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Chef Denver Grover has The Aviator flying!

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

In its third year of operation, The Aviator Restaurant at Warren County’s Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport has established itself as one of the region’s best.

We find the food excellent, interesting and remarkably consistent; the staff, ambience and hospitality winning; and the overall dining experience elevated, yet good value given the quality.

“It’s going great,” 40-year-old chef Denver Grover tells The Chronicle. “I hear a …

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Sewage sniffing dogs on Lake George prowl

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Two sewage-sniffing rescue dogs from Maine scoured Beach Road in Lake George Saturday, looking for the source of E. coli pollution that has closed Million Dollar Beach six times in the last three summers.

Pat Dowd of the Lake George Association said, “They are checking for human waste in storm sewers and water pipes and anything else running down to the lake.”

The dogs …

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‘Loch Ness’ not only big but also — huge!

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

From opening number to the final tearjerker snapshot scene, Adirondack Theatre Festival’s Loch Ness is massive, impressive, show-stopping, larger than life and utterly likable. It’s also not afraid to laugh.

At core the story of a stubbornly rebellious, resourceful and precocious little girl searching for her lost mother, Loch Ness dares to dip into wildly funny side eddies even as it chases heartbreaking emotional …

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‘Major project’ will upgrade Crandall Park with ‘something for everyone’

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

“We are in the initial stages of identifying new big changes for Crandall Park,” Crandall Park Beautification Committee president Elizabeth Hogan tells The Chronicle.

“This is a major, major project,” said Mike Mender, interim recreation director for the City of Glens Falls.

“There is a need for some enhancement, and I’m certain the City will be on board.”

Plans are to install four pickleball …

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Old Salvation Army building transformed

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Plastic surgeon Dr. Dimitri Koumanis and a partner have transformed the former Salvation Army headquaters at 13 Chester Street in Glens Falls into a modern mixed-use medical office building that includes four two-bedroom apartments — all rented — and a shared rooftop terrace. Dr. Koumanis and his investment partner Werner Greyling purchased the building for $185,000 in December 2014. He said they’ve spent $2-million …

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