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SARATOGA SPRINGS - The city Planning Board voted unanimously Thursday in favor of a zoning change that would enable Saratoga Hospital to pursue a controversial development in a residential neighborhood. The board’s vote was an advisory opinion only. The City Council, which has ultimate say over zoning changes, asked both the city and Saratoga County planning boards to weigh in on the proposed zoning change and determine whether it aligns with the city’s comprehensive plan. Both boards agree that it does, but the city planning board on Thursday recommended a slightly different zoning change (office/medical business-1) than the one originally proposed by consultants back in March (office/ medical business-2). “A designation of OMB-1 allows less intensity and fewer permitted uses to ensure retention and community character and limit adverse impacts to surrounding neighborhoods and institutions,” said board member Jamin Totino, reading aloud from the advisory opinion. If the recommendation was intended to assuage resident concerns, it didn’t. “It still allows a medical office building, and that’s been our concern all along,” said Alice Smith, a resident of the city’s Birch Run neighborhood. The controversy over a medical office building in the neighborhood dates back to 2015, when Saratoga Hospital first proposed one near its main campus along Myrtle Street. But residents — worried it would bring traffic, noise, lights and lower property values — successfully blocked the plan in large part because the parcel’s residential zoning was in their favor.
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Residents are now furious that a zoning change has been proposed in that exact spot. They said the committee that approved the city’s 2015 comprehensive plan snuck the proposed change in at the 11th hour, giving residents virtually no time to voice their opposition. City and county planning boards, when asked for advisory opinions this spring, were instructed to weigh only whether the proposed change fits with the city’s comprehensive plan. “It’s a bureaucratic cop-out,” said Dennis Hultay, a resident of Birch Run. “We never got a fair hearing and now we have to pool our resources and our money and Please see ZONING 18
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Yaddo Garden Tours SARATOGA SPRINGS Garden tours only include sharing the history of the Trask family, the mansion and the history of Yaddo Gardens. The aura, spirituality and creative energy that permeates Yaddo is discussed. Docent-led Tours begin at 11a.m., Saturdays and Sundays through September 1, 2019 and on Tuesdays during the racing season. (No Tours on Travers Day) Meet at the main fountain near the entrance to the garden. Tours last about one hour/cost is $10 per person. Private docent-led garden tours may be arranged at a date and time convenient to a group. For more information, contact Yaddo at 518-5840746 or at www.yaddo.org
K’s Horse Kamp 4 Kids CAPITAL DISTRICT - Another exciting year for K’s Horse Kamp for Kids at STEP up at New
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22nd Annual North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show VERMONT - North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show is a premier cultural event in Southern Vermont featuring outdoor sculptures and gallery exhibits throughout the historic village of North Bennington, Vermont. North Bennington, Vermont, June
29, 2019. 4-8 pm Rain or Shine (Opening Date and Reception). Closing Date: November 3, 2019. Hours: self-guided, open 24/7. Location: 48-66 Main St, North Bennington, VT 05257. This event is accessible, free and open to the public. Website: www. nbossvt.org
Saratoga’s Firecracker4 Offers Fourth of July Fun for Participants Event Also Features ½ Mile Sparkler Kids’ Run, Vendor Village, Music/ Entertainment and Saratoga’s All-American Celebration CAPITAL DISTRICT - Registration for the Firecracker4, a fun, competitive four-mile road race through Saratoga Springs that celebrates and honors America’s history, is currently open. The online entry fee from June 15 to July 1, is $35, and then $40 through race day. From June 15 to
July 1, the entry fee is $35 and then $40 at in-person registration at the Saratoga City Center on July 3 and July 4. The Firecracker4 gets underway at 9 a.m. The USATF-certified course, which starts and finishes at the Saratoga Springs City Center, takes runners south on Broadway to Circular Street, east through the historic residential district and finishes behind the City Center. The Firecracker Sparkler Kids’ Run, a half-mile fun run down Broadway for more than 500 kids of all ages and abilities presented by the Saratoga Children’s Museum, will follow the main event at 10:30 a.m. All participants will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal and refreshments, and parents are invited to run with their children. The entry fee is $5, and you can register online through July 1 at midnight at firecracker4. com. Participants can also sign up at registration/ packet pick at the Saratoga
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July Meeting of the Adirondack Ch. 60, Korean War Vet. Assoc. CAPITAL DISTRICT - The July meeting of the Adirondack Ch. 60 , Korean War Vet. Assoc., will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, July 11th, at the VFW home, just off Veterans’ Way, which is North on the arterial in Saratoga Springs. All veterans who served anywhere during the Korean War, in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend. For further information or an application to join the association, please contact Comm. Robert Garland at 518-280-0075. Annual dues for veterans are $10, $5 for all others.
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City Center on Wednesday, July 3 from 3-7 p.m. and race day morning in the Saratoga City Center from 7-8:45 a.m. Following the two road races, participants and spectators are invited to wander through the event’s vendor village featuring an array of food, apparel and running/fitness/health vendors. They can also listen to Funk Evolution, one of the Capital Region’s hottest horn-fueled funk/R&B bands, perform on the main stage located at the City Center from 8:45-11 a.m. Participants and spectators are invited to stay in town to enjoy the city’s festive All-American Celebration featuring family photo opportunities with patriotic characters, an All-American BBQ & Dessert Festival, a classic car show, and a 7 p.m. concert in the Springs Street parking lot featuring The Audiostars. Around 9:30 p.m., enjoy a live reading of the Declaration of
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ATTN: Jr Golfers, Parents & Guardians CAPITAL DISTRICT - Play in the Capital Districtwide Elks “Fun” Junior Golf Qualifier for the 64th N.Y.S. Elks Junior Golf Boys and Girls ages 12 to 18 is on July 16, 2019 at Eagle Crest Golf Course. Entry Fee is $30. Included is Golf, lunch for golfers and parents, trophies, many door prizes & four greens fees for overall medalist to Saratoga Spa GC. Qualifiers will be eligible to participate at no charge in the 64th Annual N.Y.S. Elks Jr. Golf Tourney to be played in Oswego, NY at Stone Creek Golf Club on August 4th and 5th. Participants need “not” be affiliated with Elks. To get a golf application go to www.eaglecrestgolf. com/events. You can call Co-Chairman, Paul A. Ungerland from the Rotterdam Elks Lodge #2157 at (518) 384-0221 or Co-Chairman Michael Bloss, Past State President at the Clifton Park Elks #2466, at (518) 877-5200 or for any questions you may have. On Tuesday, July 16, registration will be at 7:30 AM. A lunch will be afterwards at the Clifton Park Elks Lodge even with the parents. Lunch is at no charge for parents and others since the Lodge writes the cost to Youth Activities. Just need to get a count of who will be there. In 2018 in Bath NY, we had 7 eligible qualifiers and won (2) 1st place trophies and (1) 2nd were our results. Everyone had a great day.
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Shelter plan proposed in Saratoga Springs Mayor, ﬁnance chief say idea is for best service, least disruption By WENDY LIBERATORE
SARATOGA SPRINGS - City officials said Thursday they are discussing buying land for a Code Blue shelter outside of the city’s densest areas. In a press release Mayor Meg Kelly and Commissioner of Finance Michele Madigan
said their “goal is to maximum service with minimal neighborhood impact.” For several years, Shelters of Saratoga, which runs the Code Blue during the coldest months of the year, has been seeking a permanent location for the shelter. The past three winters, Code Blue has operated out of the Soul Saving Station, a church at Caroline and Henry streets. The church is being re-purposed, said SOS Executive Director Karen Gregory, and won’t be available this winter. A plan to work with the New England Presbyterian Church on Code Blue did not
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work out. The Rev. Kate Forer said that the congregation decided to indefinitely table a vote on hosting Code Blue after hearing from neighbors. Before that, Gregory received an offer from Bethesda Episcopal Church to rent the fourth floor of its Mercy House, but the building is not yet constructed. Nor, said Gregory, is the rent affordable. “We couldn’t afford the proposed rent,” Gregory said. “It would have created a severe financial strain on the Shelters of Saratoga.” Gregory said that a plan to locate the Code Blue shelter outside city limits would be “tough” and “not ideal” because it would require transportation to the shelter, which was open last winter from Nov. 15 to April 1. She anticipates that a plan would require help from CDTA and Saratoga County to support transportation of the homeless population from the heart of the city to the shelter. Please see SHELTER 18
Tuition rising at UAlbany, SUNY For state residents heading to local campus, cost for school year will rise to $10,176 By RICK KARLIN
ALBANY - Tuition and fees at the University at Albany will rise $420 this coming school year for New York state residents, bringing the cost from $9,756 to $10,176. That’s part of a tuition increase for all of the State University of New York’s four-year campuses approved Thursday by the Board of Trustees. The tuition increases alone are going from $6,870 to $7,070 per year. The state legislature in 2017 allowed annual tuition hikes of up to $200 and the SUNY trustees have been
raising them to that maximum each year. They say it’s better to put in annual predictable increases than, as they have in prior years, gone for a long time with no increases, which necessitated large jumps of well over $200. As one of four SUNY research universities, UAlbany is also increasing its “Academic Excellence Fee,” by $150 from $375 to $525. That helps support master’s and doctoral students, but is paid by all with the thinking that all students at UAlbany are benefiting from the opportunities of attending a major university with a full plate of research as well as graduate programs. SUNY’s Binghamton, Stony Brook and Buffalo campuses are also research universities. Fees specific to UAlbany are going up $70 – half of that is for athletics programs and half for assorted services such as health and
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sinks, also called apron front sinks. They emulate large Old World farm sinks used for dishwashing. The modern farmhouse sink is distinguished by a wall that forms the front of the sink and the counter, and they are typically deep with a single, large basin that makes washing large pots and pans convenient, Hershey said. Because of their size, farmhouse sinks can require an entire countertop remodel to fit, which can be costly. They can also be difficult to replace later on in a kitchen remodel, though Hershey said a good kitchen design shouldn't need redoing anytime soon. Bathroom sinks run a bit cheaper, though they can be even more artistic and stylized than kitchen sinks. Maurer estimated the average high-end bathroom sink costs between $500 and $800, she said. Undermount sinks are also popular in the bathroom, but unusual-looking vessel sinks and decorative pedestal sinks are common. Vessel sinks are a large bowl or basin that goes above the countertop. They can come in a variety of materials, from stone to glass and even wood. Bathroom sinks of all shapes and sizes can often feature artist engravings or designs, like on the powder room sink in a Loudonville home that was recently featured as a Spaces House of the Week. Vessels can be difficult to clean, however, as gunk collects in hard-to-reach spots where the bowl meets counter. They can run pricey, too. One vessel sink model at Capitol District Supply in Saratoga costs nearly $700. "I generally like to stay away from exotic materials for sinks, they become a problem for maintenance and
Maybe you take your sink for granted. The water almost always flows out when you turn the faucet on and stops when you turn it off. It only gets our attention when it's dirty or the plumbing is backed up. But sinks are increasingly becoming a fashion statement that can tie together a bathroom or kitchen, incorporating both form and function equally, interior designers and home supply experts say. Sinks for kitchens and bathrooms vary greatly depending on style and materials and the overall theme of the room. Denise Maurer, a Troy-based interior designer, said high-end kitchen sinks cost from $700 to $1,500. One sink, built from slate and hand-carved by an artist, cost one of Maurer's clients $2,500, she said. The most popular styles today are undermount sinks, which are installed beneath a countertop. They can be pricier to install than the classic overmount stainless steel sink, but they allow you to easily sweep crumbs or anything else on your countertop into the sink. "Undermount sinks, you can just wipe water off and it rolls in. If you have a drop-in sink, there always has to be a raised ledge around the edge," longtime designer Fred Hershey, the owner of Burlingame Interiors in Albany, said. "People just don't have drop-in sinks anymore, unless they have some wild ceramic thing that's a specialty item they purchased." High-end undermount SERVICES sinks are generally pricier Cabling -- they can run over $1,000 -- and more difficult to Cribbing install than overmount sinks, which you can Leveling typically find at a Home Depot for less than $200. Concrete But they are becoming the standard sink for highDrainage er-end kitchen remodel projects. "The pure rectanMetal gular shape is very much in Roofing style right now," Hershey said of the most-popular undermount kitchen sink style. "Kitchens are becoming sleeker and there's less ornamentation and less hardware." One of the most popular and trendy Insured style of undermount sinks 60 Years Experience today are farmhouse
sometimes they don't last long," Hershey said. "Generally, I like porcelain sinks or cast-iron sinks that are relatively standard and clean." A major challenge for designers today is threading the needle with a look that's both stylish and simultaneously timeless. Some trends have faded -- like wallpaper or certain color schemes -- and interior designers have to be prepared to see the future when designing a home. "The pink toilet, and the wall tile that was up (the wall) halfway and so forth, all look quite dated," Hershey said. "Right now, there's a great emphasis on using natural materials, and natural-looking materials. Porcelain tile that looks like slate or looks like marble or granite... There's not a great deal of colors that aren't natural right now." diego.mendoza-moyers@timesunion. com - 518-454-5323 PULLOUT: A major challenge for designers today is threading the needle with a look that's both stylish and simultaneously timeless. Some trends have faded... and interior designers have to be prepared to see the future when designing a home.
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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 Beth Silvestri for more infor (518) 885-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Brookhaven’s Golf for a Cause Tournament to benefit Gateway House of Peace CAPITAL DISTRICT - Everyone is invited to Brookhaven’s Golf for a Cause Tournament to benefit Gateway House of Peace. The event will be held at Brookhaven Golf Course, 333 Alpine Meadows Road, Porter Corners, NY 12859, on Saturday July 13, 2019 (Rain date Sunday July 14th). Registration begins at 7:30 am, with tee off at 9 am. $90 per player. Shotgun start, closest to the pin, longest drive, poker run. All registered players will receive a tournament golf shirt, light breakfast, burgers and dogs at the turn, 18 holes with cart, post tournament buffet at The Full Course Restaurant. To register, contact Rebecca Sewell 518-8937432 or Anthony Therrien at 518-893-7458.
“Become a Young Aviator” STEM Classes CAPITAL DISTRICT - Registration is now open for the annual Summer STEM Aviation Classes for kids from Monday August 19 to Friday August 23 from 8:30 am – 12 pm at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum, 250 Rudy Chase Drive in Glenville, NY. Classes are in conjunction with Schenectady
County Community College and the Empire State Aerosciences Museum. Students’ ages 8 – 10 will be offered “Becoming a Young Aviator”; students from 11-12 years old will be offered “Tween Aviators” and those students 14-17 years old will be offered “Aviation for Teens – Aviation Engineers in Training”. All classes will be hands-on with students learning about the history of aviation, the forces of flight, how airplanes fly (thrust, lift, drag and flight control), use a flight simulator and have an opportunity to interact with guest speakers such as a Naval Aviator, a member of the Civil Air Patrol and others. The older students will plan a “flight mission” alongside mentors. All students will have an opportunity to work with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 602 to become Junior EAA members, which includes a half hour flight. For more information, please call (518) 377-2191.
10th Annual Cornell Cooperative Extension Golf Tournament and Silent Auction WARRENSBURG Please join us on August 24, 2019 for the 10th Annual Cornell Cooperative Extension Golf Tournament and Silent Auction at Cronin’s Golf Resort in Warrensburg, NY. All proceeds from this event will be used to help financially support Cornell Cooperative Extension’s educational programs. Sign up early and save. Prepay by August 9th and the cost is only $95.00 per person. Cost per person on the day of the event is $100.00. Fee includes: green fees, cart, barbecue, goodie bag, awards and prizes. For more information regarding this event or to become a sponsor go to our webpage http://warren. cce.cornell.edu/. Pre-registration for tournament and barbecue is required by contacting Amy Sabat-
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Vendors Sought For Carrot Festival CAPITAL DISTRICT Crafter and vendor table space is available for the 41st annual Carrot Festival scheduled for Sunday, September 8 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., rain or shine. It will be held at Congregation Agudat Achim, located at 2117 Union Street, Niskayuna. The Carrot Festival also includes: entertainment throughout the day including a special afternoon concert by The Refrigerators, an extensive children’s area, food and “famous” carrot cakes, a farmer’s market with locally grown produce (from Schoharie County) a community service tent, a “touch-a-truck” area and a pet adoption clinic. For more information, please visit the Carrot Festival’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook. com/CarrotFestival/, or
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Wanted & Looking for Unique Vendors & Artisans CAPITAL DISTRICT - Ballston Area Senior Citizens are gearing up for their Annual Bazaar. Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Milton Community Center. 310 Northline Rd. Ballston Spa. What is your specialty? pickles & relishes, jams & jellies, breads & homemade bake good, any handmade crafts are appreciated and welcome. We are looking for you to join us. After July 31, Vendors of all kinds well be accepted, on first come bases until closing date September 20. To receive an Exhibit Contract and Town of Milton agreement, and pay to reserve your space.
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Defensive Driving Course SARATOGA SPRINGS - Saratoga Automobile Museum. 110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs. We will be hosting a defensive driving course on Sunday, July 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The course will be taught by Cornell Cooperative Extension technicians. The cost is $40, and attendees may pay by cash or check, made out to Cornell Cooperative Extension, either in person at the Museum or mailed to the Museum. Those who complete the course may choose between a point reduction on their driver’s license or for an insurance discount. Please contact the Museum with any questions at 518-587-1935.
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All spring long we’ve had to mow our lawns at least once a week to keep up with its rapid growth. Like most of you, I’ve been mowing it low to try and gain some time between mowing. When the heat and dryness of summer arrive, we need to adjust our attitude and our mowing height. To help your lawn survive dry summer weather let it get taller…as tall as your lawn mower will adjust…4” Stop the low mow during the hot summer weather. to 5”. If you continue with the low mow, the sun will heat the soil to temperatures that will kill the roots of your grass. A lawn left long shades the soil. You may like the look of a shorter lawn, but if the soil temperature goes above 85° to 90° for three consecutive days, the root system dies. Once that happens, you’re looking at a lot of grass seed and a lot of watering in late summer and early fall to repair the lawn Raise your mower blade to its There comes a time when you just must water. highest setting. Traditional wisdom tells us that, for a lawn to remain healthy, it needs an inch of water a week. What you need to know, though, is that the lawn needs that inch of water all at once to get any real benefit from it. Water your lawn heavily then not at all for a week. With a limited amount of water available to most of us, we try and move the An inch of water once a week. sprinkler around the yard to make sure that we get the whole lawn watered at one time without any regard to whether it is getting enough water for more than temporary relief. If you have watering restrictions that only allow you to water every other day for two hours, let your lawn sprinkler soak one area for the full two hours. When your next watering opportunity arrives, move the lawn sprinkler to the next section and soak it with at least an inch of water. Folks with underground sprinkling systems need to follow the same advice. Set them up to soak one zone each day with an inch of water then do a different zone the next day. By putting an inch of water on the lawn, you’ll be soaking the soil to a depth of 6”. Water at this depth in the soil will not evaporate quickly, and it’s where the roots of the grass are located so it can be absorbed. Quickly spraying the lawn might perk it up briefly but most of that moisture is lost to evaporation and can never penetrate deep into the soil to get to the roots. At this point folks will ask, “How long do I need to leave the sprinkler on to put on an inch of water?” Since we all have different lawn sprinklers and water pressure, I can’t answer that question. This is something we must all determine on our own. You simply need to take a small, empty tuna fish can and place it in the area you’re watering. Don’t shut it off until it is full. Make a mental note of how long it took, and you’ll always know how long your setup takes to put out an inch of water. That’s it. Water deeply then take a break for a week. Thanks for the read.
CAPITAL DISTRICT - Monday, September 9, 2019. Join this year’s Golf Tournament chairs Michele and Michael Downing. Check in and continental breakfast 7am; Shotgun start 8:30am; Awards luncheon 1:30pm. Take a swing and TEE OFF to help children with and without special needs! The Edison Club, 891 Riverview Road, Rexford, N.Y. 12148. Register online, www.crossroadcenter.org
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Local Magicians To Meet CAPITAL DISTRICT - Tuesday, July 9 - The local group of The Society of American Magicians, Assembly #24, meets at 7:30 PM on the second Tuesday of the month 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.
Food for Thought Luncheon SARATOGA SPRINGS Tuesday, July 9th, 2019; 12:00 to 2:00. $19.00 Inclusive. Longfellows Restaurant & Inn, Rt 9P Saratoga Springs. Special Feature : Diane Whitten, nutritionist from Cornell
Cooperative Extension will speak about foods to eat for optimal health! Speaker : Pat Peterson, from Buffalo, will discuss “There is something more precious than earthly fame and fortune”. Reservations by July 5th. Ellie at 518-584-3779 or Anita at 518-583-4043. Menu: Sliced Skirt Steak Salad or Vegetable Napoleon. Saratoga Christian Women’s Connection
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CAPITAL DISTRICT - Books for Troops is holding a fundraiser called “Adopt-a-Box.” Held between our two most patriotic holidays, Memorial Day, (held this year on May 27th) and the 4th of July. In 2017 “Adopt a Box” was able to raise within a month’s time enough money to mail 165 boxes, although our goal had been only 100 within that 30 day period. To those unfamiliar with the term, coined by one of our original volunteers, “Adopt-a- Box” means to pay the postage of $15 to mail a box filled with books and other reading material to the deployed troops anywhere in the world or to 31 VA hospitals in the states or the one in Landstuhl Germany. Our goal this year is to have 150 boxes “adopted” within a 42 day period. In order to Adopt-Box, you simply make out a check to Books for Troops and mail it to: Books for Troops, 152 Oak Brook Commons, Clifton Park, NY 12065. We ask you to write on the memo of your check the words adopt-a-box so that your donation will we recorded as part of our fundraiser. If you want to adopt more than one box at $15 a box, they, too, will be counted in the numbers. On July 5th we will record on Facebook the number of boxes that were adopted. What a patriotic way to celebrate our nation’s independence than to remember those who are sacrificing so much to preserve it? As always, thank you for supporting our troops and Books for Troops, now in its 10th year. - Ellen Keegan and Books for Troops Volunteers
Free Home Bible Study BALLSTON SPA - great way to study through the Bible at your convenience.
Step From The Ground Up Horses CAPITAL DISTRICT - STEP the Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program a 501 (c) 3 not -for –profit organization, is offering a non-mounted four week “horse sensory experience” as part of STEP’s Equine Assisted Therapies and Activities at its home stable in Glenville NY for ages 8 and up with focus on those with Anxiety, depression and psychosocial issues in addition to other special needs. STEP from the GROUND -UP Equine educational program is offered in a safe environment guided by a PATH ESMHL instructor and other professionals. Topics covered include horse safety, leadership, nonverbal communication and bonding, grooming, tacking, and horse handling. Fee for program. Please contact (518) 374.5116 or email: stepatnfec@yahoo. com Web:stepup-nfec.org, or PM on FACEBOOK.
Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club Annual Clam Steam VICTORY - Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club Annual Clam Steam will be on Saturday, August 10, 2019 starting at 12 noon-9pm. Tickets are on sale now, ask a club member or call 518-695-3917.
Columbia High School Class of 1964 55th Class Reunion Save The Date CAPITAL DISTRICT - Friday, September 6, 2019 at Quigleys Restaurant, East Greenbush. 6 to 11pm. Call Valerie Figel Femia 518-477-7839 or Sharon DeJong Romer 518-477-6619.
Columbia High School Class of 1979 40th Reunion Save the Date CAPITAL DISTRICT Friday, November 29th, 6:30-11:30 p.m. at The Century House in Latham. For details, visit the Class of ‘79 Facebook page.
Step Volunteers Stillwater Needed for Class of 1969 Saturdays & Evening 50 Year Reunion CAPITAL DISTRICT - Equine Assisted Therapies & Activities. STEP the Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program a 501 ( c ) 3 not -for –profit organization, is seeking additional SATURDAY & EVENING VOLUNTEER assistant SIDEWALKERS,HORSE LEADERS, AND WRANGLERS for expanded programming. Horse experience is not needed but a plus. A caring heart and a love of SPECIAL NEEDS PEOPLE/ CHILDREN & HORSES is a must! CALL (518) 374.5116 or email email@example.com Website www.stepup-nfec.org or PM on Facebook STEP “Success Through Equines & People!”
CAPITAL DISTRICT - Stillwater Class of 1969 is hosting a 50 year reunion, September 14, 2019 at Embassy Suites, Saratoga,NY. All are welcome. Dinner, music,drinks,memories. For
more information contact: Joanne Ford 24 Dick Lynch Rd. Stillwater, NY 12170 or Beverly Dunn, 37 Yachtmans Way, Malta, NY 12020.
Crafters & Vendors Wanted For Fall Fair 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 more information please visit us our website: www. centreglenvilleUMC.org/ vendor-fair
Sullivan Fortner Quartet SARATOGA SPRINGS - July 2, 8 pm, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Ladd Concert Hall at Skidmore College.Pianist Sullivan Fortner has been hailed as
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“a wondrous player, light of touch and vested with fleet, dazzling power” by The New York Times. Since winning the prestigious American Pianists Association Cole Porter Fellowship, Fortner has been heard around the world with musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Roy Hargrove, and, most recently, touring and recording with vocal sensation Cecile McLorin Salvant. Fortner is a former participant at the Skidmore Jazz Institute and Moments Preserved is his latest album on Impulse Records. The July 2nd concert will feature Tivon Pennicott (saxophone), Dezron Douglas (bass) and Kush Abadey (drums). General Admission: $8 adults, $5 seniors/ Skidmore community, FREE for students and children
One Woman Art Exhibit at Saratoga Visitor’s Center, Saratoga Springs SARATOGA SPRINGS - Local artist Eva Marie Loucks announced her solo art exhibition, at the Saratoga Visitor’s Center, Saratoga Springs July 2nd- July 29th. This exhibit features 17 works including serigraph prints and acrylic on canvas paintings. Image which come to life in vibrant color include the fastpaced action and splendor of Saratoga and images of
summertime and travel. “Living in Saratoga County all my life and attending the August track meet is a traditional part of my summer,” said Loucks. Saratoga Visitor’s Center is located at 297 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866. For more information call Saratoga Visitor’s Center at 518-587-3241. For more information on Eva Marie Loucks visit evamarieloucks.com
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 Waterrford, NY. This includes all aspects of field and underwater search. The Tri-State Emergency Team responds when requested by NYS Forest Rangers and other police agencies throughout New York State, Western Vermont and Massachesettes. We are looking for certified scuba divers, experienced boat handlers, and people who enjoy hiking and the outdoors in general who wish to help people in need. The team will provide training and complete support as needed. Our headquarters is located in Waterford. Applicants need not live in Waterford to volunteer. If interested, please call 518-237-6744 or visit our website at www.tri-stateemergencyteam.org by Jeff Scherer
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Stop In & See Us! Play Ball with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department and Saratoga Miss Softball SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Springs Recreation Department is teaming up Miss Softball this summer for it’s annual clinic. The clinic will be held July 8-12 from 8:30am-11:30am. Everyone age 5-14 is welcome to attend. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@ saratoga-springs.org with questions.
Aim High with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS Boys and Girls will develop their basketball skills through drills and scrimmages this summer. The Boys clinic will run July 15-19 and August 5-9. The Girls clinic will run July 22-26. All clinics will
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run from 8:30-11:30am. Everyone age 5-14 is welcome to attend. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@ saratoga-springs.org with questions.
Get Your Gloves Up with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Springs Recreation Department is teaming up again with Saratoga Youth Boxing for it’s annual summer clinic. Proper boxing technique and conditioning will be taught. The clinic will run July 22-26 from 6-8:30pm. Everyone age 8-15 is welcome to attend. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@saratoga-springs. org with questions.
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SARATOGA SPRINGS - A series of exclusive one day clinics designed to introduce participants to activities at our beautiful Waterfront Park! Registration Fee: $5 per clinic. Waterfront Strength and Mobility Class: Geared toward those new to strength training or those who want to get back in shape. Ages 12 and up. Sunday, July 21st, 11am12noon. Zumba: get your body moving and join the dance party! Ages 13 and up. Sunday, July 28th, 11am12noon. Fly Fishing Workshop: Try your hand at fly fishing. Ages 9 and up. Sunday, August 11th. 11am-1pm. Spaces are limited. Register early to secure a spot. 518-587-3550 ext. 2300. Find schedule, information and forms at saratogarec.com
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SARATOGA SPRINGS - Learn soccer fundamentals and prepare for the fall soccer season this summer. Choose from July 29-Aug 2 or Aug 5-9, or sign up for two weeks of soccer fun! Each week’s clinics will run from 8:4511:45am. Everyone age 5-14 is welcome to attend. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@ saratoga-springs.org with questions.
Ramp Up Your Skills with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS - A variety of skateboarding opportunities await you this summer. Skating for Groms will run Mon and Thur July 15-Aug 1 from 5:00-6:00pm and is open to everyone age 4-10. The Skateboard clinic will run Aug 19-23 from 5:30-8:00pm and is open to everyone age 8-15. Both provide fundamentals and the ability to add to your bag of tricks. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@ saratoga-springs.org with questions.
Swing for the Fences with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Springs Recreation Department is teaming up again this summer with American Legion Baseball for it’s annual clinic. The clinic will be held July 1-July 5 (no July 4) from 8:30am12noon. Everyone age 5-14 is welcome to attend. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@ saratoga-springs.org with questions.
Run with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS - Spend your summer running with Saratoga’s acclaimed coaches! The summer running program will take place July 1-August 17. Various days and times are available for boys, girls, and families. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@saratoga-springs. org with questions.
Meet at the Net with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS - Develop your volleyball skills and learn rules and strategy at our summer clinic. This clinic will be held July 1-July 5 (no July 4) from 5:30-8:30pm. Everyone age 8-14 is welcome to attend. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@ saratoga-springs.org with questions.
Drive For the Net with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS Join the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department’s Summer Basketball League. The league will be held Mondays
and Wednesdays July 8-August 14 from 6:007:30pm. Everyone in grades 4-8 is welcome to attend. Visit SaratogaRec. com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Build Your Skills with Saratoga Springs Recreation Department Intro to Ice Skating Program SARATOGA SPRINGS - Learn ice skating basics or improve your skills with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department. Everyone age 3-Adult is welcome. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Programs for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@ saratoga-springs.org with questions.
Spend Your Fall on the Pitch with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS - Early Bird Registration for Fall Soccer has begun for Kickers and League Play. Everyone age 3-Adult is welcome. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Youth and Adult Soccer for additional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@saratoga-springs. org with questions.
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AROUND YOUR COMMUNITY Mechanicville High School Class of 1969 50th Reunion
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CAPITAL DISTRICT - Classmates who have relocated in the last 10 years please notify either PScam98@aol.com or 518-664-7964 for Pam Sgambati (Camerato); email@example.com or 518664-7236 for Sue Peluso (Ryan) - October 11th & 12th events planned this year.
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Mark your calendars for another summer of fun at Camp Saradac! Everyone age 5-12 is welcome. For over 70 years Camp Saradac has offered exciting field trips, creative recreational and educational programs, and intriguing arts & crafts. This summer there will also be daily trips to the East Side Rec to take advantage of the wide open outdoor spaces, playgrounds, and interactive spray fountain. Visit SaratogaRec.com and click Summer Camps for addi-
tional information and to download forms. Contact the Recreation Department at (518) 587-3550 x2300 or email recreservations@saratoga-springs. org with questions. See you this summer!
Summer Fun Awaits with the Saratoga Springs Recreation Department SARATOGA SPRINGS - A variety of engaging sporting activities are available, including baseball, boys and girls basketball, boxing, field hockey, ice skating, running, skateboarding, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. Visit
MOREAU LAKE STATE PARK EVENTS Fishing Trip at Moreau Lake State Park GANSEVOORT - June 28, 2019. 9:00a.m.12:00p.m. Learn from the best and sign up to fish with Gary. Gary has been fishing his whole life and wants to pass on some special knowledge. He knows every inch of Moreau Lake and if you are lucky he’ll share some fishing hot spots! Only 2 seats are available in his boat for these special adventures. Please call to reserve one, 518-793-0511.
Fish Filleting at Moreau Lake State Park GANSEVOORT - June 29, 2019. 2:00p.m. Have you ever wondered how to perfectly filet a freshly caught fish? Come and have a lesson from the Park Naturalist, who has mastered the skill. No reservation necessary. This event is free.
Knee High Naturalist at Moreau Lake State Park GANSEVOORT - July 4, 2019. 10:00a.m. & 2:00p.m. This class is intended for children ages 1-6 and their parents/ guardians along with any siblings. We will read a short story or two based on the outdoors and then go for a short hike hoping to see some cool wildlife. Registration is necessary with 24-hour advanced notice, please call 518-7930511. Please stop at the office first to pay for the event. Each child costs $1.
Moreau Kayak Trip at Moreau Lake State Park GANSEVOORT - July 4, 2019. 10:00a.m.12:00p.m. Summer is here, come learn kayaking with us! This wonderful summer time paddle is a wonderful way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The Park Natural-
ist will lead this beginner’s paddle around the lake pointing out signs of spring and other wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-7930511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. If you need to rent it will be $15.
Fishing with Gary at Moreau Lake State Park
GANSEVOORT - July 5, 2019. 9:00a.m.12:00p.m. Learn from the best and sign up to fish with Gary. Gary has been fishing his whole life and wants to pass on some special knowledge. He knows every inch of Moreau Lake and if you are lucky he’ll share some fishing hot spots! Only 2 seats are available in his boat for these special adventures. Please call to reserve one, 518-793-0511.
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NYRA to Spotlight Style During Fashion Saturdays at Saratoga Race Course Weekly event to be held in the Coca-Cola Saratoga Pavilion
SARATOGA SPRINGS - The 2019 summer season at the Spa will showcase the tradition of style in thoroughbred racing during Fashion Saturdays at Saratoga Race Course. The first edition of the series will be held on Saturday, July 13. The weekly event, held each Saturday of the meet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will welcome guests to the Coca-Cola Saratoga Pavilion for a boutique-style shopping experience. Guests will enjoy an array of women’s and men’s fashion apparel, accessories and beauty items from Saratoga-based retailers, as well as a selection of home décor and jewelry. For more information about Saratoga Race Course, visit NYRA.com/ Saratoga.
Schuylerville Garden Club Flower Show SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show entitled “”Games People Play” on Saturday, July 13 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Sunday, July 14 from Noon- 4 pm in the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street (corner of
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Whiz, Bang, Pop: Adventures in Science Fair SARATOGA SPRINGS The Saratoga Springs Public Library, Sustainable Saratoga, and The Children’s Museum at Saratoga are excited to invite you to
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participate in the WHIZ, BANG, POP: Adventures in Science Fair on July 17, 2019! The fair will take place from 10 am until 1 pm at both the Children’s Museum at Saratoga and in the Community Room of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. This is an interactive fair for children and their families, with a focus on science, nature and the senses. Children will actively engage in activities designed to expose them to basic science concepts; to motivate them to explore the natural world; and to enliven their senses. The event is free and open to everyone. For more information, go to: https://www.sustainablesaratoga.org/childrensfair2019/ This fair is made possible, in part, by a LendA-Hand Grant from the Adirondack Trust Company Community Fund.
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Hudson-Mohawk Search & Rescue is Looking for Volunteers to Join our Team CAPITAL DISTRICT If you enjoy being outdoors in the wilderness, working with others to help people, follow directions well and have a willingness to learn, then our SAR team might be for you! Prior knowledge is helpful, but definitely not required as we provide the training. Check out our website at: www.humsar.org for more information.
Crescendo Classic – Burnt Hills Oratorio Society CAPITAL DISTRICT –The Burnt Hills Oratorio Society (BHOS) is pleased to announce its first annual golf fund raiser, “The Crescendo Classic.” The tournament will be held Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park. Registration fee of $125 (per player) includes green fees, cart, morning coffee, and a 3:00 pm buffet. Games and raffle throughout the day, ending with an Awards Ceremony with prizes and Chinese Auction. Proceeds from the Crescendo Classic will benefit the Veterans & Community Housing Coalition, BHOS Vocal Scholarship and the BHOS Endowment Fund. Register by mail (http:// www.bhos.us/golf/) or online (https://golf.bpt.
me.) Call 518-416-4060 for more information.
Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation Summer Stroll SARATOGA SPRINGS - Join us Sunday, June 30th at 10:30 AM for Wealth & Wellness: Franklin Square. Carrie Woerner, NYS Assemblywoman and former SSPF Executive Director, will lead a tour through the historic Franklin Square area. This district is architecturally rich and home to some of the oldest private residences in Saratoga Springs. Franklin Square is a veritable showcase of American architectural history. Tour meets at the Northwest corner of Division Street and Broadway. Summer Strolls offered every Sunday through September 1st are, in part, made possible by our Premiere Summer Sponsors, Julie & Sonny Bonacio and Stewart’s Shops. All Sunday morning tours start at 10:30AM, last approximately 90 minutes, and take place rain or shine. The cost per tour is $7 for SSPF members and $10 for non-members. Reservations are encouraged, but not necessary. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation at (518) 5875030, visit www.saratogapreservation.org, or email Nicole Babie, Membership & Programs Director, at email@example.com.
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Saratoga County Office for the Aging - The Traveling BBQ is Back!
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SARATOGA COUNTY - The Saratoga County Office for the Aging sponsors the Senior Nutrition Program in Saratoga County. Part of our program is Congregate dining- where persons age 60 and over can participate in a meal that is served at 12 noon at several meal sites throughout Saratoga County. Back by popular demand! - The Traveling BBQ Hosted By: The Saratoga County Office for the Aging & Northeast Dining & Lodging. Upcoming dates include: Friday, July 12th – Saratoga Senior Center, 5 Williams St – (518) 5841621 ext. 3 Friday, July 19th – Moreau Community Center, (518) 792-6053 ext. 11 Friday, July 26th – Clifton Park Senior Community Center, 6 Clifton Commons Ct., (518) 383-1343 Reservations are required at least one day in advance by 12 noon. A registration form must be completed by each participant annually. NO food/ drink items can be taken to go. Participants will receive a monthly contribution letter; the suggested donation is $2.00 per meal. Stay tuned for additional dates and locations. For more information, please call Emma at The Office for the Aging, 884-4996.
SARATOGA SPRINGS - We have 3 foursomes left for our Franklin Open Golf Tourney. August 2, 2019. Register your team today!!! Franklin has amazing tickets to the PHISH show at SPAC on July 2 - Visit our Facebook page for more info on how to bid! We are looking for Honorary Committee
SARATOGA SPRINGS Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) meets every Sunday from 7-8PM in the Nolan House at the First Presbyterian Church of Saratoga, 24 Circular St. Info available at www. adultchildren.org.
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hire a private attorney just to protect our own properties, and that’s a crime. If they can do it to us, they can do it to anybody in Saratoga.” Hospital CEO Angelo Calbone indicated in a letter to residents earlier this year that the hospital does plan to pursue the project again in the event the zoning changes. The hospital’s physicians offices are currently scattered around the city, and cost upwards of $750,000 in rent, officials say. Consolidating them under one roof near the hospital would not only save money, they say, but improve patient care by enabling more collaboration and consultation among staff. “I’m impressed with what the planning board did,” said Matt Jones, an attorney for the hospital. “The depth of their study, the amount of time they
devoted to it made for an advisory opinion that the council can really get its teeth into.” Having a medical office building within 250 yards of the hospital would also net the hospital larger Medicare reimbursements. That extra money would be funneled back into the community, Jones said. Residents, however, say their neighborhood shouldn’t have to be destroyed just so the hospital can make money. “We never had a voice,” Smith said. “So, no, we weren’t really surprised by the board’s decision.” m firstname.lastname@example.org 518-454-5387 • @bethanybump
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“It will be a community effort,” Gregory said, adding she is open to all the options because “November is going to be here before we know it. We
need to keep people safe. I’m open to a conversation about that.” The release from the mayor’s office noted that the city will “ensure those in need can be served.” “We are sure that everyone involved in the matter before us is invested in this goal,” the statement read. “We are equally as sure that we are all looking for a balanced approach that serves all citizens — meaning both those in need and our local communities. Finding the best location for a permanent Code Blue facility has been a challenge.” Kelly said she has the support of Madigan for funding the project and has already presented the idea to the county administrator, Social Services department commissioner, Department of Mental Health and Shelters of Saratoga. “We are all working together with the goal of seeing this vision through to completion,” the statement from her office said.
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The mayor’s office did not respond Friday to an email question about the proposed locations for the shelter. There were plans to build a permanent Code Blue shelter next door to the Shelters of Saratoga sober shelter on Walworth Street. The neighbors successfully blocked the plan in Saratoga County Supreme Court. “I want to work with the community,” Gregory said. “I stand by the city, the county, the community and all of the agencies to figure this out. Let’s make it happen in November.” • wliberatore@timesunion. com • 518-454-5445 • @ wendyliberatore
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their costs are still below 28 other state public higher education institutions. Additionally, state initiatives such as the Tuition Assistance Program and the Excelsior Scholarship are designed to make SUNY tuition-free for middle class families. Created in 2017, the Excelsior Scholarship covers the “last dollar,” or amount of tuition that wasn’t paid for by other grants or scholarships and is available this
coming year to families with incomes of up to $125,000. Out of state students attending SUNY campuses will be seeing larger increases especially at UAlbany and Binghamton. Tuition there will rise $950 bringing the cost from $23,710 to $24,660. That puts them on par with the two other research centers in Stony Brook and Buffalo. Just over 12,000 students from out of state attend SUNY’s four-year campuses and another 19,000 are from out of the U.S. • email@example.com
Saratoga Chamber Players From Classroom To Concert SARATOGA SPRINGS - We’ve been busy.... Saratoga Chamber Players teamed up with Lake Avenue Elementary School and Megan O’Sullivan’s music classes to present an adaptation of “The Little Prince” at an all-school assembly on Thursday June 19. The 5th grade orchestra joined New York City based composer/cellist/guitaritst Eliot Bailen, flautist Susan Rotholz, and violinist/Saratoga Chamber Players’ Artistic Director Jill Levy to play Bailen’s scores based on
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the music suggested by the students. Younger students belted out the songs written to help tell the adapted story. Parents and guests along with the rest of the school marveled at the production by the 3-5th graders and one youngster was overheard hoping to be part of a repeat next year. The concert was the result of “Classroom to Concert” workshops at the school led by Bailen. O’Sullivan provided the story line. Students hummed tunes they thought went with each part of the story. Bailen recorded their tunes and turned them into scores. It was the students who also told him to use the minor key for sad parts or “legato” for parts where the little prince was working hard. The production was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Alfred Z Solomon Testamentary Trust and from contributions from our supporters. BRING THE FAMILY & HEAR US AGAIN : This production will have an encore at SPAC on July 19 at 1:30 as part of Radial Arts’ “Poetry in the Pines,” a free event. For questions, please contact us at: info. saratogachamberplayers@ gmail.com
Saratoga Senior Center Senior Support Services SARATOGA SPRINGS - 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs, (518) 584-1621. Community Connections - Do you need help with transportation, respite, home visits, etc.? Please call Jane at 5841621 ext. 206. Volunteer Opportunities - Do you have an hour to assist with transportation, friendly visiting, or shopping? Flexible hours and no time commitments! Please contact Lisa at 518584-1621 ext. 210.
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SARATOGA/WILTON - Soup, Antipasto Salad, Fettuccine Alfredo, Baked Ziti , Chicken Riggies, Meatballs, Italian Sausage & Peppers, Garlic Bread & Butter, Dessert, Coffee, Tea . Wednesday July 10, 2019. 4:30-6:30 pm. Donation Requested: Adults $12.00; Seniors and Military (Active/Retired with ID card) $11.00; Children 5-12 $8.00, Under 5 Free. Takeouts $12.00. Cash Bar Available. 1 Elks Lane, Saratoga Springs.
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Ernest Through Song, Elaine Silver Sings the Words of Ernest Holmes and Other Masters – Tuesday, July 2 at 6:30 p.m. Join us for a program by Science of Mind Practitioner and musician Elaine Silver. Hosted by Albany-Saratoga Spiritual Adventures at Home of the Good Shepherd, 400 Church St., Saratoga Springs. For more information, visit www. newthoughtnewyork.org or call (518) 366-9918.
VICTORY - Come join The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club for our Monthly Breakfast on Sunday, July 14, 2019, starting at 8:00am-11:00am. Menu: Eggs cooked to order, Bacon, Sausage, Toast ( White or Wheat ), Pancakes ( Regular, Blueberry, Buckwheat, Apple Cinnamon ), French Toast, Home Fries, Orange Juice, Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate. Cost: $8.00 Adult, $4.00 Child. Everyone will be welcome to join us. 695-3917.
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