Thunder foe Florida has former 1st-round NHL pick: Josh Ho-Sang

Chris Liggio, formerly Chronicle staffer and sports commenter, writes:

Tonight, our Adirondack Thunder begin the second half of their quest in pursuit of the Kelly Cup, facing off with the Florida Everblades in the ECHL Eastern Conference Final.

Florida is pursuing their third straight championship, which would cement them as a dynasty. While Adirondack was the better team in the regular season, Estero’s squad will have a high-end player that …

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$1 million for Joseph Warren museum nixed; some hope for ‘an alternative’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Warren County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday, May 14, to withdraw the seven resolutions to fund $1 million to create a Joseph Warren Museum and Education Center on Gurney Lane.

“Unfortunately, since this project was first proposed in 2021, the financial realities of renovating the county-owned property on Gurney Lane for a museum made it too expensive to pursue amid budget constraints,” said …

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Did cedar waxwings fly into library glass?

Hi Mark,

Read the article about the Cedar Waxwings……so sad. [May 9 Chronicle, “20-30 cedar waxwings found dead in GF” outside Crandall Library.]
I haven’t been to the library in 35 plus years, and it has changed. By any chance were all these birds found at the base of a glass window? If so, then more than likely, they all flew into the glass seeing a reflection.

Spring and fall …

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No paddle race: Feeder Canal Alliance awaits Canal Corp, for downed trees, other work

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“We again cannot have the Canoe Race this year,” says Feeder Canal Alliance executive director Pattie Simone, “because of the uncertainty of the timing,” of when the New York State Canal Corporation will remove downed trees blocking parts of the waterway.

“We don’t have a ‘start at X’ date yet. I’m waiting to hear back from my primary contact…but the bottom-line is, they’re going …

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Sale of Luzerne’s Lamplight

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Forty years ago, Gene and Linda Merlino took a leap, bought a building dating from 1890 in Lake Luzerne and turned it into the Lamplight Inn Bed & Breakfast. “It was a total whim,” says Linda. “We were talking about making a change in our lives. We were going to bed & breakfasts and said ‘this looks like fun.’ Then we found the building. Neither …

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