Friday, December 15, 2017
Home » Hot Copy (page 2)

Hot Copy

Cumberland Farms consultant: ‘Minor’ traffic impact if it puts store north of outlet plazas

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

An evaluation done for Cumberland Farms by VHB Engineering says a proposed convenience store at the intersection of Routes 9 and 149 north of the factory outlets in Queensbury “is expected to have a minor impact on local traffic operations.”

The 52-page report was filed with the Town of Queensbury in advance of the project’s being a discussion item before the Planning Board on …

Read More »

Sophie Tougas, GFHS hoop star, now at prep school, has 4 Division I offers

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Sophie Tougas was already being recruited to play Division I college basketball when she scored her 1,000th career point for Glens Falls High School last season.

But after she transferred to Brewster Academy (N.H.) and reclassified herself as a high school sophomore again, the offers started pouring in.

“I have offers from Rhode Island, Boston University, Siena and Cal State-Bakersfield,” Sophie, 16, told The …

Read More »

Jennifer Switzer breaks through in Queensbury

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

In her third run for the Ward 4 seat on the Queensbury Town Board, Democrat Jennifer Switzer finally broke through.

Mrs. Switzer, 50, on Nov. 7 soundly defeated appointed incumbent Tim Brewer, 707-487, not counting absentee ballots.

She will be part of a 3-person Democratic majority on the five-person board, joining incumbent Supervisor John Strough and newcomer Catherine Atherden.

“I’m pretty persistent. I just …

Read More »

Voters speak resoundingly

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Periodically an election sends a message loud and clear. That’s what happened in the Town of Queensbury on Tuesday. The voters told incumbent Democrat John Strough, you’re doing a good job. And they told the Republican potentates, you’re out of control and need to be taken down not just one notch but several.

They punished Republicans for falling into a monopoly mind-set that thinks it …

Read More »

Mark: Some endorsements

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

John Strough for Queensbury Town Supervisor. Just because The Post-Star says something doesn’t always mean it’s wrong. I support John’s re-election because he’s done a good, progressive job as chief executive of Warren County’s most populated town, and I also support him because the Republicans have behaved so badly in trying to reassert their monopoly.

Being a Republican in Queensbury is easy, because the whole …

Read More »