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July 5, 2018 Volume 69 • Number 27

Capital Region Weekly Newspapers

Three Vines To-Go Dinners At The Saratoga Senior Center

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Movie At The Saratoga Senior Center

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Fri. July 6th, 1pm. $3/Members, $5/Non-Members, Popcorn included. “I Can Only Imagine” starring Dennis Quaid, Cloris Leachman, & J. Michael Finley. The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs, (518) 584-1621.

SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is delighted to present their summer of historic walking tours. Sunday, July 8, 2018 . 10:30am The Good Life: North Broadway. Executive Director of SSPF, Samantha Bosshart, will lead a tour of the grand Queen Annes along this famed corridor. Meet at: NW Corner of North Broadway & Van Dam Street (Witt Construction) All Sunday morning tours start at 10:30 a.m. and last approximately 90 minutes. The cost per tour is $5 for SSPF members and $8 for non-members. Requires walking & standing and covers varied terrain. Buy a ticket for four tours and receive the fifth tour free. Reservations are encouraged, but not necessary. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation at (518) 587-5030, visit www.saratogapreservation. org or email Nicole Babie, Membership & Programs Coordinator, at nbabie@saratogapreservation.org.

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SARATOGA COUNTY - The Saratoga County Office for the Aging Elderly Nutrition Program is distributing the FARMER’S MARKET COUPONS to those who qualify*. Coupons can be picked up at the Office for the Aging @ 152 West High Street Room 201 in Ballston Spa from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Coupons will also be available at the Office for the Aging Informational events throughout the County. Site locations and dates to follow. Please call the office for further details at 518-884-4996. QUALIFICATIONS for Farmer’s Market Coupons – ONE booklet per individual: *Age 60 and over. *Income Eligibility: $1872.00/month for one-person household. $2538.00/month for two-person household.


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SARATOGA - You can buy tickets now for the 24th annual Secret Gardens Tour, which features an amazing mix of 10 private city-country gardens in the Saratoga Springs, Ballston Spa and Charlton areas from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 8. Advance tickets at $20 may be purchased online at www.soroptimistsaratoga.org or at these places: all Cudney’s retail locations; Faddegon’s Nursery at 140 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham; and in Saratoga Springs at Northshire Bookstore at 242 Broadway, Green Conscience at 33 Church St., and the Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway. If still available, tickets will be sold on the day of the tour for $25 at the Visitor Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. All proceeds from the self-guided tour, presented by the nonprofit Soroptimist International of Saratoga County, support local and global initiatives to benefit women, girls and the community. Learn more at www.soroptimistsaratoga.org or find us on Facebook. Questions? Call 518-581-1201 ext. 4184.

Rochmon Record Club Listening Party

SARATOGA SPRINGS - On Tuesday July 17 at 6:30 The Rochmon Record Club will converge to listen and learn about Led Zeppelin’s 5th album “Houses of the Holy” at Caffe’ Lena, 47 Phila Street in Saratoga Springs. Tickets are available on line at caffelena.org - The Rochmon Record Club Listening Party begins at 7pm with a live audio & video presentation by Chuck Vosganian aka “Rochmon”. A Rochmon Record Club Listening Party is meant to inform and deepen our understanding of the history of the individual performers, the songs and the stories that went into the making this iconic album. The Caffe’ Lena kitchen will be open for light food and drinks. Alcohol will not be served during this event. Tickets are available online at www.caffelena.org The Rochmon Record Club is presented by Universal Preservation Hall and underwritten by LooKTV Online, Turning Point Chiropractic, Hydroshield and Saratoga Guitar. The Rochmon Record Club is held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. For questions please call or text 518-792-2711.

Movie At The Saratoga Senior Center

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Fri. July 13th, 1pm. $3/Members, $5/Non-Members, Popcorn included. “Wonder Woman” starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, & Robin Wright. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. 5 Williams St., Saratoga Springs, (518) 584-1621.

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CAPITAL DISTRICT Grads and attendees of Columbia High School 19701979: mark your calendar to attend the annual Alumni Party/Summer Get-Together on Saturday, August 11, 2018. 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 elvis628@ fairpoint.net.

Ch. 60, Korean War Veterans’ Assoc. July Meeting

SARATOGA SPRINGS The July meeting for Ch. 60, Korean War Veterans’ Assoc., will be held at 1:30 p.m.on Thursday, July 12th, at the VFW building on Veterans’ Way, off the arterial, just North of Saratoga Sprs. All veterans who served in Korea during the Korean War, or in Korea at any time, spouses, widows, friends and relatives are all invited to attend. New members are always welcome. Annual dues for Veterans’ are $10 and $5 for all others. For further information or an application to join the organization, please contact Comm. Roger Calkins at 518-584-3037.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS - Circus Smirkus, the acclaimed international youth circus, returns to the outdoor soccer field at the Saratoga Casino Hotel for four performances this summer. On July 9th and 10th families can gather under the “Big Top Tent” as the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs proudly presents the Circus Smirkus 2018 “Big Top Tour.” Performances are scheduled for 1PM and 6PM each day. Tickets are $25 for adults 13 and older and $19 for children 2-12. Children younger than two are free on an adult’s lap. All proceeds raised will go directly to the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs. Tickets for Circus Smirkus are available by calling 1-877-SMIRKUS toll-free or visiting www. smirkus.org. Tickets can be purchased locally in Saratoga Springs at the Children’s Museum at Saratoga on 69 Caroline Street and at G. Willikers at 461 Broadway. For information on group rates, call 518-365-3459.

Fish Creek Rod And Gun Club Monthly Breakfast

VICTORY - The Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club located on Route 32 south of the village of Victory look for our sign) . Will be cooking breakfast on Sunday, July 8, 2018 starting at 8:00AM through 11:00AM and will continue on the second Sunday of each month all year. 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: Adult $8.00, Child $4.00. Everyone will be welcome to join us.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS - Registration is now open for the Saratoga City Ballet summer dance programs for all students ages 3-18. The Creative Movement Mini Camp with a Fairy Tale theme is offered to students ages 3-5 and will take place July 9-13th from 10am – 12 pm. The Gotta Dance Junior program for ages 6-9 will take place from July 9-13th from 10am to 12pm. The Gotta Dance Program for students ages 10 and up is scheduled for August 20th-24th from 9 am to 1 pm and features master classes taught by Marcus Rogers. SCB is also offering a Master Class Series for ages 12 through adult from August 20-24 from 6-8 pm on a drop in basis for intermediate and advanced students. For more information and to register, please visit www.saratogacityballet.com, or call (518) 584-1895.

ATTN: Jr Golfers and Parents

CAPITAL DISTRICT - Capital District Elks Jr. “Fun” Golf Tournament / male and female ages 12 to 18. Entrance Fee $30. Golf, lunch, trophies, door prizes & four greens fees for overall medalist to Saratoga Spa GC. Tourney will be held at Eagle Crest Course on Wednesday, July 25th. Qualifiers eligible to participate in the 63rd Annual NYS Elks Jr. Golf Tourney to be played at Bath Country Club on August 12 and 13th. Participants need not be affiliated with Elks. For an application go to www.eaglecrestgolf.com. You can call Co-Chairman, Paul A. Ungerland at 518-384-0221 or CoChairman Michael Bloss, Past State President at the Clifton Park Elks, at 518-877-5200 or for any questions you may have. Deadline July 22, 2018.

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BALLSTON SPA - Ballston Area Senior Citizens Are gearing up for their Annual Bazaar. October 20, 2018 At Milton Community Center, 310 Northline Rd. Ballston Spa. To receive an Exhibit Contract and Town of Milton agreement, and to reserve your space please contact Sue Heimburg with your Name & mailing address. E-mail—sheim381@aol. com or call Sue @ 518-885-8037 / text message

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CAPITAL DISTRICT - Bring us your SHOES! STEP is collecting your gently worn used or new shoes in a community fundraising effort to provide scholarships to STEP individuals with special needs using Equine assisted therapy, help cover the care of its 1000 lb therapists (Horses) and provide help to individuals in developing nations start, maintain, and grow a microenterprise through the Funds2Orgs network. SHOE COLLECTION SITES: • Mail N More, 690 Saratoga Rd, Burnt Hills; • Glenville Library, 20 Glenridge Rd; • The Cheshire Horse, 402 Geyser Crest Rd, Saratoga; • Homecrest Kitchens, 110 Freemans Bridge Rd; • Mohawk Honda, 175 Freemans Bridge Rd; • Goldstocks, 98 Freemans Bridge Rd and • the Rotterdam Vet Hospital, 2806 Guilderland Ave. -- OR they can be dropped off at the STEP Stable. For further information and questions: Contact Marie Van Denburgh @ 518 374.5116 or email stepatnfec@yahoo.com/ Facebook or website www.stepup-nfec.org

Schuylerville Garden Club Annual Flower Show

SCHUYLERVILLE - The Schuylerville Garden Club will present its annual National Garden Club Standard Flower Show entitled “There’s Music in the Air” on Saturday, July 14 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Sunday, July 15 from Noon4 pm in the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street (corner of Spring & Broad) in Schuylerville. There will be Floral Design and Horticulture divisions which will be judged by trained judges. A Photography division will be judged by the people attending the show. All divisions reflect the “Music “theme. The show will also include plant, glove and bake sales, prizes from a benefit table and youth and special exhibits. A presentation of “Stunning Succulents” will be given on Sunday at 2:30 by Denise Maurer, Rensselaer County Master Gardener and Interior Designer. She will show the audience how to incorporate succulents into homes and landscapes. Admission and refreshments are free! The public is invited to attend and participate in the show. For more information, visit www.schuylervillegardenclub.org. Mechanicville

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CAPITAL DISTRICT - If you served in the armed forces and have an honorable discharge you are eligleable to become a member of the Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Association. All branches of service are welcome (Officer – Enlisted), male or female. The objective of this organization will be to provide ceremonial burial services for honorably discharged veterans at the Saratoga National Cemetery, if requested by the Cemetery Director, next-of-kin or the funeral home. Services at private cemeteries may only be provided for deceased members of this organization. Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Association, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, New York, 12871. We will provide training and our distinctive uniform at no cost. We have five squads one for each day of the week Monday – Friday you will be able to pick the day you want to serve on. For an application or additional information please contact : Mark Brockway by phone: 518 260 9933 or by email: reconplt260@ gmail.com.

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CAPITAL DISTRICT - Books for Troops would like to include other small items of entertainment in our boxes of books. The troops always mention that boredom is one of their greatest enemies. We now include DVDs, Books on CD, comics and puzzle books, as well as the books. We can always use more of these, as they go very quickly when mailing to so many troops. For a complete list of other items the troops would enjoy, please go to our website at www.Booksfor Troopscp.webs.com and look under the new heading Newsletter, changed from “Nice Happenings.” Many of these items may be found in dollar stores or in Walmart for the best prices. Items can be left in our collection boxes at our office at 688 Rt. 9, Latham; Bella Napoli, Latham and Halfmoon Town Hall, or mailed to Books for Troops, 152 Oak Brook Commons, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Please place your (items) in a bag with your name and phone number if you want to be entered into a raffle for your choice of $100 cash, or $100 gas card, grocery card or Amazon card. The drawing for these tickets will be on August 31st and the winner will be notified by phone on that day. Any questions can be sent to ekeegan3@nycap.rr.com. Once again thank you for caring for our troops. Ellen Keegan & Books for Troops.

B.E.S.T. A Non-Profit At Saratoga Race Track Is In Need Of Volunteer Spanish Speakers

SARATOGA COUNTY - B.E.S.T. a non-profit at Saratoga Race Track is in need of Volunteer Spanish speakers to aid us in offering Medical Services to our track workers. Translating involves attending medical appointments and helping the workers transmit their concerns to the Medical professionals. We would also like to have additional people join our volunteer group to help in many areas. That help would be utilized in our events program, office help and our Clothing Free Store. We also have a need for drivers to take the workers to Medical appointments. College interns are asked to contact B.E.S.T. Info roger@bestbackstretch.org or 518-587-3720.

Fuschino Family Dentistry A practice built on 40 years of affordable, quality dentistry Now Accepting New Patients For An Appointment Please Call 664-4903 or 664-2411 172 South Central Ave., Mechanicville


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LUZERNE MUSIC CENTER

July 5, 2018

CROSSWORD

Building Young Artists and Audiences of the Future

Monday, July 9 at 7:30pm

Musicians of the NYC Ballet in concert with

Elizabeth Pitcairn

Glen Inanga, piano • Arturo Delmoni, violin • Michael Roth, viola • Sarah Hewitt-Roth, cello MOSZKOWSKI Suite, Op. 71 • SCHUBERT Sonata in B-flat Major, D960 • DVORAK Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81 Tickets available at luzernemusic.org/2018-season Box Office: (518) 696-3843

VIP $45 Adults $35 Seniors $25 Students $5

Fish Creek Rod And Gun Club Annual Clam Steam

VICTORY - 2018 Annual Clam Steam Tickets On Sale Now. Saturday August, 11 2018. 12 Noon- 9pm. Menu: $40.00 FULL STEAM TICKET INCLUDES: Steamed Clams, Raw Clams, Potato, Sweet Potato, Corn on the Cob, Sausage, Chicken, Watermelon, Open Bar(Soda, Water, Beer), Entry into Raffle, Also from the Kitchen: Sausage with Peppers & Onions & Rolls, Clam Chowder, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers & Rolls $35.00 CHICKEN TICKET INCLUDES: BBQ Chicken, Steamed Clams, Potato, Sweet Potato, Corn on the Cob, Sausage, Watermelon, Open Bar (Soda, Water, Beer), Entry into Raffle. Also from the Kitchen: Sausage, Peppers, & Onions & Rolls, Clam Chowder, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, & Rolls $30.00 CHICKEN ONLY TICKET INCLUDES: BBQ Chicken, Potato, Sweet Potato, Corn on the Cob, Sausage, Watermelon, Open Bar ( Soda,Water,Beer). Also from the Kitchen: Sausage with Peppers & Oninos & Rolls, Clam Chowder, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers & Rolls For Tickets or Information Contact: Bill At 378-2208 Or At The Club House At 695-3917. Music By DJ Andy Jennings.

Dr. Joshua Herzlinger, DDS, PLLC 518-654-9891 Accepting New Patients

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Looking For Volunteers To Help With Senior Nutrition Program

SARATOGA COUNTY - Saratoga County Office For The Aging. RSVP - The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Saratoga County is currently looking for volunteers to assist The Saratoga County Office for the Aging Senior Nutrition Program. The program offers a noon time meal at local meal sites throughout Saratoga County. There is a NEED currently in Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park and Waterford. This opportunity would be to greet seniors, and to assist the meal site manager with serving food and clean-up. The program takes place Monday-Friday, between 11am to 1:30pm. Day/Time can be flexible to meet your schedule availability. If you are interested in learning more about this opportu

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Support Group For Myasthenia Gravis

CAPITAL DISTRICT - Announcing the presence of a regularly-scheduled support group for individuals, family members, or caregivers coping with the neuro-muscular disease, myasthenia gravis. The group meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Latham Fire Department located at 226 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110. The group is free of charge and provides updated educational information and emotional support to those suffering from this condition. For further information contact Barry Levine at (518) 439-5377 or (518) 251-2695 or David Newkirk at (518) 725-7187.


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A Handyman/ Carpenter Make a list and call Joe. (518) 222-3136 AIR CONDITION AND HEATING SERVICE or new installations. Best prices. Best efficiencies. Gas fire-rebates. Call Mike O’Brien (518) 365-6624 anytime. AIR CONDITIONING AND HEATING SYSTEMS Highest quality work. Competitive prices, high efficiency. North Country (518) 369-4960 AMKEN HOME IMPROVEMENT *Roofing *Siding *Decks *Painting *Interior/Exterior Remodeling No job too Small or too Big! Fully insured. Free estimates. Call (518) 776-8211 BROWZ BY BARBARA Permanent makeup. Micro blading. Scar coverage. 2144 Doubleday Ave. Ballston Spa. 38 yrs. exp. Licensed and insured. (518) 309-4047. BUYING GOLD & SILVER Highest cash prices paid. Jewelry, vintage costume and turquoise, coins, watches, knives, military, toys, antiques etc. 40+ yrs. exp. Save time call Joe first! (518) 669- 2274 C. L. HOME IMPROVEMENTS Taking care of all your window and remodeling needs. Neat and dependable. Fully insured. Free estimates. Call Rich (518) 528-7173. CASH FOR ANTIQUES Old Paintings, Jewelry, Hunting & Fishing Equip & Glassware. (518) 424-4626 CASH FOR JUNK CARS $100-$500. Free pick-up. (518) 365-3368 CHEAPER than Dumpsters Old Appliances And Furniture REMOVED FROM YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. Small or Large jobs. CLEANOUTS. Call Bill the Junkman at (518) 664-7488. Credit Cards Accepted. CLEANOUTS & DEMO Oil tanks, hot tubs, pools, sheds, barns, houses, yard cleanup, res/comm clean out & organize. Equipped to handle any job. (518) 944-3672

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CONSTRUCTION Twin & Co. General Contracting. Design, build, and deliver high quality, cost effective construction projects. (518) 847-5844. CUSTOM STONEWORK Patios, firepits, retaining walls, new sidewalks, sidewalk repair. Any kind of masonry / concrete work. (518) 423-0946

DECKS Pressure washed, stained. Quality work, affordable prices. (518) 530-9073. DISCOUNT!! Window washing, Pressure Washing, Gutter Cleaning! Text or Call (518) 450-9357 or Email: cvww@outlook.com INSURED!!! DIVORCE MAKE DIVORCE EASY! Papers prepared $349. One signature req’d. Includes poor person app. (518) 274-0380 DUMPSTERS FOR RENT 12 yard dumpsters, $280 week. Call (518) 696-3530 to book one!

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Firewood, cut, split and delivered. $150/ full cord. Also seasoned wood $190. Call (518) 696-6029.

MACK’S POWER WASHING Insured and free estimates. Housing and trucking. (518) 888-6990.

FIREWOODFREE DELIVERY Cut, Split, Delivered. Seasoned, semi seasoned & fresh cut. Boiler wood, camp wood and log length avail. Fresh cut 4X4X8 $175. (518) 369-8656

MASON With EXCAVATOR. Small excavator for hire. $55/hr. All masonry needs, foundations, chimneys, block, stone, cultured stone, brick. Willie 30 yrs exp. ins. Zero down contracts 518 696-3914

FIREWOOD/ CAMP WOOD Exit 15N.com Lou “The Wood Guy” Rt. 50, Wilton. 24/7 FRIDHOLM PAINTING All int./ext. painting & staining projects. Popcorn & cathedral ceilings, wallpaper stripping, faux/decorative painting. Free est. Insured. A+ BBB rating. Will show up. Neat. Clean up. We love what we do! contact John Fridholm, 330-9507 www.jfridholm.com GARAGE DOOR GARY Garage doors, electric openers, service. Garage door openers make great gifts! Call for free est. (518) 399-6102

ELECTRICIAN Lammon Electric. Fully lic. & ins. 30yrs exp, res./comm. Panel upgrades. 274-5100

GENERAL CONTRACTING Additions, Kitchens, Decks, Excavating, Septic Systems, Basement Drainage, Lot Clearing. (518) 858-9831.

ELECTRICIAN DavesElectricService.com All Phase Electric. Free estimate. Fully insured. (518) 583-0441

HEDGE TRIMMING Experienced weeding Perennial beds. Dependable. Darlene & Jimmy (518) 429-8482

EVICTION SQUAD OF NY No rent, Squatters, Undesirables, Marriage or Couple Breakups, Domestic Violence? “Let us handle it.” (518) 701-1543 24/7

NEED HOME IMPROVEMENT? Services from facelifts to remodels, also custom design cabinets, built-ins, and storage solutions to fit your exact space and needs. Handyman services, painting, tile work, flooring, moldings, drywall repair. Insured. BK’s Custom Services (518) 581-5900

Excavating, Lots Cleared Poured foundations, much more. (518) 248-8028 Driftwood Contracting. EXCAVATION, STONE & TOPSOIL Water diversion, driveways, brush hog, land clearing, septics. (518) 944-3672 FERRARO HOME Improvements & Additions Remodeling, carpentry, basements, kit., baths, decks. No job too small. Don Ferraro (518) 882-9521 FIREWOOD Seasoned firewood $275. Green $200/cord. For the best service and wood in the Northeast, call Kalme Logging (518) 222-9631.

JOEYJUNK.COM Cleanouts, cleanups, demo, dumpster rentals. Residential and comm. Attics, basements, garages, estates. We do it all. 237-JUNK “5865” JUNK REMOVAL & DEMO Oil tanks, hot tubs, pools, sheds, barns, houses, yard cleanup, res./comm. clean out & organize. Fully equipped to handle any job. 518-944-3672 LES’S LAWN CARE Tractor work. Mowing, firewood, mulching, top soil, spring clean up. “We deliver”. (518) 696-3779

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Shades of Green Specializes in hosta & perennials for shade. Tues.-Fri. 10a-5p; Sat. 10a-4p 2036 Cook Rd., Charlton. (518) 882-5433. lotsahosta.com SPRING CLEANUPS Lawns, gutters, mowing, thatching, mulching, tree trimming. (518) 423-7734 STONE / TOPSOIL / MULCH Sand, Gravel, Manure, Free Delivery, Decorative Stone, Shale, Installation available. (518) 944-3672 STUMP GRINDING SERVICE Call the stump wrecker for your free est. (518) 301-4186

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PIANO TUNING Summer Special! All models $99. Free est. on repairs. 25 yrs. experience. References. (518) 207-6779 lve. mssg.

STUMP GRINDING/ REMOVAL Free estimates, fully insured. Fast, reliable service, resonably priced. Call Mike 1-716-544-5856

POOL FILLING Will fill your pool with clean water. Delivery 7 days/wk. Jack 279-9451/ 256-3778 Lve msg.

Stump ‘N Grind Stump grinding season is here. Call Stump ‘N Grind. Professional, Ins. Backyard accessible. (518) 301-5712

POURED FOUNDATIONS Excavating, lots cleared, much more. (518) 248-8028. Driftwood Contracting.

TOM MULLAN TREE & STUMP REMOVAL We specialize in large tree removal. Ins. Free estimates. (518) 584-7259 or 598-3791 tommullantreeservice.com

PROFESSIONAL PAINTER Interior/ exterior. 25 years experience. Insured, references. Free est’s. (518) 373-7982. R & H ROOF SHAMPOOING Siding, washing, storm damage, repairs as well as new roofs. Call (518) 812-5534 RILEY’S HOUSECLEANING Weekly bi- weekly, monthly. (518) 708-5837. RON’S TREE SERVICE Fully insured, free est. Firewood & logging, tree removal, stump grinding, lot clearing, chipping and hauling. It’s not all about the money, we do more for less! (518) 538-2270 SAVE ON FIREWOOD! Buy green, quality hardwood now, and it will be seasoned and ready to burn this winter. Free delivery 7 days per week. $229 per cord. Other firewood options available. Call (518) 615-4889 or visit us at hartmanhill.com. SEAMLESS GUTTERS The Gutter Guy. Cleaning and repair also avail. Fully ins. 25 yrs. exp. (518) 339-3231

TREE SERVICE Stump Busters of Wynantskill. Tree & stump removal. 24 hour service. (518) 286-1865 or (518) 573-7464 TREE, SHRUB, STUMP SRV Bucket, crane, chipper, stump removal, small jobs to mega. (518) 944-3672 Unseasoned Firewood 7 (+/-) cord load, cut, split & delivered. $1190. Call for area discount. Smaller loads available. 692-2109 UPSTATE PAINTING Hire a father & son team! Inside/Outside. Lic. & Ins. Res/Comm (518) 487-0354 Scott or Justin

WADE’S TREE SERVICE & LANDSCAPE CO. Complete tree service. Light landscaping service. 35 yrs. exp. 3rd generation arborist. 10% disc. with ad. Fully ins. Free est’s. (518) 384-7285 WATER HEATERS REPLACED NOW! Rebates! Gas fired. Tankless or tank type, call Mike O’Brien (518) 365-6624 any time!

Movie At The Saratoga Senior Center

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Fri. July 27th, 1pm. $3/Members, $5/Non-Members, Popcorn included. “Molly’s Game” starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, & Michael Cera. The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

USS SLATER Has Been Ranked Number One By Tripadvisor®, Among Seventy Things To Do In Albany

CAPITAL DISTRICT - TripAdvisor®, an online travel site, features reviews and advice on hotels, resorts, flights, vacation rentals, attractions, and much more. Visit their website at www.tripadvisor.com. Recent reviews of USS SLATER on the website include praises such as “highly recommended,” “great tour,” and “fascinating.” Museum Director Tim Rizzuto noted, “Staff and volunteers are pleased to read such reviews and trust that locals are proud to have such an amazing attraction in their own backyard.” Also, USS SLATER has been voted the Best Outdoor Attraction, Best Kid-Friendly Attraction, and Best Museum in Albany. com’s “2018 Capital Region’s Best.” USS SLATER is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through November 25th. In addition, the ship will be open Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th. USS SLATER is located on the Hudson River in Downtown Albany. For more information, visit the website at www.ussslater.org.


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6.7 Acres Petersburgh NY, distant views, pasture, woods & year round stream w unique pool & small waterfalls. $72.5 ( 413)243-8008. Cooperstown Lake Region farm liquidation. 4 parcels 33-50 acres from $49,900, 3 hrs. NYC. Woods, hunting, ponds, views. Terms available. Buy before 7/7 and we’ll pay closing costs. 888-701-1864. GREAT GETAWAY: 67 acres in Berlin NY. Gated w driveway, views & year round stream $99.5k (413)243-8008 HUNTING/HIKING: 32 acres Berlin NY. Views & water, borders 4,200 acres of state land $55k (413) 243-8008. LAND: 4 NY pcs in Berlin/Cherry Plain. 5 to 67 acres, all w views & water. GREAT for getaway, homesites, hiking, hunting and more. 15 Min to Jiminy Peak. Videos available. (413) 243-8008.

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2 BR, spacious renovated apt., Corinth. Utilities included, upstairs. No pets/no smoking! Ref. required. $1100/month. (518) 696-4571

301 Walnut Street, Corinth: 2BR, Adult Living. $775/mo. No pets. No utilities. (518) 820-3011 ADULT COMMUNITY Minimum 55 years old. Mohican Hill Apts. Ballston Spa. Spacious 1 BR walk-in closets, storage, $750. Washer, dryer hookups. Low heat costs. No pets. (518) 885-4232

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Six Feels So Big

by Emily Marcason-Tolmie

GRUB CONTROL

There’s so much confusion about grub control that garden centers will sell a lot more grub control in the spring than in summer when, logically, it should be the other way around. I’m sure much of this has to do with the fact that the damage grubs do in late summer and fall isn’t visible until the following spring. The first step is to understand the life cycle of the Japanese Beetle. Let’s start at the beginning. After feasting on your beans and rose bushes, the female Japanese Beetle lays her eggs in the warm sunny areas of your lawn startApply in July when the beetles fly. ing in mid-August. The healthiest grass is growing in the sunny areas of your beautiful lawn that you’ve worked on all spring. Each female is capable of laying a couple of hundred eggs. These eggs will all hatch within four days after they’re laid. There are no grubs hatching in the spring. None. They ALL hatch from mid-August through September. After the tiny grubs hatch in mid-August and September, they start eating. What they eat are the roots of your lawn. As the soil temperature drops in the fall, the grubs burrow down below the frost line to avoid being frozen over winter. In spring, the soil temperature begins to rise and the grubs burrow their way back to the root zone of your lawn. Now the feast begins Annual Grub Beater. all over again. After putting on another round of body fat they pause and pupate; that is, they form a hard shell and begin the transformation into the adult or beetle stage of their life. They enter this pupae stage during early to mid-June. In mid-July, the beetles emerge from the soil and the cycle begins again. The best time to wipe them out is during the hatching period in late August or early September. Remember this: “Apply in July when the beetles fly” Let’s start with Bonide Annual Grub Beater: Ideally, you’ll want to apply Bonide Annual Grub Beater in July and WATER IT IN. By now you must think I’m totally nuts. I just explained how there aren’t any grubs in July because they are all in the beetle form. The reason Annual Grub Beater needs to be applied so early is that it needs a month of lead time to get absorbed into the roots of the grass Milky Spore. where it remains waiting for the grubs. As soon as the grubs hatch, they begin to eat the roots of the grass. POW! They die. Properly applied and watered-in, Bonide Annual Grub Beater will kill 98% of the grubs that hatch. No need to lose your lawn…no need to treat again in spring either. The there’s Milky Spore, a non-chemical grub control. Milky Spore is a disease that only affects Japanese Beetle grubs. It won’t hurt earthworms or even a bird that eats a grub that has the disease. Milky Spore needs to be applied two times a year for three years to reach “epidemic” proportions in the soil. Milky Spore is best applied in spring and late summer/early fall and must get watered in heavily right after application, just like the other grub controls. After that, grubs hatch into your lawn, contract the disease then die, reproducing the disease and spreading it throughout the soil. Milky Spore is more expensive up front but will last at least 20 years once it takes hold. Water your grubs!! It is imperative that all grub control products get watered-in thoroughly IMMEDIATELY after application. DON’T COUNT ON RAIN TO DO THE JOB...NOT EVEN THIS YEAR! Rainfall is never hard enough to get the chemical off the surface of the soil quickly enough and down to the roots where the grubs are. All grub controls (including Milky Spore) begin to break down as soon as they are out of the bag. As soon as you put your spreader away, get the sprinkler out and soak the area with an inch of water. Use an empty tuna fish or cat food can to measure the inch of water. When your sprinkler has filled the can, you’ve applied the correct amount of water. Thanks for the read

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the end of the school year and the start of what will most certainly be a fun packed summer, my oldest son turned six. His birthday snuck up on me. It hit me hard. The night of his sixth birthday, after a day of cake, presents, and smiles, I hummed him to sleep while rubbing his hand like I’ve done for countless nights. You’re not one of the little kids anymore, I thought to myself. He’s growing older with every blink of my eyes and becoming who he’s meant to be faster than I ever thought possible. His baby face is disappearing and he is gradually turning into a mature boy. In the stillness of his room I am forced to acknowledge the rapid speed with which time is passing. Six years ago I met a blue-eyed, blonde-haired baby boy and he captured my heart. As the years passed by in a blur I’m left in awe of six. What is six? Six is a little boy that knows more about superheroes than most grown men. Six is a little boy that teaches his little brother how to put on his shoes and frequently calls him his best pal. Six is a little boy learning to read. Six is a little boy that is a water bug and jumps right into the lake without hesitation. Six is a little boy with a hearty belly laugh and kind soul. Six is a little boy finding his independence and an unwavering confidence. He doesn’t need me to do as much for him as I once did. The other day I instinctively started putting the straw in his juice box. He stopped me. “I can do it,” he said. Of course he can. He can put on his sweatshirt on a cool summer morning. He can find his own glasses remembering he left them on the coffee table in the family room. He can put the toothpaste on his toothbrush. He can do it all without me. Arrived is a six year old boy and it seems he has arrived literally overnight. In all honesty, we’ve spent the last six years leading up to this. I just didn’t realize it would come so quickly. In a blur of exhaustion it was diaper changes, nighttime feedings, and naps. As a firsttime mom, I was caught up in him meeting milestones and playdates and not aware of the time rapidly passing me by. In those hazy early moments of parenthood most of us are just trying to survive on caffeine and sheer adrenaline. It is amazing to think how quickly a child progresses from infant to toddler to preschooler and beyond. Then one day, your baby turns six. The reality is this six year old boy, my first-born, is growing up before my eyes and I am so proud of him. He told me the other night as I tucked him into bed that he wanted to be five again. “Why?” I asked. His big blue eyes wide, he said: “I had fun being five.” I kissed his forehead. “Oh buddy,” I said, “Six is going to be such a fun year.” I rubbed his hand and hummed to him as he fell asleep like I’ve done for countless nights. Six is going to be a fun year. Six is going to be kindergarten and karate and friends and me being left in complete awe of him. With the passing of each year comes new routines and milestones for both of my sweet boys. It also means the end to things, like not having to put the straw in my six year old son’s juice box. My youngest son is teetering on the verge of moving from his crib into a toddler bed. New adventures are on the horizon in parenting. But, for now there are some things that are still the same and I am thankful for these moments. My boys still want me to put them to bed every night. They still give me sloppy kisses and big hugs. They still snuggle with me while we watch Saturday morning cartoons. I’ll admit I am going to miss not watching Daniel Tiger one day. They still ask me to play with them. I am happy to let the dirty dishes sit in the sink and lend my voice to Batgirl. My hope as my boys grow is that they will always need me in some capacity at every stage of their lives, or at least know I am here if they need me. Right now, I am embracing them at six and three and holding on to them both tightly for as long as I can. I heard my six year old son tell his little brother the other day: “Now that I’m six I am a big boy.” I swallowed hard. You’re not one of the little kids anymore, I thought. Don’t grow up too quickly my sweet boy. Enjoy all that is six. Emily Marcason-Tolmie, a Saratoga native, is a writer, researcher, wife and mother. Emily and her husband, Ryan, are the parents to two wonderful little boys, ages 4 and 1.

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