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Kate White’s Lake George murder mystery

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Glens Falls native Kate White’s newest murder mystery, Such a Perfect Wife, is set in Lake George and involves people and places from Queensbury to Fort Ann. Kate, of course, is the St. Mary’s grad who went on to become editor of Cosmopolitan.

In this novel (and prior ones), her main character Bailey Weggins is a reporter for a website called Crime Beat. She’s sent …

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Big upgrades at GF’s East Field

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

East Field is getting new energy-efficient lights and other improvements.

“It’s a good start,” Mayor Dan Hall said. “The lights have been bad for a long time.”

LED lights — 128 of them — are being installed to replace the old halogen lights that it is said took forever to warm up and cost a bundle of money to use.

The City of Glens …

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Our April 25 issue

Lawn & Garden issue | Sides drawn in new push to ban ATVs on state land. Tim Havens buying Maxwell’s Pub. Kate White’s Lake George murder mystery. This weekend: Wing Fest in downtown Glens Falls. East Field upgrades. Jacob Houston at the Hyde. Dan Ladd talks turkey. Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has the region’s best Arts & Entertainment section!

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Tim Havens to buy Maxwell’s next to Strand in Hudson Falls

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

A Hudson Falls power equipment dealer is buying Maxwell’s Pub on Main Street looking to assure it remains a restaurant.

Tim Havens, who owns the Falls Farm & Garden power equipment business on Dix Avenue in Hudson Falls, is under contract to buy Maxwell’s, which adjoins the revived Strand Theater.

Long-time operator Pete Brown has had the pub for sale for three years. Finally this …

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Sides drawn in new push to ban ATVs on state land

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Environmental groups have launched an effort to enact a law to ban ATVs — All-Terrain Vehicles — from all state land, including the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park.

ATVs are already prohibited on Forest Preserve land by the Department of Environmental Conservation, but advocates of new legislation say there aren’t enough Forest Rangers to enforce current laws and some ATV operators ignore the restrictions because penalties …

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