Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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Taco Bell sax man

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

Young saxophonist Sean Pettis and Taco Bell have a very good thing going. He won a $10,000 Taco Bell Foundation scholarship; then they flew him across the country to play at their corporate conventions.

The Glens Falls Class of 2020 graduate and student at Belmont College in Nashville has been an enthusiastic employee since 2020 at the Exit 18 Taco Bell in Queensbury.

He …

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Why Glens Falls’ new ward map has weird ‘finger’

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The Common Council approved new boundaries for its five wards last week.

Voters will decide whether to approve the map on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Mayor Bill Collins directed a task force to redraw the lines to comply with the constitutional principle of one person-one vote. Even though all five wards have equal voting weight on the Council, Ward 4 currently only has …

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Hooked on Food Truck Corral!

By Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writer

The hardest part of Thursdays is choosing what to eat at the Food Truck Corral at the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls.

My group of friends takes a lap around the building to start, as each week the vendors change slightly. We scope out what we want to eat and drink before we hop in line.

The lines depend on weather and time of …

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New York-21 Congress Candidate Statements

Democratic primary 8/23 for Congress, 21st District

Free 150-word candidate statements

Matt Castelli

My story is like many of yours – stepping up in times of great trial to help others.

I joined the CIA after 9/11 to take on some of the world’s most dangerous terrorists, served in Afghanistan and Iraq, and as Director for Counterterrorism in the Obama White House. When our country was attacked on January 6th …

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Taste of the North County called off; Kiwanis hopes in ’23

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Glens Falls Kiwanis Club’s Taste of the North Country food festival will NOT take place as scheduled on Sunday, Oct. 2, in Glens Falls City Park.

It “just isn’t possible this year,” organizer Jerrod Ogden told The Chronicle.

“We had very few restaurants sign up, and they all have such staffing problems, food supplies, and costs. We want to honor the challenges our restaurant …

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