STILLWATER - It's official after being closed for nearly ten years, the Town of Stillwater re-opened Brown's Beach Saturday, August 30. Town Supervisor Ed Kinowski has been working on this project for years, and he says it\'92s a true example of teamwork that made this mission a reality.
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"I have not had a Summer Vacation in 40 years."Joanne Alonzo
MECHANICVILLE - "The timing was right," said Jeff Alonzo. His mother Joanne wanted to retire and Jeff wanted to concentrate on his firefighting career. He is full time firefighter in Saratoga Springs and a volunteer in Mechanicville. When the opportunity came to sell the business to Santore's Fireworks,Joanne and Jeff decided to make the move. Joanne wanted to retire. She and her son Jeff had run the business for 13 years since the passing of Lou Alonzo. Jeff pointed out that regulations were an increasing took more time.
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STILLWATER MAY 4 Jeff Alonzo announced that after being in business for 45 years Alonzo fireworks has been sold. Santore's Fireworks purchased the company, in an announcement made today, Jeff said this was a decision based on a number of factors. Jeff is a full time firefighter; Jeff's mother, Joanne, is more than ready for retirement; regulations and price increases make operating a smaller business increasingly difficult.
Read more in the upcoming issue of the Express.