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2019 Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Days COLONIE – Colonie residents can sign up to drop off hazardous household wastes for free at the Town of Colonie Landfill on Wednesday, April 24 (4-7 pm), Saturday, June 29 (3-6 pm), or Wednesday, September 18 (4-7 pm). To schedule an appointment, call 1-800494-2273 weekdays from 9 am-5 pm, no sooner than 30 days before the scheduled drop-off day. Pre-registration is mandatory; proof of residency required at the time of disposal. For information about acceptable/non-acceptable

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Nick’s Fight to Be Healed Night at the Empire CAPITAL DISTRICT Saturday, May 4th, 2019. Help support Nick’s Fight to Be Healed Foundation. Enjoy a fun night out at the Times Union Center as the Albany Empire take on the defending champion Washington Valor! Kids will get to watch pre-game warmup ON the Albany Empire team bench! Proceeds from tickets purchased will support Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation. Tickets $27. Tickets will be located in section 209. To purchase tickets visit our website: - If you have any questions please contact Liz Carr: lizcarr@fighttobehealed. org - (518) 256-8992.


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Town of Colonie Announces 2019 Town Board Meetings NEWTONVILLE - The Colonie Town Board will meet twice each month during 2019 as listed below. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. The Organizational Meeting is a regular Town Board meeting conducted for the purpose of organizing the Town of Colonie’s activities for the year 2019. The 2019 Town Board meetings will be held on the following dates, each of which falls on a Thursday. April 18; May 9 and 23; June 13 and 27; July 11 and 25; August 8 and 22; September 12 and 26; October 10 and 24; November 7 and 21; December 5 and 19. Agendas for each regularly scheduled meeting will be available online at the afternoon of the Wednesday preceding each meeting. (Click on the “Meetings/ Agendas” link at the top of the page.) Minutes are available online shortly after each meeting by clicking on “Town Board Minutes” at www.colonie. org/attorney. All Colonie Town Board meetings are open to the public. They are held in the Main Hearing Room on the first floor of Memorial Town Hall, 534 New Loudon Road, Latham, New York, 12110. The dates for the 2019 regular Town Board meetings were set forth in Resolution 528 for 2018, adopted unanimously by the full Town Board on December 20, 2018.

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Colonie residents offer their thoughts for the future Town leaders hoping to accommodate ideas into development plan By: MALLORY MOENCH

COLONIE - More bike trails, affordable housing for seniors and finding middle ground between developers and homeowners are on the minds of Colonie residents as they look toward the future. Several comments came out of Thursday’s meeting on an update of the comprehensive plan, a work in progress toward a final Town

Board vote. During the Town Board meeting, residents could pick up copies of the revised plan “hot off the press,” as Supervisor Paula Mahan said. Joe LaCivita, town economic planning and development director, gave an update about changes that took in comments from the public hearing two weeks ago and letters from the Shaker Heritage Society, among other groups. The main change was comparing goals from the last comprehensive plan in 2005 with 2019 aims. The plan sets goals covering transportation, open space, resource management,

infrastructure, environmental sustainability, housing and community services for the next 10 years. A significant new goal added after residents said they wanted more input in the development process was to improve communication between the Planning Board and residents. Many residents said they appreciated the changes after public input. More than one affirmed that Colonie was an ideal place to live --- echoing the results of a recent Times Union poll Mahan quoted that named the town the Please see PLANNING 14

Joys of gardening need not take green from wallet By: SHANNON FROM A SHOPPORTUNIST

Lawn and garden sales are sprouting up faster than daffodils as local nurseries and major retailers work to lure homeowners eager to fill flower pots, harvest vegetables and polish landscapes. If you’re a garden novice -- or, like me, grappling with a perpetual black thumb -- there may be a temptation to dig deep and splurge on tools, seeds and supplies. It’s easy to overspend, but there are experts here in the Capital Region poised to help you save as you spruce up. Gardening educators at Capital Roots in Troy actually encourage community gardeners

to pass on pricey provisions and take advantage of low- and no-cost local resources. “Our educational programs focus on soil building, and we recommend using leaves as a soil amendment each fall; they break down quickly and improve drainage and soil texture and cost nothing but a bit of time raking,” says Sharon DiLorenzo, program manager for Capital Roots. Most of the Capital Roots gardens have a compost system in place to not only reduce waste but boost soil health. You won’t have to go farther than your own trash bin to concoct compost. “Another great tip for a low cost garden maintenance and soil boosting tip is the use of newspaper and straw to mulch your vegetable

garden,” says DiLorenzo. “Using newspaper or brown paper bags as a weed barrier around vegetable plants helps suppress weeds while retaining soil moisture.” It’s important to cover the paper with organic material like straw, adds DiLorenzo. It will not only keep the paper in place but add some organic matter to your plot. “You can also use cardboard in the same way around landscape plants; just cut the cardboard to fit around the plants leaving plenty of space around the base of the trees or shrubs,” she says. “Cover the cardboard with a good layer of shredded bark mulch. It will last all season long, keeping weeds from emerging and making your landscape beds look neat and tidy.” Please see GARDEN 7


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As they hit the back roads from coast to coast, Mike and Frank are on a mission to recycle and rescue forgotten relics. Along the way, the Pickers want to meet characters with remarkable and exceptional items. The pair hopes to give historically significant objects a new lease on life, while learning a thing or two about America’s past along the way. Mike and Frank have seen a lot of rusty gold over the years and are always looking to discover something they’ve never seen before. They are ready to find extraordinary items and hear fascinating tales about them. AMERICAN PICKERS is looking for leads and would love to explore your

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Earth Month Open House At Roux SLINGERLANDS There will be a special open house to celebrate Earth Month on April 12th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Roux restaurant in Slingerlands. The gather-

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The Friends of the Colonie Library Used Book Sale COLONIE – The Friends of the William K. Sanford Town Library will hold a used book sale May 2-5 at the Colonie Library, 629 Albany Shaker Road. Hours are 10:00 am to 5:30 on Friday, May 3; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday, May 4; and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 5. Preview sale on Thursday, May 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, $5 cash entry at that time only. Most books, CDs, and DVDs are $1. Some special

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Mechanicville High School Class of 1969 50th Reunion CAPITAL DISTRICT - Classmates who have relocated in the last 10 years please notify either or 518-664-7964 for Pam Sgambati (Camerato); or 518664-7236 for Sue Peluso (Ryan) - October 11th & 12th events planned this year.

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CAPITAL DISTRICT - The Malta Department of Parks and Recreation is announcing the date for their Spring Into Summer Malta Marketplace as Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9:00am3:00pm. Vendors selling art, handcrafts, seasonal products and more are being sought for this lovely indoor/ outdoor market at the Malta Community Center, 1 Bayberry Drive in Malta. Outdoor space fee is $40 each and indoor space fee is $50 each . Call 518-899-4411 or visit www. for a show application.

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GLENVILLE - Centre Glenville United Methodist Church. Corner of Sacandaga and Bolt Roads. 5th Annual Fall Craft/ Vendor Fair Sept. 28; 10-4pm. Fee $35.00; INSIDE SOLD OUT; outside room for 40 10x10. This is our fifth year and each year we have grown our vendor participation. Last year’s fair, in spite of some steep competition, was double the size from the previous year! Our local girl scouts have always sponsored a bake sale and we will set up a “Chuck Wagon” to serve a variety of hot and cold menu items throughout the day. We are looking into adding additional “attractions” for 2019 to draw even more patrons. We hope to see some of the same vendors from years past and look forward to meeting new entrepreneurs as well. For

LATHAM - Open to all. Free admission. Saturday, April 13, 9 am – 3 pm. Local crafters and vendors offer gift treasures for Easter, Graduation, Mothers and Fathers days, even something special for yourself. Food and beverage available for purchase. Breakfast offered until 11 am, followed by pub food until 3 pm. For more information, call (518) 7853557. Colonie Elks Lodge #2192, 11 Elks Ln, Latham.

Craft Festival Seeking Applicants CAPITAL DISTRICT Applications are currently being accepted for the 40th Annual Friendship Craft Festival sponsored by the Church Of Christ Uniting in Richfield Springs. It will take place on Saturday, June 8th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Spring Park on Scenic US Route 20. For information, an application and festival details go to or call Lani King at 315-858-9451.

Crafts and Antiques Vendors Wanted CAPITAL DISTRICT - The Saratoga County Historical Society at Brookside Museum in Ballston Spa is holding a craft and antique fair. Seeking vendors of handmade crafts, antique/historic collectibles and farm products. Saturday, July 13. 10am-4pm. Contact

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Saratoga and Shenendehowa continuing education programs. Pre-registration is required. Native Plants, Sustainable Living Center, 180 PTL Arthur Chaires Lane, Schenectady. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18. $25. or (518) 372-1622, Ext. 259. Presented by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County, learn about the benefits of native plants in the landscape, how to sow and germinate native seeds, and how to transition your seedlings successfully into the landscape. Includes handouts with germination codes and instructions, seed sources, native plant suggestions and containers of seeds ready to germinate. Preregistration requested by April 1. Container Gardening, The Home Depot, various locations. 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20. Free.­ ops/. Spruce up your favorite spaces with a colorful assortment of plants in your very own container garden. A green-thumbed store associate will guide you through finding the perfect container, selecting the best soil, aesthetically arranging your plants and maintaining your garden’s health. No gardening experience required. Beginner Gardening, Cayuga Street Garden, Cohoes. 6 p.m., Thursday, May 2. or 518-274-8685. Presented by Capital Roots, this class will help you get your garden started successfully and will keep you on track with important information on planting times, garden layout, maintenance, and soil health. Garden Education Day and Plant Sale, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County, 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Free. albany. cce.cornell.e­du or (518) 765-3516. The event features garden demonstrations, tours, soil testing, garage sale and bake sale.

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Pay it forward! CAPITAL DISTRICT The Albany & Troy Lions Club is seeking community-minded neighbors from both Albany and Rensselaer counties to join our growing membership. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at the Red Front Restaurant, 71 Division St. Troy, 5:45pm. Interested? Please check us out at, like us on Facebook, and call (518) 512-2722 for more information and to let us know you’re attending. See you at the next meeting.

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AROUND YOUR CO JDRF Sets One Walk Great Escape for Saturday, May 11 CAPITAL DISTRICT - JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Northeastern New York Chapter, the local branch of the national non-profit organization dedicated to type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, are teaming up again for this year’s One Walk Great Escape. One of the largest fundraising walks in the northeast, the event will take place at the popular Queensbury theme park on Saturday, May 11, the park’s opening weekend. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 11 a.m. The route meanders through the park and ends back at the pavilion where lunch is served to all walkers. The festivities include a Kid’s Zone, photo booth station, DJ, jumbotron, magician, and refreshments courtesy of SYSCO Albany. Since the walk will take place on Mother’s Day weekend, JDRF plans to provide a special Moms’ Tent for all mothers of children with T1D. Sponsored by CAP COM Federal Credit Union, the tent will feature massage chairs, delicious mocktails and a flower for each mom. Event parking is free. A discount room block is also available at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark. JDRF participants should use code “GES.” For more information and to register, visit walk. or call (518) 477-2873.

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Attention Capital District: PGA Travelers Championship Bus Trip to the Final Sunday Round is on June 23, 2019 CAPITAL DISTRICT Join the Rotterdam Elks for another memorable Sunday at the Travelers Championship PGA golf tournament on June 23rd. Bubba Watson will not only will defend his title win from last year but will be looking for his 4th career win at River Highlands in Cromwell, CT. Last year, Bubba expressed his affection for the tournament with a $200K donation to the major charity, the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. The overall amount of money raised from this one tournament in 2018 was $2M. “Let Wade Tours Do The Driving.” Ride with us to Cromwell, CT via coach, stopping along the way at the Springfield Elks and Hartford Elks Lodges for breakfast and dinner respectively. Once at the tournament, enjoy great food, beverage and fun activities alongside the golf. The tournament welcomes children ages 15 and under for free with a ticketed adult. Complimentary admission is also offered to Active Military, Reserve and Retired Military as well as Military Veterans – and these guests are invited to visit the Patriots’ Outpost Hospitality Tent for free food and beverage. A computer link must be filled out for our special military guests. Trip pricing for nonmilitary is $115 but for Vet related families will be $85 each for them since they are awarded a free ticket. 15 or younger will also be $80. All proceeds will go to Cerebral Palsy at the “Center for Disability” which is the NYS Elks Major Project. Call Chairman Paul Ungerland at (518) 3840221 to reserve your seat with payment. We will

board the bus at 7:30 AM leaving at 8:00 AM from the Rotterdam Elks Lodge. Deadline is May 23, 2019. Tickets will go fast. Early commitments to this year’s Travelers Championship already include five players currently ranked in the top 15 in the world: Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau, Francesco Molinari and Tony Finau. Please email me with your intentions at I’ll send you a form to fill out with payment for your spot on the bus. There is limited seating.

Save The Date!! Columbia High School Annual 70’s Alumni Party CAPITAL DISTRICT Grads/attendees/teachers of Columbia High School 1970-1979: mark your calendar to attend the annual Alumni Party/ Summer Get-Together on Saturday, August 17, 2019. ALL alumni welcome! Schodack Island State Park, 1 Schodack Island Way (off Route 9J), Schodack Landing. Camping available, reserve now; sites are going fast! Watch for further details here and on our FB page: SEVENTIES REUNION. Contact: Caroline Lynch Zeyak at 518-928-3223 or

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Polish Food Night ALBANY - Friday April 12th from 5 pm to 8 pm. Take-out or Eat-in! Don’t forget to get your frozen pierogi for Easter! Fish Fry dinners will be

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April Events for Colonie Seniors COLONIE - Events at the Beltrone in Colonie. 6 Winners Circle, Colonie New York. Lunch served Monday-Friday at noon. This program is funded in part by the Albany County Dept. for Aging, NYS Office for the Aging, U.S. Administration on Aging, Town of Colonie and participant contributions. This program is an equal opportunity provider. For reservations and information, call Nicole at 518-4592857, x 303. Special Dinner: Monday, April 15 at 5 p.m.: Good times with the Forgettable Four! Our favorite singing quartet will be back for an evening of barbershop quartet songs and hear such favorites as the Everly Brothers, Beach Boys, Beatles and so much more. Dinner will be Greek style chicken with mashed potatoes, carrots, apple juice and lemon pie. Suggested donation of $6. Lunch and Learn, April 25 at noon: Caitlyn Fronckowiak from Pioneer Bank will present about estate planning. Hear her talk about what you need to know about planning your estate. Please feel free to come with questions, as there will be opportunity to ask after the presentation. Lunch will be chicken fricassee, whipped sweet potatoes, green salad and raspberry sorbet. Suggested donation of $4. Happy Hour! Come for lunch and stay for Happy Hour! Fridays from 1-2 p.m. Every Friday at the Beltrone, free and open to the public. Coffee and snacks served. Come together with friends to mingle, relax, socialize, learn and have fun. Happy Hour offers something different every Friday afternoon. Highlights include tie dye Easter Eggs on April 5,

Italian Easter Bake Sale ALBANY - American Italian Heritage Association and Museum, 1227 Central Avenue, Albany. April 19, 2019, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. April 20, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pre-order your favorite traditional Italian Easter treats including breads, pies, cookies, and pastries, then pick them up on April 19 or 20. Pre-order deadline is April 12 at 3 p.m. by check payable to AIHM. Forms are available at the Museum or Bake%20Sale%202019. pdf. In addition, a limited number of home-baked items are available these days that do not require a pre-order. (518) 435-1979. /

Dinners at South Bethlehem United Methodist Church SOUTH BETHLEHEM – Please join us for good food and warm hospitality : April 12 - Chicken & Biscuit Dinner – 4:30 – 7:00 (take-outs available) Adults $10.00; Children 10-12 $5.00; Children 9 and Under FREE. May 10 - Ham Dinner – 4:30 – 7:00 (take-outs available) Adults $10.00; Children 10-12 $5.00; Children 9 and Under FREE. June 7 - Turkey Dinner – 4:30 – 7:00 (take-outs available) Adults $10.00; Children 10-12 $5.00; Children 9 and Under FREE. Contact Emily Shutter at 518: 813-0661 for further information.

Music Bingo at the Lodge LATHAM - Friday, April 12, 7:30 pm. Open to all. Play covers the music of the 60s to present day. $5 per person. Food and drinks available for purchase beginning 6 pm. Colonie Elks Lodge #2192,

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Local Magicians To Meet CAPITAL DISTRICT - The local group of The Society of American Magicians, Assembly #24, meets at 7:30 PM on the second Tuesday of the month (Tuesday, April 12) at the S. W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY. We welcome all persons, age 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be: performance, history, collecting or purely entertainment to join us for a fun evening. For more information about our organization, or for a link to a local magician, visit our web site: www.sam24.synthasite. com.

Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group Monthly Meeting SLINGERLANDS - We meet the second Thursday of most months at 7 PM at the Beverwyck Senior Center in Slingerlands. No membership or reservations required. Drop-ins welcome. Patients, family members, medical professionals/ students, friends, and caregivers are welcome to attend to learn more about Parkinson’s disease or obtain information. For more meeting information, contact info., topics and directions visit our website at

Learn How to Write Nonfiction Articles for Publication TROY - The course “Break Into Print With Nonfiction Articles” will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. Course fee is $65, which includes a coursebook. To register, telephone (518) 629-7339. Instructor Pauline Bartel will discuss the step-by-step process of researching, writing and selling nonfiction articles, including how to analyze magazines for sure-to-sell



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They Marched For Us, We Walk For Them Veteran Walkathon COLONIE - Sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary & Sons of The American Legion of Albany. April 13, 2019 at Noon. Cook Park (Sharon Drive Pavillion) off Lincoln Ave., Colonie. Registration starts at 11:00am. Make checks payable to: NYS SAL. All donations are tax deductible. All donations will benefit VA Medical Centers, Veteran Assisted Living Homes in New York, The Albany Fisher House and “Final Salute” (supports women veterans and their children). For more info. contact Judy Benner (518) 869-8668 or Dave Bishop (518) 590-6483.

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Calvary United Methodist Church Rummage Sale LATHAM - 15 Ridge Pl., Latham. Saturday, April 13th, 9 am-2 pm (bag sale $4 starting at noon). This is a major fundraiser for the year and all proceeds benefit the missions of United Methodist Women.

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SELKIRK - The Bethlehem Historical Association presents a lecture by Archaeologist Lisa Anderson. Dr. Anderson will discuss her recent work in her presentation Skeleton Stories from Colonial Albany. She is the Curator of Bioarcheology and NAGPRA Coordinator for the New York State Museum, and project manager for the Schuyler Flats Burial Ground project. The lecture takes place at 7 P.M. on Thursday, April 18 at the Cedar Hill Schoolhouse Museum,

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Armenian Flag to Fly at Colonie Town Hall NEWTONVILLE Week of April 22: In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, the Armenian flag will be flown at the Town of Colonie Town Hall (Route 9, Newtonville) from April 22-29. Again this year, the Capital District Armenian Genocide Committee (CDAGC) appreciates this show of support by Town of Colonie Supervisor, Paula Mahan. For more information on the CDAGC, contact Rafi Topalian at (518) 810-5018 or

Armenian Genocide Commemoration CAPITAL DISTRICT - In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, a brief service and program will be held at the Genocide Memorial Monument located at Riverfront Park in Troy on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:00 p.m.

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This event is organized by the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Albany and supported by the Homenetmen of Albany and the Knights & Daughters of Vartan. A dinner and program will follow at Holy Cross Armenian Church, 255 Spring Avenue, Troy. Also April 24 12 noon Flag raising ceremony on Broadway ave. Watervliet NY by City Hall/Police Station and Seniors center For more in-

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Thacher Park and Nature Center Programs VOORHEESVILLE - Saturday, April 20, at 10:00a.m.: Wildlife Presentation at Thacher Nature Center - Meet some wild neighbors up close and personal and learn about where and how they live. Wildlife rehabilitator Kelly Martin will introduce some of the birds of prey and other animals in her care. Learn what to do if you find an abandoned or injured animal and how to help prevent wildlife emergencies. Please bring a donation to support Kelly’s work. Call 518-872-0800 for more information. Wednesday, April 24, at 2:00p.m.: Build a Nest Box at Thacher Nature Center - Invite beautiful Bluebirds

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Board Member Jennifer Whalen agreed it was hard to deliver public comment on a plan that keeps changing and asked the town to post the revised document on its website Friday and push back the next public hearing. Town officials stressed the revised document wasn’t the final version and at least one more portion would be added before the next meeting in two weeks. More than one said they didn’t want to rush and welcomed keeping the public hearing open. “I’ve got all the time in the world,” Mahan said. “I just want a good product in the end that someone could pick up five or 10 years from now.” “There’s no limit. We want the comments. We love the comments,” added Town Board member David Green. The hearing ended with Gloria Knorr, an active citizen whose family has farmed for generations on Colonie land and who commented on the 2005 comprehensive plan. She supported the goal to diversify housing, as she said she’s been asking what incentives the town could give developers to build affordable housing, especially for seniors and veterans, for years. Knorr praised the Town Board and in particular Mahan. “How you respond to my public comments connects me to a sense of community that I am part of,” she said. “I thank all of you for working on my behalf and all the (residents) in our town.” Knorr encouraged more public hearings. “The longer the better,” she said, “then we will have input.” The Town Board adjourned the public hearing until 7 p.m. April 18 in Town Hall. mallory.moench@time­ 518-454-5092 - @mallorymoench

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Search And Rescue Volunteers Needed CAPITAL DISTRICT The Tri-State Emergency Team is recruiting volunteers to provide wildland and underwater searches within a 100 mile radius of Waterford, NY. This includes all aspects of field and underwater

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LIBRARY EVENTS Bethlehem Public Library Events DELMAR - Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Ave., Delmar. For more information, call (518) 439-9314 or visit bethlehempubliclibrary. org. Friday, April 12 Coffee and Conversation: Travel Deals with the Shopportunist. Shannon Fromma, the Times Union’s ‘Shopportunist’ columnist will share tips for planning your summer vacation, 1-2 p.m. program; 2-3 p.m. coffee hour. Co-sponsored by Bethlehem Senior Projects, Inc. Friday-Saturday, April 12-13 - Friends Book Bash Collection. Books donations, newer and in good condition will be accepted in the Community Room on Friday evening from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday morning from 10 a.m.-noon. The book sale

begins Saturday afternoon and runs 1-5 p.m., continuing Sunday, from noon-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 13-14 - Friends Book Bash Sale. Browse used book bargains in the Community Room on Saturday afternoon from 1-5 p.m. and Sunday from noon-3 p.m. Monday, April 15 - iPad Basics. Do you have a new iPad? We’ll show you how to use it, 10 a.m.-noon. Bring your iPad and Apple ID and password. Sign up for one session. Monday, April 15 Daybooks. Discuss “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer” by Michelle McNamara, 1:30 p.m. Copies are available at the information desk. Large-print audio and downloadable copies may be available. Monday, April 15 Friends board meets.

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LOUDONVILLE - 629 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville. Saturday, April 27, 2019. Stop in any time between 10 AM-3 PM. Volunteer members will be available to help you one on one with your family research at no charge. We bring our computers, our experience, and our memberships in all those genealogy organizations. This is a good time to get started on your family tree or to get help on where to break that “brick wall”. (It will be helpful if you can provide a little of what you know of names, dates, and locations of your relatives.) Please join us - The meeting is free, fun and open to the public.

LOUDONVILLE - 629 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville. Saturday, April 27, 2019. Stop in any time between 10 AM-3 PM. Volunteer members will be available to help you one on one with your family research at no charge. We bring our computers, our experience, and our memberships in all those genealogy organizations. This is a good time to get started on your family tree or to get help on where to break that “brick wall”. (It will be helpful if you can provide a little of what you know of names, dates, and locations of your relatives.) Please join us - The meeting is free, fun and open to the public.

Meetings are open to the public. New Friends always welcome, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 - Qi Gong. Practice this gentle movement exercise rooted in meditation at any or all sessions, 3 p.m. All ages and abilities welcome. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and shoes. Tuesday, April 16 Eden 2.0: How Farming with Nature Can Save the Food System and the Planet. Farmer and author Gary Kleppel will talk about the ways that agriculture can improve environmental quality, public health and the economy, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 - Hikes to Take with Kids, Dogs or by Yourself. Author and outdoor enthusiast Alan Via would share a visual tour of great places to hike — some with water where dogs or kids can splash and most within a short drive, 7-8:30 p.m.

Art Exhibit at Pruyn House Thursday, April 18 Daybooks. Discuss “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer” by Michelle McNamara, 1:30 p.m. Copies are available at the information desk. Large-print audio and downloadable copies may be available. Thursday, April 18 Listening Parties: Nocturne. Listen to examples of and discuss the idea of “nocturne” in music, including its origin, meaning and interpretation across genres, 7 p.m.

LATHAM - The Colonie Art League and the Friends of Pruyn House are co-sponsoring an art exhibit at Pruyn House, 207 Old Niskayuna Road, Latham NY for four weeks from through May 1, 2019. This is a juried show and will feature approximately sixty selected paintings by members of the Colonie Art League. Pruyn House will be open to the public Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and there is no admission fee. The Colonie Art League was founded in 1974 by a group of Capital District artists to foster the advancement of visual arts in the area. Currently, the League has a membership of approximately 200 artists working in a wide variety of two-dimensional media. A major purpose of the League is to increase public awareness

of original art that is being produced in the Capital District by arranging exhibits in public places. The League also provides a forum for artists to interact and exchange ideas and materials and promotes art as a career for area high school students. The Friends of Pruyn House is a not-for-profit membership group which manages the Pruyn House Complex, the Cultural Center owned by the Town of Colonie. For information call 783-1435.

Watervliet Senior Center - Bob Beston’s Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser WATERVLIET - Friday, May 3, Bob Beston’s Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to benefit SSOW3:30-7pm, tickets can be purchased in office, takeouts available. Chinese raffle, 50/50. $12. Call 518273-4422 or stop by 1501 Broadway, Watervliet.


10 Year Anniversary of NFTBH Foundation! CAPITAL DISTRICT You are invited to the 2019 Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation Annual Gathering on May 6th from 6pm-8pm at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library (475 Moe Road, Clifton Park). It’s our 10th Year Anniversary, and we plan on celebrating it with YOU, the community! The Volunteer of the Year and Nick’s Run Team Awards will be presented, as well as our donation to the Melodies Center for the Child Life Specialist position. You can meet our 2019 Nick’s Warrior, Olivia DeWitt, and celebrate all we have accomplished in the last year! We will have arts and crafts with the Nick’s Roundtable teens and provide more information on the Family Connections Program. Refreshments will be provided.

Everyone is welcome and bring a friend who wants to learn more about Nick’s Fight to be Healed Foundation!

Joint Badarak/Mass with Holy Cross TROY - In commemoration of the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the St. Peter and Holy Cross Armenian Church communities will worship together in a joint Badarak/Mass to take place at Holy Cross Armenian Church in Troy on Sunday, April 28.

Family History Research Day Colonie Town Library LOUDONVILLE - 629 Albany-Shaker Road, Loudonville. Saturday, April 27, 2019. Stop in any time between 10 AM-3 PM. Volunteer members will be available to help you one on one with your family research at no

charge. We bring our computers, our experience, and our memberships in all those genealogy organizations. This is a good time to get started on your family tree or to get help on where to break that “brick wall”. (It will be helpful if you can provide a little of what you know of names, dates, and locations of your relatives.) Please join us - The meeting is free, fun and open to the public.

Adah Hetko of Yiddish Book Center to Lead “Synagogue Scholars” Talk on Yiddish Women Singers and their Yiddish Identity ALBANY - Sholom Reform Congregation continues its popular “Synagogue Scholars” series with a talk by Adah Hetko of the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, on the development of Yiddish identity among today’s Yiddish women

vocalists. Hetko will present her talk, “Dos Lebn iz a Lidl: Contemporary Yiddish Women Singers and their Development of Yiddish Identity,” immediately following the congregation’s Friday, May 10, Shabbat service. The service and program, open to all who wish to worship and learn, begin at 8 p.m. B’nai Sholom is at 420 Whitehall Road, Albany. For more information about the “Synagogue Scholars” series, visit www. or contact the B’nai Sholom office: office@bnaisholom. or 518-4825283.

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The Kiwanis Club of Troy Giffy’s Chicken BBQ TROY - The Kiwanis Club of Troy is having their annual Giffy’s Chicken BBQ Friday May 10th from 4-6PM at St. Michael’s Church, Next to HVCC, in Troy. You get a freshly cooked & hot full ½ Chicken Dinner with all the trimmings for only $12.00 Take out or Eat in. Call Dean at 518-322-0826 to reserve tickets for that day!! Treat yourself to a great meal, while helping the Kiwanis Club assist many needed kids projects in the Troy area!!

Delmar Progress Club Seeks New Members DELMAR - The Delmar Progress Club is a women’s organization that performs community service and social activities. The Delmar Progress Club was organized in 1901 and has been a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) since 1916. GFWC is the world’s largest women’s volunteer organization. The Delmar Progress Club includes activities such as antiques study; creative arts; environment, conservation & gardening; literature; performing arts; and travel. We do community service and have numerous social gatherings during the year. Our monthly meetings are held at the Bethlehem Public Library on the first Monday of the month, with a guest speaker at most meetings. Most of our activities take place during

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USS SLATER Open for the Season CAPITAL DISTRICT - This year will mark the ship’s 22nd season in Albany, New York. There have been tremendous changes to the ship since she first arrived. USS SLATER has been transformed into one of the best restored, most historically accurate World War II ships in the world. A National Historic Landmark, USS SLATER is the only remaining World War II Destroyer Escort afloat in America.

USS SLATER is owned and operated by Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, a private, non-profit organization. The Museum receives no regular Federal, State, or local government financial support. Now is a great time to become a member of the Museum. Members get free admission all season, as well as other benefits. Individual and family memberships are available, starting at just $25. USS SLATER is located on the Hudson River in Downtown Albany, New York. Public hours will be Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through November. The ship will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 21st. Admission is $9 for adults and $7 for children. Call 518-431-1943. For more information or visit the website at www.ussslater. org

Watervliet Senior Center Bingo WATERVLIET - The Watervliet Senior Center offers bingo on Thursdays at 12:45 and also after some of our monthly dinners; the third Wednesday of every month. If you or someone you know loves

bingo, we at the senior center are here to help beginners and pros. It can be an excellent way to promote mental, emotional, and physical health. Call 518-273-4422 for more information. B-I-N-G-O! Bingo is more than a game. Many people laugh at the image of older people playing bingo, but it has benefits that folks are not aware of. Reflexes and coordination decline naturally as seniors age, but bingo requires players identify numbers as they are called and mark their cards accordingly at a quick clip. Studies show that bingo can significantly improve the hand-eye coordination of many seniors. As the game requires a great deal of mental flexibility and alertness to grasp, identify, and remember specific information, bingo may also help improve your loved one’s cognitive acuity and short-term memory. Bingo events typically involve a lot of laughter

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Latham-Colonie Knights of Columbus Clothing Shed Donations LATHAM Latham-Colonie Council #3394 Knights of Columbus, Columbiettes and the Columbian Corporation, located at 328 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, are partnering with St Pauly Textile, a Western New York textile collection company, to raise needed funds for our Council home and the charitable programs we support; Boy Scouts, Center for Disability Services, local sports teams and Community Maternity Services to

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REAL ESTATE HOMES FOR SALE Waterfront Views, 89 A&B Old Canal Rd, Clifton Park, 5 BR, 2BA Duplex, 2 BR rental. .86 acres, private, quiet, new roof, siding, wood floors, boiler, kitchen; Gazebo, wood stove/fireplace, solarium, extra garages, boat, trailer & docks. $529,999, Call owner (518) 522-2645



I Buy Houses! CASH!!! Any Price, Area or Condition. FAST FAIR OFFERS! (518) 441-6376

VACATION RENTAL Schroon Lake Efficiencies: 1 or 3 BR, private sandy beach, walk to town. July 4th week availability. (518) 532-7649

Clifton Pk. Apt. Complex: 2 BR $1150. 2 bath, marble FP, central air, gas heat, W/D hook-ups, many extras. Great location Call (518) 280-1572. Cohoes Hill: 3rd Floor, 2BR on busline. Newly Remodeled. No pets. References & security. Adults preferred. $650 + util. (518) 275-9650


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. (518) 449-1142

HELP WANTED Part time office assistant needed. 20 hours per week. (Flexible). Strong organizational skills. Computer skills/ knowledge of Excel a MUST. Attention to details. Good communication skills. Please call (518) 766-9360 for more information. RN/LPN - We have FT & PT hours available for skilled nurses in homecare throughout the Capital District. Enhanced pay, flexible hours avail. 1 year experience required. Stop in and fill out an application at 87 Washington St, Rensselaer, NY, 12144. Call us at (518) 449-1142.

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New 2016 CHrySLer New 2016 CompASS HigH “ALL NEW” 2019 RAM NEW 2019 RAM 200 S Awd ALtitude 4X4 QUAD CAB BIG HORN 4X4


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w/24 S Package, Stk#16249, Loaded UNLIMITED SAHARA 4X4 CHEROKEE TRACKHAWK 4X4 Automatic, Hard Top,

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NEW 2019 DODGE Stk#17041, Loaded w/3rd Row 7 Passenger Seating, Second Row GRAND CARAVAN SE

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*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 $2999 cash down; 1st payment, taxes and DMV fees due at inception; security deposit waived for well-qualified buyers; disposition fee $395; 25¢ a mile overage. Lessee is responsible for maintenance and repairs. Chrysler Pacifica lease is for 5,000 miles a year. Pictures for illustration purposes only. Offer ends 4/17/19.


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