Labor Day weekend festivities; craft fair
The last of the delightful summer craft fairs sponsored by the Bolton Emergency Squad is to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Aug. 31 and Sunday Sept. 1 in Rogers Park. Featuring about 30 vendors the fair offers intriguing artwork and fine crafts. Sunday’s festivities include live music followed by a fireworks display starting at 8 p.m.
Town’s Fall Festival returns
The Bolton Community Fall Festival, a remarkable hit with area residents last year, is returning soon.
Planned for Saturday Oct. 5 at Bolton Conservation Park, it starts at 2 p.m. and includes a wide variety of activities. The family-oriented event includes a potluck dinner, children’s games, canoe races, a bed race, baking contests, apple cider press demonstrations, square dancing and musical entertainment by the Stony Creek Band. All are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to reconnect with friends after a hectic summer.
Keep your eye out for a bed display soon located in front of the Bolton Town Hall.
Road closure alert
The New Vermont Road drainage improvement project is to begin Tuesday, Sept. 3. The road will be closed between the addresses of 644 and 719 New Vermont Road for about three weeks. On Friday, Sept. 6 at about 8 a.m. there will be a power outage for about five minutes in the area where the project is under way. The rain date for the power interruption is Monday, Sept. 9.
Rose returns after 75 years
Rose Rinella Bazan grew up in Glens Falls and first visited the Sagamore for her high school graduation dinner in 1938. Now 75 years later, she is returning for her oldest granddaughter’s wedding: Kristie Robertson will marry Chris Coyne on Sunday Sept. 29 at The Sagamore Hotel. Rose, now 93, resides on the Great Sacandaga Lake in Broadalbin.
Chamber Auction dinner slated
The Bolton Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual auction dinner at The Sagamore Tuesday, Sept. 10. As in the past there will be both a silent and live auction. Those interested in donating or attending the dinner, call 644-3831. The winner of the Chamber’s drawing for a Harley Davidson Sportster and trailer is to be announced that evening. The Chamber is selling 2,500 tickets at $10 each, which can be purchased at the Chamber.
Church holds annual lottery
Once again, Saint Sacrament Episcopal Church is selling 200 tickets at $100 each for their annual lottery. The lucky ticket holder will win $10,000, plus $5,000 will go the Phil Trembley Memorial Fund and $5,000 to the Bolton Historical Society, not another local group that was earlier reported in this newspaper. The winner will be announced at Rogers Park on Sept. 7. Call 644-9613 for details.
Fire Dept. officers chosen
The Bolton Fire Department elected officers earlier this year, and they were subsequently installed at the agency’s formal banquet at the Lake George Club.
Voted into office were: Jeremy Coon, Chief; Jeffrey Urtz, 1st Assistant; William Lambert, 2nd Assistant; Steve DeLorenzo, 3rd Assistant; and Shawn Perry and Paul Brown, Lieutenants.
On the cooperate side, chosen were: Gregory Bolton, President; Donald Roessler, Vice President; Curt Truax, Secretary; and Ashley Sturdevant, Treasurer.
Selected to lead the Ladies Auxiliary were: Cheryl Bolton, President; Carol Persons, Vice President; Ashley Truax, Secretary; Deanne Roessler, Treasurer; and Cathy Spaun, Chaplin.
Meet and greet set
Bolton Ton Clerk Jodi Connally, is hosting a meet and greet event at Veteran’s Park from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday Sept 7. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.
PTO’s ‘Kick-Off Carnival’ next Sunday
Bolton Central School‘s Parent Teacher Organization will hold its third annual Kick Off Carnival from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday Sept. 8, at the school’s upper softball field. The fundraising event will feature a swing ride, bounce houses, a boxing ring, jousting, slides, an obstacle course, food and games including a dunk tank, balloon darts, potato sack races, and water games. There will also be live music, balloon art and a pie-throwing contest.