To place six-week legal notices, please fill out the "legal notice" form at

To place display ads email or call (518)861-4026 ext. 103.

or announcements (weddings, students, etc.), classified listings send an email to (announcements), (listings). For legal notices by public entities such as fire districts, schools, and municipalities, please use .



Classified Advertising

All text-only, classified print ads will run for free online at and at (within the rules of

The deadline for receiving classified ad copy is Wednesday at noon for publication in the next day’s paper.

Copy may be e-mailed to ; mailed to The Altamont Enterprise, Post Office Box 654, Altamont, NY 12009; or brought to the office at 120 Maple Avenue in Altamont, weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

All ads must be paid in advance by cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card. 


Display Advertising

The deadline for reserving ad space and submitting copy is Monday at noon for publication on Thursday. For an ad that requires a proof, the deadline is the previous Friday at noon. The deadline for canceling an ad is Tuesday at 2 p.m.

To e-mail a print-ready ad, send in a PDF format with all fonts and images embedded.

Ads should be e-mailed to

The Enterprise can accept Adobe Pagemaker, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Quark files. Include all graphics and fonts and compress the files using WinZip (PC) or Stuffit (Mac). The compressed file size should not exceed 2 MB. If it does, make arrangements with your advertising representative to drop off or mail a CD or Zip disk.

Ad sizes are measured in picas for column width and in inches for column length. A full-page ad is five columns wide and 15-and-three-quarters inches long.

The dimensions listed here are all for column width:

1 column is 11 1/2 picas or 1 15/16 inches (1.903”)

2 columns is 24 picas or 4 inches (4”)

3 columns is 36 1/2 picas or 6 inches (6”)

4 columns is 49 picas or 8 1/8 inches (8.125”)

5 columns is 61 1/2 picas or 10 1/4 inches (10.25”)

Publisher’s prerogative: The publisher reserves the right to reject advertising at any time for any reason. Liability for errors in advertisements will, at the publisher’s discretion, be limited to the value of the ad only.