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Our February 7 issue

Valentine’s Day issue | Winter Carnival revs up! 2 takes on the Garrow movie. The ‘Y’ and Open Arms. Strand sets bluegrass concert in honor of mainstay Art Norton for his 94th birthday. GF Mayor Hall: ‘Something must be done’ re: tax-exempt City properties. Kelsey Dodd, 11, wowed Thunder crowd with National Anthem. NYS boys’ hoops tourney back in Glens Falls in 2020-22. Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has

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Elizabeth Miller, for $500,000, buys 15 Park, across from her Park Theater

Chronicle News Editor Gordon Woodworth writes:

Elizabeth Miller has paid $500,000 to purchase the three-story, 15,000 square-foot building at 15-25 Park Street. It’s across the street from Mrs. Miller’s Park Theater and Doc’s Restaurant.

She bought it from Halcyon Properties, Inc., which is owned by members of the Lebowitz family.

The building is assessed at $228,000.

Why the buy? Mrs. Miller said, “I don’t have any parking” at the Park …

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Travis Whitehead to challenge John Strough for Qby. Town Supervisor

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Travis Whitehead, the retired electrical engineer and government watchdog, declared his candidacy for Queensbury Town Supervisor.

“I am seeking the Republican and Independence Party lines, and will probably also seek the Conservative Party line,” Mr. Whitehead, 65, told The Chronicle.

Incumbent Democrat John Strough confirmed via email that he seek another two-year term. Asked his reaction to Mr. Whitehead’s announcement, Mr. Strough wrote, “OK” …

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Who’s squeezed most by tax-exempt property in their town?

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

At the end of the Jan. 16th Warren County Board of Supervisors workshop on sales tax distribution, Warrensburg Supervisor Kevin Geraghty said his town budget is stressed partly because of its $20-million in tax-exempt property — from the county fish hatchery and DPW facilities to the Countryside Adult Home and Hudson Headwaters’ $11-million health center.

Glens Falls Ward 3 supervisor Claudia Braymer replied that …

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Garrow movie draws intense interest

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Interest in the new movie Garrow about 1970s Adirondack serial killer Robert Garrow is so intense that this weekend’s two screenings at the 300-seat Charles Wood Theater sold out far in advance and showings have been added for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9. Tix: $20. 518-480-4878.

The Chronicle spoke with filmmaker Lori Kelly Bailey. You might call her an Adirondack spitfire. On the phone, …

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