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Clifton Park man, 82, was kayaker struck by rented motorboat; leg & kneecap broken

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Here is more detail obtained by The Chronicle about serious injuries caused when a rented motorboat on Lake George struck a kayak last Friday, Aug. 9.

The kayaker was a Clifton Park resident, 82, whose name was not disclosed.

“He had a broken femur on his left leg and a big wound from the propeller, and a smaller wound and a broken kneecap on …

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Salmon fishing comeback on Lake George

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“Salmon fishing on Lake George is definitely on the upswing,” says Joe Greco, owner of Justy-Joe Charters.

“Last year was an exceptionally good year for numbers and size, and this year is even better. I started fishing on the lake in 1991 and in the mid- to late-1990s, we were catching 400 salmon a year.

“We’re not catching those numbers this year, but it …

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Lake George Performing Arts bldg. push shifts to Forum

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The people pursuing a year-round performing arts center in Lake George “have zeroed in” on the Lake George Forum building owned by Ralph Macchio, Sr., Mayor Bob Blais tells The Chronicle.

Alexander Lombard, whose Lake George Music Festival is going on right now, said during his opening night talk Monday evening that he, too, expects to go with the Forum option.

He told The …

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Our August 15 issue

Washington County Chronicle. Salmon fishing comeback on Lake George, Washington County Fair starts Monday. Lake George Music Festival continues through August 23. Jackie Joyner-Kersee in Glens Falls; for Aurora Games. City unveils its ‘Market Square at South Street’ Community meeting at Stewart’s planned site on Ridge Street. Shawn Lamouree to retire from Sheriff’s Office. Northway pot busts: 4 stops yield 542 lbs. Remembering, and honoring, fallen HF fireman Paul MacMurray. …

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Motorboat hit kayak near Crown Island

A collision involving at least one kayak and a motor boat drew the attention of boaters and law enforcement around 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9. We were still tracking down details at press time.

Lake George Park Commission executive director Dave Wick said, “It was around Crown Island (east of Green Island). Warren County Sheriff’s office is handling the investigation.”

“There were two kayaks and a vessel,” said Sheriff’s …

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