Thursday, 09 November 2017 20:16

Elks Step Up for Moving Vets

Elks Step Up for Moving Vets

SARATOGA SPRINGS — As veterans in our area have transitioned into permanent housing, some are still having difficulty obtaining the necessities to live on their own. The Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge, through various events, recognized and addressed this problem after getting to know men and women veterans living in Ballston Spa.

Members of Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge #161 recently delivered about 100 new items to the veterans, helping ease their distress after they moved. Donated items included vacuum cleaners, pots and pans, dishes and microwaves, just to name a few. 

The project was made possible by a grant from the Elks National Foundation (ENF), a charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. This year, the foundation will award $12.53 million. 

Donations to the ENF can be made online at enf.elks.org/donate

Read 739 times

Blotter

  • POLICE Michele Chabot, age 54, of Scotia, was charged with grand larceny, and Anna E. Riley, age 24, of Schenectady, with petit larceny on Feb. 14, following an investigation in the town of Ballston. It is alleged Chabot and Riley while working as home health aides for an elderly disabled woman in the town of Ballston, stole numerous pieces of jewelry from the residence. Johnathon R. Arnold, 37, of Wilton, was charged Feb. 13 with falsely reporting an incident, and making a punishable false written statement, following an investigation into a residential burglary complaint. It is alleged Arnold filed a…

Property Transactions

  • TOWN OF BALLSTON  220 Church Ave., $1,200,000. SOS 1031 Properties 110 LLC sold property to East High Holdings LLC.  29 Woodside Dr., $250,000. Red Sea Development Inc. sold property to Claire and James Walton III.    CHARLTON 12 Old State Rd., $325,000. Clifford  Baum sold property to Tracey and Thomas Lyons. 2 Marvin Dr., $185,000. Diane Karbowski (by Exec) sold property to Michael Karbowski.    CLIFTON PARK 63 Westbury Court, $220,000. Geoffrey Macintosh sold property to Carol Geddis. 7 Kimberly Court, $183,900. Danielle Andrrew Properties LLC sold property to Harlene Smalkin.  66 Carriage Rd., $277,000. John Waldron sold property to…
  • NYPA
  • Saratoga County Chamber
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau
  • Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association
  • Saratoga Mama