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Our May 16 issue

Prime Time Seniors issue | Her first taste of [farmacy]. Roaring Brook sold. Locals won Proctors, next stop Broadway! Kyra Lombard’s extraordinary piano debut. Wheelabrator: No science to back up Mike Ewall’s call to shut it down. Ben Miller, 94, D-Day survivor, was medic who flew into Normandy in glider. Sold: Pruyn Flats at corner of Elm & Exchange Streets for $685,000. FAA’s reversal likely kills airport runway extension plan. …

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Dinosaurs that ‘move & roar’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Dino Roar Valley in the new Lake George Expedition Park won’t open to the public until Saturday, May 25, but The Chronicle got a sneak peek last week with John Collins, the park’s general manager, Chief Operating Officer and one of its five owners.

Dino Roar Valley — part of the former Magic Forest property — will feature 20 animatronic dinosaurs on 17 acres …

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Throng at Wood for ‘The River & The Wall’

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Huge turnout for Heather Mackey’s documentary movie The River and the Wall last Saturday afternoon.

My thought: The River and the Wall could easily emerge as a Best Documentary nominee for next year’s Academy Awards.

The movie follows Heather Mackey, the Glens Falls native and biologist who brought us the film, and four colleagues as they traverse 1,200 miles of the Rio Grande along …

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Activist calls in talk at library for shutdown of Wheelabrator in Hudson Falls

By Patrick Daley, Chronicle Staff Writer

“My life goal is to shut down all the incinerators in this country. I think we’re going to pull that off,” said attorney and environmental activist Mike Ewall at a program at Crandall Public Library on Monday, May 6.

Mr. Ewall founded the Philadelphia-based Energy Justice Network, which says it supports grassroots groups fighting “dirty energy.” His public program entitled “How Dangerous is Glens …

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Tax-free, but water costs $$$!

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

With nearly 25 percent of Glens Falls’s property owned by not-for-profits that don’t pay taxes, these exempt entities are increasingly under the microscope in the financially hard-pressed city.

But one way that not-for-profits are no different than any other taxpayer is in their water and sewer bills.

They all pay not just for usage but also the capital charges to pay off long-term debt …

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