Monday, December 11, 2023


Queensbury UFSD goes to voters Dec. 12: $39-million elementary school renovation

Queensbury Union Free School District announced a $39 million capital project called “Success for our Future” that will, among other things, renovate the 55-year-old Queensbury Elementary School, a district press release said.

Queensbury residents can vote on the project from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Queensbury Elementary School gymnasium, 431 Aviation Road.

The press release said, “Tax increases will not be required to fund this …

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At age 102, Glens Falls native Malcolm Champagne finally receives WW2 Purple Heart

Malcolm Champagne, a 102-year-old Glens Falls High School graduate, finally received a Purple Heart 80 years after his service in World War II.

It was presented at a senior living center in Portland, Oregon, on Sept. 15, POW-MIA Day, reported Stars and Stripes.

Malcolm was 20 years old when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, and the United States entered World War II. “The country is in …

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Big crowd as foes of Biochar detail the fight vs. Moreau plant

By Ben Westcott & Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writers

Over 60 community members attended an information meeting Thursday night at the Moreau Community Center as part of ongoing efforts to stop Saratoga Biochar from building in the Moreau Industrial Park.

The event was sponsored by the Clean Air Action Network of Glens Falls (CAAN), Not Moreau, and Hands Off the Hudson.

Moreau Town Board member John “J.D.” Donohue, a member …

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Schermerhorn envisions 100+ apartments at Quaker where F.W. project fell through

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Queensbury developer Rich Schermerhorn envisions building more than 100 apartments on the Quaker Road site where F.W. Webb proposed and then withdrew constructing a 96,0000 square-foot distribution center and retail store.

The proposal is very preliminary.

Mr. Schermerhorn, his attorney Jonathan Lapper and project engineer Joe Dannible met informally with town officials in a workshop on November 15.

Mr. Lapper said, “Rich now has the …

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Our November 22 front page

Happy Thanksgiving! Biochar. SGF Parade. Got his Purple Heart at 102; took 80 years… Quirky paint job gives blank building a personality! Schermerhorn proposes 100+ apartments on Quaker Road. ‘Winter Realms’ opens in LG, Friday. Thanksgiving Day: Free dinners in GF & Argyle; wobbles & runs. Festival of Trees at Queensbury Hotel. Paul Smith’s light display returns: Clayton Ave., GF. ‘Holiday Lights’ in Washington County. Doug Duell, pitcher on Ithaca …

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