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Hoffmans in high gear

Saved former Post Office building that church sought to demolish; Social Security office moving in on 10-year lease, $20,000 per month. Chronicle photo/Mark Frost

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Peter and Suzanne Hoffman call their business Glen Street Associates, but they’ve got so much going on around the corner that Peter quips maybe they should change it to Warren Street Associates.

Social Security is about to relocate its local office …

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Mayor: GF likely to opt in on pot, but not smoking it in public places

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

“Nothing formal” has been decided or even discussed yet, but “conversationally,” Glens Falls Mayor Dan Hall says he believes “we are not going to opt out” of the state’s plan for legalized marijuana.

“Just talking to the Common Council members and the general public, most people think we’d be crazy to opt out, so we will be going on that path, if possible,” he …

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Warren County: Should we ban fireworks sale?

“The Warren County Board of Supervisors wants to hear your opinions about the Warren County law that allows sales and use of certain types of fireworks within the county,” said a county press release.

“Those who have opinions about the law, either pro or con, can email their comments to for presentation to the Board of Supervisors.”

The release said, “The Board of Supervisors adopted a county law in …

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Josie Beckos Wood online auction is Saturday

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The live, online auction of “Fine Art, Important Jewelry, Watches and Accessories” from the estate of Josie Beckos Wood, “the late Mrs. Charles R. Wood,” is planned on Saturday, July 31, beginning at noon.

Find the auction link and catalogued pictures of items available at

“Internet and absentee bidding only,” says the Website. Online bidding had already begun on Tuesday.

“On one platform …

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Major estate sale & auction set of items collected by late Josie Beckos & Charley Wood

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

The contents of the Queensbury home of Josie Beckos Wood, “the late Mrs. Charles R. Wood,” will be sold in an estate sale and auction later this month.

“So many rare and desirable items we will be selling,” says Mark Lawson, who will administer both events. “It’s a world class collection.” He told The Chronicle, “I have never done this volume of this high …

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