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A TIMES UNION PUBLICATION

FEBRUARY 13, 2020 • Volume 2 • No. 30

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on May 21st showcasing the ways art can help manage the many stressors of living with, or caring for someone living with, physical illness and disability. The deadline to submit artwork is March 30th, 2020. All art must be able to be hung on a wall. Artist must either have, or care for someone living with, a physical illness, disease, or disability; be at least 18 years old; and live in the Capital Region of NY. Artists should submit a photo of their artwork, along with a title, dimensions, medium, and a description (approximately 100 words) of how they use art to move beyond their personal battle to art@beyondmybattle.org no later than March 30th.

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CLIFTON PARK Tuesdays, February 18- March 3, 10-11 am at 495 Moe Rd. Join us for a gentle, musical introduction to Jewish songs and traditions, centered around a Purim party just for the littlest learners! Explore sensory Purim activities, and join in a fun and warm Purim sing a long with music, crafts, snacks and more. To RSVP or for more info contact 495-0772. www.cliftonparkchabad.com.

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STILLWATER - SACC will be holding its first ever “Complete Baller” Basketball Camp during Winter Break! Camp will be help February 18-20, 9am-12pm. This program is open to students grades 3-6. Cost to participate is $60. To register call Pete at (518)664-2515 ext.239 or stop in the Main Office.

T-Ball Registration at Stillwater Community Center

STILLWATER - Registration is almost here for the Spring 2020 T-Ball Season! Registration will officially open February 18th and run through March 27th. Any child age 4-7 are welcome and encouraged to register. Forms can be found on our website or in the Main Hallway at SACC. Season runs April 15-May 27.

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Center sold to pay off debts New owner planning to open regional aquatics, fitness center in Cohoes ByLINE: KENNETH C. CROWE II

COHOES - Workers were cleaning and repairing the Cohoes Community Center Thursday to prepare for its reopening after it was sold for $460,000 to a nonprofit that intends to turn it into a regional aquatics and fitness center. Gateway Sports Complex at the Center of the Cohoes Community is the tentative name Craig Roopchand, 39, of Altamont said he is considering for the center at 2240 Remsen St. “My passion is aquatics,” said Roop-

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Maltaville voters reject proposal on water district Plan would have cost area’s homeowners about $1,440 per year ByLINE: WENDY LIBERATORE AND SUSAN MEHALICK

MALTA - Residents in the hamlet of Maltaville, by a 99-82 vote Tuesday, rejected the creation of a water district that some homeowners had hoped would end years of struggles over poor water quality and wells that run dry. “It surprised me. I expected it to pass,” said Malta Deputy Supervisor Craig Warner, who served as chair of the Water and Sewer Committee. “This is a considerable defeat.” He said he can’t ask the Town Board to go back and do another map, plan and report on the cost, size of the parcels and overall cost of the project.

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The vote was the culmination of at least 15 years of efforts and the evolution of three successive so-called map/plan/reports, he said. He has studied the issue of water in Maltaville for four years and said he is certain the option presented was the best and least expensive. If it had been approved, those living inside the boundaries of the $4.67 million water district would have paid $1,440 per year to pay off a 30-year bond to install the lines. Homeowners also would have been responsible for paying for the cost of the hookup, which would have varied from home to home. A total of 176 properties were included within the district boundaries in the southern end of town. The area comprises Knapp Road, Route 9, from Round Lake to Woodfield Boulevard, Easy Street, Route 67 East from Route 9 to the town line, Lake Ridge Road, Old State

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Road, Dugan Hill Road and County Route 80 or Maltaville Road. For years, residents in the area have complained about discolored and foul-smelling water from wells that easily run dry. To address the problem, residents have drilled wells or devised onsite storage. Warner said he also knows of families who shower at hotels. Warner said those who have been coping with poor water quality and lack of capacity will have to continue with the filtering processes and storage plans they’ve devised. “It know it’s a cost factor and some people are retired and on a fixed income,” Warner said of reasons why the district was defeated. “I got a lot of messages this morning from people who are very disappointed,” he said. “It’s very unfortunate to have gone this far and have it defeated.”

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CLIFTON PARK Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 2:00 pm in the Program Rooms at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065. We have had excellent participation in all our events in past years, because we have all helped to spread the word. Please forward this information to your friends, family and colleagues. The goal of our Two Towns - One Book Event (TTOB) community read is to bring people in our community together through the shared reading and discussion of a common book. Our choices inspire rich discussion and community activities and encourage young readers to participate through companion books and related activities. Nominations for the 2021 community read are now open at the Clifton Park and Halfmoon town halls, the Clifton Park Halfmoon Library, and the TTOB website - https:// www.twotownsonebook. org/

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Special “Winter Break” Programs Empire State Aerosciences Museum GLENVILLE - At 250 Rudy Chase Dr. Glenville, NY - The Empire State Aerosciences Museum will again be open during the winter break: Tuesday – Friday, February 18 – Feb 21 from 10 am – 4 pm. Join us for

an exciting week, during which we’ll offer classes and tours. Classes will be offered each day: Tuesday: History of Aviation, Wednesday: Space Flight, Thursday: Forces of Flight – How Planes Fly – Flight Simulators, Friday: Flight Simulators. Classes are included with discounted admission. In addition, enjoy our one-of-a-kind exhibits and tremendous collection of historic aircraft. Have fun and learn about planes! The museum is located along Route 50 in Glenville at the Schenectady Airport. For more information call: (518) 377-2191 or email: esam.office@gmail.com.

Stillwater Area Community Center Mens Basketball Registration STILLWATER - Registration for the SACC Men’s Basketball League is open. Grab the guys and register as a team for our 10-week season starting February 27th. Play will be on Thursday nights. All players must register by February 20th. Call Pete at (518)664-2515 ext.239 for more information or to register a team.

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Stillwater United Church Hosts Annual Ham Dinner STILLWATER - Stillwater United Church, 747 Hudson Ave. is hosting its annual family-style Ham Dinner from 5-6:30 pm Thursday, February 20th in their Fellowship Hall. Menu includes ham, applesauce, home baked beans, scalloped potatoes, carrots, coleslaw, rolls, homemade pie and beverage: Cost: $14 Adults; $5 Ages 5-10; Under 5 Free. Tickets for inside seating may be purchased at the door. Available will be parking lot ordering and pick-up, if desired. For more information contact the church office 6647984. The church is handicap accessible and located across from Post Office. Parking in the rear.

Recovery for Families MECHANICVILLE - Saturday Feb 22nd 2:30pm Narcan Training Session, 4pm Eucharist -

5pm Potluck - 6pm Speaker Series. Judy Moffitt, MC. Speakers: Theresa Knorr – FOR-NY Director of Recovery Education and Training; Rob Kent – General Council for NYS OASAS; Laurie Quinn – CARC Certified Addiction Recovery Coach and Partner; Deb Rhoades – CASAC-M; Consultant and trainer. FREE event - ALL are welcome! St Luke’s on the Hill, 40 McBride Road, Mechanicville, NY 12118.

Winterfest Brings Winter Fun to Hudson Crossing Park SCHUYLERVILLE Winter is no reason to stay indoors – in fact, it’s the perfect opportunity to go outside and have some fun during Hudson Crossing Park’s 4th Annual Winterfest on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 11am – 3pm. This year’s theme is “The Rise of Snowwalker,” and the public is invited to join Rebel Forces for lots of free, family-friendly winter activities.

Winterfest 2020 will offer visitors to the park the chance to watch a cold water rescue demonstration by the Schuylerville Fire Department on the Champlain Canal, enjoy “Return of the Sled-I” sledding, try their hand at “Empire STRIKES Back” snow bowling, and enter the Crazy Hat Head contest. There will be a snow sculpture contest and community art-making project with the creation of a bird seed mandala designed by Schuylerville Central School Senior Brook Thomas. Families are invited to try their hand at winter tracking and cooking over an open fire, with plenty of hot chocolate and goodies on hand to snack on from the “Jabba the Hutt” bake sale. All funds raised from the bake sale go to Hudson Crossing Park, a not-forprofit organization. Winterfest is free and open to the public, although donations are always gratefully accepted. For more information visit www.HudsonCross-

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The Capital District Genealogical Society Invites You to Our Monthly Meeting LOUDONVILLE William K. Sanford Town Library (Colonie). 629 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville. Saturday, February 22, 2020. Christopher White Gravestone Conservation for the Genealogist. Remember that gravestone that was so dirty that you could not read it or the one that was tipped over? Learn what to do and what not to do so that you help preserve gravestones for the next generation without damaging them. Our speaker is a genealogist, historian, and gravestone conservator with over thirty years of genealogical research. He holds a Bachelors and Master’s degree in History from the University at Albany. His focus is on local genealogy, cemeteries, and German-Ameri-

can history in the Capital District area. Read more from Christopher at www. albanygravedigger.com and findingyourpast.blogspot.com. 1:00 Starting with Speaker. Computer Resources Group meets at 3:00 PM. The meeting is free and open to the public. Capitaldistrictgenealogicalsociety.org

Saratoga County Office For The Aging Mardi Gras Special SARATOGA COUNTY - Saratoga County Office for the Aging: Mardi Gras Special. Tuesday February 25 at noon. The menu includes Bourbon Chicken, Rice, Bacon Green Beans, and Spice Cake with Frosting. The Senior Meal program is for people age 60 and over. A reservation is required (at least by 12 noon the day before). Lunch is served at 12 noon. No food/drinks can be taken to go. All participants are required to complete an annual registration form and will receive a contribution statement

in the mail—suggested contribution is $2.00 per meal for those over age 60. There is a $6.00 fee for guests under 60, payable at the meal site. Senior Dining sites are throughout Saratoga County: Ballston Spa-Doubleday Woods Apartments, Clifton Park Senior Community Center, Corinth Senior Center, Galway Town Hall, Greenfield Community Center, Hadley Senior Community Center, Halfmoon Senior Center, Malta Community Center, Mechanicville Senior Center, Moreau Community Center, Saratoga Senior Center, Schuylerville Town Hall, Charlton at Ballston Town Hall, Waterford Senior Center, and Edinburg Community Center. Please call the Home Delivered Meals Program at The Office for the Aging for more information and details at 518-363-4020.

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AROUND YOUR COMMUNITY Waterford Senior Center February Activities WATERFORD - The Waterford Senior Center welcomes new members to join and participate in any or all of their monthly activities. The Center is located at 125 Second Street, behind the Waterford Public Library. Membership fee is $12 annually. Activities include: Monday – cards from 10:00 to 1:00 (Texas Hold ‘em), other card games in afternoon Tuesday – Bingo 1:00. Cards and billiards also available Wednesday – Grocery bus begins at 9:30. Contact Center for info. Cards from 10:00 Thursday – chair yoga 10:00 ($5 fee, prior registration not necessary), poker 10:00 Friday – cards from 10:00 (Texas Hold’ em),

painting class 1:30 ($5 includes materials) Lunch is available each day at noon, must sign up by the previous day by noon. Menus can be seen at the Community/Senior Center or at www.saratogacountyny.gov/departments/office-for-the-aging/meal-calendar/ Date Specific events and trips: Tuesday, February 18th – members potluck lunch Monday, February 24th – trip to Bennington Museum and Old Hoosick Tavern (lunch). $10 for museum, lunch is additional. (snow date, March 2nd) Tuesday, March 17th – members St. Patrick’s Day luncheon March 27th – trip to Capital District Flower Show, $10. April 7th – Culinary Institute of American, lunch and tour. Motor coach leaves center at 9:15. $58.

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Events at the Cohoes-Waterford Elks COHOES - 45 No. Mohawk St., Cohoes. February 20th – Monthly Dinner. Beef Stroganoff Dinner, Eat-In or TakeOut call 235-3222, to place your order, from 4-7 PM. Fee - $10. February 22th - Monthly Breakfast. Breakfast buffet (Eggs, Home-fries, Sausage, Bacon, Pancakes) with omelet station from 9-11:30AM. $8 Adults, $4 Children, under 4 are free. February 26th – Stars for Troops. Join this patriotic group of volunteers who take old, tattered and faded US Flags that are retired from service and pass the legacy of embroidered Starts to those that defended them. Show support to those that have Served and those that are Serving – our Military, our Veterans and our First Responders. Open to anyone. February 26th & Every Friday Until Easter – It’s Back! The Cohoes-Waterford Elks Fish Fry. Eat in or take-out. Call 2353222. Open 11AM - 7PM. March 1st – Dr. Seuss Breakfast. Green Eggs & Ham with Woo Hash, Woo Donuts, Moose Juice and Grinchcakes. Special Story Time at 10 & 11 AM. Adults $8, Kids 3-12 $5 and under 3 free, from 9-11:30AM. March 8th – The 35th Annual Penny Social. Refreshments, Door Prizes, 50/50 and FUN, FUN, FUN! Accepting donations – contact Stephanie @ 518/892-1491. Doors open at 10AM-Event starts at 12 PM.

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Love Purim Tuesday’s 10:00 am- February 18, 25, March 3 - A place for mother and child (ages 0-3) to spend quality time together in a warm Jewish environment. A gentle, musical introduction to Jewish songs and traditions, centered around a Purim party just for the littlest learners! Baby loves Purim ’ brings the holiday to life with age-appropriate sensory activities and a warm Purim sing a long with music, movement and themed play. EventS will be held at Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe rd. RSVP at www.cliftonparkchabad.com Tot Shabbat Friday, February 21, 5 pm Join us for a kid friendly Shabbat experience (0-5 yrs). Welcome Shabbat, Sing Songs, hear Kiddush & enjoy fresh Challah & Matzah ball soup! Event will be held at Clifton Park Chabad, 495 Moe rd. RSVP at www.cliftonparkchabad.com

Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting CLIFTON PARK Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting (SNC), a not-for-profit serving senior citizens who live in the Shenendehowa School District, invites you to a storytelling session, “Love and the Adirondacks” featuring three area storytellers, Dan Berggren, Marni Gillard, and Joe Doolittle. The public is invited to join us on Friday, Feb 14 from 1 to 3 pm at Christ Community Church, Route 146. Clifton Park for an afternoon of fun and fellowship. Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting (SNC) is a newly formed Village serving residents of the Shenendehowa School District. Villages are membership-based, nonprofit

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Genealogy and Local History SCHUYLERVILLE - Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet on Saturday, February 15th, at 1 pm at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville. Program speaker will be Bill Dolback, President of the Ticonderoga Historical Society. His topic will be “researching local history in the Champlain Valley region.” He will describe the Societies’ archive of original materials found at the Hancock House Museum, the changing exhibits and programs, the extensive newspaper holdings and the Burt Loescher collection on Rogers’ Rangers in the French and Indian War. Public is welcome. For information call Ginny at 518-885-9309.

Monthly “Fly-in Breakfast” GLENVILLE - At 250 Rudy Chase Dr. Glenville, NY— The Empire State Aerosciences Museum will host its monthly all you can eat breakfast on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 8:30 – 10:30 am. Enjoy an assortment of pancakes, French toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice, coffee, tea and more. Join us at 10 am, as World War II researcher Donna Esposito speaks on “STAG-1: The US Navy’s Secret Drone Project in WWII.” Unmanned aircraft have a history dating back to the years before the Second World War. Learn how the discovery of a naval officer’s dog tags revealed the little-known story of a top-secret drone

squadron that flew missions against the Japanese in the South Pacific during World War II. The effort to return the dog tags to the officer’s family uncovered personal photographs and films, as well as a mystery of three missing-in-action pilots and a surprising coincidence. Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3; Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM.

Friends of the Waterford Public Library Meeting WATERFORD - The Friends of the Waterford Public Library will meet to discuss and plan 2020-2021 events and fundraising activities on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:30 AM in the Community Room at Van Schoonhoven Square, Waterford, NY, weather permitting. Members of the community interested in participating and joining the Friends are invited to attend. The Friends of the Waterford Public Library work with the Library Director and Library trustees to support and advance the services and goals of the Library.

Cohoes Knights of Columbus Breakfast COHOES - The Cohoes Knights of Columbus will have their All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet, Sunday, February 16th, 8:30am11:30am. 255 Remsem St., Cohoes. We have an omelet station and hash, eggs, pancakes, french toast, bacon, toast and juice Adults are $8.00 and children under five are free.


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co-Américaine du NY presents their 2021 trip, “Hawaiian Adventure”, April 22-May 1, 2021, with an optional 2 night Big Island Post Tour extension, May 1-May 3, 2021. Trip includes three islands, Oahu, Kauai, and Maui. Highlights include Waikiki Beach, Pearl Harbor, Oahu’s North Shore, Waimea Canyon, Kauai Coffee Estate, Fern Grotto, Iao Valley, Lahaina, and Polynesian Luau. A free travel presentation will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6pm at Plaza Travel Center, 623 New Loudon Road, Latham, New York. RSVP to Lisa, 518-785-3338 or lisa@plazatravel.net

STILLWATER - Did you know, The Stillwater Area Community Center is a registered Safe Sitter teaching site? Safe Sitter® is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Our winter session will be offered on Saturday, February 29th. Please call Justin at (518)664-2515 ext. 210 for more information or to register your child for this course. Cost: $25 (includes required Handbook); Space is limited to 15 participants.

After The Fire’s Monthly Meeting (Volunteers Needed) SARATOGA COUNTY - After the Fire’s monthly meeting will be Tuesday, February 25th at 7 PM at Eagle Matt Lee Firehouse on Washington St. in Ballston Spa. After the Fire is a non-profit organization

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Cabin Fever Day Fly Tying Expo 2020 CAPITAL DISTRICT - The Capital District Fly Fishers is co-sponsoring Cabin Fever Day / FLY TYING EXPO, at Field & Stream, Latham, NY, Saturday, February 29th 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. The event is open to the public at no charge. Cabin Fever Day has long been a tradition in the area. Come in and watch the transition of Fur, Feathers and Synthetics in to Fly Tying master pieces. Chat with local & professional fly tiers and get the scoop on how they are

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Two Towns-One Book Journal Into Memoir Event CLIFTON PARK - For the first time in nine years of TTOB Community Reads, we had a tie – Becoming by Michele Obama and Educated by Tara Westover. Our Steering Committee decided that since both books were memoirs, we would plan our Community Programs focusing on the memoir and ideas and themes from both books. Our Third Event, scheduled for Saturday, February 29 at 2:00pm, at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library in our Library Program Rooms, will feature local author, Janine Cammarata, who will present a journaling/ memoir workshop where

participants are invited to bring a son, a daughter, a sister, a brother, a parent, or a best friend to the presentation. The focus will be on how two related people see and respond to the same event in their lives in very different ways, similar to Tara Westover and her family members in Educated. Participants can write and then share with family/friends after if unable to attend with someone. It should be great fun! Bring your own journal, a photo from a shared experience if you have one, and a pen. We will supply the rest. Janine will be selling and signing her various fiction and non-fiction books inspired by her own experiences and journaling. Registration required at https://events.cphlibrary. org/events.

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COPS, COURT AND FIRE CALLS Found unconscious, Troy boy in hospital TROY -- Police and child protective services workers have opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a 6-year-old child found unconscious in a bathtub at about noon Sunday. The boy was found by his mother, police said, and taken to Albany Medical Center. Deputy Police Chief Daniel DeWolf said the child was in critical condition Monday. There are no obvious signs of foul play but DeWolf said the incident merited further investigation. The child was found at a home on Fifth Avenue in Lansingburgh. It was unclear when the child was discovered. -- Staff report

Officials: Scammers using police caller ID SARATOGA SPRINGS -- City police are asking the community to beware of scammers posing as Saratoga Springs police. Police Lt. Robert Jillson said a scammer is calling people, identifying himself as a member of the department and telling the unsuspecting person that he or she has an outstanding arrest warrant. The scammer then tells the potential victim that they can make the warrant go away if he or she sends money. Complicating matters, Jillson said, is that the scammer has rigged its caller ID to match that of the Saratoga Springs Police Department. "It's makes our job harder," Jillson said. Jillson also said he believes this is the first time a scammer has used the department's phone number. "We ask that when you

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may be in doubt with a call from SSPD, just ask to call the officer back at the police station," an official warning from police states. "In cases where you receive a voicemail, the callback number for the officer should be our police department main number. If you are unsure of our number, search us on the internet and confirm our number." Jillson said scammers often threaten to turn off power or suspend social security. Scammers also look to have victims pay them in gift cards. "Gift cards are not a method used by SSPD to take bail on a warrant or pay outstanding tickets and fines," the public warning states. "But it is a common way for scammers to make you a victim." Jillson recommends that anyone who receives such a call should contact the police. The police also recommend that those searching for legitimate information on scams should look for websites that end in .org or .gov. -- Wendy Liberatore

Man admits to heroin charge A 31-year-old Amsterdam man admitted to planning to sell more than 100 grams of heroin mixed with fentanyl in federal court on Monday. The U.S. Attorney's office said Edwin Rodriguez was pulled over on May 15, 2019. Court documents indicate that Rodriguez admitted to being on his way to a customer and driving with a suspended license. As Amsterdam officers arrested him, a vacuum-sealed bag of powder fell out of his pant leg, which contained the heroin. When officers searched his home later that day, they found an empty bleach bottle with a hidden compartment containing more heroin. He faces at least five years in prison and at

least four years of supervised release. Sentencing is scheduled for June 15, 2020. -- Steve Hughes

Police: Moreau man attacked woman QUEENSBURY -- A Saratoga County man is accused of pulling an ex-girlfriend to the floor, then choking and punching her, Warren County sheriff’s deputies said. Tanner Cormie, 34, of Moreau had gone to the John Street home on Thursday to confront the victim, engaging in an argument that escalated into a physical altercation and injuries to the woman, deputies said. Deputies, assisted by state troopers, found Cormie at his home, where he was taken into custody. Cormie was charged with first-degree burglary, assault, criminal obstruction of breathing and unlawful imprisonment.

Drug conspiracy member gets prison ALBANY -- A Hudson man was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for his involvement in a crack cocaine distribution ring that operated in Columbia County, federal authorities said. Julan Morrison, 38, admitted he was involved in the conspiracy, where members made weekly trips to New York City to buy hundreds of grams of powder cocaine, bring it to Hudson, convert it to crack cocaine, and sell it. Morrison said the organization sold at least 464 grams of crack cocaine between August and December 2017, according to the U.S. Attorney State Police, FBI and Hudson police.

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This doesn’t have much to offer us gardeners This is month the season that the winter hardy members but one bright spot February has to offer holiday-wise is of the hibiscus are put on their show. Their flowers Valentine’s Day. So, how did this romantic holiday come closelyIt resemble of the tropical hibiscus that is about? turns out that that “romantic” is a very appropriate so popular in the tropics. term since Valentine’s Day appears to have originated fromThe an ancient Roman fertility rite. shrub The Roman tall (up to 10’) woody that holiday we see Lupercalia was celebrated on February 15th to honor the blooming around the area right now is althea also founders of Rome and also to purify the women of Rome. called Rose of Sharon. It seems that althea is gainThis was accomplished as the priests of Lupercalia struck the women (gently, I hope) the skinadmire of a freshly slain Classic cut roses. ing in popularity lately.with I greatly the single goat called a “februa”. How amusing that my least favorite flowering varieties that I’m starting to see more of. month of winter is named after the skin of a dead goat…just Tropical Hibiscus. These single flowering altheas weren’tAnyway, widelyRoman availasomething else to not like about February. tradition ledIthem to believe that10 this grisly ritual ble when planted my hedge years ago or I would would assure them fertility and easy childbirth. have surely opted for one of those. Rose of Sharon is Another aspect of this Roman holiday was the pairing in and a wide colors but tend toward ofavailable young boys girlsrange for theofduration of the festivities. Later, as Rome in its decline, emperor Claudius that the the reds andwas lavenders. Theretheare even varieties Cruel all marriages in an attempt havebanned a bi-colored flowerand andengagements there’s a nice white that to keep his legions at full strength. An early Christian priest Goats prefer our new traditions. I’ve seen as well. The the flowers are aand bit continued smaller than named Valentine defied emperor to perform marriages in secret. Valentine was can imprisoned those of the tropical hibiscus but you see thefor rethis transgression and died (or was executed according to semblance. other accounts) on February 14th in 270 A.D. While the altheaspread, is a woody shrub, there’s Althea or Rose of Sharon. As Christianity the original pagan another fertility flavor of the day was replaced celebration of perennial romantic hardy hibiscus, the mallowwith hibiscus that is love with the(it now Saint Valentine the patron in nature dies to the groundfunctioning in winter).as Like althea saint of love. or Rose of Sharon, the mallow hibiscus is a relative Learning all this about Valentine’s Day didn’t increaseof the tropical although and the I’ve flowers are that much its appeal as farhibiscus as I’m concerned decided I Dainty but winter hardy miniature MUCH prefer our modern customs of exchanging cards and larger. The showy mallow hibiscus will grow from roses. flowers with our loved ones to celebrate our affection for theyou ground to a height 4’ to sure 6’ during each one another. As I’ve said before (and can quote me), I’mofpretty that my wifegrowing would season. Mallow hibiscus rather get flowers than a flogging with a dead animal’s skin. flowers range in color from Naturally, roses are high on thewhite list ofto preferred gifts for Valentine’s day.every Traditionally deep purple and encompass shade of these are roses that are cut, bundled together with baby’s breath (now where did THAT pink in between. As if this weren’t enough, the flowname come from?) and presented to the object of our affection. Mallow Hibiscus flowers canThese be asdays large as a dinner plate!with I know Inhuge. the past I’ve presented such ers roses. however, I’m blessed a wifeyou’ve who are is as enamoured with flower gardening as I am. So, rather giving one loveright cut seen these around townthan since theymyare intrue flower rose that can only last a week or so, I prefer to give her a gift that reflect the everlasting now. A lot of folks don’t realize that this plant is harnature of my affection; a flowering miniature rose bush! in our areaminiature and willroses easily survive over I must not be the only one who dy prefers to give bushes since theywinter are nowto widely available at garden centersreturn duringlarger Valentine’s week. What receive and showier eachmany year.who Each of theone gias a gift fail to realize is that miniature roses, as delicate as they appear,produces are winter hardy. ant flowers that a mallow hibiscus will only This means that they can be planted permanently in the garden (in a very sunny spot) and openspring. for oneI (or, day.rather, Fortunately, produce will endure our harsh winter andremain return each my wife)they has one that will be starting its fifth growing season the reasons little beauties plentythis of spring. buds soOne theofshow goes onthese for at least a couare so hardy is that they are NOT grafted roses. Grafted roses have the of one type of ple of weeks and even longer forstems a well-established rose that’s not hardy grafted to the roots of another type that is hardy. If the stems (canes) You can see the how large Hibiscus are killed over winter, the shoots clump. that emerge from below graft will Mallow not have the same Mallow Hibiscus. flowers are by using my face for comparison...this is flowers as the grafted canes. Miniature aren’t This that, even iftropics the stems arenothing killed over the largestroses flower we grafted. can grow thismeans far north...the have on winter, us! the roots will send up new growth that will produce flowers in abundance when summer If you plant either of these northern members of the hibiscus family, you’ll need rolls around. Remember that miniature roses that are sold on Valentine’s day have been to be patient in spring. Neither the woody shrub althea nor the perennial mallow grown in greenhouses to produce flowers for the holiday. You’ll need to keep them growing onhibiscus a sunny windowsill and wait it’suntil nice and warm (June) beforeway. you transplant them will show any sign until of life spring is well under I usually see no into your garden. They’ll probably lose some of their leaves after the flowers finish. Don’t sign of life from either in my yard until the lilacs are in bloom. That’s when the overreact and over water when this happens. Just keep plucking off the spent flowers first leaves on my althea and Once the mallow hibiscus is just a shoot in up and leaves andappear wait until planting time. they adjust to their newpoking sunny location your garden, they’ll flower and again come back year after year in to your remind your from the soil. They areagain amazing plantsand and easily deserve a place garden. sweetheart of just Thanks for thehow read.thoughtful and romantic you really are. Thanks for the read.


LIBRARY EVENTS CLIFTON PARK/ HALFMOON PUBLIC LIBRARY CLIFTON PARK - Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library. Please call the Library at 518-371-8622 for more information. • World Language Story Time: Spanish – February 14 at 9:10 am - Enjoy an international story time. No previous exposure to the language is needed-come and enjoy! This is a drop-in program appropriate for children ages three and up accompanied with an adult. • Film: Sleepless in Seattle – February 14 at 10:30 am - Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a screening of this classic romantic comedy and chocolates. Rating: PG, run time: 105 min. All are welcome to attend this drop-in program. Light refreshments will be provided. • DNA and Genealogy-A Beginners Guide – February 15 at 10:30 am - Professional genealogist Lisa Dougherty will outline the basics of both traditional genealogy research and understanding your DNA test. New to the world of genealogy and DNA? The television commercials make it look so easy, but what do you really need to know to use your DNA test to help discover your family history? Learn how to combine the two and make important discoveries in your family history! No registration required. • Closed for President’s Day – February 17 - The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library will CLOSED on Monday, February 17 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, February 18 at 9 am. The Library catalog and online resources may be accessed 24/7 at the Library’s website www. cphlibrary.org. • A-mazing Finch

Robots – February 20 at 1:30 pm For more information including class descriptions, dates, times, or to register, please visit www. cphlibrary.org. Registration is required for all computer classes. • Paint and Hot Chocolate Sip – February 18 at 3 pm- Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to sip on hot chocolate while Saratoga Paint and Sip Studio helps you create a masterpiece. Light refreshments will be provided. Please dress for mess! Registration required; online, in-person, or call the Library at 518-371-8622. • Family Trivia – February 18 at 6:30 pm Bring the kids and put your brains together! Groups do not have to be related, and questions range from preschool to adult -- but all family friendly. Prizes and light refreshments will be provided. Drop-in family program for children ages four and up.

COHOES PUBLIC LIBRARY Do You Know “The Bitter Truth”? COHOES - Join the Mystery Book Club on February 19 at 10:30 am at the Cohoes Public Library when they explore “The Bitter Truth” by Charles Todd. Set during WW I, Bess Crawford is a nurse serving in France. While on leave, she discovers a murdered soldier. Staying at a home that is cloaked in secrets, she tries to unravel the mysteries of the family even after she is called back to her duties in France. Come and share your thoughts about this Todd classic. More info at www.CohoesPublicLibrary.org under “book club.”

MECHANICVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY MECHANICVILLE - Mechanicville District Public Library 190 N. Main St. Mechanicville, NY 12118 518-664-4646 meclib.sals.edu 2/15: Board of Trustees meets at 9am 2/17: President’s Day: Library Closed 2/19: Teen Zen Garden/ Personal Beach at 6:30pm. Please register. 2/20: Family Fun! 3 Little Pigs STEM Activity at 1pm. Please Register. 2/26: Friends of the Library Meeting at6pm 2/26: Tween Super Smash Bros at 6:30pm 2/26: Book Club: Never Caught, by Erica Armstrong Dunbar at 7pm 2/27: Book Club: Defending Jacob, by William Landay at 2pm Bus trip to Boston, MA: Saturday, April 18, 2020. Yankee Trails tickets are $45 per person available at the library!

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and created a hole in children’s programs in the city. It left 72 workers unemployed. The Albany County district attorney’s office investigated the center’s finances but determined that no laws were broken. The investigation determined the center ran into financial problems when it used a 2018 grant for “School District Universal Pre-K” in 2017. The center increased staff and salaries, leading to the financial issues that led to its closing, according to the investigation. The Cohoes school district stepped in to provide services to 150 children who had used the center. David Mitola, president of the community center board, said the proceeds from the $460,000 sale will go to pay off the center’s debt. He said a final accounting is under way to determine how much is owed. He said the board is working with the state attorney general’s office to ensure there’s an orderly transition toward shutting down board’s operations. The sale closed last week. Mayor Bill Keeler said he has met with Roopchand to discuss the plans. Grants for the nonprofit were discussed, according to both Keeler and Roopchand. Keeler said he would like to see an affordable opportunity for city residents to use the revamped facility. Assemblyman John T. McDonald III

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Craig Roopchand of Gateway Sports Complex stands in the gym of the former Cohoes Community Center Thursday. Proceeds from the sale will go to pay off the center's debt.

said he worried that “from the day it was closed I feared the community center I knew as a child was never going to exist.” The assemblyman said he hopes Roopchand’s plans will close the gap in the community left when the center shut down. Roopchand said he would like to open the aquatics program in a month and have the entire facility open and operating in three months. Information about the new facility may be obtained by calling 518937-9198 or going online to joingateway. org. kcrowe@timesunion.com - 518-4545084 - @KennethCrowe

WATERFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY WATERFORD -The library will be closed from Sat Feb 15-Mon Feb 17 for the Presidents Day Holiday. We will reopen for regular business hours on Tues Feb 18th at 9:00am. No materials will be due while we are closed. The library invites folks who have unique collections to display them in our library display case. Please contact Tim McDonough at 518-237-0891 for more information. The library has a limited quantity of Federal 1040 Tax Forms and Instruction Booklets. We do NOT have any New York State Tax forms at the moment. The library will be hosting a program on the Iditarod Dog Sled Race on Thursday April 16th at 6pm. More details soon to come!

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#L193CR9, MSRP $53,280

4x4

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2019 RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4x4

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• FEBRUARY 13, 2020

5YEAR/60,000 MILES

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New 2016 CHrySLer New 2016 CompASS 2019 RAM BIG HORN 4X4 NEW 2020 RAM BIG HORN HigH 200 S Awd ALtitude 4X4 2500 CREW CAB

QUAD CAB 4X4

Stk#16561, Loaded w/ Sunroof, Stk#20190, Loaded w/5.7 Heated Seats, Power Hemi, 20” Chrome Leather, Wheels, Seat, 17”Aluminum Wheels, Remote Start, Anti Spin, 8.4 TouchscreenRemote Display, Start, Uconnect Voice Power Seat, Apple Car Play, Command w/Bluetooth, Google Android, Sirius Class IV and Much More! Radio Hitch and Much More! MSRP $28,380 NOW ONLY MSRP $47,460

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23,999 $

37,460

199

LEASE FOR

24 mos.

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22,999 OR

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44,999

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17,999

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34,999

Or

219

$

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24 mos. Jeep grANd

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31,999

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$

35,899

Stk#20219, Loaded w/V6, 5.7 Hemi, 20” Chrome 3 Pc. Hardtop, Sirius XM Wheels, Dual Exhaust, Radio, Trailer TowHitch, Pkg. Anti Spin, Gallon Tank, w/Class IV32 Hitch, Speed Remote Keyless Control, Integrated Voice Entry, Sirius Radio Mail w/Bluetooth, and much more! Tilt WheelMSRP and Much More! $43,135 MSRP $38,880

0%

199

$

OR Or LEASE FOR

36 mos.

24 mos.

New 2016 dodge NEW 2019 DODGE CHArger SXt Awd pLuS

GRAND CARAVAN Stk#16542, Loaded w/

Uconnect 8.4 Navigation, Stk#20052, LoadedHeated w/ Seats Stk#19718, Loaded w/7 w/ Automatic, Leather,Keyless Sunroof, Automatic, Uconnect with Passenger Seating, & Steering Wheel, Power Ventilated and Heated 7” Display, Remote Keyless Entry, Power Windows & Front Seats, Back-up Sunroof, Remote Start, Entry, Apple Car Play & Locks,Camera 6.5 Touchscreen w/Rear Park Aluminum Wheels and Assist, Performance Google Android Capable, Display, Speed Control, 2ne Tires, Dual Exhaust 3rd and much more! 17” Aluminum Wheels, Row Power Window, much more! MSRP $28,260 Power Seat, Sirius Radio Row Stow n Go and MSRP $37,575 NOW ONLY NOW ONLY and Much More! Much More! Or Or $ 36 $ 48 $ $28,340 mos. $MSRP $28,535 Lease Lease MSRP ONLY NOW ONLY mos. FOr FOr OR 39 36 LEASE OR dodge mos. mos. New 2017 2016 Jeep wrANgLer FOR

NOW 22,999 0% 84 mos.

Stk#16108, Loaded w/

84 mos.

NEW 2020 dArt DODGE NEW 2020 LAtitude JEEP Sport reNegAde 4X4 DURANGO SXT PLUS AWD COMPASS LATITUDE 4X4 Stk#16532, Loaded w/17” Stk#16549, Loaded Polished Aluminum Wheels, Stk#20142, Loaded w/3rd Touring Suspension, Row Seating, Power Automatic, Sirius Seat, Comfort Seating Radio, Full Power, Group,Sirius Radio, A/C, Cruise Control Remote Keyless Entry, and Much More! Park Sense Rear Park MSRP $21,580 Assist and Much More! NOW ONLY MSRP $38,785

GLADIATOR SPORT 4X4

Stk#16038, Loaded w/leather, Stk#19562, Loaded w/Sport AWD sport suspension, Appearance Group, 18”wheels, 18” satin Carbon Power seat, Aluminum Wheels, Snow Uconnect 5.0 Chief Pkg., Power Seat, Voice command Off Road Pkg., w/bluetooth, Bed Utility sirius radio and much more! Group w/Spray in Bedliner MSRP $30,755 and Much Morel MSRP $53,010 NOW ONLY

NOW$ONLY

$

New 2016 rAm 1500 ALL NEW JEEP Crew CAb eXpreSS 4X4

25,999

219

189

$

$

30,999

19,999

229

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CHerokee 4X4 75tH durANgo SXt Awd Sport 4X4 wAgoN 4wd NEW 2020 JEEP WRANGLER NEW 2020 JEEP GRAND NEW 2020 CHRYSLER ANNiverSAry editioN Stk#16521, Loaded Stk#17041, Loaded w/3rd Row

SPORT 4X4

CHEROKEE LAREDO 4x4

Stk#16249, Loaded w/ Pwr. Sunroof & Seat &

Stk#20192, Loaded w/Power Liftgate, 18” Bronze Low Seat, Aluminum Wheels, Gloss Wheels, Heated & Steering Wheel, Uconnect 4 w/7”seats Display, Remote Apple Car Play, Google Start, Back up Camera, Navigation Android, Blind Spot & Cross Capable and much more!l Path Protection MSRP $39,860 NOW ONLY and Much More! $ MSRP $37,390

33 999

NOW ONLY

w/24 S Package, Automatic, Hard Top,

Stk#20041, Loaded, Wheels, 17” aluminum Power Windows, V6 Engine, 3 PC Hardtop, Locks, Mirrors, Trailer Tow, Heavy Duty Keyless Remote Electrical Group, Entry, Sirius Radio, Connectivity Automatic, Group and much more! Uconnect 3 w/5” Display MSRP $34,355 and Much More! Or 42 $ Lease MSRP $34,280 mos. FOr

31,999

279

7 Passenger Seating, Second PACIFICA TOURING L Row 60/40 Fold and Tumble Seat,

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Stk#20056, Loaded w/ Power Seat, Remote Heated SeatsKeyless & Steering N Go, 5.0 Wheel, 2ndUconnect & 3rd Row touchscreen Stow n Go, Sirius Radio, 8 Display, 3 Zone Passenger, Remote A/C and Much Start, More! MSRP $36,585 Liftgate and Much More! MSRP $39,230

279

Or $ $ 36 Lease $ mos. FOr , , NOW ONLY NOW ONLY NOW ONLY OR OR 2017 CHerokee ORpArtirot 4X4 New 2017 Jeep New ALL New 2017 CHrySLer 36 42 42 $ LEASE $ LEASE $ LEASE $ $ $ mos. mos. mos. 75tH ANNiverSAry editioN LAtitude 4X4 pACiFiCA LX FOR FOR FOR

32,999

29,999

219

Stk#17122, loaded w/ V6 NEW 2019 JEEP Engine, Back up Camera, Entry, Aluminum RENEGADE LATITUDE Keyless 4X4 Wheels,5.0 Touchscreen

Stk#19715, Loaded Display, w/Heated lntegrated Voice Command w/Biuetooth and Seats & Steering Wheel, Remote Start, 18” Aluminum much more! MSRP $30,285 Wheels, Sirius Radio, Uconnect NOW ONLY 4 w/7” Display, Windshield Or $ 36 $ Wiper De-Icer, Keyless Lease Entry mos. FOr and Much More! MSRP $28,855

25,499

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22,999

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179

$

269

42 mos.

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199

Stk#17057, Loaded w/17” Aluminum Wheels, Sunscreen Glass, Stow N Go Seats, Power Driver Seat, Back Up Camera, Uconnect 5.0 Stk#19252,Touchscreen Loaded w/Display, Voice Command Automatic, 16” Aluminum w/Bluetooth Wheels, Sirius XMand Radio, Much More! Deep Tinted Sunscreen MSRP $29,590

NEW 2019 FIAT 500 L POP

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Glass, Uconnect w/7” Or $ Car Play, Lease Display, Apple FOr Google Android Auto and Much More! MSRP $24,290

26,999

$

NOW ONLY

$

299

18,999

42 mos.

34,599

Stk#17111, loaded

w/ Power Sunroof, NEW 2020 JEEP CHEROKEE 17” Bronze Aluminum LATITUDE PLUSWheels, 4X4 Remote Start,

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Automatic, Keyless Entry, Stk#20050, Loaded w/ Power windows and much Power Seat, Uconnect 4 more! w/7” Display, Car MSRPApple $27,335 Play, Google Android, Sirius Radio, Integrated Voice Or 36 Lease $ w/Bluetooth and Command mos. FOr Much More! MSRP $30,390 OR 42 LEASE mos. FOR

199

21,999

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NOW ONLY 1/13/2017.

$

319

26,999

219

$

*Prices include all available rebates. You may qualify for additional rebates & incentives. Must finance through Chrysler Capital. **Leases through Chrysler Capital include all available rebates and are based on 10,000 miles a year with $3999 cash down; 1st payment, taxes and DMV fees due at inception; security deposit waived for well-qualified buyers (excludes Wranglers & Gladiators); disposition fee $395; 25¢ a mile overage. Lessee is responsible for maintenance and repairs. 0% for 36 mos. in lieu of rebates. Pictures for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 2/21/20.

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