Shaker Run - Friday, October 10, 2014

Did you know Christopher Columbus' goal of his expedition was to chart a western sea route to India and China, as well as to the islands in Asia with spices and gold? Little did he know, he would be the first European to discover America! In honor of this holiday weekend, here are some interesting Columbus Day facts and fun activities for the holiday weekend:

Interesting Facts:

  • Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy. He began sailing when he was only 15 years old.
  • When he set said for the expedition, he was given three ships by the city of Palos.
  • He set sail in August of 1492. It was 35 days before a sailor spotted land.
  • The names of the three ships were the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
  • His crew consisted of 90 men.

Local Activities:

 26th Annual Apple Festival & Craft Show
October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Times: From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: Goold Orchards, Inc.
  • Venue: Goold Orchards, Inc.
  • Admission: $8, Children 12 & under are free
  • 1297 Brookview Station Rd, Castleton, NY, 12033
  • http://www.goold.com/festival.html
Discover the Pine Bush
October 12, 2014
  • Times: From 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
  • Location: Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
  • Admission: $3 per person/$5 per family/Children under 5 yrs free. Registration required.
  • 195 New Karner Rd, Albany, NY, 12205
  • Phone: 518-456-0655
  • http://www.albanypinebush.org/
Capital Hauntings Tours
October 6, 2014 to October 31, 2014(Reoccurring every week day)
Franken Murder: Murder Mystery Overnight
October 11, 2014
  • Times: Starting at 6:00 PM
  • Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Latham
  • Admission: $69 Commuter, $259 Overnight (per couple)
  • 400 Old Loudon Road, Latham, NY, 12110
  • Phone: 518-783-6161

October 11,2014 to October 17, 2014 (Every day except Monday)

Shaker Run - Refer a Friend & Clubhouse Rental

Shaker Run - Monday, October 06, 2014

Did you know that if you refer a friend, co-worker and/or a family member to the Shaker Run Complex and they rent from us, you will receive a $100 credit towards your next month's rent? That's right, for every referral you send to us you will receive this credit. How much easier can it be?

With our 3 different floor plans, 24 hour fitness room, in ground pool and basketball/tennis court, there is something to fit everyone's needs at our complex. Please be sure to inform your referral of your apartment number and to mention that you sent them when they come into the Rental Office.

Our complex also has a recently renovated Club House on the second floor of the building to rent out for any type of gathering you may have. There is a large sitting/dinning area, men's & women's bathroom and a fully functioning kitchen for use with the rental. Whether you have a birthday party, engagement party, or a dinner party, the space is large enough to accommodate any size group. Inquire about available dates and prices for your next function with the Rental Office!

Tis The Season for Apple Picking

Shaker Run - Monday, September 29, 2014

With the temperatures starting to change (slightly) it brings to mind a wonderful activity to do with all the members of your family --- Apple Picking! With the amount of local orchards within the capital district, the options are endless. Whether you visit the orchard for just the apple cider and donuts or to actually pick your own apples its sure for be a fun filled day!

Below are a few links to local orchards within the capital district that have fantastic farms to get your apple fix with!

1. Bowman Orchards - 157 Sugar Hill Rd, Rexford, NY | Phone # (518) 371-2042 | Website: http://www.bowmanorchards.com/

2. Golden Harvest Farms - 3074 US Rte 9, Valatie, NY. 12184 | Phone # (518) 758-7683 | Website: http://www.goldenharvestfarms.com/

3. Goold Orchards - 1297 Brookview Station Road, Castleton, NY, 12033 | Phone # (518) 732-7317 | website: http://www.goold.com/

4. Indian Ladder Farms - 342 Altamont Rd, Altamont, NY | Phone # (518) 765-2956 | Website: http://www.indianladderfarms.com/

5. Love Apple Farm - 1421 Route 9H, Ghent, NY, 12075 | Phone # (518) 828-5048 | Website: http://www.loveapplefarm.com/

6. Malta Ridge Orchard - 107 Van Aemem Rd, Ballston Spa, NY, 12020 | Phone: (518) 365-6015 | Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Malta-Ridge-Orchard-Gardens/203429386408786

In Spirit of the fall season, please join us at the Rental Office, between Wednesday October 1st - Friday October 3rd for some cider and apple cider donuts. Make sure to say hello to your Property Manager Sacha and Maintenance Staff while in the office

Enjoy the Renovated Tennis & Basketball Courts!!

Shaker Run - Monday, September 15, 2014

Do you enjoy a pick up game of basketball or a game of tennis with your friends? If so, please come on down and enjoy our recently renovated Tennis and Basketball Courts outside of the club house! 

If anyone is interested in setting up a league within the complex please let me know and we can work to put one together either this season or the start of Spring next year. 

Its the best time of year to enjoy the weather while getting some fresh air and exercise at the same time!

School Season is Upon Us!

Shaker Run - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

I hope everyone had a great summer and was able to enjoy some time at the pool or possibly a nice vacation with your family! Its that time of year again with children going back to school so as a reminder please ensure you drive slowly through out our complex and watch out for any children who may be getting on or off the school bus. 

I don't know about you but I am looking forward to the Autumn weather with all the multi-colored leaves, cooler temperatures and of course apple picking. It is my favorite time of the year by far! 

As a side note we do have the clubhouse available to rent out for any gatherings you may have. Its a beautiful space that has recently been updated to include new carpet, paint and furnishings. Its a great space to rent for birthday parties, bridal showers, large dinner parties or any type of gathering you may have. We have ample amount of space to hold anywhere from 0 -100 people with both a men's and women's bathroom as well as a full kitchen and elevator to help guests get to the second floor. If your interested in renting out the clubhouse please reach out to the Rental Office to confirm availability of dates and to obtain the rental form.

As always if you have any questions or concerns you can always reach out to me by calling the Rental Office at 518-452-3044, stopping by my rental office or by sending me an email at shakerrun@rosettiproperties.com.

I hope everyone enjoys the next few months before we face another long and cold winter!

Summer is Winding Down

Shaker Run - Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Its sad to say but August is already upon us and the summer is coming to a close before we know it. This is a friendly reminder that the pool will be open until Monday September 1, 2014. Make sure you come on down and enjoy the warm weather before its gone. 

Pool hours are Monday - Friday 12 pm to 7:30 pm and Saturday & Sunday 11 am to 7 pm. You are allowed to bring up to 2 guests with you but you must accompany them at all time. No food or glass containers are allowed on the deck and absolutely no alcohol is permitted at the clubhouse grounds (inside or outside the building).

Hope everyone enjoys the rest of the summer!

Flower Contest Winners

Shaker Run - Thursday, July 17, 2014

Thank you to every resident who participated in the Flower Contest this year!!! It was an extremely hard decision on who the top three winners are as there were several beautiful apartments to consider for this contest. After several deliberations the below residents are the top 3 winners that were chosen by Management and the Maintenance Crew. 

  • 1st Place - #112 
  • 2nd Place - #128 
  • 3rd Place - #325
Congratulations to all the winners and fantastic Job on decorating your space!!!

Pool is now open 7 days a week!!

Shaker Run - Monday, June 16, 2014

With the warm weather here and the school year ending our swimming pool will now be open 7 days a week! We will be open Monday - Friday 12 pm to 7:30 pm and Saturday & Sunday 11 am to 7 pm. We will have a lifeguard on staff during all open hours of the pool and please be sure any child under the age of 18 is accompanied by an adult at all times. The grill and patio tables are also available for use outside the pool area. So come on down to the clubhouse and enjoy the summer before its gone!

Pool is Open!!!

Shaker Run - Friday, May 30, 2014

Its finally summer time and that means the pool is open!!! We will be open weekends (Saturday & Sunday) only. Starting Saturday June 14 we will be open 7 days a week. Pool hours are Mon - Fri 12 pm to 7:30 pm and Sat -Sun 11 am to 7 pm. A lifeguard must be present whenever the swimming facility is in use. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied at all times by an adult responsible for their safety and behavior while at the pool. Residents are allowed to bring up to 2 guests to the pool but the resident must accompany all guests while in attendance.

As a reminder BBQ Grills (charcoal or gas) are not permitted on balconies/patios or on the lawn away from the buildings! We have a large outside grill with picnic tables by the pool for residents to use at any time. Please ensure you remember to clean the grill and your garbage after using the grill.

Lifeguards Needed!!!

Shaker Run - Monday, May 12, 2014

It's about that time of year where we are getting ready to open the pools at all of the Rosetti Properties and we are looking for qualified Lifeguards for the Hawthorne Gardens (Guilderland) and The Woodlands (Latham) properties. Applicant must be 18 years old and hold a current lifeguard certification and American Red Cross CPR cards. If you know of anyone interested in a full or part time lifeguard position please have them contact the Shaker Run Rental Office by phone 518-452-3044 or by email shakerrun@rosettiproperties.com!

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