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Thoughts of Dick Bartlett

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Last month a friend alerted me that Dick Bartlett, ailing at the age of 89, had turned off the pacemaker. My friend advised me to hurry over.

So I did. When I walked into Dick’s home, sure enough, not only was Dick’s son Mike there, so were hospice volunteers. But when I was shown to Dick’s bedroom, what greeted me wasn’t death or anything the …

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Drum duets to confetti, Godsmack in GF

They even got the ‘S’ in Glens Falls, Jason says

By Jason Irwin, Chronicle Rock Columnist

After catching a musical performance of a “little” different type (watching my son, Julian, and his classmates rocking out at the Abraham Wing School Spring Concert), I hopped over to the Glens Falls Civic Center last Wednesday night, May 6, to check out the action.

It was nice to see the arena FULL when …

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Fireworks fall-out

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The sale of Alonzo Fireworks in Mechanicville to a New Jersey company is impacting local skies.

Lake George Village will proceed with its 4th of July and Thursday night summer fireworks shows, but may forego smaller shows held in conjunction with festivals and other community events. Already cancelled is the fireworks show this week with the Performance Boat Weekend on Lake George.

Meanwhile, the …

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Our May 14 issue

Prime Time Seniors issue Tony DeSare concert review. Alonozo fireworks sale affects us locally. Memories of Dick Bartlett. WCKM nixes SummerJam after 27 years. Battle for Supervisor of Moreau: Jenkins vs. Congdon. 21 events lined up for LG Festival Space. William Nikas option to buy Hudson Falls Masonic building. Tribute to Bill Parks. The Conkling Center for seniors. Al Cormier, Salem’s historian since 1984. Max in London. If you can’t

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Battenkill Valley Creamery purchases 2nd farm

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem has expanded, adding 178 acres of farmland and 175 milking cows by buying nearby Skellkill Farms in the Town of Jackson.

“With our growing business, we couldn’t meet the demand from our home farm,” said Seth McEachron, 32, the Skidmore-educated fifth-generation dairy farmer. “Now we will have enough milk for a little while, and as sales continue to grow, …

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