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New Habitat Restore Hosts Earth Day Drive for Donations

Celebrate Earth Day & New ReStore 2 Places to Recycle Household Items, Pickup Available In celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd, Habitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties will host its first donation drive to collect home goods to resell at the new Habitat ReStore opening on Route 9 in Moreau this summer (soft opening slated for July). Local residents can get a jump-start on spring-cleaning while…

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New York State Police 100th Anniversary

NY State Police Celebrate Centennial April 2017 Marks 100 Years of Service April 11, 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of the New York State Police. The origins of this organization are the result of two strong willed women, with diligent determination to insure the safety of rural areas in the State of New York. It all began in 1913 in Bedford, New York. Moyca Newell was building her home in rural…

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Stephanie Anne’s Shoe Salon Moving to Phila Street

Shoe Store Opening on Phila Street Stephanie Anne’s to expand, move to corner of Broadway & Phila Springtime signifies growth and renewal, and that’s just what’s happening at Stephanie Anne’s Shoe Salon in downtown Saratoga Springs. Stephanie Siracusa opened her fashion-forward shoe store at 368 Broadway (downtown Marketplace) only a year ago, but her business has already experienced such tremendous growth that she’s moving to a bigger, more visible space. Starting in May, Siracusa…

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Spring 2017 Newsletter | The Roohan Beat

Spring 2017 Newsletter read it PDF version  |  digital version in this issue of the Roohan Beat: Bringing Breakfast Back 6 diners with buzzworthy Bennys, biscuits & bacon Spring Social Saratoga’s must-follow Instagram accounts for photos & deals Tick Trickery little tips to protect yourself against these big pests PLUS Our #MovingWithRoohan family gets their hands dirty Spring events New agents You might also like… past issues of The Roohan Beat…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow? By Megan Alexander I have always been mystified by a garden’s intrigue; garden paths leading to unknown hidden enchantments, the silent language between the flowers and the sun. As children, we are introduced to a garden’s magic through literature, such as The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. As adults, the garden becomes an escape from…

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1 Franklin Square: Architecture and History of Saratoga

1 Franklin Square Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by commercial REALTOR®, Olivia Huffman, and Professor James Kettlewell This distinctive stone Greek Revival is located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs. With approximately 5,179 square feet, this beautiful property is in excellent condition and has had many recent improvements including roof, porches, hot water boiler and fencing. Currently set-up with first-floor retail-space and four one-bedroom luxury apartments. Professor…

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Megan Alexander’s Saratoga Bucket List

Megan Alexander’s Saratoga Bucket List   Restaurants, shops and activities in Saratoga’s award-winning downtown Saratoga Springs is bursting with incredible restaurants, shops, and activities, all offering unique products that, together, make up the ultimate Saratoga experience. Here’s a list of what I consider the highlights of Saratoga Springs that I would recommend as a “bucket list” for all Saratoga visitors to try. Restaurants Scallions Must try: Summer: chilled peach soup…

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The Arcade Building: Architecture and History of Saratoga

The Arcade Building Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by Commercial REALTOR® Olivia Huffman & Professor James Kettlewell With a distinctive facade bearing its name on Broadway, the Arcade building has a stately influence along the city of Saratoga’s historic streetscape.  The current Arcade building opened in 1907 as an impressive early commercial mall. According to Professor James Kettlewell, a noted Saratoga historian, “At the time it was constructed, buildings…

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Chowderfest 2017 Recap

Chowderfest 2017 Recap Winners & photos from one of Saratoga’s most popular events What’s better than a cup of hot chowder on a cold winter day? How about more than 80 vendors dishing out their best chowder for you to taste and judge? If you were one of the thousands that went chowdering last Saturday, then you know what a massive turnout the event drew. For the 19th year we enjoyed…

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This Stone Cottage is a Dream Come True

This Stone Cottage is a Dream Come True 100 Southard Road, Saratoga, NY 12866 It’s not everyday you find a home that offers close proximity to a vibrant city AND a tranquil cottage feel. But you can have the best of both worlds at this Saratoga home located at 100 Southard Road! Located only 7 miles from energetic downtown Saratoga Springs, this home is ideal for anyone looking for the opportunity to enjoy…

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