Monday, October 23, 2006

Scotia Rotary Annual Pancake Festival

The Scotia Rotary club will hold its Annual Pancake Festival on Saturday, November 4, 2006 at the Glenville Senior citizens Center on Worden Road in Glenville. 

The doors open at 7:00 a.m. and food will be served until 7:00 p.m.  The cost for the "all you can eat" meal is $6.00 for adults and $4.00  for children.  Kids under 2 years old are free. 

The meal includes  pancakes, French toast, sausage, applesauce, and assorted beverages.  Tickets will be available at the door.  All proceeds will be used in the  Scotia-Glenville community and schools in the form of scholarships and other community service projects performed by the Scotia Rotary Club.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Paul Rutherford to speak at Book Club

The Scotia Village Book Club invites the community to meet author Paul Rutherford on Wednesday evening, October 25, 2006 at 6:30 PM at the 1st Reformed Church located on Collins Street in Scotia, New York.  

Our featured speaker Paul Rutherford wrote: 

The Tunnel Hoard – a fast paced novel under option with Hollywood.  Mr. Rutherford is presently working on the script for the motion picture;

Into the Dragon's Teeth – a non-fiction account of three World War II veterans drafted as teenagers; and sent off to fight Adolf Hitler’s War Machine. The book is co-authored with radio personality and author Dan Lynch. 

“ Bahama Triangle ” – an exciting romance/adventure set at the world famous Atlantis Hotel on Paradise Island

 To insure adequate seating, please call 370-0439 or email at by October 23, 2006.  The event is free.


Open House Photos

Sunday was a great day for the Scotia Fire Department Open House.

Tristan Xavier Cook
Tristan Xavier Cook slides down the fire pole.

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Saturday, October 14, 2006

Scotia Fire Department Open House

Bring the Kids!

As part of Fire Prevention Week, the Scotia Fire Department is having their annual open house Sunday, October 15th from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Scotia Fire Department

Childrens Poster Contest Winners, The Fire Safty Smoke House, Child Safety Car Seat Inpections, The Scotia Fire Trucks(Old and New), Bouncy Bounce!, Refreshments, Door Prizes and more!

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Halloween Cider and Donuts

From Scotia Police Chief John C. Pytlovany:

We are asking that all residents celebrate Halloween between the hours of 4 P.M. and 8 P.M. on Tuesday, October 31st, 2007. We would ask that children complete their "Trick or Treating" and that residents turn off their front porch lights at 8 P.M.

As an annual Halloween tradition  the Scotia Fire Department travels through the village providing cider and doughnuts. Here’s this years schedule.

Happy Halloween!!!
4:30    Catherine St and No. Ten Broeck St.         
4:45Holyrood @ Fourth and Houston St.
5:00N. Toll and Lark St.
5:15S. Toll and Sanders Ave.
5:30Orlinda Ave. and S. Holmes St.
5:45Glen Ave. and Pleasantview Ave.
6:00Sanders Ave and S. Ten Broeck St.
6:15Washington Ave. and Livingston Ave.
6:20Washington Ave. and Washington Rd.
6:30Spearhead Dr.
7:00Slatestone Dr. and Glenview Dr.
7:30Cuthbert and Concord St.
8:00Porch Lights Off



Monday, October 09, 2006

Fire Prevention Safety Week

This morning Scotia Fire Chief, Richard Kasko was the guest on FOX23 News Daybreak with Kathryn Hauser. The topic was Fire Prevent Safety Week. The theme this year is Cooking Fires, “Watch what you Heat”.

Click for Video Tips from Chief Kasko

* Fire Prevention History and Cooking 
* Fire Prevention Stats and Equipment
* Smoke Detection

Below are a number of products you can purchase today from Amazon without leaving your chair.

Stop Drop and RollStop Drop and Buy this book
Written for kids, its still easy enough for anyone to understand.

First Alert Smoke and Carbon Monoxide AlarmSmoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
You have one right?
True Story: A woman once wrote complaining about an annoying beeping ever since installing our WinPatrol program. Turns out it was a low battery on her smoke detector.

First Alert Twin Value Pack Fire Extinguishers
One for your kitchen and one for your home office. Never know when your laptop battery will catch fire.

Fire Safe Media ChestFire-Safe® Media Chest
And here’s my tip for computer users.  Of course you do regular backups, but where do you store the backup media?  If you really want to keep your photos and discs safe you need a special media chest.

Saturday, October 07, 2006

It's Time to Vote

Actually, you still have a few weeks until it’s time to vote for a new Scotia mayor. For now,  you can vote for your book of choice.

One County, One Book

In January 2006, Schenectady County Public Library launched an award winning program. Schenectady County's One County, One Book encouraged the entire community to join together in reading, discussing, and participating in programs associated with THE SAME BOOK!

Over 77 books were nominated and it’s now down to 5 finalists. You have until October 21st to vote for Schenectady Counties book for 2007.
The five finalists are...

Bel Canto: A Novel

Empire Falls (Vintage Contemporaries)

My Sister's Keeper: A Novel

The Namesake: A Novel

Year of Wonders

Click here to place your vote.


Sunday, October 01, 2006

Scotia-Glenville Supports D.A.R.E.

This weekend was the Tenth Annual Scotia-Glenville D.A.R.E Golf and Dinner held at the Fairways of Halfmoon Golf Club. Over 130 local golfers participated to show their support.  This event is usually held earlier in the summer but like many events, it was rained.

Mike and Paul
Scotia-Glenville D.A.R.E Officers
Mike Schermerhorn and Paul Zullo

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