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Business plea: Help needed!!!

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“Help wanted” signs seem to be everywhere, and businesses large and small voice the same lament: Can’t find enough employees.

“We’re constantly looking now,” said Tom Albrecht, owner of Hilltop Construction. “We have signs out front pretty much year-round now.”

At Cifone Construction, Chief Financial Officer Carol Cifone said, “It’s almost impossible to find skilled laborers with experience. We’ve tried Craigslist, Indeed.com, the Post-Star. …

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Visitor: Why no reliable taxis?

To the Editor:

What is the story with the Glens Falls taxi companies? They do not seem to be concerned about timing when transporting people.

My friend lives in Glens Falls and I live in Maryland. We frequently ride Amtrak to visit each other. During the past two and a half years we have used three taxi companies and have never been picked up at the requested time. There was …

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Thinking of Nathan Brown

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

I never forget that the purpose of Memorial Day is to honor those who gave their lives trying to defend freedom and our nation. In 2004, I took the photo that you see on the front page, of Nathan Brown’s casket leaving St. Alphonsus Church after the 21-year-old South Glens Falls soldier’s funeral. He died in the Iraq war.

The photo, and Nathan’s passing, stays …

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Her first taste of [farmacy]

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Chronicle has a bird’s eye view across Ridge Street at A.J. Richards’ new [farmacy] restaurant that opened in April.

People seem to be streaming in, populating the chef’s bar in the open window nearly every night, even amid unfamiliar fare such as house-made beef heart pastrami, or seared scallops with a side of arugula “foam” and squid ink “tuile” — whatever that is.…

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Our May 23 issue

Memorial Day issue | Business plea: Help needed! Will Gov. Cuomo bring big check to Lake George Wednesday? Shawn Whalen, who changed & elevated dining in Glens Falls, is dead at age 43. Killington still skiing. STAR school tax relief changes. Thinking of Nathan Brown. Urban Assault in Glens Falls. Elvis Fest back in Lake George. Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has the region’s best Arts & Entertainment section!

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