The Express Newspaper July 6, 2017

Schaghticoke Harvest Festival – by C. Barton

Schaghticoke- On Saturday September 26th from 12noon to 4pm the Hoosic Valley Community Partners and the Schaghticoke Entertainment Committee hosted the annual community Harvest Festival at the Schaghticoke Town Hall. This same gazebo only a few short weeks ago was the platform for the many  great bands that offered the community, “music in the open air,” with the Schaghticoke Summer Eve concerts.

Read the entire article in the Oct. 8th edition.

Calendar of Events



 logo2-01Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 7:00 pm

SACC Paint and Sip

STILLWATER - The Stillwater Area Community Center is partnering with Saratoga Paint and Sip to bring you a new, fun way to help us raise money for the development of our Arts Programming here at the center! Grab your friends and join us.


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Art and Craft Show

MALTA - Malta Presbyterian Church, Dunning St. If you would like to be a vendor or would like additional information contact Jane Morrison or 518-928-2655


sdc_08food_breakfast_mdSunday, Oct. 4th from 8-11:30

All You Can Eat Breakfast ($)

CLIFTON PARK - The event will at the firehouse on Old Route 146, between Route 9 and 146 in Clifton Park. The menu will include Pancakes, Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Toast, Coffee, Juice and Milk. Tours of the fire trucks and equipment will also be given to all who attend as we also kick off National Fire Prevention Week which is October 4th to 10th, with fire safety information.


French ToastSunday, Oct. 4th from 7:30-11:00 am

Monthly Breakfast ($)

JOHNSONVILLE - The Johnsonville Rescue Squad located at 4 River Rd. Menu consists of eggs, French toast, pancakes, hash browns, fruit, juice, coffee omelets, sausage and toast. Cost adults 13 up $7 children 5-12 $4 Bring your returns or sign up to volunteer and help your community


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Wednesday Oct. 7th 

WATERFORD - Join the Waterford Museum & Cultural Center on Fall Bus Trip. Return at 4:30 – 5 pm. For more information please call Emily Wilson at (518) 237-7122.



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Pulled Pork Sandwich Dinner (Take-out Only) ($)

SCHAGHTICOKE - Victor Lodge on Route 67. The menu will feature pulled pork in a large bun with special sauce plus Cole slaw, baked beans, applesauce, and brownies. The public is invited to enjoy their meal at the lodge.   Refreshments and entertainment are being planned for those who decide to eat at the lodge. Reservations can be made by calling 753-0406.


Sunday, Oct. 11th 8-11:00 am

Monthly Breakfast ($)

VALLEY FALLS - The Valley Falls VFW Aux 1938 located on Poplar Ave, will be having their monthly breakfast Sunday Oct. 11th 8-11 AM. Menu consists of eggs made to order, French toast, pancakes, toast, hash browns, bacon, sausage juice, coffee and biscuits with sausage gravy. Cost $7 for 13 and up children 5-12 $4. Rada knives for sale.


Cracker-Barrel-Roast-Beef-DinnerThursday, Oct. 15th from 5-6:30 pm

Annual Harvest Roast Beef Dinner ($)

STILLWATER - The Women’s Association of Stillwater United Church, 747 Hudson Ave., in the Church’s Fellowship Hall. The dinner consists of family style servings of roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, winter squash, coleslaw, rolls, pie and beverage. Takeout available. Cost: $12 Adults; $5 Ages 5-10; Under 5 Free. For advanced tickets contact the church office 664-7984. Tickets may also be at the door. The historic designated church is handicap accessible.


urlFriday, Oct. 16th 10-2:00 pm

Round Table Discussion -The Industrial Revolution in the Champlain Canal Region

SCHUYLERVILLE - Roundtable discussion. Stories gathered at the roundtable will be used to develop exhibit panels for the new Canal Region Gateway Visitor Center in Schuylerville. The Saratoga Town Hall is located at 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville. The workshop is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided for a FEE. Registration is required, please contact Margaret Gibbs at


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A Walk Back In Time Dinner

MALTA - Malta Presbyterian Church, 118 Dunning St. Cost: $7.00 Per person. Turkey Stuffing and all the fixings. Speakers on local history: Paul Perreault, Malta Town Historian, Linda Palmeri, Stillwater Town Historian and Curator for Stillwater Blockhouse.

Saturday, Oct. 17 4-7:00

Annual Turkey Dinner ($)

VISCHER FERRY - Amity Reformed Church, 335 Riverview Road, Vischer Ferry. Take out orders will be available from 4pm to 6:30 pm.   Tickets will be $10.00 for adults, $5.00 children ages 6-12 and under 5 free may be purchased at the door.   Reservations not needed. Featured as always will be the bake sale of home made cakes, cookies, brownies and fruited breads.


Genealogy-TreeSaturday, Oct. 17th Starts at 8:45 am

October Genealogy Conference ($$)

SCHUYLERVILLE - Scott Andrew Bartley will be the speaker at the annual Heritage Hunters Genealogy Conference. The Conference at Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, at the corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29, (12 Spring St. Included in the cost is a hot lunch, breaks and exhibits.. For information and registration - call 518-587-2978 or email: melfrejo@aol


Happiness-Singing-Choir_smMonday, Oct. 19th Starting

Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus

Monday Night Rehearsals ($$)

SARATOGA - Attend Monday night rehearsals with Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus from October 19-December 7th, 7:00-8:15 pm. Learn traditional and modern holiday classics in women's 4-part a capela harmony and be a part of our " a ca CELEBRATION!" Show pm December 7th to benefit Code Blue Saratoga. Rehearsals and the show will take place at the Knights of Columbus, 50 Pine Road, Saratoga Springs, NY. Register on-line at or call 518-747-3823, or email


Roasted-Pork-Loin-DinnerSaturday, Oct. 24, 5 & 6:30 pm

Roast Pork Dinner ($)

SCHAGHTICOKE - Presbyterian Church Call Sylvia 753-4545 for reservations.


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Sunday, Oct. 25 1-4:00 pm

Saratoga County 4-H Offers Horse Club Open House

BALLSTON SPA— Saratoga County 4-H offers the First Annual “4-H Horse Open House” at the 4-H Training Center, 556 Middleline Road in Ballston Spa. This event is open to the public and seeks youth ages 8-18 with an interest in horses. You do not need to own a horse to attend! Come check out what we are all about. If you or anyone you know may be interested in attending, please contact Carter at the Saratoga County 4-H Office at


urlThursday, Nov. 5th 10-4:00 pm

Bridge Tournament ($)

CLIFTON PARK - The Patricia Ashline Memorial Bridge Tournament at The VISTA Restaurant in Clifton Park The event will benefit Care Links, a program which supports senior citizens by linking them with volunteers in the community for non-medical assistance. To register, please call Francine Rodger, at 518-331-4011 before November 1st.

MACSC Summer Feeding Program – by J. Dugan

The Mechanicville Area Community Services Center’s Summer Feeding Program, now in its third year, will begin at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, July 8 at the Park Avenue Playground in Mechanicville. The program will kick off with a special celebration, featuring fun for the whole family free of charge to area residents.

Read the entire article in the June 18th edition.

The Express Newspaper June 25, 2015

MACSC Summer Adventure Program registration set for Tuesday, May 12, 6:00-8:00pm at Community Center


MECHANICVILLE - Registration for the exciting 2015 MACSC Summer Adventure Program will take place at the Community Center (6 South Main Street, Mechanicville, 664-8322) from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 12. The Summer Adventure Program gets underway on Tuesday, July 7, at MACSC.

The Summer Adventure Program is held Tuesdays through Fridays for six weeks, and provides activities for children and youth between the ages of six and 13. This year’s program you will be able to purchase your child’s Summer Adventure T-shirt for $10 and additional T-shirts are $10.00, signups for t-shirts are only available only on Registration Night.   Please feel free to bring your registration form filled out along with health records to save you time. The registration form can be found on our website

In addition, some of the activities require bus transportation/admission fees that are billed separately. Spots for trips are not reserved until payment is received by the Among this summer’s activities are roller skating and dancing at Guptill’s Arena, games and fun at the Saratoga Strike Zone, the Tree Paad, and the Great Escape; swimming at the Peerless Pool, Grafton Lakes State Park, and Moreau Lake State Park. For additional information, please call Holly Martin at 664 8322 ext. 307.