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27 acres at SGF Exit 17 sells for $1.6-million

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Munter Enterprises, a construction company in Middle Grove in Saratoga County, bought 26.7 acres next to northbound Exit 17 in Moreau for $1.6-million on Dec. 12.

“We bought it as a long-term investment,” John Munter said when contacted for comment. “We have been looking at it for a while, and we felt the time was right. We know we can do something with it….…

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Bill Parks tackles Norway

By David Cederstrom, Chronicle Staff Writer

Bill Parks, the 73-year-old retired Glens Falls High School teacher and long-time coach, will travel to Norway in March to compete in the historical 33.55-mile Birkebeiner cross-country ski race that annually draws up to 17,000 participants.

Besides competing, Mr. Parks is making it a fund-raiser for The Friends of Cole’s Woods, which maintains the cross-country ski trails adjacent to Crandall Park.

“For more than …

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Dan Miner talks of small ‘tuneup’ in his long battle with depression

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Two years after going public about his 35-year battle with depression, WCKM radio personality Dan Miner again sat down with The Chronicle to talk about a recent setback and why he sought help.

“It felt like a switch was turned off,” said Mr. Miner, 51, sitting in the press box at the Glens Falls Civic Center before an Adirondack Thunder game. The long-time hockey …

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Waldo & Ruth Ross left us millions

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

You probably have never even heard of the Waldo T. & Ruth S. Ross Charitable Trust Foundation — but it’s rapidly become an enormous, sometimes crucial benefactor to local organizations like the Chapman Historical Museum, Hyde Collection, three local churches and others.

The Foundation, started in 2009, has $6-million in assets. It was funded by the late low-profile couple who operated Ross’s Store, predecessor of …

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Abe Wing & GF school: 3-year tuition deal with rising rate

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

A new contract between the Glens Falls and Abraham Wing school districts will raise tuition for Abe Wing students to more than $10,000 in 2019-20.

Abe Wing — an independent school with grades kindergarten to sixth in the east end of Glens Falls — currently pays $9,198 annually for each of its 107 students who attend Glens Falls for grades 7-12, said Glens Falls …

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