Monday, December 11, 2023


‘Best job I ever had’

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Last Thursday’s Q&A we posed to our digital subscribers was: What’s the best job you ever had?

Mailboat on Maine coast

Delivering the mail via our mailboat to islands off the mid-Maine coast
— Connie & Tom Rood
Sabael, NY (Hamilton County)

Tour boat on St. Lawrence

My best one was my first one. For 3 Summers when I was in high school, …

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We’ll always be Spartans! says Queensbury School

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: Rumors that Queensbury School was reconsidering its “Spartans” team name are simply not true, says district superintendent Kyle Gannon.

“We’re still the Spartans through and through,” Mr. Gannon replied to a Chronicle inquiry.

“It’s ‘Spartans’ in the end zone of our new turf field.

“It’s ‘Spartans’ on the wall of the Blue Gym.

“We just redid the pool and the pool says ‘Home of …

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Strough: Answer may not be for a while on F.W. Webb rezoning

By Zander Frost & Mark Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer & Editor

Queensbury Supervisor John Strough told The Chronicle an answer may not come for some time on the proposed rezoning of the Nemer-owned lot on Quaker Road for the proposed F.W. Webb distribution center.

Mr. Strough said he shared his list of concerns with Town staff, several of whom were on vacation this week, and with fellow town board members. …

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SPAC will raise toilets to better accommodate disabled letter-writer

Editor’s note: Last week we published a letter from Nancy Mangels that we headlined: “‘I have a spinal cord injury,’ can’t find ADA bathrooms she can actually use here.” That afternon Ms. Mangels wrote to us again.

Mark Frost

I received this email today. I’m beyond grateful to you. Unfortunately it’s going to be next to impossible to do anything in private businesses. I was really impressed with SPACs …

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Ice Castles in LG requests $150,000 of Bed Tax funds

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

No “Castle” but a lot more open days and an ice rink — that’s what Ice Castles vice president Jared Henningsen told the Warren County Occupancy Tax meeting Tuesday about the firm’s third-year winter plan at the Festival Commons in Charles R. Wood Park, Lake George.

Mr. Henningsen was there to request a $150,000 bed tax grant to fund the newly reimagined, now “weather-resilient” …

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