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EAST GREENBUSH DEMOCRATS! The East Greenbush Democratic Committee is meeting on Monday, February 20th, at 7:00 PM at the Rensselaer Elks Lodge #2073 (corner of Columbia Turnpike & Greenwood Drive). EGDC always welcomes our fellow Democrats, those interested in becoming Democrats and those interested in becoming Committee members. ~ Pete Stenson, Chair - East Greenbush Democratic Committee


Central School District Dear Averill Park School Community: Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary collected over $1000 for the Smile Train organization. Smile Train is an international charity that provides cleft palate surgeries for children in need. MHSL K-Kids fundraiser was titled “Quarters for Smiles”. Children earned emoji’s for the quarters they donated. Mrs. Easterling’s Grade 5 class, pictured below, earned the most emoji’s at 430. On Thursday, March 2, the district is sponsoring a free film, Screenagers, about children growing up in the digital age. Following the film will be a panel discussion with a question and answer period. The screening will be held in the APHS Auditorium at 7:00 PM. The Algonquin Middle School Spring Musical, Alice in Wonderland JR. will be presented on Friday and Saturday, March 3 &4 in the Middle School Auditorium at 7:00 PM. March is Music in Our Schools Month. Our schools are celebrating with a concert involving all musical groups grades 8 through 12. It will be held on Wednesday, March 8, at 7:00 PM in the APHS Auditorium. The next Board of Education meeting will take place on Monday, February 27, at 6:30 PM in the High School Large Group Instruction Room. District information regarding schedules, buses, calendar events, lunch menus, sports schedules and more can be found on the district website, ~ Sincerely, Superintendent Jim Hoffman and the Averill Park Board of Education

C. DUNN PLACED ON DEAN’S and PRESIDENT’S LIST at SUNY CORTLAND Christy Dunn of Wynantskill, majoring in Speech and Hearing Science has been placed on the Dean’s List and President’s List for the Fall 2016 semester at the State University of New York State College at Cortland. Christy had a 4.0 GPA in the fall 2016 semester. She is the daughter of Tracy and Steve Dunn of Wynantskill and a graduate of Averill Park High School.


The West Sand Lake Vol. Fire Department will hold a Deep Stack “Omaha High” Poker Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, February 25th, at the West Sand Lake Vol. Fire Department Hall, 3695 NY Route 43. Please use “rear” event hall entrance. Time: 1PM - doors open at 12PM. $25 entry FD donation, $60 buyin goes to the prize pool, 30,000 in Chips, Re-entry Chip available within 1st hour of play, $20 additional add-on available, 50/50 Raffle available. Free refreshments and lunch will be served. All Walk-ins welcome. Bring your Family and Friends, Reservations preferred. For more information, call Dennis at 283-2252 or the Fire Hall the day of the event at 6743677. The next regular Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament date is March 4, 2017.

EPIPHANY VII Do you use a map, GPS, or are you bold enough to ask for directions from a stranger? How do you get to where you wish to be when lost? In order to enter Paradise, Jesus tells us we have to pass through the narrow gate. Discover where that is, and how we might fit in Pastor Henry’s sermon based on Matthew 7:13-14, and entitled “The Road Most Traveled.” Come be our guest this Sunday at 10:00 AM as we continue to celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ, and seek personal epiphanies of His love and grace for us. Love Lutheran Church is located at Middlesex Road and Pheasant Lane in East Greenbush. For more information, a summary of this Sunday’s sermon, or directions, please visit our website:, or call 477-8685. WWW.CRWNEWSPAPERS.COM

PATRIOTISM BASIC NECESSITY of INTERNET SERVICE STILL NOT AVAILABLE IN POESTENKILL Letter to the Editor: As a Poestenkill resident living on 56 Road without internet, I was elated by Governor Cuomo’s remarks in 2016, to “dramatically expand and improve Broadband access statewide and ensure every New Yorker have access to high speed internet by the end of 2018”. However, time has now passed and I have come to realize that it takes more than a press release to make this a reality. Poestenkill’s franchise agreement with Time Warner expired in May, 2016. The renewal was postponed until the merger with Charter Communications took place. Conversations and meetings have followed with the most current taking place on January 20th. At that time, Supervisor Jacangelo and myself were informed that there would be no solid commitment on the part of Charter to hook up the remaining 139 residents that are still without service. Supervisor Jacangelo and I will continue to advance a new franchise agreement in the hope that we can find an approach that will allow Charter to reach the remaining homes in Poestenkill, and provide internet service to the many families that depend on internet for both their livelihood and their children’s education. State Senator Kathy Marchione has also made a commitment to town supervisors to host a meeting with Charter and the Governor’s Office for Broadband. For those of you with service who think this does not affect you, please consider this, people won’t build or buy homes where basic necessities are not available. Our tax base will stagnate and over time as expenditures rise, a tax increase becomes inevitable for those of us who remain. So in support of your community, write Governor Cuomo, and your State Legislators, impress upon them the fact that the millions of dollars they speak of has no impact for those of us who are being denied coverage. ~ June Butler, Poestenkill Town Board 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.

“OLD-FASHIONED PERSONAL SERVICE MEETING YOUR MODERN HEALTHCARE NEEDS” Young’s Pharmacy & General Store is an independently family-owned business nestled right in the hamlet of Averill Park on the corner of Route 43 and Burden Lake Road at the old Variety Store. You will want to come and visit our establishment not only for your healthcare needs, but also for our friendly atmosphere and unique local items. Once you walk in, you will be welcomed by the old-fashioned decor as well as the smell of fresh baked chocolate chip cookies. As you explore more within the historic building, you will find in the back a hidden gem of Averill Park: Paula’s Country Kitchen. A typical myth that we often debunk is our “little guy” status. We are just as competitive as your big box pharmacies with just about everything. We are often asked, “How do we compete?” The answer is: “Old Fashioned Personal Service.” Our philosophy is simple; to treat our patients/customers the way we would like to be treated. We are proud to say that we know most of clientele on a first name basis and address each of their needs on a personal level. No individual is the same and their needs are certainly not the same. We compound prescriptions, take special orders on Over-The-Counter (OTC) items, and have free delivery for prescriptions. Some other services we provide here are: Medication Therapy Management, Immunizations and Compliance packaging. Our front end boasts a wide variety of local products including ceramic pottery, beaded jewelry, hand blown vases, handmade pizza cutters and ice cream scoops, greeting cards, locally roasted coffee beans, local dairy in glass bottles, and many more. You will be blown away from the delicious sandwiches, soups and dinner specials from Paula’s Country Kitchen. Also ask her about some of the delicious desserts and how she can cater your next family gathering!

Letter to the Editor: What does it mean to be a patriotic American? To many, it means supporting our troops, displaying the flag, defending our borders. I’d like to offer a larger and older vision of patriotism that is more in line with the principles on which our country was founded. It is based on the Constitution and its Amendments - particularly the Bill of Rights. It is grounded in respect for every person of every faith and color, and an understanding that democracy needs truth, freedom of speech and press to survive. The Founders applied reason and compromise to establish a republic governed by the rule of law, not by intimidation by the privileged or the uninformed mob. I believe that the election of Donald Trump demonstrates that we have lost this vision. President Trump has appealed to religious intolerance and fear with his efforts to stop immigration and refugees from Muslim countries when current vetting to weed out terrorists takes two years and works. Do we really want to be a people that denies refuge for child victims of the Syrian civil war? Do we really want to split up long established American families by deporting parents? Haven’t we progressed beyond our past shameful actions of denying entry to Jewish victims of the holocaust, or our wholesale internment of Japanese Americans during WWII? It has become clear (even to many Republicans) that President Trump has little respect for a free press, nor any understanding that a democracy needs to govern itself with facts, not distortions. He apparently does not understand how civil and democratic societies operate; his main tool is to intimidate nations that offer no real threat and belittle individuals who dare criticize him. America is losing the respect of the world, and soon itself. Is this the leader you really wanted? ~ Michael Roland, Nassau 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.


AFTERNOON TEA AND FIRESIDE CHAT WITH WILLIAM KENNEDY! Albany native. Newspaper reporter/journalist. Novelist. Screenwriter. Playwright. Chronicler of Albany history. Pulitzer Prize winner. Professor. Neighbor. Words and phrases that just begin to describe long-time Averill Park resident William Kennedy. On Sunday, March 12, from 3:00 –4:30 pm, the Sand Lake Historical Society invites you to an Afternoon Tea and Fireside Chat with William Kennedy in the Great Room of The Old Daley on Crooked Lake. Kennedy will (in his own words) “…focus on some of the history that I’ve uncovered either by living here for 53 years and being a summer habitué for a lot longer than that; the Prohibition era traffic out here, the Crooked Lake Hotel of my high school and college days, the existence of some vital commercial life in the area that I never knew about (and still don’t know enough about), and whatever else comes up when I start rummaging through the attic of my memory. And I’ll try to answer any questions people might have about my work.” Fare includes a Miniature Home Baked Sweets Station. There will also be a Coffee & Assorted Tea Station. Hurry! Prepaid reservations @ $20.00 per person, on a firstcome, first-served basis; seating is very limited! Proceeds benefit the Sand Lake Historical Society. Sand Lake Historical Society will be kicking off our Mailbox Fundraiser with 15 mailboxes created by local artists. The mailboxes will be on display for the first time at the Afternoon Tea/Fireside Chat. Each will be available for bidding on silent auction-style through May 9 at our Annual Meeting. They will remain on display at Old Daley on Crooked Lake through March 18 and then move to the West Sand Lake branch of Key Bank through the month of April. Fireside Chat Reservations: Old Daley on Crooked Lake Sunday, March 12, 2017, 3:00–4:30 pm. Prepayment necessary ~ $20.00 per person. Name__________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________ Phone ___________________________________________ Email _____________________________________________ Number Attending ____________



Celebrate Winter Break by joining us on Tuesday, February 21, for the movie Blind Side at 6:00 in the Hearth Room at Church of the Redeemer. Popcorn and water are provided and it’s all free. In the event of bad weather, the film will be shown at 6:00 on Friday, February 24. Our study of Revelations continues in Bible study on Wednesday at 6:00, and Thursday at 1:30. Bring your questions and observations. Bibles are provided if you don’t bring your own. Sunday services are at 8:00 and 9:30 with Sunday School at 9:00. We invite all to join us. Handicapped accessible, the church is located at 1249 Third Street, Rensselaer, at the corner of Third and Catherine Streets, on CDTA bus route #214. Mother Nancy may be reached at 518-650-8181 or email Please visit our website

• Sunday, February 19 - 8:30 a.m. Worship and communion in the sanctuary, No Sunday School today. 10:30 a.m. Worship in the sanctuary with choir and organ. Professional child care provided. 11:30 a.m. Friendship Hour in the social hall • Sat., Feb. 18 - 7:30 a.m. Men’s Communion Breakfast in the social hall. Call Ralph LaMontagna at 674-1563 to reserve your seat. • Wed., Feb. 22 - 6:00 p.m. Potluck Dinner in he social hall. Bring your place setting and a dish to share. Program at 7:00. • Thurs., Feb. 23 - 1:00 p.m. Blood Drive in the social hall. The Church of the Covenant, Rev. Joe Auslander. The round church near the blinker in Averill Park. Office hours: Monday Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. 674-3664 The office will be closed Monday, Feb. 20.



Check in the amount of $ ___________ Please make checks payable to Sand Lake Historical Society (please put fireside on the memo line). Mail to: Sand Lake Historical Society, PO Box 492, West Sand Lake, NY 12196. For more information, call Dee Erickson at 674-5143; Leave a message.

SEE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED FILMS AT NASSAU LIBRARY Two of the 2017 Academy Award nominated films for top picture will be shown at the Nassau Free Library. On Wed., February 22, nominated for 8 Oscars, Arrival, a sci-fi thriller will be screened. When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. The film stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker and is rated PG-13. The next night, Thursday, February 23, nominated for six Oscars, Manchester by the Sea will be the featured film. Starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams, this top-rated film tells the story of a brooding, irritable loner who is suddenly named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. This film is rated R. Admission is free for both nights and will start at 6:00 pm. Refreshments will be served and the screening will take place in the newly renovated Community Room. The Library is located at 18 Church St. (US Rt. 20), opposite Nassau Town Hall.




Kathy Sheehan, Rensselaer County Historian, will present the latest program she has been working on all this past summer and fall. She followed the book, “Architecture Worth Saving in Rensselaer County”, written by Bernd Foster, a former Poestenkill resident. Kathy went around to the various properties that were mentioned and pictured in the book and took photos of what those properties look like in 2016. She has put together a program based on these before and after pictures. It will be very interesting since there are several photos of buildings in Poestenkill. Come and join us on Tuesday, February 28th, at 7:00 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room of the Town Hall on Route 351. The program is free and everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

Western New England University congratulates 390 students named to the Fall 2016-2017 President’s List. The following students are named to the President’s List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. Anthony G. Judge of Troy, majoring in Criminal Justice with Terrorism - Homeland Security Concentration; Antonia R. Lettrick of East Greenbush, majoring in Health Sciences - Pre-Optometry Program; Francesca I. Scattareggia of Troy, majoring in Industrial Engineering; Claire E. Regan of Troy, majoring in Management and Leadership.

FRIENDS OF RENSSELAER LIBRARY MEETING The Friends of the Rensselaer Library will meet on Thursday, February 16th, at 6:30pm in the large meeting room of the library. All members and anyone interested in joining the Friends are welcome to attend the meeting. We will be discussing our upcoming book sale and basket raffle scheduled from May 4-6th, so mark your calendars. This is our sixth annual sale and our biggest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds go toward buying extras for the library and the children’s summer reading program. We will also be accepting nominations for president and treasurer. Good condition books will be accepted during regular library hours from Feb. 1 to April 15th only. No encyclopedias or textbooks please.

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As legislative representatives of District 2, including the towns of East Greenbush, North Greenbush and Poestenkill, we are happy to provide our constituents with a report on actions at the January 10, 2017 legislative meeting. The meeting was the first of the year and follows approval a few weeks before by legislators of the 2017 county budget. The 2017 county budget is the sixth consecutive budget to stay under the state tax cap, while protecting needed services and the county’s strong fiscal standing and bond ratings. Legislators continued our effort to protect taxpayers by supporting a resolution advocating for comprehensive reform of unfunded state mandates. We also supported a resolution supporting a proposal to provide $800 million in infrastructure funding to municipalities across the state. The Legislature also approved resolutions for the maintenance of trucks, including snow plows, and purchase of materials for snow removal during the coming weeks. We joined to present funding supporting to the Poestenkill Library, which will use the funding to provide WiFi to patrons. We also joined to provide funding support to the Sullivan Jones Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. We also joined with local elected officials for the opening in late January of the Community Resource Federal Credit Union near the intersection of Routes 4 and 43 in Defreestville. The schedule for meetings of the County Legislature in 2017 has been set, with legislators meeting March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 13, October 10, November 14, and December 12. Meetings start at 5:30 p.m. with public presentations, and consideration of the agenda at 6 p.m. Each month, legislators and other elected officials join with veterans for the Honor a Deceased Veteran ceremony. To nominate a veteran for recognition at this ceremony, please call 270-2760. Residents are welcome to contact us at the legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at




“Project Safe Point” will provide a Narcan training at the North Chatham Free Library at 10AM on Wednesday, February 22nd. “Project Safe Point” trains members of the community including drug users, family & friends of drug users, service providers, and others in how to recognize and respond to an Opioid overdose. Each trained participant will learn the following: How an overdose occurs; the signs & symptoms of an overdose; the main risk factors associated with overdose; how to use naloxone (narcan) to reverse the effects of an overdose. This life saving drug has been standard treatment for opioid overdose since the 1960’s and has saved millions of lives. The library is located at 4287 Route 203 in the hamlet of North Chatham; phone 766-3211. Program is free and open to the public.

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, St. Stephen Lutheran Church will be celebrating the Commissioning of Charles A. Senrick, as a Conference Deacon at the 4:30 p.m. worship service. Charles has been a lifelong member of St. Stephens. He holds a Bachelors of History and Political Science from the University of Albany and successfully completed his Deacon studies at Hartwick College. It is with great pride and pleasure that we congratulate him on this great accomplishment. Following the service at St. Stephens, there will be a reception held at our sibling congregation, Trinity Lutheran Church in Castleton. St. Stephens is located at 751 County Route 7, East Schodack, Trinity is located at 68 Green Avenue in Castleton. If you plan to attend the reception, an RSVP is needed. Call St. Stephen’s at 518-477-6950. Leave your name, phone number, and the number attending.



Letter to the Editor: Last week I was given the privilege to publish “A Tribute to Old Pete”, a valued mentor who said “Paper takes ink., It has no conscience”; and explained that it is the individuals responsibility to discern the truth from deception. How ironic that between then and now I should receive the most recent edition of the National Geographic. And by striking departure from its legacy to explore the range of science, civilizations and geology, the NG has cover featured the lucrative and most current oddity; the transgender phenomenon. I would prefer the NG would cleave more toward the interests of extinct species, like myself for example. But if “extinct” were too harsh, perhaps obsolete would better describe those who could yet distinguish right from wrong, dissent from riot, earnings from looting, journalism from fake news or even male from female. Moreover, should such defunct species dare question the emergent terminology “virtual reality” which while hijacking the highest vestige of decency, is in “reality” a seductive fake? Alas, that lessening species who perceive the worlds dither as being deliberately induced and dare theorize the reason, are that obsolete species who yet cling to standards that were, are and will be. So I’ve decided to cancel my subscription. Not to this paper, but that of the NG. Because paper takes ink! ~ Lee King, Poestenkill 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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On February 2, 2017, Rensselaer County Sheriff Patrick Russo presented the New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute’s 2016 Criminal Justice Scholarship to HVCC student Luy Tran.

RENSSELAER PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS • Maple Sugar - Saturday, March 4 at 1PM. Learn how maple sugar is made, hear stories and try a sample! Ages 4-10. • Computer Help - Every Tuesday from 1-3PM at the Rensselaer Public Library, drop in to ask a question about your computer, tablet or smart phone, or learn from tips and tricks. No sign-up needed. More hours! Now also every Thursday from 5:307:30! • The Friends of the Library meeting - March 16 at 6:30PM. Rensselaer Public Library is located across the street from the Amtrak parking lot, 676 East Street, Rensselaer. To learn more, see or visit the library’s Facebook page,

FINDING YOUR FUTURE IN THE ATTIC Letter to the Editor: Being a pack-rat has its benefits. I get chided for not throwing things away, but when I think something still has some future value, I’ll put it in the attic. Attics are awesome. I remember going through my Grandparents’ attic when I was little and finding all sorts of wonderful but forgotten treasures. My Mom’s Girl Scout Handbook is now on my bookshelf, and I’m sure it will someday end up in my attic for one of my Grandchildren to rediscover among all the toys and what-not. Last week my son went on a treasure hunt through our attic looking for one of his toys that he wanted to now share with his growing family. Mom, Dad, brother and wife joined in the successful effort and all sorts of additional discoveries were made. My 70’s Hobbit and Goodbye California posters are getting a new life. I also found one of the inspirations for my becoming a citizen activist and taxpayer advocate: the 1995 edition of Forbes magazine’s “The 400 Richest People in America”. (Oprah was in it. The Donald was not.) The cover story was about the Robinson family of Kauai. They had been farming their Hawaiian land since the 1800’s but were being pinched by onerous taxation. They couldn’t afford to simply continue farming and had to consider selling part of their land to developers to pay taxes on the remainder. They weren’t alone. News stories were coming up from Long Island about elder residents being forced from their homes by the same onerous tax policies. Locally, the Rensselaer County Taxpayer Association was fighting to keep our school taxes from forcing people from their homes as well. Nothing has changed in the decades since. It’s only gotten worse. Why are we still taxing senior citizens out of their homes? ~ David Crawmer -

SPRING FLEA MARKET/ CRAFT FAIR Save The Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017, the East Greenbush VFW 7338 Auxiliary will hold their Spring Flea Market/Craft Fair, Raffle and Bake Sale from 10:00am - 3:00pm. For any questions, please call Marilyn Peters-Houghtaling, Chairman at 817-8121; or for table rental information, please call Lynda Essenter at 732-2111.



St. Henry’s Church in Averill Park will be holding an Irish Night on Saturday, March 4th, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM at the Poestenkill Fire House. The price of only $10 per person covers soda, snacks, door prizes and an evening of Irish entertainment featuring “Who’s Your Paddy”. Beer, wine and refreshments will also be available at reasonable prices. Due to State regulations, no outside alcoholic beverages can be brought into the event. Tickets can be purchased by calling the parish rectory at 674-3818.

The following students were named to the Marist College Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester: Gabrielle Childrose of East Greenbush, is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in Communication. Sara Craft of Poestenkill, is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in Fashion Merchandising. Tyler Gagnon of Petersburg, is a member of the Class of 2017 and is majoring in Business Administration. Gabrielle Gerber of East Greenbush, is a member of the Class of 2017 and is majoring in Communication. Martin Heck of East Greenbush, is a member of the Class of 2018 and is majoring in Psychology. Jenna Horton of Averill Park, is a member of the Class of 2017 and is majoring in Psychology/Special Education. Shaelynn Kelly of Hoosick Falls, is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in Psychology. Maria Piscitella of Troy, is a member of the Class of 2016 and is majoring in Communication. Justin Raia of Troy, is a member of the Class of 2020 and is majoring in Spanish. Casandra Sosa of East Greenbush, is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in Communication. Paul Ziter of Troy, is a member of the Class of 2017 and is majoring in Business Administration.

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FUN ON TWO WHEELS The Esquatak Historical Society will present an illustrated talk “Fun On Two Wheels: The Beginnings of the Bicycle” on Friday, February 17th. Presented by former Esquatak president and vintage bicycle collector David Chinery, he will share the story of the early days of twowheelers in the Capital District and how prior to World War One bikes were more numerous than automobiles. The discussion starts at 7PM and will take place at the Schodack Town Hall located at the corner of Routes 9 & 20 and Schuurman Road in Schodack. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, visit

UNH DEAN’S LIST FOR THE FALL 2016 SEMESTER The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2016 semester. Stephanie Baldwin of East Greenbush earned Honors; Christina McDonald of Rensselaer earned Highest Honors. Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load (12 or more graded credits). Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors.

MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND Marriage Encounter Weekend for couples who desire to put the spark and romance back into their marriage, improve their communication, revitalize their relationship and get away for a weekend. Held at a local motel. The next weekend is March 10-12. Reservations required. Call 2793243 for information. PAGE 8 FEBRUARY 16, 2017 THE ADVERTISER ARCS


As legislative representatives of District 4, including the towns of Schodack, Sand Lake and Nassau, we are happy to provide our constituents with a report on actions taken at the January 10, 2017 legislative meeting. Along with the meeting, we attended a meeting on January 26 called by the federal Environmental Protection Agency to provide information regarding the Loeffel toxic waste site in Nassau. Several years ago, the EPA assumed control of the clean-up process after several decades of oversight by the state. As elected officials representing the area, we are very frustrated with the overall lack of progress in dealing with the toxic contamination. Problems at the site have been known for more than 50 years, and residents living in the area have experienced many problems and difficulties. It is our hope the EPA will accelerate efforts to bring about a comprehensive and much-needed remediation of this problem. The January meeting follows the adoption of the 2017 county budget in December. The 2017 budget is the sixth consecutive county budget to stay under the tax cap, and we will continue our efforts to protect taxpayers during the coming year. We also contributed funds to The Anchor food pantry in Castleton to help with the annual Christmas donation to area families. The schedule for County Legislature meetings in 2017 has been set, with legislators meeting March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 13, October 10, November 14, and December 12. Meetings start at 5:30 p.m. with public presentations, and consideration of the agenda at 6 p.m. Each month, legislators and other elected officials join with veterans for the Honor a Deceased Veteran ceremony. To nominate a veteran for recognition at this ceremony, please call 270-2760. Residents are welcome to contact us at the legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at

TOWN BOARD MEMBERS SWARTZ, BULT & KENNEY SAY LOVE LUTHERAN PROJECT WRONG FOR SCHODACK Schodack Town Board members Scott Swartz, Jim Bult and Mike Kenney said they do not support a proposal to develop property adjacent to the Love Lutheran Church, saying it would unnecessarily damage long-standing neighborhoods. The three board members said the proposal would create traffic problems, damage quality of life in neighborhoods in both East Greenbush and Schodack, and potentially cause a variety of environmental issues and concerns. The proposal by Love Lutheran to develop several dozen apartments met with opposition a few years ago. Town Board members Swartz, Bult and Kenney had also stated opposition to that proposal. Many residents have spoken out against the proposal by Love Lutheran to develop the apartments. Several dozen residents were in attendance at a Schodack Planning Board meeting on Monday. “This project is wrong for some of the most-established neighborhoods in the community, and would create a variety of problems and disturbances. We would like to see Love Lutheran withdraw the application filed with the town,” said Swartz. “There are also legitimate concerns about damage to property values for homes in neighborhoods around the site. We believe there are other far more suitable areas of town for this type of project,” added Bult. The three board members said roads near the site of the proposed project are not suitable. The Town of East Greenbush has also declined to provide sewer service to the project. “Many of the residents who live in these neighborhoods have lived here for decades, and in some cases, had parents and family who lived here. The configuration of the neighborhood has been unchanged for decades, along with the quality of life, and should be left that way,” said Kenney.



On March 4th, the East Greenbush Kiwanis Club presents its 2017 Comedy Night at the Comfort Inn, 99 Miller Rd., Schodack. Doors open at 6:30 pm with a cash bar and munchies served. Show starts at 8:00 pm. It features 2 hilarious comedians - Dave Cooperman and Nick Marra. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door (limited seating). Buy tickets on line at or at these locations - Good Buy Books, 330 Columbia Turnpike and Gettysburg Flag Works, 715 Columbia Turnpike. The proceeds to benefit our local children and other community causes.


L to R: Legislator Gary Pavlic, Principal Michael Piatek (St. Mary’s Academy, Hoosick Falls), Principal Susan Merrill (Sacred Heart School, Troy) Principal Danielle Cox (St. Jude’s the Apostle, Wynantskill), Principal Christopher Bott (Catholic Central High School, Troy), Deputy Minority Leader Ed Manny and Minority Leader Peter Grimm On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at their monthly meeting, the Rensselaer County Legislature passed a resolution in honor of Catholic School Week. Members of the Legislature presented the resolution to several Catholic School principals attending a ceremony at Catholic Central High School on Friday, February 3, 2017. This year’s theme: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service”.

I believe staying in touch with constituents is an important part of serving in elective office. This monthly report is an example of my commitment to keeping residents informed of the activities of the Schodack Town Board. At our annual organizational meeting held on January 12th, the Town Board approved several staff appointments to key leadership positions in town government as well as appointments to the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Board of Assessment Review. I congratulate all of the appointees and thank them for dedicating their work life to the important mission of public service. Our dedicated workforce deliver essential town services such as police protection, emergency medical services, building and code enforcement, street operations and maintenance, operation of parks and recreation programs, and library services. A special thank you to our town highway workers who did an excellent job in plowing our roads during the recent snow storm. Thanks to their efforts, local residents were able to travel to their destinations and return home safely to their families. During January, the Town Board adopted a resolution that provides funding support to the Edward C. Swartz Southern Tier Senior Center and Castleton Senior Citizens to continue offering valuable programs devoted to our elderly. We also executed a contract with the Peter J. Andrews VFW Post in Castleton to administer programs that benefit our veterans. To see how I voted on every resolution adopted in January and my reasoning behind each vote, visit TRexForSchodack. I believe the work of a Town Board member goes beyond attending meetings and casting votes on resolutions. To me, it is also important to be actively engaged in our community, attending events, and supporting local organizations and good causes. Thank you to the dedicated volunteers of the Castleton Fire Company who do such a great job of cooking and serving food at their monthly breakfast. This event provides local residents with an affordable and enjoyable meal with friends and family. Mark your calendars for the remaining breakfast meals of the season: March 5th, April 2nd and May 7th from 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Singin’ in the Rain Jr. is playing at Columbia High School on Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. Presented by the Goff Drama Club, it’s adapted from the 1952 classic film the American Film Institute named the number one best movie musical of all time. The Goff Drama Club cast is comprised of over 60 students and is led by Lorraine LaVoie, Rebecca Stevens and Hannah Decker. The musical takes place in Hollywood, during the last days of the silent movie era. It follows the story of Don Lockwood— one half of the blockbuster celebrity silent movie star “couple” Lockwood and Lamont—and the extreme measures that are taken when his co-star’s high-pitched, nasal voice threatens the duo’s successful transition into talking pictures. Performances are open to the public. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors.

ATT: TOWN OF SAND LAKE RESIDENTS The Town of Sand Lake Town Hall will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, for Presidents’ Day. ~ Barbara A. Biittig, Town of Sand Lake Clerk THE ADVERTISER ARCS FEBRUARY 16, 2017 PAGE 9

RED CROSS CRITICALLY NEEDS DONORS Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage. Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to inclement winter weather, resulting in more than 10,500 blood and platelet donations going uncollected. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Donors are encouraged to make appointments and complete the RapidPass online health history questionnaire at to save time when donating. Upcoming blood donation opportunities: 2/21/2017: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hudson Valley CMNTY College Siek Campus Center, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy. 2/21/ 2017: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Troy Masonic Temple, 39 Brunswick Road, Troy. 2/23/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Averill Park Church of the Covenant, 3055 Route 43, Averill Park. 2/24/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., YMCA, 2500 21st Street, Troy.

TEACHING AND MEDITATION ~ SACRED DREAM CIRCLES Connect with each one of the Sacred Dream Circles as Zelda leads you through a Meditation and the process of how each one connects to bring you into a deep healing emotionally, mentally, physically, spiritually. Date: Saturday, March 18th; Time: 12:00 to 3:00pm; Where: St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Carney Road, Castleton, N.Y.; Cost: Free will Donation; Contact: Zelda by phone 518-7327440 or e-mail

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Dipti Bhoiwala M.D. Rheumatology/Internal Medicine EG MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LOAN PROGRAM Donate New or Used Medical Equipment: Do you have medical equipment, such as walkers, canes, wheelchairs, commodes, shower chairs, etc. no longer being used that you would like to donate? The Town of East Greenbush will begin a new medical equipment loan program for the New Year. You may drop off any equipment to the Community and Recreation Department in the East Greenbush Town Hall, 225 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY. Borrow Medical Equipment: Come to the Town Hall, M.-F. 8:30AM- 4:30PM. If you have questions, call 477-4194.

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479-5940 HEALTHY LIVING FOR YOUR BRAIN AND BODY Join us at the Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch on Thursday, February 23rd, at 2PM as the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern NY presents their “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body” program. For centuries, we have known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern NY and supported in part by a grant from the NYS Department of Health. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is necessary. Please call the library at 235-5310 or online at The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy.

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CORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER SAVE THE DATE: On Sunday, February 19th, The Sons of the American Legion will be holding their annual dinner at The Gerald O’Neil Post, 836 Broadway in Rensselaer. Dinner will be available to eatin or take-out from 1PM - 6PM. The cost is only $11.00 each or $10.00 for seniors. (50/50 & auction too).

PRESIDENT’S DAY LUNCHEON Van Rensselaer Star Chapter #256, Order of the Eastern Star, is hosting a President’s Day luncheon on Monday, February 20th, from 11:30AM to 1:30PM at the East Greenbush Masonic Temple, 710 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush. The proceeds from this luncheon will benefit the 14th annual Chapter’s scholarship fund which provides an award to a graduating senior girl from Columbia High School, Maple Hill High School and Rensselaer High School. Menu includes Baked Meatloaf, Scalloped Potatoes and all the trimmings. The cost is $10 for adults. Reservations should be made by calling Emily at 438-6707 by February 17th.

DINNER with BOB MARCELLO for RENSS. SENIORS Rensselaer County Senior Center, 50 Herrick Street, Rensselaer, Special Dinner with Bob Marcello on Tuesday, February 28th. We will be celebrating “Pet Day” to bring importance of “World Spay Day.” Bring a picture of a loved pet and share your memories by placing it on our pet table for all to view. Bring your dancing shoes to rock with Bob Marcello. Always an enjoyable afternoon. Call for Reservations 463-2166. Lunch is served at 12 noon, Monday thru Friday. If you haven’t dined with us, you don’t know what you’re missing. Call today for a luncheon reservation 463-2166. Looking forward to seeing you.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT “COOKED TO ORDER” BREAKFAST “Homemade”, “All-You-Can-Eat”, “Cooked to Order”, “Served to you at your table” Breakfast will be held on February 18th, from 8AM - 11AM, at the Eagle Mills Christian Church, 1 Maple Ave., Troy (Eagle Mills). Cost is $8/Adults and $4/Children under 10. Menu Includes: Eggs (cooked to order), Homefries, Pork Sausage, French Toast, Regular, Blueberry, and Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Toast (white, wheat, or rye), Coffee, Tea, Juice or Milk. This month’s special is: “Belgium Waffles with Strawberries and Whipped Topping”.

K of C SWEETHEART’S BREAKFAST Join us Sunday, February 19th, from 8AM -11AM for the Monthly K of C “All-You-Can-Eat” Pancake breakfast to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Bring your “Sweetheart” to breakfast and buy 1, get one 50% off! Otherwise, Kids 5 and under are FREE, adults $8, kids under 12 $4. A Labella’s Gift Card will be raffled off also! Breakfast includes “All-You-Can-Eat” pancakes, eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon, coffee, juice, fruit, bagels, cereal, sweets, and more. Can’t stay? Grab a to-go container!! The monthly event is hosted by the St. Jude the Apostle Knights of Columbus (K of C) and is held in Damman Hall at St. Jude the Apostle School located at 24 Dana Ave in Wynantskill. For more information, contact the St. Jude the Apostle Parish Office (518) 283-1162.

HCFDPIZZA/WING NIGHT The Hoags Corners Fire Dept. will be hosting a Pizza/Wing Night on Friday, Feb. 17th, from 5PM-8PM. Our toppings include pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, peppers, onions, olives, and broccoli. Also, don’t forget your wings, we have plain, mild, BBQ and hot. Call 766-5474 to place your order, FREE delivery within the fire district. Our Pizza Night is held the 3rd Friday of every month.

LENTEN FISH FRY or CLAM ROLL DINNERS The Poestenkill Christian Church, 721 Snyder’s Corners Rd., Poestenkill, will be serving Fish Fry or Clam Roll dinners from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Ash Wednesday, March 1st, and every Friday during Lent including Good Friday. Dinners include French fries, coleslaw and beverage. Cost is $9.50. Also served are hot dog dinners, including French fries and beverage for $4.50. Individual food items can be purchased separately. Dinein or take--out. Call 286-2773 for reservations or take-outs. For more information, call Barbara at 279-9458.

COME TO THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GREAT SPAGHETTI DINNER Come to a great, All-You-Can-Eat, spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Knights of Columbus at St. Henry’s Church on Old Route 66 on Saturday, February 25th. Dinner is from 4:30pm to 7:00pm. Price of the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. We will be serving spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert & beverages. Take-out meals are also available, just stop by no reservations necessary. Come and join us for a great time. For more information, call 674-3965. PAGE 12 FEBRUARY 16, 2017 THE ADVERTISER ARCS


PORK LOIN DINNER at SALEM UMC The Salem United Methodist Church located at 349 Shaver Road (Off Route 150) in West Sand Lake will be hosting a Pork Loin dinner on Saturday, February 25th, from 4:30pm-6:00pm for $12.00 per person. The menu includes, coleslaw, Pork Loin, gravy, Scalloped Potatoes, Sliced Apples, Vegetable of the day, Rolls, butter, Pie, Coffee, Tea and Decaf. Reservations can be made by calling the church office at 674-3106 or Carol at 330-7609. Advanced reservations are appreciated, walk ins are based upon availability. Website:

MELVIN ROADS ANNUAL FISH FRY FRIDAYS Melvin Roads American Legion, 200 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, Annual Fish Fry Fridays will be held on March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and April 7, from 5:00pm - 8:00pm (or until gone!). Fish Fry Dinners - (Fish Fry, Slaw and French Fries) $8.50. Clam Roll Dinner - (Clam Roll, Slaw and French Fries) $6.50. Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Hot dogs, Mozzarella Sticks, Onion Rings will also be available. Eat-in or to go. Funds raised are used towards our veterans & families. ~ 462-7006

TSATSAWASSA FIRE CO. BREAKFAST The Tsatsawassa Protective Fire Company will serve their monthly breakfast on Sunday, February 19th, starting at 8AM until 11:30AM. Breakfast consists of your choice of French toast or pancakes, as well as bacon or sausage, toast, orange juice, applesauce, beverages and eggs prepared to your specifications for a cost of $7 for adults, $4 for ages 5-12, with children under five served free. Support your local fire company while visiting with friends and neighbors and enjoying a hearty breakfast to start your day. The firehouse is located behind the post office near the intersection of Routes 20 and 66 North in the hamlet of Brainard. For more information, call 518-766-3815.



Rensselaer County Senior Center, 50 Herrick Street, Rensselaer will host this monthly demonstration on preparing a healthy, tasty, fun meal on Tuesday, February 21st. You will get recipes for the day’s presentation as well as other healthy choices and a taste of the meal prepared. This is a fun opportunity to try something new and easy. Join us at 11:30 and stay for lunch. Call for reservations 463-2166. Lunch is served at 12 noon, Monday thru Friday. If you haven’t dined with us, you don’t know what you’re missing. Call today for a luncheon reservation 463-2166. Looking forward to seeing you.

Come join us for our pizza night on February 18th, at the Schodack Valley Fire House from 5pm-8pm. Pizza, antipasto, wings and more will be served. Our featured pizza this month will be tomato bacon. You may eat-in or take-out; for take out call 477-4215.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST BUFFET VFW Post 7338, Hays Road, East Greenbush will host a Pancake Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, February 19th, from 9AM to 12Noon. Menu: Buttermilk Pancakes, French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausages, Homefries, Corned Beef Hash, Toast, Fruit Cocktail, or Sliced Peaches, Coffee, Tea, Water and Juice. Cost: Adults - $9.00; Children 6 to 12 - $5.00; Children under 6 - Free.The VFW is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Veterans, their Families and the community.

HCFD ALL-YOU-CANEAT BREAKFAST The Hoags Corners Fire Dept will be hosting an All You Can Eat Breakfast on Sunday, Mar. 5th, from 8AM – 11AM. Our All-You-Can-Eat buffet style breakfast includes Scrambled eggs, homefries, applesauce, fruit cocktail, blueberry & regular pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate milk, orange juice, toast, and English muffins. Cost: Adults - $8.00; Children ages 6-12 - $4.00; Children 5 and under – free. Eat-in or Take-out. Phone: 766-5474.

DINNERS at SO. SCHODACK VOL. FIRE CO. The South Schodack Volunteer Fire Co. will again offer Fish Fry Dinners on Friday evenings, 5:15 to 7:00 p.m., at 1563 Bame Rd., Castleton, during Lent. Dinners will begin on March 3 and end on Good Friday April 14. Hot Dogs, Chicken, and Homemade Manhattan Clam chowder will also be served. Eat in or Take out. Phone 732-2082.

WSL LADIES AUX. MONTHLY BREAKFAST Please join the West Sand Lake Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for Breakfast on February 19th, 7:30AM to 11:30AM at the West Sand Lake Fire Hall. Eat-In or Take-Out. Breakfast includes: Scrambled Eggs, Cheesy Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Homefries w/ cheese, French Toast, a variety of Pancakes including Mickey Mouse, Homemade Muffins, Fruit, Toast, Bagels, Juice and Coffee. Southern Sausage Gravy & Biscuits will be served until they run out! Cost: Adults $8, Children (5-12) $5 and children under 5 are free. Call 674-3677.

CHILI CHALLENGE FUNDRAISER The Brunswick Elks will be hosting the 6th annual Brunswick Elks Chili Challenge on February 26th, 1pm-4pm! For only $8, you can taste all the different chili’s and cast a vote for your favorite flavors! Our competitions, since 2011, have included traditional chili’s, brisket chili, game chili, vegetarian chili, and other great versions! Proceeds to benefit Elks Charities. To enter your chili or for further information leave a message at 279-1344 or on our Facebook page! Public Welcome for FUN, FOOD, and RAFFLES! Cost is $8.00 for admission. Cash bar available.

ANNUAL CABIN FEVER PARTY Melvin Roads American Legion, 200 Columbia Tpk., East Greenbush will host their Annual Cabin Fever Party on February 18th, from 1PM to 6PM. Pajama (appropriate please) Theme Games of Chance / Chinese Auction / 50/ 50 / Music by Brian / Food / Soda / Draft Beer included (Cash Bar). Funds raised are going to send a veteran on a Patriot Flight! Tickets until 2/17: Members $10.00 / non-members $15.00. At the door: $15.00 / $20.00. On Sale now at the post! 4627006; THE ADVERTISER ARCS FEBRUARY 16, 2017 PAGE 13

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SHIRT COLLAR FACTORY TO RACE HORSES During the months of February – March, the Poestenkill Historical Society is featuring an exhibit based on the lovely home, very near the Firehouse. In 1780, The Lyn Family purchased 79 acres from Van Rensselaer. The tower you see on the property today was once a shirt collar factory. We have pictures today showing the women who worked there. The Lyn family then sold the property to the Holser family….and the farm was worked through three generations of the Holsers. They became well known throughout the world for their white leghorn chickens. They shipped these chickens to countries like China and Ethiopia, as well as throughout the US. John Holser then began raising prize bulls/Holsteins. From there he ventured into race horses. John was born in 1908 and died at the young age of 59. His property was then auctioned. We hope you will stop in and see our wonderful display of pictures, literature and prize-winning ribbons. We are open on Monday from 11–3; Saturdalys 1–3.


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FLEA MARKET The Brunswick Grange is sponsoring a Flea Market at the Brunswick Grange Hall, Route 142 & 7, Center Brunswick, 7 Grange Road, Troy, New York 12180. A flea market including antiques, vintage, & collectable items will be held Friday, Saturday & Sunday - May 26, 27 & 28th - rain or shine from 9AM to 4PM. The sale is sponsored by the Brunswick Grange. Proceeds will benefit the Grange community activities.Vendors are wanted - $15 a space, per day. For reservations or info., call 279-9113.

EXTENSION HOLDS “SPRING GARDEN DAY” - MARCH 11th Spring starts March 11 with “Spring Garden Day,” a program of gardening classes and fun for gardeners, held at Tamarac High School in Brunswick. Attendees can choose from ten classes covering landscape design tricks, creating a night garden, growing tea at home, beekeeping, organic vegetable gardening and more. Garden designer and “Shady Lady” Amy Ziffer will give the keynote address on “Shade Revealed,” featuring highlights from her book, The Shady Lady’s Guide To Northeast Shade Gardening. A plant sale, garden book sale, Pick-A-Prize Auction, book signings and fabulous door prizes are other highlights. Participants also receive a delicious homemade lunch featuring soups, Stromboli and desserts. Program fee is $30 per person and pre-registration is required. Pre-register early as this event always sells out. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension at (518) 272-4210 and ask for Marcie, or visit for details.

Greetings and best wishes to everyone in the City of Rensselaer. As Rensselaer’s representative to the County Legislature, I am happy to report to you on the actions taken by the Rensselaer County Legislature at our January 10, 2017 legislative meeting. Rensselaer is home to many outstanding youths. I sponsored a resolution commending the Rensselaer Pop Warner Junior Varsity cheerleaders, who qualified for national competition in Florida. The meeting follows approval by legislators of the 2017 county budget. The 2017 county budget is the sixth consecutive budget under the state tax cap, while protecting needed services and the county’s strong fiscal standing. Work was underway during January on installing a ramp in the legislative chambers. The ramp will make the chambers more accessible, and follows improvements to lighting. The improvements and changes were done at reasonable cost. There was a meeting on January 24 regarding the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline. I was represented by a legislative colleague and a staffer. The proposed pipeline would cross the Hudson River twice in or near Rensselaer, and create various environmental and quality of life disturbances. I have opposed the pipeline and will continue to work to protect our community. The schedule for meetings of the County Legislature in 2017 has been set, with legislators meeting March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 13, October 10, November 14, and December 12. Meetings start at 5:30 p.m. with public presentations, and consideration of the agenda at 6 p.m. Each month, legislators and other elected officials join with veterans for the Honor a Deceased Veteran ceremony. To nominate a veteran for recognition at this ceremony, please call 270-2760. The Boys and Girls Club in Rensselaer is holding bingo on Friday nights at the Club, starting at 6 p.m. Residents are welcome to contact us at the legislative offices by writing to the Rensselaer County Legislature, 1600 7th Avenue, Troy, NY 12180 or by e-mailing us via the official legislative website at

PHOENIX FAMILY FUNDRAISER Ross, Kelly and their entire family lost their home to a devastating fire on January 21st. Ross is the current President of Nassau Ambulance and Past Chief, he is also an active member with Nassau Fire. Kelly is a past active member of Nassau Ambulance. They have given so much for our community, it is time for us to return the favor. The Town of Nassau Emergency Services will be holding an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner at the Hoags Corners Firehouse, 7237 RT 66, East Nassau, on Saturday, March 4th, from 3pm-8pm. Cost is $8 for Adults and $3 for kids under 5. Please come and support this family and “help them rise from the ashes”

WE’RE THINKING SUNSHINE! VOLUNTEER AS A FRESH AIR HOST FAMILY Fresh Air summers are filled with children running barefoot through the grass, gazing at star-filled skies and swimming for the first time. This summer, join volunteer host families in the Albany area, and open your heart and home to a Fresh Air child. Each summer, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities visit suburban, rural and small town communities along the East Coast and Southern Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program. The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-forprofit agency, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Fresh Air children are boys and girls, from seven to 18 years old, who live in New York City. Children who are reinvited by host families may continue with The Fresh Air Fund through age 18 and can enjoy extended trips. For more information about hosting a Fresh Air child this summer, please contact Tenniel Hansen at 518441-4407 or

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Did you miss your opportunity to tryout for a 12U travel softball team?? Well now is your chance! Classie Lassie Cyclone is holding tryouts on Sundays thru 2/26/17 at Algonquin gym, 911am. This travel team is local travel only, playing in the Hudson Mohawk league, local tournaments and one away tournament. Please contact Chrissie Mieczkowski ( with any questions, hope to see you there!!

This week’s Most Dedicated Athlete of the Week is Cam Roberts! Cam wrestles in the 120lb weight class for the APHS Varsity Wrestling team. This is Cam’s fourth year on the wrestling team. Cam says his favorite part about wrestling is the rewarding feeling of a hard-fought win. However, the team must endure long practices each day to stay in shape both physically and mentally. “To wrestle well, you need to be mentally tough, so building mental toughness has helped me over the years,” Cam explains. Cam’s favorite wrestling moment was receiving the third-place patch at the Class B Wrestling Tournament. He hopes to get another patch from the tournament this year. Cam also plays varsity soccer for APHS. This past season, he was a captain of the team. To prepare for his wrestling and soccer seasons, Cam runs, lifts, and participates in off-season leagues. Cam works hard in school as well. He maintains an 85 GPA and takes a variety of classes including Bio-Gene, Physics, Statistics and Economics. “To do well in school and sports, I work hard and get plenty of rest,” Cam says. “I also always make sure to find time to do the work I need to do.” After high school, Cam plans on going to Hudson Valley Community College. Cam’s teammates, coaches, and classmates are always there to provide him with motivation. “My coaches and fellow wrestlers help me to do my best at wrestling by always encouraging me. They are there to support me whether I win or lose,” Cam explains. When asked what he would say to a younger wrestler, Cam says, “My advice would be to stick with the sport. There’s going to be ups and downs, but keep pushing and keep your head up, no matter what.” Best wishes to Cam as he continues his senior year at APHS!


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by Katie Glanton Hello Warrior fans! I’m back this week with more Averill Park sports updates! Girls Basketball defeated Mohonasen 74-48 on 2/10. Junior, Stephanie Jankovic led AP with 20 points, while sophomores, Kelsey Wood and EmmaLee Morgan, each had 12. On 2/7, AP beat Burnt Hills 72-22. Stephanie Jankovic had 12 points while Lena Piche and Kat Stackrow each added 10. They compete next in a scrimmage against Shenendehowa on 2/19. Boys Basketball beat Mohonasen 44-37 on 2/10. Senior, Noah Yearsley led the Warriors with 20 points, while sophomore, Zach Price, added 12. On 2/7, AP won against Burnt Hills 7535. Noah Yearsley had 17 points, and Ryan Long added 14. They compete next against Watervliet on 2/17 in a scrimmage. Wrestling competed in State Qualifiers on 2/11. 8th grader, Sean Malenfant, placed second in the finals. Senior, Pat Leahey, finished 4th in the section, while Freshman, Nik Koch; and junior, Andrew Fountain, both placed 5th. Great season boys! Indoor Track competed in the Suburban Council Varsity Championship on 2/11. Sophomore, Jamie Cocca placed first in the shot put with a throw of 50’; and senior, Sarah Manfred, took 5th. Junior, Alana Carrol, won first in the pole vault with a jump of 12’, and junior, Zach Hotaling, placed 5th. Their next meet will be the Sectional Championships on 2/18 and 2/19. Bowling competed in the Suburban Council Championships on 2/8. Parker Brown had a high round of 244 and a high triple of 647. They will compete next in the SSC Tournament on 2/16. The best of luck to all Warrior athletes in this upcoming week! I will be back next week with more AP sports updates. Go Warriors! ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○


The Rensselaer Dragons Boys Rugby Team is looking for players. You must be in grades 9th thru 12th. The Dragons really could use players, so if you are interested, please contact myself Anthony Cahill at 518-573-2921 or or coach Rob Sliwinski at 518-441-9937 or The Dragons home field is in Poestenkill on Rt 355 by the VFW post.

NASSAU BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Registration is now open for the 2017 season. We offer competitive, affordable, in house baseball and travel baseball for the ages of 4-12 for all children in Rensselaer and Columbia counties. Nassau Baseball also offers indoor winter workouts every other Sunday. New for 2017 we are now offering online registration; for more information, visit our website Nassaubaseball or check out our Facebook page. PAGE 16 FEBRUARY 16, 2017 THE ADVERTISER ARCS

2017 REGISTRATION BRUNSWICK BASEBALL The Brunswick Baseball League is currently registering players for our 2017 Spring/Summer House programs. The Brunswick Baseball League is an independent league and as such ALL interested players may participate. The Minors program is open to players ages 13-16. The registration fee is $150 and games begin in mid-April. The Majors program is open to players ages 17 and up. The registration fee is $160 and games begin Memorial Day weekend. Please visit our website at to register on-line and for additional information. A 12 game schedule is planned for each program, as well as a play-off tournament. Free Winter Clinics are scheduled for all interested players at the Tamarac Multi-Purpose gym, each Saturday 12pm-2pm in the multi-purpose gym. Bring a glove and wear sneakers. WWW.CRWNEWSPAPERS.COM

AP Senior Matt Schumaker throws up this reverse layup for two points against Burnt Hills last Tuesday night. Matt and his fellow AP Warriors bombed the BH-BL Spartans 75-35.

LOCAL ATHLETES CAMPUS WATCH A. MADSEN SELECTED TO THE FALL 2016 NAC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM Castleton University student athlete Alexandra Madsen of Averill Park NY has been selected to the fall 2016 NAC All-Academic Team. The NAC All-Academic Team recognizes student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Studentathletes must also have reached sophomore academic standing and competed in a minimum of two years of varsity competition at their institution. The Fall All-Academic Team represents the sports of men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s tennis, and women’s volleyball.

LOCAL-ATHLETES EARN 2016 NECC FALL ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS The New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced on January 17 its list of student-athletes who worked hard enough in the classroom to pick up 2016 Fall Academic All-Conference laurels with 15 of those earning the honor hailing from Southern Vermont College. Jenna Retell of Troy; AND Nicole Shepard of Troy. The NECC’s fall academic squad recognizes athletes from around the league who participated in men’s cross country, women’s cross country, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, field hockey, men’s golf, and women’s tennis. Students who are of a sophomore academic standing or higher are eligible for the accolade and must have posted a cumulative grade point average of 3.40 or higher following the fall semester.




RENSSELAER LAND TRUST TO HOST A SNOWSHOE CLASS Want to gain confidence on your snowshoes? Learn the best techniques and see the beauty of the Kinderhook Creek Nature Preserve in winter. Class to be held on Monday, President’s Day, February 20 at 10:00am.Cost $10 per person. Participants need to bring their own snowshoes. Class led by Adirondack Guide Fred McCagg. Register online at or by contacting Peter Wood at 518-378-1361.


GIRLS TRAVEL SOFTBALL This is a local girls 16 and under softball team looking for additional talented players. The team will be looking to play in local tournaments on various weekends from summer thru fall, as well as travel to tournaments in MA, CA and RI. If you are interested, please contact




ICE SKATING IN THE VILLAGE OF NASSAU The Village of Nassau Youth Committee is pleased to announce that we will be hosting ice-skating parties at the Village Pond, Malden St. (located between Ben Stanley Park and the Village Hall). We will meet on Fridays, 6pm and we have a supply of ice-skates that can be borrowed for the event. Because conditions of the pond can vary from week to week, it is suggested that you call first to find out if the pond is safe to skate on. On Fridays, call 518-522-2916 to get the latest information.

TWIN TOWN LITTLE LEAGUE Come join a growing and thriving little league for the 2017 Spring Baseball! Registration is now open and Twin Town Little League will be offering programs for the following levels: T-Ball: (4-5yr olds), Rookie: (5-6yr olds), Farm: (7-8yr olds), Minors (910), Majors (11-12), Intermediate (11-13), Senior (13-16). The Intermediate level will feature a pitching distance of 50 feet and base paths of 70 feet. The Senior and Big League levels offers conventional baseball played on a full size baseball field. 11 and 12 year old players may register to play Majors only or both Majors and Intermediate levels. Registration fees are $95 for T-Ball and Rookie, and $125 for Farm, Minors, Majors and Intermediate. Senior League is $145. There is a discount for families with more than one player and for Majors players that also participate in the Intermediate level. Families can register on-line by visiting our website: If you have any questions, please contact: Andy Murphy (Player Agent) 585-733-3555. Or Darren Ayotte (Vice President) Like us on Facebook at TwinTownLL!!!

The Devil Cats are looking for talented and committed players for the following age groups for the 2017 season: 10U (Gold) 11U (High Silver) including pitchers 12U (Gold) including pitchers 14U (Gold) 15U (Gold) including a dedicated infielder and outfielder, and pitchers Please contact Jamie Nusbaum at for additional information regarding 10U, 11U, 14U and 15U; and Eric Brown at (518) 225-2208 for additional information regarding 12U.

LANSINGBURGH LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION Lansingburgh Little League Baseball and Softball is having registration for Boys and Girls who live within the Boundaries of the Little League. Lansingburgh School District plus, Hoosic Valley/Melrose to Congress St., Troy, North and South Lake Ave., East to Grafton and 101st Street north to Melrose. For players ages 4 to 12, born between May 1, 2004 and Aug 31, 2013. Registration will be Every Tuesday in February at Rensselaer Park School and Every Thursday in February at Turnpike School from 7-8pm. Questions, call Anthony Huff at 698-7214.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 6/3 FREIHOFER’S® RUN FOR WOMEN 5K Online registration for the 39th annual Freihofer’s® Run for Women (Saturday, June 3 at 9 a.m.) — the Capital Region’s premier all-women’s 5K road race — opened Saturday, Feb. 11. All registrants will receive a high-performance women’s commemorative t-shirt, a box of delicious Freihofer’s® chocolate chip cookies, a fresh loaf of Freihofer’s® bread, chip timing, live results and other great perks. The first 500 women will be able to register for just $25. To help participants get in shape for race day, registration is now also underway for the 7th annual Freihofer’s® Training Challenge, which starts Monday, March 20, at sites in Colonie, Clifton Park, Saratoga and Amsterdam. You can sign up for the 10-week program when you register online for the Freihofer’s Run 5K. Online registration through the 5K registration is the only method of registering for this program. The program, which costs $55 and includes a specific Training Challenge t-shirt, is an enhanced version of the Couch to 5K Running Plan and features beginner, intermediate and advanced options. For more information, please visit

Grafton Lakes State Park will be offering three winter break programs in February while the kids are off from school. The activities are sure to get the whole family outside for some winter fun. • “Animal Tracks and Traces” on Saturday, February 18th, at 1:00 PM. After an indoor introduction to tracking, participants will hit the trails on snowshoes or on foot, depending on trail conditions. The program is $2/person or $5/family and meets at the Park Office. Pre-registration is required as space is limited; please call 279-1155 to sign up. • On Monday, February 20th, learn about the basics of backyard birding in winter with the Audubon Society of the Capital Region. Children can make a simple pine cone birdfeeder to take home. Donations to the Audubon Society of the Capital Region welcome. Please pre-register by calling 279-1155. • “Family Snowshoe” event on Saturday, February 25th, at 1:00 PM. Beginners and veterans alike will strap on snowshoes for this leisurely hike. We have plenty of snowshoes available in both adult and child sizes. This program is $3/person or $10/ family. Please pre-register to reserve your size, 279-1155. Dress warmly for all programs with hat, mittens, and boots.

SNOWSHOEING ON WINTER BREAK Looking for something to do with your children while they are on school break? On Tuesday, Feb. 21 and Thursday, Feb 23 from 1-3pm, the Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center is offering snowshoe programs for youth and families. These programs will provide an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of snowshoeing while having some outdoor fun. Come to one or both sessions. On Tuesday, after a brief introduction we will snowshoe for about 2 hours, look for signs of animals and play an authentic Eskimo game. On Thursday, we will go into more depth with animal tracking, and learn more about the animals who live on the Rensselaer Plateau. Program presented by Josh Pulito. Please contact the Center for updated snow conditions and possible cancellations at (518) 658-2055 or Fee including snowshoe rental: $3 per person; $12 family rate.

WINTER FUN DAY AT CHERRY PLAIN STATE PARK Lick your cabin fever this month and learn something new about your state park. Join the Friends of Cherry Plain State Park on Saturday, February 25th, 10am to 3pm for fun in the park. You can snow shoe, sled, and explore the park with a guide or enjoy the bonfire, hot chocolate, hot dogs and marshmallows. A great day for the whole family and free. • Off-Trail Adventure Hike at 11am- Explore with a guide who’s known these woods for decades, see the secret park. • Animal Tracking Outing 1:30pm- Look for the track of the elusive bobcat and moose. • Check out the waterfalls in winter! A great trail for photography. • Guided outings and snowshoes available. Cherry Plain is located 15 minutes east of Averill Park off Miller Road in Cherry Plain, NY. For more information, call Francille Egbert at 518-674-3214 or Grafton State Park at 518-2791155. THE ADVERTISER ARCS FEBRUARY 16, 2017 PAGE 17


HELP WANTED Mechanical Maintenance Technician: Temp to perm Albany, NY. Full time day shift. Pay based on experience $15/hr+. Maintain and lubricate machines, change parts and minor fixes, other routine maintenance needed. One year previous experience preferred. Call Manpower at 518-459-2800 RN/LPN - We have FT & PT hours available for skilled nurses in homecare throughout the Capital District. Enhanced pay, flexible hours available. 1 year exp required. Stop in and fill out an application at 87 Washington St, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Call us at 449-1142. www.

Senior CareGivers wanted: night shifts inc. weekends. Above average pay. Call Ludder’s Country Home during day 674-6087, eves. 292-8423 S



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Latham Pool Products has career opportunities available for: Autocad Draft Designers, Customer Service Representatives, Consumer Warranty Specialist, Accounts Payable Clerk. Submit a cover letter expressing your interest and a current resume via e-mail to Human Resources Representative at humanresources In the cover letter, please detail your skills and experience relating to this opportunity, and explain why you feel you are qualified.

A Sunshine Palace Daycare is looking for a teacher with exp. Please call 279-0556 for more information.

Love to clean? Hate low pay? Good news! Medi Kleen, Inc. is hiring. MediKleen is the leader in providing environmental services (Housekeeping to the Medical community). We currently have an opening in Alb. 5pm-12:30am, 5 nights/wk. Sch’dy. (downtown) 5-9pm, 5 nights/wk. Also Sch’dy. 5-10pm,5 nights/wk. $13/hr starting rate, must have reliable transportation & strong work ethic. 1wk paid vaca after 1 yr., paid holidays, 3 sick days, $200 sign on bonus after 6mos. of service. Pleasant work environment & appreciation for your best effort. Apply at

Service Technician with electro/mechanical experience to service and assist installation of commercial laundry equipment. Must have vehicle, tools, and clean drivers license. Resume and refs. Call for interview (518) 283-8302. Snow shoveler & dog caretaker wanted: on as need basis. The Averill Park area. Call 441-0218 for more info Town of Poestenkill seeking Zoning Board Alternate. See website for more details. Resume should be submitted to Paul Jamison chairman or attention Lynn Kane by Monday, February 6, 2017.


Drivers- company local. FT L.P. Transportation Inc. a local tank carrier in business for more than 100 yrs. is currently accepting applications for qualified local tractor trailer drivers for our Selkirk, NY terminal. Available positions are for F/T year round work, night shift, typically starting between 5 pm and 9 pm. Potential transition to day shift. Paid product handling training provided. Home dailyHourly Union Wages (w/ overtime) Full benefit pkg. for F/T. Opportunity to earn $75-&80K (+ benefits) Applicants must be at least 25 yrs. of age w/ 2 or more yrs. of verifiable T/T exp. possess a valid CDL-A with Tank & Hazmat endorsements & a TWIC card. New and late model equipment Call 800-950-2129 x 120- Todd. x114 Art. Exp. Senior CareGivers wanted for evening shifts. Above average pay. Call Ludder’s Country Home at 674-6087 days & 292-8423 eves. Exp. Senior CareGivers wanted for weekend shifts. Looking for someone who enjoys working w/ elderly & families. Above average pay, call Ludder’s Country Home at 674-6087 days, 292-8423 eves. HHA/ PCA. Compensation: Competitive salary. Employment type: Full-time and Part-time. Unlimited Care, Inc., a licensed homecare agency seeking Home Health Aides. Looking for male and female PCA’s for the Capital District area. Apply within. Unlimited Care Inc. 19 Aviation Road, Ste 1 Albany, NY 12205.



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HELP WANTED Material Handler: Temp to hire in Feura Bush, NY. Machine operation and handling, loading and unloading materials via different equipment and by hand, and pick/pack orders. Full Time Day Shift starting at $12/hr. Previous warehouse experience and ability to lift up to 30lbs. required. Call Manpower at 518-459-2800 Medical Billing Coder: Temporary position Schenectady, NY. Medical coding only, no phones. Pay rate $16/hr. Flexible schedule 32-40 hours a week. At least one year medical billing/coding experience, pleasant personality, ad allscripts software a plus. Call Manpower @ 518-459-2800 Office Manager/Admin Assistant: Manufacturing Environment.Temp to perm Coeysman, NY. Working together with plant manager and corporate office, answering phones, data entry, record keeping, paperwork and other office duties. Pay rate $12-13/hr to start. Experience with Excel and Outlook desired and comfortable working in casual mfg environment. Call Manpower @ 518-459-2800.

HHA/PCA – Homecare work in the Capital Region. Great pay, Paid travel, bonuses and more! Must be certified (HHA or PCA), reliable. Spanish speaking a plus! Stop in and fill out an application at 87 Washington St, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Call us at 449-1142.


HIGHLIGHT ACTING TROUPE HOLDING AUDITIONS The Highlight Acting Troupe is holding auditions for Noises off, written by Michael Frayn. In Noises Off, the cast of this fictional new play, Nothing On, is frantically trying to get things right. Will they be able to remember their lines with doors slamming and sardines flying? Want to join in the fun? Come to auditions, Friday, February 17th, at 7PM; and Sunday, February 19th, at 2PM at the Center Brunswick United Methodist Church, Troy, NY 12180. For further information, contact Kathryn at (518) 961-1291 or email

Coming from England to SLCA on Saturday, March 11, will be Dan Evans, a highly accomplished and stylish acoustic guitarist, who also plays finger-style mountain dulcimer with precision and delicacy. In addition to his fine baritone vocals, you’ll also hear beautiful instrumental folk music. He adopts a classical approach to British folk melodies, sometimes playing in medieval modes, often with jazzy chords and rhythms. He’ll be telling a couple of tales, too, and all of this will be done with a “spoonful of English humor.”….. Before the concert Dan will be offering a 2 hour workshop titled “Essential Vocal Techniques” beginning at 2PM and will include learning to project your voice in such a way that it will not be damaged, how to sustain breath, and how to listen carefully to sing in tune. This is a wonderful opportunity for all vocalists! Tickets are $18 for adults, $10 under 18 for the Concert only, and $20.00 for the workshop only. Prepaid reservations can be made at or call (518)674-2007. SLCA is located at 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY, is fully handicapped accessible, with free parking.

TOWN OF SAND LAKE PUBLIC HEARING A Public Hearing will be held at 7:30 pm on March 8, 2017 at Sand Lake Town Hall, 8428 NY Route 66, Sand Lake, New York. regarding proposed Local Law #3 of 2017 – Amending Section 235-1 of the Sand Lake Code to Provide a Maximum Allowable Annual Income Ceiling for Property Owned by Taxpayers who are 65 Years of Age or Over and Have Limited Incomes; and also a Public Hearing regarding the proposed Local Law #4 of 2017 – Amending Section 235-10 of the Sand Lake Code to provide a maximum allowable annual income ceiling for Property Owned by Physically Disabled Taxpayers and Limited Income. Town Board of the Town of Sand Lake By Barbara Biittig, Town Clerk



NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Articles of Organization of Shuket Family Holdings, LLC (“LLC”) filed with the Secretary of State of New York (“SSNY”) on February 8, 2017, effective on the date of filing. Office Location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY may mail a copy of any process to the LLC at 12 Industrial Park Road, Troy, New York 12180, which shall be the principal business location. The purpose for which the LLC is formed is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under the NYS Limited Liability Company Law.

HOMES FOR SALE Brunswick: 35 Cooper Ave., one floor/2BR House. $110K BRYCE 561-972-7896 Hoosick Falls: Investment Property, 2 Family Rental w/ 2nd Bldg. $69,900 Call Carole for details 489-7091. Pruett Enterprises 477-8339

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Wynantskill Funeral Home, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on January 5, 2017. 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, 294 Whiteview Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. CIPMAC Holdings, LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 12/28/16. Cty: Rensselaer. SSNY desig as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to 77 Cipperly Rd., Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. General Purpose.



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TJK ENTERPRISES OF RENSSELAER, LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LLC TJK ENTERPRISES OF RENSSELAER, LLC Art. of Org. Filed with NYS Dept. of State 01/25/2017. Office Location: Rensselaer Co. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to: The LLC, 46 Mechanic Street, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. Any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF ORGANIZATION OF VALENTINE BUILDERS LLC On January 20, 2017, Valentine Builders LLC (the “LLC”) filed Articles of Organization with the NYS Department of State. The principal business location of the LLC is 12 Flora Circle, Rensselaer, New York. The NYS Secretary of State is designated as the agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The post office address to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon it is to the LLC is 12 Flora Circle, Rensselaer, New York 12144. The LLC is organized for the purpose of any and all lawful business.


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LAND FOR SALE 5 Acres on Water - Crystal Lake/Terms BRYCE 561-972-7896

REAL ESTATE WANTED We buy houses! Cash. (518) 441-6376

Schroon Lake efficiencies. 1 or 3 BR, private sandy beach, boat docking, walk to town. 532-7649

East Greenbush, Columbia Turnpike. Studio apartment with great kitchen. Utilities included. Sec. and lease required. $690. 495-9456. East Nassau. 2 BR apt. $650+ utilities. No pets, no smoking. 766-5012. East Schodack lg. 1 BR, LR, DR, eat in kit, pantry, $900 incl heat. NS. Sunrise Realty Advisors. (518) 858-2539. EG 1 & 2 BR. $725/ $875, incl heat. Great location, o/s parking. laundry. No pets. Sec. , ref, lease. 449-2122. Wynantskill, 2 Br. heated, parking, laundry, no pets $775 BRYCE 518-330-7299

HOUSE FOR RENT East Nassau, 2 bedroom, NS/NP, $800/month,plus utilities and sec. Quiet area, adults pref. 518-221-5218.

SAND LAKE GOP FUNDRAISER Republicans of Sand Lake and further are gathering to celebrate the election victories in 2016. The Republican Town Board Majority, along with their successful colleagues in the State Assembly, Senate and Congress will be on hand to help celebrate. In addition, our partners in county government from the County Executive, Clerk, DA and Sheriff will join with the District 4 County Legislators at the celebration fundraiser. Come meet possible candidates for this fall’s elections as well. All are welcome and the celebration kicks off Friday, Feb. 24th, at 5:30 upstairs at Lakeview Restaurant in Averill Park. Tickets can be purchased at the door $35pp/$60couples or a table of 10 for $350. Beer and wine are included; and to forget those winter blues we are serving Bonnie’s famous Garbage Bread along with other delicious dishes. So come on and stop by, say hello, greet some old friends, make a new friend and share in your successes of election day. See you there! ~ Your Sand Lake Republican Committee Lowest Taxes Around!

BRUNSWICK MEADOWS Open Sunday 1-4 Rt. 7 to Rt. 40 to Rt. 142 to Brunswick Meadows

New Condominiums starting at $194,900 2-3 BR units available, 1336 to 1736 sq.ft., attached 1 car garage, fully handicapped accessible

Hoosick, home ownership a dream. Poor credit, buy same as rent. Terms from owner, 5 years more or less. to deed. 3 BR, 2 ba. 205-5438.

Call Stuart Nippes 858-6534 • THE ADVERTISER ARCS FEBRUARY 16, 2017 PAGE 19


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SITUATIONS WANTED Home Health Care Aides available. FT/PT. Reasonable rates , excellent references. 641-2844.


From February 9th Puzzle

Top professional prices for Antiques & Fine Art, Jewelry & Diamonds, Coins & Collections, Old Toys, Costume Jewelry, Watches & Silver, Swords & Military Are you a caretaker for things collecting dust? Could you make better use of your money? Need guidance about having an estate sale? Mark Lawson Antiques has been the regions trusted resource for over 20 years. The Times Union found we pay the most for scrap gold. Convenient locations in Saratoga and Albany. Housecalls available, call for brochure. 587-8787

Aromatherapy for Insomnia FREE Workshop on Wed., February 22, 6:30 - 8:30PM! Many essential oils have a calming effect on the mind, helping promote a deep restful therapeutic sleep. For many, after the age of 40, sleep quality/quantity declines because of negative memories, trauma, depression, vitamin/mineral deficiencies, even hormone imbalances. Insomnia isn’t something you need to lose sleep over! A good night’s sleep boosts your energy/concentration/ mood and renews and regenerates your body! Aromatherapy can help you stop counting sheep! Discover how the use of easy-to-make sachets and/or the inhalation of soothing, safe essential oils can help you feel calm, peaceful, relaxed so you can sleep like a baby! Includes Guided Meditation that quiets your mind/softens/ soothes your body bringing peace and calm to your body/ mind/spirit so stress in your life dissolves! FREE Door prizes. Presenter: Glenn Kakely Reservations not necessary, but appreciated! 518 477-6566 / email



SERVICES ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL FIREWOOD SEASONED Siena Graduate, 25+ yrs. exp. CHERRY No job too small. 475-8782 Ready to burn! Face cord $125. Deliveries available. 664-6720. APPLIANCE REPAIR FIREWOOD Most brands including Sears. $250 per cord (seasoned). Prompt service. Mike $180 per cord, (green). DisHorowitz 477-8378 count on 2 or more. Cut, split C. L. HOME & del. Dependable and honIMPROVEMENTS est service. Harvey 338-5898 Taking care of all your win- or 391-5363 dow and remodeling needs. FIREWOOD Neat and dependable. Fully insured. Free estimates. Call Hardwood mixed, well seasoned. $155 cord, you haul. Rich (518) 528-7173. (518) 794-7096. CASH FOR ANTIQUES FIREWOOD Used furniture, silver and gold Order now! All hardwood. jewelry, designer clothing. Cut, split, del. $170/ cord 424-4626 Quick delivery. 658-2303. CASH FOR JUNK CARS FIREWOOD $150 - $2000. Free pick-up. Seas., cut, split,& delivered. 365-3368 $250/ cord, Green $180/cord. CLEANOUTS & DEMO For some of the best service Oil tanks, hot tubs, pools, & wood in the Northeast, call sheds, barns, houses, yard Kalme Logging 222-9631. cleanup, res./comm. clean out & organize. Fully equipped to FIREWOOD/ CAMP WOOD Exit handle any job. 944-3672 Lou “The Wood Guy” Rt. 50, Wilton. 24/7 CLEANOUTS Specializing in residential & GARAGE DOOR GARY commercial clean-ups, attics, bs’mts, garages, estates. In- Garage doors, electric opensured. Simple Solutions - ers, service. Garage door Mark 283-6527, Since 1999. openers make great gifts! Call for free estimate. 399-6102. DIVORCE HANDYMAN Uncontested Divorce papers 30 yrs exp. Kitchens, baths, prepared $349 274-0380 carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc. 526-1604 DRAIN CLEANING Full service drain cleaning & HANDYMAN repairs, incl. camera/video inspections. Emergency service Framing, sheetrock, floors, APS Sewer & Drain Cleaning finish work, painting, odd jobs. Free est. Great prices. 674-0908 Carmine 496-0968 ELECTRICIAN HANDYMAN Lammon Electric. Fully lic. & ins. 30yrs exp., res./comm. Remodeling, carpentry, decks porches, masonry, int./ext. Panel upgrades. 274-5100 paint, fences, doors/windows, gutters, all repairs. Free est. ELECTRICIAN Stone Electric. Residential re- c 669-0814, 271-9161 pair and installs. Insured, HOME IMPROVEMENTS lic’d. exp. Satisfaction guaranRepair, additions, kitchens, teed. Free est. 364-5200 baths, finished basements. No job too small. 35+ yrs local EXCAVATION, STONE experience. (518) 441-4353 & TOPSOIL Water diversion, driveways, HOUSE CLEANING brush hog, land clearing, sepCall today for an estimate on tics. 944-3672 a one-time deep cleaning or regularly scheduled cleanFAST FIX HEATING ings. Excellent references. AND PLUMBING LLC 24 hr service, fully ins. 26 yrs. Linda 222-9734. exp. Installs/ replacements, HOUSE CLEANING tuneups, touble shooting. Fixing all your heating & plumb- Excellent references. ReliSince 1988. Jill ing needs. (518) 256-1346. able. 727-1342. No job too big or small.


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JOEYJUNK.COM Cleanouts, cleanups, demo, dumpster rentals. Residential and comm. Attics, basements, garages, estates. We do it all. 237-JUNK “5865” JUNK REMOVAL & DEMO Oil tanks, hot tubs, pools, sheds, barns, houses, yard cleanup, res./comm. clean out & organize. Fully equipped to handle any job. 944-3672 MASONRY Inside mason work wanted: Small mason jobs. Chimneys, foundation parging, tuck pointing, loose bricks, all repairs. Call Dinovo Masonry 279-1496 or 279-3350. ODD JOBS Shopping, cleaning, doctor appointments, etc. Rebecca (518) 428-7778 OLD APPLIANCES And Furniture REMOVED FROM YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. Small or Large jobs. CLEANOUTS. Call Bill the Junkman at 664-7488. Credit Cards Accepted. PAINTING - INT./ EXT. AA Season’s Best Painting & Contracting Svc. 20 yrs. exp. Member of BBB. Ins. & refs. Major credit cards accepted. 424-0078 PAINTING/ TAPING Great prices. Winter deals! Int/ext. Power washing, decks & more. Fully ins. 590-6375. PIANO TUNING Winter Special! All models $99. Free est. on repairs. 25 yrs exp. Refs. 207-6779 PLUMBING & HEATING Repairs, installs, services: licensed, experienced, insured. Cert., 24 hr. service (518) 283-2331 ROOF REPAIR No job too small. Fully ins., free est. Holland Roofing 451-9325

SEAMLESS GUTTERS The Gutter Guy. Cleaning & repair also available. Fully ins. 25 years exp. 339-3231 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

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THE GREEN THUMB Hydroponics, soil and more. (518) 599-5593. All your growing needs and more. TREE SERVICE Scheffler’s Tree Service. Removal, pruning, trimming. Ins. free estimates. Bill 479-9749 TREE SERVICE Stump Busters of Wynantskill. Tree & stump removal. 24 hour service. 286-1865 or 573-7464 TREE, SHRUB, STUMP SRV Bucket, crane, chipper, stump removal, small jobs to mega. 944-3672 TV / STEREO REPAIR Small appliances, vintage stereo repair. In home service, 30 years exp. 272-0475 VINYL SIDING, WINDOWS AND DOORS AA Season’s Best Painting & Contracting Svc. 20 yrs. exp. Member of BBB. Ins. & refs. Major credit cards accepted. 424-0078 WELL PUMP SERVICE Residential & Commercial, service & repairs (518) 283-2331 WINDOW CLEANING Ken’s Window Cleaning. Fully insured. Comm./ Res. 40-yrs. family exp. 766-4975

The Kiwanis Club of Sand Lake proudly presents its annual free concert featuring Middlebury College’s award winning a cappella group “The Dissipated Eight”. This highly entertaining all-male group will be performing on Friday, March 3rd, at the Averill Park High School auditorium from 7:00- 8:00 p.m. Join us for a lively, fun-filled concert appealing to all age groups. With almost 65 years of a cappella tradition behind them, the current members of this “unplugged” group perform all over New England at private venues, colleges and high schools. The Dissipated Eight maintain the example of energetic dedication established by the group’s founding members while continuing to push the boundaries of a cappella as we know it. Producing numerous records over the years, the D8 have compiled a vast archive of music from the past six decades, blending traditional and contemporary a cappella singing. Kiwanis is pleased to offer free events such as the D8 concert, and the live music at Summerfest. D8 always presents a fantastic show, so we hope to see you there. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

TOWN OF SCHODACK TOWN HALL CLOSES FOR PRESIDENTS’ DAY Donna L. Conlin, Schodack Town Clerk, wishes to remind residents that the Schodack Town Hall Offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, for the Presidents’ Day Holiday. The Schodack Town Hall Offices will resume its regular business hours on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The Transfer Station will have standard business hours on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the Town Clerk at 477-7590, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm.



Here is a 3-4 year old possible Jack Russell Terrier Mix. Goomer is 24 lbs. neutered male, heartworm negative, current wtih vaccines and good with other dogs. He is working on his housetraining manners and he LOVES to play! He is very fast and loves running around the yard. If you would like to meet him to possibly adopt him, kindly contact: Marge at or Sherry at 393-0755 THE ADVERTISER ARCS FEBRUARY 16, 2017 PAGE 21


LEGAL NOTICES 12th Street Ventures, LLC. Filed with SSNY on 10/5/16. Office: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC and shall mail process to: 36 Belle Ave Troy NY 12180. Purpose: any lawful NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Pursuant to the Limited Liability Company Law of the State of New York, notice is hereby given that the limited liability company with the name “422 RIVER LLC� has been formed. The Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of the State of New York (SSSNY) on February 3, 2017. The office of the LLC is to be located in Rensselaer County, New York. The SSSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the SSSNY shall mail a copy of any process served is: 422 RIVER LLC, 422 River Street, Troy, New York 12180. The nature of the business of the LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which limited liability companies may be organized under the Limited Liability Company Law. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Name of LLC: BA’s Bees LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on January 4, 2017. New York Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as the agent upon whom process against it may be served. The post office address to which the SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC served upon it PO Box 394, Averill Park, NY 12018. The purpose of the LLC is to engage in any lawful act or activity. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF BECCA, LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH NY SECRETARY OF STATE (NS) ON JANUARY 26, 2017. OFFICE LOCATION RENSSELAER COUNTY. NS DESIGNATED AS AGENT UPON WHOM SERVICE OF PROCESS (SOP) MAY BE SERVED. NS TO MAIL SOP TO THE LLC C/O MARTIN SHUDT WALLACE 258 HOOSICK STREET SUITE 201 TROY NY 12180. PURPOSE IS ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. Notice of formation of LLC. Black Reef Events, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 1/3/17. Office location in Rensselaer County. SSNY is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address within this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him is: 83 Yorkshire Dr, East Greenbush, NY 12061. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION

ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION OF BRIDEGROOM'S PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC Under Section 203 of the Limited Liability Company Law FIRST: The name of the limited liability company is BRIDEGROOM'S PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, LLC. SECOND: The county within this state in which the office of the limited liability company is to be located is Rensselaer. THIRD: The secretary of state is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served. The address within or without this state to which the Secretary of State shall mail a copy of any process against the limited liability company served upon him or her is: c/o United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. FOURTH: The name and street address in this state of the registered agent upon whom and at which process against the limited liability company may be served is: United States Corporation Agents, Inc., 7014 13th Avenue, Suite 202, Brooklyn, NY 11228. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed these Articles of Organization on the date below., Inc., Organizer Date: January 17, 2017 By: Cheyenne Moseley, Assistant Secretary, 9900 Spectrum Drive, Austin, TX 78717. New York Business Mechanics, LLC. Filed 12/16/16. Office: Rensselaer Co. SSNY designated as agent for process & shall mail to: Sylke Chesterfield, 32 Clearview Terrace, Rensselaer, NY 12144. Purpose: General. CAMBIA CREATIVE, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on January 24, 2017. 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 Cambia Creative, LLC, 23 Carrolls Grove Road, Troy, New York 12180. No reported agent.Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes.

Conversation Driver, LLC App. for Auth. filed w/ SSNY 1/17/17. Off. in Rens Co. Arts. of Org. filed w/ SSDE 2/23/16. SSNY desig. as agt. of LLC whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail process to The Wagoner Firm PLLC, 8 Thurlow Ter, Albany, NY 12203. The reg. agt. is The Wagoner Firm PLLC at same add. Add. req. to be maintained in DE: Accumera LLC, 3500 Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901. Name & add. of the auth. officer in DE where copy of Arts. of Org. filed: DE Sec. of State, Division of Corporations, John G. Townsend bldg., 401 Federal St, Ste 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity.


NOTICE OF FORMATION OF COTTAGE HOMES, LLC Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on January 9, 2017. 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, 65 Aiken Lane, Johnsonville, NY 12094. Purpose: Any lawful activity. CROPSEYVILLE CRAFTING COMPANY, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization filed with the Department of State of New York on August 17, 2016. 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 CROPSEYVILLE CRAFTING COMPANY, LLC, 228 Old Road, Cropseyville, New York 12052. No reported agent. Latest date of dissolution of LLC: None. Purpose: All legal purposes. DB HR CONSULTING LLC Articles of Org. filed NY Sec. of State (SSNY) 1/3/2017. Office in Rensselaer Co. SSNY desig. agent of LLC upon whom process may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to 844 West St., Stephentown, NY 12168. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: ILIUM LLC Articles of organization were filed with the Secretary of the State of New York (SSNY) on December 22, 2016. Office location: Rensselaer County SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process againt it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to LLC, 20 Ribbon Candy Lane, Troy, NY 12182. Purpose: for any lawful purpose.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: NEW ENGLAND BREEDING SYNDICATE, LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York on January 18, 2017. Office Location: Rensselaer County. The Secretary of State of New York has been designated as agent of the LLC upon which process against it may be served. The Secretary of State of New York shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, care of John P. Hicks, Esq., The John P. Hicks Law Firm, 120 Broadway, Menands, New York 12204. Purpose: for any lawful purpose.

S&J Manning Properties, LLC. Filed with SSNY on 4/25/16. Office: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC and shall mail process to: 52 Corp Circle Ste 207 Albany NY 12203. Purpose: any lawful

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY. NAME: Faze’s Fixins Vending Services, LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on January 5, 2017. Office location: Rensselaer County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 2 Foxford Rd, Troy, New York 12180. Purpose: For any lawful purpose.1236798 GARY AND LINDA LEVENTHAL LLC. Art. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 12/20/16. Office: Rensselaer County. SSNY designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of process to the LLC, 30 Schalren Drive, Latham, NY 12110. Purpose: Any lawful purpose. On December 19, 2016, JB Flooring, LLC, a limited liability company, filed articles of organization with the New York Secretary of State for the purpose of engaging in business and project consulting relating to floor covering restoration and installations for residential and commercial applications, and any other lawful business. The office of JB Flooring, LLC is located in Rensselaer County. The specified date of dissolution is December 31, 2066. The Secretary of State is designated as agent of the limited liability company upon whom process against it may be served, with any such process received by the Secretary of State to be mailed to JB Flooring, LLC, 25 Fane Court, Troy, New York 12182. A registered agent upon whom process against the limited liability company may be served is Jeffrey Bulan, mailed to 25 Fane Court, Troy, New York 12182. Dominick J. Brignola, Esq. MULTETT, LLC Notice of Formation of Limited Liability Company Arts. of Org. of Multett, LLC (“LLC�) filed with NY Dept. of State on 12/9/16. Office location: Rensselaer County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 5 The Knoll, Troy, NY 12180, principal business address. LLC does not have a specific date of dissolution. Purpose: All legal purposes. Filer: Lavelle & Finn, LLP, 29 British American Bl., Latham, NY 12110.

Sunset Knoll Realty, LLC, Arts of Org. filed with Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/31/17. Cty: Rensselaer. SSNY desig as agent upon whom process against may be served & shall mail process to Marianne Zwicklbauer and Clifford J. Belden, 73 E. Hoosick Rd., Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. General Purpose.



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AARP DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS for SENIORS Rensselaer County Senior Center, 50 Herrick Street, Rensselaer is hosting an AARP Defensive Driving Class on Tuesday, March 21st. This is a one day class; AARP paid members are $20, non-members are $25. Checks are to be made out to AARP. Lunch will be served for a suggested contribution of three dollars. Save money on your insurance and contribute to safer travel. Seats are limited, so please register early. It is our pleasure to offer you this safety program; call today for more details at 463-2166.

NYS DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASS On Saturday, February 18th, from 9AM to 3PM there will be a New York State approved Defensive Driving Class to benefit the Boy’s & Girl’s Club of Southern Rensselaer County. Save 10% on your base auto insurance for the next three years & be eligible to receive up to 4 points off your driving record according to New York State Department of Motor Vehicle guidelines. The class will be held at the Boy’s & Girl’s Club of Southern Rensselaer County, 544 Broadway, Rensselaer. Fee is only $35 - bring a friend $30 each. Registration is required and can be made by calling the Club at 518-465-3403 or Raymond Frankoski at 518-286-3788. Class size is limited. Additional information is available by calling Ray Frankoski.


10% OFF Purchases at (Excludes Coins, Gold, & Silver) 591 Rt. 9 Schodack ~ Every Fri 2-6; Sat & Sun 8-4 Vendor Inquiries: Peter at 522-3104


DU VIN ET DU PAIN EN CAMPAGNE! Dine with wine in the countryside! Enjoy a wonderful dinner for a worthy cause at Amorici Farm Winery, 637 Colonel Birch Road, Valley Falls, NY, on Saturday, April 29, at 6:30 pm. $60 per person. Proceeds will help support the awards to area students studying French, given annually by La Fédération franco-américaine du New York. The buffet dinner includes one glass of wine, French bread, salad, Coq au vin, Beef Bourguignon, Quiche with seasonal vegetables, Haricots verts (green beans), Scalloped potatoes, Fresh fruit for dessert, Coffee & tea. (Additional wine available for purchase.) Reserve now; only 34 tickets are available. Make check payable to FeFANY and send to FeFANY, PO Box 354, Cohoes, NY, 12047. Call Yvette with questions (518) 272-5061, and follow La Fédération’s activities on Facebook and the Web.

A no limit, deep stack poker tournament with bounty will take place on Saturday, February 18th, at The Averill Park Firehouse, 35 Eastern Union Turnpike, Averill Park. Doors open at 12 noon and tournament starts at 1pm. There is a $125 buy-in ($25 donation, $10 bounty, $90 to the prize pool), 35,000 in starting chips, $20 add-on after first hour for 15,000 in chips (All $20 goes to the prize pool). Soda, Water and Coffee throughout. Turkey Dinner Served at about 2pm.



I’m white and tan My name is Stan. I’m a companion/therapy dog For an elderly man. He’s sick with worry Because of the weatherSo find me we must And we must hurry! I was visiting in Nassau When I ran away To get home to my Mister That cold, cold day. I was seen on Rte 20 Near Shufelt Road But after that No one knows! If you have seen me Or taken me in Please call my Mister As soon as you “kin”. Please call to turn me in. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ I’m lost between Nassau & Renss.Last seen on Rt 20 near Shufelt Rd. $600 reward. 432-1232 (h)or 380-9572 (c).

FOR SALE 4 winter snow tires, new, 195/60 R15, $175, singe bed & dresser $70, pack and play crib $20; all OBO. 528-6070 Farm equipment for sale. Hay for sale. Barn for rent. Please call 518-283-5734.


The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine state that researchers at the University of Michigan surveyed nearly 400 people to determine which foods most commonly cause them to lose control. Cheese pizza appealed to 116 people beating out everything from cookies and ice cream to chips and chocolates. Why is cheese so addictive? Besides the salt and fat, cheese contains milk which contains caso-morphins which attach to the same receptors in the brain as heroin and narcotics. Katherine, an Air Force Aerospace Engineer, lived on cheese; macaroni and cheese, cheese pizza, double cheeseburgers, etc. She suffered for years from excruciating pain during menstruation. Even though she wanted children, her doctor recommended a hysterectomy. Before agreeing, Katherine sought the advice of a nutritionist who advised a plant-based diet: no cheese, meat or eggs. Katherine felt better and after six weeks her doctor found her disease had regressed eliminating the need of a hysterectomy and today Katherine has two children. Join us Wed., Feb. 22nd, for vegan cake and ice cream for the 5th birthday party of The Glendora Vegetarian Club at 6pm, 45A Elm St. in Nassau Village. 518-610-5810. ~ Glendora 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.

CASTLETON PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS All events are free. Questions? Call 518-732-0879. • Afternoon Book Club - Tuesday, February 21, 1PM. Book discussion, 3rd Tuesday of each month. Books avail. at front desk. • Cool Science: Bath Fizzies - Tuesday, February 21, 4PM-6PM. Explore the science behind fizz and make a bath fizzy to take home! • Instagram Bookmarks - Wednesday, February 22, 2PM-6PM. Make a custom bookmark using your Instagram photos! • TED Talk Discussion Series: Love - Wednesday, February 22, 6:30PM. Viewing/discussion of TED Talks that share a common theme. • Storytime with Miss Linda - Thursday, February 23, 10:30AM. Story and craft for ages birth-6. • Dork Your Diary! Thursday, February 23, 3PM-6PM. Feel like a character in Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries? Come decorate a blank diary, then take it home to fill up with your adventures! Castleton Public Library, 85 South Main Street, Castleton, NY 12033; 518-732-0879;



Matthew Ainsley from Averill Park, NY was named to the President’s List at The State University of New York at Geneseo for the fall semester 2016. To be on the list, a student must have achieved an A in all coursework (4.0 grade point average) while taking at least 12 credit hours.

Red Cross Babysitting Training has been rescheduled. The class will be Saturday, 2/25/17, from 11am to 4pm at the Sand Lake Library. The class is for ages 10+ and $45 pp. The registration forms will be available at the Sand Lake Library or call 518-931-4242. Class size is limited.


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