Supervisors Struggle Over Animal Shelter Appointment – by Harold Wessell

BALLSTON SPA, March 19 – No one expects to get turned down for a job to the strains of a cheering crowd.  Christina Abele of Halfmoon had that experience, today,…

Esplanade to Revitalize Community – Mechanicville

MECHANICVILLE, NY – Eastview Development and Logistics One are pleased to announce the construction of a 339-unit riverfront housing complex that will transform the existing real estate market in Mechanicville…

Richard R. Butler – 70

STILLWATER – Richard R. Butler, 70, of Sawmill Hill, passed Monday, March 25th, at Saratoga Hospital, after a two year battle with melanoma. Born in Troy, Oct. 4, 1942, son of the late the…

John A. Zecca – 87

MECHANICVILLE – John A. Zecca, 87, lifelong resident of Mechanicville, died Monday morning, March 25th, at Maplewood Manor, following an extended illness. Born Nov. 30, 1925, son of the late…

Mrs. Agnes “Shirley” Rathbun – 85

STILLWATER – Mrs. Agnes “Shirley” Rathbun, 85, of County Road 75, died Monday, March 18that Maplewood Manor, Ballston Spa, following an extended illness. Born and educated in Pittsfield, Mass, daughter of the…

Cobb Speaks at Mechanicville Highschool – by Sandy McBride

So said former pro football player Michael Cobb speaking to students in Mechanicville Junior/Senior High School last week.  Mr. Cobb talked to the boys and girls about goals, dreams, success,…

Town of Schaghticoke Opposes SAFE – by Christine Barton

SCHAGHTICOKE – Approximately 50 counties in New York State have passed or are considering passing resolutions opposing the NYS SAFE Act. The legislation, which was passed on January 15th 2013,…

Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot

MECHANICVILLE – The Mechanicville Stillwater Elks Lodge #1403 recently participated in the Elks National Hoop Shoot program. Beginning in November and working with the modified basketball coaches and gym programs…

The “Three Days” of Ancient Easter – by Harold Wessell

Many Christians, especially in smaller towns,  recall when much of daily business and even leisure activity came to a halt from Noon to 3:00PM on Good Friday in reverence for…

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