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Nick Chiaravalle plans $10-million cannabis growing facility in Queensbury

By Ben Westcott, Chronicle Staff Writer

Queensbury resident Nick Chiaravalle is proposing to construct a 30,084 square foot single-story building for cannabis growing, processing and distribution on Stone Quarry Road in Queensbury.

The 9.05 acre property is situated near the Queensbury Army National Guard recruiting office. The project goes before the town Planning Board with a public hearing on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

Mr. Chiaravalle’s company, Prime Arrow, …

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With museum nixed here, Shane Newell moves his Joseph Warren items to Connecticut

The Warren County Historical Society said Shane Newell plans to transfer his collection of Joseph Warren paintings and memorabilia to Hillsdale College’s Blake Center for Faith and Freedom in Somers, Connecticut.

“WCHS Says Goodbye to Joseph Warren Collection,” headlined the Historical Society in a press release Tuesday.

It said it was “deeply disappointed,” along with Mr. Newell, in what it termed “the reversal of the County’s posture on the Joseph …

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Stefanik foe Paula Collins, 60, comes out swinging

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Paula Collins, the Democrat seeking to oust Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik was at the Lawrence Street Tavern Saturday for the Glens Falls Democratic Committee’s summer picnic.

The cannabis attorney spoke to The Chronicle in an exclusive interview that began with the question, “Why should people vote for you?”

“Because we’ve got to draw the line right through New York 21 that the ultra MAGA [Make …

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Chef/baker will open ‘Kitch A Vibe’ at former Juicin Jar in Glens Falls

By Ben Westcott & Zander Frost, Chronicle Staff Writers

Chef-baker Diana Kloepfer will open Kitch A Vibe, a micro-bakery and event space, in the former Juicin Jar at 16 Exchange Street in Glens Falls. She hopes for a “soft opening” by August.

Ms. Kloepfer said it will feature small-batch made daily baked goods. “It’s always going to be inspired and fresh and out of the box, but not so far …

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Chef Billy Trudsoe sets June 19 reopening of Lizzie Keays in Warrensburg

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Billy Trudsoe, new chef-owner at Lizzie Keays restaurant in Warrensburg, says they will reopen on June 19, serving dinners Tuesday to Saturday.

He said he’d have opened sooner but is still awaiting his state liquor license. He still hopes it’ll come through by the opening, but “I can’t wait any longer, either way,” with staff ready to work.

The Chestertown native who competed in …

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