Sunday, January 24, 2021

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County Health Chief: Be patient on vaccine

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Ginelle Jones, Director of the Warren County Public Health Department, is single-minded in her bottom-line Covid-19 message.

“We want 100 percent of Warren County vaccinated,” Mrs. Jones told The Chronicle during a 40-minute conversation Sunday. “Please, if you write anything, write that….That’s what’s going to get us off this gerbil wheel and through the tunnel of Covid, towards the light, is 100 percent vaccinated.”…

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New on Glen St.: Pakistani street food at Alif Café

Chronicle Managing Editor Cathy DeDe writes: There’s a new cafe in downtown Glens Falls, in the former Samantha’s Cafe storefront on Glen Street.

Alif Café offers Pakistani street food, snacks, chai, and coffees.

“We’re having a soft opening now,” Muhommad Saud of Lake George told The Chronicle on Sunday.

He’s running the Glens Falls location for his family, which also operates Tandoori Grill on Canada Street in Lake George, and …

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Kaitlyn Hobbs, GF Class of ’07: Major job with President Biden

By Cathy DeDe, Chronicle Managing Editor

Glens Falls native Kaitlyn Hobbs Demers has been appointed Special Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff for the Office of Legislative Affairs for the incoming administration of President Joe Biden.

“I’m incredibly humbled by this opportunity and look forward to returning to public service and working with the legislative affairs team on the urgent crises facing our nation, such as COVID-19, economic …

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Dane’s plan for Harris Grocery

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Dane Morton, 35, has built a thriving business, Adirondack Adventure Center on Route 9N in Lake Luzerne. Now he’s bought the mainstay business directly across Old Stage Road, Harris Grocery. He says it will provide him 162 more parking spaces — and also bring his family full-circle. His great-grandfather Frank Gardner operated the IGA that is now Luzerne Market in downtown Lake Luzerne.

“My family …

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Biden nearly won Warren County; 57 votes

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

Donald Trump won Warren County by just 57 votes over Joe Biden, after early and absentee votes were finally all counted. On Election Night, Trump led 12,603 to 7,069. But when the Board of Elections posted official final results Tuesday, Trump ended up winning by just 17,699 to 17,642. Biden won absentee ballots 5,831 to 2,499 and the early votes, 4,742 to 2,597. Total percentages …

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