Tuesday, May 30, 2006

33rd Annual Towpath Regatta

The 33rd Annual Towpath Regatta being held on Thursday, June 15, 2006.

Jumpin' Jack's
The canoe Regatta is being held on the Mohawk River starting behind Jumpin’ Jacks  finishing at the Boat house on Route 146 in Niskayuna (a distance of 4.5 miles). 

The Towpath Regatta is a just fun community event and is a canoe race opened to all from beginners to experts!  The race is sponsored by the Northern New York Paddlers (NNYP).  Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. and the race starts at 6:30 p.m.   The event is FREE!

Friday, May 26, 2006

More Parade Photos

Our friend The Garden Lady has put together a great slideshow at WebShots.  If you enjoyed the parade photos and want to see 89 more in a nice slideshow format, click here

Click to view slideshow

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Memorial Day Parade Photos

The weather was great for an enjoyable evening on Mohawk Avenue for this years Memorial Day Parade.

Click here for Photos.
Scotia Fire Department
Scotia Fire Department

Monday, May 22, 2006

Scotia Memorial Day Parade

Officials of the Town of Glenville and Village of Scotia, State of New York, as well as veterans, patriotic and various other organizations will Parade as part of the observance of Memorial Day and its associated services in Scotia, New York to be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2006.

Memorial Day Parade

Vietnam War Memorial

The Parade with five divisions will form in the vicinity of North and South Holmes Streets and Mohawk Avenue (Route 5), at 6:15 PM. It will proceed East on Mohawk Avenue to Collins Park where Memorial Services will be held as well as other proper ceremonies as deemed fitting by the Veterans Memorial Committee.

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Flint House Victorian Tea

You’re invited Sunday, May 21th to step back in time and enjoy a Victorian Tea at the historic Flint House. The tea will be held from 1 – 4 PM and include tea, finger foods, scrumptious desserts, music, raffle & includes a children's craft program.  A $15 donation may be made at the door. (More Info)

Last years tea party
Last years Tea was a great success
Come see the newly restored kitchen.
For a map and directions Click Here

Friday, May 12, 2006

Prom Time

Tonight was prom time at Scotia-Glenville High School. The weather wasn’t the greatest but it didn’t dampen the spirits or good looks of those who attended.

Scotia Prom

Click below for more  photos



Photos of previous years can be found at http://www.visitscotia.com/slides.html

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Geese Lovers Speak to Village Board

Four local networks had cameras on hand for tonight’s Village Board meeting. The mayor and trustees listened to just over a dozen speakers who expressed their love for the geese and Collins Park.

Village Hall Board Meeting
Scotia Village Hall – May 10th, 2006

A number of speakers made reference to both this Blog and VisitScotia.com. Readers should know that VisitScotia.com is privately operated by volunteer work and is a non-profit community website.  Our primary goal is to promote the Village of Scotia and the great people who live and work here. The Village of Scotia has no authority or control over content and provides no funding.

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Collins Park Geese and Freedom Park

It’s almost time for Summer Concerts at Freedom Park!
Burners U.K., Air National Guard Band, Refrigerators, Alex Torres, Alan Payette, the Hamilton Hill Steel Drummers and Blotto will all be performing this year.
Schedule is now available at http://www.freedomparkscotia.org/schedule.html

Geese Infestation
Parking recommended at the Collins Park Beach Parking Lot.

Bear appears at the Spring Dance

Last night, Scotia-Glenville Middle School held its annual Spring Dance and all our kids showed how nicely they clean up. Click Here for Photos.

Rene and the Bear

Next weekend we’ll have a photographer on hand again for the Senior Prom walk-in but I don’t think the Bear will be available. 


Monday, May 01, 2006

Volunteers and Scouts Clean Up

Last Saturday was clean up day at the historic Flint House in Scotia. Thanks to local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts the grounds look great.

Scouts help clean up at the Flint House

Helpers include Molly Kalasinski, Sarah Turnbull from Junior Girl Scout Troop 91 and Beth Turnbull from Brownie Troop 150. From Cub Scout Pack 2, Joe & Nate Rizzo, Drake & Kevin Rudolph, Joey & Danna Sanchez, Chris & Conner Sullivan, Nathan, Amy and Joe Semerod. Also helping were Joanne & Fred Turnbull, Armon Benny, Marjorie Engelhardt, Kevin Hoosier, Linda Kalasinski and JoAnne Turnbull.

At the same time, volunteers from the local Elfun Society were helping to clean up Collins Park and make it ready for summer.

Elfun Society Helping Clean Up