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Arthritis Foundation of Northeastern New York Offers Training Course in the Art of Tai Chi

Date: October 31, 2013 | Submitted by: Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation of Northeastern NY announces a two-day training course within its “Programs for Better Living” Wellness Series in the ancient instruction of Tai Chi. The training will take place on Thursday, November 21, 2013 and Friday, November 22, 2013 from 9 am – 5 pm at Armistead Caregiver […]

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Juried Art Show Winners Announced

Date: October 31, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

Clifton Park, NY—The winners for the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library’s 18th Annual Juried Show of Art & Photography are:   Cindi Handy Lilac Wine First Place, Fine Arts Joan Van Alphen Sunrise Second Place, Fine Arts Dan Predmore Slo-Dry Freeze Third Place, Fine Arts Shelly Binsfeld Flower at the Beach […]

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Library Board makes Trustee Appointment

Date: October 30, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

The Board of Trustees of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library is pleased to appoint Christene Thurston to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Library Board representing the Town of Clifton Park. This appointment is effective for one year beginning January 1, 2014. Ms. Thurston has served on the Library Board […]

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Remade In America Exhibit Set to Open at the Saratoga Automobile Museum

Date: October 29, 2013 | Submitted by: Saratoga Automobile Museum

The Saratoga Automobile Museum’s highly anticipated new Golub Gallery exhibition, REMADE IN AMERICA, will open to the public on Saturday, November 16, 2013 and run through May 25, 2014. Featuring a variety of cars and trucks from the Capital District along with four from outside the immediate region, the 13-car […]

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Town Hall an Official Collection Site for “Operation: Adopt a Solder” Donations

Date: October 29, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

Clifton Park Town Hall, located at 1 Town Hall Plaza, is an official collection site for Operation Adopt A Soldier, a local not‐for‐profit organization that collects much‐needed everyday items for members of the U.S. military who are deployed abroad. Operation Adopt A Soldier currently serves over 600 soldiers and has […]

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Open Position with West Crescent Board of Fire Commissioners starting January 2014

Date: October 29, 2013 | Submitted by: West Crescent Fire Department

The West Crescent Board of Fire Commissioners will have a 5 year position starting in January 2014 running through December 2018. If any West Crescent resident is interested in this position, please contact: Arletta Finger 518-371-7478 X 10 wcfdsec@nycap.rr.com

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Shen SFA Senate Fundraiser for CAPTAIN

Date: October 29, 2013

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Two New Additions to Museum Pass Program

Date: October 25, 2013 | Submitted by: Friends of Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

The Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library are pleased to announce two new museums added to the Museum Pass Program. The addition of The World Awareness Children’s Museum and The Berkshire Museum brings the total to 11 museums in this program at the library. The World Awareness Children’s Museum […]

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“Using the Power of the Subconscious Mind” at District Conference

Date: October 23, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park Speakers

Howard Litwak, Certified Business Coach, has been selected to present “Using the Power of the Subconscious Mind” at Toastmasters International conference. “I believe that this topic is a perfect tie in to the conference theme: ‘The Key to Success-Believe to Achieve.’ Your subconscious can work for you or against you. […]

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Notice of Jonseville Fire District Elections

Date: October 22, 2013 | Submitted by: Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department

Legal Notice Petitions to place the name of Richard J. Horstman and Thomas Tobin on the ballot for the Annual Fire District Election of the Jonesville Fire District have been received. The election will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 to elect on fire commissioner for a five-year term […]

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Question of the Month: How do I Setup the Outlook Today Page Using Exchange and Outlook 2013?

Date: October 22, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

We typically field a fair amount of questions regarding the new Office 2013 suite, here is the answer to one of the questions we get frequently. Open up Outlook 2013 Click on Mail to open your inbox Click on View in the top toolbar Choose Folder Pane and Normal Click […]

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Friends of Historic Grooms Tavern Program will Feature Firth Haring Fabend

Date: October 22, 2013 | Submitted by: Friends of Historic Grooms Tavern

Presenting The People of New Netherland: Roughnecks, Grandess, Multi-taskers or All of The Above On October 26th at 2:00 PM, the Friends of Historic Grooms Tavern and the Patroon Branch of the Holland Society of New York will host Firth Haring Fabend noted author who has written extensively regarding the […]

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Arthritis Foundation of Northeastern New York Plans Veterans Appreciation and Wellness Day November program sponsored by Bank of America

Date: October 21, 2013 | Submitted by: Arthritis Foundation

Our servicemen and women put themselves in harm’s way for their country, and a soldier’s job entails stress both mental and physical. In addition to increased rates of injury, current research suggests that stresses placed on joints during military training activities and increased weight of military packs have led active […]

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Halloween at the Y

Date: October 21, 2013 | Submitted by: Southern Saratoga YMCA

Click Here for Details! Questions? Call the Y at (518) 371-2139  

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Themed Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show

Date: October 21, 2013 | Submitted by: Morris Ford Mercury

Click Here for More Information! Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region, Inc. promotes the health, development and well being of children and their families. We accomplish this through the Ronald McDonald House, a home away from home for families of seriously ill children, and by creating and supporting […]

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Friends of the Library to sponsor Bus Trip to Museum of Modern Art in NYC October 27

Date: October 20, 2013 | Submitted by: Friends of Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

The Friends of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library are sponsoring a bus trip to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City to view American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe exhibit on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Drawn from MoMA’s collection, American Modern takes a fresh look at the Museum’s holdings of […]

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Carelinks needs volunteers

Date: October 18, 2013 | Submitted by: Care Links

Consider helping make a difference in someone’s life… A neighbor who needs assistance… Care Links offers no-cost supportive services-visiting, transportation, respite, “handy helping” and shopping – to those 60 years of age and older. Volunteers are the core of Care Links which has been in existence for seventeen years and […]

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Security Tips: Doing the Same Thing and Expecting Different Results?

Date: October 17, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

Doing the Same Thing and Expecting Different Results? From the Desk of “The Don” We see many computers come in with virus issues despite having anti-virus software installed. More times than not the software is either by McAfee or Symantec. It may be that these two software publishers have a […]

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Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story

Date: October 15, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park Chabad

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Kristalnacht, Clifton Park Chabad presents the feature film Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story Directed by Jo&#235l Santoni and starring Bernard Le Coq, this powerful film tells the true story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes — the Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux — who in 1940 defied […]

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Chamber Angels present “An Evening for the Children” to raise money for local families in financial distress for the holiday season

Date: October 14, 2013 | Submitted by: Chamber Angels

The Southern Saratoga Chamber Angels, Inc. announces its 2013 fundraising event, “An Evening for the Children”, Thursday November 7, 2013 at the Mohawk River Country Club & Chateau, 847 Riverview Road, Rexford, NY. Chamber members and the Southern Saratoga County community have supported the Chamber Angels program for a 24th […]

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Two opening remain for RGS two-day grouse and woodcock hunt

Date: October 14, 2013 | Submitted by: Ruffed Grouse Society

There are only two spots open for the Ruffed Grouse Society’s (RGS) second annual New York Grouse and Woodcock Benefit Hunt. Limited to 20 hunters the two day guided hunt is set for the weekend of October 18-20, 2013. Held out of the On the Wing Grouse Camp in Malone, […]

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Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Halloween Party and Open House

Date: October 12, 2013 | Submitted by: Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department

The Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department will host is annual Halloween Party and Open House on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Station 1, 953 Main Street, Clifton Park, NY 12065. This free event is co-sponsored by the Jonesville Fire Company and the Jonesville Fire District and open to the residents of […]

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Food for Fines to Benefit Local Food Pantry

Date: October 12, 2013 | Submitted by: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library

In support of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library is again sponsoring Food for Fines. For each non-perishable, non-expired food item brought in from Saturday, October 26-Sunday, November 3, 2013 to the Circulation Desk, the library will forgive one overdue fine on returned Clifton Park-Halfmoon […]

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Books for Troops Hosting Veteran’s Day Book Challenge

Date: October 9, 2013 | Submitted by: Books For Troops

Books for Troops is offering a Veteran’s Day challenge in conjunction with its “adopt a Box Program,” in which the public is asked to “saopt” a box of books or comics to be sent to a soldier or unit in Afghanistan or to one of the 18 VA hospitals and […]

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CAPTAIN & Capital District Consulting Offer Affordable SAT Prep Course!

Date: October 9, 2013 | Submitted by: *Nobody

Captain is proud to offer SAT Prep with Capital District Consulting, a company whose mission is self-improvement. Thirty percent of the course fee will be donated to CAPTAIN programs and services. SAT Prep will specialize in strategies and techniques that all students should know before taking the SAT. The stated […]

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Hitman Services Webinar: Working with Microsoft Powerpoint – October 15

Date: October 8, 2013 | Submitted by: HITman Services

This month’s HITman Services webinar series is titled “Microsoft PowerPoint Tips & Tricks”. The information learned in this short (15 – 30 minutes) webinar will provide you with some quick pointers on how to get more done in less time with PowerPoint. The webinar will be on October 15th at […]

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Lindsey’s Country Store Celebrates 25 years

Date: October 8, 2013 | Submitted by: Lindsey's Country Store

Local business and family-owned Lindsey’s Country Store at 1537 Route 9 in Clifton Park, NY celebrated its 25th anniversary in business with a ceremonial ribbon cutting Friday, October 4, 2013. In attendance were Senator Kathleen Marchione, Assemblyman James Tedisco, Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett, Halfmoon Board Member Craig Hayner, […]

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CAPTAIN Seeking Volunteers for Homework Help Program

Date: October 8, 2013 | Submitted by: *Nobody

CAPTAIN’s Homework Help Program, at Cheryl’s Lodge in Halfmoon, is in need of volunteers who enjoy working with youth. Volunteers help students with their homework, reading or simple craft projects. Orientation is provided. Volunteers are needed on Mondays – Thursdays from: 2:40 – 3:45, to work with children from kindergarten […]

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ZUMBATHON – Sat, Oct 26th: YOU can join in YFC’s Chris Richmond’s fight against cancer!

Date: October 8, 2013 | Submitted by: Youth for Christ Adventure Center & Edge Halfmoon

Sat, Oct 26th: YOU can join in YFC’s Chris Richmond’s fight against cancer! 5 Hours of Zumba in the new YFC Gymnasium on Rte. 9. At the same time, you can help support YFC’s Point Break anti-bullying program being presented to area schools. You get a workout. Chris receives some […]

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Clifton Park Goes Digital with Thousands of Paper Documents

Date: October 4, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

Several years ago, the town received a grant for $100,000 to manage paperwork in the Building and Development and Planning Departments. After much research and recommendations from consultants, vendors were selected for electronic storage and retrieval of documents and as project management tools. A large format scanner was purchased and […]

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“Like” Clifton Park on Social Media

Date: October 4, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

You can interact with the Town of Clifton Park through CliftonPark.org, in person at Town Hall and on a variety of social media platforms. Follow Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett on Twitter @CPPhilBarrett and like the following Facebook pages: Clifton Park Office of Parks, Recreation and Community Affairs https://www.facebook.com/CliftonParkParksandRec […]

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Town Board invites Clifton Park’s Hometown Heroes to be recognized

Date: October 4, 2013 | Submitted by: Town Board

Clifton Park town officials are inviting any town residents with family members who are currently serving overseas in the military or who have recently returned home from abroad to volunteer their family member’s name for a new town‐wide Hometown Heroes Honor Roll. “For those town residents who are still serving […]

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Twin Bridges Rotary Announces 9th Annual Karaoke Contest

Date: October 4, 2013 | Submitted by: Twin Bridges Rotary

Friday, October 11th at 7 PM The Edison Club, 891 Riverview Road, Rexford, NY 12148 Celebrity Judges, Contest, Silent Auction and much more! Tickets are $45 Dinner buffet and contest entry included. 1st Prize: $200 2nd Prize: $100 3rd Prize $50 Tickets locations: – Tuxego of Halfmoon, Route 9, Halfmoon […]

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DUCK HUNTING IN THE VISCHER FERRY NATURE PRESERVE

Date: October 3, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

NOTICE TOWN OF CLIFTON PARK DUCK HUNTING IN THE VISCHER FERRY NATURE PRESERVE The Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve in Clifton Park will be officially closed to recreational users but open for duck hunters in designated areas from OCTOBER 12 THROUGH OCTOBER 18, 2013. Hunters must register prior to […]

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INTERRUPTION OF WATER SERVICE

Date: October 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

INTERRUPTION OF WATER SERVICE DUE TO NECESSARY REPAIR WORK TO WATER MAIN INFRASTRUCTURE ON CRESCENT ROAD, PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ON Tuesday, October 01, 2013 THERE WILL BE AN INTERRUPTION OF WATER SERVICE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10AM AND 4PM

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Town of Clifton Park Paper Shredding Day Set for Sunday, October 6

Date: October 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Town of Clifton Park

The town of Clifton Park, in partnership with Clifton Park Center and 3N Document Destruction, will host another Town Paper Shredding Day on Sunday, October 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Clifton Park Center parking lot near JCPenney. The free program is open to Town of Clifton Park […]

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Simple Green Tips for the Fall

Date: October 1, 2013 | Submitted by: G.R.E.E.N. Committee

Rent-a-book to save waste and money College students, if you haven’t yet obtained all your semester’s textbooks, look into renting them. You could save up to 90% of the cost of purchasing them. Google ‘rent text books’ to explore a number of vendors. Top picks for fall hikes Visit the […]

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Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett releases 2014 Tentative Budget

Date: October 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Town Supervisor

Clifton Park Town Supervisor Phil Barrett has released the 2014 Town of Clifton Park Tentative Budget. The general fund totals $16,658,968 and Clifton Park residents will remain without a Town Property Tax in 2014. The Highway Tax is slated to increase 3%, which will equate to a 82 cent per […]

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2013 Ladies Night Out

Date: October 1, 2013 | Submitted by: Parks, Recreation, and Community Affairs

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