping, cleaning, Dr. appts. etc. Rebecca 428-7778 PAINTER - PAPER HANGER 30 yrs exp. free est, fully ins. Economical prices Nancy 2484044 PAINTING AA Season’s Best Painting Svc. 18yrs exp.Member of BBB. Insurance & refs. 424-0078 PLUMBING & HEATING Repair, installs, service, licensed experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service 518 283-2331 Rainbow Vacuum Cleaners Sales/ service. New and reconditioned, free UPS pickup. 877-265-8367 Toll free. RESIDENTIAL REPAIR All phases, affordable. 20+. Refs Phillips Renovations 279-1904 ROOFING A&J Roofing, shingles, slate, rubber. Fully insured. Free est. (518)283-9094 ROOFING No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325 ROOFING Pro Tech Roofing & Repairs. Comm/res rubber, TPO shingle, standing seam metal. Free est, fully ins. 257-0411 www.protechroofing.net SEAMLESS GUTTERS Gutter filter protection systems, siding, sofit and facia, window and doors, int. / ext remodeling, decks, pressure washing. JDW Contracting. Lifetime warranty. 477-4969 SEASONED FIREWOOD Face cord, $110 ea.; Full cord, $275 ea. Free delivery. 275-8988 SEASONED HARDWOOD $85/Face Cord; $210/Cord Deliv. 518-283-0767 or 894-5433 SEPTIC CLEANING Sand Lake Septic. Tanks cleaned, repair, new installation 674-3000 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 SNOWBLOWERS Most brands. Prompt, guar. repairs at a fair price. Pick-up & delivery. Mike Horowitz 477-8378
SNOWPLOWING Big Pete’s Snowplowing. Serving EG & Renss, free est. 857-2229 SNOWPLOWING Residential/ commercial. Fully ins. Superior Landscaping. 813-5787 SNOWPLOWING Residential/commercial, EG area, fully insured, 3 trucks. Call Rich for free estimates. 527-7169 firstname.lastname@example.org
STONE & DIRT DRIVEWAYS Repairs, Excavation, Ditching, Drainage. Stone & Gravel & Topsoil deliveries. Free est. insured. 258-4092/712-5332 STORAGE Serving Cap. Dist. for 22 years. Indr & outdr winter storage, cars, boats, motorcycles etc 573-5387 Storm Cleanup Fully ins. NYS cert. 766-6059 or 514-8898 TREE SERVICE Brush, tree, shrub removal & trimming. Also small building demolition. Insured and experienced. Don Bradley Jr. (518) 674-2444 TREE SERVICE DJ Tree Service, 23 yrs. exp. Free est. Stump removal, ins. 427-1590 TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Insured, free estimates. Bill 4799749 TREE SERVICE Tree trim/ tree removal. Free estimate 451-0531 WE BUY HOUSES We are not realtors. 283-1358 www.fourseasonsholdingsllc.com 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
2012 WINTER WALK FOR THE HOMELESS
• Thursday, November 29th Kick-Off Reception, 6 - 9 PM, Franklin Terrace Ballroom. • Saturday, December 1st First Baptist Church & Barker Park. Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 - 10:30AM; Walk for the Homeless, 11AM - Noon; Wreath Sale, 10:30AM Noon; Post Walk Reception, Noon - 1PM. • Sunday, December 2nd Holiday Wreath Sale ~ During the Victorian Stroll (select locations throughout the City).
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: HONEY HEART HOLISTIC HEALTH LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 11/05/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 45 TC Lane, Hoosick Falls, New York 12090. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.
The family of Irv Sewell wish to express appreciation to all friends, neighbors & family for their acts of kindness in our time of grief. Special thanks to Dr. John Quarrier & Samaritan Hosp. Staff.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: SANCTUARY CONVERSION, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/24/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Peter Jenkins, 196 Third Street, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: TNT Refrigeration, Heating & Cooling, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 08/17/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 206 Hampton Ave., Rensselaer, New York 12144.
LEGAL NOTICE O C O O O O Notice of Formation of LLC, Articles of Organization of Jenn’s Sweet Adventures, LLC filed with Secy. Of State of N.Y. SSNY on 10/31/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, Jennifer Franklin 69 Hill Street Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: For any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of T & J ELECTRICAL ASSOCIATES, LLC. Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect'y of State of NY (SSNY) on 11.01.12. Office location, County of Rensselaer. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 636 2nd Avenue, Troy, NY 12182. Purpose: any lawful act. Notice of Formation Village Pizza & Deli LLC Arts. of Org. filed with SSNY on 10/18/2012 Off. Loc.: Rensselaer Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 2 Malden Street, Nassau, NY 12123. Purpose: all lawful activities. Latest date to dissolve 12/31/2095.
PHOTOS WITH SANTA
Santa Claus will be coming to town on Saturday, December 1st, and he wants to have his photo taken with all the children in the North Greenbush area. The North Greenbush Police Benevolent Association, the Wynantskill and DeFreestville Fire Departments, and Paulsen Photography will be sponsoring the photos. Come join Santa from 10AMNoon at the Wynantskill Fire Department and from 1PM-3PM at the DeFreestville Fire Department. Meet your friends and enjoy cider and donuts while visiting with Santa. Photos are free to all. Don’t get caught in the lines at the mall. Come join us!
VFW POST 1938 CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY
The VFW Post 1938 in Valley Falls, will be holding a children’s Christmas party on December 8th, from 1PM to 4PM. Santa will arrive at 2PM and we will have games, prizes, food and beverages. 753-7707.
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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LEGAL NOTICE 1099 HOOSICK ROAD, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on June 18, 2012. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon
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LEGAL NOTICE ANNUAL ELECTION OF EAGLE MILLS FIRE DIST. #1 December 11, 2012 Please take notice that the Annual Election of the Eagle Mills Fire District #1 will take place on December 11, 2012 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the EAGLE MILLS FIRE DISTRICT #1 firehouse located at 627 Brunswick Road, Troy, New York 12180 for the purpose of electing one Commissioner for a 5-year term commencing on January 1, 2013 and ending on December 31, 2018. All duly registered residents of the EAGLE MILLS FIRE DISTRICT #1 shall be eligible to vote. Candidates shall submit a Petition for Candidates for Elective Office requesting that a particular name for a particular office be placed on the ballot, signed by 25 qualified registered voters on behalf of the candidate, with the Secretary of the EAGLE MILLS FIRE DISTRICT #1 at 627 Brunswick Road, Troy, New York 12180; no later than November 26, 2012. Blank petitions may be picked up, or mailed to you, by contacting the secretary at 279-9841 or 2793332. The names of candidates will appear on the ballot in alphabetical order. Pete Kerwin, District Secretary
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NOTICE OF FORMATION OF A [domestic] LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION. The name is UNCLE SAMMY’S LLC. A NY LLC filed with the SS on 10/04/12. 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, Gary M. Favro, 72 Holser Rd., Averill Park, NY 12018. This LLC was formed for any legal purpose.
Averill Park – Sand Lake Fire District # 2 Request for Proposals for Auditing Services The Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District #2, invites the submission of proposals from qualified independent certified public accountants or independent public accountants to conduct the required annual audit of its financial statements. Copies of the Request for Proposals and any questions shall be directed to the District Treasurer at RBLAAUW @ NYCAP.RR.COM. Any parties that may be interested in responding to the Request for Proposals are required to submit a Notification of Interest by no later than December 15, 2012. Failure to provide such a Notification shall be grounds for disqualification of submission of a proposal. All information related to the requested proposals are contained within the RFP, including due dates and submission requirements, details of the services that the District is seeking to have performed and the timeline for receipt of proposals, evaluation of proposals and awarding of a contract for such services. The Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District #2 reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. Robert E. Blaauw -Fire District Secretary, Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District # 2
C. F. Baker & Sons Well Drilling, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on April 27, 2012. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to C. F. Baker & Sons Well Drilling, LLC, 289 Groveside Road, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes.
NOTICE OF FORMATION of E Yamin & Sons Enterprises, LLC. Article of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/28/12 Office location: NY Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against it may be served. The Post Office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon him or her is 15 Cobblestone Lane, Troy NY 12180. Street address of Principal Business location is: Edward Yamin, 15 Cobblestone Lane, Troy, NY 12180. Purpose: Any lawful activities. Notice of Formation of Fashion Confections LLC. Art. of Org. filed with NY Secy of State (SSNY) on 4/23/12. Off. Loc.: Rensselaer Cnty. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 19 Brocknick Lane, Schaghticoke, NY 12154. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: LIVING GREENS, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10/25/12. 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, 105 Clove Road, Castleton On Hudson, New York 12033. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Notice of formation of limited partnership (LP) TROY PLAZA SC, L.P. Certificate of Limited Partnership filed with the Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/27/12. Office loc.: Rensselaer County. The SSNY is designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. The address the SSNY shall mail copy of process to is c/o Stuart R. Lundy, Esq., 450 N. Narberth Ave., Ste. 200, Narberth, PA 19072. The name and address of the General Partner is available from the SSNY. Latest date to dissolve is 10/31/37. Purpose: To purchase real estate in Troy, NY. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. Name: FAT BODY CUSTOMS LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 09/25/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of such process served to the LLC, 27 Staples Road, Stephentown, New York 12168. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.
BELGIAN HOSPITALITY, LLC Articles of Organization of this Limited Liability Company (LLC) were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on October 4, 2012. The LLC maintains its office in Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of any process served to the LLC at: The LLC, 41 Kent Place, Wynantskill, NY 12198. The LLC will engage in any lawful act or activity for which LLCs may be organized. Board of Fire Commissioners Averill Park – Sand Lake Fire District # 2 Permissive Referendum Resolution The Board of Fire Commissioners (Board) of the Averill Park – Sand Lake Fire District No. 2 (District) has determined a need to expend up to $15,000.00 for the replacement and installation of a grease interceptor in the fire station. This action is necessitated by corrosion to the existing grease interceptor that has developed a leak, which is not repairable. The Board has determined that adequate funds exist in the Repair Reserve Fund to support this $15,000.00 expenditure and proposes to withdraw that amount for this purpose. This Resolution is adopted subject to permissive referendum of the qualified voters of the District, pursuant to section 6G of the General Municipal Law. Robert E. Blaauw -Fire District Secretary, Averill Park - Sand Lake Fire District # 2
CL EVENTS, L.L.C., a domestic LLC, Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 9/5/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Casey L. Haight, 1824 Highland Ave., Troy, NY 12180. General Purposes. KJ MAX, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on October 15, 2012. Office location, Rensselaer County. Secretary of State of New York State is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. Secretary of State may mail a copy of any process to K J MAX, LLC, 617 Tamarac Road, Troy, NY 12180. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes. Notice of formation of 120 Hoosick Street LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 9/5/12. Office loc.: Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The address SSNY shall mail copy of process to is c/o Stuart R. Lundy, Esq., 450 N. Narberth Ave., Ste. 200, Narberth, PA 19072. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Notice of Formation of a Limited Liability Company (LLC); Name: PICARILLO TAX SERVICES, LLC, Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) of 10/11/2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent for the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to: C/O Picarillo Tax Services, LLC, 1105 Madison Ave. Troy, NY 12180 Purpose: Any lawful Purpose. Notice of Formation of a Limited Liabilty Company. Name: COLLAR CITY ESTATES, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 10-30-2012. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as the agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to C/O COLLAR CITY ESTATES LLC, 11 Saddlehill Rd, Wynantskill NY 12198. Purpose: any Lawful Purpose.
CAPP PET ADOPTION CLINIC
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.
CAPP Pet Adoption will hold Dog/cat adoptions on Sat., December 1st, at Healthy Pet Center, Rte 4, N. Greenbush from 11AM - 12:30PM. 11 wk. Choc. Lab/Chow(?) F; 8 mo. Blk. Lab mix M; 11 mo. Beagle mix M; 15 mo. Beagle F; Aussie mix M; Cock-a-Poo F; Husky/Yellow Lab M; Kelpie mix M; Pointer mix M; short coated Sheltie/Chi? F, wirehaired Terrier mix F. Pics/ descriptions: www.capp.petfinder.com
Child care needed. MH/SL school district. Call 928-2388
F/T delivery drivers. Schodack area. Drive box truck local for major firm. Good customer service skills, very early AM start, includes Sat. delivery, Mid $30’sK. Free insurance/ dental premiums, 401K, never a lay off 110 years. Call Dutton 888-786-0791.
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.
Interim Health Care Hiring PCA’s & HHA’s. All days & hours available. Weekend differential paid. Must have solid work history, reliable car & driver’s license. Albany 452-3655,Ballston Lake 877-3811 Columbia County 6108145, Glens Falls 798-6811 E/O/E Live in PCA or HHA. Interested in working 3 days and having the other 4 off? Call Concepts of Heath Care. 885-2020
Carlotta Palmer, from Legal Aid Society of Northeast New York, will be available through Rensselaer County’s Aging Department for free consultations the fourth Friday of each month at Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton. have any questions, or would like an appointment, please contact the center at 279-3413.
MICROSOFT WORD PRACTICE
The Troy Public Library will be offering Microsoft Word Practice on Tuesday, December 4th, at 10 a.m. at the Main Branch. Rather than sit home and get frustrated when trying to type a document, come learn with actual examples. In this class, you will get hands on help performing these tasks and answers to other MS Word questions that stump you. Bring questions and documents you want to compose and learn to use MS Word to type and edit documents. These programs are free and open to the public, but advance registration is required by calling the library at 274-7071 or registering online at www.thetroylibrary.org, as space is limited. Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.
The family of William (Bill) Gaba would like to express their gratitude for the support and prayers during this most difficult time. The family would like to acknowledge the professional courtesy extended and presence of the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department, NYS Troopers, local fire departments, local and long distance towing/recovery companies, ambulances, EMTs, paramedic vehicles, area business owners, friends and family who expressed their sympathy at Bill’s services and the kindness extended throughout; this has helped to lighten our burden and was a tremendous blessing. Bill will be sadly missed by friends and family. The Gaba Family is honored to continue serving the public with its towing/recovery & auto parts business. A scholarship in Bill’s name is being formed that will assist in funding the education of young firefighters. Thank you for your patronage and we look forward to continue serving you. The Family of Bill Gaba, Sara, Jim & Lori
LEGAL NOTICE Notice of Qualification of Cenex Rensselaer Terminal, L.L.C. Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 11/2/12. Office location: Rensselaer County. LLC formed in MO on 10/31/12. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. MO and principal business address: 8235 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 400, St. Louis, MO 63105. Cert. of Org. filed with MO Sec. of State, 600 W. Main St., Jefferson City, MO 65101. Purpose: all lawful purposes.
“A VINTAGE CHRISTMAS WITH THE CHAPMANS”
Hop in your sleigh, fly over in a whirlybird or saddle up a reindeer and get yourself to the Troy Public Library for a Vintage Christmas with fatherdaughter musical duo The Chapmans on Saturday, December 8th, at 1 p.m. at the Main Library. Come relax, reminisce and sing along as Richard and Casey Chapman entertain your whole family with Christmas favorites and lesser-known tunes from decades past. Join in the familiar refrain of a holiday classic sung over guitar and ukulele while the kids keep the beat with sleigh bells. Hear the tale of Santa’s helicopter in Gene Autry’s “Santa’s Coming in a Whirlybird.” Take some time out from your hectic holiday schedule to see what cheer these multi-instrumentalists have in store. The program is free and open to the public, but please let us know you are coming at 2747071 or www.thetroylibrary.org. The library is located at 100 2nd Street, Troy, NY.
WIN GIFT CARDS AT GRAFTON LIBRARY
Just in time for the holiday season, the Grafton Community Library will raffle a super “Holiday Gift Card” basket to benefit the library. The winning ticket will be drawn on Wednesday, December 12th, at the library. Ticket prices are one dollar each or six tickets for five dollars. The basket features a fifty dollar Brunswick Barbeque and Brew gift certificate, a twenty-five dollar gift certificate to Grafton’s Town Store, and a fifteen dollar Subway gift card. Not only is the basket brimming with an assortment of tasty treats, including jams, wine, salsa, nuts, tea, and toffee, but also with festive party plates and napkins, a jar candle, body lotion and more! A variety of books by popular authors James Patterson, Fern Michaels, Heather Graham, Mary and Carol Higgins Clark and others will provide plentiful winter reading. Give the basket as a gift, keep it as a treat for yourself or use the goodies as individual gifts. Stop in at the Library located at 2455 NY Route 2 during regular hours to peek in the basket and purchase your raffle tickets. The Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3-7 PM, Wednesday and Saturday from 10 AM-1 PM.
NAVY SEAMAN WHITE COMPLETES BASIC TRAINING
Navy Seaman Apprentice Steven C. White, nephew of Matthew Stevens of Troy, N.Y., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eightweek program, White completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. The capstone event of boot camp is “B attle Stations”. This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. “Battle Stations” is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Its distinctly ‘’Navy’’ flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a Sailor. White is a 2011 graduate of Southern Regional High School of Manahawkin, N. J.
NYS YOUTH SNOWMOBILE SAFETY COURSE
On Saturday, December 1, 2012, the Grafton Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will host a snowmobile safety course for young people ages 10 to 18. Students must be at least 10 years old on the day of the course. Parents are encouraged to attend and participate. The course will be held at the Grafton VFW/Fire Hall on South Road from 8:15am to approximately 5pm. The course will be taught by NYS certified volunteer instructor Jim Blessing. The course will cover topics such as NYS laws and regulations, riding skills, trail emergencies, protecting the environment, maintenance and repair, trailering, etc. To register, call the Grafton Lakes State Park office at 279-1155 or e-mail Elizabeth.email@example.com with the parent’s name, student’s name and age, and your phone number. Space is limited, so no walk-ins please. The course is free of charge and lunch will be provided.
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REAL ESTATE Time to Enjoy Life!
ROWN POINTE C 55 & UP CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY
HOA just $87 mo. HURRY! ONLY A FEW UNITS LEFT!! Prices starting in the $180’s Attached 1 car garage, handicap friendly, one floor living, elevator options available.
OPEN Sundays! 12:30-3 Call Maria Martin 857-6966
Rt. 4 to Winter St. Ext., North Greenbush
REAL ESTATE FOR RENT
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
Stephentown 2 BR mobile home, set up in country park. No pets. $700. Lease. 477-6222
Prime waterfront! Crystal Lake. 2+ acres. 110k! Brk. 674-8440
Store/ office for rent, 15x25, next to KMart. East Greenbush. 449-2543.
HOMES FOR SALE 1991 Skyline mobile home. Bon Acre Park. 3 BR, 2 bath, central air. $28,000. 674-1629 3 BR house. 1703 Champagne Dr. Bryce 847-9780 Let Tenant Pay Rent! 2F Troy, 100k, Bryce 271-7630 New listings. Classic col w/ inlaw, overlooks water, country store + home, Greenbush, Orient Ave. $59k. AVPK duplex $99,900, Bryce 928-1231
1/2 price sports pub, 8 acres. Duck, fish pond, fully equipped. $120’s Parks 80 Rte. 7. Bryce 441-4353 2010 dbl. wide in well maintained park on Snyders Lk. 3 BR, 2 ba. lrg. master w/ walk-in closet & bathroom, lrg. eat-in kitchen w/ pantry. Priced to sell at $62,000. (518) 283-1793 Are You In A Foreclosure? There is no need to lose your home. We have the answers(518) 365-6825
APARTMENTS FOR RENT
APARTMENTS FOR RENT
REAL ESTATE WANTED
$535. 2nd flr. Schodack studio. Suitable for one. Util. incl. NS, NP Refs req. 1st & last mo. 766-3305
2BR West Sand Lake, $620. No smoking/no pets. 674-1111
$Cash for your home! Fair price. No fees! Brk. 928-1231
Apt. Renss. utilities incl. $654 NP/NS or gov. 1st, last & sec. Clean, quiet and safe. 732-4221
Home needed in country, family w/ disabled daughter, 30 mins. to RPI up to 1300+. Bryce 937-5120
Averill Park. 2nd flr 2 BR, suitable for 1. $750 util incl. Private parking, attic storage. 6748729.
Trade your home! Luxury ranch, pro golfer house on course! FREE golf be 1st! Bryce 466-1303/ 9281231
$685. 2 BR Renss. Nice neighborhood, 1st flr, with amenities. w/d hkup, yard, off street parkng. One pet ok. 7912502 $700 + util. Nassau Village. 2 BR, 2nd flr. washer/dryer hookup, bus line. Security. 421-2058 $700+ East Greenbush 2BR, Sec, lease, references. No pets, Available Dec. 15. 479-0943 $795 No. Grbsh. Perfect loc. 1 mi. x 8. Like new, priv, peaceful, large 5 rms. single pref. all appl’s. inc. cable/net. trash. NP NS. 286-2414 $800 + 1 BR, lg. w/ gas fireplace, views of Hudson River. 5 min. fro dwtn. Alb. 436-0820 1 BR apt. $525 sec. $525 rent. Off street parking, secure building. W/D on premises. On busline. Mins. from RPI Campus & 787. No pets, no smoking. 369-7891
E.G. 5 min. to Albany. $670 + util. 1 lrg. BR, dbl closets, updated, priv. prkg, laundry, very quiet. Perfect for 1. NS, NP. 365-7896 East Greenbush 2 BR. $850 incl. heat and hot water, o/s prkng. NP. Lease. 479-3889 leave message. East Greenbush spacious 1 BR apt. Heat & hot water, hardwood floors. NP Lease. $750. 477-6222 East Greenbush, 2BR, $700+ 2nd fl., sec., refs., lease, w/d, no pets, avail. 12/1/12. Steve 322-3597 EG 1BR $675 heat, h/w incl. Well maint., EC, quiet complex. No pets, sec, refs, lease. 449-2122
1 BR Averill Park, quiet country setting, $600+ sec., no pets 2834366
Lansingburgh 1 BR with covered off street parking. No dogs. $550 + utilities + deposit. 928-9992
1 BR West Sand Lake, no smoking, no pets. Perfect for mature adults. $575 util. not included, quiet location. 527-0022
Nassau $600+ util. 1 BR. lrg. eat in kitchen. Single person pref. NP. no smoking. 766-4581
1BR Renss., off-str. prkg., busline, walk to Amtrak, 2min. to Alb., $650 + util. 573-5387 2 BR Averill Park. Heat, hot water incl. Laundry on site. Large yard with pond. $750 + sec. 674-8558 2 BR, 1 bath. EG schools, Nassau Rt. 20. (518)766-9582. $1100+ util Avail. Dec. 1st.
New Lebanon 1 BR with heat. $650. No pets. Years lease. 4776222 New Lebanon 2 BR apt. with heat. washer/ dryer hook-up. No pets. Lease. $775. 477-6222 North Greenbush 2 BR apt. $975 + util. No smoking, no pets, Lrg. kitc, wall to wall carpet. 283-2891 Sunny quiet 2br 2nd flr country apt. Nassau area. Couple or single. W/D, new carpet, private entrance, NP/NS. $825/mo. + 1 mo. sec. Uti. incl. 766-2344 lv. msg. Troy $650 +, 2 BR flats. Bryce 441-4353. Troy, East Side, 2br, 2nd flr, hted, flat. Res area, encl. yard, wd hkups, stove, ref. $800. no dogs, 1st/last/sec .Avail 12/1. 272-6582 Wynantskill, 1 & 2 BR apt, onl country property 10 min E. of Troy 20 mins. from Albany 1 yr. lease. Averill Park school district. $750 $960, incl. heat. 813-6795
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HOUSE FOR RENT 2 br house and garage on 2+ ac. in rural setting, Well maintained & spacious Must be seen! Nassau area. $1025. 766-2907 Beautiful 3-4br, 3rd Ave., Renss., 2ba, hw flr., lg. yard, off-st. prkg., busline, walk to Amtrak, 2min. to Alb. $1,450 + util. 573-5387
Averill PK. school dist. Unique country setting. 3 BR., 2- 1/2 ba. 1 full ba. front & back porches, big dining & living rm. garage, laundry rm. Built in pool. utils & heat incl. 1 1/2 mo. sec. $2250/ mo. 857-4602 Nassau, 2 BR, $1.050/ mo. 1 month security. 432-0526
Open house. Noon to 2pm. Sun. Dec. 2. 3 BR, family room, fireplace, garage. 344 Taylor Court, Sycaway. $139,900. Bryce Real Estate. 330-7299 Open Sun. 1-3. Highpointe/ Troy $124,900. Exectional 1st floor condo ready to move in. Newer kitchen granite tops, FP, flooring, paint, appliances. Directions:Oakwood Ave. to Highpointe entrance to Diamond Rock ( #214). Al Konieczny at Bryce RE. 441-4353
VACATION RENTAL Florida luxury! On water, Palm Beach, golf, fish. 2 BR, 2800 sq. ft. 55+ No pets. 674-8440
RENTAL $670 incl. heat, 1BR, 1st fl. EGB. Oak kit. cabinetry, good storage, parking. 371-2450
Craft class will return on November 21, 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.
Home Improvement Guide
MAKE YOUR HOME FESTIVE THIS SEASON “This holiday season, the outdoors are in,” says Nicole Long, Manager of Inspiration for Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. “Pine cones, evergreen, moss and grapevine can give your traditional décor a rustic, natural look.” If you’re having trouble getting inspired, here is an idea from the experts at JoAnn:• Fashion a hanging basket out of grapevine wreath. Place batteryoperated lights within the basket and fill with ornaments.
RENSS. CO. AGRICULTURAL & FARMLAND PROTECTION PLAN COMM. WORKSHOPS
Please attend one of Rensselaer County’s Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan Committee’s workshops. The committee is currently updating the Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan and would like your input. Dates and locations of the workshops are: December 6th – Schodack Town Hall – 7PM December 12th – Stephentown Town Hall – 7PM All are welcome to attend.
OTTERBECK BUILDERS INC. www.otterbeckbuilders.com 518-477-1438
Serving the Capital Region Since 1988
Cars on consignment, call for details. We buy cars. 286-3350
Honda Fit . 2009. 48,000 miles. 35-40 mpg. Sport 4 door, ex cond. $11,400. Chris (585) 760-4263
EGCSD TO HOLD 6-HOUR INS./POINT RED. & 5-HOUR PRE-LICENSING CLASSES
The East Greenbush Central School District Continuing Education Program announces its next available 6-hour PreLicensing class. The Six-Hour Driver Training Associates Insurance/Point Reduction Course reduces car liability, collision and no-fault insurance premiums by 10% for 3 years and may remove up to 4 points off your license, as determined by the Department of Motor Vehicles. The classes will be held at Columbia High School, 962 Luther Rd, East Greenbush in room S314 on Wednesday, December 19th and Thursday, December 20th from 6:00 – 9:00pm. You will need to bring a check for $40.00 made payable to EGCSD Continuing Education along with your driver’s license or learner’s permit and a pen or pencil. The Five Hour Pre-Licensing Course is required before an appointment for a road test may be scheduled. The next class will be held on Thursday, December 6th and Wednesday, December 19th from 6:00 – 8:30pm at Columbia High School, 962 Luther Rd, East Greenbush in room S205. At the first class, you will need to bring a check for $35.00 made payable to EGCSD Continuing Education, along with your learner’s permit and a pen or pencil. Registration for these classes must be made in advance. Please call 207-2150 and follow the prompts. Registration is required as no “walk ins” will be accepted.
AVERILL PARK ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES
The Averill Park Adult Education program has openings in many upcoming and rescheduled classes. To view these, please go to www.averillpark.k12.ny.us , look for the Adult & Continuing Education, look on the left side under Programs, then over to Adult and Continuing Education to find the brochure. Registration forms are on the back page. We have Defensive Driving on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., financial classes, different Yoga offerings from one night classes to full sessions, Zumba (on going registrations), Cake Pop Decorating for young students on Dec. 12 & 13, Tole Painting classes, Floral arranging, and Dog Training classes (starting Nov. 17), plus many more classes. Non-district residents welcome! Any questions, please call Bonnie at 6747191.
Our Bath Packages: Standard Classic Custom Take out and put back in existing locations.
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PRISON FAMILIES OF NY SPEAKER SERIES
All Welcome – Free and Confidential • Monday, December 10, 2012: Lucy Buther, NYS DOCCS ADA Compliance Time and place: 7:00pm – 8:30pm - The Women’s Building, 373 Central Avenue, (just East of McDonalds across from the highrise known as 400 Central) Albany, NY. Call 518-4536659 for more information.
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