Caffé Lena’s long history being recorded, commemorated in comprehensive look back
“She had become part of the Saratoga scene. She had become someone and the Caffé had become someplace that was as integral to Saratoga’s image of itself…The Caffé was also an extended family of choice for some people, and that never really went away.” Musician and folklorist George Ward commenting on Lena Spencer and her influence on the region.
“There is a public benefit here.” Planning Board Chairman Rocco Ferraro, on a proposed sidewalk to be built on the site along Route 9.
The district is now in the final stages of searching for a newsuper intendent to replace Schultz when he retires at the end of this school year – at which point he’ll have had 41 years with the district.
“We have stayed within the standards since construction began in June of 2009. Right now we’re in the gray area between the construction phase and the operations phase,” said Travis Bullard, a spokesman for GlobalFoundries.
"What we try to do at the church is take the kind of approach that we can care and serve each other. The kids learn from a very young age to get involved with community and to be serving, realizing it may not always be in the most comfortable situation and the food may not be the best. They really become sensitive to others. We expose them tothe real world. We’re fortunate here, most of the kids are in privileged homes, and it’s good for the adults to see as well. It’s not always as good as we have it here.” Reverend Bosman of Christ Community Reformed Church.
“Most people think of (us) as a place to pick up brochures. We do that but we do much more than that. As a designated heritage area, our mission is to promote economic growth of the region.” Program Coordinator Johnnie Roberts.
“It’s not well known to people who don’t do theater. It’s amodern musical with an old musical feel to it.” Director Laurie Larson.
Students’ Brookside exhibit captures the spirit of similar showing made a decade ago
The students were tasked with not only capturing history, butdoing so with an artistic flare. The students ended up learning more than justa two dimensional representation of their town’s past.
The Planning Board’s decision is part of the state’s environmental review process. If the town had issued a negative declaration it would been the end of the review process under SEQR (State Environmental Quality Review Act). Instead, Callahan will have to provide a much more detailed analysis of potential environmental impacts in the draft environmental impact statement.
DOH and DEC tested the residence and area for radiation levels and found no immediate health threats to the property owner or neighbors.
Saratoga Bridges works with developmentally disabled to provide opportunities
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness month, but for groups like Saratoga Bridges, advocacy is a year-round project. Still, Bridges is using March as a way to highlight its mission.
“I stay involved for the satisfaction of seeing the ‘ah-ha’moments — those happen when one of the students really internalizes animportant concept, or successfully applies their new critical thinking skills,or invents a truly creative or elegant solution for their robot.” Team mentor Greg Mohr
Project Easter Bunny is but one of the many services that Morahan and her organization networks to provide. She also works to have meals delivered to families and with Simplifying Lives, which offers house cleaning.Everything she does centers around her mission statement, which is “Dinner isDone, Dishes are Clean and the Kids are OK!”
A mild winter means pet owners must stay vigilant for fleas and ticks
The Capital District has been enjoying mild temperatures this year, with 40-degree days being a regular occurrence, and that means many area veterinarians and pet owners are seeing more cases of the summertime pests.
NYSERDA gives award to Terry Moag of The Radiant Store
Terry Moag, president of The Radiant Store in Malta, was recently recognized for his work and achievements in the area of solar energy by the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA),receiving an Outstanding Achievement award in their Solar Thermal Program.
NYC Ballet dancer to visit Saratoga Springs High School English classes
The dancer is no stranger to the area, having given workout classes at a nearby gym in the past and of course through his performances with the ballet at SPAC. The high school is only one of Scordato’s stops during his upcoming Spa City visit. Other points on Scordato’s Saratoga map while he’s in town include the National Museum of Dance and Skidmore College.
Series of forums and a new website invite comments
Wood has also set up a new webpage at communicatingwiththechairman.com to help residents put a face with his name.
Saratoga chapter of Irish-American fraternal order celebrates 60th anniversary
Theysay everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but no one quite like the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
Carney’s Tavern a Ballston landmark, much like the man who ran it
Carney was also the current president and a longtime member of the Saratoga, Schenectady and Warren County Restaurant and Tavern Association. He is remembered fondly among family, friends and the community of Ballston Lake.
Creative arts, cooking and play are at the center of new Ballston Lake business
When was the last time you got to watch a huge bubble float about and wondered when it was going to land or pop? Here’s your chance.
Cookbook to highlight history of Ecobelli’s Tam O’ShanterRestaurant in Ballston Spa
The collecting of memories was actually started as a thank you to investors of a film, “Chickadee,” written by Lora Lee and Tom that is currently in process and will begin actual filming later in the year.
Clifton Park community service groups battling same problemstoday as in ‘70s
CAPTAIN provides a number of services in addition to its shelter operations, including an emergency food pantry, a bike distribution program andacademic help for youths.
Officials say safety, traffic flow would be improved, two roundabouts planned
The Town of Malta Round Lake Road Corridor Planning Committee is holding a public workshop on Feb. 29 at to address questions and concerns about proposed traffic improvements for the area.
Tiny TotsTea Room holds benefit memorial for Maddie Musto
For those who can’t make the event, and would still like to donate to Miracle 4 Maddie, contributions can be made in Maddie Musto’s name at Capital Communications Federal Credit Union. For details, visit http://miracle4maddie.bbnow.org/donate.php.
New Ballston Spa doctor heading to the schools, getting involved in community
Many orthodontists’ offices may have a larger staff and while Burlingame feels that her office will likely grow in the future, she doesn’t plan for it to get too big. Being able to provide constantone-on-one care is important to her.
Series of forums to kick of budgeting, district likely to raiseup to tax cap
An audience ofabout 50 watched via an online feed and about 70 turned out in person. According to Schultz, about a third of the audience consisted of students in the district.
On February 13, Muriel Gurren from th Estherville Animal Shelter was presented with keys to a new van for the shelter.
Speaking out on mutism
Dr. Barnett has been in practice for over 40 years. In that time he said he’s seen approximately 35 children with selective mutism.
Ballston's Libray smell has left and returned for years, more tests underway
Aside from mold, the test will detect a number of things including dander and pollen, whatever can attach itself to the cartridge.
The Town of Clifton Park is pleased to announce the winners of the Clifton Park Idol and Taste of Clifton Park contests.
Clifton Park home was later burglarized after impersonator was allowed entry
Residents should request to see identification from anyone claiming to be a CPWA employee.
Consider a basket of gifts to make a splash with your sweetheart
The cost of creating an attractive and varied gift can be as low as $15 with a few items, or much more expensive, and serve as much more than the common Valentine’s Day present.
Pasta Pane Rustic Italian Bistro was the place to gather on February 6 for local nonprofit organizations to celebrate two years of the restaurant’s 'Raising Dough' Program.
Trip to mark the third consecutive year the team has made it to nationals
According to Myla Kramer, of the town’s Office of Parks and Recreation and Community Affairs, one of the three judges for Clifton Idol will be Channel 10’s Paula Gretzinger.
Workshop on the issue set for Monday, Feb. 13
While no moratorium was imposed, it was decided that the Town Board would hold a workshop to discuss the matter on Monday, Feb. 13.
The flag is folded meticulously a total of twelve times, with each fold representing a tribute. The first being life on earth, the second being eternal life, and the fifth a tribute to country, to name a few.
TEC-SMART up and running, open advisements weekly
The satellite campus is an attractive alternative to taking classes at the college’s main campus in Troy, since it’s located right in theLuther Forest Technology Campus at the heart of the area’s technology growth.
Patti Southworth has been appointed as Chairperson for the Independent Party for Saratoga County.
Saratoga Springs leaders at an emergency meeting Thursday, Feb. 2, decided the Saratoga Springs Fire Department will take over ambulance at the same rates SaratogaEmergency Medical Services had been charging — for the time being, at least.
The childhood vaccine for pertussis is called DTaP, and the pertussis booster vaccine for adolescents and adults is called Tdap.
Downtown Saratoga and Saratoga Spa State Park’s Winterfest 2012
Chowderfest, especially is a well known part of Winterfest - and draws a big crowd.