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Welcome…

Chad Beatty Publisher

to Welcome Home, Saratoga County’s most comprehensive community guide book. Whether you are a lifelong resident or new to the area, Welcome Home is a must have for homeowners and business owners alike. Packed with information and photos, Welcome Home makes navigating life in our region a little easier. As you will see on page 11, Welcome Home is color-coded by category to create a user-friendly experience filled with vibrant color. We begin the publication with the ever-so-useful town-by-town listings. We have chosen green for this section because it represents the Earth. This is where you set your roots and grow your families. Do you want to know who your dog catcher is in Ballston Spa? Simply turn to page 15. If you have an idea for a category not listed here, let us know for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Welcome Home. Thank you for your time, and enjoy life in Saratoga County.

2011 - 2012

Publisher / Editor Chad Beatty General Manager Robin Mitchell Art Director Tiffany Garland Creative Director Chris Bushee Graphic Designer Katy Holland

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INDEX

Town by Town Directory

12 What You Need To Know

Places of Worship

Health & Fitness

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Education

Library

Bridal & Boutiques

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Home & Garden

Senior Living

Family Pet

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Kids’ Corner

Recreation

Golf Directory

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TOWNS - SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County 40 McMaster Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020 www.SaratogaCountyNY.gov County Administrator

County Clerk / Dept. of Motor Vehicles

David A. Wickerham (518)884-4742

John H. Ciulla‚ Jr. (518)884-4795

Sheriff’s Office

(518)885-6761 6010 County Farm Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Employment & Training

Program Director, Anthony C. Scavone (518)884-4170 152 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Public Health Nursing Service

Director of Public Health, Janet L. Glenn (518)584-7460 31 Woodlawn Avenue Suite 1 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Department of Social Services

Commissioner, Robert Christopher (518)884-4140 152 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020

County Nursing Home

Maplewood Manor Administrator, Diane Brown (518)885-2288 149 Ballston Ave. Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Mental Health Center

Dir. of Comm. Mental Health Services Dale Angstadt (518)584-9030 211 Church Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Kathleen A. Marchione (518)885-2213

Commissioner of Elections

Roger J. Schiera (518)885-2249

District Attorney

James Murphy (518) 885-2263 25 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020

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Office of the Aging

Director, Sandra Cross (518)884-4100 152 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Youth Bureau

Director, Wess Carr (518)884-4180 152 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Animal Shelter

Daniel Butler, Supervisor (518)885-4113 6010 County Farm Road Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Veteran’s Service Agency

Director, Andrew Davis (518)884-4115

Department of Public Works

Commissioner, Joseph C. Ritchey P.E. (518)885-2235 3654 Galway Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Planning Department

Director of Planning, Jason Kemper (518)884-4705 50 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Real Property Tax Service Agency

Director, Carol Holley (518)885-2219 35 West High Street Ballston Spa, N.Y. 12020

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Village of

Ballston Spa Centrally located in Saratoga County, minutes from Exit 13, this quaint “Village of Friends” with its charming and historic downtown residential and business district, has become a destination in its own right - a bedroom community of the Capital District that offers something for everyone (and all year ‘round!). Whether you're a native, a new resident or just a visitor, you’ll enjoy the spirit of family and community that enriches the quality of life in this elegant, Victorian locale with its mecca of antique shops, eateries, galleries & museums and privately-owned businesses.

Official Town Website BallstonSpaNY.org Village of Ballston Spa Mayor

Village Hall

66 Front St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-5711

Village Clerk

Theresa Zayac 885-5711

Building Inspector

Randy Lloyd & Gerry Morris 885-5711

Planning Chairman

Ed Lake - 885-5711

Zoning Chairman

Kevin McDonough - 885-5711

Post Office

1 Front St. 885-9191

Library

Ballston Spa Public Library 21 Milton Ave. 885-5022 ballston.sals.edu

Public Schools

Ballston Spa Central Schools 70 Malta Ave. 884-7195 bscsd.org

Local Chamber

Ballston Spa Business and Professional Assoc. PO Box 386, Ballston Spa Ellen Mottola 885-2772

Non-Emergency Police

Fire Co. #1

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John Romano 885-5711

Chief of Police: Charles Koenig 30 Bath St. 885-5111 Eagle Matt Lee 35 Washington St. 885-6261 bsfd.org


Union Fire Co. Route 50 / Doubleday Ave. 885-7121 bsfd.org

EMT

Community Emergency Corps 78 Thompson St. 885-1478 communityemergencycorp.org

Animal Control

David Brown Mark Hirsch 885-5111

Visitors’ Center

Signature Events

Youth Programs

Inside the Bottle Museum at 76 Milton Ave. There is a visitor’s area with local information and pamphlets. Family Fun Day at the Fairgrounds Family-oriented events scheduled year round – check ballstonspany.org. Ballston Area Recreation Commission 61 Eastern Ave. 885-1634 ballstonarearec.org Ballston Area Community Center (Teen Ctr.) 9 Scott Dr. 885-3261 ballstonareacc.org

Parks

Jim Tedisco Fitness Trail Connects Prospect St. to Front St. Attractions

Brookside Museum 6 Charlton St. 885-4000 brooksidemuseum.org

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Fire Co. #2

National Bottle Museum 76 Milton Ave. 885-7589 nationalbottlemuseum.org Old Iron Spring Crnr. Front St. & Fairground Ave. oldironspringfestival.org Saratoga County Fair 162 Prospect Street Ballston Spa 885-9701 SaratogaCountyFair.org

Community Pool Michael A. Spensieri Park Ralph St. Kelly Park New Playground! Ralph St. Woods Hollow Nature Preserve Rowland St. Iron Spring Park, Front St. Wiswall Park, Front St. Veteran’s Park, Low St.

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TOWNS - BURNT HILLS / BALLSTON LAKE

Burnt Hills & Ballston Lake

Originally settled in 1771 and incorporated in 1788, it has a rich history and many strong community organizations. Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake is located in southern Saratoga County neighboring the towns of Malta, Clifton Park, Glenville, Ballston Spa and Charlton. It celebrates its farming in the Town of Ballston and rural heritage by preserving open space, further developing park photo provided by: Joanne McMahon DeVoe lands and supporting local farmers’ markets, farm stands and orchard shops. Today, the approximately 8,000 residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life offered by our highly regarded school systems, Veterans Bike Path, our recreational parks, and the beautiful Ballston Lake. The community spirit in this area is epitomized by the annual Burnt Hills Flag Day Parade

Official Town Website TownOfBallstonNY.org Town Hall

Charlton Road, Ballston Spa, NY (518) 885-8502 www.townofballstonny.org

Town Supervisor

Patti Southworth Office (518) 885-8502 EXT #13 Cell (518) 441-6548

Building Inspector

Thomas Johnson (518) 885-8502 EXT#14

Town Clerk

Muriel Swatling (518) 885-8502 EXT #10

Highway Superintendent

Joseph Whalen (518) 885-8502 EXT #23

Animal Control Officer

John Christopher (518) 399-4810 Pager: (518) 349-3874

Post Office

845 Route 50 Burnt Hills, NY 12027-9590 (518) 399-8111 www.usps.com

Non- Emergency Police

Saratoga County Sheriff's Department

Ballston Spa Police Department

Fire

State Police Department 5 Municipal Plaza Clifton Park, NY 12065 (518) 371-2287 www.troopers.state.ny.us

6010 County Farm Road Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (518) 885-6761 www.usacops.com

30 Bath Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (518) 885-5111 Ballston Lake Fire Department 399-5152 Burnt Hills Fire Department 1125 Lake Rd. Ballston Lake, NY 12019 (518) 885-9322 (518) 399-8912 www.burnthillsfd.com

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Public Schools

Ballston Lake Emergency Squad 1123 Route 146 Ballston Lake, NY 12019 (518)399-7066 www.ballstonlakeems.org Burnt Hills / Ballston Lake Central Schools 50 Cypress Drive, Glenville, NY 12302 Superintendent Jim Schultz (518) 399-9141, EXT # 5002 www.bhbl.org Ballston Spa Central School District 70 Malta Avenue Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (518) 884-7195

Library

Town of Ballston Community Library 2 Lawmar Lane, Burnt Hills, NY 12027 (518) 399-8174 toblibrary.sals.edu

Parks / Attractions

Shenentaha Park Eastline Rd just south of Route 67 Ballston Lake, NY 12019

Ballston Lake Public Fishing Pier / Bike Trail Outlet Rd. Ballston Lake, NY 12019 Jenkin’s Park Jenkins Rd., Burnt Hills, NY 12027 Signature Events:

Flag Day Parade & Fireworks Various Family Events Check local websites for updates: bhblbpa.com TownofBallstonNY.Org

Business Association:

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Business & Professional Association, Inc. P.O. Box 1043 Ballston Lake, NY 12019 bhblbpa.com

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TOWNS - CHARLTON

Charlton Official Town Website TownOfCharlton.org

Town Hall

758 Charlton Road, Charlton NY (518) 384-0152

Town Supervisor

Alan Grattidge (518) 384-0152 ext 207

Town Clerk

Brenda Mills (518) 384-0152 ext 201

Animal Control

Lee Bramer (518) 365-8271

Planning Board

Jay Wilkinson, Chair (518) 384-0152 ext 110 Susan York, Clerk (518) 399-3797

Highway Superintendent

Michael Emerichtown garage (518) 399-3425

Zoning & Building Department

Dave LaFountain (518) 384-0152 ext 214

Zoning Board

Adam Todd (518) 384-0152 ext 109

Police Constable

(518) 470-0788 Thomas Parks (518) 384-0152 ext 203

Fire Department

West Charlton Fire Department Non-Emergency (518) 882-1010

Library

Town of Ballston Community Library 2 Lawmar Lane, Burnt Hills, NY (518) 399-8474 Galway Public Library 5264 Sacandaga Rd. (Rt. 147) PO Box 207, Galway, NY 12074 (518) 882-6385

Schools

Tucked in the southwest corner of Saratoga County and easily accessible from I-87 and I-90, you’ll be charmed by Charlton’s rural character, historic hamlets, and scenic landscapes. Boasting agriculture as its main industry, a drive or bike tour through Charlton’s rolling hills reveals dairy and horse farms, orchards and farm stands just around the bend. Glimpses of the past abound: in the Historical Society’s museum and one-room schoolhouse, the general store, and lively Tavern—its former building serving as a stagecoach stop in 1787. Known for its hardy settlers and once-prolific grist mills along the Alplaus Creek, Charlton’s friendly community welcomes visitors to explore its proud heritage.

Charlton Heights Elementary 170 Stage Road Ballston Lake, NY 12019 (518) 399-9141 Galway Central School 5317 Sacandaga Road Galway, NY 12074 (518) 882-1033 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools 50 Cypress Drive Glenville, NY 12302 (518) 399-9141

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Schools

Scotia Glenville Central School District 900 Preddice Parkway Scotia, NY 12302 (518) 382-1215 Ballston Spa Central School Distict 70 Malta Avenue Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (518) 884-7195 Greater Amsterdam School District 11 Liberty St. Amsterdam, NY 12010 (518) 842-0012


Town of

Official Town Website CliftonPark.org Town Hall

One Town Hall Plaza Clifton Park, NY 12065 371-6651

Town Supervisor

Phillip Barrett 371-6651 ext 240

Building Department

Steven M. Meyers 371-6702

Town Clerk

Patricia O’Donnell 371-6681

Highway Supervisor

Richard Kukuk 371-7310, 371-7821

Animal Control Officer

Bill Lehman 371-6756

Post Offices

Clifton Park Branch Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 371-5600

Post Offices

Halfmoon Branch Crescent Road Halfmoon, NY 12065 371-5460 Rexford Branch 1590 Route 146 Rexford, NY 12147 399-2002

Senior Center

Shenendehowa Adult Community Center 6 Clifton Common Court Clifton Park, NY 12065 383-1343

Fire

Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department Station #1 – 877-8100 Station #2 – 877-5810 Clifton Park Halfmoon Fire District 371-8400 Rexford Volunteer Fire Department 399-0051 West Crescent Volunteer Fire District 371-7478 Vischer Ferry Volunteer Fire Department Station #1 371-3991 Station #2 371-2167 Station #3 371-0496

EMS

Clifton Park Halfmoon Emergency Corp. 371-3880 15 Crossing Blvd. Clifton Park, NY 12065

Public Schools

Shenendehowa Central School District 5 Chelsea Place Clifton Park, NY 12065 881-0600

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Clifton Park

Clifton Park is a vibrant, award-winning community serving as the southern gateway to Saratoga County. Clifton Park is recognized for its outstanding quality of life, smart growth practices, numerous parks, and extensive recreation programs. Clifton Park remains true to its motto: "Clifton Park - A Great Place to Live, Work and Play!"

Non- Emergency State Police

899-2224

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Town of

Greenf ield

Just 5 miles from Saratoga Springs, the Town of Greenf ield is a rural community nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. It was formed in 1793 and has grown to a population of approximately 7,400. Geographically, it is the largest Town in Saratoga County covering over 41,000 acres, yet has maintained its comfortable, residential feel.

Post Office

20 Wilton Rd 893-7171

Public Schools

Saratoga City Schools 3 Blue Streak Blvd 583-4700 saratogaschools.org Greenfield Elementary 893-7402 Corinth Central Schools 105 Oak St. Corinth, NY 12822 654-9005 corinthcsd.com

Official Town Website TownOfGreenfield.com Supervisor

Richard Rowland 893-7432 x 309

Town Hall

7 Wilton Rd. Greenfield Center, NY 12833 893-7432

Town Clerk

MaryAnn Johnson 893-7432 x300

Building Inspector

Gerard McKenna 893-7432 x304

Planning Board Clerk

Rosamaria Rowland 893-7432 ext. 304

Community Center

25 Wilton Rd. 893-7432 x 312

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Dog Control

Channon Emigh 893-0163

Non-Emergency Police

State - 583-7000 Sheriff - 885-6761

Youth Services

Karyn Zanetti 893-7432 x 315

Signature Events

Town-wide Garage Sale Greenfield Lions Club Greenfield Community & Business Association

Attractions

New Park On Brigham Rd. 2 Parks, soccer fields, 5 baseball fields, nature trail, outdoor skating rink and picnic pavilion w/charcoal cooking BBQ


Towns of

Official Town Website

Paul Sausville - 899-3434

Town Hall

2540 Route 9 Ballston Spa, NY 12020 899-2818

Town Clerk

Flo Sickels - 899-2552

Building Inspector

Wayne Hoffman

Building / Planning

Anthony Tozzi - 899-2685

Highway Superintendent

Roger Crandall - 899-2818

Post Office

Ballston Spa branch in Malta 899-6254

Library

Round Lake Public Library 31 Wesley Ave., Round Lake, NY 12151 899-2285 roundlakelibrary.org

Public Schools

Ballston Spa Central Schools 70 Malta Ave., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 884-7195 • ballstonspa.k12.ny.us Saratoga City Schools 3 Blue Streak Blvd 583-4700 • saratogaschools.org Shenendehowa Central Schools 5 Chelsea Place, Clifton Park, NY 12065 881-0600 • shenet.org

Malta Area Business & Professional Association

Animal Control

Don Stack - 422-7914

Parks

Malta Community Park, Off of Plains Rd. Shenantaha Creek Park, Off of Eastline Rd. Collamer Park, Corner of East High St. and Rt. 9 Town of Malta Ecological Park, Malta Ave Michalko Park Property, Eastline Rd.

Recreation

Malta Community Center 1 Bayberry Drive 899-4411 malta-town.org Contact: Audrey Ball

Attractions

Albany-Saratoga Speedway 2671 U.S. Route 9 587-0220 cvra.com Malta Drive In 587-6077 maltadrivein.com

Malta-Town.org

Town Supervisor

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Malta & Round Lake

Conveniently located off Exit 12, with a small town feel, quiet neighborhoods, parks & bikeways, a highly acclaimed school system, low taxes, nearby tourist attractions and a vibrant economy – Malta has it all! And… Hudson Valley Community College's TEC Smart Campus featuring nano-technology, as well as many more new and exciting projects are in the planning stages, as well as one of the world’s largest and most advanced chip fabrication plants Global Foundries is under construction!

P.O. Box 2394, Malta, NY 12020 309-6706 • maltambpa.org

Non-Emergency State Police

587-8773 or 899-2224

Ambulance

Malta Ambulance Corps. 885-3033

Fire

Malta Ridge Volunteer Fire Co. 5 Hearn Rd. 584-6155 Round Lake Fire Department 13 Curry Road 899-2511

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City of

Mechanicville

Official Town Website Mechanicville.com Mayor

Anthony J. Sylvester 664-8331

Commissioner of Accounts

Mark Seber 664-9884

Commissioner of Public Safety

Commissioner of Finance

Commissioner of Public Works

Mechanicville is a little City on the brink of big changes. We sit on the doorstep of GlobalFoundries, a new Intermodal Rail Yard and the future Esplanade Complex featuring 225 new apartments and commercial space. Along with four million dollars in grants to Revitalize our Downtown and river front, we offer a small safe place to live and raise a family with 24 hour Police and Fire protection, Community and Senior Center. Come make Mechanicville your new home.

Animal Control

Kathy Kelsey-Paluso 528-8779

Library

Mechanicville Public Library 190 North Main Street 664-5727

Senior Center

Mechanicville Senior Center 178 North Main Street 664-7877

Non-Emergency Fire

Mechanicville Fire Department Central Station 664-6121

Police

Mechanicville Police Department 36 North Main Street 664-7383

EMS

John Ahearn Rescue Squad 58 North Central Avenue 664-8354

Public Schools

Mechanicville City School District 25 Kniskern Avenue Mechanicville, NY 12118 664-5727

Tim Hipwell 664-5651 Peter Chauvin 664-7171

Dave Higgins 664-7171

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Town of

Ambulance

Official Town Website TownOfMiltonNY.org

Fire Co. #1

Community Emergency Corps 78 Thompson St. - 885-1478 communityemergencycorp.org Eagle Matt Lee 35 Washington St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-6261 •bsfd.org

Fire Co. #2

503 Geyser Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-9220

Union Fire Co. Route 50 / Doubleday Ave., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-7121 •bsfd.org

Animal Control

Richard Pine - 885-9220

Town Clerk

William Mevec - 885-9220

Signature Event

Youth Fishing Tournament - 885-9220

Community Center Highway Superintendent

David Forbes - 885-5655

Milton Community Center 310 Northline Rd. - 885-9220

Parks & Recreation Public Schools

Ballston Spa Central Schools 70 Malta Ave. 884-7195 • bscsd.org Galway Central Schools 5317 Sacandaga Rd., Galway, NY 12074 882-1033 • galwaycsd.org Saratoga City Schools 3 Blue Streak Blvd 583-4700 • saratogaschools.org

Burgess-Kimball Park Rowland St. (Free summer programs for children – 885-9220)

Supervisor

Frank Thompson - 884-2766

Town Hall

Non - Emergency Saratoga County Sheriff

885-6761

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Milton

Centrally located between Saratoga Springs and points west, the Town of Milton, with its comfortable, community feel – big enough to offer everything you need, yet small enough to know your neighbors – was established in 1792 and consists of 22,000 acres. It is centrally located in Saratoga County, with the Kayaderosseras Creek, a picturesque, historic and NYS-designated prime trout stream, winding its way from the northwest to the southeast where it flows through the Village of Ballston Spa and continues on into Saratoga Lake.

Woods Hollow Nature Preserve Rowland St. Wilbur & Marlene Trieble Passive Recreation Park Rt. 67 at Middleline Rd. Rock City Falls Fishing Access Points 885-9220 - Rt. 29, Rock City Falls - Corner of Middleline & Geyser Rds.

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Town of

Moreau

The Town of Moreau is an easy 45 minute ride north of Albany, our State Capital, and less than 10 miles from the popular Lake George vacation area and the Great Escape Amusement Park. The Town of Moreau is in close proximity to the serene and beautiful Adirondack Parks Region, home of the High Peaks and 3 hours from the Canadian border.

Official Town Website TownOfMoreau.org

Supervisor Town Hall

Preston L. Jenkins, Jr. - 884-2766 61 Hudson St., South Glens Falls, NY 12803 792-1030 Jeanne M. Fleury - 885-9220 Paul A. Joseph - 885-5655 Joe Patricke - 885-5655 Peggy Jenkins, 793-0496 Jesse Fish Jeff McCabe Timothy Alden Todd Kusnierz - Councilman Bob Prendergast - Councilman Tom Cumm - Councilman Gina Leclair - Councilman Midtown Shopping Center, 110 Main St. South Glens Falls, NY 12803 743-9326

Town Clerk Highway Superintendent Building Inspector Assessor Water Superintendent Town Justice Town Board

Post Office

Senior Center Non-Emergency Police Fire

EMS Public Schools

Library

Recreation

Recreation Director

Moreau Community Center, 144 Main St. South Glens Falls, NY 12803, 792-6007 State Police 583-7000 Saratoga County Sheriff 885-2450 South Glens Falls Fire Company, Inc. Station #1 792-1674 Station #2 798-4020 Moreau Emergency Squad Inc 793-3011 South Glens Falls Central School District 6 Bluebird Rd. South Glens Falls, NY 12803, 793-9617 Crandall Public Library 251 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 1280 792-6508 Harry J. Betar, Jr. Recreational Park Jan Avenue 793-0196 Moreau Lake State Park Old Saratoga Rd. 793-0511 South Glens Falls Beach Beach Road 792-9387 Stephen Gram

Town of

Northumberland Northumberland is a very old, historic town - the fourth oldest town in Saratoga County. It is bounded by the towns of Moreau, Saratoga and Wilton and the Hudson River. It contains almost 20,000 acres. Agriculture is the main industry in the town. Northumberland has a steel fabrication plant, a golf course, a public airport and many other small businesses. There are approximately 4,200 residents. The main centers of population are the hamlets of Gansevoort, Bacon Hill and Northumberland.

Official Town Website TownOfNorthumberland.org Supervisor Town Hall

Town Clerk

Justice Court Clerk Highway Sup’t

Zoning/Building Administrator Assessor Dog Control Officer Town Historian

Willard (Bill) Peck - 695-9630 PO Box 128 17 Catherine St., Gansevoort, NY 12831 792-9179 Denise Murphy 792-9179 • Fax: 792-9203 townclerk@townofnorthumberland.org Jody Munger - 745-0178 Neil Petteys Highway Garage 42 Leonard St., Gansevoort, NY 12831 793-6901 Richard Colozza - 792-9179 bza@townofnorthumberland.org Walter D. Smead - 792-9179 Edward Cross - 587-0792 Georgia Ball - 793-2017 qball8@nycap.rr.com

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Planning Board/ Zoning Board Clerk Post Office Public Schools

Non-Emergency State Police EMT Fire Dept. Local Favorites

Farmers Market

Christina Kilburn - 792-9179 50 Leonard St, Gansevoort, NY 12831 792-8777 Schuylerville Central Schools 14 Spring St., Schuylerville, NY 12871 695-3255 • schuylervilleschools.org South Glens Falls Central School District 6 Bluebird Road, South Glens Falls, NY 12803 793-9617 • sgfallssd.org 583-7000 695-6622 792-4396 gansevoortfire.com Town Wide Garage Sale – Mother’s Day Weekend Annual 4th of July Parade & fireworks June - October Thurs. 3-6 pm Rt. 32 Park, by the Monument


Breakfast

Deli / Catering Open 24 Hours

Eclectic

Pub

Pizza

Cafe & Drive Thru

Buffet

American

RESTAURANT DIRECTORY

Restaurant Directory

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City of

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Saratoga Springs

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks is the jewel of upstate New York, the City in the Country... Saratoga Springs. This once seasonal resort community is now a year-round tourist destination. Serving as the summer home to the NY City Ballet and Philadelphia Orchestra, Saratoga Springs also hosts some of the best thoroughbred racing in the country. The diverse cultural market and affluent tourist influx is what makes Saratoga Springs “A Great American Place” and a premiere location to work and raise a family.

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Official Town Website Saratoga-Springs.org

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City Hall

474 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 587-3550

City Mayor

Scott Johnson 587-3550 x2520

Public Safety Commissioner

Public Works Commissioner

Richard Wirth 587-3550 x2627

Anthony Scirocco 587-3550 x 2562

Šstockstudiosphotography.com Accounts Commissioner/ City Clerk John Franck 587-3550 x 2543 Finance Commissioner

Ken Ivins 587-3550 x 2571

Supervisors

Matt Veitch 587-2198 Joanne Yepsen 526-5272

Post Offices

475 Broadway 587-1798 245 Washington St. 584-1545

Library

49 Henry St. 584-7860 sspl.org

Public Schools

Saratoga City Schools 3 Blue Streak Blvd 583-4700 saratogaschools.org

Chamber of Commerce

Saratoga County 28 Clinton St. 584-3255 Saratoga.org

Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association

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PO Box 974 587-8635 saratogadowntown.com

Non-Emergency Fire

60 Lake Ave. 587-3599

Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau

60 Railroad Place, Suite 100 584-1531 www.discoversaratoga.org


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Non-Emergency Police

Chief of Police Christopher Cole 5 Lake Ave. 584-1800

EMT

Saratoga Emergency Corp. 166 West Ave. 584-2109

Animal Control

Saratoga Springs Police Department 5 Lake Ave. 584-1800

Visitors’ Center

297 Broadway 587-3241

Parks & Attractions

For a complete listing of all area attractions, please visit the Saratoga County Chamber at Saratoga.org

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Schuylerville Official Town Website VillageOfSchuylerville.org Village Phone Number

695-3881

Village of Schuylerville Mayor

John Sherman

Municipal Center

35 Spring St.

Village Clerk

Anna M. Welfley

Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Rose E. Decker

Building Inspector

Gil Albert

Village Historian

Kristine Saddlemire

Planning Board

Robert Foster

DPW

695-3675

Post Office

25 Ferry St. • 695-9221

Library

52 Ferry Street, 695-6641 • sals.edu/schuylerville.shtml

Public School

Schuylerville Central School 14 Spring St. • 695-3255

Local Chamber

Schuylerville Area Chamber of Commerce PO Box 19, Schuylerville, NY 12871 695-5268 • schuylervillechamber.org

Non-Emergency Fire

EMS State Trooper Sheriff Animal Control

695-6821 695-3626 885-6761 Town of Saratoga Offices - 695-3644

Visitors’ Center

Esther Blair, Marion Delteer Fort Hardy Park - 695-4159

Old Saratoga Historical Assoc.

Kristine Saddlemire - 695-3881

Parks

Fort Hardy Park - 695-4159

TOWNS - SCHUYLERVILLE

Conveniently located just 10 minutes east of Exit 14, making this a very accessible bedroom community off the Northway. Located along the banks of the Hudson River, the Village has scenic beauty and recreational activities to offer, a number of Revolutionary War and Old Champlain Canal historical attractions to explore, as well as a charming, resurging downtown.

Village of

Greater Schuylerville Youth Program at Fort Hardy - 695-6100 schuylervillepark.com - Rt 29 across from the Farmer’s Daughter Ice Cream Historic Attractions

Revolutionary War Markers on the North Side of Schuylerville as well as 1.5 miles of hiking along the Old Champlain Canal, boating & fishing on the Hudson River.

lakestolocks.com

Hudson River Activities (For more information on the following historic sites, please visit revolutionaryday.com/usroute4/schuylerville)

General Philip Schuyler House

Saratoga Monument Route 4 Burgoyne Ave. 664-9821

Stark’s Knob (Northumberland)

off Route 4 -695-4159

Senior Services

Together, the Town of Saratoga, the Saratoga County Office of the Aging & Capitaland Taxi are offering a free service designed to assist Schuylerville seniors with needed transportation. Senior citizens wishing to use the service must make reservations through the Office of the Aging by calling 884-4100.

695-3298

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TOWNS - SOUTH GLENS FALLS

Village of

South Glens Falls

Official Village Website

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sgfny.com

South Glens falls residents pride themselves in the high quality of life enjoyed in the Village, excellent public facilities and infrastructure, interesting and diverse opportunities, positive outlooks, business friendly, exceptional acceptance by industry and commerce and school system all within a reasonable tax structure.

Village Complex

46 Saratoga Avenue South Glens Falls, NY 12803 793-1455

Mayor

Keith W. Donohue 793-1455

Deputy Mayor

Edward J. LaFave 793-1455

Village Clerk

Dannae Bock 793-1455

DPW Superintendent

Brian Abare 792-4033

Animal Control

Edwin Robbins 743-0148

Building Inspector

Joe Patricke 321-0089

Police

South Glens Falls Police Department 5 West Marion Avenue South Glens Falls, NY 12803 792-4173 or 792-6336

Fire

South Glens Falls Fire Department Station 1 7 West Marion Avenue South Glens Falls, NY 12803 792-1674

EMS

Moreau Emergency Squad Inc 1583 Rt. 9 Fort Edward, NY 12828

Public Schools

South Glens Falls Central School District 6 Bluebird Rd. South Glens Falls, NY 12803 793-9617


Village of

©stockstudiosphotography.com Official Village Website VillageOfStillwaterNY.com Village of Stillwater Mayor

Ernest Martin, Sr. 664-8475

Village Hall

1 School St. Stillwater NY 12170 664-6258

Village Clerk

Patti Ryan 664-6258

Building Inspector

Lynn Goman 664-6258

DPW

John Scott 664-7781

Post Office

Hudson Ave. 664-7980

Library

Stillwater Free Library 72 South Hudson Ave. 664-6255 stillwater.sals.edu

Public Schools

Stillwater Central School District 334 North Hudson Ave. 373-6100 csd.org

Fire

Chief Tony Conti Newland-Wood Fire Dept. 664-3617

EMT

Stillwater Ambulance Fund 664-8012 283 North Hudson Ave.

Dog Control Officer

Clayton Russom 253-4663

Community Center

Stillwater Area Community Services Center Palmer St. 664-2515

Attractions

For more information on the following attractions, etc. please see the town website at stillwaterny.org

TOWNS - STILLWATER

Stillwater

Centrally located between Saratoga Springs and Clifton Park along the Hudson River, this beautiful and historic community is known as "The Site of the Turning Point of the American Revolution.” The Battle of Freeman’s Farm and the Battle of Bemis Heights were fought here in 1777, paved the way for freedom and set the stage for settlement of this community along the banks of the mighty and noble Hudson River.

• A Walk Through Stillwater’s History • Abigail Powers Filimore, First Lady • The Battle of Freeman’s Farm • The Battle of Saratoga Reenactment • Brown’s Beach Resort • Champlain Canal Byway • Saratoga National Historical Park • Stillwater Players among others • The Stillwater Blockhouse Museum

Non-Emergency Police

Chief of Police Chief Latham 664-4611 Ext. 1 1 Lansing Rd.

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Town of

Wilton

Easily accessed from Exits 15 or 16, close to everything... yet a destination on its own! Wilton has a lot to offer with its shopping areas, good schools, proximity to Saratoga Springs and its commitment to children, recreation and the various ongoing “quality of life� projects in process. It truly is a great place to live.

Town Supervisor

Arthur J. Johnson 587-1939

Town Hall

22 Traver Rd. 587-1939

Town Clerk/Tax Receiver

Carol Maynard 587-1939 ext # 501

Supervising Building Inspector

Official Town Website TownOfWilton.com

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Mark Mykins 587-1939 x 503

Assessor

Kathy Austin 587-1939 ext 502

Highway Superintendent

Kirklin Woodcock 584-4588

Engineer & Director of Planning

Keith R. Manz, P.E. 587-1939 x215

Post Offices

Gansevoort Post Office 793-1098

Town Historian

Jeanne Woutersz 581-8646


Wilton Post Office 583-3880

Justice Court

587-1980

Senior Center

Kay Lant 18 Traver Rd. 587-6363 Tues/Thurs 9-3

TOWNS - WILTON

Post Offices

Non-Emergency Police

Fire

State Police 583-7000 Saratoga County Sherriff 885-6761 Wilton Fire District 270 Ballard Rd., Gansevoort 584-3338

EMS

Wilton Emergency Squad 1 Harran Ln. 587-5590

Public Schools

Saratoga City School District 3 Blue Streak Blvd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 583-4700 saratogaschools.org Schuylerville Central School District 14 Spring St. Schuylerville, NY 12871 695-3255 schuylervilleschools.org South Glens Falls School District 6 Bluebird Road South Glens Falls, NY 12803 793-9617 sgfallssd.org

Gavin Park Water and Sewer Authority

581-8626

Animal Control

Ron Stunzi, DCO Joan Kelly Ass’t. DCO 587-2291

Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park

450-0321

Parks and Recreation

Gavin Park Stephen Porto, Director 584-9455

Signature Event

Park Fest Wilton Community Day – Watch for upcoming date: townofwilton.com/ community-day/

Historic Attractions

Wilton Heritage Society 584-3118

Grant’s Cottage

587-8277

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

FOR EMERGENCY - POLICE, FIRE AND AMBULANCE – DIAL 911 NON – EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS: Alcoholism Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 587-8800 Child Abuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-342-3720 Consumer Fraud and Protection Bureau. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 474-5481 FBI (Albany) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 465-7551 Mental Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 584-9030 National Grid – Power Outages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-867-5222 Gas Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-892-2345 NYS Domestic Abuse. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . English 1-800-942-6906 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spanish 1-800-942-6908 NYS Terrorism Tip Line. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-866-SAFE-NYS (723-3697) Poison Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-222-1222 (nationwide) Public Health. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 584-7460 Rabies Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 584-7460 Sheriff - James D. Bowen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 885-2450 Sheriff Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 885-6761 State Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 583-7000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TTY 1-800-342-4357 Suicide & Crisis Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 689-4673 or . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-784-2433 US Secret Service (Albany). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436-9600

Jim Bowen, the longest tenured Sheriff in New York state, began his career as a Saratoga County Deputy Sheriff in November of 1965. Less than three years later, he was promoted to Investigator. In December of 1972, Governor Nelson Rockefeller appointed him Sheriff of Saratoga County. The following November, he was elected to the position and has been since re-elected 10 times. Sheriff Bowen is a Veteran of the U.S. Army, and served 15 months in Korea. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. In addition, the sheriff is a graduate of the New York State Office of Local Government, Division for Local Police, Basic and Intermediate Police Schools. He oversees Saratoga County, which has a population of 263,500 and an area of 815 square miles.

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Electric & Gas National Grid • Customer Service 1-800-642-4272 • Power Outages 1-800-867-5222 • Gas Emergencies 1-800-892-2345 • Call Before You Dig 1-800-962-7962 NYSEG • Customer Service / Gas Emergency 1-800-572-1111 • Electrical Emergency / Interruption 1-800-572-1131

Transportation Options: Buses Adirondack Trailways 1-800-776-7548 • trailwaysny.com Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 482-8822 • cdta.org Greyhound . . . . . . . . . 1-800-231-2222 • greyhound.com Upstate Tours & Travel . . . . . .584-5252 • upstatetours.com

Air Albany International Airport 242-2200 • albanyairport.com Saratoga County Airport 1-800-359-2299 • richmor.com (Accommodates private, Fax 828-9908 prop & jet aircraft)

Recycling

Trains

Saratoga County Recycling Centers are free to all Saratoga County residents – please refer to the county website (www.saratogacountyny.gov) or call them directly at 1-866-reuse it (1-866-738-7348) for specific guidelines, locations and hours of operation. • Saratoga Springs - Weibel Avenue • Milton - County Farm Road.

Amtrak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-800-872-7245 • amtrack.com

Rubbish & Garbage Removal

A&H Express Taxi Service . . . . . . . . . . . . 580-8631 Saratoga Capitaland Taxi . . . . . . . . . . . . 583-3131 Saratoga Taxi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 584-2700 T & L Taxi (Ballston) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 885-0360

• County Waste 877-7007 • Waste Management 1-800-476-6571 • Springer Waste 792-3275

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Public Utilities

Car Rentals Enterprise Rent-A-Car . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 587-0687 Hertz Car Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 691-0404

Taxicabs

Taxes There are three primary taxes for which property owners are responsible: school, county & city or town. Please refer to your individual municipality for any other applicable taxes. Saratoga County taxes are among the lowest in the state.

Telephone / Internet / Cable • Time Warner 1-800-828-2211 • Direct Satellite TV 1-888-795-9489

Water & Sewer Saratoga Springs has a municipal water supply and city sewer system, as do many other municipalities in the county. Some areas are on private wells or hook up to private water companies and use private sewer lines. A county sewer district serves a major portion of the county. For more information on rates, contact your municipality.

Motor Vehicle Offices Saratoga 584-7403 Ballston Spa 885-2227

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Elected Officials Washington, DC President Barack H. Obama

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

whitehouse.gov Washington Office 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The White House, Washington, D.C. 20500 Tel. (202) 456-1111 • Fax: (202) 456-2461

gillibrand.senate.gov Washington, DC Office 478 Russell, Washington, DC 20510 Tel. (202) 224-4451, Fax (202) 228-0282 Albany/Capital District Office Leo W. O’Brien, Federal Office Building 1 Clinton Square, Room 821, Albany, NY 12207 Tel. (518) 431-0120, Fax (518) 431-0128

Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY)

Rep. Chris Gibson Congressman (R-NY 20th)

schumer.senate.gov Washington Office: 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510-3203 Phone: (202) 224-6542, Fax: (202) 228-3027 Main District Office: 757 Third Ave., Ste. 17-02, New York, NY 10017 Phone: (212) 486-4430, Fax: (212) 486-7693

chrisgibson.house.gov Washington Office: 502 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515-3220 Phone: (202) 225-5614, Fax: (202) 225-1168 Saratoga Springs District Office 515 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 Phone: (518) 306-5450, Fax: (518) 306-5446

Albany, NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D-NY) state.ny.us/governor State Capitol, Albany, NY 12224 Phone: (518) 474-8390 Washington Office: 444 N. Capitol St., NW, Ste. 301 Washington, D.C 20001 Phone: (202) 434-7100, Fax: (202) 434-7110

New York State Senator Roy McDonald (R-Saratoga 43rd) nysenate.gov Albany Office: Room 306 Legislative Office Building Albany, NY 12247, (518) 455-2381 Troy District Office: Hedley Park Place, 433 River Street , Troy NY, 12180 phone 274-4616, fax 274-4635

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New York State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R) 44th Senate District nysenate.gov/senator/hugh-t-farley Albany Office 188 State Street Room 711, Legislative Office Building Albany, NY 12247, (518) 455-2181 District Office 2430 Riverfront Center Amsterdam, NY 12010 Phone: (518) 843-2188, Fax: (518) 843-8363 District Office 2 33-41 East Main Street City Hall Johnstown, NY (518) 762-3733 • (518) 762-3721

Asm. James N. Tedisco (R-Schenectady 110th) assembly.state.ny.us 404 Legislative Office Building Albany, NY 12248 Phone: (518) 455-5772 Main District Office: 12 Jay St., Schenectady, NY 12305 Phone: (518) 370-2812 tediscoj@assembly.state.ny.us


Arts & Entertainment 584-1036 79 Beekman St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaartdistrict.com

Caffe' Lena, Inc. 583-0022 47 Phila St., PO Box 245 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 caffelena.org

First Night Saratoga 584-4132 x210 saratogaarts.org

Flying Kite Children’s Theatre 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 376-3244 Flyingkitechildrenstheatre.com

Home Made Theater, Inc. 587-4427 P.O. Box 1182 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 homemadetheater.org

Lake George Opera at Saratoga 584-6018 480 Broadway, Ste. LL16 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 lakegeorgeopera.org Odyssey School of Fine Arts PO Box 145 Middle Grove, NY 12850 518-583-4366 OdysseyArtSchool.org

Racing City Chorus 371-0062 PO Box 713 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 racingcitychorus.org

Saint Clement's Saratoga Horse Show 584-7350 231 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 stclementsschool.org/horse-show.asp

Saratoga Chamber Players 584-1427 PO Box 60 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogachamberplayers.org

Saratoga County Arts Council 584-4132 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratoga-arts.org

Saratoga Film Forum 584-3456 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 www.saratogafilmforum.org

Saratoga Performing Arts Center 584-9330 108 Avenue of the Pines Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 spac.org

209-5514 / 581-1853 P.O. Box 5059 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogashakespeare.com

Schuylerville Community Theater 695-5480 PO Box 143 Schuylerville, NY 12871 scttheater.org

March of Dimes BDF 453-0474 80 Wolf Rd., Ste. 106 Albany, NY 12205 marchofdimes.com

Operation Adopt A Soldier 260-9922, 232-4526 4281 Route 50 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Operationadoptasoldier.org

Project Lift 587-9826 10 Franklin St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 franklincommunitycenter.org

Charitable Organizations After the Fire

Rebuilding Together

435-4571 PO Box 4188 Halfmoon, NY 12065 afterthefire.org

American Red Cross, Adirondack Saratoga 792-6545 74 Warren St. Glens Falls, NY 12801 redcrossadirondacksaratoga.org

Saratoga County, Inc 695-3315 PO Box 95 Schuylerville, NY 12871 rebuildingtogethersaratoga.org info@rebuildingtogethersaratoga.org

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Art District on Beekman St.

Saratoga Shakespeare Company, Inc

The Salvation Army 584-1640 PO Box 652 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Bridging People & Places PO Box 53 Schuylerville, NY 12871 www.bridgingpeople.org.

Catholic Charities-Sara,Warren,Wash 587-5000 142 Regent St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Saratoga Care Foundation 583-8340 211 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogacarefoundation.org

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court McLaughlin # 42 catholicdaughters.org

Dake Foundation for Children 226-0252 270 W. Circular St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 dakefoundation.org

Double H Hole in the Woods Ranch 696-5921 / 696-5676 97 Hidden Valley Rd. Lake Luzerne, NY 12846 doublehranch.org

Franklin Community Center, Inc. 587-9826 10 Franklin St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 franklincommunity center.org

The Giving Circle, Inc. 226-0104 P.O. Box 3162 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 thegivingcircle.org

Make-A-Wish Foundation of NENY 782-HOPE (4673) 1 Mustang Drive, Cohoes, NY 12047 northeast-ny.wish.org

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Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc. 587-3158 40 New St., P.O. Box 5120 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaeoc.org

Capital Job Development Group P.O. Box 614, Saratoga Springs, 12866 www.saratogajobfair.org

Saratoga Mentoring Program of Catholic Charities 581-1487 368 Broadway, Room 16 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogamentoring.org

Saratoga Sponsor-A-Scholar (518) 587-2472 or (518) 581-0979 P.O. Box 107 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogasponsorascholar.org

Shelters of Saratoga (SOS) 581-1097 14 Walworth St Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 sheltersofsaratoga.com

United Way of the Greater Capital Region PO Box 3007 Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 Ph: 899-5211 Fx: 899-5211 JBuchas@UnitedWayGCR.org www.UnitedWayGCR.org

Saratoga Regional YMCA 518-583-9622 290 West Avenue/PO Box 4610 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 www.saratogaregionalymca.org

Education

Association for the Cooperative Advancement of Science and Education (ACASE) 583-4645 110 Spring St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 acase.org

U.S. EPA Hudson River Field Office 747-4389 421 Lower Main St. Hudson Falls, NY12839 epa.gov/Hudson

Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County 885-8995 50 W. High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020 ccesaratoga.org

(518) 450-0321 80 Scout Road Gansevoort, NY 12831 wiltonpreserve.org

Family

Ballston Area Community Center 20 Malta Ave. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-3261 ballstonareacc.org

Literacy NENY 583-1232 49 Henry St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 literacyneny.org

CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services 371-1185 5 Municipal Plaza Suite 3 Clifton Park, NY 12065 captainyfs.com

Environment

Adirondack Mountain Club 668-4447 814 Goggins Rd. Lake George, NY 12845

Head Start Family Education Program of Saratoga County 587-3158 x 44 40 New St. PO Box 5120 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

American Farmland Trust 581-0078 112 Spring St., Suite 207 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Farmland.org

Saratoga Lake Association

Mediation Matters, serving Saratoga, Warren & Washington Counties 584-6361 480 Broadway, LL-32 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 mediationmatters.org

584-0588, 587-7626 PO Box 2152 Ballston Spa, NY 12020 saratogalake.org

Parents Without Partners

Saratoga Healthy Transportation Network

Prospect Child & Family Center

495-7004 info@healthytransportation.org healthytransportation.org

Saratoga P.L.A.N. (Preserving Land and Nature) 587-5554 112 Spring St. Room 202 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaplan.org

Sustainable Saratoga Task Force 691-8024 sustainablesaratoga.ning.com

Northeast Mobile Search & Rescue

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664-2909 PO Box 1428 Clifton Park, NY 12065 nemsar.org

587-5912 Southern Saratoga Chapter#796 P.O. Box 862, Clifton Park, NY 12065 parentswithoutpartners.org 798-0170 133 Aviation Rd., Queensbury, NY 12804 prospectcenter.com

Saratoga Center for The Family 587-8008 359 Ballston Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogacff.org

Saratoga County Children's Committee 448-5120 PO Box 1254 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Saratoga Partnership for Prevention 581-1230 36 Phila St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 preventioncouncil.org

Fraternal / Service Organizations American Legion Adirondack Post #70 587-0236


American Legion Old Saratoga Post 278 695-3011 4 Clancy St. Schuylerville, NY 12871 saratogalegion.org/post278

Ballston Spa Elks, Lodge # 2619 885-1149 10 Hamilton St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 elks.org

Ballston Spa Lions Club 884-8021 PO Box 242 Ballston Spa, NY 12020 ballstonspalionsclub.org

584-2585 PO Box 3111 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogawiltonelks161.org Lodge #161 584-2585 1 Elks Lane P.O. Box 3111 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogawiltonelks161.org

Thoroughbred Toastmasters 584-4129 toastmasters.org 273-5253 or 355-2119 425 E. Campbell Rd. Schenectady, NY 12303

528-1787 PO Box 235 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogajaycees.org

autism-society.org 1-800-3-AUTISM 1-800-328-8476

PO Box 1074 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 soroptimistsaratoga.org

U.S. Submarine Veterans

Saratoga Springs Jaycees

American Society of Autism

Soroptimist International of Saratoga County

583-3607 687 N Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

587-0559 P.O. Box 1307 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogarotary.com

of New York State 465-2013 155 Washington Ave. Suite 210 Albany NY 12210 lungusa.org

Saratoga-Wilton Elks

Free Masons

Rotary Club of Saratoga Springs Scholarship Fund

American Lung Association

Wilton Rotary PO Box 2098 Wilton, NY 12831 (518) 926-4834 www.wiltonrotary.com Meetings Tuesday mornings for breakfast at 7:30 at the Skidmore dining hall.

Meetings held at the Saratoga Springs Library AdirondackLymeDiseseFoundation.com

212-7752 PO Box 166 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogalions.com

Saratoga - Wilton Lodge B.P.O.E.

581-0800 179 Lawrence Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 www.communityhospice.org

Mary's Haven - A Program of Catholic Charities

584-8547 50 Pine Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogakofc.org

Saratoga Springs Lions Club and Lions Foundation

The Community Hospice Foundation

583-0280 480 Broadway, LL -20 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Domestic Violence Hotline 584-8188 Rape Crisis Hotline 587-2336 dvrcsaratoga.org

Saratoga Knights of Columbus

584-3525 kiwanis.org

587-3208 3257 Route 9, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 aimservicesinc.org

Domestic Violence Services and Rape Crisis of Saratoga County

Health & Human Services

Saratoga Springs Kiwanis

AIM Services, Inc.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

34 West Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Post70.saratogalegion.org

Adirondack Lyme Disease Foundation

AIDS Council of Northeastern NY

584-9397 35 New St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Parents Without Partners, Inc. Chapter #796 PO Box 862 Clifton Park, NY 12065 348-2062 meetup.com/PWP796

Parkinson Support Group

743-0703 10 LaCrosse St., Hudson Falls 12839 aidscouncil.org

American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345 438-7841 260 Osborne Rd., Albany, NY 12211 cancer.org

Alzheimer’s Care Giver Support Group 587-3600 ext. 1516 Wesley Health Center 131 Lawrence St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

The Prevention Council 581-1230 36 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 preventioncouncil.org

Ladies Auxiliary # 161

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Saratoga Counseling Services 581-8699 15 Maple Dell, Ste. 3 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Saratoga Foundation for Women Worldwide, Inc.

Saratoga County Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services

(518) 583-4990 480 Broadway, Box 4646 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogafoundation.org

587-8800 254 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Saratoga NOW (National Organization for Women)

Saratoga County New York Connects 714-4826 52 West High St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Saratoga County Public Health Nursing 584-7460 31 Woodlawn Ave., Ste 1 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogacountyny.gov

587-3436 PO Box 122 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 nownys.org

Saratoga Reads 580-8008 c/o Skidmore College Box 2481 Saratoga Springs NY 12866 saratogareads.org

Southwest Neighborhood Association Saratoga Healthy Transportation Network 495-7004 info@healthytransportation.org

Saratoga Hospital Volunteer Guild 580-2694 211 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogacare.org

Saratoga Stryders PO Box 1467 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogastryders.org

Southern Adirondack Independent Living 584-8202 or 792-3537 Country Club Plaza 418 Geyser Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 or 71 Glenwood Avenue Queensbury, NY 12804 sail-center.org

Transitional Services Assn., Inc. 587-6193 127 Union Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 tsa-inc.org

306-3747 PO Box 4783 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 SSWNA.org

Turning Point at Olde Saratoga Rotary Club

Friends of Ulysses S. Grant Cottage 587-8277 P.O. Box 2294 Wilton, NY 12831 grantcottage.org

General Philip Schuyler House 664-9821 Rt. 4, Schuylerville villageofschuylerville.org

Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County 587-2978 PO Box 270 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 rootsweb.com/~nysarato

Land Trust Accreditation Commission 587-3143 112 Spring St. Ste. 204 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 landtrustaccreditation.org

Land Trust Alliance - Northeast Office 587-0774 112 Spring St. Ste. 205 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 lta.org

258-0367 237 County Rt 76 Stillwater, NY 12170 turningpointrotary.org

Old Saratoga Historical Association

West Side Neighborhood Association

Saratoga Gerald B.H. Solomon National Cemetery

587-4423 PO Box 3166 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Workforce Housing Partnership of Saratoga County 587-3158 c/o Saratoga County EOC 40 New St. PO Box 5120 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratoga.com

Preservation / Historical Bemis Heights Society of the National Society of Children of the American Revolution

584-4129 178 Wagman's Ridge Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

581-9128 200 Duell Rd. Schuylerville, NY 12871

Saratoga Monument 664-9821 nps.gov/sara

Saratoga National Historical Park (The Battlefield) 664-9821 648 Route 32 Stillwater, NY 12170 nps.gov/sara

587-9562 rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nybhccar/

Saratoga Springs Universal Preservation Hall

587-2851 36 Cady Hill Blvd. P.O. Box 4656 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 unlimitedpotentialonline.com

Daughters of the American Revolution - Saratoga Chapter

584-2627 25 Washington Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 universalpreservationhall.org

Political & Civic Organizations Coltivare Development Counsel

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Unlimited Potential, Inc.

526-5272 91 Fifth Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 jyepsen@nycap.rr.com

League of Women Voters of Saratoga County 728-0237 PO Box 1029 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 lwvsaratoga@gmail.com lwvsaratoga.org

Rebuilding Together - Saratoga 695-3315 PO Box 95 Schuylerville, NY 12871

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584-3468 rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyscdar

674-5638 http://www.rootsweb. ancestry.com/~flfhs/

Glens Falls Colony, New England Women 587-9562 http://www.rootsweb. ancestry.com/~nygfcnew/

Friends of Saratoga Battlefield 695-3322 16 Burgoyne St. Schuylerville, NY 12871 Albany.net/~battle/

Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation 587-5030 P.O. Box 442, 112 Spring St., Ste. 203 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogapreservation.org

Yaddo Garden Association 584-0746 P.O. Box 395, Union Ave Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 www.yaddo.org

International Saratoga Springs - Chekhov Sister City, Inc. 584-0969 PO Box 236 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Provided by the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce * Denotes Manufacturing Industries

Over 1,000

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Major Employers Momentive Performance Material Saratoga County Saratoga Hospital Saratoga Springs City School District Shenendehowa Central School District State Farm Insurance Stewart’s Ice Cream Company Target Distribution Center

500-999 Ballston Spa Central School District Curtis Lumber Co. New York Racing Association (and related employers) * Quad/Graphics Saratoga Bridges Saratoga Gaming and Raceway Skidmore College Wesley

300-499 Ace Hardware Distribution Center Bast Hatfield BMPC-Knolls Atomic Power Lab (KAPL) West Milton Cengage Learning DA Collins Co. Four Winds – Saratoga GlobalFoundries * Mohawk Fine Paper, Inc. * SCA Tissue Sysco Foodservice YMCA of Saratoga

200-299 Adirondack Trust Company AYCO * Ball Metal Container Group Fort Miller Group * Espey Manufacturing & Electronics Corporation New Country Motor Car Group US Foodservice

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Demographics of Saratoga County Soure: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey

Total population:

216,491 106,983 109,508 39.6 12,042 167,324 27,044 3.06

Male: Female: Median Age: Under 5 18 & up 65 & up Average Family Size:

Labor force population:

118,416 Avg. Commute time – 25 minutes Of the population, over 25 years old - 91.3% have a HS degree 34.1% have a Bachelor’s degree 11.7% are Civilian veterans 4.1% are foreign born 5.7% speak a language other than English at home

Median household income:

64,705 80,132 4.1%

Median family Income Families below poverty level

Housing Characteristics: Total Units Owner occupied Renter Occupied Vacant

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94,748 62,939 21,226 10,583


of Saratoga County Population & Household Projections for Saratoga County

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Demographics

Housing Information

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PLACES OF WORSHIP

Adirondack Christian Fellowship 8 Mountain Ledge, Wilton Contact: 587-0623 www.acfsaratoga.com Services: Sunday 8 am & 10 am

The Alliance Church 257 Rowland St., Ballston Spa Contact: 885-6524 Services: Morning worship 10:30 am

Assembly of God Faith Chapel Rev. Jason Proctor 6 Burgoyne St., Schuylerville Contact: 695-6069 Services: Sunday 10:45 am

Bacon Hill Reformed Church 560 Route 32N Bacon Hill Office phone: 695-3074 Rev. Janet Vincent Worship service 10 am Sunday School 10 am All are welcome.

Baha’i Community of Saratoga Springs Bethesda Episcopal Church

Contact: 584-9679 692-7694; www.usbnc.org.

Ballston Center Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church 58 Charlton Road Ballston Spa Contact: 885-7312 www.ballstoncenter arpchurch.org Services: Sunday Worship service, 10:30 am

Ballston Spa United Methodist Church 101 Milton Ave. Contact: 885-6886 Services: Sunday 10 am

Bethesda Episcopal Church 41 Washington St., Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-5980 Services: Sunday, 6:30, 8, 10 am

Church of Christ at Clifton Park 7 Old Route 146, Clifton Park Contact: 371-6611 www.cliftonparkchurchofchrist.com Services: Sunday 10:30 am

Christ Community Reformed Church 1010 Route 146, Clifton Park Contact: 371-7654 www.ccrc-cpny.org. Services: Sundays 9:15 & 11 am

Christ Episcopal Church Corner of Routes 50 and 67 Ballston Spa Contact: 885-1031 Services: Sunday 8, 10 am

Congregation Shaara Tfille 84 Weibel Avenue Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-2370 Services: Saturday 9 am; 3rd Friday 7:30 pm Handicapped accessible

Corinth Free Methodist Church 8 Mountain Ledge, Wilton Contact: 587-0623 www.acfsaratoga.com Services: Sunday 8 am & 10 am

Corinth United Methodist Church 243 Main Street, Corinth Contact: 654-2521 cfumc@cnyconnect.net Services: Sunday 10:30 am

Eastern Orthodox Christ the Savior 349 Eastline Road Ballston Spa Contact: 786-3100 xcsavior@yahoo.com. Services: Sunday: 9:15 am

First Baptist Church 45 Washington St. Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-6301 Services: Sunday: 11 am

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202 Milton Ave. (Rt. 50) Ballston Spa Contact: 885-8361 www.fbcballstonspa.org Services: 10:15 am

First Presbyterian Church of Ballston Spa 22 West High Street Ballston Spa Contact: 885-5583 Services: Sunday at 10 am

Grace Brethren Church Rev. Dan Pierce 137 W. Milton Road Ballston Spa Contact: 587- 0649 Services: Sunday 10 am Handicapped accessible

Greater Grace Community Church Pastor David Moore 43 Round Lake Rd. Ballston Lake (Malta Mall) Contact: 899-7777 www.ggcc-malta.org Services: Sunday 10 am

Highway Tabernacle Church 90 River Road, Mechanicville Contact: 664- 4442 Services: Sunday 10:30 am

Hope Church 206 Greenfield Avenue Ballston Spa Contact: 885-7442 Services: Sunday 10 am

Jonesville United Methodist 963 Main St., Clifton Park Contact: 877-7332 Services: Sunday 8:30 am. & 10:30 am Sunday School 9:30 am

Living Springs Community Church 59 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs Contact: 584- 9112 Services: Sunday 10:30 am

Living Waters Church of God 4330 State Rt. 50 Saratoga Springs Contact: 587-0484 www.livingwaterscog.us Services: Sundays 10 am

Malta Presbyterian Church Dunning Street, Malta Contact: 899-5992 Services: Sunday 10 am

Malta Ridge United Methodist Church 729 Malta Avenue Ext., Malta Contact: 581-0210 Services: Sunday 10 am

Middle Grove United Methodist Church Pastor Bonnie Bates 429 Middle Grove Rd. Middle Grove Contact: 581-2973 Services: Sunday 9 am Handicapped accessible

New Horizon Church 150 Perry Road Saratoga Springs Contact: 587-0711 Services: Sunday 9:30 am

PLACES OF WORSHIP

First Baptist Church of Ballston Spa

New Life Fellowship 51 Old Gick Road Saratoga Springs Contact: 580-1810 www.newlifeinsaratoga.org. Services: Sunday 10:30 am - 12 pm Childcare is available at all services.

NorthStar Church Shenendehowa High School West Auditorium Clifton Park Contact: 371-2811 www.northstarchurch.com Services: Sunday10 am

Old Saratoga Reformed Church 48 Pearl St., Schuylerville Contact: www.oldsaratogareformedchurch.org Services: Sunday at 10:30 am. Handicapped accessible

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Services: Saturday at 4:30 pm Sunday at 8 & 9:30 am

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church 3159 Route 9N Greenfield Center Contact: 893-7680 sjoegctr@nycap.rr.com; www.rcda.org/churches/ St.JosephsChurch Services: Saturday 4 pm; Sunday 10:30 am Handicapped accessible

St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church

PresbyterianNE Congregational Church 24 Circular St. Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-6091; www.pnecc.org Services: Sunday 10:45 am.

Quaker Springs United Methodist Church Pastor Jim Knapp 466 Route 32 South, Quaker Springs Contact: 695-3101; www.qsumc.com Services: Sundays 9 am Handicapped accessible

River of Hope Fellowship 100 Saratoga Village Blvd. Malta Commons, Suite 3 Malta

Contact: 881-1505 www.riverofhope fellowship.com Services: Sunday 10 am

771 Route 29 Rock City Falls Contact: 893-7680 sjoegctr@nycap.rr.com; www.rcda.org/churches/ St.JosephsChurch Services: Sunday Mass 8:30 am

Roman Catholic Church of St. Peter

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

241 Broadway Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-2375 Services: Eucharistic Celebrations: Saturday 5 pm; Sunday 7:30, 9 and 11 am

St. Clement’s Roman Catholic Church 231 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-6122 Services: Saturday 4 pm; Sunday 8, 9:30, 11:15 am and 5 pm

St. George's Episcopal Church 912 Route 146 Clifton Park Contact: 371-6351 stgeorge@csdsl.net

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149 Lake Avenue Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-0904 Services: Saturday evening at 5 pm with Holy Communion. Sundays at 8:30 and 11 am with Holy Communion.

St. Peter Lutheran Church 2776 Route 9, Malta Contact: 583-4153 Services: Sunday mornings 8:30 and 10:30

St. Thomas of Canterbury 242 Grooms Road, Halfmoon Contact: st-thomas-ofcanterbury.org Service: Sunday at 10 am


2325 Route 50 South, Saratoga Springs Contact: 885-5456 www.saratogaabundantlife.org Services: Sunday 9:30 am

Saratoga Chabad 130 Circular St. Saratoga Springs Contact: 526-0773 saratora@aol.com www.saratogachabad.com

Saratoga Friends Meeting (Quaker) Corner of Routes 32 and 71 Quaker Springs Contact: 587-7477; 399-5013 Services: Sunday 10 am

Saratoga Independent Church

Services: Sunday 9 and 10:45 am Handicapped accessible

Shenendehowa United Methodist 971 Route 146, Clifton Park Contact: 371-7964 Services: Sunday 7:45, 9 and 10:45 am.; Acts II Contempory 10:45 am.

Simpson United Methodist Church Rock City Road, Rock City Falls Contact: 885-4794 Services: Sunday 10:45 am

Henning Road at Fifth Avenue Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-3720 www.saratogaumc.com.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Saratoga Springs 624 North Broadway Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-1555 www.saratoga-uu.org Services: 10 am Religious education and nursery care at the 10 am service each Sunday

Unity Church in Albany

Soul Saving Station for Every Nation Christ Crusaders of America 62 Henry Street Saratoga Springs Contact: 584-3122 Services: Sunday 10 am & 6:30 pm

21 King Avenue, Albany Contact: 453-3603 Services: Sunday, 9 and 11 am

West Charlton United Presbyterian Church Rev. Thomas Gregg, Pastor 1331 Sacandaga Rd. West Charlton Contact: 882-9874 www.westcharltonupc.org Services: Sunday 10:30

New Location: Knights of Colombus Pine Rd., Saratoga Springs Temple Sinai Contact: 306-4652 509 Broadway Edgeministry1@yahoo.com Saratoga Springs Services: Sunday 9:30 am Contact: 584-8730 Food Pantry Tuesday 9-11 @ KoC Services: Friday 8 pm Handicapped accessible Saratoga United

Methodist Church

Contact: 584-9107 www.tumcwilton.com Service: Sunday 10 am

PLACES OF WORSHIP

Saratoga Abundant Life Church

Wilton Baptist Church 755 Saratoga Rd, Wilton Contact: 583-2736 wiltonbaptist@gmail.com; www.wiltonbaptistchurch.com Services: Sunday Service 11 am

Trinity United Methodist Church Rev. Gail Falsetti-Pastor 155 Ballard Rd., Gansevoort

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Local

Medical Listings

Hospitals SARATOGA COUNTY

ALBANY COUNTY

Nathan Littauer Hospital

Albany Medical Center

99 E. State St., Gloversville 725-8621, nlh.org

43 New Scotland Ave., Albany 262-3125, amc.edu

Four Winds Psychiatric Hospital 30 Crescent Ave., Saratoga Springs 584-3600, fourwindshospital.com

Mollie Wilmot Radiation OncologyCenter 211 Church Street, Saratoga Springs 580-2800, saratogacare.org

Albany Memorial Hospital 600 Northern Blvd., Albany 471-3221 nehealth.com/medical_care/amh/

Samaritan Hospital

St. Peter’s Hospital

2215 Burdett Ave., Troy 271-3300 nehealth.com/medical_care/sam/

315 South Manning Blvd., Albany 525-1550 sphcs.org

Seton Health / St. Mary’s Hospital

Saratoga Hospital 211 Church St., Saratoga Springs 587-3222, saratogacare.org

RENSSELAER COUNTY

VA Medical Center

1300 Massachusetts Ave, Troy 268-5000, setonhealth.org

Saratoga Surgery Center

113 Holland Ave., Albany 626-5000 albany.va.gov

3050 Route 50 N, Saratoga Springs 693-4400, saratogacare.org

FULTON COUNTY

Ellis Medicine Bellevue Women’s Center

St. Mary’s Hospital

2210 Troy Rd., Niskayuna 346-9400, ellismedicine.org

427 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam 842-1900, smha.org

Ellis Medicine

St. Mary’s Hospital Memorial Campus 4988 State Highway 30, Amsterdam 842-3100, smha.org

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

1101 Nott St., Schenectady 243-4000, ellismedicine.org

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital 1270 Belmont Ave. Schenectady, 382-4500 Sunnyview.org

WARREN COUNTY Glens Falls Hospital 100 Park St., Glens Falls 926-1000, glensfallshospital.org

C.R. Wood Cancer Center 102 Park St., Glens Falls 926-6620, glensfallshospital.org

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Diagnostic Centers and Lab Sites

Clifton Park Family Practice Group

Hear For You

1 Tallow Wood Park Dr., Clifton Park 373-4500 Setonhealth.org

Galway Family Health 5344 Sacandaga Rd, Galway 882-6955 saratogacare.org

Malta Medical Arts 2388 Route 9, Mechanicville, 289-2024 saratogacare.org

Mechanicville Family Health Center 202 S. Central Ave., Mechanicville 664-3242 Setonhealth.org

Saratoga Family Health 119 Lawrence St., Saratoga, 584-7361 saratogacare.org

Saratoga Family Physicians 3044 Rt. 50N, Saratoga Springs 886-5800

Schuylerville Family Health 200 Broad St., Schuylerville, 695-3668 saratogacare.org

Seton Health Home Care 77 Van Dam St., Saratoga Springs, 583-7076 setonhealth.org

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Family Health Centers

2911 Rt. 9 bldg. 2 Malta, 583-0471 hearforyou.info

Hearing Care Resources, LLC 12 Mountain Ledge Drive, Suite #2 Wilton, 580-0080 hearing.pro

ImageCare Saratoga Suite 140, 1 West Medical Saratoga Springs, 584-5000 communitycare.com

Rubin Dialysis Center 59-C Myrtle St., Saratoga Springs 587-1919, rubindialysis.org

Saratoga Hearing Center Saratoga Medical Arts Building Suite 800 414 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs 584-0578 albanyhearclear.com

Saratoga Hospital Lab 211 Church St., Saratoga 583-8440 Fax 580-2806 saratogacare.org

Saratoga Imaging Center 3 Care Lane, Suite 100 Saratoga Springs 587-7773 adirondackradiology.com

Stillwater Family Health Center 111 Hudson Ave., Stillwater 664-3242 Setonhealth.org

The Medical Center at Wilton 135 North Rd., Wilton, 926-1900 glensfallshospital.org

Wilton Medical Arts 3040 Route 50 north, Saratoga, 580-2273 saratogacare.org

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Saratoga Hospital: As the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider, Saratoga Hospital is committed to keeping pace with the needs of one of the fastest growing communities in New York State. Our approach is simple yet effective: as much as possible, we locate services and facilities in strategic locations throughout the Saratoga region, bringing technology and quality care to more people, closer to where they live. Go to www.saratogahospital.org for more information about all of our services. Outpatient care centers: Wilton Medical Arts (518) 580-2273 Wilton Medical Arts has consistently provided access to some of the Capital Region’s most advanced imaging technology. Wilton Medical Arts was among the first to offer PET scanning, 16-slice CT scanning, calcium scoring, digital mammography, and DEXA screening. It also offers an open-bore MRI, Urgent Care, Breast Health Services, and physical and occupational therapy. Conveniently located off exit 15 of the Northway, Wilton Medical Arts has extended hours and plenty of on-site parking. The outpatient diagnostic center consistently ranks among the best in the nation for patient satisfaction. Wilton Medical Arts records more than 100,000 patient visits a year, proof that its services are in demand throughout the Saratoga region. Free cancer screenings for uninsured and underinsured men and women are available every Monday and Thursday. Appointments are required. Call (518) 580-2132, 8 am to 4 pm at Wilton Medical Arts, 3040 Route 50, Saratoga Springs. Walk-in Urgent Care is open from 7 am to 9 pm Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 9 pm Saturday, and from 9 am to 5 pm Sunday. Laboratory and X-ray services are available during those hours as well.

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Malta Medical Arts (518) 289-2024 Malta Medical Arts, located south of Northway exit 12 on Route 9, provides Urgent Care, medical imaging, laboratory, and other services for patients in southern Saratoga County. Malta Medical Arts is modeled after our successful Wilton Medical Arts. Both outpatient centers combine advanced technology with the ultimate in service and convenience. Malta Medical Arts is home to computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound services. It features extended hours and ample on-site parking. Walk-in Urgent Care is open from 7 am to 9 pm Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 7 pm Saturday, and from 7 am to 5 pm Sunday. Laboratory and X-ray services are available during those hours as well. Regional Therapy Center (518) 583-8383 Our outpatient Regional Therapy Center is located at 225 Washington Street, Saratoga Springs?a location chosen for its easy access, convenient parking, and comfortable, spacious setting for patients. Evening hours are available at this site. Services include physical, speech, and occupational therapy, plus an aquatic therapy pool. Outpatient services are also available at the Regional Therapy Center’s satellite offices at Wilton Medical Arts and the Malta Commons. Inpatient therapy is provided at Saratoga Hospital. Regardless of the location, Regional Therapy Center patients are assured of the best possible care, provided by highly competent clinicians, all of whom are licensed and/or certified by New York State. Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center (ROC) (518) 580-2800 Our Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center brings high-quality, hospital-based radiation oncology to the Saratoga region. The Center combines the latest technology with the comforts and amenities of a facility designed specifically to meet the needs of today’s cancer patients and their loved ones. It is staffed by a team chosen for their belief in compassionate care and their dedication to their patients and the community as a whole.

The Center is equipped with some of the most advanced technology in the region, enabling us to streamline the treatment planning process, target radiation beams to spare surrounding tissue whenever possible, and ensure that radiation is delivered at the most effective intensity. An on-site resource center includes a lending library and Internet access, as well as suggestions for helpful websites. Volunteers who are familiar with cancerrelated issues are on hand to help patients, their friends, and family members. Saratoga Surgery Center (518) 693-4400 Our Saratoga Surgery Center more than doubles our surgical capacity, enabling us to meet the increased demand for surgical services in our growing community. Saratoga Surgery Center combines the latest technology and a superb clinical team with a beautiful, comforting atmosphere and a variety of amenities for patients and their family members. It also has ample on-site parking. Saratoga Surgery Center is fully equipped and licensed to perform noncritical procedures such as eye surgery; laparoscopic surgery; hernia repair; and ear, nose and throat surgery that do not require an overnight stay. A service of Saratoga Hospital, the Center follows the same protocols as the Hospital and is backed by its resources. Saratoga Family Physicians (518) 886-5800 This facility brings a number of local and new family practice physicians together under one roof. Located adjacent to Wilton Medical Arts at 3044 Route 50, this facility offers plenty of on-site parking and accessibility. The Saratoga Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes (518) 886-5100 The Saratoga Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes specializes in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the


The finest care at 14 facilities: Saratoga Hospital 211 Church Street Saratoga Springs Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center (ROC) 211 Church Street Saratoga Springs endocrine system, from diabetes and thyroid conditions to infertility, cholesterol problems, and disorders of the pituitary, adrenal, and other glands. Center patients benefit from a customized treatment plan. Equally important, patients receive the support that can help them coordinate their care and manage their condition more effectively. This service is located on the second floor of the Saratoga Surgery Center. Pain Management Center (518) 886-5100 The Pain Management Center works with patients to find the source of their pain and, through a combination of treatment and management techniques, help improve their quality of life. The Center provides comprehensive pain management services, including nerve blocks, intravenous therapies, medication management, spinal cord stimulator implants, epidural placement, patientcontrolled analgesia, and education. Each patient benefits from a customized treatment plan that is adjusted, as needed, to continue to meet the patient’s needs. The Pain Management Center is located on the second floor of the Saratoga Surgery Center. Coming Soon: A 24-hour center in Malta Our newest facility—a joint venture with Albany Medical Center—is expected to open next year at Saratoga Medical Park at Malta, off Northway exit 12. The new healthcare center will provide 24-hour access to high-end urgent care from emergency-trained physicians and staff. It also

Wilton Medical Arts 3040 Rt. 50 Saratoga Springs • Urgent Care • Breast Health Services • CT • Cardiac scoring • DEXA scanning for osteoporosis • Digital fluoroscopy • Mammography • MRI • Ultrasound • X-ray • Occupational therapy • Physical therapy • SPORT Services • Laboratory services Saratoga Family Physicians 3044 Route 50 Saratoga Springs • Primary Care Saratoga Surgery Center 3050 Route 50 Saratoga Springs • Outpatient surgery The Saratoga Center for Endocrinology and Diabetes 3050 Route 50 Saratoga Springs Pain Management Center 3050 Route 50

Saratoga Springs Malta Medical Arts 2388 Route 9 Mechanicville • Urgent Care • Corporate Health Services • CT • MRI • Ultrasound • X-ray • Laboratory services

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will be home to MRI, CT, ultrasound, and laboratory services, as well as physician offices.

Regional Therapy Center 225 Washington Street Saratoga Springs • Physical therapy • Occupational therapy • Speech-language pathology • Ready-to-Work Services • Aquatic therapy Regional Therapy Center at Malta Commons 100 Saratoga Village Blvd., Suite 34 Ballston Spa • Physical therapy Saratoga Care Nursing Home 211 Church Street Saratoga Springs Galway Family Health Route 147 Sacandaga Road Galway • Primary Care Saratoga Family Health 119 Lawrence St, Saratoga Springs • Primary Care Schuylerville Family Health 200 Broad Street Schuylerville • Primary Care For more information or a referral, call our HealthSource line, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at (518) 5802450 or toll-free at (866) 580-2450.

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Living Healthy Situated in the foothills of the Adirondacks, Saratoga County is known for many things, one of which is the healthy, vibrant and active communities and people who make up this great region. Whether you are new to the area, a seasoned athlete, or just looking to get a little healthier, the following list should help you on your way:

Health Food Stores Four Seasons Natural Foods 33 Phila Street, Saratoga Springs (518) 584-4670 www.fourseasonsnaturalfoods.com Basic Foods 585 Saratoga Rd., Glenville (518) 399-2742 www.basicfoods.com/products.htm Wild Thyme Whole Food & Tea Company 108 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa (518) 885-7275 www.wildthymetea.com Green Grocer Rte 9, Clifton Park (518) 383-1613 www.thegreengrocer.com

Running Clubs Fleet Feet Sports New Balance No Boundaries 5K Training Program in Spa State Park (518) 459-3338 www.fleetfeetalbany.com Saratoga Stryders P.O. Box 1467 Saratoga Springs info@saratogastryders.org SaratogaStryders.org Capital District Road Runners Club www.capitaldistrictrrc.org

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Albany Running Exchange www.albanyrunningexchange.org

Biking Clubs Saratoga Cycling Club Elevate Cycles (518) 587-0455 info@saratogacyclingclub.com saratogacyclingclub.com Mohawk Hudson Cycling Club www.webmhcc.org

Organized Bike Ride Resource Saratoga Healthy Transportation Network: www.healthytransportation.org

Hiking Resource Adirondack Mountain Club (518) 668-4447 www.adk.org

Swimming Teams and Pools Lakeridge Farm Recreation Center 960 Saratoga Road, Ballston Lake (518) 384-1604 Stingrays Swim Team Saratoga Regional YMCA 290 West Ave., Saratoga Springs (518) 583-9622 x103 ymcasaratoga.org/aquatics_ swimteam Barracudas Swim Team Southern Saratoga YMCA 1 Wall Street, Clifton Park (518) 371-2139 BarracudasWithBite.com Clifton Park-Halfmoon Piranhas Coach Chuck Dunham (518) 881-0600 ext 54582 teamunify.com

Ballston Spa High School 220 Ballston Ave. Ballston Spa (518) 884-7150 x 2324 bscsd.org Victoria and Peerless Pools Saratoga Spa State Park 19 Roosevelt Dr. Saratoga Springs (518) 584-2535 nysparks.com Mechanicville Town Pool 188 Route 146 (518) 456-4446 Ballston Spa Village Pool Ralph Street ballston.org Waterford Town Swimming Pool 36 Ballston Street (518) 235-4414 Sand Bar Beach Moreau Lake State Park 605 Old Saratoga Road (518) 793-0511 nysparks.com

Ice Skating Saratoga Springs Ice Skating Rink 30 Weibel Avenue Saratoga Springs (518) 583-3462 Clifton Park Ice Arena 16 Clifton Common Blvd Clifton Park (518) 383-5440 cliftonparkarena.com


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EDUCATION

Pre-Schools Apple-A-Day Nursery School 583-9442 155 Ballard Rd, Wilton, NY 12831 Beagle School (ages 2-5) 587-7507 115 Regent St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 beagleschool.com

Busy Bees Pre-School 584-2370 84 Weibel Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Church Mouse Nursery School 885-8362 202 Milton Ave. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 Country Knolls Nursery School 19 Thunderbird Drive Ballston Lake, NY 12019 877-7401 countryknollsns @aol.com Head Start Pre-School 584-2185 10 Franklin St.

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Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 franklincommunitycenter.org Hansel & Gretel 584-0934 66 Seward St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Jewish Community Center 584-2370 84 Weibel Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogasynagogue.org Katrina Trask Nursery School 584-8968 24 Circular St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 ktnurseryschool.org


North Country Academy of Saratoga 584-9982 7 Care Lane Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 northcountryacademy.com Saratoga Abundant Life Pre-School 2325 Route 50 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 885-5456 Saratoga Independent School 583-0841 459 Lake Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 siskids.org Skidmore Early Childhood Center 580-5472 815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 skidmore.edu/education_studies/ecc

Small Wonders Christian Pre-School 584-3720 175 5th Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaspringsumc.org St. Clements Catholic School 584-7350 231 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 stclementsschool.org St. Paul's Lutheran Christian Childhood Center 584-0904 149 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 spelcss.com

Teddy Bear Day Care Center 584-2273 4 Mountain Ledge Drive Wilton, NY 12831 Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs 584-7643 212 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 waldorfsaratoga.org

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Little Angels Nursery School 22 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-3540 www.littleangelsns.com

Saratoga Regional YMCA 583-9622 ext. 114 290 West Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaregionalymca.org

Storybook Academy Nursery School 587-0707 421 Geyser Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020

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Private Schools

The Adirondack School 695-5294 5158 County Route 113, Greenwich, NY 12834 adirondackschoolneny.org Christian Brothers Academy (Grades 6-12) 452-9809 12 Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12205 cbaalbany.org Doane Stuart School 199 Washington Ave. Rensselaer, NY 12144 465-5222 doanestuart.org Emma Willard School 833-1320 285 Pawling Ave., Troy, NY 12180 emmawillard.org The Kings School 654-6230 6087 Route 9N, Hadley, NY 12835 kingsschool.info

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La Salle Institute (Grades 6-12) 283-2500 174 Williams Rd., Troy, NY 12180 lasalleinstitute.org Malta Montessori School (Pre-K–3rd grade) 633-1971 100 Saratoga Village Blvd. Suite 34A Malta, NY 12020 maltamontessori.com

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Saratoga Central Catholic High School 587-7070 247 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogacatholic.org Saratoga Independent School (Pre-K thru 6) 583-0841 459 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 siskids.org Spa Christian School (Pre-School – 6th Grade) 885-0508 206 Greenfield Ave., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 spachristian.com

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St. Clement's Regional Catholic School (N-5) 584-7350 231 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 stclementsschool.org St. Mary’s School (Pre-K – 5th Grade) 885-7300 40 Thompson St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 smsbspa.org Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs (N-12) 584-7643 122 Regent St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 waldorfsaratoga.org

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Special Needs Schools Achievements 782-1178 623 New Loudon Rd., Latham achievements.org Center for Disability Services (formerly Center for the Disabled) 437-5700 • cfdsny.org 314 South Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208 Agency that provides comprehensive services to children and adults with disabilities. Services include: Medical, Residential, Vocational, Educational, Transportation, Respite, Skilled Nursing and Service Coordination

New Meadow Saratoga School 899-9235 100 Saratoga Village Blvd. Suite 35, Malta, NY 12020 Special Education Pre-School newmeadow.org Parson Child and Family Centers 426-2600 60 Academy Rd. Albany, NY 12208 Parsonscenter.org Multi-service agency provides counseling services, parenting education, child abuse/neglect prevention and treatment, family strengthening programs, early childhood family support, special education, youth development programs, and mental health services.

Crossroads Center for Children 1-866-773-5222, 518-280-0083 1136 N. Westcott Rd, Suite 100, Schenectady, NY 12306 Serves children with a diagnosis within the Pervasive Development Disorder and Autism spectrum and their families. crossroadcenter.org

Prospect Child and Family Center 798-0170 133 Aviation Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804 Offers multi-faceted services for at-risk and developmentally disabled individuals in our community. prospectcenter.com

Saratoga County EOC Head Start 226-0450 64 Hamilton St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaeoc.org/headstart

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES 581-3310 or 746-3310 1153 Burgoyne Ave. Suite 2 Fort Edward, NY 12828 wswheboces.org

The Helping Hands School 664-5066 41 Werner Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065 helpinghands.org Helping Hands School is a private, non-profit preschool for two-to-five-year-olds with special needs.

Wildwood School 836-2300 2995 Curry Road Extension Schenectady, NY 12303 A private, not-for-profit day program for children ages 3-21 with neurological impairments, learning disabilities, and autism. wildwood.edu

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SCOTTIES EDUCATION

BALLSTON SPA CENTRAL SCHOOLS bscsd.org • 884-7195 70 Malta Ave., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 Superintendent: Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D Bus Garage Milton Terrace North Elementary Milton Terrace South Elementary Malta Ave. Intermediate Wood Rd. Elementary Ballston Spa Middle School Ballston Spa High School

884-7140 100 Wood Road 100 Wood Road 70 Malta Ave. 100 Wood Road 210 Ballston Ave 220 Ballston Ave

884-7270 884-7270 884-7250 884-7290 884-7200 884-7150

Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal

Kathleen Chaucer Jeffrey Palmer Sharon D’Agostino David Blanchard Michael Selkis Kristi Jensen

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BURNT HILLS / BALLSTON LAKE SCHOOLS BHBL.org • 399-9141 50 Cypress Drive, Glenville, NY 12302 Superintendent: Jim Schultz, ext. 5002 Bus Garage Francis L. Stevens Elementary School Pashley Elementary School Charlton Heights Elementary School Richard H. O'Rourke Middle School Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School

Rich Hewlett 25 Lakehill Road 30 Pashley Rd., Glenville 170 Stage Rd., Ballston Lake 173 Lakehill Rd, Burnt Hills 88 Lakehill Road, Burnt Hills

399-9141, ext. 3523 or 3524 399-9141 ext.3500 399-9141, ext. 4500 399-9141, ext. 5500 399-9141, ext. 4000 399-9141, ext. 3300

Principal Ralph Rothacker Principal Jill Bonacio Principal Timothy Sinnenberg Principal Colleen Kane Principal Maryellen Symer

CORINTH SCHOOLS Corinthcsd.com • 654-9005 105 Oak St., Corinth, NY 12822 Superintendent: Dr. Daniel Starr Corinth Elementary School Corinth Middle School Corinth High School

356 Center Street 105 Oak Street 105 Oak Street

654-2960 654-9005 654-9005

Principal Susan G. Kazilas Principal Gregory J. Kreis Principal Brian Testani

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MECHANICVILLE SCHOOLS Mechanicville.org 664-5727 25 Kniskern Avenue Mechanicville NY 12118 Superintendent: Dr. Michael J. McCarthy Elementary School Middle School Mechanicville High School

25 Kniskern Avenue 25 Kniskern Avenue 25 Kniskern Avenue

664-7336 664-6303 664-9888

Principal Stephen Marra Principal Kevin Duffy Principal Kevin Kolakowski

SARATOGA SPRINGS CITY SCHOOLS SaratogaSchools.org • 583-4700 3 Blue Streak Blvd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Superintendent: Janice White Elementary Schools Caroline St. Division St. Dorothy Nolan Geyser Rd. Greenfield Lake Ave. Maple Ave. Middle School Saratoga Springs High School

310 Caroline St. 220 Division St. 221 Jones Rd. 61 Geyser Rd. 3180 Route 9N 126 Lake Ave. 515 Maple Ave. 1 Blue Streak Blvd

584-7612 583-4794 584-7383 584-7699 893-7402 584-3678 587-4551 587-6690

Principal Daniel J. O’Rourke Principal Dr. Greer E. Miller Principal Kevin Froats Principal Melody Eldeen Principal Tina Davis Principal Dr. Barbara Messier Principal Stuart F. Byrne Principal Brett M. Miller

NOTE: Throughout this section, the Nurses’ Dep’t can be accessed through the main switchboard of each individual school. BLUE STREAKS The award-winning Saratoga Springs School District provides for approximately 7,000 students from the city of Saratoga Springs, as well as the towns of Greenfield, Malta, Milton, Saratoga and Wilton. Encompassing multiple locations the school district has a high school, middle school and six elementary schools. The school district employs approximately 1,000 people and maintains teachers’ salaries at or above the average in the Capital District, therefore ensuring the quality of the teaching personnel. More than 90 percent of the teachers employed by the school district have advanced degrees.

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SCHUYLERVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOLS SchuylervilleSchools.org • 695-3255 15 Spring St., Schuylerville, NY 12871 Superintendent: Dr. Ryan Sherman Bus Garage Schuylerville Elementary School Schuylerville Jr. / Sr. School

695-3255 x3260 14 Spring St. 14 Spring St.

BLACK HORSES 695-3255 695-3255

Principal Gregg Barthelmas Principal Matthew Sickles

SHENENDEHOWA CENTRAL SCHOOLS Shenet.org • 881-0600 5 Chelsea Place Clifton Park NY 12065 Superintendent: Dr. L. Oliver Robinson Elementary Schools Tesago Elementary Skano Elementary Shatekon Elementary Orenda Elementary Okte Elementary Karigon Elementary Chango Elementary Arongen Elementary

970 Route 146 970 Route 146 35 Maxwell Dr. 970 Route 146 1581 Crescent Rd 970 Route 146 100 Chango Dr. 489 Clifton Park Center Rd.

881-0570 881-0560 881-0580 881-0550 881-0540 881-0530 881-0520 881-0510

Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal

Koda Middle School Gowana Middle School Acadia Middle School

970 Route 146 970 Route 146 970 Route 146

881-0470 881-0460 881-0450

Principal Bruce Ballan Principal Robin Gawrys Principal Jonathan Burns

Shenendehowa High School

970 Route 146

881-0330

Principal Donald Flynt

Middle Schools

Gregory Pace Mary Fitzgerald Elizabeth Wood Michael Smith Lisa Mickle Gregory Wing Karin Skarka Benjamin Roberts

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS CENTRAL SCHOOL sgfallssd.org • 793-9617 6 Bluebird Road, South Glens Falls, NY 12803 Bus Garage

BULLDOGS

793-4443

Elementary Schools Moreau

6 Bluebird Road

793-9644

Principal Robert Lemieux

Tanglewood

60 Tanglewood Drive

793-5631

Principal Andrew Hills

Harrison Ave.

76 Harrison Avenue

793-9048

Principal Joseph M. Palmer

Ballard Road

300 Ballard Road

587-0600

Principal Rosemary Porteus

Oliver Winch Middle School

99 Hudson Street

792-5891

Principal Mark Fish

So. Glens Falls Sr. High School

42 Merritt Road

792-9987

Principal Carla Biviano

STILLWATER CENTRAL SCHOOLS scsd.org • 373-6100 334 No. Hudson Ave., Stillwater, NY 12170 Superintendent: Stanley Maziejka WARRIORS Bus Garage

664-5661

Stillwater Elementary School

334 No. Hudson Ave.

373-6100 x5500

Principal John Goralski

Stillwater Middle

1068 No. Hudson Ave.

373-6100

Principal Patti Morris

High School

1068 No. Hudson Ave.

373-6100

Principal Mario Fernandez

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Colleges

Continuing Education

SUNY Adirondack Main Campus 640 Bay Rd. Queensbury, NY 12804 743-2200 Saratoga Extension Center of ACC 6 Mountain Ledge Drive Gansevoort, NY 12831 584-3959 sunyacc.edu Hudson Valley Community College 80 Vandenburgh Ave. Troy, NY 12180 629-4822 (HVCC) hvcc.edu The Sage Colleges Russell Sage College Sage College of Albany School of Education School of Health Sciences School Of Management 65 1st St., Troy, NY 12180 140 New Scotland Ave. Albany, NY 12208 244-2000 sage.edu

Continuing Education

University at Albany, State University of NY 1400 Washington Ave. Albany, NY 12222 442-3300 Albany.edu Empire State College 1 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 587-2100 esc.edu Plattsburgh, State University of NY 101 Broad St. Plattsburgh, NY 12901 564-2000 Plattsburgh.edu Union College 807 Union St. Schenectady, NY 12308 388-6000 Union.edu

Academy for Lifelong Learning at Saratoga Springs Empire State College 111 West Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 587-2100, ext. 2415 esc.edu/all

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Continuing Education Saratoga Springs City Schools 3 Blue Streak Blvd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 583-4782 saratogaschools.org BOCES / Career & Technical Education / Adult Education 15 Henning Road & 26 Gick Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 581-3555 • wswheboces.org

The College of Saint Rose 432 Western Avenue Albany New York 12203 1-800-637-8556 strose.edu Schenectady County Community College 78 Washington Ave. Schenectady, NY 12305 381-1200 sunysccc.edu Siena College 515 Loudon Rd., Loudonville, NY 12211 783-2300 siena.edu Skidmore College 815 N. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 580-5000 skidmore.edu

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Welcome to

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Public Library Your Saratoga Springs Public Library is a hub of community activity, serving over half a million visitors of all ages each year. Our collection of books, magazines, recorded books, music and movies has something for everyone. The library is located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs, just one block from Broadway. We're open seven days a week, year 'round, and offer a broad array of programs for the whole family. Our website, www.sspl.org, provides 24/7 access to the library's catalog. Your library card is a key to a world of information, entertainment, and ideas. The library is chartered to serve the Saratoga Springs School District, which includes the City of Saratoga Springs, and portions of the towns of Wilton, Greenfield, Milton and Malta. Some high-demand portions of our collection, such as feature films on DVD and New and Popular books, are reserved for lending to district residents and members of the Ex-Libris Society of the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library. A member of the Southern Adirondack Library System and part of a joint automation agreement with libraries in the Mohawk Valley Library System, we share a catalog and have reciprocal borrowing arrangements with libraries in an eightcounty region. Address: 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs Phone: 584-7860 Website: www.sspl.org Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 am - 9 pm Friday 9 am - 6 pm Saturday 9 am - 5 pm Sunday Noon - 5 pm Closed most major holidays.

Interesting facts The current library is approximately 60,000 square feet and opened in 1993. The original library building on Broadway is now home to the Saratoga County Arts Council.

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Interesting facts The current library is approximately 60,000 square feet and opened in 1993. The original library building on Broadway is now home to the Saratoga County Arts Council. Saratoga Springs Public Library is among the busiest in the region. Following are some statistics from 2010 • Holdings: 216,000 • Registered borrowers: 46,995 • Circulation: 852,443 • Program Attendance: 25,122 • Library Visits: 562,414 • Home Bound Visits: 2,916 • Reference Questions: 67,029 • Meeting Room Use: 1,095 • Computer Use: 90,362 • Volunteer Hours: 3,015

Year ‘Round Activities Saratoga Springs Public Library offers a full slate of activities for every member of the family, including: • Intermediate Bridge Classes • Teen Room – The Teen Room is open to students in grades 6-12 after school. This is not a quiet area of the library. • Monthly “Books and Tea” book discussions and “Life is Short” short story discussions • TAG: Teen Advisory Group, allowing teens to have a say in library programs • Holistic Health Programs • Story Times for children's various developmental stages • Summer Reading Program designed to help school kids maintain their reading skills

over the summer break. The Children's Room also sponsors some very special annual programs, including • Live reindeer visits during holiday time • Coordinating library visits for every third grade classroom in the school district • Hatching chicks in the spring • Gingerbread house making programs in the winter, and • An annual Mother's Day visit from real live llamas • Computer Workstations: Library cardholders may use workstations in the library's Computer Center for up to two hours per day. Workstations not only provide Internet access, but also have a number of productivity software programs, such as word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.

Some Special Services: • AskUs 24/7: Even when we’re closed, a live professional librarian is at your service 24 hours a day through this chat-based online service. Visit the library’s website, www.sspl.org, choose the “Contact Us” link, and click on AskUs 24/7 to be connected with a librarian anytime. • Computer Classes: Regularly scheduled computer classes for different skill levels will help to keep your knowledge up-to-date. Watch the library's website (www.sspl.org) for schedule and registration information. • Meeting Rooms: Nonprofit organizations in the library's service area may apply to use library meeting rooms at no charge • Premium Online Content:


temporarily or permanently unable to travel to the library may qualify to receive visits from a member of the library's staff who will deliver books and other materials directly to your door. • The Book Bag Shop: The Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library operate this used book store inside the library. Here you'll find some of the best book bargains around, and proceeds of sales support library programs and services. • Higher Grounds Caffè: Operated by Kimberlie Till, the Higher Grounds Caffè offers delicious coffee and espresso drinks, and a variety of pastries, soups, salads, and sandwiches. Please note that hours for the Book Bag Shop and Higher Grounds Caffè differ from general library hours.

• VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program Tax assistance provided by the Saratoga County VITA Program (sponsored by the IRS). • Literacy New York Greater Capital Region Literacy NY provides private and small group instruction by trained volunteers to individuals wishing to improve reading, writing and English speaking skills. Each June we will kick off our Summer Reading Program with the READ RUN 5 K. For more information visit www.readrunforliteracy.org. For more information about the library and our services, visit our webpage, www.sspl.org, or call 518-584-7860.

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• SALON: Southern Adirondack Library OnDemand is your online home for downloadable digital audiobooks and a small but growing selection of eBooks. Library cardholders may browse and download digital content for use on home computers or portable devices. • The Saratoga Room: Our special collection focusing on books and other printed Saratoga memorabilia is a must stop for visitors, newcomers, and researchers hoping to learn more about Saratoga Springs' rich and colorful history. • Homebound Service: Being homebound doesn't have to mean missing out on library service. Residents of our service area who are

Local Library Listings Stillwater Free Library 72 South Hudson Ave. 664-6255 stillwater.sals.edu Hours Change Monday - Friday 1-8 Saturday and Sunday 10-3 Regular programs: PJ Story Time (Family Literacy) Every other Thursday at 6:30 pm Book Talk (Share what you've read) 1st Mondays at 1pm Teen Night (6th grade and up) 1st Fridays @ 5 pm Ballston Spa Public Library 21 Milton Ave. 885-5022 ballston.sals.edu

Round Lake Public Library 31 Wesley Ave. Round Lake 899-2285 roundlakelibrary.org

Schuylerville Library 52 Ferry Street 695-6641 sals.edu/schuylerville.shtml

Local Author Visits Last Friday of each month at 7 pm

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Getting Married in Saratoga Springs If you want to have a wedding and/or reception outside your church or synagogue, here are some of the unique settings in or near Saratoga Springs to investigate. Many B&Bs, hotels, museums and restaurants accommodate weddings – so if there’s a place you love, ASK. This is not an exhaustive list – but a springboard. Discover and savor your most special places to celebrate.

Adelphi Hotel 365 Broadway, Saratoga Springs www.adelphihotel.com • (518) 587-4688 Batchelor Mansion Inn 20 Circular Street, Saratoga Springs www.batchellermansioninn.com • (518) 584-7012 Canfield Casino Contact City Hall www.saratoga-springs.org • (518) 587-3550 Catherine’s In The Park www.CatherinesInThePark.com • (518) 583-4657 Gideon Putnam 24 Gideon Putnam Rd., Saratoga Springs www.GideonPutnam.com 1-866-714-9908 Hall of Springs 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs www.HallofSprings.com • (518) 583-3003 Holiday Inn 232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs www.SPA-HI.com • (518) 584-4550 Inn at Saratoga 231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs www.TheInn@Saratoga.com • (518) 583-1890 Longfellows 500 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs www.Longfellows.com • (518) 587-0108

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National Museum of Dance 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs www.DanceMuseum.org • (518) 584-2225, ext.3003

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Mansion Inn 801 Route 29, Rock City Falls www.TheMansionSaratoga.com • (518) 885-1607

Saratoga Automobile Museum 110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs saratogaautomuseum.org • (518) 587-1935 Saratoga Golf & Polo 301 Church Street, Saratoga Springs www.saratogagolfpoloclub.org • (518) 584-8121 Saratoga Hilton 534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs www.TheSaratogaHotel.com • (518) 584-4000 Saratoga Music Hall 5 Lake Ave # 1, Saratoga Springs www.saratoga-springs.org • (518) 587-3550 Saratoga National Golf Club 458 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs www.GolfSaratoga.com • (518) 583-4653 Saratoga Polo 2 Bloomfield Rd., Saratoga Springs www.SaratogaPolo.com • (518) 584-8108 Saratoga Train Station 26 Station Lane, Saratoga Springs • (518) 462-7810 Union Gables 55 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs www.uniongables.com • (518) 584-1558 Universal Preservation Hall 25 Washington Street, Saratoga Springs www.universalpreservationhall.org • (518) 584-2627 Washington Inn 111 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs www.SaratogaWashingtonInn.com • (518) 584-9807 Yaddo Rose Gardens 312 Union Avenue Saratoga Springs www.yaddo.org (518) 584-6092

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Unique Boutiques Saratoga Trunk, lady's finery, is a Saratoga institution located on Broadway for over 15 years. Women who seek the distinctive, the glamorous, from casual to black tie, know the best in quality and customer service awaits them at "The Trunk." Renowned for the Best in Hats in the country, by USA Today, Saratoga Trunk carries the bespoke creations of KOKIN, Jill Henning Fineries, Christine A.Moore, Ryan Wilde, Lisa Battaglia, Nessa Cronin, Eric Javits, Mona the Madhatter - and more "one of a kind" chapeaux, offering custom orders for Track, Weddings, and all social occasions. "The Trunk's" clothing collections include the alluring apparel of the most enduring names in the industry - KAY UNGER/PHOEBE COUTURE, THEIA BY DON O'NEILL, NICOLE MILLER, TERI JON, JOVANI, ZELDA, MARK &JAMES, KOKIN, FLORES & FLORES, DAVID MEISTER, ALBERTO MAKALI, MEMSAHIB, Lady Muck...and more. Accessories run the gamut from whimsical to elegant. Alterations are always offered and completed expeditiously, by the expert 'hand' of Ernesto Bongiorno. Natalie Sillery, owner, has expanded her 'personal shopper/buying' service in that over 15 years, her clientele rely on her taste level, her understanding of their own personal style, silhouette and sartorial splendor. As one customer put it... "it's priceless when you can walk into an event and feel that confident" ...assured that you look appropriate, exquisitely attired, unique and with exacting fit. Store hours are usually Monday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm, with evening hours upon request. Saratoga Trunk, "Where Your Style is Our Pleasure."

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Voted a local favorite in 2009 and 2010, Violet’s & Stella’s of Saratoga is a women’s clothing and shoe boutique located in downtown Saratoga Springs. Violet’s opened in 2007 and Stella’s joined in 2010 and since then owner Laura Farrar has been dedicated to offering women stylish dresses, designer denim, handbags, leather boots and evening shoes at attractive prices. The boutique houses looks for every occasion, from weekend casual to special events. Labels include Cole Haan, Free People, Frye, French Connection, Hudson, Muse, Susana Monaco and True Religion. Owned and operated by women, we are dedicated to helping women feel confident and beautiful by dressing customers in fashionable and flattering looks. Need help finding an ensemble for a black tie affair or for an unconventional backyard wedding? Is that ten-year reunion approaching, or how about a date with the cutie from work? Rest assured, Violet’s & Stella’s have you covered.


Visit Frivolous Boutique and experience lots of fun, whimsical beautiful clothing, plus gifts and accessories for ladies and babies. Our mission is to offer the most unique fashions that compliment women of all ages at affordable prices. You look fabulous, but more importantly we want you to feel fabulous. Additionally, Frivolous offers fun and thoughtful gifts such as sassy wine glasses, girly flasks and books, candles, animal print aprons, perfume, body lotion, soaps, stationary, cosmetics and more… Frivolous has plenty of accessories from spartina handbags, colorful beach bags, dressy clutches, trendy necklace and earring sets from NYC, bracelets, dressy track hats and casual bling caps, lots of hair clips, barrettes and headbands. Frivolous baby has a variety of cute gifts from Bunnies by the Bay outfits, coats, blankets and buddy blankets to Sozo’s colorful onesies and swaddlers. Plenty of baby bags, newborn hats, bling pacifiers and plush stuffed animals. Frivolous has been known for years to offer flirty lingerie from Betsey Johnson’s patterns and brights to Hanky Panky’s soft lace. They make great wedding gifts. Join our Hanky Panky Club and get your free signature thong. Frivolous’s knowledgeable and friendly staff looks forward to working with you! Frivolous, 18 Division St, Saratoga Springs 518-5848712, frivolousgal.com and on facebook.

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Unique Boutiques Open just one year, Spoken Boutique has quickly taken off. Voted a "Locals Choice" favorite in 2010, and "The Best Boutique" in Saratoga, for 2011. Spoken is definitely being "Spoken" about. Owner, Pam Worth uses her over 28 years of experience as a buyer and merchandiser to create and deliver a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Unwaivering in understanding how women feel challanged when it comes to clothing choices in the market, Pam uses an honest approach helping her customers select and feel comfortable in their clothes. "Being honest has always been my foundation for any sale." Enter the store and you will see why Spoken was recently recognized by a national blog for "exceptional visual merchandising." Located in a sunny spot with natural lighting, Spoken’s signature cedar chandelier softly spins as you take in all this unique store has to offer. Thoughtfully laid out and carefully edited, Pam makes her choices based on her customers’ requests, comments, lifestyle and needs. From beautiful clothing to great accessories and jewelry, you will not be dissappointed. We invite you to stop in. Enjoy a cup of fresh coffee and Pam's homemade biscotti, and see what a true shopping experience should be. Great merchandise and an honest helpful staff. Then, you too,will see what is being "Spoken" about.

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Restore Your Property Once Winter Weather Is Gone

Restoring a yard after a long winter is a springtime rite of passage for many homeowners. Harsh winds and heavy snow can take their toll on even the most beautiful landscape. Spring is a homeowner's first chance to survey the damage and begin restoring the yard to where it was before all those strong winds and snowstorms. To get started on your yard this spring, consider the following tips.

• don't begin too early.

The early bird might get the worm, but the early homeowner might get a damaged lawn. If temperatures for an upcoming free weekend are unseasonably warm, it's best to avoid doing spring yard cleanup until there have been several warm weekends to thaw the ground. Unless the ground has completely thawed, footsteps on the yard will damage the grass, compacting the soil and preventing the air and moisture that soil needs from doing its job and penetrating the soil. What's more, if the yard is raked before the ground has thawed, the rake might just be pulling the grass out by its roots.

• survey the property. A close survey of the property will give homeowners an idea of just how big or small their restoration project will be. A thorough survey will reveal any problem areas and may also reveal some unexpected guests. Rabbits and squirrels often nest in yards

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• out with the old.

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during the winter. Rabbits will nest in the ground, while squirrels typically build nests made of leaves in the trees. Unless it's entirely necessary, avoid removing any nests, and be sure to carefully inspect the yard before the season's first mow. When the cleanup process is ready to begin, it's time to remove remnants from last season. This includes removing any dead plants as well as last year's mulch. If new mulch is simply thrown on top of old, plants could suffocate. Dead leaves also tend to gather during the winter, often up against fences or a home's exterior walls. Rake up these dead leaves and add them to the season's compost.

• get rid of thatch. Thatch can be soil's worst enemy, preventing its access to the sunlight, air and moisture it needs to make the lawn look beautiful and healthy. Thatch removal can be tiresome, but visit the local hardware store and pick up a dethatching rake to make the job a little easier. Thatch removal isn't always necessary every spring. Many homeowners have found removing thatch every other year is effective enough.

• aerate the yard to revive the soil. Soil often becomes compacted as spring becomes summer and summer becomes fall. This is especially true of yards that are heavily used, be it by kids playing outdoors or families who love to host warm weather gatherings in the yard. Aerating in the spring removes plugs of sod from the soil, loosening it up and making it easier for air and water to reach the roots.

• address those ugly bald spots. Bare spots in a yard can result from any number of things, be it a dog urinating in the yard or even disease. Early spring, when temperatures are a little cooler and promote grass growth, is a great time to address the yard's bald spots. Do so by clearing away the spots and sprinkling the freshly exposed soil with some grass seed. Then add some fertilizer and be sure the newly seeded areas get some water until the new, healthy grass begins to grow in. WH

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15 1. lawn ornament overkill: Putting too many lawn ornaments into your yard can take away from the natural beauty of the landscape. If you want to add a whimsical touch, stick with one or two instead of many.

2. improper plant locations: The reason garden centers and nurseries put those care tags on plants is so that you will know how to care for the particular plant. You should take into consideration the proper sunlight and exposure your plants will need.

3. scalping the lawn: It is not true that cutting your lawn short will mean less mowing. The lawn has different requirements throughout the year. In the cooler weather you can get away with cutting it shorter so that sunlight can penetrate the soil. In the summer, keep the blades longer to maximize water retention and promote soil shade.

4. picking the wrong plants: Many people pick plants because they simply look good and not because they'll be appropriate for their yard.

5. thinking animals won't bother your landscape: Once you plant attractive and delicious flowering plants you could find your yard is the new dining spot for a host of wildlife. Intersperse bitter-tasting flowers with the sweet ones to deter deer. Birds, rabbits, squirrels and other animals may need barriers to keep them out.

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Mistakes 6. pruning willy-nilly:

11. poor maintenance:

Many plants prosper when pruned. However, over-pruning or doing so the wrong way or at the wrong time can harm a plant. Learn the correct way from books or a gardening center. Otherwise, it could be better not to prune at all.

Garden beds generally require weeding and tending once or twice a month. Make sure you have the time to take care of your landscape after you create it. Otherwise, find someone reliable whom you can hire to care for it.

7. too much color:

12. failing to budget:

A smattering of color here and there can be too much and distracting when your landscape is viewed. Instead, choose a color palette and stick with a few similar hues.

Gardening, just like any hobby, can cost money. Make a list of what you're willing to spend and stick to it. Otherwise the bills can quickly escalate.

8. forgetting the family:

13. one-season landscape:

An ornate garden certainly looks pretty, but how practical is it for your way of life? If you have kids, you may have to think about how your property is used and plan your landscape around that.

Your landscape should grow and change with the weather. Plan for plantings that bloom or offer color all year round.

9. failing to be safe: Follow the recommendations and warnings on any tools you use for gardening. Always read the instructions and user's manual.

14. forgetting the day-to-night transition: Of course you want your yard to look great during the day, but what about enjoying it at night? Make sure it is safe and plan for exterior illumination so that you can have many wonderful evenings under the stars.

15. no roadmap: 10. grab and go: It's easy to want to buy everything you see at the garden center, but it's better to go in with a plan and a shopping list. Mixing and matching too many elements in your yard could look sloppy and not well thought out.

You must have a plan for your landscape. Plot it out on paper, make a list of your materials and costs, run the idea by all those in the household and only then begin. WH

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Must Have A good starting point for any lawn care enthusiast, be it a newcomer or veteran, is to examine what's in the tool shed. Tools can make a job easier or nearly impossible, so make sure you have the following tools in your shed this season, and be sure they're in good shape.

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• Shovels: Gardening might be relaxing, but it's no walk in the park, either. Gardeners can expect to do lots of digging, and a good shovel is essential. A round-nosed shovel is ideal for digging holes for plants, while gardeners can use the flat blade of a square-nosed shovel to edge neatly. Find a shovel that fits your stature, particularly one with a handle that reaches your shoulders, the width of the bar fitting comfortably in your hands. Using a shovel that's too large or too small will make the job much more difficult and time-consuming. • Spading fork: A spading fork helps gardeners break up soil that's too rocky for a shovel to handle. Spading forks can loosen the soil, turn it over and even be used as a spreader. Though not rustproof, a forged steel spade will hold up better against hard objects like rocks under the soil. • Wheelbarrow: A wheelbarrow helps ease some of the physical demand associated with gardening. Rather than carrying tools one-by-one or manually lifting heavy bags of fertilizer or soil, simply toss these items in the wheelbarrow to make it easier to garden throughout the yard. Plastic wheelbarrows are durable and often much ligther than their metal counterparts.


• Garden hoe: Remove weeds and work on the soil with a standard garden hoe. A Dutch hoe is ideal for larger garden areas as it's better for breaking up the soil before planting, while a draw hoe is better for working between plants, such as when weeds need to be removed. • Rakes: A rake is not just effective in late fall when it's time to clear the yard of all those fallen leaves. Leaf rakes can be used to remove debris, such as grass clippings, from a garden, while a garden rake can be used to spread mulch and smooth out the soil within the garden • Pruners: Ergonomic and mechanically assisted pruners enable gardeners to cut through thick branches with minimal strain on your hands, making them especially beneficial to senior green thumbers. • Cultivator: Cultivators make aerating the soil much easier, particularly in early spring when the soil is harder after a long winter. • Shears: Shears help maintain and shape shrubs by making it easier to slice through thick branches. • Trimmer: Trimmers help shear tall-growth areas and any areas that might have grown unruly during the winter months. Trimmers are typically motorized, so exercise caution and wear safety gear when using one.

• Edger: Edgers can give the property a clean, manicured look by trimming away any stray blades around the perimeter that the mower left behind. WH

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5 Ways to Less Maintenance in Your Backyard When the weather warms, homeowners often flock to their backyards to entertain, relax and enjoy the great outdoors. But oftentimes the work and maintenance that is involved with keeping a yard looking its best can negate the rejuvenating effects of spending time in an outdoor space. Luckily, there are ways to cut down on the yard maintenance so you can free up more opportunities for sitting back and relaxing with friends and family.

1. choose native plants and perennials: Let's face it, as rewarding a hobby as gardening can be, it does require an investment of time and energy. By choosing plants wisely, you can cut down on the number of plants that perish and need to be replanted, and you can also take a hands-off approach to gardening. Perennials will bloom each year and won't have to be replanted

every season. Fill your yard with many perennials and then add colorful annuals to flower pots and other containers to fill in the gaps with little effort.

2. look for maintenance-free outdoor furniture: Who wants to spend season after season scraping or painting outdoor furniture that hasn't stood up against the weather? Many types of outdoor pieces have to be protected from the elements, including being covered or put away during nasty weather. That adds up to more of a headache than homeowners need.

3. invest in a sprinkler system: Watering a yard by hand can take a lot of time and may not be efficiently watering the lawn and plants. Sprinkler systems take the work out of watering by automatically deploying at times programmed by you. This way you can schedule the sprinklers to turn on in the early morning, when you may have already left for work, often considered the best time of the day for water penetration and prevention of evaporation. Sprinklers and drip irrigation systems come in many designs and can be customized for your needs. When set up correctly, they can be an eco-friendly way of watering the landscape.

4. consider lawn alternatives: A beautiful lawn may be a sight to behold, but for many homeowners the work involved, including sowing the seeds, fertilizing and mowing, make the final product bittersweet. Look to groundcovers, pavers, clover and other landscaping ideas to break up the amount of lawn in your landscape. If you have young children or pets that are notorious for wreaking havoc on a lawn, you may want to cut down your lawn ratio even further. If you have your heart set on rolling acres of pristine beauty, hire a service that can do the maintenance for you.

5. how do you use your outdoor space: Whether you like to sit outside and relax or are more into frequent entertaining, design your space around these factors. This way you don't have furniture or other yard accessories that interfere with your plans and require additional care. Also, look for items that can serve multiple purposes, such as benches that can hold planters but also be seating areas when there are more guests around. How about furniture that can be kept out all year long if you like to entertain outside no matter the season? With a few simple tips you can spend less time working in the yard and more time enjoying it. WH

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Eco Super Hero Though many people might not know it, Americans have already made great strides with respect to protecting the environment. For instance, the Environmental Protection Agency notes that Americans have reduced toxic releases by 50 million tons since 1970. And while some people lament the sight of sport utility vehicles and other notorious gas guzzlers, today's cars are actually far more eco-friendly than those of yesteryear. In fact, it would take 20 of today's model automobiles to release the same number of emissions as a single model from the 1960s. And it's not only our vehicles that have improved during that time. EPA statistics indicate lead emissions have reduced by 217,000 tons per year while particulate matter emissions have reduced by nine million tons per year. While Americans and their lawmakers have made great strides with respect to protecting the environment, there's still work to be done. And individuals don't have to work in government or thump the environmentalist platform to make a difference. In fact, average folks can make several slight, yet productive alterations to their daily routines and rest assured that such changes are making a big difference. • lights out! With the economy still in flux, many people are looking for ways to save money. Some people might be unaware that it's possible to save money and benefit the environment by simply turning a few lights off around the house. While keeping a light on can make it easier to navigate the house at night, keep a flashlight on the night stand or in the kitchen and turn those night lights off when not in a room or when going to bed. The monthly utility bill will no doubt take a turn for the more affordable, and the planet will be grateful as well. • grow thicker skin. Whenever possible, choose a warm sweater over a few more ticks up the thermostat. Air quality will improve as a result, and the heating bill won't be nearly as high.

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• cautiously discard household cleaners. Pesticides, household paints and everyday solvents are composed of chemicals that can prove harmful to the air if not disposed of properly. Obey local laws when it's time to dispose of such household items and make sure each is stored in airtight containers once they have been opened. If confused about proper disposal techniques, consult the local recycling center or visit the EPA Web site at www.epa.gov. • take care of your car. Far too many people ignore their vehicle's maintenance schedule, which ends up costing money in the long run and the environment almost immediately. Cars run more efficiently when they're well taken care of, and an efficient vehicle uses less fuel. What's more, a well-maintained vehicle will produce less harmful emissions. Consult the vehicle owner's manual as to the recommended maintenance schedule and adhere to the manual's guidelines. The vehicle will last longer and cost significantly less over time and the environment will benefit in a myriad of ways. • get to the know a local handyman. Another way to extend an appliance's life expectancy while simultaneously protecting the environment is to routinely inspect household appliances and get them fixed at the first sign of a problem. For example, a leaky refrigerator will send harmful gases into the sky while potentially spoiling food if the air inside the refrigerator cannot stay cold enough. If a leak is suspected, call the local repairman at once. • check those air conditioners Check the filters to see if they're dirty. Dirty filters make the unit work harder to cool the room, which leads to significantly more energy consumption. This is an easy and inexpensive inspection or repair. A dirty filter can be cleaned and used time and time again. If the filter needs to be replaced, it's not a costly item, and the energy savings resulting from the new filter will more than make up for the replacement part. • start recycling! If the household doesn't yet recycle, what's the holdup? Harmful emissions are produced whenever items like glass bottles, plastics and aluminum cans are produced. When these items are recycled, less of them need to be produced and the environment benefits as a result. • get to work, but take a different route. While the gripping headlines might not be as prevalent as they once were, that isn't because fuel prices still aren't high. Though more people might have simply accepted the high prices of fuel, there are ways to spend less. Carpool to work if possible, organizing a ride share with fellow office workers who live nearby. If that's not possible, consider public transportation. In addition to saving money on gas, letting someone else do the driving also has a tendency to save commuters some sanity. For especially ambitious commuters, ride a bike to work when possible. While this isn't ideal for those who work far away from home, for those in close proximity it's a good way to get some exercise, save some money and help the environment all at once. WH


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Create an Outdoor Living Space That Will Get Good Use Many homeowners think an outdoor living space is one that can only be used during the warm-weather months. However, if done right, individuals can enjoy outdoor rooms for much of the year. Creating a comfortable, intimate and private outdoor space offers a spot to which a person can retire after a long day -- especially a person who enjoys the delights of Mother Nature. Outdoor rooms can be customized depending on the space one has, meaning homeowners or renters with any size yard or patio area can enjoy an outdoor room. Starting the project first requires determining where the outdoor space will be situated. Most people prefer to keep it close to the house for easy access. It's also important to consider how many seasons will be enjoyed outdoors. This will determine the accessories needed. For example, those who want to stretch outdoor living into the late autumn may want to invest in a chiminea or outdoor fireplace to provide a focal point and warm place to converge when the weather is brisk. Those who only desire a summer area may want an arbor or pergola to keep the area cooler when the sun is scorching.

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Keep in mind that this area of the outdoors should be private; otherwise it probably won't be used much. Plants, trellis, garden structures, and other elements can help to keep the area blocked off from prying eyes. Bamboo is a fast-growing grass that will make an effective privacy screen. Next, consider plants that provide aesthetic appeal. If the outdoor room will be used for three seasons, use a variety of plants that will ensure blooms all year long. Consider plants that will feed wildlife and attract butterflies and birds. Greenery tends to create a relaxing space. Don't forget a few evergreen shrubs or trees if the space will be enjoyed past the summer. Think about comfortable furniture to add to the space. Stores sell so many different varieties of outdoor furniture, from traditional patio sets to chaises and sofas that rival ones that would normally be found indoors. Accessorize as one would inside, adding side tables, throw pillows (in weather-resistant fabrics) and ottomans. The goal is comfort and convenience. Don't forget lighting. While there's bound to be plenty of sunlight during the day, individuals who want to sit outdoors at night should think about wired or solar lighting. Candles or a fire in a fire pit also can provide ample illumination. Homeowners going above and beyond can shield the outdoor room from the elements even further by building a screenedin outdoor space. This will help keep bugs at bay and provide shelter if it rains. Use curtains or shutters to give the area a cozy appeal. WH


When it comes to spring and summer, many people associate certain sights and sounds with these warm weather seasons. Ocean waves crashing, luscious lawns glowing green and birds chirping are often associated with spring and summer. While homeowners might not be able to bring the soothing sounds of the ocean to their homes, they can bring the lyrical sounds of birds chirping to their yards. Bird feeders make a wonderful addition to any lawn or garden, adding aesthetic appeal and bringing music to your ears. Choosing a bird feeder can depend on where you'll be hanging it. But whatever the layout of your property, bird feeders come in so many shapes and sizes that you're sure to find the right fit. • Tray (platform): These feeders are simply a big, open tray that's easy to fill and easy for birds to access seed. What's more, they can accommodate several birds at one time. Most birds will jump at the chance to feast at a tray feeder. There are some who will be reluctant, however, including doves, quail, sparrows and other ground feeders. However, they can certainly dine on any seed that gets spilled over. • Hopper feeders: These have plastic or glass enclosures that dole out seed as it is needed. This is a smart choice since seed isn't wasted and it's protected when not being eaten.

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• Widow feeders: Before storm windows and screened-in windows infiltrated modern society, birdseed was simply strewn out on an open window sill. You can still invite birds to your window with a window feeder that mounts like a window box. Or, there are models that simply suction to the window itself. • Tube feeders: These just may be the most efficient type of feeders out there. They're self-contained, the seed stays dry, and they hold a large amount of seed, making refilling an infrequent job. They also can feed a good number of birds at one time. • Nectar feeders: Some birds, like hummingbirds, orioles, house finches and some woodpeckers, prefer sweet nectar or sugar water over seed. Use a nectar feeder to satisfy their sweet tooth. WH

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Grounds for the Garden A cup of coffee enjoyed in the garden can make for a relaxing morning. However, that java can also be a pickme-up for your landscape. Coffee and tea byproducts can be used in and around the garden to act as a slow-release fertilizer and a main component of compost. Like leaves left to decompose in the garden, coffee grounds when dispersed thinly in the soil, can be an amendment and add nutrients back into the ground. Consider these uses for grounds. • Add to compost piles (filters and all) along with tea bags to make an all-natural, rich source of energy for plants. • Dilute with water to make a fast-acting fertilizer. • Use in soil for houseplants or in vegetable beds. • Some people believe that coffee grounds can help repel pests, such as snails and slugs. • If your garden needs more nitrogen, definitely turn to coffee. Nitrogen is essential for plant leaf development. • Plants that thrive in acidic soil, such as pines, evergreens, blueberries, raspberries, roses, azaleas, gardenias, ferns, rhododendrons, lily-of-the-valley, and even marigolds, can benefit from coffee grounds which slightly lower the pH of the soil. • Feed the coffee grounds to garden worms. It seems they love to consume them. Worm excrement in the garden is beneficial, as is the aeration provided by tunneling worms WH

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Don't Get Stung by Pesky Insects While bees and wasps can be beneficial, policing other insect populations and pollinizing flowers, most people prefer to keep them at bay.

Repellents A first try at keeping wasps and bees away from outdoor living spaces should involve some sort of natural repellent. Many insects are put off by certain smells. You can try citronella. Some people swear by baby powder, and dust it on themselves and other areas of the garden. One of the more effective repellents are mock wasp nests. Because these insects are territorial and will often fight to the death, they won't build a nest too close to another wasp nest. Using a fake nest can deter wasps from setting up home base nearby.

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Traps For those who have found that repellents simply aren't making a dent in the buzzing population, traps are the next option to try. It's possible to make all-natural traps that don't require harsh chemicals. One of the most common traps can be made simply from an empty soda bottle. Cut off the top of the bottle so that it is in two parts, the round reservoir and the pouring spout. Fill the reservoir with water and a little dish liquid. Tie the bait to the bottom of the spout and invert the top of the bottle so that it forms a funnel into which the wasps will fly. Coat the entrance of the funnel with a little cooking oil or petroleum jelly so the wasp will slide into the opening. The wasp will investigate the bait and eventually tire of flying around inside of the bottle. The soapy water will be there to trap the wasp once it has fallen, and ensure that plain water tension will not suspend the wasp and prevent drowning. If these types of traps are placed out early enough, an individual can sometimes trap the queen and cause the nest to be built elsewhere. Some tips include frequently changing the bait and burying the deceased wasps so they cannot warn their friends of the danger through olfactory warnings. Different baits work better at different times of the year. In the spring, try hamburger meat. In the summer, sweet sources of food, such as crushed grapes, will work. There also are commercially made traps that will catch bees and wasps.


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are left outside and cover trash containers to keep out rainwater. • Clean clogged roof gutters on an annual basis. • Change water every week in birdbaths and wading pools. • Aerate ornamental pools or stock them with fish. • Clean and chlorinate swimming pools that are not being used. • Check for trapped water in plastic or canvas tarps and arrange them so they drain properly. • Clean animal troughs weekly. • Irrigate lawns and gardens carefully to prevent water from standing for several days. WH

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Some people say that vinegar works to repel honeybees but can attract wasps. Others say that spraying bleach on wasps will kill them. Others argue it only angers the bug and causes it to sting. Commercial wasp sprays will be effective but can have a host of chemicals in them and may not be safe around children and pets. Sprays should be used as a last resort and used on existing nests or areas where bees are seen congregating. Individuals should not spray bees as they are flying through the air because they risk injury from the spray to others and themselves. If hornets, wasps or other types of bees are a nuisance that cannot be controlled by the homeowner, a professional should be brought in.

And last but not least...mosquitoes pose a serious health risk to adults and pets, as mosquitoes can carry viruses that result in illness. But mosquitoes don't have to ruin your outdoor plans this summer. Instead, taking a proactive approach before the summer season starts can help reduce the risk of mosquitoes dropping by your next barbecue. The following methods can make your yard less attractive to hungry mosquitoes, ensuring Uncle Frank will be the only one filling up at the next barbecue. • Destroy or dispose of tin cans, old tires, buckets and similar water-holding containers. • Drill holes in the bottom of recycling containers that

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Ways to Reduce Moisture In the Home

Many homeowners worry about moisture in the home, which can lead to a slew of health ailments, including asthma or upper respiratory problems. After a long winter, homeowners concerned about moisture often look to solve problems that might have revealed themselves when the cold weather arrived. In addition to health concerns, moisture can also negatively impact the value of the home. Mold growth and pest infestation are common side effects of excess moisture, neither of which is attractive to prospective buyers. To combat moisture in the home, homeowners should consider the following tips.

• fix plumbing leaks. Plumbing leaks are often evident to the naked eye, as most occur at the fixtures. Check to be sure leaky toilets aren't contributing to mold growth in the bathroom.

• check the windows for leaks. The winter months often reveal leaky windows, which should be repaired once spring begins to avoid excess moisture that can result from spring rains.

• reduce internal moisture sources. Moisture is not caused solely by external sources like rain or groundwater. Inspect the washing machine to determine if there are any leaks that are making the home less healthy and hurting its value.

• install exhaust fans in bathrooms. Without an effective exhaust fan, a bathroom is much more susceptible to mold growth. When installing an exhaust fan, be sure it's vented to the exterior of the building and not elsewhere inside the home, such as an attic or crawl space.

• rainspouts face away. Be sure the downspouts are directing rainwater away from the home's foundation. In addition, carefully clean out gutters in the spring and make sure they're securely intact to reduce the likelihood of water damage.

• address any ventilation issues. Ventilation helps add or remove humidity, helping homeowners steer clear of moisture problems. If any ventilation concerns arose over the winter, make those issues a priority once spring cleaning and maintenance begins.

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Gardens ...a healthy alternative to unhealthy pesticides, preservatives and the high cost of food Growing vegetables is easier than one would think. Plus, you don't need an expansive plot of land to grow a garden. Many popular varieties can be grown right in containers or in compact spaces. Perhaps you're wondering what vegetables are the easiest to grow if this is your first attempt at a food-based garden. Here are a few to get you started...

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4. carrots:

While commonly considered vegetables, tomatoes are actually fruits. But tomatoes can be an integral part of a vegetable garden. Tomatoes are high in lycopene and other antioxidants. There are also myriad varieties to tempt your palate. Tomatoes can be planted after the soil has thawed and there is no other chance for frost. They'll require plenty of sunlight. Fruit will be available to harvest toward the latter part of the summer.

Another subterranean-growing veggie, carrots require moist soil as they germinate, but as the plants mature need less water. Carrots can be enjoyed in a number of ways and are a staple of cooking year-round.

2. zucchini: Zucchini are an Italian squash variety that appear similar to a cucumber. They can be green or yellow in coloring. This vegetable is full of potassium, folate and manganese, making it a great addition to your menu. Zucchini take about a month to mature and be ready to harvest. They grow on vines and produce large flowers before bearing fruit.

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5. peas: Peas grow inside the pods of legumes. These plants like moist soil that drains well. Water frequently but make sure the soil doesn't become flooded if you want peas to flourish.

6. peppers: Peppers come in so many varieties it's easy to find ones that appeal to your taste in cooking. Generally peppers thrive in soil high in magnesium. Using compost and Epsom salt in the soil can help achieve the environment peppers desire.

3. beets:

7. lettuce:

Root vegetables like beets and radishes work well in the garden as well. The bright purple color of beets indicates they are full of many essential vitamins and minerals. Toss beets in salads or use them in the traditional soup, borscht.

Lettuce is another staple and the basis for many salad dishes. Lettuce also tops sandwiches and can be filled and wrapped for other recipe ideas. Seeds should be planted between 8 and 16 inches apart. Water in the morning instead of at night to prevent disease from developing. W H

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Dream Home features

Take a look at some of the most popular wish list items for 2011: 1. curb appeal. Home exterior, driveway, and landscaping must attract admiring attention. 2. concrete and natural stone accents. 3. maximum energy efficient throughout from top to bottom. 4. solar panels in the roof to generate a personal energy source. 5. a large, designer kitchen with natural stone countertops and futuristic appliances, cabinetry and waterworks. 6. natural hardwood flooring like Brazilian cherry and sustainable bamboo. 7. a sunroom, a front porch, and a backyard finished patio. 8. vessel sinks, or freestanding bowls above the bathroom countertop, accompanied by wall-mounted faucets. 9. bedroom walk out or balcony. 10. designer bathtubs and walk-in shower with marble tile, a seating bench and rainfall showerhead. H W

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It's a common sight: Trailing ivy scaling the sides of homes. It can elicit an Old World feel and many homeowners like the look of ivy on their homes. But is it wise to have ivy growing on the home? It depends. Ivy roots take hold in crevices and cracks. Generally, ivy is not strong enough to cause the cracks itself, which makes it safe for use on siding surfaces that are strong and secure. However, ivy can loosen siding materials that are already compromised, leading to trouble. There are certain places where ivy growth should be avoided. • stucco: Removal of the ivy after time can also pull off chunks of stucco, leaving behind bare patches and discoloration of the stucco. • older brick homes: The mortar used in the past wasn't as strong or durable as that used today. Ivy can knock out mortar in older brick homes, leading to pest or water infiltration. • wood surfaces: Ivy may harbor wood-eating insects. Also, the roots may penetrate the grain of the wood, causing potential rot. • siding or shakes: Siding with seams can be vulnerable to ivy roots, causing damage while it is growing and the ivy should be removed. • flimsy structures: Ivy tends to be heavy and can pull down unsecured or weakened structures. For homeowners who choose to plant ivy, choose species that are not overly invasive. English ivy, for example, is very invasive and can quickly spread from one home to another. Only plant ivy on strong, secure masonry surfaces. Keep the ivy trimmed and trained so it will only grow where desired. Those who have existing ivy and want to remove it should consider the following tips. • be gentle when pulling off vines. Go slowly so that mortar or pieces of the surface to which the ivy is attached will not pull off in the process. • ivy roots are tiny and hairy and adhere to surfaces like glue. Even after the main vines are pulled off, homeowners are likely to be left with tendrils of roots remaining in place. • these roots will need to be gently scrubbed off. However, don't rub so hard that the housing surface is damaged. One may simply have to live with the remaining ivy roots rather than damage the home. Test the scrubbing method in an inconspicuous spot to check for damage. WH

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Controlling the Clutter When You Have Kids If you have ever paged through a home and garden magazine, it's evident from those winning photographs of pristine living spaces that those households don't have children. When children arrive they bring many blessings -- and also a lot of stuff -- into your life. What starts out as baby bottles, diapers and playmats quickly transforms into toys, toys and more toys. Every birthday, holiday and special event seems a ripe occasion for doting relatives and friends to bestow another toy upon your darling boy or girl. Very quickly your house can become overrun with kiddie clutter. Parenting involves making wise choices for your children, and one of the important ones you can make involves teaching them about responsibility and maintaining their personal property. Involving them in the organization and sorting of toys can be a worthy lesson. So how do you take back your house from the legion of toys setting up roosts in every corner? Here are a few organizational tips that can help.

• Create an area of the home that can be a kids' play area. If there isn't space in a basement or a spare room, the child's bedroom will have to suffice.

• Purchase storage solutions according to the child's age. Younger children will benefit from several open bins that are easy to reach. Older children can use under-the-bed storage, drawers, pegs, and hooks.

• Skip large toy chests as a catch-all for the toys. This can create an overwhelming mess for a child and they will be less likely to want to play with their toys. Instead, consider smaller bins that can separate toys according to themes, such as action figures, dolls, blocks, and cars.

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• keep a basket handy in another area of the house to gather up the toys that inadvertently will spill over to the living room, kitchen or car. It can be a great chore to have your child take those toys back to the play area and put them away.

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• Low-level bookcases attached under a window or in another cozy location can store books, magazines and coloring books in an organized fashion.

• build a maintenance routine into your child's day. Just as an adult can get overwhelmed by clutter, so can a child. He or she starts with a clean room, plays and then finds stuff everywhere. Have a twice daily "cleanup" routine. In the morning your child can straighten the bed, put dirty clothes in the hamper, and neaten up his or her room. In the evening he or she can put away toys and get the room ready for the next day of play.

• go label happy. Labeling, especially labels with images and words, help children learn where things belong. Stick labels on toy bins, inside of drawers where socks and underwear are stored, etc. WH

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Cooking Basics Nothing brings a family together like a home-cooked meal with the perfect ingredients. Unfortunately it is not always as easy as it seems, and those pesky measurements can get pretty confusing. The following tables will help answer these questions and a whole lot more. Good luck, enjoy, and happy cooking.

Roasting Times and Temperatures Poultry Chicken, whole (about 3 1/2 pounds)

400°F for about 1 hour

Chicken, butterflied (about 3 1/2 pounds)

470°F for about 40 minutes

Chicken, bone-in parts

425°F for 50 to 60 minutes

Turkey, whole (about 14 pounds)

325°F for about 3 1/2 hours un-stuffed: 4 hours stuffed

Cornish hens (about 1 1/2 pounds each)

425°F for 40 to 45 minutes un-stuffed; 45 to 50 minutes stuffed.

Beef Tenderloin, whole (3 1/2 to 4 pounds, trimmed)

375°F for about 45 to 50 minutes

Prime rib, 3-rib standing rib roast (6 to 7 pounds)

450°F for 15 minutes then drop to 350°F for about 1 hour

Pork Loin roast, 6-rib-bone-in (about 4 pounds) or boneless (3 to 4 pounds) Tenderloin (about 1 pound: browned before roasting)

425°F for 30 minutes, then drop to 375°F for about 30 minutes. Sear in frying pan for 10 minutes Transfer meat to roasting pan. Roast at 400°F for 20 minutes

Lamb Whole leg, bone-in (6 to 8 pounds) or

375°F for about 1 1/2 hrs. for bone in;

Boneless (5 pounds)

1 1/2 hours for a boned, rolled roast

Rib rack, 8-rib bone-in (1 to 1 1/2 pounds)

425°F for 25 to 35 minutes

Vegetables Beets, 1/8 inch slices Beets, wedges Carrots, 1/4 inch diagonal slices Cauliflower, florets Garlic, whole heads, tops trimmed Mushrooms, portabellas Onions, red, 1/4 to 3/8 inch slices Parsnip, 2x 1/2 inch sticks Potatoes, waxy (whole if small, halved or cut into chunks if large) Squash, acorn, halved crosswise Sweet potatoes, 1 inch chunks Turnips, 1 inch chunks

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450°F for 20 to 25 minutes 400°F for about 1 1/2 hours 450°F for about 20 minutes 400°F for 25 to 35 minutes 350°F for 45 to 60 minutes 450°F for 20 to 30 minutes 450°F for 22 to 24 minutes 425°F for about 30 minutes 375°F for 50 to 60 minutes 400°F for about 1 hour 15 minutes 400°F for 20 to 45 minutes 400°F for 45 to 55 minutes

Ingredient Equivalents Fruit & Vegetables Carrot 1 medium Celery 1 medium rib Garlic 1 large clove

Weight 2 1/2 ounces

2 1/4 ounces 1/4 ounces

Approximate yield 1/2 cup coarsely grated; 1/3 cup small (1/4 inch) diced; 1/2 cup 1/2-inch slices 1/2 cup small (1/4 inch) diced; 1/2 cup 1/4 inch slices 1 tsp paste 1 1/2 tsp minced; 1 tbsp coarsely chopped 1 1/2 cups minced; 1 1/2 cups medium (1/2 -inch) diced; 2 1/3 cups thin (1/8-inch) slices

Onion 1 medium

8 ounces

Bell pepper 1 medium

7 ounces

1 cup fine (1/8 inch) dice; 1 1/3 cups medium (1/2 inch) diced; 1 1/2 cups thin (1/8 inch) slices 1 cup medium (1/2-inch) diced

5 ounces

2 1/4 cups medium (1/2-inch) diced

12 ounces

3 tablespoons minced

1/2 ounce

1 cup medium (1/2-inch) diced

5 ounces

3 cups thin (1/8 inch) slices

8 ounces

Scant 1/2 cup pitted and coarsely chopped

3 ounces

1/2 cup lightly packed chopped

3 ounces

1 1/3 cups medium (1/2 -inch) diced; 1 cup thin (1/8 -inch) slices 4 to 5 tablespoons unstrained juice; 2 tablespoons lightly packed zest when grated with a rasp; 1 tablespoon zest when grated on a box grater

Potato, red 1 medium Potato russet 1 medium Shallot 1 large Tomato 1 medium Mushroom, White Olives, kalamata 1/2 cup whole Parsley, flat-leaf 1 small bunch Apple 1 medium Lemon 1 medium Lime 1 medium

Orange, navel 1 medium

7 ounces 5 ounces

4 ounces

3 to 4 tablespoons unstrained juice; 4 tablespoons lightly packed zest when grated with a rasp; 2 teaspoons zest when grated on a box grater

10 ounces

6 to 7 tablespoons unstrained juice; 2 tablespoons lightly packed zest when grated with a rasp; 1 tablespoon zest when grated on a box grater


Weight 6 1/2 ounces

Approximate yield 3 cups cooked

1 tbsp

=

3 tsp

1/4 cup

=

4 tbsp =

1/3 cup

=

5 tbsp = plus 1 tsp

=

1/2 fluid oz

= 14.8 milliliters

2 fluid oz

= 59.2 milliliters

2 2/3 fluid oz

= 78.9 milliliters

2 â „ ounces

2 1/2 cups cooked

7 ounces

2 â „ cup cooked

Rice, long- grain white 1 cup uncooked

6 1/2 ounce

3 cups cooked

1/2 cup

=

8 tbsp =

4 fluid oz

= 118.4 milliliters

Rice, Medium-grain 1 cup uncooked

6 1/2 ounce

3 cups cooked

1 cup

=

16 tbsp =

8 fluid oz

= 236.8 milliliters

Couscous

6 1/2 ounce

3 1/2 cups cooked

1 pint

=

2 cups =

16 fluid oz

= 473.6 milliliters

8 1/2 cups cooked 1 cup coarsely chopped; 1 cup plus 2 tbsp finely chopped;

1 quart

=

2 pints = (4cups)

32 fluid oz

= 947.2 milliliters

3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp coarsely chopped; 1 cup finely

1 gallon =

Rice, arborio 1 cup uncooked

Penne uncooked 1 pound Spaghetti uncooked 1 pound Almond, hazelnuts, & 5 to 5 1/2 ounces peanuts, whole shelled Pecan & walnut halves 4 ounces 1 cup Breadcrumbs, fresh from 2 1/4 ounces about 2 1/2 slices sandwich bread, with crust

HOME & GARDEN

Beans, Black 1 cup uncooked Beans, Kidney & Great Northern

Volume Equivalents

HOME & GARDEN

Equivalents Dry Goods

8 cups cooked

4 qts = 128 fluid oz (8 pints, 16 cups)

=

3.79 liters

1 cup

Shelf Life of Food Substitutions Anise Allspice, ground Arrowroot Black Pepper Breadcrumbs, dry Capers Chile paste Chocolate, bittersweet Chocolate, unsweetened baking, 1 ounce Currants Dates Flour, self-rising, 1 cup Mustard, dry, 1 teaspoon Porcini mushrooms , dried Pine nuts Rice wine Sugar, brown

Sugar, superfine Vanilla bean, 2-inch piece Vinegar, sherry Yeast, 1 packet active dry (2 1/4 teaspoon)

Fennel Seed 2 parts ground cinnamon plus 1 part ground cloves (by volume) cornstarch (as long as chilling or freezing is not involved) White pepper, allspice, or savory Cracker crumbs, matzos, meal,crushed corn chopped green olives red pepper flakes, cayenne, bottled hot sauce semisweet chocolate 3 tablespoons natural cocoa powder plus 1 tablespoon melted butter dark raisins dark raisins 1 cup all-purpose flour plus 1 1/2 tsp baking powder

Shelf Life of Food

Refrigerate

Frozen

Beef, pork, lamb, veal

3 to 5 days

4 to 6 months

Chicken, turkey

2 days

6 months

Ground meat

1 to 2 days

3 to 4 months

Sausage, raw

1 to 2 days

1 to 2 months

Ham, whole, f ul ly cooked

1 week

1 to 2 months

Bacon

1 week

2 months

Fish

1 to 2 days

3 months

Sliced deli meat

3 to 5 days

1 to 2 months

Bread, rolls, breadcrumbs

not recommended

1 month

Casseroles

3 to 4 days

2 to 3 months

Sou ps, stews

3 to 4 days

2 to 3 months

Broth, stock

1 to 2 days

2 to 3 months

1 tablespoon prepared mustard dried shiitake mushroom blanched, slivered almonds dry sherry light and dark may be used interchangeably to make your own, pulse in a food processor 1 cup white granulated sugar with 3 to 4 tablespoons molasses (yields 1 cup) grind granulated white sugar in a blender or food processor 1 tsp pure vanilla extract balsamic vinegar 1 packet quick-rise, or 1/2 of a packet instant, or a 0.6-ounce cube fresh

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Providing for the

Senior in your life

The Saratoga County New York Connects Services Directory

is written, compiled and edited by the Saratoga County Office for the Aging, with funds provided by New York Connects. We’ve highlighted some pertinent information below, but please call

884-4100

for instructions to receive your copy. Their Directory of Services covers the following areas: Abuse and Neglect Adult Homes Benefits Case Management / Counseling Church-Related Assistance Credit Counseling Day Care, Adult Disabled Advocacy and Services Durable Medical Equipment Emergency Shelter Food Services and Nutrition Health Care Information and Assistance Health Insurance Claims and Assistance Home Care Identification Information & Referral In Home Volunteers Legal Services Nursing Homes Respite -Adult Respite-Children Senior Clubs & Centers Senior Housing Support Groups Transportation Volunteer Opportunities Voter Registration Weatherization/Housing Services

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Adult Homes

Benefits

An adult home (Level II) is an adult care facility established and operated to provide 24-hour long-term residential care, room, board, housekeeping, personal care, and supervision to five or more adults unrelated to the operator (the facilities listed herein vary greatly in size). Adult homes (Level I) offer no skilled nursing care. For a list of area homes with four or fewer beds, contact Saratoga County Dept. of Social Services, 884-4159.

American Association for Retired Persons (AARP) - 434-4194

Beacon Pointe Memory Care Community Clifton Park - 371-2200 Cook Adult Home Mechanicville - 664-8014 The Enclave at Prestwick Chase Saratoga Springs - 584-7766 Home of the Good Shepherd Saratoga Springs - 584-3317 Home of the Good Shepherd Wilton - 580-0702 Home of the Good Shepherd at Highpointe - Malta Schuyler Guest Home for Adults Schuylerville - 695-3813

New York State Electric and Gas Power Partner Program 1-800-284-7988 National Grid - 1-800-642-4272 Saratoga County Department of Social Services 152 West High Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020 Food Stamps 884-4155 or 587-3030 Home Energy Assistance Program 884-4146 or 884-4111 Managed Care 884-4153 Medicaid 884-4148 Temporary Assistance & Disability Assistance 884-4144 Veterans Affairs Division, NYS 884-4115 Social Security Administration • 530 Franklin Street Schenectady 382-1001 • 17 Cronin Road, Queensbury 812-0182 www.socialsecurity.gov

24 Hr. Response Lines

Emergency Services

Direct Link 584-5885 Eddy Lifeline 274-2635 GF Hospital Lifeline 926-2130 LifeFone 1-800-882-2280 Link to Life 1-800-848-9399 Sara. Hospital Lifeline 583-8413 Seton Lifeline 268-6263 St. Peter’s Lifeline 525-1004 EMERGENCY 911

The Salvation Army -584-1640 Emergency Assistance Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company (for veterans) - 885-0091 Shelters of Saratoga, Inc. - 581-1097 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.


Case Mgmt. / Counseling

Elder Care Program of the Mechanicville Community Center - 664-8322 x377 KEE to Independent Growth, Inc. Case Management/Service Coordination 879-4894 or 879-4347 Saratoga County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services - 587-8800 Saratoga County Mental Health Center at Cramer House - 584-9030

Church Related Assistance

First Baptist Church - 885-8361 202 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa The church operates a food pantry Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 am - noon. Shenendehowa United Methodist Church 371-7964 - 971 Route 146, Clifton Park The church offers a monthly senior luncheon.

St. Paul’s - 664-6196 52 William Street, Mechanicville The church offers a parish nursing program and friendly visiting.

Soul Saving Station Church 62 Henry St., Saratoga Springs - 584-3122 The church provides spiritual counseling, religious services, family contacts & referrals.

Christ Episcopal Church -885-9630 15 West High Street, Ballston Spa The church offers a food pantry that is open 10 am – Noon, M., W, Th & Fri. Emergency food supplies are available on Wednesday from 5 pm – 7 pm

South Glens Falls United Methodist Church -793-1152 15 Maplewood Parkway, South Glens Falls Services offered include prayer, counseling and support.

St. Edward The Confessor Catholic Church 569 Clifton Park Center Road Clifton Park 371-7372 The church programs include a parish nurse program, friendly visitors, and bereavement committee. St. George’s Episcopal Church 912 Rte 146, Clifton Park, 371-6351 Services include a support group for Diabetics on the 1st Friday of the month at 12:30 and an Alzheimer’s support group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 1-2 pm.

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Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties - 587-5000

Corinth First Presbyterian Church 203 Palmer Ave, Corinth, 654-9432 Services include Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group that meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays @ 1:15 pm, Extra Helpings Regional Food Bank (food delivery on last Thursday of month), Community Churches Fuel Fund and Health in Need Fund. Community Churches Food Pantry is at the Town Hall, 600 Palmer Ave., M-F 2:30-3:30.

St. Peters Catholic Church 241 B’wy, Saratoga - 584-2375 The church offers a variety of information programs. Outreach program MonWed-Fri.- 9-noon. St. Therese Rosary Altar Society 105 Ballard Rd., Gansevoort 587-9076 The society offers a substitute caregiver program for emergency situations. Also, there is a food pantry twice a month. Call for additional information.

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Day Care / Adults

Home Care

Nursing Home

Lena’s Adult Day Care Services 230 Bluebird Rd., South Glens Falls 793-7177

Accent Health Care Services - 237-2700 Adept Health Care Services - 271-1055 All Metro Health Care - (800)-225-1200 Any Time Home Care, Inc. - 464-1940 Attentive Care - 438-6271 Attentive Home Companions - 694-0400 Companions for the Elderly - 383-3119 Concepts of Health Care - 885-2020 Eddy Home Care - 274-6200 Gentiva Health Services - 899-1158 Greater Adk. Home Aides - 926-7070 Home of the Good Shepherd - 581-2800 Home Health Care Partners - 581-2632 Home Helpers & Direct Link - 584-5885 Home Instead Senior Care - 580-1042 Northway 10 Executive Park - 877-3811 Living Made Easy, LLC - 580-9585 Living Resources Home Care Agency 346-6214 NurseCore - 438-3900 Samuel S. Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center-626-5000 Saratoga Cty. Dept. of Social Services 884-4159 Saratoga Cty. Public Health - 584-7460 Senior Solutions - 584-1200 Seton Home Care - 583-7076 Visiting Nurses Home Care/Medstaff 798-1450 Visiting Nurses Association of Albany, Inc. 371-0890 VNA- Schenectady (SVNA) - 382-8050

Maplewood Manor - 885-2288 Saratoga Care Nursing Home - 583-8496 Seton Health at Schuyler Ridge - 371-1400 Wesley Health Care Center - 587-3600

Schuyler Ridge Residential Health & Adult Day Care 1 Abele Boulevard, Clifton Park 371-1400 Wesley Evergreen Adult Day Services 131 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs 587-3600 Ext 1443 www.wesleyhealth.com

Food Services Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County 50 West High Street, Ballston Spa 885-899 Saratoga County Office for the Aging 884-4100 • 60 + Dining Program • Home Delivered Meals • Nutrition Education

Health Care Assistance Association for the Hearing Impaired, Inc. - 761-0554 Community Hospice of Saratoga 581-0800

Identification

Epilepsy Foundation of NENY 456-7501 Glens Falls Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired - 792-3421 Northeast Health Diabetes Center 447-3500 (EPIC) - Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage, Call Saratoga County Office for the Aging for details 884-4100 Seton Health Incontinence Wound Services - 268-5380

and

YMCA of Saratoga Cty - 583-9622

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Respite - Adult Attentive Home Companions - 694-0400 Saratoga Cty Office for Aging - 884-4100 Catholic Charities - 449-2001 Care Links - 371-5179 Home Health Care Partners - 581-2632 Home Instead Senior Care - 580-1042 Living Made Easy - 580-9585 Senior Solutions - 584-1200

Transportation Transportation is available in the following areas. Please call 24 hours in advance to make reservations. Ballston, Charlton, Galway, Greenfield, Malta, Milton, Providence & Wilton Stanski Transportation - 884-4100 Clifton Park Shenendehowa Seniors - 371-4444 Corinth Senior Center - 654-2040 Town of Halfmoon - 664-2040 City of Mechanicville - 664-5651

Motor Vehicles Department, • Wilton Mall - 584-7403 • 40 Mc Master Street - 885-2227 • Clifton Park Center Rd - 383-2480

Town of Moreau - 792-6007

CDTA Half-Fare cards available at Saratoga County Office for the Aging 884-4100

Town of Waterford 237-7531, 235-8282

In Home Volunteers Care Links - 371-5179 Caritas for Charity - 798-6648

Legal Services Legal Aid Society - 587-5188 Mediation Matters - 584-6361 Saratoga Cty. Office for Aging - 884-4100

Saratoga Springs Capitaland Taxi - 583-3131

Scheduled Bus Routes CDTA - 482-3371


Alzheimer’s Resources

Alzheimer’s Support First Presbyterian Church - 654-9432 Adirondack Branch Office - 793-5863 Halfmoon Senior Center - 371-3892 Wesley Health Care Center - 691-1515 St George’s Episcopal Church - 371-5179

Employment for Seniors Title V Senior Employment Employment and Training Administration provides part-time employment, classroom instruction and on-the-job training to eligible persons over 55. For information and requirements call 884-4170. Experience Works - Offers part-time employment to eligible older adults. For information on the program call 226-0122.

Volunteer Opportunities The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce is a great place to start. It is as simple as typing: www.saratoga.org /jobs/jobzone-volunteerindex.asp Foster Grandparent - Foster Grandparents serve 20 hours a week in schools, hospitals, correctional institutions, and Head Start and day care centers. Volunteers must meet income eligibility requirements. For more information, call 272-6052.

Senior Companion - Offers part-time opportunities for seniors to develop one-to-one relationships with developmentally disabled adults. Participants, who are income eligible, receive: a tax-free stipend, possible transportation, daily meal, orientation and training. For information call 581-3075.

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Alzheimer's Association Capital District Chapter - 867-4999 Medic Alert (missing persons) - 1-888-572-8566 Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Ctr - 238-4164

YMCA of Saratoga Volunteer Options and Senior Clubs (Silver Sneakers) - 583-9622

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is part of Corporation for National & Community Service, the national volunteer agency. Anyone 55 years or older is eligible to become a volunteer. RSVP offers diverse opportunities to serve in museums, libraries, schools, nursing homes and other community agencies. Volunteer assignments are a match between the specific interests of the volunteer and the particular needs of an organization. If available, volunteers also serve the homebound elderly with visits and telephone calls. Volunteers are covered by liability insurance and helped with incidental expenses such as transportation. For information call 884-4110.

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Now it’s time for

You to have some fun!

Dating After 50?

A

growing number of people entering the world of dating are over the age of 50. While some things have changed since they did this the first time around, the rules of dating have largely remained the same. During an episode of the once popular sitcom, "Seinfeld," George Costanza experiences extreme anxiety from the thought of his recently separated mother being "out there" in the dating world. "I'm out there," offers Estelle. "No, you're not! Because I'm out there, and if I see you out there, there's not enough voltage in the universe to electroshock me back into coherency," George says. However, the fact remains that many seniors are re-entering the dating world after divorces or the death of a spouse. Some eternal bachelors and bachelorettes may have never left.

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or those about to re-enter the dating game in their senior years, these tips and tidbits may help make the process a bit easier. • Use dating sites. For those shy about simply mingling in the singles' social scene, online sites offer a measure of anonymity and can take away some of the pressure. Plus they enable daters to pool from a wide array of potential mates. Dating sites also give those seeking mates a chance to learn a little about what makes the other person tick, which can be a good starting point for conversation when a date is eventually set.

• The numbers are favorable for men. Senior men entering the dating world have an easier time of finding a potential date simply because there are more women than men in the senior age bracket. Women tend to live longer than men, which widens the dating pool for gentlemen. • Use tried and true tactics. Some of the same ways people landed a date in the past remain the best ways to land one now. Individuals can ask to be set up by friends with single acquaintances. People can participate in activities they enjoy and chat with others who share the same likes. Simply being friendly and getting the word out that there is an interest in dating may help. • Get a makeover. Now may be the time to explore some new wardrobe options or experiment with a different haircut. Potential mates will likely want a date who looks put together and current. Although you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, most people still do. • Remember to be safe. Those who plan to date and become sexually active should take precautions against diseases -- they don't discriminate based on age. Keep in mind that, although rare, pregnancies are possible even for a women in her 50s if she hasn't yet gone through menopause. Individuals may find themselves at the pharmacy once again sheepishly purchasing condoms. • Realize it may take time. Finding the right match may take several dates and patience. Just because a person is now older doesn't mean he or she has to be desperate and accept the first person who comes along. If there's no chemistry, say so and move on. Once that special person is found, it will be worth the effort. WH

Cheap Eats... • Dine early. Live up to those early-bird stereotypes. Head to restaurants when they offer special discounted prices, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner. • Share a meal. Dine at establishments that don't charge for an extra plate. Order a meal (which tends to be an oversized portion anyway) and split it. • Clip coupons. Restaurants routinely offer coupons for "buy one, get one," and other deals. Scour advertisements 108 | Welcome Home 2011

for the restaurants you enjoy. • Curbside pickup. Instead of dining out and paying for a tip or items you don't need, consider curbside pickup and simply dine at home. • Just order appetizers. Sometimes a salad and a side item can be a filling meal -- and one that's less expensive. • Skip the soft drink. Choose water with the meal, which is often complimentary. Beverages can quickly run up a bill.

...Enjoy!


You will never pay full price again!

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he standard for people entering their golden years has long been to fib about their ages. Growing older hasn't always been seen as a positive. But increasing perks for seniors have made it more advantageous for older adults to be proud of their age. It used to be that a senior discount meant a reduced fare on the bus or a couple of cents saved on that morning cup of coffee. However, as more of the Baby Boomer generation enters retirement years, businesses are catering to Boomers' active lifestyles with discounts and perks in a variety of ways. "It pays to do a little research, especially at stores where you shop frequently," says Albert, a retail store manager in New York. "They don't often advertise their discounts, but many stores do have a policy for senior savings if you simply ask." Discounts may vary by franchise or retailer, so it's important to inquire with customer service or the manager about age requirements and the percentages off purchases. Stores like Kohl's offer discounts on a certain day of the week. Other businesses may have a standard percentage that they take off regardless of the day or time the purchases are being made. Dunkin Donuts, KB Toys, Banana Republic, and many other retailers offer anywhere from 10 to 15 percent off on purchases. That can add up to considerable savings, especially for older adults living on fixed incomes. And individuals need not be retirement age to reap store perks. Some businesses offer discounts for customers over the age of 62. Many others start the cutoff at 50 to 55. The earlier Boomers find out about discounts, the sooner they can start saving. Stores aren't the only ones offering perks to seniors, either. Discounts may be available on airline flights and other modes of transportation. Reduced rates on hotel rooms, car rentals and other travel industry items are also available. Community services may be made possible for seniors as well, including low- or no-cost financial counseling. Health companies also may have discounted programs for seniors, including fitness clubs, prescription programs and therapy. Anyone age 50 and up is eligible for enrollment in AARP, which boasts its own collection of discounts and recommended businesses. Let's not forget senior housing, which has evolved way beyond the retirement communities of the past. Today's senior living facilities often boast state-of-the-art fitness centers, theaters, pools, transportation for shopping, recreational activities, and much more in addition to the steeply reduced purchase price for a home. Retirement homes are often several thousand dollars cheaper than an on-par house of similar size sold to a younger buyer. Before anyone 50 years or older pays full price when shopping, dining out or traveling, he or she should investigate whether there are discounts in place that can quickly add up to savings. WH

Top Songs of the Baby Boomer Era Baby Boomers were born between the years 1946 and 1964. Here is a list of "Billboard" magazine's number one-hits that were on the radio airwaves while Boomers were being welcomed into this world.

1946: "Rumors Are Flying," Frankie Carle 1947: "Heartaches," Ted Weems 1948: "Buttons and Bows," Dinah Shore 1949: "A Little Bird Told Me," Evelyn Knight 1950: "Mona Lisa," Nat King Cole 1951: "Because of You," Tony Bennett 1952: "Cry,"Johnny Ray and The Four Lads 1953: "The Doggie in the Window," Patti Page 1954: "Sh-Boom," The Crew-Cuts 1955: "Rock Around the Clock," Billy Haley & His Comets 1956: "Heartbreak Hotel," Elvis Presley 1957: "Love Letters in the Sand," Pat Boone 1958: "The Purple People Eater," Sheb Wooley 1959: "Mack the Knife," Bobby Darin 1960: "Cathy's Clown," The Everly Brothers 1961: "Tossin' and Turnin'," Bobby Lewis 1962: "Sherry," The Four Seasons 1963: "He's So Fine," The Chiffons 1964: "I Want to Hold Your Hand," The Beatles

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The Upside to Getting Older...

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So you STILL want to work, what now?

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t one point in the 2008 Oscar-nominated film "Frost/Nixon," former President Richard Nixon, played by Frank Langella, says, "Retired people are the most bored people in the world." While some retirees might scoff at that remark, others no doubt agree there's an element of truth to it. Perhaps boredom is one reason many seniors continue to work past retirement age. According to the Congressional Research Service (CRS), 47 percent of male seniors and 34 percent of female seniors were employed in 2007. That those figures were from 2007 is significant, as it indicates this was before the economic downturn of 2008-09, a consequence of which was more seniors returning to the workforce. or many seniors, though, working isn't simply a means to earn money. In fact, seniors who continued working past the age of 70 earned an average of just $20,000 in 2007. Seniors also tend to work to have something to do. For seniors looking to do just that, there are a host of employment or even volunteer opportunities that can help seniors stay busy and possibly put a little extra money in their pockets. • Local park service. Many local park services hire seniors to help keep the parks clean. These are often seasonal opportunities, making them ideal for seniors who live in different cities depending on the seasons. • Golf course. Golf courses are other seasonal businesses, at least in much of the country, that also boast lots of part-time opportunities for seniors. For example, golf courses need rangers, who ensure all golfers play by the rules and respect the course, and even maintenance staff, who do everything from cut the grass to maintaining gardens. These can also pull double duty, providing seniors with daily exercise to help them stay healthy. • Volunteer. Many programs that help indigent citizens get by every day welcome seniors as volunteers. Meal delivery services and other programs that cater to the sick are often in need of a helping hand. • School systems. Local school districts also have volunteer opportunities that can be ideal for seniors. Positions such as crossing guard or even helping out with the local athletic teams don't require much of a commitment and can be rewarding and fun for seniors. • Consultant work. Seniors who miss the thrill of business don't have to give it up completely simply because they're retired. Many seniors earn a handsome amount of money by working as consultants, using their vast experience to help the next generation. What's more, consultants often work on their own schedule, an ideal situation for seniors with a passion for business but an equal passion for the positives of retirement. • Library. Libraries might not be as popular as they once were, but many are still going strong, and some even use volunteers and part-time employees to keep their operations running smoothly. Many libraries prefer hiring seniors thanks to their reliability and good attitude. WH

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e it directly or indirectly, no one has proven immune from the impact of the struggling economy. Children too young to work might have been forced to deal with financial cutbacks their parents made, while those who retired prior to the economic downturn might have seen the value of their investment portfolios dwindle. Baby Boomers, a term generally used for the generation of people born between the years of 1946 and 1964, who are out of work have discovered a job market where their experience, once such a valuable asset, could actually be considered a disadvantage. Companies looking to cut financial corners might choose less experienced candidates who won't cost as much to compensate. In fact, according to a 2010 bulletin from AARP, more than half of unemployed people age 55-plus were out of work for at least six months. For Boomers still looking for work, the following resumewriting tips could help make you stand out among the masses of applicants. • Be specific. In such a competitive job market, it can help applicants to be as specific as possible on their resumes. Forgo traditional buzzwords for accomplishments. Note specific quotas met and any specific projects worked on. Today's hiring managers are overwhelmed with applicants and are more likely to remember candidates who tout verifiable accomplishments than those who resort to the same old buzzwords. • Abandon the rules of yesteryear. Simply put, in such a competitive job market the old rules of resume-writing no longer apply. Conventional wisdom has long recommended keeping resumes short and sweet, limiting them to one page and not going back more than 10 years. Baby Boomers should forget these rules, instead listing any past employment that's relevant to the job, regardless of how long it was. If it takes more than a page to list all relevant details, use as many pages as needed. • Stay current. Most of today's resumes are submitted electronically. Once submitted, these resumes are included in a database that filters them based on certain terms and keywords. Be sure to include all the current technological terms necessary to perform the job for which you're applying. If you routinely come across job postings for which your technological experience comes up short, start learning and begin including this on your resume. • Market yourself. Unemployed Baby Boomers need to market themselves effectively. Many will be writing their resumes for the first time in years. When doing so, ask yourself why a prospective company should hire you. Be sure your resume answers this question effectively. • Include training along with education. Many Baby Boomers likely finished schooling many years ago. However, it can help to include additional professional training you have had over the years. In addition to an "Education" section, include a "Training" section that shows prospective employers that you have kept up-todate in your field. Certain credentials, such as training in since-outdated computer programs, should be left off the resume, but include any additional training that's current and relevant to the position you're applying for. WH

Advantages to 55+ Living • Cost factor: Many 55+ homes are priced considerably lower than homes of similar sizes that are not in age-restricted communities. For individuals on a fixed salary or preparing for retirement, this feature alone can be a major advantage for purchase. • Proximity to friends and family: Active adult homes are cropping up in suburban areas all around the country. Their popularity and availability have grown as more baby boomers reach age 55. Because of this, individuals can still live close to friends and family -- and continue all of their social visits -- but have the convenience of adult living. • Amazing amenities: Active adult communities are more than just homes. They typically are built on a sprawling campus complete with clubhouse, pools, exercise rooms, and nature trails. Most offer recreational activities such as craft classes, movie trips, card games and much more. • Desirable home designs: New homes are being built with open floor plans in a variety of styles. Many feature single-level living to eliminate the need for scaling steps. Energy efficient materials and many other features make these homes desirable and attractive. • Security and safety: Many communities are gated with announced visitors and have private security patrols. Some are located in close proximity to hospitals and other medical care in the event there is an emergency. • Social gatherings: It's easy to meet friends of similar ages and like-minded interests in a 55+ development. • Transportation convenience: If you don't like to drive, that's taken care of in an active adult community. Transportation to stores, places of worship, and even doctors' appointments can be arranged, with costs generally covered in monthly association fees. • Maintenance-free: For those who want to forget about snow shoveling or lawn mowing, 55+ communities are perfect. Dues cover most exterior maintenance, such as snow removal, trash pick-up, lawn/garden maintenance, pool care, and general grounds maintenance. Depending upon the development and ownership of the home, interior repairs may also be covered. Now is a good time to buy a home. If you are 55 years of age or older, now may be the right time to buy a home in an active adult community near you. WH

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Keep Moving! • It can help stave off illness and chronic conditions by keeping the immune system healthy. • It paves the way for better sleep, including falling asleep easier and sleeping more deeply. • Exercise releases natural endorphins, which help a person feel good about him or herself and can boost mood. • Regular exercise can promote weight loss, especially when done in conjunction with a healthy diet. • Improved muscle tone can take pressure off of joints and help with mobility. • Research indicates that exercise can boost brain function and keep dementia at bay. • When participating in social exercise, seniors realize companionship and stress relief. • Exercise can keep systems of the body in check, reducing constipation and helping circulatory issues. ngaging In the Right Exercises. While it may have been the norm to do multiple, rigorous repetitions of exercises during one's youth, older adults should employ different strategies. Certain exercises are better than others and can help reduce the risk of injury. Before starting any type of exercise regimen, seniors should talk with a physician about the pros and cons of certain activities. The doctor may be able to provide guidance as to which activities are better for specific conditions a person has. For example, an individual with arthritis may want to seek low-impact workouts, such as water aerobics. Once a doctor gives the go-ahead, here are some exercises many 50+ people can try. • Walking: Walking remains one of the best exercises for people of any age. The pace and resistance can be set by each individual by walking faster or slower, uphill or downhill. Adding light weights can make the workout even more effective. Walking is

also easier on the legs and knees than jogging, but can be just as effective a cardiovascular workout. • Leg extensions: Repetitions of leg extensions stretch the muscles of the legs and flex the knee joint. This can promote longevity of the knees and keep knee replacements at bay. • Swimming: Enrolling in a local gym or YMCA that has a pool can be a boon to seniors. Swimming is a low-impact workout that targets most areas of the body as well as providing a cardiovascular workout. Plus, since swimming can be relaxing and enjoyable, it's an exercise that many people don't mind doing. • Strength training: Moderate weight lifting can keep muscles strong and promote a healthy metabolism, considering muscle burns more calories than fat. • Endurance exercise: Just about any activity that gets the heart rate up for an extended period of time is good for the body. This can be raking leaves, mowing the lawn, walking, bicycling, playing a game of catch, etc. Be sure the doctor clears any such activities beforehand. WH

Travel Tips For the Over 50 Jet Set

• Make a list. Before leaving home, make a list with your physician's help and carry it with you at all times. This list should include: - any existing medical conditions - current treatment for those medical conditions, including the names of any medications you are on, the doses and how these medications are administered - the amount of the drug you need to take on the trip (this will be important should any medications be lost or damaged while traveling) • Take steps to avoid deep-vein thrombosis. Deep-vein thrombosis, or DVT, occurs when blood clots form in the veins. This typically takes place in the legs because of a lack of blood flow. Older adults are at risk of DVT when traveling because traveling often requires sitting in one place, such as on an airplane or train, for long periods of time. Research has indicated that compression stockings are effective at preventing DVT, and older travelers might want to consider such stockings, particularly if their travels require a long flight, drive or train ride. • Don't transfer pills to new containers. Veteran travelers know getting through Customs is no joy ride. It's even less enjoyable for men and women who must take prescription medications with them. To make your trip through Customs as stress-free as possible, keep all medications in their original containers. To learn more about traveling safely, visit the American Geriatrics Society at www.americangeriatrics.org. WH

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• Talk to your doctor in advance. If you have already made travel plans, consult your physician who may suggest a full checkup before your trip begins. Explain any travel plans, particularly which cities or countries you plan to visit and what your travel itinerary is. Different locales call for different precautionary measures, and your doctor can discuss with you specific measures to take depending on where you will be going. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention lists various required and recommended vaccines based on certain travel destinations. For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/travel. When speaking with your doctor, it's also best to ask when to take medications. While this is less of a concern for travelers who are staying within their own time zones, it's important for travelers changing time zones to learn if they should stick to their hometime-zone schedule or adapt it to the time zone they'll be visiting. Even travelers who are staying within their time zone should ask their physician if it's best to take certain medications before or after a flight. • Pack all necessary medications in your carry-on bag. Most travelers have their own horror stories about losing checked baggage. For older men and women on medication, this can be especially troubling if their medications are packed in bags that were checked. When traveling, make sure all medications are in your carry-on bag to avoid losing medication while away from home.

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Safe Driving At Any Age SENIOR LIVING

It's common for men and women to periodically reassess their lifestyle as they age. With a goal toward healthy aging, most people can recognize the role their lifestyle plays in their overall health. An often overlooked part of healthy aging is how some, if any, physical changes have affected how a person drives his or her automobile. Any adult who has had to discuss driving with an elderly relative knows how difficult such a discussion can be, as automobiles have long represented a certain level of independence no adult wants to give up. But even those who have yet to reach retirement age should assess their driving to determine if aging has begun to affect their driving. Such an assessment can help men and women determine if it's time to take steps to make themselves safer drivers. Assess Eyesight A driver's eyesight is integral to his or her safety on the road. Fortunately, eyesight can be corrected with prescription glasses or even surgery. Men and women who have trouble reading street signs or seeing street markings might need an eye examination. Also, if dusk or nighttime driving has grown more difficult, it might be time for an eye exam. Difficulty seeing while behind the wheel puts drivers and their passengers at significant risk, but such a problem might be solved by a new eyeglass prescription. Poor visibility might have nothing to do with a driver's vision. It could be a byproduct of certain external factors. Drivers having trouble seeing might consider adjusting their seat. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drivers should be able to see at least 10 feet in front of their own vehicle. A seat that is too low can decrease visibility. In addition, when taking a vehicle in for routine repairs, ask the mechanic to inspect the headlights to make sure they are working and aimed correctly. Assess the Vehicle As men and women age, they may find it is more difficult to control a motor vehicle. Strength, coordination and flexibility diminish as a person ages, and this can affect a person's ability to drive. But such physiological changes don't necessarily mean a person has to give up driving. It might just mean it's time to find a car that's easier to drive. For example, many drivers prefer vehicles with manual transmissions, feeling such cars are more fun to drive. However, as a person ages, the ease of driving a vehicle with an automatic transmission, power steering and power brakes can make it much safer for that driver to be on the road. Older drivers often find smaller vehicles are easier to control, and such drivers should consider smaller cars if they're having trouble controlling their current vehicle. Assess Personal Feelings Toward Driving How a driver feels toward driving can also play a role in that driver's safety. Drivers who feel nervous or overwhelmed when driving don't necessarily need to abandon their vehicles and embrace public transportation. Such feelings might be caused by a driver's medication. Medication can make people sleepy or cause dizziness. Either of those side effects can lead to confused drivers who are easily overwhelmed when entering traffic. Discuss any symptoms with a physician who might know alternative treatment options that enable drivers to safely stay on the road. For more information, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at www.nhtsa.gov. WH

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Information Animal Shelters Estherville Animal Shelter 100 Russell Rd. Greenfield Center 12833 893-7451 estherville100@aol.com estervilleanimalshelter.net Friends of the Saratoga County Animal Shelter P.O. Box 788 Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 583-1080 FriendsofSCAS@yahoo.com Forever Home Greyhound Rescue 82 McLean St., Ballston Spa 12020 foreverhomegreyhounds.com 885-8257 Homes for Orphaned Pets Exist PO Box 2497, Wilton 12831 428-2994 hopeanimalrescue.org Saratoga County Animal Shelter 6010 County Farm Rd. Ballston Spa 12020 885-4113 saratogacountyny.gov Animal & Wildlife Removal & Control Adirondack Dundee 584-5201 adirondackdundee.com Pet Boarding Milton Manor Pet Spa & Resort 612 Rt 29 Middle Grove 584-1212 miltonmanor.com

383-6254 Animalcarehospitalcp.com

Pet Cemeteries Saratoga Pet Cemetery Rt. 9 North, Wilton 587-2662

Ballston Spa Vet Clinic 365 Saratoga Ave., Ballston Spa 885-5650 ballstonspavet.com

Pet Clothing Victorian Dogs Custom Made Reversible Dog Coats 885-2044 Victoriandogsonline.com

Holistic Veterinary Center 1404 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 383-5697 Holisticpetcaretoday.com

Dog Trainers Mahogany Ridge Home of Team Training Rt. 9 South, Saratoga 587-0810 mahoganyridge.org

Homestead Animal Hospital 442 County Route 76 Mechanicville, NY 12118 664-2122 Homesteadanimalhospitalny.com

Upstate Animal Medical Center 415 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs 583-0609 Upstateamc.com Fencing Invisible Fencing Top Dog Pet Fence 885-0175 Pet Photographer Heather Bohm-Tallman (978)500-2301 hbtphoto.com Tammy Loya 884-7400 • tammyloya.com

Malta Animal Hospital 604 State Rte 67 Malta, NY 12020 885-2550 maltavet.com

Specialty Pet Foods Benson’s 3073 Rt. 50, Saratoga 584-7777 bensonspet.com

www.DanTrainsDogs.com Dan Rossignol, Dog Trainer & Behaviorist 232-8106

Milton Veterinary Hospital 608 Route 29 587-4676 Middle Grove, NY 12850 miltonveterinary.com

Dawgdom 441A Broadway, Saratoga Springs 306-6600 dawgdom.com info@dawgdom.com

Pet Sitting Services Muttley Crew Pet Sitting Service 605-3203 MuttleyCrew.biz

Northway Animal Emergency Clinic 35 Fawn Rd., Gansevoort 761-2602 northwayeclinic.com

The Complete Canine, LLC Chelsea Koslow, CPDT-KA Certified Pet Dog Trainer www.thecompletecaninellc.com 480-8626

Veterinarians Adirondack Veterinary Clinic 419 Geyser Rd. Ballston Spa, 587-6486 Animal Care Hospital 1245 Route 146 Clifton Park, NY 12065

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Pawlicker’s 2528 Route 9N Greenfield Center www.pawlickers.com 893-2112 or Saratoga Springs Veterinary Hospital (888) 868-PAWS 1 Dyer Switch Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Sloppy Kisses 584-3611 493 Broadway Saratoga Springs Saratoga Vet Hospital 587-2207 693 Rt. 9 North, Wilton 22 Clifton Country Rd., 587-3832 Clifton Park svhpc.aahavet.org 383-0103 sloppykissesofsaratoga.com The Haven 2686 Route 9, Malta 583-7865


Companies Bog Meadow Trail - 587-5554 Route 29 east, Saratoga Burgess-Kimball Park - 885-9220, townofmiltonny.org, Rowland St., Ballston Spa Camp Saratoga Trails - Scout Rd., Wilton. Look for Karner Blue Butterflies! Congress Park - 587-3550, saratoga.org. Downtown Saratoga Sprints Division Street Recreation Field - 587-3550, Division and Beekman Streets, Saratoga East Side Recreation Field 587-3550, Lake at Granger Avenue, Saratoga Gavin Park - 584-9455, townofwilton.com, 10 Lewis Drive, Saratoga. Youth programs all year. Hadley Mountain Tower Road, Hadley Kaydeross Creek Canoe & Kayak Trail Saratogaplan.org Kelly Park - 884-2572 or 885-3261, fansofballstonspa.org, Ralph St., Ballston Spa Moreau Lake State Park - 793-0511, nyparks.state.ny.us, Rt. 9, Exit 17S of I87, Reservations 1-800-456-2267 Railroad Run - saratogaplan.org/trail_railroad.html, downtown Saratoga Saratoga National Historical Park - (Battlefield) 664-9821. nps.gov/sara. Rt. 32 in Stillwater, call for kids' events Saratoga National Golf Club Trail saratogaplan.org/trail_golfclub.html,east of I87 Exit 14, Route 9N (Union Avenue), Saratoga Saratoga Spa State Park - 584-2535, saratogaspastatepark.org, 19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Shenentaha Creek Park, East Line Road, Ballston Spa Skidmore North Woods North Broadway The Neilman Parcel - Ruggles Rd. Wilton Wilton Wildlife Preserve - 587-1939, townofwilton.com, Rt. 50 north, Wilton Vischer Ferry Nature Preserve VanVranken Rd./Riverview Rd. Clifton Park Check: Walking/Hiking & Dog Run Woods Hollow Nature Preserve townofmilton.org, cor. of Rowland & Northline, Ballston Spa The Gardens at Yaddo - 584-0746, Yaddo.org, Union Avenue, Saratoga

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Museums With Children’s Programs Brookside Museum - 885-4000, brookside museum.org, 6 Charlton St., Ballston Spa Children’s Museum at Saratoga 69 Caroline St. Saratoga 584-5540 Childrensmuseumatsaratoga.org The Hyde Collection - 792-1761, hydecollection.org, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame - 5842225, dancemuseum.org, 99 South Broadway, Saratoga National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame - 5840400, racingmuseum.org, 191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame and Museum - 5874210, Jefferson St., Saratoga Tang Teaching Museum - 580-8080, tang.skidmore.edu, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga

   

    

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Summer Camp Options Adirondack Girl Scout Council, Inc. - 792-0947, gsneny.org, 213 Meadowbrook Road, Queensbury AFS Inter-Cultural Student Exchange - 581-9199 - Cathie Currin Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region - 862-1250, bbbscr.org Boy Scouts of America - 869-6436, Twin Rivers Council, 253 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany Camp Cedarbrook - 654-6262, 21 Davignon Road, Corinth campcedarbrook.net Camp Chingachgook - 656-9462, cdymca.org, 1872 Pilot Knob Rd., Kattskill Bay Camp Saradac - call the city of Saratoga Springs, DPW at 587-3550 x2457 Capital District Child Care Coordinating Council, Inc, 426-7181, x315 /325 or 1-800-521-5437. Simply call the numbers listed and they will mail you a list of licensed family daycare providers, childcare centers and nursery or preschools in your area. Cutting Edge Martial Arts - 587-5501 Forest Lake Camp - 623-4771, forestlakecamp.com, 261 Forest Lake Rd., Chestertown (north of Saratoga) Gavin Park - 584-9455, townofwilton.com, 10 Lewis Drive, Saratoga Home Made Theater - 587-4427, homemadetheater.org,

19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga (check for age guidelines) Ndakinna Education Center - 583-9958 ndakinnacenter.org 23 Middlegrove Rd., Greenfield Center The Odyssey School of Fine Arts - 583-4366, Middle Grove odysseyartschool.org Painted Pony Performing Arts Camp - 696-5353, paintedponyranch.com, 746 Howe Rd., Lake Luzerne. Ages 9 to 15. Saratoga County Arts Council - 584-4132, saratoga-arts.org, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Saratoga Children’s Theatre- 580-1782 SaratogaChildrensTheatre.org Saratoga Independent School - 583-0841 459 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs • SisKids.org Skidmore College/Summer Sports 2009 - 580-5351, skidmore.edu/summer Summer Camp At Adirondack Putnam Station, NY 547-8261 Adirondackcamp.com Waldorf School - 584-7643 x18 waldorfsaratoga.org Saratoga Regional YMCA - 583-9622, saratogaregionalymca.org 290 West Avenue, Saratoga

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Summer Camp Guide YMCA Camp Chingachgook YMCA Camp Chingachgook, located on beautiful Lake George, has three camping options: sleep-away camp (for children between the ages of seven and 15, broken up by age & gender) day camp (ages five to ten) and adventure trips (co-ed groups of ten or less) looking to explore unique destinations and experience a whole new level of fun! All Chingachgook counselors go through extensive two-week training and preparation prior to the beginning of the first session. Campers will enjoy a full schedule of skill classes, which they can choose on their own, and special events and programs. Campers can choose from swimming to rock climbing – visit our website for the full list of activities. Each camper sets up their own daily schedule of four skill classes at the start of the session. Spaces are limited at Chingachgook, so be sure to sign up as soon as possible! See our ad page 117

Ndakinna Ndakinna Education Center, located in Greenfield Center, offers a wide variety of summer camp programs and activities that will provide campers with a greater respect and understanding for the natural world as well as the Northeast’s rich Native American history. Hosted by renowned author and wilderness and survival expert James Bruchac, these programs are ideal for children with a sense of adventure and natural wonder. Summer programs are divided into two groups, children ages three to eight and older campers ages nine to fourteen. Programs range in duration from one to two weeks, each covering a different skill or activity such as animal tracking, basic wilderness survival skills and shelter building. Native American storytelling and games and nature-based arts and crafts projects will teach campers to have fun in the great outdoors. Each camp program promotes team building, natural awareness, patience and confidence. Ndakinna also offers family camp programs, which allow children and their parents to experience the outdoors together. Family programs can accommodate children ages one to 14. These programs offer the same skills training and teambuilding activities. See our ad page 116

Cutting Edge Cutting Edge Martial Art’s A+ After School and Summer Camp Program is a year- round child care solution that provides a positive, structured environment for children after school and during the day in the summer. During the school year, we pick children up directly from the local elementary and middle schools, and provide an hour lesson that starts with our “Mat Chat,” a ten minute character education lesson for the day, followed by a full 50 minute martial arts class. Parents have a window between 5 and 5:45 pm to pick up their children while children have the opportunity after class to get their homework started. During the summer, children get all the benefits of our A+ Program, but on a grander scale. We offer nine weeks of full day camps and have no minimum or maximum number of days per week or number of weeks that a student can attend. Each week of camp, we have a curriculum of character education lessons, fun games, and a one hour martial arts class every day. We watch a movie in the afternoons twice a week, have a video game morning on Fridays and take all our campers on an educational outing on Wednesdays and a fun and exciting outing every Friday. Our average camp size is 20-25 students, and we have three full time staff working with our students. Our goal is to provide a family-friendly and fun environment that feels like a home away from home. Our students have fun learning skills that can be used every day of their lives, and we try to provide memories that will last a lifetime. For many, our summer camps are a wonderful introduction to See our ad page 116 martial arts.

Saratoga Children’s Theatre For kids who have a passion for performing arts, Saratoga Children’s Theatre summer camp is a dream come true. Saratoga Children’s Theatre offers performance camps which means each camper will be working on a full-fledged production throughout their session. Campers will learn all aspects of performance, and will have the opportunity to perform in two shows at the end of camp: a matinee and an evening show are both open to the public. Campers will perform on stage at St. Peters’ Auditorium, Saratoga Springs. Camp hours are 9am-3pm. Performance camp is divided into two age groups. Ages 6-9 will participate in one week camps. These camps will include Disney’s Sleeping Beauty kids; Cinderella kids, Aristocats kids, 101 Dalmatians kids and Lemonade. These camps will be directed by Megan O’Sullivan, a local elementary school music teacher and assisted by Karey Trimmings, also a local elementary school music teacher. Ages 10-18 will participate in two-week camps. Each camp will practice and perform a different show. These camps include Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr., Cinderella Jr., Fiddler on the Roof Jr., and Once on this Island Jr. These camps will be directed by Michael Lotano, local actor and elementary school music teacher and choreographed by Sarah Sutliff.

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Saratoga Children’s Theatre also offers a one-week camp at the end of the summer “Master your Audition.” This camp will help your child get ready for fall and winter auditions. These audition workshops have been very popular and sell out quickly. Any child at any skill level with an interest in performing arts is welcome to join in on the fun. Saratoga Children’s Theatre Executive Director, Meg Kelly, aims to give each camper the most rewarding and enjoyable camp experience and every camper will get to perform. The Saratoga Children’s Theatre hires professionals to help your child gain the most from their summer camp experience. See our ad page 117

Wilton Rec Wilton Recreation offers a full-day summer camp program (grades 1st – 9th) with available pre-camp and post-camp care, working parents can ensure their children are having fun in a safe environment before and after the camp’s regular 9 am to 3 pm hours. Parents who register their children for before and after camp care can drop off their children prior to camp opening at 8:30 am and can pick them up at 5:30 pm Bussing is available for Wilton residents who register for regular camp hours (9 am to 3 pm). Wilton Recreation Camp offers a full schedule of daily onsite activities, themed events, and exciting trips for kids who register for off-site adventures. Daily on-site activities include arts and crafts, sports, playground fun, and other organized group games. This year’s scheduled field trips include: Million Dollar Beach in Lake George, movie days at Proctors Theater, Saratoga County Fair, bowling, white water rafting, and at least two swimming days per week at Peerless Pool. The Summer 2011 camp will open on June 27 and run until August 12. Registration begins March 14 at Gavin Park and will close on June 3. As there are only 300 spaces available, be sure to mark your calendar! Camp registration forms are available online at www.TownofWilton.com, or can be picked See our ad page 117 up, weekdays, at Gavin Park 9 am to 5 pm.

Saratoga Independent School Saratoga Independent School hosts a variety of summer programs split into two age groups: three to eight year-olds and seven to 14 year-olds. The weeklong programs run from July 5 to August 19. Saratoga Independent School summer programs are staffed largely by their own teachers, so parents can rest assured their kids are supervised in a safe environment with experienced teachers who are knowledgeable about child development and hands-on programming. For the younger group, weekly themed programs run from 9 a.m. to noon (early drop-off at 8:30 available). The staff-to-camper ratio is one to six for children ages three and four and one to ten for children ages five to eight. Themed programs include: “Cooking with Curiosity,” “Hawaiian Hullabaloo,” “Hands-On Science Fun!,” “Holiday-A-Day,” “Good Versus Evil: Imaginations Run Wild,” “Dinosaur Discovery,” “In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle!.” Activities take place both indoors and outdoors. The selection of enrichment programs for older children is even more extensive this year than in the past. Some programs will take place in the mornings; others in the afternoon. Age ranges will vary depending on the subject matter. These specialty programs give children an opportunity to develop new interests and expand on existing skills. Programs include: “Cartooning and More,” “Improvisation,” “Knitting,” “Open Art Studio,” “You Can Do Magic,” “Get Up and Dance,” “Roaring into Robots: What’s Next?,” “Art in the Ancient World,” “Mad Science,” “Computer Video Game Creation,” “Advanced Robot Challenges,” and “Art-Math Connection.” See our ad page 117

YMCA The Saratoga Regional YMCA has two exciting day camps available, Camp Starhitch, held at the Wilton Branch, which engages children with a multitude of fun activities and a trip each week and Travel Camp, where participants meet at the Saratoga Springs Branch and then travel off to fun and thrilling places each day. Check out www.SaratogaRegionalYMCA.org. for more information... too much fun to mention here! See our ad page 59

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Everything Your Kids Want... Companies Bounce Around - 633-4117 Bouncearound.com Clifton Park Center, Clifton Park Bumble Beads - 690-7896 bumblebeadsstudio.com 620 Loudon Rd., Latham Capital Region Language Center 1 Hemphill Place, Parade Ground Village, Malta Crlcalbany.org Charlton General Store - 399-2888, 747 Charlton Road, Charlton Chuck E Cheese - 782-1850, chuckecheese.com, 607 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham Creative Sparks - 583-2030, creativesparksceramics.com, 42 Phila St., Saratoga Eagle Mills Cider Company and Family Fun Center - 883-8700, eaglemillsfun.com Eagle Mills Rd., 383 County Hwy. 138 (off Rt. 29), Broadalbin Extra Innings - 885-1100, extrainnings-saratoga.com, One McCrea Hill Rd., Ballston Spa Fantastic Sam's - 363-0102 15 Trieble Ave., Ballston Spa Joanne's Dance Center - 885-1170, 326 Rowland St., Ballston Spa joannesdancecenter.com Kindermusik - 583-0594 Hostetler Music Studio 9 Pinewood Ave., Saratoga hostetlemusicstudio.com Music Together 393-9580 The Dance Department Plaza 8, 1536 Crescent Rd. Clifton Park Musicboxarts.com

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Companies National Museum of Dance 584-2225, dancemuseum.org, 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Outerzone - 587-8243, outerzonesaratoga.com, 82 Congress St. Plaza, Saratoga Red Dragon Karate School 885-5894, Carousel Village Plaza, Rt. 50, Ballston Spa Saratoga Ballet Academy - 587-9500, Plaza 15, 30 Gick Rd., Saratoga saratogaballetacademy.com Saratoga Beads - 584-7733, 80 Henry St., Saratoga. Ages 7 and up; for parties, please call Saratoga City Ballet - 587-8760, saratogacityballet.com, 27 Jumel Place, Saratoga Saratoga County Arts Council 584-4132, Saratoga-arts.org, 320 Broadway, Saratoga Saratoga Strike Zone - 584-6460 32 Ballston Ave. Saratoga Saratogastrikezone.com Snip-its Haircuts for Kids - 373-0023, snipits.com, Clifton Park Center, next to JC Penney Stepping Star Gymnastics and Dance 584-5153, steppingstar.com, Congress Plaza, Saratoga The Children's Museum at Saratoga 584-5540, childrensmuseumatsaratoga.org, 69 Caroline St., Saratoga The Fun Spot - 792-8989, thefunspot.net 1035 US Route 9, Queensbury Torres Tae Kwon Do - 899-1568, torrestkd.com, 43 Round Lake Rd., Round Lake Up Yonda Farm - 644-9767, upyondafarm.com, Bolton Landing Saratoga Regional YMCA - 583-9622, saratogaregionalymca.org, multiple locations

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Recreation Directory

Outerzone 587-8243 82 Congress St. Plaza Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 outerzonesaratoga.com

Bacon Hill Farm Tours 885-8995 Tour begins at Wall St. Schuylerville, NY 12871 saratoga.org

Saratoga Horse and Carriage 584-8820 P.O. Box 5184 Saratoga saratogahorseandcarriage.com

Saratoga Area Farm Tours 885-8995 cceaed.org/farmdirectory.php Apple Picking

Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark 824-6000 89 Six Flags Drive (Across from the Great Escape) Queensbury, NY sixflagsgreatescapelodge.com

Amusements /Attractions Adventure Racing 798-7860 1079 State Route 9 Queensbury, NY 12804 lakegeorgegocarts.com Eagle Mills Cider Co. & Family Fun Center 883-8700 383 County Hwy 138 (Off of Rt 29) Broadalbin, NY eaglemillsfun.com Hoffman's Playland 608 New Loudon Rd. Latham, N.Y. 12110 785-3842 www.hoffmansplayland.com Ndakinna Education Center 583-9958 23 Middle Grove Rd., Greenfield Center, NY 12831 ndakinnacenter.org

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The Fun Spot 792-8989 1035 U.S. Route 9 Queensbury, NY thefunspot.net The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom 792-3500 Route 9 Lake George, NY 12845 sixflags.com Water Slide World 668-4407 Route 9 Lake George, NY 12845 waterslideworld.net Agricultural, Animal, Zoos Adirondack Animal Land 883-5748 3554 State Highway 30, Gloversville, NY 12078 adirondackanimalland.com Ashville Game Farm & Exotic Zoo 695-4337 468 Licksprings Rd. Greenwich, NY 12834 ashvillegamefarm.com

Hicks Orchard 642-1788 18 Hicks Rd. Granville, NY 12832 hicksorchard.com Mourningkill Farm Stand & Bake Shop 885-6166 310 Charlton Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 Saratoga Apple 695-3131 1174 Route 29 Schuylerville, NY 12871 saratogaapple.com Smith Orchard & Bake Shop 4561 Jockey St, Charlton, NY 12018 882-6598 Smithorchardbakeshop.com Winney's Farm Pick Your Own Berries 695-5547 113 Winney Rd. Schuylerville, NY 12871 Art Venues Art District on Beekman St. 584-1036 Beekman St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Flores Studios 462 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


232-1017 Floresartnewyork.com

Riverfront Studios 695-5354 96 Broad St. Schuylerville, NY 12871 riverfront-studios.com Saratoga County Arts Council 584-4132 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratoga-arts.org Schick Art Gallery Skidmore College Saisselin Art Building, 2nd Floor 580-5049 815 No. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 skidmore.edu Strolling Village Artisans 885-5855 20 Washington St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 strollingvillageartisans.com

Edinburg Marina & Powersports 863-8398 140 North Shore Rd. Edinburg, NY 12134 edinburgmarina.com

Bike Rentals

Fish Creek Marina 584-1901 251 Staffords Bridge Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 fishcreekmarina.com

Elevate Cycles 1570 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 518-371-4641 and 35 Van Dam St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 587-0455 Elevatecycles.com The Inn at Saratoga 583-1890 231 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 theinnatsaratoga.com Boating‌ Cruising Chartering / Fishing Kayaking / Launch Marinas / Rentals Champlain Canal Tour Boats, LLC 695-5609 Canal House End of Towpath Schuylerville, NY 12871 champlaincanaltours.com

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Mimosa Art for Home and Wear 583-1163 70c Beekman St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 mimosagallery.com

Extra Innings 885-1100 One McCrea Hill Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 ExtraInnings-Saratoga.com

Hudson River Spier Falls Rd., Moreau, NY 12803 boatingonthehudson.com Kayaderosseras Creek Canoe and Kayak Trail saratogaplan.org/trail_ Kayaderosseras.html Lake George Shoreline Cruises 668-4644 2 Kurosaka Lane Lake George, NY 12845 lakegeorgeshoreline.com Lake George Steamboat Co., Inc. 800-553-2628 or 668-5777 57 Beach Rd. Lake George, NY 12845 lakegeorgesteamboat.com

Tom Myott Gallery 798-8431 71 Lawrence St Glens Falls, NY 12801 tmyottart.com Bath Houses Crystal Spa 584-2556 120 South Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 thecrystalspa.net Roosevelt Baths and Spa 226-4790 24 Gideon Putnam Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 RooseveltBathsAndSpa.com Batting Cages Clifton Park Golf 371-3112 1759 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 cliftonparkgolf.com

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Spare Time Family Fun Center 793-9606 166 Saratoga Avenue, South Glens Falls, NY 12803 sparetimesouthglensfalls.com Camping Reserve America 1-877-554-CAMP 40 South Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 reserveamerica.com Adirondack Adventure Resorts 893-0537 265 Brigham Rd. Greenfield Ctr., NY 12833 adirondackadventureresorts.com Alpine Lake RV Resort 654-6260 78 Heath Rd., Corinth, NY 12822 alpinelakervresort.com

Lake Lonely Boat Livery 587-1721 378 Crescent Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

State Boat Launch 584-2000 Rte. 9P, Saratoga Lake, NY 12866 nysparks.state.ny.us/parks

Lakes to Locks 597-9660 lakestolocks.com

Sacandaga Outdoor Center 696-RAFT 1 White Water Way, Hadley, NY 12835 4soc.com

Majestic Mountain Marina 696-3727 2335 N. Shore Rd. Hadley, NY 12835 majesticmountainmarina.com Point Breeze Marina 587-3397 1459 Rte. 9P Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 pointbreezemarina.com Saratoga Boat Works 584-2628 549 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaboatworks.com

For More Information: adksportsfitness.com saratogaplan.org johnnymilleradventures.com

River Road Campgrounds 654-6630 5254 P, Rte. 9N, Corinth, NY 12822 theriverroad.com Rustic Barn Campground 654-6588 4748 Route 9N, Corinth, NY 12822 Rusticbarncampground.com

Bowling

Saratoga RV Park 798-1913 4894 Route 50, Gansevoort, NY 12831 saratogarv.com

Ballston Spa Tippy Bowl 24 Washington St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020 884-9429 Tippybowl.com

Whispering Pines Campsites & RV Park 893-0416 550 Sand Hill Rd., Greenfield Ctr. NY 12833 saratogacamping.com

Hometown Lanes 994 Hudson River Rd. Mechanicville, NY 12118 Hometownlanes.com

Casinos

Saratoga Rowing Association 587-6697 543 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogarowing.com

Saratoga Strike Zone 584-6460 32 Ballston Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogastrikezone.com

Schuyler Yacht Basin & RV Park 695-3193 1 Ferry St., Rte. 29 Schuylerville, NY 12871 schuyleryachtbasin.com

Spare Time Clifton Park 1668 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 371-4000 Sparetimecliftonpark.com

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Autumn Moon Campgrounds 882-1858 7165 Kilmer Rd., Middle Grove, NY 12850 Autumnmooncampground.com

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino 877-992-2746 873 State Rt 37 Hogansburg, NY 13655 mohawkcasino.com Casino de Montreal 800-665-2274 1, avenue du Casino Montreal (Quebec) Canada H3C 4W7 casinosduquebec.com


Saratoga Casino & Raceway 584-2110 Crescent Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogagaming.com

Gideon Putnam Trail at the Saratoga Spa State Park 584-2535 19 Roosevelt Dr. Route 9, So. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaspastatepark.org Moreau Lake State Park 793-0511 Route 9, Exit 17S of I87 nysparks.state.ny.us

Turning Stone Resort & Casino 800-771-7711 5218 Patrick Rd. Verona, NY 13478 turningstone.com

For More Information: saratoga.org a1trails.com adksportsfitness.com

Cross Country Skiing

Fairgrounds

Bob's Trees 882-9455 1227 W. Galway Rd. Galway, NY 12086 bobstrees.com

Altamont Fair 129 Grand St. Altamont, NY 12009 861-6671 www.altamontfair.com

Coles Woods Ski Trails Fire Rd., Glens Falls, NY 12801

Saratoga County Fairgrounds 885-9701 162 Prospect St. Ballston Spa , NY 12020 saratogacountyfair.org

Schaghticoke Fair 753-4411 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd. Schaghticoke, NY schaghticokefair.com Washington County Fair 692-2464 Route 29, Greenwich, NY 12834 washingtoncountyfair.com

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Mohegan Sun Hotel Casino & Entertainment 888-226-7711 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, CT 06382 mohegansun.com

Flying / Soaring Adirondack Soaring Club 2017 Barrett Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 693-6849 adirondacksoaring.com Richmor Aviation Flight School 885-5354 • 399-8171 19 Airport Rd. Scotia, NY 12302 richmorflightschool.com Hiking John Boyd Thatcher State Park 1 Hailes Cave Rd. Voorheesville, N.Y. 12186 872-1237 www.nysparks.com

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Railroad Run Downtown Saratoga Springs saratogaplan.org/trail_railroad.html Saratoga National Golf Club Trail East of Exit 14 saratogaplan.org/ trail_golfclub.html Shenantaha Creek Park East Line Rd., Malta malta-town.org For more information: saratogaplan.org • saratoga.org capital-saratoga.com • adk-gfs.org johnnymilleradventures.com Historical Sites Bennington Battlefield 686-7109 North Side of Route 67 Walloomsac, NY 12090 nysparks.state.ny.us/historic-sites Bennington Monument 802-447-0550 15 Monument Circle Bennington, VT 05201 nysparks.state.ny.us

Champlain Canal Byway 235-8282 664-9821 x224 Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration 668-5471 48 Canada Street Lake George, NY 12845 fwhmuseum.com

General Philip Schuyler House 664-9821ext 224 648 Route 32 Stillwater, NY 12170 nps.gov/sara Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery 581-9128 200 Duell Rd. Schuylerville, NY 12871 cem.va.gov Grant Cottage 587-8277 PO Box 2294 Wilton, NY 12831 grantcottage.org Greenridge Cemetery, 1844 Brochures at The Visitor Center, 587-3241 Lincoln Ave., Saratoga Springs Saratoga Monument 664-9821, ext 224 Burgoyne St. Schuylerville, NY 12871 nps.gov/sara Saratoga National Historical Park (The Battlefield) 664-9821, ext 224 648 Route 32 Stillwater, NY 12170 battle1777.saratoga.org Stark's Knob Off Route 4 Schuylerville, NY 12871 nysm.nysed.gov1services/starks Stillwater BlockHouse 664-1847 Routes 4 & 32

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Stillwater, NY 12170

The Gardens at Yaddo 584-0746 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs yaddo.org

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The Automobile Museum 110 Avenue of the Pines Saratoga Spa State Park 587-1935 saratogaautomuseum.org

The Gideon Putnam Burying Ground, 1812 Call The Visitor Center For Access 587-3241 South Franklin St., Saratoga Springs The Saratoga Springs History Museum Congress Park 584-6920 Downtown Saratoga Springs saratogasprings-historymuseum.org The Saratoga Springs Visitor Center and Heritage Area 587-3241 297 Broadway at Congress Street Saratoga Springs saratogaspringsvisitorcenter.com USS Slater 141 Broadway Albany, NY 12201 (518) 431-1943 www.ussslater.org Horse Racing Saratoga Casino & Raceway 584-2110 Crescent Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogagamingandraceway.com Saratoga Race Course 584-6200 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Off season - 718-641-4700 nyra.com Horseback Riding Bennett's Riding Stable 696-4444 91 Gage Hill Rd. Lake Luzerne, NY 12846 lakegeorgenewyork.com/horses

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Muddy Acres Farm 581-0264 410 Middle Grove Rd. Middle Grove, NY 12850 muddyacresfarm.com Schauber Stables 428 Schauber Rd. Ballston Lake, NY 12019 399-2484 Schauberstables.com Hot Air Balloon Rides Adirondack Balloon Flights 793-6342 PO Box 65 Glens Falls, NY 12801 adkballoonflights.com SunKiss Ballooning Glens Falls, NY 12801 796-0373 Sunkissballooning.com Windrifter Ballooning 399-6883 4 Hemlock Lane Glenville, NY 12302 windrifterballooning.com

Ice Skating Clifton Park Ice Arena 383-5440 16 Clifton Common Blvd. Clifton Park, NY 12065 Crandall Park Upper Glen St., Rt. 9 Glens Falls, NY 12801 761-3813 Glens Falls Civic Center 1 Civic Center Plaza Glens Falls, NY 12801 798-0366 Saratoga Springs Ice Rink 583-3462 30 Weibel Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Mazes Ellms Family Farm 884-8168 468 Charlton Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 ellmsfarms.com Liberty Ridge Farm 664-1515 29 Beavis Rd.

Schaghticoke, NY 12154 libertyridgefarmny.com Schuyler Farms 695-5308 1124 Route 29 Schuylerville, NY 12871 schuylerfarms.com Miniature Golf & Driving Ranges CV Golf 421-1798 or 587-6322 942 Murray Rd. Middle Grove, NY 12850 cvgolf.biz Clifton Park Golf 1759 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 371-3112 Cliftonparkgolf.com Exit 17 Range & Mini Golf 745-8415 Rt. 9, Gansevoort NY, 12831 Lumberjack Pass 793-7141 1511 Route 9 Lake George, NY 12845 lumberjackminigolf.com Mill Creek Miniature Golf 885-PUTT (7888) 1 Trieble Avenue Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Saratoga Mini Golf 581-0852 3071 Route 50 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Slices Ice Cream Parlor & Mini-Golf 250-0711 Route 50 & Charlton Rd. Ballston Spa, NY slicesminigolf.com Miscellaneous Venues Columbia County Agricultural Society PO Box 257 Chatham, NY 12037 392-2121 www.columbiafair.com Columbia Land Conservancy 49 Main Street Chatham, NY 12037 392-5252 www.clctrust.org

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Shaker Heritage Society 456-7890 25 Meeting House Rd. Albany, NY 12211 www.shakerheritage.org Motor Sports Albany Saratoga Speedway 587-0220 2671 Route 9 Malta, NY 12020 Albany-saratogaspeedway.com Fonda Speedway 382-3115 Just off exit 28 of NYS Thruway at Montgomery County Fairground fondaspeedway.com Lebanon Valley Speedway 794-9606 1746, US Route 20 West Lebanon, NY 12195 lebanonvalley.com Movie Theaters Glen Drive-In 792-0023 Route 9 Queensbury, NY glendriveintheater.com Malta Twin Drive-In 587-6077 Route 9, Malta maltadrivein.com Ozoner 29 Twin Drive - In Route 29 West Broadalbin, NY 883-5735 Saratoga Film Forum 584-3456 320 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogafilmforum.org Skidmore College 580-5000 815 No. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Cms.skidmore.edu Clifton Park Center Cinema 8 371-6186 22 Clifton Country Rd regmovies.com Wilton Cinema 8 587-0436 3065 Route 50 regmovies.com

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New York State Museum 474-5877 Empire State Plaza 222 Madison Ave. Albany, NY 12230 nysm.nysed.gov NYS Military Museum 581-5100 61 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Saratoga Automobile Museum 587-1935 110 Avenue of the Pines Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaautomuseum.org Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame 587-4210 352 Jefferson St. Saratoga Springs NY, 12866 Museums Adirondack Museum 352-7311 Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812 adkmuseum.org Albany Institute of History & Art 463-4478 125 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12210 www.albanyinstitute.org Bennington Museum (The Grandma Moses Gallery) 802-447-1571 75 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201 benningtonmuseum.com Chapman Historical Museum 793-2826 348 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 12801 chapmanmuseum.org Children’s Museum 584-5540 69 Caroline St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 childrensmuseumatsaratoga.org

Schenectady Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium 382-7890 15 Nott Terrace Heights Schenectady, NY 12308 www.schenectadymuseum.org The Hyde Collection 792-1761 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY 12871 hydecollection.org National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 584-2225 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 dancemuseum.org National Baseball Hall of Fame 888-HALL-OF-FAME 25 Main St. Cooperstown, NY 13326 baseballhalloffame.org National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame 584-0400 191 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs NY, 12866 racingmuseum.org

Saratoga History Museum 584-6920 Congress Park saratogahistory.org Shelburne Museum 802-985-3346 6000 Shelburne Rd. Shelburne, VT 05482 shelburnemuseum.org The Children's Museum of Science & Technology (CMOST) 235-2120 250 Jordan Road Troy, NY 12180 www.cmost.org Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery 580-8080 Skidmore College Campus 815 N. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 www.skidmore.edu/tang Natural Attractions Howe Caverns 296-8900 255 Discovery Drive Howes Cave, NY 12092 howecaverns.com Natural Stone Bridge and Caves 494-2283 535 Stone Bridge Rd. Pottersville, NY 12860 stonebridgeandcaves.com Paint Ball Agape Farms Paintball Field 654-7777 4839 Route 9N Corinth, NY 12822 agape-farm.com

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Performing Arts

Caffè Lena, Inc. 583-0022 47 Phila St., PO Box 245 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 caffelena.org Capital Repertory Theatre 445-SHOW (7469) 111 North Pearl St. Albany, NY 12207 capitalrep.org Charles R. Wood Theater 207 Glen Street Glens Falls, NY 12801 798-9663 www.woodtheater.org Fort Salem Theatre 854-9200 11 East Broadway Salem, NY 12865 fortsalemtheater.com

Schuylerville Community Theater 695-5480 PO Box 143 Schuylerville, NY 12871 scttheater.org

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Adirondack Theater Festival 798-7479 PO Box 3203 Glens Falls, NY 12801 Atfestival.org

Saratoga Shakespeare Company, Inc 209-5514 P.O. Box 5059 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogashakespeare.com

Tanglewood 413-637-1600 297 West St. Lenox, MA 01240 Tanglewood.org Times Union Center 51 South Pearl St. Albany, NY 12207 487-2000 timesunioncenter-albany.com Universal Preservation Hall 584-2627 25 Washington St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Universalpreservationhall.org Polo

Home Made Theater, Inc. 587-4427 P.O. Box 1182 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 homemadetheater.org

Saratoga Polo Association 584-8108 Corner of Bloomfield & Denton Roads Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogapolo.com

Lake George Dinner Theatre 668-5762 ext 411 2223 Canada St. Route 9, just North of Exit 21 Lake George, NY 12845 lakegeorgedinnertheatre.com Lake George Opera at Saratoga 584-6018 480 Broadway, Ste. LL16 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 lakegeorgeopera.org Palace Theater 465-3335, ext. 103 19 Clinton Ave. Albany, NY 12207 palacealbany.com Proctor’s Theatre 346-6204 432 State Street Schenectady, NY 12305 proctors.org Saratoga Performing Arts Center 587-3330 108 Avenue of the Pines Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 spac.org

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Rodeo Double M Rodeo & Western Store 885-9543 678 Route 67 (1 mile west of Exit 12) Ballston Spa, NY 12020 doublemwestern.com Painted Pony Championship Rodeo 696-2421 703 Howe Rd. Lake Luzerne, NY 12846 paintedponyrodeo.com

Hickory Ski Center 623-5754 43 Hickory Hill Rd. Warrensburg, NY 12885 Hickoryskicenter.com

West Mountain Ski Area 793-6606 59 West Mountain Rd. Queensbury, NY 12804 Skiwestmountain.com

Hunter Mountain 800-486-8376, ext 2200 PO Box 295 Hunter, NY 12442 Huntermtn.com

Skydiving

Skiing

Killington Resort 802-422-6200 4763 Killington Road Killington, VT 05751 killington.com

Gore Mountain 251-2411 Peaceful Valley Rd. North Creek, NY 12853 Goremountain.com

Stratton Mountain Resort 1-800-787-2886 5 Village Lodge Rd. Stratton Mountain, VT 05155 Stratton.com

Saratoga Skydiving Adventure 895-8140 288 Brownville Rd. Gansevoort, NY 12831 Skydivesaratoga.com Sports Entertainment Greenjackets Football North American Football League 745-1928 East Field, Glens Falls greenjacketsfootball.com Minor League Baseball in New York State minorleaguebaseball.com Houston Astros Affiliate Tri-City Valley Cats 1-866-644-2687 Saratoga Rowing Assocation P.O. Box 750 543 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 587-6697 saratogarowing.com Saratoga Rugby Football Club saratogarugby.org Times Union Center Sport Teams 487-2000 51 South Pearl St. Albany, NY 12207 timesunioncenter-albany.com • Siena Saints NCAA College Basketball • Albany River Rats American League Hockey • Albany Conquest Arena Football • ECAC RPI Hockey • CBA Albany Patroons (Minor League Basketball) Tri-City Valley Cats Baseball 80 Vandenburgh Ave. Troy, N.Y. 12180 629-2287 www.tcvalleycats.com Swimming Victoria Pool / Peerless Pool at the Saratoga Spa State Park 584-2003 - Victoria Pool 584-2009 - Peerless Pool 19 Roosevelt Drive Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 nysparks.state.ny.us

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20 Old Gick Rd., Wilton, NY 12831 saratogaregionalymca.org Train Tours Amtrak's Adirondack Amtrak.com

Tennis / Racquet Ball East Side Recreation Field Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs Greenfield Town Park 430 Middle Grove Road Middle Grove Town of Greenfield Malta Community Park Plains Road, Malta, Ny Shenantaha Creek Park Solo Truck Road (Off East Line) Malta, NY Saratoga Regional YMCA Wilton Branch 587-3000

Upper Hudson River Railroad 251-5334 3 Railroad Place, Box 424 North Creek, NY 12853 uhrr.com White Water Rafting /Tubing Adirondack River Outfitters 800-525-RAFT (7238) aroadventures.com Battenkill River Sports & Campground 677-8868 937 Route 313 Cambridge, NY 12816 brsac.com

Beaverbrook Outfitters 1-888-454-8433 PO Box 96, Weavertown, NY Beaverbrook.net Hudson River Rafting 1-800-888-RAFT 1 Main St. North Creek, NY 12853 hudsonriverrafting.com

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Saratoga Regional YMCA 583-9622 290 West Avenue/PO Box 4610 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaregionalymca.org

Sacandaga Outdoor Center 696-RAFT 1 Whitewater Way Hadley, NY 12835 4soc.com Tubby Tubes Co. 696-7222 1289 Lake Ave. Lake Luzerne, NY 12846 Tubbytubestubing.com

Farmers’ Market From Farm to Table

Welcome to the Saratoga Farmers’ Market. Our market celebrated its 30th season in 2008. We have grown from a small group of local farmers in a parking lot to a group of over 50 local vendors who set up two days a week in summer under permanent pavilions on High Rock Ave in Saratoga Springs. We also have a smaller summer market in Clifton Park Thursdays afternoons. In winter we continue to offer a wide variety of local fresh product. The winter market now boasts 30 vendors and we have moved this year to 220 Division St, to the Division Street Elementary School, Saturdays, 9a-1p. We pride ourselves in being a LOCAL PRODUCER ONLY MARKET. Unlike other markets, everything sold at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market must be produced locally (Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington Counties). This means our fine products are very fresh and/or unique, and locally supportive of our community, economically, ecologically and socially. Our year-round products include vegetables, fruits, spreads, marinades, honey, baked goods, meat, cheese, jams, yogurt and milk as well as crafters and on site prepared food. Many of our products are Certified Naturally Grown and Organic. All our vendors eat and use their products in their own homes and take great pride in their quality. The market is a social place as well as a place of business. We love to see our clients use the market to supply their needs, but we also like to see the great social gathering it has become. Be it the beverage area of our own market booth, the live musicians, chef demonstrations or our community-based special events, the Saratoga Farmers’ Market has become a regular social gathering spot for locals and a must stop visit for the tourists. Check your town’s website for more www.SaratogaFarmersMarket.org information.

Saratoga Springs Summer Market May - October Winter Market November - April Wednesday 3-6 pm • Saturday 9-1 pm Saturday 9 - 1 pm High Rock Park, Downtown Division St. Elementary School

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GolfDirectory

Airway Meadows Golf Club 792-4144 262 Brownville Rd. Gansevoort, NY 12831 airwaymeadowsgolf.com Amsterdam Municipal Country Club 842-4265 Upper Van Dyke Amsterdam, NY 12010 amsterdammuni.com Ballston Spa Country Club 885-7935 Route 67 Ballston Spa, NY 12020 ballstonspacc.com Bay Meadows Golf Club 792-1650

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31 Cronin Rd. Queensbury, NY 12804

Bend of the River 696-3415 5 Park Ave. Hadley, NY 12835 bendoftheriver.com Brookhaven Golf Club 893-7458 333 Alpine Meadows Rd. Porters Corners, NY 12859 brookhavengolfclub.com Eagle Crest Golf Club 877-7082 1004 Route 146A Clifton Park, NY 12065 eaglecrestgolf.com The Edison Club 891 Riverview Rd. Rexford, NY 12148 399-2992 Edisonclub.com Fairways of Halfmoon 664-1578 17 Johnson Rd. Mechanicville, NY 12118 fairwaysofhalfmoon.com Galway Golf Club 882-6395 5797 Jockey Street Galway, NY 12074 galwaygolfclub.com Glens Falls Country Club 792-1186 211 Round Pond Rd. Queensbury, NY 12804 glensfallscountryclub.com Hiland Golf Club 793-2000 195 Haviland Rd. Queensbury, NY 12804 hilandparkcc.com Kingswood Golf Club 747-8888 111 County Route 41 Hudson Falls, NY 12839 kingswoodgolf.com McGregor Links Country Club Private

Mechanicville Golf Club 664-3866 Route 67 East Mechanicville, NY12118 mechanicvilleny.com/ mechanicvillecc

Tee Bird North Golf Course 792-7727 30 Reservoir Rd. Moreau, NY 12828 teebirdgolf.com

Mohawk River Country Club 847 Riverview Rd. Rexford, NY 12148 399-1920 Mohawkrivercc.com Pioneer Hills Golf Course 885-7000 3230 Ballston – Galway Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 pioneerhillsgolf.com Pole Valley Players Club 632-9632 3737 Route 196 Hartford, NY 12838 polevalley.com Sagamore Resort & Golf Club 743-6380 800-358-6221 110 Sagamore Rd. Bolton Landing, NY 12814 thesagamore.com

Course 584-2006 x 10 60 Roosevelt Drive Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogaspagolf.com

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Battenkill Country Club 692-9179 Route 29 Greenwich, NY 12834 battenkillcc.com

584-6664 Northern Pines Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 mcgregorlinks.com

Tee Bird South Golf Club 747-0280 65 Reynolds Road (Rt 197) Moreau, NY 12828 teebirdgolf.com Thousand Acres 696-2444 465 Warrensburg Rd Stony Creek, NY12878 1000acres.com Van Patten Golf Course 877-5400 924 Main Street Clifton Park, NY 12065 VanPattengolf.com Windy Hills Golf Club 695-4902 219 Windy Hills Rd. Greenwich, NY 12834

Saratoga Golf & Polo Club Private 584-8121 301 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogagolfpoloclub.org Saratoga Lake Golf Club 581-6616 35 Grace Moore Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 saratogalakegolf.com Saratoga National Golf Course 583-GOLF (4653) x 615 458 Union Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 golfsaratoga.com Saratoga Spa Championship & Executive Golf

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RESOURCE GUIDE

Accounting-CPA’s The Bonadio Group 6 Wembly Ct., Albany, NY 12205 518-464-4080 Bonadio.com Jeffrey M. Many, C.P.A. 48 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-4215 jeffmanycpa@hotmail.com Antiques & Auctions Ballston Spa Antique Center, Inc. 217-221 Milton Ave. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 885-6746 BallstonSpaAntiqueCenter.com Stone Soup Antiques Gallery 19 Low St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-885-5232 StoneSoupAntiquesGallery.com

Appliances Earl B. Feiden, Inc. 785 Route 9 Latham, NY 12110 518-785-8555 EarlBFeiden.com

Art Beekman Street Association PO Box 162 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-1163 SaratogaArtDistrict.com Flores Studio 492 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-232-1017 FloresArtNewYork.com Assisted Living Home of the Good Shepherd 390 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 60 Waller Rd. Wilton 12831 26 Rock Rose Way, Malta 12020 518-584-3317 / 518-580-0702 / 518-581-2800 HomeoftheGoodShepherd.com Wesley Community 131 Lawrence St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-691-1565 WesleyHealth.com

Attorneys Anderson Byrne LLC 48 Union Ave., Suite 1 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-4905 AndersonByrne.com Carola, Bagnoli & Tollisen, PLLC Attorneys & Counselors at Law 215 Park Avenue Mechanicville, NY 12118 518-664-2481 kTollisen@cbtlawfirm.com Ianniello, Anderson & Reilly, P.C. 805 Route 146, Northway Nine Plaza Clifton Park, NY 12065 8 Airline Drive, Suite 101 Albany, NY 12205 518-371-8888 / 518-218-1053 IARLaw.com

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Richard S. Piedmont, Esq. Piedmont Law Firm 376 Broadway, Suite 18 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518) 690-4200 ext 30 PiedmontLawFirm.com

Automotive / Service & Repair American Transmission Center 254 Washington St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-5656 Childs Automotive 211 Edie Road Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-580-9101 ChildsAutomotive.com Mangino Pontiac-Buick Inc. 1484 Saratoga Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-885-5301 Mangino.com Mike’s Mercedes Service, Inc. 349 Anthony St. Schenectady, NY 12308-1026 518-377-2268 MikesMercedes.com New Country Toyota 3002 Route 50 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-7272 ToyotaOfSaratogaSprings.com

Bicycles Elevate Cycles 35 Van Dam St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 1570 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 518-587-0455 / 518-371-4641 ElevateCycles.com

Bridal

Waldron Builders, Inc. 4265 Route 50, Suite 1 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-2433 WaldronBuilders.com

Candies & Confectionary Handmade Chocolates & Truffles Park Avenue Confectionary, LLC 215 Park Avenue Mechanicville, NY 12118 ParkAvenueConfectionary.com

Chiropractic AAC Family Wellness Centers 402 Rowland St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-363-0202 AACFamilyWellness.com find us on facebook/aacwellness Complimentary Doctor's Consultation Total Care & Rehabilitation Medicine, P.C. 5 Main Street, Suite 6 Queensbury, N. Y. 12804 518-798-BACK (2225) TotalCarePC.net

Churches St. Clements Church 231 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-7350 StClementsChurch.com St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 149 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-0904 SPELCSS.com Trinity United Methodist Church 155 Ballard Rd. Wilton, NY 12831 518-584-9107 TUMCWilton.com

Danielle’s Bridal Boutique 75 Weible Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-7067 DaniellesBridalOfSaratoga.com

Counseling

The Mansion Inn 801 Rt. 29 Rock City Falls, NY 12863 518-885-1607 TheMansionSaratoga.com

Dry Cleaners

Builders Amedore Homes 1900 Western Ave. Albany, NY 12203 518-456-1010 AmedoreHomes.com

Meghan Lemery LCSW PLLC 319 Bay St. Queensbury, NY 12804 518-792-2181

Cudney’s Cleaners 5 Aletta St. / 518-584-9427 160 South Broadway / 518-584-8460 86 West Ave. / 518-584-8704 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 654 Route 9 Wilton, NY 12831 518-584-8666 Cudneys.com

Education

Bonacio Construction 18 Division St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-9007 Bonacio.com

Adirondack School of Northeastern NY 5158 County Route 113 Greenwich, NY 12834 518-695-5294 AdirondackSchoolNENY.org

The Michaels Group 10 Blacksmith Dr., Suite 1 Malta, NY 12020 518-899-6311 MichaelsGroup.com

Christian Brothers Academy 12 Airline Dr. Albany, NY 12205 518-452-9809 CBAAlbany.org

Stewart Construction, Inc. PO Box 42 Burnt Hills, NY 12027 518-885-5902 StewartHomeBuilders.com

Country Knolls Nursery School 19 Thunderbird Dr. Ballston Lake, NY 12019 518-877-7401


Spoken Boutique 27 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-2772 SpokenSaratoga.com

LaSalle Institute 174 Williams Rd. Troy, NY 12180 518-283-2500 LaSalle-School.org

Violets of Saratoga 482 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-4838 VioletsofSaratoga.com

Saratoga Central Catholic High School 247 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-7070 SaratogaCentralCatholic.org

Financial

St. Clements School 231 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-7350 StClementsSchool.org

Embroidery

Entertainment

Fenimore Asset Management 384 North Grand St. Cobleskill, NY 12034 800-932-3271 FamFunds.com

Tang Museum 815 N. Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-580-8080 Tang.Skidmore.edu

Cabello Hair Salon 80 West Circular St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-633-1699 CabelloSaratoga.com

Health & Fitness Saratoga Regional YMCA West Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-9622 SaratogaRegionalYMCA.com

Adirondack Trust Co. 473 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-5844 AdirondackTrust.com Ballston Spa National Bank 39 Bath St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-363-8628 BSNB.com

Saratoga County Fair 162 Prospect St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-885-9701 SaratogaCountyFair.org

Hair Salons

1st National Bank of Scotia 201 Mohawk Ave. Scotia, NY 12302 518-370-7284 FirstScotia.com

Embroid Me 136 Spring St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-8700 EmbroidMe-Albany.com

Saratoga Casino & Raceway 342 Jefferson St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-581-5769 SaratogaRaceway.com/Gaming

Impressions of Saratoga 368 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-0666 ImpressionsSaratoga.com

Weight No More 45 Park Place Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-210-6508

Home Furnishings Dreamsleep 250 Washington St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-5310 DreamsleepMattress.com

Morgan Stanley, The Okby Group 340 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-5601 FA.MorganStanleyIndividual.com/n.michael.okby/ Saratoga National Bank 250 Glen St. Glens Falls, NY 12801 518-745-1000 SaratogaNational.com

Flooring Fridholm Flooring Installation of all flooring. We love what we do! 518-330-9507 JFridholm.com

Excavating

Florists & Nurseries

Colonial Excavating 45 Colonial Road Stillwater, NY 12170 518-369-5947 ColonialExcavation.com

Bob’s Trees 1227 W. Galway Rd. Hagaman, NY 12086 518-882-9455 BobsTrees.com

Farmers’ Market

Dehn’s Flowers 180 Beekman St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 15 Trieble Ave. Milton, NY 12020 518-584-1880 / 518-885-6222 DehnsFlowersandGifts.com

Fashion Boutiques Frivolous 18 Division St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-8712 FrivolousGal.com Saratoga Trunk 493 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-3543 SaratogaTrunk.com

The Furniture House 1254 Route 9P Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-9865 TheFurnitureHouseNY.com Saratoga Consignment Studio 3 3306 Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-450-1363 SCSDecor.com Wood Carte 1063 Route 9 Queensbury, NY 12804 518-793-7655 WoodCarte.com

The Great Escape PO Box 511 Lake George, NY 12845 518-792-3500 SixFlags.com/GreatEscape

Saratoga Farmers’ Market 110 Spring St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-893-2669 SaratogaFarmersMarket.org

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Hudson Valley Community College PO Box 569 Troy, NY 12181 518-629-4519 HVCC.edu

Home Improvement

Posie Peddler 92 West Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-8273 PosiePeddler.com

Gift Shops Giver of Life Gift Shoppe 658 Route 9 Wilton, NY 12831 518-583-3323 TheGiverOfLifeGiftShoppe.com

Adirondack Homewerks 10 Old Bend Rd. Fort Edward, NY 12828 518-798-3626 Allerdice Building Supply 41 Walworth St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-5533 Allerdice.com California Closets 952 Troy-Schenectady Rd. Latham, NY 12110 518-785-5723 CaliforniaClosets.com/Albany Capital District Contractors & Decks PO Box 1092 Clifton Park, NY 12065 518-371-9950 CapitalDistrictContractors.com Capital District Supply 252 Washington St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-4499 CapitalDistrictSupply.com Durfey’s General Contracting

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Handyman Services Doug Durfey 518-469-0748 DougD@nycap.rr.com Empire Home Building Products 12 Spring St. Schuylerville, NY 12871 518-695-6094 EBPLWC.com The Fireplace Company 2951 Lake Shore Dr. Lake George, NY 12845 518-668-9300 TheFireplaceCo.com Granite & Marble Works 8 Commerce Park Dr. Wilton, NY 12831 518-581-2889 GraniteandMarbleWorks.com Hayes Paving 100 Saratoga Village Blvd., Suite 15B Malta, NY 12020 518-365-4152 HayesPaving.com Overhead Door Company of Glens Falls PO Box 834 Glens Falls, NY 12801 518-798-4228 GarageDoors-GlensFalls.com Phinney Design Group 142 Grand Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-7120 PhinneyDesign.com

Human Services Aim Services 3257 Route 9 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-3208 AimServicesInc.org Saratoga Bridges 16 Saratoga Bridges Blvd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-587-1209 SaratogaBridges.com

Insurance State Farm Insurance / Bob Bissonette 440 Maple Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-6483 BobBissonette.com State Farm Insurance / Dione Ramsdill 3076-3 Rt. 50 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-581-7010 DioneRamsdill.com State Farm Insurance / Sherry Hoffman 418 Geyser Rd. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-580-1181 SherryHoffmanInsurance.com Sutton & Tarantino 17 Division St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-7600 SuttonInsuranceAgency.com

Janitorial/Cleaning

Saratoga Builders Association 519 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-366-0946 SaratogaBuilders.org

NuClean Solutions Cleaning Service Residential & Commercial Cleaning 518-495-0851 Wilton, NY 12831 NuCleanSolutions.com

Saratoga Tile & Supplies 4249 Route 50N Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-6700 SaratogaTile.com

PuroClean Certified Restoration, LLC 4066 Route 203 North Chatham, NY 12132 888-464-7880 PuroCleanCertified.com

SE Kitchens 16 Leonard St. Gansevoort, NY 12831 518-743-1500 SEKitchensandBaths.com

Sparkle, Glisten & Shine 4 Monroe St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-9454 SparkleGlistenShineInc.com

Security Supply 196 Maple Ave. Selkirk, NY 12158 518-767-2226 SecuritySupply.com

Housing 38 High Rock Condominiums The Scott Varley Group/Realty USA 28 Division St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-7268 38HighRock.com

Jewelry / Coins The Vault 10 Caroline St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-3479 TheVaultSaratogaSprings.com

Landscaping Atkins Landscaping, Inc. PO Box 2026 Glens Falls, NY 12801 518-761-9522 AtkinsLandscaping.com

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga 100 Saratoga Blvd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-7766 PrestwickChase.com

Decker’s Landscape & Aquatics PO Box 68 Pattersonville, NY 12137 518-887-5552 ThePondPeople.net

Saratoga Heritage 5 Heritage Way Wilton, NY 12831 518-583-8300 SaratogaHeritage.com

Medical / Dental

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Community Care Pediatrics 5 Mountain Ledge Dr., Suite 1 Gansevoort, NY 12831 518-584-0355 CommunityCare.com

Glens Falls Hospital 100 Park Ave. Glens Falls, NY 12801 518-926-1846 GlensFallsHospital.org Hearing Care Resources 12 Mountain Ledge Dr., Suite 2 Wilton, NY 12831 518-580-0080 Hearing.pro Nicole Byrne DMD 659 Route 9 Gansevoort, NY 12831 518-226-6010 ByrneKidsDental.com Saratoga Hospital 211 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-8389 SaratogaCare.org

Music Saratoga Guitar 60 West Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-581-1604 8 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-581-1603 SaratogaGuitar.com

Painting Finishing Touches Decorating & Remodeling Services 518-584-1153 We’ll exceed your expectations while staying within your budget! Fridholm Painting Interior / Exterior Painting We love what we do! 518-330-9507 JFridholm.com

Pets Dawgdom 441 A Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-306-6600 Dawgdom.com www.DanTrainsDogs.com 164 Southline Rd. Middle Grove, NY 12850 518-232-8106 DanTrainsDogs.com

Physician/Pain Management Total Care & Rehabilitation Medicine, P.C. 5 Main Street, Suite 6 Queensbury, N. Y. 12804 518-798-BACK (2225) TotalCarePC.net

Professional Education & Training Braathe Enterprises PO BOX 777 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 BraatheEnterprises.com

Real Estate Assist 2 Sell Buyers & Sellers Real Estate 1425 Crescent-Vischer Ferry Rd. Clifton Park, NY 12065 518-339-4395 A2SellHomes.com Bouchard Realty, Debbie Ronca 359 Lexington St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-885-7751


Racing City Realty Tom Federlin 530 Maple Ave., Rt. 9 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-744-3330 RacingCityRealty.com Realty USA/David Phaff 1826 Western Ave. Albany, NY 12203 518-456-5333 DavidPhaff.com Realty USA/Sharon Byrne 1547 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065 518-527-4914 SharonByrne.com Realty USA/Colleen Guarino 505 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-0743 x414 RealtyUSA.com Roohan Realty 519 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-4500 RoohanRealty.com Signature Homes Realty Cindy Quade 6 Brown Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-376-2965 SignatureHomes-Realty.com

Remodeling Fridholm Remodeling Baths • Kitchens • Additions We love what we do! 518-330-9507 JFridholm.com

Restaurants / Food & Supplies Compliments to the Chef 488 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-226-4477 SaratogaChef.com Country Corner Café 25 Church St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-7889 Saratoga.org/CountryCornerCafe

Irish Times 14 Phila St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-0003 IrishTimesSaratoga.com

Summer Camps Camp Chingachgook 1872 Pilot Knob Rd. Kattskill Bay, NY 12844 518-656-9462 LakeGeorgeCamp.org

Lake Ridge Restaurant 35 Burlington Ave. Round Lake, NY 12151 518-899-6000 Lake-Ridge.com Lakeside Farm Country Store & Restaurant 336 Schauber Rd. Ballston Lake, NY 12019 518-399-8359 LakeSideFarmsCiderMill.com The Local Pub & Teahouse 142 Grand Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-7256 TheLocalPubandTeaHouse.com Saratoga Salsa 398 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-580-0792 SaratogaSalsaandSpice.com

Swimming Pools Apple Pools 159 Jackson St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-581-8468 ApplePoolsOnline.com

Spring Street Deli 132 Spring St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-0994 SpringStreetDeli.net

Web Design Check It Web Design 39 Arterial Plaza Gloversville, NY 12078 518-212-0098 CheckItSmart.com

Village Pizzeria 2727 Route 29 Galway, NY 12850 518-584-6264 VillagePizzeria.com

Window Fashions

Winslow’s Restaurant 801 Saratoga Rd. Wilton, NY 12831 518-584-2489 WinslowsofSaratoga.com

Small Engine Repair Adirondack Equipment Repair 87 Schuylerville Road Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-581-3809 FixIt@nycap.rr.com

The Fortunate Cup Coffee Cafe 120 West Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-226-0800 FortunateCup.com

Affordable Storage PO Box 2302 Gansevoort, NY 12831 518-581-9123 AffordableSelfStorageNY.com

Holiday Inn/Bookmakers Restaurant 232 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-4550 Spa-HI.com

Versatile Sheds 699 Rt. 9 Wilton, NY 12831 518-584-7924 VersatileSheds.com

Storage

Saratoga Children’s Theatre 8 Lakewood Dr. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-580-1782 SaratogaChildrenstheatre.org

The Ndakinna Education Center 23 Middle Grove Rd. Greenfield Center, NY 12833 518-583-9958 TheNdakinnaCenter.org

Scotty’s Restaurant 215 Ballard Rd. Wilton, NY 12831 518-584-1444

M & T Small Engine Repair 518-810-6203 MarkSalisbury1@yahoo.com

Gavin Park 10 Lewis Dr. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-9455 TownOfWilton.com

Saratoga Independent School 459 Lake Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-583-0841 SISKids.org

Schwan Food Company 193 Perry Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-8802 Schwans.com

Fifty South 2128 Doubleday Ave. Ballston Spa, NY 12020 518-885-8588 FiftySouth.com

Cutting Edge Martial Arts 175 Ballston Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-587-5501 SaratogaMartialArts.com

RESOURCE GUIDE

Keller Williams Realty Jenn Johnson 38 High Rock Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-871-9951 JennJ.com

Rand Window Fashions LLC 803 Route 50, Burnt Hills, NY 12027 518-399-3466 RandWindowFashions.com

Wine & Spirits Purdy’s Discount Wine & Liquor 70-72 Congress St. Plaza Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-5400 PurdysWines.com Saratoga Zymurgist 112 Excelsior Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-580-9785 SaratogaZ.com The Saratoga Winery 462 Route 29 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518-584-9463 TheSaratogaWinery.com

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